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April 9, 2001
Richard Dunn Growing up in the 1970s as America's No. 1-ranked junior tennis player in the boys 16s and 18s, Scott Davis was granted a few perks along the way in a long, distinguished career.But nothing prepared the former Grand Slam doubles champion for his initial experience on the U.S. Davis Cup team under captain Tony Trabert. There is no relation between Davis, the director of tennis at Newport Beach Tennis Club, and the legendary former Harvard student, Dwight Filley Davis, who donated the famous silver Cup in 1900 to launch a remarkable sports tradition when only the U.S. and the British Isles competed for the trophy.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | June 14, 2008
NEWPORT BEACH — Scott Davis raised the tennis ball in front of him, signaling he was about to serve to open the match. He said some last words to his opponents, Teddy and Alexander Preovolos of Northern California, before serving. “Good luck, guys,” Scott Davis, the Corona del Mar resident, said amicably. Even good luck, however, isn’t enough to stop Scott Davis and his father, Gordon, at the United States Tennis Assn. National Super Senior father-son hard court doubles championships.
SPORTS
By Barry Faulkner | June 19, 2006
NEWPORT BEACH ? The only thing that seems to get old for father-son doubles champions Scott and Gordon Davis is the competition. The top-seeded duo defeated No. 2-seeded Ernie and Chris Schoop, 6-0, 6-3, Sunday to win the super seniors division of the 12th annual United States Tennis Assn. national father and son hardcourt doubles championships at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. Scott, a Corona del Mar resident, is director of tennis at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. The 43-year-old spent 14 years on the ATP Tour, winning 22 doubles titles and three singles crowns.
SPORTS
January 14, 2008
Orange County tennis greats Rick Leach and Scott Davis will and other top pros will participate in a tennis tournament Feb. 2 to raise money for local athlete Howard Dell. Dell, the fitness director for the Newport Beach Tennis Club, suffers from terminal liver disease, the same disease that claimed the life of Walter Payton. The Howard Dell Pro-Am tournament will raise money for the Olympian and former pro football player. Dell, who competed on the 1988 Canadian bobsled team, is also a substitute teacher at Corona del Mar High.
SPORTS
June 4, 2006
It will be an all-local final in men's open doubles as the Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Classic tennis tournament ends today. Palisades Tennis Club's Rick Leach and UC Irvine's Brian Morton will face Newport Beach's Kaes Van't Hof and Newport Beach Tennis Club's Scott Davis in the final at 1 p.m. at Newport Beach Tennis Club. The women's open doubles final features Corona del Mar's Cierra Gaytan-Leach and McCall Jones against UCI's Inna Agababian and Jonni Seymour. Area residents and players from Newport-Mesa area tennis clubs will compete in 15 other finals today at the tournament, now in its 45th year.
NEWS
June 16, 2003
Corona del Mar resident Scott Davis and his father, Gordon Davis, made history Sunday by claiming an unprecedented fourth consecutive senior division title at the ninth annual United States Tennis Association national father and son doubles tennis championships at Newport Beach Tennis Club. Scott and Gordon, an Encino resident, defeated Joe and Joe Zerboni, from San Diego County, 6-4, 6-2, in the title match. It was the fourth straight-set win in as many tournament matches for the Davises, who entered as the No. 1 seed.
NEWS
June 17, 2005
Estancia High's baseball and boys track and field teams are seeking coaches following the resignations of Jon Green and Dominic Lakey. Lakey, who helped lead the Eagles to a 6-0 record in Golden West League dual meets and a league co-championship with Santa Ana in his first season last spring, resigned to take a teaching position closer to his home in Long Beach, Estancia Boys Athletic Director Tim Parsel said. Green's departure was a "mutual decision," Parsel said.
NEWS
May 11, 2001
Richard Dunn NEWPORT BEACH - About a decade ago, John McEnroe provided the career highlight for Scott Davis, losing to him at the Association of Tennis Professionals Championship in Cincinnati. But there would be no such celebration Thursday night for Davis, making his debut on the Success Magazine Champions Tour at Newport Beach Tennis Club before 1,793 fans. As expected, McEnroe defeated the sentimental local favorite Davis, who works at the club as director of tennis.
NEWS
May 12, 2001
tennis Richard Dunn NEWPORT BEACH - Mats Wilander knows how fleeting a career can be in tennis. Wilander, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion from Sweden, is widely known for one remarkable year, 1988, when he reached No. 1 in the world, captured three Grand Slams and won the Association of Tennis Professionals Tour Player of the Year award. "It was just a perfect year," said Wilander, 36. "The pieces came together for me in one year.
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By Matt Szabo, matthew.szabo@latimes.com | June 24, 2011
Don't ask Devin Bowen to make a prediction for this weekend at the second annual Mesa Verde Invitational tennis tournament. The former Estancia High, Texas Christian University and pro doubles standout knows just how tough the tournament will be. When you have players like Rick Leach and Scott Davis in the mix, there figures to be no shortage of high-level doubles play. "I wouldn't want to try to pick a winner," said Bowen, partnered with former TCU teammate and current TCU men's tennis head coach David Roditi.
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SPORTS
June 15, 2009
NEWPORT BEACH — Eight was not enough for the father-son doubles team of Gordon and Scott Davis, who won their ninth straight national senior hardcourt championship Sunday at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. The top-seeded Davises, including Scott, a Corona del Mar resident and an NBTC pro, defeated Carl and John Erickson, 7-5, 1-6, 6-4, in the final to claim their fifth straight title in the super senior division (fathers ages 70 to 79). Gordon, of Encino, had teamed with his son to win the senior division (fathers ages 60 to 69)
SPORTS
June 13, 2009
NEWPORT BEACH — Title nine has nothing to do with women’s equality today at the Newport Beach Tennis Center. Rather, it is the number of consecutive national senior hardcourt doubles championships on the line for NBTC pro and Corona del Mar resident Scott Davis and his father, Gordon, a resident of Encino. The Davises, the top-seeded team, won twice Saturday in the United States Tennis Assn. national super senior father-son hardcourt doubles championships. They will face the No. 2 seeded duo of Carl and John Erickson in the super senior division (fathers age 70-79)
SPORTS
June 12, 2009
The Davis Invitational, otherwise known as the United States Tennis Assn. national super senior father-son hardcourt doubles championships, is underway at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. Corona del Mar resident Scott Davis, a pro at the host site, and his father, Gordon, a resident of Encino, are attempting to continue a dynasty that began nearly a decade ago. The Davises have won the last four national super senior division titles (fathers age 70-79) and are once again the top seed.
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | June 14, 2008
NEWPORT BEACH — Scott Davis raised the tennis ball in front of him, signaling he was about to serve to open the match. He said some last words to his opponents, Teddy and Alexander Preovolos of Northern California, before serving. “Good luck, guys,” Scott Davis, the Corona del Mar resident, said amicably. Even good luck, however, isn’t enough to stop Scott Davis and his father, Gordon, at the United States Tennis Assn. National Super Senior father-son hard court doubles championships.
SPORTS
January 14, 2008
Orange County tennis greats Rick Leach and Scott Davis will and other top pros will participate in a tennis tournament Feb. 2 to raise money for local athlete Howard Dell. Dell, the fitness director for the Newport Beach Tennis Club, suffers from terminal liver disease, the same disease that claimed the life of Walter Payton. The Howard Dell Pro-Am tournament will raise money for the Olympian and former pro football player. Dell, who competed on the 1988 Canadian bobsled team, is also a substitute teacher at Corona del Mar High.
SPORTS
By Barry Faulkner | June 19, 2006
NEWPORT BEACH ? The only thing that seems to get old for father-son doubles champions Scott and Gordon Davis is the competition. The top-seeded duo defeated No. 2-seeded Ernie and Chris Schoop, 6-0, 6-3, Sunday to win the super seniors division of the 12th annual United States Tennis Assn. national father and son hardcourt doubles championships at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. Scott, a Corona del Mar resident, is director of tennis at the Newport Beach Tennis Club. The 43-year-old spent 14 years on the ATP Tour, winning 22 doubles titles and three singles crowns.
SPORTS
June 4, 2006
It will be an all-local final in men's open doubles as the Roy Emerson Adoption Guild Classic tennis tournament ends today. Palisades Tennis Club's Rick Leach and UC Irvine's Brian Morton will face Newport Beach's Kaes Van't Hof and Newport Beach Tennis Club's Scott Davis in the final at 1 p.m. at Newport Beach Tennis Club. The women's open doubles final features Corona del Mar's Cierra Gaytan-Leach and McCall Jones against UCI's Inna Agababian and Jonni Seymour. Area residents and players from Newport-Mesa area tennis clubs will compete in 15 other finals today at the tournament, now in its 45th year.
NEWS
June 17, 2005
Estancia High's baseball and boys track and field teams are seeking coaches following the resignations of Jon Green and Dominic Lakey. Lakey, who helped lead the Eagles to a 6-0 record in Golden West League dual meets and a league co-championship with Santa Ana in his first season last spring, resigned to take a teaching position closer to his home in Long Beach, Estancia Boys Athletic Director Tim Parsel said. Green's departure was a "mutual decision," Parsel said.
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