Serrano Tennis 
 

Welcome to Serrano Country Club and its Tennis Programs, it's a great place to play.  Serrano Country Club's Tennis Department offers ladies group clinics, cardio tennis classes, private lessons, beginner groups, men's work-out classes, play better singles clinics and drop-in classes complemented by our 4 lighted tennis courts for evening play.  We also offer many adult and junior social events, USTA, SATA and in-house leagues, and annual Club Championship Tournaments... plus more.

Our USPTA certified tennis director and his staff can help you find the best ways to get started in the game of tennis or to get back into it if you've been away for a while.  They can also help you fine-tune your game or get you involved with the various leagues and clinics available.

 

SATA Ladies Tennis League end of Season Social
 


 

          
 
               

  
 

 



Serrano Views Newsletter Article

Andrew Fearnside, Tennis Professional

July/August 2019

The sun is finally out and the courts are busy again. The summer junior programs have moved to mornings to help the children with the heat and with cooler mornings and warm evenings, the courts will be jumping with players.  Please remember to sign in and reserve a court before use. This helps us keep track of usage and avoids confusion with reservations. 

10 things you might not know about the Tennis program:

  1. We offer weekly Adult Beginner Clinics to get you started or to knock the rust off your game.
  2. Three times a year, we offer a FREE, Come Try PickleBall event.
  3. In 2019, the Tennis Department is holding 40 events including socials, in-house tournaments, junior match play and try tennis events.
  4. Serrano can boast 14 adult league teams per year. These teams play against other clubs from around Sacramento and represent the Club with pride. 
  5. The Junior Tennis Program can boast that just under 100 players go through the program each year. 
  6. The Singles Club Championships is played each spring with the Doubles and Junior Club Championships played each fall.
  7. Cardio Tennis classes are offered weekly and is a great way to burn calories while enjoying a fun, social class.
  8. Director of Tennis, Andrew Fearnside offers a free orientation to all new members or players getting back into tennis after a long layoff. 
  9. We offer a FREE, Come Try Tennis instruction & play class to all members of Serrano.
  10. The cost of a private lesson is 20% less than the other area clubs. We try to keep tennis affordable. 
Congratulations to Parker Melinger-Parish who recently won through to the finals of the SATA Broadstone under 10 girls championships. Parker is currently ranked in the Top 10 girls for her age group in the Sacramento area. Keep it up Parker. 


Also, congratulations goes to our Ladies 3.5 & Men’s 7.5 spring league teams. We’re very proud that both teams were league champions. The Ladies captains are Ladawn Stone and Anna Roppollo and Men’s team was captained by Scott Spriggs. 

 

 

 

 


2019 Serrano Country Club Tennis Events Calendar
 


2019 Junior Summer Schedule
 


     "I am proud of the entire tennis department and know that you will be very satisfied with all the professional services provided and Tennis programming offered here. If you are interested in stepping out on the court with me, I would love to hear from you. For information on lessons and pricing or if you need assistance in deciding which programs, instruction and or activities would be best for you, please feel free to contact me at (925) 518-2656 or e-mail me at Afearnside@serranocountryclub.com. 

I look forward to hearing from you soon! 

-Andrew Fearnside

 

          

Tennis Director
Andrew Fearnside

 

Before arriving at Serrano, Andrew held the position of Tennis Director at the Auburn Racquet & Fitness Club, Livermore Valley Tennis Club, and Natomas Racquet Clubs.  He also owned and manged the Fearnside Tennis Academy.  Before moving to California, Andrew was the Head Professional, Director of Junior Excellence and Director of Teaching Excellence at the Mid-Town Tennis Club in Chicago.  While living in the UK, he was the Head Professional at the Riverside Club in London, England.


Andrew has an extensive background in teaching tennis all over the world.  While living in Chicago, he was formally a USTA National coach for the Mid-West Section.  Andrew has trained over 200 nationally ranked and over 300 sectional ranked junior players, six players with ITF World Junior Rankings (including a former #1 world ranked junior player) and several former and current touring professionals, which includes three Federation Cup Players and one Davis Cup Player.

Andrew is an Australian teaching professional who is a former ATP world ranked player.  He was formerly a top 5 ranked player for singles and doubles age divisions in the USTA Nor-Cal Section and held USTA National and ITF World Senior Disvion rankings.  

Andrew holds an Elite Level Certification with the USPTA and holds the USTA High Performance Certification.  He also holds a USTA Sport Science Certification and is a USPTA Junior Development Specialist.  Andrew is also the USPTA Regional Director for the Sacramento Region.