Tag: tennis

Sun Lakes Tennis at Springfield

  Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club was hosted by Springfield in tennis matches on March 24. We started at 8:00 a.m. and played to noon on four courts. There were lots of great tennis matches, and the food provided by Springfield was excellent. Sun Lakes had two more tournaments, hosting IronOaks on March…

Tennis Couples enjoy game and friendship

  Penny Petersen What’s good for your heart, muscles and making friends? Tennis! In the Cottonwood Tennis Club, there are 28 couples who make tennis an enjoyable part of their lives together. We picked three and asked them about themselves. Horst and Dorothea Flachsmann came to Sun Lakes as snowbirds in 1997. They originally lived…

Synergy at its best

  Elaine Kraemer, CWPV Foundation President There’s nothing more powerful than working together to achieve great results! The recent collaboration of our Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation with the IronOaks Tennis Club is a prime example of this synergy. The IronOaks Tennis Club held its annual charity dinner dance on March 9, 2018. The event provided…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club hosts Cottonwood

  Jerry Vance Saturday, February 24, started a bit chilly at the Sun Lakes Tennis Club courts, but the action heated up with 23 matches, with Cottonwood winning a narrow 12-1/2 to 10-1/2 win. There was lots of good food to share during the day, and Tony Korn organized a great tournament. Thank you, Tony.…

Teenager wins USTA sponsored Jason Morton Open

  John Brasch East Valley residents were again treated to a great display of local tennis talent as the Jason Morten Tennis Classic wrapped up on Sunday, March 4, continuing a 13-year-long tradition of honoring Jason Morten, an American legend in senior tennis and designer of the IronOaks Tennis Center. Over 100 players competed for…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club takes on SunBird Tennis Club

  Jerry Vance The Sun Lakes Tennis Club took on the SunBird Tennis Club on February 10 at SunBird. Fifty-six members participated in 28 matches from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Great food was provided by SunBird (baked potatoes) plus other goodies. A beautiful day and fun for all. There will be two in house…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club Sunshine Tournament

  Jerry Vance On January 20, 28 members of the Sun Lakes Tennis Club got together for some good tennis and great food at our annual Sunshine Tournament. Unfortunately, the sun forgot to shine, and it was pretty chilly – naw, it was downright cold. Needless to say, we did not stay around long to…

Love was in the air

  Ed Rockland The IronOaks Tennis Club held its annual Valentine’s Social on Saturday, February 10, at the Oakwood tennis courts. What could be a more appropriate way to prepare for Valentine’s Day than a sport that features Love in its scoring? Over 40 participants took part in doubles play over two 45-minute sessions. St.…

Cottonwood Tennis Club holds 1st big tournament of the year

  Penny Petersen After what seemed like a long holiday break, the Cottonwood Tennis Club held its first tournament of the year with Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles in four different ability levels. Cottonwood rates players according to skill level with Red being highest, then green, blue and black. A beginning level is orange, but…