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August 2014

USTA Foundation: Serving Up Dreams, Changing Lives

USTA Serves is now the USTA Foundation. (Click here to read more...)

July 2014

The ‘New Home for American Tennis’

The USTA says the tennis facility to be built at Lake Nona in Florida will be a ‘game-changer’ for the sport at every level. In mid-May, the USTA officially acknowledged what many in the industry had already known: A... (Click here to read more...)

November 2012

Community Tennis: 9 Reasons Park & Recs Should Team Up with CTAs

Reduced budgets. Smaller, overworked staffs. Shortened hours of operation. All these factors press Parks & Recreation Departments into exploring various methods to make ends meet. When it comes to tennis, though, developing relationships with local Community Tennis Associations can... (Click here to read more...)

Tennis and Health: USTA Partners to Help Combat Childhood Obesity

Standing before a panel of notables and the press at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, USTA Chief Executive for Community Tennis Kurt Kamperman’s opening remarks regarding the obesity epidemic engulfing the country and particularly America’s youth... (Click here to read more...)

A Driving Force

After 30 years at the helm of the USPTA, Tim Heckler’s departure leaves some impressive tennis shoes to fill. (Click here to read more...)

May 2012

2012 USTA Annual Meeting

‘Change’ a Big Topic at Gathering of USTA Volunteers, Staff (Click here to read more...)

January 2008

Organizational Movement: Industry People

For the last 20 years, Carol Hogan has guided the ASBA to new levels of professionalism and influence. (Click here to read more...)

July 2007

USPTA Schedules World Conference

The USPTA's World Conference on Tennis will be Sept. 17 to 22 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Fla. The conference, which typically attracts about 1,500 tennis professionals, industry leaders and representatives, manufacturers, wholesalers, and media, will have... (Click here to read more...)

PTR Development Weekend Slated

The PTR will hold its annual Professional Development Weekend from Sept. 13 to 16 at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Mike Barrell, a world-renowned expert on teaching tennis to children, will conduct a "Growing Kids, Growing the... (Click here to read more...)

June 2007

USPTA Magazine Now Available Online

The USPTA's member magazine, ADDvantage, is now entirely available online in PDF format at In addition to the current events, news and advertising, the online version also features the following topics monthly: CEO's message, board member's message, classified... (Click here to read more...)

May 2007

USTA Reaches Record 700,000 Members

A North Carolina man who recently purchased a lifetime USTA membership has become the association's 700,000th member, which is a record number of members for the USTA. Mark Holman, 47, of Fayetteville was recognized in early April at a... (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- Growing tennis through teamwork

New TIA initiatives offer more services — for tennis facility operators, retailers, teaching pros, manufacturers, reps, court contractors, and pro shop managers — to keep your business moving forward. Growing the game Tennis and technology Your research source Increasing... (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- Let's Keep This Sport Moving Forward!

From the TIA Executive Director (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- Meet the TIA President & Board of Directors

The 22 individuals who make up the Board of Directors of the Tennis Industry Association represent 500 years of work experience in the tennis business. Some of them started in the business with an after-school job in a tennis... (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- What Drives You?

Every one of the TIA Board Members has passion for the game, and the business of tennis. Here is a sample of what fires them up. "I've seen hundreds of examples of how tennis has helped kids find the... (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- A Unified Effort

Together with the USTA and industry partners, the TIA is helping to drive tennis forward, for the benefit of all. (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- Know Your Market

The extensive research available from the TIA will help you increase your business, and your profits. (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- Economic Leverage

Through benefits with TIA affinity partners, you can reduce costs and expenses, and boost your bottom line. (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- Net Advantages

Enhanced websites for the tennis industry provide news, trends, and information to help you build your business. (Click here to read more...)

TIA Special Section 2007 -- Support Your Industry

The TIA puts your membership dollars to work. Over the past 12 years, nearly 80 percent of TIA revenue — $17 million — has gone to supporting grassroots programs and research. Member Levels: Individual ~ Industry Supporters Associate ~... (Click here to read more...)

February 2007

Looking to serve

Throughout the country, Tennis Service Representatives are finding out what local tennis leaders need to grow the game. (Click here to read more...)

June 2006

Letters: Teaching Pro Membership Resolution Brings Up Concerns

A longtime pro is baffled by a ruling that he feels stifles the game's growth. By Ken DeHart, PTR & USPTA Master Professional How often do you hear something that just makes you wonder, "What the heck is that all... (Click here to read more...)



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