Region II News 2011-2012

Brookline Court
Brookline Paddle Club – The First Year

With a 2011 APTA grant and hard work by members, a new club in Massachusetts is born More

Shelter Harbor Paddle Club
Harvey & Heath and McFadden & Grangeiro Win Shoreline Classic

The men's and mixed tournaments were held March 31 and April 1. More

Colville and DelDuca take Island B Women’s

Under clear blue skies, the 3rd annual Island B Women’s tournament was a resounding success, drawing women from across the east coast. More

Only a Game
WBUR's Only a Game Features Platform Tennis

Doug Tribou, at NPR's Boston news station, puts Platform Tennis on the air. Story Podcast

Big Paddle
Essex Takes the Big Paddle for Fourth Year

The interclub pits Essex against Shelter Harbor, Longmeadow Field Club, and the Hartford Golf Club. More

CT Junior Open
Eighty Strong at Connecticut Junior Open

Teens and tweens take over the New Canaan area clubs for a fabulous tournament sponsored by Viking. More

Western NE Men's Winners
Strong Showing at the Western New England Open

Johan Du Randt continues his winning ways as he and partner-of-the-week Rob Pierce capture this PCQ title. More

Big Daddy Cup
Region I Wins the Mother of All Grudge Matches –The Big Daddy Cup

Region II lost the Big Daddy Cup to Region I by one stinking match. More

2012 CT Shoreline Men's 95+
Shore-like Weather at the Connecticut Shoreline 95’s

Peter Harvey and Marc Porter reclaim their title. More

Boston National Men
Blazing Battles at the Boston National Men’s Open

Johan Du Randt and Matt Porter capture the title, defeating Mark Parsons and Mike Stulac in a tight 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 final. More

Nor’Eastern Aptly Named as Snow Swirled All Day

Jill Rodday and Natalie Sanders beat out 16 teams to win the Nor’Eastern (YC) Ladies “B.” More

New Canaan Main Street Connect
Main Street Connect Covers Ct State Women

On line magazine Main Street Connect for New Canaan previews the CT State Women's tournament. Main Street Connect Article

CT State Mixed
Connecticut State Mixed Starts Off the New Year

Tournament Director Juan Martinez-Arraya and Sheri Shea win their third championship. Howe/Lawton pull out a surprise victory in the Mixed “B” draw. More

Three Set Matches Abound at the Brae Burn Men’s “B”

Matt Doody and David O’Connor defend their title in this well-stocked Region II tournament. More

NE Men
du Randt & Hiscox Win in New England

They defeat Matt Dana and Bill Powers in the final. More

Greater Boston Open Winners
Paddle and a Party—The Boston Women’s Open

Missy D’Alise and Ania Kazakevich snatched the crown away from repeat winners Glidden and Amy Stiga, who were seen dancing moments before the final. More

Paddel Against Hunger
A Paddle Against Hunger Marathon Feeds Body and Soul

The first year of a 24-hour platform tennis marathon raises more than three times its goal to fight hunger, bringing a sporting community together for an important cause. More

Hartford Golf Club
Cynthia Dardis and Amy Shay Command the CT Classic

Dardis/Shay cement their #1 ranking after a win over Liz Jaffe/Lisa Rudloff, 6-2, 6-4. More

Tiny Rhode Island Raises a Big Mixed Tournament

Mother and son team Carrie Rabuse and Michael Montalbano win the RI Open Mixed for the second year in a row. More

Eastern States Singles
There’s a New Sheriff in Singles

Another excellent turnout, with international tennis pros galore, produces new winners and finalists at the Eastern States Singles Championship. More

Men's CT Classic
Albrikes & Morneau Win Connecticut Classic

They defeated Johan DuRandt and Karl Levanat in a tight 7-6, 6-7, 6-4 match. More

Patterson Club Junior Open
Juniors Turn Out in Force at the Patterson Club

The Patterson Club kicked off the Viking Junior Paddle Tour November 13 with beautiful warm fall weather and 32 teams. More

2011 Patterson Club Tournament
Patterson Club Steps Up and Sets the Bar

Yesterday the Patterson Club Open made its debut as an NRT and as part of Region 2, with some of the best players in the country participating, and with full draws and waiting lists. More

Lipinsky & Rhazali: 2 for 2 at St. Germain Classic

The team of Rhazali and Lipinski made it a two-fer this year by repeating their victory at the St. Germain Classic. More

Bridgeport Rescue Mission
Paddle Against Hunger Marathon

A 24 hour paddle marathon to raise funds in support of the Bridgeport Rescue Mission starts October 22. More

Belle Haven Club in Greenwich Kicks Off APTA/PPTA Clinics & Exhibitions

Forty plus participants from Fairfield and Westchester Counties were on hand to sharpen their skills and marvel at the spectacular exhibition. More

Region II Welcomes Connecticut Players, Bids Adieu to New York

The APTA Board has realigned regions to eliminate confusion and aid in expanding the sport. Region II has gained the eastern portion of CT, consolidating the entire state within Region II. The part of NY that was formerly in Region II has been moved primarily to Region IV. More

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