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June 28, 2000 | DAVE McKIBBEN
What if they held a tennis tournament and the best players didn't show? Would the tournament have any prestige? Probably not, and that's what the Southern California Tennis Assn. is dealing with in the aftermath of last week's Junior Sectionals. In the boys' 18 singles division, the top seven players skipped the tournament--eventually won by top-seeded and eighth-ranked Ryan Heinburg of Agoura. Why? It's simple really.
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June 28, 2000 | DAVE McKIBBEN
What if they held a tennis tournament and the best players didn't show? Would the tournament have any prestige? Probably not, and that's what the Southern California Tennis Assn. is dealing with in the aftermath of last week's Junior Sectionals. In the boys' 18 singles division, the top seven players skipped the tournament--eventually won by top-seeded and eighth-ranked Ryan Heinburg of Agoura. Why? It's simple really.
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September 18, 1997
The fact that freshman Jenny Munroe is Hart's No. 1 singles player is little surprise. After all, she is rated 20th among the Southern California Tennis Association's 14-year-olds. The method with which she has remained unbeaten, however, is noteworthy. Munroe has had to serve underhand through the first two weeks of the season because of an elbow injury. The unorthodox style has left many scratching their heads. "Everybody comes over to watch me, then walks away asking, 'She's their No. 1?'
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May 17, 2000
In other Division II matches: Aliso Niguel 15, Downey Warren 3--Jason Mednick, ranked 26th among 18-year-olds by the Southern California Tennis Association, won, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2. Edison 13, Corona 5--Jeff Malway swept at No. 1 singles for visiting Edison (13-5). The Chargers will face Brentwood in the second round Thursday. Foothill 16, Riverside North 2--No. 3 singles' player Andrew Finley won, 6-4, 6-1, 6-0, lifting the Knights (15-5) into a second-round contest with Troy, the No.
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May 10, 1989 | SHAV GLICK, Times Staff Writer
On one side of the net was Ken Beer, 85, a retired airline pilot from Hillsborough, Calif. On the other side was Gabe Goldstein, 9, a third-grader from Warner Avenue school in Westwood. Of all the competition on center court at the Los Angeles Tennis Club--where so many stars have played, from Bill Tilden and Elly Vines to Budge, Kramer, Gonzales, Laver, Borg and McEnroe--there has rarely been a men's (boys'?) match like this. Both players were fresh from victories. Beer, the United States 85-and-over champion, had won one for octogenarians Sunday at La Jolla.
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