Tag: Tennis

SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association hosts annual dinner

SBRTA members enjoy the annual dinner.

Sandy Schlager Under the direction of Sheila Bray, SBRTA Events Chairperson, the SBRTA annual dinner committee worked tirelessly to ensure an enjoyable evening for all. The three-course meal that was created was well prepared and delicious. Tennis themed table decorations gave the room an elegantly festive look. Chocolate tennis balls that enhanced the table décor,…

SBRTA members travel to 2016 BNP Paribas Open

Eighth seeded team wins against unseeded team in a three set men’s doubles match; photo taken by Arlene Wong

Sandy Schlager A group of SBRTA tennis players recently traveled to the 2016 BNP Paribas Open, considered one of the five premier professional tennis tournaments in the world, which takes place annually in March. All the top professional men and women tennis players participate in this nearly two-week event held at the spectacular Indian Wells…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association Development Day

If you come to the Hacienda on a Monday morning, chances are you have seen some SBRTA members and interested people working on tennis drills and learning from our fabulous mentor, Dean Alfrey. This is what we call Development Day. It is designed for new players or experienced players getting back into tennis after a…

Tennis for everyone!

Tennis at SaddleBrooke Ranch

Janice Neal The SaddleBrooke Ranch tennis courts are open to all residents. The SBR Tennis Association (SBRTA) has organized play for its members every morning and an evening in the summer. All other times are available to anyone who wants to play tennis. To reserve a court, sign up at the Fitness Center desk in…

2015 Steiness Tennis Festival

Tove Pape With sunny skies and warm breezes, 31 members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association participated in the annual festival on October 23 and 24. Players had been divided into two teams; names drawn from cups based on ratings. Steve Ordahl was the team captain of the Road Runners (who sported blue shirts for…

Think tennis! Think party!

The Rattlers Team

Tove Pape The Steiness Tennis Festival is just around the corner. Hosted by the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA), this fun event will be held October 23 and 24. The goal of the tennis festival is to provide competitive play for all skill levels and fun and comradery for all participants and spectators alike. The…

SBRTA announces new officers

The members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association enjoyed a recent potluck.

Janice Neal The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association has elected new officers. They are, left to right: Steve Ordahl, Vice President; Linda Bowman, Treasurer; Janice Neal, President; Tove Pape, Special Events Chairman; Alastair Stone, Secretary. Not pictured is Ted Wierman, Membership Chairman. For information about the SBRTA, please contact Janice at janiceneal1211@gmail.com.

SBRTA Ladies hold a potluck lunch

The members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association enjoyed a recent potluck.

On July 8, 2015 the women members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association celebrated together at the home of President Janice Neal. More than half of our members were able to attend, though quite a few were on vacation. It was a potluck luncheon with a wide variety of delicious dishes to choose from. We…