|Abilities Tennis, Western Wake honored at Cary awards|
The town of Cary gave out its annual awards at a banquet on Feb. 23, and two of USTA North Carolina’s member organizations were honored for their outstanding work over the past year. Western Wake Tennis Association (WWTA) and Abilities Tennis Association (ATA) were recognized as Cary’s Partner Organizations of the Year for their weekly Abilities Tennis clinics hosted at Cary Tennis Park.
Thompson named PTR Professional of the Year
Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards at the PTR International Tennis Symposium on Feb. 19 in Hilton Head Island, S.C. A highlight of the night came when Jack Thompson, of Sailsbury, N.C, was named PTR Professional of the Year.
Southern Tennis Patrons Foundation offers college scholarships
The Southern Tennis Patrons Foundation is offering two $1,000 college scholarships that will be awarded to players from the Southern Section. These scholarships will be offered to college freshman during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Isner raises money for Lineberger Cancer Center
World No. 18 John Isner put his star power to good use on Saturday, joining former World No. 4 James Blake and the top-ranked Bryan Brothers to raise money for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in his native Greensboro, North Carolina.
USTA launches Pro Circuit Mobile App
The USTA has launched the USTA Pro Circuit App, a free app for anyone with a mobile device or tablet.
The USTA Pro Circuit app allows people to “Connect with the Circuit” and is designed to be a social hub for tennis fans, USTA Pro Circuit tournament directors and staff, local pro circuit partners, coaches and players.