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PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

We've had the official kick off event for the Kentucky Tennis Tour.  I do hope you enjoy the events near you.  Check out the fun by hitting the courts and the road!    READ MORE
Keep on Servin'!
Rainey!



KENTUCKY TENNIS TOUR

Events are planned, and we are ready to hit the road June 2 - 9th! 
READ MORE and find an event near you!
A big shout out to our sponsor: Commonwealth Pain Specialists!
TENNIS MONTH IN HARDIN COUNTY!

May was proclaimed as  PLAY TENNIS MONTH in Hardin County by Judge/Executive Harry L. Berry.   The USTA Tennis Block Party will be May 26 at Freeman Lake Tennis Complex from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM.  A perfect precursor to all Kentucky Tennis Tour Events in June!
NEW LEAGUE IN LOUISVILLE
 
Join the hottest new league in Louisville!  Hurry clay court play begins May 29th.  READ MORE.  Contact Kathy Klein if you want to bring the league to your area!  
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

TALK is hosting the Adult 40 & Over Championships in Louisville - June 29th - July 1st!  We can't host a great tournament without friendly and smiling faces!  Interested? CONTACT  This is an awesome volunteer opportunity, great for teenagers and adults tennis enthusiasts!
MARK YOU CALENDARS

The Bluegrass Games are Coming!  REGISTER for the tennis competition to be held on July 6 - 8th! 
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION OPENS SOON
 
Adult 55 & Over Championships - Registration opens May 1st
 
Adult 18 & Over Championships - Registration opens May 12th
 
Adult 40 & Over Championships - Registration opens June 20th

JUNIOR TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS!

Consider running an entry Level 5 junior tournament!  It's, fun it's easy and there is a financial incentive waiting for you!  Contact 
Bryan Hash for details!



FREE  WEEK 
AT UK TENNIS CAMP

Juniors, # you tennis pics #UniversityofKYtenniscamp and you'll be registered to win a free week at UK Tennis Camp! 2 winners drawn on May 31! Post those pics!!


JOE CREASON - KENTUCKY STATE QUALIFIER

Don't miss the fun competition at the Joe Creason Kentucky State Qualifier sponsored by Verizon Cellular Sales! Hurry  REGISTRATION closes Friday!




Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky HERE

Joe Creason Kentucky State Qualifier 
(KY Level 1, Southern Level 2, YTP Green Orange)
May 26-30, Louisville
Registration Deadline: May 18th 
REGISTER HERE

Stuart Blazer Memorial State Championship 
(KY Level 2, Southern Level 4, YTP Green)
June 1-3, Ashland
Registration Deadline: May 25th 
REGISTER HERE

CKTS IGA Tennis Classic 
(KY Level 4)
June 9-10, Bowling Green
Registration Deadline: June 6th 
REGISTER HERE

LIRC June Junior Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
June 9-10, Louisville
Registration Deadline: June 5th  REGISTER HERE

Owensboro Junior Championships 
(KY Level 3, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
June 16-17, Owensboro
Registration Deadline: June 13th 
REGISTER HERE

LTC June Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
June 16-17, Louisville
Registration Deadline: June 10th 
REGISTER HERE

Hilltopper Classic State Championship 
(KY Level 2, Southern Level 4, YTP Green)
June 22-24, Bowling Green
Registration Deadline: June 17th 
REGISTER HERE

LTC Spring Series #2 
(KY Level 5, YTP Orange)
June 23-24, Lexington
Registration Deadline: June 20th 
REGISTER HERE

CKTS Barren Classic 
(KY Level 4)
June 23-24, Glasgow
Registration Deadline: June 20th 
REGISTER HERE

Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
TOURNAMENT LEVEL PATHWAYS CREATED
 
USTA Kentucky created pathways for parents to guide their children through junior tournaments, based on their level of play.  An easy way to determine which tournaments would be best to enter.  

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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