Tennis Club News

Sunday, April 27, 2008


"The nobles they are fled, the commons they are cold"

King Richard II

Westboro returned with the army, with compressors, nail guns, customized vehicles, and many strong men.


We opened last Saturday and the weather, ah, the weather. But the courts were lightly subscribed even on the most balmy, benevolent days. We had cold weather this weekend and the courts were pretty much deserted.

The club is planning many events for our tennis pleasure. Watch your email for a schedule. (We will also post the info on the newspage sometime soon.)

Nick hit out one of the first balls. (The first members to play were Joe and Cornelia Tierney at 7:00 a.m. last Saturday.)



The website has scooped the book. The 2008 book is brewing. Much of the information in this year's book is available on the website. We have updated the new Rules, the Activities, and Governors/Committees pages.

Some useful links:

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

And a club member (let's call him Sol) suggested a link to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. The site is rich.

We still have the tournament draws (from 2001 to 2004) available on-line (including all of the results), thanks to the Java Kid. We are re-locating the links, however.



"On the court, tennis players exchange not only ground strokes but lots of information. It's a richly interactive sport, both verbally and non-verbally. If players communicate clearly, simply, and consistently, the game will proceed more quickly, and with less fuss and misunderstanding. Here are a few guidelines that can make the game more fun, friendly, and fair for all...."

We've had some requests to run Craig Lambert's piece, sampled above, on Tennis Communication. (We'd better leave this link up on the newspage permanently.)

Take a look

at what was happening at this time last year.



Yearbook link will take you to the last newspage from 2007 (the animation, the Billy tribute, etc. 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, Massachusetts Forecast


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 said clicker can read the news pages for the whole year (2006). The less-than link (<) next to the honeycomb icon will take clickers to the previous issue of this year's newspage. (Skywriter is for Initiates.)


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