Tag: SaddleBrooke Tennis Club

First World Team Tennis Tournament!

Debbie McGeehan A dream finally came true for Mike Oberski. For years, Mike has been mentioning how fun it would be for our club to organize a World Team Tennis event. Well, he met Bill Wallin, and they made a dream come true! Bill and Mike organized four teams to play on Monday nights starting…

Farewell to Our Wonderful Tennis Coordinator!

Debbie McGeehan Yes, it is true that Nancy Frazer is leaving her position as lead tennis coordinator after 24 years! She has been such an asset to our tennis community from the very beginning. Ed Robson had a vision to build a premier tennis facility at SaddleBrooke in 1987. In 1994 the construction began for…

SaddleBrooke Desert Gems Advance to USTA Sectionals!

Kathy Kortus SaddleBrooke’s own 2022 USTA Ladies 65 and over team, Desert Gems, has done it again! They will now move on to challenge themselves at Sectionals. After losing their first match (1-2), they went on to win the next seven matches (3-0, 3-0, 2-1, 2-1, 3-0, 3-0, 2-1). The last match played determined which team…

Friday Night Under the Lights!

Debbie McGeehan Tennis and POP players enjoyed our beautiful summer nights at the SaddleBrooke One tennis courts. Bill Wallin organized this fun event with the assistance of Ron Bouchard and Mary Jo Quilling. The POP Tennis players were organized by Carey Ricard with the assistance of Denise Phillips. We had 16 tennis players and eight…

Independence Day Social at the SaddleBrooke Tennis Center

The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club (STC) held its annual Independence Day Social on July 4. The event combined mid-morning mixed doubles matches, a chili cook-off, and a barbecue that included grilled hot dogs, side dishes, and desserts. Approximately 80 STC members and guests participated in the event. Sixteen mixed doubles tennis and POP tennis matches were played…

Tennis Club Prepares for Fall Sectional Tournament

Chad Stettler SaddleBrooke Tennis Club and the SaddleBrooke community has another USTA tennis team representing them in a USTA-sanctioned sectional tournament this fall. When a group of us decided to put together a 40+ mixed doubles 7.0 team, little did we know that we would win the league and get a chance to compete in…

Tennis Is Now POPing in SaddleBrooke

Greg Hlushko Since the POP version of tennis was introduced here about four years ago, it has grown to approximately 200 players. All of our courts now have an additional baseline 9 feet in from the tennis baseline, which makes it easier to cover the POP playing area. Other features that make it a senior-friendly game…

Spring Fling

Cindy Madsen On the evening of May 6, the SaddleBrooke Tennis/POP Tennis Club (STC) hosted its Spring Fling event. There were about 90 STC members in attendance enjoying the light appetizers, hosted by the STC, as they listened and danced to music provided by Chuck Moses. The STC patio was the perfect place to host the…