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PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

For a tennis player, this time of year is tennis heaven.  Wimbledon has wrapped and the US Open is around the corner.  We have two pro circuit events in our own backyard, and hundreds, if not thousands of Kentuckians have been or will be taking the court around the state playing Adult & Junior tournaments. 
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Keep on Servin'!
Rainey!
IT'S YOUR PARTY!

USTA Kentucky Member Appreciation Party Friday, Aug 3, 
5-7 pm at the Kentucky Bank Challenger Pro Circuit Tennis Championships! Free admission, food, drinks and prizes!
LOVE MATCH!

Addison Littlefield won in more than one way and met her parent's Mr. Love. READ MORE
HEADING TO CAMPUS IN THE FALL?!

Don't leave your racquet at home!  We have a tennis team for you.   READ MORE
MOVING SOUTH

After a successful six-year stint at the University of Kentucky, Matt Emery has been named the Director of Tennis at Kennesaw State University.    READ MORE  
COMBO DOUBLES

League play ongoing in all areas across Kentucky.  To find a team, contact your local league coordinator.   READ MORE  
REGISTER NOW!

Come play this upcoming Adult / Junior Level 6 Tennis Tournament in beautiful Midway KY August 3-5.
FALL LEAGUE
 

Time to start thinking about this "FUN" league!  Does not count toward your NTRP rating!  Registrations will open in August for the following areas:

Louisville

Lexington

Paducah

Contact: Kathy Klein

DROP SHOTS BEGINNING AGAIN IN LOUISVILLE AND LEXINGTON

Fall Drop Shots leagues in Louisville and Lexington will begin the first full week of August.  Louisville is offering sessions on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights, with Lexington offering a Wednesday night session. 
KY TENNIS HALL OF FAME
NOMINATE NOW

Please consider submitting a nomination to the KY Tennis Hall of Fame. 
1. Nominee must be a minimum of 25 years of age. 
2. Nominee must be a resident of Kentucky for a minimum of 10 years. 
3. Nominee may be a player, coach, organizer or referee / umpire. 
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ASHLAND TO HOST WOMEN'S PRO TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN JULY

Professional tennis once again returns to Ashland in July 22 - 29 as the city will host the Braidy Industries $60,000 USTA Pro Circuit Women's Tennis Classic with a potential spot in this year's U.S. Open on the line.   READ MORE  
KENTUCKY BANK TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS!

This USTA Pro Circuit Event will be held at University of Kentucky July 30 - August 5.  Check out all the fun on-site events for the whole family!



NOMINATIONS OPEN!

USTA KY Awards Nominations are open June 1 - September 15. For a list of award categories and to nominate Kentucky's best!



CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations! Dennis Emery and Eric Quigley! 
Class of 2018 
University of Kentucky Hall of Fame!


18 & OVER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

2.5W Louisville/Warren
2.5W Wildcard Louisville/Taylor

3.0W Louisville/Falco
3.0M Louisville/Thomas
3.0M Wildcard Louisville/Caldwell

3.5W Louisville/Webber
3.5M Lexington/Quinn

4.0W Louisville/Powers
4.0M Louisville/Miesner

4.5W Louisville/Stubbs
4.5M Louisville/Bahng

5.0W Louisville/Isaacs
5.0M Lexington/Cunningham (direct advancement)
40 & OVER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

3.0W Louisville/Liston
3.0M Louisville/Thomas

3.5W Louisville/Voss
3.5M Louisville/Grigsby

4.0W Louisville/Grove
4.0M Lexington/Eden

4.5W Louisville/Florence
4.5M Lexington/Hardesty
CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION OPEN

Tri-Level Championships - Hopkinsville Registration is open 

Mixed Doubles Championships
Registration opens July 29th - Bowling Green - New Hotel - New Tennis Courts!!


 


REGISTER TEAMS NOW

Adult 65 & Over Invitational September 21-23 on clay in Louisville!  READ MORE


NEW THIS YEAR!

Adult 65 & Over National Invitational 

3.0 & 4.0 January 25 - 27, 2019
Surprise, AZ 
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3.5 & 4.5  February 1 - 3, 2019
Surprise, AZ   READ MORE



HENDERSON 18-39 SOCIAL TENNIS!


 

Friday night social tennis registration open, EMAIL for more information.

League starts August 3 through September 28.






Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky 


Kenny Huffman Tennis Classic 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5)
July 27-29, Nicholasville
Registration Deadline: July 23rd 
LTC Clay Court State Championship (KY Level 2, Southern Level 4, YTP Green)
July 27-29, Louisville
Registration Deadline: July 22nd 

Heartland JD Series #3 
(KY Level 5, YTP Orange)
July 28, Elizabethtown
Registration Deadline: July 24th 
Ryan Holder Closed State Championship 
(KY Level 1-A, Southern Level 4, YTP Green)
August 3-7, Lexington
Registration Deadline: July 29th 

Hoptown HOT Summer Tournament 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 1)
August 4-6, Hopkinsville
Registration Deadline: July 30th 

Heartland JD Series #4 
(KY Level 5, YTP Orange)
August 4th, Elizabethtown
Registration Deadline: July 30th 
89th Annual Paducah Sun Junior Tournament 
(KY Level 3, Southern Level 5)
August 11-12, Paducah
Registration Deadline: August 8th 

CKTS Miller Park Tennis Classic 
(KY Level 4)
August 11-12, Campbellsville
Registration Deadline: August 8th 

LIRC August Junior Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
August 11-12, Louisville
Registration Deadline: August 8th 
Owensboro Junior Open 
(KY Level 3, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
August 18-19, Owensboro
Registration Deadline: August 15th 

Brenda Emery/Cross Court Circuit #1 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
August 25-26, Lexington
Registration Deadline: August 21st 
REGISTER HERE

Bowling Green All-In Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5)
August 25-26, Bowling Green
Registration Deadline: August 19th 

CKTS Glasgow Open 
(KY Level 4)
August 25-26, Glasgow
Registration Deadline: August 22nd 


Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
NET GENERATION
 
Working together to create our next generation of tennis greats!  

USTA KENTUCKY YEARBOOK
   
Year in review!  Check out some tennis super stars for 2017!  
Click Here to receive a mailed copy.  
E-NEWS!

Do you have Community Tennis News you would like to share? If so, please email Kim Lonnemann with the information no later than the first day of each month.
E-News is sent mid month.
REGISTER YOUR KROGER CARD
 
Select Raise a Racquet as your charity of choice!  Help to share tennis with others just by grocery shopping!   READ MORE   
PLAY IT FORWARD GRANT

Over $1.2 million has been made available for programs and tournaments focused on innovative ideas & growth based programming.  READ MORE  or email  Stacey Croley .

BUILD IT FORWARD GRANT

USTA Southern has opened registration for grant applications for the Build It Forward initiative. $500K has been made available to build or reconstruct tennis courts. There is no deadline, as funds will be available until exhausted. 
READ MORE or email John Callen

YOUR LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS

Looking for additional league playing opportunity?  How about getting a family member or friend involved in tennis?  READ MORE
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