Serving Up Love

Girls Inc. of Santa Fe Presents “Serving Up Love”
Hosted by Shellaberger Tennis Center

Saturday, February 9 from 1-4pm
Shellaberger Tennis Center, 1600 Saint Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe

Tickets are $10. Kids under 19 free (but must be accompanied by an adult.

 

From 1-2pm there will tennis games for new and experienced tennis enthusiasts, including Tennis Bowling, Beat the Pro, Return Pro Service, Ace the Pro and more!

From 2-3 we will serve snacks and refreshments.

From 3-4 there will exhibitions.

 

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“Serving Up Love” is an afternoon of tennis fun. In addition to exhibition matches there will be activities for both novice and experienced tennis players, including Tennis Bowling, Beat the Pro, Return Pro Service, Ace the Pro, Speed Check, and more!

The UNM Lobos Women’s Tennis Team will be assisting with the youth games, and the coaches will play a doubles match against Judge Timothy Garcia and Jimmy Parker.

Judge Timothy Garcia is one of the Lobos’ most decorated tennis players. He was the only UNM player to participate in the NCAA Championships all four years of his college career, earning All-American honors in 1976 and reaching the semifinals of the singles draw at the NCAAs. He won the Western Athletic Conference singles title in 1975 and 1976 and was a four-time all-conference selection. After college, Garcia played on the professional circuit for three years, reaching a rank of No.130 and No.54 in international doubles. He played in the U.S. Open, French Open, and the Australian Open.

Jimmy Parker is a world-renowned tennis player. He was inducted into the Texas Tennis Hall of Fame, Missouri Valley Hall of Fame, Rice University Sports Hall of Fame, and St Louis Tennis Hall of Fame. He is the winner of 110 USTA National Championships (3rd All-time) and 23 ITF World Championships (Top Ten All-time). He is a member of World Championship US Dubler, Perry, Austria, Von Cramm, and Britannia Cup Teams and is a former US Junior Davis Cupper, All-American and Head Coach at Rice, former Coach of the Year and 13-time Player of the Year. Parker is the former President of USPTA/Texas, and USTA/Texas Executive Committee Member and Committee Chair, and the current USTA Sr International Committee member. Parker is ranked #1 in the US in 65 & Over Singles, Doubles, and Senior Father/Son. He is the current Associate Pro at Las Campanas (Santa Fe) and was the former Director of Tennis at the Houston Racquet Club for over 30 years.