Tag: tennis

Cottonwood Mixed Doubles Crowns New Champions

Champions in the Red Division (left) Ron Ryer and Judy Grefsheim; Runners-up (right) Barb Jorgensen and Bill Jenack

Penny Petersen The week-long Mixed Doubles Championship, which ran from Feb. 9 to 15, crowned winners in three levels: Red, Green, and Blue. The best part, according to Tournament Director Jerry Higgins, was the weather was great all week. Champions in each division were as follows: Red: Ron Ryer and Judy Grefsheim, Green: Steve Norvet…

Morton Classic Results

Michele Renahan Our Jason Morton Tennis Classic held here at IronOaks Feb. 27 to March 1 was a huge success with 168 entries, and the added great Arizona weather made the viewing by members and the general public enjoyable while they watched the many talented USTA players competing in doubles and singles play. Thanks to the team of…

IronOaks Men’s Tennis Team Compete for National Title

IronOaks Men’s Tennis Team 2020

Rick Kenny Following tough but successful regional play in Surprise, Arizona, the IronOaks Men’s 65 and older 7.0 tennis doubles team went to Florida for national competition. For the first time, the USTA National Title tournament was held at the new USTA Campus in Orlando, Florida. These Phoenix and Southwest champions played teams from Texas, Missouri, Caribbean,…

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…

Ironoaks Tennis Club News

Michele Renahan Even though the weather was a bit chilly for Coach Kwong’s annual tennis/potluck event on New Year’s Eve from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., about 30+ players came out to help bring in the New Year 2020 and enjoyed some tennis playing and sharing good eats and socializing afterwards. During the food enjoyment,…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club Monthly Dinner and Meeting

Jerry Vance Jan. 8 found the Sun Lakes Tennis Club enjoying our monthly dinner meeting in the Navajo Room at Sun Lakes Country Club. A delicious chicken, potatoes, salad, and vegetables meal was enjoyed, topped off with chocolate mousse cake. Members were all dressed up and enjoying each other’s company. After the meeting, President Ed…

Holiday Tennis Tournament

Jerry Vance Twenty members of the Sun Lakes Tennis Club (lots of members watching also) gathered Dec. 14 to play tennis and eat lots of great food. The sun was out, and it was a great day for all. Matches were competitive and fun. The hot egg dish and coffee got the day started, and…

Bradshaw Tournament Brings Local Clubs Together

Bradshaw winners include first and second place winners in eight categories.

Penny Petersen The Bradshaw Tennis Tournament, recently held on the Cottonwood courts, brought four local tennis clubs together to compete in one place. Not only did the 132 competitors enjoy the experience of playing against teams they normally don’t play, the competition also drew many spectators from the Cottonwood, Oakwood, Sun Lakes CC, and SunBird…