CONTEST: TURKEY TENNIS TIP

Miami, FL

A lot of you enjoyed the Turkey Playing Tennis…

But there is one problem.  His technique is flawed on this forehand volley. Specifically there are two technical things that need to be corrected.  Be the 12th correct email respondent to choose the correct technique below to win a free group tennis lesson.

a.  Feathers cause imbalance on windy days
b.  Not proper footwear
c.  Racquet face needs to be tilted at 45 degree angle and beveled open
d.  Strings are too wide ball would go through racket.
e.  All of the Above

email responses to: Brian@Backhand-City.com

Happy Thanksgiving!

Brian Lutz
Backhand City
Find Your Aha Moment 

Hint! One response per email please!  #goodluck

BEST OF 305: SATURDAY SCHEDULE OF PLAY

Miami Shores, FL

Here is the match schedule of play for the BEST of 305 TENNIS TOURNAMENT for Saturday, Nov 18th starting at 4pm at Miami Shores CC Tennis Courts (see directions below).

Each player or team please bring a can of tennis balls for clay courts.

SCHEDULE OF PLAY:  (Format: 8-Game Pro Set)  Tiebreaker at 8-all.

4pm  

Jeff F. vs Rodrigo (Banyan Singles QF)

Carlos vs Aleco (Banyan SF)

Dean vs Jeff C. (Palmetto Singles QF)

Sergio vs Schubert (Palmetto Singles SF)

4:40pm

Yulia vs Dean-Jeff Winner (Palmetto Singles SF)

Gabriel/Alex vs Will/ Jeff F (Banyan Men’s Doubles)

Samantha/Schubert vs Isabel/ Juan (Palmetto Doubles)

DIRECTIONS: Type  into Google Maps: NE 100th Street and Club Drive in Miami Shores to find the tennis courts located next to the railroad tracks. Please note: The Main Club House on Biscayne is NOT the right location.

Questions: Ask@Backhand-City.com

BEST OF 305: SINGLES PLAYOFFS

Miami, FL

Tuesday, Nov 7th, 2017

Here are the playoff brackets for both the Banyan and Palmetto Singles Championships for the Best of 305 Tennis Tournament.  Please complete your Round of 16 Matches by Friday, Nov 10th and Your Quarter-Final Matches by Sunday, Nov 12th and report your scores to me via whatsapp.

SAVE THE DATE: FINALS PARTY: SAT NOV 18th at 4PM

Finals Party at Miami Shores Country Club Tennis Courts is open for all tournament players and will feature refreshments and light bites. We will play our semi’s and finals matches as well as some mix and match round robin tennis for everyone.

SCORING FORMAT

Please note all matches are 8-Game Pro Sets. (Score Example: 9-7). If there is a tie at 8-all please proceed to play 21 point Guerrilla Tiebreaker. First player to 21 points. (Score Example 21-20).  As usual each player please bring a new can of balls to each match. Winning player gets the new can of balls.

Brian Lutz / BEST OF 305 Tournament Director

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BANYAN DIVISION SINGLES

RD 16              Q-FINAL                            S-FINAL             FINAL

BYE                   1-GREG                               

PETER              RASHID                           RASHID
RASHID           8-1                                      (Forfeit-INJ)

BYE                     JEFF                                  8-1
BYE                     3-RODRIGO                   RODRIGO

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BYE                         4-CARLOS                    CARLOS  

BYE                       DANIEL                           8-3

RITA                     RITA 8-6                         8-2
RENATA

BYE                      2-ALECO                       ALECO
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PALMETTO DIVISION SINGLES

Q-FINAL                    S-FINAL                     FINAL

BYE                              1-YULIA

DEAN                          8-1                                 8-1
3-JEFF                        3-JEFF                         JEFF
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4-SCHUBERT      SCHUBERT 
CAROLINA                   8-1

BYE                          2- SERGIO
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BEST OF 305: DOUBLES STANDINGS

Miami, FL

Thur Nov 16th Update

Please send me your Doubles and Mixed Doubles scores and check out the Standings below.

Tournament Finals will be played on Saturday, Nov 18th at 4pm at Miami Shores Country Club Tennis Courts.  All tournament players are welcomed to attend. For those who have been eliminated we will have an informal mix and match doubles with refreshments and light bites.

Brian Lutz / Tournament Director

HINT: Warm Up Tips for Playing Tournaments Like the BEST OF 305

Questions: Ask@Backhand-City.com
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BANYAN DIVISION

MIXED DOUBLES SCORES
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GROUP A

Renata and Gabriel 1-0
Tamara and Peter 0-2
Vicky and Will 1-0

Scores:

Vicky / Will def Tamara / Peter 63 63.

Renata /Gabriel def Tamara / Peter 8-5,
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GROUP B

Rita and Bradley 2-0
Yulia and Jeff 0-2
Jessica and Daniel 1-1

Jessica/Daniel def Yulia/ Jeff 64, 63

Rita/Bradley def Yulia and Jeff 61, 63

Rita/Bradley def Jessica/Daniel 6-0, 6-3
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MEN’S DOUBLES
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Peter and Luis
Aleco and Rashid
Gabriel and Alex
Will and Partner

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PALMETTO DIVISION

MIXED DOUBLES
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GROUP A

Carolina and Sergio 0-1
Catherine and Joey 0-1
Aimee and Lester 3-0 

Aimee/ Lester def Lara/David 8-2

Aimee/ Lester def Catherine/Joey 8-3

Aimee/ Lester def Carolina/Sergio 8-5

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GROUP B

Samantha and Schubert 1-0
Lara and David 1-2
Isabel and Juan 0-1

Lara/David def Isabel/Juan 6-0, 4-6, (10-8)

Samantha/Schubert def Lara/David 62, 64
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SINGLES SCORES 

BANYAN DIVISION

Deadline to play matches is Sunday Nov 5th.
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GROUP A

Jeff 1-1, Renata 1-1, Peter 1-1, Oscar 0-0

Scores:

Jeff def Renata 9-7

Renata def Peter 6-3, 2-6, 13-11

Peter def Jeff 8-6
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GROUP B

Aleco 2-0, Rodrigo 2-1 Daniel 1-1, Luis 0-3

Scores:

Rodrigo def Daniel 6-2, 6-3

Aleco def Luis 6-0, 6-2

Rodrigo def Luis 7-5, 6-1

Aleco def Rodrigo 6-2, 6-3

Daniel T. def Luis 4-6, 7-6, 1-0
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GROUP C

Greg 1-0, Rashid 1-0, Jeff 0-1, Carlos 0-1

Scores:

Greg def Carlos 8-0.

Rashid def Jeff 6-1, 6-2
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PALMETTO DIVISION
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GROUP A

Carlos 3-0, Rita 3-0, Jeff 2-1, Damian 1-1, Jorge 1-1, Marshall 0-4, Jessica 0-1,

Scores:

Jeff def Marshall 8-0

Rita def Jeff 8-6

Jorge def Marshall 8-3

Rita def Damian 8-4

Jeff def Jorge 8-5

Rita def Jessica 8-1.

Damian def Marshall 8-4.

Carlos def Marshall 8-2

Carlos def Dean 8-2

Carlos def Carolina 8-1
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GROUP B

Sergio 2-0, Carolina 1-1, David 0-2, Juan 0-0

Scores:

Carolina 7 – David 5 (travel)

Sergio def David 8-3

Sergio def Carolina 8-3

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GROUP C

Yulia 4-0, Schubert 3-1, Dean 2-2, Catherine 0-3, Peter 0-3

Scores:

Dean def Peter 8-5

Yulia def Peter 8-5

Yulia def Schubert 8-6

Yulia def Catherine 8-2

Schubert def Peter 8-2

Schubert def Catherine 8-1

Dean def Catherine 8-2

Yulia def Dean 8-5

Schubert def Dean 8-6

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END

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BEST OF 305 DRAW

Miami, FL

MENS DOUBLES AND MIXED DOUBLES DEADLINE IS WED OCT 25 at 11:55pm

Grab your partner it’s time to play tennis Miami!

ENTRY FEE $45 PER PLAYER

PLAYER REGISTRATION

Entry Fee Includes Finals Party and LiveBall Clinic. #Miami #Tennis #Bestof305

BEST OF 305 SINGLES DRAW & FORMAT

The Best of 305 Tennis Tournament has a World Cup Format as the top two players from each group advance to a knock out round.

Two Wild Cards will be given for 3rd place finishers from both Banyan and Palmetto Divisions with for players who average the most games won per set (based on 6 games). Please note: Banyan (Advanced) and Palmetto (Intermediate) Divisions are separate draws based on your tennis rating.

Scoring is an 8 game pro set with a Guerrilla Tiebreaker at 8-all. Guerrilla Tiebreaker is first one to 21. (Ex. 21-20). If players agree to play full match the format is Best of 3 sets with a 10 point tie break (ex 10-8) to determine the 3rd set.

All scoring is Ad scoring.

Note: Group Matches Must Be Completed By Nov 3rd (FRIDAY) UPDATE Extended to Sunday Nov 5th!

Phone numbers will be given to call your opponent and set up your matches.

Whatsapp Tournament Phone / Text: 917-312-9454

SINGLES

Banyan Division

Group A:

Renata Mello
Peter Friedman
Oscar Gonzalez
Jeff Friedman

Group B:

Rodrigo Diez
Aleco Azqueta
Daniel Tormo
Luis Perez

Group C:

Carlos J DeBrito
Jeff Cooper
Greg Woyczynski
Rashid Siahpoosh

Palmetto Division

Group A:

Rita Klissas
Marshall Swatt
Jorge Salidrigas
Damien Stiep
Jeff Cooper
Jessica Manco
Carlos J DeBrito

Group B:

Sergio Leon
Juan Cordero
David Carnright
Carolina Rodriquez

Group C:

Peter Cordernas
Schubert Sen-Gupta
Dean Neiger
Yulia Skiriknina
Catherine Hibbitt.

Doubles and Mixed Doubles Draws will be released on Wed Oct 24th.

Doubles and Mixed Sign up Deadline is Tuesday, Oct 23rd at 11:55pm ENTREE FEE / REGISTRATION HERE

FINALS are Saturday, Nov 18th at Miami Shores Country Club Tennis Courts. Rain date Sunday, Nov 19th.

Brian Lutz / Tournament Director

Contact:
Ask@Backhand-City.com
Text Me on Whatsapp: 917-312-9454

ENTRY DEADLINE: MIAMI’S BEST TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Miami, FL

Fun and Flexible Tennis is now called the BEST OF 305

You pick the time and place to play and call your opponent to arrange the match at a tennis court in Miami.

REGISTER HERE

Play tennis and test your skills against tennis players in the 305 Area Code. Sign up for up to three categories including Singles, Doubles and Mixed. Invite your friends and meet some new ones.

$45 Tournament Entry Fee includes LAUNCH PARTY on Oct 19th at Kirk Munroe Tennis Center 7:30-9:30 with Liveball Tennis and includes a round of drinks afterwards at LOKAL. Bring a towel, some bottled water and dry shirt to change into. We will take the short walk to LOKAL after tennis. Street parking is available via Muni Meter or Pay by Phone.

Entry Deadline is Tuesday night, Oct 17th at 11:55pm.

Draws revealed on Friday, Oct 20th on Backhand City.

Matches Begin Friday, Oct 20th.

Finals: Saturday Nov 18th. Raindate: Sunday, Nov 19th.

Questions: Brian@Backhand-City.com

Party Update: If Lokal is full our Plan B is SAND BAR!