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do we want to say. Our purpose is not to bang our heads against
each other over each match point. We look at this sport as
a way to socialize in the tennis off-season and get some physical
activity. And we have fun at it. Feel free to contact us to
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Frequently Asked Questions:
What is platform tennis or (“PT”)?
Platform Tennis is a racquet sport that combines the skills and concepts of tennis, racquetball and table tennis into a fast-paced and highly-addictive game.
When is it played?
The game is usually played in the winter from October 1 to March 31,
or anytime the air temperature is in the 40’s (F) or
Where can I play?
Currently, there courts at 8 private country clubs and 5 sports clubs. We do have a group of "traveling teams",
both mens' and womens' teams that do not have courts and play
all matches on the road. If you are interested in playing
and don’t belong to a club you can go to the Directions - Where to Play section of this website to obtain information about all of the clubs as well as contact information for the traveling teams. You may also contact Mark Kebe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do we have any public PT courts
Currently, no. There is a group of players that are in the
process of obtaining public PT courts. If you are interested
in this organization please contact Andy Giannella at 513-533-1215.
What is the best clothing to
Loose fitting pants or sweat pants, the rest is up to you.
Some players prefer shorts and since they stay active, they
stay warm. Please remember the playing deck service is very
rough and can scrape skin very easily if you fall.
What type of shoe is best for
Athletic shoes. Tennis shoes are the best. Running shoes or
other types of cross training athletic shoe could roll on
the deck surface grit and you could fall. You are lucky to
have a pair of shoes last one season due to the deck surface
How do I keep score?
Scoring is like tennis. The difference is that you only get
one serve and lets count.