Tennis Success Stories
Since 2006, Mount Vernon Athletic Club has been hosting the Swing for Pink charity event and has raised over $136,000 for the fight against breast cancer. The funds raised are used in the local Alexandria community, specifically at the Breast Care Institute at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center. Read more to find out how much was raised this year!
Congrats to Ryan Colby, a former MTVAC and BCTA tennis player who is at the top of the USTA Mid-Atlantic ranks in his 14s age group. Ryan is also a straight A student taking upper level courses. His sights are set on playing tennis at the University of Virginia or Stamford!
Blue Chip Tennis Junior Cole Henceroth – the Highest ranked 10 year old in the 12 and under national rankings – gets a full Wilson Gear Sponsorship!
Congratulations to BCTA Head Pro Jeremy Carl, the USPTA Mid-Atlantic 2017 Professional of the Year! Jeremy was awarded for his commitment to spreading the game of tennis to the USPTA Mid-Atlantic and local communities.
Blue Chip Tennis Coaches Tim Bainton and Jeremy were involved in the USTA High Performance Continuing Education Program February 3-5, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. The tennis coaches training program was held in conjunction with the Davis Cup, which USA won!
Worldgate Tennis in Herndon, Virginia heats up in winter because it’s the perfect time to play indoor tennis! The kids look forward to playing in tournaments as a part of the Blue Chip Tennis Academy Junior Tennis Player Pathway.
During the 2017 Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Symposium annual awards Tim Bainton won Virginia Member of the Year. This award is presented to a PTR member who has shown dedication and diligence in promoting and supporting tennis and PTR.
USTPA and Blue Chip Tennis Academy pro Farley Youman explains how to find and use the best video clips showcasing tennis skills, then edit them together and send the YouTube link to college tennis coaches. Show off and score a scholarship!
Blue Chip Tennis Coach Farley Youman says the “Most important ‘ingredient’ to a great tennis serve starts with a great toss.” Find out his four great ways to practice your tennis serve toss and help you deliver a smashing tennis serve on court or at home!
Part of the Wilson Team, Blue Chip Tennis Celebrates Serena Williams and Roger Federer at Australian Open
With both Serena Williams and Roger Federer winning at the Australian Open, it had the largest US Domestic viewing figures of any major since the 2009 Wimbledon final!