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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

Family Foam Ball Tennis Tournament

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

Cause a “Racquet” for Diabetes!

Join us for this family foam ball tournament! Tickets and silent auction to benefit the American Diabetes Association of West Michigan. This fun event takes place Feb. 27, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Premier Athletic & Tennis Club in Grandville, Mich. Download Document
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Trudy Coler Honored by Central Indiana Tennis Association as Volunteer of Month

The Central Indiana Tennis Association is proud to honor Trudy Coler as this month’s featured volunteer in recognition of her outstanding efforts and service to tennis. Read More

Patterson, Pearson and Malpass Highlight USTA/Midwest Fall Award Winners

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

USTA Names Michigan Native Gary Ellis to No-Cut Coach All-Star Team

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced its 2016 No-Cut Coach All-Star Team, which includes Gary Ellis of Allegan, Mich. The No-Cut Coach All-Star Team recognizes 10 exceptional middle- and high-school coaches throughout the nation who implement a “no-cut” policy which welcomes all interested students to be a part of their school’s tennis team. Read More

2016 Midwest Mixed Doubles Sectional Results

Players from around the Midwest traveled to Fort Wayne, Indiana September 30-October 2, 2016 to battle in the Mixed Doubles Sectional Championships. Find out who emerged as champions! Read More

David Horneffer Wins USTA Midwest Sportsmanship Award

David Horneffer from Brookfield, Wis., received the USTA/Midwest Section’s Wallace R. Holzman, Sr. Award during the USTA Boys 18 District Team Cup events (June 17-19) in South Bend, Ind. This award recognizes the outstanding 16 or 18-and-under age division male player from the USTA/Midwest Section for the highest standards of tennis accomplishments, character, conduct, sportsmanship and amateurism. Read More