Category Archives: Juniors

District Championships: Understanding the New Open System

By David Minihan, USPTA Master Professional Each year, the USTA Missouri Valley Junior Competition Committee gives each district a certain amount of designated tournaments that will award level 4 sectional points. These tournaments are called District Championships. There are five total levels that award sectional points. These are Champ tournaments (level 5), District Championships (level…
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Minihan Finishes 2nd, Duncan Recognized for Sportsmanship

Congratulations to our Chloe Minihan for finishing 2nd at the Westwood Green Ball Smashers tournament and Cadyn Duncan winning the Girls Sportsmanship award at the Challengers held September 24th.  Both Minihan and Duncan train in the Challenger class. Chloe recently advanced to green ball competition after completing her 20 virtual stars/trophies in orange.  She also earned…
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Traveling Through Tennis

By Aspen Minihan, 14 and Under Champs Player, Excellence 1 Level One of my favorite parts of playing tennis is traveling. I have met so new friends from traveling through tennis. I love traveling with my family because we always make it a three day vacation. Of coarse I love the tennis part, but I…
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