LeagueTennis.com Newsletter
Dec 2009 / Issue 17

WINTER DEADLINES APPROACHING FAST!!

Winter Singles Registration extended to 12/21/09. Doubles & Mixed Registration ends 1/15/10! Register now for a great Winter of fun, competitive tennis!

We are excited to announce a partnership with Tennisopolis.com, the world's leading tennis social network where over 23,000 tennis fans, players and industry wags connect! Be sure to vist the site soon and join the LeagueTennis.com Group while you are there. Plus, find out how you can win a free trip to Scottsdale, AZ!

The results are in for our Summer singles & doubles leagues! Great competition, great fun, great prizes and great pictures!! See the complete results.

Plus don't miss a few more great pictures of our Spring Winners!

Left: Houston Summer 3.0 Mixed Doubles Champs Roger Webb and Sandra Webb with Finalists Jan Martin and Harry Hollander, Above: Parker Wright, Atlanta Boys 10u C Champion (with his celebration cookie!)

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

Congrats to our latest Goodsportsmanship Award Winners, Laura Buckman, Geri Suckow & Wen Stewart!

Fall marked our 2nd year in business and we want to thank each and every one of you for your continued support! This Spring we will be launching in California, so we are looking forward to growing the LT tennis community!

Have a safe, happy holiday, and be sure to play lots of tennis!!

Sincerely,

The Staff
Tricia, Prashant, Susie, Nicole
LeagueTennis.com...Tennis on Your Terms!

 

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As your one stop shop for all of your golfing needs, PGA Tour Superstore offers more than 20,000 golf clubs for men, women and juniors. Our tennis center features an extensive selection of equipment and designer-name tennis wear, including top brand tennis shoes, apparel and racquets. We also offer a HUGE assortment of string, bags, accessories, as well as a full size indoor tennis court to demo the products with one of our on staff professionals

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LATEST NEWS

WINTER REGISTRATION DEADLINES:
Make a note of these dates!! Register Today so you don't miss the deadline in the midst of the holiday activities!
  • Adult Singles - 12/21/09 (schedules published 1/4/10)
  • Junior Singles - 12/21/09 (schedules published 1/11/10)
  • Doubles - 1/15/10 (schedules published 1/25/10)
  • Mixed Doubles - 1/15/10 (schedules published 1/25/10)

ATLANTA JUNIOR SINGLES - AGE GROUP UPDATE
This Winter, we have updated our Junior playing levels to 11 & under, 14 & under & 17 & under. Ace Authentic will provide all of our Winter Juniors with a pack of Ace Authentic Trading Cards!

CALIFORNIA DREAMING   We are excited to announce our launch in Southern California Spring 2010. Our first regions in California will include San Diego & Los Angeles. We will open those leagues for registration early 2010. Stay tuned for more info!!

 
WIN A FREE TENNIS TRIP TO SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA!

Stay at the Hyatt Regency and get personal lessons with renowned tennis pro Rafael Font De Mora! This promotion is free and open to all members of Tennisopolis, the Tennis Social Network. Includes 2 airline tickets, hotel accommodations and lessons with world-renowned tennis pro. Valued at $3,800.00. Free to join. No purchase necessary.

LeagueTennis members are invited to register here:
http://tennisopolis.com/news/tennis-trip-giveaway-hyatt

 
GOODSPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERS - Laura Buckman, Geri Suckow & Wen Stewart

LeagueTennis.com is excited to announce the winners of our October, November, & December 2009 Good Sportsmanship Awards, Laura Buckman, Geri Suckow & Wen Stewart.

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!


 
HOW TO ADD VARIETY TO YOUR SLICE

Changing up your shot pattern is a good way to keep your opponents off balance while you set up for a winner. Keep them guessing with these tips on adding variety to your slice.

Read full article at Active.com

Find more tennis tips and instructional videos on Active.com: http://www.active.com/tennis/

 

 
ADDITIONAL SPRING 2009 CHAMPIONSHIP PHOTOS

      

Left: Kara Dujenski & Julio Trinidad, Atlanta Spring Mixed 3.0 Finalists

Right: Celia Teague & Leah Adams, Atlanta Spring Weekday Women's 2.5 Champs
& Christine Papp & Diane Martin, Finalists

Below: Lori Peck & Gaby Battle, Atlanta Spring 2.5 Weekday Women's Finalist & City Champ

 
SUMMER CITY CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

DRUM ROLL PLEASE... We are proud to announce the Summer LeagueTennis.com City Champions & Finalists! Each of our Adult City Champions receive 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
Anne Gudin
Norma Lanham
3.0
Dottie Gross
Susi O'Connor
3.5
Cheryl Bonno
Tanya Spearman
4.0
Nancy Crim
Joan Griffith

Atlanta Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5/G1
Jennifer Andry
Ellen Guziel
2.5/G2
Jamie Pollock
Cheryl Jones
2.75
Buffy Torres
Abigail Jackson
3.0/G1
Jessica Noblit
Kimberly Moulton
3.0/G2
Denise Geiger
Penelope Pugh
3.25
Iveta Ribciauskiene
Ashley Lee
3.5
Jeannine Whitmire
Sandyn Colwell
4.0
Christine Searight
Preethi Reddy-Veluri
4.5
Erin Houston
Deborah Koontz

Atlanta Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Sandeep Bajaj
Jorge Andrade
3.0/G1
Andrew Taylor
Clay Freels
3.0/G2
Colin Vander Veen
Arnaldo Ruiz
3.5/G1
Allen Schmidt
Martin Rice
3.5/G2
Mike Barfield
Billy Edge
4.0
Andrew Clement
Julio Trinidad
4.5
Son Huynh
Nelson Nascimento

Atlanta Weekday Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Dee Shine & Teresa Lokhorst
Lisa Briggs & Kim Gallo
3.0
Valerie Beecher & Jennifer Rawlins
Gaby Battle & Holly Zaun
3.5
Heather Walters & Chrystal Robinson
Michele Hallberg & Nancy Amodio
4.0
Linda Ah Chow & Naoko Voight
Janet Hitchings & Becky Smith
4.5
Julie Bennett-Desmelik & Sharon Doyle
Amy Jenkins & Jane Myers

Atlanta Business Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5/G1
Tamara Williams & Dominique Harmon
Virginia Van De Ryt & Donna Maczko
2.5/G2
Sherry Yeager & Laura Gossage
Heather Hayes & Ansley Davenport
3.0/G1
Holly Mays & Jo Marie Cook
Kym Yeatman & Denise Banks
3.0/G2
Dee Lavender & Erin Coke
Peg Fairbanks & Cynthia Speer
3.5/G1
Haley Freedman & Susan Pitts
Suzanne Doll & Jessica Nix
3.5/G2
Heather Walters & Michelle Walter
Carletta Cunningham & Brittany Spencer
4.0
Rachel Benz & Erin Healy
Gerilyn Klein & Dianne Daniel
4.5
Taylor Alexander & Christine Searight
Grace Laughman & Kristina Rundle

Atlanta Men's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Greg Nall & Craig Nall
Rodrigo Galvis & Luis Merino
3.0
Joshua Gusick & Robert Gusick
Mike Barfiled & Zoltan Kiss
3.5
Dan Kester & Tim Lynn
Tapas Kolley & Rodolfo Rodriguez
4.0
Daryl King & James Marshall
Jonathan Reed & Bill Wieder
4.5
Gerard Ladson & Chevene King
Breck Sieglinger & Chuck Timilty

Atlanta Mixed Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5/G1
Brett Lokhorst & Teresa Lokhorst
Janice Madincea & Pete Madincea
2.5/G2
Cynthia Mazzola & Dallas Munkus
Lauren Ditthardt & Garrett Barker
3.0 / G1
Kyle Constantino & Veronica Gomez
Catherine Bell & John Evans
3.0 / G2
Jamie Muenster & Dave Gerber
Alice Gu & Bing Liu
3.0 / G3
Laura Moses & Charles Moses
John Albanese & Kathy Matheson
3.5 / G1
Marcella Starks & Patrick Grant
Janet Almeida & Mike Barfield
3.5 / G2
John Harper & Patti Hayden
Melissa Reynolds & Chris Hight
4.0
Cayte Schissel-Brame & Brandon Brame
Bill Feinberg & Karen Ross
4.25
Marlie Anne McDonnel & James Marshall
James Davies & Hilary Wayne
4.5
Imani Leonard & Bryant Williams
Gina White & Myke Stephens
5.0
Corneille Burt & Mario Algarra


Atlanta Junior Girl's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
12 u / C-
Renee Zalar
Bailey McCammon
12 u / C
Celina Cotton
Kirsten Houck
12 u / C+
Nicole Morris
12 u / B
Rose Moody
Fallin Steinhart
12 u / B+
Samantha Sepe
14 u / B
Katie Layton
Jenny Armstrong
17 u / C
Leah La Rosa
Madison Gibson
17 u / B
Audrey Howell
Michelle Johnson
17 u / B+
Amelia Goydich

Atlanta Junior Boy's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
10 u / C
Parker Wright
Ryan Jones
12 u / C
Kyle Galloway
Alec Drosos
12 u / C+
Blake Howell
12 u / B
Matthew Terry
Jackson Sheu
12 u / B+
Brandon Kali
14 u / C
Kyle Schade
Joshua Jackson
14u /B G1
Jacob Saunders
14u / B G2
Sean McKendree
17 u / C
Zack Baker
Robbie Sorenson
17 u / B
Webster Mulenga
Chris Black
17 u / A
Noel Garcia
Alejandro Guzman

Fun pics of some of our Atlanta Champions & Finalists:


Cheryl Bonno (Champ)
3.5 WW Singles


Tanya Spearman (Finalist)
3.5 WW Singles


Nancy Crim (Champ)
4.0 WW Singles

Jennifer Andry (Champ)
2.5/G1 BW Singles

Cheryl Jones (Finalist)
Jamie Pollock (Champ)
2.5/G2 BW Singles


Jennifer Noblit (Champ)
3.0/G1 BW Singles


Jeannine Whitmire (Champ)
Sandyn Colwell (Finalist)
3.5 BW Singles


Sandeep Bajaj (Champ)
2.5 Men's Singles

Andrew Taylor (Champ)
Clay Freels (Finalist)
3.0/G1 Men's Singles

Arnoldo Ruiz (Finalist)
Colin Vander Veen (Champ)
3.0/G2 Men's Singles

Andrew Clement (Champ)
4.0 Men's Singles

Dee Shine & Teresa Lokhorst (Champs)
2.5 WW Doubles

Dominique Harmon & Tamara Williams
(Champs) 2.5/G1 BW Doubles

Donna Maczko & Virginia De Ryt
(Finalists) 2.5/G1 BW Doubles

Heather Walters & Michelle Walters
(Champs) 3.5/G2 BW Doubles

Heather Walters & Michelle Walters (Champs)
Carletta Cunningham & Brittany Spencer (Finalists) 3.5/G2 BW Doubles

Rachel Benz & Erin Healy (Champs)
Gerrilyn Klein & Diane Daniel (Finalists)
4.0 BW Doubles

Craig Nall & Greg Nall (Champs)
2.5 Men's Doubles

Daryl King & James Marshall (Champs)
4.0 Men's Doubles


Chevene King & Gerard Ladson (Champs)
4.5 Men's Doubles


Teresa Lokhorst & Brett Lokhorst (Champs)
2.5/G1 Mixed Doubles


Pete Madincea & Janice Madincea (Finalists)
2.5/G1 Mixed Doubles


Pete & Janice Madincea (Finalists)
Teresa & Brett Lokhorst (Champs)
2.5/G1 Mixed Doubles


Cynthia Mazzola & Dallas Munkus (Champs)
2.5/G2 Mixed Doubles

Garrett Barker & Lauren Ditthardt (Finalists)
Dallas Munkus & Cynthia Mazzola (Champs)
2.5/G2 Mixed Doubles

Veronica Gomez & Kyle Constantino (Champs)
3.0/G1 Mixed Doubles

John Evans & Catherine Bell (Finalists)
Veronica Gomez & Kyle Constantino (Champs) 3.0/G1 Mixed Doubles

Jamie Muenster & Dave Gerber (Champs)
3.0/G2 Mixed Doubles

Alice Gu & Bing Liu (Finalists)
3.0/G2 Mixed Doubles


Dave Gerber & Jamie Muenster (Champs)
Alice Gu & Bing Liu (Finalists)
3.0/G2 Mixed Doubles


Kathy Matheson & John Albanese (Finalists)
3.0/G3 Mixed Doubles

Rose Moody (Champ)
Fallin Steinhart (Finalist)
Girls 12 u / B

Parker Wright & a HUGE Cookie!
(Champ) Boys 10u C

Kyle Galloway (Champ)
Boys 12u C

Alec Drosos (Finalist)
Kyle Galloway (Champ)
Boys 12u C


Alec Drosos (Finalist)
Boys 12u C


Kyle Galloway nurses an injury!

Matthew Terry (Champ)
Jackson Sheu (Finalist)
Boys 12 u B

Kyle Schade (Champ)
Joshua Jackson (Finalist)
14u C Boys


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Austin Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Debbie McCray
Melanie Biddle
4.0
Elaine Brown
Shelley D'Addurno

Austin Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
4.0
Archie Guerrero
Dennis Spencer

Fun pics of some of our Austin Champions & Finalists:


Melanie Biddle (Finalist)
3.0 BW Singles




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Dallas Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Brandy Coty
Allie Weig
3.5
Robin Frazell
Trellis Stewart

Dallas Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Fawzi Alami
Diamond Pantaze
3.5
Kevin Kelly
John Fenton
4.5
Siby Varghese
David Gorecki


Dallas Weekday Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Beth Welch & Michelle Bates
Camille Lamoureux & Lilia Hollis
4.0
Amy Dabbous & Dusti Kuehne
Rene Kennedy & Jill Feiler

Dallas Mixed Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Camille Lamoureux & Jim Lamoureux
Rick Hansen & Susan Hansen
4.0
John Kraemer & Denise Lytle
Kyle Bowman & Yva Hensley

Fun pics of some of our Dallas Champions & Finalists:


Beth Welch & Michelle Bates (Champs)
3.5 WW Doubles


Kyle Bowman & Yva Hensley (Finalists)
4.0 Mixed Doubles

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Houston Weekday Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Karen Byrne
Laura White
3.5
Nellyn Laurel
Debbie Watson

Houston Business Women's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
2.5
Christi Clancy
Melissa Patangia
3.0
Elisa de Freitas
Jacqueline Orellana
3.5
Rhonda McCardell-Allen
Sylvia Rowe
4.0
Kayla Towle
Marina Wang

Houston Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Michael Eason
3.0
Jae Washington
3.5
Todd Wiggs
William Byers
4.0
Tuan Tran
Gesner Gonzalez
4.5
Alex Fuxa
Manuel Zuniga

Houston Weekday Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Lia Brown & Beatrice Benavides
Abby Coerver & Laurie Denning
3.5
Marisa Blatner & Stella Girgis
Renee Buchel & Laura Wiik

Houston Business Women's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Brenda Tolbert & Dianne Harris
Shannon Stubblefield & Debbie Kibbe
4.0
Marisa Herring & Stacy Boarman
Lyn Shepherd & Tammy Tolar

Houston Men's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Todd Wiggs & Tuan Tran
William (Bill) French & Tom Dornak
4.0
Adrian Jacob & William (Bill) Byers
Louis Warren & Victor Rocca

Houston Mixed Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Sandra Webb & Roger Webb
Jan Martin & Harry Hollander
3.5
Karla Griffith & Les Griffith
Riley Bates & Renee Buchel
4.0
Kayla Towle & Christopher Towle
Alex Fuxa & Honeca Ngov

 

Fun pics of some of our Houston Champions & Finalists:


Elisa de Freitas (Champ)
Jacqueline Orellana (Finalist)
3.0 BW Singles


Todd Wiggs (Champ)
Bill Byers (Finalist)
3.5 Men's Singles


Debbie Kibbe & Shannon Stubblefield (Finalists)
Dianne Harris & Brenda Tolbert (Champs)
3.5 BW Doubles


Adrian Jacobs & Bill Byers (Champs)
4.0 Men's Doubles


Louis Warren & Victor Rocca (Finalists)
4.0 Men's Doubles


Roger Webb & Sandra Webb (Champs)
Jan Martin & Harry Hollander (Finalists)
3.0 Mixed Doubles


Honeca Ngov & Alex Fuxa (Finalists)
4.0 Mixed Doubles



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San Antonio Men's Singles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.5
Prithvi Reddy
John Moore
4.0
Roel Hinojosa
Jason Rocha

San Antonio Men's Doubles

LEVEL
CITY CHAMPIONS
CITY FINALISTS
3.0
Yoav Shiloah & David Grubagh
Charles Jenkins & Andrew Taylor

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