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Dodds Tennis Center

We offer a number of tennis related programs, classes, lessons and leagues. Please see our Program Guide for the most current information or click the images below for our current tennis brochure!

Click for full Winter/Spring 2020 Dodds Tennis Center Brochure

Tournaments

17th Annual Indoor Tennis Tournament

Friday, February 21-Sunday, February 23
Location: Dodds Tennis Center

ADULT EVENTS:

Men’s Open Singles
Women’s Open Singles
Men’s Open Doubles
Women’s Open Doubles
Men’s 35 & Over Singles
Women’s 35 & Over Singles
Men’s 35 & Over Doubles
Men’s 45 & Over Singles
Men’s 55 & Over Singles
Men’s 65 & Over Singles
Mixed Open Doubles

 JUNIOR EVENTS:

Boys 12 & Under Singles
Girls 12 & Under Singles
Boys 14 & Under Singles
Girls 14 & Under Singles
Boys 16 & Under Singles
Girls 16 & Under Singles

Entry Fee: Singles $30; Doubles $20 (each partner)
Deadline: February 18 at 5p
 

 



 

Need help choosing a tennis program to participate in? See National Tennis Rating Program Guidelines:

  • 1.0 This player is just starting tennis.
  • 1.5 This player has limited playing experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball over the net, has some knowledge of scoring but is not familiar with basic positions and procedures for singles and doubles play.
  • 2.0 This player may have had some lessons but needs on-court experience, has obvious stroke weaknesses, but is beginning to feel comfortable with singles and doubles play.
  • 2.5 This player has more dependable strokes and is learning to judge where the ball is going, has weak court coverage or is often caught out of position, but is starting to keep the ball in play with other players of the same ability.
  • 3.0 This player can place shots with moderate success, can sustain a rally of slow pace but is not comfortable with all strokes, lacks control when trying for power.
  • 3.5 This player has achieved stroke dependability and direction on shots within reach, including forehand and backhand volleys, but still lacks depth and variety, seldom double faults and occasionally forces errors on the serve.
  • 4.0 This player has dependable strokes on both forehand and backhand sides, has the ability to use a variety of shots including lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys, can place the first serve and force some errors, is seldom out of position in a doubles game.
  • 4.5 This player has begun to master use of power and spins, has sound footwork, can control depth of shots and is able to move opponent up and back, can hit first serves with power and accuracy and place the second serve, is able to rush net with some success on serve in singles as well as doubles.
  • 5.0 This player has good shot anticipation, frequently has an outstanding shot or exceptional consistency around which a game may be structured, can regularly hit winners or force errors off short balls, can successfully execute lobs, drop shots, half volleys and overhead smashes, has good depth and spin on most second serves.

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