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2014 Robinson

57th Annual Francis J. Robinson Memorial International Tournament

August 5-10, 2014

The Francis J. Robinson Memorial International Tournament is named after a local tennis player, Lt. Francis J. Robinson, a young serviceman who died in a military flight training mission in July 1958. A group of Lt. Robinson’s friends started a small tennis tournament in his honor that same summer. The “Robinson” has grown into a local event that has drawn between 200-400 participants annually, ranging in divisions from 10 & under to 65 & over and is considered one of the longest running community tennis tournaments in the United States.

Use the links below for detailed entry information; to view the draws and Semis/Finals’ schedules; and review Robinson Champions, Finalists, and Special Award recipients. This information will be updated as it becomes available.

We are excited to announce new features of this year’s Robinson!

  • Local players may partner with a non-local player in doubles events
  • Doubles semi-finals will be played on Friday
  • Door prizes, player of the day prizes, and awards for best dressed doubles teams – updates on the Events & Activities page!
  • Individual start times posted online Sunday, August 3rd

Check back on our Photo Gallery page for pictures throughout the week! 😆

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2014 Robinson Entry Form, Tournament Rules, and Schedule of Events/Reporting Times

A $10 late registration fee will be assessed after 4pm, Friday July 25th. No entries or changes will be accepted after 4pm, Thursday July 31st.

2014 Events & Activities

Get the details about special events & activities we’ll be hosting beginning August 3rd in addition to concessions and ceremony information. Also, participants who win Player of the Day, Best Dressed Doubles teams will be posted here!

Draws

We had 230 entries and 460 events this year! 

2014 Semi Finals Schedule

Semi Final match times are now available on the draws. Please open your specific Draw for your start time.

2014 Finals Schedule

Final match times are now available on the draws. Please open your specific Draw for your start time.

2014 Champions, Finalists and Special Award Recipients

Past Year’s Champions

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Robinson “News”

2014-08-12 Boyd gets a trifecta PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-12
2014-08-12 Boyd gets a trifecta PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-12

2014-08-12 Johnston wins the Clary Award, Grieve the Robinson Award – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-12

2014-08-11 57th Robinson is in the books PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-11
2014-08-11 57th Robinson is in the books PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-11

2014-08-10 Fierce youth matches PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-10
2014-08-10 Fierce youth matches PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-10

2014-08-09 Seeing Double PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-09
2014-08-09 Seeing Double PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-09

2014-08-09 Robinson experience was fun, not successful PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-09
2014-08-09 Robinson experience was fun, not successful PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-09

2014-08-08 5 Gual men compete at Robinson Tournament PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-08
2014-08-08 5 Gual men compete at Robinson Tournament PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-08

2014-08-07 We wanted to participate PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-07
2014-08-07 We wanted to participate PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-07

2014-08-07 Blue Water Memories 25 yrs ago Johnson, Clary- Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-07

2014-08-06 Fresh on the block PG 1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-06
2014-08-06 Fresh on the block PG 2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-06

2014-08-05 Robinson tennis kicks off today PG1 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-05
2014-08-05 Robinson tennis kicks off today PG2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-08-05

2014-07-03 Robinson tennis tournament moves to a later date – The Voice 2014-07-03

2014-07-05 Major events still accepting summer registration – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-07-05
2014-07-05 Major events still accepting summer registration PG 2 – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-07-05

2014-06-23 Kromer to open Wednesday, changes coming to Robinson Tourney – Port Huron Times Herald 2014-06-23

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Tournament Sponsors

We would like to express sincere appreciation and gratitude to the sponsors for their support of this year’s Robinson. The tournament’s success is further achieved through generous support and helps provide our tennis community the benefit of special guests, events and activities. Thank you!

Michigan Mutual, Inc. Port Huron Tennis House Chef’s Cut Jerky The Brozovich Family
Lozen, Kovar and Lozen Law Firm Smith Family Funeral Home Mike and Connie Kleeves The Kovar Family
Oppenheimer & Co./Jim Charron & Ryan Charron Physician Healthcare Dave and Wendy Pillon The Sweeney Family
Orthopedic Associates   

If you would be interested in being a Robinson Tournament Sponsor, please contact Jim Charron at (810) 841-5733.

 

  • Membership Rates

    Senior (60+) $175
    Single $250
    Family $395
    Junior $75

    10% renewal discount for Single and Family memberships paid in full by September 1st

    Access to the Fitness Room is available to all Tennis House members 16 years of age and older

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