“Own the Arena” by Katrina Adams
Katrina Adams was born and raised in Chicago and competed on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour for 12 years. In addition to many other accomplishments, Katrina Adams was the first black woman and youngest person ever to hold the position of President and CEO of the United States Tennis...
Tennis & Covid 19 Restrictions
The past year has been quite challenging as a result of the spread of the coronavirus. We all love tennis and dearly miss our time on the court. So, when can we play? Whether we are allowed to play tennis is based upon the virus' spread and the city and/or...
2024 Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship
Serve & Return Chicago is thrilled to offer the Bill Wham Scholarship for 2024. This award is an annual award bestowed on high school seniors…
Be a Champion for Kids in 2023!
As you begin your year-end giving, we thank you for considering Serve & Return Chicago! Your generosity will impact the lives of over 3,000 children…
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Serve and Return Chicago
2444 North Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
The mission of Serve and Return Chicago is to positively impact the lives of children in Chicagoland’s under-served communities through the game of tennis. We believe tennis is an inclusive, life-long source of physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The funds we raise support outstanding youth programs that provide equipment, education, instruction and fun competition in safe environments.