Tag: SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association

SBRTA’s Dos de Mayo skills, drills and thrills event

  Georgine Hurst The evening fun began on the courts with participants divided into four teams. The teams and individuals received points for successful play. On Court 4 each team member had six shots to get the ball through one of two hoops secured to the net and/or to knock down the inflated dastardly dude…

Improve your tennis game at the Ranch

  Wes Hurst The primary focus of the SBRTA is to provide training and development for our members. In addition, we work to ensure good court utilization and provide social opportunities. Balance is a principle for us. Here are some of the systems and programs that we have implemented to help with everyone’s tennis skills:…

SBRTA celebrates tennis

  Wes Hurst On Wednesday, January 24, the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) scheduled some special mixed doubles play just for fun. While our club primarily focuses on helping members build skills, we have a balanced approach with the social aspects of Tennis. Our events leaders, Carol Mihal and Sue Cook, planned the afternoon with…

Tennis Festival: An Australian Experience

Terry and Anita Zimmerman G’day mates! Decorated in the Aussie (Australian) format, the annual Steiness Tennis Festival at SaddleBrooke Ranch was held on October 20 and 21. The event consisted of two days of tennis matches in men’s and women’s doubles, mixed doubles and three singles matches for a few energetic players. There was a…

Tennis Association news

Terry and Anita Zimmerman The annual Steiness Tennis Festival was held on October 20 and 21. Everyone had a great time, and there were several memorable moments. Two full days of fun and semi-competitive tennis was experienced by 37 member tennis players. Over 60 members and guests enjoyed a wonderful celebration dinner and entertainment on…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association plans fall events

Terry and Anita Zimmerman Please mark your calendars for the upcoming quarterly general membership meeting to be held on September 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the La Hacienda meeting room. The agenda will include items that everyone will want to be a part of including: A report from the Nominations Committee Nominations for officers…

SBRTA member attends tennis matches at Roland Garros

Sandy Schlager attended tennis matches in Paris.

Sandy Schlager During the first week in June, Sandy Schlager was able to fulfill a dream to visit Paris and see the sights as well as attend grand slam tennis matches for a couple of days at Roland Garros. The weather was cooperative with temperatures in the mid-seventies to eighty range and partly to mostly…

Chalk talk puts spin on tennis

Terry and Anita Zimmerman Elmer Klavetter and Dean Alfrey led a chalk talk with drills on July 10. The instruction included how to utilize top spin on forehand strokes. The clinic was attended by 14 SBRTA members. Participants commented that using top spin will be a great skill to incorporate into their game. Watch out…

Great attendance at second tennis development clinic

The tennis clinic was held in May.

Terry and Anita Zimmerman The second tennis clinic for SBRTA members titled “Tennis Technique and Drills” was held on May 16 and May 17 at the Grand Stand tennis courts. Twenty-eight members were in attendance. The clinic was led by pro tennis player Chris Madsen. There were two one-and-a-half-hour sessions each day. The first day…