More Pilot Pen ticket exchange news

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Here’s the latest release from the Pilot Pen people regarding the rain that wached out James Blake’s Tuesday night match … Due to inclement weather that suspended play at the start of the James Blake-Alexandr Dolgopolov match on Stadium Court Tuesday night (Session 5) at the 2010 Pilot Pen Tennis tournament, tournament organizers have developed […] [Read More]
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Rain, Rain, go away … hooray it did!

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Here at the Pilot Pen, it would be a tournament if we didn’t have a rain delay, which of course, we did. Afternoon play Tuesday was suspended at 4:15 p.m. and has just resumed at 5:35 p.m. Marcos Baghatis, the men’s top seed and No. 20 in the world, has just won his first game […] [Read More]
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Pilot Pen ticket exchange

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Due to inclement weather that interrupted play during Session 1 of the 2010 Pilot Pen Tennis tournament Sunday, tournament organizers have developed the following Ticket Exchange Policy for Session 1 ticketholders. Session 1 tickets can be exchanged for one of the following sessions: Session 2 – Monday Day, August 23rd Session 3 – Monday Evening, […] [Read More]
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Ivanovic out, No. 3 Petrova in

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Less than a day after saying she was excited to be at the Pilot Pen, Ana Ivanovic had left the building, withdrawing today citing a bad ankle (the same ankle that forced her to withdraw from her semifinal match against Kim Clijsters last week in Cincinnati). Oh well, No. 3 in the world Nadia Petrova […] [Read More]
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Memories of Bobby Thomson (and Ralph Branca)

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In the summer of 2006, as part of a “Meet the Legends” event at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, Bobby Thomson and Ralph Branca came to Bridgeport. Since an October day in 1951, the two men had been forever linked through baseball. One was a hero, one wasn’t. But over that time, they became good […] [Read More]
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Richard B. Elsberry, 1932-2010

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I just wanted to let everyone know that my father, Richard B. Elsberry, passed away Saturday afternoon at Danbury Hospital at the age of 77 after a long illness. He was with family when he died and is in a much better place. Hope that there’s ribs and BBQ in Heaven. He was a good […] [Read More]
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Ana Ivanovic to play in Pilot Pen

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Ana Ivanovic is coming to the Pilot Pen. Take a look … OK, stop staring. Here’s the release … NEW HAVEN – Former World No. 1 and French Open champion Ana Ivanovic has been granted a wildcard into Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament to be held August 20-28 at the Connecticut Tennis Center, it was announced […] [Read More]
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SSTI is at fault for ASA cancellation, not Brakettes

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Over the past couple of days there are been a lot of interesting comments regarding the news release sent by Stratford Park and Recreation Director and Stratford Softball Tournaments Inc. member Pat Patusky regarding the cancellation of the 2010 ASA Women’s Fast Pitch Tournament that was meant to be played at Frank DeLuca Hall of […] [Read More]
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ASA Tournament cancelled

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Stratford Softball Tournaments Inc. board member Pat Patusky sent this release out at 10 o’clock Sunday night. Apparently she feels the Brakettes are at fault for only two teams registering for the ASA tournament. I’m sure Brakettes GM Bob Baird will have a response at some point. Anyway, here’s the release. The Stratford Softball Tournament […] [Read More]
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