Tag: STC

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…

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…

Meet and Greet POP Tennis Event

Debbie McGeehan What a great event to meet new POP players and mingle with current SaddleBrooke Tennis Club (STC) members on the morning of Sept. 27! The day started with ladies’ organized play, with most of the gals planning to play the 7 to 9 a.m. session. Unfortunately, light sprinkles delayed play until 8 a.m., and then…

STC Welcomes Pop Tennis

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke Tennis Club has supported the health and enjoyment of all residents for many years by arranging organized tennis on courts that are provided and maintained by our homeowner’s associations. The focus has always been on tennis as recognized by the United States Tennis Association and the program has always been to…

Snacks, Smoothies, and Shopping at the Tennis Center

Debbie McGeehan It was a gorgeous day to try out some new racquets and buy a few new outfits to look good on the tennis courts! Cheri Megli along with her tennis assistant Marco, came to SaddleBrooke for the eighth year with her “Tennis Cabana on Wheels”. Members and guests had the opportunity to demo…

STC members celebrate July 4th

Photo by Ritchel Duffy.

Jerry Fay As usual, the Fourth of July provided us with a beautiful day to celebrate, play tennis and enjoy a BBQ potluck. We had players on 15 courts playing mixed doubles with the pairing and format developed by Melanie Murphy, Carol Eisenbraun and Mike Oberski. Everyone enjoyed the spirited tennis in spite of the…

STC’s Prickly Pairs Tennis Tournament

Carol Eisenbraun A beautiful spring day set the stage for 30 Prickly Pair teams to enjoy a mixed doubles tennis tournament on Saturday, April 13. The play, which took place on the Mt. View and SaddleBrooke courts began at 9:00 a.m. and finished with the championship rounds at 1:00 p.m. The following teams were the…

STC + STT = FUN

Debbie McGeehan Awesome tennis, wine, beer and snacks, all happening at our tennis center! Who wouldn’t have enjoyed an afternoon of spectating, playing and socializing at our beautiful venue? Taking place in good weather over six Wednesday afternoons in February and March, Social Team Tennis was another successful and fun event hosted by the SaddleBrooke…

Tennis Fanatics Exposed

H.V. Topspin, Esq. “A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” Winston Churchill One of my favorite mathematicians (not that I have that many-Heisenberg being the other), is Vilfredo Pareto who posited that all groups can be divided into two distributions of roughly 80%-20%. With tennis players, the 20%…