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Three Long Island Teams Earn Spots at Jr. Team Tennis Section Championships

The 2013 Long Island winter Jr. Team Tennis season ended with two exciting weekends of competition involveing twenty one teams competing  in three different divisions. All the divisional championships were held at Robbie Wagner Tournament Training Center in Glen Cove. T-shirts were generously donated by the Long Island USTA Regional Board.
 On April 27th, Point Set Racquet Club’s 14 & under intermediate team captained by David Nisenson and Brett Nisenson, lost to World Gym 14 & Under captained by Anya Konopka and Tito Perez in the semi final round.The  Huntington Indoor Blue team captained by Marty Devito prevailed over the Eastern Athlelic Bluepoint team captained by Karen Forsythe. Congradulations to the World Gym  the Long Island 2013 winter 14 & under champions.
Point Set  Racquet Club finished in first place in the 12 & under intermediate division round robin.
The 18 & Under Regional Championships pitted Flight II winner World Gym 18 & Under captained by Anya Konapka against the defending 2012 Winter Regional Champion team flight I winners Hicksville Smash co- captained by Steve Abbondondelo and Terry Fontana. Hicksville Smash won the deciding tie breaker.
Good luck to all three teams at the Eastern Sectional representing Long Island at Central Park in Schenectady, NY on June 15-16th.
Jr. Team Tennis has been growing dramatically on Long Island with over 30 teams and hundreds of children competing in both the summer and winter leagues.New for 2013 is the addition of 10 & Under divisions.
To learn 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