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- April 11, 2007

Tennis anyone?

Program tutors East Palo Alto kids and teaches life skills through tennis

by Sue Dremann

Stanford's Taube Family Tennis Center hosts some of the sport's best-known players: John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg, Venus and Serena Williams, Lindsay Davenport, Martina Hingis, Mary Pierce and Kim Clijsters. But just beyond the tennis center's turnstiles, an intensive educational and sports program for disadvantaged kids is helping breed tomorrow's champions.

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Staff Writer Sue Dremann can be e-mailed at sdremann@paweekly.com.

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Posted by David K
a resident of Atherton
on Dec 1, 2007 at 9:16 am

I played tennis with Niki (and the rest of best EPATT players our age, as well as Jeff and Dave), usually at Alpine Hills. Great guys for whom I wish only good things! Glad to hear that EPATT has found more of the resources it deserves. Dave H et al., good job & keep up the good work!


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