The National Tennis Club today is pleased to announce that it has engaged Camden Riviere, of Aiken, South Carolina, as its Head Professional.  Mr. Riviere most recently has been Head Professional of the Aiken Tennis Club, and has served as a court tennis professional at clubs in Europe and the United States. 

Mr. Riviere is the top ranked court tennis player in the world, and has recently won the U.S. Singles and U.S. Doubles tournaments for professionals.  He has competed for the World Championship in the last two challenges, and is expected to be a top contender for the position of challenger in the 2016 World Championship match to be held in Newport in May, 2016.

Nicholas Howell of Melbourne, Australia will continue to serve as Senior Professional at the National Tennis Club.  He is the tenth ranked player in the world. 

The National Tennis Club is one of nine active court tennis clubs in the United States, and one of approximately sixty such clubs in the world.  Courts are currently in active use in England, France, Australia, and the United States.  Court tennis is the precursor of all racquet sports, with a history going back to the Twelfth Century.   World open championship competition began circa 1740.  There are provisions for public viewing and playing at the National Tennis Club.  Contact one of our professionals at 401-849-6672 for further information.

Requests for additional information on this announcement may be directed to Stephen J. DeVoe III, President, 203-517-5039