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2007 GKTA WWT Smackdown
dunnsGKTA is proud to announce the second annual 2007 GKTA SMACKDOWN WHTC Rescue Benefit Tournament that will be held November 2-4, 2007 (Friday p.m., Saturday a.m. to avoid the Vols' game!!, and Sunday afternoon beginning at 1:00 p.m [Semi-Finals and Finals]). The event will be held at the soon-to-be renovated "West Hills Tennis Center!"

The 2006 event raised $14,000 for the West Hills Tennis Center Rescue last year. Rules are being finalized and will be posted in the coming days on If you have any ideas or suggestions regarding rules or things youd like to see done at this years event, please email them to before Friday, October 5th.

There will be a limit of 8 teams accepted into the draw, which will be split into two groups. Many teams are already finalizing their rosters, which are made up of a minimum 16 players, (8 women and 8 men.) Each team must have two players at each NTRP level, 3.0 to 4.5. Team entries will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. To ensure that your team is accepted into the draw as one of the first 8 teams, please have your captain or team respresentative email Nancy Vineyard at

For those of you who didn't play last year, start saving your cash for "Do-Overs!" Those who did play last year will tell you how much fun it was to make your opponent (who just served an ace on game point) "do it over!" AWESOME idea--League tennis should be so fun!!

gas heaterTeam matches will consist of: Men's and Women's doubles with one court each at levels 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5. Call Joe's Rent-A-Center and reserve your "Team Gas Heater" NOW and don't forget to collect some new game-day tailgating recipes! Each team will stake out a tailgating area in the Parking Lot. There will possibly be a prize for the Best Tailgaters.

YOUR TEAM could take home the prized, black plastic with fake gold paint ornamentation SMACKDOWN WRESTLING BELT and have your name emblazoned on the 10-year Winners' Plaque as the 2007 Champions?!

lucas hansonThe Tournament Committee will post a list of "Rules" as soon as possible! Watch this site for entry forms and more complete information.