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“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...

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Events

2020 Annual Benefit

Serve & Return Chicago held its annual benefit on March 7, 2020 at Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago.  Roger Federer was not there in person but everyone had a really great time. Click here to read about the event and view photos.    

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Award Winners / Events / Tennis News

2019 Evening of Champions & Event Photos

The Chicago Tennis Patrons held its 30th Annual Evening of Champions banquet, fundraiser, and Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, March 2, at the XS Tennis Village, Chicago. A special THANK YOU to our sponsors: Platinum Good Heart Work Smart Foundation   Gold Midtown Athletic Clubs USTA Midwest Section   Silver...

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Award Winners / Events / Tennis News

2018 Evening of Champions

The Chicago Tennis Patrons held its 29th Annual Evening of Champions banquet, fundraiser, and Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, February 17 at Fountain Blue in Des Plaines. A special THANK YOU to our sponsors: Gold Midtown Athletic Clubs USTA Midwest Section Good Heart Work Smart Foundation Silver William T....

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Events / Tennis News

Kid’s fun day of tennis

The 3rd Annual CDTA Kids Day was held on Thursday, July 7 at the A. C. Nielsen Men’s Pro Tennis Championship in Winnetka, IL. Approximately 170 kids enjoyed tennis drills and games and other activities and watched professional tennis matches. In addition, the kids heard from Tom Gullikson, USTA Lead...

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Award Winners / Events

27th Annual Evening of Champions

The Annual Evening of Champions banquet, fundraiser and Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame induction is held each year to honor tennis program achievements, raise funds for future CTP grants and to connect with the tennis community. The 27th Annual Evening of Champions was held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Fountain Blue...

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Events / Tennis News

Chicago Tennis Patrons Launches New Website

The Chicago Tennis Patrons is proud to have launched our new, stand-alone website—separate from the USTA website. Through this new site and online presence, we hope to educate the Chicago community about our mission, reach more non-for-profit organizations that align with our mission and increase donations that will help us grow our efforts. Hopefully...

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Events / Tennis News

Get Moving: Michelle Obama Encourages Tennis Play!

On August 24, 2013, Michelle Obama teamed up with USTA at Arthur Ashe stadium in New York City to celebrate the U.S. Open’s 18th Annual Kids’ Day event.  This event brought together thousands of kids, families, tennis players and celebrities to honor the life and legacy of the tennis legend...

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Serve & Return Chicago News
June 2021

Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship

Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship To say Bill Wham’s name – or as many affectionately called him, “Whammer” – in the Chicagoland tennis community is to…

February 2021

“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…

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