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Dec. 3 Jan. 28 18+ Combo
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Feb. 11 Apr. 7 18+ Adult
Mar. 22 May 7 55+ Adult
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May 24 Jul. 7 40+ Mixed
May 26 Jun. 7 55+ Combo
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Jul. 19 Aug. 7 40+ Combo

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RTC Junior Tournament Updates

Friday, 18 April 2014 09:14

The Rome Tennis Academy has posted their first video in a series of 'tennis news' videos covering their junior tournaments.  It's very well done and worth a view. Also, the updated junior rankings have been published.

 

 

Just Sports and Tennis League

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 00:00

The annual Just Sports and Tennis league starts on April 22nd.

The Just Sports league is sponsered by Just Sports and Tennis on 2nd Ave in Rome.  The are graciously providing $200 gift certificates to the winning teams!  The league coordinator is working on awards for second place as well.

This unique league offers a combination of men's doubles, women's doubles and 2 mixed doubles lines each week.  The matches are 8 game pro sets and the winning team is determined by the number of games won (not matches won).

  • 5 week season
  • $15 league fee, payable to the CVTA
  • League starts April 22nd.

Flights:

  • 7.0 on Tuesdays
  • 6.0 & 8.0 on Thursdays

Additional Info:

  • Minimum of 2 women and 2 men per team.  Maximum of 10 total per team.
  • No lines may surpase the flight's NTRP rating.
  • Gender doubles plays first followed by mixed doubles.
  • The same players can play in both the gender doubles and mixed doubles lines.
  • This league does not affect you USTA rating.
  • If you have questions or need more information, email Eddie Stokes at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Use this registration form to signup.
  • Checks and registration forms can be dropped off downtown or given to Eddie Stokes.  We are working on online registration as well.
 

First Spring Mixer of 2014

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 00:00
The Coosa Valley Tennis Association in coordination with the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is hosting a Friday night social mixer.  It's laid back and lots of fun for all skill levels.

The cost to participate is $5.  All proceeds will go towards moving the the tennis checkin at the RTC, downstairs.
  • When: Friday, April 25 @ 6pm
  • Where: Rome Floyd Tennis Center, downtown Rome, GA
  • Cost: $5
  • Format: Mixed round robin, changing partners and opponents each round.  Most partners will be mixed (male & female).
  • Extras: Food and drinks will be provided

If you have any questions, contact the CVTA league coordinator, Eddie Stokes at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Lawrence Plantation Open House

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 09:16

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Lawrence Plantation, a new tennis club, has opened at the former Horseleg Creek country club.  They are having an open house on April 26 from 10am to 2pm.  There will be food and drinks and drills for adults and kids.  They have an array of membership options for their 3 indoor and 5 outdoor courts.  They also have a Pro Shop and pool.  Visit their website or view the open house brochure for more information.

 

55+ League Schedules Published

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 00:00
The schedules for the fall 55+ Senior Adult leagues have been published.

 

Introducing the Rome Tennis Academy

Friday, 21 March 2014 15:59

Monday, March 24th, will be the official start of the new Rome Tennis Academy (RTA). They will have programs for every level of player, from beginner to advanced, to ensure that kids in Rome get the chance to learn a sport they can play for the rest of their lives.

To help reach that goal, a new coach, Cristian Lopez, will be joining the RTC. Cristian comes from Dunwoody Country Club, where for the last 6 years he was in charge of junior and adult programs. He is a USPTA 1 certified coach, and serves on the board of both USPTA Southern and GPTA. He is an invaluable asset to RTA.

Below is the full breakdown the Academy's classes:

3-5 Years Old
2:30-3:15
Monday-Friday
$15/individual or $40/4 sessions paid in advance
 
8 & Under
3:30-4:15
Monday-Friday
$15/individual or $40/4 sessions paid in advance
 
10 & Under
4:30-5:30
Monday-Thursday, Friday Ladder Play
$15/individual or $40/4 sessions paid in advance
 
Advanced
5:30-7:00
Monday-Thursday, Friday Ladder Play
$17/individual or $120/8 sessions paid in advance

Register by visiting the Rome Tennis Center or calling 706-290-0072.

Also check www.rometennisacademy.com. for the latest information

 

Adult League (55 & Over)

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 00:00
  • Captains can sign up for the summer combo league for $5 from now until March 16th.
  • Players can signup starting on March 17th.
  • League play starts April 5th.
  • All matches will be at Coosa Country Club on clay.
  • Matches will be on Saturday & Sunday 
  • For more info email Eddie Stokes at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Additional Info:

  • Adult 55 & Over fields 3 doubles lines each week.
  • Must turn 55 in the year the league plays.
 

Tennis in the News

Friday, 21 February 2014 16:03

Mike Colombo

Mike Colombo

Severo Avila

Severo Avila

Recently, the CVTA's own Mike Colombo wrote a column in the Rome News-Tribune mentioning tennis in Rome.  Severo Avila also penned a column enumerating Rome's numerous avenues for exercise, including tennis.  Both are good reads.
 

Rome Tennis Center Tennis Memberships

Monday, 06 January 2014 16:09

The Rome Tennis Center is now offering year long tennis passes.  This could save you money over paying the $4 court fee each time.  The break even point is about 3 visits per month, less for college students and seniors.  Contact the tennis center at 706-290-0072, or ask the next time you are playing downtown.

College Student and Senior Pass (50 & over)
$110.00
Single Pass $150.00
Family Pass (up to 5 people )  $220.00

 

 

Year End Ratings Published

Monday, 02 December 2013 16:44

The USTA has released the 2013 year end NTRP ratings.  You can view all CVTA member ratings, view low-4.0 eligible players, search the ratings for your name below, or visit USTA Georgia.  

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Coosa International Tennis Academy

Sunday, 18 August 2013 03:31
Coosa Country Club invites all juniors to join their after school tennis program, known as the Coosa International Tennis Academy, or CITA.  It's an excellent way to introduce your children to tennis or prepare them for their school tennis team or for competitive tournaments.  The costs are very reasonable for this level of instruction.  

All skill ranges and ages are welcome, starting from Teddy Tennis, once a week to advanced students, Monday through Friday.  All sessions are after school.

The program is run by the Coosa Country Club and JP Selle, the club's tennis pro.  Club members receive CITA tuition discounts.

CITA Brochure

CITA Pricing

For more information call the Coosa Tennis Shop at 706-291-0038 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

State Championship Schedule

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 09:15

2014 Schedule

  • May 2-5: Adult (18 & Over, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0) in Macon
  • May 9-12: Adult (18 & Over, 2.5, 3.5) in Augusta
  • May 16-19: Adult (18 & Over, 3.0, 4.0 Low) in Rome
  • May 30-June 2: Adult (40 & Over, 3.0, 4.0) in Columbus
  • May 30-June 2: Adult (40 & Over, 3.5, 4.5) in Athens
  • June 6-8Adult (55 65 & Over, 3.0-4.0, 9.0) in Savannah
  • August 8-11Mixed (18 40 & Over, 2.5, 6.0-10.0) in Augusta
  • September 19-21Combo (55 & Over, 6.5, 7.5, 8.5) in LaGrange
  • October 24-25Combo (18 & Over: 5.5, 7.5, 9.5, 40 & Over: 6.5, 8.5) in Bainbridge
  • November 7-9Combo (18 & Over: 5.0, 6.5, 8.5, 10.5, 40 & Over: 7.5) in Dalton
For more information, click over to the USTA State Championships website
 

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Event Calendar

Mar 24+ Tennis Academy Starts
Apr 21-27 Gordon Hospital Tourn.
Apr 22+ Just Sports League*
Apr 25 Friday Social Mixer*
Apr 26 Lawrence Open House
May 10 3rd RTC Kid's Tourn.
May 24+ 40+ Mixed League*
May 26+ 55+ Combo League*
May 27+ 18+ Mixed League*
* CVTA Event