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Chicago District Tennis Association (CDTA)
2200 East Devon Avenue, STE 319, Des Plaines, IL 60018

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Mission Statement: "To Promote, Develop, and Service the Game of Tennis" 

We are one of the 13 Districts of the USTA/Midwest Section, covering Cook, Lake & DuPage Counties.


Chicago District’s Gianni Ross Named to Junior Davis Cup Team

Gianni Ross (age 15, Burr Ridge, Ill.), this year’s USTA Midwest Closed Champion and a singles semifinalist at the 2014 USTA Boys’ 16s National Championships, has been named to the Junior Davis Cup Team.  Ross joins Michael Mmoh (Temple Hills, Md.), the 14th ranked junior in the world, and William Blumberg (Greenwich, Conn.) who will lead the United States in the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Finals – the premier world team competition for players age 16 and under.  The event takes place Sept. 23-28 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.


 

 »Latest CDTA News

USTA Midwest Adaptive Tennis Fun/Play Day held in Conjunction with the Davis Cup on 9-10-14


This fun filled day was hosted by Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet Club, Homewood, IL The 46 athletes traveled between 10 fun filled tennis stations working on hand-eye skills, volleys, ground strokes, and movement. For many participants, this was their first tennis experience and they look forward to more. Read More
 

Midwest Youth Tennis Education Foundation Announces Richard Bradley Scholarship


Seeking Donations to Sustain Scholarship Beyond 2015-The Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation (MYTEF), the charitable arm of the USTA/Midwest Section, is happy to announce the establishment of the Richard Bradley Memorial Scholarship. The late Richard Bradley was a tennis supporter and volunteer in the Chicago area, devoting much of his effort on growing junior tennis. The scholarship is being started in partnership with USTA First Vice President Katrina Adams, and donations are currently being accepted towards the award. Read More
 

TSR Erika Wentz-Russell Expanding Territory to include Northern Chicago


TSR Manager, Jim Amick, is excited to announce that TSR Erika Wentz-Russell will be expanding her territory to include Northern Chicago, starting on September 15th, 2014. The expansion of Erika’s territory (currently all of Wisconsin) will include all areas from the border South to Evanston on the Eastside and over to the Streamwood area on the Westside including Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, and Schaumburg. Read More
 

USTA Davis Cup Fun Day - Monday, Sept. 8, 2014


Awesome afternoon at the USTA's Davis Cup Fun Day! Looking forward to cheering on the team this weekend at the Sears Centre. See next page for pictures. Read More
 

Two great collegiate tennis events! River Forest Collegiate Invitational, Sept. 12-14 & Olympia Fields Country Club Fighting Illini Tennis Invitational Sept. 19-21.


Anyone who is a tennis player or fan will enjoy the opportunity to see great tennis up close in these events that are free and open to the public. See next page for both events. Read More
 

Congratulations to the winners from the CDTA at the 2014 JTT Sectional Championships


Nearly 540 junior tennis players representing 76 different teams from the USTA/Midwest Section traveled to Indianapolis Aug. 1-3 to compete in one of the largest junior tennis events in the country. Teams competed in the following age divisions: 18 and Under (ages 15-18), 14 and Under (ages 13-14), 12 and Under (ages 11-12) and 10 and Under. Each division includes both Intermediate level (those new to the sport) and Advanced level players. See team pictures on the next page> Read More
 

Richard Bradley Inducted into 2014 USTA Midwest Hall of Fame


The late Richard Bradley of Chicago, Illinois, (formerly of Rushville, Indiana) will be inducted into the 2014 USTA/Midwest Section Hall of Fame on December 5 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 2014 USTA/Midwest Section Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at the Sheraton Keystone at the Crossing Hotel in Indianapolis during the USTA/Midwest Section’s 121th Annual Meeting. Read More
 

The Midwest Section is hosting an on-line workshop/webinar for local tournament directors on two dates, 9-22 & 9-24.


Attention All Tournament Directors/Administrators in the Chicago District. The USTA/Midwest Section will be hosting Tournament Director’s Workshops again this year for district level tournaments. See next page for sign up. Read More
 

Paul MacDonald Named USTA/Midwest September Volunteer of the Month


The Chicago District Tennis Association is proud to honor Paul MacDonald as this month’s featured volunteer in recognition of his outstanding efforts. Read More
 
 

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