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  • Island Club tennis tourneys in full swing Published 2/11/2011 at 12:36 p.m. 0 comments

    The Island Country Club tennis tournament season is in full swing. The first two events were the Women’s Open Level Member/Guest Doubles and the Men’s B Member/Guest Doubles.

  • YMCA team wins tennis title Published 12/21/2010 at 3:35 p.m. 0 comments

    The Great Marco Family YMCA women’s 3.0 night team went to the playoffs for the Collier County Community Tennis Association League and won the championship in its playoff division.

  • 4 championships claimed in Island Club tennis doubles Published 11/23/2010 at 3:31 p.m. 0 comments

    The Island Country Club’s first Island Club Open Doubles Tournament was a competitive success. A total of 30 teams played in four divisions.

  • YMCA enhances tennis program Published 10/8/2010 at 2:45 p.m. 0 comments

    The Greater Marco Family YMCA has enhanced to its full-service tennis department. Cindy Love, YMCA chief executive officer, said the Y has contracted with Roddy Cantey, owner of ProAm Tennis of Naples, for a multitude of services.

  • Y having tennis clinic Published 10/5/2010 at 4:08 p.m. 0 comments

    The Greater Marco Family YMCA’s new tennis professional Paul Barris is having a free tennis clinic at 9 a.m. on Thursday at the Y courts.

  • Island Club hosting tennis tourney Published 9/30/2010 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments

    The Island Country Club is hosting a Men’s and a Women’s Doubles Tournament Nov. 5-8.

  • Sports Briefs Published 9/10/2010 at 4:07 p.m. 0 comments

    Check out kayak race, racquet center open house and Gulf Coast Little League sign-up

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Couples escape with tennis titles Published 9/1/2010 at 7:02 p.m. 0 comments

    Two couples breezed through the Island Escape Mixed Doubles Championships at the City Racquet Center on Saturday.

  • Browne on the scene at Tennis Hall of Fame Published 8/24/2010 at 5:20 p.m. 0 comments

    I was recently in Newport, Rhode Island, covering the Tennis Hall Of Fame induction Ceremony and the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Grass Court ATP Tournament I walked down the steps of the press room smack into my fellow Marco Island ...

  • City plans tennis tourney Published 8/12/2010 at 2:33 p.m. 0 comments

    Those who want to stay close to home, yet enjoy some company, can take part in the Island Escape Tennis Tournament at the City Racquet Center, Aug. 28-29.

  • Council slices into Racquet Center budget Published 8/6/2010 at 2:04 p.m. 0 comments

    No stone is going unturned as Marco Island City Council continues to seek budget cuts. This time the slice comes in the Parks & Recreation Department budget. Specifically, the City Racquet Center. Supervisor Bill Van Glabek’s full-time position is being ...

  • YMCA rallies for the cure Published 7/9/2010 at 12:11 p.m. 0 comments

    Tennis players doubled their pleasure in the YMCA Rally for the Cure Mixed Doubles Tournament.

  • Down the Line, a tennis advisory Published 6/15/2010 at 2:53 p.m. 0 comments

    Welcome to the inaugural Down the Line column, helping Marco Islanders enjoy the competition on the tennis courts of Marco Island. Bill Van Glabek, Marco Island Racquet Center supervisor and tennis professionals Gary McDevitt and Wayne Clark will focus on ...

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Meyer continues his march for City Kids tennis Published 6/10/2010 at 2:13 p.m. 0 comments

    Paul Meyer continues to be a man on a mission for the City Kids junior tennis program at the Marco Island Racquet Center.

  • Venus Williams loses to Petrova at French Open Published 5/30/2010 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments

    Venus Williams' celebrated corset went under wraps Sunday, and now it's out of the French Open. Playing with a long-sleeve top over her black lace outfit on a chilly afternoon, Williams lost in the fourth round to Nadia Petrova, 6-4, ...