PHOTOS and SCORES
BELOW from Nov 27, 2005, Saturday round robin tennis (outdoors-daytime and
indoors-nightime)! What a great day and night of tennis!
Nice players, great happy smiling faces, sunny mild November weather, great
tennis, great food (bagels), hot healthy green tea, bottled water, drinks,
great nice tennis players from all over the world!!! Thank you all for coming!!!
"We are so lucky! The weather is warm and nice!"
(L-R) Yuriko, Tsubasa (the future tennis champion of Japan), Jane, Fred
and Yu Otani
Note: Did you know that Kyoko Unayama (photo above in the background) came
to the tennis courts to play with other league members straight from the
airport without even unpacking her luggages? Kyoko loves playing tennis!!!
Also, Yu Otani's wife, Yuriko joined the league! She is a great tennis
player too just like her husband!!! Yuriko has been playing tennis in
Tokyo for more than 10 years now. She played almost 3x a week while
living in Tokyo, Japan!
"Ohayo Gozaymas, my Japanese friend! Nice meeting you! Welcome to
NYC! You are a good tennis player!" - Chris Bien
Yu Otani (photo above right) is still unbeatable!!! He beats everybody!!!
Yu Otani played tennis while in College in Tokyo, Japan! The first
thing he did when he moved to NYC from Tokyo a month ago, is join
TennisNYC.com tennis league!
"Fred (photo above left) is a smart player! He plays like a clay
court tennis player! I was so nervous in the beginning. I thought
for the first time I was going to lose!" - Otani
Great balance, Yuriko!!! Nice forehand shot! Good racquet speed and follow
through!!! Welcome to the league! Yuriko and Yu Otani are the second
husband and wife tennis team in the league!
"The couple that plays tennis together will live a happy longer
"Good bagels Koko! Where did you get these?" - Chris Bien
enjoying his tennis breakfast before playing several sets of singles!
"Hi Otani! My name is Roman Livson! You work for KPMG? I have my own
finance company!" - Roman Livson
INDOORS TENNIS IS A LOT OF FUN TOO!
"I like playing indoors! You can hear the sound of the balls when
it hits the racquet!" - Dana Morenstein
(L-R) Iwaya, Dana, Rahul and Henry
"I try to live a healthy life! I eat healthy foods and I don't smoke
and I play tennis!" - Henry Sanchez
"I play a lot of tennis because its fun. I don't go to the gym
because its boring!" - Iwaya Shizuko
Below are the match scores from last Saturday's round robin, Nov
27, 2005, 10am to 2:30pm. Thank you all for coming!! We are so lucky to be able to play OUTDOORS in
late November with mid-50's temperature, sunny and no wind and not pay for
Jerry Hao def Ana Balquiedra 7-6 (7-4)
Otani Yu def Chris Bien 6-1
Chris Bien def Roman Livson 6-2 6-4
Fred Roman vs Roman Livson??
Otani Yu def Fred Roman 6-3
Shawn def Jane Park 6-2
Roman Livson vs Koko Lani (hitting)
Yuriko Otani/Shawn vs Jane Park/Kyoko
1st set Yuriko/Shawn won 6-1
2nd set Jane/Kyoko won 6-1
Jerry Hao/Ana Balquiedra def
Kyoko Unayama/Jane Park 6-2
Yuriko Otani/Kyoko Unayama def
Shawn/Jerry Hao 6-0
MATCH SCORES LAST SUNDAY November 27, 2005 - INDOORS AT
BINGHAMTON TENNIS CLUB FROM 6pm to 8:30pm ROUND ROBIN SINGLES AND DOUBLES!
Shizuko/Henry Sanchez def Rahul Kumar/Dana Morenstein 6-3
Kumar/Iwaya Shizuko def Henry Sanchez/Dana Morenstein 6-4
Shizuko vs Koko Lani (hitting)
Rahul Kumar vs Henry Sanchez
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