Australian Open Begins in 2 Days.

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In the tennis world, January means it’s time to stock your pantry with midnight snacks, program the coffee maker and give your boss/teacher a heads up that you might be a little red-eyed during morning class/meetings. It’s no secret that the Australian Open  is the toughest Grand Slam for Americans to follow, given that Melbourne is 16 hours ahead of the East Coast. However, ESPN and Tennis Channel have tennis fans covered.

ESPN2 and ESPN will feature more than 100 hours of live tennis. For those who don’t like having to rely on ESPN’s programming decisions, the network’s online arm, ESPN3, will carry the action on all seven televised courts — Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena, Margaret Court Arena and Courts 2, 3, 6 and 8 — for the first 11 days of the tournament. ESPN2 will also re-air some of its coverage during normal waking hours in the United States.

Meanwhile, Tennis Channel will supplement ESPN with its own live coverage. It will also run its highlight-and-encore show, Australian Open Today, in the morning daily from Jan. 13 through Jan. 22.

 

Here’s ESPN’s live programming schedule for the Australian Open. Coverage begins Sunday at 7 p.m. ET.

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Sun, Jan 12 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2 Live
Mon, Jan 13 9 p.m. – 7 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2 Live
Tue, Jan 14 9 p.m. – 7 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2 Live
Wed, Jan 15 9 p.m. – 7 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2 Live
Thurs, Jan 16 11 p.m. – 7 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2 Live
Fri, Jan 17 9 p.m. – 7 a.m. Early Round Action ESPN2 Live
Sat, Jan 18 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2 Live
Sun, Jan 19 3 a.m – 6 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2 Live
9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2 Live
Mon, Jan 20 3 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. Round of 16 ESPN2 Live
9 p.m – 2 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2 Live
Tue, Jan 21 3 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2 Live
9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2 Live
Wed, Jan 22 3:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2 Live
9:30 p.m – 2 a.m. Women’s Semifinals ESPN2 Live
Thurs, Jan 23 3:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. Men’s Semifinal No. 1 ESPN Live
Fri, Jan 24 3:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. Men’s Semifinal No. 2 ESPN Live
Sat, Jan 25 3 a.m. – 5:30 a.m Women’s Final ESPN Live
Sun, Jan 26 3 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. Men’s Final ESPN Live

And here’s Tennis Channel’s live programming schedule for the Australian Open. Coverage begins Monday at 7 p.m. ET.

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Mon, Jan. 13 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. First-round play Tennis Channel Live
Tues, Jan. 14 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Second-round play Tennis Channel Live
Weds, Jan. 15 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Second-round play Tennis Channel Live
Thurs, Jan. 16 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Third-round play Tennis Channel Live
Fri, Jan. 17 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Third-round play Tennis Channel Live
Sat, Jan. 18 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Round of 16 Tennis Channel Live
Sun, Jan. 19 7 p.m – 9 p.m. Round of 16 Tennis Channel Live
Mon, Jan. 20 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Round of 16/Quarterfinals Tennis Channel Live
Tues, Jan. 21 3 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. Quarterfinals Tennis Channel Live
Weds, Jan. 22 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Quarterfinals/Men’s doubles semis Tennis Channel Live
Thurs, Jan. 23 11 p.m. – 3 a.m. Mixed doubles semis/Women’s doubles final Tennis Channel Live
Sat, Jan. 25 5:30 a.m. –7:30 a.m Men’s doubles final Tennis Channel Live
Sun, Jan. 26 12 a.m. – 2 a.m. Mixed doubles final Tennis Channel Live

High School Fall Tennis League


If you have not signed up for the Fall league you need to do so QUICKLY if you plan on participating. Fran Powers has worked very hard to organizing and schedule a great league for everyone this Fall, please let her know if you have a team (4 boys & 4 girls) or would like to be on a team,  if you have not already done so.

The Fall Tennis League for High School players will begin Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2:00p.m. on the Swan Lake tennis courts.

The cost will be $35.00 per player.

All payments will be taken on the first day!

This league is a lot of fun and a great way for players to practice before the season opens.

Please contact Fran Powers at 980-2340 or p0werkids@aol.com for more information or to register.

 

 

Novak Does It Again.

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Novak Djokovic bested Andy Murray in the Australian Open final on Sunday earning his sixth career Grand Slam title.

Both competitors were great throughout the tournament, but Djokovic came out on top with a score of 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2.

The match marks the end of 2013′s first major tournament, and the last we’ll see for a while. The next Grand Slam, the French Open, doesn’t start for a distant four months (May 26th).

Speed and Spin- Nadal’s Lethal Forehand

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CTA host Kids Tennis Carnival

May 12, 2012, 10:00 AM to Noon @
Swan Lake Tennis Complex


  All elementary and middle school-age children are invited to come and enjoy professional tennis instruction, fun games, and drills.  The “10 and Under” Tennis format will be used for the beginners (also known as Quick Start).  This is a smaller and slower version of regular tennis, specifically designed to help the younger tennis player learn and enjoy the game the first time on the court.

     Prizes, snacks, and drinks will be provided.  Come join the fun!  In the event of rain, the Tennis Carnival will be held at the APSU indoor tennis center.

     Space is limited, so reserve your spot today and tell your friends to come also.  Volunteers to help at the Carnival are also needed.  Registration forms are available at the Swan Lake Tennis Pro Shop, at the APSU tennis center, and by clicking here to download the form.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 9.  For additional information or to volunteer to help at the Kids Tennis Carnival, contact Preston Howle (931) 368-1253.

Fall After School Program Begins August 15th.

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Hello,

I hope everyone has had a great summer break. Summer camps ended last week and school will start way too soon for us all.

Our Fall Jr. Program will begin Monday, August 15th at Swan Lake Tennis Complex. Space is limited so, please, contact me as soon as you can to guarantee your spot. If you are unable to start right away you may jump in when your calendar permits, at a pro-rated fee, provided there is room in the program. You can view a

full calendar here:

These times are tentative and may change if it suits the majority of people who have signed up. This will be determined shortly after program begins.


The Fall schedule is as follows:

*Munchkins (ages 4.5 – 7) will meet 4:45 – 5:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays

*Beginners (ages 7 – 12) will meet 3:45 – 4:45 or 4:45 – 5:45 on Mondays & Wednesdays

*Intermediates (ages 12 – to High School age) will meet 3:45 – 4:45 or 4:45 – 5:45 on Mondays & Wednesdays

*High School Program will meet 3:30 – 4:45 on Tuesdays & Thursdays

You may sign up for both days or for one day per week. If you sign up for one day, the day & time you choose will be your day/time to attend. There is no flip flopping between days/times. You may change or add days at the end of the month, for the following month. If you know in advance there are days you will miss, fees will be pro-rated.

If you have questions, would like to sign up or know someone interested I can be reached at (931) 624-2180.

Kids Tennis Carnival May 14th, 2011

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Sponsored by Clarksville Tennis Association
May 14, 2011, 10:00 AM to Noon
Swan Lake Tennis Complex
2002 Sanders Road
Clarksville, TN

All elementary and middle school-age children are invited to come and enjoy professional tennis instruction, fun games, and drills. The Quick Start Tennis format will be used for ages 10 and under. Quick Start is a smaller and slower version of regular tennis, specifically designed to help the younger tennis player learn and enjoy the game the first time on the court.

Prizes, snacks, and drinks will be provided. Come join the fun! In the event of rain, the Tennis Carnival will be held at the APSU indoor tennis center.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today and tell your friends to come also. Volunteers to help at the Carnival are also needed. Registration forms are available at the Swan Lake Tennis Pro Shop, at the APSU tennis center, and at many county schools. Registration deadline is May 11. For additional information or to volunteer to help at the Kids Tennis Carnival, contact Preston Howle (931) 368-1253.