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December 1, 2023

Tennis Express Re-Acquired by Founder Brad Blume

Tennis Express announced that Brad Blume, Founder of Tennis Express, has re-acquired full ownership in the retail and online business. (Full story …)

RacquetX Announces Miami Open Joint-Ticket with Racquet Sports Conference

RacquetX, the world’s first all-racquet sport conference and experience, is proud to announce a joint ticket experience with Miami Open presented by Itaú, a leading ATP Masters 1000 and WTA 1000 tennis tournament that takes place from March 17 - 31, 2024. (Full story …)

November 28, 2023

Brian Dillman to Succeed John Embree as USPTA CEO

The United States Professional Tennis Association is thrilled to announce the appointment of Brian Dillman as its new Chief Executive Officer. Brian will replace John Embree, who announced in April his intention to retire from USPTA at the end of 2023, after leading the association for more than 11 years. (Full story …)

November 27, 2023

American Sports Builders Association Announces New ASB Foundation

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has unveiled an all-new philanthropic initiative, the American Sports Builders Foundation. (Full story …)

November 20, 2023

USTA Announces Winners of the 2023 Umpire Awards

The USTA announced that Thomas Conter, Denise Alexander and Brian Earley were named winners of the Nicholas E. Powell Award, Woodie Walker C.A.R.E. Award, and John T. McGovern Award, respectively. The awards, which honor those individuals who serve the game of tennis with distinction in their capacity as officials, were given out at the 2023 Annual Umpire Awards, which was held virtually recently. (Full story …)

November 17, 2023

ATSports (Acrytech) Merges with ACE Sport Surfaces, Launches Training Div.

ATSports, Inc. (Acrytech), a leader in the manufacturing of sports surface coatings for tennis, pickleball, basketball courts, track and more, announces their strategic merger with Ace Sport Surfaces and the launch of a new ATSports installation training division. The new division will specialize in training customers in the proper application of all ATSports (Acrytech) products. (Full story …)

November 12, 2023

Tennis Channel, Carvana PPA Tour Launch Pickleballtv 24-Hour Network

Tennis Channel and the Carvana Professional Pickleball Association (PPA Tour) have launched Pickleballtv (PBTV), a television network completely devoted to America’s fastest-growing sport. (Full story …)

Canada Claims Its First Billie Jean King Cup Championship

Canada became the 13th different nation to win the Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge after capping a perfect week in Seville with victory over Italy in Sunday’s final at Estadio de La Cartuja. (Full story …)

November 8, 2023

Newport Tennis Hall of Fame Loses ATP Tournament to Saudi Arabia

The ATP 250 tournament played in July at the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) in Newport, R.I., will leave that city following the July 2024 tournament. (Full story …)

October 25, 2023

Social Impact Exec Ginny Ehrlich Named CEO of USTA Foundation

The United States Tennis Association today announced that Ginny Ehrlich, an accomplished and successful leader of charitable organizations in the sports, youth, and education space, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the USTA Foundation. Ehrlich will report to the USTA’s Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel Andrea Hirsch. (Full story …)

American Jenson Brooksby Suspended from Tour for 18 Months

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) can confirm that an independent tribunal has suspended American tennis player Jenson Brooksby for 18 months after it found the player had committed three whereabouts failures in a twelve-month period. (Full story …)


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