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PRESIDENT'S CORNER

Why volunteer so many hours for USTA. My answer is quick and easy: the people and the programs. In a world where people are becoming more and more isolated, tennis provides a community for all. 
 
Dell
 
President
USTA Kentucky
"Tennis...It All Matters!"
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Congratulations to this years Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame inductees! Pamela Sullivan Hart, Andy Schrecker & Bruce Stone (pictured).  Induction Ceremony on Saturday, January 27.
BECOME PART OF USTA KENTUCKY! VOLUNTEER

It's time to volunteer to be part of a committee or Board of Directors! We have the best volunteers around, so join the team!  READ MORE  
BATTLE OF THE SEXES FEATURES LOCAL TALENT

Battle of the Sexes movie opens September 29th with a local tennis talent!  Louisville's own Lauren Kline.   READ MORE
CONGRATULATIONS!
 
National Jr. Tennis Learning essay winner Ezekiel Salama (Rising Stars of KY Tennis) pictured with Donald Young.   READ MORE
ADAPTIVE TENNIS WEBINAR AND GRANT
 
Act Fast!  Webinar is September 21 and Grant Application deadline is October 1, 2017.   READ MORE
ANOTHER KY TEAMS HEADED TO NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 55 & Over 4.0 Huston team from Lexington makes the 4th  Kentucky team advancing to the National Championships !
What a huge accomplishment and a proud summer for Kentucky!  Wish our teams the best of luck!
FALL LEAGUES
 
Continue playing into December with offerings in Louisville, Lexington and Paducah. Register now!
RECREATIONAL TENNIS IN LOUISVILLE
 
It's not to late to register and participate in all 8 weeks, the first week was rained out!
STEP UP LEAGUE

Register for a new beginner league in Louisville! October 1st for six weeks on Sundays from 3:00 to 5:00pm. 
2017 KENTUCKY MIXED DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to the winning teams!
 
18 & Over 6.0 - Cansler Team, L'ville
18 & Over 7.0 - May Team, L'ville
18 & Over 8.0 - Simpson Team, L'ville
18 & Over 9.0 - Gerlach Team, L'ville
40 & Over 7.0 - Schiff Team, Paducah
40 & Over 8.0 - Davis Team, Lex
55 & Over 7.0 - Shulak Team, L'ville
55 & Over 8.0 Bean Team, L'ville   READ MORE
SOUTHERN JR. CUP
 
Well played Kentucky!
14's-18's team
Eli Wood, Jacks Lancaster, Brent Reynolds, Piper Charney, Emma Beavin, Katie Beavin, Alex Horn, Xavier Ecarma, Michael Chou, Carrie Beckman, Olivia Gallagher, Lauren Waddles, Alex Wesbrooks, Brandon Chou, Matt Halpin, Caroline Hager, Madison Hill, Lauren Moore, Amanda Miller   


SOUTHERN JR. CUP
 
Way to represent Kentucky!
12's team
Eli Stephenson, Landon Ecarma, Sahil Krishnani, Annie Sims, Alana Sims, Jaycie Mair.  Coach Rex Ecarma


Find all links to sanctioned junior tournaments in Kentucky HERE

Top Gun Academy  Championships (KY Level 2, Southern Level 3)
September 29-October 1, Louisville
Registration Deadline: September 24th  

LIRC KY Fall Junior Championships
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 1)
September 30-October 1, Louisville
Registration Deadline: September 27th  REGISTER HERE

Brenda Emery/Cross Court Circuit #2 
(KY Level 3, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 1)
September 30-October 1, Lexington
Registration Deadline: September 27th 
REGISTER HERE

Centre Court Fall Junior Classic 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 2)
October 7-8, Owensboro
Registration Deadline: October 3rd 
REGISTER HERE

10 and Under Challenger Series #1 
(YTP Orange Level 2)
October 8, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 4th 
REGISTER HERE

LTC October Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Green Level 1)
October 14-15, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 8th
REGISTER HERE

Champions Series #4
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 1)
October 21-22, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 18th
REGISTER HERE

10 and Under Challenger Series #2 
(YTP Orange Level 1)
October 22, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 18th 
REGISTER HERE

LIRC October Junior Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 2)
October 28-29, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 25th  REGISTER HERE

Hilltopper Tennis Classic #3 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5)
November 4-5, Bowling Green
Registration Deadline: October 29th
REGISTER HERE

LTC November Championships 
(KY Level 4, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 2)
November 4-5, Louisville
Registration Deadline: October 29th
REGISTER HERE


Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
YOUR SCHOOL CAN STILL BE PART OF THE FUN
 
September has been very busy starting the JCPS Elementary School League!   READ MORE
  
NET GENERATION FOR SCHOOLS
   
Teachers can now register with Net Generation to receive free training and incentives to help grow tennis!   READ MORE  
LEARN TO PLAY TENNIS

It's not to late to sign up!  1st week was rained out, so you can still be part of all 8 weeks if you sign up today! Adults 18 years or older learn to play tennis at  Seneca Park, Louisville.   READ MORE
TENNIS FUNDRAISER TO SUPPORT TWISTED PINK

The 5th year for the RTL Tennis Championships is November 11.   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

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.
YOUR LOCAL LEAGUE COORDINATORS

Looking for additional league playing opportunity?  How about getting a family member or friend involved in tennis? 
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SUPPORT RAISE A RACQUET FOUNDATION

Be sure to check out scholarship and funding opportunities available through USTA Kentucky's endowment fund, Raise a Racquet. 
 
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