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RACQUETS & JACKETS DOUBLES LEAGUE — Last Day to Add Players is December 31st! Play in this social, winter league & get the famous Racquets & Jackets long-sleeved t-shirt. The season runs from early November through January (end date depends on the # of teams in the flight). Register here. Enjoy league play during the winter months.
National Champions!! — They did it! The Westport Men’s 40 & Over 4.5+ team captained by Kane Haynes won the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!! Congratulations to the team: Christopher Ehmcke, Willie Dan, Jim Bolger Tim Kullick, Jason Abhau, David Stroman, Chris Chapman, Jeffrey Googins, Scott Fowler, Kelly Hunter, Phil Payne, Scott Corey, Michael Davis, Lee Larson, and Ravi Mujumdar. Their dominant performance was underscored by their 25 – 0 record, including 6 straight wins during National competition. The team competed October 25 – 27 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL. This is the first time a Lake Norman team has earned the title of National Champions. What a performance!
USTA SOUTHERN ANNUAL AWARDS — Iris Ham has been named the 2019 Adult Local League Coordinator of the Year — this time, for the entire Southern Section!! USTA NC had recently honored her as the outstanding L.L.C. for the state of North Carolina. That award made her eligible for consideration in the Southern Section (which is comprised of nine different states). Iris beat out the competition and earned her spot among the BEST of the BEST! She will receive her award this January, at a special ceremony in Atlanta, GA. This distinction is well – deserved and acknowledges her 26 years of USTA league growth & management. CONGRATULATIONS, Iris!
This is LNTA!
LNTA hosted its 9th annual Acetoberfest tournament on Saturday, Oct 27th at Prosperity Athletic Club. This event raised money for (2) $1,000 LNTA Serves College Scholarships awarded each year to tennis-playing high school seniors. The 56 players enjoyed competition in 7 divisions, and the day culminated with a raffle drawing of more than 33 different prize packages, including lessons, merchandise, & gift cards. Thank you to all our sponsors & supporters. We look forward to next year’s tournament!
On Sept 28, Iris Ham was awarded the 2019 USTA Adult Local League Coordinator of the Year at the Community Tennis Development Workshop Awards Luncheon hosted by NC Tennis. Iris has been a Coordinator for 26 years, and she continues to take on new responsibilities and...
Congratulations to Tommy Beecher's 18's Men's 5.0+ team for winning Sectional Championships, July 19 - 22, in Mobile, AL. Teammates include: Kelly Hunter, Tanner Haddon, Evgeny Slesarev, Alexander Dargel, Willie Dann, Greg May, Jan Meyer, Markus Tell, Zachary Bost,...
The new Adaptive and Wheelchair Tennis league got off to a terrific start on Friday, Sept 6th at North Meck Park! This is a competitive, weekly league for intermediate-level Adaptive and Wheelchair tennis players. Thank you to Huntersville Parks & Rec and Omega Sports for their support in creating this league. Please visit our Adaptive and Abilities Tennis page for more details.