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DON'T CALL TJ DIFFERENT UNLESS YOU MEAN OUTSTANDING

Hard work, dedication and college opportunities , this is what TJ Richardson has accomplished.
Raise a Racquet is honored and humbled to have played a small role to support TJ's efforts.
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PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION
 
Raise a Racquet Rallys on support by people like you!  DONATE

APPRECIATION PARTY

Fun was had by all ages at the USTA Kentucky Member Appreciation Party.  See you next year!


 

NOMINATE KENTUCKY'S BEST

It's easy - please take a moment to submit a nomination for USTA Kentucky Awards!  
Nomination window will close on September 15.   READ MORE
WAY TO GO KENTUCKY!

You killed it! We showed Southern that Kentucky plays Tri-Level by increasing registration numbers by 265 players or 21%!  Let's keep the momentum going for Tri-Level Sectionals!
TRI-LEVEL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Congrats to the Tri-Level State Champions!
3.5-2.5W 18's Bozarth - Louisville (pictured)
4.0-3.0W 18's Voss - Louisville
4.0-3.0M 18's Allen - Purchase
4.5 - 3.5 W 18's Voss - Louisville
4.5-3.5M 18's Campbell - Louisville
4.0-3.0W 40's Voss - Louisville
4.0-3.0M 40's Harlan - Bowling Green
4.5-3.5W 40's Campbell - Louisville
4.0-3.0W 55's Coakley - Louisville
65 & OVER REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING

65 & Over will be held September 20 - 22.  Registration deadline is September 11th for ALL players!  Don't miss the fun on clay courts!
MIXED DOUBLES STATE CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION OPEN

Mixed Doubles State Championship in Bowling Green September 5-8. Registration is open - Deadline for minimum number is August 28th
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SUNDAY FUNDAY DESIGNED FOR THE NEW PLAYER

Sunday, September 15, 2:00 - 4:00 at Seneca Park.  If you are unrated - no worries.  You can receive a rating that day!   REGISTER  and join the fun or help us spread the word!
HISPANIC COACHES CONFERENCE
   
Roberto Aspillaga  represented Kentucky at the USTA Southern Hispanic Coaches Conference hosted at the BB&T Atlanta Open.
18-39 LEAGUE WAS A SUCCESS

Keep an eye on Facebook to see Fall dates announcement!
DON'T MISS THE FINAL SUNDAY FUNDAY

Mark your calendars for October 27th.  Never to early to start planning! REGISTER
TENNIS POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN LEXINGTON

BTA is hiring tennis instructors for Fall Programs, parent coaches for Elementary and Middle School Leagues and general volunteers.   CONTACT Christy Herring for more information.
HEADING TO COLLEGE?

Check out Tennis on Campus!  If you competed at the KHHSA tournament, you saw us there!  Instagram -@wku_clubtennis   @ukyclubtennis @uofltennisclub  



10 & UNDER JOIN FOR FREE

Share your love for tennis with the next generation.  First year free for 10 and under!  READ MORE






YOU CAN EARN EXTRA MONEY!
 
If you run a new entry level tournament in 2019, you could qualify to earn some extra cash!   READ MORE
 
 

Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky 

Brenda Emery/Cross Court Circuit #1 (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange)
August 24-25th, Lexington
Registration Deadline: August 20th 
REGISTER HERE

Bowling Green All-In Championships (Southern Level 5)
August 24-25th, Bowling Green
Registration Deadline: August 18th 
REGISTER HERE

Kentucky Clay Court Closed State Champ (Southern Level 4, YTP Green)
August 31st-September 2nd, Louisville
Registration Deadline: August 25th
REGISTER HERE

CKTS Glasgow Open (Southern Level 5)
August 31-September 1st, Glasgow
Registration Deadline: August 27th
REGISTER HERE

LIRC September Junior Championships (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange)
September 7-8th, Louisville
Registration Deadline: September 4th REGISTER HERE

Festival of the Horse (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange)
September 13-15th, Georgetown
Registration Deadline: September 10th
REGISTER HERE

ATS 7th Annual Viking Tennis Classic (Southern Level 5)
September 13-15th, Morehead
Registration Deadline: September 8th
REGISTER HERE

CKTS Baughman Tennis Classic (Southern Level 5)
September 14-15th, Columbia
Registration Deadline: September 10th
REGISTER HERE

Ole Stone Junior Open (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange)
September 14-15th, Bowling Green
Registration Deadline: September 10th
REGISTER HERE





Contact Bryan Hash or 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   
JUNIOR TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

We have a page that is always on the USTAKY homepage to highlight recent top results in junior tournaments. It is a great way to celebrate the accomplishments of KY juniors. READ MORE

NET GENERATION
 
Working together to create our next generation of tennis greats!  

2018 YEARBOOK
 
 
The 2018 Yearbook has been published. READ MORE  If you have not received a yearbook in the mail by  March 31, and you would like a hard copy, please submit your REQUEST .


 
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.
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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