The United States Tennis Association is the governing body for the sport of tennis. It is the largest tennis organization in the world with 17 sections, 700,000 individual members and 7,000 organizational members.
The USTA/MIDWEST is the second largest section of the USTA. Headquarted in Indianapolis IN, the section includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wiconsin and portions of Kentuncky and West Verginia. It services 14 district associations and is comprised of 83,000 individual members and 1,000 member organizations.
The Chicago District Tennis Association is one of the 14 district associations serviced by the USTA/MIDWEST. The organization services the Chicagoland area and has over 10,000 USTA members and over 100 USTA organizations and member clubs.
Parent/Junior Resource Websites
The USTA and USTA/Midwest Section websites are “must-visit” resources for parents of competitive junior tennis players. Highlights include current information on junior tournaments (including online registration), up-to-date junior standings and rankings, tournament rules, a junior guidebook, a tennis parents guide, and links to other informative USTA web pages.
A treasure trove of tennis articles on a wide range of topics, including junior tennis.
Talk Tennis Forums
A virtual tennis community consisting of multiple “forums” in which users discuss a wide range of tennis topics. A junior tennis forum is included.
NCAA Eligibility Center
A “must-visit” resource for parents of high school tennis players considering collegiate tennis.
National Collegiate Scouting Association
Contains interesting information about college recruiting of high school athletes, with a section devoted to tennis recruiting.
Another interesting resource for potential college tennis players.
This site is a blog featuring frequently updated postings on topics of interest in junior and college tennis.
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