Tag: Tennis

Table Tennis Equipment Maintenance – keeping things fit

  Don Pooley The Robson Ranch Denton Table Tennis Club continues to grow and now has ten tables. Helping us keep the tables and other equipment “fit” and in-shape are Jim Doyle and Ken Brown (our maintenance guys). Their handling of table repairs and ongoing upkeep ensures that club members are always able to enjoy…

Table Tennis begins classes

  Don Pooley Tom Taylor, a certified table tennis coach from Farmers Branch, is conducting a class covering the basic strokes and footwork for playing Table Tennis. This class is for beginner and mid-level players and is free for all members of the Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club. The class sessions are being held on…

Breakfast at RR Wimbledon a great success

The winners at RR Wimbledon

Mike Welton After being rained out the first weekend, we persisted by having Breakfast at RR Wimbledon on Saturday, July 8. It was a bit hot (over 90) and humid (80%), but hey, this is Texas and it’s summer! What did you expect? It was a fun time for all in the midst of typical…

Tennis Club kicks off 2017 with “Sundaes on Saturday”

Mike Welton On Saturday, May 20, the Tennis Club hosted the first event for 2017 titled “Sundaes on Saturday.” Over 30 players participated in both our own tournament and a lob accuracy competition. Winners are Tom Ehinger and Ellen Gilgore with runners up Steve Haugen and Janet Elizondo. Afterward we all cooled down with ice…

Pickleball and Tennis Complex now open

Sherry Jackson, RCI Corporate Communications The expansion of the pickleball and tennis courts at Robson Ranch Texas was completed late April, just in time for the Super Senior International Pickleball Association Circuit event in early May. With the expansion the lighted complex has a total of six tennis courts (two new) and 16 pickleball courts…

Ladies Tennis Team named City Champions

The RR Ladies 55+, 7.0 tennis team was named the winner of the 2016 Fort Worth City League. Left to right, front row: Sandy Thompson, Linda Grandfield, Renee Kowalski, Sandy Owens; second row: Joyce Kain, Nancy Bishoff, Sue Ehinger, Sandy DeVincenzo, Catherine Bass, Marti Harnly, Elaine Barrett, Patrice Forsyth and Paula Hemingway

Catherine Bass The Robson Ranch Ladies USTA 55+, 7.0 tennis team had a very busy summer. Play in the Fort Worth League began the first week in June and continued through the month of July. Other teams in the league were a team from Arlington Tennis Center and another from Wagon Wheel Tennis Center in…

Tennis Club Senior Olympics

Tennis Senior Olympics finalists: Jackie Kuykendall, Lynne Hyatt, Jesse Cardenas and Jeff Harwell.

The Robson Ranch Tennis Club participated in the Senior Olympics with a series of preliminary matches leading up to a playoff between the four early match survivors. The final “Medal Round” was played on Saturday, September 24. The four finalists played a three-set round robin match consisting of one set with each of the other…

Tennis Club breakfast at Robson Ranch Wimbledon

Runners up Jesse Cardenas and Liz Tesoriero

The Robson Ranch Tennis Club held its annual Breakfast at RR Wimbledon mixer on Saturday, June 25. The event was a great success, keeping all five tennis courts hopping with activity all morning with a progressive tennis competition for 26 highly motivated players. The format was to play four-game rounds, beginning with randomly assigned partners…

Tennis Club celebrates Cinco de Mayo on the court

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On Saturday, May 7, the Tennis Club hosted our Cinco de Mayo festivities. The afternoon started with a field of 18 seasoned veterans vying to be the King and Queen of the courts when the dust settled. The format was again to play four game rounds, winners moving up and losers down a court while…