Court Highlights

LAST WEEK’S RECAP | Feb 28 – March 4, 2012

Penny : March 6, 2012 9:46 pm : Court Highlights

No sooner than the warmup period ended, did the strategizing by the regular from Englewood Cliffs begin as he made motions to his partner from Tenafly about hitting, slicing and cutting down the ball to the feet, probably showing how to break down the relentless net-hogging opponents from Englewood. The very first point already showed great doubles play, from ground strokes to volleys, from an approach to the net rushing and from a lob to the Englewood opponents to the smash by one of them for a winner…


LAST WEEK’S RECAP | Feb 21 – 26, 2012

Penny : February 27, 2012 9:42 pm : Court Highlights

I sound like a broken record but I must report about the nice and never boring comments about a player. This past Tuesday and 2 Saturdays ago, people told me – “What a great player and great net player she is, etc.” They’re talking about a Tuesday regular from Englewood. She (and her husband, together or apart) is hard to beat…


Last Week’s Recap | Feb 7 – 12, 2012

Penny : February 14, 2012 9:56 pm : Court Highlights

FRIDAY (Feb 10th)
A player from West Orange broke a toe 3 weeks ago, took a week off and then played for the last 2 Fridays with the still-broken toe. After the first week he said – “I hurt my toe last time and I was not sure what it would be like today. It is not great but I want to play. I will give it a rest next week when I am away.” (His mother has always told him very wise words that if you want to get somewhere fast, move slow. He must have forgotten what his mother told him when he rushed and broke his toe.) I’m happy to report that he survived the second week of playing with the broken but mending toe. The recurring question of the night was “What is that?”…

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