Tag: Cottonwood Tennis Club

Cottonwood Tennis Club Offers Free Clinics

Al Wagner and Pierre Moresi are the chief instructors for Cottonwood's free tennis clinics which begin in October. Pierre handles the Monday sessions, and Al does the Tuesday classes.

Penny Petersen As fall approaches, it’s time to think about the joys of playing tennis and the free tennis clinics offered by Cottonwood Tennis Club (CTC). The classes were started in the early 80s by Don Neu, then Cottonwood’s tennis pro. They’ve gained popularity over the years, and they’re due to begin again in October,…

Cottonwood Tennis Year in Review 2019-20

A review of activities of CTC includes women's doubles, men's doubles, and, of course, food.

Penny Petersen Memories of great tennis games, exciting competition against friends, and tennis dinners with entertainment are usually the things the Cottonwood Tennis Club (CTC) members remember. This year, everything was different as the coronavirus caused the cancellation of six scheduled events. That’s never happened since the club was founded in 1982, 38 years ago.…

Cottonwood Men’s Tennis—Summer League 2020

The Men's Summer League at Cottonwood practices social distancing.

Penny Petersen The bravest guys in the Cottonwood Tennis Club are those participating in the Thursday Summer League. While most other players are leaving for their summer homes or traveling to get away from the heat, these guys play all summer long at 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays. Temperatures are often above 90 degrees by the…

2019 Cottonwood Tennis Club Season Ends with Two Events

Penny Petersen Two events closed out the 2019 tennis year for Cottonwood Tennis Club. The Triple T (TTT) closed tournament was held Dec. 4 through Dec. 7. The SunBird/Springfield Social took place Dec. 14. The Triple T (Team Tennis Tournament) pitted four “teams” against each other. Players signed up individually, and then the four team…

Cottonwood tennis players celebrate Bastille Day

Judy Grefsheim, Kathy Malitar, and Nede Mead like the tennis food, and especially the beverages.

Penny Petersen Cottonwood Tennis Club turned French for a day when they held a Bastille Day Social on the evening of July 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. They “stormed” the courts and “revolutionized” traditional tennis. About 40 people attended, but not everyone played, as the weather was scorching. Both men and women participated in…