Well I did it!!!

Discussion in 'Adult League & Tournament Talk' started by Herdsman76, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. Herdsman76

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    Well Sports Fans,

    My curiousity got the best of me and I entered the US Open Playoffs tournament in Arlington, TX, which starts on June 18th. The applicant list showed 83 entrants for the mens division and it's been interesting seeing the variety of playing results of the other applicants. I'm sure a few have seen mine and are probably hoping to draw me in the first round! LOL

    I figured when the time comes, I'll share my experiences albeit brief I'm sure. When I originally asked the question if any of you other board members has played the tournament, I enjoyed reading the responses. I also appreciated the fact that no one really was very critical of the fact I wanted to play.

    If anybody is playing in Arlington as well, good luck! Stay tuned for my "Court Report"!!! I wonder if Arlene Santana will interview me???

    H76
     
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  2. jdubbs

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    Good luck, tell us all about those delicious bagels you get.
     
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  3. Swissv2

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    so mean, but why? :?

    We would love to see some nice vids or pictures :D
     
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  4. jdubbs

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    lol just having a little fun. It's pretty cool. But in contrast to golf, which also has a qualifying for the US Open, there's not many who could make it through qualifying whereas a local pro actually has a decent shot if he can string some holes together.
     
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  5. Herdsman76

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    LOL I'm hoping to eat lighter with a pretzel stick or two.... No harm no foul. And yes, I hope to get some pics of the "good" players playing....

    Cheers!
     
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  6. LeeD

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    Alway nice to stretch the limits of your game. Hope you're a 4.5, so at least can make the opponent run and sweat a little bit. Don't get wide eyed and lose your focus...win one game each set!
     
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  7. tennis_ocd

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    whew. 83 x $108 x 13 locations. And that's just men's singles. What a gold mine. Good luck!
     
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  8. Herdsman76

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    Actually I think there are 17 sections! Even more for the USTA to pocket....
     
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  9. Dragonmuffin

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    if you are a 4.5 you can do fine. there are many boys 18's playing that can easily be rattled and even beaten by an adult 4.5. Have fun, and hope for a good draw.
    playing in the eastern section, see you in CT for the finals.
     
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  10. Herdsman76

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    Good Luck in your Section Dragonmuffin... I figured if I draw a kid, I'll play old man tennis to mess with him... LOL
     
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  11. Dragonmuffin

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    How did you end up doing?
     
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  12. Dragonmuffin

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    nevermind I see it's starting the 18th

    good luck!
     
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  13. GameSetMatchWin

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    good luck!
     
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    If I come watch, can I have the t-shirt?
     
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  15. Herdsman76

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    That was an "expensive" t-Shirt MrCLEAN... LOL I hope you went to watch. I saw a couple of matches before I left and I was very impressed...
     
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