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Looking to brush up your skills or continue building your skill set? All skill levels can enjoy the Courts Plus courts. Courts Plus has been recognized as one of the most active tennis facilities in the Fargo/Moorhead area. A well-qualified staff of U.S.P.T.A. and U.S.P.T.R. professionals are able to offer a wide tournament, and leagues.

PICKLEBALL

Court time rates are $18.60 + tax per hour. Call for lesson pricing.

INDIVIDUAL & PRIVATE GROUP LESSONS

Do you want to learn tennis or just get back into the game? Contact Oliver or Jason to find out about beginner lessons, private lessons, and leagues. We have something to fit your schedule and tennis needs. Please scroll down to see all our available programming.
Email one of our pros for more info regarding private lessons.

TENNIS COURT TIME PRICING

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$18.60+TAX
Random court time may be reserved by Courts Plus members as much as 7 days in advance. Call to reserve a court or login to your account to book courts from the comfort of your house or office.

PERMANENT COURT TIME

Permanent court time rates are discounted to $16 + tax per hour. Permanent court time may be reserved with our Director of Tennis, Oliver Summers. Court fees are paid for the entire session at the start of play.
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Contact the front desk for more information or to reserve a court.

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It is our policy you may not solicit or conduct on the premises any personal training or tennis lessons with or without compensation. You cannot hire a coach to teach at our facility unless that coach is an employee of Courts Plus Community Fitness who has been hired to personal train or teach private lessons specifically.

Meet the Certified Pros

Oliver Summers

Tennis Director

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Tennis Director with Courts Plus since 2000

Oliver moved to the states from London, England after completeing his studies at the University of Portsmouth. There he played no. 1 for their University team. Oliver has been teaching tennis at Courts Plus for the last 18 years and has coached many state champions and college bound tennis players. In 2012 Summers was named Head Coach for the Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s tennis team, an NCAA Division II program.

  • USPTA Elite Pro Certified
  • PTR Certified
  • Started at Courts Plus in 2000
  • Sponsored by HEAD

osummers@courtsplus.org

Lesson Prices:

1 hour     $60

1/2 hour $30

Jason Thiner

Tennis Pro

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Supervisor of Junior Development with Courts Plus since 2014

Jason played Collegiate tennis for the University of Minnesota Morris and has spent the last 20 years as a school teacher and Tennis coach. Jason has been Head Coach for the Fargo South Girls and Assistant Coach for the Boy’s Team for the last 20 years successfully coaching multiple State Champions. At the end of year rankings Jason was ranked no. 1 in the Northern Section in the Men’s 35’s. Jason is an excellent instructor and his extensive knowledge and skill make him an excellent choice for the beginner and advanced player alike.

USPTA Certified

P.T.R Pro certified

20+ years coaching experience

jthiner@courtsplus.org

Lesson prices:

1 hour        $56

1/2 hour   $28

Jerry Caulfield

Tennis Pro

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Tennis Pro with Courts Plus since 1975

Jerry is originally from Fargo and has been a professional with us for many years. He is well known and respected in the local tennis community. Jerry was awarded the USPTA Northwest Division Coach of the Year for 2003. Jerry has the ability and experience to teach the novice player as well as the national ranked player.

  • U.S.P.T.A. Pro 1 Certified
  • Inducted into the ND Tennis Hall of Fame 2015
  • 35 years of teaching experience
  • Sponsored by HEAD

jcaulfield@courtsplus.org

Lesson prices:

1 hour      $56

1/2 hour  $28

Zach Zitur

Tennis/Pickleball Pro

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Supervisor of Adult Leagues/Head Pickleball Pro with Courts Plus since 2015

Zach Zitur has many years of playing and teaching experience. He played for Concordia College Moorhead and is currently the Head coach there. He has been teaching here at Courts Plus on a regular basis and is also now our resident Pickleball Pro and can help you reach the next level!

zachzitur@gmail.com

Lesson prices:

1 hour    $54

1/2 hour $27

Julia Geske

Tennis Pro

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Tennis Pro with Courts Plus since 2017

Julia Geske was a 2 time state qualifier in Minnesota AA and is currently the top ranked player on the MSUM Dragons tennis team. Last year she was all conference in singles. She spent last summer as a camper at the Gustavus tennis in life camp and is certified with the Profesional Tennis Registry (PTR). Julia is enthusiastic and knowledgeable and can help you reach the next level.

PTR certified

geskeju@mnstate.edu

Lesson prices:

1 hour $50

1/2 hour $25

Nate Young

Tennis Pro

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Tennis Pro with Courts Plus since 2016

Nate Young is a Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) certified Pro as of 2018. Nate previously went to college at VCSU where he played club tennis for a semester. After this Nate transferred to MSUM and founded the MSUM Club Tennis Team, which will be beginning it’s third year. He served as Club President for two years. Nate also received the USTA Northern Sectional Leader of the year award in 2018. Currently Nate works with Shanley Boys and Girls team and is in his third year there as assistant Coach.

PTR Certified

Nateyoung19@gmail.com

Lesson prices:

1 hour      $52

1/2 hour  $26

Summer Stars

These lessons are held in the Summer at Elephant Park, Discovery School and Fargo South schools.
k – 2 Mondays and Wednesdays classes available 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades 3-5, 6-8 Tuesdays and Thursdays classes available 9:00-12:00pm

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW ALL OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer Tennis Brochure
Summer registration begins January 25th:
Summer session 1 June 7 – July 1
Summer session 2 July 12 – August 5
Fee: $50 per session
Please click the link below to register for Summer Stars(Members AND Non-members). The option to charge to your Courts Plus account will NOT be offered for summer tennis programs.

SUMMER STARS SESSION 1 REGISTRATION CLOSES MONDAY, MAY 31!!

After May 31, there will be a 10% late fee charged to registrations(if there’s room).

Summer Stars Registration

 Star Tennis Academy

Our Star Junior Tennis program uses a progressive court system that uses 36’, 60’ and 78’  (regular size) tennis court. Coupled with ensuring the proper racquet length and using different types of tennis balls based on age and ability, our goal is to get your child playing tennis as soon as possible. This system gives your child a visible progression to maximize their improvement.

4 – 5yr old Stars

For children ages 4-5. The goal is to expose children to the FUN of tennis through movement while using Red transition balls, which was developed to give kids more success.
Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 PM CODE: PS

2021 Winter Session 1 January 12 – February 2

Registration available: December 1 – January 3
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2021 Winter Session 2 February 16 – March 16

Registration available: December 1 – February 7
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Spring Session April 13 – May 11

Registration available: December 1 – April 4
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

Please click the appropriate link below to register for Winter/Spring Stars.

After these dates, there will be a 10% late fee charged to registrations.

Stars Stars Non-Member Registration
Stars Member Registration

Kindergarten thru 2nd grade

K-2 Stars

For children in grades K – 2. The goal is to continue to have FUN and to develop ball judgment skills, improve motor skills and to learn the early stroke mechanics of a forehand, backhand, volley and serve.
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Beginner) CODE: TSB
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00 PM (Intermediate) CODE: TSI
Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00AM Beginner: TSS Intermediate: TSIS

2021 Winter Session 1 January 11 – February 1

Registration available: December 1 – January 3
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2021 Winter Session 2 February 15 – March 15

Registration available: December 1 – February 7
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Spring Session April 12 – May 10

Registration available: December 1 – April 4
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Winter Saturday Session 1 January 16 – February 20(No Class: January 30)

Registration available: December 1 – January 10
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Winter Saturday Session 2 March 13 – April 17(No Class: April 3)

Registration available: December 1 – March 7
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Spring Saturday Session May 1 – May 22

Registration available: December 1 – April 25
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

Please click the appropriate link below to register for Winter/Spring Stars.

After these dates, there will be a 10% late fee charged to registrations.

Stars Stars Non-Member Registration
Stars Member Registration

3rd thru 5th grade

Grades 3-5 Stars

For children grades 3 –5 or appropriate skill level. The goal is to continue to have FUN while focusing on the stroke mechanics of the forehand, backhand, volleys and the serve through instruction, drills and fun games.
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Beginner) CODE: YSB
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00 PM (Intermediate) CODE: YSI
Saturdays 10  – 11AM Beginner: YSS Intermediate: YSIS

2021 Winter Session 1 January 11 – February 1

Registration available: December 1 – January 3
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2021 Winter Session 2 February 15 – March 15

Registration available: December 1 – February 7
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Spring Session April 12 – May 10

Registration available: December 1 – April 4
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Winter Saturday Session 1 January 16 – February 20(No Class: January 30)

Registration available: December 1 – January 10
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Winter Saturday Session 2 March 13 – April 17(No Class: April 3)

Registration available: December 1 – March 7
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Spring Saturday Session May 1 – May 22

Registration available: December 1 – April 25
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

Please click the appropriate link below to register for Winter/Spring Stars.

 

After these dates, there will be a 10% late fee charged to registrations.

Stars Stars Non-Member Registration
Stars Member Registration

6th thru 8th grade

Grades 6-8 Stars

For juniors grades 6 –8 and grades 9 – 12. The goal is to have FUN while focusing on the stroke mechanics of the forehand, backhand, volleys and the serve through instruction, drills and fun games. The ultimate goal is to prepare students for the MXP program.     
Tuesdays 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Beginner) CODE: JSB  
  Saturdays 11 – 12PM  Beginner: JSS  

2021 Winter Session 1 January 12 – February 2

Registration available: December 1 – January 3
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2021 Winter Session 2 February 16 – March 16

Registration available: December 1 – February 7
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Spring Session April 13 – May 11

Registration available: December 1 – April 4
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Winter Saturday Session 1 January 16 – February 20(No Class: January 30)

Registration available: December 1 – January 10
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Winter Saturday Session 2 March 13 – April 17(No Class: April 3)

Registration available: December 1 – March 7
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2021 Spring Saturday Session May 1 – May 22

Registration available: December 1 – April 25
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

Please click the appropriate link below to register for Winter/Spring Stars.

 

After these dates, there will be a 10% late fee charged to registrations.

Stars Stars Non-Member Registration
Stars Member Registration

Maximum Performance Academy

MXP is competitive training for the serious junior tennis player. Stroke production, singles and doubles strategy, footwork and mental toughness will be stressed.

MXP Developmental and 10u tennis

MXP Developmental and 10u advanced players

For players grades 5 and up or the proper skill level. Focus on stroke development as it pertains to point play. Lessons include 2 hours of practices and also 1 hour  match play  per week. Ratio 6:1.
CODE: MXPD
Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm and Fridays 4:00-6:00pm
2021 Winter Session January 13 – March 19
No Class: January 29, March 5
Registration available: December 1 – January 3
Fee: $260/Member; $350/Non-member
2021 Spring Session April 14 – May 14
Registration available: December 1 – April 4
Fee: $150/Member; $200/Non-member

After these dates, there will be a 10% late fee charged to registrations.

Please click the appropriate link below to register for Winter/Spring MXP.
MXP Member registration
MXP Non-Member Registration

MXP Competitive

MXP Competitive

This level is for USTA Tournament players 7th grade and up. These players are EXPECTED to play in ALL local USTA Tournaments. Please discuss possible exceptions with Jason or Oliver. Focus on competitive play strategies, footwork, and mental toughness. 2 hours of practices and 1 hour of match play per week will be offered. Please choose two of the times below on your registration form. Please do NOT chose two times that are on the same day!! Players will be divided by ability on those days.
Drills offered:
4:00-5:00pm or 5:00-6:00pm Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays and 5:00-6:00pm Wednesdays (pick two)
Play days offered:
12:00-1:00pm or 1:00-2:00pm Saturdays and 1:00-2:00pm or 2:00-3:00pm Sundays(choose one)
2021 Winter Session January 11 – March 21

ALL TUESDAY SESSIONS AND 5:00-6:00PM THURSDAYS OF WINTER SESSION ARE NOW FILLED!!

No Play Days: January 30 – 31, March 6 -7
Registration available: December 1 – January 3
Fee: $264/Member; $404/Non-member
2021 Spring Session April 12 – May 16
Registration available: December 1 – April 4
Fee: $140/Member; $215/Non-member

 

Please click the appropriate link below to register for Winter/Spring MXP.

After these dates, there will be a 10% late fee charged to registrations.

MXP Member registration
MXP Non-Member Registration

Summer MXP Developmental AND 10u Advanced Players

MXP Developmental and 10u advanced players

For players grades 5 and up or the proper skill level. Focus on stroke development as it pertains to point play. 4 hours of practices per week will be offered. Also included is the Summer Team Tennis, see the Team Tennis tab on this page for more info.
Ratio 6:1.
Mondays – Thursdays 9:00-10:00am

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW ALL OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer Tennis Brochure
Summer registration begins January 25th:
Summer Session : June 7 – July 1 AND July 12 – August 5
FEE: $320

 Please click the link below to register BEFORE MAY 31.

Summer MXP Registration

Summer MXP Competitive

MXP Competitive

This level is for USTA Tournament players 7th grade and up. These players are EXPECTED to play in ALL local USTA Tournaments. Please discuss possible exceptions with Jason or Oliver. Focus on competitive play strategies, footwork, and mental toughness. 4 hours of practices per week will be offered. Also included is the Summer Team Tennis, see the Team Tennis tab on this page for more info. Please choose one time from the four times below on your registration form. Players will be divided by ability on those days.
Drills offered:
Mondays – Thursdays 10  -11am, 11am – 12pm, 3 – 4pm, or 4 – 5pm(pick one)

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW ALL OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer Tennis Brochure
Summer registration begins January 25th:
Summer Session : June 7 – July 1 AND July 12 – August 5
FEE: $320

 Please click the link below to register BEFORE MAY 31.

Summer MXP Registration

Junior Team Tennis

Summer Junior Team Tennis

Summer Team Tennis is the largest junior recreational tennis league in the country!

A USTA membership is required but right now USTA junior memberships are free! www.usta.com

Summer registration is now open!  For more info please see below, remember that Team Tennis is included in the price of MXP. If you’re registered for Summer MXP then email your USTA number to Oliver to enroll for Team Tennis:

If you’re not participating in MXP and want to do Summer Team Tennis please register below:

Deadline to register by is June 4th at 3pm, please see Summer Tennis Brochure for dates and times:

Summer Tennis Brochure

There will be two tournaments as well as weekly matchplay:

*NEW DATE*  June 23rd : Fargo tournament at Courts Plus

July 23rd -26th: 18’s sectionals in Minneapolis

July 27th – 29th: 14’s sectionals in Minneapolis

July 28th and 29th: 12’s sectionals in Minneapolis

No National tournament in 2021

Click here to register for Summer Team Tennis

Winter Junior Team Tennis

We are not currently planning on running any Winter Team Tennis Match Play due to covid. Please check back here for updates as this could always change.

Thanks for your patience!

Courts Plus Fall Adult Programs

Courts Plus Community Fitness offers a number of different adult leagues and lessons, please view all our programs below.

SUMMER USTA ONE Doubles

USTA One Doubles.

Just as the name suggests the format is one doubles match per week against other teams. The winning teams get to advance to sectionals in Minneapolis in December!

You will need up to 3 other teammates of your same level. Teams can be 2-4 players. Our league season will start the week of June 7th and run for approx. 9 weeks. The deadline to create a team will be May 31st. All players have to be registered prior to their first match and be current USTA members. For USTA membership go to www.usta.com.

Levels Womens 3.0 – 4.5 and Men’s 3.5 – 4.5

There will not be a set league time/day. Each team will be scheduled to play one match per week. Once the schedules are available then the home team will be in charge of contacting their opponents, providing new tennis balls and picking the venue. The venue has to be in the Fargo Metro Area.

How To Form A USTA League (Adult) Team

1.Go to the TennisLink, http://tennislink.usta.com/Leagues

2.Go to the “Start Playing” box on the left and click on “REGISTER WITH A TEAM #”

3.In the Register for a Team page, there is small type at the top that says: If you need to create a new team # online, click here.

4.Select the following Options: Section > Northern; District > Northern; Area > Fargo; League > Select Your League; Flight > Select Your Level

5.Type in your Team Name

6.Select your Home Courts. If your facility is not listed in the drop-down menu, select independent. Try not to use words too many words or words such as “The, a or at.”  For example, instead of “The Fields at Reserve,” only type in “Fields.”

7.Click on Create Team.

8.The fees per player for this league will be $33 per player.

Once you have created your team you will have to share your team number with your teammates so they can register. They would follow steps 1 and 2 and then click register for a team and follow the instructions.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Also let us know if you’re in search of a team/partner and we will do our best to help you find one.

Thursday morning Drill 3.0

Thursday morning Drill 3.0

Open to all players 3.0 and below. Doubles drills and strategies with instruction from certified pros

January 14-April 23

Thursdays 9-1030am (Classes of 1 will go 1/2hr, classes of 2 will go 1hr)

Member fee: $15 per time participants will only be charged when they attend.

Non-member fee: $30 per time, participants will only be charged when they attend

Click here to register

Wednesday morning Drill 3.5+

Wednesday Morning Drill 3.5+

Open to all players 3.5 and above, doubles drills and strategies with a certified pro

January 13-April 21

Drill times: 9 – 1030am Wednesdays (Classes of 1 will go 1/2hr, classes of 2 will go 1hr)

Members: $15 per time, participants will only be billed when they attend

Non-members: $30 per time, participants will only be billed when they attend

Click here to register

Women's Thursday Singles

Women’s Thursday Singles

Players will be grouped by ability, schedules will be sent out

January 14-April 23

Match times: 7:00 – 8:30pm, Thursday nights *(Note new time)

Member fee: $225

Non-member fee: $375

Members click here to register
Non-members click here to register

Women's Tuesday Doubles 2.5 and 3.0

Women’s Tuesday Doubles 2.5 and 3.0

For 2.5 and 3.0 players. Play with a different partner each week

January 12-April 20

Match times: 6 – 730pm, Tuesday nights

Member fee: $135

Non-member fee: $285

Members click here to register
Non-members click here to register

Women's Tuesday Doubles 3.5 and 4.0

Women’s Tuesday Doubles 3.5 and 4.0

For players 3.5 and above, playing with a different partner each week

January 12-April 20

Match times: 730 – 9pm, Tuesday nights.

Member fee: $135

Non-member fee: $285

Members click here to register
Non-members click here to register

Adult Summer Tennis

Registration will open January 25th for all our Adult Summer Programs. Please click on the 2021 Summer Program Flyer to view options. Below that is the link to register for these.

Summer Tennis Brochure

BOTH MEMBER AND NON-MEMBERS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

**NEW** Sunday NIght Mixed Doubles League 👫

Sunday Night Mixed Doubles League

Fun mixed doubles for adults of all abilities, must sign up with a partner.

Returning Fall 2021

Tennis Express, learn how to play tennis in 6 weeks! (co-ed)

Tennis Express, learn how to play tennis in 6 weeks!

Two sessions offered:

January 14-February 18

Lesson times: 7:00 – 8:00pm, Thursdays

Member fee: $60

Non-member fee: $90

Members click here to register
Non-members click here to register

Men's Monday Singles

Men’s Monday Singles

Players will be grouped by ability and schedules sent out

January 11-April 19

Match times: 6-730pm, 730 – 9pm, Monday nights.

Member fee: $225

Non-member fee: $375

Members click here to register
Non-members click here to register

Men's Wednesday Doubles

Men’s Wednesday Doubles

For competitive league tennis players. Players will be grouped by ability

January 13-April 21

Match times 7:30 – 9pm

Member fee: $135 ($9 per time) other wise it’s $15 per time.

Non-member fee: $285

Members click here to register
Non-members click here to register

TOURNAMENTS

2021 USTA tournaments

We are in the process of sanctioning our 2021 tournaments but here are the dates we are saving for those:

Click here to register for our USTA tournaments

Jan 29 – 31 North Dakota Adult Championships, Adult divisions only

Mar 5 10U Orange and Green SANCTIONED

Mar 6-7 USTA Level 6, Junior Tournament 12’s – 18’s SANCTIONED

July 9-11 Red River Open, Adult divisions

July 30 – Aug 1st Red River Open, Junior Divisions and 10u Orange and Green

Oct 15-17 USTA Level 6, Junior Divisions and 10u Orange and Green

Nov 12-14 USTA Level 5, Boys, Junior Divisions

Nov 19-21 USTA Level 5, Girls, Junior Divisions

Dec 10-12 Holiday Tournament, Adult and Junior Divisions

Courts Plus Community Fitness, in association with the United States Tennis Association, hosts multiple USTA Sanctioned Tournaments each year and one Club Championship. We would like to encourage all tennis enthusiasts to play or simply view some of the area’s best adult and junior players battle it out. For all USTA tournaments please click the button below:

Click here to view all our 2021 USTA tournaments

Contact Oliver Summers for more information.

Call: 701.237.4805  Email

News from the Pro Shop

The Courts Plus Pro Shop is determined to offer you the best selection of string, grips, racquet advice and other accessories in addition to our knowledgeable and courteous staff. If you are looking for a particular item we currently do not have it in stock, please contact us and we can get any item from Head, Prince, Wilson or Babolat. This includes racquets, string and bags.

OUTDOOR TENNIS COURTS

 Oak Grove Park

South Terrace Drive
2 courts available

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 Island Park (Warner McNair)

5th Ave S & 7th St
5 courts available

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 Island Park (Jerry Scherling)

3rd Ave S & 7th St
2 courts available

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 Southwest Park

15th Ave S & 20th St
5 courts available

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 Bennett

200 58th Ave S
6 courts available

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 Discovery

1717 40th Ave S
5 courts available

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 Kennedy

44th Ave & 43rd St SW
6 courts available

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 Elephant Park

19th Ave N & Elm St
5 courts available

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