Illinois Tennis!

supermario343

Hall of Fame
That's great! I'll take my gear and contact you when I arrive! BTW, I see from your signature that your're using the new KPS88. I've been playing with stock K90s for the last 1 1/2 year and am really happy with them... however I'm curious about the KPS88 and if it's better enough (for me, playing mostly on clay) to justify a change, guess I'll have to test a demo soon.
Awesome man...I am indeed using the k88 and k90 still lol. Def. demo that frame, it may change your game...hopefully for the better lol
 

Elzurdo

New User
OK I´m finally in Schaumburg! Brought my tennis gear, and looks like the weather will get better after tuesday! Supermario do you want to hit this week? I can everyday after 5 pm...
 

SOY78

Professional
That's the date of my PE exam :( I am still trying to study/cram all the material in my head before the 24th...
 

Elzurdo

New User
Thanks Mario! Your're a very good player... very consistent, excelent footwork! Now I'm looking forward to visiting Schaumburg again.
 
hey guys (and possibly ladies) I am pretty new to Chicago and just started playing tennis again...

I am looking for hitting partners...I have been playing Chitown Tennis league but need to get out for fun and not stats to find a new stick...I am still playing with Donnay Pro Ones and think I am missing out...

I am around a 3-3.5...I used to play 4.0 or better but after 7 years of not really touching a racket things change.
 

jsomrak

Rookie
if just found this thread, im in the vernon hills area and would love to play with new people. Im a 4.0 to 4.5 player looking to play after 5pm during the week. let me know if interested. thanks
 
hey guys, something off-topic.

I am looking for a good tennis club to play at consistently with good coaching and lessons. Two clubs I am considering are the Forest View Racquet Club and Midtown Athletic Club near Arlington Heights. Do you guys have any experiences with these clubs?
 

yonexxx

Rookie
hey guys, something off-topic.

I am looking for a good tennis club to play at consistently with good coaching and lessons. Two clubs I am considering are the Forest View Racquet Club and Midtown Athletic Club near Arlington Heights. Do you guys have any experiences with these clubs?
the midtown in downtown is soo sick so i am sure the one in Arlington must be somewhat good. i went there for a college tournament a few months ago.
 

Mdubb23

Hall of Fame
hey guys, something off-topic.

I am looking for a good tennis club to play at consistently with good coaching and lessons. Two clubs I am considering are the Forest View Racquet Club and Midtown Athletic Club near Arlington Heights. Do you guys have any experiences with these clubs?
Both are nice clubs, but I would recommend Midtown in Palatine. It seems to have a higher level of competition than Forest View; Forest View seems to be the old-man Sunday morning club hangout, whereas Midtown is much more competitive and has better coaching. I've played at both clubs many times for tournaments. I'm in Wilmette, and there are, in my opinion, even better clubs near me competition-wise: Glenbrook/ Herrmann Academy, Five Seasons Northbrook, and A.C. Nielsen.
 

annaliese_ah

New User
Wow, there's actually people in Illinois that play tennis! Haha, jk. I live in Illinois as well, in the NE suburbs. I actually live nearby Schaumburg. My park district took out their courts, shame, but I play at my high school 'cause there's always people to hit with there.
 

supermario343

Hall of Fame
Wow, there's actually people in Illinois that play tennis! Haha, jk. I live in Illinois as well, in the NE suburbs. I actually live nearby Schaumburg. My park district took out their courts, shame, but I play at my high school 'cause there's always people to hit with there.
what skill level would you say you are anna?
 

annaliese_ah

New User
what skill level would you say you are anna?
I'd say I'm about at the 3.0-3.5 level, but I haven't hit the courts for two weeks. I can be inconsistent at times. I recently hit last night and I'm a bit rusty. I played mainly doubles for my school - two years on JV and my senior year on varsity. I prefer singles.
 

Ilanchess

New User
I would love to play against anyone in the Chicago area. I just graduated high school and was an all-conference player and captain, probably around 4.5 strength
 

Mansewerz

Legend
Wow, there's actually people in Illinois that play tennis! Haha, jk. I live in Illinois as well, in the NE suburbs. I actually live nearby Schaumburg. My park district took out their courts, shame, but I play at my high school 'cause there's always people to hit with there.
Have you seen Izzie Balase play? I think he goes to schaumburg.
 

Pink_Shirt

Rookie
I'm down close to St. Louis, in Madison County in Illinois. I love to hit on on the Edwardsville courts, send me a message if you guys ever want a hitting partner. I've only been playing for a year now so I haven't quite mastered a lot of things yet, but tennis takes time. :)
 

raYne

New User
Anyone near the DeKalb area? I'm here until the middle of September and have been out at Kishwaukee Park but couldn't really find anyone. Don't care what level as long as you can return a heavy topspin. I just haven't hit since I've been here and miss it.
 

SOY78

Professional
I live in Elgin which is 15miles away from Dekalb. But Kishwaukee Park is in Woodstock, IL which is also 15mi away. So if you find some courts on somewhere close to Rt.47 or Randall Rd please let me know. I can only play on weekends in the early morning.

My Email: turanovs(at)hotmail(dot)com
 
Ya, I am in the Suburbs too. I am near Barrington. It sounds like some of you are near me actually. That shows you how small our world truly is.
 

supermario343

Hall of Fame
I am in Palatine and usually play night tennis at the Pioneer Park tennis courts in Arlington Heights..great courts with good lights there.
 

SOY78

Professional
I got to try that Pioneer Park that is actually allmost as close as the ones I play next to the Alexian Hospital on Biesterfield Rd :)
 
I just moved to the Naperville area and I haven't gotten to play in over 10 months. Last time I checked I was 4.0-4.5, if anybody interested in playing, level doesn't matter, shoot me a message.
 
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Mansewerz

Legend
I just moved to the Naperville area and I haven't gotten to play in over 10 months. Last time I checked I was 4.0-4.5, if anybody interested in playing, level doesn't matter, shoot me a message.
Naperville tennis is very strong. Naperville Central, North, Nequoa, all of those high schools have very good, dominant teams. I'm sure some of the team players are 4.0-4.5 level.
 

raYne

New User
I just wanted to confirm the address for Pioneer Park.

410 N. Arlington Heights Road

It's about an hour away from me, but I don't mind making the drive at all. Anyone else going to be there this week? I can show up in the early afternoons to evenings.
 
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