8
MONTHS
2
DAYS
23
HOURS
UNTIL THE GAMES!

Jim Reffkin

Jim Reffkin – Tennis Sports Chair
National Tournament Director


After 37 years of experience as Director of Tennis for the City of Tucson, Jim has had the opportunity to be active in virtually every facet of the tennis industry; he has been awarded accordingly with five Hall of Fame awards including one from the prestigious International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Jim, a Master Professional, has been the National President of the United States Professional Tennis Association as well as the USPTA National Tennis Professional of the Year in 1997. In 1979, in his earlier years, the USTA awarded him the 1979 National USTA Community Service Award.

Jim, is known throughout the country for creating “Match Tiebreak” an innovative scoring format that has grown tennis participation dramatically and is now used globally. He has probably directed more National Tennis Events, both Professional and Amateur, than anyone in the Tennis Industry.