Club Newsletter

NEWS FROM PARAMOUNT TENNIS CLUB – FEBRUARY 2019

 

CONGRATULATONS 9.0 FUSION TEAM:  Adam Perkin’s 9.0 Fall Fusion team out of Medina won the district championships the weekend of January 13th against Springside.  This is the 2nd year in a row Adam Perkin’s 9.0 Fusion team has won the district championship and the right to house the 9.0 Fusion trophy for a 2nd year.  Congrats to all the players on the team.  Let’s keep the winning streak going!  

 

CONGRATULATIONS MEN’S 65+ 7.0 COMBO TEAM:  Ron Longoria’s 7.0 men’s combo 65 and over team out of Westlake, participated in the National Invitational USTA Tournament in Surprise, AZ over the weekend.  The matches were very competitive with his team finishing with a 2-2 record.  Both the matches they lost came down to 3rd set tie breakers.  Great job by everyone!

 

GOOD LUCK WESTLAKE COMBO TEAMS:  Kathy Reid’s 5.5 combo team (won spring & fall) and Kathy Wiess’s 8.5 combo team (won spring & fall) will be competing at the State playoffs the weekend of March 2nd & 3rd at Aspen Racquet Club in Wooster.  The 5.5 team will be playing on Saturday, March 3rd at 8:30am and the 8.5 team will be playing Saturday at 1:00pm and Sunday at 11:30am.  Good luck teams – bring home the State Championship banner!!

 

USTA SPRING COMBO & MIXED SEASON:  The USTA spring season starts this coming weekend and runs through the end of April.  Between Westlake and Medina we have 19 teams, so if you are looking to play on a combo or mixed team, please let Michelle know in Westlake at mkuri@paramounttennisclub.com and Sara in Medina at sbalzarini@paramounttennisclub.com.  Medina has a couple teams that could use more players.  Medina’s 6.5 men’s combo team could use a couple more 3.5 men and  Medina’s 7.5 women’s combo team is looking for a couple more 4.0 women.

 

MORNING MADNESS DRILLS:  For those of you that like to drill early in the morning, we just want to remind you that Westlake offers a co-ed morning madness drill 7:00-8:30am on Tuesdays and Fridays and Medina on Fridays from 7:00-8:30am.  Signup sheets are located at the front desk or email the pros weekly.  Tuesdays with Brett in Westlake at baronson@paramounttennisclub.com or Fridays with Todd in Westlake at tashdown@paramounttennisclub.com and Friday with Shaun in Medina at skeenan@paramounttennisclub.com.

 

WESTLAKE COMPASS TOURNAMENTS:  Westlake will be hosting their annual Women’s doubles compass tournament on Friday, March 8th at 6:00pm and the Men’s tournament on Friday, March 22nd at 6:00pm.  There will be 32 teams competing.  Signup sheets are located at the front desk.  If you need a partner, please email Todd at tashdown@paramounttennisclub.com.  

 

JUNIOR WINTER SESSION II:  Paramount Medina and Westlake’s winter session II junior programs start the week of February 18th.  Please feel free to sign up now for the 2nd session.  Also, don’t forget about our Sunday junior match play program we make available to our junior members.  For more information about our Sunday junior match play program in Medina contact Adam at ashoemaker@paramounttennisclub.com and for our 10 and under juniors, contact Elizabeth at pemzumc@gmail.com.  Westlake juniors interested in match play should contact Zach at zlong@paramounttennisclub.com.