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Ferris State Club Tennis Hosts Play Day

Earlier this month the Ferris State Club Tennis team hosted a Play Day in Big Rapids, Michigan. Watch this video for highlights from the fun event! Read More

Western Michigan Welcomes New Junior Team Tennis Coordinator

The Western Michigan District welcomes Emily Fink-Craig as the new Junior Team Tennis Coordinator! Emily can be reached by phone at the District Office at 616-272-4340 and via e-mail at Emily@wmitennis.com. Chris Wilton has moved into the Associate Director position. Read More

Grand Rapids Team to Compete at Junior Team Tennis National Championship

The USTA Midwest Section Intermediate team from Grand Rapids will compete in the 2015 USTA Junior Team Tennis 18U National Championships, held at the Cayce Tennis Center in Cayce, S.C. on Oct 22-25. Download Document

Love for Tennis Never Subsides for Former WMTA Players

Some former WMTA players still like to get together for some tennis! As written by RD Ferman, from left to right: RD3, 1992 boy's 16's Sportsmanship award winner (want to be known for more than my dominance on the court); Dan Swan, former Purdue standout and one of the few decent human beings to play on the Okemos high tennis team; Ryan Shockly, former Portage High and KCollege star; and Rick Ferman former WMTA president. Glad to see you are still having fun! Read More

Paul Bentley’s family tree filled with tennis coaches

Paul Bentley’s grandfather didn’t have a lot of disposable income to invest in his children’s athletic pursuits back in the day. The late Bud Bentley had 11 children. Enough said. However, the Bentleys lived near Martin Luther King Park, which meant they could walk to the courts and play tennis all day for free. Read More
 »Midwest News

$10,000 in Midwest Tennis Foundation Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

Each year the USTA/Midwest Tennis & Education Foundation provides more than $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors attending college in the fall who need financial assistance. Applicants must reside within the USTA/Midwest Section that includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin, as well as designated counties in Kentucky and West Virginia. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2016.​ Read More

Pat Wiley Honored by Southeastern Michigan Tennis Association as Volunteer of the Month

The Southeastern Michigan Tennis Association is proud to honor Pat Wiley as this month’s featured volunteer in recognition of her outstanding efforts and service to tennis. Read More

Shop Online Auction for Foundation Charity Gala

The USTA/Midwest Tennis & Education Foundation is excited to announce that online bidding is now underway for this year’s auction. Our Charity Gala is scheduled for Friday, February 5 at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel. All proceeds from this year’s fundraiser will be used to continue providing grants to junior players in need of assistance to advance their tennis skills, scholarships to high school seniors needing assistance to attend college, and grants to community based programs in need. Read More

Greater Midland Tennis Center to Host Dow Corning Tennis Classic

The USTA announced that the Greater Midland Tennis Center in Midland will host the 28th annual Dow Corning Tennis Classic, February 1-7. The tournament, a USTA Pro Circuit event, is the largest tennis event in Michigan and attracts many players fresh from the Australian Open. The field for the $100,000 USTA Pro Circuit Event will feature 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. Players ranked as high as No. 50 in the world typically compete in USTA Pro Circuit events. Read More

USTA Releases New Resource Website to Support Tennis Organizers

This brand new site is your one-stop-shop for marketing materials including customizables, coaching & educational resources, videos, tips, drills & much more. Read More