Illinois Tennis!

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  1. supermario343

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    Anyone from IL here that would want to play some tennis, hitting partner, play matches...etc...Im by the Chicago area :)
     
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  2. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    Hey Mario, if no taker, I'll try to drop you a visit. :)
     
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  3. TokyopunK

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    There are only two people in Illinois that play tennis........

    me and you...... but I am retired.
     
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    Hey, don't forget Voltron!! ;)
     
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  5. TokyopunK

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    You are a robot, thus you do not count as a people.
     
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    and vandre!!!!...... but you'd have to hack your way thru a bazillion cornfields to find me :(!
     
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  7. supermario343

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    haha sweet do it! lets hit :p and bring ur wilsons with for me to take haha
     
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  8. supermario343

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    damn thats not good news for me lol
     
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  9. supermario343

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    what part of IL are you from lol
     
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  10. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    Mario, I should be moving to the Naperville area in July or August. If you're still around I would be more than happy to hit, play matches..etc.
     
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  11. supermario343

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    Sweet..thats about 40 min. from me depending on traffic of course. How long have you been playing for? How good are you too haha
     
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  12. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    I have been playing since I was 9 years old, played junior and college tennis. I am not really a fan of the American self-rating system, but I think I would fall within the 4.5-5.0 range.



    How good are you Super Mario? :)
     
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  13. TokyopunK

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    Super Mario is a pro man..........

    He is like State Champion 3 years in a row in singles and doubles and then he was state champion the 4th year for both illinois and indiana thats how pro he is.
     
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    Even better, somebody to beat me up and realize what exactly I've been missing for the past 3 years. :)
     
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  15. princess bossass

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    I play, but I'm a girl, and probably not good enough to play against you.
     
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    thats why i dont want to play mario because he will kill me and i will end up breaking another racquet!
     
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  17. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    Don't let Mario intimidate you.:)

    Granted I have yet to witness the powers of SuperMario. :D
     
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    lol im in that range too...4.5-5.0 :p so itd be a good match!
     
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  19. supermario343

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    haha i wish! ^ thatd be a nice accomplishment ;)
     
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  20. supermario343

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    i doubt id kill you lol...i make too many errors bc i go for so many winners :p
     
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  21. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    Mario buddy, make sure you are tough enough for the task though. 800 hitting sessions for all my K90s! I just read you only wear size M, you need to do more push ups like me to have those guns like Nadal. BTW, Nadal's guns are only slightly bigger than mine. :)
     
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    haha than urs :p trust me, i do plenty of them but i just need free weights and protein shakes to built up to something beastly lol
     
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    I am looking forward to play with you then. :)
     
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    sweet deal :) i am playing a clay tennis tourny this friday...wish me luck! haha
     
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  25. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    Good Luck!!!!

    Do you play on clay the entire summer and are there any clay courts in the Palatine area or even Naperville? :confused:
     
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    most of the tournys are on clay and the others are on hardcourt...ik there are clay courts at river trails (arlington heights area) and northbrook
     
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    Good luck! Mario, Just play for fun, no pressure, just go for it, let's see how it whips! :)
     
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    haha yea :) should be fun, im excited!
     
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    Mario, how did you do, won the big one like Nadal? :)
     
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  30. tonmcg

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    I'm in DeKalb for the next month

    I'm vacationing in DeKalb until the end of June. I'm a 4.5-5.0 and I'm looking to play as much as possible.

    I don't know the area too well but I know that the Northern Illinois University (NIU) tennis courts are two blocks away from me.

    If anyone in the area is interested in playing please contact me: tonmcg@gmail.com.

    Tony
     
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  31. supermario343

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    Yea right i wish lol....didnt fare so well but thats ok, i had a lot of fun and good experience :)
     
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  32. Diver

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    Im in IL, in plainfield...
     
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  33. Lendl and Federer Fan

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    Don't worry, dude, it is more important to just have fun. :)
     
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    I would be interested in hitting with you. I travel for business to the Naperville area about 2-4 days/ month. I am a 4.5-5.0 player that played Jr and College tennis. I will be in the area August 19, 20 and 21. Would any any of these days work for you. You can contact me at djh1994@bex.net.
     
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    I'm willing to hit with anyone, but you guys are probably too good for me. I'm like 2.5 at best haha. I'm in the Woodfield Mall area.
     
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    you play often? want to hit sometime?
     
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    I'm in Elgin area most of the time, work in Naperville :)
     
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    Anybody want to play today, I am free all evening after 5pm :D
     
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  42. supermario343

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    send me an email Soy : ) maybe this weekend?
     
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    Emailed :)
     
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  44. Orangejumper

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    hey there
    am in Chicago for buisness later on in sept . the $ being good to the £ whats the best place to get some decent tennis shirts. ive had a look on the web and there seem like a cople of options, any pointers?
    thanks in advance
     
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    TW is the best (but it's online), but if you must go local maybe try this site http://www.chicagotennisgolf.com/

    If you like Under Armour, there's a store in Aurora. There's a Nike Town on Michigan Avenue
     
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  46. S H O W S T O P P E R !

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    I'm in the Chicago burbs and I play. Don't categorize people by state. :mad:
     
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  47. TokyopunK

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    It's a joke you jock.
     
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  48. Vince Has Spin

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    I'm not an amazing player, but I know how to play and I love to play. I'm near the Woodfield area, kind of. Hanover Park? By Streamwood, etc. etc.
     
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  49. SOY78

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    Vince_Has_Spin, have you played at the Medinah Park District courts latelly?
     
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  50. Vince Has Spin

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    I have not, Soy78, but I have heard of Medinah. That area feeds into my high school. I'd love to meet up and play sometime, you should PM me if you'd like. I'd have to warn you though, I'm not that amazing.
     
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