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Martinelli captures National Clay Court Championship
Just three months removed from her first Easter Bowl title, Samantha Martinelli (Denver) won her second national championship by taking the 2015 USTA National Clay Court Championships.

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

Anne Pankhurst to speak at USTA Colorado EDC Parent Session
On Saturday, August 22, one of the world's leading consultants on early competitive development, Anne Pankhurst, PhD, will speak to parents at Rocky Mountain Tennis Center in Boulder. The event is open to anyone interested in early competitive development of athletes (10 and under).
Pankhurst, who has led the UK's Lawn Tennis Association coaches education program, has been instrumental in the development of the USTA's 10 & Under initiative. The cost to attend the event is $10 (individual or parents/family). Refreshments and light snack provided. Additional information/RSVP by Monday, August 17 to Cindy MacMaster. Limited seating available.

Colorado Tennis, 2015 Summer issue update
The Summer 2015 issue of Colorado Tennis is now available. Read it online or download it from our newsstand.

CYTF Punk Relic Charity Doubles Tournament - Register today!
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 today, August 1.

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.

Tennis Marathon for Breast Cancer slated for August 23
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 on Sunday, August 23, from 8am-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!

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.

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
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 (Level 7)
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 (Level 8)
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)
Monaco Jr. Summer Open Championship (Level 6)
BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s
07/01/2015 (Open)
08/04/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/09/2015 (Start)
08/12/2015 (End)
JCC Autumn Indoor/Outdoor Jr. Challenger (Level 7)
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
08/13/2015 (Start)
08/17/2015 (End)
South Suburban Junior Challenger #3 (Level 7)
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 (Level 6)
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)
Hiwan Golf Club Junior Challenger (Level 7)
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 (Level 7)
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)
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)
Miramont Open Championship - Girls 18 (Level 6)
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)
Colorado Springs Junior Open Championship
BG(18-12)sd,FMLC
06/14/2015 (Open)
08/17/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/21/2015 (Start)
08/23/2015 (End)
Lewis Tennis Fall Challenger (Level 7)
Challenger: BG(14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR; Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,RR; Challenger: BG(8 (36'Court/Red Ball) )s,RR; Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) )s,RR
06/20/2015 (Open)
08/18/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/22/2015 (Start)
08/22/2015 (End)
Front Range Tennis Championships
NMW(3.0-4.0)sd,SE
06/16/2015 (Open)
08/20/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/27/2015 (Start)
08/30/2015 (End)
Rocky Mountain Tennis Center - Summer Jr. Open #2 (Level 6)
BG(12-18 (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)
08/22/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/29/2015 (Start)
08/30/2015 (End)
Colorado Athletic Club Inverness Jr. Challenger #2 (Level 7)
Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd; Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )sd
06/30/2015 (Open)
08/22/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
08/29/2015 (Start)
08/31/2015 (End)
Aurora Labor Day Tournament
NMW(4.0-5.0)sd,FMLC; NX(4.0-5.0)d,FMLC
03/01/2015 (Open)
08/27/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/03/2015 (Start)
09/07/2015 (End)
South Suburban Championships (DESIGNATED 2.5)
NMW(2.5-5.0)sd; NX(2.5-5.0)d
07/18/2015 (Open)
08/29/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/04/2015 (Start)
09/10/2015 (End)
Chet Niemeyer Labor Day Tournament
NM(3.0-3.5)sd,SE; NW(2.5-3.5)sd,SE; NX(3.0-3.5)d,SE
06/01/2015 (Open)
08/30/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/03/2015 (Start)
09/07/2015 (End)
Indian Summer Championship
Open: BG(12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,RR; Open: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,RR; BG(8 (36'Court/Red Ball) )s,RR
07/04/2015 (Open)
09/01/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/05/2015 (Start)
09/05/2015 (End)
Colorado Athletic Club Monaco Jr. Challenger #2
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd
07/08/2015 (Open)
09/03/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/07/2015 (Start)
09/11/2015 (End)
Flying Horse Stakes Championship
BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) ,12-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s
07/11/2015 (Open)
09/04/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/11/2015 (Start)
09/13/2015 (End)
Denver Clay Court Doubles Championships
NM(3.5-4.5)d,SE; NW(3.0-4.5)d,SE; NX(3.5-4.5)d,SE
07/06/2015 (Open)
09/04/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/11/2015 (Start)
09/14/2015 (End)
Rocky Mountain Tennis Center - Fall Challenger #3
Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14-18 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,RR; Challenger: BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )sd,RR; Challenger: BG(8 (36'Court/Red Ball) )sd,RR
03/31/2015 (Open)
09/05/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/12/2015 (Start)
09/13/2015 (End)
Mt. Vernon Fall Jr. One Day
BG(14-16 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s
03/24/2015 (Open)
09/05/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/12/2015 (Start)
09/12/2015 (End)
Colorado State Open (DESIGNATED)
MW(Op,35-80)sd,SE; X(Op,35-80)d,SE; NMW(3.0-5.0)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
01/01/2015 (Open)
09/09/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/18/2015 (Start)
09/27/2015 (End)
Southern Colorado Challenger
Challenger: BG(12 (78'Court/Green Ball) ,14 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )s,FMLC; BG(10 (60'Court/Orange Ball) )s,RR
07/18/2015 (Open)
09/11/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/18/2015 (Start)
09/20/2015 (End)
Fox Hill Fall Open
NMW(Op,3.0-4.5)sd
05/31/2015 (Open)
09/14/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/18/2015 (Start)
09/20/2015 (End)
Miramont Open Championship Girls 16
Open: G(16 (78'Court/Yellow Ball) )sd,COMP
07/19/2015 (Open)
09/15/2015 (Close)
at 11:59:00 PM
09/19/2015 (Start)
09/20/2015 (End)
 
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