Tag: tennis

IronOaks Tennis member wins USTA national

Denise Lott IronOaks Tennis Club member Jack Sanders secured a major victory with a first-place win at the United States Tennis Association’s National Tournament in Vancouver. This was part of USTA’s Grand Slam series of four open events — played on grass, clay, indoors and outdoors. The Vancouver section was played indoors. Jack and his…

Coming fall 2017 – Southeast Valley Tennis League

Christine Terechenok Our goal is to create a fun, healthy tennis activity to add to a club’s schedule of events. It is a unique, competitive play against other clubs. Details: 8-12 members per team 2 men’s doubles 2 women’s doubles 1 mixed doubles Each team supplies balls Entry: $5.00 per person Playoffs: four highest teams…

IronOaks Tennis Club to host Pancake Breakfast July 1

A little tennis or pickleball, then a great pancake breakfast will be a good start for your 4th of July celebrations. IronOaks Tennis Club is hosting the annual July Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, July 1, 2017. All local tennis clubs and pickleball clubs are invited for the doubles mixer at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast to…

Hot Dog Tournament winners

Sun Lakes Tennis Club’s annual Hot Dog Tournament

Jerry Vance On Saturday, March 4, the Sun Lakes Tennis Club held its annual Hot Dog Tournament, so named for president Ed Campion’s great hot dogs. He was ably assisted by Peter Hall and Dick Haynes. Eighteen teams competed for the grand prize which was awarded to Kathy Thorsen, Ron Welde and Tony Horn. The…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Mixed Doubles Tourney results

Cottonwood Tennis Club 2017 Mixed Doubles Champions

From February 13 to 17, Cottonwood Tennis Club held its annual Mixed Doubles tournament. Many thanks to Ernie and his team of Mary Ann Rice, Adriana Michael, Bruce Garman, Kathy Moliter and Edith Tanniru. We would also like to thank Marna Brooks, Susan Garman and their helpers for coordinating the food court all week. Cannon…

Palo Verde tennis players

Cottonwood tennis players enjoying the patio at Palo Verde: Back row (L-R) Bernie Tighe and Linda Vogelaar,; middle row (L-R) Penny Petersen, Barb Bram, Kay Strauman, Penny Rinald and Susan Garman; front row (L-R) Cinda Sue Thorhauer, Roberta Arpan and Sue Thomas

Cottonwood tennis players enjoying the patio at Palo Verde: Back row (L-R) Bernie Tighe and Linda Vogelaar,; middle row (L-R) Penny Petersen, Barb Bram, Kay Strauman, Penny Rinald and Susan Garman; front row (L-R) Cinda Sue Thorhauer, Roberta Arpan and Sue Thomas

Cottonwood Tennis Club matches

Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club played a very competitive match with the Cottonwood Tennis Club on February 25. There were 25 doubles matches contested, and all had a great time. The food and friendship provided by the Cottonwood Tennis Club was excellent. Come join the Sun Lakes Tennis Club each week, as we…

Ernie Soczka: Our wicked Tournament Director

Rod Hayward If there is no rest for the wicked, tournament directors must be a wicked lot. In addition to a fall Bradshaw Tournament, both Gender and Mixed Doubles Championships, in-house competitions and annual special events, the Cottonwood Tennis Club hosts as many as four ‘Socials,’ where members can test their skills against other clubs…

Canadians invade Cottonwood

The first CanAm Tournament of the Cottonwood Tennis Club was held on January 22, 2017.

Rod Hayward On January 22, the sun rose as it usually does over the courts of the Cottonwood Tennis Club. The palm leaves shimmering in the gentle Sunday breeze, gave no indication of the storm to follow. Suddenly, the sounds of approaching footsteps echoed through the quiet streets. They were arriving — the Canadians! First…