Orange County Breakers

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
LeagueWorld TeamTennis
Team historyNewport Beach Breakers
Orange County Breakers
Austin Aces
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


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
2004Newport Beach BreakersDelaware Smash23–17
2005Newport Beach BreakersNew York Sportimes18-21
2006Newport Beach BreakersPhiladelphia Freedoms14-21
2016Orange County BreakersSan Diego Aviators14-25
2017Orange County BreakersSan Diego Aviators22-18

See also


  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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