The new National Senior Men’s Tennis Association has launched its website with their primary goal “to raise awareness, increase interest, improve the quality of senior tennis events, and provide local support to tennis communities in the United States.”
According to their president, Jimmy Parker, “Our fledgling organization has roots which go back much further than ours as we have been inspired by what the senior women have been able to achieve since the founding of their organization (the NSWTA) back in 1977. They have been urging us to get off our male butts and get organized, so that between the two organizations, we can better represent the voices of senior competitive tennis in the US.”
Check It Out
To view their new website (which will include some of my postings under the button “Senior Tennis & Fitness”) – and possibly join to lend your support – just click HERE.
NSMTA Doubles Tournament
The group, and board member Larry Turville, have spearheaded the addition of next week’s doubles-only tournament being played at Sanchez-Casal (Naples Bath & Tennis), which starts on Wednesday. To see the seeds and the draws, when they are posted, just click HERE.
Pro Tennis Too!
Also next week at Sanchez-Casal, will be a new men’s professional event, with $15,000 in prize money as part of the USTA Pro Circuit Future series. Admission and parking will be free, with their main draw matches starting on Tuesday, with finals on Saturday and Sunday.
So if you are in the area, come out and watch both the Old Guys and Young Guns!
World Tennis Club
The deadline for entering the first in the Florida Super Senior Grand Prix series to be held at the World Tennis Club starting the week after is Monday, January 8th at 4 p.m. More details on that website are HERE.
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