Tennis Warehouse- South Florida Chapter (lots of photos)

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by drakulie, Apr 23, 2007.

  1. trader1499

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    Tom, I must be blind, because I am not seeing an E-mail listed in your profile. I only see a link for your home page.
     
  2. TomT

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    Browardtennis.com seasonal leagues cost twice as much as tennisftlauderdale.com , have a set number of matches for each season (in Tennis Fort Lauderdale you can play as many matches in a season as you can set up), has no prizes that I'm aware of, and has no national championship tournament like the Tennis League Network (of which Tennis Fort Lauderdale is an affiliate) does.

    The national championship tourney is held in November at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on Key Biscayne.

    Email me via TT. Let's hit some tennis balls. I usually play at Hardy Park (Google Maps it) or I can come to where you usually play.
     
  3. TomT

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    When you left click on my username in the thread you will see an option to email me. Plus it IS in the profile, right next to the home page link.
     
  4. TomT

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    Don't worry about serving for now. It's enough just to get the ball in play against most of the people you'll be playing.

    I have a good serve. I'll show you how I do it. It's really not a whole lot more complicated (at first anyway) than throwing a baseball overhand.
     
  5. trader1499

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    Gotcha, that makes sense.

    Ok, I'm not exactly dumb, but I can't figure out what you are talking about when you say E-mail you via TT.... I can't find an E-mail address....
     
  6. trader1499

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    Ooops. you already replied about the Email thing. Let me do what you told me now.
     
  7. TomT

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    Just in case you're not seeing what I'm seeing here at TT you can email me at:
    thomastrotter2009@gmail.com
     
  8. trader1499

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    I swear it is not there. I am very good at figuring things out on the PC and it's not there. Perhaps we have to be "buddies" on here for it to be visible?
     
  9. Topaz

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    Trader, you may not have access to member's emails because you are a new user. When you hit 50 posts (in places other than odds and ends) your username will no longer be green, and you'll be able to do stuff like edit posts and email other users.
     
  10. TomT

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    Left click on my username, in a post in this thread. Right under my picture. There's an option to email.
     
  11. TomT

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    Ah, that's it. Sorry Trader. My mistake.
     
  12. trader1499

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    Hehehe. I told you. I figure out everything computers. :shock:
     
  13. TomT

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    It's been cleared up by Topaz. Thanks Topaz. And I've posted an email address for you to contact me at.

    We get points toward prizes for bringing new members to Tennis Fort Lauderdale.
     
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  14. TomT

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    Got your email and replied trader. I take videos of my practice and matches. You ok with that?
     
  15. trader1499

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    You can take all the video you want. Not a problem. So when I sign up to that site, I just put your name in the "Referred by" section?
     
  16. TomT

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    Yes, thanks. See you on Saturday!
     
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    It's set and confirmed. trader1499 and I will meet on Saturday to hit around. There will be video.
     
  18. trader1499

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    Haha. Now we will be hitting around in a match. It's probably a foolish thing for me to have my first ever return of service in an actual match. My serving will be pathetic so I'm scared to see the video already. lol I should've gotten taught how to serve a long time ago. Oh well... :) :shock:
     
  19. TomT

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    Turns out that trader1499 has a pretty decent game. I'll agree with him that his serve needs some work. But of course I guess we can all say that about our own serves. His return game isn't as bad as he made it out to be. In fact, he hit several return winners off good serves.

    The vids will be posted in this thread. There's some vid of the warmup there now. Match play vid to be posted some time tomorrow.
     
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  20. drakulie

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    Tom, thanks for keeping the thread alive. Hope to meet you soon. We'll try and schedule a day to meet up.
     
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    Ok drakulie. I think I still need to get a bit more fit and stronger, and get the strokes a bit more grooved before hitting with you and Sup2Dresq (et al. ?). But looking forward to it. Lets say in about two weeks?

    Nice thread and pics, etc. drakulie. It has also facilitated my meeting and playing trader1499 who has joined the Spring Season league at tennisftlauderdale.com .
     
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    Tom, glad to read the thread has helped you in meeting new hitting partners and people in the tennis community. Look forward to meeting you.
     
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    I'm playing trader1499 again tomorrow. Hopefully will hook up with you and Sup2Dresq for a hit around the time of the start of Roland Garros.
     
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    The Summer Season league of the www.tennisftlauderdale.com affiliate of the Tennis League Network begins on June 25 and runs to August 25.

    Hope to see some TTW members signing up! There will be at least 3 TTWers that I know of: trader1499, tennisfan2k, and me, TomT.
     
  26. TomT

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    Well, the Summer Season league of the www.tennisftlauderdale.com affiliate of the Tennis League Network started yesterday.

    I'm playing my first match of this season today.

    By the way, a correction to my previous post. tennisfan2k will not be playing in the Summer Season as he has a knee injury which he is allowing to heal by taking some time off from tennis. Best wishes to him, and hope to see him in the Fall Season.

    So, as far as I know, the only TTW people in our league are me and trader1499. If there's anybody reading this who's in my area and would like to find out about this league then feel free to contact me.

    I'll be posting some match videos in my 3.0 to 3.5 thread in the Tips & Instruction forum, and once in a while in this thread.
     
  27. TomT

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    Shout out to drakulie and Sup2Dresq. If you guys want to hit sometime then get in touch with me. I'm mainly focused on my league matches, but would love to have a nice hit with you sometime. We're, apparently, not far from each other, so let me know.
     
  28. dr_punk

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    I'm in for anything ... Drak you still have my #?
     
  29. TomT

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    dr_punk, I see you're in Miami, but am assuming you can come to Fort Lauderdale to hit with drakulie, Sup2Dresq, and myself (and anybody else who wants to join us for an afternoon of tennis). Sometime late next week would be good for me. I'm going to email Sup and see if he can set something up for, say, next Thursday or Friday afternoon.
     
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    Hello - I'll be at Okeeheelee Park on 8/15 and 8/16 and looking to hit if anyone is available. 4.0/4.5. Please pm if you're interested, thank you.
     
  32. JRstriker12

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    Visiting Florida on 8/10 and staying at the Holiday Inn Club at Orange Lake in Kissimmee.

    I know this is mainly South Florida peeps, but is there anyone around in the Orlando/Kissimmee area that would be up for a short hit Saturday?

    I play USTA 4.0 - Sup2Dresq can vouch for me.

    Send me an email through my profile - Thanks!
     
  33. mikeler

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    Post in the CFL thread rather than this dead thread. :twisted:
     
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    Thanks! (10 Char)
     
  35. Tebow

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    Yeah, this thread has been kind of dead for a while.

    How about a meeting? The only guy I know here is drakulie. I need some good tennis partners because two of my best partners moved out of town :(
     
  36. dr_punk

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    I can't go up to ft. lauderdale, but on the weekend its possible... hard to post every other month but I think drak has my number/email
     
  37. TomT

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    The Summer Season League of the www.tennisftlauderdale.com affiliate of the Tennis League Network ended several weeks ago. The B Division playoffs were won by TTW's own trader1499, who was subsequently bumped up to 3.25.

    I finished with a 6-14 record for the season. Made the playoffs but lost to a guy I usually beat in the quarterfinals. I remain a 3.0.

    The Fall Season League is underway now. Won my first match. There's some video of a few games of a rain-suspended match from Tuesday evening with trader1499 in my "3.0 to 3.5" thread in the Tips&Instruction forum.

    I won't be playing any matches other than league matches until early December. Maybe during the latter part of Dec can hook up with drak, sup, dr punk, et al. for a hit?
     
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    Have not posted in a long time. Ran into Vince at Match Point this afternoon so thought I would pop in and say hello. Still playing in Key West far more than Fort Lauderdale these days.

    To the person who asked months ago about Sunrise, I used to play there 3-4 nights a week. Excellent tennis center. Jaro - one of the pros there - is excellent and a very good guy.
     
  39. blackfrido

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    I am glad to see activity on my favorite thread all time!!!
    I hope we can all get together again, that would be really nice
    Rick, Oscar, Jaime, Vince, DrPunk, Jamaicanyute......where are you guys?
    I haven't played and posted any in a long time, but I fell like this would be a good reason to play again.
    Javier
     
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    Anyone wants to hit I'm staying at south beach and will be here till sun
     
  42. Sup2Dresq

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    You'll need a defibrillator to get this chapter going again...
     
  43. dr_punk

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    Damn, 7 years since the first meetup! This thread is old! Haha
     
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    I am the one old not the thread :(
     
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    Haha! We're all 7 years older no jodas!
     
  46. be4959

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    Hitting partner wanted Jan 1st- Jan 8th

    visiting Fort Lauderdale area Jan 1st - Jan 8th. Level 4.5 male, looking for friendly match or just drill.

    Have a car, willing to travel reasonable distance. would prefer to play in the morning but flexible.

    Best way to get in touch with me would be through my email liraymondATyahooDOTcom

    Thank you
     

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