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 2015 New Save the Date

 

Our favorite YTA event of the year is approaching again! Please mark this date on your calendar.

This will be a very special evening to honor the great men and women who have worked to effect positive change in the lives of inner-city kids through the great game of tennis!

We will also be celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of our current YTA students. 

 



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Weekly Spotlight 

 

 YTA's own rising star Azaria Hayes of Bear Trax won the Natomas Super Series this past weekend beating the #1 seeded player 5-4 in the girls 14's.

Azaria received the Sportsmanship Award at the Excellence tournament at Gold River for her excellent conduct on the court and has also earned a 3.9 GPA in school this past semester. She is an inspiration and a great role-model for other YTA kids!

WAY-TO-GO AZARIA!!

Azaria


National Arthur Ashe Essay Contest Winner from YTA               

One of our YTA students, 10 year old Makda Dawit, who plays at Mosswood Park in Oakland, won the USTA national Arthur Ashe Essay Contest (one of ten winners in the US). Makda gets an all expenses paid trip to the US Open with one of her parents to receive her prize. Having YTA students write an essay on Arthur Ashe each year is one of YTA's four core projects our kids do as part of our College Pathways program. 

Congratulations Makda!!

Pictured from right to left: YTA Academic Coordinator, Zonia Gonzalez-Alston, Makda Dawit, YTA Program Director, Terry Stewart

 Makda

2014 Junior Team Tennis Sectionals & ROG Sectionals!
JTT 2014 Sectionals 2

 

Pics of the YTA- John McLaren Park Junior Team Tennis Sectional Championship in Fresno, CA and the ROG Sectional Championship at Stanford University. 
Results for the JTT in Fresno: 

Boys 18 & Under - 1st place
Coed 18 & Under - 2nd place
Coed 14 & Under - 4th place

For the ROG Sectional Championship at Stanford:
Coed 12 & under - 3rd place
(they were undefeated in the local league!)

Congratulations to everyone!! Well done!




     ROG Sectionals 2014

JTT 2014 Sectionals 3

JTT 2014 Sectionals 4

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