The NPTA hosts two competitive tournaments each year, one in May and the other in June.
Memorial Weekend Tournament
Held on Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, this year’s tournament will take place on Saturday, May 28th. This third annual event provides Men’s and Women’s Doubles matches beginning with pool play in the morning, followed by semi-final and championship rounds. Participants are guaranteed at least two matches. Matches begin at 9 AM and finals are played at 1 PM. Light snacks and refreshments are provided. You must be a member of NPTA to participate.
Thanks to all who participated this year and congratulations to the winners:
- Men: Jim Buchanan & Harold Stern
- Women: Laurie Kennedy & Sue Pangis
Save the date for 2017: May 27th!
The Walther Cup
The Walther Cup is a friendly tournament between the members of NPTA and our neighbors in the Summit Tennis Association (STA). This year’s tournament is Saturday, June 11, 2016 (rain date June 18, 2016). It is contested in a Davis Cup-style format with matches played in Men’s and Women’s Singles and Doubles as well as Mixed Doubles. Players can sign up for one, two or all 3 events. Tournament matches are played at both the New Providence courts and the Memorial courts in Summit, with all participants invited to join the picnic lunch at the Memorial courts. Singles are played from 9-10:30 AM, Men’s and Women’s Doubles matches are played between 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM and Mixed Doubles is played between 1-3 PM. The wins and losses are recorded for each match and tallied at the end to determine the winner of The Walther Cup for the year.
Tournament entry fees are: $20 (1 event), $30 (2 events) and $35 (all 3 events) and includes lunch. Spectators may purchase a $10 ticket for lunch. Complete the registration form and mail to: NPTA, PO Box 1042, New Providence, NJ 07974.
- 2016 Results: STA 19 – NPTA 12