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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

Midwest Clay Court Championships Begin May 29

The Midwest Clay Court Championships are set to return May 29-June, 2014 in Carmel, Indiana! Players & spectators will have an excellent experience this year after plans for increased player amenities, great food and other surprises are underway! Deadline to register is May 14, so act fast! Read More
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Game, Set, Money: Win Money in Adult Tournament Series

Are you an adult tennis player looking for some extra competition this summer? Try out our new Game, Set, Money tournament series! Winners and finalists of these events win prize money for each event. These series will use UTR for seeding where possible. Each event is one-day, and players must have played in one of the first two events in order to enter the third and final tournament. Read More

2015 Midwest Spring Award Winners

The USTA/Midwest Section is excited to announce its 2015 Midwest Spring Award recipients. The official awards presentations will be made over the next few months at various locations. Read More

2015 Summer Symposium – Two Educational Opportunities and Great Tennis!

Not only can you watch some great professional tennis during the Western & Southern Open, you can also participate in training that will improve your game! From the “Essentials of Shot Making”, to strategies for service placement and returns and more, the 2015 Midwest Summer Symposium provides sessions designed to help your game and your teaching skills. The event takes place August 20 and 21. There’s also a special 10 and Under Tennis Workshop on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 20. Download Document

Jon Betts Honored by Northern IllinoisTennis Association as Volunteer of the Month

The Northern Illinois Tennis Association (NITA) is proud to honor Jon Betts as this month’s featured volunteer in recognition of his outstanding efforts. Read More

ITA Summer Circuit

The ITA Summer Circuit is currently made up of eight regional circuits (East, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest, Central, Mountain, Texas and West) consisting of four consecutive open tournaments played during the month of July, leading up to the USTA/ITA National Summer Championships in Bloomington, Indiana in August. Read More