Great Run Comes To A Bitter End

cropped-cropped-cropped-hg-logo-e1435097804348.jpgI 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.

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PHOTOS: Sunday Funday At Hunter’s Green

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8.0 mixed doubles.
Ultimate Tennis.
Fun had by all.
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Green Machine Goodies!

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Farnsworth, Hann, Cotey, Romero all champs!

IMG_5895With 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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Singles finals set! Who you got?

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Kaufman’s upset kicks off Club Championships

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Controversy mars season finale

img_4696Despite the efforts of Team Serve-zas captain Santiago Romero, who did to the Team Tennis rulebook what Donald Trump is doing to the constitution, the Bombers emerged from last Friday’s bloodshed as the No. 1 seed heading into the playoffs.

The undefeated Bombers held off Team Smash with a 24-18 victory, and Romero’s efforts landed his team in second-place after a 22-17 win over the hapless Gummy Bears.

The night was punctuated by Romero’s fiddling with his lineups AFTER he had turned them, in order to get match-ups that would best lead to 5-0 victories. Sadly, the chicanery worked, as the Serve-zas posted three 5-0 wins on the night. Continue reading

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