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Cottonwood Tennis Club Court report

Cottonwood Tennis Club past Presidents are pictured (left to right): Al Wagner (2011-2013), Susan Stewart (2008-2009), Wayne Mangold (2006-2008), Bill Triquart (2002-2003), Ron Peterson (2005-2006), Keith Nelson (2010-2011), current President Adriana Michael, Mike DeMallevill (1991-1992), Judy Crane (2013-2014), Gary Tymn (2000-2001), Kelz Kelzenberg (2010-2011), Dave Bolio (1994-1995), Jack Fitzsimmons (1986-1987), John Lefebvre (1988-1989) and Frank Neu (2001-2002).

Susie Dunn Our annual Mixed Doubles Tournament that ran from February 15-20 was a huge success. There were many tight matches and when it was all over after six days of serious playing, the big winners were as follows: First Place (Red Division): Dave Cain and Denise Devereaus First Place (Green Division): Wayne Mangold and…

Jason Morton Tournament results

Jenny Browne The Jason Morton Tournament was held at the IronOaks Fitness and Racquet Club from March 5-8. This is the 13th year that IronOaks has hosted this event and with 97 participants, it did not disappoint. Many of the IronOaks Tennis members held the top two positions in their respective age groups this year.…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club news – March 2015

Officers of the Sun Lakes Tennis Club are Treasurer Dick Haynes, Vice President Betty Dunn, President Mary Jane Robinson, Secretary Nancy Sjolin, Intraclub Assistant Dennis White and Tournament Director Wayne Taylor; not pictured is Intraclub Assistant Dave Anciaux. Our club is fortunate to have these members serve; Mary Jane has held the President’s office for eight years, Dick Haynes has served as Treasurer for four years, Nancy Sjolin as Secretary for two years, Dave Anciaux has assisted our club as Tournament Director and in the scheduling for eight years, and Wayne Taylor has assisted with the scheduling for five years. This shows true dedication and you are appreciated for all the work.

Faye Haynes, Publicity The Sun Lakes Tennis Club held their monthly business meeting on February 11. We will have election of officers for 2015/2016 at the March 11 business meeting. The nominating committee comprised of Ed Campion, Paul Patterson and JoAnn Miller will have the slate of officers for our next season posted at the…

IronOaks Tennis events

Gender Doubles winners: Olena Buxton and Barb Yanke (3.5), Mike Corey and Leo Lapane (4.0), Lola Berndelli and Carmelle Davin (4.0); not pictured: Len Paulson and Jerry Geiszler (3.5)

Denise Lott The IronOaks Tennis Club Gender Doubles Tournament was held In February. Winners were Lola Bernadelli and Carmelle Davin (4.0 women), Mike Corey and Leo Lapane (4.0 men), Olena Buxton and Barb Yankee (3.5 women) and Jerry Geiszler and Len Paulson (3.5 men). Our Winter Drop-In Social, open to all Sun Lakes area players,…

Cottonwood Tennis Club report

Vice President of CTC, Hal Davis, signs up for the week-long Mixed Doubles Tournament

Susie Dunn As mentioned in last month’s issue our popular Men’s and Women’s Doubles Tournament was scheduled to play on January 11th-16th. Weather became a big factor causing delays and rescheduling of matches. The results were as follows: Red Division Women: 1st M.J. Robinson and Kay Wengert, 2nd Lynn Cox and Bonnie Livingston, 3rd Kaipo…

IronOaks Tennis Club activities

USTA 7.0 Sectional winners are Hal Davis, Jim Utter, Gary Porter, Ken Stanley (captain), Zev Yardeni, Phil Messer, Jerry Rex and Randy McManus

Denise Lott Our men’s USTA team had exciting news. They captured the 2014 65 Plus USTA 7.0 Sectionals held at the Tucson Racquet and Sports Club. There were teams from El Paso, Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Tucson and Sun Lakes competing in their bracket. They now are advancing to the national championship held in Surprise on…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club highlights – February 2015

Donna Bailey, Sun Lakes Tennis Club Christmas party chairperson

Faye Haynes, Publicity The Sun Lakes Tennis Club closed the 2014 season with their annual Christmas party, and what a party! Chairperson Donna Bailey hosted the fun filled evening in the Navajo Room at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Chef Blake Weisenbach prepared a most delicious dinner. The entertainers for the event were Mary Burke…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Court report – February 2015

Bob and Rae Lewis are shown keeping track of match scores on the scoreboard at the start of the CTC gender doubles tournament in mid-January. The membership of the tennis club is very grateful to them for being our tournament directors this year. Kudos to you both from the CTC!

Susie Welker The Cottonwood Tennis Club wishes you all a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! We hope 2015 is a good year for you. More specifically: May you ace your first serve, smash your overheads accurately, drive your backhand return deep with perfection, slam lobs, place your alley shots expertly, win more matches than…

Cottonwood Tennis Club’s Court report

John Langan is our Cottonwood Tennis Club photographer catching us in action shots on the courts and often as we relax off the courts!

Susie Dunn It’s about time we pay due recognition to one of our very dedicated Cottonwood tennis volunteers. He has been so faithfully taking action shots at all our tournaments throughout the tennis season as well as taking beautiful photographs of our tennis couples each December at our very popular and fun filled Tennis Christmas…

IronOaks Tennis Club member inducted into USTA’s Hall of Fame

Anne Guerrant’s 2014 induction into the USTA Hall of Fame.

Denise Lott The USTA Southwest Hall of Fame Selection Committee has announced its two newly-elected members for 2014. One of those is IronOaks Tennis Club member Anne Guerrant. Anne is recognized for her continued dedication, service and commitment to the sport. Anne, of Gilbert, Arizona, was a former great professional player playing in the 1970’s.…