It’s Baaaack! Woodbledon 2018!

Our annual Woodbledon tournament will be December 1. Get the details and sign up here!

9-25-18, Tennis Mafia bounces into national spotlight

The word is spreading. A new story about Tennis Mafia appears on the homepage of, the official site of the United States Tennis Association.

The piece features interviews with two founding Tennis Mafia members who competed in a USTA national tournament earlier this year. The full story is available here.

Tennis Mafia is a proud USTA partner and holds the distinction of being both a USTA member organization as well as a USTA-designated community tennis association (CTA).

August, 27, 2018

Tennis Mafia named Member Organization of the Year

Lincoln Tennis Association has named Tennis Mafia its 2018 Member Organization of the Year. LTA also recognized Tennis Mafia’s inaugural wood racket tournament, Woodbledon, as Outstanding Adult Tournament. The awards will be presented during a September 30 ceremony at Woods Tennis Center.

The awards recognize Tennis Mafia’s commitment in the past year to raise the profile of the sport, including:

  • Becoming a USTA Missouri Valley member organization and a USTA-designated CTA (community tennis association)
  • Organizing 2017 Woodbledon, a one-day wood racket doubles tournament that utilized the innovative Fast4 format
  • Contributing to Woods Tennis Center’s scholarship fund for junior players
  • Sponsoring lunch for adaptive athletes participating in the 2018 Fred Johnson All Stars event
  • Sponsoring breakfast and providing volunteer support for 2018 Lincoln Tennis Volunteer Day
  • Founding Tennis After Dark, a weekly Friday evening drop-in tennis program open to all players regardless of age, skill ability or se
  • Promoting and supporting the programs, tournaments and missions of Lincoln Tennis AssociationUSTA Nebraska and USTA Missouri Valley
We’re just getting started. Stay tuned for more news this fall!

Tennis Mafia Featured in the News!

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Welcome to the Tennis Mafia! And by “Mafia” we mean mob, of course.

Our mob is a community of tennis players, spectators and supporters united in causing a racket (see what we did there?) on and off the court. We’re an outlet for diehards devoted to providing play opportunities, fan experiences and buzzworthy dialogue that strengthen our favorite sport. We’re an answer to anyone who ever accused tennis of being too exclusive, too complicated, too polite.

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