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Chicago District Tennis Association (CDTA)


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Junior Development Coordinator: leah.cdta@gmail.com

2016 CDTA Volunteer Officers & Board of Directors Announced
at the CDTA Annual Meeting on Monday, November 16th.



Front Row L-R: Leah Friedman (Jr. Coordinator), Mike Haber (1st VP), Sue Sprovieri (Sec.), Julia Steele (Treas.), Janice Lumpkin, Erika Wentz-Russell (TSR). Back Row L-R: David Beilinson, Neal Zazove (Past Pres.), Jason Stanislaw, Dali Mihajlovic, Denny Schackter, Linda Secord, Mark Trinka (2nd VP), Arnie Villagomez, Kevin Minor (Pres.), Patty Lambropoulos, Bill Lange, Fely Ong, Nancy Watland, Barb Rueth, Nancy Williford (DLC).  Not Pictured: Camille Clark, Jack Barton, Lisa Finke, Paul MacDonald, Brian Page, Shirley Roach, Don Walton.


 »Latest CDTA News

Sylvia Gothard will receive the 2015 USTA/Midwest Section Mel Bergman Award, the Section’s most prestigious award.

Congratulations to Sylvia! Originally from England, Gothard’s tennis career in the U.S. began in 1969 when she started teaching at the South Side Racquet Club in Dolton. She later managed the Park Forest Racquet Club, and from 1976-1991 she served as Tennis Director at Ravisloe Country Club. See next page> Read More

2016 Chicago Tennis Patrons Junior Development Grants-Deadline 12-1-15

The Chicago Tennis Patrons Board of Directors will award grants up to $1,000.00 to juniors who are USTA members and residents of the Chicago District (Cook, Lake, DuPage County). Applicants must be under 15 years of age on February 23, 2016. The grants are intended to raise the visibility of the Chicago Tennis Patrons organization within the District and to promote the development of junior tennis players who have shown promise and potential. All grants will be awarded at the sole discretion Read More

2015 Fall Newsletter

See the next page for our new on line newsletter. Read More

The Late Arthur Nielsen, Sr. from Chicago will be inducted into USTA/Midwest Section 2015 Hall of Fame.

Arthur Nielsen, Sr., (Winnetka, IL.) is most known for his market-research company’s (Nielsen Media Research) radio and television rating service known as the Nielsen Ratings. This rating service became a major force in measuring audience size and composition of radio and television programming in the United States. He also had a love for tennis. Read More

Congratulations to Jerry Morse Karzen for being inducted into USTA/Midwest Section 2015 Hall of Fame.

The 2015 USTA/Midwest Section Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place February 5, 2016 at the Chicago Renaissance Hotel in Chicago during the USTA/Midwest Section's 122nd Annual Meeting. Read More