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By Ryan Wolfington
USTA-Nevada Executive Director

The difference between winning and losing is often a slight shift in momentum, and often times a point here and there. So tennis is a game of inches. The goal then becomes what can you do to get the slightest advantage. Here is a list of what may seem like small things that when added up gives you a large advantage:



   
December 12-13, 2009
 
 


   
Champion & Finalist (L-R) D. Trombley & A. Olvera
A one day non-elimination tournament was held at Ballys for eight Future Star team members. Each player got the chance to compete in three, one-set matches during the course of the event. When the last point was played, Dakota Trombley found himself in the winner's circle with a 6-5 win over #1 seed Alex Olvera. Meanwhile, third & fourth place was decided by a play-off between Jackie Olvera and Brady Osborne, with Brady defeating Jackie 6-1 for the victory. Other Future Star participants in the tournament were Cheyenne Rothkopf, Holly Hillard, Imani Underwood and Ashley Collins.





   
FLUSHING, N.Y. - Tapping into her experience playing in one of the world's biggest tennis tournaments, Henderson's Asia Muhammad won for the first time at the U.S. Open Wednesday, advancing with a three-set win in the qualifying tournament taking place at the National Tennis Center.
Muhammad's talent is a direct result of the Andre Agassi Foundations Boys and Girls Club program where she was coached by UNLV NCAA Champion Tim Blenkiron.
"Asia is very excited to be here and she showed that on the court today. She is really starting to become a mature young lady," explained her father Ron Holmes. "But we would not be at the US OPEN if not for Andre's foundation and Asia's coach at home Tim Blenkiron. We have also been getting a lot of great help and coaching from the USTA. Asia is excited to work hard and see what she can do to make them all proud."





   
The Montana Tennis Association seeks a highly motivated, energetic, and knowledgeable individual to serve as the Association’s Executive Director. The mission of the Montana Tennis Association is to promote and develop of the growth of tennis in the State of Montana. The primary responsibilities of the Executive Director include:


   
Thanks to USTA-Nevada Junior Competition Coordinator Rob Merriman a pre-season High School Player’s Training Camp was held August 3rd and 4th at the Darling Tennis Center. The camp was conducted by USTA-Nevada to help players prepare for their upcoming season. Camp participants received instruction and played competitive simulation games. Non-USTA members received a one-year junior USTA membership as part of their registration fees for the camp. Over seventy players representing thirteen high schools participated in this year’s camp, some traveling from as far away as Moapa Valley High School in Overton.
USTA-Nevada would like to specially thank the Darling Tennis Center for making their facility available, and the instructors and high school coaches for their hard work and support. Good luck to all the high school player’s this season!!


   
State-of-the-art $15 million indoor facility accommodates Las Vegas, Southern California and Arizona tennis community
    Indoor tennis in Las Vegas just gained significant ground in Las Vegas thanks to the opening of the International Tennis Centre, a new $15 million state-of-the-art tennis facility located minutes from the famed Las Vegas Strip. Prior to the opening of the International Tennis Centre, there were few options for playing tennis in a professional indoor environment in the Las Vegas area.
The International Tennis Centre provides the ultimate tennis experience in a climate controlled indoor environment. The facility is regularly used for training by several of the world's most renowned professional tennis players and coaches, and is now readily available to tennis players of all levels.
    "For years, Las Vegas was a popular spot for tennis enthusiasts," said Jim Ahearn, CEO of the International Tennis Centre. "Over time, people started turning to other recreational sports because of the city's desert climate and lack of indoor facilities. The opening of the International Tennis Centre is bringing tennis back to Vegas for visitors, residents and pros."
    Services offered by the International Tennis Centre include hourly court bookings, private and semi-private lessons, clinics, Junior Academy and corporate events. The International Tennis Centre also has several of the finest tennis-teaching professionals on staff, with diverse areas of specialization and fluency in a combined total of eight languages.








   

Edgardo Ureta was born in America to immigrant parents from Chile. He had few opportunities and according to him, "I just knew how to fool around, party and lie to my parents about everything. On Friday we would buy a bottle of Jack Daniels and that was our weekend," explained Edgardo.









 
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