What is better than going on a vacation? Playing tennis and watching world class tennis while on vacation! And Tennis Ventures does just that! Not only does Tennis Ventures cover the Grand Slams, but they also have an amazing vacation package here at the BNP Paribas Open. For 2014, the vacation includes a doubles clinic with the Bryan Brothers, a tennis camp with Lindsay Davenport and John Leach, box seat and luxury suite tickets to the BNP Paribas Open, a special demo session with the Tennis Warehouse Playtesters, and much more.
We are back!
I have a special blog on the newest member of our TW Playtesting Team, Michelle Heidbrink! Michelle played college tennis at the University of New Mexico and followed that up with an Assistant Coaching position there. Michelle is currently an Assistant Web Editor here at Tennis Warehouse. She has just started playtesting racquets, strings, and shoes so keep an eye out for her on reviews. You can find her first video appearance in our LoveMatch video. Check out her interview below.
When/Why did you start playing tennis?
I started playing tennis when I was 5. My parents had just bought a weekend condo in Palm Springs and decided to take up tennis, so they got an hour lesson with the local pro, they took the first 30 minutes, while I got the second half of the lesson. The rest is history! I started tournaments at age 8 and have loved it ever since!
Today was another beautiful day in Indian Wells. I was lucky enough to stop by my old stomping grounds at the Rancho Las Palmas Country Club in Rancho Mirage, CA and meet up with Tennis Ventures, a company that builds vacations around playing and watching tennis. How cool is that? They are here in Palm Springs this week putting on a tennis camp for tennis lovers from far and wide.
This event features everything you could imagine from clinics with some of the best players in the world past and present such as the Bryan Brothers (and their dad Wayne), Lindsay Davenport, and Justin Gimelstob, to three sessions at the BNP Paribas Open in a luxury suite. Participants fill their days with tennis, free time for golf and sun, and experiences they will remember forever.