"The players from R-L: Jody Lawhead, Shelly, Bob, Pierce, Horace Warner.
Horace Warner is an amazing person. He was about 87 years old in this picture(2008) and still playing tennis. He has an impressive resume of beating most US wheelchair tennis…"
"Ebenezer: Thanks for the request. I just moved close to Houston and I am trying to get hooked up with local players. I am obsessive about tennis. Of course wheelchair tennis is demanding and my body constantly hurts. Either that of be a slug.
"Thanks. I mainly play tennis to train. That and pushing a wheelchair all day. Wheelchair tennis is very competitive. I find myself obsessive about it.
I just moved about 70 miles from Houston. I am trying to get hooked up with some local players to…"
"Hi Jody, thanks for becoming friends, although we live a half USA away. I would really enjoy meeting you and playing some tennis. I can see from your photos, you are in great physical shape. What kind of conditioning and tennis practice program are…"
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"I am new to the area and I am trying to connect with some active players.
I am in Trinity about 70 miles North of Houston. I would like to meet part way for some evening tennis like Huntsville or Spring.
I would enjoy going all the way to Houston on…"
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
I am a competitive wheelchair player.
I play a lot with able bodied players.
I play doubles with 3.5 to 4.0 players.
I love playing anytime and anywhere.
I will travel to play and hopefully meet partway.
I have a great one-handed backhand.
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
Anyone with an excellent one-handed backhand.
Roger Federer, Justine Henin, Francesca Schiavone,
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
Not bad, NTRP 3.5, NTRP 4.0, If tennis is on TV - I am watching
Hi Jody, thanks for becoming friends, although we live a half USA away. I would really enjoy meeting you and playing some tennis. I can see from your photos, you are in great physical shape. What kind of conditioning and tennis practice program are part of your routine to be at the top of your game? Dudley.