Tag: tennis

Rainbow social – colorful and fun

Penny Petersen Cottonwood’s Rainbow Classic, the first social of the 2018-2019 season, gleamed with color, and in spite of the heat, all 85 participants showed up on time and played their matches with enthusiasm. The “Rainbow” is a two-day social. Socials are planned events organized for enjoyable play that stress fun and companionship rather than…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club is up and running

Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club is starting to get busy as members return to the sun. Our first tennis dinner with great food was enjoyed by all on on November 14. We also had a successful Welcome Back tournament on November 17. December 1 will be the Holiday tournament, and December 15 will…

Friday Tennis at Cottonwood is Fun Doubles

Penny Petersen If you pass the Cottonwood tennis courts Monday through Thursday, you might imagine that CTC is segregated by sex. Monday and Wednesday women congregate. Tuesday and Thursday the men preside. But Friday is really the best day of the week, because that is Mixed Doubles Day and focuses more on making friends and…

Hardy souls continue year-round tennis at Cottonwood

Penny Petersen When it’s 82 degrees at 7:00 a.m. and 110 degrees by noon, it takes hardy souls to venture onto the tennis court. Normal play times for the Cottonwood Tennis Club are 8:30, 10:00 and 11:30 a.m. But nobody in their right mind would subject themselves to heat stroke. So, in the summer, CTC…

2018 Cottonwood Women’s Extended Spring League

Susie Dunn Our fun Extended League ran from April 2 to May 14 this season with a round robin format playing three sets each week. We ended up on our last Monday playing a little tennis trivia, sharing assortments of ice cream bars and popsicles and saying our goodbyes to our great snowbird friends for…

48 players participate in CTC’s Long Summer League

Penny Petersen The only league taking place this summer is the Cottonwood Men’s League. It extends for the longest time, beginning in late April and continuing until October. The best part for the guys is that they don’t have to be there every week. This gives them a chance for cruises, visits to family in…