The Southern Tennis Foundation (STF) announced the establishment of the Mildred F. Southern Academic Excellence Award for two of the foundation's annual college scholarships.
Elizabethtown's Anastasia Newsome was one of the two inaugural award recipients. READ MORE
THANKS TO ALL WHO DONATED!
wenty-seven KY tennis industry individuals (teaching pros and officials) have been awarded funds totaling $9,000. Over $6,000 has been donated, and a $5,000 donation match from Raise a Racquet. READ MOREto donate or apply for assistance.
SOUTHERN CARES FACILITY ASSISTANCE - APPLY NOW
Southern Cares Facility Assistance is now accepting applications with a deadline of May 29.
Southern CARES Teaching Pro Grant, which has closed, served 19 Kentucky teaching pros to date.
NATIONAL FACILITY RECOVERY GRANT
The National Facility Recovery Grant is open until June 12.
Fourteen Kentucky facilities have applied. Facilities can apply for both the Southern and National assistance.
USTA LEAGUE SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED
USTA Southern Cancels 2020 USTA League, Combo Doubles Sectional ChampionshipsREAD MORE
We are working on plans to resume play locally with state Championships! Plans will be finalized as soon as possible so watch for communications from your local league coordinators.
Due to the continued situation surrounding the COVID-19 virus, and after discussions with the USTA Medical Advisory Committee, effective immediately the USTA will extend the suspension of USTA sanctioned products and events through May 31.READ MORE
Congratulations to well deserving Evan Lawson (Desales High School) and Mia Lancaster (Greenwood High School) for winning the 2020 Jason Isaacs Scholarship! (checks were not presented in person)
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SENIORS
We have been highlighting our Kentucky seniors on
Instagram. Check out our Senior Spotlight! Pictured - Haley White from Maysville. She plans to play at Lincoln Memorial University.
Did you miss two of our local heroes featured by National during Volunteer Appreciation Week!
Thanks to Mike Eden and Anna Pierce (pictured)
CONGRATULATIONS TO GOLD LEVEL CTA'S
Four CTA's have achieved Gold Level Status. Our May Featured CTA is Henderson Tennis Club
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Kim Lonnemann with the information no later than the first day of each month.
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PLAY IT FORWARD GRANT
Over $1.2 million has been made available for programs and tournaments focused on innovative ideas & growth based programming.
READ MOREor 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.