FIRST ANNUAL
Charity Doubles Tennis Exhibition 
Featuring Top Players of the Northwest Corner

To Benefit the Little Guild Animal Shelter

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DOUGLAS MADEUX

is a USPTA Certified Master Professional and has coached at Boca West Club in Boca Raton, Florida and at Pinewoods Racquet Club in Torrington, Connecticut. Doug currently coaches a large juniors program, 5 USTA teams and is the Director of Tennis, Racquet Sports, Pickleball, and Platform Tennis for Twin Lakes Beach Club.

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DUSTIN PARENTE

won the Connecticut State Championship three times as a nationally ranked junior and went on to play D1 at the University of Rhode Island, playing number 1 singles and doubles all four years.  Dustin has spent his career coaching and running tennis programs throughout Connecticut and New York City and is currently the Director of Tennis at the Sharon Country Club.

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DINESH RAJAGOPALAN

was the 6th ranked player in India, and competed in the professional tennis circuit throughout the early 80’s.  After moving to the United States in 1989, he was a semi-finalist USTA 30 and over Nationals Player in 1991, and went on to become the Senior Pro at Ivan Lendl Tennis Center.  Dinesh now owns and operates New Milford Tennis and Swim Club.

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EDGAR GIFFENIG

has been the national coach for the United States Tennis Association, the German Tennis Federation and the Mexican Tennis Federation, coaching future tennis stars like Mike and Bob Bryan, and was a member of the International Federation Coaches Commission.  Edgar still enjoys playing, ranking five in the 55’s and over in the 2016 ITG World Rankings.  Edgar currently directs the tennis program at the Norfolk Country Club and engages in coaching education worldwide. 

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Tennis exhibition
and light refreshments

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Sharon

Country Club,

Sharon, CT

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Saturday, 

September 17

at 3:00 PM

TICKETS

$60 per person at the door