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Jr. Team Tennis Section Championships

Three Long Island Teams Earn Spots at Jr. Team Tennis Section Championships
The 2011 Long Island winter Jr. Team Tennis season ended with three exciting weekends of competition.
 On April 30th, Point Set Racquet Club’s (Oceanside, NY) 14 & under intermediate team captained by Matt Levy, squeaked past  Rockville Racquet Club (Rockville Centre, NY) in a tie breaker. The event was held at Eisenhower Park.
The following weekend saw Rockville Racquet, captained by Pat Mosquera, edging out seven other teams for the 12 & under intermediate division title.
The Regional Championships culminated on May 14th. Hicksville Smash I representing the Hicksville Community Tennis Association coached by Steve Abbondondelo prevailed over Pat Mosquera’s Rockville Racquet I. The 12 & under and the 18 & under intermediate divisions were held at Robbie Wagner Tournament Training Center in Glen Cove.
Good luck to all the teams representing Long Island in Schenectady, NY on June 18-19th.
Jr. Team Tennis has been growing dramatically on Long Island with over 30 teams and hundreds of children competing in the various categories.
This year, Jr. Team Tennis in Long Island was sponsored by PM Pediatrics, which provides after-hours pediatric urgent care for a broad array of illnesses and injuries. The practice has offices in Queens, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties, and is open 365 days a year – from 5 pm to midnight on weekdays, and from noon to midnight on weekends and holidays.
For more information on PM Pediatrics, check out www.pmpediatrics.com. To learn more about Jr. Team Tennis in Long Island, or to start or join a team, contact Jr. Team Tennis Coordinator Steve Abbondondelo at Steveabby@optonline.net.