HONORED THE LIFE OF A FORMER TENNIS PRO & COACH… DOZENS OF PLAYERS PARTICIPATED IN THE FIRST EVER “ZANNIS CUP” TENNIS TOURNAMENT HONORING PETE ZANNIS — WHOS SERVED AS A TENNIS PRO FOR NEARLY 4 DECADES… ZANNIS — A MEMBER OF THE E-T-S-U ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME — WON BOTH SINGLES AND DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP — BEFORE LEADING THE SCIENCE HILL HILL TOPPERS TO SEVERAL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AS A COACH. TODAY — TOURNAMENT ORGANZERS SAY THEY JUST WANT TO FOLLOW HIS LEAD BY GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY HE LOVED… MICHAEL NORRIS, ANA GEBASI JOHNSON CITY COUNTRY CLUB “WE CAME UP WITH A FANTASTIC IDEA TO HONOR A GREAT LEGEND AND PRO HERE THATS BEEN A FOUNDING OF THIS BASIC PROGRAM, THROUGHOUT THIS TENNIS COMMUNITY PETE ZANNIS FOR OVER 38 YEARS, AND WE WANTED TO KINDA BRING SOMETHING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY AND HONOR THIS TOURNAMENT IN HIS NAME” JOHNSON CITY COUNTRY CLUB RENAMED COURT 3 TO COURT “Z” IN ZANNIS’ MEMORY.

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