AT THE USTA, FALL IS
E.J. Crawford | September 12, 2017
The 2017 US Open may be over, but the USTA is still crowning champions throughout the fall.
In fact, no months are packed with more nationally recognized winners than September, October and November, highlighted by the 2017 Junior Team Tennis National Championships, 2017 USTA League National Championships and the Tennis On Campus Fall Invitational.
Leading off the fall championship season are the Junior Team Tennis National Championships. The culmination of the 2017 JTT season runs Sept. 21-24 for the 14 and under divisions and Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 for the 18 and unders. Both feature play in intermediate and advanced brackets, opening the door for players of all ages and abilities to compete.
The JTT Nationals will be held at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla., for the first time in 2017. ADVERTISEMENT For more on the JTT Nationals, click here. And click here for 2017 information and dates.
The USTA League National Championships, the capstone to the 2017 USTA League season, kick off Oct. 6 and run through Nov. 19, crowning champions in the Adult 18 & Over, Adult 40 & Over, Adult 55 & Over, Mixed 18 & Over and Mixed 40 & Over divisions.
There will be 14 championship events held at various sites throughout the country, including at the USTA National Campus; the Mobile Tennis Center in Mobile, Ala.; the Lauderdale Tennis Club in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex in Surprise, Ariz. In all, 36 championship teams will be crowned.
Right in the middle of the championship schedule, Tennis On Campus kicks off the 2017-18 season with the Fall Invitational in Cary, N.C. The University of Florida will look to defend its title against 47 other teams representing 10 different sections. In addition to the season kickoff event, TOC Sectional Championships will also be played in six different sections this fall.
Teams will be competing for bids to the TOC National Championship, which will be held in April 2018 at the USTA National Campus. For more on the groundbreaking Tennis On Campus program, click here.