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Sound Shore Invitational
11-17-2013
SSI Open finalists

Rye, NY
The Sound Shore Invitational tournament returned to Manursing Island Club after a year away due to Superstorm Sandy and featured some of the most exciting play of the season. For entertainment value, the semifinal between Juan Arraya and Alex Bancila and Drew Broderick and Anthony Cosimano and the final between Arraya-Bancila and top seeded Mark Parsons and Johan du Randt would be hard to top! In the end, Parsons-du Randt prevailed 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.

See the complete draw     View some photos


Platform Tennis: Elevated, Outside, Caged In
03-17-2012
Only a Game

Boston MA
Platform tennis features intense competition in a small area surrounded by chicken wire. You might call it tennis’s version of a steel cage match … if the players weren’t so darn friendly. Read Article By Doug Tribou - Boston NPR


It's a Record!
02-02-2012
Corey Nicky Junior Nationals

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Their run is officially over...but it was one for the record books! Corey Delaney and Nicky Ross, from Chatham, NJ accomplished something that no one else in the history of platform tennis has done: The pair claimed their sixth junior national title, at this year's APTA Junior Nationals. Additionally, they are the first team to win 5 consecutive gold medals in juniors and the first to win the 18 & Under category 4 times. Their other titles were in the Girls 12 & Under in 2006 and the Girls 14 & Under in 2008. The two play at the Noe Pond Club in Chatham. Nicky is currently a freshman at Washington and Lee University and Corey will be heading to Dartmouth in the fall.


ITF Sanctions First International Beach Tennis Chanpionship
8-29-2010
ITF Beach Tennis

Long Beach, NY
Beach Tennis USA® (BTUSA), the organization responsible for the sport of beach tennis in North America, will host the first-ever ITF sanctioned International Beach Tennis Championship in Long Beach, NY over Labor Day weekend The event site is located on the beach at Riverside Boulevard near the Boardwalk in Long Beach, New York and is free to the public. Full Press release and Photos from 2009


Northwestern University’s 1st Annual Spring Fitness & Recreational Expo
5-25-2010
Beach Tennis Chicago

Chicago, IL
This past weekend Beach Tennis-Chicago participated at Northwestern University’s 1st Annual Spring Fitness & Recreational Expo.  Beach Tennis was attended by Will Shane, Beach Tennis-Chicago Director and Matt Garavaglia, Beach Tennis-Chicago’s Professional.  The Beach Tennis booth was set-up as an interactive experience for the many attendees who stopped by.  full press release and photos


Rage in The Cage
02-22-2010
rager

Garden City , NY
During the weekend of March 19th & 20th, the Rage will return to Garden City! That's the Underage in the Cage event on Friday evening, for ages 6 and up as well as the adult Rage in the Cage Mixed Doubles tournament and party on Saturday. Both events benefit the Charlie's Champions Foundation, which raises awareness and funds to benefit the Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop University Hospital. Last year's event raised close to $70,000 for the Center! Perhaps we can top that this year! Those not playing can sign up for "party only", and sponsorship opportunities are available as well.

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Rage in The Cage
04-15-2009
rager

Garden City , NY
During the weekend of March 21st, the herculean efforts of Charlie’s Champions Foundation friends and supporters raised close to $70,000 to benefit the music therapy program and the research program at the Cancer Center. This wonderful two-day expression of community spirit featured a junior paddle play competition (“Underage in the Cage”) Friday evening, bustling with 125 young boys and girls, and an adult version of the “Rage” with 60 nationally ranked and novice mixed doubles teams competing Saturday in “A” and “B” draws respectively. Photo's and story


College Paddle
04-06-2009
Yale Georgetown
USA
While it is not yet an NCAA sport, Chris Kelley and Kate Macauley are working hard at Georgetown University and at Yale University, respectively, to make platform tennis a club sport.  Growing up playing in Wilton, CT, the two didn’t want to give it up when they went away to school. Now sophomores, the two are making some progress.
       Read more about their endeavors and see some photos


Illinois Married Mixed
03-16-2009
ILMxd

Golf, IL
While the Mixed Nationals were being contested in New Jersey, the Chicago area held their own version of the Husband-Wife competition, known as the Illinois Married Mixed. With full draws in both the "A" and "B" divisions, tournament director Dan Williams planned for a great day of competition. Once he finished his organizing tasks, he and Sarah proceeded to win the tournament! Read more...


TAME THAT GRIT - Part 2
01-29-2009
tAME THAT GRIT PART 2

Seabright, NJ
Bernie Hatefield Productions
You Tube... The controversial series continues with part 3 as The Duke starts his comeback.

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warning: strong adult language



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