Tennis Memphis is thrilled to partner with the City of Memphis and the University of Memphis to make game-changing renovations to Leftwich Tennis Center. The $19-million project will expand the center to 32 courts – 20 outdoor and 12 indoor – making Leftwich home of the Tigers tennis teams. The renovated center will allow Tennis Memphis to host state, regional and national tournaments – driving sports tourism to Memphis while growing the local tennis community.
Read the official news release from the University of Memphis here. Watch the press conference announcing the $19-million renovation here. Speakers included Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, University of Memphis President M. David Rudd, University of Memphis Interim Athletic Director Allie Prescott, Tennis Memphis Executive Director Stephen Lang, Tennis Memphis Board Chair Bob Mebane and Memphis City Councilman Worth Morgan.