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PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

This month, I want to share a way that you can make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals around our state! 
By making a donation to Raise a Racquet, the charitable foundation benefiting Kentucky's tennis communities, an anonymous donor has pledged to match every donation up to a $5,000 maximum The next two months, my President's Perspective will feature RaR stories.  READ MORE
Keep on Servin'!
Rainey!
RAISE A RACQUET BY STRINGING RACQUETS
 
Aiden Vilo, will be donating half of his earnings from racquet stringing this summer to The Raise a Racquet Foundation. READ MORE

IT'S A PARTY!

You are invited to the USTA Member Appreciation Party!
  • Friday, August 2 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Kentucky Bank Pro Circuit Tennis Championships
  • University of Kentucky 

Pizza, Beer, Soft Drinks & Prizes

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 18 & OVER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS
   
2.5W Louisville/SMITH
3.0W Louisville/AJKAY
3.5W Louisville/BENABOU
4.0W Louisville/GRAY
4.5W Louisville/BAUER
3.0M Lexington/SANDERS
3.5M Lexington/QUINN
4.0M Louisville/HARDIN
4.5M Louisville/BAHNG
PHOTOS
GOLD LEVEL COMMUNITY TENNIS ASSOCIATIONS

There are 26 CTA's in Kentucky and 4 have reached the Gold Level Standard!  CONGRATULATIONS TO BLUEGRASS TENNIS ASSOCIATION!   READ MORE   

 
CONTRATULATION TO OUR 2019 CREASON WINNERS

Girls 18s Singles: Carrie Beckman
Girls 18s Doubles: Carrie Beckman/Lauren Waddles
Girls 16s Singles: Emma Beavin
Girls 16s Doubles: Emma Beavin/Katie Beavin
Girls 14s Singles: Grace Katzman
Girls 14s Doubles: Grace Katzman/Reagen Mangan
Girls 12s Singles: Ellie Hammond
Girls 12s Doubles: Sanam Krishnani-Hadley Appling
Girls 10s Green Ball Singles: Vivien Englund
Girls 10s Green Ball Doubles: Himani Deo/Katie Lankford
Girls 10s Orange Ball Singles: Helen Bai
 
Boys 18s Singles: Brandon Chou
Boys 18s Doubles: Brandon Chou/Michael Chou
Boys 16s Singles: Zachary White
Boys 16s Doubles: Eli Stephenson/Eli Wood
Boys 14s Singles: Eli Stephenson
Boys 14s Doubles: Carson Kroll/Evan Duggal
Boys 12s Singles: Abel Prude
Boys 12s Doubles: Abel Prude/Colby Berson
Boys 10s Green Ball Singles: Josiah Russell
Boys 10s Green Ball Doubles: Josiah Russell/Malleshwar Suresh
Boys 10s Orange Ball Singles: John Meadows Jr. - Pictured
Boys 10s Orange Ball Doubles: Archy Chen/Scient Chen
READ MORE  
EXPIRED MEMBER

Are you an expired USTA member or know someone who is?  Please complete this survey and let us know how we can improve! READ MORE  


  
TERI CHRISTENSEN FEATURED IN THE NEWS ENTERPRISE ARTICLE

Teri is now leading the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission after Bo O'Brien's retirment.  She also serves on the USTA Kentucky BOD and Committee Chair.  READ MORE
NOMINATE KENTUCKY'S BEST

Please take a moment to submit a nomination for USTA Kentucky Awards!  Nomination window will close on September 15.   
RUN TO THE COURTS

Summer youth programming is in full swing!  Contact your local CTA for details! READ MORE and click the FIND YOUR AREA tab.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 55 & OVER STATE CHAMPIONS

3.OW Louisville HAMILTON
3.5W Louisville FRENCH
4.0W Owensboro WALTHER
3.5M Louisville MCDONALD
4.0M Purchase COOK
PLEASE CONSIDER

Please consider submitting a nomination for the Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame by July 31. Pictured:  Mel Purcell 1985 Induction.
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
 
 
MARK YOUR CALENDARS

The Braidy Industries $60,000 Women's Tennis Classic will be held in Ashland, Kentucky July 20 - 28.  Watch the pros compete for the title. READ MORE
SUNDAY IS A FUNDAY FOR TENNIS IN LOUISVILLE

Three Sunday Fundays are set in Louisville at Seneca park.
June 30, 2:00 - 4:00 - Patriotic Party
August 4, 2:00 - 4:00 - Beach Bash
October 27, 2:00 - 4:00 - Football Fun
ATTENTION TEAM CAPTAINS!

Deal alert!  ��  Tennis Warehouse is offering tennis teams special pricing on team orders this summer! Captains who register their team(s) before 6/30 via link can save up to 30% on apparel and footwear. Includes Nike, Lucky in Love, Adidas, Asics and more!
DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO PLAY TRI-LEVEL!

Southern Sectionals will be held in Louisville this year!  Contact your Local League Coordinators to find a team in your area!  Let's show Southern that Kentucky plays tennis!  CLICK HERE
SAVE THE DATE

Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships July 29- August 4 at UK's Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.
Events just added for 
Tuesday, July 30:
  • Free admission all day for all 18 and under
  • Lunch and meet/greet for high schoolers with pro coaches and pros
  • Kid's Day for younger kids
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







Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky 

You can register for all of these upcoming tournaments HERE

Stuart Blazer Memorial State Champ. (Southern Level 4, 10U Green) June 28-30th, Ashland Registration
Deadline: June 21st

Heartland JD Series #2 (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange) June 29th, Elizabethtown Registration Deadline: June 25th

MTC Berea Bud Jackson Juniors (Southern Level 5) June 29-30th, Berea Registration Deadline: June 27th

Firecracker Open State Championship (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange) July 6th-7th, Louisville Registration Deadline: June 26th

Bluegrass Summer Slam (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange) July 5-7th, Lexington Registration Deadline: July 2nd

CKTS State Farm Etown Open (Southern Level 5) July 6-7th, Elizabethtown Registration Deadline: July 2nd

MTC Richmond Tennis Tournament (Southern Level 5) July 6-7th, Richmond Registration Deadline: July 4th

Hilltopper Classic State Championship (Southern Level 4, 10U Green) July 12-14th, Bowling Green Registration Deadline: July 10th

Heartland JD Series #3 (Southern Level 5, 10U Orange) July 13th, Elizabethtown Registration Deadline: July 9th

ATS Whitesburg Tennis Classic (Southern Level 5) July 13-14th, Whitesburg Registration Deadline: July 8th

MTC Barbourville Union College (Southern Level 5) July 13-14th, Barbourville Registration Deadline: July 11th

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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