Sports Briefs: Sign up for the Bob Wall Tennis Tournament

06/13/2012 7:00 PM |

GARRET MEADE FILE PHOTO | Chris Ujkic won his third straight men's singles title at last year's Bob Wall Tennis Tournament.

TENNIS: Registrations are being accepted for the Bob Wall Memorial Tennis Tournament that will be held over a six-week period this summer starting on the last weekend in June through the last weekend in July. The fee per player per event is $15. Individual championships in the tournament, which is sponsored by Times/Review Newsgroup, will be contested in the following divisions: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles, men’s 50-and-older singles, men’s 50-and-older doubles, and mixed doubles.

Applications are available at the Southold Recreation Center and at Times/Review Newsgroup in Mattituck. The mail-in registration deadline is Friday, June 15, at noon. The registration deadline is Saturday, June 16. Applications should be addressed to: Bob Wall Tennis Tournament, c/o Jim Christy, P.O. Box 564, Mattituck, N.Y. 11952.

A portion of the proceeds from this year’s tournament will be directed to assist with the rehabilitation of Robert Wall, a former Riverhead High School tennis player left paralyzed following a boating/diving accident. Robert Wall is the son of Bob Wall, the late founder of the tournament. Additional proceeds will support college scholarships for North Fork Area student-athletes.

For more information, call Jim Christy at (631) 298-8085.