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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
 

DTF Guest Bartending Night at the BBC - August 25!

SAVE THE DATE! The Delaware Tennis Foundation is hosting our annual Guest Bartender Night at the BBC on Thursday, August 25 from 6 – 9 p.m. Join the Delaware tennis community and our volunteer guest bartenders to raise funds to support junior tennis programs throughout the state. 100% of your tips are donated to DTF. Bartenders will be announced soon! Read More
 

FREE Tennis Fridays for kids ages 7-14!


Open to BEGINNERS and ADVANCED BEGINNERS ONLY (ages 7-14). Fridays, 6/17 thru 8/12 10:00-11:00am (ages 7-10) 11:00-Noon (ages 11-14) No pre-registration needed. Just show up! Racquets will be available to use. Two Locations: Bosnall Park (Silverside & Glendale Rd in Wilmington) Glasgow Park (Rt. 896 & Rt. 40 in Newark) Additional questions: Email megkempski@gmail.com or call 302-777-5610. Read More
 

Tennis Camp with Gaby Brengle and Dave Marshall!


Open to kids and adults. Click here for details. Read More
 

Delaware District playoffs in July.

Delaware 18 & Over Districts will be held July 16th and 17th. Delaware 40 & Over Districts will be held July 30th and 31st. Matches will be at the Rodney Street Tennis Courts, Wilmington, DE. Read More
 

NEW Player Rating Clinic and Social!

If you know of a new player that would like to get involved in USTA League play, there will be a rating clinic and social at Greenville Country Club on July 20th, at 7pm, for NEW players only. For more information, please contact Patti Donato at Donato@ms.usta.com. Read More
 

Philadelphia Freedoms featuring Caroline Wozniacki, Andy Roddick and Donald Young!


The world's best tennis players are #ServingFreedom at Villanova University this August 2-13! Featuring former world no. 1s Caroline Wozniacki (Aug 2) and Andy Roddick (Aug 10) along with 2015 US Open star Donald Young (Aug 10, 11, 12, 13)! Come early for family fun and entertainment on the new FreedomFest Stage featuring live music and interactive activities for the whole family starting each night at 5:30 PM! Tickets available now via PhiladelphiaFreedoms.com or by calling 866-WTT-TIXS. Read More
 

Summer Tennis Instruction - Junior and Adults.

See attached brochure for different camp and lesson options for Juniors and Adults Read More
 

City of Newark Tennis Lessons.

The City of Newark offers a variety of tennis lessons for ages 5 through adult – Little Tennis, Parent/Child Tennis, Tennis with the Mayor, 10 and Under Tennis, and Beginner to Advanced lessons. Read More
 

City of Newark Tennis Camps.

TENNIS CAMP, Ages 6 – 12 This camp provides young players an opportunity to become better tennis players in a fun, positive atmosphere. Emphasis will be placed on games and drills designed to develop basic strokes. Eye/hand coordination drills, tennis related games and other fun activities will be used as we discover this lifetime sport. 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
 

RSTTA 2016 Spring Benefit.


Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Association's 2016 Spring Benefit, with Olympic gold medalist and tennis champion Gigi Fernandez, was an overwhelming success! The funds raised will allow RSTTA to provide year-round tennis and tutoring programs to more kids in Wilmington. Click here for RSTTA pictures and Town Square Delaware article. Read More
 

Tennis Super Camp was a huge success!


A great time was had by all the Tennis Super Camp for Adults held at the Wilmington Country Club. Click here for pictures. Read More
 

WTCNCC Summer League


Tennis fun with a flexible schedule — all summer long! Join the fun by registering for the WTCNCC Summer League. Registration opens in April. Match play will begin mid-May and will conclude by Labor Day for both singles and doubles. 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
 

Delaware Tennis Ladder.


Looking for an opportunity to play more tennis outside of the USTA season? Be sure to sign up TODAY for the Delaware Tennis Ladder. Play begins May 1st. Click link for details. http://www.delawaretennisladder.com/sign-up/ Read More
 

2016 Delaware District Mixed Doubles Champions


6.0 18 & Over - Heller (Captained by Shawn Heller) 7.0 18 & Over – Dianna (Captained by Taya Dianna) 8.0 18 & Over – Hart Body Shots (Captained by Paul Hart & Eric Kanse) 9.0 18 & Over – Kyper (Captained by Chris Kyper & Tyrone Ewels) 6.0 40 & Over – DePorte (Captained by Rebecca DePorte) 7.0 40 & Over – Hamilton (Captained by Penny Hamilton) 8.0 40 & Over – Sassa (Captained by Joe Sassa & Tony Sciscione) 8.0 55 & Over – Laperle (Captained by Stephen Laperle & Kris Nonnenmacher) Read More
 
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