Fairbrae has 2 recently re-surfaced, lighted tennis courts for our tennis enthusiasts. In addition we also offer a table tennis area in the clubhouse and outside next to the oak tree. We offer instruction on both sports from our Fairbrae-certified coaches.

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

Youth Group Tennis Lessons

We have openings in our after-school Wednesday tennis lessons for kids. Please sign up if you would like to your child to attend. Cost is $30 and is taught by Coach Ashvin and his team. There will be 4 to 6 students to a court.

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Please remember to have your child bring a water bottle and mask. Also, please remind them to socially distance from other households on the court, including their belongings.

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Check back often for upcoming camps and clinics!

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. 

Ladies Afternoon Tennis: Every Sunday, 7pm to 9pm. Sign up via Racquet Events

Men’s Night: Every Tuesday and 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).

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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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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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.

Join our Ping Pong Socials! They occur on every 2nd Friday of every month from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Please sign up via Racquet Events so the Racquet Committee can plan on the number of tables to be used.

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 Ashvin (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 Slavy (Tennis)

Slavy has experience playing professional tournaments at home and abroad. As coach, he has led multiple junior teams victoriously to the State Championship Title of Gar Gleny. Slavy has worked individually and with groups of all ages and levels through his 17 year career as a tennis coach. Most of his teaching has been at the prestigious Courtside Club in Los Gatos, CA. He is available for junior and adult lessons as well as being a hitting partner.

Coach Brandon (Tennis)

Brandon is a USPTA certified tennis coach. As a licensed physical therapist who went through Northridge’s rigorous Doctorate of PT program, he became a board licensed professional at analyzing human movement for optimal performance and injury prevention.

He enjoys teaching students of all ages and skill levels. He strives for his youth students to have fun while they learn good techniques, bringing his high energy and including fun drills/games into the lessons. He works with his adult students by finding out what their goals are and developing a detailed plan for achieving those goals.

Coach Alisha (Tennis)

Alisha grew up playing tennis in the Bay. She played singles for Homestead High School and went on to play NCAA DIII at Emerson College. She has been teaching adults and kids since 2015. She enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and skiing.

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 junior and adults.

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.