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Love for Tennis Never Subsides for Former WMTA Players

Some former WMTA players still like to get together for some tennis! As written by RD Ferman, from left to right: RD3, 1992 boy's 16's Sportsmanship award winner (want to be known for more than my dominance on the court); Dan Swan, former Purdue standout and one of the few decent human beings to play on the Okemos high tennis team; Ryan Shockly, former Portage High and KCollege star; and Rick Ferman former WMTA president. Glad to see you are still having fun! Read More

Paul Bentley’s family tree filled with tennis coaches

Paul Bentley’s grandfather didn’t have a lot of disposable income to invest in his children’s athletic pursuits back in the day. The late Bud Bentley had 11 children. Enough said. However, the Bentleys lived near Martin Luther King Park, which meant they could walk to the courts and play tennis all day for free. Read More

Williamston tennis player considered one of nation's top prep prospects

Williamston junior Sara Daavettila was born into the tennis world. Her mother, a Northville native, played tennis for four years while at Western Michigan University. The sport has been a part of her life for as long as she can remember. Read More

West Ottawa's Nick Schnobel signs tennis scholarship at Western Michigan

hen Nick Schnobel was deciding where he wanted to play college tennis, he wanted an opportunity to play — and play against the best in the nation. The West Ottawa senior got that chance when he signed a national letter of intent to accept a tennis scholarship at Western Michigan University. The Broncos are a Mid-American Conference power, and regularly challenges for the league title to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I tournament. 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
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Mike Woody Honored by Northeastern MichiganTennis Association as Volunteer of the Month

The Northeastern Michigan Tennis Association (NEMTA) is proud to honor Mike Woody as this month’s featured volunteer in recognition of his outstanding efforts and service to tennis over the years. Read More

USTA/Midwest Section Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

The USTA/Midwest Section is excited to announce its 2015 Hall of Fame inductee class which will be enshrined on February 5, 2016. Read More

Midwest 40 & Over Section Champions Emerge

Players from around the Midwest traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana August 21-23, 2015 to battle in the Adult 40 & Over Sectional Championship. Congratulations to our 2015 Sectional Champions! Read More

2015 Midwest 18 & Over Sectional Results

Players from around the Midwest traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana August 14-16, 2015 to battle in the Adult 18 & Over Sectional Championship. Find out who emerged as champions! Read More

Apply for a USTA/Midwest Committee or Sub-Committee in 2016-2017

The 2016-2017 USTA/Midwest Section Committee Appointment Process is now open for individuals to apply for committee positions for the next two-year term. Read More