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Macon Qualifier 2014

Some 56 UTA players embarked upon Macon for the Ga. Qualifier this past May. Notable results included:

Girls 18 Singles and Doubles Champion Suzanne Zenoni


Girls 14 Doubles Champion Ann Marie Hiser with partner Chloe Beck.

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Girls 16's Doubles Champions C.E Kerman and partner Sam Armas

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And Girls 14's Singles finalist Hanna Giddings

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Not pictured was Peyton Lee Girls 16 Finalist

Congrats to all that participated and we wish you continued success for the Summer of 2014

January 2014

Peyton Lee Captures the Championship at the Southern Winter (Level 1) in Mobile Al. !!! Way To start 2014 with a Bang . GO Peyton

Angel Carney wins the USTA Georgia Player of the Year award for 2013!!!

Congrats Angel for receiving such a prestigious award














UTA Juniors Finish 2012 with some Serious hardware!!!

Congrats to Emma Kurtz who took home the Championship trophy for the Girls 14's @ the Louisville Southern Closed the same weekend as Samantha Armas and Angel Carney took the 16's Doubles Championship in Knoxville.

This past weekend also saw Both Elzabeth Goines (Girls 14's) and Ann Marie Hiser (Girls 12's) win in Louisville Ky. to open the New Year.

 Anne Marie Hiser and Chloe Beck finish as 12's Doubles runner-ups at this past weekends National segment tournament in Dothan Alabama. Congrats girls


Universal Tennis get a new Mascot!!


Paisley the pig joins in on the summer fun at UTA


Check out our lastest accomplishments!


Yekaterina's holding her trophy in the One Love Tennis State 3/Southern 3, first
place in Girls 14's.





Mobile Alabama and the Southern closed saw both Hannah Hutchings (Girls 12 Doubles Champion with partner Megan Humphries) and Angel Carney (Girls 14's Doubles Champion with partner Samantha Armas) take home the hardware.



Peyton Lee Takes home the Coveted prize as National 12's Singles Champion this past weekend in Peachtree!!!



Peyton was able to hold off Vanessa Streng in the final and came extremely close to taking home "the Double" as she and partner Angel Carney lost a very close Doubles Final.


The girls won the ALTA City Finals for 12U.

12 girls
Front row, Nicole Callihan, Bella Tummillo, Abby Rosen
Back row, Lauren Killeen, Olivia Harbin, Lila Crump
UTA girls not pictured--Elizabeth Erdman, Madelyn Jardina

Angel Carney recently competed in the National 12's Clay Court Championships in Delray Beach Florida. Pictured with Doubles partner Somer Henry of Franklin Tn. they took home the Bronze ball for their third place finish. Angel was able to also reach the quaterfinals of the Main draw of singles. More impressive was the fact that Angel also took home the coveted prize of the Sportsmanship award for the 128 player National field. We are proud of the way to represent UTA Angel!!!





Mallory Gilmer takes the 14's title at the
Bullfrog this past weekend in Auburn Al. Congrats Mal on this big win!!!!


Mallory Auburn Bullfrog






Congratulations to our 14 and Under Advanced and our 10 and Under Advanced USTA Teams for winning the City Championships this past Saturday.  Also, Congratulations to our 12 and Under Team for making it to the Quarterfinals in their division.

Both of the winners will represent Atlanta in the State USTA Tournament being held this summer in Macon, GA.

Let's go UTA!!!!


Left to right--

Zack Raymond, Ryan Beamon, Albert Liang, Kavya Patel,
Nicholas Kirka, Bella Tummillo, Nicole Callihan, and Catherine Cheney


Not pictured--

Claire Zhou, Thomas Kennedy, Jordan Bruck, Colin Suddath,
and Ross Davis
Please refer to the UTA Tournaments/Events link for a full list of events. UTA coaching staff will present at the highlighted events, plus other notable events that we encourage students to participate in are also listed.

February 2012 UTA Juniors Take the National 12's at Sea Island Georgia By STORM!!! 

Doubles Finalists Peyton Lee and Partner Hannah Hutchings





And Singles Semi-Finalist Angel Carney







Also (not Pictured) but A tremendous weekend for Al Hill as he captured the Boys 14's Doubles Championship and was a Singles Finalist at the One Love Junior Cham. of the South. A State/Southern level 3 held in Norcross Ga.

UTA Junior Finish 2011 in Style in Louisville KY. Angel Carney, Hannah Hutchings, Gabriella Gonzalez, Tres Gonzalez, Galen Lee, Al Hill, Joshua Doman, Cameron Mistr, Austin Boaz had some nice results to finish the year off in Style. Congrats to All


WOW!!! UTA Juniors STEP IT UP at Ga. St. Open Doubles held Dec. 1st-3rd.

Pictured top Left are Champions - Al Hill/Joshua Doman and Angel Carney/Samantha Armas - Boys and Girls 14's.

Pictured Middle are Consolation Champions - Molly Parides/Blaine Boaz - Girls 16's.

Picture Top Right are Finalists - Bella Tumillo/Nicolle Callihan - Girls 10's.

Picture Bottom Left are Consolation Champions - Elizabeth Goines/Kelsey Gray - Girls 12's.

Not Pictured are:

Finalists- Mary Elizabeth Shutley/Kelsey Williams - Girls 18's

Finalists- Jordan Bruck/ Niles Rachal - Boys 10's

Consolation Champions - Galen Lee/Zummy Bauer - Boys 14's




Angel Carney

Takes home the Hardware at The Fall Southern Closed in Lousville, Ky. in the G12's division. The event took place over the Thanksgiving Holiday. After a convincing 6-2,6-0 Championship final, Angel was proud to show off the Championship trophy along with the Championship Watch.



The Zonals 12 and Under


The Zonals 12 and Under teams recently competed in Knoxville TN.

Stewart Russell was selected as a Southern coach and several players from UTA were invited to attend.
Pictured below are Stewart with Mallory Gilmer and Hannah Hutchings, Angel Carney, and Carol Elizabeth Kerman along with Hannah, Mallory and Georgia friend Olivia Moore.,



Not pictured but also invited and attended were UTA players Alex Mcneil and Gabriella Gonzalez.
The 12 and Under kids from UTA are the talk of the South!!! Great results and Awesome times for this young and extremely talented group. Next time you get the chance please congratulate them on a great Summer.



UTA Juniors Shine In Rome!!!

Tournament News April 2011

Rome Re-Cap (State 2/Southern Level 3)



A BUZZ in the Air as 36 UTA students take Rome by Storm!!!,



We couldn’t have been prouder of the efforts and sportsmanship our students displayed throughout the weekend. Thanks to all for making it a great event. Quality results at Alto, Etowah, Darlington, Georgia Highland College, and Rome Floyd in a perfect example of the hard work paying off!!! Hardware winners included:


Carol Elizabeth Kerman - Champion Girls 12’s / Doubles
Yekaterina Alferova - Runner-Up Girls 12’s
Andrei Duarte - Runner-Up Boys 12’s
Patrick Doherty -Runner-Up Boys 18’s
Angel Carney -Finalist Girls 14 /Champion Girls 14 Doubles
Mary Elizabeth Shutley/ Cara Motz -Semi-Finalist Girls 18 Doubles