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Former tennis pro is new La Jolla High coach

Former tennis pro is new La Jolla High coach

Lucia Romanov tapped to lead girls tennis team

Retired Romanian professional tennis player Lucia Romanov has faced some of the biggest names in tennis — including Chris Evert, Tracy Austin, Hana Mandlíková and Martina Navratilova.

Now, as the new coach of La Jolla High School’s girls varsity tennis team, she’ll be sharing valuable insight with student athletes that she gained competing in the world’s top bouts — from the French Open to Wimbledon.

“We are thrilled to have Lucia Romanov join our coaching staff at La Jolla High School,” LJHS athletic director Paula Conway said. “Her overall...

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