June 22, 2010
It will be Ladies Night at The Tennis Club in Newport Beach, and the Breakers will have two of the best American players of their respective generations there for the party. The Breakers are teaming up with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Orange County Affiliate to present Ladies Night featuring Lindsay Davenport on July 15 at the Tennis Club, prior to the Breakers taking on the St. Louis Aces. As part of the festivities leading up to the 7:15 p.m. match, the Breakers will hold a free women's tennis clinic open to females of all ages who are attending the match.
February 10, 2011
Trevor Kronemann, the UC Irvine men's tennis coach, will return for his fifth season as coach of the Newport Beach Breakers, the team announced Thursday. He has been involved with World TeamTennis for the past 21 years and he wants to give back. "The opportunity to coach the Newport Beach Breakers and be part of the Orange County tennis scene is something that I look forward to every year," Kronemann said in a release. "I'm forever indebted to the opportunities that WTT has presented to me and feel that after this, my 22nd year of World TeamTennis, it just might be my turn to bring a championship to Orange County.
March 15, 2011
Anne Keothavong, Great Britain's No. 2-ranked singles player, sometimes goes by the nickname, "Special K. " The Newport Beach Breakers sure hope the tennis player will be special for them. The Breakers selected Keothavong with the first overall pick in the World Team Tennis Roster Player Draft Tuesday. Keothavong, 27, ranked No. 109 by the International Tennis Federation will make her WTT debut this July. Since turning pro in 2001, Keothavong has won 17 ITF singles titles and five ITF doubles titles in her career.
July 20, 2011
NEWPORT BEACH - Marie-Eve Pelletier displayed plenty of positive body language Wednesday night at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. The Newport Beach Breakers' three-year veteran pumped her fist a number of times during the World Team Tennis match. She and Travis Rettenmaier won in mixed doubles, then she and Anne Keothavong won in women's doubles as the Breakers took control of the match. Pelletier and her teammates were finally able to smile. Ending an eight-match losing streak was sweet for the Breakers, who topped Springfield, 21-14.
June 29, 2011
Taylor Dent, a former Corona del Mar High tennis star, will play for the Newport Beach Breakers on July 11 at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. Sam Querrey is not playing World Team Tennis this season because of an injury. He would have played for the Washington Kastles on July 11 against the Breakers. Instead, Dent, a former ATP player, will play for Newport Beach at the site where he conducts his Dent Tennis Academy. Dent won four ATP singles titles in his career. At Corona del Mar, he was the only freshman to win a CIF singles title.
July 19, 2007
NEW YORK — The Newport Beach Breakers were tied heading into the last set but lost a road match to the New York Buzz, 20-16, Wednesday at CDPHP Stadium. The Breakers (3-6) led throughout the night until the final two sets. But New York's Greta Arn beat Newport Beach's Michaela Pastikova, 5-2, in women's singles to tie the match at 15-15. In mixed doubles, Arn and Rik de Voest then teamed for a 5-1 victory over Pastikova and Rick Leach, clinching the match for New York (5-5)
December 21, 2000
The Newport Beach Breakers, the girls-under-10 Progressive Plus team from AYSO Region 97, won the Area Q League championship last weekend, posting a season record of 8-2-1. The Breakers are anchored defensively by the goalkeeping team of Amy Snyder and Stephanie Nealy with defender support from Maggie Bernay, Kelly Heenan, Katie Storch and Meghan McMahon. The midfield was controlled by Alice Cope in the middle and Shannon Rohan, Lauren DeVoy and Kori Erhorn on the outside.
April 24, 2008
KOURNIKOVA RETURNS Anna Kournikova, the featured player during the Newport Beach Breakers’ 2007 season opener, will return to Newport Beach on July 16 playing for the St. Louis Aces. Kournikova, the fifth marquee player announced by the Breakers on their 2008 schedule, joins Lindsay Davenport, John McEnroe, Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova. Davenport, playing for the Breakers, will play her only match in Newport Beach on July 10 against the Springfield Lasers.
July 21, 2006
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. ? Pete Sampras earned the lone set victory for the Newport Beach Breakers, who dropped their World Team Tennis match to the Philadephia Freedoms, 23-16, Thursday at Cabrini College. Sampras defeated Jaymon Crabb, 5-3, in a match resumed after rain brought an early halt to the proceedings on Tuesday. Sampras has now won back-to-back singles sets after losing his first two singles matches as a Breaker. Newport Beach fell to 4-6, dropping to fifth place in the six-team Western Conference.