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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.
SPORTS
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.
SPORTS
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.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | 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.
SPORTS
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.
SPORTS
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)
NEWS
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.
SPORTS
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.
SPORTS
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.
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By Matt Szabo | July 7, 2013
For the second straight year, the Orange County Breakers have a totally new roster of players. But the 2013 Breakers scream "Orange County," perhaps more than any other team in the Mylan World Team Tennis franchise's 11-year history. Steve Johnson starred at Orange High, and his father, Steve Sr., is a Breakers assistant coach this year. Coco Vandeweghe lives in Newport Beach, and Breakers Coach Trevor Kronemann, who is back for his seventh year at the helm, lives in Mission Viejo.
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September 14, 2012
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Orange County Breakers lost all five matches in a 25-15 setback to Sacramento in the World Team Tennis Western Conference Championship on Friday at Family Circle Tennis Center. The Breakers won their final five regular-season matches to earn their first berth in the WTT playoffs since 2009 and take the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs from the Capitals. Orange County, formerly known as the Newport Beach Breakers, defeated Sacramento, 21-15, to complete the regular season on July 28. The Breakers, guided by UC Irvine men's coach Trevor Kronemann, finish 8-7, while Sacramento (8-7)
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By Matt Szabo | July 7, 2012
Kerry Schneider has been working hard the last five months as the new general manager of World Team Tennis' Orange County Breakers. Schneider, 34, has been working for World Team Tennis for more than eight years, and she still is the director of marketing and sponsorship services for the pro league. But for those last five months she has also embraced her new challenge. The O.C. Breakers, formerly the Newport Beach Breakers, debut at 7 p.m. Monday night against defending WTT champion Washington.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | 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.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | July 16, 2011
NEWPORT BEACH — Anne Keothavong doubled over and screamed in frustration. Two points later, Marie-Eve Pelletier kicked a tennis ball into the club seats to her right. It was only early in the second set of Saturday night's World Team Tennis match, but already the Newport Beach Breakers were way behind the Sacramento Capitals. If the tight WTT schedule hasn't made the team weary, a six-match losing streak might do the trick. The sixth straight loss was the 22-11 overtime setback to the Capitals at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | July 5, 2011
NEWPORT BEACH — As the Newport Beach Breakers began their quest for a World Team Tennis title, the woman who put the "King" in King trophy was in the house Tuesday night at The Tennis Club. It was Ladies Night, which meant a pre-match tennis clinic for women featuring WTT co-founder and Breakers co-owner Billie Jean King. Once the match actually began, King wasn't on the court, but she yelled encouragement to the Breakers players from the corner of the stadium. The St. Louis Aces' scheduled marquee player, former world No. 1 Lindsay Davenport, was missing.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | July 4, 2011
As the Newport Beach Breakers pursue the World Team Tennis King trophy this season, they'll do it with the help of plenty of home-grown Southern California kings of tennis. Marina del Ray resident Lester Cook and Los Angeles resident Travis Rettenmaier are the men's players for the Breakers. Their two marquee players this season are tennis legend Pete Sampras, who lives in Brentwood, and Newport Beach's own Taylor Dent. Former world No. 1 Lindsay Davenport visits Newport Beach on Tuesday, as the Breakers open their season against the St. Louis Aces at 7:15 p.m. at The Tennis Club Newport Beach.
SPORTS
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.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | June 21, 2011
She didn't need one, but Anne Keothavong got a sales pitch earlier this year from tennis legend Billie Jean King. The World Team Tennis co-founder sought out Keothavong at a tournament in Indian Wells. King wanted Keothavong, the former longtimeBritish No. 1 women's tennis player, to play World Team Tennis this summer for the first time. Keothavong said she was told that though the league schedule can be grueling, a number of players go on to have a successful summer tournament season.
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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.
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