APTA Service Award – Duane Hayden and Joe Russo

Service 1 [Click to enlarge] Service 2 [Click to enlarge]

Two long-time proponents of the game received the APTA’s highest award this year for their impressive involvement in the sport of platform tennis.

Both Duane Hayden and Joe Russo were completely surprised when they were given their awards and were feted in their communities.

They both have been active in the game of platform tennis for decades and have served the sport in very diverse ways. Avid players each, they continue to be ambassadors for the paddle world in different regions.

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Source: Platform Tennis Magazine, Vol. 16 Issue 2, 2014