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DECEMBER 2014 - CAPTAIN OF THE MONTH
MIKE DEVEREAUX

LOUISVILLE, KY

How did you become a captain? Springhurst Pro Ylia Jelali encouraged me to become a captain in 2013, have really enjoyed the experience.

How long have you been a captain?  Since 2013

Do you have a co-captain? Nicole Simpson

Have your teams won any Local Championships? 6.0 18 & Over Mixed Doubles team won League Championships in 2013 and 7.0 18 & Over Mixed Doubles team won League Championships in 2014.

Any family members participate in league or play tennis? My wife started playing again with me three years ago, but just started USTA League this year and loves it.

How long have you been playing tennis? Started again in 2012 after not playing for 30 years.

How did you start playing tennis?  Joined Springhurst through Groupon and was immediately hooked.

How did you feel when you learned you were nominated?  Surprised and very honored.

Who is your favorite tennis player? Novak Djokovic

What kind of racquet do you use?  Babolat DriveZ118

How many racquets do you carry to a match?  2 (they no longer make this racquet)

What is your favorite tournament to watch?  Wimbledon

What is your best shot? Volley at net.

Do you prefer backhand or forehand?  Backhand

Do you like to play singles or doubles?  Doubles only.

Why do you enjoy being a captain? Enjoy getting to know players better and also players on the other teams.

What do you like most about playing league tennis?  Friendly competition, have not had a match that I didn’t enjoy playing, win or lose.  I try to make new friends at every match.


 

 

 

   

 

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