This is MAS Tennis: Abigail Plylar’s Story

This post is part of a series that tells the stories of how tennis has influenced people’s lives in the Mid-Atlantic Section. Meet junior player Abigail Plylar from Salisbury, Md. To share your story or send to someone you know, click here. Tell us about yourself I am a 10th grade student at Worcester Preparatory School … Continue reading This is MAS Tennis: Abigail Plylar’s Story

Nathan Nguyen: Doing Big Things On and Off the Court

Nathan Nguyen is never going to forget his afternoon at the 2017 Arthur Ashe Kids Day. He played tennis on center court at the US Open, won thousands of dollars for his National Junior Tennis and Learning chapter and got to meet his tennis idol – Rafael Nadal! Nathan is an 8th grader at Michael … Continue reading Nathan Nguyen: Doing Big Things On and Off the Court

This is Mid-Atlantic Tennis: Donna Lee’s Story

This post is part of a series that tell the stories of how tennis has influenced people’s lives in the Mid-Atlantic Section. Meet Donna Lee from Winchester, Va. To share your story or send to someone you know, click here. How did you first get into tennis? I first became involved with the USTA when I … Continue reading This is Mid-Atlantic Tennis: Donna Lee’s Story

Sadie’s TGA Summer Camp Diary

Throughout the summer, we’ll be sharing “diaries” of what kids at our TGA tennis camps thought about each day. This is what 7-year-old Sadie had to say about her day camp at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Va. Monday: We learned to throw the ball correctly. It was hard the first time. We learned to do … Continue reading Sadie’s TGA Summer Camp Diary

What Winning Means: A Parent’s Perspective

Justine Ix is the mom of highly-ranked Mid-Atlantic junior player Alex Ix, who recently received a sportsmanship award at the Battle in the Burg tournament. We asked Justine to write about sportsmanship from the parent's perspective. My son recently won a sportsmanship award at a high level tournament and as a result of that honor, … Continue reading What Winning Means: A Parent’s Perspective