2016 New Year’s Round Robin RESULTS
We had a full slate in both events for the new Year’s Doubles Tournaments. Thanks for all who came out and participated.
For the Men’s Round Robin Doubles on Saturday, the team of Tom Pitt & Fabio Buda prevailed with the pairings of Richard Rykhus & Phil Callan as well as Jay Nazario & Darryl Henderson notching a good showing.
With the Double’s Scramble on Sunday, the upper half for game winners started with Mark Brodner, Keiko Anno and Rodney Robinson bunched together with 14. Next up was George Nelson with 15, then in ascending order, Paul Frischer (17), Andrea Mainelli (18) and Regina Lookis in 3rd place with 19 games. At the top, Cate Brodner came through with 24, for 2nd and the number one slot was captured by Dan Seals with 25 games.
Look for announcements for spring doubles kick-off party.
NEW YEAR’S DOUBLES DETAILS
On Saturday, Jan. 2nd — Starting at 4:00 PM
Men’s 3.5-4.0 Doubles Round Robin for six teams.
On Sunday Jan. 3rd — Starting at 4:00 PM
Doubles Scramble Tournament for 20 players
Open to ALL at a 3.0/3.5 or higher level.
Both events are slotted to last two hours.
Combe Tennis Center
(Henry Crown Sports Pavilion)
2311 North Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60208
Combe phone# 847/491-4300
Cost: $25/player (ECTA members)
Doubles/Mixed Doubles Scramble format will play 20 minute matches with different partner each rotation. Details to follow for entrants.
A great way to meet new players and get set for indoor season!
Please arrive at least 20 minutes early to allow for parking and check-in.
Park in new garage at front of pavilion.
Plenty of food and beverages will be provided throughout the event.
Please send in your response ASAP to Coordinator, Richard Bell. Draws will be forwarded.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY TO EITHER EVENT IS DEC. 28.
Please make Check out to ECTA for $25.00 and bring to event.
You can use the form below to copy and paste in an e-mail to Richard Bell to reserve your spot.
BE SURE TO INDICATE WHICH EVENT — YOU MAY ENTER BOTH
Phone (home) ___________________ (cell) ___________________
THANKSGIVING SCRAMBLE TOURNAMENT NEWS
We had a great turn-out of 20 players with over 12 people on the wait list. Sandy Sherwood, Marjorie Chen, and Mary DaVanti were in the top half with 26 games total won. Mark Ainsworth came in 4th with 28, following Ken Herrmann with 30 games. In second place was Maurice Russell at 33 and the Top Game Winner, with 38, was Regina Lookis. (Believed to be a record in ECTA history for this format!)
ETHS SCHOLARSHIP NEWS
Every year, the Evanston Community Tennis Association awards a $500 scholarship to a senior girl who has demonstrated excellence to her ETHS tennis team, in her school and in her community.
Each applicant also is asked to provide a letter of recommendation and an essay explaining how tennis has impacted her life.
The recipient of the 2015 ECTA Girl’s Tennis Scholarship is Jessica Ampel.