Hunter’s Green Tennis happenings:
1: I wrote about it in a separate and long post, but the 7.0 mixed squad came as close as you can come to advancing to the finals as you can, and if they had, they would have most likely won it all based on how the team that beat the Green Machine, Leon, handled Polk County.
2: Also at sectionals, the HG 9.0 team suffered an excruciating loss as well, losing 2-1 in pool play to the eventual pool win. Led by Santiago Romero, Paola Hermann, Bill Zeedyk and Allegra Campos, the team went to third-set tiebreakers at every line, dropping two of them.
Everyone seems happy on the 9.0 team. Well, except Santiago, who we believe is reliving one of his missed forehands from earlier in the day.
I have witnessed, live and in person, a football player continuing to play after breaking his wrist, a boxer getting knocked out of the ring but finishing the fight despite getting knocked down three more times, a triathlon competitor crawling across the finish line seemingly on a wave of his own vomit, and a basketball player tearing her ACL with 11 seconds left but wobbling to free throw line to hit a game-winning free throw in a state championship game.
But on June 11, what I witnessed at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona was… well… was…. okay, so it doesn’t compare at all to that other stuff. But still.
6.0 mixed doubles.
8.0 mixed doubles.
Fun had by all.
With the exception of the 4.0 men’s singles and 4.5 women’s singles, which will conclude play at a later date, the 2017 version of the Hunter’s Green Club Tennis Championships has concluded.
What happened? Who won? What was everybody saying?
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