Andrea Jaeger, Chicago native, won a total of 11 U.S. junior national titles including the 1979 U.S. Girls’ 18 Clay Courts when she was only 14. In 1980 she became the youngest player ever to be seeded at Wimbledon, a distinction she held for a decade. She was ranked in the top ten for four years including number two in 1981. She was a finalist at the French Open in 1982 and at Wimbledon in 1983. She was a semifinalist at the U.S. Open in 1980 and 1982 and at Wimbledon in 1981 and 1983. She represented the United States on both the U.S. Federation Cup Team and the U.S. Wightman Cup Team. After seven shoulder surgeries, she retired from competitive tennis and founded the Kids’ Stuff Foundation.
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…
“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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Server 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.