Youth Tennis News

News and blog posts related to USTAFlorida Youth Tennis programs and Florida tennis

Dunedin School Tennis Whiz Susie Winship Named USTA Florida Volunteer of the Month

| Adult Tennis News , General News , Junior Team Tennis , Schools , Youth Tennis News

A great many junior champions, everyday school tennis players, Junior Team Tennis and eventual adult USTA League players have come out of the Tampa Bay area over the last 25 years — in no small part due to the dedication of Susan Winship, a career volunteer in and outside of the realm of school tennis. […]

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Tennis, Dancing Dominate #ReturnTheServe Fun Day at MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation

| Diversity , Festivals , General News , Play Days , Youth Tennis News

Relay races, skills games, some dancing – synchronized and some kids just shakin’ it on their own — and of course tennis were featured when the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation in Jacksonville, Fla., hosted the #ReturnTheServe Fun Day on July 15, 2016. The 10 a.m.-1 p.m. event was the result of a $10,000 grant from […]

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Blog: It’s ‘Adapt or Die’ for Youth Tennis in Today’s Competitive Sports Market

| Adult Tennis News , Blogs , General News , Youth Tennis News

“Adapt or Die!” This has become one of my favorite movie quotes over the past few years. It reflects what our society is becoming as a whole. If you don’t/can’t adapt to what is going on around you, in today’s world, you risk getting left behind. Today, with such attention being given to concussions, over-use […]

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Orlando Area’s Jeanne Earp Grows JTT, Earns Tennis Volunteer of the Month

| Adult Tennis News , Junior Team Tennis

Winter Garden’s Jeanne Earp has been a Junior Team Tennis superstar in the Orlando area for the last six years and 11 seasons, driving (sometimes literally) players to local and regional championships, but more importantly recruiting youngsters into the “sport of a lifetime” on age-appropriate courts with age-appropriate equipment. “I’ve captained my own children and […]

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Winners Crowned at 2016 USTA Florida ‘Bobby Curtis’ Junior State Tennis Chps.

| Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships , Youth Tennis News

An unseeded player punched through to claim a first state title in the Boys’ 18s, and another gained revenge for a former runner-up finish at the conclusion of the 68th USTA Florida “Bobby Curtis” Junior State Singles Championships, held June 11-15, 2016 at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach (18-16s divisions) and at Sanlando […]

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Finals Set at 2016 USTA Florida Jr. State Singles Championships

| Bobby Curtis Junior State Championships , Youth Tennis News

It was Survivor Day on Tuesday, June 14 at the 68th USTA Florida “Bobby Curtis” Junior State Singles Championships as the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds were played to determine the Wednesday finalists in each division at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach (18-16s divisions) and at Sanlando Park in Altamonte Springs (14-12s divisions). Top […]

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