APTA & General News Archives 2011 - 2012

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Prince Sports Acquired by Battle Sports Science

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Public Access Courts
Public Access Courts

The APTA is happy to post a list of public access platform tennis facilities across the country. See the link in the page footer below, or click here for the list.

Grow the Game!
2012 “Grow the Game” Grant Recipients are Chosen

Nine proposals earn grant monies in order to bring more public paddle to their area. More

The Board Plays
APTA Board Members Bond Over a Game

A quick round robin is a welcome break in a work-packed weekend. More

2012-2013 APTA Board
APTA Holds 2012 Annual Meeting

A new board is seated, the Service Award presented, and business of the APTA conducted. More

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Anne Flemming of Region VI Earns the 2012 APTA Service Award

Flemming has 40 years of participation in and service to the game. More

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Prince Sports Enters Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Prince Sports, owner of Viking Athletics, issued a press release 5/1/12 announcing chapter 11 reorganization. More

Junior Rankings
2011-2012 Year End Junior Rankings Released

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PaddleTimes
You make me proud to be a platform tennis player

Mark Fischl, in an article for PaddleTimes, echos what many of us feel. More

Tim McAvoy
Tim McAvoy's Induction Speech

Tim McAvoy was inducted into the Platform Tennis Hall of Fame during the APTA Nationals. More

APTA Service Award
Nominate a Great Server for the 2012 APTA Service Award

Members are invited to nominate a worthy contributor by March 15th. More

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Notice of Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the American Platform Tennis Association will be held on Friday, May 11, 2011 at the Weston Golf Club in Weston, MA. More
Platform Tennis Survey
Stand Up and Be Counted

The APTA is conducting a survey and we want to count you in! We NEED to count you in. More

APTA Senior Newsletter
Welcome to the First Edition of the APTA’s Senior Newsletter

It's a new venue of communication and camaraderie for Players 50 and over. More

Videos from PaddleTimes
Great Points Make Great Video

Patricio Misitrano/PaddleTimes.com brings us excellent video clips from the Boston Open and the Junior Nationals. More

Viking Low Bounce Ball
Viking Announces Launch Plans for New Ball

The new Viking Low Bounce platform tennis balls are set to arrive in March 2012, just as the normal platform season comes to an end. More

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Tim McAvoy Joins the Illustrious

The Platform Tennis Hall of Fame announced that APTA President Tim McAvoy is the 2012 Inductee. More

Nindy Pike
Meet Nindy Pike

We are proud to announce that Nindy Pike of Haverhill, Massachusetts, has joined the APTA team as Associate Editor/Writer. More

Matt Porter Captures USTA Grass Court Titles
APTA Nationals Finalist Captures USTA Grass Court Tennis Titles

APTA 2011 National Men’s Finalist, Matt Porter pulled off a USTA double by winning the Men’s Open Grass Court Championship in singles and doubles. More

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Help Wanted: Writer/Editor with Platform Tennis Passion

The APTA is hiring a part-time Associate Writer/Editor. It's a wonderful opportunity to employ your writing and editing skills while becoming more involved with the platform tennis community. More

New!
Reading a Draw Sheet

Players can be confused by a platform tennis draw sheet and all the backdraw notations. This new tournament support document can improve their experience and reduce confusion. More

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Start playing while it's still easy to get to the courts!

It may still be warm, but at least you don't have to shovel your way to the courts, so gear up and tune up for a great new season. More

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APTA Realigns Regions

The APTA Board has realigned regions to eliminate confusion and aid in expanding the sport. More

2010-2011 APTA Tournament Calendar
2011-2012 APTA Calendar Released
There are tournaments for everyone. Find the tournaments you want quickly and easily with our new filtering options. More
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The Foundations of Team Building

The season’s success depends on bringing players together to become a force that will blast the opponents off the court. More

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