Your Monthly News & Updates / Read what's new with USTA Kentucky
PRESIDENT'S CORNER

Happy New Year Kentucky tennis players! As we move into 2017, it is traditional to set resolutions and goals. We are encouraged to do so by all media outlets and are bombarded to improve all aspects of our lives.  There truly is no other sport like tennis for accomplishing this goal.   READ MORE
 
Dell
 
President
USTA Kentucky
"Tennis...It All Matters!"

PROPOSED 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS SLATE

This slate will be voted upon at the Annual Meeting at the  Brown Hotel, Louisville, January, 28, 2017.
NEW YEAR WISHES FOR A GRAND SLAM 2017
 
It's a new year and w e know you love tennis as much as we do, and you've heard the saying "It takes a village"...    READ MORE   

  
FREE COACHES CLINIC

Free Coaches Clinics January 21 in Louisville, January 28 in London and February 4 in Lexington To register: 
READ MORE

ADULT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE FOR STATE AND SECTIONALS

Mark your calendars for Adult League Championships.  Win or lose, plan to attend and socialize with players, and see some great tennis!   READ MORE
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE #1 RANKED KENTUCKY JUNIOR PLAYERS

Boys 10s: Sam Gurevich
Girls 10s: Ellie Hammond
Boys 12s: Tommy Scanlan
Girls 12s: Annie Sims
Boys 14s: Xavier Ecarma
Girls 14s: Olivia Gallagher
Boys 16s: Brandon Chou
Girls 16s: Eva Borders
Boys 18s: Drew Singerman
Girls 18s: Sarah Horn - pictured

Check out our Kentucky Junior Tournament Central for weekly junior play updates!  READ MORE
TENNIS APPRENTICE CAN COME TO YOUR TOWN 
BY REQUEST
 
Know someone who might be interested in learning to play tennis, or would your company like to start a group?  Tennis Apprentice is a 6 - 8 week program that teaches the basics of tennis and includes a FREE Tennis Racquet! 
SPORTSFEST 2017 IN LOUISVILLE

We had a great time playing tennis with over 2,000 kids of all ages.  
  
REGISTERING LOUISVILLE AREA SCHOOLS FOR TENNIS PROGRAMMING

The Louisville 10 and Under Tennis Association is now registering schools who would like to offer tennis as an after-school activity for the spring .    READ MORE  
BLUEGRASS TENNIS ASSOC. PROVIDING TENNIS INSTRUCTION IN LEXINGTON AREA SCHOOLS

BTA can bring tennis to your school! 

Centre Court Championships #1
(YTP Orange Level 2)
January 28, Owensboro
Boys and Girls 10's (Orange)
Registration Deadline: 
January 24th   REGISTER

Bluegrass Winter Slam 12's and 16's  (KY Level 3, Southern Level 5)
February 3-5, Lexington
Boys and Girls 12's  and 16's (Yellow)
Registration Deadline: January 31st 
 
REGISTER

Bluegrass Winter Slam 10's, 14's and 18's  (KY Level 3, Southern Level 5, YTP Orange Level 2)
February 10-12, Lexington
Boys and Girls 10's (Orange Level 2), 14's  and 18's (Yellow)
Registration Deadline: February 8th  REGISTER


Contact Bryan Hash or READ MORE
ELIZABETHTOWN DONATES $2,100 TO CITY & SCHOOLS  
 
Paying if forward in 2017! Elizabethtown Tennis Commission donated nets to Freeman Lake Park, John Hardin & Central Hardin High Schools.   READ MORE
A NEW SPORTS WHEELCHAIR THANKS TO RAISE A RACQUET FOUNDATION
 
Jenny Smith loves tennis and didn't have an appropriate sports wheelchair.  She is thrilled to be back on the courts!    READ MORE   

  
HENDERSON TENNIS CLUB ANNUAL MEETING
 
The annual meeting for the Henderson Tennis Club will be Friday, January 20.  All are invited.   READ MORE   

  
BOB LOVE FEATURED IN TENNIS INDUSTRY MAGAZINE
 
76 years young and still very involved with community tennis. If you missed the Member News article, here is your chance to  READ MORE   

  
MAJOR REGULATION CHANGES FOR 2017

Major USTA Adult League regulation changes for 2017.   READ MORE
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? 
Raise a Racket Logo
SUPPORT RAISE A RACQUET FOUNDATION

Be sure to check out scholarship and funding opportunities available through USTA Kentucky's endowment fund, Raise a Racquet. 
 
USTA | Kentucky | 888.582.8674 | Questions about ENews contact Kim | USTAKy
STAY CONNECTED: