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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

Titanium Team Tennis "T3" is Here!

Junior Team Tennis: Titanium Team Tennis "T3" is here! Starts May 8th at Bellevue, Delcastle and Newark HS. Register at teamtennis.usta.com. 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

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

Nancy Keiper being inducted into The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame.

Congratulations Nancy Keiper! Nancy is being inducted into The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame on May 24. For details on this annual gala induction banquet, or to purchase tickets to this grand night, celebrating the best in Delaware sports, click here. Read More

Summer Leagues are now forming!!!

Summer Leagues are now forming!! If you are interested in captaining a team, or looking for a team to join, please contact Patti Donato at Donato@ms.usta.com. Read More

Sports Classic Tennis Tournament.

June 6th at Wilmington Country Club. Come compete in our 24th year! Registration includes lunch, doubles round robin tournament (no partner necessary), tennis clinic by WCC professional, use of pool & locker rooms, cocktail party with steel band, and fabulous give-aways and prizes! Contact Deb Piper to register 302.478.5660. Read More

USTA Tennis Officials Needed in Delaware.

Are you interested in becoming a USTA umpire or referee? It is a rewarding position in which to learn the rules of tennis and a great way to give back to the game. DD often has to go outside of the District to get umpires to work at play-offs and local tournaments. Training is required. Anyone interested should contact Melissa Jackson, the DD umpire delegate to the Middle States Association of Tennis Officials at 302-521-2618 or mdumas90@gmail.com. Read More

RSTTA Seeks Volunteers for Spring and Summer Programs.

Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Association (RSTTA) uses tennis as a hook to teach participants the importance of leadership, teamwork, education, and healthy lifestyles. Join us by volunteering to be a tutor or assist with our tennis program! Read More
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