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The Bailiwick Club has 7 Har-Tru tennis courts that are open for play from mid-April to the end of October for adults, juniors and young children to participate in a wide variety of programs that are offered for all levels of play. 

  • Private and Group Lessons

  • Junior Tennis Academy

  • Clinics

  • ​Cardio Tennis

  • Men and Women inter-club teams that participate in Fairfield County, CT Tennis League

  • Ladder Play

  • Mixed Member Tournaments

  • Member-Guest Tournaments

  • Member-Member Tournaments

  • Club Championship Singles Tournament

 

For inquiries about the Tennis Program, lessons or court reservations, click on the button below:

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You may also call the Pro Shop at:  (203) 531-7591 - EXT 2.

Tennis Director Gary Fishkind and his incredible staff are excited once again to be offering the very successful Junior Tennis Academy.  The program is designed to make the participants’ experience as enjoyable and educational as possible.

 

The goal of the Junior Tennis Academy is to provide tournament level players with a program geared to help them advance to the next level.  The Academy helps strengthen and improve the students’ skills through conditioning, match play and competitive coaching.  All stroke mechanics will be reinforced.  Drills are designed around stroke execution along with a strong emphasis on improving the serve.  Live ball play is utilized as a training component to teach students how to improve shot selection and to properly orchestrate game points.

 

To sign up, please download forms below:

MEET OUR TENNIS PRO STAFF

Gary Fishkind, Director of Tennis

 

2023 is Gary’s 23rd season at The Bailiwick Club. During his tenure at Bailiwick, Gary has developed one of the largest Junior Tennis Programs in the area. Prior to Bailiwick, Gary served as Head Pro at the Bronxville Field Club where he oversaw the largest juniors program in the Northeast. During the winter, Gary provides individual and group lessons and clinics for Platform Tennis on Bailiwick's three platform courts. Gary resides in Yorktown Heights, NY with his wife Brooke, and their two sons.

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Nora Westbye, Head Tennis Pro

 

2023 is Nora's 7th season as the Head Tennis Professional at Bailiwick. Originally from Norway, she has been living in Stamford, CT for over 4 years. She graduated from Francis Marion University in 2016 with a degree in Business Management. She was All Conference and nationally ranked in doubles and singles and received the MVP for FMU in 2014 and 2015. She played the #1 position in doubles and #2 & #3 position in singles nearly all 4 years of college. She won the Norwegian Club Championships in 2015.  

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David Szeri, Assistant Tennis Pro 

My name is David Szeri and I am from Hungary. I was currently working as a tennis professional in Kansas City this past winter. I played college tennis at Southwest Baptist University. I spent last summer at Bailiwick where I could grow my passion for tennis as well as meet wonderful people.  I have been extremely fortunate to be employed at one of the largest tennis clubs in the Midwest where I have been exclusively coaching a No.1 junior player, supervising the Junior Program, running High Performance clinics, as well as getting more involved with USTA leagues from 3.0 - 5.0. I organized adult clinics where I gained more experience and broadened my knowledge. I have been assisting with extraordinary events as well and would like to bring some of my new experiences to the club to make for the best tennis season possible. 

My achievements throughout the years:

- Runner-Up of the 2017 & 2018 Hungarian Nationals Championships

- Ranked No. 3 U18 in Hungary and No. 18 in the Men's ranking.

- Three times Conference Championships with my university 

- Two times All Conference First team in Singles and Double

- NCAA Division II Nationals Championships Sweet 16 (2018, 2021); Elite 8 (2019)

- NCAA National Sportsmanship and Leadership Award (2021)

I am overly excited to return to Bailiwick for my second year and look forward to a fantastic season.

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Alvaro Nunez, Assistant Tennis Pro 

My name is Alvaro Nunez and I am currently a player for the Southwest Baptist University Tennis Team. I am 21 years old, and I am from Spain. I have been playing college tennis for four years now and just recently graduated this spring. I am humble, ambitious, and diligent.

My biggest achievements:

- My highest ranking in singles is fifty in the nation in DII while my highest ranking in doubles is twelve in the nation in DII. 

-  I have been playing positions 2 and 3 singles and number 1 and 2 doubles for my college team. 

- I was named GLVC All-Conference First Team and won the GLVC conference title for the first time in school history. 

-  Played the national D2 Sweet Sixteen in 2021 & 2022

 

I am super excited to join the Tennis Pro Staff at Bailiwick Club this summer to share my passion for tennis.  I can't wait to start my first season at Bailiwick.

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