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Vivek left a comment for Jeff Go
"Hi Jeff -- sorry can't play tomorrow -- try next Saturday AM?"
Nov 30
Jeff Go left a comment for Vivek
"ViVek, How about tomorrow or Sunday? please text me: 408-821-9008"
Nov 28
Vivek added a discussion to the group Sunnyvale Tennis
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TGIBF Tennis this evening?

Thank God It's Black Friday tennis this evening, anyone? The only black friday you get to play tennis for the next year, so gotta make it count I am a 3.5ish player, looking to hit for about 1.5 hours. Ideally want to start before 6 PM. Can play anywhere between Palo Alto and Santa Clara.Come on, let's do justice to the ex-turkeys! See More
Nov 28
Vivek joined Sandra's group
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South Bay Tennis

Tennis lovers of all skills are free to join!  This is an open and free tennis group in the San Jose area.See More
Nov 28
Vivek left a comment for Jeff Go
"Hey Jeff -- do you want to play tennis today in the PM, anytime after 3 PM? Let me know -- thanks."
Nov 28
Vivek joined Vishal's group
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Sunnyvale Tennis

This is a group for people who live in or near Sunnyvale and who are interested in playing/discussing/watching tennis.See More
Nov 28
Vivek added a discussion to the group Mid-Peninsula Tennis
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any bars showing nadakovic wimby final tomorrow?

Anyone knows if there's a bar (or similar establishment) in the bay area showing the nadal djokovic finals tomorrow? The match starts at 14:00 London time, which is 6 am our time, so it is pretty early ....Thanks.See More
Jul 2, 2011
Max Kwok and Vivek are now friends
Apr 26, 2011

Profile Information

I am a:
Casual Player
Neighborhood or other helpful location info:
San Francisco, CA
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
I fell in love with Tennis when I watched Becker win Wimbledon as a 17 year old kid.

As for my own tennis career: I'm primarily looking to play long rally sessions or sets -- to work on making my groundstrokes more consistent, especially with topspin. I love to volley whenever possible as well, though there's some scope for improvement in my baseline-to-net transition :)

I think my upwardly mobile rating is currently somewhere north of 3.5. Need matches with players with solid ratings to confirm this I guess :) And I'm guessing I need only about 9,800 hours of solid practice before I crack the top 5 in the ATP :-)
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
Federer, Becker, Sampras, Henin
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
NTRP 3.5
On the court, I am a:
rightie, chip-n-charger, singles player, serve-n-volleyer, one-hander
My favorite local courts:
During the week, Andrew Spinas Park in Redwood City -- but I'm fine playing anywhere between Redwood City and SF really. Weekends -- probably the Dolores Park courts in the Mission area in SF, but I am yet to play there.
Relationship status:
Single, Who Wants To Know?
Favorite website:
http://wondermark.com

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At 11:30pm on November 28, 2014, Jeff Go said…

ViVek,
How about tomorrow or Sunday?
please text me: 408-821-9008

At 1:05pm on April 26, 2010, Peter Moose said…
just getting your message now...can you play during the week?
At 4:11pm on April 4, 2010, Christie C. said…
Hi Vivek,

I am definitely up for the weekend. How early during the week can you play?

Christie
At 9:54am on April 4, 2010, R.L. Shattuck said…
Vivek,

I can usually play any day, in the mornings or afternoons. I work a lot of evenings, but then there aren't that many courts with lights . . . e-me at bobolonius at hot mail dot com

Bob
At 1:50pm on April 3, 2010, Peter Moose said…
sure...next week?
At 4:59pm on November 25, 2009, Jim said…
Vivek,
Sure, 7 sounds good. I"ll be there.

Jim
At 6:26pm on November 12, 2009, Jim said…
Vivek,
sorry but I already made plans tonight. Let's try again.
Jim
At 1:57pm on June 11, 2009, Keebler said…
I think this Sat some of the regular players in the group are going to Carmel to play on clay courts, so I wasn't sure who was actually showing up. You should check with Chris or Semisi about it. Are you definitely going? I've been travelling a lot and wasn't sure how tired I'd be on Sat. I'll let you know what I decide on Friday.
At 12:23am on June 10, 2009, Keebler said…
Hey, I'm out of town until Weds afternoon. Maybe this weekend?
At 8:49pm on June 9, 2009, Kris said…
Sure, where would you like to meet?
 
 
 

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