|Southern Tennis Patrons Foundation offers college scholarships|
The Southern Tennis Patrons Foundation provides two $2,000 college scholarships that are awarded to players from the Southern Section who apply for but do not receive USTA Serves college scholarships. Recipients must apply for the USTA Serves scholarships and meet other criteria to be considered.
Click here to apply for the USTA Serves scholarships. The deadline is Feb. 21, 2014.
Cardio Tennis training course in Durham
Hollow Rock Racquet & Swim Club in Durham will host a Cardio Tennis training course on Sunday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees will learn how to run an ideal Cardio Tennis class and work with players of different ability and fitness levels.
Cardio Tennis is a fun, group fitness activity that features fast-paced tennis games and drills for all players. This training course will help teach the following:
Tennis Industry honors Charlotte Tennis Association executive director
Tennis Industry magazine recently released its "Champions of Tennis" edition, highlighting professionals across the sport by selecting them for their annual awards. Carla O'Connor, executive director of the Charlotte Tennis Association, was named the Grassroots Champion of the Year for her contributions to growing the game.
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!
Isner, Roddick raise money for charity at UNC Greensboro
By Alex Welch
USTA North Carolina Marketing and Communications Coordinator
The top-ranked American in men’s tennis was back in his hometown last weekend to help raise money for a cause close to his heart and provide an afternoon of entertainment for a crowd of nearly 1,300 fans.