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Survey on Pickleball Interest

We’re serving you survey realness. A pickleball survey that is!

Tennis4All would like to gauge our members’ interest in participating in pickleball activities. These activities may include pickleball socials, tournaments, or just regular time to play pickleball with other members.

Please take this 4-question survey to help us gauge interest in pickleball activities. It’ll take <5 minutes— promise!

Click the link below to take the survey:

https://forms.gle/NPRgjfcrhTKPwC939

Halloween Tennis Social – FREE for members

Get your racket out and your best Halloween costume on for our first social of the fall/winter season! This month we’re throwing a Halloween eleganza extravaganza. While we don’t have any ~tricks~ planned, as a little ~treat~ for our members there will be no cost to attend.

  • Where: Woburn Racquet Club
  • When: Saturday, October 22nd from 8-10pm
  • How Much: FREE for Tennis4All members; $40 for non-members
  • How Many: No limit on attendees
  • Who: You (non-members welcome!)
  • Register HERE

Serve up your early Halloween look and come ready for tennis, drinks and a spooky good time!

This event is open to all, both members and non-members of Tennis4All.

Winners of the 2022 Summer Challenge Ladder!

Good day.

Thank you for another excellent summer of tennis and bitchiness. I loved it.

Here are the Winners of the 2022 Summer Challenge Ladder….

End of Season #1 Player: Scott Lee (living up to his 4.5 status, Scott Lee simply could not be touched)

TOP 2 Players for Point Accumulation: Jason Wu (101) and Marnin Romm (98) (exhausting)

Highest Climber from Starting Position to Final Position: Thomas Le  (from 29 t0 9!)

Congrats to the winners and everyone who participated this year. You will all be receiving glorious prizes in the mail.

Hope to see you all on the ladder next year.

-The Ladder Master is….out!

 

Final Week until the ladder COLLAPSES!

Greetings from a Sunday night Long Legs

One week from tonight, the Ladder shall close.

Our leaders on the Match Ladder are: Scott Lee, Ian Shank and Terry Epps at 1, 2 and 3 respectively.

Will anyone sneak up on these three for a place at the top of the ladder?

Our leaders on the Points Ladder are: Jason Wu at 101 and Marnin Romm at 98. I don’t believe they can be caught.

One more week. What chaos can you bring down on the ladder? Whom can you usurp?

I will tell the final story one  week from tonight.

When the ladder Collapses.

-the ladder master has spoken

September is It!

Greetings Summer Challenge Ladder!

We are in the final month now. September 25 is the last day of the summer Challenge Ladder. After that, the ladder disappears. Into thin air.

The US Open is happening, sure, I get it….but will anyone usurp Scott Lee from atop the Challenge Ladder? Well done, Scott. You remain ensconced up there. Ensconced.

Congrats to Terry Epps, who recently took over 2nd place on the ladder. Huge!

Special kudos to both Alan Gnani and Ian Shank who, on separate days and not against one another, played 2 matches in one day. I simply do not understand this feat but it was achieved by both of them. And this summer has been hot as….

On the points ladder, Jason Wu has just entered the 90s. Well done, Mr. Wu. Marnin Romm  is not far behind. The top 2 on the points ladder will receive spectacular prizes. Can anyone catch these guys? I think not.

I have removed myself from the ladder as a player as I am dealing with a left leg injury. Feeling optimistic now about playing in the Fall singles league but I’ve had a pretty awful time with sciatica and other left leg woes that are too boring to speak of,  so thought it best to take time off, lots of stretching and walking and just, ya know, watching the US Open.

But I am still here to record all of your matches and make the occasional catty report.

Enjoy the September temps!

Your ladder master…ensconced in all kinds of things…

longlegs

T4All Socials are BACK! Register NOW for September 10

Ssssso Exciting! Second Saturday Socials Start September 10th!

Have you missed us this summer? Well, we’re back, baby, and better than ever.

Sssssave the date: every Second Saturday from now until May of 2023 we will be playing two hours of doubles at Woburn Racket Club, with food, adult beverages, and conviviality tossed in for the hell of it.

We have all 10 courts, but interest is high, so register for the September event very sssssoon.

Member price: $25
Guest price: $40

If your membership has lapsed (you haven’t renewed since June), you can sign up for $35 by clicking here.

Sssssee you on the courts!

Call for T4All Board Members

Hello T4All friends!

The Tennis4All board is looking for four new board members to help us continue our upward trajectory as an organization. Term will start September 15.

We value diversity, commitment to tennis (whatever your level of play), and new ideas. By joining the board, you will be able to directly contribute to our warm, collegial community and help make decisions about what Tennis4All can and should be in the future.

As always, we thank our outgoing board members for their service.

If you are interested in joining the board, please contact Lisa Quackenbush (you can find me in the member directory) by September 3.

Come join us!

Lisa Quackenbush

Clerk

Tennis4All

 

Sizzle!

Well, well, well….some spicy news to report.

We have a new 4.5 arrival on the ladder this week in the form of one Ian Shank. Welcome aboard, Ian. There is only one other 4.5 on the ladder and that player sits on top. Will Ian make his way up for a 4.5 showdown with Mr. Lee? We shall see….there are some very talented 4.0s who might have something to say about it….

Speaking of making his way up, Mr. Mark McDonough defeated Mr. Terry Epps this past brutally hot weekend over at Tufts and took over the #3 spot. Well done, Mark:  only two players ahead of you now!

As Mark and Terry began to warm up, I was being soundly defeated by Mr. Alan Gnani. It has been 2 substantial losses to Mr Gnani this summer, and despite the fact that he’s just a super nice guy, I am FURIOUS!

On the points ladder, Mr. Jason Wu and Mr. Marnin Romm are starting to run away with things, entering the 70s now. You guys are astonishing!

Remember, fabulous prizes will be awarded to the top 2 on the points ladder, the number 1 of the challenge ladder itself and 1 prize for whomever rose the highest from beginning to end of summer. Hopefully, I have kept track of that….I totally have.

This weekend doesn’t look quite so brutal on the humidity-side of things. I look forward to reading about your scores from Block Island, where I will be competing in the Lockwood Family Olympics.

yours sincerely,

The Ladder Master