Tag: Cottonwood Tennis Club

Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tournament Is Always Best of the Season

The Bradshaw/Neu Memorial Tournament is the only tournament of the year open to players from Cottonwood Palo Verde, IronOaks, Sun Lakes Country Club, Springfield, and SunBird. All teams were either Men’s or Women’s Doubles. There are no Mixed Doubles at this event. The week-long tournament began on Sunday, Nov. 7, and concluded with the finals…

Sun Lakes Tennis Players Earn Regional and National Recognition

Carole Rockland Several local tennis players were recently rewarded for their efforts in regional and national competition. Barb Jorgensen, a member of both IronOaks Tennis Club and Cottonwood Tennis Club, competed at the USTA Southwest Scottsdale Adult Tournament. Barb faced intense competition from younger players, but emerged as the Women’s 55 Singles Champion and earned second…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Announces Spring Schedule

Penny Petersen In addition to daily play at the Cottonwood tennis courts, the following tournaments and socials are scheduled. All these events are for CTC members and the competing clubs only. Jan. 9-15: Gender Doubles, open to CTC members only. Competition is at all levels of both male and female categories. So, get a partner…

‘Welcome Back’ IOTC Social a Big Success!

The IronOaks Tennis Center was the place to be on Saturday, Nov. 6! The courts were full of players, as IronOaks Tennis Club hosted Cottonwood Tennis Club for a morning of friendly competition, organized by Lois Newman. Delicious food was served by members of Vivian Guimond’s tennis team, “The Insiders.” An added attraction for the…

Mixed Doubles, a Fun Tennis Experience at Cottonwood

Penny Petersen Every Friday morning, the Cottonwood courts have mixed doubles play. That means each court has two women and two men playing. At the end of the first set, the players change partners. If there’s a third set, the men can play against the women, or they go back to the original partners. That’s…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Announces Fall Activities

Penny Petersen After more than a year of uncertainty, the Cottonwood Tennis Club’s board has announced that all of the activities sponsored by the club will be offered this fall. The Men’s summer league, which began in May, is in full swing and will conclude in October. We’ll let you know the winners in our…

Men’s Thursday League at Cottonwood Notice

Penny Petersen The players in the Thursday Men’s Summer League at Cottonwood are a hardy bunch. While many of us escape to higher elevations, there they are at 8:30 to 10 a.m. on the Cottonwood courts, happily sweating as they compete in the sun. Leading this collection of “toughies” is Spencer Roberts who also plays…

Free Tennis Clinics at Cottonwood Begin in October

Penny Petersen For years, Cottonwood Tennis Club sponsored free lessons for beginners and others who wanted to work on their game. Last year, the lessons were canceled early in the season due to COVID-19 and then reinstated later in the year. This year, the lessons will begin on Monday, Oct. 11. The idea of the…