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Interested in serving on a USTA National Committee?

The 2017-18 Committee Appointment Process (CAP) Application is now live! Read More

2016 USTA Middle States League Section Champions!

2016 Middle States USTA League Section Champions! Congratulations to the 40 & Over Women's 3.5 Global Smash team who were undefeated this weekend at the Section Championships in Princeton, NJ. They will now represent Delaware in the USTA National Championships, October 21-23, in Rancho Mirage, CA. Way to go ladies! Read More

2016 Delaware Wheelchair Tennis Championships!

After the exciting US Open in New York comes the awesome 2016 Delaware Wheelchair Tennis Championships! September 23-25 at DuPont Country Club, Wilmington. VOLUNTEER BALL PEOPLE NEEDED - Spread the word! Please sign up to work a 3 hour shift to support the players. Read More

Accepting nominations for the 2016 USTA DD Annual Awards!

Who's your favorite TENNIS HERO? Nominate them for a 2016 Delaware District USTA Award. Read More

Tri-Level Schedules are posted on Tennislink.

Schedules are posted on Tennislink for the Delaware USTA Women's Tri-Level League. To access your team schedule, go to your team page, in Tennislink, and click on the tab marked "Match Schedule" at the top. First matches are September 17. Read More

USTA Women's Winter Leagues are Forming.

USTA Adult Indoor Women’s Winter Leagues are forming at the 3.0, 3.5, & 4.0 level. If you are interested in playing on a Women’s Winter team or forming a team, please contact Patti Donato at Donato@ms.usta.com. Read More

Thank you for supporting DTF at BBC's Guest Bartender Night!

Thanks to all in the Delaware tennis community for supporting the Delaware Tennis Foundation fundraiser at BBC Tavern & Grill on Thursday, August 25. Together, over $3700 was raised for junior and other tennis programs serving Delaware. Photos from the event are available at: https://www.facebook.com/bbcgreenville Read More

55 & Over Delaware District Champions!

Congratulations to the below teams that will be representing USTA Delaware District in the 55 & Over Middle States Sectionals, in Lancaster, PA, September 16th through 18th: 6.0 Women - Team Ageless (Captained by Debbie Campbell and Pam Woodruff) 7.0 Men - Crabbies (Captained by Tony Antonuccio) 7.0 Women - 55 Love (Captained by Nancy Freas) 8.0 Men - DCC Players (Captained by Steve Laperle and Fred Bevans) 8.0 Women - When Pigs Fly (Captained by Missy Veghte and Lynne Gunter) 9.0 Men - Sea Colony (Captained by Richard Kent) not pictured Read More

3.5 Uber Smash is going to Nationals!

USTA Middle States hosted 18+ Sectionals competition in Princeton, NJ over the weekend. We are pleased to announce that the Delaware District will be represented at Nationals by the 3.5 Uber Smash, captained by Taya Dianna. Uber Smash went undefeated for the weekend to advance. Members of the team hail from four different states and include: Alison Moran, Andrea Napoli, Carole Crowe, Charlene Sun, Chishu Chang, Cindy Weick, Haiying Chen, Jessica Sun, Joann Martin, Karen Gilliland, Ekaterina Swearingen, Kori Isken, Lara Casey, Marcia Fry, Marcia Keld, Meredith Sutzko, Sarah Chang, Stef Benson, and Sue Perry. Nationals for the 3.5 Division will be held in Mobile, AL, October 7-9. Read More

Tri-Level Leagues forming (Women and Men).

Looking for more tennis to play in the Fall? Tri-Level Leagues will start forming in August. This league plays 3 doubles courts each at a different level (3.5, 4.0 & 4.5), in the 18 & Over age group. New this year...we will have a Men's Tri-Level flight. Players interested in forming or joining a team, please contact Patti Donato at Donato@ms.usta.com. Read More

RSTTA Tennis Instructors and Tutors needed.

Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring invites you to join their team this fall! We are looking for tennis instructors and volunteer tutors for this upcoming school year. Help make a differences in the lives of Wilmington’s youth by working with students in one of these programs: Read More

RSTTA School Year Programs.

Do you have a child that loves tennis or has never played, but wants to give it a try? Do you have a child that needs help with school work? That needs to prepare for the SAT’s? Our programs provide a fun way for kids to learn about living a healthy lifestyle, stay focused on school, and develop important life skills. Check out RSTTA’s school-year programs for students in 2nd-12th grades! For more information, please contact admin@rstta.org. Read More

40 & Over Delaware District 2016 Champions!

Congratulations to the teams that will be representing USTA Delaware District at the 40 & Over Middle States Sectionals to be held September 9-11 in Princeton, NJ. Read More

18 & Over Delaware District 2016 Champions!

Congratulations to the below teams who will be representing USTA Delaware District at the 18 & Over Middle States Sectionals to be held in Princeton, NJ August 19th - 21st. Read More

2016 Special Olympics Summer Games

Congratulations to all of the 2016 Special Olympics athletes. They worked hard and played hard and won lots of medals. There was joy and smiles everywhere at this amazing event. Click here to view pictures. Read More

Congratulations to Nancy Keiper!

On May 24th, retired Archmere Tennis coach Nancy Keiper was among ten people inducted into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. Congratulations from the Delaware District! Well deserved Nancy. Read More

Congratulations to the 2016 Delaware High School State Champions!

Boys’ Team: Caesar Rodney. 1st Singles: Robby Ward, Archmere; 2nd Singles: Parker Barton, Caesar Rodney; 3rd Singles: David Haynes, Caesar Rodney; 1st Doubles: Spencer Lutz/Sam Wayne, Archmere Academy; 2nd Doubles: Ethan Chang/Grant Lu, Charter School of Wilmington. Girls’ Team: Caesar Rodney. 1st Singles: Grace Shiau, Charter School of Wilmington; 2nd Singles: Halle Parker, Caesar Rodney; 3rd Singles: Natasha Sijan, Caesar Rodney; 1st Doubles: Katherine Tamesis/Micaela Thorogood, Caesar Rodney; 2nd Doubles: Clare Mangubat/Caroline Pangle, Caesar Rodney. Read More

Tennis in the Streets was an amazing day!

Thank you so much to all of the volunteers who came out for Tennis in the Streets! It was an awesome day! An additional thank you to all of the sponsors for their generosity - Horizon Services, Stoltzfus RV and Marine, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, Bunny Voster Open, Delaware Tennis Foundation, USTA, USPTA, and RSTTA. Smiles were everywhere. Read More

Bellevue Tennis Center under new management.

Simon Peppiatt has taken over the reigns and plans to bring back Bellevue Tennis Center to its origins!! With a team that includes Jim Flesch and David Taylor, Simon feels that Bellevue will reach its potential over the next few years. Keeping all the programs that have fared well and adding new programs to meet membership expectations. Click here for details on membership and fun events. Read More

2016 Adult and Junior Tournament Info

Click on the Adult Tournament Brochure and Junior Tournament Brochure for details on the 2016 tournaments in Delaware. Read More
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