Category: Tennis News


Award Winners,Tennis News / January 03,2019
Congratulations 2018 Award Winners!!!

The Chicago Tennis Patrons Congratulates 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Julia Steele and Lamont Bryant  and  2018 Award Winners Helen Shockley Memorial Award for Junior Player of the Year Agata Mikos   Junior Recreational Player of the Year (Female) Ximena Garcia   Junior Recreational Player of the Year (Male) Kyle Heard   Trudy Brahin Memorial […]

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Award Winners,Events,Tennis News / December 22,2018
2019 Evening of Champions – Save the Date

The 30th Annual Evening of Champions is moving to a new location.  For the first time the event will be held at XS Tennis Village at 5336 S. State Street in Chicago.  Come join us on March 2, 2019 as we celebrate our Hall of Fame inductees Julia Steele and LaMont Bryant, 2018 award winners and […]

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Tennis News / December 22,2018
Welcome to our New Executive Director

The Chicago Tennis Patrons (CTP) are pleased to announce and introduce our new Executive Director, Maggie Kelly.  Maggie comes to the CTP with many years of experience working in management positions with nonprofit organizations. Her professional and volunteer background includes leadership roles in fundraising, grant writing and marketing. Maggie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in […]

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Award Winners,Events,Tennis News / March 13,2017
2018 Evening of Champions

The Chicago Tennis Patrons held its 29th Annual Evening of Champions banquet, fundraiser, and Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, February 17 at Fountain Blue in Des Plaines. A special THANK YOU to our sponsors:   Gold Midtown Athletic Clubs USTA Midwest Section Good Heart Work Smart Foundation   Silver William T. Barry Joan & […]

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Award Winners,Tennis News / December 20,2016
Congratulations 2017 Award Winners!!!

The Chicago Tennis Patrons Congratulates!!! 2018 Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee Violet M. Clark & 2017 Award Winners   Junior Player of the Year (Male)  Dominick Cuchran Junior Player of the Year (Female)  Kolie Allen Junior Recreational Player of the Year  Yaxi Marchan League Player of the Year (Female)  Erica Eisner Kosovo Coach of […]

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Events,Tennis News / July 24,2016
Kid’s fun day of tennis

The 3rd Annual CDTA Kids Day was held on Thursday, July 7 at the A. C. Nielsen Men’s Pro Tennis Championship in Winnetka, IL. Approximately 170 kids enjoyed tennis drills and games and other activities and watched professional tennis matches. In addition, the kids heard from Tom Gullikson, USTA Lead National Coach, Men’s Tennis and […]

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Tennis News / August 06,2015
Katrina Adams, Second term as USTA President

On January 1, 2017, Katrina Adams began her second term as as the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Chairman of the Board, CEO and President.  This is the first time a president will serve more than one term.  Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame member, Katrina M. Adams, began serving her first two year term in […]

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Tennis News / August 02,2015
Summer Tennis Programs Supported

The mission of the Chicago Tennis Patrons is to positively impact the lives of kids in the greater Chicago area by providing access to tennis programs that help kids develop a healthy, active lifestyle while learning values and life skills necessary to be successful in life and a positive contributor in their communities. This summer […]

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Events,Tennis News / October 22,2014
Chicago Tennis Patrons Launches New Website

The Chicago Tennis Patrons is proud to have launched our new, stand-alone website—separate from the USTA website. Through this new site and online presence, we hope to educate the Chicago community about our mission, reach more non-for-profit organizations that align with our mission and increase donations that will help us grow our efforts. Hopefully you will enjoy the information […]

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Events,Tennis News / October 22,2014
Get Moving: Michelle Obama Encourages Tennis Play!

On August 24, 2013, Michelle Obama teamed up with USTA at Arthur Ashe stadium in New York City to celebrate the U.S. Open’s 18th Annual Kids’ Day event.  This event brought together thousands of kids, families, tennis players and celebrities to honor the life and legacy of the tennis legend and humanitarian Arthur Ashe. The […]

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