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10 & Under Tennis & Pizza Party – 4/22/17

4 Star Tennis Academy named 2015 Team USA Developmental Program of the Year

By Fairfax County Times Staff The Article in the Times This spring, Kent Kinnear, the head of the USTA Department of Player Development, presented the 2015 Team USA Developmental Program of the Year award to [...]

Miranda Deng wins third straight Maryland tennis title

Credit: The Washington Post By Taylor Newman Late in the second set of the girls’ Maryland state singles final, Wootton’s Miranda Deng started getting nervous, with Sherwood’s Lea Owens fighting to even the set at [...]

Michael Rubinovitz

Michael Rubinovitz is a 4 Star Tennis Academy player and coach, and, will be attending the University of Virginia in the Fall of 2016.

“Practice makes Permanent”

- Steve Miguel

“Tennis tought me to take changes, to take life as it comes. To hit every ball that comes to me no matter how hard it looks, to give it my best shot.”

- Thisuri Wanniarachchi

How to Read Your Opponent and Win More Matches

CREDIT: playyourcourt Tennis is like a chess match. It is as much about strategy as it is about execution, so it is imperative that you go into each match with a game plan. You know [...]

Why I Quit Tennis… Parents Pay Attention

This is the true story of an above average high school athlete, her super involved-competitive dad and the consequences in high school sports. CREDIT: ParentingAces Here’s an article about the odds of your kid becoming a [...]

Ryan Shane: A Journey Begins

Credit: Last Word Sports For most elite prep athletes the terms NCAA Champion, All-American, and Five Star Recruit pretty much clear a straight path to a professional career. All-American basketball players have agents lining up [...]