The Fleming Flash – October 5

Player registration starts this morning at 10:00 am, and play starts at 11:00 am.  All matches take place on Seabrook today. Entry is free for spectators. 

Lunch will be available to players and guests starting on Thursday from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. The grills will be going and you can get wraps, sandwiches, sides, desserts and drinks. Please have cash or a member number available.  

All players should be sure to have your QR codes with you when you come to check-in today. And, be sure to check in with USTA about your matches and scores. You will also be asked if you want to continue playing in the consolation bracket if you lose your match so be ready to play some more tennis!

Players and spectators are asked to please ride your bike, walk, have someone drop you off, or carpool as parking spots are at a premium. 

Don’t forget to check out our online auction with some great items benefitting the Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic –  go to (or click here) which is now live for you to bid on these items.  The auction closes Saturday, October 8 at 10 pm.

The tennis will be spectacular!  Come cheer on the locals as well as our many guests from across the country. Here are some of the highlighted matches for today:

Men’s Doubles:

70s – Bluford/Tracy vs Witten/Martin 2:00 pm
75s – Regensburg/Kennedy vs Hendrix/Soden 3:00 pm
         Polychron/Steenbergen vs Cherry/Hunt 2:30 pm

Men’s Singles:

65s – Bunch vs Knabel 12:30 pm
          Steen vs Madden 12:30 pm

Women’s Doubles:

55s – Steen/Jones vs Bailey/Jones-Thompson 2:00 pm
         Small/Ewald vs Charlton/Kaleel 12:00 pm
         Ross/Zylstra vs Madden/Albiez 2:00 pm

70s – Cherry/Bolick vs Bruce/McLean 1:00 pm

Here is a brief outline to help you plan your days.  (Food items are available Thursday – Sunday.) There are hard copies of the schedule available at the Seabrook Island Racquet Sports Center.

-Submitted by Karen Petrucelli and Ellen Smith