SPRING DRAW TOURNAMENT

The Spring Draw Tournament has 3 events that partners are drawn to set up teams. It is not a totally blind draw, but rather an effort to balance teams to give all players a chance to win the tournament. The tournament committee looks at the USTA...

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Creating a tennis draw

Creating a tennis draw

The objective is to to create a draw that is fair to all the participants. To create a tennis draw, you first have to figure out how many players/teams to seed. Seeding means ranking the players, starting with the best. Count up how many players...

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DOCUMENTATION

DOCUMENTATION

WordPress is a very powerful and complicated program. It is basically a shell which invokes other programs called plugins which are 2nd party programs with specific functionality. You can log on to wordpress either as “admin” or as a...

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WTA Board 2021

OFFICERS President – Peter Clifford Vice President – Alla Wagner Treasurer – Kwa Lee Secretary – Chrissy Bordonaro BOARD MEMBERS Cheryl Lauretano Chris Goodyear Alicia Hintlian Barry Fishman Tom Majoch WTA Advisor: ...

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VANDY FRENCH

Evander “Vandy” French, Jr., age 78, a lifelong resident of Winchester, passed away on March 6, 2021 due to complications following a stroke. He was the beloved husband for 55 years of Leslie (Sanger) French, and loving father of Van French (wife...

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Editor’s Notes

Editor’s Notes

I undertook this task of rewriting the website because Winchester tennis has been such an important part of my life since I came to town. I have made so many friends over the years, and have always found it a place to come to and relax The people...

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SPRING LEAGUES

The WTA has paid entry fees for some of the spring tennis leagues. These leagues have different levels of competition and allow players from Winchester to compete with players from other towns.

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VIEWING AREA UPGRADE

VIEWING AREA UPGRADE

When we decided to get new benches, it was also decided to try and fix up the viewing area Near the Whit Gray fountain next to court #1. Barry Fishman, the WTA president at the time worked with the rec dept and the selectpersons. The town agreed...

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COURT EQUIPMENT

COURT EQUIPMENT

The WTA has supported the maintenance staff on as needed basis to purchase needed equipment not in the Rec Dept budget. We have bought brooms, windscreens, etc. With a generous contribution from the Hintlian family, the WTA purchased the golf...

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Benches

Benches

The WTA set up a program where anyone can purchase a bench and have a copper nameplate attached with an inscription of the purchasers choice. the benches are plastic, so don’t wear out like the old wooden ones did. Currently, we have about...

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WILLIAM S. PACKER

Biographical information:William Satterlee Packer was born on September 13, 1876 to parentsWilliam S. Packer, and Mary Jones in Baltimore, Maryland, and movedto Massachusetts in his 20s. Here he married his wife, Mary Frost,with whom he had five...

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