September 26, 2023

USA Pickleball Announces 'Quiet Category' for Pickleball Products

USA Pickleball, the National Governing Body for the sport of pickleball in the U.S., announced the launch of its Quiet Category for pickleball products, a revolutionary initiative that aims to reduce the sport’s sound output. (Full story …)

June 13, 2023

Tennis Channel, Tennis-Point Launch Online Merchandise Site

Tennis Channel and racquet-sports equipment retailer Tennis-Point have entered a multiyear e-commerce agreement offering premium tennis clothing, gear and accessories to the network’s passionate tennis fan base. The partnership includes the launch of a white-label tennis and pickleball shop on the channel’s, the sport’s largest online platform, and a new merchandise site at (Full story …)

October 24, 2022

USPTA, Wilson to Part Ways Following 7-Year Endorsement Partnership

The United States Professional Tennis Association, Inc. (USPTA), regrets to announce that after seven years, Wilson Sporting Goods has made the decision to move away from its endorsement partnership with the USPTA. Wilson has been the official equipment supplier of the USPTA, providing racquets, balls, strings, and other equipment for USPTA members and programs. (Full story …)

August 23, 2022

Recycled US Open Evian Bottles Repurposed for Limited Tennis Collection

Rothy's and evian® water announced the launch of a limited-edition, tennis-inspired capsule collection made with repurposed evian water bottles from the 2021 US Open, exclusively created by Rothy's. (Full story …)

May 9, 2022

Har-Tru Buys Ball Machine Company Lobster Sports

Har-Tru, LLC announced that the company has acquired Lobster Sports, Inc, the world’s leading supplier of portable, pickleball and tennis, ball machines. The move adds a line of technologically advanced products that focus on players, game improvement, and health and well-being. (Full story …)

March 30, 2022

Industry Veteran Randy Futty Joins Putterman Athletics

Putterman Athletics is proud to announce the hiring of Randy Futty to its staff as their newly created Executive Vice President of Business Development. Randy brings a wealth of knowledge, relationships, and experience in developing new markets, products, and partnerships. (Full story …)

March 8, 2022

USPTA, Revo Sunglasses Ink Multi-Year Endorsement

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA), Inc. is pleased to announce a multi-year endorsement with Revo as the “Official Performance Eyewear” of the USPTA. (Full story …)

January 31, 2022

USTA Foundation Campaign Reaches $10 Million in Donations for NJTLs

The USTA Foundation raised more than $10 million in 2021, the first year of the Foundation’s three-year, $20 million Rally for the Future campaign. With approximately $6 million of those funds already distributed to support National Tennis & Learning chapters (NJTL) to support under-resourced youth through free or low-cost tennis and education programs, additional funds will continue to be utilized for ongoing programming including NJTL chapters, grants and scholarships. (Full story …)

January 25, 2022

Slinger Signs 4-Year Global Tennis Ball Deal with Dunlop

Slinger, a leading connected sports technology company, has announced a new 4-year exclusive tennis ball partnership with Dunlop. As one of the most iconic tennis brands in the world, Dunlop provides the official ball of the ATP World Tour and the Australian Open Grand Slam Tournament. With this new partnership, Dunlop becomes the official ball provider for Slinger across the global tennis market. (Full story …)

January 13, 2022

K-Swiss Announces 2022 Athletes, Partners with Licensee Lucky in Love

The iconic American heritage tennis brand K-Swiss has announced its athlete roster for 2022, which features returning and new tennis players that are all globally ranked. In addition, K-Swiss has a new apparel licensee this year, Lucky In Love, with its first collection, Stealth Pack, which just launched. (Full story …)

September 2, 2021

Slinger Named 'Official Practice Partner' of USTA Chicago District

Slinger Bag has entered into a partnership agreement with the Chicago District Tennis Association (CDTA), one of 13 districts within the USTA/Midwest Section. With this partnership, Slinger will work with the CDTA to enhance its mission to create, sustain, and grow enthusiasm for the game of tennis throughout Chicagoland. (Full story …)

August 25, 2021

Slinger Announces Partnership with the Mouratoglou Academy

Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment, with the vision to become a connected sports company, is announcing today that it has entered into a partnership with the Mouratoglou Academy, one of the most successful and recognizable brands in tennis. (Full story …)

April 21, 2021

Georgie & Lou Announce Spring Pickleball Bag, Accessory Collection

Georgie & Lou, a premiere accessory designer for Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in America, has unveiled its Spring 2021 bag collection as well as a brand new website and online shop. (Full story …)

December 16, 2020

Racquet Sports Industry Names 2020 ‘Champions of Tennis’

Michael Dowse, the CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2020 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2021 issue. Dowse led off the magazine’s 20th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honor people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

October 21, 2020

Slinger Bag Enters Distribution Deal in Chile

Slinger Bag announced a five-year distribution agreement with Sporting Brands, one of Chile’s established tennis distribution specialists, with over 30 years of in-market experience. (Full story …)

September 22, 2020

Slinger Bag Enters Into Multinational European Agreement with Dunlop

Slinger Bag announced an unprecedented multi-year, distribution agreement across nine key markets in Europe with global tennis giant, Dunlop. (Full story …)

July 7, 2020

Slinger Bag Partners with Tennis Brand Dahcor

Slinger Bag, Inc., a sports brand dedicated to innovating game improvement equipment, with an initial focus on the global tennis market, announced an exclusive partnership with tennis brand DAHCOR and its new DAHCOR Tennis Center (DTC) in Sintra, Portugal. (Full story …)

April 8, 2020

Slinger Bag Partners with Leading Distribution Company Globeride Inc.

Slinger Bag Inc., a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports, with an initial focus on the global tennis market, has announced its inaugural global distribution agreement with the leading Japanese sporting equipment distributor, Globeride Inc. (Full story …)

March 1, 2020

Ashaway Introduces Oblivion, the First Hybrid String Set for Squash

Adding to its long list of technical string innovations, Ashaway has introduced the first hybrid string set for Squash. Incorporating Ashaway’s PowerNick® 18 red for the mains and Powerfusion™ white for the cross strings, Oblivion® hybrid strings offer a high power, low shock combination for amateur and professional players seeking a lively and durable means to generate excellent ball speed and control. (Full story …)

January 22, 2020

Slinger Bag Announces Partnership with Coaching Legend Nick Bollettieri

Slinger Bag Inc. (OTC: SLBG) Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports with an initial focus on the global tennis market, announces a new partnership with esteemed coach Nick Bollettieri as he joins the brand in the role of Head Coach. (Full story …)

December 15, 2019

10-S Tennis Supply Is Official Court Equipment Provider of ITA

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and 10-S Tennis Supply today announced a sponsorship partnership that will make 10-S Supply the "Official Court Equipment Provider of the ITA." (Full story …)

November 24, 2019

Serena Williams Debuts First-Ever Jewelry Collection

Tennis icon and fashion designer Serena Williams unveils her first-ever fine jewelry collection. In collaboration with global diamond manufacturer K.P. Sanghvi, Serena Williams Jewelry features ethically sourced and conflict-free diamond pieces. (Full story …)

October 28, 2019

Applications Due Nov. 30 for Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge

Do you have a new, innovative sports product or service? Enter it into the [Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge](, which showcases new products and services designed to grow the sport and business of racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. (Full story …)

August 18, 2019

Complimentary Registration Opens for Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Racquet sports professionals and others in the racquet/paddle sports industry can now register, free of charge, for the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando, Fla., at []( (Full story …)

August 2, 2019

Dunlop Introduces Three New Premium Strings

Dunlop announced three new additions to its lineup of tennis strings. Explosive Red, Silk Pro and Comfort Pro each deliver unique playing characteristics designed to instantly upgrade any intermediate to advanced players’ game. All three are available now. (Full story …)

July 1, 2019

USPTA Merchandise and Trade Show Set For Sept. 23 in Vegas

Registration is now open for the 2019 USPTA Merchandise and Trade Show, part of the USPTA World Conference at the Westgate Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, on Monday, Sept. 23 from 5 - 9 p.m. This year’s World Conference returns to Las Vegas for the first time since 2006, when it boasted the highest attendance in history. (Full story …)

June 27, 2019

TIA Testifies on Capitol Hill Against China Tariffs

TIA President Jeff Williams was among more than 325 executives who testified on Capitol Hill recently in opposition to the proposed China tariffs. Many of those testifying told the committee that the 25 percent tariffs on roughly $300 billion in Chinese imports would essentially act as a tax on Americans and threaten jobs in the U.S. (Full story …)

June 5, 2019

Dunlop Introduces Next Generation Stringing Machine

Dunlop introduced a trio of new products designed for racket technicians: the Dunlop Stringing Machine 2.0, the Dunlop Swingweight Machine and the Dunlop Balance Board. (Full story …)

May 12, 2019

NYC Racquet Sports Launches Subscription Tennis Box Service

NYC Racquet Sports, New York’s premier destination for tennis gear and racquet stringing, launches it’s Grand Slam Box Club-French Open edition. The tennis subscription box service brings premium and special edition world majors tennis items and high-quality tennis products directly to your door. (Full story …)

April 17, 2019

Dunlop Names Jeff Lininger as National Sales Manager

Dunlop announced Jeff Lininger has been named National Sales Manager as part of the company’s Sales Management Team. The new role, based in Dunlop’s headquarters of Greenville, S.C., has him overseeing the Pro & Specialty Sales. that includes management of Dunlop’s Territory Managers. He will be reporting directly to Kai Nitsche, V.P. and General Manager of Dunlop Sports Americas. Lininger had been a Territory Manager for the Southeast with Dunlop. (Full story …)

April 15, 2019

Dunlop Ball Promotion to Send Fans to ATP and Next Gen Finals

Dunlop announced a new consumer promotion that will send two sets of winners to the 2019 Nitto ATP Finals in London, three sets of winners to the 2019 Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan, and 2000 dozen of their new ATP tennis ball to tennis players across the country. (Full story …)

March 15, 2019

Vulcan Introduces New Max Tacky Overgrip

Vulcan Sporting Goods Co. is introducing the new Max Tacky tennis racket overgrips. Company product engineers have innovated a new advanced polymer material and a unique manufacturing process that delivers extremely high tack plus a soft-cushion feel. With the overgrips now launching for Spring 2019 - they are calling it “the tackiest overgrip in tennis!” (Full story …)

February 28, 2019

Slinger Bag Appoints Former Prince Exec Mike Ballardie as CEO

Slinger Bag, makers of the world’s most portable tennis ball launcher, announced that Mike Ballardie has been named CEO of the company. Ballardie brings to Slinger Bag his extensive market knowledge and brand leadership experience in the global tennis industry including most recently as CEO of Prince, one of the world’s leading tennis brands. The move comes on the heels of Slinger Bag’s successful crowdfunding campaign last year, which raised over $1 million. (Full story …)

February 20, 2019

Lucky in Love Debuts Newest Collection with Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Global tennis apparel brand Lucky in Love releases two exclusive capsule collections with Bethanie Mattek-Sands (BMS) called the BNP Paribas Open line and Miami Open line as part of the brand’s Tournament Series. The two new lines will be released leading up to the 2019 BNP Paribas Open and Miami Open Grand Slam tournaments. (Full story …)

November 15, 2018

Mizuno Selects Tennis Specialty Inc. as U.S. Footwear Distributor

Mizuno, the global specialty sporting goods company, has secured the services of Tennis Specialty Inc., based in Louisville, Colo., as the U.S. distribution partner responsible for sales and customer service with the introduction of Mizuno performance tennis footwear across the U.S. (Full story …)

October 18, 2018

Ashaway Introduces ZyMax 68 TX Badminton String

Ashaway Racket Strings has introduced ZyMax® 68 TX, a new badminton string with a proprietary textured surface coating to enhance feel and control of the shuttle. Like its ZyMax Fire siblings, ZyMax 68 TX utilizes Ashaway's proprietary BETA polymer fibers and is constructed using the company's special ZyWeaVe(tm) string core technology. The new string offers sensational elasticity and dynamic stiffness for maximum shuttle speed and explosive repulsion, as well as optimum power and durability, incredible knot and shear strength, and exceptional tension holding ability for consistent, reliable performance. (Full story …)

October 17, 2018

'Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge' Attracts Influential Panel of Judges

A high-powered panel of judges will consider the entries in the fourth “Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge,” which promises to showcase some of the most brilliant new and innovative sports products and services designed to grow the sport and business of tennis and racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. Presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA), this unique competition will take place on Jan. 24, 2019, during the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference ([]( (Full story …)

September 20, 2018

Inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Jan. 23-25 in Orlando

The inaugural [Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference]( will be held Jan. 23-25, 2019, and co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The multi-faceted tennis, racquet and paddle sports industry event will feature a hands-on product demo experience and opening welcome party at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona; and a curated ONE2ONE buying summit, Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference and an exhibit pavilion of racquet, paddle and tennis vendors and organizations at the Orange County Convention Center. (Full story …)

September 7, 2018

Tennis Industry Hears Challenges, Opportunities At TIA Tennis Forum

More than 350 tennis leaders, industry executives and tennis providers came together on the first day of play at the US Open for the 11th annual Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Tennis Forum, held at the Grand Hyatt New York. The Tennis Forum included the latest news and research about the state of the tennis and sports industries, including the current challenges, potential opportunities, and collaborative ways to move the sport and industry forward. (Full story …)

August 15, 2018

Tennis Industry to Come Together For Meetings in NYC Aug. 27-28

In conjunction with the 11th annual Tennis Forum in New York, the Tennis Industry Association will present a special session on “The Future Commerce Initiative” by renowned industry expert and thought leader Dan O’Connor. The session, which will deal with how tennis businesses can navigate the complexity of retail in today’s world, will be at the Grand Hyatt New York on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. (Full story …)

August 7, 2018

Tennis Industry Association, Manufacturers Oppose New Tariffs

The Tennis Industry Association is opposing proposed tariffs on products that are of specific concern to the tennis and racquet sports industry. TIA President Jeff Williams, on behalf of the TIA and its board of directors, recently sent a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative and is urging others in the sports industry to voice their opposition to the tariffs. (Full story …)

August 2, 2018

HEAD Penn to Sponsor Professional Pickleball Registry

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) is pleased to announce a three-year sponsorship agreement with HEAD Penn. HEAD is the Official Paddle and Bag of PPR. (Full story …)

July 25, 2018

PHIT Act Passes the House, Now Moves to Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 25, 2018) — In a major step to help overcome the “Inactivity Pandemic” and improve the health of Americans, the U.S. House of Representatives late this afternoon passed the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act by a... (Full story …)

June 13, 2018

Vulcan Introduces New Splatter Overgrip Collection

Vulcan Sporting Goods is introducing the new Splatter Collection of art inspired tennis racquet overgrips. There are six different Splatter color combinations, available in both the Vulcan Max Trend style for a light tack, light cushion feel, and in the Vulcan Max Cool style for a dry, absorbent feel. (Full story …)

May 30, 2018

USPTA Recognized at the 39th Annual Telly Awards

The USPTA was awarded three trophies at the 39th Annual Telly Awards for their USPTA For All Campaign. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and it is judged by leaders from video platforms, television and streaming networks, agencies, and production companies including Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media, and BuzzFeed. (Full story …)

May 21, 2018

K-Swiss Offers Deal for Play Tennis Month

K•Swiss, the fastest growing tennis footwear brand in the United States specialty channel, announced that consumers can get their new high-end shoe model, the Ultrashot for a $20.00 dollar savings until June 1. The special offer is an effort to support Play Tennis Month and the PHIT America campaign to encourage kids and adults to increase their physical activity levels. (Full story …)

May 12, 2018

K-Swiss Appoints Mike Miringoff VP of Sales, Americas

K-Swiss announced the promotion of Mike Miringoff to VP of Sales for the Americas region. In this new role, Miringoff will report to K-Swiss President Barney Waters and will be responsible for all of K-Swiss’ wholesale business in the U.S. market, along with managing distributors in Canada, Central and South America. (Full story …)

May 11, 2018

USPTA Reaffirms Commitment to Safe Play

Starting January 1, 2019, the U.S. Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) will require all applicants to complete the Safe Play education modules as a part of the certification process before they can become a certified professional of the association. (Full story …)

April 25, 2018

IMG Academy Selects Dunlop as Official Supplier

Dunlop announced an agreement with IMG Academy, located in Bradenton, FL, to become the official tennis racquet, ball, and accessory provider of its world-class tennis program. As part of the agreement, all tennis coaches will use Dunlop racquets and balls for lessons and training. (Full story …)

April 23, 2018

ITA, Wilson Extend Partnership

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Wilson Racquet Sports announce a continuation of their decades-long alliance, with Wilson serving as the Official Ball, Racquet and Accessory Brand of the ITA. (Full story …)

April 4, 2018

ITA, Tennis Warehouse Continue Partnership

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Tennis Warehouse announce a continuation of their alliance with Tennis Warehouse, which is recognized as the Official Online Tennis Retailer of the ITA. (Full story …)

One-On-One Doubles Shootout and Concert in Fla.

The Serve-and-Volley game of Tennis, One-On-One Doubles, is bringing its professional Tennis Tournament, combined with a rockin' blues concert afterparty, to be held at the Country Club of Winter Haven on Saturday, April 28 from 2pm to 6:30pm. (Full story …)

March 28, 2018

Ashaway Develops Poly-Based Resin Multifilament for Racquetball

Ashaway has introduced another technical innovation to its line of racquetball strings: a polyurethane (PU) based, multifilament nylon string designed to add toughness and durability for players who like to really cut and spin the ball. Ashaway's first string using this technology, new MultiKill® 17, combines a high tenacity multifilament nylon sheath with a specially formulated polyurethane resin that bonds the string into a single matrix and adds durability while providing superior feel. The smooth PU surface of MultiKill 17 enhances grip, while the 17-gauge construction maximizes power. (Full story …)

March 15, 2018

Vulcan and NetKnacks Introduce USTA Grips

Vulcan Sporting Goods Co. is selected as the official overgrip maker for the USTA and for Net Generation, the USTA’s new youth tennis brand aimed at welcoming and attracting new children to the sport we all love so much. These special new overgrips are distributed only through NetKnacks. (Full story …)

March 5, 2018

Ashaway Develops Textured Coating for ZyMax® Badminton Strings

Ashaway Racket Strings has developed a proprietary textured surface coating for their ZyMax® line of badminton strings. New coated strings will be dubbed "ZyMax TX," and like their ZyMax Fire siblings, will utilize Ashaway's proprietary BETA polymer fibers and be constructed using the company's special ZyWeaVe™ string core technology. The textured surface coating on the new strings will provide a stiffer feel and add a measure of control. (Full story …)

March 4, 2018

Tennis Owners & Managers Conference Set for Charleston, S.C., in April

The fifth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference will bring together tennis business owners, managers and decision-makers, with a focus on innovation, growth, business leadership and development. The conference runs from April 9 to 11, with optional specialty courses on Sunday, April 8, and day session registration available. Visit []( (Full story …)

January 15, 2018

Dunlop Signs Young, Murray, Watson, Fratangelo, Townsend, Chirico

Dunlop announced Donald Young, Jamie Murray, Heather Watson, Bjorn Fratangelo, Taylor Townsend and Louisa Chirico have all chosen Dunlop racquets as they embark on their 2018 seasons. Young, Murray, Fratangelo and Townsend will play with the Dunlop CX 2.0, while Watson will use the CX 2.0 LS and Chirico will use the Dunlop CV F 3.0 Tour. Each racquet is powered by Srixon technology. (Full story …)

December 6, 2017

49-Year-Old Ashaway Player Reaches Badminton World Chps.

An improbable story, a quest, a dream come true: however you want to style it, Yuko Kawasaki's journey to this year's World Badminton Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, makes for an epic tale of grit, determination, and not a little talent. As an amateur and, at 49, the oldest female competitor, Yuko and her partner Tuck Chan didn't win, but she did compete, ending a yearlong, ten country, ten tournament quest and fulfilling a lifelong dream. And she credits her Ashaway ZyMax® 66 Fire Badminton string with helping her along the way. (Full story …)

November 7, 2017

Tecnifibre X-One Ball Chosen As Official Ball of Davis Cup Finals

In Davis Cup competitions, the home team has the right to choose the ball and the playing surface. This is what makes the competition different and unique from others. For the upcoming finals to be played at Lille Nov. 24-28, the players on the French National team have made their ball choice: they will play with the Tecnifibre X-One tennis ball. (Full story …)

November 2, 2017

Vulcan Introduces 'Custom Logo' Overgrips

Vulcan Grip Co.’s new line of tennis racket grips is now being expanded to include overgrips with custom logos. (Full story …)

November 1, 2017

Laserfibre Introduces U.S.-Made Co-Poly Tennis String

Laserfibre, LLC has introduced the first co-poly tennis string ever manufactured in the U.S. This newest string to the Laserfibre product line is aptly named Native Tour and represents a new direction for tennis string manufacturing. (Full story …)

October 27, 2017

Ashaway Releases Stringing Tips Video Featuring MRT John Gugel

A new stringing how-to video featuring Master Racquet Technician John Gugel has been released by Ashaway Racket Strings. The video details step-by-step stringing procedures to get the best performance from Ashaway MonoGut® ZX and MonoGut ZX Pro tennis strings. It is available on and via this link on YouTube. (Full story …)

October 26, 2017

Head Penn Partners with TGA Premier Tennis

HEAD PENN Racquet Sports, a leading tennis equipment manufacturer, announced a partnership this week with TGA Premier Tennis, a nationwide youth tennis delivery system and National Partner of the USTA and USPTA. (Full story …)

March 9, 2016

QLIPP joins TIA as a technology partner

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — QLIPP™, the “Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor,” has joined the Tennis Industry Association. QLIPP is a tennis sensor that fits any racquet like a dampener and tells the player the quality of his or her tennis... (Full story …)

December 9, 2015

Visual conditioning just got smarter

Acclaimed, state-of-the-art vision conditioning program now iPad and Android compatible (Full story …)

December 3, 2015

PIVOT: Wearable technology for tennis

Indiegogo Campaign to Launch December 8 with Special Bollettieri Perks and More (Full story …)

August 31, 2015

Discover your game with Babolat POP

Tennis specialist and pioneer, Babolat continues to transform tennis from conventional to connected. Following the introduction of Babolat PLAY rackets, Babolat introduces a wristband dedicated to connected tennis: the new Babolat POP. By observing players and anticipating their needs for... (Full story …)

May 30, 2015

PlaySight launches Smart Court Live

TENAFLY, N.J. — PlaySight Interactive today announced the launch of a new “SmartCourt Live” system that provides unlimited smart live streaming and recording of practice and match video on any tennis court. The program features unique features such as: HD... (Full story …)

March 13, 2015

Babolat launches limited French Open products

2015 Babolat French Open Official Range … Winning Combination Returns to The Courts of Roland-Garros (Full story …)

February 22, 2015

Maui Jim partners with ATP

Dubai, UAE - Premium polarized sunglasses brand Maui Jim is proud to announce a new global partnership with the ATP, in which the Hawaiian company becomes the Official Eyewear of the ATP World Tour. As part of the three-year agreement,... (Full story …)

May 24, 2014

'Tale of the Tape' to take center court this summer

Starting this Sunday, May 25 in Paris the “Tale of the Tape” returns to center court in professional tennis in the first of three Grand Slam tournaments this summer. While the “Tale of the Tape” is a term typically associated... (Full story …)

January 26, 2014

Nadal endorses ProStrips

Mueller signs the world’s #1 ranked tennis star to three-year-deal (Full story …)

December 20, 2013

Atlanta crowd will be playing faster with Hop-a-Razzi

Atlanta area kids, men and women participating in a weekend of tennis clinics at Life Time Athletic (Norcross) — as part of the Australian Open Wild Card Playoff — will be picking up tennis balls with the Hop-a-Razzi, the only... (Full story …)

June 21, 2013

Sharapova's new style on court

Maria Sharapova and HEAD launch new tennis racquet bag collection at Wimbledon (Full story …)

It's time to wear white again

HEAD players carry Limited Edition White Bag collection at Wimbledon (Full story …)

April 17, 2013

USPTA partners with Rezilient Direct

Offering members supplemental health benefits. (Full story …)

September 17, 2012

Insignia provides sustainable products

ROSWELL, GA — US Open players and their guests are sported a new accessory at this year’s event that creatively combines sustainability and tennis. For the first time, all credential lanyards used during the tournament were made from recycled tennis... (Full story …)

August 24, 2012

Served by the best

On Wednesday 22nd August in New York City, adidas brought some of the city’s biggest tennis fans together for an experience they will never forget. Global tennis icons Fernando Verdasco, Ana Ivanovic, Gilles Simon, and Jack Sock stopped by the... (Full story …)

July 24, 2012

10-S Tennis Supply partners with USPTA

The United States Professional Tennis Association announced the start of a partnership with 10-S Tennis Supply, making 10-S Tennis Supply the official tennis court equipment supplier of the USPTA. As part of the partnership agreement, 10-S Tennis Supply’s Six Star... (Full story …)

July 5, 2012

New water-based stencil ink

Racquet Art Unveils Its New, Water Based, Premium Environmentally Friendly Racquet Stencil Ink. (Full story …)

June 25, 2012

Djokovic's new bag

HEAD players carry white golf-inspired racquet bag at Wimbledon (Full story …)

June 22, 2012

Sharapova carries new style on court

Maria Sharapova presents her new HEAD Tennis Racquet Bag at Wimbledon (Full story …)

March 7, 2012

Adidas launches micoach Tennis

Today adidas launched micoach Tennis, bringing together the digital and physical world in ways never seen before in an iOS app. Visualize your speed stats collected by the miCoach SPEED_CELL, a device that sits inside a cavity of the adipower... (Full story …)

September 28, 2011

USPTA announces new directors

The United States Professional Tennis Association installed its new national board of directors that will serve the association until September 2013. The new board took office during the USPTA World Conference on Tennis, Sept. 19-24, at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley... (Full story …)

July 27, 2011

Gamma's New Scor-Post Pro

Pittsburgh, PA — Gamma Sports (GAMMA) announces the Scor-Post® Pro, the next generation scoring device which replaces the discontinued Scor-Post®. The newly designed Scor-Post Pro is more durable than its predecessor, but maintains a similar appearance on court. The Scor-Post... (Full story …)

June 27, 2011

Introducing Pressureball

A system that ensures new tennis balls will never go flat and restores the life in used ones. (Full story …)

June 22, 2011

Federer debuts new bag

CHICAGO — Wilson introduces the exclusive limited edition racquet bag that is being carried by Roger Federer during the 2011 Wimbledon tournament. Designed specifically for Roger Federer and ideal for serious players of every level, this super six pack has... (Full story …)

May 19, 2011

Don't let sweat ruin your game

Breathable athletic clothing like shorts, shirts and socks are designed to keep athletes cool during their daily sporting activities like basketball, biking, wrestling, running, yoga and golf. But what about gear designed to keep your head cool and the sweat... (Full story …)

March 17, 2011

Racquet Art 8-oz Stencil Ink

Eight Ounce Bottles of Racquet Stencil Ink Save Money and the Environment (Full story …)

January 19, 2011

Turn Heads Like Sharapova

Win Maria’s signed HEAD racquet bag! (Full story …)

August 3, 2010

MODO Launches US Open Tennis Sunglasses

New York — Modo Eyewear and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) introduce officially licensed US Open Sunglasses for the tournament which takes place August 30th - September 12th, 2010. The style is a unisex shape and comes in classic... (Full story …)

July 1, 2010

ALM Group to Distribute Polyfibre in U.S.

Polyfibre is now distributed by ALM Sports Group, who also is the USA distributor for Genesis, Poly Star, Pro Supex, and co-distributor for Topspin. Since 1993, the company, based in Germany, has developed and sold over 30 different types of... (Full story …)

Genesis Releases 4 New Strings

Genesis has recently launched four new strings. Genesis Hexonic is a hexagonal shaped co-polyester string that comes in a red color and is available in three diameters: 1.27mm, 1.18mm, and 1.09mm. Heptonic is a heptagon shaped co-polyester string available in... (Full story …)

May 27, 2010

Babolat and Tennis Channel Mark Milestones

Rafael Nadal Unveils Babolat 135th Anniversary Bag for Tennis Channel’s 135th Bag Check (Full story …)

May 4, 2010

The Blue Racquet Dressed in Red Clay

On the eve of the French Open, and with a nod to its 135th anniversary, Babolat redesigns the legendary racquet, the Pure Drive (Full story …)

April 14, 2010

Yogitoes launches the SWEATLESS Towel

No sweat. Problem solved. (Full story …)

March 17, 2010

New products from Boris Becker tennis

Boris Becker tennis is proud to introduce the new Delta Core Power, Delta Core Sportster, Delta Core Pro, and the Junior Legend. DC Power Boris Becker Cranks up the power with the Delta Core Power. This racquet features two new... (Full story …)

February 1, 2010

USTA Serves grants nearly $1 million

“Aces for Kids” Year-End Grants Awarded to 24 Organizations (Full story …)

January 8, 2010

Sharapova with New Racquet and Bag for 2010

3-Time Grand Slam Champion to Showcase Newly Launched Prince EXO3 Black and New Limited Edition Sharapova Bag Collection at 2010 Australian Open (Full story …)

August 10, 2009

KT Tape Pro Wins 'Best in Show Consumer Health Product' Award at NATA 2009 Trade Show

Provo, Utah — KT Tape Pro by Lumos Inc. is earning recognition from the professional athletic training community. KT Tape Pro was just named “Best in Show” for Consumer Health Care at the 2009 NATA 60th Annual Meeting and Clinical... (Full story …)

June 22, 2009

Unique Sports Products, Inc., Acquires Stringmeter

Stringmeter™ is the “original” patented racquet string tension measuring tool. It’s engineered and calibrated with precision to accurately measure string bed stiffness and monitor string tension loss. “Stringmeter™ is manufactured in the USA to very precise specifications, its the only... (Full story …)

May 26, 2009

Wilson Grand Slam Champions’ Bag Makes Debut at Roland Garros

Wilson has an unrivaled tennis history with 467 Grand Slam Championship wins and counting. In recognition of all Wilson’s great champions, Wilson has created the new Grand Slam Limited Edition Bag. The Grand Slam Bag will make its debut at... (Full story …)

May 12, 2009

The Babolat Pure Drive Racquet: the story continues!

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat announces the launch of a new generation of its emblematic Pure Drive tennis racquet. As powerful and maneuverable as ever, the new Pure Drive racquet has been enhanced with Babolat’s exclusive new GT Technology featuring Graphite... (Full story …)

May 8, 2009

Penn Serves up Golden Giveaway Promotion for Summer

PHOENIX — For a limited time this summer, specially marked 4-packs of Penn Championship and Pro Penn+ tennis balls will include free gifts as part of Penn’s Golden Giveaway promotion. Included in the pack are free gifts ranging from a... (Full story …)

March 13, 2009

Babolat Breaks the Rules in Oversize Tennis Racquets

Unveils New Y Line of Racquets and Accessories. (Full story …)

March 9, 2009

Jelena Dokic’s Wilson Tennis Bag Holds Secret to Her Recent Success

Wilson player Jelena Dokic looks to her Wilson Eco Tour Six Pack Bag for answers. “My coaches advise me during the tough times of the match,” Jelena says.” Connected to my Wilson Eco Six pack tennis bag are some of... (Full story …)

February 5, 2009

Hop-A-Razzi Makes Fetching Tennis Balls Easy

Innovative ball basket with wheels and adjustable handle allows quick pick-up and play (Full story …)

December 1, 2008

Grip Loose Finger Sleeve

November 27, 2008 -- USPTA and PTR Master Professional Joe Dinoffer has announced the launch of a revolutionary training aid for tennis. Grip Loose finger sleeve is a quick and easy way to get players to relax their grip on... (Full story …)

October 2, 2008

Florida Cabinet Formally Accepts New Play Tennis Specialty License Plate

USTA Florida Section Foundation, the charitable arm of USTA Florida, excited about revenue possibilities (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

USTA to Open U.S. Open SoHo in Downtown Manhattan

First-Ever US Open Store in New York City Opens Today. Featured Merchandise to Include Vintage Line, Heidi Klum “Green” Tee and US Open DVD Board Game. (Full story …)

July 29, 2008

2008 U.S Open Sets the Stage for Introductions of Prince Bag Collections

New Pro Team 100 and Sharapova Collections Certain to Turn Heads at Year’s Last Grand Slam (Full story …)

July 28, 2008

PTR Partners with Bionic Gloves

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and Bionic Gloves, a division of Louisville Slugger, announced a sponsorship agreement to provide PTR teachers and coaches with special pricing on custom PTR Bionic Tennis Gloves. Bionic Tennis Gloves provide... (Full story …)

June 17, 2008

The Xtensor –Xtending the Life of Your Hands

A Medical Breakthrough for People Suffering from Hand, Wrist or Elbow Disorders (Full story …)

Wilson Releases Limited Edition Roger Federer Racket Bag

Chicago – Just in time for Wimbledon, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is releasing a limited edition Roger Federer Super Six racket bag. As Federer steps on the court to win his 13th Grand Slam and 6th Wimbledon title, he will... (Full story …)

March 3, 2008

Imperial Introduces 'Green' and 'Black' Headwear Collections.

(Aurora, CO) March 1, 2008 –- Imperial Headwear (Imperial) introduces its new Eco-Friendly Green Collection and Imperial1, the most innovative performance product ever produced. With environmental concerns dominating much of the tennis industry and societal discussion, Imperial’s new Green Collection... (Full story …)

February 8, 2008

New Racquetball Tournament Software

New racquetball tournament software is offered called QuickTourney. Download a demo free of charge at It is a great tool for running small to medium size tournaments.... (Full story …)

February 4, 2008

Imperial Headwear Renews License with MHS Licensing and 'The Girls'

(Aurora, CO) — Imperial Headwear (“Imperial”) is proud to announce the renewal of its license with “The Girls™”. “The Girls™”, celebrating favorite pastimes of women everywhere, feature a series of stylized characters depicting the leisure passions and hobbies of women.... (Full story …)

January 8, 2008

Maria Sharapova Goes Gold Down Under

World’s Most Recognizable Female Athlete to Launch New On-Court Bag Collection at Australian Open (Full story …)

November 27, 2007

Trion:Z Takes its Technology Upscale

Introduces New Palette™ Mag-Titan™ Titanium Bracelet (Full story …)

October 30, 2007

Unique Sports Announces a Multi-Year Agreement with Blake

Unique Sports announces a multi-year agreement with World Top 10 player James Blake to endorse Tourna Grip. James has been using Tourna Grip throughout his successful career. Both Unique and James are excited about their partnership. James Blake joins the... (Full story …)

October 1, 2007

Prince Creates Custom Racquets for Nintendo Wii Gamers

Tennis Leader Expands Brand Visibility to Gaming Community and New Retail Channels (Full story …)

August 22, 2007

Sharapova to Debut Limited Edition Racquet Bags at 2007 U.S. Open

Tennis Superstar Brings Fashion and Function to On-Court Collection (Full story …)

August 13, 2007

Wilson Racket Sports Highlights Commitment to Environmental Responsibility With New Green Initiative

CHICAGO — Wilson Racquet Sports today announced the details of their new Green Initiative, a program committed to developing and implementing environmentally responsible products and manufacturing procedures across the racquet brand’s major product categories. As the world’s leading racquet sports... (Full story …)

June 26, 2007

HEAD Launches New Accessories!

Phoenix, AZ - June 25, 2007 – HEAD launches new accessories. Along with the MicroGEL Radical Racquets that were recently introduced, HEAD also launched the new Radical Supercombi bag. With a hot new color to match the MicroGEL Radical racquet,... (Full story …)


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