Leftwich staff prepares for the opening of Memphis’ tennis mecca

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: November 13, 2023 10:47 AM CT | Published: November 09, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The $31.5 million complex — a public-private partnership — will include 12 indoor courts, serve as the home for the Tigers’ men’s and women’s tennis teams and be open to the paying public.


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Phil Stukenborg

Phil Stukenborg

Phil Stukenborg is a lifelong Memphis journalist and a former sports writer and deputy sports editor for The Commercial Appeal. Elected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Hall of Fame in 2018, he covered University of Memphis football during the DeAngelo Williams and Paxton Lynch eras and also served as the lead reporter for the city’s former long-running professional tennis event.


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