Viewer in Hong Kong get united!!!

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by hlkimfung, Jun 7, 2004.

  1. hlkimfung

    hlkimfung Semi-Pro

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    I know it's the wrong forum to post, but since it got the most traffic here, I guess more relevant people can see this

    I am from Hong Kong and actively looking for partners to play tennis. I rarely play in public court nor a tennis club since I have my own court at where I live, therefore I don't meet too many people on tennis court.

    I have one regualr partner for about a year (meaning I haven't play any double in almost a year), the partner is not as good as me and seem I am giving him lesson every time we play. I am not improving by play against him and think potentially I will be less competitive than I think by beating him 10 out 10 times.

    So any local ppl on this board want to have a hitting session are welcomed to drop me a note. I have no idea what rating I am. but as a reference, I was once in the tennis team of my high school in the first league.
     
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  2. Columbus OH - Fairfax VA

    Columbus OH - Fairfax VA New User

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    Your own court in Hong Kong? Wow. Too bad I do not live in Hong Kong. If I do, I will camp out on your court everyday. Do you have a ball machine? If you do not have one, you may want to think about it.

    I wish I have your problems, have my own court and could not find a hitting partner that are better than me. Good luck.
     
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  3. hlkimfung

    hlkimfung Semi-Pro

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    having said this, I am more than willing to travel and play in any place should I find it worthwhile
     
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  4. Phil

    Phil Hall of Fame

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    So why don't you, ahhhh...visit the local public courts or tennis clubs where there are many players, some probably looking for a game or regular partners? Perhaps this thought is a bit too obvious for you?
     
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  5. dcheung

    dcheung Rookie

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    Fung, if you are really serious about tennis, you should join tennis clubs so you have the chance of practicing and matching with different style of players. It is more important that through these contact you can ask for their advice on your form (sometimes maybe too much and personal flavour added though) which helps improve your technique greatly. Watch out when picking tennis clubs as some do not have too many court time for all their members.

    David
     
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  6. Intense68

    Intense68 Guest

    I am in HK too. Few people here have their own courts but quite a few residential estates have tennis-courts.

    What you could try is the SCAA at Jordan on Saturdays and Sundays.

    I would be happy to play with you as well but I am in the Gold Coast/Tuen Mun area.

    Calvin
     
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  7. hlkimfung

    hlkimfung Semi-Pro

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    let me clarify one point, I don't want ppl here think I am a rich-ass

    what I mean I have my own court is that I have a court at where I live. It's NOT my OWM PROPERTY!!!

    Not too many ppl play tennis in my apartment, so virtually I can use it anytime I would like to. The convenince make me lazy to travel around and seek new partners. Talking about inertia in playing tennis

    Calvin, sure, actually I live only 20 min away from you in Sham Tsang. Let's meet up sometime and have a hit.

    By the way, Gold coast is a great place to live and visit
     
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  8. dennis1188

    dennis1188 Semi-Pro

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    Quite a few large private residential developments around HK such as Belcher Gardens and Kornhill hv a few on site tennis courts (hard courts). My favorite courts were at the HK Jockey Club , the seven courts had syn. grass surface and were well maintained and easy on the legs and feet.
    BTW I heard there is now a HK tennis club group that plays on tues. afternoons at HK tennis centre Wong Nei Chung Rd (drop ins r welcome). There is also now a HK tennis web site http://www.hktennisclub.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=1.
     
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  9. Intense68

    Intense68 Guest

    Yeah, Gold Coast is great for tennis. With phase 1 and phase 2 combined we have 7 courts. And there are quite a few players out here. On Sunday mornings from 8:00 - 12:00 there is always a group of people playing on the 3 courts on top of the club-house and everybody can join in.

    Give me a call if you want to play: 91270279

    Calvin
     
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  10. touchytennis

    touchytennis Rookie

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    jockey club has 8 courts :D.. and the synthetic grass has sand all over it so you can slide :D
     
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  11. hkukim

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    Let's play together

    hlkimfung and intense 68,

    hello, I am interested to play with both of you becasue I also do not have a good partner to play against.
    I started to play tennis since 9 years old(now I am 23) and I was in my secondary school and HKU tennis team.
    I am crazy about tennis too!! Let's play together and I am sure my skills won;t disappoint you.

    I live in Tuen Mun and my phone number is 95129290!!My name is Kim. Call me if you want to play tennis seriously.
     
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  12. haley1

    haley1 Guest

    hey hk ppl: i am planning a trip to hk within a year or so; i have relatives there (causeway bay). we should try to stay in touch either via email or this board. i would love to play in hk!
     
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  13. baseline69

    baseline69 New User

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    I'll be visiting HK in mid June. I've been in grad school so my game has fallen off a bit. But, I can keep the ball in the court and have even been seen hitting winners from time to time. Send me an email if you want to play.
     
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  14. Intense68

    Intense68 Guest

    OK, so had a nice game last night with hlkimfung. Sweet backhand!

    Since there are quite a few people interested in playing maybe it's easier to keep in touch by email. Here's mine: cliao@opinionresearch.com.hk

    Since Gold Coast is right in the middle of Tuen Mun and Shen Teng it wouldn't be a bad place to meet (and easy for me!).

    Talk to you later.

    Calvin
     
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  15. hlkimfung

    hlkimfung Semi-Pro

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    Haha Calvin

    Thanks for playing last night . You too have such a good game and a good mix of pop and spin. And your court is sooo much faster than the other where I have to increase my speed by 20% just to keep up with you. Good way to pratice by the way. now I can kick ppl's ass on my court.....

    Hello HKU Kim

    You play for high school as well? Me too!! which school you play for? I used to play for La Salle and it sucks! lol

    sure let's meet up and have a hit, I'll call you later this week

    cheers
     
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  16. hlkimfung

    hlkimfung Semi-Pro

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    by the way

    Can HKU Kim and haley1 send your e-mail to

    acurakim2000@yahoo.com

    together with Calvin's and baseline's email, we can form a group and not wasting any bandwidth of the TW
     
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