Orange County Breakers

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The Orange County Breakers are a World TeamTennis (WTT) franchise founded in 2003, owned by Laguna Beach businessman Eric Davidson. The Breakers won the WTT Championship in 2004 and 2017. In 2014, the franchise moved to Greater Austin, Texas, where it was known as the Austin Aces. On December 14, 2015, the Aces announced that the team would move back to Orange County, California for the 2016 season and be renamed the Orange County Breakers.[1] In 2016, the Breakers played their home matches at Breakers Stadium at the Newport Beach Tennis Club.[2] In 2017, the Breakers returned to playing at the Palisades Tennis Club, the venue where they played from 2003 to 2006.[3]

Orange County Breakers
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SportTennis
Founded2003
LeagueWorld TeamTennis
Team historyNewport Beach Breakers
2003–2011
Orange County Breakers
2012–2013
Austin Aces
2014–2015
Orange County Breakers 2016–present
Based inNewport Beach, California
StadiumBreakers Stadium at the Palisades Tennis Club
ColorsBlue, lime green, black, white
       
OwnerEric Davidson
Head coachRick Leach
General managerAllen Hardison
Championships2004, 2017

ResultsEdit

The Breakers raised the King Trophy in 2004 and 2017 as WTT Champions. The 2005, 2006 and 2016 Breakers reached the WTT Finals.

Year Breakers SR Opponent FS
2004 Newport Beach Breakers Delaware Smash 23–17
2005 Newport Beach Breakers New York Sportimes 18-21
2006 Newport Beach Breakers Philadelphia Freedoms 14-21
2016 Orange County Breakers San Diego Aviators 14-25
2017 Orange County Breakers San Diego Aviators 22-18

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shapiro, Sean (December 14, 2015). "Austin Aces to Move Back to California after Two Seasons". Austin American-Statesman. Archived from the original on August 6, 2016. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Breakers Finalize Home Venue, Return to Newport Beach Roots". World TeamTennis. January 27, 2016. Archived from the original on May 6, 2016. Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Breakers Return to Palisades for 2017 Season". OurSports Central. January 31, 2017.

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