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Awards & Achievements, October 2015

October 20, 2015 11:52 AM
In October 2014, Shelby Rogers hit No. 71 in the world.
Bernie McGuire

Southern players and organizations are constantly making their mark in the world of tennis. Here's a list of recent awards, achievements and news in October 2015.

McCloy Park receives USTA Facility Assistance Program funds

The city of Monticello, Ark., was awarded a $6,500 USTA Facility Assistance Program grant to resurface two existing courts in McCloy Park.

We are committed to enhancing and building more tennis facilities in communities across the
country,” said Kurt Kamperman, Chief Executive, Community Tennis, USTA. “This program allows
us to assist in the development process of providing usable tennis venues to people of all ages,
abilities and backgrounds to play and enjoy the health benefits of our great game.”

Since 2005, the USTA has awarded these grants to support tennis facility enhancements,
renovations and new construction projects to provide more and enhanced tennis venues for
increased playing opportunities. In total, the USTA Facilities Assistance Program has built more
than 38,000 tennis courts across the country in the past seven years, for all ages and abilities to
enjoy the sport of a lifetime. In 2014, the USTA allocated over $900,000 through the Facility Assistance Program to helpsupport public tennis facility enhancements, renovations, and new construction projects.




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