LeagueTennis.com Newsletter
June 2009 / Issue 15
AND THE WINNERS ARE.....

Singles Registration Extended to 6/24/09. Register now for a fun Summer of tennis!

We are excited to bring you the Winter 2009 Championship results! The matches were lots of fun and oh so close. And as always, the pictures are fantastic! Shown right are Marcus & Jennifer Pillion, Houston 4.0 Mixed Champs, and Janet Perkins & Pierre Tchenko, Finalists. Plus below left are Brianna Sequeira, Atlanta Jr Girls 12u C+ Finalist, and Sreeja Choppara, Champ. Click here for complete results.

Our April, May & June Good Sportsmanship award winners, Philippa Attebury, David Wang & Pam Butler. Each will receive a 1 year subscription to Tennis Life Magazine! Good sportsmanship is what tennis is ALL ABOUT :) Thanks to Tennis Life for continuing to sponsor this program!

Speaking of sponsors, please help us by continuing to support our sponsors and partners I Play Tennis, Netlineup, Ace Authentic, PGA Tour Superstore, Genewize, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Learn more about these great organizations below.

We have lots of exciting press and news coming up. We will be featured in an upcoming article in Inside Tennis magazine and in a July 12th segment of 11 Alive's Matchpoint TV that airs Sundays at 11:30 am.

Be sure to check out our new video, the first in a series "Exercises to stay in the game" presented by Dr. Jim Heinz. Plus coming in July will be new tennis instructional videos from North Atlanta Tennis Academy featuring Leslie Dye & Cindy Kling, who participated in our very first season in Fall 2007 and are SOOOO happy we have grown so much!!

And finally, we want to thank you all for your incredible show of support this Spring. We had our biggest and best season ever thanks to you.

As always, have fun on the courts!!

Sincerely,

The Staff
Tricia, Prashant, Susie, Nicole
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Winter Championship Results
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LATEST NEWS

SUMMER SINGLES REGISTRATION ENDS MIDNIGHT 6/24/09!
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SUMMER REGISTRATION DEADLINES:

  • Adult Singles - 6/24/09 (schedules published 6/29/09)
  • Junior Singles - 6/24/09 (schedules published 6/29/09)
  • Doubles - 7/13/09 (schedules published 7/20/09)
  • Mixed Doubles - 7/13/09 (schedules published 7/20/09)

ATLANTA JUNIOR SINGLES LEAGUES
Atlanta Junior singles continues this Summer only $10 - help us grow this league by telling every junior you know! Ace Authentic sponsors the junior league and all junior players will receive a pack of Ace Authentic Trading Cards!

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Registration for Summer Juniors extended to Wednesday, 6/24/09. Our Junior Leagues are only $10 per season, all year round! That is over 50% less than other flex junior leagues PLUS we offer an exciting citywide championship tournament at the end of each regular season to crown the city champions at each age group and playing level.

Ace Authentic is once again sponsoring our Junior Leagues and all 2009 players will receive a pack of Ace Authentic Tennis Trading Cards!

EXERCISES TO STAY IN THE GAME
By Dr. Jim Heinz, Family Chiropractic of Dekalb

If you've played tennis for any length of time, then you've probably already had tennis elbow and live in fear of the day that it happens again. It is painful and can sideline you for an extended period of time. Dr. Jim Heinz shares with us some great exercises to prevent tennis elbow. Watch this video to learn how a few simple exercises can help!

Visit Dr. Heinz at Family Chiropractic of Dekalb:

http://www.drjimheinz.com


GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERS -April, May, June, 2009
Philippa Attebury, David Wang, Pam Butler

LeagueTennis.com is excited to announce the winners of our April, May & June 2009 Good Sportsmanship Award, Philippa Attebury, David Wang & Pam Butler.

Each of these players was nominated by an opponent for exhibiting exceptional good sportsmanship on and off the courts!

We are proud to to have players like these in our league! Each will receive a 1 year subscription to Tennis Life Magazine for being such good sports!

We want to stress to all of our players that Good Sportsmanship is critical to the success of our leagues. Treat others as you would have them treat you! And, if you experience a notable case of Good Sportsmanship while participating in our leagues--WE WANT TO KNOW! Just send us an email at support@leaguetennis.com with the details along with the names of the players involved! We will highlight the winners in our monthly newsletters and on our Website!



WINTER CITY CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

DRUM ROLL PLEASE... We are proud to announce the Winter LeagueTennis.com City Champions & Finalists! Each of our Adult City Champions received bag tags, t-shirts & $25 gift cards, and our Junior City Champions receive bag tags and t-shirts.

Atlanta | Austin | Dallas | Houston | San Antonio

Atlanta Weekday Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Blanca Gavino
Avrielle Ragghianti
3.0
Meg Chambers
Kathryn Crawford
3.5
Hisako Kobori
Nancy Crim
4.0
Tary Drouault
Patti Hendrix

Atlanta Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Celia Teague
Rebecca Nolan
3.0
Becky Larrison
Kathi Kilcullen
3.5
Heather Walters
Shannon Duncan
4.0
Annette Ball
Melissa Armstrong
4.5
Jennifer McIntosh
Deborah Koontz

Atlanta Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Melvin Guevaramarin
James Kinney
3.0
Robin Aguisanda
Jackson Platt
3.5
David Huntley
Li Wei
4.0
William Gribble
Shane Daniel
4.5
Gerard Ladson
Shane Hilker

Atlanta Weekday Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Debbie Rushton & Judy Van Tonder
Valerie Frederick & Linda Seguin
3.0
Doreen Galubinski & Nancy Clancy
Erica Morgan & Precious Jackson
3.5
Jennifer Christian & Lori Etheredge
Denise D'Orazio & Susie Barnhill
4.0
Debra Blake & Julie Bennett-Desmelik
Kristin Carder & Amy Mostellar

Atlanta Business Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5

Patrice Butler & Quentella Middleton

Suzett McKenzie & Crystal Rudisill
3.0
Tracy Brantley & Tonya Dudman
Rachel Sykes & Paulabeth Laderberg
3.5
Lesley Lyons & Lynn Dunn
Sarah Billups & Rebecca Knox
4.0
Beth Bly & Jeri Scheel
Kimberly Wisner & Helen Conlon

Atlanta Men's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Amir Sabo & Yariv Sivan
Julio Vena & Bryan Slone
3.0
Tom Brantley & Darren Dudman
Andrew Henderson & Dan Peecher
3.5
Brad Rucker & Josh Woods
Douglas Page & David Vogel
4.0
Brandon Hilyer & Phillip Edwards
Johnny Moretti & Jorge Moretti

Atlanta Mixed Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Angela Nall & Greg Nall
Nancy Bryan & Tom Bryan
3.0 / G1
Nina Weaver & Eric Shemwell
Hoan Bomar & William Cates
3.0 / G2
Tara Termes & William Key
Melissa Bayliss & David Gildernew
3.5 / G1
Shannon Duncan & Brian Harris
Lenell Carr & Robin Kanel
3.5 / G2
Pam Butler & David Vogel
Shelly Smith & Jason Smith
4.0
Martha Heneghan & James Marshall
Karen James & Daryl King
4.5
Hilary Wayne & James Davies
Ali Booker & Adam Silverstein


Atlanta Junior Girl's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
10 u / C
Khara Bang
Tanvi Dange
12 u / C
Kara Landsiedel
Melissa Hunting
12 u / C+
Sreeja Choppara
Brianna Sequeira
12 u / B
Maya Aravapalli
LoLo Tomlinson
14 u / B
Taylor Bailey
Yasmine Khalid
17 u / C
Katie Layton
Amy Decker

Atlanta Junior Boy's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
12 u / C
Ryan Kerul
John Anthony III
12 u / C+
Jordan George
Matthew Williford
12 u / B
Chandler West
Brantley Evans
14 u / B
Jashith Choppara
Preston Walter
17 u / B
Alejandro Guzman
Connor Adams

Fun pics of some of our Atlanta Champions & Finalists:


Meg Chambers (Champ)
Kathryn Crawford (Finalist)
3.0 Weekday Women's Singles


Hisako Kobori (Champ)
3.5 Weekday Women's Singles


Nancy Crim (Finalist)
3.5 Weekday Women's Singles


Rebecca Nolan (Finalist)
Celia Teague (Champ)
2.5 Business Women's Singles


Melvin Guevaramarin (Champ)
2.5 Men's Singles


James Kinney (Finalist)
2.5 Men's Singles


Robin Aguisanda (Champ)
3.0 Men's Singles


Jackson Platt (Finalist)
Robin Aguisanda (Champ)
3.0 Men's Singles


Li Wei (Finalist)
David Huntley (Champ)
3.5 Men's Singles


William Gribble (Champ)
4.0 Men's Singles


Shane Daniel (Finalist)
4.0 Men's Singles


Gerard Ladson (Champ)
4.5 Men's Singles


Doreen Galubinski & Nancy Clancy (Champs)
3.0 Weekday Women's Doubles


We did it!!
Doreen & Nancy (Champs)
3.0 Weekday Women's Doubles


Lori Etheredge & Jennifer Christian (Champs)
Susie Barnhill & Denise D'Orazio (Finalists)
3.5 Weekday Women's Singles


Jennifer Christian & Lori Etheredge
(Champs)
3.5 Weekday Women's Singles


Jennifer & Lori on their toes with anticipation!
3.5 Weekday Women's Doubles


Susie Barnhill & Denise D'Orazio
(Finalists)
3.5 Weekday Women's Doubles

Denise & Susie in action
3.5 Weekday Women's Doubles


Quentella Middleton & Patrice Butler
(Champs)
2.5 Business Women's Doubles


Julio Vena & Bryan Stone (Finalists)
2.5 Men's Doubles


Angela Nall & Greg Nall
(Champs)
2.5 Mixed Doubles

Tom Bryan & Nancy Bryan
(Finalists)
2.5 Mixed Doubles


Eric Shemwell & Nina Weaver (Champs)
Hoan Bomar & William Cates (Finalists)
3.0 Mixed Doubles (Group 1)


Nina Weaver & Eric Shemwell
(Champs)
3.0 Mixed Doubles / Group 1


Hoan Bomar & William Cates
(Finalists)
3.0 Mixed Doubles / Group 1



Billy Key & Tara Termes
(Champs)
3.0 Mixed Doubles / Group 2


Shannon Duncan & Brian Harris
(Champs)
3.5 Mixed Doubles / Group 1


A little bubbly to celebrate a great season :)
Shannon Duncan & Brian Harris
3.5 Mixed Doubles / Group 1


Shannon serves an ace!
(Champs)
3.5 Mixed Doubles / Group 1


David Vogel & Pam Butler
(Champs)
3.5 Mixed Doubles / Group 2


Daryl King & Karen James (Finalists)
Martha Heneghan & James Marshall (Champs)
4.0 Mixed Doubles


Martha Heneghan & James Marshall
(Champs)
4.0 Mixed Doubles


Karen James & Daryl King
(Finalists)
4.0 Mixed Doubles

Tanvi Dange (Finalist)
Khara Bang (Champ)
Girls 10 u C


Brianna Sequeira (Finalist)
Sreeja Choppara (Champ)
Girls 12 u C+


Katie Layton
(Champ)
Girls 17 u C


Jordan George
(Champ)
Boys 12 u C+


Chandler West (Champ)
Brantley Evans (Finalist)
Boys 12 u B


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Austin Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Angie Estwick
Linda Pfitzner
4.0
Shelley D'Addurno
Tullia Calcagnile

Austin Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Anser Quraishi
Chadi El Chemali
3.5
Tim Villasana
Albert Bellard
4.0
Gary Herrera
Scott Dale

Austin Business Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
4.0
Becky Nuss & Shelley D'Addurno
Jacqueline Davis & Chieu Komarek

Fun pics of some of our Austin Champions & Finalists:


Anser Quraishi (Champ)
Chadi El Chemali (Finalist)
3.0 Men's Singles


Shelley D'Addurno & Becky Nuss
(Champs)
4.0 Business Women's Doubles


Jacqueline Davis & Chieu Komarek
(Finalists)
4.0 Business Women's Doubles


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Dallas Weekday Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Ivy Brignoni
Beth Welch

Dallas Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Delia Cruz-Bruno
Stephanie Pickett
3.0
Lisa Leder
Martha Pederzini
3.5
Aline Sadate
Amy Zumbahlen
4.0
Momoko Funahara
Theresa Barnett

Dallas Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
John Lewis
George Walker
3.5
Tolga Erdemli
Wil Marquis
4.0
Siby Varghese
Bill Chandler
4.5
Steve Carnley
Hassan Shams


Dallas Weekday Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Missy Neagle & Jodi Randall
Jennifer Dawson & Kelley Guitteau
3.5
Amy Dabbous & Dusti Kuehne
Jill Feiler & Rene Kennedy

Dallas Men's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
4.0
Bill Chandler & Tom Westberry
Shan Nanjappan & Sripathy Kannappan

Dallas Mixed Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Karin Wacaser & Bien Pammit
Eliane Travis & Diamond Pantaze

Fun pics of some of our Dallas Champions & Finalists:


Delia Cruz-Bruno
(Champ)
2.5 Business Women's Singles


Lisa Leder
(Champ)
3.0 Business Women's Singles


Martha Pederzini
(Finalist)
3.0 Business Women's Singles


Tolga Erdemli
(Champ)
3.5 Men's Singles


Wil Marquis
(Finalist)
3.5 Men's Singles


Siby Varghese
(Champ)
4.0 Men's Singles


Hassan Shams (Finalist)
Steve Carnley (Champ)
4.5 Men's Singles


Dusti Kuehne & Amy Dabbous
(Champs)
3.5 Weekday Women's Doubles

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Houston Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Sandra Webb
Kelli Rester
3.5
Alexandra Rotari
Sara Cawley

Houston Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Alex Gonzalez
Ryan Reitzammer
3.5
Ron Watson
Jerry Brown
4.0
Dang Huynh
Alex Fuxa
4.5
Roger Osorio
Ram Aduru

Houston Weekday Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Tammy Le Blanc & Dee Casserly
Sue Demmink & Candice Trimm
4.0
Kristine Agee & Nikki Salverino
Patty Gordon & Georgia Easterly

Houston Business Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Kelly Mallinger & Sandra Webb
Diana Pishkar & Kathy Colwell
3.5
Honeca Ngov & Jeanette Foustanas
Suzann Morgan & Becky Moses-Tolopka

Houston Men's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
John Kim & Tuan Tran
Todd Wiggs & Darrell Bowles
3.5
David Whiteside & Les Griffith
Donavan Elliott & Antonio Sequeiros
4.0
Larry Gibson & Ernest Wang
Alex Fuxa & Jake Miller

Houston Mixed Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Irene Ryniak & Ian Ryniak
Jan Martin & Harry Hollander
3.5
Mark Brotherton & Shannon Brotherton
Wendy McClean & Luis Rizzo
4.0
Jennifer Pillion & Marcus Pillion
Janet Perkins & Pierre Tchenko

 

Fun pics of some of our Houston Champions & Finalists:


Sandra Webb
City Champ
3.0 Business Women's Singles


Jerry Brown (Finalist)
Ron Watson (Champ)
3.5 Men's Singles


Dang Huynh
(Champ)
4.0 Men's Singles


Kristine Agee & Nikki Salverino (Champs)
Patty Gordon & Georgia Easterly (Finalist)
4.0 Weekday Women's Doubles


Kelly Mallinger & Sandra Webb
(Champs)
3.0 Business Women's Doubles


Honeca Ngov & Jeanette Foustanas
(Champs)
3.5 Business Women's Doubles


Harry Hollander & Jan Martin (Finalists)
Irene Ryniak & Ian Ryniak (Champs)
3.0 Mixed Doubles


Shannon Brotherton & Mark Brotherton
(Champs)
3.5 Mixed Doubles


Marcus Pillion & Jennifer Pillion (Champs)
Janet Perkins & Pierre Tchenko (Finalists)
4.0 Mixed Doubles


 

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San Antonio Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Vanesa Sanabria
Raygan Watson

San Antonio Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Carlos Rodriguez
SaMario Davis
4.0
Evyn Helber
Mario Oliveira

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