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USTA NTRP RATINGS JUST RELEASED

The 2016 USTA League year wrapped up with a record number of over 10,000 registrations in Charlotte. Thank you to all of players that participated, particularly all of our captains that worked hard for their teams. The 2016 year-end NTRP Ratings are now available and will go into effect on January 1, 2017 when registration for the USTA Spring Adult League opens. Please let us know if you need assistance in forming teams or with team placements. Read More
 

FIVE TEAMS EMERGE AS COMBO DOUBLES LEAGUE STATE CHAMPIONS

Congratulations to all the teams that won their local divisions to advance to the 2016 Southern Combo Doubles League State Championships. The Charlotte Tennis Association was proud to send 31 teams to compete over two weekends in Wilmington, NC. Five teams claimed championship titles and will move on to the USTA Southern Sectional Championships being held in Mobile and Auburn, AL in early 2017. Read More
 

THREE CHARLOTTE TEAMS CLAIM TITLES AT USTA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The women's 55 and Over 9.0 team, captained by Debbie Carmazzi, just returned from Surprise, AZ where they claimed the National title. Charlotte was proud to send three teams to the USTA National Championships and all three have returned with the title of champion! Read More
 

CTA CONCLUDES 4TH YEAR OF OUR TENNIS PLAY DAYS CIRCUIT

Thanks to Firethorne Country Club Club for hosting our final event of the 2016 calendar year. A special thanks goes out to: Firethorne Country Club, Olde Providence Racquet Club, Providence Country Club, and Park Crossing Swim & Racquet Club. All hosted Play Days each of the past 4 years. For details about next year's circuit check our website in early 2017. Read More
 

TWO CHARLOTTE METRO TEAMS CAPTURE MIXED DOUBLES STATE TITLES

Congratulations to the Charlotte Metro Mixed Doubles State Champions! Nine Metro teams advanced to the State Championships which were held in Asheville September 9-11. Both Jamie O’Rourke’s 40 & Over 6.0 team and Jim McGehee’s 18 & Over 7.0 team won their divisions. Teams will go on to compete at the Sectional Championships to be held October 7-9 in Chattanooga, TN. Read More
 

HAVE FUN, MEET NEW PLAYERS, JOIN THE CTA CHALLENGE LADDER

Registration is open for the CTA Challenge Ladder. The fall season begins on August 22 and will run 11 weeks! Players/teams set their own matches at their convenience and can play as often as they want, at a location determined by the players. For more information click on the Adult Challenge Ladder menu option to the left. If you are also a 2016 League player the registration fee for the ladder is only $10. Read More
 

55 & OVER AND 65 & OVER TEAMS CAPTURE STATE TITLES

The USTA League 55 & Over and 65 & Over State Championship events are complete with four teams from Charlotte taking the titles and advancing to represent NC at the Sectional Championships. Best of luck to these teams (click on Read More for a list and photos) as they progress to the next level of competition. The 55 & Over division will compete September 16-18 in Asheville, NC and the 65 & Over will be held December 2-4 in Hilton Head Island, SC. Read More
 

CTA HELPS FUND SPECIAL OLYMPICS LOCAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

This past weekend 62 athletes with intellectual disabilities competed in Charlotte's 5th annual Special Olympics tennis tournament. The event is free for all participants so there is no generated revenue. Each year, for the past three years, the CTA donates a portion of the Pro League proceeds to the Charlotte Special Olympics program. This goes a long way in helping to supply T-shirts, awards and more. Read More
 

THE EXCITEMENT OF EXPERIENCING A PRO TENNIS EVENT

Thanks to USTA NC for assisting the Charlotte Tennis Association to host thirty children and chaperons from the Greater Enrichment Program ("GEP") to experience a pro tennis event. GEP offers tennis and the ACE Curriculum as part of their after-school and summer programming. Additionally, the Charlotte Tennis Association provided an opportunity for ten Special Olympics tennis athletes and coaches to enjoy the excitement of competition between John Isner, Andy Roddick and the Bryan Brothers. Read More
 

CTA ASSISTS RAMA ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WITH TENNIS COURT PROJECT

Thanks to a special offer from USTA and USTA Southern, funding was provided to paint lines and create three 36' tennis courts on the blacktop at Rama Road Elementary. The courts will be used to implement PE units, and possibly after school activity. The CTA helped coordinate the project including obtaining a contractor and handling all financial matters. Read More
 

CTA PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR SCHOOLS

The CTA organizes free School Tennis Workshops and offers free tennis equipment loaner packages to help PE teachers, coaches and organizers implement tennis in school and after-school settings. CTA equipment packages include junior racquets, low compression balls, throw down lines and station signs to facilitate making tennis easy and fun. Using this equipment, tennis can be played in a gym, playground, or on any blacktop surface. Read More
 

FREE USTA MEMBERSHIP OFFER FOR KIDS 10 AND UNDER

Until December 31, 2016, kids 10 and under, new to the USTA, can receive a free 1-year Junior Membership - a $20.00 value. Free USTA Membership includes eligibility to participate in USTA Jr. Team Tennis and USTA junior tournaments, and an annual subscription to the Bounce newsletter. Click on Read More for details on how to sign up. Read More
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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