Cincinnati Buddy Shares Buddy Up Tennis Passion with High School Community

Passionate about her Saturday morning experiences at Buddy Up Tennis Cincinnati, Kristina Bauer wanted to share her love of the program with her classmates, and started a Buddy Up Tennis Club at the Summit Country Day School. From a seventh grader to a senior in high school, Buddy Up Tennis has been a formative experience ... More

Summer Fundraising in Lorain: The Athlete-Buddy Dynamic Duo

The Lorain community of Athletes and Buddies is a tight knit one. Audrey and Carollyn, two of these strong Buddy Up Tennis team members, dedicated their Summer nights to sharing the Buddy Up Tennis mission with their community. Athlete, Audrey and Buddy, Carollyn participated in the Walking on Wednesdays community event ... More

Buddy Up Tennis Buddy Wins the Disney Dreamers and Doers Award

Antonio Ramos captured many hearts and won the Disney Dreamers and Doers Award by delivering an inspiring and powerful speech about his experiences with Buddy Up Tennis.  He is the older brother to Enrique, who has Down syndrome, and one of our leading Buddies of Buddy Up Tennis at the USTA National Campus. Antonio ... More

Buddy Up Tennis Naperville Hosts “Spring Fling” Fundraiser

On Saturday, May 19th, Buddy Up Tennis Naperville partnered with Five Star Tennis Center to hold the Annual Spring Fling Fundraiser benefiting Buddy Up Tennis and the Serve It Up Tennis Foundation! The event raised $4000 for our Naperville Athletes and will allow for our Athletes to continue to participate in our weekly 90 ... More

Buddy Up Tennis Sarasota holds Fourth, “Tennis With the Stars” Fundraiser

On Friday, May 4th, Buddy Up Tennis Sarasota held their Fourth, “Tennis With the Stars, Where Our Athletes Shine” Fundraiser benefiting our Sarasota Athletes at Bath and Racquet Fitness Club.  We have an exciting year ahead for our Athletes in 2018-2019 in Sarasota and this event made the following possible: Buddy Up ... More

Swing Into Spring Round Robin Fundraiser

On Sunday, April 8th, eighth grader, Gianluca Audia held an amazing Swing Into Spring Tennis Fundraiser that benefited Buddy Up Tennis. Audia is an active member of his tennis community in Lebanon, New Hampshire and feels that everyone should have the opportunity to play tennis. Through research, he learned about Buddy Up ... More

Buddy Up Tennis Gala Honors Locations, Coordinator, and Coaches

On Saturday, February 24th, we celebrated a Decade of Difference at our annual Benefit Gala. As we were celebrating ten years of Tennis, Fitness, and FUN, we honored five individuals/teams for their hard work and dedication to Buddy Up Tennis in our tenth year, 2018. We honored two locations of the year, a Coordinator of ... More

Orlando Co-Coordinator, Lori Loftis Awarded Lynda Pollack Advocate of the Year

Buddy Up Tennis Orlando Co-Coordinator, Lori Loftis and her family were awarded the Lynda Pollack Advocate of the Year Award at the Florida Down Syndrome Conference held by the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida on February 17, 2018. Lori was instrumental in bringing Buddy Up Tennis to Orlando and continues to ... More

Celebrating #buddyupTENnis at our Locations

We challenged our locations to submit 10 second videos of their Athletes, Buddies, and Coaches celebrating Buddy Up Tennis turning 10 years old! Check out #buddyupTENnis spirit at our locations! More

Columbus Benefit Tennis Clinic at the Players’ Club

A great big thank you to Coach Mark Fazzina along with Executive Advisory Board members Eric Reidinger and John Olmstead for coordinating an awesome benefit clinic with Swim & Racquet Club and Buddy Up Tennis. Our morning was a great success filled with loads of fun on the courts. The members and Coaches of Swim & ... More