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Welcome to the official web site of the
Northern Illinois Tennis Association


Thanks for visiting with us! The Northern Illinois Tennis Association is the local district of the USTA/Midwest Section with the mission "To Promote, Develop, and Service the Game of Tennis". The Northern Illinois District consists of 25 counties in the northern third of Illinois, excluding DuPage, Cook, and Lake Counties (which make up the Chicago District, CDTA).

Northern llinois District counties include Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Ford, Grundy, Henry, Iroquis, JoDavies, Kane , Kankakee, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Livingston, Marshall, McHenry, Mercer, Ogle, Putnam, Stark, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will, and Winnebago.

To contact us, Send us an e-mail or call the district office at (847) 458-5813, or fax (847) 458-5807. Our mailing address is 115 Brook Street, Algonquin, IL 60102.


2015 USTA/Midwest Section Celebrates Black Futures Month

February is Black History Month, and the USTA/Midwest Section is honoring the past by celebrating our future by highlighting current local junior players, volunteers and coaches throughout the month. Read More

Partner with Schools Handbook

Partnering with schools has never been so easy. Check out the updated USTA handbook, Partner with Schools, for helpful tips on approaching schools, creating interest and organizing play. Read More

2015 USTA/Midwest Coaches Excellence Workshop

Registration is now open for the 2015 USTA/Midwest Coaches Excellence Workshop which will take place Saturday, April 18. The workshop is designed to help coaches design and deliver programs that address the various needs and skill levels of the diverse communities they serve. The workshop is offered by the USTA/Midwest Section in partnership with the USTA/Midwest Diversity Sub-committee. Read More

Wisconsin Captures Midwest Tennis on Campus Championship

32 teams descended upon Madison, WI for the Midwest Tennis on Campus Championships, where seven teams sealed a bid to Nationals in April. The University of Wisconsin took the title after knocking off two-time defending champions Michigan. Read More

Pilot Program: Universal Tennis Rating vs Points Per Round

The USTA/Midwest Section Junior Pathway Committee has approved a pilot program in which the Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) system will be used in the selection and seeding of players for specific Midwest junior tournaments. The goal of the pilot program is to identify if the UTR system, in combination with the Points Per Round standings system, would ensure that top-level players will be selected and seeded for certain events. Download Document