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Samprasfanz Paver

A couple of months ago, our president Joy Parker shared the USTA’s Neighborhood project at the Avenue of Aces. Pavers surrounding the name of tennis legends were made available to tennis fans and other interested organizations, and the funds raised for the pavers would be for the benefit of USTA Serves, which is the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association. Samprasfanz members banded together for this worthy cause and raised funds for a bronze paver. Recently, our Samprasfanz member Ann O. was able to visit the grounds of the US Open and shared the following pictures of the paver. Thank you to all the Samprasfanz members for contributing to this project. Tweet … Read entire article »

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Samprasfanz’ Paver

Thanks to the donations of the members of Samprasfanz, we have been able to collect sufficient funds for a yellow bronze paver to be laid in the Pete Sampras Neighborhood at the Avenue of Aces, located on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. List of Donors: Beverly Fitzgerald Gloria Boone Joan Gardner Harrison Hill Philip Ip Andre Fischer Bernie Lin Kathy Davies Cynthia Smith Patricia Rogler Sally Stanton Cherry Chan Georgia Christoforou Ann Organisciak Joy Parker For more information about this USTA project, visit here Should anyone visit the grounds of the US Open, please send us a picture of the paver! Tweet … Read entire article »

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You’ve cheered Pete Sampras from Afar, Now You Can Move in Next to Him!!

The Pete Sampras Neighborhood: Thanks to the following people who have donated monies for our own yellow bronze paver to be laid in the Pete Sampras Neighborhood. At present we have $2130. The cost of the paver is $2500, so every little amount helps us get to our goal. Won’t you please help? You can pay using paypal, credit/debit cards, or send a check. Please write me Joy Parker, at if you have an interest. Checks need to be made out to USTA Serves and sent to me to send with the rest of our donations to USTA. These donations are tax deductible and you will get a letter from USTA Serves for your taxes. More information about the USTA pavers here. Thanks in advance for anything you choose … Read entire article »

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