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Road to Rafa Tournament Series

  Centercourt Tennis is excited to introduce the Road to Rafa UTR Tournament Series! Road to Rafa is a monthly UTR tournament. The tournament takes place on weekends. Matches will take place in our Morristown and Florham Park locations. The 2 players accumulating the most points at the end of the series will win. Winners will spend…

Centercourt Tennis building international alliances through UTR matches

UTR brought the tennis world a little closer yesterday at Centercourt Tennis Academy. Japan’s Masahiro Yoshida, who is visiting and training at the Centercourt Tennis Academy’s High Performance Program, played a match against Centercourt Athletic Club member Rahul Pawar. Pawar was playing in his first UTR match. The two 9.0-UTR players needed a third-set tiebreaker to decide the match. After the match the two took a photo for memory sake. Masahiro’s family runs a well-know tennis club in Chiba, Japan.

Rubin Claims First Ever Saint Barnabas Medical Center UTR Men’s Singles Championship

In what turned out to be an extremely successful weekend, filled with high intensity tennis and fun-filled extracurriculars, Long Island’s own Noah Rubin claimed the first place prize with a 6-1, 6-3 victory in the final. With some incredible point play back and forth between the two finalists, Rubin proved to be the more dominant of the two as he sealed his straight set win. In addition to the Men’s Open final, the Men’s 40s final featured some high quality of play of its own, with Martin Bengtsson claiming the title. Sunday’s main event featured over 300 people in attendance…

Fierce Competition Highlights Day One Under The Sun At Saint Barnabas Medical UTR Men’s Professional Tournament

Chatham, NJ, Fierce Competition Highlights Day One Under The Sun At Saint Barnabas Medical UTR Men’s Professional Tournament As the Saint Barnabas Medical UTR Men’s Professional Tournament kicked off, there was plenty of competition to go around for all to see. Play kicked off and was highlighted by number one seed and Long Island native,…

Saint Barnabas Medical Center takes major sponsorship role in the first Saint Barnabas Medical Center UTR 15K Men’s Singles Championships at Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham

CENTERCOURT ATHLETIC CLUB CONTINUES TRADITION OF HOSTING ELITE TENNIS Saint Barnabas Medical Center takes major sponsorship role in the first Saint Barnabas Medical Center UTR 15K Men’s Singles Championships at Centercourt Athletic Club of Chatham Chatham, NJ, July 13, 2018 – This weekend kicks off 3 days of high level Men’s Tennis with sixteen players…

UTR competition at Centercourt Tennis

It has been a busy two weeks of UTR competition at Centercourt Academy,  to start off its summer programming. In addition to weekly weekend UTR match play, the club introduced its creative,  innovative and fast-paced shootout concept, as well as its Florham Park location hosting a 40-player UTR tournament in three division. In the Shootout competition, players compete in three rounds of 30-minute play with no-ad scoring against three different opponents. The player who tallies the highest game total receives a $25 gift certificate at the club’s pro shop. Approximately 100 players participated in the first week of shootout action. First-week winners were…

California Dreaming

Only four months into the year, and it already looks as if 2018 is shaping up to be one for the ages at Centercourt Tennis Acadmey. Continuing to build off their recent respective successes, CTA players, which included Evan Wen, Samir Banerjee, and Michael Zheng, took their talents out west to the California desert for the 2018 Easter Bowl, held specifically in Indian Wells, which hosts one of the most prestigious Masters 1000 tennis events for the ATP and WTA tours. The Easter Bowl comes with a long list of professional players, some of which are hall of fame players,…

Banerjee Doubles Down at 2017 National Winter Championships

Centercourt’s own Samir Banerjee capped off his 2017 with a bang as he rolled through the Boys 14’s singles and doubles draw out west in Tucson, Arizona for the L1 USTA National Winter Championships. Samir has been training at the Centercourt Academy for a couple of years now, and it’s very clear to see all the hard work paying off. “I have been playing quite well since the National Indoor Hard Court Championships in November, and was able to take that form and momentum into the highly coveted and historic Orange Bowl tournament, as well as Winter Nationals,” said Samir.…