SPRING SHOWERS bring PLAYERS INDOORS
Rainy weekend? No problem! League members played
indoor last weekend, April 22-23 due to rainy
weather. (photo above L-R) Brannen, Gopal,
Alan, Sharon, Rishi, Niki, Joe, Bryan, Kevin,
Eric, Rick and Nikhiel. The players above played
last Sunday night. It was an intense fun filled
round robin doubles/hitting for more than 2 hours!
"We are going to sleep well tonight, that's
Raining? Let's play INDOOR!
(photo L-R) Aizaz, Naomi, TK, Lauren,
Neale, Miho, Alan, Robyn, David, Gopal, Eric and
Niki played round robin doubles last Saturday,
April 22 INDOORS while its pouring rain outside!
Rain didn't stop the enthusiasm of league members!
After 2 hours of fun doubles, we went to a Korean
BBQ restaurant and had a fun time!
Asians love playing tennis!
(photo L-R) Jon Yeung and Nikki Sandoval.
Did you know that Jon Yeung's father is a big
tennis fan and a tennis player himself.
Jon's father goes to different big tennis events
like the US Open. His father lives in
Hongkong and is very happy to see his son playing
The Athletic Long Island Girl who has tons
Catherine Larmor grew up in Long Island,
works and live in NYC and wants to improve on her
tennis skills by joining a league.
"Catherine is very athletic, she has great
conditioning and very motivated. She has
great potentials!" Eric said after Catherine
did the drills/evaluation and lesson with Eric
Capuano, the league coach.
Great players, friendly personality!
(photo L-R) Miho Yoneyama and Nick
"I'm an avid tennis player who used to play 2-3 times a week until I moved to New York. Would probably rate myself somewhere between a 3.0 and
4.0," Nick Wong said. Miho, on the other
hand, is also a solid tennis player. She
works for a non-profit organization. Both players
have great tennis skills and very warm
Talented Tennis Players!
(photo L-R) Ihoko Noda, Eric (coach), and
Jensen Wong did 1 1/2 hrs drills, cardio tennis
and lessons prior to joining the league.
Ihoko and Jensen are both advanced tennis players,
great form and technique! Welcome to the league!
Tennis is a good form of exercise!
(photo l-r) Rita Kotiah, Eric (coach) and
Tomoko Tanaka. Rita has excellent
conditioning, very determined to improve her game
while Tomoko is very determined to improve her
conditioning. "I didn't exercise for 8
years!" Tomoko said during the drills.
Tomoko used to be a serious tennis player while
attending High School in Japan. "We
play 3x a day and our coach is very strict!"
Tomoko explained. Tomoko has excellent
Welcome back to the game!
(photo L-R) Sharon Koh, Eric (coach) and
Aya did cardio drills/evaluation before
joining the league. "They are both
excellent tennis players and in great physical
condition," Eric said about the 2
ladies. Aya is coming back to the
game. She said, "I have played tennis
rather seriously in the past. I have been feeling
guilty too long every time I saw my racket
sleeping in the closet and finally decided to come
back to the court."
Attention League Members: Starting this Spring
season, we will have once a month tennis
East meets West: United through Sports
Sid Malik (India) and Lauren Buck (NYC)
met during the TennisNYC tennis drills and
evaluation last Saturday, April 1, 2006. Sid
has a beautiful one hand backhand similar to Roger
Federer!!! "You are hitting the ball
well!" Lauren told Sid. "I like
your backhand!" Sid replied. Instantly,
they found common grounds. "I feel my legs
now. I think I will be sore tonight!" Sid
continued. After a nice afternoon of tennis,
they boarded the ferry to NYC together, smiling.
"We had a great time!"
Jey Purushotham (photo above left), an
advanced tennis player came straight from work to
do cardio drills prior to joining the
league. He is in great shape, goes to the
gymn at least 3x per week, has great technique and
a nice person!
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