We mourn the recent loss of our dear friend and tennis book team co-author, John Packett. For a nice tribute to John, please click on this link to enjoy an article about John:

 

https://richmond.com/sports/local/mike-bevans-remembers-rtd-sports-writer-john-packett-who-died-this-week/article_9e76e19b-edd2-5391-ac27-ad9621c58b27.amp.html

Tom Hood

with Eric Perkins and John Packett

Tom Hood has been involved in tennis in the Richmond area for over 45 years. He grew up playing tennis at Bon Air Community Associa­tion, Salisbury Country Club, and Midlothian High School. Collegiately, he played on the University of Richmond and Virginia Tech tennis teams. Tom played the satellite circuit, two grand prix events, and was a teaching pro for a number of years. He is a member of the Richmond Tennis Association Board of Directors, and the tournament director for the Davenport Richmond City Tennis Champion­ships.