Despite the threat of rain this past Saturday, the skies cleared just in time for the 2019 Tennis Opener to in the early evening. Over 125 people turned out and enjoyed the festivities. The evening began with on court tennis games and activities for both the children and the adults. Everyone then enjoyed socializing and eating a delicious meal of grilled burgers and Mac and Cheese provided by our sponsor Outback Steakhouse. Following dinner, Meaco Coffey was announced as the recipient of the 2018 Sportsperson of the Year Award for her many contributions to the Woodlake tennis program. Next, everyone enjoyed watching an exciting exhibition tennis match played by Ryan Birnstine, Hunter Koontz, Juan Gamboa and our own Tennis Director, Rene Mendoza. Another highlight of the evening was the beautiful Silent Auction and raffle gift baskets that were generously donated by the Woodlake Suburban and USTA teams. Seven of the baskets were given away to lucky raffle winners at the event.