Tag: tennis

Tennis Club Posts October News

Jen Walden It has been a great summer for TV “armchair” tennis. Quality of play and the entertainment just keeps getting better and better. The standard of play has been phenomenal and definitely never disappointing! Just the schedule for ATP Tour alone offered up 64 tennis tournaments in 31 countries in one season. So, if…

Summer Tennis Continues!

Jen Walden All of us with the SunBird Tennis Club extend a big, hearty thank you to the SunBird HOA and our SunBird friends and fellow residents for the fabulous new sun/wind screens recently purchased and installed on the sport courts! It really helps block the glaring sun and blinding reflections from vehicles parked nearby,…

Summer Tennis Continues!

It gets pretty quiet on the sport courts during the hot months, but there are still a few of us enjoying summer tennis here in SunBird. We are presently able to fill two courts in the mornings, allowing all those interested to play on a rotational basis when we have more than eight players. Our…

Summer Tennis Continues!

Jen Walden It gets pretty quiet on the sport courts during the hot months, but there are still a few of us enjoying summer tennis here in SunBird. We are presently able to fill two courts in the mornings, allowing all those interested to play on a rotational basis when we have more than eight…

SunBird Tennis Club: Wimbledon Is Coming!

Jen Walden The Championships Wimbledon is coming! This year, the Wimbledon Tennis Grand Slam runs from June 27 through July 10 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. The first Wimbledon Tennis Championship was held in 1877 on one of the croquet lawns of the club. In 1884 a women’s championship was…

Tennis Club News

Jen Walden It was great to be able to return to our usual tennis club activities this past season after suffering through all the restrictions, limitations, and confinement the previous two years. All of our Canadian friends were able to return and join us on the courts, and we acquired a few new members as…

SunBird Tennis Club News

Jen Walden The Palm Creek Tennis Club visited SunBird on March 12 for a rousing match of Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed Doubles. Christine Terechenok and Sharon Van Greunsven coordinated the chicken and salad luncheon for the day. Thanks so much for everyone’s help! We love our volunteers. On March 19 we put up a valiant…

SunBird Tennis Club Newsletter

Jen Walden One of our most skilled and seasoned members, Hal Reimer, celebrated his 92nd birthday last month. We shared his special day with him by munching on cupcakes and treats at the courts—after he had played an hour and a half of tennis! It is so great to see him out there with all…

SunBird Tennis Club’s February Newsletter

Jen Walden The fun on the courts continues through the winter season for the Tennis Club. We played in a couple of social tournaments in January, and this month we will be smashing that little yellow ball back to Sun Lakes on Feb. 5, and at Springfield on Feb. 26. Be sure to sign up…

More Fun in the Sun for the Tennis Club!

Jen Walden Many of our members gathered to celebrate the kick-off of our 2021-22 tennis season at our Welcome Back Picnic on Nov. 20. JD Stephenson coordinated the in-house play schedule, and John and Irene Schlenker served up some great sub-style sandwiches for lunch. Thanks to everyone who helped out with the festivities. We had…