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SVTA ROUND ROBIN  
   

 FRIDAY APRIL 18, 2014  

ROUND ROBIN SOCIAL

 

Mixed Doubles 

 Maxwell Courts  

 

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 SIGN-IN/WARM-UP & START TIMES 

Confirm Your Reserved Slot and Warm-up - 5:15 PM

Play begins promptly at 5:30 PM

 

 

SVTA Members - $10.

 Nonmembers - $15. 

 

First 16 to sign up

Wait List Available

 

SVTA provides tennis balls, waters, and pizza

Social hour follows play  

Pre-registration required - space goes quickly! 

Please email:   

Corky Rosengren  

 crosedan1032@aol.com  

 

A reminder to players will go out the week of the event.

 


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STATION ROTATION FITNESS TENNIS CLASS

Men/Women 3.5/40

SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2014

 

Saturdays 9:00-10:30am

 

Prorated charge based on attendance - $20 - $25 or $30

 

Ball machine drills, music and competitive play

 

For more information, please contact Felipe Monroy

phone/text 916-879-0212

email tenniscalifornia@iclouc.com 


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ALWAYS CONTACT THE TEAM CAPTAIN BEFORE REGISTERING

LEAGUE IN PLAY

MAXWELL PK 65AM4.0A - Play Begins March 3, 2014 - Isaac Raboy, Capt 
 


 
To Register,  first contact the team captain, and then 
go to USTA NorCal site: Sonoma Valley Tennis Association
 
 
  You must be a member of Sonoma Valley Tennis Association (SVTA) to play on an SVTA USTA team. 
Information on SVTA membership is available at our JOIN page
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           Sanctioned by  
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ONE DAY MIXED DOUBLES TOURNAMENT
 
 
                                    OCTOBER 26, 2013
 
                                    Divisions: NX (3.0, 4.0)d
 
SVTA hosted a One Day Doubles USTA NorCal Sanctioned Tournament October 26th at Maxwell Farms Regional Park Courts in Sonoma. 
 
 
 
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IT WAS A GREAT TIME IN THE SUN!!!!

TENNIS FOR ALL

A RADAR GUN FOR SERVES                                    

AND CHEF FELIPE AT THE RANGE. 

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SONOMA-NAPA-MARIN
SVTA WOMEN'S TENNIS LEAGUE - SPRING 2014
 
SVTA DIV 3 Team
Margo Jay, Captain 
Mary Herring, Co-Captain 
 
 SVTA DIV 4 Team
Sue Smith, Capt
Ann Weeks, Co-Capt. 
 
SVTA DIV 5 Team
Sue Vargas, Capt
Molly Johnston, Co-Capt
 
SVTA B-6 Team
Judy Muller, Captain
Genevieve Blanchard, Co-captain
 For League Information and Current Standings and Results, visit http://www.snmwtl.com/ind

SVTA Women's League Guidelines

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STRING FORUM
Noel Barbulesco, USRS

 

 

Why are there so many different types of tennis strings?

 

The multitude of strings available today may seem confusing but each type of string has a unique set of characteristics.  Let's review the basic string materials and look at their strengths and weaknesses.

 

1.  Natural Gut - The "Gold Standard" of tennis strings.  Gut strings are the most elastic and thus provide the best combination of power, control and comfort.  The only downside is the cost - gut is the most expensive string on the market.

 

2.  Synthetic Gut - Made of nylon, synthetic gut is by far the most widely used string.  It is relatively inexpensive and provides a good balance of power and control.

 

3.  Multifilament Strings - These strings are made of many tiny strands of synthetic material that are designed to provide performance similar to natural gut.  The price is higher than standard synthetic gut but lower than real gut.  They have a nice soft feel that is easy on the arm plus good power and control. 

 

4.  Polyester - Polyester strings are very popular with the pro players with big swings.  They are very stiff and can produce heavy spin with excellent control.  Most polyesters feel 'boardy" and can be harsh on tender arms but work great if you are a big hitter that uses a lot of spin (Nadal...).

 

5.  Hybrids - Many players are using polyester strings in combination with a softer string to achieve a happy medium.  Polyester strings can be used in either the main or cross strings along with synthetic strings in the other direction.  This concept combines the stiff controlled feel of the polyester with the softer string to improve comfort and touch.

 

Here are some examples of each type of string with current pricing:

 

Natural Gut - Babolat Tonic $55

 

Synthetic Gut - Prince Synthetic Gut Dura $25

 

Multifilament - Prince Premier or Wilson NXT $35

 

Polyester - Babolat RPM or Luxilon Big Banger - $35

 

Hybrid - any blend of the above $35-$42

 

You can contact Noel at:

cell: 707-364-9211

homr: 707-938-1274