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65 and over 7.0 Team Return from Nationals

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The Lyme Shores 65 and over 7.0 team competed at Nationals in Surprise, Arizona over the weekend. With a solid performance in all three of their matches within their flight, they were one match away from advancing to the semi-finals. Unfortunately, they lost 2-1 to Pacific Northwest, the team that went on to be the tournament runner-up.

“Everyone truly enjoyed themselves, and even if we didn’t make it to the semis or the finals, it was the achievement of getting there that we were proud of,” said Team Captain Ebet Cushman.

Read the full article at the USTA New England website.

Mixed Madness Finals Results

Congratulations to the champions and finalists of the 2016 Mixed Madness Tournament!

A Division

Tyler Engleberg/Lauren Crowley def. Javier Hernandez/Abi Cushman: 7-5, 6-4

Mixed Madness Finalists

Javier & Abi (finalists), Lauren and Tyler (champions), and Jared (Tournament Director)

 

B Division

Mike Mackey/Abi Cushman def. Steve Wells/Edna Wells: 7-6, 7-5

Mixed Madness finalists

Jared (Tournament Director), Steve and Edna (finalists), and Mike and Abi (champions)

For more photos, see our Facebook page.

Pickleball Social on February 12

Join us for a pickleball social on Friday, February 12, from 7-9:30pm!

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Pickleball Social on January 22

Lyme Shores Tennis Club will host a pickleball social using 6 courts, on Friday, Jan. 22 from 7 – 9 for  $10.

Bring snacks or appetizers and BYOB and your paddle! Also bring friends who may want to try it. There will be all levels there.

Kathy Reidy will run it.

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Mixed Madness 2016 Information

mixedmadness_fbeventMixed Madness 2016 has started. The draws are posted at the club and below.

Please note the deadlines for each preliminary round. You must schedule and play your match by these deadlines.  Call the club at 860-739-6281 for contact info of your opponents if necessary.

A Division

First round: January 24

Quarter-finals: February 8

Semi-finals: February 20

Finals are on February 27 at 7pm.

B Division

First round: January 16

Second round: February 1

Quarter-finals: February 10

Semi-finals: February 22

Finals are on February 27 at 7pm.

 

Here are the rules:

  • Please pay the tournament fee at the front desk prior to playing your first match. It’s $20/members and $30/nonmembers.
  • No other court fees apply.
  • Reserve the court for two hours.
  • Both teams bring a new can of balls to the match. Winner takes new can.
  • Play a 10-point tiebreaker in lieu of a third set if you split sets.
  • Report scores to the front desk.
  • Phone numbers and email addresses are available at the front desk. Winners of each round should contact their opponents to schedule their next match by the deadlines. (See draw for appropriate dates.)
  • Saturday, February 27, 7pm: A & B Finals, Free Round Robin, and Pizza!
  • Have fun!