Zak Potter concentrating on his Tournament Book

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As many tournament players know they are responsible for filling out their Tournament Book.  See the headline picture of Zak Potter filling out his.  What concentration!

Windscreen hanging day

Over twenty people came out to the tennis courts to help hang the windscreens on Monday April 3rd.  A big thanks to Bill Potter and Squash Meadow for bringing his whole crew out to speed up the process. … Read More

Adults win the challenge

Airport Fitness and Tennis hosted the first annual Island Cup on Sunday, March 19. The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys and girls teams played against adult tennis players at Airport Fitness and Tennis the day before they… Read More

Celebrating 20 Years at Vineyard Tennis Center and Workout

Twenty years ago Connie McHugh had a vision. She wanted to unite the seven kingdoms of Vineyard tennis. “There were strong pockets of players around the Island, but the people on Chappy had never played with the Chilmark… Read More

Vineyard’s latest tennis news

Martha’s Vineyard Tennis News Summer is over and most of the summer clubs have shut down but there is still tennis happening on the Vineyard. Please read below and if you have any tennis news you would like to… Read More

Danz wins summer Top Gun competition

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Zak Danz played a summer full of undefeated matches and won the Top Gun competition.  He won his last match over Lizzie Williamson 6-4, 6-4.  In other matches Hannah Rabasca defeated Camilla Prata 6-4, 6-4, Victoria Scott defeated Kiric… Read More

Jimmy’s Jammers wins 2016 MVCT Pro Am

Former number 5 in the world led his team to a victory in the 2016 MVCT Pro am held at Farm Neck on Saturday, August 20th.  Jimmy’s team consisted of Paul Adler, Meghan Farrell and Max Potter.  A… Read More

First for Fireballers

The weekend of July 16-17th, the MV Fireballers, consisting of team players: Captain, Beth Sawyer & partner Paul Ulyatt, Captain Shawn Schofield & partner Michelle Bettencourt and Pavla Rego and partner Skip Dostal participated in the USTA Mixed doubles 40 & over… Read More

Three MV Island teams recently competed for a chance to go to the USTA Mixed doubles 40 & over Sectional Tournament at the combined 8.0 level. Each team needed a minimum of 3 mixed doubles partners and had to play… Read More

MVCT Pro Appreciation Barbeque held

Thanks to all of the local tennis pros who came out to the MVCT Pro Appreciation Barbeque held at Vineyard Youth Tennis last night. We hope you have a great season and appreciate everything you do!

MVRHS Girls Tennis Team wins State Championship

The MVRHS Girls Tennis Team defeated Hopedale High School 5-0 to win its second State Championship in a row.  Led by coaches Nina Bramhall and Liz Roberts, the team is now 43-0 the past two years!  

MVCT donates nets

Martha’s Vineyard Community Tennis has donated four nets to the town of Tisbury. Two of the nets are now up at the Spring Street Town Courts and the other two will go up at Lake Street after a… Read More

Meet the High School Teams Mixed Doubles Round Robin re-scheduled for Sunday, June 5th

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A Meet the High School Players Mixed Doubles Round Robin on Sunday, June 5th from 2:00-5:00 pm at Vineyard Youth Tennis to benefit the MVRHS Tennis Boosters Club. A $50.00 entry fee will register you for the this… Read More

Bubble is down

Around thirty volunteers helped out at the Vineyard Youth Tennis deflation on Saturday, April 23rd.  Even in the light drizzle a good hard working crowd lent a hand in defeating the massive air structure.  A big thanks go… Read More

Airport Fitness and Tennis Club Champs

Airport Fitness and Tennis crowns club champs By Sam Moore – Apr 6, 2016   Airport Fitness and Tennis hosted its annual tennis championships for members last weekend. Laura Schroeder and Mary Breslauer won the women’s doubles tournament…. Read More

New Tennis Director for West Chop club

David McNamara has been hired as the new Tennis Director for the West Chop Club.  David is currently the Head Tennis Professional at the Gulfstream Bath and Tennis Club in Delray Beach, Florida, and he has spent recent summers as the… Read More

Easter Egg Hunt a success!

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Around thirty children participated in the VYT Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26th.. Organized by Barbara, the kids had a great time finding tons of eggs as well as participating in face painting. Clovis gets some face painting!

Farewell to Nina

A going away party was held for longtime tennis instructor Nina Bramhall on Wednesday evening, March 2nd at Vineyard Youth Tennis.  A large gathering attended the party and well wishes were given.  A large card was presented to… Read More

Westchop Club seeking new pro

The West Chop Club is seeking a new Director of Tennis for this summer.  Chad Empey will not be returning this summer after four years as the Tennis Director.  Contact the club manager for more information

Love at First Set Doubles Tournament results

Airport Fitness and Tennis hosted its 19th annual Love at First Set mixed doubles tennis tournament Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13 and 14. The seasoned team of Adam Bresnick and Laura Schroeder took top honors in the finals,… Read More

Boys High School coach named

Bill Rigali has been named as the boys high school coach for the upcoming spring season. Bill coached for 32 years at Mt Holyoke High School and is still currently the boys high school coach. Bill has a… Read More

Nina Bramhall to leave Vineyard Youth Tennis

Coach Nina Bramhall after seven years has decided to resign from Vineyard Youth Tennis.  Nina’s last day will be Wednesday , March 2nd.  VYT will host a going away party for her at 6 pm in the lobby… Read More

Vineyard Tennis and Fitness tournament results

The Vineyard Tennis and Fitness Center held a tournament the weekend of January 23-24th.  Below are the results Mixed A Division Michelle Bettencourt-Sharon Schofield defeated Beth Sawyer-Ted Murphy 6-3, 6-3 Mixed B Division Maya Moran-Scott Lively defeated Susan… Read More

Tri Level Teams return to the Vineyard

The Tri-level sectionals took place the weekend of January 15th -17th at the Ludlow & Enfield Tennis clubs in Springfield, Ma. Here are the results: 3.5   M.V. Leonard Team –Michelle Bettencourt, Susie Safford, June Flake and Barbara Leonard… Read More

MVCT Pro Am date set

  Save the date! The MVCT Pro Am date is set for Saturday, August 13, 2016.  Once again we will be bringing in some celebrity pros as well as our local professionals who will be participating.  The cocktail party will… Read More

Pros vs. Juniors Exhibition at VYT

VYT tennis professionals Scott Smith and Michael Halisky will take on MVRHS tennis players Connor Downing and Zak Danz in a Pros vs Juniors tennis exhibition on Friday, January 29th at 6 pm.   All adults and children are… Read More

Adler wins doubles tournament in Spain

Paul Adler won a doubles tournament in Barcelona Spain at the BTT Tennis club on January 11, 2016.  Here is a photo with him with former Spanish Davis Cup Captain Jordi Vilaro.

Tri level teams advance

Martha’s Vineyard is sending three teams off to play in the Tri Level Championships in Springfield, Mass!  Tri-Level is a format which consists of three doubles positions, each at a different NTRP level to form the team (ex:… Read More

MVCT Board Meeting set for Monday, January 11th

Members of the Martha’s Vineyard Community Tennis group will meet on Monday, January 11th to discuss a variety of topics and ideas for the new year.  If there Is something you would like to see added to the… Read More

Nina Bramhall to be recognized at USTA Headquarters

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Nina Bramhall is to be recognized at a luncheon on Saturday, January 9th at the USTA Headquarters in Westborough, Mass for her contribution as a Volunteer USTA League Coordinator for Martha’s Vineyard the past five years.  Congratulations Nina!

Turkey Tournament Results at Airport Workout and Fitness

Turkey Tournament 2015  Airport Fitness and Tennis hosted it’s 19th annual Turkey Open Mixed Doubles Tournament. The event has been a fundraiser for Doctors without Borders and is well supported by the tennis players on the island. Kye… Read More

Vineyard Youth Tennis Christmas Party and Exhibition

Vineyard Youth Tennis will host a Christmas party and junior exhibition on Thursday, December 17th at 6:00 pm.  Adult beverages and snacks will be available as well as pizza for the kids.  A junior exhibition will also be… Read More

9.0 ladies teams returns from Nationals

The mv team who went to 9.0 Nationals representing New England came in a close 3rd in their flight. Team MV won 2 and lost 2 matches- all in 3rd set Tiebreaks.The team that did advance ( Middle… Read More

9.0 League heading to Nationals

Love of the Game Plus Serious Talent Fuels Run to Nationals Heather Hamacek Tuesday, October 20, 2015 – 2:40pm   On an otherwise quiet fall day, four women prepared to play a round of tennis at a court… Read More

2015 MVCT Tourney a success

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2015 MVCT Fall Tennis Classic Edgartown Yacht Club once again played host to the Fall Tennis Classic to benefitMartha’s Vineyard Community Tennis (MVCT). This years event was held over the beautiful weekend of September 25-27. Players competed in… Read More

MVCT FAll Classic Info

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Hospice Tournament Results

The All Island Tennis Championship to benefit Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard held Monday raised more than $8,000, and attracted more than 120 players who competed to benefit the Island nonprofit that ministers to those at life’s end. Most… Read More

VHYC Century Tournament Results

  The annual Century Tournament was held at Vineyard Haven Yacht Club on August 16th.  Below are the winners: Open Division Meade Wyman-Amy Halpert-Champs Catherine-Kilduff- Bruce Lewellyn-Finalists   Championship Division Carolyn Ware-Art Stafford-Champs   Wendy Luers-David Sayre-Finalists

MV Ladies 9.0 Team Moves on to nationals!

The MV 9.0  50 & over team recently won the New England Sectionals in Woburn Mass, beating a strong team from Vermont to advance to Nationals in Surprise Arizona in October. The team, captained by Nina Bramhall consists… Read More

Boathouse Club Championship results

    2015 Club Championships Winners   Parent – Child:                  Brad & Jackson Palmer                                                                 Jen & Zach Dekker                              Girls 14’s singles:             Annie Hait  Boy’s 14’s singles:            Will Simons   Boy’s 17… Read More

USTA Team advances

Congratulations to the MV Shore Shots will be advancing to the USTA 3.5 Districts which will be held on Friday, August 14 – Sunday, August 16 at the Winchester Tennis Club. They will be playing two matches on… Read More

MVCT Pro Am a success!

Twelve pros and 36 amateurs competed in the first annual MVCT Pro Am held at Farm Neck on Saturday, August 8th.  Twelve teams of four players per team competed in the round robin format with constant substitutions to keep… Read More

2015 MVCT Pro Am filled

The 2015 MVCT Pro am is now filled with a full roster of along with twelve pros.  Please fill free to come out and watch the action on Saturday, Aug 8th.  In the case of rain, we will move… Read More

Vineyard Haven Yacht Club Men’s doubles championship results

      B Flight pictured above from left winners Bruce Llewelyn and Meade Wyman. Center Dan Headington, co-Tennis a Committee Chairman, and finalists Ed Beason and Louis Pashman. Darrin Petrucci- Gus Rimpel won the VHYC Men’s Doubles Championships… Read More

Boathouse 40 & over singles club championships results

Boathouse First Annual 40 & over singles championships: Winner:  Brad Palmer Finalist:  Scott Nicol Parent – Child Winners: 1st Place:  Brad & Jackson Palmer 1st Place:  Jen & Zach Dekker 2nd Place:  Jacob & John Rosengarten 2nd Place:… Read More

VYT Top Gun Results Week 4

The Island’s top juniors once again slugged it out on Monday with some of the best matches ever. Here are the results:   Top Gun Results Week 4 Kelly Klaren Def.Lauren Bertsch 6-0, 6-3 Jonathon Wolfe def. Hannah… Read More

West Chop Club Results

A draw – Bessie and Georgina defeated Amy Schumacher- Robin Snidow B draw – Jen Singer/ Laura finney defeated Eliza Fortenbaugh and Eliza Brunson

VHYC Mixed Doubles Club Championships

  2015 A Flight Club Champions Vineyard Haven Yacht Club:    Mixed Doubles Kelley Nagi-Walsh and Darren Pettruci    Runner-Ups Ann and Stephen King 2015 B Flight Club Champions Vineyard Haven Yacht Club:     Mixed Doubles Al… Read More

Nina and Liz get award

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Nina Bramhall and Liz Roberts received a medal at the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Tuesday, July 14th for being named top 4.5 doubles team in the state!  Congratulations to both of them!

Top Juniors Compete

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Every Monday at Vineyard Youth Tennis the top island juniors compete In a two out of three set match.  At the end of the summer season whoever has the best record is crowned Top Gun.  Matches are open… Read More

2015 MVCT Pro Am Registration

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Thanks for visiting the new MVCT website.  This is the place you will go for island tennis news!  Our upcoming Pro-am is  sure to be an exciting one.  Please click on the link below to register.  Payment is… Read More

Nina named High School Coach of the Year

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VYY coach Nina Bramhall was named Boston Globe’s Division 3 High School Coach of the Year for her State Championship victory and undefeated season of 22-0!  Well deserved to coach Nina and we are proud to call you… Read More

Girls win state title

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The MVRHS girls tennis team defeated Hopedale to win the Division 3 State tennis title 4-1.  Kat Roberts, Samantha Potter and LIzzie Willilamson easily won the singles and Josie Iadiccio and Charlotte Potter won number 1 doubles. Unfortunately… Read More

Girls High School Team plays Wednesday, June 17

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The MVRHS girls team will play Lynnefield in the semifinals of the state tournament on Wednesday, June 17th at 2:30 in Lexington, Mass.  We hope some of you are able to make it off island to watch the… Read More

2015 MVCT Pro Am information

Dear tennis enthusiast, Three former top touring professionals will be participating in first annual Martha’s Vineyard Community Tennis (MVCT) Pro Am to be held on August 8th, 2015 at Farm Neck Golf Club. This inaugural event will kick… Read More

A long time coming!

In early 2012 I had a vision that it would be fabulous for such as small tennis community such as us to have a Tennis Directory of all the local players.  After all, there are more and more… Read More

Paul Adler wins Delray Pro am Tournament

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Chilmark resident and longtime tennis player Paul Adler won the Delray Championships Pro Am in February, 2015. He also won the same event last year and the year before. Paul has been a fixture around the MV tennis… Read More