Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) will be experimenting with the practice of permitting
coaching from the stands. This is
something that takes place regularly (for both men and women); but, is that a
people like good chocolate chip cookies; but if you had 10 or 15 at one
sitting, that would probably be too much (for MOST people). This week was the fifth tournament in the Florida
winter series (my fourth) being played at the new Lakewood National club … with
the Pelican Bay Club doubles championships bracketing the week at each end!
Newk’s October camp, the Jensen brothers gave this piece of tennis doubles advice:
“Look for the pigeon!” If you can
identify that one of your doubles opponents is weaker than the other – or just
having a bad day – they advise to play your shots at them.
was semi finals day for the CAT II tournament at Sanchez/Casal (Naples Bath and
Tennis); and for the second week in a row, Noble and I faced #1 seeded Hugh
Thomson (former world #1 singles) and his partner Jerry Thomas (World 75 doubles
Yesterday ended a full week of tennis at the World Tennis Club and their superbly well run second tournament of the Florida season. Many of the top senior tennis players in the country participated, with these results…
may have seen the AT&T commercial where the patient asks the nurse about
his surgeon and she says, “Oh, he’s OK.”
And the punch line is “OK is not good enough.” That was the story of our semi-finals doubles
match on Friday.
week is the first of EIGHT CONSECUTIVE weeks of senior tournaments in SW Florida. It is the National Senior Men’s Tennis Association’s
(NSMTA) Cat III doubles only event, held at the Sanchez/Casal (Naples Bath and Tennis)
facility in Naples.