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Greater El Paso Tennis Assoc.

1 Tennis West Lane

El Paso, Tx.  79932

(915) 532-5524



Whats Happening in January

January 7, 2010 05:34 PM
Greater El Paso Tennis Association
In This Issue

Great time to get involved!
Battle of the Clubs
Junior Handbooks

Looking for tennis events taking place in the USTA Southwest in the coming year?
Have an event you'd like us to know about that you don't see on this list? Contact USTA Southwest Marketing/Communications Manager Jeff Sikes at
For a more detailed listing of all Adult events in 2010,  click here.
For a more detailed listing of all Junior events in 2010, click here.

Dynamic NTRP Year-end ratings have recently been released for all USTA Southwest players.

Please note your end-of-year rating is the level you MUST play USTA League Tennis at for the 2010 calendar year.

For more information on leagues in USTASouthwest, click here.

Up & Coming Tournaments
11th Annual “Battle of the Clubs”
  -Jan. 28th to 31st  deadline: Jan.15th
“The Rudolph Honda Mixed Doubles Shootout" -February 10th – 14th
America’s High School Invitational Tennis Tournament -February 12th-13th
Sun City Junior Championship -February 27th- March 1st.   
Las Cruces Junior Tennis Tournament -February 5th-7th 
USTA National Opens-El Paso Youth Tennis Center -February 13-17
 Click on dates for entry or information
USTA / GEPTA January News
December 30, 2009
New Year! Great time to get involved!
GEPTA Monthly Meeting

The Greater El Paso Tennis Association will hold its Monthly board meeting, January 12th. (Usually the second Tuesday of every month)This months meeting will be held at The El Paso Tennis Club, 2510 N. St. Vrain St. El Paso Texas 79902. The meeting starts at 7:00pm. If you have any questions about the meeting or local tennis contact the GEPTA office at 915 532-5524. Everyone is welcome to attend. Get involved in your local tennis!

Battle of the Clubs
11th Annual “Battle of the Clubs” in Las Cruces New Mexico

Picacho Hills Country Club is hosting the 11th Annual “Battle of the Clubs” in
Las Cruces New Mexico
from Jan. 28th to 31st.
This tournament consists of an 8 member team competing against other clubs.
Each team has 4 men and 4 women.
There will be divisions for everyone!
Great things are planned....Lavish Buffet Cocktail Buffet, Raffle Extraordinaire, Door Prizes, Gourmet Dinner Raffle, and Tournament Souvenirs. 
Lots of great team tennis at the NMSU Tennis Center with Breakfast goodies and also Lunch on Saturday.
Please don't miss out on this fun tennis event!
Cost is $320 per team or $40 per person.
Make check out to: PHCC
and mail to:
PHCC "Battle of the Clubs"
Picacho Hills Country Club
6861 Via Campestre
Las Cruces, NM 88005
For more information contact:
Emery Borsodi @ 575 647-9906, Marilyn Hansen @ 575 527-2367 or Cathy Tracy @ 575 635-9044.
Junior Handbooks
2010 Southwest Junior Handbook in now out!

Attention Juniors!
The 2010 USTA Southwest Junior Handbook and Tournament Schedule has just been released.
The Junior Handbook is your resource for valuable information such as ranking regulations, complete junior tournament schedules (QuickStart, novice, and above) policies on junior endorsement, Jr. Team Tennis, and much much more.
For more information on USTA Southwest junior competition, please contact
Eric Mitchell at (480) 289-2351 x. 107 or .

Quote of the Month: 
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves       ~    Bill Vaughan                  

Happy New Years!