It’s Hunting Season

It’s that time of year again. Captains and teammates are not so casually stalking the social tennis scene, hoping to find the rare and elusive unaffiliated tennis player. Over the past several years as the economy has changed and the expat landscape in Singapore has shrunk, these players have become even more scarce, almost endangered. The once dependable summer migration of new families/players has since become unreliable, forcing existing teams to poach from each other to make up their numbers. What was once a thriving team could be decimated by poaching. It’s brutal.…but these are the current conditions. I almost feel sorry for those new players that actually do arrive before roster deadlines. While I’m kidding -not…

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