Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame Inductees Named


Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame Inductees Named

USTA Kentucky has named three well-deserving individuals to the Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame.

Eric Quigley
Chuck Cooper
Jane Gamble

Eric Quigley, Louisville, became a professional tennis player in 2013 after his 171 collegiate wins making him the winningest University of Kentucky singles player of all times.  Quigley most recently won a wild card opportunity at the US Open.  Quigley rose to his career high doubles world rating of 192 this past spring.  He also played at South Oldham High School winning four state champions with an undefeated record.

Chuck Cooper, Louisville, began his tennis career with a tennis scholarship to Murray State University and has been an active coach at various Louisville clubs.  He has coached many junior players to skill levels which earn them college scholarships.  Cooper was President of USTA Kentucky and has won the Kentucky Tennis Professional of the year award.

Jane Gamble, Paducah, has been instrumental in fundraising for the construction of courts at the Tilghman High School, implementing after school tennis programming, countless volunteer hours with USTA Kentucky and the overall advancement and accessibility of tennis in the Paducah area.  Gamble has served as USTA Kentucky President, USTA Southern Board of Directors and was part of the USTA National Community Development Committee.

The Induction Ceremony to be held in Louisville in January.