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USTA New England Awards Tennis Camp Scholarships

June 28, 2022

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WESTBOROUGH, MA - USTA New England, in partnership with the Rafa Nadal Academy Camps, Nike Tennis Camps and adidas Tennis Camps, recently awarded 12 summer camp scholarships to New England players. The scholarships were given to both youth and adult players to attend weeklong day or overnight camps at no cost. 


“We’re grateful for the opportunity to provide incredible tennis experiences to New England players through our camp partnerships. We know our players gain so much from their week at camp so we look forward to awarding these each year,” said Sarah Wishart, Director, Recreational Programs & Facilities for USTA New England.


Rafa Nadal Academy Camps

Joseph Renfrow and Noemy Heliomara C De Souza, both members of the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s NJTL Chapter, TeamFAME, will attend the Newport, RI camp, while Nancy Lee, one of New England’s top junior tournament players, will attend the Boston camp at The Roxbury Latin School. Rafa Nadal Academy Camps are geared towards higher level players 10-16 years old. 


Nike Tennis Camps

Benjamin Yong Liang Ng, Hugo Shinn and Celine Cherant were awarded Nike’s day camp scholarships. Benjamin and Hugo will attend the Mount Holyoke location and Celine will play at MIT. On the adult side, Ahmed Faisel and Tennis in the Parks coaches, Nicole White and Meredith Beaton, all earned scholarships to the day camp. 


adidas Tennis Camps  

Allison Benavides, from Connecticut, was the lone overnight camp scholarship winner. She will be attending the Avon, CT location. Lohanna Costa, who attends the First Serve Bridgeport NJTL, and Lena Bouri, both from Connecticut, will attend day camps.


For more information or to register for a summer tennis camp with one of our partners, click here


About USTA New England

USTA New England, one of 17 regional sections across the country that comprise the United States Tennis Association (USTA), is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting and developing the growth of tennis and increasing participation in the sport in New England by offering quality recreational and competitive programs for people of all ages and abilities. For more information, visit


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