Spread the word to friends and family, tennis players and non-tennis players alike! We are looking forward to a big kick off for Robinson week! Plan your Sunday to include Kids’ Day, July 14th @ 11am-12:30pm — open to all kids ages 13 & under. A variety of games, prizes, pizza and fun! Then, at 1pm the Elite Exhibition starts, featuring three of our top local players versus three high-level players from around the state in a team format. Here are the competitors:
Mike Basha: Played for the University of Detroit-Mercy at No. 1 doubles and No. 3 singles. He was the No. 4 ranked senior in Michigan in 2008 by tennisrecruiting.net.Two-time all-state selection while playing No. 1 singles for Port Huron Northern High School.
Alex Latosinsky: Played No. 1 singles at University of Detroit-Mercy. He was an all-conference selection and team MVP in 2010-2011. In juniors, he was ranked among the top ten in Ontario and No. 37 nationally.
Steve Pillon: Competed at No. 1 singles and doubles at Western Michigan University where he is No. 15 on the all-time wins list. Holds Bronco record with Ryan Tomlinson for Most Team Career Doubles wins. Currently works for the best tennis community in the world.
Geoff Hiscox: Played three years at Bowling Green University and one year at University of Alabama. He was awarded Mid-American Conference Player of the Year 2002. At Alabama he was the Southeast Regional Doubles Winner and a NCAA Sweet Sixteen Participant.
Brady Crosby: Competed at No. 1 singles and doubles for Western Michigan University where he was a three-time 1st team all MAC selection. Ranked as high as No. 52 in singles and No. 21 in doubles in Division 1 NCAA national rankings. No. 5 on the Bronco all time wins list.
Bryan Norville: Played for Western Michigan University. During his time at Western, Bryan and his team won 4 Mid-American Conference Championships. He rose to a career best collegiate national ranking of No. 31 in doubles in 2007. Bryan is now the head tennis professional at Detroit Tennis & Squash Club.
Come for the fun then watch some amazing tennis! See you tomorrow!
All events at Sanborn Park (if rain, inside the Tennis House).