George Lott, from Chicago, was the first Western player to win the National Doubles title at Brookline in 1928 teaming with John Hennessey of Indianapolis. He won the U.S. doubles championship five times, the indoor doubles title two times, the clay court and Western doubles and the National Mixed Doubles three times. In addition he won men’s doubles at Wimbledon, Paris and Toronto. He was a six-time member of the U.S. Davis Cup team and was ranked in the top ten eight times including number two in 1931. Lott is a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
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.