Fairbrae has 2 lighted tennis courts for our tennis enthusiasts. We have also extended court usage to Pickleball play. Check often for announcements on the next Pickleball socials so you can join in on the fun!

In addition we also offer a table tennis area in the clubhouse and outside next to the oak tree. We offer instruction on both tennis and table tennis from our Fairbrae-certified coaches.

See our Tennis, Pickleball and Ping Pong sections below for more detailed information on these activities.


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Racquet News

Mens and Ladies Tennis Men’s tennis has gained popularity the last couple months and now has 2 evenings available for sign-ups, every Tuesday and Wednesday from 8pm to 10pm.  Ladies tennis has been moved to 7pm to 9pm on Sunday.  … Continued

2021 – 1st Annual Men’s Turkey Cup

The 1st Annual Turkey Cup was held during Men’s Night, November 30th and December 1st. Our competitors were the Butterballs captained by Tracy Colwell vs. Thighs Before Pies (TBP) captained by Dirk Leone.

After 2 nights of competitive heckling and trash-talking, the TBP team came out ahead and earned the bragging rights for a year until the next Turkey Cup.

Please see the Turkey Cup page for more details on this event. A lot of fun was had by all the players as well as the audience/hecklers.

2021 Youth Summer Camps

There were 3 Youth Summer Camps run over 2021 by Coach Brandon. Below is a picture from one of the camps. We hope to run more of these in the future. Please check back often on announcements regarding camps and clinics at Fairbrae.

2019 Labor Day Tennis Tournament

The winners of our 2019 Labor Day Mixed Tennis Tournament are:

Advanced Division (7.0 rating and above):  Kathy Carter and Tracy Colwell (1st Place), Reid Myers and Todd Myers (Runner-ups) 

Beginner Division (6.5 rating and below): Victor Chang and EJ Chang (1st Place), Tara Maddala/Maya Waugh and Miles Waugh (Finalists).  

A good time was had by all on this warm afternoon. Players also got to enjoy the annual Fairbrae Labor Day BBQ. Stay tuned for the next Fairbrae Tennis Tournament. Thanks to all the players for participating!

2018 Spring Aboard Doubles Tennis Tournament

The winning teams of the Spring Aboard Doubles tournament are:  

1. 1st place Champions:     Elizabeth Gupta and Amber Johnsen

2. 2nd place Runner up:     Annemarie Venken and Julie Tippett

2017 Labor Day Mixed Tournament

Dear Tennis Fans,

Thank you for participating in the MXD tennis tournament.  There were no complaints. So, I  assumed everyone had a grand time.

The Championship team:  Elizabeth Gupta and Javier Luguna

Runner up:  Kathy Carter and Alex Demyankov (her USTA mxd partner)

Consolation Winning Team:  Reid and Todd Myers

Hope to have more participating teams next year.

Sincerely,

Winston

2017 Spring A Board Doubles Tournament

Congratulations to all the players in the 2017 Spring A Board Doubles Tournament this June!

The winning team in the 3.0 and lower group is Dee Hammer and her friend Michelle. The second place is Elizabeth Gupta and Amber Johnsen. These four ladies were the first to play on these brand court.  See photo 1.

Photo 2 shows Dee, Michelle, Julie and Rommy who also help to initiate the new courts. The championship team in the open group i.e. Ken Hammer and his friend, Rich.  They had a very hard fought match with Reid and Ying.  The tennis was very exciting to watch. Please see photo 3 for the top winning teams. 

Hope to see you on the courts. Sincerely,Winston 

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Please inquire about Youth Group Tennis Lessons by filling out this form.

Tennis Lessons Form

Lessons are available for all members. Occasionally, we may have openings for non-members. Please fill out the form by clicking on the Tennis Lessons icon for more information.

Click here to ask about tennis lessons!

Here is a general guideline to find out your level of play in tennis. There are other systems as well, namely UTR (Universal Tennis Rating). For recreational leagues in the Bay Area, NTRP is used as a baseline.

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For the safety of all members, please review the Fairbrae Tennis Safety for Players before visiting the club to familiarize yourself with the rules and to ensure you’re able to access the reservation system. We ask while you’re on site please follow the guidance on all posted signage. 


Mixed Afternoon Tennis on Sundays has been cancelled until further notice.

Men’s Night: Every Wednesday 8pm to 10pm. Sign up vie Racquet Events.

Daily 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Courts can be reserved via our Fairbrae Tennis Court Reservation System.

Courts open to all members during any unreserved time.

  • Reservations may be made three days in advance.
  • Maximum reserve time is 120 minutes when playing with at least 2 different household members.
  • Reservation is lost after 15 minutes of the start time (no-show).
  • Please remove your name from the reservation system if you cannot play even in inclement weather.
  • Please help take care of our courts by keeping drinks and food off the court (water is an exception).

1st Annual Men’s Turkey Cup

The 1st Annual Turkey Cup was held during Men’s Night, November 30th and December 1st. Our competitors were the Butterballs captained by Tracy Colwell vs. Thighs Before Pies (TBP) captained by Dirk Leone.

After 2 nights of competitive heckling and trash-talking, the TBP team came out ahead and earned the bragging rights for a year until the next Turkey Cup.

Please see the Turkey Cup page for more details on this event. A lot of fun was had by all the players as well as the audience/hecklers.

2021 Youth Summer Camps

There were 3 Youth Summer Camps run over 2021 by Coach Brandon. Below is a picture from one of the camps. We hope to run more of these in the future. Please check back often on announcements regarding camps and clinics at Fairbrae.

2019 Labor Day Tennis Tournament

The winners of our 2019 Labor Day Mixed Tennis Tournament are:

Advanced Division (7.0 rating and above):  Kathy Carter and Tracy Colwell (1st Place), Reid Myers and Todd Myers (Runner-ups) 

Beginner Division (6.5 rating and below): Victor Chang and EJ Chang (1st Place), Tara Maddala/Maya Waugh and Miles Waugh (Finalists).  

A good time was had by all on this warm afternoon. Players also got to enjoy the annual Fairbrae Labor Day BBQ. Stay tuned for the next Fairbrae Tennis Tournament. Thanks to all the players for participating!

2018 Spring Aboard Doubles Tennis Tournament

The winning teams of the Spring Aboard Doubles tournament are:  

1. 1st place Champions:     Elizabeth Gupta and Amber Johnsen

2. 2nd place Runner up:     Annemarie Venken and Julie Tippett

2017 Labor Day Mixed Tournament

Dear Tennis Fans,

Thank you for participating in the MXD tennis tournament.  There were no complaints. So, I  assumed everyone had a grand time.

The Championship team:  Elizabeth Gupta and Javier Luguna

Runner up:  Kathy Carter and Alex Demyankov (her USTA mxd partner)

Consolation Winning Team:  Reid and Todd Myers

Hope to have more participating teams next year.

Sincerely,

Winston

2017 Spring A Board Doubles Tournament

Congratulations to all the players in the 2017 Spring A Board Doubles Tournament this June!

The winning team in the 3.0 and lower group is Dee Hammer and her friend Michelle. The second place is Elizabeth Gupta and Amber Johnsen. These four ladies were the first to play on these brand court.  See photo 1.

Photo 2 shows Dee, Michelle, Julie and Rommy who also help to initiate the new courts. The championship team in the open group i.e. Ken Hammer and his friend, Rich.  They had a very hard fought match with Reid and Ying.  The tennis was very exciting to watch. Please see photo 3 for the top winning teams. 

Hope to see you on the courts. Sincerely,Winston 

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SpringABoard 1 web
SpringABoard 2 web

In addition to all rules, please follow the guidelines for Fairbrae Tennis Safety so the courts and club can remain open.

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Please send an email to racquet@fairbrae.com to get more information on joining our Pickleball players for some drop-in PB days.

You are welcome to send suggestions, concerns or issues to racquet@fairbrae.com

Table tennis / Ping Pong lessons are available through Winston Lowe. He can be reached at winston_lowe@hotmail.com.

For all lessons, please click on the Tennis Lessons icon above to inquire about availability.

Coach Winston (Ping Pong, Pickleball and Tennis)

Winston needs no introduction here as he has taught tennis for many years here at Fairbrae Swim and Racquet Club. He is an instructor for both tennis and ping pong at all levels for both juniors and adults.

Coach Jim (Tennis)

Jim Lund is  PTR certified tennis coach, a  ranked junior player, and an NTRP 5.0 rated adult. He teaches recreational tennis for the city of Mountain View and is excited to pass his skills on to you and make you a better tennis player.  He  enjoys teaching students of all ages and skill levels and will help you reach your tennis goals with a supportive and fun attitude. 

Coach Ashvin & team (Tennis)

Ashvin is a USPTA certified professional coach who stresses on the fundamental details that will ensure success. This encompasses detailed stroke techniques, mental game strategies, breathing routines to handle pressure situations, and functional movement on the court.

After graduating Saratoga High School, Ashvin started his tennis coaching career. He developed a passion in learning the art of coaching. He credits many of his techniques from his lifetime mentor and Master Pro tennis coach Bill Cole, who is the founder and president of the International Mental Game Coaching Association. Ashvin is a certified member of the IMGCA and coaches both juniors and adults.

Coach Ashvin has a team of teaching professionals under him that you may also see at the courts every now and then to help cover all the lessons requests.

Coach Jan (Tennis)

Jan comes to us from many, many years at Sunnyvale Tennis Center. He has a long history here in Sunnyvale and even coached at Fairbrae in its earlier years. He has a strong following of students and his experience in coaching tennis is unmatched here at Fairbrae.

Coach Yvonne (Tennis)

Tennis has always been a big part of Yvonne’s life. She played high school tennis in San Diego and went on to play NCAA DII tennis for the US Air Force Academy. She is a member of the Fairbrae Swim and Racquet Club and has been teaching kids tennis there since 2012.  She also enjoys golf and also tries to keep up with her 2 boys and husband when skiing. 

There are 2 requirements for having a tennis guest at Fairbrae:

  1. Member must enter guest names in your tennis reservation.
  2. Guest must complete Online Guest Registration.

If you need to modify a reservation, click on your upcoming reservation and make your changes. Then press the Update Reservation button.

If you need to modify guests on your tennis reservation, you can do so by clicking on your upcoming reservation and pressing the light blue form icon at the bottom right corner of your reservation window. Enter your guests in the form and press the Submit button. After pressing Submit, don’t forget to press the Update Reservation button as well.

Please be courteous and delete your reservation if you are unable to make it so others may get a chance to play.

Members can reserve 2 courts in a day. They must not be during the same time slot and they cannot be continuous. For example, one in the morning and one in the afternoon is acceptable. Please be courteous and delete reservations you do not use in a timely manner.

Members can make court reservations starting 3 days (72 hours)  in advance. The default reservation length is 1.5 hours and can be adjusted from 30 minutes up to 2 hours. You can book 2 hours only if there is a minimum of 2 members from different households in the same playing group. 

Contact staff in the office to give you the code for ball machine use. Instructions are in the shed. Please follow those and sanitize the machine after use. Supplies are in the shed.