The Case Tennis Center at LaFortune Park in Tulsa, Okla., is the “Featured Facility” in the 2018 USTA Outstanding Facility Awards. The facility was honored at an awards ceremony in New York City during the US Open.
Each year, the USTA recognizes facilities throughout the country to encourage increasingly high standards for construction and/or renovation. Nominations are evaluated on the facility and amenities, and also on tennis programming. The honored facilities for 2018 are:
* Small Facilities: Fort Boise Tennis Courts, Boise, Idaho; Kings County Tennis League–Sumner Tennis Club, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Club de Tenis de Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico
* Large Facilities: Case Tennis Center at LaFortune Park, Tulsa, Okla. (2018 Featured Facility); Oak Lawn Racquet, Fitness, & Gymnastics Center, Oak Lawn, Ill.; A.C. Nielsen Tennis Center, Winnetka, Ill.; John Mott Tennis Center, Utica, N.Y.; Mercer County Park Commission Tennis Facility, West Windsor, N.J.; Palmetto Tennis Center, Sumter, S.C.; Jekyll Island Tennis Center, Jekyll Island, Ga.; Southeast Tennis and Learning Center, Washington, D.C.; John R. McFarlin Tennis Center, San Antonio, Texas
* Private Facilities: Woodfield Country Club, Boca Raton, Fla.; James Creek Tennis Center, Cumming, Ga.; White Bear Lake–Life Time, White Bear Lake, Minn.; Long Reach Tennis Club–Columbia Association, Columbia, Md.; Eagle Tennis Club, Eagle, Idaho; Five Star Tennis Center, Plainfield, Ill.; Twos Athletic Club, Toledo, Ohio; Greene Ridge Racquet & Fitness Club, Snow Hill, N.C.; Southern Oaks Golf & Tennis Club, Burleson, Texas; Chelsea Piers, Stamford, Conn.; Paula G. Manship YMCA–Lamar Tennis Center, Baton Rouge, La.; Aspen Racquet Club, Wooster, Ohio