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10/18/00--Local Tennis News

Written by tennis  |  18. October 2000

TOWN OF HUNTINGTON STARTS A USA TEAM TENNIS PROGRAM The Town of Huntington will be starting a USA Team Tennis-Ralleyball program. USA Team Tennis-Ralleyball format is tennis as an organized team sport for grade school age students. The game is altered by modifying the traditional serve and scoring to make it easy and fun right away. The format was created to give students the opportunity to participate in tennis the same way they are able to play soccer. The format is designed to be beginner friendly for the students as they learn skills and play on a team. Dates: Mondays, October 23-November 27, 2000 (6 sessions) Times: 4:00-5:00pm 6-8 year olds 5:00-6:00pm 9-10 year olds 6:00-7:00pm 11-12 year olds Location: Coindre Hall Gym, 101 Brown's Road, Huntington Fee: $50 per person with Recreation card $60 per person without Recreation card Registration: is currently underway at the Parks and Recreation office, Town Hall, 100 Main Street, Huntington, Room 103 from 9am-4pm, Monday thru Friday. PLEASE BRING A TENNIS RACQUET AND A NEW CAN OF USTA TENNIS BALLS TO CLASS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE DEPARTMENT AT 351-3089. ##################################################### CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS November 13-19, 2000 Madison Square Garden USTA MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY AT THE CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday, November 18th: USTA Members enjoy a special day of recognition. Present your USTA Membership card to enjoy refreshments, free gifts and more! For tickets call Ticketmaster 212-307-7171. ##################################################### USPTA Professionals Bob Litwin and Kirk Moritz hosted Tennis Talk on the Web, a daily one hour live audio show on USANetwork.com as a complement to USA Network's coverage of the 2000 US Open. Debuting at the 2000 French Open, this show is the first of its kind, produced to create more interactivity between viewers and live sporting events. In addition to match analysis, the show invited fans to e-mail questions for a variety of guests that included Stan Smith, Paul Annacone, Brad Gilbert, Gene Scott, Pancho Segura, Virginia Wade, Zina Garrsion, and others. Litwin, a National Sr. Champion and 7 time Eastern USPTA Player of the Year, also provided the Focus Tip of the Day on the tournament website. The daily tip was based on a match played that day and identified some mental aspect of the match. Moritz is a former #1 Eastern senior player and his the Head Professional at Fila Tennis Club in New York. Both Tennis Talk and Focus Tips are archived and accessible at USANetwork.com. ###################################################### NEW NETVALUES USTA MEMBER DISCOUNT Dr. Steven Levy, Chiropractor 3850 Flatlands Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11234-3526 Phone:(718)253-9702 Email: Lisamcknight@ferreriinstitute.com Special offer to USTA members: Two for One-First Visit only

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