342 National Tennis Month events in May

Ron Cioffi | April 30, 2023

May 2023 will be the third National Tennis Month (NTM)!


USTA Southern is at the forefront in supporting and promoting tennis in May. We are supporting 342 events this year, more than 65% more than 2022!

Click here for a comprehensive list of 342 events, listed by state and city.

Hundreds of CTAs, NJTLs, public facilities and parks & recreation organizations in our nine states will be hosting events. USTA Southern is supporting these fantasic organizations with $250 per event (up to four per host) along with promotion materials and media support. Dozens of Southern volunteers are also promoting events in their communities. 

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  • State of Alabama
  • State of Arkansas
  • State of Georgia
  • State of Kentucky
  • State of Louisiana
  • State of Mississippi
  • State of North Carolina
  • State of South Carolina
  • Baton Rouge, La.
  • Bossier City, La.
  • Cape Fear, N.C.
  • Cary, N.C.
  • Charleston, S.C.
  • Conway, Ark.
  • Daphne, Ala.
  • Fairhope, Ala.
  • Fayetteville, N.C.
  • Florence, S.C.
  • Goose Creek, S.C.
  • Greenville, S.C.


  • Gulf Shores, Ala.
  • Hickory, N.C.
  • Holly Springs, N.C.
  • Jackson, Tenn.
  • Lafayette, La.
  • Lexington, Ky.
  • Lexington County, S.C.
  • Mobile, Ala.
  • Mount Pleasant, S.C.
  • Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Nicholasville, Ky.
  • Raleigh, N.C.
  • Richland County, S.C.
  • Ruston, La.
  • Shreveport, La.
  • Slidell, La.
  • Somerset, Ky.
  • St. George, S.C.
  • Summerville, S.C.
  • Sumter, S.C.


TV coverage
  • ABC 36; Lexington, Ky.
  • FOX8; Greensboro, N.C.
  • WIS TV Soda City Live; Columbia, S.C.
  • WTVD; Raleigh, N.C.
  • WPSD; Paducah, Ky.
  • WBBJ; Jackson, Tenn. (two stories)


  • Host must be one of the following – CTA, NJTL, public tennis facility or Parks & Recreation organization.
    o    Applications submitted on behalf of an individual host will not be accepted.
  • Event must be open to the public.
  • Host orgs will not be approved for more than two of the same type of event (i.e., can’t do three play days or four library events).
  • Using Serve Tennis is not required for National Tennis Month promotion.
  • All event details must be provided prior to approval. USTA Southern is going to advertise the NTM events and locations and want accurate information for potential attendees.


USTA Resources

Visit for more information about the following:

  • USTA Marketing Materials –
  • Submit a NTM Success Story for chance to win US Open tickets. Deadline: 6/16/23
  • Submit your local or state proclamation and claim a USTA prize pack. Deadline 6/16/23
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