tennis

July 29, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Mark Ein’s Journey from Tournament Ball Boy to Owner

Mark Ein might as well be called DC’s Mr. Tennis. He made his name as an investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in Washington D.C. but most people know him as the owner of the Washington Kastles, a professional team that won six championships (including five in a row) in World Team Tennis. He is passionate about […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1.Purple Line Groundbreaking: Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the light-rail transit line in Hyattsville at 10 a.m. as reported by Bethesda Beat. 2.Bethesda Blast: The next controlled blast for the BRAC-related Crossing […]

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February 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 2, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Groundhog Day! Will Punxsutawney Phil, the celebrity groundhog, see his shadow? According to legend, if it’s sunny and he sees his shadow that means six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, then an early spring is on the way. […]

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July 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pickleball is a Popular Sport in Rockville (VIDEO)

Pickleball is a sport that is growing in popularity at recreation centers in the city of Rockville. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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April 8, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Robert Davis Inducted into USPTA Mid-Atlantic Tennis Hall of Fame

Growing up in Oklahoma, his first tennis racket was a T.A. Davis model made of laminated walnut without a leather grip. In high school, he once spent his lunch money—30 cents per day—to buy two tennis balls for a practice. Now at age 95, Robert Davis earned entry into the United States Professional Tennis Association […]

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January 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Tennis Dome Collapses at QOSTC in Gaithersburg

The tennis dome at Quince Orchard Swim and Tennis Club (QOSTC) on Roundabout Drive in Gaithersburg collapsed on Saturday afternoon during the blizzard. The club’s executive director notified members of the “devastating” collapse in an email on Sunday night. “With sadness I wanted to let you know that our Tennis Dome, despite our best preparation […]

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September 16, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Game, Set, Match! Riderwood Residents Compete in Annual Tennis Tourney

While the eyes of the tennis world were focused on the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, six residents of Riderwood displayed their competitive spirit closer to home. They played in the Erickson Living Annual Tennis Tournament on September 9 versus residents from sister communities Ashby Ponds (Ashburn, VA) and Charlestown (Baltimore, MD). The […]

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August 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fall Sports Begin at MCPS (PHOTOS)

It was a beautiful day for the first official day of practices and tryouts for student athletes at Montgomery County public high schools on Aug. 12th. One of the big improvements for the MCPS athletics program this year is the full implementation of the certified athletic trainer (ATC) program at all 25 high schools. “The […]

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April 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Day in the Life of Recreation in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

There are ample opportunities for recreation in Montgomery County and that’s one of the reasons that makes living here so wonderful. There’s so much to do. We received over 1,100 photos during our “Day of the Life of Montgomery County” event on April 22nd and many of those photos showed residents at play in our […]

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August 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Tennis Leagues Forming Now

The city of Gaithersburg is offering tennis opportunities with its Singles Tennis Leagues for men and women over 18 and Senior Tennis program for men and women over 50 this fall. Singles Tennis Leagues meet weekly, with play beginning the week of September 15. Registrants will be placed in divisions based on USTA ratings and […]

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