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Tennis: Youth tennis event returns to AAHS

Rita Reed hits a tennis ball at the Youth Tennis Jamboree last summer. The event will take place on July 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)

The Alexandria Area Tennis Association is hosting its fourth annual Youth Tennis Jamboree on July 25.

Players in grades 6-9 from the previous school year are encouraged to register. Players will focus on singles and doubles while getting the chance to play with many partners against different opponents. The fee is $10 and can be paid on the day of the event or by PayPal at the Alexandria Area Tennis Association website.

The event will begin at 8:30 am and finish at 3 p.m. at the AAHS tennis courts. Players will compete in a competitive, non-elimination format. The final sign-up day is July 22. To register, visit