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Kenny Sommer
  • Male
  • Highland Park,Il.
  • United States

Kenny Sommer's Friends

  • Shyam Sundar
  • Joseph
  • Jared Taylor
  • Michael C Morrison
  • Jeff Bordeaux
  • Greg S
  • Baird Hull
  • Lendl Jr. (4.5)
  • Araba
  • BarbiDoll
  • J Y Bright
  • buddy teaster
  • Sharapovanovic
  • Andrew Ginsberg
  • Lucile Bosche´

Looking to play or hit? Singles, Doubles, or Mixed.

Latest Activity

Kenny Sommer shared their discussion on Twitter
Jan 29, 2014
Kenny Sommer added a discussion to the group Hollywood-Los Angeles

Ken Sommer experienced tennis coach looking for work in the area?

Hi I am Ken Sommer and have over 20 years experience of teaching tennis at clubs and private homes in the Chicago area. I also still play at a high level, was 4 years varsity and all state in high school, and played 1 season of division 1 tennis at DePaul university. If anyone can hire me full or part time or lead me to someone looking for a coach at a club or resort please let me know?ThanksKen Sommer847-910-0062somken@aol.comSee More
Jan 29, 2014
Kenny Sommer commented on Mag1171's group 'Broward FL Tennis'
"Hi I am in Broward County for a few weeks in Westin and looking to play or hit. I am rated at 4.5 and have a long history of playing and teaching. Give me a call or message if interested? Days or nights good. Thanks Kenny 847-910-0062"
Jan 6, 2014
Kenny Sommer replied to Tedd's discussion 'just moved to sunrise...looking for a 4.0-4.5 player' in the group Broward FL Tennis
"Hi I am USTA 4.5 level and staying in Westin Florida for a bit longer. Would love to hit or play. Give me a call 847-910-0062, text or message. Thanks Kenny"
Jan 6, 2014
Kenny Sommer joined Mag1171's group

Broward FL Tennis

Broward Tennis Partners.  Let's meet some new players and maybe get together and hit some. Look through the profiles on the right.See More
Jan 6, 2014
Kenny Sommer posted a status
"Looking to play or hit in the afternoons or evenings in the northern suburbs, 4.0+. I also give hitting lesson's let me know?"
Dec 2, 2013
Kenny Sommer shared Mark / The Mayor's page on Facebook
Oct 15, 2013
Kenny Sommer liked Mark / The Mayor's page Tennisopolis TV Channel
Oct 15, 2013

Profile Information

I am a:
Tennis Fan, Casual Player, Tournament or League Player, Teaching Pro or Coach, Racquet Stringer, Tennis Media, Tournament/ League Player, Teaching Pro/ Coach
Neighborhood or other helpful location info:
Northern Suburbs of Chicago
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
I am a 4.5 player that likes to play with people my level or most any level to have a good time. I played a year of division 1 at DePaul University, some challenger tournaments back in the early 90's, played 4 years of varsity tennis in high school, and still play and teach tennis. I am a very good tennis coach that can make anyone better. I also am a songwriter, writer, actor, and can produce music, ideas, and events. Hope to be playing some tournaments again soon!
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
Jennifer Capriate, Agassi, Federer, Martina Hingus, Linda Harvey Wild, Laura Grandville, Connors, and my name sake, Ken Rosewall, Rafa Nadal, Sharapova, Chris Evert, Navartolova, King, Roger Federer, Yanek Noah, John MacEnroe, ect..
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
Pretty damn good, NTRP 4.5, If tennis is on TV - I am watching
On the court, I am a:
rightie, pusher, slicer, whaler, poacher, doubles partner, singles player, rooter, bomber, returner, two-hander, one-hander, gamer, top-spinner, grunter, lobber, baseliner, all courter, drop-shotter, gracious winner, gracious loser, tournament goer
My favorite local courts:
Any court or surface is good. Do enjoy hard courts more. Play sometimes at a real nice park district facility in Highland Park with American clay and hard courts with lights till ten. Love courts on water and with beautiful views.
Relationship status:

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At 10:20pm on September 20, 2011, Alex said…

Later this weeks works for me. or next week is fine too.

I am about 3.5

At 10:56pm on September 19, 2011, Alex said…
Do you want to play. I can come to highland park or deerfield
At 11:14am on May 11, 2011, Mark T. gave Kenny Sommer a gift
Kenny, thanks for the friend request. Always like to expand my circle of friends. Have a great day.
At 9:15am on May 11, 2011, Andrew Ginsberg said…
Any interest in playing this Sunday evening?
At 11:43am on May 9, 2011, Michael C Morrison said…

Hey Kenny, good to hear from you!  Yep, this summer we will hit the courts for sure.  I'm going to be teaching a little bit at Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood this summer, and I'm able to have guests for free.  We'll make it happen!  Be well, and let's stay in touch. 


Midnight Machete is doing well - gearing up for our official "2nd Season" with new designs due in a week or so... gonna be cool.  Thanks,   -Mike Mo Man

At 9:54am on February 21, 2011, Jared Taylor said…
I would love to play let me know.
At 4:48pm on November 24, 2010, Ekaterina Zaitseva said…
That's "if you want to hit let me know" 
At 4:46pm on November 24, 2010, Ekaterina Zaitseva said…
Hey, I'm a coach as well, I'm a 4.5-5.0 player. If you want to hutet me know, there may also be a job opening where I work. My email is
At 10:25am on September 29, 2010, Sandyman said…
Hi Kenny, Welcome to the "Coaches and Pro's" arena! Sounds like you certainly have paid your "Due Diligence" on the front lines. Glad to have you aboard! What's the weather been like down there? Up here in Canada we've had a lousy summer.....probably won't get any better since we're now into FALL!!! By the way, love your tunes. Are you sure that's not Tom Petty singing???? You have a great voice man. Keep it up, we may see you either on the courts or on the tely! All the best, Sandyman
At 12:31am on September 29, 2010, Lendl Jr. (4.5) said…
Hi Kenny, thanks for the invite. Nice to meet you


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