June 3, 2005

Gavaldon to Offer Summer Tennis Clinics in Coronado

Angelica Gavaldon, a former WTA Tour tennis professional, will offer two tennis clinics in Coronado this summer.

The first clinic will be held from June 27 through July 10 with the second clinic scheduled to take place August 8-21.

Both clinics will consist of six hours of intense training from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The daily program, which includes lunch, will feature sessions on fitness, strategy, technique, point and match play.

According to Gavaldon, the clinics will focus on offering players individualized attention. “Every player has different needs and they all deserve full attention,” she said. “I count on a solid team of recognized professionals to assist me with player development.”

Gavaldon added, “Teaching is my passion and I want to share my knowledge and experience. The players who attend these clinics will have a unique and unforgettable two weeks of tennis.”

Space is limited to insure players’ access to individualized attention. The clinics are geared for juniors, but players up to age 25 may participate.

For the cost, location and additional information regarding the clinics, call (619) 424-7088 or e-mail Gavaldon at Agavaldon@aol.com .

Angelica Gavaldon is a former professional tennis player who played on the WTA Tour from 1988 to 2000. She achieved a career-high WTA ranking of 34 in the world in 1996. Gavaldon, who currently coaches top-ranked junior players in California, reached the Australian Open singles quarter-finals in 1990 and 1995.

Considered one of the best tennis players in Mexican history, she represented Mexico in Fed Cup as well as the Olympics in Barcelona and Atlanta. Gavaldon holds career victories over some of the best players on the pro tennis circuity

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