» Main


 »Western Michigan News

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

Williamston tennis player considered one of nation's top prep prospects

Williamston junior Sara Daavettila was born into the tennis world. Her mother, a Northville native, played tennis for four years while at Western Michigan University. The sport has been a part of her life for as long as she can remember. Read More

West Ottawa's Nick Schnobel signs tennis scholarship at Western Michigan

hen Nick Schnobel was deciding where he wanted to play college tennis, he wanted an opportunity to play — and play against the best in the nation. The West Ottawa senior got that chance when he signed a national letter of intent to accept a tennis scholarship at Western Michigan University. The Broncos are a Mid-American Conference power, and regularly challenges for the league title to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I tournament. Read More

College Students: You Can Play USTA League On Us

The USTA/Midwest Section wants college students to feel the love of USTA League Tennis. Learn how you can participate and let the USTA/Midwest Section cover your 2014 USTA League Fee.* Read More

District Championship News

The District Championships will take place Aug. 1-2 and provided a weekend full of great tennis and super fans!!! This year our host site is Michigan State University Outdoor Courts located on the corner of Chestnut and Wilson Avenue. Read More
 »Midwest News

2015 Midwest Closed Champions Crowned

The USTA/Midwest Section Closed Junior Championships, the most prestigious junior tournament in the Midwest Section, ended yesterday with the final matches in boys and girls singles. Over 1,000 talented junior players from all five USTA/Midwest Section States – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin - competed in the event. Read More

PRIDE Month: Queen City Tennis Association

The Queen City Tennis Association was founded earlier this year and is a small group of tennis players from Cincinnati, Ohio that includes founder Jeffrey Morgeson, and committee members Russ Damron, Kyle Sullivan, and Jim Siefke. The Association was initially started in order to organize the first annual Queen City Open, a Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance (GLTA) sponsored world tennis tour event.​ Read More

2015 USTA/Midwest Section Celebrates PRIDE Month

June is PRIDE Month, and the USTA/Midwest Section is recognizing those who strive to make a difference in the LGBT community on and off the court by highlighting local organizations, players, volunteers and coaches throughout the month. Read More

2015 District Cup Champions

The District Team Cup events took place June 12-14th across Indiana and Illinois. Congratulations to the winning teams and all other teams who placed! Read More

Winners Emerge at US Open Playoffs Midwest Qualifier

The US Open National Playoffs Midwest Sectional Tournament came to a close late yesterday at the Greater Midland Tennis Center in Midland, Mich. Champions were crowned in all divisions: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles. All winners advanced to the US Open National Playoffs and will compete for a chance to play in the US Open. Read More