2020 State Qualifier will be held in Covington and Baton Rouge, Louisiana November 21-23.
Due to Covid-19, Louisiana has taken many precautions to be able to host the 2020 Junior Qualifying Tournament.The 2020 Louisiana State Junior Qualifying Tournament STA L2/ LTA L1 tournament has been rescheduled to November 21-23 with two different locations. Registration opens 10/14/2020.
The Boys and Girls 12-14s will be hosted at the YMCA Paula G. Manship in Baton Rouge. Ronnie Walters, Tournament Director. Tournament ID: 700138220
The Boys and Girls 16s-18s will be hosted at Stone Creek Club and Spa in Covington. Brett Custer, Tournament Director. Tournament ID: 700138320
https://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=255673(16-18s) HELD IN COVINGTON
The new scoring format for this event is: Feed in through the Round of 16 with a 32 draw. Best of 3 sets with a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of third set and no doubles will be offered. Only one spectator allowed per player and all spectators must wear a mask and stay 6 feet apart. The Match App will be required for all players to use for check in, court assignments and reporting scores. Please check the tournament homepage to follow the steps of creating an account. Thank you for your understanding as we navigate through Covid-19.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, USTA programming across the U.S. has been severely disrupted. Given all of the impacts COVID-19 has had on play, the USTA has made the difficult decision not to calculate or publish year-end NTRP ratings for 2020.
The Southern Tennis Foundation and USTA Southern announced two tennis luminaries have been inducted into the 2021 class of the Southern Tennis Hall of Fame including Louisiana's very own, Mike McNulty.
Because tennis does not require any direct person-to-person contact, players can enjoy the many physical benefits that tennis offers by keeping six feet apart from other players to ensure you are in a safe exercise environment and follow other safety recommendations included here.
Tennis Industry United is using the strengths and resources of industry organizations to promote tennis and ensure the continual growth of this sport —and this new Newsletter is helping to spread the word.
USTA Southern announced that Randy Jackson, of Fort Smith, Ark., has been nominated to serve as USTA Southern Board of Directors President & CEO for the 2021-22 term. Louisiana's very own, Brett Schwartz, of Mandeville, La., has been nominated to the post of USTA Southern Executive Vice President. Congratulations to both men!
Starting now, you can become a USTA Junior member at no cost! Juniors can now sign up to play in a USTA sanctioned tournament or league without first having to purchase a USTA membership. In addition, we are working on new benefits that juniors and their parents will soon have access to.
USTA Southern announced the selection of seven young tennis players as state winners of the 2020 USTA Foundation NJTL Essay Contest today. Congrats to Micah Pierce who was Louisiana's Winner!
On January 1, 2021, USTA Youth Progression will be transitioning to USTA.com within your profile, and with that comes an exciting new look.
The new Net Generation PlayTracker will help parents and players navigate their development progress, replacing the current stars and trophies system. Now, players will collect points on an engaging PlayTracker after playing in USTA Team Challenges, USTA Junior Team Tennis, and USTA Junior Circuit programs.
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