2024 – 2025 New Slate of Officers

The following have been nominated to serve on the USTA Alabama Board of Directors for the 2024-2025 term. The slate below was voted on by the membership on February 10, 2024 at the USTA Annual Meeting at Vestavia Country Club.

2023 USTA Alabama Awards

Congratulations to the remarkable winners of the 2023 USTA Alabama Awards! Your unwavering dedication to the sport of tennis has not only inspired but has also elevated the game to new heights. Your commitment, passion, and relentless effort have not gone unnoticed. The achievements you’ve attained in the world of tennis serve as a testament…
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Kaila Welch wins NJTL Youth Essay Contest for Alabama

Congratulations to Kaila Welch from Birmingham, Alabama, for being named a winner in the USTA Southern section of the 2023 USTA Foundation National Essay Contest presented by Deloitte!  Out of over 1,000 entries, Kaila is among the nine exceptional juniors selected from each state in the Southern Section. They will enjoy an all-expense paid trip…
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2022 NCJTT Championships

18 & Under Champions: PRC Puffins Captains: Ryen Valentine and Joseph Bobba 18 & Under Intermediate Runner-Up: PRC Breakers Captain: Rusty Wilkes 14 & Under Intermediate Champions: PRC Pineapples Captains: Ryen Valentine and Joseph Bobba 14 & Under Runner-Up: Sharks Captain: Trey Ambrose Full Facebook Photo Album 

USTA Southern Tennis Lines Policy

With the recent USTA National statement of guidance for parks and recreation facilities on tennis and pickleball, please note the current policy in place for events in the USTA Southern Section remains:  “Tennis courts eligible for USTA Southern sanctioned competition, including junior and adult tournaments and league, must contain only lines prescribed by the ITF…
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Passing of Marvin Buchanan

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of long time volunteer Marvin Buchanan.  Marvin is a past Hall of Fame member and past President of USTA Alabama.  He will be missed by all that has been involved in tennis. Marvin Edward Buchanan Sr., age 97, of Birmingham, Alabama passed away on Sunday,…
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NJTL Local Leadership Camp

“Our National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) Local Leadership Camp took place on Saturday, 11/12/22, from noon to 4pm at the George Ward Tennis Center. We had 17 participants that came from the Tuscaloosa NJTL, Huntsville NJTL and LETT / James Lewis NJTLs (Birmingham). The kids got exposed to tennis and STEM (including chess) activities…
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