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Play KIND Sportsmanship Award Winner Announced
Congratulations to Julia Fenn (WY) and Venay Merchant (CO) who were selected as the 2015 USTA Intermountain Summer Sectional Closed Championships Play KIND Award recipients. The award is presented by KIND, official snack partner of USTA Colorado. Both players exemplified stellar sportsmanship during the tournament and demonstrated the co-branded KIND/USTA Colorado message - play hard, play fair, play KIND. Look for player highlights on both Julia and Venay in the summer issue of Colorado Tennis newspaper.

Coaches, administrators and general tennis help now available
Looking to work in the tennis industry? Check out USTA Coloradoís bulletin board.

CYTF Punk Relic Charity Doubles Tournament
Registration is open for the 16th Annual CYTF Punk Relic Charity Doubles Tournament, to be held at Gates Tennis Center on August 16. The event pairs juniors (punks) and relics (adults) in an all-day fun round robin tournament, and raises much needed dollars for the Colorado Youth Tennis Foundation and its memorial funds. Red ball, orange ball, green ball and yellow ball divisions offered. Space is limited. Register by July 20.

Adoption Exchange serves up Love Set Match 2015
The Adoption Exchange is again partnering with Gates Tennis Center on Saturday, August 15, to help find homes for children waiting in foster care. Funds raised through Love Set Match will support the mission of The Adoption Exchange. $20 Spectator Pass, $35 Player Pass. Registration Deadline August 7, 2015. We encourage all levels to come out and participate, come alone or with friends, either way your support will help The Adoption Exchange create a world in which all children are valued and grow up in safe and permanent families, and where families are supported in their critical roles. For more information please contact Erin Rediger at 303/755-4756 ext. 260 or by email.

CU hosting Tennis Marathon for Breast Cancer
Come up to Boulder for a FUN day of play and activities at the 10th edition of the Tennis Marathon For Breast Cancer. There will be drop in drill courts from 8-5pm which will be played alongside the tennis marathon. Start getting your team together today and email event Founder & Director, Nicole Kenneally or at 303/998-1273 to receive a team sign-up sheet. Make a day of it and stay for the celebratory match and the dinner. The event has raised over $130,000 in the first 9 years and looking to make this one bigger and better!

Change of Venue for Rocky Mountain State Games
A change in venue has been announced for the Rocky Mountain State Games (TennisLink #250024015) from the Country Club of Colorado to Memorial Park Tennis Center (1315 Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909). Tournament open to Juniors 10-18, Adult NTRP 2.5-Open divisions, Senior divisions 65-80 & Family Divisions.
Colorado State Open Party hosts all past champions
Calling all Colorado State Open Past Champions, there will be a Championsí Party on Tuesday, September 22, from 6-8 pm at Gates Tennis Center. Refreshments provided by Dan Washburne, of Mile High Catering. Please RSVP here, on the Colorado State Open website, or call 303/355-4461. No charge for Past Champions if preregistered ($10 at the door). Guests are $10.

Colorado State Open Party hosts all past champions
Calling all Colorado State Open Past Champions, there will be a Championsí Party on Tuesday, September 22, from 6-8 pm at Gates Tennis Center. Refreshments provided by Dan Washburne, of Mile High Catering. Please RSVP here, on the Colorado State Open website, or call 303/355-4461. No charge for Past Champions if preregistered ($10 at the door). Guests are $10.

USTA Colorado Community Tennis Series - Call for Volunteers
Call for volunteers for the 2015 USTA Colorado Community Summer Tennis Series. If you are a tennis professional, adult league tennis player or a high school tennis player in need of community service hours and interested in giving back to the game you love, please join us this tennis season.

Volunteers are needed to introduce tennis and league play to a whole new generation of players. Volunteer your time for an experience you will never forget. Tennis changes lives. Get involved.

For more information, contact: Anita Cooper at anita@coloradotennis.com.

USTA Flex League
Join one of the fastest growing leagues in the country - USTA Flex League! This exciting format allows players to set the match date, time and location when it is convenient for their schedules. Singles, doubles and mixed formats are available at all NTRP levels. USTA memberships are not required and matches do not count toward NTRP ratings. So if you are looking for a fun way to meet new tennis players, work on your game, or just have fun playing more tennis, USTA Flex Leagues are for you! Click here to find out more or to register. The deadline to register for the August-September league is July 19.

Find a Team/Find a Player
Are you looking for a team to play on or to find players for your existing team? The USTA Colorado league department keeps a list of players looking for teams and teams looking for players. Please visit our find a team page on COLORADOTENNIS.com and submit a player information form to adultleagues@coloradotennis.com or fax to 303/695-6302 if you would like to add your name to our list.

Finding the right tournament for your junior player
Parents looking to make plans for the summer tournament season are encouraged to review the complete listings of RED (8 and under), ORANGE (10 and under) and GREEN (12 and under) ball events. And before you sign your child up for their event, be sure you know the answer to the 8 Questions Every Tournament Parent Should Know.

This year, all Level 8/Futures (Entry-level) and Level 7/Challenger (Intermediate) Colorado tournaments will utilize the ACE Format. Itís a better tournament experience, and itís as easy as 1-2-3!

Upcoming Colorado Sanctioned Tournaments
(Entries closing in the next 45 days)
Tournament Name Entries
Open/Close
Tournament
Start/End
South Suburban Junior Challenger #2
BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd
04/22/2015 (Open)
07/04/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/11/2015 (Start)
07/12/2015 (End)
28th Annual Jim Kasic Memorial Junior Open Championship (DESIGNATED)
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd; XJ(14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d
05/07/2015 (Open)
07/04/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/11/2015 (Start)
07/15/2015 (End)
Aurora Heat Wave Futures Tournament
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14,18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,RR
03/01/2015 (Open)
07/05/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/11/2015 (Start)
07/12/2015 (End)
Williams Tennis July Open
BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,SE; XJ(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,SE
02/01/2015 (Open)
07/05/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/11/2015 (Start)
07/12/2015 (End)
JCC One Day Challenger Compass Tournament
Challenger: G(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) )s,COMP
12/31/2014 (Open)
07/06/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/11/2015 (Start)
07/11/2015 (End)
The Broomfield Open 2015 - (DESIGNATED)
Open: MW(Op)sd; X(Op)d; NMW(2.5-5.0)sd; NX(2.5-4.5)d
05/05/2015 (Open)
07/06/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/10/2015 (Start)
07/17/2015 (End)
"Aspen for Animals" NTRP Championships
NMW(Op,2.5-4.5)s,FMLC; NMW(Op)d,FMLC; NX(Op,3.0-4.0)d,FMLC; CMW(6.0,7.0,8.0)d,FMLC
05/10/2015 (Open)
07/06/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/10/2015 (Start)
07/12/2015 (End)
Lewis Tennis Sizzling Summer Challenger
Challenger: BG(14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR; Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,RR; Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) )s,RR
05/10/2015 (Open)
07/07/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/11/2015 (Start)
07/11/2015 (End)
Miramont Open Championship Boys 18
Open: B(18 (78'Court/Green Ball) )s,COMP; B(18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,COMP
05/16/2015 (Open)
07/08/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/15/2015 (Start)
07/16/2015 (End)
Ken-Caryl Ranch Challenger 18/14
Challenger: BG(14,18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,COMP
04/12/2015 (Open)
07/08/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/15/2015 (Start)
07/17/2015 (End)
Southern Colorado Open (DES. 5.0,4.5 AND FAM. DOUB.)
Open: M(Op)sd,SE; X(Op)d,SE; NMW(3.0-5.0)sd,SE; NX(3.0-4.5)d,SE; FS(0)d,SE; FD(0)d,SE; MS(0)d,SE; MD(0)d,SE
05/14/2015 (Open)
07/09/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/15/2015 (Start)
07/19/2015 (End)
HRCA Southridge Junior Challenger
BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,16 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR
05/17/2015 (Open)
07/10/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/17/2015 (Start)
07/19/2015 (End)
Babolat Boulder Open at Rocky Mountain Tennis Center and Intermoutain Senior Section Championships
Advanced: NM(3.0-5.0)sd,SE; NW(2.5-5.0)sd,SE; NX(3.0-5.0)d,SE; FS(0)d,SE; FD(0)d,SE; MS(0)d,SE; MD(0)d,SE; Championships: MW(Op,30-85)sd,SE; X(Op,35,45,55,65,75,85)d,SE; LMW(Op)sd; LMW(A)sd; LMW(B)sd; LMW(C)sd; LQ(Op)s; LQ(A)s; LQ(B)s; LQ(Op)d
04/12/2015 (Open)
07/11/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/18/2015 (Start)
07/26/2015 (End)
Denver Junior City Open Championship (DESIGNATED)
BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,SE; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )sd,FRLC
05/17/2015 (Open)
07/11/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/17/2015 (Start)
07/21/2015 (End)
Aurora Summer Challenger Tournament
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14,18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,RR
03/01/2015 (Open)
07/12/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/18/2015 (Start)
07/19/2015 (End)
USTA Intermountain Level 4 Summer Masters BG14s-16s
Level 4: BG(14-16 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,FIC-R16; BG(14-16 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,SE
05/13/2015 (Open)
07/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/13/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
Lewis Tennis Summer Super Set Challenger Series #3
Challenger: BG(14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR; Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,RR; Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) )s,RR
05/18/2015 (Open)
07/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/18/2015 (Start)
07/18/2015 (End)
USTA Intermountain Level 4 Summer Masters BG18s
Level 4: BG(18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,FIC-R16; BG(18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,SE
05/13/2015 (Open)
07/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/13/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
USTA Intermountain Level 4 Summer Masters BG12s
Level 4: BG(12 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,FIC-R16; BG(12 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,SE
05/13/2015 (Open)
07/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/13/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
Meadow Creek Summer Jr. Open Championship
Championships: BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,SE
12/31/2014 (Open)
07/15/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/22/2015 (Start)
07/25/2015 (End)
Work Out West 2015 Greeley Tennis Championships
NM(Op,3.0-4.0)s,FMLC; NW(Op,2.5-4.0)s,FMLC; NM(3.0-4.5)d,FMLC; NW(2.5-4.5)d,FMLC; Combo MX(5.5,6.5,7.5,8.5)d,FMLC
04/27/2015 (Open)
07/15/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/20/2015 (Start)
07/26/2015 (End)
Longmont Athletic Club Jr. Championship #2
BG(14-16 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s
05/23/2015 (Open)
07/16/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/23/2015 (Start)
07/25/2015 (End)
Central Colorado Junior Open Championships @ Gates Tennis Center
Championships: BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,SE; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,RR
01/01/2015 (Open)
07/17/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/26/2015 (Start)
08/02/2015 (End)
Central Colorado Junior Challenger @ Gates Tennis Center
Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,COMP; Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,COMP; Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,FMLC
01/31/2015 (Open)
07/17/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/26/2015 (Start)
08/02/2015 (End)
2015 Rocky Mountain State Games
MW(Op,65-75)sd; X(Op,65-75)d; BG(10 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd; NMW(2.5-4.5)sd; NX(2.5-4.5)d; FS(0)d; FD(0)d; MS(0)d; MD(0)d; LMW(Op)s
02/04/2015 (Open)
07/17/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/24/2015 (Start)
07/26/2015 (End)
Rocky Mountain Wheelchair Open
LMW(Op)sd; LMW(A)sd; LMW(B)sd; LMW(C)sd; LQ(Op)s; LQ(A)s; LQ(Op)d; LQ(A)d
02/14/2015 (Open)
07/17/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/24/2015 (Start)
07/26/2015 (End)
Colorado State Open - Family and FUN Family Divisions
FS(0)d; FD(0)d; MS(0)d; MD(0)d
01/01/2015 (Open)
07/17/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/26/2015 (Start)
08/02/2015 (End)
Meadows Jr Challenger - Boulder
Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,FMLC; XJ(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,FMLC; Challenger: BG(8 (36'Court/Red Ball) ,10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )sd,FMLC
05/22/2015 (Open)
07/18/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/24/2015 (Start)
07/26/2015 (End)
Central Colorado Junior Futures @ Gates Tennis Center
BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,NEF; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,NEF; E(8 (36'Court/Red Ball) )s,NEF
01/01/2015 (Open)
07/19/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/29/2015 (Start)
08/02/2015 (End)
Parker Junior Challenger
Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,FRLC
05/23/2015 (Open)
07/21/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/23/2015 (Start)
07/26/2015 (End)
JCC One Day Compass Challenger Tournament
G(14 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,COMP
12/31/2014 (Open)
07/21/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/25/2015 (Start)
07/25/2015 (End)
Rocky Mountain Tennis Center - Summer Jr. Challenger #2
BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,RR; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )sd,RR; BG(8 (36'Court/Red Ball) )sd,RR
04/30/2015 (Open)
07/25/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/01/2015 (Start)
08/02/2015 (End)
Summer Bash Championship
BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,SE
06/06/2015 (Open)
07/26/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/31/2015 (Start)
08/03/2015 (End)
Lewis Tennis Adult Dog Days
NMW(3.0-4.0)s,RR
02/11/2015 (Open)
07/27/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/01/2015 (Start)
08/01/2015 (End)
Arvada Tennis Center Summer Smash (DESIGNATED 5.0)
MW(Op)s,SE; NMW(2.5-5.0)sd,FRLC; NX(2.5-5.0)d,FRLC; Combo MX(5.5,6.5,7.5,8.5,9.5)d,FRLC
05/13/2015 (Open)
07/27/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/03/2015 (Start)
08/09/2015 (End)
Fox Hill Country Club Jr. Open Championship
BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s
04/30/2015 (Open)
07/27/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
07/31/2015 (Start)
08/02/2015 (End)
JCC Late Summer Championship
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,SE
12/31/2014 (Open)
07/29/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/04/2015 (Start)
08/10/2015 (End)
2015 Steamboat NTRP Championships
NMW(3.0-5.0)s,SE; NMW(3.0-5.0)d,SE; NX(3.0-5.0)d,SE
04/08/2015 (Open)
07/31/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/07/2015 (Start)
08/09/2015 (End)
South Suburban Jr.Futures #2
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,NEF; BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,NEF
05/27/2015 (Open)
08/01/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/08/2015 (Start)
08/09/2015 (End)
Monaco Jr. Summer Open Championship
BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s
07/01/2015 (Open)
08/02/2015 (Close)
at 12:00:00 PM
08/09/2015 (Start)
08/12/2015 (End)
Colorado State University Open
MW(Op)sd,FMLC; X(Op)d,FMLC; NMW(2.5-5.0)sd,FMLC; NX(2.5-5.0)d,FMLC
05/26/2015 (Open)
08/03/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/10/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
Elks Lodge Jr. Challenger Tennis Tournament
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,FMLC; BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )d,SE; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )sd
06/06/2015 (Open)
08/03/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/07/2015 (Start)
08/09/2015 (End)
Lewis Tennis Back to School Futures
Entry Level: BG(14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR; Entry Level: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,NEF; Entry Level: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) )s,RR; Entry Level: BG(8 (36'Court/Red Ball) )s,RR
06/08/2015 (Open)
08/04/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/08/2015 (Start)
08/08/2015 (End)
JCC Autumn Indoor/Outdoor Jr. Challenger
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,COMP
12/31/2014 (Open)
08/05/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/11/2015 (Start)
08/17/2015 (End)
Meadow Creek Summer Adult 3.0-5.0
NMW(3.0-5.0)sd,SE; NX(3.0-5.0)d,SE
12/31/2014 (Open)
08/05/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/12/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
USTA National Women's 40 & 50 Indoor Championships
Championships: W(40,50)s,FICQ; W(40,50)d,FRLC
01/01/2015 (Open)
08/07/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/27/2015 (Start)
08/30/2015 (End)
Gates Ladder - Summer Classic
NM(3.0-5.0)s,SE; NW(2.5-4.5)s,SE
01/01/2015 (Open)
08/07/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/14/2015 (Start)
08/18/2015 (End)
South Suburban Junior Challenger #3
BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd
06/17/2015 (Open)
08/08/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/15/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
Colorado Clay Court Championships - Bill Wright
MW(Op,35,45,55,65,75)sd; X(Op,35,45,55,65,75)d
06/12/2015 (Open)
08/09/2015 (Close)
at 05:00:00 PM
08/14/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
Lewis Tennis School Rockin' Summer Championship
Open: BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,FMLC; Open: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,FMLC
06/01/2015 (Open)
08/10/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/14/2015 (Start)
08/16/2015 (End)
Pinehurst Country Club NTRP Championships
NMW(2.5-4.5)sd,SE; NX(2.5-4.5)d,SE
06/20/2015 (Open)
08/13/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/20/2015 (Start)
08/23/2015 (End)
JCC Men's State Open Tune-Up
NM(3.5-4.5)s,SE
04/29/2015 (Open)
08/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/19/2015 (Start)
08/23/2015 (End)
The Ned Cooney Memorial Meadows Open
MW(Op)sd,SE; X(Op)d,SE; NM(3.0-5.0)sd,SE; NW(2.5-4.5)sd,SE; NX(3.0-4.5)d,SE
06/21/2015 (Open)
08/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/21/2015 (Start)
08/28/2015 (End)
Hiwan Golf Club Junior Challenger
Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR
12/31/2014 (Open)
08/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/22/2015 (Start)
08/23/2015 (End)
Colorado Athletic Club Inverness Jr. Challenger #1
BG(16-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd
06/30/2015 (Open)
08/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/21/2015 (Start)
08/23/2015 (End)
Miramont Open Championship - Girls 18
Open: G(18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,COMP
06/21/2015 (Open)
08/16/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/22/2015 (Start)
08/23/2015 (End)
 
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