February 25, 2013
John Isner is the first player announced to the 2013 Citi Open Field. He has made the tournamaent a staple event on his summer calendar after numerous successes, including a Cinderella run during his ATP World Tour debut in 2007, as he entered as a Wildcard and advanced to the finals against top-seed Andy Roddick.
December 21, 2012
WTEF is grateful to have been selected in the ATP ACES For Charity grant program for 2013. Grants of $10,000 each are awarded by the ATP on an annual basis to charitable causes nominated by ATP World Tour players and tournaments
November 17, 2012
On Saturday, November 17th WTEF celebrated the long awaited opening of its new Tennis, Education and Community Center in Ward 7.
September 24, 2012
Ann Cashion & Carla Hall Welcome Author Charlotte Druckman with A Book Signing Reception for Her New Tell-All Book, Skirt Steak
June 25, 2012
Tournament officials today announced the entry list for the 2012 Citi Open (formerly the Legg Mason Tennis Classic), an Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour 500 event and a Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) International Level event.
April 25, 2012
Citi, WTEF and Lagardere Unlimited today announced that Citi has been named the new title sponsor of the ATP World Tour 500 Tournament called the Citi Open, previously known as the Legg Mason Tennis Classic.
April 24, 2012
Mardy Fish, the top-ranked American on the ATP World Tour, will return to the Citi Open.
November 16, 2011
Several dozen supporters and friends of the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation gathered Nov. 16 to participate in a historic groundbreaking for WTEF's new $10 million Tennis, Education and Community Center in Ward 7.
November 01, 2010
The USTA selected the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation as the 2010 National Community Tennis Association (CTA) of the Year. The award goes to a registered CTA for outstanding services rendered. "The WTEF is a role model for other CTAs across the nation," said Kurt Kamperman, Chief Executive, Community Tennis, USTA.
October 31, 2010
Junior Ambassadors Tennis Cup and National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) Competition (Oct. 28th-Oct. 31st) were two tremendous tournaments. The Junior Ambassador Tennis Cup showcased top junior tennis players from around the world playing against top players from the Mid-Atlantic NJTLs. This international tournament had participants from Canada, Slovakia and the three reigning 2010 World Junior Tennis Champions from Chile.
October 01, 2010
Washington, DC - WTEF's very own Executive Director Eleni Rossides was one of three winners of the Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman EXCEL Award, recognizing and honoring outstanding nonprofit leaders. Out of a field of 38 nominated candidates, Ms. Rossides was selected after a rigorous multi-step vetting process.
WTEF Celebrates Another Successful Year at 2010 Tennis Ball Honoring Calvin Cafritz and The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Mary Carillo, and MaliVai Washington
May 07, 2010
Washington, DC - The 2010 Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF) Tennis Ball was held on May 7th at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC. The event was a great success for WTEF, raising over $933,000, and making it the second-most successful fundraiser in WTEF’s 55-year history. The evening consisted of a live, mini-live and silent auction, dinner and program. A special thanks to the over 650 attendees who joined us for the evening to celebrate both WTEF’s past year’s accomplishments and our honorees, Calvin Cafritz and The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Mary Carillo, and MaliVai Washington.
May 06, 2010
Washington, DC - Three distinguished individuals will be honored at this year’s WTEF Tennis Ball on Friday, May 7th at The Ritz-Carlton downtown. For the William H.G. FitzGerald Distinguished Service Award, the award will be presented to Calvin Cafritz and The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. For the Champion of Tennis Award, WTEF will present the award to both Mary Carillo and MaliVai Washington.
WTEF Celebrates Another Successful Year at 2009 Tennis Ball Honoring Sheila Johnson and Andrea Jaeger
May 08, 2009
Washington, DC - The 2009 Washington Tennis & Education Foundation (WTEF) Tennis Ball was held on May 8th at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC. The event was a great success for WTEF, raising over $775,000. The evening consisted of a live, mini-live and silent auction, dinner and program. A special thanks to the over 600 attendees who joined us for the evening to support both WTEF and our honorees Sheila C. Johnson and Andrea Jaeger.