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Ingrid
  • 46, Female
  • Berkeley, CA
  • United States
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Ingrid updated their profile
Mar 23, 2010
Ingrid and kay are now friends
Mar 23, 2010
Armando left a comment for Ingrid
"are you still palying...???"
Jul 3, 2009
Priya Talwar commented on Ingrid's blog post 'My first stab at tennis.'
"Hi Ingrid, Hope you read this soon:)..I have just started playing tennis and am really looking to play and practice with someone. I live in pac heights and golden gate court is pretty close. We can also do the alamo square tennis courts. Hit me up…"
Jun 4, 2009
Priya Talwar commented on Ingrid's blog post 'My first stab at tennis.'
"Hi Ingrid, Hope you read this soon:)..I have just started playing tennis and am really looking to play and practice with someone. I live in pac heights and golden gate court is pretty close. We can also do the alamo square tennis courts. Hit me up…"
Jun 4, 2009
Al left a comment for Ingrid
"I like you $2.50 racket store it made me chuckle. I have a lot of patient it my down fall , how about next Sat. I'm at my office and don't have a photo but will be posting it up in a few day. Just so no one might think I'm that creepy…"
Mar 14, 2009
Ingrid and Al are now friends
Mar 14, 2009

Profile Information

I am a:
Casual Player
Neighborhood or other helpful location info:
Berkeley, CA
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
I don't play tennis (yet), but I want to learn how! I'm not looking for a date; I'd rather just have fun & not worry about looking graceful/attractive/like I'm not sweating & out of breath. I'm in okay shape, thought.
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
I really love how David Foster Wallace wrote about tennis, and about Andre Agassi, of whom he was very jealous! I did read Agassi's book (mainly because I was curious about the wig) - I didn't wind up liking him very much.
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
Just started., What's NTRP?
On the court, I am a:
beginner, gracious winner, gracious loser
My favorite local courts:
Berkeley - it's fulla courts!
Relationship status:
Single
Favorite website:
http://dduderadkidradlady.blogspot.com/

Ingrid's Articles

Tennis, anyone?

Posted on November 25, 2008 at 1:28pm 0 Comments

Well, the holidays are coming up fast and though I've scheduled a few games, I've run into a lot of cancellations. I'll ask for tennis lessons for Christmas, and I'll try to find match partners again in the new year.

Hope yours is great!

Oh, and if someone named "Isabel" from I think Orlando, Fl tries to "friend" you, know that she is a spambot.

Cheers!

My first stab at tennis.

Posted on November 14, 2008 at 11:48am 13 Comments

I found a tennis racket at Good Will for only $2.50, and I bought a can of balls at Walgreen's. So I headed over to the Golden Gate courts, where there's a couple of practice walls.



At the wall I noticed that too often, I hit the balls over the fence. I kept at it for a while, and though it was fun, someone started practicing next to me and since I have so little control over the ball, I decided to leave him in peace.



The next morning I met with one of my new partners,… Continue

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At 11:14am on July 3, 2009, Armando said…
are you still palying...???
At 11:34pm on March 14, 2009, Al said…
I like you $2.50 racket store it made me chuckle. I have a lot of patient it my down fall , how about next Sat. I'm at my office and don't have a photo but will be posting it up in a few day. Just so no one might think I'm that creepy guy.
At 6:27pm on December 4, 2008, joel said…
Happy Holidays! I wish you much cheer!
At 4:58pm on November 15, 2008, OHENE said…
hello mum
i am ohene from ghana and i like tennis.

can we be friends.
At 9:52pm on November 10, 2008, Mark / The Mayor said…
Hi! Welcome to the tennis social network which connects tennis players, fans, coaches, and you. We created this place in December and it has been a wild ride ever since - we've gone viral and now we're "almost famous".

What can you do here?
At Tennisopolis, you can:
- meet other players. Here's a primer on how to find partners.
- join a Group. Members have started over 230 Local Groups (and other types of Groups too.) Search for one in your area, or start your own.
- follow the pros. There are over 1000 blog posts on Tennisopolis. Have a good read, or write your own.
- improve your game. Get tips in the Forum and check out video lessons.
- post your own Videos or embed your favorites from youtube.
- add your own Photos.
- and just hang out and connect with great people.

To get started, please upload a photo or avatar for yourself (if you haven’t already.) Whether it's of you, your dog, or your racquet it doesn't matter, but it helps people remember you. You can also personalize Your Page with pictures, links, RSS feeds, colors and more here.

Thanks to everyone inviting their friends, we now have over 15,700 members and we're growing by 90 new members a day. Invite yours too!

If you need any help, let me know.
M
 
 
 

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