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What a year it's been! As the saying goes, "Time flies when you're having fun!" and I couldn't agree more - I've had so much fun getting to know and serve each of you through this past year!
Keep on Servin'!
TENNIS APPRENTICE - LOUISVILLE
Indoor session begins March 4th with Teaching Professional Evan Bailey
Outdoor sessions at Seneca and Sawyer Parks begin the week of April 10th. Spread the word and spread the love of the game!READ MORE
PADUCAH PAYS IT FORWARD
The Paducah Tennis Association Board of Directors has voted to not use CTA fees for player prizes. Instead the 2019 fees paid will be
donated to the Lone Oak Tennis Center to assist with court maintenance and upkeep. The more league participation the more benefit to LOTA.READ MORE
TRI-LEVEL SECTIONALS IN KENTUCKY
Not to early to plan your team for Tri-Level local league competition. Teams will have the opportunity to advance all the way to Sectionals in LOUISVILLE!!! That's right, Louisville, Ky! If you win at state your team will automatically advance to compete against all the other Southern states right here at home in Kentucky! For local league dates and help finding a team please contact yourLocal League Coordinator.
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS
Fun NEW Opportunity!
How would you like to be part of planning a Sectional Championship?
FORM and join the fun to volunteer or sponsor!
SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITY
Big Springs at Hamony Landing in Louisville is hiring!
PLAY IT FORWARD GRANT OPPORTUNITY
Deadline for play it forward is quarterly- the next one is March 30th.
Expect awarded funding to be distributed in the fall at the earliest.
Celebrating Net Generation Coach Dee Maynard. Kentucky is lucky to have her! READ MORE
2019 MAJOR REGULATION CHANGES
1.04F(1)c: Match results from Southern NTRP Tournaments in TennisLink will be included in the 2019 year-end ratings. For players that participate in NTRP tournaments exclusively, said player will generate a tournament-exclusive (T) rating contingent on enough match play.
Important regulation to know and link to keep handy:
USTA League Regulations
1.04E(4) Player Agreement. All players participating in the USTA League agree to abide by and be bound by the Friend at Court - The USTA Handbook of Tennis Rules and Regulations includingThe Code beginning on page 36.
55 & OVER COMBO DOUBLES HEAD TO AUBURN ALABAMA
Wish your friends from the following teams best of luck as they travel to Auburn, AL this weekend!
NOTE: Combo Doubles Sectionals, all divisions will be played the first weekend in December this year for 2019 Championships. Location is yet to be determined.
ARTHUR LLOYD JOHNSON MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT
The West Louisville Tennis Club will host this long standing tournament June 20 through 23 at Chickasaw Park in Louisville Kentucky. USTA membership is required.
REGISTER. For more information contact Jason Williams at (502) 551-6942.
ATTN: PLAYERS IN HENDERSON
Henderson Tennis leagues will be registering teams for the
55 and Over and the
18 and Over league seasons to be played in April and May. Anyone interested in captaining a team should contact
SAVE THE DATE
Henderson Tennis Club Dinner and Auction to be held on Saturday, June 29th. Holy Name's Men's Club will be preparing the dinner and Rookies Restuarant will be serving a cash bar. Make it a point to attend for fun and fellowship and you may walk away with awesome auction items.
TENNIS ON CAMPUS SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
This year's Sectional Championships are February 20 - 23 in Auburn, AL. Kentucky - don't miss the fun! READ MORE to find a team on your campus.
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!
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.