We’d like to introduce a weekly news brief to help keep you up to date with our 2021 USTA and Collier County Leagues!┬áThis week marked the beginning of the Winter/ Spring Season.

In dramatic fashion Pelican Bays 3.5 Ladies Team Captained by Judy Howard, came from behind with a thrilling win over the Players Club 2-1.

Rita Chimel and Judy Howard won their match 7-6, 6-1, followed by Debbie Quitadamo and Nancy Hughes dropping a thriller in the 3rd set tie break. That left the deciding court down to the third set tiebreak for the match victory.

At 8-8 in the match tiebreak, Dawn Cyr hit a left handed wrap around forehand winner down the line to take a 9-8 lead in the 3rd set tiebreak. On the next point she and partner Laura Groak closed out the match and the team win.

In other action, The Pelican Bay Patriots Men’s 4.0 team dropped a tough one to The Strand.

In Mixed Doubles match play, our 55Plus 8.0 team had a win over Marco Island 2-1 with Greg & Peggy Strakosch and Bob & Pat Wile both being victorious.

Our 40plus Mixed doubles 8.0 won at Pelican Marsh 2-1 with Greg & Peggy Strakosch along with Mike & Lisa Ruffolo winning their courts.

You can check out the schedule of matches at

https://pelicanbay.org/wp-content/uploads/Jan_May-Winter-2021.pdf