|2015 Junior Team Tennis State Championships|
A record-breaking number of juniors took the courts in Lake Norman from July 17-19, marking the largest USTA North Carolina Junior Team Tennis (JTT) State Championships in history. Over 600 players and a total of 92 teams were in action at this year's tournament, shattering previous participation highs.
This was the first year Lake Norman hosted the JTT State Championships. River Run Country Club served as the man site for the 2015 event, and the Lake Norman Tennis Association did an incredible job with volunteering and supporting the event.
NC juniors step up in Southern Closed
North Carolina juniors showed off their skills at the Southern Closed Championships from June 13-19, winning nine titles across five age divisions. Ranging from boys and girls 10s-18s, North Carolina proved to have some of the toughest talent in the section.
Here are the Southern Closed champions and other top performers from North Carolina. *Top performers including a fourth place finish or higher
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:
National Junior Tennis & Learning
The USTA/National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network is a nation-wide network of community tennis organizations seeking to develop the character of young people through tennis and education. Founded in 1969 by Arthur Ashe, Charlie Pasarell, and Sheridan Snyder, this growing network of tennis providers share similar values, ideals, and goals by:
Jr. Team Tennis
2015 Jr. Team Tennis State Championships