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PRESIDENT'S CORNER

USTA National Campus located in Orlando Florida at Lake Nona is amazing! During a recent trip, I found inspiration and renewed motivation to improve the delivery system and increase exposure of tennis to more people in our state.   READ MORE
 
Dell
 
President
USTA Kentucky
"Tennis...It All Matters!"

DROP SHOTS - SIGN UP NOW!

Tennis players 21-40 looking for a fun way to get back into the game. Post match socials weekly! Registration & start dates:  
Paducah starts April 17th:  REGISTER
Louisville starts April 25th and 27th:  REGISTER
Lexington starts May 9th: REGISTER
Owensboro starts June 2nd:   REGISTER

60 & 70 OVER INVITATIONAL

Registration for this award winning tournament to be held May 19th - 21st in Louisville is now open. Registration deadline is May 7
LAKE CUMBERLAND TENNIS

Mark you calendars and register for upcoming events offered by the Lake Cumberland Tennis Associaiton. Free opening day tennis on May 13! 
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY TENNIS CAMP
 
Now is the time to register for Summer Tennis Camp at the University of Kentucky! 
  
2016 USTA KY YEARBOOK GOES ONLINE

The USTA Ky Yearbooks have been mailed to each USTA member household, and here is the digital version.  Planning to be all digital in 2017.  If you would like a hard copy in 2017, give us a call to reserve your copy.   READ MORE
TENNIS APPRENTICE

Tennis Apprentice is an all-inclusive tennis program for beginners! Programs begin:
Louisville April 19
Henderson April 23
Paducah May 2
Somerset May 16
Owensboro May 25
Elizabethtown June 7
Russell Springs July 6
READ MORE AND REGISTER
REGISTER NOW!
50 & OVER REC LEAGUE
 
Brand new social, fun league geared toward the fifty and over crowd with a post match social.
Tuesday evenings, April 25th - June 13th at EP Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville!   READ MORE or 
REGISTRATION OPENS SOON FOR THE 18 & OVER STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
18 & Over State Championship registration opens May 13!  Congrats to all eligible teams!   READ MORE
COOLEST COOLER GIVE-A-WAY
 
If you didn't play USTA Mixed Doubles or Combo in 2016, register in 2017 and be entered to win this coolest cooler!  READ MORE
JUNIOR PLAYERS - # YOUR PICS!
 
Enter a drawing to win FREE registration to either UK Summer Tennis Camp or  U of L Summer Tennis Camp by posting your tennis pics on Facebook or Instagram with #tennisuk or #tennisuofl! 

FREE TENNIS/BINGO MIXER!
BRING A FRIEND 65 & OVER
 
Friday, April 28th
Tennis Club at Springhurst, Louisville
6:30 - 8:30p.m.
You don't have to know how to play, just be sure to wear tennis shoes!
INCLUDES PRIZES & REFRESHMENTS!!   READ MORE

Georgetown Spring Junior Classic (KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 2)
April 7-9, Georgetown
Registration Deadline: April 4th 

Pen Ten Spring Junior Challenge (KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 1 & 2)
April 15-16, Hopkinsville
Registration Deadline: April 11th 

LTC Summer Series #1 (YTP Orange Level 1)
April 15, Lexington
Registration Deadline: April 12th 

10U and 12U Doubles Challenger (KY Level 5)
April 15-16, Louisville
Registration Deadline: April 13th 

LIRC Kentucky Spring Junior Championship 10's, 14's and 18's (KY Level 3, Southern Level 5, YTP Green Level 1)
April 21-23, Louisville
Registration Deadline: April 18th 


Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
DO YOU PLAY TENNIS IN LOUISVILLE? 
 
The Tennis Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK) needs you!  If you are looking to have some fun and want to get involved in the sport you love!  READ MORE
ARTHUR LLOYD JOHNSON MEMORIAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT 
 
The USTA-Sanctioned Arthur Lloyd Johnson Memorial Tennis Tournament will be held June 23-25, 2017 in Louisville.  Limited Free Registrations!  READ MORE 
 
Greater Ashland Tennis Association (GATA), joined with the community group, Build Ashland, on April 7th for a cleanup day at Ashland Tennis Center.    READ MORE
TENNIS AT HEALTHY KIDS DAY IN LOUISVILLE 
 
Join us in Louisville on April 30th from 1-4pm on the  Great Lawn for the free  YMCA's Healthy Kids' Day, part of the Kentucky Derby Festival!   READ MORE
 
Don't forget to check out our Kentucky Jr's Tournament Central page to read what great tennis is being played by our juniors!
READ MORE
KORT KORNER

Therapy and exercise tips from KORT Physical Therapy.
PLAY IT FORWARD GRANT

Over $1.2 million has been made available for programs and tournaments focused on innovative ideas & growth based programming. The next deadline is March 31st, 2017.  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!

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.
YOUR LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS

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