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Junior Team Tennis and Community Tennis Association Impact

Liam Tyler

Don’t forget the impact that Junior Team Tennis and Community Tennis Association junior programs can make!  This picture is from June 2009 and features two WNC area young tennis players during a Junior Team Tennis match at Jackson Park.  Pictured are Liam Baer (seated), member of Brevard High School ‘s  runner –up Prep Tennis 2-A Championships team and Tyler Oxtoby (standing) of Polk County High School, the Western Highlands Tennis Conference “Player of the Year”  and all conference winner.  

Check out all the high school news on the WNC High School Tennis Player News page.

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Southern Combo Doubles League is now registering teams

Southern Combo Doubles League is now registering teams – create a team registration opened June 19 and closes July 24 – (players may be added to teams until Sept. 30) – for day of play projected schedule and age/levels offered click here.

NEW THIS YEAR
Combo State Championships in Wilmington, NC
Nov. 3-6 – championships for 5.0, 6.5 and 8.5 teams
Nov. 10-13 – championships for 5.5, 7.5 and 9.5 teams

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Summer Leagues are on the courts!

  • Mixed Doubles teams may add players until July 23
  • Tri-Level teams may add players until July 29
  • Singles teams may add players until August 6
  • 70 & over league teams may add players until Aug. 27
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Congratulations to the following WNC USTA Spring Adult League teams on your Western NC Local League Championship!

18 and over champions
2.5 women – Tray Shapiro, captain –Asheville Racquet Club South
3.0 women – Tara Kerr, captain – Asheville Racquet Club South
3.5 women – Cyndi Slocumb, captain – Asheville Racquet Club Downtown
3.5 men   Alfred Thompson, captain – Brevard Health and Racquet Club
4.0 women  - Susie Manley, captain – Asheville Racquet Club South
4.0 men -  Scott Ashcraft, captain – Aston Park
4.5 women – Sara Naff Mlo, captain – Aston Park
4.5 men – Josh Vandegrift, captain – Brevard Health and Racquet Club
 
40 and over champions
3.0 women – Cindy Byrd, captain – Hendersonville Racquet Club
3.5 women –  Alex Diez,  captain – Asheville Racquet Club South
3.5 men – Clay Hile,  captain – Cheshire Racquet Club
4.0 women – Margaret Harrison, captain – Aston Park
4.0 men – Jeff Futch, captain – Aston Park
4.5 women – Bunnie Allare, captain – Jackson Park
4.5 men – Randy Talley, captain – Aston Park
 
55 and over champions
3.0 women – Gay Anderson, captain – Jackson Park
3.5 women – Janet Hunt, captain – Aston Park
3.5 men – Rick Johnson, captain – Etowah Valley Golf Lodge
4.0 women – Elizabeth Brown, captain – Asheville Racquet Club South
4.0 men – Ron Freeman, captain – Aston Park
9.0 men – Randy Talley, captain – Aston Park
 
65 and over champions
3.5 women – Nancy Crawley, captain – Asheville Racquet Club South
3.5 men – William Pomeroy, captain – Red Fox Country Club
4.0 women – Dottie Mattern, captain – Hendersonville Racquet Club
4.0 men – Charles Brock, captain – Asheville Racquet Club South
9.0 women – Linda Kolb, captain – Brevard Health and Racquet Club

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2016 Schedules

Summer and Fall Combo Fun Schedules are listed on the Adult Leagues Page – just click on the league you want to play to find the levels, day and times of play offered.

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Welcome to WNC Tennis

Welcome to Western North Carolina Tennis – your site to find tennis in the mountains!

Western NC Community Tennis Associations grow tennis for all of us!  Join your local CTA, get involved, people willing to serve on boards and volunteers are needed.  Please check out the CTA’s listed by county on the WNC site and contact them – if you love tennis, give back to the game – volunteer!   Volunteers and potential board members are needed by the CTA’s in all the counties listed under “Find A CTA” – check out your county – your help is needed!

Thanks to the following area leaders who attended the 2015 Community Development Workshop in Greensboro:  John Slicker, Black Mountain Tennis Association; Tracey Whitehouse and Kelly McEnany, Asheville Tennis Association; Barbara Patton, Henderson County Community Tennis Association; and Bevie Walker, Mountain League CTA.

Please join us and help grow the sport we all love.

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USTA TOURNAMENTS

Check out all the upcoming USTA sanctioned adult & junior tournaments in WNC – City of Asheville Open Tennis Championships, Banana Open, Apple Open, Country Club of Asheville Summer Classic Junior Tournament – go to www.nctennis.com, click on tournaments and search by name.

That’s a great example that you can be happy even if life doesn’t give you everything

Rafael Nadal, after meeting Conner Stroud in 2013 at the U.S. Open (for complete article, click on N.C. teen Conner Stroud)

 

Community Tennis News

Kolb team – 2nd place finish in Nationals in Southern California

2nd Place NC optimized

FROM L to R: Faye Thomas, Melinda Hood, Lin Kolb(Capt), Anne Marshall, JoAnn Crolley and Saundra Denn

 

Congratulations to the Henderson County Community Tennis Association!  Winners of the 2015 State Tournament of the Year Award for the Apple Open Tournament!

Congratulations to the Henderson County Community Tennis Association, Rodney Sparks, Tournament director, for winning the 2015 Adult/Senior NTRP Tournament of the Year for the Apple Open”

Congratulations to Lane Evans of Champion Hills for Tennis Professional of the Year for 2015

nctennis.com Tennis Weekend Recap

hall of Fame 2015