| By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

2011 Fall Season winners crowned
The 2011 Fall Metro Corporate Tennis League came to an end in December. In the Advanced Division, the New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) team got past PwC in the first round of the playoffs to advance to the league finals where they defeated Credit Agricole to win the 2011 Advanced Championship at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club.

In the Advanced Intermediate Division, Ernst & Young opened their playoff run with a win over Mitsubishi to move on to the finals where they defeated Bloomberg to take the 2011 Fall Advanced Intermediate title.

In the 2011 Fall Intermediate League, eight teams entered the playoffs, and in the end, the team from Deloitte was crowned 2011 Fall League Intermediate Champs. They defeated Credit Suisse in round one action, Thomson Reuters in the second round and clinched the title with a win over DESCO in the finals.




2012 Winter Season set to launch
The 2012 Winter Metro Corporate Tennis League will begin late January/early February and includes a minimum of six matches. Each match is played for two hours on two courts, and tennis balls are provided. The 2012 Winter Season will conclude with an awards party and includes trophies, t-shirts and networking opportunities as well. Teaching clinics are also available for an additional cost. All league champions have the right to advance to the National WTT Championships.

Each team entering play requires a minimum of four players, two women and two men to play an entire match, but you can carry as many players as you like. Play format for each match consists of six "no-ad" sets:

►One women’s singles

►One men’s singles

►One women’s doubles

►One men’s doubles

►Two mixed-doubles

The total games won for each of the six sets are recorded and totaled at the end of the evening. Total games won are tallied throughout the season, with playoffs at the end of season party. Coaching and player substitutions are permitted during the match, and allows for more players to get involved and creates a fun atmosphere!

The entry fee is $2,000 per team for the season. For more information on the 2012 Fall Metro Corporate Tennis League, call Debra Leffe at (914) 482-8471 or visit MetroTennis.com under the “Corporate” tab.
Matches for the 2012 Winter League will be held weekday evenings at the following locations:

CityView Racquet Club
43-34 32nd Place Penthouse ♦ Long Island City, N.Y. ♦ (718) 389-6252

Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
281 Main Street ♦ Roosevelt Island, N.Y. ♦ (212) 935-0250

West Side Tennis Club
1 Tennis Place ♦ Forest Hills, N.Y. ♦ (718) 268-2300