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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
 

JOIN A TEAM TO GET ACTIVE AND SOCIAL

Register to play on USTA Mixed Doubles and Singles League teams this summer! Team registration for these fun and unique leagues will run through May 12. The season begins the week of May 29. For more information, click Read More. Read More
 

COMBO DOUBLES TEAMS CAPTURE SECTION TITLES

Congratulations to the Women's 18 & Over 6.5 team captained by Tara McGeehee and Women’s 40 & Over 8.5 team captained by Kimberly Hanson for winning the Combo Doubles Southern Sectional Championships in Mobile, AL. Men’s and women’s teams with more than 1,500 players from nine states competed in 18 levels at the Copeland-Cox Mobile Tennis Center March 18-21. Read More
 

THE CTA BEGINS THE 5TH YEAR OF OUR PLAY DAYS CIRCUIT

Thanks to the partnership of so many local host facilities, the CTA is launching the 5th year of our Tennis Play Days Circuit. For 2016 most facilities will not only include the 8&U and 10&U age groups, but will also include the 11-12 age group. The calendar of events has been posted and registration for the first event is open. The first event will be on Saturday, April 2nd at Carmel Country Club. For additional details and to register click on READ MORE. Read More
 

USTA ADULT LEAGUE SPRING SEASON OFF TO A STRONG START

The spring season kicked off with informative and fun meetings attended by over 30 new captains and about 150 returning captains. There are over 4,200 participants playing on 335 teams representing 47 Charlotte area tennis facilities! Team competition will run through late May, and culminate with playoff events to advance teams to the State Championships. Registration for Summer USTA Leagues will open April 1. 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
 

GREAT SPORTSMANSHIP IN CHARLOTTE

Four junior players were recognized by for their outstanding sportsmanship at the USTA NC Annual Awards Ceremony in Pinehurst. Arguably the most important of all the awards, it is great to have the following players with exemplary behavior on and off the tennis court: Jenna Thompson, Girls 14s; Maddie Weber, Girls 16s; Mark Dillon, Boys 14s and Kavir Kumar, Boys 18s. Read More
 

MARK DILLON GOES INTO NC TENNIS HALL OF FAME

On Saturday, January 23, during USTA NC Tennis Weekend in Pinehurst, Mark Dillon was inducted into the North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame. Mark is a native of Charlotte and was one of the state’s best junior players towards the end of the 1970s. He won numerous titles, including Boys 16s doubles state title in 1976, Boys 18s singles and doubles state titles in 1978 and the NCHSAA singles champion as a senior. 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
 

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
 

CTA SUPPORTS LOCAL SPECIAL OLYMPICS TENNIS PROGRAM

For the third year in a row, the Charlotte Tennis Association has donated a portion of the Pro League proceeds to the local Special Olympics Tennis program. The additional funding provides an opportunity for an increased number of Special Olympics tennis athletes to travel to tournaments outside the Charlotte area, and also supports delivery of a tennis tournament held each spring in Charlotte for the athletes. 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
 

CTA HOSTS TENNIS FESTIVAL

On Wednesday, May 20 Charlotte Tennis Association staff and Board members participated in hosting a Tennis Festival for the Greater Enrichment Program at Thomasboro Academy. Close to 55 energetic and enthusiastic children between the ages of 6 and 11, in the after-school program, participated in the fun tennis activities using new colorful youth sized tennis racquets donated by the CTA. Read More
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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