Madeline Zausner of Port Washington Tennis Academy Passes Away


Madeline Zausner died on Oct.17 of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at the age of 67. She was a most familiar face at the Port Washington Tennis Academy for over 40 years and well-known throughout the college and junior tennis community.


Also known as Madeline Fischbach, she was known for her infectious smile and sense of humor that lit up the room for the thousands of people who came into contact with her at the PWTA. She was the tournament director at hundreds of USTA Eastern tournaments was instrumental in the Port Washington Tennis Academy's USTA National and ITF International junior events.


Madeline served as the General Manager of College And Junior Tennis and was a college coach at C.W. Post along with husband Dick Zausner. At the PWTA, Madeline was responsible for all purchasing and merchandising of the PWTA Pro Shop and played a major role in all Port Washington Tennis Academy programs for children and adults, as well as many of the community's local non-profit organizations.


She is survived by her husband, Dick Zausner, her son, David Fischbach, a sister and two brothers. A memorial service is planned for November 23rd. 


The family has requested that donations in Madeline's memory be made out to~ "Lymphoma Foundation" and mailed to Lymphoma Foundation, P.O. Box 286236, New York, NY 10128.