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Rome Tennis Center Blends Economics and Education with Tennis
In Field of Dreams, a voice told Kevin Costner's character, "If you
build it, he will come." Cities and municipalities have been doing
this for sports like baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse. Add
tennis into the conversation, as word has reached the "powers that be"
that a large, modern and sprawling tennis center can drive money into
the local economy, bring awareness to all that a city offers, and
offer unprecedented educational and recreational opportunities for
USTA Midwest Section to Hold College Showcase in Indianapolis
On Friday, June 24, the USTA Midwest Section will host its 2016
College Showcase, giving students from the region a chance to learn
about the wide range of opportunities in college tennis. The showcase
will be held at the Barbara S. Wynne Tennis Center, North Central High
School in Indianapolis, Indiana, and will include both information and
on-court sessions for high school players.
ASU Reinstates Men's Tennis
After an eight-year hiatus, Sun Devil Athletics announced the
reinstatement of the men's tennis program at Arizona State. Through a
lead gift of $1M by Buffie and Ray Anderson, Vice President for
University Athletics, ASU will now field a total of 26 NCAA varsity