Tag: tennis

Extra Weeks Added to CTC Monday League’s Spring Session

Penny Petersen The Cottonwood Tennis Club’s Monday Ladies League starts its spring session on Jan. 4. The session will last 17 weeks, through April 26. That is five weeks longer than in past years. A new individual format just tried in the 2020 Fall League, allows players to play when they’re available, and not committed…

Sun Lakes Tennis Club Update

The Tennis Club meeting in March of 2020 before closures

Jerry Vance Well, COVID-19 still is doing a job on the Sun Lakes Tennis Club. We can’t have any tournaments or dinners, so we play tennis. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday you will find us at the tennis courts, beating that ball around. If you want to join the club, come to the courts, and…

IronOaks Tennis Tips from Coach Kwong

Tennis Tip 2: This picture displays good form and weight transfer, timing and balance, and overall good fundamentals. Try to work on this by having a reliable weekly practice partner (ball machine) to improve your skill development.

Coach Kwong December Events: • Ball Machine Class—Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 9 to 10:30 a.m. The fee is only $20 for Tennis Club members and $30 for non-members. • Sunday Social every Sunday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Play three quick rounds with other tennis lovers and pick up some new skills.…

Tennis Club Update

Photo from March 2020

Jerry Vance As you can expect, the Sun Lakes Tennis Club has had to stop having tournaments, both internal and with other tennis clubs. We hope to be able to have our Christmas Dinner, but time will tell. We are playing tennis every Monday and Thursday at the tennis courts. If you are not a…

Cottonwood Tennis Club Cancels Some Activities for Fall

2020-21 Cottonwood Tennis Club President Laks Jagnandan led the club in handling the situation caused by COVID-19.

Penny Petersen Just when you think plans for the Cottonwood Tennis Club’s (CTC) 2020-21 season are going swimmingly well, COVID-19 demolishes all the hard work. That’s how the CTC Board felt last month when President Laks Jagnadan and board members Cannon Hill (vice president), Spencer Roberts (treasurer), Ruthanne Strohn (secretary), Jay Ketter (tournament director), and…

Tennis Tip

Kwong Young As a player, do you have the capability to change the way and where you hit? Can you calm yourself down or fuel yourself into a positive emotional state? When thinking back to the time I started playing tennis in upstate New York, I was a ticking time bomb on the court and sadly displayed negative,…

Tennis with Coach Kwong

IronOaks tennis coach Coach Kwong is conducting his weekly clinics Monday through Friday mornings. If you are interested in a fun class with music and high energy, consider cardio tennis. This class is not only fun, but you can practice your tennis skills. The ball machine class helps you build on your swings for ball…

IronOaks Tennis Club Plans a Busy Year!

Carole Rockland The new IronOaks Tennis Club (IOTC) Board has planned a busy year of tennis for members. The opening event will be a “welcome back” mixer with Cottonwood Tennis Club on Saturday, Nov. 7. December will feature the traditional New Year’s Eve mixer, open to all local tennis clubs. A highlight of this event…