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Current Junior Events (through April 2004)

There has been much work done to keep adding events and programs for junior players. We hope you take advantage of these upcoming events.

USTA Southwest Section

Northern NM Tennis Association


You are invited to participate in the following events:


Meet the UNM Men’s Tennis Team on Sunday, February 15th from 1:00–3:00 PM at the University of New Mexico Lobo Tennis Club (on University just south of “The Pit”. Come participate in a clinic with the team members and play some tennis with the guys! There will be no charge for this opportunity to receive some coaching from some of the best players around, but you must sign up! Call your middle school coach or USTA NNMTA @ 505-823-6599 by February 10th to sign up for this great event!

¨ The Rookie Series” - for Unranked Middle School Boys and Girls

Sunday Afternoon (1-4PM) Singles Tournaments @ La Cueva High School

Dates: February 29th, March 4th, April 4th, and April 25th

Cost: $10 per tournament or $30 for all four events!

Eligibility: Any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade boy or girl (unranked as of 2/29/04)

Points will be awarded as follows: 1 Point for Entering and 2 Points for each win. Prizes for the top point winners in each division will be awarded at the final tournament. Call Dick Johnson @ 507-6795 for further information.


It’s not too late to get into the 2004 USTA NNMTA Sanctioned Jr Grand Prix Series! Join the USTA and start playing sanctioned tournaments!

The tournaments included in the Series and their online ID Numbers are:

12/29-12/30 DJ’s Holiday Tennis Clinic Tournament (completed)

1/17-1/19 Phoenix Jr Open (completed)

2/7-2/8 2004 Jr Open -Alb Tennis Complex-Curtis @ 848-1381 ID # 759100104*

2/21-2/24 2004 Jr Open -Alb Tennis Complex-Curtis @ 848-1381 ID # 759100204

3/6-3/8 Price’s Creamery Sun City Jr. Open-El Paso ID # 759410404

3/27-3/28 2004 Jr Closed -Alb Tennis Complex-Curtis @ 848-1381 ID # 759110504

4/10-4/12 Arizona Jr Open – Tucson-16’s & 18’s ID # 759210904

Arizona Jr Open – Tucson-10’s, 12’s & 14’s ID # 759212904

4/16-4/18 4 Hills Country Club Jr Open- D’Wayne Begay @ 299-9555 ID # 759100304

Each tournament in the Grand Prix Series must be entered separately, and can be found online at www.usta.com. “Tournaments” and enter the ID # given above. Points will be awarded as follows: 1 Point for Entering, 2 Points for each win in the Main Draw and 1 Point for each win in the Consolation Draw. Awards for Grand Prix 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for each age group will be presented at the Annual Rock ‘n Rally, May 26th at 2:00 PM at Jerry Cline Park. [USPTA GRAND PRIX POINT SYSTEM USED] For more information, call Dick Johnson @ 507-6795.

*Deadline to enter this tournament was Feb 1st – but don’t worry, there are still 5 tournaments left in the series!