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PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Instead receiving a letter from me every month, I want to share this space with YOU, with YOUR community and with YOUR tennis shining stars!    READ MORE  to submit your story!
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Rainey!
Pictured: Matthew Satterly 
Lake Cumberland Rising Star


A LIFETIME LOVE FOR THE GAME

The Lyne Tussey story.  A real Kentucky Tennis Champion!
"Tennis has opened so many doors for me.  It really is the sport of a lifetime!"   READ MORE
SUMMER TENNIS CAMP!

It's time to register for the University of Kentucky 2018 Wildcat Tennis Camp! Don't miss the fun!   REGISTER  
WHERE ARE THE MEN?
 
Let's go men - It's time to register for the 60/70 & Over clay court tennis tournament.  Don't miss the fun!  READ MORE  
IT'S COMING ...

Mark your calendars June 2 - 9.  Tennis on the move ... events at 17 Kentucky cities! Follow us on social media for event updates! 
TENNIS AT THE CAPITOL

Come join the fun on Tuesday, May 15 at 3:30!  We'll be playing tennis on the back veranda of the Capitol! Kick off to the Kentucky Tennis Tour!
HEY PADUCAH AND SOMERSET!
 
Don't miss Drop Shots Registration!

PADUCAH Session Begins May 1st
FACEBOOK
SOMERSET  Session Begins May 8th

  
HEY LEXINGTON!
 
Don't miss Wild Aces in Lexington
Beginning 2nd week of May
Offering daytime and evening leagues!
For more information contact 

  
HEY HENDERSON!
 
Don't miss Tennis Apprentice
Begins April 22nd @ 5:30pm
Doc Hosbach Tennis Center
For more info call 270-831-0701 or email Henderson


  
HEY JUNIOR PLAYERS!
 
Junior Team Tennis Teams are forming!  Talk to your friends and  READ MORE to find your local contact.
  
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP REGISTRATION OPENS SOON
 
Adult 55 & Over Championships - Registration opens May 1st
 
Adult 18 & Over Championships - Registration opens May 12th
 
Adult 40 & Over Championships - Registration opens June 20th

NEW - ADULT 65 & OVER LEAGUE
 
Louisville Plainview clay court league registration opens April 1 and play begins May 29th  READ MORE
Contact Kathy Klein in you want to begin a league to your area.
WELCOME MADDIE

We would like to welcome Maddie Notoris to the USTA Kentucky team as Youth Program Coordinator for Louisville  READ MORE   



JUNIOR TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS!

Consider running an entry Level 5 junior tournament!  It's, fun it's easy and there is a financial incentive waiting for you!  Contact 
Bryan Hash for details!



FREE WEEK 
AT UK TENNIS CAMP

Juniors, # you tennis pics #UniversityofKYtenniscamp and you'll be registered to win a free week at UK Tennis Camp! 2 winners drawn on May 31!


LOUISVILLE ADULTS SINGLES LEAGUE REGISTRATION OPEN

Players looking for singles play can sign up as an individual and are paired with other players at your rating level.  Registration deadline is April 6th.  REGISTER

JOE CREASON - KENTUCKY STATE QUALIFIER

Who will be the next champions at the Joe Creason Kentucky State Qualifier sponsored by Verizon Cellular Sales! REGISTRATION



TOURNAMENT LEVEL PATHWAYS CREATED
 
USTA Kentucky created pathways for parents to guide their children through junior tournaments, based on their level of play.  An easy way to determine which tournaments would be best to enter.  


Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky HERE

Leon Zegart Junior Championships (KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
April 27-29, Louisville
Registration Deadline: April 24th 
REGISTER HERE

Queen/King of the Court Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
May 4-6, Georgetown
Registration Deadline: May 1st
REGISTER HERE

Kentucky Junior Open 
(KY Level 3, Southern Level 4, YTP Green/Orange
May 13-14, Louisville
Registration Deadline: May 9th
REGISTER HERE

LTC May Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange)
May 19-20, Louisville
Registration Deadline: May 13th
REGISTER HERE

Joe Creason Kentucky State Qualifier (KY Level 1, Southern Level 2, YTP Green Orange)
May 26-30, Louisville
Registration Deadline: May 18th 
REGISTER HERE


Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
USTA KENTUCKY YEARBOOK
   
Year in review!  Check out some tennis super stars for 2017!  
Click Here to receive a mailed copy.  
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.
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

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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