Tag: Tennis

Nancy Frazer, our coordinator

SaddleBrooke Tennis Coordinator Nancy Frazer

Nancy Frazer Long time SaddleBrooke Tennis Center Head Coordinator and well-loved friend Nancy Frazer has realized, since the days when we had only 50 members, the importance of first impressions at the Tennis Center. She has done her part. Every member recognizes her. Entering the Tennis Center they are greeted with the essence of professionalism…

STC hosts the Arizona Wildcats Tennis Team

The Wildcats gave SaddleBrooke residents Catalina Mountain a thrilling performance.

The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club played host to the University of Arizona Wildcats men’s tennis team as they played an exhibition match before a crowd of more than 120 spectators. Applause roared from the STC tennis center when 11 student athletes and one assistant coach delivered high caliber collegiate play for the entertainment of all SaddleBrooke…

Tennis Club teaching pros  step-up for members

Left to right: Gene McGeehan, John Sochacki, Jim Ward, Pat Maurer and TJ Duffy

There are exciting changes coming to the Wednesday free clinics in 2015! The STC member Pros will be conducting the clinics on Wednesday afternoons throughout 2015. These five teachers and lovers of tennis are donating their time and energy for the betterment of the club. When asked about how this change occurred, TJ Duffy said,…

Senior Olympics tennis participants

Left to right: Melanie Murphy, Bob Stocks and Kathy Jensen

Melanie Murphy The Senior Olympics was held in Tucson from January 12 through February 1, 2015. The tennis competition consisted of round robin matches held over a three day period. Three of SaddleBrooke tennis players competed and all won medals in their respective competitions. Kathy Jensen and Melanie Murphy partnered to win the Silver medal…

Meet your 2015 STC Board Members

Left to right: Vice President Rick Waldorf, Member at Large Ginger Riffel, President TJ Duffy, Secretary Kay Sullivan and Treasurer Bob Stocks

The new SaddleBrooke Tennis Club board members began their service on January 1 and they have plans for some exciting events in 2015 beginning with Gender Team Tennis which is soon to begin. They’re excited to work with one another as well as with member-volunteers and club members to create a fun-filled year with additional…

SaddleBrooke Tennis Club fall fun mixer

The Food Committee from left: Debbie McGeehan, Yvonne LeCornu, Judie Renfrow, Clare Collins, Joyce Wantuck, Cozette Lamb and Stephanie Thomas

Leon McKinzie Sunday, October 26 the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club celebrated autumn, beautiful weather and the return of the snowbirds. A Halloween theme was considered but was ruled out because of the difficulty of playing in costume. The afternoon began with demonstrations of the new 2015 Wilson tennis racquets by professional Gene McGeehan. For the fashion…

Tennis quilt presented

Captain Betsy Harrigan, Co-Captains Bonnie Johnson and Shari Schneider, Tami Graeber, Carol Zupancic, Cinda Haugsby, Kay Sullivan, Jan Mattson, Mimi Israelson , Janet Fabio, Joannie Dragon and Lynne Donovan; not shown, Janice Tuttle

Tami Graeber and Mary Jo George USTA Southwest Sectionals Tennis championships were held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the week of September 15 through 22. SaddleBrooke’s own Doubles Troubles Ladies 6.0 Tennis Team (Captained by Betsy Harrigan), represented southern Arizona in the fierce competition. A dozen team members along with many spouses and fans traveled to…

Play tennis, eat and party

Debbie McGeehan Ok, it’s not the end of summer in SaddleBrooke but it is for the rest of the country! It was Labor Day and we thought it was a good excuse to celebrate the occasion. We had approximately 50 members sign up to play mixed doubles tennis in the morning. It was perfect weather…

Popular Tennis clinic returns this fall

Jim Ward Tennis is truly the sport of a lifetime! What a unique opportunity to get great exercise and meet new people. 10S-4-LIFE is a follow up to Tennis 1-2-3, a highly successful and popular program Bob Lewis started in SaddleBrooke in 1998. This program has been instrumental in introducing players to a sport that…