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  • Tennis - Men's Varsity

    2018 - 2019
    Glen Oetman
    Peter Bonfanti

    Tennis is a sport usually played between two players (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a racket that is strung to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt past a net into the opponent's court.

    The modern game of tennis originated in the United Kingdom in the late 19th century as "lawn tennis" which has heavy connections to various field/lawn games as well as to the ancient game of real tennis. After its creation, tennis spread throughout the upper-class English-speaking population before spreading around the world[1]. Tennis is an Olympic sport and is played at all levels of society at all ages.

    The rules of tennis have not changed much since the 1890s. Two exceptions are that from 1908 to 1960 the server had to keep one foot on the ground at all times, and then the adoption of the tie-break in the 1970s. A recent addition to professional tennis has been the adoption of electronic review technology coupled with a point challenge system, which allows a player to challenge the line (or chair) umpire's call of a point.

Team Schedule

Feb
14
Home
vs.
Drew School
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Feb
20
Away
vs.
Castro Valley
Castro Valley High School
Feb
21
Away
vs.
Bay School
Feb
27
Away
vs.
International
San Francisco Tennis Club
Mar
05
Away
vs.
St. Joseph's of Notre Dame
College of Alameda
Mar
12
Home
vs.
Head-Royce
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Mar
13
Away
vs.
Bentley
Bentley School Tennis Courts
Mar
19
Home
vs.
College Prep
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Mar
20
Home
vs.
Bentley
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Mar
28
Home
vs.
St. Joseph's of Notre Dame
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Apr
02
Away
vs.
Head-Royce
Head Royce School
Apr
16
Away
vs.
College Prep
College Prep
Apr
23
TBD

BCL Team Tournament semi-finals

Apr
25
TBD

BCL Team Tournament finals

Apr
29
TBD

BCL East Singles/Doubles Tournament

Apr
30
TBD

BCL East Singles/Doubles Tournament

May
03
TBD

NCS Singles/Doubles Tournament

May
04
TBD

NCS Singles/Doubles Tournament

May
07
TBD

NCS Team Tennis Championship

May
08
TBD

NCS Team Tennis Championship

May
09
TBD

NCS Team Tennis Championship

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