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District Championship News

The District Championships took place Aug. 1-3 and provided a weekend full of great tennis and super fans!!! It also was eventful from the very start with rain on Friday to begin the weekend. But the ladies are a very adaptable group, with Friday matches starting outside but moving indoors as rain came, along with hail and lighting sirens going off at the Michigan State University campus! Read More

Andrews Named National Arthur Ashe Award Winner

Just a few weeks ago, the University of Notre Dame recognized senior Greg Andrews with two of the most prestigious awards given to Irish student-athletes: the Byron V. Kanaley Award and the Francis Patrick O’Connor Award. But Andrews’ leadership and sportsmanship is evident to more than just the Notre Dame community, as today the Intercollegiate Tennis Association honored the senior with the National ITA/Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sportsmanship & Leadership Award. 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

Midwest Clay Court Championships Begin May 29

The Midwest Clay Court Championships are set to return May 29-June, 2014 in Carmel, Indiana! Players & spectators will have an excellent experience this year after plans for increased player amenities, great food and other surprises are underway! Deadline to register is May 14, so act fast! Read More

USTA/Midwest Section Bringing Tennis to Ohio Schools

Within the past 6 months, the USTA/Midwest Section, working closely with the local Districts, have been able to bring tennis to 19 schools in the Canton School District, 31 schools in the Akron School District, and 16 schools in the Cincinnati School District. The coordinated effort culminated in March 2014 when 75 schools in the Cleveland Metro School District, the second largest district in the state of Ohio, also added tennis to their physical education curriculums. Read More
 »Midwest News

New Scholarship Launched in Honor of Richard Bradley

The Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation (MYTEF), charitable arm of the USTA/Midwest Section, has announced the establishment of the Richard Bradley Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is being started in partnership with USTA First Vice President Katrina Adams, and donations are currently being accepted towards the award. Read More

Celebrate Nickelodeon World Wide Day of Play

USTA has teamed with Nickelodeon to celebrate Worldwide Day of Play all month as part of a nationwide effort to get families excited and active in tennis during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month this September. Thousand facilities and tennis providers will host USTA Free Tennis Play Events this September, showcasing how fun and easy it is for families to get into the sport. Find an event for you! Read More

Grant Opportunity: 2014 Tennis Development Workshop

The Tennis Development Workshop is an in-depth experience in community tennis programming and professional development for leaders of Community Tennis Associations, National Junior Tennis & Learning chapters, Park and Recreation Agencies, School Tennis Programs and other community-based service organizations. To increase the scope of the TDW, a limited number of partial and full workshop grants will be offered to community tennis leaders who otherwise could not afford to attend. Read More

2014 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

Midwest Closed Champions Crowned

The USTA/Midwest Section Closed Junior Championships, the most prestigious junior tournament in the Midwest Section, ended June 26 with final matches in singles and doubles. Final matches in the 16s and 18s divisions all went to three sets. Over 1,000 talented junior players, some already committed to colleges across the nation, from all five USTA/Midwest Section States – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin - competed in the event. Read More