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Statement on PNW USTA Website Regarding Pending Litigation

I just read this statement on the USTA/PNW website today and thought I’d share it. BEAVERTON, Ore. (September 18, 2013) – We were saddened to learn of the recent complaint filed by a certified official against USTA/PNW. The USTA/PNW has … Continue reading

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Perry Hines 1950-2013

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe … Continue reading

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More Info on Portland Women’s 50K

I exchanged emails recently with Jeff Carey, the Tournament Director for the upcoming USTA Women’s Pro Circuit event being held at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center. According to Jeff, there are still ways to be part of the action, “We can always use … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Rich Kaufman Will Remember Me From National Chair Academy, Hilton Head S.C.

10. All my matches went 3 sets; the longest one was a minute under 3 hours.                        9. My 1st pro match ever was the match he watched upon his arrival—he joined us Saturday due to weather delays in NY. Did … Continue reading

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Women’s Pro Circuit Event Coming to Portland

July 15th throught the 21st, Tualatin Hills Tennis Center will be hosting a USTA Women’s 50K Pro Circuit Challenger. This is great news for local officials who are qualified to apply to work the event, as well as those officials … Continue reading

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Holiday Plans

I’m not a good party planner but I heard a quote by Basil King, “Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.” So I boldly decided to plan a holiday party for the very deserving, hard-working Officials of the PNW. Mighty forces … Continue reading

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No Background Checks for this Chair by Tony Anegon

I was a tennis player decades before I even considered becoming an official.  In fact, in the 1970s, when I was playing both junior and men’s open events, officials were rarely if ever seen on court.   My first close up … Continue reading

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My Chair Academy Experience at Hilton Head by Julie Dorr

Julie Dorr is the Assignor for NW Washington and loves every aspect of officiating. She certified with the USTA in 2007 and ITA in 2010. When I was asked to talk about my experience three words came to mind, exciting, intimidating … Continue reading

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2012 Adidas Open

I’ve been working a lot this summer including a couple of days roving the 2012 Adidas Open Championships at Irvington Club in Portland. I had Sunday off, but decided to watch some of the chaired matches and my fellow officials, Darryl … Continue reading

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What Are Those “Lunch and Learns?”

The date is set for the May “Lunch and Learn”, previously referred to as an “Official Gathering“,to be held at West Hills Racquet Club, May 22. This session’s host is Yaeko Jacques, a rookie official who felt that the first session … Continue reading

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