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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.


USTA Pro Circuit Announces “Illinois Swing” Tournament Series

Today USTA announced the USTA Pro Circuit “Illinois Swing”, which is comprised of four tournaments in Illinois from July 17 – August 16, 2015. Read More

Last Week to Register for US Open National Playoffs Sectional Qualifier

USTA announced that the US Open National Playoffs will be held for the sixth season this year. New this year, the US Open National Playoffs will include a men’s and women’s doubles competition. Players can continue to compete in both men’s and women’s singles, as well as mixed doubles. Midland Community Tennis Center (Midland, Mich.) will host the USTA/Midwest Sectional Qualifier which takes place June 12-16, 2015. Read More

Win Money in Adult Tournament Series

Are you a collegiate player looking for some extra competition this summer? Try out our new Game, Set, Money tournament series! Winners and finalists of these events win prize money for each event. These series will use UTR for seeding where possible. Each event is one-day, and players must have played in one of the first two events in order to enter the third and final tournament. Read More

USTA Midwest Seeks Award Nominations

USTA Midwest is currently seeking nominations for its 2015 Awards. Know someone who has made great contributions to tennis this past year? Don't let them go unrecognized! Deadline to submit a nomination is May 31st. Read More

Lynn Bender: Haitian Sensation

Knowing that she was ready to challenge herself and do something “outside her comfort zone”, Lynn Bender decided to accept an invitation from the ITF to travel to Haiti with the mission of exploring what tennis opportunities currently exist and what needs there may be, especially in the area of Wheelchair Tennis - her specialty. Read More