Junior Competition News: January
CLOSED LEVEL 4 TOURNAMENTS
Kick off the new year with some fun tournament play! Our upcoming Closed Level 4 tournaments are happening February 18-20. And as a bonus, the February doubles divisions are being elevated to Level 3 points! Find your division below and be sure to register before the deadlines.
February 18-20 Closed L4 Singles/L3 Doubles
Be sure to check out ALL upcoming tournaments with open registration by clicking the button below. Use filters to find events by gender, age, level, distance and format. If registration is open, you'll be able to sign up for the divisions you want to enter. Find Midwest tornaments here.
USTA NATIONAL'S AREAS OF FOCUS 2023
The USTA National office has announced the main areas of focus for 2023 when it comes to junior competition. An emphasis is being placed on both team events and more localized play as we continue to try to improve the overall junior competition experience for both players and parents. Learn more.
WTN NAMED OFFICIAL RATING SYSTEM OF COLLEGE TENNIS
A major announcement this month by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association — ITA is adopting the ITF World Tennis Number as its exclusive, official rating for college tennis. The ITA was partnered with UTR up until the end of 2022. Learn more.
NATIONAL WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS
We received the National Winter Championships results and congratulations are in order for these three Midwest players:
- B14s Singles Finalist - Colin McPeek, IN
- B16s Singles 3rd Place - Mitchell Sheldon, IL
- B18s Singles 3rd Place - Brandon Carpico, OH
Players are battling it out in Melbourne for a Grand Slam title. We are excited to cheer on our Midwest competitors, and that includes Ashton Bowers from Mid-South Illinois who will play in the Australian Open Junior Championship!
The USTA/Midwest Tennis & Education Foundation has a great opportunity to win a sportschair! All that's required is for the interested party to fill out this form. It's that simple! The deadline to enter is Tuesday, January 31.
OUR FAVORITE MOMENTS
Wow, 2022 was a great year for Midwest tennis! From the Western & Southern Open to the Midwest Closed and so much more. Discover some of our favorite memories by watching our look-back video above and read our 2022 recap article for an in-depth look at our accomplishments and history-making moments!