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PRESIDENT'S CORNER

A special "Random Act of Kindness" occurred this weekend at the Tennis Association of Central Kentucky's Fall Classic Tennis Tournament in Lexington KY.  READ MORE
Dell
 
President
USTA Kentucky
"Tennis...It All Matters!"
BECOME PART OF USTA KENTUCKY! VOLUNTEER

It's time to volunteer to be part of a committee or Board of Directors! We have the best volunteers around, so join the team! Board nominations open until October 31!  READ MORE  
REFUSE TO LOSE

The RTL has turned pink....... benefiting TWISTED PINK!! " This short set charity tennis tournament is in Louisville - Saturday November 11 .   READ MORE
BLENDED LINES
 
USTA is offering a short-term promotion supporting lining courts at 100%! Application deadline is November 1.   READ MORE  
NEW LOUISVILLE LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS
 
Bittersweet goodbyes and warm welcoming hellos!
Please meet 
Stacey Rice
Adult 18, 40 & 55 Leagues Coordinator
 
Katie Berghausen - pictured
Mixed and Combo Doubles League Coordinator.   READ MORE  
HEADED TO NATIONALS

18 & Over 4.5 Lexington team lead by Dell Kelly will compete  November 10 - 12 USTA National Campus, Orlando, FL   Let's go Kentucky Women!

HEADED TO NATIONALS

The Isaacs 18 & Over 4.5 team from Louisville will compete  November 10 - 12 USTA National Campus, Orlando, FL   Let's go Kentucky Men!

HEADED TO NATIONALS

The Huston 55 & Over 4.0 team from Lexington will be competing at USTA Nationals  October 27 - 29 USTA National Campus, Orlando, FL.
Wish them luck!   SCHEDULE

2017 KENTUCKY COMBO DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE RELEASED

State Championships are this weekend in Lexington!  Check out the schedule and come cheer your favorite team.   READ MORE
FALL INTERSCHOLASTIC STATE CHAMPIONS
 
Advanced Division
Ian Walton, Will Andrews, Alex Perkins, Coach David Hardesty
Alexa Hardesty, Destin Hardesty, Michayla Gatsos


FALL INTERSCHOLASTIC STATE CHAMPIONS
 
Intermediate Division
Two teams from Henry Clay made the finals.  John Herring led Henry Clay Blue to victory over Gold.



Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky HERE

Champions Series #4 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 1)
October 21-22, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 18th REGISTER HERE

10 and Under Challenger Series #2 
(YTP Orange Level 1)
October 22, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 18th  REGISTER HERE

LIRC October Junior Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 2)
October 28-29, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 25th  REGISTER HERE

Hilltopper Tennis Classic #3 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5)
November 4-5, Bowling Green
Registration Deadline: October 29th REGISTER HERE

LTC November Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 2)
November 4-5, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 29th REGISTER HERE

Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
MIDDLE SCHOOL STATE TOURNAMENT
 
Louisville will host the Middle School State Tournament November 10, 11 & 12.  Registration opens October 1 with a full team deadline of October 31.   READ MORE


HENDERSON TENNIS CLUB FUNDRAISER
 
Registration deadline is Sunday, Oct 21 for the Titans vs. Bengals Henderson Tennis Club Fundraiser


$2,000 TO BENEFIT WARM BLESSINGS

Hilliard Lyons Wood Racquet Benefit Classic was held September 17th at Freeman Lake Tennis Complex READ MORE
WHEELCHAIR TENNIS
 
Wheelchair tennis clinics and tournaments in Louisville & Lexington.  First event October 28. Come join the fun!  READ MORE
KIDS WINTER TENNIS PROGRAM
 
Registration Open for Kids Program at Berrytown Rec Center Louisville. Program begins November 2!   READ MORE
  
NET GENERATION FOR SCHOOLS
   
Teachers can now register with Net Generation to receive free training and incentives to help grow tennis!   READ MORE  
FAST 4 CHAMPIONSHIP

USTA Southern is introducing two new championships in an exciting, new format: Fast4! 18 & Over in TN -registration closes Oct 26. and 50 & Over in AL - registration closes Nov. 9.   READ MORE
 
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

E-NEWS!

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E-News is sent mid month.
YOUR LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS

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SUPPORT RAISE A RACQUET FOUNDATION

Be sure to check out scholarship and funding opportunities available through USTA Kentucky's endowment fund, Raise a Racquet. 
 
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