Tennis

Injury can’t keep La Jolla tennis player from Pac Coast Doubles finals

Injury can’t keep La Jolla tennis player from Pac Coast Doubles finals

When La Jolla native (and Stanford University sophomore) Jack Barber was a toddler, he played tennis at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club with his mother Carolyn. Fast forward nearly 20 years to the recent Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Tournament, where Barber made it all the way to the finals on the very court on which he learned the game.

“It was one of the most fun experiences I’ve had on a tennis court,” he said of competing in the March 2-5 tournament. “I’ve competed all over the world, but growing up playing at the Beach & Tennis Club and returning there, plus having my whole family and friends there to watch me compete, made things lighthearted and...

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