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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...

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Events / Tennis News

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...

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Events

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. ...

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Events

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  

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Tennis News

Thank You Alan!

We have lost a champion of tennis and a Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame member.  On December 2nd, Alan Schwartz passed away.   Tennis played a role in Alan's life from a young age and he continued his involvement with the sport  his entire life.  Serve & Return Chicago is...

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Events

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"]

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Tennis News

Tennis Anyone?

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 Project. He also solicited donations to fill the cabinet with racquets and gear-- and even re-gripped the racquets! Located at the Walther Lutheran Academy, these...

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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 invoke a legend.  Bill had a remarkable tennis career, which included team captain of the undefeated Evanston Township High School 1961 IHSA Champions ( ETHS...

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Events / Tennis News

“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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Tennis News

Tennis & Covid 19 Restrictions

The past year has been quite challenging as a result of the spread of the coronavirus.  We all love tennis and dearly miss our time on the court.  So, when can we play? Whether we are allowed to play tennis is based upon the virus' spread and the city and/or...

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Serve & Return Chicago News
June 2023

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…

June 2023

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,…

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