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New NorCal Tennis App Makes Connections and Scheduling a Snap

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A brand new app has just been released by Tennis360 Hub — in partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Northern California — which quickly and easily provides players 13 years and older in the Northern California area the ability to connect to other players, search players of similar skill level, request and schedule matches, locate courts, provide valuable player traits and track scores. Read More
 

Inaugural Orange and Green Sectionals Crowns First-ever Champions

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Congratulations to winners and finalists of the first-ever, sanctioned Orange and Green Sectionals that took place the weekend of January 10-11. The Orange Sectionals took place at Fremont Tennis Center, while the Green Sectionals took place at Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex in San Francisco. The weekend was a learning experience for all and both kids and parents walked away happy! The next Sectionals is set to take place later this year. Read More
 

Former Northwestern tennis player Katrina Adams rises to top of U.S.T.A.

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For Katrina Adams, discovering tennis at all was unexpected. Yet this month, Adams was ushered in as the chairman, chief executive and president of the United States Tennis Association, the country’s governing body in the sport. The 46-year-old, a former Northwestern tennis player, is the youngest to head the organization. She is also the first African-American and first former professional player to hold the position. Read More
 

Northern California Tennis Great Whitney Reed Passes Away at 82

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Whitney Reed, a Northern California tennis great and “character”, passed away on January 9. He made an indelible mark on the tennis world and all that knew him. He will be missed. Services are currently pending and we will provide an update as soon as one becomes available. Read More
 

USTA launches same-gender couples doubles events

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The USTA will host its first competitive sanctioned same-gender couples doubles events next month, with more events being added to the USTA calendar throughout 2015. Read More
 

Michaela Gordon Captures Singles & Doubles Crown at 51st Coffee Bowl

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Congratulations to NorCal’s own Michaela Gordon who took the championship trophy not once, but TWICE, at the 51st Coffee Bowl held in in Costa Rica January 5-10. She won the Singles championship by defeating No. 16 in the world, Sofia Kenin (USA), in the semi-finals (who previously won the Orange Bowl in December 2014) and defeating No. 22 Usua Maitane Arconada (USA) in the finals. Michaela is now No. 25 in the world. Read More
 

Stanford Players Share Tips, Have Fun with NorCal Youth at Family Tennis Festival

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More than 300 people converged on Taube Tennis Center at Stanford University for this first-ever event which paired youth players of all ages and ability levels with the members and coaches of both the Cardinal men’s and women’s tennis teams for a day of interactive instruction, games and fun. Read More
 

NorCal’s Junior Party: A Fun-filled Night Celebrating Player and Team Achievements in 2014

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It didn’t matter if it was a player celebrating their first season in orange ball competition or a player who made international headlines at the US Open. At this year’s NorCal Junior Awards Party it was all about having fun with friends and celebrating the past year in junior competition at all levels. More than 250 people were in attendance at the event, which took place Dec. 20 at City Beach Santa Clara. Read More
 

2015 USTA NorCal Senior, Open & Family Awards Luncheon

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Come to the Adult and Family Tournament Awards Banquet and help honor the 2015 Adult/Senior, Open, and Family Tournament Players of the Year. Tickets to the event are $40 per person. Event is complimentary for players who played in the 2014 USTA NorCal Open and Senior Grand Prix 30-85 Sectional. Read More
 

USTA NorCal Remembers Hall of Famer Jean Parsons Harris

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Jean Parsons Harris, 97, passed away peacefully on January 4 surrounded by family after a long and active life. Jean was born October 15, 1917, in Phoenix, Arizona to her parents Marjorie Leavell Parsons and Roland Henry Parsons. In Tempe, Arizona, she attended elementary school, attended Phoenix High School, and then went on to Phoenix Junior College in the building right next door. Read More
 
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