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M.G.'s Discussions

Angell Sport

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr.Zavosh Jun 19, 2013. 16 Replies

Has anyone played with these custom rackets? I am so tempted to buy one! The thing is that they don't have demos and you can return the racket....…Continue

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Josh Bentley liked M.G.'s discussion Tennis at Griffith Park ( Riverside Courts)
Jan 7
M.G. added a discussion to the group Silverlake Tennis Partners
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Tennis at Griffith Park ( Riverside Courts)

Looking for 3.5-4.5 to play sets at Griffith Park(Riverside Courts) tomorrow 11/22 (rain permitting) from 4:30-6pm... Anyone interested?MikeSee More
Nov 21, 2013
M.G. replied to Brian Tran's discussion 'Stringers in Hollywood area?' in the group Hollywood-Los Angeles
"racket doctor in Atwater Village is probably closest to you.... i live close by to store.. it's a great store... http://racketdoctor.com/"
Oct 7, 2013
M.G. updated their profile
Aug 14, 2013
M.G. replied to Juan A. Matos's discussion 'Tennis Walls' in the group So Cal - Pasadena Tennis Group
"Juan, There is a wall at Hernon Park off the 110 Freeway (Montery Hills-Highland Park Area) The thing is the wall is on a court so if someone is already playing there you might have to wait. Better yet... you can probably find someone to play here…"
Jul 31, 2013
Chuck D and M.G. are now friends
Jun 20, 2013
Dr.Zavosh replied to M.G.'s discussion 'Angell Sport'
"It's best to try them out at least in few games...Then you can decide. Otherwise, they can give you a pretty good tennis elbow, shoulder pain and maybe a forearm strain. Dr. Zavosh   "
Jun 19, 2013
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Prince of Vantage

My current stick...Vantage VT321B - 100" * 16x19 * 63ra * Customized to 352g with Overgrip approx 8pt HLPrince 6-pack Carbon Bag
Jun 18, 2013
M.G. replied to M.G.'s discussion 'Angell Sport'
"I found a couple of used Vantage 100 on the TW forums and customized them Vantage VT321B - 100" * 16x19 * 63ra * Customized to 352g with Overgrip approx 8pt HL Both Rackets Strung syn gut Don't think I will switch rackets for awhile.…"
Jun 18, 2013
David Hou replied to M.G.'s discussion 'Angell Sport'
"The racquet is fantastic. I got a TC 95 16x19, made handle heavy, 13.4 oz strung with rubber bands and 3 overgrips. The racquet plays better than any racquet I have every played thats not made by Paul Angell. I own over 40 racquets, I started…"
Jun 17, 2013
M.G. replied to Doreen's discussion 'Where to shop for tennis rackets in SoCal'
"yeah.. that surprised the heck out of me.. makes sense with that old school cash register they have.. i wish that place wasn't so far.....when I was taking a class there once a week.. i made a point to visit that shop as much as I could..."
Apr 22, 2013
M.G. replied to Doreen's discussion 'Where to shop for tennis rackets in SoCal'
"that's rite.. that's another great store... but they only take cash there no? I bought a used Wilson PS Classic 6.1 there!"
Apr 22, 2013
M.G. replied to Doreen's discussion 'Where to shop for tennis rackets in SoCal'
"i agree with joe.. they have an area in their rackets area ( to the left) where they have rackets at discounted prices and pre-strung..."
Apr 19, 2013
M.G. added a discussion to the group Southbay Tennis
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Looking for match Wed May 1, 2013

I'll be in the area (LAX) that evening and I don't want to fight traffic back to LA...I would be able to play at 5:30-6pm... Anyone interested? I'm a 4.0 player. if my feet want to cooperate with me.. maybe a 4.5...hahahaSee More
Apr 19, 2013
M.G. joined Suma's group
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Southbay Tennis

Tennis partners who live/work in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, El Segundo, Palos Verdes, Torrance, El Segundo and surrounding areas who are interested in playing Tennis.See More
Apr 19, 2013
M.G. commented on Mark / The Mayor's photo
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This dude just walked up and stood in front of me at the Matosevic match. [scroll down]

"man thats funny... i figured he was an ass.. but doesn't look like that since he took a pic with u!"
Mar 12, 2013

Profile Information

I am a:
Tennis Fan, Casual Player, Racquet Stringer
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
After a layoff of playing tennis on a weekly basis.. I'm back with vengeance!..hahaha.. My friend who is a teaching pro considered me a 4.5-5.0 back in the 2002-2003...but with age and clumsy footwork.. I think I'm a 4.0.. Anyhow I'm down to play!
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
All-time: Andre Agassi Michael Chang, Stefan Edberg, Justine Henin, Gabriela Sabatini, Guillermo Perez-Roldan, Gustavo Kuerten, Svetlana Kutznetsova, Juan Carlos Ferrero,Philipp Kohlschreiber, Vera Zvonareva, Richard Gasquet.....can you tell I'm a fan of one-handed topspin backhands??
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
NTRP 4.0
On the court, I am a:
rightie, doubles partner, singles player, returner, one-hander, top-spinner, baseliner
Relationship status:
Married
Favorite website:
http://www.tennis-warehouse.com

Current Racket

Current

Prince EXO3 Graphite 100 with overgrip

Customized to 12.3 oz 6 pts HL

I have a gaggle of them strung with various poly and poly syn gut hybrids

Previously

Vantage VT321B - 100" * 16x19 * 63ra * Customized to 352g with Overgrip approx 8pt HL

one strung with stiff poly/syn gut

the other dunlop hexy fiber

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At 2:38pm on October 15, 2012, Wynn lawrence said…

Hi Mike,

Let me know what days and times you're available to hit.  Please respond to email address below.

Wynn

(whlawrence@roadrunner.com)

At 1:15pm on January 23, 2012, Samael Anubis Castillo said…

if you interested on playing with me give me a call 818-246-2430 Sam i live in glendale

M.G.'s  give me a call whenever u can i never got your email..... Att Sam

i need to play this week so bad thanks

At 7:25pm on November 5, 2011, Bryce Gayhart said…

Sat 6:30 pm

 

Hey Mike -- sorry we missed you!  Great weather and the courts were EMPTY except for Bart, John, and I.  We are trying to meet on Saturdays around noon.  Keep next Saturday open and we will deal you in!  Bryce

At 10:54pm on August 11, 2011, Mark / The Mayor said…
Cool profile pic!
At 5:38pm on August 8, 2011, Doug Birmingham said…
I don't know of any courts in glendale, sometimes play at griffith park tho. you up to play this weekend?
At 4:24pm on July 28, 2011, Brian Tinio said…
Sure, We play at Fremont Tennis Center in Glendale, let me know if you can?
At 8:45pm on May 19, 2011, Dennis P said…
Hey Goose!  Good to see you here.  It's been too long since we played.  Let's get a rally going soon.  See ya!
At 8:33am on May 5, 2011, Lad L. Dell said…
Goose! I rarely check this site. I hope that you are well. I'll be in LA from June 10-28. We should get out on the courts!
At 10:00pm on March 9, 2011, Tim Prapong said…
My doubles match ended where you saw it. Unfinished symphony. lol
At 1:51pm on February 1, 2011, Tim Prapong said…
Thanks, M.G.! Morten is one of my two top singles partners. That was certainly the best set we've played against each other. I had that topspin backhand waiting for his slice serve this time around. He's a tricky player.
 
 
 

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