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PRESIDENT'S CORNER

I hope this news article finds you full of peace, joy and love during this holiday season. It has been an extraordinary 2017 for tennis in Kentucky! Click to  READ MORE!
Dell
 
President
USTA Kentucky
"Tennis...It All Matters!"
KENTUCKY TENNIS AWARDS CELEBRATION

You're invited! Friday, January 26, 7:00pm at The Louisville Palace  PURCHASE TICKETS

KENTUCKY TENNIS HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON
 
You're invited to honor Pamela Sullivan Hart, Robert Anderson Schrecker and Bruce Stone!  Saturday, January 27, noon at the Brown Hotel.  PURCHASE TICKETS  
USTA SOUTHERN AWARD WINNERS

CONGRATULATIONS to our Southern Award Winners; Jane Gamble, John Herring and Meg Peavy! Kentucky is lucky to have you and all that you do for tennis!   READ MORE  
TENNIS INDUSTRY MAGAZINE NAMES NATIONAL CHAMPIONS OF THE YEAR
 
Jane Gamble, from Paducah was named Tennis Advocate of the Year!  Congratulations to a well deserved "tennis advocate".   READ MORE
  
USTA SOUTHERN LOCAL LEADER LIAISON (LLL)
 
USTA Southern seeks to contract with three LLLs to form a new pilot program in 2018. The objective of the LLL is to enhance the visibility and quality of tennis programs and activities in a specific geographic area. Application deadline is December 31, 2017.    READ MORE 
GEARING UP FOR ADULT LEAGUE SEASON

2018 Regulations and State, Section and National Championship Schedules have been released!  READ MORE



LOUISVILLE LEAGUE PLAYERS

Let Kathy Klein know if this information card CLICK HERE is beneficial!  Watch for more to come ...
WHEELCHAIR TENNIS
 
Wheelchair tennis clinic at UK.  Great people and great fun! We had facilitators/players who came from as far as NJ, FLA, NC and IL!  READ MORE AND SEE PHOTOS !
SPORTSFEST 2018 - INTERACTIVE SPORTS FESTIVAL

Come have some tennis fun!!
We've made it easy for you to find us!   READ MORE   




Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky HERE

Icy Hot Winter Indoor Championships
(Southern Level 2, KY Level 1-A)
December 27-30, Louisville
10's (Green), 12-18's (Yellow)
Tournament Director: Chris Mather
 
Springhurst New Years Classic
(Southern Level 3, KY Level 2)
December 30-January 1, Louisville
10's (Green), 12-18's (Yellow)
Tournament Director: Chris Mather

Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
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SUPPORT RAISE A RACQUET FOUNDATION

Consider Raise a Racquet for your year end giving!  Be sure to check out scholarship and funding opportunities available through USTA Kentucky's endowment fund, Raise a Racquet. 
 
STEPHEN MATHER MEMORIAL DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP 

Some of Kentucky's accomplished players of 2017 continued their hot year by taking doubles titles!  This is one of the few tournaments that offer mixed doubles competition. 18s mixed doubles champs pictured. 
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NET GENERATION FOR SCHOOLS
   
Teachers can now register with Net Generation to receive free training and incentives to help grow tennis!   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!

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?  READ MORE
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