hard to get a good partner of similar level and a good
game. TennisNYC.com tennis league does everything for
me. I don't have to email and call strangers all day and night to get a
game! I just bring my racquet and I'm ready to go! I even
get my partner's profile and photo from my email box the night before my
match!!! For a
very small league fee, you can't beat that!" -
members are not super competitive and they are all nice and well
educated!!!. I like that. Almost everyone is playing tennis
for fun and exercise and to de-stress from work!" - David
Venus and Serena!
Kelley Jordan, (photo above) the Venus
Williams of the league, did two hours of cardio
drills and round robin tennis last Friday night,
Feb 10 as part of her tennis evaluation prior to
joining the league. She was referred to TennisNYC
league by her sister, Dina Jordan, the Serena
Williams of the league so she can work on her
game, hit a lot of tennis balls and have fun
playing with other members. Kelley is a very
nice, warm and friendly person. She has good
tennis technique and presently working very hard
to improve on her conditioning so she can catch up
with her sister, Dina.
Super Bowl Tennis!!!
TennisNYC league members celebrated SuperBowl
night by playing round robin singles, doubles and
hitting last Sunday, Feb 5, 2006. Everyone had a
great time! (photo L-R) Sanjith, Albert, Jerry,
Jason, Nikki, Ross and Gopal.
Playing tennis is a great way to spend your
Saturday night after a week of work!
(photo L-R) Dan, Nikki, Janice, Eric, Jason and
Alan all played round robin doubles, singles,
hitting and cardio drills last Saturday, Feb 4,
2006. Alan Yeung always look forward to
playing tennis to de-stress from his heavy
workload in the office.
(photo L-R) The Chinese Warrior from Canton
China, Eric Jin vs The charming athlete from UK,
Daniel Holman had a singles battle last
Saturday night, Feb 4. The score? Eric def
Daniel 7-6 6-4 "I had so many chances
especially in the second set. I'm very
competitive, I want to keep improving and win next
time!" - Dan
TENNIS is LIKE a BEAUTIFUL DANCE!!!
Matthew McDermott, a league member is shown
above during the TennisNYC round robin hitting,
singles and cardio drills last Friday, Feb 3,
"I feel better now and my game is much
better! I ate too much good food while I was in
Japan so I want to lose a little weight and get
back in shape!" - Yu Otani said after his
second drills sessions this winter season.
(photo L-R) Jim Roccas, Matthew and Yu Otani
Work stress? Winter Blues? No Problem!!!
TennisNYC.com Friday night CARDIO TENNIS
DRILLS main goal is to eliminate winter/work
stress. Photo above shows TennisNYC league
members after the cardio work-out. They all hit
hundreds and hundreds of tennis balls!!! After an
hour of cardio workout, they played 2 more hours
of round robin doubles and singles. Photo taken
last Jan 20, 2006. (L-R) Lee, Roman, Jerry, Dina,
Nikki, Henry, Kyoko and Jean. MORE PHOTOS below.
The first match of the
NEW YEAR 2006!!!
The NYC Fashion Designer, Lee Duong vs
The RUSSIAN finance mogul, Roman Livson!!
Lee Duong def Roman Livson 6-3
Date of the match: Jan 18, 2006 10pm indoors
Duong (Photo above L) has been a league member
since summer 2005. His game steadily
improved since joining the league. He is
mild mannered and very polite. But
don't be deceived by his sweet smile, his
intensity on the tennis court is hidden
like a sleeping volcano. He was a
semi-finalist in the 2005 TennisNYC.com
Intermediate Tennis Tournament!
Livson (photo above R) is a typical Russian
tennis fighter. He is intense,
curses (in Russian) when he misses a shot,
doesn't want to lose and fights to the
bitter end! He loves to run for every ball
and frequently does the fist pump when he
hits a running forehand! BTW, he loves
eating caviar and drinking sake until he
NEW YEAR 2006, NEW SERVE!!!
Photo above shows Mr. Eric Capuano,
TennisNYC.com league coach/instructor giving a
serve lesson to Steve Cambor, a member of
TennisNYC tennis league last Jan 20, 2006.
BIG IS BEAUTIFUL!!!
Michael Secor (photo above) did an hour of
tennis evaluation and drills last Jan 20,
2006. "I'm not too bad for a big guy,
huh?" he said after an hour of intense
hitting and running. Michael started playing
tennis when he was just a kid, hitting balls
against the wall of their garage. "I
was into sports growing up in Connecticut,"
he said. Besides tennis, he also played lots of
golf. "I worked in a golf club when I was
just 11 years old which gave me the opportunity to
play golf," he added.
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