Tennis league possible finalists for the 2012 season

With a little over 1 day left, here are the possible finalists in each event.

There is still time to play matches and 1 match can make a difference in being in the finals.

Mixed doubles has the most possibilities.     Go To main website


  • Women’s Singles A       Fran Steger vs Tanya or Nafari
  • Women’s Singles B        Fran Steger vs Roxane, Linda or Meg
  • Women’s Doubles        Ester/Quirine vs Amy/Rajeeta, Fran/Kathy vs Mavis/Kai
  • Men’s Singles A            Ken vs Bernie
  • Men’s Singles B             Joe Kern vs Leonard, Marios or Rob
  • Men’s Singles C              Sergei vs Jason
  • Men’s 55+ Singles        Vince vs Steve
  • Men’s Doubles A            Art and Greg vs Fred and Danny
  • Men’s Doubles B            Leonard and Fred vs Mark and Jeff
  • Men’s 65+ Doubles      Bob Romito/Norm Bloom vs Jim Quigley/Tony Wettig
  • Mixed Doubles               Jerry/Marjory vs Bud/Nafari or Tom/Amy or Rajeeta/Jim or Fred/Lawade

Tennis League in Pittsburgh leaders update as of July 5th 2012

Tennis league current leaders

Men’s Singles A  – Ken Levin

Men’s Singles B – Joe Kern

Men’s Singles C-

Women Singles A- Fran Steger

Women Singles B– Fran Steger

Men’s Doubles A – Greg Hung/Art DeMateo

Men’s Doubles B –  Leonard Romito/Fred Kuhn

Women Doubles A – (Rome Section) Amy Baron/Rajeeta Baraz  -2-0 (Palermo Section) Mavis Close/Kai Liu 1-0

Men’s 55 + Singles   –  Steve Hanchuk

Men’s 65+ Doubles – Jim Quigley/Tony Wettick

Mixed Doubles A  – Amy and Tom Baron

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Tennis League in Pittsburgh

Tennis in Pittsburgh

The only league giving you more tennis for less money

In just it’s 3rd year the newest flex tennis league in the Pittsburgh area has already gained popularity with over 100 players. The league was organized to give players an opportunity to play competitive tennis matches at the location of their choice and give them plenty of time to do so at their convenience with very little cost. Unlike a tournament, when you spend hours waiting to play, vinnys tennis league in Pittsburgh lets you schedule your own matches effectively.

The league is comprised of many divisions. Women’s Singles A and B, Men’s Singles A,B, and C, Women’s Doubles A, Men’s Doubles A and B, Men’s 55+ Singles,Men’s 65+ Doubles, Mixed Doubles A.  Next season there will be additions of Women’s Singles C, Mixed Doubles B and Men’s 65+ Singles.  Entry fee is minimal and we are sponsored by the Highland Park Tennis Club.

The league starts early spring and runs into early September.  A roster is given to all players in each division and each player/team has the responsibility of arranges matches at the court of their choosing.

Vince Romito has been involved in tennis since the early 70’s and worked for the World Team Tennis , Pittsburgh Triangles. The Pittsburgh Triangles boasted such stars as Ken Rosewall, Evonne Goolagong, Vitas Gerulaitis,Peggy Michel and many others.

The league starts in early spring of each year and also is involved in many tennis events around the city during the winter.  Scores are reported after each match and posted daily on the website.  Tournaments, tennis parties and other social events are shown on the website.

For more information on how to join, check out the website or blog.

LaWade and Fred win the Mixed Doubles A vinnys tennis league in a close match

LaWade Garris and Fred Crawford win finals vs Lorna Secrest and Vince Romito

If you add up the total number of games for this match, you’ll find it exactly even at 13 games each. However, Fred and Lawade won the 3rd set and that was the difference in a 6-3,1-6,6-4 match over Lorna Secrest and Vince Romito on an early Sunday morning at the Highland Park Tennis Courts.

Lorna and Vince were undefeated during the regular season and had beaten LaWade and Fred after they had won the first set in a tiebreaker.  The weather was just too much for Fred and La Wade and they had to retire.

It was one of the toughest matches in vinnystennisleague in the Pittsburgh area.

2011 Mixed Doubles A scoreboard

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Jim Quigley and Tony Wettick Win the Men’s 65+ Doubles

Jim Quigley,Tony Wettick,Norm Bloom,Bob Romito

After losing to Bob Romito and Norm Bloom in the 2010 Finals in a close match, 6-4,6-4, the team of Jim Quigley and Tony Wettick returned the favor by winning the 2011 65+ Doubles league and the finals.  They beat Bob and Norm this season, 6-4,6-2 while compiling a 6-2 regular season record.

2011 Men’s 65 + Doubles standings

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Jim Quigley accepts 65+ Doubles Trophy

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