The 2012 Long Island Winter Junior Team Tennis season ended after two exciting weekends of competition. On April 28th, Point Set Racquet Club’s (Oceanside, N.Y.) 14 & Under intermediate team captained by David Nisenson, prevailed in the round robin to be crowned champions. The event was held at Robbie Wagner Tournament Training in Glen Cove, N.Y. The Point Set 12 team edged out five other teams for the 12 & Under intermediate division title after five rounds of play.
The Regional Championships culminated on May 5. Hicksville Smash, representing the Hicksville Community Tennis and coached by Steve Abbondondelo, prevailed over the Blue Point Fahrenheit team, captained by John Lapham, in the finals. The 12 & Under and the 18 & Under intermediate divisions were held at Robbie Wagner Tournament Training Center in Glen Cove, N.Y.
Good luck to all the teams at the Eastern Sectional representing Long Island in Schenectady, N.Y. on June 16-17.
Junior Team Tennis has been growing dramatically on Long Island with more than 30 teams and hundreds of children competing in the various categories. This year, Junior 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.
To learn more about Junior Team Tennis in Long Island, or to start or join a team, contact Junior Team Tennis Coordinator Steve Abbondondelo at Steveabby@optonline.net.