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Varsity Girls Tennis

There are so many reasons why I am passionate for tennis, from the tight-knit community, to the challenge of self improvement. I feel fortunate to play the game I love so much and be surrounded by such great people. I enjoy challenging myself to improve each day and also enjoy the friendly competition. GA students are so well rounded and coaching tennis allows me to promote my love of the lifelong sport with my athletes!

- Lora Ball, Head Coach


Current Record

Record: 7-6
League Record: 1-5
Academy of Notre Dame De Namur
Overbrook Country Club
Loss 3-4
2017 Inter-Academic Athletic League Championships at Episcopal Academy
The Episcopal Academy
William Penn Charter School
William Penn Charter School
Win 5-2


Name Grade
Sadie Andra 10
Sophie Asher 12
Chiara Boye 11
Devon Gelman 11
Rachel Kliger 12
Laura Lennon 10
Amanda Li 10
Haley Marks 9
Emma Menkowitz 11
Julia Ostrovsky 11
Renee Repella 12
Sarah Rojas 9
Kendall Skalicky 9
Alice Su 10
Emily Wang 9
Tiffany Zhong 10


  • Lora Ball
    Head Coach

    Lora Ball just finished her third year as the Patriots' varsity girls tennis head coach.

    She coached the Patriots to a 7-6 record in 2017. The season saw GA defeat Penn Charter, 5-2, on GA-PC day. Ball coached one athlete to All-Inter-Ac honors in 2017.

    Ball is USPTR Certified in singles and doubles, and has coached the boys' team at Upper Dublin High School for the past five seasons, where s he led the Cardinals to three-consecutive conference championships during that time, and in 2015, her No. 1 doubles team competed at the state tournament. Ball also served as the girls' junior varsity tennis coach at Upper Dublin from 2008-14.

    Since 2007, Ball has been the assistant to the manager at Magarity Tennis Club in Flourtown where she serves as the in-house league coordinator and handles marketing and management for the club.

    Ball is an avid participant of both 4.0 and 4.5 level teams, as well as 8.0 mixed doubles. She has also served as captain of several USTA League teams.

    (Updated on 11/28/17)

  • Laura Gergen
    Assistant Coach


As a component of our new twelve (12) court tennis complex, each court is built to USTA competition standard and utilized by all Upper and Middle School teams, physical education classes, as well as GA Summer Programs.

GA Girls Tennis News

Fall 2017 Start Dates & Tryout Information

The Germantown Academy Department of Athletics is pleased to provide the following information for the FALL 2017 preseason Upper School sports (this includes ANYONE who wants to participate in Upper School sports at any level). Student-athletes can bring lunch or bring money to buy/order lunch. Please contact the coach if you have any questions. Fall 2017 schedules will be updated this summer.

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