USTA NC Notebook
2014 Winston-Salem Open events, tickets, info and more

The Winston-Salem Open has released the player field for the 2014 tournament, which will be held from August 16-23 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex. This year's tournament features players like John Isner, Sam Querrey, Tommy Robredo, Marcel Granollers and defending champion Jurgen Melzer.

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North Carolina doubles team wins third Grandfather/Grandson Championship

Winning a USTA gold ball in a rare occurrence. Winning three gold balls is practically unheard of, but that’s exactly what a family doubles team managed to do earlier this summer.

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Volunteer of the Month sponsored by Team Connection

Each month, USTA North Carolina will celebrate a tennis volunteer who is doing something to promote and develop the growth of tennis. From grass-roots community activists to family volunteers, on-court instructors to behind-the-scenes volunteers, these are the people who make tennis happen. Nominate someone today!

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Duke basketball coach finds new love for tennis

It's never too late to start playing tennis. That fact is supported by one of the nation's top women's basketball coaches, a coach who never picked up a racquet until a couple years ago.

Joanne McCallie, head coach of the Duke University women’s basketball team, was on hand at the 2014 USTA North Carolina Jr. Team Tennis State Championships to watch her son, Jack, compete. Jack plays on the 14 & Under Intermediate team out of Durham.

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UCB Mountain Challenge returns to Cashiers

The mountain town of Cashiers, N.C., has opened its doors once again to former No. 1 world players Andy Roddick and Jim Courier, who will face off in the 2nd Annual UCB Mountain Challenge. This major fundraising event for will benefit Mountain Youth Charities, the new Boys and Girls Club of the Plateau and other programs for at-risk youth in the Western North Carolina area.

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