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 ┬╗Western Michigan News

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

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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

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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

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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

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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
 

Family Foam Ball Tennis Tournament

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The Premier Athletic & Tennis Club hosted a Family Foam Ball Tennis Tournament on February 27, 2016 to benefit Cause a "Racquet" for Diabetes. This video highlights some of the reasons why Family Tennis is the best kind of tennis. Read More
 
 ┬╗Midwest News

2017 Midwest Sectional Dates and Locations Announced

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USTA Midwest announced the dates and locations for its 2017 USTA League Sectional Championships. Find out where your journey will take you later this year! Read More
 

Community Rallies to Fundraise for Special Olympics

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On Saturday, January 7th the Greater Midland Tennis Center partnered with Special Olympics Michigan to host the Team Tennis Challenge Special Olympics Fundraiser. 40 tennis players ages 11 to adult participated in a one day team tennis challenge that ultimately raised over $2,000 for Special Olympics Michigan. Robbie Waclawski of Special Olympics Michigan also provided a silent auction that raised additional funds. Read More
 

Titans Tennis Supports Local Community

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The University of Detroit Mercy men's and women's tennis teams have been busy in the local community this winter, most recently with the Palmer Park Junior Tennis Academy. Read More
 

USTA Midwest Tennis Foundation Grants Available

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The 2017 USTA/Midwest Tennis & Education Foundation Grant applications for individual junior players and community programs are now available! Let us help you make a difference in the tennis community!​ Read More
 

Faber, Lewis Honored as 'Champions of Tennis'

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The Midwest's Mark Faber (High School Coach of the Year) and Colette Lewis (Junior Tennis Champion of the Year) were honored by Tennis Industry Magazine's 2017 awards. Read More
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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