October / November 2022

Dear MNTC Members and Friends,

Gear up for an exciting winter season at MNTC!

Our Club Member Championships are coming up soon! Singles matches will take place November 5 – 6 and Doubles matches will take place November 19 – 20. Sign up to compete. 

We are excited to continue to offer USTA tournaments - the L5 tournament played on October 15 – 16 was a huge success! The High Performance players had a strong showing; see the winners listed below. 

Looking for a new racket? Come demo the latest version of the Wilson Ultra line, including models 108, 100 and 100L.

October 25 – 31 is Halloween week, so come in a costume you can play in for junior clinics!

There will be no classes November 21 – 25. Coaches will be available for private lessons; reach out to your coaches to set something up over the break. 

Please use your best court etiquette to avoid disrupting play when going to courts 2 or 3 by entering through the door closest to the front entrance and walking behind the curtains. Please wait until your reserved court time before entering the court.

Courts will be limited November 1 – 23, mostly Wednesday and Friday mornings, due to the Women's Tribe.

We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 24. You can always check our website for the holiday closings.  

New November / December leagues will be starting up soon, email Mo at to sign up.  

See you on the courts!


Club Championship

The 2022 MNTC Club Championships are open to all members 18 and over.

Singles – November 5 / 6

3.5 and below or Open Division (4.0+)

Doubles – November 19 / 20

3.5 and below or Open Division (4.0+)

Participants must be available for Saturday and Sunday but it may be played in one day, depending on the size of the draws. Everyone will play at least two matches.

One event – $25.00/person

Two events – $35.00/person

Please send an email to to register. Include the event, division and partner (if playing doubles). All entries are due by October 28 for Singles and November 11 for Doubles.

Wilson Ultra

We have 3 models of the latest Wilson Ultra available - the 108, 100 and 100L. 

The 108 is the most powerful member of the Ultra Family with more comfort.

Head size: 108 sq. inches

String pattern: 16x18

Length: 27.25 inches

The 100 updated with more comfortable layup, this modern players racket specializes in speed, spin and power.

Head size: 100 sq. inches

String Pattern: 16x19

Length: 27 inches (standard) 

The 100L is a lighter racket perfect for rising intermediate players, this updated version offers more comfort than previous versions.

Head size: 100 sq. inches

String pattern: 16x19

Length: 27 inches (standard) 

Come demo them out next time you play!

Osher Institute Sessions

We are thankful for a great 6-week session with our William & Mary Osher Lifelong Learning Institute students. They learned how to serve, rally and score! 

We enjoyed working with wonderful students who are dedicated to lifelong learning.

Click here to learn more about the Osher Institute at William & Mary!

Court Availability and Etiquette

Courts will be limited November 1 – 23, mostly Wednesday and Friday mornings due to the Women's Tribe. We will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 24.

Balls There are now designated and labeled tennis balls behind court 5 for use by members and players.

Courts - Please avoid disrupting play when going to courts 2 or 3 by entering through the door closest to the front entrance and walking behind the curtains. Please wait until your reserved court time before entering the court.

Tribe High Performance

The Tribe High Performance program continues to grow and become stronger week after week. 

Our players are competing in USTA and UTR tournaments every weekend with the support of our High Performance Director Chris Trizzino and High Performance coaches. We are very excited to see all our young athletes working hard toward their goals! 

Congrats to Sierra Vagi (pictured right) for finishing #1 in the Mid-Atlantic and #70 in the nation for Girls 14's.

Congratulations to John Sunstone who won the Boys 12 L5 without losing a single game. 

Congratulations to Sabrina Sukman who won a Girls L7. 

Congratulations to Paisley Hogue for beating the #6 player in the Girls 12's Mid-Atlantic, 7-5, and 6-2 this past weekend at the L5. 

Clinics run Monday to Thursday from 5:30  7:30pm. To register for High Performance please contact Coach Chris Trizzino directly at 774.249.5420. For more information click the button below. 

Tribe High Performance

Paisley Hogue 

John Sunstone 

Sabrina Sukman 

Halloween Week

Dress in costume the week of October 25  31. 

*We will have yellow ball clinic on October 31.  

November Clinic Schedules

Red: Tuesday and/or Thursday

4:30 – 5:30 PM

Orange: Tuesday and/or Thursday 4:30 – 5:30 PM

Green: Wednesday and/or Friday

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Yellow: Monday 4:00 – 5:30 and/or Friday 5:00 – 6:30

Visit our website for full details.

Thanksgiving Week

There will be no classes November 21  25 during Thanksgiving break. Coaches will be available throughout the week for private lessons by appointment. Reach out to your coaches to set something up over the break! 

USTA Tournaments at MNTC

We are so excited to continue to offer tournaments!

Nov 12 and 13:  L6 Boys & Girls 12's & 16's

Dec 10 and 11: L6 Boys & Girls 14's & 18's

Upcoming League Sessions

Tuesdays Nov 1  Dec 20 (8 weeks) 

Thursdays Nov 3 Dec 22 (7 weeks - closed Thanksgiving Day 11/24)

If you would like to be included or join the sub list please email Mo at

If you are interested in joining future league sessions submit the Doubles League Sign Up Form to join the fun!

Adult Clinic Fall Schedule

Visit Our adult page for all the latest offerings.

Adult Clinic Highlight

Intermediate Evening Clinic

Wednesdays 5:30 – 7:00

Themes will change every month depending on the players needs.   

  • Week 1 - Forehands and Backhands 
  • Week 2 - Volleys and Transition 
  • Week 3 - Serves & Return 
  • Week 4 - All strokes (play)
  • Week 5 - Play 

Adult Programs

Pro Tip of the Month

Racket maintenance is the easiest way to bring out your best tennis. Changing your strings and grip more often will help you perform at a higher level.

Ask our pros if you need to replace either! 

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