Tennis Club News

Wednesday, May 1!


The new season has begun. Tennis returns.

The courts are a bit soft, though. A little rain closes them. And in spite of the famous drought, a little rain falls most every night. So the courts are open for a while, and closed for a while. When the sun is out, you can almost feel the courts drying out, firming up. Come play.

Welcome to the new season.


New Member Party
Please come to the New Member Party at the club on Sunday, May 5, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Welcome our 24 new members. The party will feature wine, beer and soft drinks, as well as gourmet nibbles.

The new members for 2002 are:


A sad note: Elizabeth Homans died on April 8, 2002. 'Libby' was a long-time member of the club and the ex-wife of Bill Homans. The newspaper obituary told us that she worked in Romania after WWII with the Allied Control Commission and was sentenced to death in absentia by the Communist government. More recently, she was active in the Cambridge Art Association, the Cambridge Garden Club, and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. We remember often seeing her in the neighborhood around the club, walking her dogs, passing a pleasant word.
A funeral service was held on April 15. Our apologies to her family for this late notice.
And our condolences.


Here's some pictures of the work at the club last week. (We'll try to have some new ones soon.)

court 1 unfinished lines
Court 1, noon, April 25, 2002
Last spike, Jimmy
Jim driving the last? spike into the front curtains

Jim and Tom closing the front curtains April 25, 2002

Mike supervising, April 25, 2002

Here's a link to the espn site, with pro rankings.

Take a look

at what was going on at the club on this date last year.

Reservations Note: The website features on-line reservations, but they are not being used.



The Yearbook link will take you to the last newspage from 2001. 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 (2001). The less-than link (<) next to the honeycomb icon will take you to the last issue of the newspage.

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