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Awards & Achievements, December 2019

December 31, 2019 01:21 PM

Southern players and organizations are constantly making their mark in the world of tennis. Here's a list of recent awards, achievements and news in December 2019.

Six Champions of Tennis awards go to Southerners

Three USTA Southern residents and three organizations were among the Racquet Sports Industry's winners in 23 categories for its 2019 Champions of Tennis Awards.

Paula Hale presides over the 2015 USTA Southern meeting during her two-year term as President & CEO.

Southern winners were: 

* Tennis Industry Service Award: Jolyn de Boer, Hilton Head Island, S.C.

* Tennis Sales Representative of the Year: Garry Ramey, Alpharetta, Ga.

* Municipal Tennis Facility of the Year: Rome Tennis Center at Berry College, Rome, Ga.

* Tennis Advocate of the Year: Paula Hale, Raleigh, N.C.

* Public Park of the Year: City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center, New Orleans, La.

* National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) Organization of the Year: MACH Academy, Augusta, Ga.

USTA Foundation Executive Director Dan Faber named “Person of the Year” for racquet sports industry-leading publication, while individuals and organizations from across the country are recognized in 23 additional categories.

Racquet Sports Industry (formerly Tennis Industry) has been covering the tennis business and the sport for 48 years. Available in both print and digital editions, RSI is the official publication of the Tennis Industry Association, U.S. Racquet Stringers Association and American Sports Builders Association. Visit www.tennisindustrymag.com.