Recent News: USTA

  • Wheelchair Tennis Makes Its Mark at Super Senior Nationals

    April 21, 2102 By J. Fred Sidhu, special to Surprise, AZ   The evolution of wheelchair tennis continues. John Johnston, a 63-year-old tennis wheelchair player, made his second career appearance in a USTA League National  Championship this weekend. The resident of Gainesville, Fla. represented the USTA Florida Section Super Senior men’s 6.0 team and helped his team advance to the semifinals at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex. Johnston, […]

  • Gainesville Team Wins at USTA Florida Combo Adult Championships

    Adapted from USTA Florida January 18, 2012 02:47 PM The Gainesville team, playing out of the Jonesville Tennis Center and representing Alachua County, swept Escambia County 3-0 in the Combo Men’s 7.5 division final to claim the championship. Captained by Gabriel Ghita, the Gainesville squad was comprised of Daniel Berdat, Latchezar Hristov, Eric Kidd, Newton Turenne, Ziad Ghanimi, William Pelletier, Sorin Fratila, David Craig Perkins, David Hou, Erik Bayard, […]

  • Mehan Family of Gainesville Readies 3 for USTA League and JTT National Chps.

    From September 15, 2011 After playing USTA League tennis for more than 25 years and never advancing to nationals, Gainesville’s Bobbie Mehan suddenly has a family full of national championship contenders in 2011. In the same year Mehan, her sister and her daughter are all advancing to USTA League National Championships in Arizona. Mehan, the QuickStart 10 and Under Tennis director and assistant pro at the Jonesville Tennis Center […]

  • 2010 USTA Florida Annual Meeting Photos

  • Gainesville 3.5 Senior Women Second at USTA League Nationals

    Exerpted from: The women’s 3.5 USTA League senior squad from Gainesville finished second at the 2010 USTA League 3.5 Senior National Champions, held Oct. 8-10, 2010 in Indian Wells, Calif. Representing USTA Florida as the section’s league champion, Gainesville defeated the USTA Midwest Section (the team from Naperville, Ill.) 3-0, but were edged 2-1 in the final by the USTA Northern California Section, represented by the squad from Lake […]

  • Results from the Adult USTA Season (Spring 2010

    The 2010 USTA Florida Adult League North Central Region Championships were held on July 9-11, 2010 at Daytona Beach, Florida Tennis Center. Congratulations to all the teams that participated, as Gainesville was very well represented. Both the 4.5 Men and Women Gainesville teams, captained respectively by Roy Cribb and Debby Bowers, won their divisions, and went on to the Sectional event August 13th-15th, 2010. Finalist teams included Kathy Outman’s 3.5 Women’s […]

  • Adult USTA League Information

    Here in Alachua County, Florida, our USTA Leagues operate all twelve months as follows:  Senior (age 50+) and Super Senior (age 60+) in January/February,  Adult League (age 18+) March-May, Adult Mixed Doubles and Senior Mixed Doubles (age 50+) June-August, Adult and Senior Combo September-December.  In order to play USTA League Tennis, you must be a USTA member ($42 single; $68 family).  The fee for each league is $18. Most USTA […]

  • Upcoming Senior USTA Leagues

    The 2011 Senior and Super Senior Leagues begins in early January and runs through the first weekend in March on alternating weekend days. The deadline was December 15th to let Ed Austin know if you were planning on having a team, but individual players can join a team through the end of January 2011.  Also please remember that we are moving Senior Mixed back to the summer. Ed’s contact information: 352-514-6733: […]

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