Welcome to the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association

Quick Start


The SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association (SBRTA) was founded in late 2011. The purpose of SBR Tennis is to stimulate and maintain interest in tennis at SaddleBrooke Ranch; to promote good fellowship and sportsmanship among the members; and to enhance the social and recreational lives of SaddleBrooke Ranch property owners and their guests. All levels of skill are accommodated. Additional activities are planned to enhance the tennis experience at SBR. These activities include exhibition tennis, clinics, group or private lessons, mixed doubles, round robin tournaments and socials.

Organized Play Sessions

Members, get access to Sessions details and make Reservations using the Session Manager application. Log in at Members' Corner.

Click the Day title to view reservations for that day.



Mon 09:00-10:00 Adv Doubles Strategy -Session 1, Cts 3,4
(Courts 3,4)

Mon 09:00-11:00 All 0.0-5.0 Development Clinic, Court 2
(Court 2)

Mon 09:00-11:00 Women 3.0-5.0 Dbls, Ct 1
(Court 1)

Mon 10:00-11:00 Adv Dbls Strategy, Session 2, Cts 3-4
(Courts 3-4)

Mon 11:00-13:00 Men 2.0-3.0 Dbls, Cts 1, 2
(Courts 1,2)

Mon 16:00-18:00 Mixed 0.0-5.0 Dbls, Cts 1-4
(Courts 1-4)


Tue 09:00-11:00 Men 3.0 Dbls, Ct 3
(Court 3)

Tue 09:00-11:00 Men 3.5-5.0 Dbls, Cts 1, 2
(Courts 1,2)


Wed 09:00-11:00 Women 0.0-5.0 Dbls, Ct 2
(Court 2)

Wed 09:00-11:00 Women 1.5-2.5 Dbls, Ct 1
(Court 1)

Wed 09:00-11:00 Mixed 3.0-5.0 Dbls, Cts 3, 4
(Courts 3,4)

Wed 16:00-18:00 Mixed 0.0-5.0 Dbls, Cts 1-4
(Courts 1-4)


Thu 09:00-11:00 Men 3.0-5.0 Dbls, Cts 1,2
(Courts 1,2)

Thu 09:00-11:00 Women 3.0-5.0 Dbls, Cts 3,4
(Courts 3,4)


Fri 09:00-11:00 Mixed 0.0-5.0 Dbls, Cts 1-3
(Courts 1-3)

Fri 09:00-11:00 Men 3.0-5.0 Dbls Ct 4
(Court 4)


Sat 09:00-11:00 Men 2.0-3.0 Dbls, Ct 1
(Court 1)

Sat 09:00-11:00 Women 3.0-5.0 Dbls, Ct 2
(Court 2)

Sat 09:00-11:00 Men 3.5-5.0 Dbls, Cts 3, 4
(Courts 3,4)

Sat 13:00-15:00 Women 0.0-5.0 Dbls, Cts 1, 2
(Courts 1.2)

Special Events

Members, get access to Events details and make Reservations using the Events Manager application. Log in at Members' Corner.

Click the Day title to view reservations for that day.






Nov 15 Event after the General Meeting
(...Followed by snacks)



Become a Member

SBRTA Membership Information

Membership shall be open to all SBR homeowners, residents, renters and guests meeting the requirements of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Homeowner's Association. Membership shall be maintained providing yearly dues are paid and there are no issues from other players regarding court behavior.

Annual Dues

Annual SBRTA membership dues are $25/year, and are payable by January 31st. Checks should be made out to the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association, and given to the SBRTA Treasurer.


Welcome To Our Association

We are an association operated in accordance with bylaws independent of the SaddleBrooke Ranch HOA. The bylaws set forth the authority and limitations of our association, specify how we are organized, membership eligibility, Officer positions and their duties, how elections are conducted, financial management and reporting, meetings and other matters.

Refer to the bylaws located in our File Cabinet for details.

Mission of the SBRTA

The SBRTA's mission is to provide our members with tennis activities, social events and a variety of programs which are designed to encourage participation for all skill levels. SBRTA will provide an active program of tennis by organizing men's, women's and mixed play on a weekly basis.

Other activities shall include clinics, exhibitions, tournaments and social events.

Rules and Etiquette

SBRTA will adhere to the rules and regulations of the SBR HOA.

SBRTA shall not be conducted nor operated for profit, and dues or donations shall not benefit any member or individual except for expenses and authorized contracts as directed and approved by the SBRTA officers.

So that all SBRTA members may enjoy participation in tennis activities, members must exhibit conduct that will ensure fellowship, sportsmanship and protection of tennis facilities. The tennis courts may be used for tennis play only. Skate-boarding, roller skating, biking or other activities are not allowed on the courts.

SBRTA Officers

President: Steve Ordahl
Vice President: Susan Pharr
Secretary: Sandy Schlager
Treasurer: Lutz Pape
Special Events: Carol Mihal
Membership: Beena Ordahl


Scheduling Tennis Courts

All tennis players can reserve a court in advance by contacting the SBR Fitness Center (520-818-6018). SBRTA members may reserve courts up to 2 weeks in advance.

Organized play takes precedence over casual play. All casual play is limited to 2 hours.

Unreserved courts may be used by walk-on players after checking in at the SBR Fitness Center for court assignment.

Guests Can Play Too

If you are a guest in our community and would like to play some tennis with the club, visit our Contact page to contact us and learn about the opportunities to play.



News (Click for All)

13 May 2018 09:08
USTA Pro-led Training Sessions for Q2 
The SBRTA Training Program Committee is pleased to announce the USTA Pro led training sessions for Q2. This set of 4 sessions will focus on Serves, Returns, Ball Placement and Types of Serves.

Each class is limited to 4 persons to allow more indi ... read RSS feed item

24 Apr 2018 17:51
Tennis Doubles Domination Video Series Update 
For the video series “Doubles Domination” please use the following login information. The previous URL website address will be discontinued. Additionally, please DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CHANGE THE PASSWORD as it is a group password for the entire SBR T ... read RSS feed item

27 Feb 2018 10:12
SBRTA Announces Change in Board Leadership 
Wes Hurst has resigned his position as Vice President of the SBRTA effective April 1, 2018. We are sad to see him leave. He has been an effective member of the Board of Directors since January 1, 2017 and has ... read RSS feed item

11 Jan 2018 12:32
SBRTA Membership Dues 
A friendly reminder to anyone who has missed the January 1st. deadline for payment of 2018 dues to do so by January 31, 2018. Please remit your payment NOW before your name is removed from the club roster. You won't want to miss out on all org ... read RSS feed item

27 Dec 2017 11:38
Organized Play Time Change Begins January 1st. 
Effective January 1, 2018, the organized tennis sessions will begin one hour later. For example, sessions now beginning at 9:00 A.M. will begin at 10:00 A.M. However, the mixed doubles sessions scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:00 P.M. will R ... read RSS feed item

05 Dec 2017 13:59
New Organized Mixed Doubles Session 
A new organized play session has been added for mixed doubles. It will meet on Wednesdays from 4-6PM at courts 3 and 4. Beginning date is December 6, 2017. Sign up and check it out! See you on the courts.

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SBRTA Meetings

Past Meetings (Click for All)

Event: Nov 15, 2018, 3:30pm
NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Please plan to attend the SBRTA Quarterly General Membership Meeting On Thursday, November 15th beginning at 3:30 P.M. in the La Vista Room. The two main agenda items are the election of officers for the 2019 SBRTA Board and the proposed 2019 ... read RSS feed item

Event: Nov 06, 2018, 3:01pm
November SBRTA Board Meeting Minutes 

Board Members Present: Steve Ordahl, Susan Pharr, Beena Ordahl, Lutz Pape, Sandy Schlager, Carol Mihal
Members Present: Dan Smejkal

1. Call to Order
a. Steve Ordahl, President, called the meeting to order at 2:58 P.M.
2. Approval of Septembe ... read RSS feed item

Event: Nov 06, 2018, 3:00pm
SBRTA Board Meeting 
The next meeting of the SBRTA Board is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th at 3:00 P.M. at the Hacienda. Members are invited to attend.

Event: Sep 13, 2018, 3:01pm
Minutes of the September 13th SBRTA Quarterly General Membership Meeting 
Board Members Present: Steve Ordahl, Susan Pharr, Sandy Schlager, Lutz Pape, Beena Ordahl, Carol Mihal

Members Present: Attendance sheets are kept in the secretary’s binder with the printed copy of the minutes.

Call to Order: Steve Ordahl, President, called the meeting to order at 3:00 P. ... read RSS feed item

Event: Sep 13, 2018, 3:00pm
SBRTA General Membership Quarterly Meeting Agenda 
Mark your calendar and plan to attend the quarterly meeting. You won't want to miss the presentation of nominees for the 2019 board, the proposed 2019 dues, and the selection of the teams for the Steiness Festival!

WHEN: THURSDAY, September 13th
TIME: 3:00 P.M.
WHERE: La Mesa Room at ... read RSS feed item

Event: Sep 13, 2018, 3:00pm
You won't want to miss the quarterly general membership meeting scheduled for THURSDAY, September 13th in the La Mesa Room beginning at 3:00 P.M.
Agenda items include the presentation of the 2019 slate of officers nominees by the Nominations Committee, the presentation of the proposed 2019 op ... read RSS feed item

Event: Sep 11, 2018, 4:01pm
SBRTA September Board Meeting Minutes 
Board Members Present: Steve Ordahl, Susan Pharr, Beena Ordahl, Sandy Schlager, Carol Mihal, Lutz Pape

1. Call to Order: Steve Ordahl, President, called the meeting to order at 3:57P.M.

2. Approval of April Board Meeting Minutes: Lutz Pape moved that the minutes of the August 21st. board ... read RSS feed item

Event: Sep 11, 2018, 4:00pm
The SBRTA Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 11, 2018, beginning at 4:00 P.M. in the LaVista Room. Members are welcome to attend.

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SBRTA Events

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Event: Nov 15, 2018, 3:00pm
The election for the 2019 SBRTA Board of Directors will take place at the Quarterly General Membership Meeting scheduled for THURSDAY, November 15th at 3:00 P.M. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. Note that a quorum is necessary to conduct business and hold the election.

The followin ... read RSS feed item

Event: Nov 15, 2018
Please join your tennis friends in the SBRTA dedication to the Ed Robson Tennis Training Center immediately following the General Meeting & Elections on November 15th. (The meeting is scheduled to start at 3:30). There will be drills set up on each of the four courts using equipment purchased w ... read RSS feed item

Event: Oct 19, 2018, 9:00am
SBRTA Women's 3.0-3.5 Interclub Team 
The Women’s Interclub League is a new adventure for our SBRTA ladies. Susan Pharr & Anita Zimmerman are the co-captains of the 3.0-3.5 team.
Matches are arranged with other active adult community women’s teams in the area ranging from Sun City to Green Valley. Competition is ... read RSS feed item

Event: Oct 11, 2018 — Oct 13, 2018
Bienvenue (welcome) to the Steiness “French Open” Festival!!

To get started there will be a special Mixed Doubles Exhibition Match on Wednesday evening, October 10th beginning at 6:00 P.M. on the stadium court. This match will pit Chris Madsen, tennis pro, and Cindy Madsen against Liam Flynn ... read RSS feed item

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US Tennis Association
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Posted: 05 Sep 2018
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