Tag: Tennis

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…

New tennis courts now open

The new courts

Terry and Anita Zimmerman Two new tennis courts were completed and opened to play on June 12. The new courts are located east of the existing courts. The court surface consists of a state-of-the-art material coating, which is designed to provide a cushion to player’s legs and knees. The courts also include several added features…

First Tennis Skills Development Clinic was held May 10

Watching the pro clinic at the Grand Stand tennis courts

Terry and Anita Zimmerman The first all-member tennis clinic titled “Pro Analysis of Play Style” was held on May 10 at the Grand Stand tennis courts. Twenty-two members were in attendance. The clinic was led by pro tennis player Chris Madsen. While members played a doubles match, Chris analyzed and provided instruction to the players…

Cinco de Mayo tennis celebration

Terry and Anita Zimmerman All SBRTA members and their guests are invited to a Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 5. We will start the festivities with a fun tennis skills challenge for all levels at 4:00 p.m. at the Grand Stand tennis court. Dress is casual; Sombreros welcome! Remember to bring your tennis racket.…