Tag: tennis

New concrete on courts 1 and 2

Jenifer Walden Summer is almost over, and the fall tennis season will soon begin. We’re ready for all our club members to return for the season! It has been hot these past three months, but some of our men players have been sticking it out and playing Tuesday and Friday mornings. Go Guys! Our first…

New courts are coming!

Jenifer Walden Good news! General Acrylics is the company that has been awarded the contract to resurface sports courts 1 and 2. This is the same company that did such a great job constructing courts 3 and 4 a few years ago. Demolition will begin in July and should be completed by the end of…

SunBird Tennis Club takes summer hiatus

Jen Walden The SunBird Tennis Club does not operate during the summer months, but if you wish to continue to enjoy the game during our “dormant” time, please sign up for the courts you will be using on the court reservation sheets in the tennis bulletin board. Because summer play does not fall under the…

SunBird Tennis Club on summer hiatus

Jen Walden The SunBird Tennis Club does not operate during the summer months, but if you wish to continue to enjoy the game during our “dormant” time, please sign up for the courts you will be using on the court reservation sheets the tennis bulletin on board. Because summer play does not fall under the…

Don Neu Charity Tennis Event involved six communities

Penny Petersen The Don Neu Charity Tennis Event was held at the Cottonwood Courts Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16. There were 123 players participating from six communities: Cottonwood Palo Verde, IronOaks, Sun Lakes CC, SunBird CC, Springfield and Robson Ranch. Fifty-six matches were held. The Chandler Boys and Girls Club Tennis Program, where…

SunBird Tennis Club ends season with a picnic

Jenifer Walden We celebrated the end of another great season of tennis at our Year End Picnic on March 24. We had a great turnout, played some super matches and enjoyed some scrumptious fried chicken with all the trimmings. Thank you, Brian and Dianna, for coordinating the play again, and kudos to all the volunteers…

News from SunBird Tennis Club

Pam Tiffany, Tennis Club Treasurer, presents a donation of $200 to Marianna Beuscher, President of the Pickleball Club, all for Alzheimer’s.

Jenifer Walden On January 26, we were invited to play in a tournament at Springfield. It was a competition of SunBird vs. Springfield/Sun Lakes. It was a day of great tennis, good food and camaraderie. SunBird took the day with a total of 21 points vs. 15 points for our competitors. We hosted the players…

SunBird Tennis Club news

On January 5, we hosted the Sun Lakes Tennis Club at SunBird. It was a very close match, but we prevailed, winning 15-13. Big thank you to Barb Wallace and Pam Tiffany for coordinating the luncheon for this event. The sloppy Joes were a big hit! And kudos to Dianna Wreford and Brian Turner for…

Bradshaw Tennis Tournament had huge turn out

Penny Petersen The Bradshaw Tennis Tournament is the largest tennis gathering of the year and includes entrants from Sun Lakes 1, Cottonwood Palo Verde, Ironwood, Oakwood, SunBird and Springfield. This year, there were 150 participants competing in Men’s and Women’s Doubles. New elements were added, including Fast Serve and Placement competitions. An exhibition match was…

Tennis season in full swing

Jen Walden Tennis, anyone? Our 2018/2019 tennis season is now in full swing! (No pun intended). We kicked off the fall festivities with our “Welcome Back” picnic and in-house tournament on November 17. We munched on my favorite (fried chicken) with plates full of scrumptious salads and desserts, graciously donated by our generous members. Thank…