AAACTA Advantage
 News from the Ann Arbor Area Community Tennis Association             April 2012

A community organization dedicated to supporting and promoting tennis
in the Ann Arbor area.

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Save These Dates!
2012 Ann Arbor City Tournament 

Registration details to follow soon!
  • Adult Mixed Doubles - June 9-10 
  • Adult Singles - July 11-15  
  • Juniors - July 26-27  
  • Adult Doubles - July 27-29   

  • Town Tennis - July 29
    Finals, kids' games, hot dogs, friends ... 

Support A2 Tennis - Be a Tournament Sponsor 
AAACTA activities such as the Middle School Program rely on the success of the A2 City Tournament.  Please consider a cash or in-kind donation.  AAACTA thanks you!
Sponsorship Brochure with complete details.  Or contact Irfan Bhabhrawala, (734) 646-0991 

Middle School Volunteers

 AAACTA's after-school program at Ann Arbor middle schools is off and running this week!
  • Interested in being a substitute volunteer?
    3 to 4pm. Clague &  Scarlett on Mondays; Tappan, AA Open & Slauson boys on Tuesdays; Slauson girls on Wednesdays; Forsythe on Thursdays.      
  • How about helping out at the season-ending tournament, Friday, June 8th, at VTC
Contact Helen Peters and Barbara Wasneski at 

Tennis Fundraiser for ALS

Friday, May 18 
6 - 9 pm 
Liberty Athletic Club 
In memory of George Peapples 
Family-devoted, civic-minded, tennis-lovin', all-around great guy. 
All proceeds go to ALS Association, Michigan Chapter
Full details including sign-up info

Event organized by friends of George Peapples.  Questions: Contact Mary Beth Putnam
Thank you to Liberty Athletic Club their support!  

Singles Ladder for Retirees 

Ron Swartz, local tennis player, is organizing some congenial good fun. 
  • Players close to or over 70 years old   
  • USTA rating of about 3.0.   
  • Outdoors or indoors, whenever and wherever 2 people agree to play
  • Ron will e-mail the ladder list to members about once a week if there has been changes.   
  • Challenge rules, number of sets, etc can be decided by the members vie e-mail discussion and vote. 
The general purpose is to have a list of congenial, about equal players, so one can easily find a match for good fun and exercise whenever the weather permits.

Email Ron Schwartz and let the play begin!  

Coaches' Workshop

Here's to AAACTA's Middle School coaches who came out to the Varsity Tennis Center on Saturday, April 23.  35 coaches worked on - and played at - the fine points of teaching beginner tennis. The USTA workshop was coordinated by Helen Peters. 
Thanks Helen! 
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Sandell Bennett
AAACTA Newsletter Editor
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