Tag: Tennis

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…

Sportsmanship on the Court

SaddleBrooke women won Sportsmanship on the Court pins during United States Tennis Association (USTA) women’s 65 and older sectionals. The USTA Southwest general manager asked all participating teams to measure their opponents well, and if any team playing in the sectionals showed outstanding sportsmanship, they should recommend the team for the Sportsmanship on the Court…

Drop-In Tennis Wants You

What is drop-in tennis? Simple—it is where a group of people (men and women) get together to play tennis and enjoy each other’s company. You are an ideal prospect if: 1. You don’t want to be committed to a set schedule. 2. You don’t feel comfortable with the pressure of winning and losing. 3. You’re…

STC Christmas Celebration

Debbie McGeehan Our Christmas dinner-dance has always been one of our favorite events of the year, and this year was no exception! We had 143 tennis and POP members with their guests in holiday attire gathered in the beautifully decorated SaddleBrooke One Vistas dining room on Dec. 11. Guests were greeted by Joann Bosworth, Jim Marchisio, Gloria…

Linda, My POP Tennis Nemesis

Stuart Watkins She serves so softly; underhand of course reaches the highest returns even ones just over the net stretches her arm and pops it back hits the “T” or down the alley and her cross-court return is a winner lobs over my head and laughs she even knows how to win with a sneaky…

Spooktacular Halloween Social

Cindy Madsen The SaddleBrooke Tennis and POP Tennis Club (STC) hosted a spooktacular Halloween social for all STC members and their guests on Oct. 31. The event started with all club members playing in a mixed social of tennis and POP Tennis, and some were daring enough to play in their costumes on a gorgeous…