With Spring just starting and the first of the Grand Slams in the record books it's time to start thinking about your tennis game and local tennis events. Five Cities Tennis Association is holding its annual Spring Tournament the weekend of May 17th and 18th. The entry deadline is Monday, May 12th. An entry blank and membership  application is attached for your convenience. Don't forget, FCTA members get a 50% discount on their entry fees.

Five Cities Tennis Association,
with the support of Arroyo Grande Parks & Recreation and Tennis Warehouse, through its tournaments, has donated over $7,500 in the last 5 years to junior tennis in our area. Congratulations to all participants for helping to make this possible.

Ojai Road Trip, Saturday April 26th. This is a fun event and fund raiser. A portion of the proceeds to benefit SLO Community Foundation. Seating is limited to the first 10. Contact Scott Cleere at 805-431-6758 or  scott@creativeathletics.com

Miguel Phelps is offering group and private lessons for adults and juniors both in SLO and Arroyo Grande. Contact Miguel at 928-710-4523 or email miguelphelps1014@gmail.com

Scott Cleere is offering private and group lessons for kids and adults. Cell 805-431-6758 or scott@creativeathletics.com 

Paul Fiala is teaching private lessons to kids, adults, CCWTL team practices and is doing after school clinics for kids from 3:30 to 5:00, with intermediate level clinics on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays; advanced clinics Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact Paul at paulfiala@sbcglobal.net, or call/text him at 805-459-4079.

Michael Moses is offering private and semi-private lessons in Arroyo Grande. All ages and skill levels, from beginner to advanced/open. His specialty is working with competitive players seeking to add weapons and consistency. Contact Michael at michaelmoses15@live.com or call (785) 979-1479.

Lenny De Los Santos is offering private and group lessons for adults and children at Soto Park.  Contact Lenny at 805 286-0468

2014  Tournament Schedule

April 5th                            Fund Raiser                                   MBHS                                              Kathy Dannecker                                  N201YM@netzero.com
May 3rd-4th                    Spring Classic                                Sinsheimer Park                           Paul Fiala            805-459-4079         paulfiala@sbcglobal.net
May 17th-18th                Spring Tournament                     Soto Park                                       Ron Pellegrini     805-474-4756        fivecitiestennis@charter.net
May 23rd-26th                ABC/Dente                                     Avila Bay Club                              Mark Scribner    805-595-7600        mark@avilabayclub.com
August 23rd-24th            Summer Slam                              Soto Park                                       Ron Pellegrini      805-474-4756        fivecitiestennis@charter.net

Please send us your tournament information if you would like it to be added.

Membership for the
Five Cities Tennis Association is only $25 for the entire family for the year and our light key program is only $25. Five Cities Tennis Association is an all volunteer association with monies collected going directly to improve and keep our courts in top shape along with supporting junior tennis programs in our area. Membership applications are available at the courts and here.

Check out our website to see the full results and photos from past tournaments and the Central Coast Cup. For those looking for for lessons or other programs available in our area check out the Coaches Corner section on the site which is updated as information becomes available.

If you are looking for some new opponents there's always the "Players looking for Opponents" section on the left hand side of the page.

Ron Pellegrini
Five Cities Tennis Association