We want to thank all the players who participated in HOT9 over the weekend. Now, it’s time to get ready for
Texas Cup is an annual competition where the teams from Austin, Houston, and Dallas take to the courts and
battle it out for the traveling trophy known as the Texas Cup.
This year’s Texas Cup will be held on May 14 & 15 in Houston, and this year’s team will be lead by 2
co-captains: competitive tennis director, Trey Alford, and
ATC Heat Stroke 4.0 captain, Aubrey Wilkerson.
Please start challenging people on the ladder and look for an email from our co-captains for more details.
Note: You need to be a member in order to play for Texas Cup. Please join ATC or renew your membership today!
Yes, Friday night traffic in Austin can be a big headache, and many of you simply can’t make it to SATC by 6:30pm.
So ATC board has decided to try a new experiment in March.
In order to accommodate more players, starting this week, we are going to start Friday
night social doubles in March at 7:00pm instead of 6:30pm and end at 8:30pm.
We’ll continue to reserve courts from 6:30 to 8:30pm, so those of you who can
get there by 6:30pm are encouraged to arrive early and warm up, socialize, or spread vicious rumors :)
After the last Friday in March (3/25), we’ll let all members cast a vote to see which starting time is more popular. ATC board will make a decision on starting time based on the votes. Please note that votes are open to members only, so if you would like your voice heard, please sign up for a membership.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email Tomoya at
ATC board would like to thank all HOT9 participants for their supports and generosity. We completed all
scheduled matches today, and there were fantastic tennis matches on all 3 days. We hope you enjoyed the
tournament, and we hope to see you next year.
Below is the list of winners & finalists for HOT9.
The ATC Board is pleased to announce that this year’s HOT 9 Tournament, slated for March 4, 5, and 6th will be
extra special! Participants will have the usual high quality play with excellent competition and great courts, and
a deliciously memorable banquet on Saturday evening inside the VIP room of the Austin Music Hall.
Raffles, silent auctions and tournament sponsorships will be donated to Out Youth,
the only center-based non-profit agency in greater Central Texas. Out Youth provides services and programs
specifically designed for LGBTQ youth and their straight-identified peers. Out Youth is also the recipient
of an award from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to support their new “Knowing Your Status is Smart” (KYSS)
HIV prevention education, testing and counseling program.
This year, for the first time ever, all tournament attendees at the Banquet will also get a free VIP pass to
attend one of Austin’s biggest and most fun events,
“VIVA Las Vegas” which benefits AIDS Services of Austin.
The Tournament banquet will run from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM, and banquet guests will be able to join the VIVA
event once it begins. Described by the Austin Chronicle’s “style avatar” Stephen Moser as "A Riot of Fun, Music
and Faux Gambling", this event will be open to all HOT contestants and their paid banquet guests. Our guests
can play Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, and Texas Hold 'Em with hundreds of other attendees at the event.
Limited free drink tickets will be provided to banquet attendees as they enjoy spectacular entertainment,
fashion displays, faux gambling, and music from DJ Orion after dinner.
Music Hall is conveniently located just 5 blocks from the Radisson Hotel (HOT’s Official Guest Hotel).
If you want to play some great tennis, attend an amazing party and mingle with some of the hottest
men and women in Austin, sign up today to play by clicking on the link below:
Sign Me UP for the HOT Tournament!
The deadline for signing up is February 25th so don’t delay. If you have any questions about the
banquet or the tournament please contact the tournament director at:
We have 2 exciting events coming up in March and April.
On March 15th, we will launch weekly Tuesday Night Tennis at Austin Tennis Center
(7800 Johnny Morris Road). Tuesday night begins at 7pm, and RSVP will be required. The cost is $4 for standard
members, $5 for non-members, and FREE for Silver and Gold members. If you want to upgrade your membership,
let us know!
Itching to play singles? We will have ATC singles tournament during the 2nd weekend in
April (4/8-10), so make sure to block your schedule now! Texas Cup is scheduled in May, so it is the
perfect time to make your statement to the Texas Cup captain! We will update you on tournament information as it gets closer.
Check it out! You can now use your Facebook login information to sign in or register with Austin Tennis Club. Go ahead and click on it and sign up.
ATTENTION CURRENT MEMBERS: If you already have a username and password with ATC, please click the Facebook link above to link your Facebook information with your current username/password. This link is done email address so if you use different email addresses on Facebook and ATC.com, it will ask you to pay for a new membership. DO NOT DO THIS. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will manually link the two accounts. Thanks!