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Award Winners / Tennis News

Congratulations 2017 Award Winners!!!

The Chicago Tennis Patrons Congratulates!!! 2018 Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee Violet M. Clark & 2017 Award Winners   Junior Player of the Year (Male)  Dominick Cuchran Junior Player of the Year (Female)  Kolie Allen Junior Recreational Player of the Year  Yaxi Marchan League Player of the Year (Female)...

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Events / Tennis News

Kid’s fun day of tennis

The 3rd Annual CDTA Kids Day was held on Thursday, July 7 at the A. C. Nielsen Men’s Pro Tennis Championship in Winnetka, IL. Approximately 170 kids enjoyed tennis drills and games and other activities and watched professional tennis matches. In addition, the kids heard from Tom Gullikson, USTA Lead...

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Tennis News

Katrina Adams, Second term as USTA President

On January 1, 2017, Katrina Adams began her second term as as the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Chairman of the Board, CEO and President.  This is the first time a president will serve more than one term.  Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame member, Katrina M. Adams, began serving her...

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Tennis News

Summer Tennis Programs Supported

The mission of the Chicago Tennis Patrons is to positively impact the lives of kids in the greater Chicago area by providing access to tennis programs that help kids develop a healthy, active lifestyle while learning values and life skills necessary to be successful in life and a positive contributor...

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Award Winners / Events

27th Annual Evening of Champions

The Annual Evening of Champions banquet, fundraiser and Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame induction is held each year to honor tennis program achievements, raise funds for future CTP grants and to connect with the tennis community. The 27th Annual Evening of Champions was held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Fountain Blue...

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Events / Tennis News

Chicago Tennis Patrons Launches New Website

The Chicago Tennis Patrons is proud to have launched our new, stand-alone website—separate from the USTA website. Through this new site and online presence, we hope to educate the Chicago community about our mission, reach more non-for-profit organizations that align with our mission and increase donations that will help us grow our efforts. Hopefully...

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Events / Tennis News

Get Moving: Michelle Obama Encourages Tennis Play!

On August 24, 2013, Michelle Obama teamed up with USTA at Arthur Ashe stadium in New York City to celebrate the U.S. Open’s 18th Annual Kids’ Day event.  This event brought together thousands of kids, families, tennis players and celebrities to honor the life and legacy of the tennis legend...

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Serve & Return Chicago News
June 2021

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…

February 2021

“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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