Tag: Tennis

Tennis and eegees!

Debbie McGeehan The saying goes, “Take it easy, have an eegee!” That’s exactly what the tennis and POP players did on Saturday, Aug. 6. SaddleBrooke tennis courts were filled with action in the morning. There were courts of organized mixed doubles play, along with men’s doubles and courts of POP players. Warm and humid days…

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…

Feline Authors Hit the Tennis Courts in Style

Carly and Charly After the successful launch of the Adventures of Carly and Charly series with How It All Began and Let’s Go Boating, we’re now headed out onto the tennis courts. Who would have guessed? In Let’s Play Tennis, we hit the courts in full gear with matching shades, shirts, and shoes, because we…

Clubs Step Up Giving Tennis Shoes for the Homeless

Jerry Fay The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association has joined the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association and the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club as part of the Tennis Shoes for the Homeless Program. A big thank you goes to Kim Ahlgrim-Heine, current president of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association, for setting up the program. Over the past four years, the…

Love Was in the Air at the Tennis Center

Tracy Reingruber A heart-filled February afternoon set the stage for the SaddleBrooke Tennis Club’s (STC) Valentine’s Day Social on Feb. 11. The social combined mixed double match play, followed by a delicious potluck meal. Nineteen mixed doubles tennis and POP Tennis matches were played on all the SaddleBrooke tennis courts from 1 to 3 p.m.…

Why Are Tennis Courts Blue?

TJ Duffy Premier amenities make SaddleBrooke one of the most desirable places in the country to live. Thankfully, our golf courses are built and maintained for residents to play golf, and bocce ball courts are built and maintained for residents to play bocce ball. So it follows that our tennis courts are built and maintained for residents…