Patricia Freebody has been a USTA/Midwest Section volunteer for nearly 30 years. She is currently the USTA Managing Director for Player and Community Development overseeing the competitive player and recreational player departments. Freebody served as executive director of the USTA/Midwest Section from 1993-1996. In addition, she served as president of the USTA/Midwest Section from 1987-1989, served on numerous USTA committees, and was elected the first woman president of the Chicago District Tennis Association. Freebody received the USTA/Midwest Section Mel Bergman Award in 1989 and is also a recipient of the USTA/Midwest Section Stanley Malless Award. At the USTA level Freebody received the USTA Hall of Fame Merit Award. In addition to her involvement with the USTA and USTA/Midwest Section, Freebody was president of World TeamTennis from 1989-1992 and general manager of Mid-Town Tennis Club in Chicago from 1980-1988.
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…
Check out our new “Little Tennis Lending Library” in Maywood! Scout James Panton designed and built this tennis cabinet for SRC as his Eagle Scout…
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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.