Important Events


2017 – Fourth of July Draws


*********** — CONTACT LIST FOR PLAYERS AT BOTTOM OF PAGE — ***********   CENTURY DOUBLES ROUND 1 NAME ROUND 2  SEMIS FINAL 1) Ray Boyer/ David Fenn Ray Boyer/ David Fenn . 2) BYE 3) Thomas O’Brien/ Brian Washa 4) …

2017 4th of July Tournament Registration


ENTRY DEADLINE: Receipt by Thursday, June 1 —
DRAW POSTED: Saturday, June 3 —
EARLY ROUNDS of PLAY: Week of June 4 onward —
FINALS: Tuesday, July 4
Players may enter up to THREE (3) events, including two doubles events.
ENTRY FEES: Regular Tournament Entry Fee is $25.00 for each player, provided you have paid your yearly ECTA membership.

Spring Doubles — One Day Event — Round Robin — Saturday, April 29th.


Spring Doubles — One Day Event — Round Robin — Saturday, April 29th.

Vandy Christie courts, Sheridan Rd., Northwestern campus.

Play will take place on April 29th at Vandy Christie courts, Sheridan Rd., Northwestern campus, beginning at 9 a.m. for Men’s and Women’s Doubles.

Depending on the draw, Mixed Doubles will commence later in the day, probably at 11 a.m.

New Year’s Doubles Scramble


EVANSTON MEETS WINNETKA — We had a great turn-out of 20 players for the scramble (with a waiting list). Congratulations to our top point achievers: Karen Topp, Aric Jacover, Sarah Johnson and Tom Nacher. Thanks to everyone who participated in …

Thanksgiving Doubles Social


Join us for the 2016 Thanksgiving Doubles Scramble Saturday, November 26, from 1:00 to 4:00, Combe Tennis Center (Henry Crown Sports Pavilion) Northwestern University 2311 North Campus Drive Evanston, Illinois  60208 Combe phone# 847/491-4300 Cost: $25/player (ECTA members) A 3.0/3.5 …

Results – Fall Tourney


Women’s Singles – Sarah Smith d. Fran Caan 10-5. Men’s Open Singles – Jay Woldenberg d. Edgar Raya, with solid semi-final play from Ben Schamisso and Jay Nazario. Men’s 3.5 Singles – Thomas Gu d. John Cabrera 10-6 (With a …

2016 Fall Tournament – Sept. 17 & 18 – Registration Open


Vandy Christie Tennis Center, 2310 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL . Saturday (round robin) Sunday (semis and finals). Singles, Doubles, Mixed.

ENTRY DEADLINE: All entry forms and fees must be received no later than Tuesday, Sept. 13th.

RESULTS for 4th of July 2016 FINALS


Results and News!

2016 Fourth of July Tournament


ENTRY DEADLINE: Receipt by Friday, June 3
DRAW POSTED: Sunday, June 5
EARLY ROUNDS of PLAY: Week of June 6 onward
FINALS: Monday, July 4



Spring Doubles — one day event — Round Robin — April 30th, Saturday
Vandy Christie courts, Sheridan Rd., Northwestern campus.

Seven Ways in Which We “Serve” You …

  • By coordinating spring/summer leagues, namely Shoreline and CPDTA (Chicago Park District Tennis Association). Join the ECTA for the opportunity to participate in one or both leagues.
  • By running annual tournaments and round-robins for area players. Our tournaments are not USTA-sanctioned, so a USTA membership is not required for you to participate, and players may come from any city or state, not just Evanston. Tournaments are held in spring, summer, fall and winter with round robins at Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Joint he ECTA for the opportunity to participate in a tournament or round robin.
  • By giving back to the tennis community. Most recently, we donated new windscreens for the ETHS courts, which are used by the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams, Chicago area league players, as well as ECTA tournament entrants.
  • By supporting youth tennis. Our board members are involved in the USTA’s 10 and Under Tennis program, which encourages parents to introduce their children to the sport. This is Evanston’s third year with about 40 kids in attendance. For details,  visit
  • By supporting high school tennis. Two years ago, we established an ECTA scholarship program through which we annually donate $500 each to one ETHS senior girl and one ETHS senior boy. The application includes a recommendation from a coach/teacher and an essay about how involvement in tennis has impacted the student’s life. For details, email Mark Smith at
  • By supporting college tennis. Every year, the ECTA purchases seats at Rally With the ‘Cats, a Northwestern tennis fundraiser held at the Kenilworth Club. To buy a seat yourself, email Jean Yale at
  • By supporting those who protect and serve the community. As thanks to the Evanston Police Department’s efforts and presence to help monitor the grounds alongside the tennis courts at Ackerman Park during the July 4 finals, the ECTA makes an annual donation to a fund for fallen officers.