Atkins Tennis Center
|Atkins Tennis Center|
|Location||1800 S Wright St, Urbana, IL 61802|
|Opened||November 2, 1991|
|Owner||University of Illinois|
|Illinois Fighting Illini men's tennis (1991-present)
Illinois Fighting Illini women's tennis (1991-present)
JSM Challenger of Champaign–Urbana (2002-Present)
2013 NCAA Division I Tennis Championships
||This article is incomplete. (July 2013)|
Opened in 1991 at a cost of $5.3 million, the Atkins Tennis Center is home to both men and women's tennis at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The tennis center features six indoor courts and twenty outdoor courts. Additionally, the complex has a pro shop and court times for general public use. It also hosts elite junior tournaments and one of the longest running professional tournaments on the USTA Pro Circuit: the JSM Challenger. Another name for the Center is the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex.
The 2013 NCAA Division I Women's and Men's Tennis Championships was hosted by the Atkins Tennis Center. This was the first time since 2005 (when there was a combined men and women's championship) that a Midwest school hosted the NCAA Tournament.