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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
20
Away
vs.
Castro Valley
Castro Valley High School
Feb
21
Away
vs.
Bay School
Feb
27
Away
Cancelled
vs.
International
San Francisco Tennis Club
Feb
28
Home
vs.
Drew School
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Mar
08
Home
vs.
St. Joseph's of Notre Dame
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
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
28
Away
vs.
St. Joseph's of Notre Dame
College of Alameda
Apr
01
Home
Cancelled
vs.
Bentley
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Apr
02
Away
vs.
Head-Royce
Head Royce School
Apr
15
Home
Head Royce School
Apr
16
Away
vs.
College Prep
Chabot Canyon Racquet Club
Apr
18
Home
Cancelled
vs.
Quarry Lane
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Apr
22
Home

Senior Day

vs.
Bentley
Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Apr
23
Away

BCL Team Tournament semi-finals

vs.
Head-Royce
Harbor Bay Club
Apr
29
Home

BCL East Singles/Doubles Tournament

Blackhawk Tennis Villas
Apr
30
Home

BCL East Singles/Doubles Tournament

Blackhawk Tennis Villas
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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