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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

Ferris State Club Tennis Hosts Play Day

Earlier this month the Ferris State Club Tennis team hosted a Play Day in Big Rapids, Michigan. Watch this video for highlights from the fun event! Read More

Western Michigan Welcomes New Junior Team Tennis Coordinator

The Western Michigan District welcomes Emily Fink-Craig as the new Junior Team Tennis Coordinator! Emily can be reached by phone at the District Office at 616-272-4340 and via e-mail at Emily@wmitennis.com. Chris Wilton has moved into the Associate Director position. Read More
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Coach Wallace Inspires HS Team

Val Wallace, Junior Varsity Girl’s Tennis Coach at Rockford High School (Rockford, Mich.), is different than most coaches. Wallace has unique challenges but continually serves as an inspiration to her players and to their parents. That’s because Wallace spends much of her time coaching from her wheelchair.​ Read More

USTA Midwest Releases 2015 Year in Review

USTA Midwest released its 2015 Year in Review. The annual magazine recaps the year's biggest events with stories, photos and more from the 2015 season. Find out if you made an appearance inside! Read More

2016 USTA/Midwest Section Award Winners

The USTA/Midwest Section is excited to announce several of its 2016 USTA/Midwest Award recipients. The official awards presentations will be made over the next few months at various locations. Read More

Enter Arthur Ashe Essay Contest

Enter and you could win a trip to New York City for Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day! Simply submit your answer to the following question: How have your skills in tennis impacted the development of your character and how you address your personal challenges on and off the court? Read More

Wheelchair Not a Barrier to Two State Championships

Dan Bolhouse, Varsity Boy’s and Girl’s Tennis Coach at Forest Hills Central High School (Grand Rapids, Mich.) talks to his players about overcoming barriers and being the best they can be. “Everyone has challenging times in sports, and in life,” he said. “It’s how we react and move forward which defines us as a person and a player.” Coach Bolhouse considers this an important message because he speaks from experience. Read More