Center Court of the Stars October 24th 2024, Save the Date

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DBYTF Students Win the 2021 USTA National Essay Contest!

DBYTF USTA National Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to our USTA Sectional Essay Winners!

This year’s USTA essay contest focused on the life of Robert Ryland. This is the question students were asked to discuss:

Robert Ryland was an accomplished tennis player and coach. He was known for seeing the possibilities in those he coached and within himself. Mr. Ryland was the first African-American professional tennis player and the first African-American to play in the NCAA National Championships.

What facts about his story inspire you to break boundaries and excel in school, sports, and to follow your dreams? What are your possibilities?

Our Winners:

Matheus – Boys 10 and Under Winner

Alexander – Boys 12 and Under Winner

Kameron – Boys 14 and Under Winner

Young Participants: Pietro and Phillipo

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