The points per round (PPR) ranking system will again be used with the intent to encourage participation and to award the play and accomplishments of North Carolina players.
Jr. Team Tennis
2015 Jr. Team Tennis State Championships
2015 Junior Spring State Closed Championship
As summer approaches, junior tournaments in North Carolina are starting to pick up. Last weekend Greensboro the first Level 1 junior tournament of the year, bringing 300 players to Spencer Love Tennis Center for the 2015 HondaJet NC Junior Spring State Closed Championship.
Rain interfered with some of the tournament throughout the weekend, but matches were put on at Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center, Barber Park and Starmount Forest Country Club to keep everything on schedule.
UNC finishes third at Tennis On Campus nationals
After winning the USTA North Carolina Tennis On Campus State Championship and the USTA Tennis On Campus Southern Championship, the Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill kept its success on the court going strong at the USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship in Cary, finishing third overall in the 2015 tournament.
The Tar Heels reached the semifinals after defeating the University of Florida by just two games in the quarters. UNC narrowly missed a shot at the title after losing to the University of Minnesota 23-19.
Great Sports Pins
Great Sports Pins
In an effort to promote good behavior and sportsmanship in junior tennis, we are starting our “Great Sports” program at select junior tournaments across the state. Officials will now be able to award good behavior by presenting sportsmanship pins to juniors who exemplify exceptional sportsmanship during a match or tournament.
Examples of pin awards that occurred this past year at trial events: