Tennis Club News

July 5, 2001



Court conditions: Iffy. Please call the clubhouse for an update.

Round Robin: The next round robin, a catered affair, is scheduled for Thursday, July 12.


Tournaments: Have we forgotten something? The tournaments should be raging now. First round matches were supposed to be played by July 1.

Tournaments: (other) Here's a link to the official Wimbledon site.

And here's a link to an alternative Wimbledon site.

Summer Membership

Summer membership began on July 1. Welcome to the club. Welcome to the season. You might chat with the staff person on duty about scheduling courts and making out chits and other mechanics. You might also consider coming to Sunday pick-up doubles and week-day round robins to meet players.

Junior Membership began on July 1. Welcome to the club. Welcome to the season. See above.

Busyness: If Summer and Junior Memberships began on July 1, how come the club's busyness dies off drastically after the Fourth? How come?

Nothing to do with tennis:

"An astronomer says the sun will die out in a billion years. A terrified voice at the back of the hall asks the lecturer to repeat the prediciton. "I said the sun will die out in a billion years." "Thank God," says the relieved voice. "I thought you said a million."
     -Richard Powers

Help Wanted:

As always, contributions to the news page are quite welcome. We are partial to humor, but we'll consider gripes, wails, rants, and effusions.

Reservations Note: While the CTC website has the capacity to handle on-line reservations, the efficacy of deploying the system is still being debated by the tennis club Board. So, if you click on Reservation Requests, you can see the system, but it is not active. Stay posted.

Take a look at what was going on at the club at this time last year. (Hint: there are pictures of last year's tournament winners, looking good.)

The Yearbook link will take you to the last newspage from 2000. From there you can see the whole of the Persistent Archive of last year's news.

Website Note: The time and temperature icon below is a link to a Boston weather site.

Click for Boston Weather

Joe DeBassio, Webmaster

Website Note II: The honey-comb icon is also a link. It takes the clicker to an archive of all the past news pages so that you can read the news pages for the whole year. The less-than link (<) next to the honeycomb icon will take you to yesterday's News.

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