2015 Robinson Events & Activities

Events & Activities information will be updated as the Robinson approaches and during Robinson week. Check back for new details!

Practice with the Pro

Saturday, August 1st @ 9-11am

Adults and juniors entering the Robinson get a free practice session with Coach Steve! Get those last-minute tips before the tournament! Call the front desk at 810-987-6868 to register.

10 & Under Play Day

Friday, August 7th @ 1:30-3pm (entry deadline July 31st)

Kids, join in for a FREE non-elimination format play day and get a free t-shirt for participating! Kid-sized courts & equipment makes it fun!Kids day raffle sm 36 foot Red ball courts and 60 foot Orange ball courts using smaller rackets gets rallies started right away. Kids gain experience in a no-pressure environment!

For all the details please download the 10 and Under Play Day Entry Form. Entry deadline is July 31st.  Visit our Quick Start/Ten & Under Tennis page for more about Quick Start tennis and ROGY-style play.

Kids’ Day

Friday, August 7th @ 3-4pm

For ALL tennis fans, Robinson players and spectators! Kids 18 and under…contests, crafts, games, prizes, refreshments, snacks and most of all, FUN!

Daily Prizes

We look forward to awarding Player of the Day or Best Dressed Doubles Team!

Wednesday Singles – Players of the Day!                             Thursday Doubles – Best Dressed
Girls – Anna Kerhoulas (10s) Isabella Flann & Jamy Brooks (G16s)
Boys – Ryan Gilbert (14s) Nathan Puwal & Tyler Simon (B14s)
Women – Sarah Barry (Open) Annie Moore & Tiffany Odlum (WO)
Men – Stephen Smith (45s)
Thursday Doubles – Players of the Day! Friday Mixed Doubles – Best Dressed
Ryan Davies & Jaxon Bore (Boys 14s) Anu Nandi & Varun Nandamudi (18s)
Loren Isaac & Troy Distelrath (Boys 18s) Catherine Leon-Flann & Jamie Hepting (35s)
Erin Doud & Abby Shonk (Women’s Open)
Eric Whitney & Dave Wickens (Men’s 35s)
Friday Mixed Doubles – Players of the Day! Semi Finals Doubles – Best Dressed
Anna Kerhoulas & Elliot Whitney (10s) Monika Polakovic & Layla Samman (18s)
Coach Dave (“Who’s your daddy?!)
Gloria Odlum & Erwin Gampp (55s)
Semis Saturday – Players of the Day!
Margaret Smith (16s)
Derek Distelrath & Ian Pinnoo (14s)
Claire Brooks (WO)
Justin Peshke & Jordan Harris (35s)


Daily 10am-3pm and 3pm-8pm (times may vary)

Kate’s Downtown will provide morning/noon hour concessions offering items such as wraps, sandwiches, fruit, organic yogurt & granola, sweet treats, smoothies and beverages.

Big River BBQ will be at the courts firing up the grill in the afternoon! The menu will include some of their famous pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, brats, and Italian sausage, and beverages.

Gym Chix – Personalized Sportswear

Gym Chix, a clothing boutique with a variety of apparel items such as dri-fit & tie-dye t-shirts, ladies tank tops, caps and visors will be at the Robinson! Choose what you’d like then Gym Chix will apply the PHTH or Robinson logo to your clothing – it’s ready immediately! You can select from a small left chest or a full size PHTH or Robinson logo, and you have the option to add your name to personalize your apparel! Payment is due upon receipt (cash, check or credit). As we get closer to the tournament we will post the days that Gym Chix will be on site.

One Point Tournament

Saturday, August 8th @ around 6:30pm (following the completion of Semi Finals)

One Point Tournament – Tennis fans, all ages, all skill levels, can get in on the action! Players enter for $1 due at the tournament desk by 5pm Friday. There are no seeded players in this draw, and it’s all or nothing! Opponents play one point; winner advances to the next round. Champion receives the “prize purse” and a “Player of the Day” t-shirt.

WINNER: Congratulations to Gabe Brown who won the cash prize of $60 in the One Point Tournament!

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, August 9th

The last day of the Robinson begins with Sunday Brunch and the Finals. The Port Huron Tennis House invites everyone to bring a dish to pass, share a meal, and watch the finalists compete for the championships during an all-day BBQ! The Tennis House will provide hamburgers, hot dogs and brats along with all the fixin’s. It’s a wonderful time to get together with friends and family, recall the events of the week, and support all the players who participated in this year’s tournament. Come for tennis, stay for the food!

The Sundae Serve

Sunday, August 9th @ 3pm

Join tennis friends to watch the finals of the tournament, and enjoy a sundae compliments of the Robinson Committee!

Awards Ceremony

Sunday, August 9th after Finals

Upon conclusion of the Finals, please join us as Robinson week is celebrated during the Awards Ceremony! All players are recognized for their tournament participation, and trophies are given to the finalists and champions. Additionally, two special awards are presented – the Francis J. Robinson Sportsmanship Award and the Mike Clary Junior Tennis Award.

All events will be held at Sanborn Park. In case of rain events will be inside the Port Huron Tennis House.