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NEW

ADULT 5.0 WORKOUT

DROP-IN CLASS

THURSDAY EVENINGS

6:00-7:00 PM

 

For More Info, Contact Felipe Monroy - text or call - 916-879-0212  

NEW

ADULT BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE

DROP-IN CLASS

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

7:30-8:30 PM

 

For More Info, Contact Felipe Monroy - text or call - 916-879-0212 

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STATION ADULT ROTATION FITNESS TENNIS CLASS

Men/Women 3.5/4.0

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 


CURRENT SEASON
 
ALWAYS CONTACT THE TEAM CAPTAIN BEFORE REGISTERING
 
LEAGUE IN REGISTRATION
 
SONOMA VALLEY TC/MAXWELL PK 40MX8.0A  - Pam Bellefeuille, Capt
 
 Play begins June 23, 2014

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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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FREE ADULT CLINIC, APRIL 2014

WATCH FOR SVTA FALL USTA TOURNAMENT

 

2014 ONE-DAY MIXED DOUBLES USTA TOURNAMENT

Sanctioned by

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 October 25, 2014

TOURNAMENT ID: 500006414

Divisions NX (3.0,4.0)d RR

Entries Open Monday, September 1, 2014

$20.00 per player

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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

 

           

 

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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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