Tag: tennis

Bradshaw Tennis – The biggest tournament in Sun Lakes

Lots of planning goes into the Bradshaw Tournament. Shown holding the banner are Len Vogelaar, Jerry Higgins, Judy Grefsheim, Al Wagner (past co-chairman), Linda Vogelaar, and CTC President Mary Ann Rice.

Penny Petersen The Bradshaw Tennis Tournament, sponsored by the Cottonwood Tennis Club, will take place Monday, Nov. 11 through Saturday, Nov. 16. The Bradshaw is the largest and most exciting tournament of the year for both participants and spectators. Entry is open to all Robson Communities in the area, and all the Cottonwood courts are used for…

Tennis court resurfacing project

News from the Sports Club! The tennis courts are scheduled to be resurfaced during the first two weeks of September. The plan is to resurface the stadium courts the first week followed up by the others the second week. If you are a tennis lover or want more information on how to become involved with…

Tennis Club has a busy summer

If it’s July, it must be time for Wimbledon! As we gear up for this famous tennis grand slam, let’s see who can answer this question: Who is the youngest woman to win at Wimbledon? That’s a tricky one because the youngest woman was Lottie Dod from England, who won the championship in 1887 at…

Tennis Club finishes the season with team socials

On Friday, April 12, the Tennis Club held a Friday Night Social tennis event. Players were assigned to courts to play the first round; in two hours, everyone was able to play at least four games with eight different players. After the two hours of tennis, everyone gathered at the home of Dave and Jan…

Don Nue Charity Tennis Event involved six communities

Penny Petersen The Don Neu Charity Tennis Event was held at the Cottonwood Courts Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16. There were 123 players participating from six communities: Cottonwood/PV, Iron/Oaks, Sun Lakes CC, SunBird CC, Springfield and Robson Ranch. Fifty-six matches were held. The Chandler Boys and Girls Club Tennis Program, where Don taught,…

Snowball Tennis Social

It may be winter, but Eloy, Arizona rarely sees snow. That didn’t stop the Tennis Club at Robson Ranch from hosting the Snowball Tennis Social on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Who else but an Arizonian would plan an ice cream party in January? About 26 tennis players came out to the courts at 10:00 am…

Tennis Club hosts social tournaments – come join the fun

Nothing is better than fall weather in Arizona! Day-time temperatures are below 95 degrees and the sun shines brightly with a light breeze. That’s the time for the outdoor afternoon activities to begin! The Tennis Club at Robson Ranch hosted two tennis social tournaments this fall already! The first one was with Quail Creek on…

Tennis Club at Robson Ranch celebrates the U.S. Open

Saturday, September 8 was the nationally televised women’s doubles championship game for the U.S. Open, one of the Grand Slams of Tennis. To celebrate the tennis match held in New York City, players of the Tennis Club at Robson Ranch held a tennis social for all club members. Beginning at 8:00 a.m., players arrived at…

Tennis Club socials

  Linda Gayer With the new year comes the new schedule for the Tennis Club activities. Beginning in January, the third Friday of every month is the Friday Night Social. Tennis play is a round robin format, and every club member is invited to sign up to play. Following the two-hours of tennis play, members…

Tennis Club hits the courts

Linda Gayer The Tennis Club at Robson Ranch celebrated the opening of the fall season in grand fashion starting Friday, October 20. Friday Night Social had tennis players of all levels play a social round robin format followed by a pizza party in the Fireside Room for all club members and their spouses and significant…