Thank you to our Sponsors, Donors and Attendees for "Raising a Racquet" with SRC!
Our annual benefit was a tremendous success!
Serve & Return Chicago is grateful for the support of sponsors, donors and all attendees. Your donations will help keep Chicagoland children healthy and active on the tennis courts! Special thanks to photographer Jeremy Beal for these fantastic photos! [gallery ids="3382,3384,3385,3387,3386,3388,3389,3390,3391,3392,3393,3394,3395,3396,3397,3398,3399,3400,3401,3402,3403,3405,3406,3407"]
Let’s Raise A Racquet on June 22nd! Tickets Still Available!
Hope you can join us for a fun-filled evening to raise funds for youth tennis programs! Don't forget to WEAR YOUR SNEAKERS!:) In case of inclement weather, festivities will be moved inside. Use the QR Code or the link below to purchase tickets for the event. See you there! Purchase...
2023 Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship Awards
Serve & Return Chicago proudly announces this year's recipients of the prestigious Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship! SRC established this fund in memory of Bill Wham, the beloved Lyons Township High School tennis coach who dedicated his life to providing his students opportunity through the game of tennis. Each year, SRC...
Bill Wham Scholarship
Serve & Return Chicago is thrilled to offer the Bill Wham Scholarship for 2023. This award is an annual award bestowed on high school seniors who have demonstrated exceptional devotion, commitment and love for the game of tennis and who aspire to compete collegiately at the club or varsity level. ...
Let’s Raise A Racquet on June 22nd!
Hope to see you there!!! Click Read More for the QR Code or the link to purchase tickets for the event. Purchase Tickets and Sponsorships HERE
Back in the Swing Event
Thank you to everyone who joined us at Midtown Athletic Club Chicago to support Serve and Return Chicago! What an amazing evening we had celebrating together as SRC gets "back into the swing." You are all making a difference in children's lives across Chicagoland! [ngg src="galleries" ids="10" display="basic_slideshow"]
“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...
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.
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...
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....
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.