Hitting partners in Fort Worth, TX

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  1. ryushen21

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    I'm looking for a regular hitting partner in or around the Fort Worth, TX area. I'm a 3.0/3.5 adult player.
     
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  3. Vik

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    Try Richland Tennis Center. They are probably about to start a new season of Monday night league. It's mostly 3.0-3.5.
     
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    What zip code are you in? FW is a big place!
     
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  5. ryushen21

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    I'm in the TCU area not too far from McLeland Tennis Center.
     
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    I'm up north of 1709 off N Beach street. Too far for me to go for a regular match.

    I would takes Vik's advice and give RTC a try. Monday night is 3.5-4.5 and they have 3.0-3.5 on Tue and Wed. There are very few 4.5 players on Mondays.

    http://www.nrhtx.com/dept_parks_rtc.aspx

    click on "brochure" to get the latest costs and start dates.
     
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  7. smoothtennis

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    Yah...I finally played in the upper bracket this season, and got to play some new blood, so I have now seen the whole spread pretty much. I would estimate there are around 12 legit 4.0's, and two/three 4.5's, and the rest low to mid 3.5. The true 4.5's come and go - but usually at least two each session.

    I have subbed and played the Tues or Thursday (3.0-3.5?) league many years ago, and there is a definite huge gap between the Monday night crowd and the other guys. I would say if someone is a real honest 3.0 to low 3.5 - check out the T/Th leagues first, then move up if all is well.

    Oh, and a side note...I won my part of the draw last session, and recieved a 10.00 discount on my entry fee for the league. I know this is thin, but I think I can now officially call myself a pro? :mrgreen:
     
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    I only know one guy down there, and he is a legit 4.5. However, TCU also has a group of regular guys and I think they may have a league there too. Give them a call, and check it out.
     
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    I'm near TCU. I'm a 4.5 female. Don't know how mens and womens ratings compare. Sure can't find enough folks to play singles w/though at the level that will help my game.
     
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    Well, if you would like to hit sometime let me know.
     
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    Great job smooth! Congratulations!
     
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    Im a 3.5 player living in Keller. I play at TCU, McLeland, Richland, Hurst.

    Send me a message and we can go hit.
     
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  13. Strut99GT

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    There are a couple 4.5 league teams out of TCU; I'm on one of them.
     
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    Hey, that's great. I know a guy who lives over around that area, and just got bumped up to 4.5 and is looking for a new team. He is not a powerhouse, but he is very fit and an awesome retriever. If you guys need another member, email me, and I can get you a name. Which team are you on?
     
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  15. ryushen21

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    For some reason I can't PM. When are you available? I'd like to play some time tomorrow if it works for you.
     
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    Wow, I never realized how many people are on these boards from Fort Worth... I'm trying to figure out who all I know. I got cknobman and I think I know who Vik is...

    But yeah, I usually play out of RTC and on Thursday night they have a good drill at 7pm. You can usually meet a lot of people that like to hit there. It's more 3.5-4.0 but if you're a good 3.0 then no one will say anything.
     
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    I play out of ATC on wednesday nights and I'm free tuesdays and fridays. I'm up to play just about anywhere in the greater fort worth area.
     
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  18. Slicendicer

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    Hi,
    I'll be in Fort Worth for 3 weeks and looking for hitting partners 3-4x per week. I'm staying at the American Inn on Calmont Ave. I used to play college and 5.0-5.5 leagues, but after a back injury and packing on 50lb's I can play strong 4.0, I think. I used to train/play 5-7x per week. I haven't hit a ball in 2 years, so will be a bit rusty. Anyway, if anybody will hit with me, I'd really appreciate it. Thanks.
     
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    If you'll hit w/a 4.5 female, I'm game. Need dates/times and preferred local.
     
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    Thats awesome. I just drove in to Ft. Worth. I will be attending classes 7:00-4:00M-F. Anytime after 6:00 will work. How should I contact you?
     
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  21. ten10

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    Weather this week looks to be bad.....we'll see...and indoor courts evenings is pretty dicey too.

    817.454.9886 between 9a.m. and 9p.m.

    Leave a message and I'll get back to you.
     
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  22. Slicendicer

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    Played at TCU tonight with 4.0?? guys. It was fun. If anybody would like to hit Sunday or one evening next week, let me know. My cardio was poor, but I was striking the ball pretty well, I think I can hang with 4.0-4.5.
    Thanks-
     
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  23. Slicendicer

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    Hey Tracy... thanks for the hit. It was a beautiful day and you're a great tennis player. Maybe next time I win a more games. :shock: Let me know if/when you wanna play mixed. TTYL
     
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  24. Mike Cottrill

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    You still in the FW?
     
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  25. Slicendicer

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    Hi Mike,
    Nope... back home now. I really like Ft. Worth... TCU TC is awesome. I would have liked to hit some more. I have found two 4.0 hitting partners in Mobile. My strokes are back, but my footwork needs a lot of work.
     
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  26. Mike Cottrill

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    What part of Mobile? On occasion I'm in Lucedale MS.
     
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  27. Slicendicer

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    Hi Mike... you're just up the road from me... I stay in west Mobile. Let me know when you make it down this way. I'm always down to play tennis.
     
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  28. Mike Cottrill

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    That would be great. I get bored counting cow patties.
     
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  29. Slicendicer

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    Down here... we toss 'em... and mullet too. :)
     
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  30. isis67

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    Okay......if you're someone I already know I'll laugh. But I also live near TCU and am a 4.5 female. I'm playing singles for two Dallas USTA teams since they have summer leagues but am always up to play.
     
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  31. isis67

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    forget this. I THOUGHT that was you. ;)
     
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