Monday, September 18, 2017

42nd Annual Alamogordo Open Tennis Tournament

SW Sectional Competition

Congratulations to ATA members who competed in El Paso in September.  Diane and Gail’s 55 & over team were finalists and could be the wild card to compete in Nationals.  Joe’s 7.0 men’s team won the Sectionals and will be traveling to compete at Nationals in Orlando in November.  
Congrats to all for such good results!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Roadrunner 14 & under Tournament

Thanks to Jamie and Janet for their efforts organizing Roadrunner 14 & under tennis tournament & to all who pitched in to help out!!!   Special thanks to Ron and Greg for putting up and taking down sun shades and to all the Friends of the Courts: Greg & Gail, Joe, Patsy, Grady (also our referee), Jacquie, John, and Evelyn.  Also thanks to Mitch who come from Las Cruces to do warm up exercises.  Nearly 20 kids came from all over the state to play in this tournament, and we saw some terrific tennis from these kids!

Sunday, August 6, 2017

August Play Day

August Play day was well attended with 4 courts of players turning out for a fun play day!  Winners were Anke and Janet, Charles and Sal, and several door prizes were handed out!  After play many went to Judie’s for pizza, and a few people jumped into her pool.  Thanks to Judie, Ron,and Sintra for hosting this fun play day!!!

Long time friends of ATA, Pepe and Christina Jacques, showed up at the courts on Saturday.  For many years Pepe and Grady organized club exchange competitions with Pepe’s tennis club in Chihuahua, Mexico.  Their visit brought back many good memories. Vaya con Dios Pepe & Christina!