Tag: tennis

Summer Tennis event

Thanks to Pat Daven (left), Charlotte Wiard (right), Jo Lucas and Vickie Ayres (not shown) for organizing this new summertime tennis event for our full time residents and tennis enthusiasts.

Christine Terechenok SunBird Tennis Club invited three other clubs to participate in a tennis mixer; Trilogy, Springfield and Solera. It took place on July 25 at 6:30 a.m. and finished at 9:30 a.m. before the hot temperatures moved in. Together they came up with a total of 32 players and everyone from all clubs brought…

Tennis Club news

Anthony Pappano at our in-house tournament and picnic.

Anthony Pappano has been a SunBird tennis member for 20 years and is still on the courts playing his heart out. Yeah Anthony! So if you think you can’t play at your age, think again about joining the Tennis Club and keep your heart and body going. The Tennis Club had its last meeting on…

IronOaks Tennis events

Denise Lott The IronOaks Tennis Club Gender Doubles Tournament was held In February. Winners were Lola Bernadelli and Carmelle Davin (4.0 women), Mike Corey and Leo Lapane (4.0 men), Olena Buxton and Barb Yankee (3.5 women) and Jerry Geiszler and Len Paulson (3.5 men). Our Winter Drop-In Social, open to all Sun Lakes area players,…

SunBird Tennis news

Christine Terechenok The next Tennis Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. in the Lakeview room in the SunBird Clubhouse. Remember, everyone that wants to participate, bring an appetizer to share at the meeting. Our new tennis board is trying out this new idea and hopes to continue it…

IronOaks Tennis Club activities

USTA 7.0 Sectional winners are Hal Davis, Jim Utter, Gary Porter, Ken Stanley (captain), Zev Yardeni, Phil Messer, Jerry Rex and Randy McManus

Denise Lott Our men’s USTA team had exciting news. They captured the 2014 65 Plus USTA 7.0 Sectionals held at the Tucson Racquet and Sports Club. There were teams from El Paso, Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Tucson and Sun Lakes competing in their bracket. They now are advancing to the national championship held in Surprise on…

SunBird Tennis Club news and highlights

Pictured is the 2015 President of the Tennis Club, Dave Walden. and the new Vice-President, Jen Walden with the great looking Santa (Larry Buehler).

The Tennis Club Christmas dinner party and free dance on December 13 was a huge success. A surprise visit from Santa gave everyone a chance to take pictures and request their special gift for Christmas Day. Tournament news: December 6 – SunBird vs. Leisure World Tournament was a win for SunBird; 28 points to Leisure…

SunBird Tennis Club chooses new 2015 officers

Christine Terechenok Everyone enjoyed our annual welcome back picnic and event on November 22. We had an in-house tennis tournament. Bragging rights go to Gary Greer with 19 wins and Hilary Henry with 12 wins. Starting January 1, we have a change of officers for the tennis club. The new President is Dave Walden, Vice…

Tennis Club news – December 2014

Come join us and celebrate Christmas at a free dance on Saturday, December 13. All SunBird residents and friends are invited. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and music will begin at 7:00 p.m. A cash bar will be provided and you can bring snacks for your table. Community tennis day is every Saturday at the…

IronOaks Tennis events

Rick Kenny displays his volley form during the club’s clinic/mixer.

Denise Lott IronOaks Tennis Club was the scene of a friendly rivalry with our Cottonwood neighbors as IronOaks hosted a Saturday mixer between the two clubs. With 100 players participating, half from each club, we enjoyed great tennis, along with breakfast, lunch and snacks for players and spectators. After playing 397 games within 30 sets,…