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Amaya, Ferman Inducted into USTA Midwest Hall of Fame

The USTA/Midwest Section announced its 2016 Hall of Fame induction class, which featured two tennis enthusiasts from Western Michigan: Victor Amaya, and Rick Ferman. The 2016 USTA/Midwest Section Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place January 27, 2017, at the Sheraton Indianapolis North Hotel in Indianapolis during the USTA/Midwest Section's 123rd Annual Meeting. Read More

2nd Annual Cause a Racquet for Diabetes: Foam Ball Tournament set for February 25

Please join us February 25 at Premier Athletic & Tennis Club in Grandville for the 2nd Annual Cause a Racquet for Diabetes: Foam Ball Tournament. This is a one-night event for all ages and all levels. The play format is easy, quick and fun for everyone. The event runs from 4:30pm-8:00pm and includes dinner, door prizes, auction items, and a 50/50 raffle. All the proceeds go to the Western Michigan Diabetes Association. Please click the link below to register you and your family today! Read More

Reed Crocker Captures National Championship

Congratulations to Reed Crocker, who won USTA's 16's National Selection singles event in Austin, Texas in November. Reed is from Kalamazoo and his opponent was from Austin, Texas. Read More

Bill Duo Wins 18s National Tournament

Congratulations to Bill Duo on winning the Boys 18's National Tennis Selection Event in Midland, TX. Seeded #3, Bill knocked off the tournaments top seed Chase Wood (top 15 in nation) of Texas in a tough semifinal 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. In the final, he overcame hard serving Diego Nava of California 6-4, 6-2.​ Read More

Columbia Central HS Courts Dedicated in Honor of Garry Applegate

On Saturday, April 30th the Columbia Central High School tennis courts in Brooklyn, MI were dedicated to Garry Applegate. It was great to hear about the history of the tennis program by the couple that got it started, Garry and Cookie Applegate, and their daughter, Dana Daniels who grew up playing tennis and later played at Michigan State University and still ranks as the best female tennis player in the Jackson, MI area! Congrats to the Applegate family! Read More
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2017 Combo Sectional Results

The 2016 Combo Doubles Section Championship took place March 17-19,2017 at the Wildwood Racquet Club in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Find out who emerged as champions! Read More

USTA Midwest to Host Wheelchair & Adaptive Tennis Training - April 21

USTA Midwest will be hosting a Wheelchair & Adaptive Tennis Training on April 21, 2017 in Arlington, Illinois for anyone in the tennis industry looking to expand their teaching skills including Certified tennis professionals, PE teachers, adapted sports organizations leaders, Parks and Rec staff, therapists, interns, and volunteers. Register today! Download Document

Michigan Captures Back-to-Back Midwest Tennis on Campus Championships

32 teams descended upon Madison, WI for the Midwest Tennis on Campus Championships, where seven teams sealed a bid to Nationals in April. The University of Michigan took the title after knocking off Wisconsin 25-18. Read More

Patterson, Pearson and Malpass Highlight USTA/Midwest Award Winners

Tom Patterson (Chicago, Illinois) received the 2016 USTA/Midwest Section Mel Bergman Award, the Section’s most prestigious award. The Tad Malpass Family of East Jordan, Michigan, received the Section Family of the Year Award. John Pearson (Indianapolis, Indiana) received the Section Stan Malless Award. All three award winners were honored on January 28, 2017, during the USTA/MIdwest Section Annual Meeting in Indianapolis. Read More

USTA Midwest Seeks Nominations for 2017 Awards

The USTA/Midwest Section has two deadlines for its awards each year, and the first deadline for this year is March 22, 2017. The awards for this deadline will be presented at locations around the USTA/Midwest Section during the spring and summer. Any individual may nominate a USTA/Midwest Section member, organization, etc. for a USTA/Midwest Section award. Nomination forms may be submitted through the mail, email, or online. Read More