Congratulations Tady Saczkowski – OTA Distinguished Service Award

Tady Saczkowski, a St Catharines resident, Welland Tennis Club member, Club at White Oaks member, tennis historian, and avid supporter of Niagara Peninsula Tennis, is also now a DSA honouree.

On behalf of the Ontario Tennis Association, Michel Lecavalier made the announcement that Tady has been awarded the Association’s highest honour : the Distinguished Service Award.  The award will be presented at a dinner on October 22nd at the Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club.

The award recognizes Tady’s longstanding and ongoing commitment to the Welland Tennis Club, his definitive research into the history of tennis in Niagara, and his passion for and support of tennis development throughout the Niagara Peninsula.


08/27/2016

Fort Erie Tennis Club Junior Program 

The Fort Erie Tennis Club has been running a successful Junior Program for many years.  Each year, program alumni become involved as instructors, continuing a tradition […]
08/21/2016

Special Occasion in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Tennis Club has dedicated one of its tennis courts in honour of Canadian tennis superstar Daniel Nestor.   ​The unveiling of the banner was […]
08/20/2016

Niagara Players Star at Canada 55+ Games 

Among the 2000+ athletes at the Canada 55+ Games in Brampton on August 16-19 were eight tennis players from Niagara, all of whom scored impressive victories […]
08/15/2016

Ontario 55+ Summer Games Results! 

In Midland, Niagara swept the 55+ categories, winning gold medals in all three categories.  Silver medals were won by the 65+ women’s doubles team and the […]
08/07/2016

Hunters’ Pointe Hosts Doubles Invitational

It’s only two courts, but Tony Mulé proves that’s all you need in order to host a memorable and successful tennis event. The 7th annual Hunters’ […]
07/22/2016

Team Tennis at Mount Carmel Park 

Players from Mt Carmel Park and from St Davids Lions Club Park met for Team Tennis games on July 22.  In record setting heat, four teams […]
07/21/2016

Modify the Game with Blended Lines 

Blended lines on tennis courts are like multiple tees on a golf course.  Golf is much more difficult if you try to hit the ball as […]
07/15/2016

White Oaks to host ITF Pro Tournament September 19-25 

Tady Saczkowski (left) and Peter Bedard (right) were on hand to congratulate Giovanni Rodriguez (centre) at the announcement of the tournament. ​Giovanni Rodriguez, Tennis Director of […]
07/15/2016

Grimsby Tennis in 1891

​Tennis researcher Tady Saczkowski uncovered these photos of a long-ago Grimsby.  If you tour the gingerbread cottages near the lake, you’ll be able to imagine how […]