August 9, 2018
Sum~mer/noun – Warmest season of the year, in the northern hemisphere from June to August!
Siz~zler/informal – Something that Sizzles
Summer Sizzler/Tournament – Something that sizzles during the warmest part of the year on the tennis court?
Time is running out to register for the Summer Sizzler Tournament, August 17-19 , with the deadline this Friday, August 10th at www.usta.com, tournament ID 800017818
Divisions for Men’s/Women’s Singles, Doubles & Mixed Doubles in levels 2.5 – open, along with new divisions in men’s/women’s 50+ singles & doubles 3.5,4.0 & 4.5.
Those playing singles could expect to start on Friday afternoon for larger divisions – Friday evening for smaller divisions. All doubles will start on Saturday!
** pro~cras~ti~na~tion – action of delaying…….don’t fall into this category!!
WHAT ELSE is Going on??
Friday Night Lights – this Friday evening, Aug 10th, starting at 7pm! This will be our last one for the Summer due to tournaments and other events. Signup and stay with the same partner for the night for some casual mixed doubles. Contact the tennis shop by noon Friday to sign up. Cost is $8pp, no charge to members!
US Open ‘Southern Oaks’ Style – Friday evening, Aug 24th! Fun mixer to kick off the start of the US Open – no partner needed, mix it up format. Cost is $25 per player of $20 for members, with some food and fun prizes. Mixer will start at 6:30pm until 9pm
Ladies Fall Kickoff – Tuesday morning, Aug 28th! Signup with a partner in 2.5,3.0, 3.5 & 4.0 levels. Light lunch served, and prizes for winning teams. Cost is $29pp or $22 for members. Play starts at 9:15am!
Men’s Combo USTA Playoffs – weekend of August 25-26th for men’s combined teams of 6.5, 7.5, 8.5
Fall Juniors – Class sessions for 10 & under and Future Star (11-15yr entry level) starts back on Tuesday, September 4th, 5 – 6:30pm!
Weekly Drill Schedule
I know most have this memorized, but for all our new readers….come out & join us!!
*Men’s 3.5/4.0, Monday’s 6pm
*Jr. Performance Drills, Tues/Thurs 6:30pm
*Men’s 3.0, Wednesday’s 7pm
*Women’s 2.5/3.0, Thursday’s 5:30pm & Open Drills for men/women, 6:30pm (no charge for members)
** CARDIO Drill this Saturday at 8:30am – Thanks to the good group that came out and worked hard last Saturday!!
Men – Come out and join us for our men’s play nights, Monday at 7pm! All levels welcome, contact Miguel at firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the list each week!
Ladies Lonestar Night – Monday evenings at 7:30pm! If you are a 2.5 level player come join us each week, contact us by noon each Monday to sign up!
*Play Nights are $8pp or no charge to members!
*Good luck to our Ladies teams playing in 40+ and Combo playoffs next week…..y’all have been working hard!!
*It’s that time, KIDS!! School is starting for most next week, a lucky few get an extra week….see you in the afternoons!
*It’s been the ‘DOG Days of Summer……but today is Nat’l Cat Day – cat nip for all!!
See you on the COURT…….cooler days ahead!!