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Welcome to the official web site of the
Chicago District Tennis Association (CDTA)


2200 East Devon Avenue, STE 319, Des Plaines, IL 60018

Main: cdta@msn.com or 847-803-2382

District League Coordinator: ustachicago51@gmail.com

Junior Development Coordinator: leah.cdta@gmail.com


Bk L-R:  Dali Mihajlovic, Arnie Villagomez (Treasurer), Mike Haber (President),
Jason Stanislaw (2nd Vice President), David Beilinson (Secretary), Paul MacDonald, Denny Schackter,
David Miller.  Frt L-R:  Fely Ong, Patty Lambropoulos, Karen Galvin, Janice Lumpkin, Barb Rueth, Jack Barton.
Not Pictured:  Lisa Finke, Bill Lange, Kevin Minor, Brian Page, Shirley Roach, Linda Secord, Sue Sprovieri,
Julia Steele, Mark Trinka (1st Vice President), Don Walton, Neal Zazove.


 »Latest CDTA News

Richard Karzen Memorial UTR Doubles Extravaganza 12- 27 to 29-16. PRIZE MONEY!

Doubles, Doubles, Doubles! Women's, Mixed, & Men's Open Events! All ages welcome - UTR ratings for selections. The Women's Doubles is sponsored with a prize of $500 winning team; Finalist team =$250; 3rd place = $125; Consolation winner = $125. We are still looking for sponsors for the Mixed and Men's events. A portion of each entry fee will be donated to Pancreatic Cancer Research in memory of Richard Karzen. Read More


WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: • How to deliver sessions with unique numbers • Articulate the “standards” of CARDIO TENNIS • Demonstrate exceptional feeding techniques with emphasis on timing, tempo, spin and safety. See next page for more info> Read More

Tom Patterson to be honored with the Mel Bergman Award by the USTA/Midwest Section

The Mel Bergman Award is the USTA/Midwest Section's most prestigious award, The Mel Bergman Award, is given in recognition of continuous and distinguished service to the USTA/Midwest Section in an unselfish, dedicated manner for ten years or more. Mel Bergman, an extremely dedicated volunteer, was a President of the USTA/Midwest Section who served on the USTA Executive Committee. Read More

Junior Tournament Detail Charts

JUNIOR TOURNAMENT DETAIL CHART – Overview of the various tournaments levels and youth progression tournaments. Junior Tournaments Level 1-5 and Youth Progression Tournament 10 & Under Information. Please see the next page. Read More

Denny Schackter Named for Prestigious Award

The first Schackter award will be presented to the winning coaches at the finals of the Milwaukee Tennis Classic tournament. See what it's all about on the next page> Read More

2017 Midwest Elevated Schedule Enhancements

The USTA/Midwest Section is making some adjustments next year that you should be aware of. The Section will now handle Level 1-3s on the tournament schedule, while the districts will now run Level 4 and 5s. The Section website now has an updated schedule. Read More

Tell Us Your Experience at a CDTA Tournament!

It's easy, it's fun and it's fast! Scan the QR Code and fill out a tournament evaluation on your Smartphone. In an effort to improve USTA sanctioned tournaments in the Chicago District we have created this fast and easy way for you to tell us your experience at a Chicago District Sanctioned tournament. The flyer on the next page should be displayed at each tournament in our District. See next page for flyer> Read More

2016 CDTA Yearbook

The Chicago District's 2016 Yearbook is here. This publication features photos of our programs and activities in the CDTA all in color! Read More

2016 CDTA Player's Guide

Please see all the tennis opportunities for player's in our District. It has all rules, regulations and the New Youth Progression information, Read More



Latest Video from the Kids Club

This video demonstrates how to be an effective play supervisor with tips for managing play, providing supportive feedback, and ensuring a safe playing environment where every kid feels included.  Leah Friedman, CDTA Development Coordinator, along with The Ace Project, South Holland School District, HF Racquet and Fitness, and other young CDTA Players.