USTA NC Notebook
Grinding My Way From Juniors to College

Kaitlyn McCarthy: Grinding My Way From Juniors to College

Cary native Kaitlyn McCarthy kept a blog last summer while she competed in tournaments like the Roland Garros Junior French Championships and The Junior Championships at Wimbledon. Now she's writing again to provide a look at what life is like for a junior player. Click here for Kaitlyn's ITF profile.


Check out the 2015 yearbook

The 2015 USTA North Carolina yearbook is now available! The 56-page digital edition provides a look back at everything that happened in tennis across the state over the past year, including the Winston-Salem Open, Tennis On Campus Championships, adult league championships, ranking and more.

To access to digital edition, click here


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!


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.