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November 18, 2016

Tecnifibre extends partnership with ATP

Having being partners of the ATP since 2013, Tecnifibre has extended the adventure for another 3 years. The commitment with the men’s government body of the professional tennis will be extended to until 2020. Since 2013, Tecnifibre has taken advantage... (Full story …)

November 16, 2016

USTA elects Adams for second term

The USTA announced the election of Katrina M. Adams as USTA Chairman of the Board, CEO and President to serve a second two-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2017. This marks the first time in the association’s 135 year history that... (Full story …)

November 1, 2016

USTA announces campus head pros

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced its team of new head tennis teaching professionals at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. The state-of-the-art facility, set to open to the public in January 2017,... (Full story …)

October 26, 2016

Tennis Technology Conference rescheduled

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that due to the impact of Hurricane Matthew on Hilton Head Island, it has rescheduled its inaugural Tennis Technology Conference from November 3-4, 2016, to May 4-5, 2017, at the... (Full story …)

October 7, 2016

USPTA to offer insurance options

USPTA partners with SelectQuote to provide exclusive health care, Medicare, and life insurance resources for members. (Full story …)

September 29, 2016

Adams to repeat as USTA president

Immediately after the US Open, USTA First Vice President Andy Andrews notified the USTA Nominating Committee that, for personal reasons, he was declining the nomination for USTA president for the 2017-2018 term. The Nominating Committee “determined it to be in... (Full story …)

August 25, 2016

Top industry execs at NYC forum

ITF President David Haggerty and USTA President Katrina Adams to address industry gathering as the 2016 US Open gets under way. (Full story …)

August 16, 2016

TIA tennis forum in NYC

Key industry event on Aug. 29 to highlight initiatives, issues, and challenges in the tennis marketplace as the 2016 US Open gets under way. (Full story …)

August 15, 2016

HEAD Penn grassroots partnership

Phoenix, AZ — HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce that they have partnered with Greater Midland Tennis Center in a new grassroots initiative to help grow the game of tennis in local communities. The partnership names HEAD as... (Full story …)

August 8, 2016

USPTA picks Setteo software platform

Setteo, the first global racquet sports social network, has partnered with USPTA to provide a powerful club management and marketing tool to USPTA members. An innovative combination of social network and management software for clubs, Setteo is designed to help... (Full story …)

August 4, 2016

Pro League donates to PTR Foundation

Hilton Head Island, SC — PTR Foundation, the charitable arm of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), is delighted to announce it received a generous donation - $2,700 - from The Pro League of Hilton Head Island. The Pro League raised money... (Full story …)

August 3, 2016

USTA names Butorac as director

Former ATP Player Council President Hired to Enhance Player Relations (Full story …)

August 2, 2016

9th annual TIA forum set

As the 2016 US Open gets under way, this key industry event presents research, initiatives, issues and challenges in the tennis marketplace, and honors Tennis Industry Hall of Fame inductees. (Full story …)

July 27, 2016

USTA announces new positions

Kathy Woods named Director of Tennis at the USTA National Campus. Chris Michalowski named Director of Campus Laboratory for USTAU. (Full story …)

July 21, 2016

ITHF courts dedicated

The courts were officially dedicated over the recent Rolex Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend. Courts Dedicated in Honor of Billie Jean King, Tony Trabert, Jack Kramer, Mark McCormack, ATP, WTA, and WCT at International Tennis Hall of Fame.The courts were officially dedicated over the recent Rolex Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend. In addition, a new grandstand and box seats on Bill Talbert Center Court were officially named for Tom and Mary James and Lady Marion Weatherstone, long-time Hall of Fame supporters. (Full story …)

July 7, 2016

WTA legends reunite at Wimbledon

Before the remaining eight battled it out this year at the All-England Club, the 11th reunion of the WTA Alumnae & Friends Program was held at the San Lorenzo restaurant in SW19, drawing legends from around the world. Notable former... (Full story …)

July 5, 2016

Registration open for USPTA Conference

Annual conference returns West Coast in Indian Wells (Full story …)

Boston Foundation awards $225,000 for program

Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center has been awarded a $225,000 grant by the Boston Foundation. The grant will partially fund Match Point, Sportsmen’s signature community outreach program, for the three year period beginning July 1, 2016. Through Match Point, Sportsmen’s... (Full story …)

June 28, 2016

TIA forum set for Aug. 29

Timed to the start of the 2016 US Open, event includes key presentations on current industry research and initiatives, a focus on tennis & technology, and the induction of Eve Kraft and Eugene Scott into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame. (Full story …)

June 23, 2016

ITHF partners with ITF development program

Newport, R.I. - In today’s Annual General Meeting of the International Tennis Federation in Zagreb, Croatia, it was announced that the International Tennis Hall of Fame has committed to making a significant annual financial contribution to the Development Program. The... (Full story …)

June 7, 2016

Tennis Technology Conference & Expo Set

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced its new Tennis Technology Conference is set for November 3-4, 2016, at the Marriott Resort Hilton Head Island. The Tennis Technology Conference will feature interactive sessions covering the latest developments... (Full story …)

June 2, 2016

Kuerten named ITHF Global Ambassador

Kuerten, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2012, will represent the organization at upcoming special events, particularly in South America, and will support efforts to build awareness for the Hall of Fame’s mission among the worldwide tennis community. (Full story …)

May 26, 2016

USTA Foundation appoints new members

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announced the appointment of seven new members to its board. Each board member will serve a three-year term, with two members... (Full story …)

May 19, 2016

USTA forges medical partnership

Partnership will Enhance the Ability of USTA Player Development to Optimize Performance and Care for Up-and-Coming American Talent, as well as Focus on Making a Positive Lifestyle Impact on the Local Community (Full story …)

May 18, 2016

TIA partners with Sports Club Advisors

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — The Tennis Industry Association (TIA) has announced a strategic partnership with Sports Club Advisors (SCA) of Chicago in the areas of strategic management and financial advisory services for tennis clubs and facilities. Through the TIA’s... (Full story …)

May 12, 2016

Celebrate Int’l. Coaches Week

With summer approaching, and International Coaches Week upon us, this is a great time to grow your business and bring tennis to a new generation of youngsters. When you participate in a 10-and-Under Workshop, you’ll learn how to teach tennis... (Full story …)

May 6, 2016

USTA conducts symposium with industry leaders

Discussions Focus on Youth Tennis and Player Development. Leaders Provided Tour of the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. (Full story …)

April 7, 2016

ITA elects new board of directors

Amended bylaws provide a different structure; new Board includes six tennis coaches, a University President, college Athletic Directors and several executives, entrepreneurs and philanthropists (Full story …)

Tennis ‘State of the Industry’ conference

2016 State of the Tennis Industry in Miami focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing the sport and industry. (Full story …)

March 14, 2016

USTA names Allaster

Former WTA Chairman and CEO to Lead USTA Professional Tennis Unit (Full story …)

March 7, 2016

ITHF Class of 2016 to be announced Tuesday

NEWPORT, R.I. - On Tuesday, March 8, in conjunction with World Tennis Day and the BNP Paribas Showdown in New York City, the International Tennis Hall of Fame will announce the Induction Class of 2016. Hall of Fame CEO Todd... (Full story …)

February 22, 2016

Weyreuter receives PTR/USTA Service Award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, was held February 17-20, on... (Full story …)

February 20, 2016

PTR names Public Facility of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, was held February 17-20... (Full story …)

PTR names Private Facility of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, was held February 17-20, on... (Full story …)

Simmons receives PTR/TIA Commitment Award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, was held February 17-20,... (Full story …)

Mouratoglou named PTR Touring Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, is underway until February... (Full story …)

Lewis designated PTR International Master Pro

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, was held February 17-20... (Full story …)

February 19, 2016

Beltrame named PTR Pro of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards Wednesday night during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, will be held February... (Full story …)

PTR awards announced

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, is underway held February... (Full story …)

February 18, 2016

Former pros to present at T.O.M.

Hall-of-Famer Fernandez and Grand Slam doubles champ Sanchez to help tennis club and facility owners and managers gain players and grow their businesses. (Full story …)

February 13, 2016

Almeida named PTR Male Player of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, will be held... (Full story …)

February 10, 2016

Groppel a highlight at conference

The co-founder of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance Institute brings his experience in health, fitness and tennis to the discussion of how to grow the sport. (Full story …)

January 27, 2016

Tennis CoachEd gets boosts

Tennis Europe has announced a two-year partnership with Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), the world’s largest international organisation of tennis coaches and teachers. PTR’s mission is to educate and serve tennis coaches around the world in order to grow the game.... (Full story …)

January 26, 2016

USPTA extends NetKnacks partnership

NetKnacks is the official preferred awards and promotional products partner of the USPTA (Full story …)

January 25, 2016

Kaiser named PTR Female Player of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, will be held February 17-20... (Full story …)

January 23, 2016

ASBA announces 2016 Technical Meeting

Construction, Design Programming, Trade Show, Meetings on Agenda (Full story …)

January 9, 2016

Stingley joins PTR headquarters staff

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce that Marc Stingley has joined the staff as Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator. Prior to his move to Hilton Head Island, Stingley spent 12 years at Fred Wells... (Full story …)

PTR celebrates 40th anniversary in 2016

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is getting ready to kick off it’s 40th Anniversary. Beginning with the PTR International Tennis Symposium in February and continuing throughout the year, PTR will celebrate 40 years of tennis teaching... (Full story …)

Heideman named PTR HS Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, will be held February 17-20... (Full story …)

December 10, 2015

Novak Djokovic: 'Player of the Year'

US Open Semifinal between Roberta Vinci and Serena Williams Named "Match of the Year." Hall of Famers and Tennis Channel Analysts Tracy Austin and Jim Courier, along with USA TODAY Sports Tennis Contributor Nick McCarvel, Make up Judging Panel (Full story …)

ASBA elects new officers and directors

Ellicott City, MD - The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the election and installation of its officers and directors for the coming year. The new slate... (Full story …)

Lappin named PTR MN member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, will be held February 17-20... (Full story …)

December 9, 2015

ITHF elects chair and vice-chair

Chairman Christopher Clouser will complete an extended term on December 31, after eight years in the leadership role and an unprecedented period of growth for the organization. (Full story …)

December 8, 2015

ITF turns to Couchmans LLP

Specialist sports law firm, Couchmans LLP are proud to have advised the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on the tender process and deal for official data rights in respect of over 90,000 ITF tennis matches - the biggest single package of... (Full story …)

December 2, 2015

Gard earns second PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Bo Gard, of Laurel, Mississippi, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Junior Development. Earlier this year,... (Full story …)

November 30, 2015

Tennis Channel and USTA form partnership

USTA to offer Members and Other Tennis Enthusiasts Exclusive Discount Opportunity for Network's Premium Tennis Channel Plus Streaming Service (Full story …)

November 24, 2015

USPTA Awards open for nominations

Awards Committee updates award criteria and nomination period (Full story …)

November 23, 2015

PTR and OrangeCoach form partnership

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced they have entered into a three-year partnership agreement with OrangeCoach. PTR members will receive a FREE OrangeCoach GOLD membership ($150 value) starting January 1, 2016. OrangeCoach is a unique online... (Full story …)

November 10, 2015

Penn renews as PTR's official ball

Phoenix - It was announced this week that Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and Penn have decided to extend their contract and relationship. Penn will continue to be the official ball of PTR for years to come. The partnership builds on... (Full story …)

Lendl, Fish, Craybas to coach with USTA

Former Pros to Team with USTA as Part of Strategy to Develop American Players (Full story …)

November 8, 2015

USTA Pro-Am raises more than $150,000

The USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the USTA, held its inaugural USTA Foundation Los Angeles Pro-Am on November 8 and raised more than $150,000. The USTA Foundation provides grants for programs nationwide for under-resourced youth; individuals with disabilities;... (Full story …)

November 4, 2015

Tyler, TX getting 'ultimate lifestyle' club

Summary: Cliff Drysdale Management has purchased property in Tyler’s Oak Creek Development to build their newest “Ultimate Lifestyle Club,” as the re-imagined Tyler Tennis & Swim. (Full story …)

USTA names executive team

Kurt Kamperman to Become Chief Executive, Community Tennis and USTA National Campus Craig Morris Hired as General Manager, Community Tennis and Youth Tennis Tim Cass Hired as General Manager, USTA National Campus (Full story …)

USTA names executives for national campus

Kurt Kamperman to Become Chief Executive, Community Tennis and USTA National Campus. Craig Morris Hired as General Manager, Community Tennis and Youth Tennis. Tim Cass Hired as General Manager, USTA National Campus (Full story …)

November 2, 2015

ITHF names Board of Governors

EWPORT, R.I. - Nine individuals hailing from varied backgrounds in business, media, and technology, but all with a shared passion for the sport of tennis have been elected to the Board of Governors of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.... (Full story …)

October 28, 2015

HEAD and PTR extend partnership

Phoenix - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and HEAD announced the extension of their long standing partnership this week. For over thirty years, the HEAD and PTR relationship has grown stronger and continues to be one of the longest sponsorships in... (Full story …)

October 27, 2015

Esguerra earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Jackie Esguerra of Naperville, Illinois has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Junior Development. PTR Master of... (Full story …)

October 23, 2015

Henin, Safin, and Sukova nominated

Below: Nominee Reactions, Biographies, and Details about the Induction Process (Full story …)

October 19, 2015

USTA announces No-Cut all stars

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced its 2015 No-Cut Coach All-Star Team, recognizing 12 exceptional middle- and high-school coaches throughout the nation who implement a “no-cut” policy which welcomes all interested students to be... (Full story …)

October 15, 2015

USTA announces ‘USTA University’

Scott Schultz Named to Lead USTA University (Full story …)

Jeunesse partners with USPTA

Wellness company becomes the tenth contributor to the Retirement Gold+ program (Full story …)

October 14, 2015

Newcomb named USPTA National Tester

HOUSTON - The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) announced the hiring of Sid Newcomb as the association’s national tester, effective on Jan. 2, 2016. Newcomb will recruit and train new testers, conduct USPTA certification exams, maintain contact with applicants,... (Full story …)

October 12, 2015

Byrd earns PTR Master - Performance

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Michael Byrd of Arlington Heights, Illinois, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. Byrd is Director... (Full story …)

October 3, 2015

Wright earns PTR Master - Performance

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Matthew Wright of Chicago, Illinois, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. PTR Master of Tennis... (Full story …)

2015 USPTA pro of the year: Capestany

NEW ORLEANS - Jorge Capestany of Holland, Mich., was honored with the 2015 Alex Gordon Award for the Professional of the Year by the United States Professional Tennis Association. Capestany was recognized during the annual awards ceremony at the USPTA... (Full story …)

September 25, 2015

Haggerty elected ITF President

David Haggerty was elected ITF President at the ITF Annual General Meeting in Santiago, Chile on Friday. The 58-year old from the United States succeeds Francesco Ricci Bitti, whose 16-year term as ITF President ends today. Haggerty will serve a... (Full story …)

September 13, 2015

USTA Foundation receives grant from ESPN

Grant to Fund the Foundation’s New Capacity Building Program to Support Seven National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) Programs (Full story …)

September 12, 2015

ITHF exceeds fundraising goal

The newly renovated museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, additional tennis courts, an improved stadium, and enhancements to the Hall of Fame property are all a result of the fundraising effort. Construction on these capital improvement projects is already 70% complete. (Full story …)

September 10, 2015

USPTA to induct Van der Meer, Gullikson

Both USPTA Professionals will be honored at USPTA World Conference in New Orleans (Full story …)

Tournament directors honored

Five of the Nation’s Top Tennis Tournament Directors were Selected by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to Attend U.S. Open and Strategize Best Tournament Practices (Full story …)

September 9, 2015

USPTA partners with iTPA

iTPA named officialtennis-specific sport science educational organization for USPTA (Full story …)

Honorees named for The Legends Ball

More than 20 Hall of Famers, tennis industry leaders, and dedicated tennis enthusiasts will gather for a celebration of the sport to benefit the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 12 at Cipriani 42nd Street, NYC. - The evening will be emceed by ESPN SportsCenter Anchor Cari Champion. - - Jazz musician Jon Batiste, who made his debut as bandleader on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, is scheduled to perform. (Full story …)

September 3, 2015

USPTA names Official Business App

App company becomes the ninth contributor to the Retirement Gold+ program (Full story …)

September 1, 2015

Two new exhibits at ITHF

The exhibit is open daily through September 13 in the American Express US Open Fan Experience in the Chase Center. (Full story …)

August 13, 2015

Reactions to NCAA's no-ad scoring

SKILLMAN, NJ - Starting in 2016, the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s tennis championships will utilize the no-ad scoring format, as announced on Thursday by the NCAA Division I Competition Oversight Committee. Following more than three years of discussion,... (Full story …)

August 10, 2015

Coachseek joins TIA

*HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — * To help tennis providers manage and grow their businesses, the Tennis Industry Association is partnering with technology development companies that offer “software as a service” (SaaS). The newest partnership is with Coachseek, an online... (Full story …)

August 5, 2015

USTA to rename press center to honor Collins

“Bud Collins US Open Media Center” Will be Officially Named Over Labor Day Weekend (Full story …)

July 30, 2015

PTR to host Directors of Tennis Conference

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold the 4th Annual Directors of Tennis Conference, October 20-22, 2015. It will be held at the Shipyard Beach Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. “We recognize that the... (Full story …)

July 15, 2015

USPTA extends agreement with 10-S

10-S Tennis Supply to remain the official court equipment of the USPTA (Full story …)

June 8, 2015

Macatee joins USTA Foundation BoD

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announced that it has appointed renowned CBS Sports and Tennis Channel broadcaster Bill Macatee to its board of directors. As a... (Full story …)

June 2, 2015

PTR names Pierce and Garvin

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) President, Roy Barth, has named two prominent women in international tennis as Presidential Appointees to the PTR Board of Directors. With the appointments of Garvin and Pierce, PTR gains the expertise... (Full story …)

May 26, 2015

Men's Pro Circuit returns to Fairfield

$50,000 Challenger To Be Hosted At In-Shape Fairfield Rancho Solano October 12th-18th (Full story …)

May 21, 2015

ITA secures partnership with Oracle

Fall national singles and doubles championship to be added as part of partnership (Full story …)

May 19, 2015

More facilities offer 'Try Tennis Free'

Facilities and teaching pros across the U.S. are offering free introductory tennis sessions in the month of May as the tennis industry rallies around a key campaign to get more people on the courts and enjoying the sport’s many benefits. (Full story …)

May 18, 2015

Pros attend Cardio Tennis Trainer Summit

Intensive sessions 'train the trainers' who will help spread the health and fitness benefits of the Cardio Tennis program. (Full story …)

PlayTennis.com gets key upgrades

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — The PlayTennis.com website, which is a “central portal” for bringing people into tennis, has been upgraded with new features and functionality, which will further help to boost play during the tennis-industry-wide “Try Tennis Free” campaign.... (Full story …)

May 12, 2015

Russell appointed new CEO of ITA

SKILLMAN, NJ - Dr. Timothy Russell has been appointed by the ITA Board of Directors as the new CEO of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, with his role set to begin on July 1, 2015. A special appointed ITA Search Committee,... (Full story …)

May 7, 2015

USPTA expands into platform tennis

USPTA to take on administrative functions, certification, and education (Full story …)

May 5, 2015

ITHF introduces new marketing campaign

NEWPORT, R.I. - The International Tennis Hall of Fame has introduced a new logo and brand identity. The new logo is inspired by the global nature of tennis and it reflects the organization’s commitment to preserving and promoting tennis history... (Full story …)

April 28, 2015

Facilities joining ‘Try Tennis Free’ campaign

With nearly 1,800 U.S. facilities offering a free introductory tennis session in the month of May, the tennis industry is rallying around a key campaign designed to get more people on the courts and enjoying the sport’s many benefits. (Full story …)

April 24, 2015

PTR welcomes two corporate members

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Sport Court International and The Pick Up Wall by Tennis Tech have joined the organization as Corporate Members. For 40 years, Sport Court has transformed sports by creating safe,... (Full story …)

April 22, 2015

VA and USTA Foundation form partnership

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is partnering with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make tennis more readily available to VA patients. The three-year partnership will... (Full story …)

April 19, 2015

ITF designates PTR Wheelchair Championships

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry is pleased to announce that its PTR Wheelchair Tennis Championships has been designated as an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Grade A Junior Tournament. PTR Wheelchair Championships is one of only seven events... (Full story …)

April 13, 2015

Roland Garros wild card challenge

Har-Tru Sports Launches a National Competition and Introduces “Court Care Professionals Day” for Court Care Professionals (Full story …)

April 8, 2015

USTA breaks ground in Lake Nona

Model Tennis Facility Will House USTA’s Community Tennis and Player Development Divisions. More Than 100 Courts will be Open to the Public and Serve all Levels of Play, from Youth Tennis to the Pinnacle of the Sport (Full story …)

April 6, 2015

Blackman new GM, USTA Player Development

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA today announced that Martin Blackman has been named General Manager, USTA Player Development. In this full-time position, Blackman will oversee the USTA’s Player development staff and partner with the U.S. tennis community to identify... (Full story …)

April 5, 2015

PlayYourCourt, USTA Mid-Atlantic join forces

USTA/MAS and PlayYourCourt join forces to help make tennis more accessible (Full story …)

March 30, 2015

PTR expands education

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry announces the expansion of its educational offering with a new Senior Development Certification pathway and Level 3 Junior Development Program. By the end of 2015, PTR will have 1,000 hours of education... (Full story …)

March 25, 2015

Tennis Summit addresses major issues

At key tennis industry conferences, top tennis and sports industry executives examined the state of the tennis industry and ways to grow the sport at every level (Full story …)

March 24, 2015

ITHF names new Director of Tennis

Austin is a former ATP Touring Professional and Coach, and a past champion in mixed doubles at Wimbledon. He joins the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Hall of Fame Tennis Club staff at an exciting time for the organization. The club is in the midst of a major renovation and expansion, including a new indoor tennis facility and the addition of outdoor hard courts and improved amenities, slated for a late Spring 2015 opening. (Full story …)

March 18, 2015

New PTR junior apprentice memberships

Hilton Head Island, SC — In an effort to build a future generation of young tennis coaches, Professional Tennis Registry has started a new Junior Apprentice Program for qualified young tennis players ages 14-15. The PTR Junior Apprentice program provides... (Full story …)

March 16, 2015

PTR ACE program set for 33 US cities

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry announces it is reigniting its ACE Program aimed primarily at increasing the number of tennis coaches of color in the United States. The ACE Program, which featured Arthur Ashe as its spokesperson... (Full story …)

March 10, 2015

PTR elects new president & directors

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce the election of Roy Barth, of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, who will serve as President of the Board of Directors. Also elected to serve as Vice President... (Full story …)

February 9, 2015

Blake to chair USTA Foundation

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announced that it has appointed former world No. 4 James Blake as chairman of the Foundation’s board of directors. In his... (Full story …)

January 29, 2015

USTA awarded millions in 2014

Year-End Grants Awarded to 44 Organizations Totaling $741,500. Foundation Establishes the Capacity Building Grant to Support Program Infrastructure (Full story …)

January 20, 2015

Key industry conferences set for March

Speakers to include legendary coach and Hall-of-Famer Nick Bollettieri, fitness club pioneer Bahram Akradi, performance expert Dr. Jim Loehr, top management consultant Dr. Gerald Faust, USTA President Katrina Adams, and many more. (Full story …)

January 6, 2015

Marghoob joins PTR Sport Science Committee

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce an addition to its advisory staff. World renowned dermatologist, Dr. Ashfaq A. Marghoob joins Drs. Mark Kovacs, Jeff Chandler, Ben Kibler and Jim Loehr, and nutritionist Page... (Full story …)

December 23, 2014

Carrillo earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Lisandro ‘Eduardo’ Carrillo, of Visalia, Califronia, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. PTR Master of... (Full story …)

December 21, 2014

ASBA elects new officers and directors

Forest Hill, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the election and installation of its officers and directors for the coming year. The new slate... (Full story …)

December 6, 2014

Hourglass Performance Institute joins PTR

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Hourglass Performance Institute has joined the organization as a Corporate Member. Hourglass Performance Institute, a company specializing in assessment, training and education in mental performance, utilizes state of the... (Full story …)

November 20, 2014

WTT to celebrate 40th season

Announces 2015 dates. (Full story …)

November 18, 2014

TIA partners with PAI

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — Payment Alliance International (PAI), a leader in electronic payment processing solutions, is the Tennis Industry Association’s newest strategic partner, specializing in merchant processing services. More than 700 TIA member companies, organizations and tennis businesses, including... (Full story …)

November 17, 2014

USTA nominates Adams as chairman, CEO

Adams to Become the Organization’s First African-American and First Former Professional Tennis Player to Serve as Chairman of the Board, CEO and President. New Slate of Nominated Members Announced for the USTA Board of Directors. (Full story …)

October 29, 2014

New director, name, and logo for Memphis Open

Two-Time Defending Champion and World No. 7 Kei Nishikori Commits to Defend Title. Erin Mazurek Named Tournament Director. Tournament Scheduled for February 9-15, 2015 (Full story …)

October 27, 2014

ESPN3 to air USTA Clay Court Invitational

Coverage begins at 8 a.m. ET Thursday and 9 a.m. ET Sunday from ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World near Orlando (Full story …)

October 23, 2014

ASBA announces 2014 Technical Meeting

Construction, Design Programming, Trade Show, Meetings on Agenda (Full story …)

October 12, 2014

USPTA renews partnership with Rezilient

HOUSTON — The United States Professional Tennis Association announced on Monday the renewal of its partnership with Rezilient Direct Corporation to continue to give USPTA-certified members in the U.S. the opportunity to purchase additional health coverage. Rezilient Direct, which is... (Full story …)

September 20, 2014

USPTA pros help raise $22K for military families

Donations to be made to ThanksUSA as part of the Tennis Thanks The Troops campaign (Full story …)

September 11, 2014

Martin joins TIA Board

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — Former world No. 4 men’s tennis player Todd Martin, the new CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum (ITHF), has joined the board of directors of the Tennis Industry Association (TIA). Martin... (Full story …)

September 5, 2014

Power Plate partners with USPTA

USPTA adds fifth contributor to its Retirement Gold+ program (Full story …)

September 1, 2014

USTA honors Fernandez

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA today announced that former world No. 4 and current U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez has been honored with the 2014 United States Tennis Association’s President’s Award. The announcement was made at the... (Full story …)

USTA and Citizen Watch extend partnership

First Partner Deal that Will Extend Through the Completion of the Strategic Transformation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Full story …)

August 30, 2014

PTR and iTPA announce global partnership

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with the International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA). “Continuing education is key to being a successful tennis coach, as well as a thriving tennis industry.... (Full story …)

August 26, 2014

USPTA recognizes industry leaders

NEW YORK — The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) honored those who stand out and go above and beyond in all aspects of the tennis industry at the Tennis Teachers Conference on Saturday evening. USPTA, the world’s oldest and... (Full story …)

August 23, 2014

PTR reaches 15,000 member mark

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce its 15,000th member, a milestone for the organization. The 15,000th member is Ellie Czura, who joined via the PTR on Campus program. Czura is a junior at... (Full story …)

August 14, 2014

JPMorgan Chase & Co. pledges $110,000 to USTA

Each NJTL Will Receive $10,000, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Will Launch #ReturnTheServe, a Nationwide Twitter Campaign Helping One NJTL Receive an Additional $10,000 (Full story …)

August 6, 2014

ITA announces new Division I format

SKILLMAN, NJ — The ITA will be inaugurating a new, shorter dual meet format for Division I college tennis beginning at the start of the 2014-15 season. Highlighting the format changes are switches to no-ad scoring from regular scoring, one... (Full story …)

Tennis Show celebrates business

Tennis industry leaders, executives and professionals to gather on Aug. 24 in New York City to honor the past, present and future of the game (Full story …)

July 26, 2014

USPTA partners with TrueCar

HOUSTON — The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) announced a new member benefit for USPTA Professionals through a partnership with TrueCar.com that enables members to receive significant discounts on vehicle purchases. The USPTA Auto Buying Program through TrueCar.com gives... (Full story …)

PTR Instructing Wheelchair Tennis Workshop

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will conduct an Instructing Wheelchair Tennis Workshop on Sunday, September 14 from 10am until 3pm at Chaplin Park Tennis Center on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This course is for tennis... (Full story …)

June 26, 2014

ITHF presents the Class of 2014

The International Tennis Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 12 in Newport, Rhode Island. In addition to the presenters, more than 20 Hall of Famers and tennis greats will participate in the festivities, including a legends exhibition match to top off the weekend. A media conference call with the Class of 2014 will be held at 10:15 am EST on July 12. RSVP to amclaughlin@tennisfame.com for call in details. (Full story …)

June 1, 2014

Fromuth Joins USPTA Retirement Gold+

Fromuth Tennis has become the fourth company to participate in the USPTA’s Retirement Gold+ program. For USPTA Professionals who purchase more than $750 per year of Nike footwear and apparel for their pro shops (not for personal use), Fromuth will... (Full story …)

May 24, 2014

PTR & USPTA to co-host midwest symposium

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) will co-host the PTR/USPTA Midwest Symposium on August 9, 2014, at the DeWitt Tennis Center at Hope College, in Holland, Michigan. The event... (Full story …)

May 20, 2014

ITA names 2014 Hall of Fame inductees

The Class of 2014 to be inducted on May 21 in Athens, GA (Full story …)

USPTA offers long-term care insurance

HOUSTON — The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) announced an agreement with Paloma Financial and John Hancock to offer a discounted, long-term care insurance program to its members. Hancock’s USPTA-endorsed program provides a 5 percent discount to all USPTA... (Full story …)

TennisBiz Joins PTR

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that TennisBiz has joined the organization as a Corporate Member. TennisBiz is an online tool built by coaches for coaches and enables users to fully automate each and every aspect... (Full story …)

May 17, 2014

USPTA Southern recognizes charity event

Atlanta, GA — Ken Andriano, Tennis Director at The River Club in Suwanee, GA, accepted the Charity Event of the Year award on behalf of The River Club’s 1st Annual Sport of Giving Charity Pro-Am at the USPTA Southern Division... (Full story …)

May 15, 2014

USTA nominations due May 30

Do you know an outstanding tennis facility in your local area—one with great courts, a great design, impressive construction and excellent tennis programs? Nominate it for a USTA Outstanding Facility Award, which is a great way for a facility to... (Full story …)

Webinar: The new home for American tennis

Learn more about the major tennis facility to be built in Lake Nona, Fla., and what this will mean for YOUR Industry! Click here to read the press release. The USTA just announced construction of the world’s largest tennis facility,... (Full story …)

USPTA, Emirates Airline continue collaboration

HOUSTON — Once again, the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) has partnered with the USTA to make the 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series available to the USPTA and its members. The partnership began in 2013 to provide USPTA... (Full story …)

May 14, 2014

ITHF breaks ground on $15.7M project

The project will expand the Hall of Fame's campus by one acre, and will result in a world-class tennis facility and significant enhancements to a prominent Newport street. An official groundbreaking ceremony for the first component of the project was held today. (Full story …)

USTA to create facility in FL

State-of-the-Art Facility to House USTA Player Development and USTA Community Tennis Divisions and Will Enhance the Sport at Every Level. University of Central Florida Tennis Program to Call New Facility Home (Full story …)

May 12, 2014

USPTA hires Parnell as Legal Counsel

HOUSTON - The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) announced today George Parnell will serve as the organization’s legal counsel, advising USPTA on all legal matters and governance within the association effective immediately. Parnell comes to USPTA with nearly 30... (Full story …)

May 6, 2014

USTA/PNW creates regional tennis ecosystem

New recreational programs focused on bringing sport to new players throughout region (Full story …)

May 1, 2014

PTR celebrates May as 10 & Under Tennis Month

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry’s 10 & Under Workshops have educated and certified more than 2,500 tennis coaches. In honor of this milestone, PTR is pleased to announce that for the third consecutive year, the organization is... (Full story …)

PTR names Parkkonen Director of Development

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that it has named Brian Parkkonen as Director of Development, a post vacated when Steve Keller was promoted to Director of Education earlier this year. Parkkonen earned PTR Master... (Full story …)

April 28, 2014

PTR relocates headquarters

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that it has outgrown its current location and is moving its International Headquarters on Friday, April 25. “With PTR’s continued growth, we needed more space to operate efficiently and... (Full story …)

April 10, 2014

Key insights at T.O.M. conference

Inaugural meeting presented by the Tennis Industry Association focused on practical information to help tennis clubs and facilities grow their businesses. (Full story …)

April 3, 2014

PTR and PlayYourCourt sign agreement

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has partnered with PlayYourCourt to create new tennis coaching jobs and to help fund education and certification for aspiring tennis professionals. As a result of this partnership, PlayYourCourt will reimburse qualified... (Full story …)

March 21, 2014

Embree to serve on ITHF Board of Directors

HOUSTON — On March 21, USPTA CEO and Executive Director John Embree was formally invited to serve on the International Tennis Hall of Fame Board of Directors as a Tennis Association Director. Embree accepted the nomination and will begin serving... (Full story …)

March 19, 2014

USTA honors FSU tennis team

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has named Ferris State University’s (FSU) club tennis team as the 2013-14 Tennis On Campus National Club of the Year. The award is presented annually to the college or university... (Full story …)

March 17, 2014

Bernstein joins TIA Board of Directors

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — Jason Bernstein, senior director of programming and acquisitions at ESPN, is the newest member of the Tennis Industry Association’s Board of Directors. Bernstein oversees digital media programming content acquisitions and scheduling for ESPN’s live multi-screen... (Full story …)

March 4, 2014

PTR on board with Coach Youth Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that beginning today, it will adopt parameters set by USTA’s Coach Youth Tennis, which will be required as a prerequisite to certification. The USTA announced the launch of an educational... (Full story …)

February 15, 2014

'Coach Youth Tennis' to improve coaching

The USPTA, USTA, PTR, and USOC are excited to announce the launch of an educational curriculum program, “Coach Youth Tennis,” a series of online courses and a hands-on workshop introducing participants to the fundamentals required for success in working with... (Full story …)

February 10, 2014

BoardRoom honors USPTA

HOUSTON — For its dedication to enhancing the relationship between clubs and tennis professionals, BoardRoom magazine honored the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) with the “2013 Excellence in Achievement Award” for Association of the Year. “Our members have continually... (Full story …)

February 4, 2014

WTT team relocates to Las Vegas

Las Vegas Neon join Western Conference, Springfield Lasers move to Eastern Conference after realignment (Full story …)

January 16, 2014

Mylan WTT team headed to San Diego

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Mylan World TeamTennis is returning to San Diego. The San Diego Aviators will make their debut this summer after local businessman Russell Geyser bought the New York franchise and relocated the professional tennis team. The Aviators... (Full story …)

January 7, 2014

USPTA rolls out membership structure changes

HOUSTON — As previously announced at the USPTA World Conference in September, the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) implemented its new membership structure on January 1. The USPTA’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors voted in April to streamline... (Full story …)

HEAD Penn and PTR partnership grows

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that in a new multi-year agreement, the organization has selected Penn to be the official endorsed tennis ball of PTR. The partnership builds on the longstanding HEAD endorsement with PTR... (Full story …)

December 1, 2013

ASBA releases informative video

Designed to educate the public on the importance of hiring an experienced sports facility design professional. (Full story …)

November 21, 2013

Mylan WTT relocates; Roddick to star on team

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Austin, Texas will be home to a new Mylan World TeamTennis team in 2014, with a familiar name on the roster - Austin resident Andy Roddick. The Austin Aces will join Mylan WTT after entrepreneur Lorne... (Full story …)

Ashaway named the Official String of PTR

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Ashaway Racket Strings, of Ashaway, Rhode Island, signed a three year sponsorship agreement with PTR, making Ashaway Strings the Official Strings of PTR effective January 1, 2014. “PTR is... (Full story …)

eBay Hire joins PTR

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that eBay’s new division, eBay Hire has signed on as a Corporate Member. Beyond buying and selling products, eBay Hire takes the eBay concept a step further by offering a... (Full story …)

November 14, 2013

PTR Week set for February 2014

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its annual PTR Week in February at Van der Meer Shipyard Tennis Center and the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. PTR Week has several elements, including... (Full story …)

November 13, 2013

TIA and Sports Media working together

New Annual Media Award To Recognize Journalists Who Focus on Tennis (Full story …)

November 9, 2013

November is PTR on Campus Month

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is helping to lower the age of tennis teaching professionals. “It is no secret that the average age of tennis coaches has been increasing,” said PTR CEO Dan Santorum. PTR on... (Full story …)

November 1, 2013

Ritz-Carlton announces new program with PBI

Naples, Florida — The Ritz-Carlton, Naples and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples are pleased to announce a new partnership with Peter Burwash International (PBI) to direct the tennis programs for both properties. The iconic five-star, five-diamond, Ritz-Carlton Naples is located... (Full story …)

October 26, 2013

USPTA Partners with TGA

Partnership aims to grow tennis at grassroots level through unique school-based activation program (Full story …)

October 22, 2013

TIA announces meetings in Early 2014

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — The Tennis Industry Association (TIA) will hold two industry meetings in early 2014—the “TIA Future of Tennis Summit” March 11-12 in California, and the “TIA Facility Owners and Managers Conference” April 3-4 in South Carolina.... (Full story …)

October 19, 2013

USPTA announces agreement with NFTC

HOUSTON — The United States Professional Tennis Association has approved the National Family Tennis Championships as a sanctioned program for USPTA Professionals in an effort to support the growth of grassroots tennis participation. The NFTC is a new program that... (Full story …)

PTR and TPA renew partnership through 2016

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and Tennis Canada announced that the successful partnership between the Tennis Professionals Association (TPA) and PTR has been renewed for three more years with a new contract commencing in January 2014.... (Full story …)

October 11, 2013

Inaugural Champions of Sports and Life event

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The St. Thomas University Athletics Department will host its inaugural NAIA Champions of Character Panel Discussion on Tuesday, October 15 where students will learn from successful individuals from the sports world on the application of the... (Full story …)

September 27, 2013

USPTA recognizes leaders in tennis

ORLANDO — The United States Professional Tennis Association honored those who stand out and go above and beyond in all aspects of the tennis industry at the annual USPTA World Conference on Friday. USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association... (Full story …)

PTR celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, which was enacted in 1988, and runs September 15 though October 15. PTR has always been in the forefront of inclusion. In 1990, PTR created ACE... (Full story …)

USPTA Announces New Member Benefits

Healthcare insurance and retirement plan. (Full story …)

USPTA announces new membership structure

To Take Effect January 2014. (Full story …)

September 25, 2013

USPTA's 'ADDvantage' to be incorporated into TI

Agreement between USPTA and TI (formerly RSI magazine) will expand the reach of both publications and help to raise the profile of tennis teaching professionals. (Full story …)

September 19, 2013

Stenning to step down as ITHF CEO

NEWPORT, R.I. — At the recent annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, CEO Mark L. Stenning announced that he will step down from his position in September 2014. Stenning began... (Full story …)

September 5, 2013

PlayTennis.com offers prizes to tennis players

Tickets to 2014 US Open, autographed racquets from world top players, and other tennis equipment will be awarded to new and current players who sign up for free at PlayTennis.com. (Full story …)

September 3, 2013

PlayTennis.com Activation Set for Sept. 5

Industry to pool its resources to message PlayTennis.com to consumers with a potential reach of 75+ million. (Full story …)

August 24, 2013

USTA to further its commitment to youth tennis

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The USTA today announced a further commitment to its national efforts to grow youth participation and encourage children to lead a healthy lifestyle. This new commitment, which was pledged to the Partnership for a Healthier America in... (Full story …)

August 23, 2013

PTR Records 27 Years of Growth

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that it has achieved an unprecedented 27 consecutive years of membership growth in the USA. This milestone has been fueled by the organization’s greatly enhanced, world-class education and certification... (Full story …)

August 21, 2013

US Open green initiative expands its efforts

Tournament to Host a Tour for the Green Sports Alliances Summit on August 25 at the USTA Billie Jean National Tennis Center (Full story …)

August 15, 2013

PTR to host 2nd annual Directors of Tennis Conference

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that after the success of the inaugural event in 2012, it will hold the 2nd annual Directors of Tennis Conference, October 22-24, 2013. It will be held at the Shipyard... (Full story …)

August 12, 2013

ITHF raising money for museum upgrades and more

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, Rhode Island has embarked on an extensive capital campaign with the goals of creating a cohesive campus and world-class tennis facility and offering an enhanced experience for... (Full story …)

July 24, 2013

NY City Council OK's Plan for Tennis Center

The New York City Council on July 24 voted overwhelmingly in favor of the USTA’s plan to improve the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The plan will ensure the NTC remains a top public recreational facility and world-class spectator venue and also continues to be an economic catalyst for Queens and the City of New York. (Full story …)

July 15, 2013

USTA, PTR, USPTA to develop youth curriculum

Partnership Aims to Raise the Standard Level of Coaching to Introduce Tennis to Children (Full story …)

June 20, 2013

USTA Serves grants $395K in scholarships

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announced that it will grant 58 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $395,000. An objective of USTA Serves is... (Full story …)

June 19, 2013

PTR joins the Safe Sport Initiative

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced the latest addition to its education initiative — PTR Promotes a Safe Sport for All. In his announcement, PTR CEO Dan Santorum said, “PTR is committed to increasing awareness, education... (Full story …)

May 5, 2013

Tennis Across America – Making a difference

Association encourages its members to host a free tennis clinic (Full story …)

April 24, 2013

Tennis economy up 3%, says new TIA report

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Tennis in the U.S. is a $5.57 billion business, according to the latest edition of the State of the Industry report, just released by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA). That represents a 3% increase in... (Full story …)

March 17, 2013

PGA TOUR Superstore Goes Live

Golf and tennis retailer implements JDA Commerce Suite for a next generation e-commerce enterprise (Full story …)

December 20, 2012

More of everything for Gemdale Open

The US$500,000 Shenzhen Longgang Gemdale Open, a WTA International Series event, is proud to be able to announce that 42 year old “super come back athlete” Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan, will be playing at the Shenzhen Longgang Tennis Center, 29... (Full story …)

December 6, 2012

ASBA Elects New Officers and Directors

Ellicott City, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the election and installation of its officers and directors for the coming year. The new slate... (Full story …)

November 29, 2012

Martin acquires TGA Premier Youth franchise

School Based Tennis Program in Jacksonville to enrich the lives of area youth (Full story …)

October 26, 2012

PBI holds conference in Austria

Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world-renowned tennis management company, recently completed its 37th annual meeting at beautiful Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt in Tirol, Austria, site of PBI’s #1 rated tennis camp. The 2012 conference brought together 95 PBI tennis professionals from around... (Full story …)

October 21, 2012

USPTA Competitive Player Development

Conference is set for December in Florida (Full story …)

October 11, 2012

USPTA names Embree as new CEO

The United States Professional Tennis Association Board of Directors and Search Committee has hired industry veteran John Embree as the new CEO/Executive Director. Embree will take the administrative reigns from Tim Heckler, who will retire at the end of the... (Full story …)

September 19, 2012

ITHF elects officers

Eight new directors have been named to the board, including corporate leaders and a former WTA professional. In addition to the new members of the Board of Directors, Christopher E. Clouser was elected as chairman, Mark L. Stenning as chief executive officer, Stan Smith as president, Donald L. Dell as vice chairman, Barbara A. Georgescu as vice chairman, Nancy von Auersperg as treasurer, and Peggy H. Woolard as secretary. (Full story …)

September 14, 2012

USPTA names new CEO/Executive Director

HOUSTON — The United States Professional Tennis Association Board of Directors and Search Committee has hired industry veteran John Embree as the new CEO/Executive Director. Embree will take the administrative reigns from Tim Heckler, who will retire at the end... (Full story …)

August 30, 2012

Challenged Athletes Foundation supports paralympians

SAN DIEGO — The Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF), a world leader in helping individuals with physical challenges get involved in sports, announced today that more than 87 challenged athletes participating in the upcoming London 2012 Paralympic Games — including 74,... (Full story …)

August 23, 2012

Alonso Appointed to PTR Board of Directors

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced the appointment of Leo Alonso, of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to its Board of Directors. Alonso has been a member of the organization for more than 30 years, and has served... (Full story …)

August 15, 2012

USPTA logo program provides new benefit

USPTA certified professional logo now available to all professional-level members (Full story …)

August 7, 2012

NCSA recruiting partners with USTA

Industry Leader in Athletic Recruiting to provide education tools and resources to USTA (Full story …)

June 25, 2012

PTR Directors of Tennis Conference

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that it will hold its inaugural Directors of Tennis Conference on October 16-18, 2012, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This will be the first conference in North America... (Full story …)

May 26, 2012

USTA Eastern names new Executive Director

Jill Fonte to Lead Eastern on New Charge to Grow Tennis Participation (Full story …)

May 21, 2012

Key research trends in upcoming industry report

Tennis' Overall Worth Measured at $5.4 Billion last year, as signs point to industry growth ahead, says TIA (Full story …)

March 28, 2012

Babolat and Tsonga Celebrate GMTEF

Special Event for Foundation Held During Sony Ericsson Open in Miami (Full story …)

January 3, 2012

USPTA's Heckler to Retire in December 2012

Tim Heckler today announced that he will retire from his position as chief executive officer of the United States Professional Tennis Association in December 2012, after 30 years in the position. (Full story …)

December 19, 2011

RSI Names 2011 'Champions of Tennis'

Pat Freebody, who recently retired from the U.S. Tennis Association after decades of service to the sport of tennis in various capacities, has been named 2011 “Person of the Year” by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2012 issue. Freebody led off the magazine’s 11th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, companies and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

December 18, 2011

ASBA Elects New Officers and Directors

Ellicott City, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the election and installation of its officers and directors for the coming year. The new... (Full story …)

September 8, 2011

USPTA National Board election results

The results for the United States Professional Tennis Association’s new national board of directors are in after a highly contested election. The new USPTA board of directors will take office later this month at the World Conference on Tennis from... (Full story …)

PTR announces Junior Coaching Program

Hilton Head Island, SC — In 2010, Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced a first in coach education for USA tennis teaching professionals and coaches. The next phase of PTR’s new training program - PTR Master of Tennis - Junior Development... (Full story …)

August 17, 2011

Club managers: Send pros to the USPTA Conference

The United States Professional Tennis Association wants all club managers to consider the tremendous benefits of sending their director of tennis and/or teaching professional staff members to the World Conference on Tennis from Sept. 19 - 24 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Fla. (Full story …)

August 16, 2011

TIA, US Tennis Writers' Ass'n Join Forces

The Tennis Industry Association has aligned with the U.S. Tennis Writers’ Association to bring expanded member benefits, services and research to the tennis media segment of the industry. In an agreement announced today, all current USTWA members can now receive... (Full story …)

August 12, 2011

USPTA names World Conference speakers

This is an event that tennis enthusiasts won’t want to miss (Full story …)

July 25, 2011

PTR to Host Professional Development Weekend

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its Professional Development Weekend, October 6-9, 2011, at PTR Headquarters and Van der Meer Shipyard Racquet Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Among the speakers are Iñaki Balzola,... (Full story …)

USTA to invest $1.3m in 10 And Under Tennis

26 Communities to Receive $50,000 Grants to Get More Kids Involved in Tennis. Grants Go Toward Building Tennis Courts and Creating Tennis Programming in Schools, Parks and Other Areas (Full story …)

July 19, 2011

‘State of the Tennis Industry’ Slated for August

The Tennis Industry Association plans to release a newly developed and revamped report in August designed to “help narrate the story of the tennis industry,” says TIA Executive Director Jolyn de Boer. The new “State of the Industry” report will... (Full story …)

Adidas, ASBA join ITF as TIA Board Members

The Tennis Industry Association has added David Malinowski, the tennis category manager for adidas, and Fred Stringfellow, the executive director of the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), to its board of directors. Malinowski and Stringfellow join Dave Miley of the... (Full story …)

July 18, 2011

PTR Receives NCACE Accreditation

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that it has gained Level 5 accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) for its Master of Tennis - Performance program. “We congratulate PTR for... (Full story …)

July 12, 2011

'Doubles with Liezel Huber' premieres

Show will air on July 16 at noon Eastern time (Full story …)

June 29, 2011

PTR's TennisPro Magazine Wins Apex Awards

PTR announced that its TennisPro Magazine was presented with two 2011 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence). This is the 23rd Annual APEX Awards, a competition for writers, editors, publications staff and business and nonprofit communicators. The selection of the... (Full story …)

June 15, 2011

PTR Signs Two Corporate Members

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Choose-Health and Generation UCAN have signed as Corporate Members of the organization. Founded by Sam Young, MD, Choose-Health is a wellness education firm specializing in medical evidence based nutrition,... (Full story …)

May 6, 2011

PTCA is ready to launch

The Professional Tennis Coaches Association (PTCA) would like to invite you to its official launch in Paris. We are aware of all your busy schedules and the virtual impossibility to bring all of us together at the same time and... (Full story …)

Daglis Emerges as USPTA Prez Nominee

The USPTA leadership meeting held the weekend of April 9 in Houston brought unusual discord, following a tussle over the slate of national officers that led to the resignations of high-profile board members Jack Groppel and Jim Loehr and a lawsuit being filed against the USPTA by the organization’s first vice president. (Full story …)

USPTA Board Quarrels Over Officer Slate

The USPTA leadership meeting held the weekend of April 9 in Houston brought unusual discord. Following a tussle over two different slates of national officers, high-profile board members Jack Groppel and Jim Loehr resigned their positions. After the meeting, a... (Full story …)

May 5, 2011

Tennis Across America celebrates 22 years

USPTA encourages its members to join the fight against childhood obesity with the One-Clinic Challenge (Full story …)

February 15, 2011

Top Players Highlight WTT Pro League Draft

Clijsters, Bryan Brothers, V. Williams, S. Williams, Sampras, Isner, Querrey, Oudin, Fish, McEnroe, Kournikova, Hingis, Davenport, Blake and Philippoussis will play WTT in 2011 (Full story …)

January 20, 2011

USTA Boosts Player Development

Eight additional Programs in Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania Will Expand USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country. Twenty Programs Named Certified Regional Training Centers Since 2008 (Full story …)

January 17, 2011

USPTA Newest Membership Classification

Accredited Professional Coach (Full story …)

January 7, 2011

USPTA Announces New Member Credential

New Accredited Professional Coach classification includes mandatory continuing education (Full story …)

December 22, 2010

Teaming up in the fight against obesity

USPTA and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation. (Full story …)

December 15, 2010

TennisConnect Adds ‘Leagues & Ladders’

Tennis leagues and ladders are a key element to keeping players more engaged and with a goal to increase the number of frequent tennis players in the U.S., the Tennis Industry Association is focusing on helping to connect players to... (Full story …)

Kournikova is New Cardio Tennis Spokesperson

Tennis star Anna Kournikova is the new spokesperson for the popular Cardio Tennis program and will appear in a public relations campaign to promote the program. “The sport of tennis gives your whole body a workout, and Cardio Tennis takes... (Full story …)

TennisConnect to Offer PTR Edition

The Tennis Industry Association and the Professional Tennis Registry will produce an edition of TennisConnect with a PTR-branded theme, available for all PTR members to use—and customize—for their businesses. TennisConnect is the TIA’s premier business tool for tennis providers and... (Full story …)

December 1, 2010

New PTR Education & Certification Pathway

To Include 10 and Under Tennis (Full story …)

November 17, 2010

USTA Player Development Adds New Coaches

Jorge Todero Hired As USTA Lead National Coach for USTA Training Center-East; Frederico Rodriguez and Marc Lucero Respectively Named USTA National Coach and USTA Coach for Women’s Tennis. (Full story …)

October 26, 2010

Coming Soon: TIA Discount Shipping Program

The Tennis Industry Association announces a new member benefit program with PartnerShip®, the company that developed and manages the TIA Discount Shipping Program. The TIA Discount Shipping Program will save TIA members substantial dollars on all their shipping needs—inbound, outbound,... (Full story …)

USPTA Supports VA QuickStart Program

The United States Professional Tennis Association presented a grant to QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia for its Jump Start QuickStart Tennis initiative. The grant makes it possible for QCV to provide QuickStart Tennis equipment to P.E. classes for several local... (Full story …)

October 7, 2010

Tell us about Your Lessons for Life Events!

Tell us about your charitable events! (Full story …)

USPTA Auction Raises More Than $6,500

The United States Professional Tennis Association raised $6,627 from its silent auction held at the USPTA’s Tennis Buying Show during the World Conference on Tennis from Sept. 27- Oct. 2, at the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta,... (Full story …)

September 23, 2010

TIA Establishes Technology Panel

The Tennis Industry Association has created a Technology Panel, composed of tennis providers and technology experts, that will help the TIA better assist tennis businesses with their tech needs and serve as a “focus group” for new and existing products... (Full story …)

TIA's Muir Confirmed for 2nd Term

Three New Members Join Board (Full story …)

August 19, 2010

USTWA Announces Book Contest Winners

In its first book contest, the United States Tennis Writers’ Association awarded First Prize to OPEN: An Autobiography. The USTWA Book Contest recognizes and honors the best tennis books published in 2009. OPEN was written by charismatic Andre Agassi, winner... (Full story …)

July 15, 2010

New CTA Energized by Block Party

The Fergus Falls Tennis Association in Minnesota is one of the youngest CTAs in the USTA Northern section. Started just over a year ago, this small-town association decided to energize its efforts with a block party on May 27th. More... (Full story …)

July 2, 2010

7 To Join Tennis Hall of Fame July 10

Newport, RI — The International Tennis Hall of Fame will present the highest honor available in tennis to seven legends of the game on Saturday, July 10 at 12:30 p.m. The Induction Ceremony will take place on the historic grass... (Full story …)

July 1, 2010

Tennis Channel to Show US Open Playoffs

White Plains, NY - The USTA and Tennis Channel announced that the network will present live broadcasts of the finals of the 2010 US Open National Playoffs - Men’s and Women’s Championships. The men’s and women’s winners of the US... (Full story …)

June 30, 2010

4 Juniors Win Novo Nordisk Scholarships

New York, NY - Kelsey Aho, 18, of Marietta, Ga., and Melanie Nolt, 19, of Manheim, Pa., have been named the 2010 Novo Nordisk Donnelly Award national recipients. Aho and Nolt, who are both tennis standouts with Type I Diabetes,... (Full story …)

USPTA 'Footwork' Show to Air on Tennis Channel

“On Court with USPTA” is the cable TV show produced by the USPTA. In the episode “Footwork Solutions Part 1 - Baseline side to side,” USPTA Master Professional Lorenzo Beltrame demonstrates the importance of developing good footwork to be a... (Full story …)

Suiter Named USTA Southern TSR for Georgia

Atlanta, GA - USTA Southern has announced that Mark Suiter has been hired this month as a tennis service representative (TSR) for Georgia. Suiter has enjoyed a 36-year professional teaching career. He served most recently as the tennis director at... (Full story …)

June 29, 2010

San Diego is Site for Fed Cup Final vs. Italy

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that the city of San Diego and the San Diego Sports Arena have been selected to host the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between the United States and Italy, November... (Full story …)

June 28, 2010

USPTA Warns About Job-Offer Scams

The USPTA recently emailed a letter to all members warning against bogus job offers in which applicants sent money to foreign addresses in hopes of securing a job as a tennis pro. The letter is reproduced here: Dear member, A... (Full story …)

USTA Awards Grants to 26 Organizations

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — USTA Serves, the philanthropic and charitable entity of the United States Tennis Association, announced today that it has awarded 26 grants in its 2010 spring funding cycle, totaling $301,000. The bi-annual granting process, a national initiative... (Full story …)

iTUSA Signs Deal with Spanish Tennis Federation

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch is proud to announce that its tennis partner, iTUSA, International Tennis USA, headquartered at the resort, has just signed an agreement with the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation and... (Full story …)

June 17, 2010

USTA Funding Permanent QuickStart Courts

The U.S. Tennis Association is offering funding assistance to tennis facilities and organizations looking to paint permanent lines for 36- and 60-foot QuickStart Tennis courts, designed for children 10 and under. The funding assistance—50% of the cost of the lines—is... (Full story …)

ASBA to Offer Technical Meeting

Exhibit hall opportunities available to industry members in Ponte Vedra Beach (Full story …)

June 16, 2010

'Jigsaw Puzzle Theory' premieres on Tennis Channel

Show will air on June 20 at 1 p.m. Eastern time (Full story …)

June 4, 2010

USTA Conference Celebrates its 40th Year

The USTA’s 40th Tennis Teachers Conference will be held in New York City from Aug. 28 to 31. Conference events will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York and the USTA National Tennis Center. Headlining the event this year... (Full story …)

June 3, 2010

U.S. Draws Belgium in Fed Cup 1st Round

USTA Will Announce Site of 2010 Fed Cup Final vs. Italy in Two Weeks (Full story …)

May 10, 2010

PTR Offers Members Another New Benefit

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that its members will receive a new benefit with membership. PTR members can be among the first to read each issue of Racquet Sports Industry (RSI) magazine, which is published... (Full story …)

May 6, 2010

USPTA's Gill Recognized

Vice president receives Distinguished Club Award for Ibis Golf & Country Club. (Full story …)

May 5, 2010

USTA Celebrates Tennis Moms

National Tennis Month in May. TennisMonth.com Features Daily “Mom Spotlight” and “Tennis Celebrates Moms Sweepstakes” awarding US Open trip as Grand Prize. Chris Evert, 18-Time Grand Slam Champion and Mother of Three, is National Spokesperson USTA Serving Up More than 145 “Tennis Block Parties” Across the United States (Full story …)

April 28, 2010

PTR contributes to Special Olympics

Hilton Head Island, SC — PTR Foundation, the charitable arm of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), distributed more than $2,300 in new tennis equipment, as well as hundreds of gently used tennis racquets to in-need programs that participated in the 2010... (Full story …)

April 22, 2010

USTA to Conduct Player Development Camp

Six Young Americans to Attend Camp in Birmingham, Ala., April 21-25, in Conjunction With Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinal. (Full story …)

April 19, 2010

PTR to Debut Spring TennisFest in March 2011

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that starting in March 2011, it will host an annual event for college tennis teams on Spring Break. Bringing college tennis teams to Hilton Head Island was the brainchild of... (Full story …)

April 15, 2010

USTA Names Coaches for Summer Teams

Oklahoma State’s Jamea Jackson and Notre Dame’s Julia Scaringe to lead women’s team; Baylor’s Chris Brandi and Alabama’s Bo Hodge to coach the men (Full story …)

USTA Player Development boosts Staff

Lee Hurst Hired As USTA National Coach for USTA Training Center-East; Bret Waltz and Ryan Curtis Named Strength and Conditioning Specialists (Full story …)

April 9, 2010

PTR Expands Member Benefits

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has expanded its member benefits to include Tennis World Magazine. Tennis World is now available online free to PTR members. The visually exciting 88 page publication is packed with articles about... (Full story …)

April 8, 2010

Carillo Named President of USTA Serves

Noted Tennis Personality and Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster. (Full story …)

PTR Signs Two Corporate Members

*Hilton Head Island, SC - - *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Racquet Network and Russell Tennis Academy have signed on as Corporate Members. Racquet Network is a worldwide network of racquet sports players and coaches based in Calgary, Canada.... (Full story …)

April 7, 2010

Darling Tennis Center now USTA Certified

Las Vegas Facility Becomes 11th USTA Certified Regional Training Center, Expanding USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country. (Full story …)

April 5, 2010

ITA Announces USPTA Partnership

University Membership Program. (Full story …)

March 31, 2010

WTT Accepting Applications for Scholarships

$15,000 in Donnelly Award scholarships to be awarded by Novo Nordisk to young tennis players with diabetes (Full story …)

Tennis Across America Still Encouraging People

National program is in its 21st year of getting people to participate in tennis, get fit, and have fun. (Full story …)

March 29, 2010

Tennis Participation Jumps 43% in nine years

Ranks Among Fastest Growing Traditional Sports from 2000 through 2009, According To Physical Activity Council Study (Full story …)

March 24, 2010

USTA Names Recipients of Annual Awards

Recipients Honored at the USTA Annual Meeting March 19-22, 2010 in Dallas, Texas (Full story …)

March 23, 2010

AAHPERD Hires Dr. E. Paul Roetert as CEO

Reston, VA, March 23, 2010: The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is pleased to announce that E. Paul Roetert was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for AAHPERD beginning September 1, 2010. Dr. Roetert comes to... (Full story …)

ITHF Calls for Nominations for 2011 Ballot 

Nominations may be submitted online at tennisfame.com. (Full story …)

USTA Joins Forces with Tennis Skillastics®

Partnership to Comprise Newest Addition to USTA’s Youth Tennis Initiative (Full story …)

March 16, 2010

ASBA Announces New Certified Builders

Individuals certified in tennis courts, running tracks, sports fields (Full story …)

March 15, 2010

Pro Registry and TLTCA join forces

The Pro Registry and the TLTCA have joined forces to establish one united group of coaches. We will go by the name of PTCA, Professional Tennis Coaches Association, and we have opened a webpage that has our new logo and... (Full story …)

March 10, 2010

USPTA Redesigns Tennis-Health.com

The United States Professional Tennis Association’s announcement of the redesign of tennis-health.com shows its continued commitment to communicate the tremendous health benefits of tennis and that tennis is fun, easy, exercise for people of all skill, age and fitness levels.... (Full story …)

February 26, 2010

USPTA Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

Recipients to be honored during USPTA World Conference in September (Full story …)

February 16, 2010

USTA Selects Site of 2010 Fed Cup Semifinal

United States Will Attempt to beat Russia to Reach Second Straight Fed Cup Final. Semifinal To Be Played At Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Arena, April 24-25. (Full story …)

February 12, 2010

USPTA Pro to Intro Tennis to National City Kids

Angel Lopez Heads Effort by San Diego Hispanic Tennis Professionals. (Full story …)

January 25, 2010

USTA Training Center-East Begins Programming

Eagle Fustar Tennis Will Serve as Certified Regional Training Center for USTA NorCal. New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers will Expand. USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country (Full story …)

January 19, 2010

World TeamTennis to Make Australian Open Debut

New York, N.Y. — World TeamTennis will make its Australian debut in the second week of Australian Open 2010. The American-based concept co-founded by tennis legend Billie Jean King in the 1970s has been thrilling United States tennis crowds for... (Full story …)

January 11, 2010

USPTA Enhances Member Benefits

On-line Technology Tools now all listed in one convenient map. (Full story …)

January 6, 2010

ASBA Honors Founders with Industry Merit Award

*Ellicott City, MD - *The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its highest honor, the Industry Merit Award. This year, the award was presented... (Full story …)

December 9, 2009

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities

*Ellicott City, MD - *The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its annual awards. Awards are presented each year to facilities built by ASBA... (Full story …)

December 4, 2009

Player Development Conference coming to Florida

USPTA Competitive Player Development Conference to take place in Naples, Fla., in December (Full story …)

November 17, 2009

ASBA Elects New Officers and Directors

Ellicott City, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the election of its officers and directors for the coming year. The new slate will take... (Full story …)

U.S. Tennis Participation Tops 30 Million People

First Time in More Than 25 Years. 2009 USTA/Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Study Shows Growth In All Age Groups and Ethnicities. Participation up 12% vs. 2008 and 25% since 2003 (Full story …)

November 9, 2009

USTA Player Development Launches Training Center-East

At Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. (Full story …)

September 28, 2009

ASBA to Offer Technical Meeting in Savannah

Field Builder Certification exam to be offered for first time (Full story …)

September 24, 2009

Cutler Receives Top Education Credit Earner Honors

During its annual awards breakfast at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis held Sept. 21-26 at the Marco Island Marriott Resort, Golf Club and Spa on Marco Island, Fla., the United States Professional Tennis Association recognized those members who make... (Full story …)

U.S. Names Junior Davis Cup Team to Defend Title

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that Bjorn Fratangelo (Pittsburgh), Marcos Giron (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) and Hunter Harrington (Spartanburg, S.C.) will represent the United States in the Junior Davis Cup Finals, Sept. 29 - Oct. 4 in San... (Full story …)

USPTA Recognizes Tennis Standouts

The United States Professional Tennis Association honored outstanding tennis coaches, players, managers and volunteers during its annual national awards ceremony at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis on September 24. USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching professionals,... (Full story …)

September 22, 2009

USTA Names ITC as a Certified RTC

ITC Joins Three Chicago Academies to Comprise Midwest RTC Network. New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers will Expand USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country (Full story …)

USPTA Announces New Board of Directors

The United States Professional Tennis Association installed its new national board of directors that will serve the association until September 2011. Officers include a new president, vice presidents and secretary-treasurer. The new board took office during the USPTA World Conference... (Full story …)

September 17, 2009

SFC and NSSA Reach out to the Sports Press

SFC and NSSA connect with thousands of sports media professionals across all platforms TV, online, bloggers, print media, radio, photographers and more. (Full story …)

September 11, 2009

Top coaches to form association

A group of ATP World Tour and WTA Tour coaches is launching a new organization to help support fellow coaches and tour trainers by offering them a full range of benefits and services, including access to various forms of insurance,... (Full story …)

September 4, 2009

Cox Continues Babolat Relationship

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat, leading manufacturer of tennis racquets, is proud to announce that 17-year-old rising tennis star Jordan Cox has chosen to continue his relationship with Babolat. Cox, who will soon begin his career on the professional tour, has... (Full story …)

WTT Names Mountford as Senior VP

New York, N.Y. — World TeamTennis has named tennis industry veteran Bill Mountford as senior vice president. Mountford, who will be based in WTT’s New York City headquarters, will oversee staff in several key areas of operations including marketing, communications,... (Full story …)

August 21, 2009

PTR Offers adidas with New Rocky Mountain Sports Sponsorship

*Hilton Head Island, SC - - *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has signed an agreement with Rocky Mountain Sports, making RMS and its adidas line, the official apparel and shoes of PTR. PTR members will be able to purchase adidas clothing... (Full story …)

August 10, 2009

USTA Names John Newcombe Tennis Ranch as a Certified Training Center

Joins Austin Tennis Academy to Comprise Texas RTC Network; Additional Site to be Added. New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers will Expand USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country. (Full story …)

ITHF Honors Brown-Grimes and Reese

NEWPORT, RI — International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum Chairman Christopher E. Clouser has announced that Jane Brown-Grimes and John Reese are the 2009 recipients of the prestigious Chairman’s Award. The Chairman’s Award recognizes outstanding service by a Hall... (Full story …)

USPTA Member Montenegro Celebrates 100th Birthday

Walter Montenegro, the oldest current member of the United States Professional Tennis Association, turns 100 on August 25. Montenegro, who is a Professional 1 member, joined the association in 1940 when it was called the Professional Lawn Tennis Association, giving... (Full story …)

July 30, 2009

Top Tennis Speakers Headline USPTA’s World Conference

September event features 45 seminars and courses (Full story …)

July 23, 2009

Advanta WTT Pro League Announces Fines for Sportimes and Kastles

*New York, N.Y. (July 23, 2009) — *The Advanta World TeamTennis Pro League has announced additional reprimands for the on-court incidents involving members of the Washington Kastles and the New York Sportimes during a match on July 16 in Washington,... (Full story …)

July 16, 2009

USTA Announces Finalists in Search to Name America's 'Best Tennis Town'

Voting opens today for the 2009 “Best Tennis Town” title and Grand Prize of $100,000; Winners to be announced at the 2009 US Open (Full story …)

July 2, 2009

PTR Schedules Professional Development Weekend

*Hilton Head Island, SC - - *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its Professional Development Weekend, September 17-20, 2009. PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is the site of the annual event. This year’s line up is better... (Full story …)

June 30, 2009

USTA Launches New Olympus US Open Series Website

OlympusUSOpenSeries.com to Serve as Umbrella Network for Individual Tournament Sites; USTA to Manage Five Tournament Websites The Newly Designed Website Includes Enhanced Capabilities, Increased Social Integration (Full story …)

June 15, 2009

USTA Launches 'The Big Serve' Advocacy Website

Website Part of Larger Advocacy Strategy. Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Presents “How To” Video on Utilizing the Website and Encourages People to Become Tennis Advocates in Their Communities. (Full story …)

June 11, 2009

USTA Establishes Alliance with 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

250 Students from 100 Black Men of America Mentoring Program Will Attend Tennis Clinic at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center The Honorable David Dinkins, 106th Mayor of New York City and USTA Board Member, Will Address Students (Full story …)

June 8, 2009

PTR Joins Forces with TennisLMS

*Hilton Head Island, SC - - *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and TennisLMS Corporation, a revolutionary new company with a platform for tracking players’ development and performances, have signed a two year agreement. PTR members will receive exclusive discounted pricing for... (Full story …)

June 4, 2009

'On Court with USPTA' receives Award of Distinction

Award-winning episode is show’s first in HD (Full story …)

June 2, 2009

USPTA Receives Award of Distinction for Feature Article

The United States Professional Tennis Association received an award of distinction in the 2009 Communicator Awards competition. The winning entry was a feature article published in the August 2008 issue of ADDvantage magazine titled “Racquet-wielding mayor takes swing at obesity.”... (Full story …)

June 1, 2009

Tencap Signs as PTR Corporate Member

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Tencap has signed on as a Corporate Member. Tencap provides tennis clubs web based technologies that are integrated into a club’s website, and offers PTR members 15% off set... (Full story …)

May 29, 2009

ITA Announces 2009 All-America Teams for NCAA Division I Tennis

Campbell/ITA final Singles & Doubles College Tennis Rankings released (Full story …)

May 27, 2009

Rally for the Cure and USPTA Partner to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

HOUSTON — Rally for the Cure and the United States Professional Tennis Association have joined forces to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer through tennis and the USPTA’s Lessons for Life program. The alliance also fits naturally under... (Full story …)

May 22, 2009

PTR Inaugural Club Conference A Resounding Success

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) hosted its inaugural Tennis Club and Facilities Conference last week on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Feedback from the 62 attendees has shown the event was a “very worthwhile” experience.... (Full story …)

May 21, 2009

Georgia Chapters of CMAA and USPTA Hold Joint Meeting

The Georgia Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America invited the Georgia State Chapter of the United States Professional Tennis Association Southern Division to a joint meeting on May 18 at the Dunwoody Country Club in Dunwoody, Ga. More... (Full story …)

May 12, 2009

Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps

Tennis Resorts Online has just published its annual rankings of the Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps. Kiawah Island Golf Resort on Kiawah Island in South Carolina returns to the top position among resorts, edging out last year’s No. 1... (Full story …)

April 23, 2009

USTA Chief Medical Officer to Serve on Advisory Council

The United States Professional Tennis Association announced that United States Tennis Association’s Chief Medical Officer, Brian Hainline, M.D., will join an already impressive group as part of the Tennis — for the health of it! advisory council for 2009-2010. In... (Full story …)

Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring Association Names Brown-Grimes as New Chair

Wilmington, DE — Jane Brown-Grimes was appointed Chairman of the Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Association in Wilmington, DE; a USTA NJTL Chapter providing innovative tennis and educational enrichment programs to inner-city youth. Having just finished her 2-year term as... (Full story …)

April 20, 2009

USPTA announces Tennis - for the health of it! advisory council for 2009-2010

The United States Professional Tennis Association named the members of the Tennis — for the health of it! advisory council for 2009-2010. The mission of the council is to ensure that all components of Tennis — for the health of... (Full story …)

March 12, 2009

Del Potro Extends Longer-Term Contract With Wilson

[CHICAGO] — Juan Martin Del Potro has signed a new long term agreement with Wilson Racquet Sports. 2008 was a defining year for Del Potro, with his meteoric rise from top 40 to top 10. He achieved this feat with... (Full story …)

March 5, 2009

USTA Serves Selects West Side Story For Annual Theater Fundraiser

Event Expected to Raise Over $60,000 (Full story …)

March 4, 2009

USPTA Professionals Raise $4 Million for Charity

The United States Professional Tennis Association teaching professionals once again demonstrated that giving to charity is a priority by raising $4 million in 2008 through the association’s Lessons for LifeTM program. “Our members continue to show their commitment to giving... (Full story …)

February 23, 2009

More than 750 Facilities Around the Country Now Set to Participate as USTA Celebrates 'Tennis Night in America' on Monday, March 2

Parents and kids across the country will help kick off 2009 youth tennis season as part of first-ever National Youth Registration Night initiative Live viewing parties of inaugural “BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup” from New York City will highlight team and program registration in all 50 states (Full story …)

Fernando Velasco Named PTR Male Player of the Year

*Hilton Head Island, SC — * Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2009 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 60-plus on court and classroom presentations, a tennis trade show and $25,000 Championships,... (Full story …)

February 19, 2009

USTA Celebrates 'Tennis Night in America'

Parents and kids across the country will help kick off the 2009 youth tennis season as part of first-ever National Youth Registration Night initiative Live viewing parties of inaugural “BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup” from New York City will highlight team and program registration in all 50 states (Full story …)

February 18, 2009

PTR Presents Annual Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2009 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 60-plus on court and classroom presentations, a tennis trade show and $25,000 Championships is... (Full story …)

Two USPTA Members Honored by USOC

The United States Olympic Committee honored USPTA members Anne Smith, Ph.D., and Rita Gladstone as part of its Coaching Recognition Program. Smith of Dallas, was honored with the “Doc” Counsilman Science Award for tennis for her contributions in the area... (Full story …)

PTR to Host Inaugural Tennis Club and Facilities Conference

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will host its inaugural Tennis Club and Facilities Conference May 13-15, 2009 at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The three day event has been designed specifically for tennis... (Full story …)

USTA Florida Announces New Partnership

Tennis Life Magazine Becomes New Official Section Publication (Full story …)

February 10, 2009

USTA Player Development Hires Former Top 100 Player Hugo Armando as USTA Coach

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that Hugo Armando been hired as a USTA Coach. In this role, Armando will facilitate coaching and training programs to assist players working with USTA Player Development. He will be based at... (Full story …)

Jarkko Nieminen Endorses Wilson Apparel and Footwear

Chicago — Jarkko Nieminen started 2009 playing “head to toe” with Wilson. In addition to his long standing racket contract with Wilson, the top 40 player debuted Wilson’s new apparel & footwear on this year’s pro tour. Since joining the... (Full story …)

February 3, 2009

USPTA Texas Division Southwest Tennis Buying Show to be held in Dallas/Fort Worth area

More than 125 buyers are expected. (Full story …)

USTA Serves Awards Over $1 Million in Grants in 2008

“Aces for Kids” Year-End Grants Awarded to 39 Organizations (Full story …)

January 29, 2009

USPTA announces Tennis - for the health of it! advisory council

The United States Professional Tennis Association today announced the formation of the Tennis — for the health of it! advisory council. The mission of the council is to ensure that all components of Tennis — for the health of it!... (Full story …)

January 20, 2009

USTA Invests in World Teamtennis

New Relationship Provides Promotional Platform for USTA’s Jr. Team Tennis Initiative through Advanta WTT Pro League Advanta WTT Pro League Champions and Award Winners to be Recognized at US Open (Full story …)

January 15, 2009

Wilson Racket Sports Signs Anna Chakvetadze to Long Term Agreement

Chicago - Wilson Racquet Sports announced that they have signed a long term agreement with Anna Chakvetadze. The 21 year old ended 2008 with a WTA Tour ranking of 18, which was her third Top 20 year in a row.... (Full story …)

January 14, 2009

Bob Bigelow to Kick Off PTR Symposium

*Hilton Head Island, SC — *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that one of the country’s foremost speakers on coaching youth sports, Bob Bigelow, will kick off its International Tennis Symposium. The event will be held February 15-19, 2009, on... (Full story …)

January 13, 2009

ATP Appoints Adam Helfant as New Executive Chairman and President

London, UK - The ATP, governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuit, today announces the appointment of Adam Helfant as ATP Executive Chairman and President. Mr Helfant, 44, will begin his role with the ATP immediately and will be... (Full story …)

January 12, 2009

Ferris State University Announces Director of PTM Program and Racquet Facility Manager

Ferris State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Ameel as the Director of the Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program and Manager of the FSU Racquet & Fitness Center. Ameel comes to Ferris State from Bainbridge, Georgia where... (Full story …)

January 8, 2009

HEAD Signs Squash World No. 1 Karim Darwish

Austria — Kennelbach — HEAD proudly presents the endorsement of the Egyptian squash pro and World No.1 Karim Darwish. The partnership became effective on January 1st 2009. “We are glad to have the World’s No.1 player on tour as part... (Full story …)

January 6, 2009

Lucy S. Garvin to Serve as USTA Chairman of the Board and President

Greenville, S.C. Resident Takes Office Through 2010 (Full story …)

HEAD Signs World No. 3 Novak Djokovic

Kennelbach - Austria - January 2009 - HEAD announced that the company has signed a long term agreement with tennis superstar Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who currently ranks third in the South African Airways ATP ranking. Djokovic will make his... (Full story …)

December 31, 2008

Racquet Sports Industry Magazine Names 2008 'Champions of Tennis'

Dave Haggerty, the chief executive officer of Head USA and president of Penn Racquet Sports, has been named “Person of the Year” by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2009 issue. Haggerty led off the magazine’s eighth annual... (Full story …)

December 17, 2008

ATP Unveils 2009 Feel It Advertising Campaign

London, UK. - The ATP, governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuit, today unveiled the latest evolution of its advertising campaign - FEEL IT. Now in its second year, the multimillion dollar campaign, will again feature ATP World Tour... (Full story …)

December 16, 2008

USTA to Host Playoff Tournament to Determine 2009 Australian Open Main Draw Wild Card Recipients This Week

The USTA is hosting a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main draw wild card to the 2009 Australian Open. The women’s wild card tournament began yesterday at the USTA Training Center in Boca Raton,... (Full story …)

PTR to Offer High School Coaches Tract

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is offering a High School Coaches Tract over President’s Weekend, February 14-16, 2009, during its International Tennis Symposium & $25,000 Championships. The annual event will be held at PTR Headquarters on... (Full story …)

December 11, 2008

USTA Player Development Names First Two USTA Certified Regional Training Centers

New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers will Expand USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country The Junior Tennis Champions Center in Washington, D.C. and The Racquet Club of the South in Atlanta Selected as First Sites for Program (Full story …)

USPTA Announces 2009 Certification Exams

The United States Professional Tennis Association, the world’s leader in tennis-teaching certification, provides tennis-teaching professionals with the opportunity to earn the sport’s most respected certification by participating in one of more than 110 USPTA Certification Exams scheduled nationwide in 2009... (Full story …)

November 14, 2008

USPTA Offers Members Online Practice Planner Tool Through Career Center

-- Tool allows tennis teachers to build team or lesson practices -- (Full story …)

November 11, 2008

USPTA and Elations Join Forces in Licensing Agreement

The United States Professional Tennis Association and Elations, a drink to maintain healthy joints, have entered into a licensing agreement incorporating the USPTA's service mark, Tennis — for the health of it!SM Elations plans to promote Tennis — for the... (Full story …)

November 3, 2008

USPTA Competitive Player Development Conference to Take Place in Naples, Fla.

-- Conference set for early December -- (Full story …)

October 29, 2008

Peter Burwash International Presents Awards at Annual Meeting

Peter Burwash International(PBI) recently celebrated its company annual meeting at the beautiful and prestigious Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt in Tirol, Austria. Consistently rated one of the top tennis destinations in Europe, Bio-Hotel Stanglwirt sits at the base of the stunning Wilder-Kaiser mountain... (Full story …)

Brown-Grimes to be Honored by ITHF

Special Tribute To Be Held On December 11 In New York City (Full story …)

October 27, 2008

PTR International Symposium Set for February

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its annual International Tennis Symposium & $25,000 Championships, February 14-20, 2009, at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The Symposium attracts nearly 1,000 tennis teachers and coaches... (Full story …)

October 8, 2008

USPTA Competitive Player Development Conference to Take Place in Naples, Fla.

Conference set for early December (Full story …)

September 29, 2008

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships

(Tucson, Ariz.) (September 29, 2008) - The women’s team from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., representing the USTA Florida, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in Tucson,... (Full story …)

Seattle Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships

(Tucson, Ariz.) (September 29, 2008) - The men’s team from Seattle, representing the USTA Pacific Northwest, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in Tucson, Arizona.... (Full story …)

Sacramento, California Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 28, 2008 - The women’s team from Sacramento, Calif., representing the USTA Northern California captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis... (Full story …)

Sacramento, California Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 28, 2008 - The men’s team from Sacramento, Calif. representing the USTA Northern California, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis... (Full story …)

September 25, 2008

2008 USTA Outstanding Facility Award was Recently Bestowed Upon Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama

Copeland-Cox Tennis Center in Mobile, Alabama, which became the world’s largest public hard court tennis facility (60 courts) after completion of Phase I of Global Sports & Tennis Design Group's Master Plan in June, 2007. At their 2008 International Tennis... (Full story …)

USTA Launches Tennis on Campus Website

Website To Provide College Tennis Clubs Resources To Promote and Strengthen Co-ed Team Programs (Full story …)

September 24, 2008

USPTA Member Alan Cutler Receives Top Education Credit Earner Honors

Sept. 24, 2008 -- During its annual awards breakfast at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis held Sept. 15-20 at the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta, Calif., the United States Professional Tennis Association recognized those members who... (Full story …)

September 22, 2008

USPTA Recognizes Leaders in Tennis Profession

The United States Professional Tennis Association honored its top teachers, coaches, players, volunteers and managers during its annual national awards ceremony at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis on September 18. USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching... (Full story …)

September 17, 2008

USPTA Celebrates 50th Episode of 'On Court with USPTA'

-- “Creating a Successful Doubles Team” to air Sun., Sept. 21 on the Tennis Channel -- (Full story …)

September 16, 2008

Jose Higueras Named Director of Coaching For USTA Elite Player Development

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., September 16, 2008 -- The USTA today announced that Jose Higueras has been named Director of Coaching for USTA Elite Player Development. Higueras will oversee all of the program’s men’s and women’s coaching efforts and will work... (Full story …)

PTR Offers Tennis iCoach to Members

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced an agreement with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to provide PTR teachers and coaches with special pricing on Tennis iCoach. Tennis iCoach is an educational website that is already attracting... (Full story …)

September 10, 2008

2008 US Open Biggest in 40 Year History Breaking All-Time Records

All-Time Attendance Record Set at 720,000 Fans -- Reaching 99% Capacity. Overall Attendance Climbs 100,000 vs. 5 Years Ago, and 180,000 vs. 10 Years Ago. Website Traffic Hits All-Time High with Over 39 Million Visits from 200 Countries. Americans Capture Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Girls’ Singles Titles; Best Junior American Performance in 20 Years (Full story …)

Tennis Legends, Capturing 170 Grand Slam Titles Attend 'Legends Ball' to Benefit the International Tennis Hall of Fame on September 5 at Cipriani in New York City

More Than $170,000 Raised Through Silent and Live Auction (Full story …)

August 28, 2008

USTA Launches New and Innovative Physical Education Curriculum for Schools

Collaboration with Dr. Robert Pangrazi Provides Comprehensive and Turn-key Solution for Teachers (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

USTA Serves OPENing Night Gala

Karen Eliezer (2nd from left), Executive Director of USTA Serves - the philanthropic and charitable entity of the USTA - welcomes more than 200 guests including (far left) Patrick McEnroe, Anna Wintour (2nd from right) Gordon Smith Executive Director and... (Full story …)

USTA to Launch Wide-Ranging Green Initiatives

Billie Jean King to Serve as Campaign Spokesperson. Evian© Natural Spring Water Supporting New On-Site Recycling Program Natural Resources Defense Council Partners As Strategic Advisor On All Initiatives (Full story …)

Climb For Cancer Foundation Partners with USTA Florida Section Foundation and USTA Florida

Charitable Organizations Call on Tennis Community to Raise Money for Cancer and Tennis (Full story …)

August 21, 2008

The Legends Ball Auction to Benefit the ITHF

Hit Sessions with Agassi, Courier and Seles up for bid in the Live and Silent Auction. (Full story …)

PTR New England Professional Development Day Set

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold a New England Professional Development Day on October 12, 2008, at the Middlebury Racquet Club in Middlebury, Connecticut. The event is open to all PTR and USPTA teaching professionals,... (Full story …)

August 13, 2008

USTA to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Open Era at the 2008 US Open

40 Champions in 40 Years to Be Honored in Special On-Court Ceremony. Historic Event will be Celebrated Throughout Tournament with Commemorative Book, Special Clothing Lines, Collectibles and Video Vignettes. (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 …)

July 21, 2008

ADDvantage magazine receives award for publication excellence

-- The October/November 2007 issue recognized -- (Full story …)

July 7, 2008

PTR Wins Two More APEX Awards

07 July 2008 - Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) was presented with two 2008 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence) for its magazine TennisPro. TennisPro is the official publication of PTR tennis teachers and coaches. This... (Full story …)

July 2, 2008

Renowned Tennis Speakers Headline USPTA’s World Conference

-- September event features close to 40 seminars and courses -- (Full story …)

June 26, 2008

Florida Tennis Organization Partners With Climb for Cancer

Save the Date for Inaugural Pro-Am Tennis Event (Full story …)

June 25, 2008

USPTA’s Tennis Buying Show to be held at La Quinta Resort and Club

-- USPTA will host silent auction during buying show -- (Full story …)

June 23, 2008

‘Cardio Tennis’ Extravaganza Has Players Burning Calories in a Fun Tennis Workout

New Tennis Players Join Massive Program in Chicago And Burn an Average 900 Calories in 90 Minutes (Full story …)

Family Circle Tennis Center is Named TWC of the Month

Where can you find a $15 million award-winning public tennis facility with 17 lighted courts, a 10,200-seat stadium, year-round tennis programs and tournaments for all ages, and the oldest Tier I all-women’s professional tournament in the U.S.? The answer: The... (Full story …)

Tennis Industry Association Names Public Relations and Communications Coordinator

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (June 19, 2008)—- Jolyn de Boer, Executive Director of the Tennis Industry Association, announced today that Amanda Becker has joined the TIA staff as Public Relations and Communications Coordinator, effective immediately. In this newly created position, Becker... (Full story …)

June 19, 2008

Midtown Tennis Club Hosts a Cardio Tennis Extravaganza

Photo Caption: Midtown Tennis Club in Chicago hosted a Cardio Tennis Extravaganza on Friday, June 6 with 176 participants who also enrolled in the club’s Tennis in No Time® program. The caloric expenditure of each participant ranged from 478... (Full story …)

June 18, 2008

Chase, USTA Make For an Exciting Match

Chase Announces USTA Visa Signature Card with Flexible Rewards (Full story …)

June 17, 2008

USPTA Receives Award of Distinction for Feature Article

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 17, 2008 -- The United States Professional Tennis Association received an award of distinction in the 2008 Communicator Awards competition. The winning entry was a feature article published in the August 2007 issue of ADDvantage... (Full story …)

June 16, 2008

2008 US Open Theme Art Showcases Unique Elements of Sport, Entertainment and Pagentry

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 16, 2008 -- The USTA today unveiled the official 2008 US Open theme art. The design capitalizes on the US Open ad campaign, “It’s Showtime,” and depicts the US Open as a one-of-a-kind event located in... (Full story …)

June 10, 2008

Patrick McEnroe and Tracy Austin Earn USPTA Certification

-- Former ATP and WTA tour players receive Professional 1 certification -- (Full story …)

June 6, 2008

USPTA World Conference on tennis to take place September in La Quinta, Calif.

-- Conference theme will be Tennis — for the health of it!SM -- (Full story …)

June 4, 2008

USTA Tennis and Education Foundation to Grant Scholarships

54 College Scholarships This Spring Total $287,000. (Full story …)

May 30, 2008

USPTA’s Junior Circuit Offers Tennis Competition for Novice Juniors

-- Program provides skill-appropriate tournaments that build enthusiasm -- (Full story …)

May 29, 2008

USTA and River Oaks Country Club Extend U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship Agreement Through 2012

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 29, 2008 -– The USTA today announced its agreement with River Oaks Country Club to host the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship has been extended for the next four years (keeping the second longest-running USTA National... (Full story …)

May 20, 2008

PTR Welcomes New Staffer

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce that Yza Shady has joined the staff in Membership Services. Shady, an avid tennis player and enthusiast, is responsible for assisting PTR members worldwide with all the... (Full story …)

USTA to Host Second Annual Open Casting Call for Children to Perform the National Anthem at the 2008 US Open

Boys and Girls Age 12 and Under Invited to Audition at Radio City Music Hall on June 9 Former American Idol Top 10 Contestant Constantine Maroulis To Judge on Celebrity Panel (Full story …)

May 19, 2008

USPTA and ACSM Announce Historic Partnership

-- Partnership is first to combine initiatives from medical and sports fields -- (Full story …)

May 16, 2008

USPTA now accepting nominations for annual awards

-- Recipients to be honored during USPTA World Conference in September-- (Full story …)

May 15, 2008

Tennis Channel-USTA-ESPN Deal

On Monday, May 12, at Manhattan’s historic 21 Club, the United States Tennis Association announced that Tennis Channel and ESPN will begin covering the US Open in 2009. From left: Ken Solomon, chairman and CEO, Tennis Channel; Arlen Kantarian, chief... (Full story …)

May 12, 2008

USTA, ESPN, and Tennis Channel Announce Partnership

Landmark 2009 Deal Creates Unified, Summer-Long ‘Open Season’ with Over 400 Hours of National TV Coverage on CBS, ESPN and Tennis Channel. New Partnership Includes Broadband, Mobile Streaming, Spanish Language and Digital Platforms. Six-Year Agreement Commences in 2009. (Full story …)

May 8, 2008

PTR Kids Tennis Launched

08 May 2008 - Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is excited to present a new set of tools and resources to help tennis teachers work with children under age 10. As with its Munchkin Tennis, PTR... (Full story …)

May 6, 2008

PTR Announces New Director of Development

06 May 2008 - Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that Steve Keller has joined the staff as Director of Development. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the position. As Director of Development,... (Full story …)

April 22, 2008

Top 50 TWC Facilities Recognized

Facilities lauded for taking a proactive role delivering tennis across the U.S. (Full story …)

The USPTA Invites Everyone to Play Tennis - for the health Of It!

-- USPTA introduces newest initiative -- (Full story …)

April 15, 2008

John Embree ‘Goes Green’ Becoming New President of Prince Americas

Bordentown, NJ – April 14, 2008 -– Prince Sports, Inc. is proud and excited to announce that John Embree will be joining the Company as its new President of Prince Americas, leading the charge for the brand in the United... (Full story …)

International Tennis Hall of Fame Presents Franklin R. Johnson with Samuel Hardy Award

NEWPORT, RI -- The International Tennis Hall of Fame has announced that USTA Immediate Past President Franklin R. Johnson has been named the recipient of the 2007 Samuel Hardy Award. This award is given annually to a volunteer(s) of the... (Full story …)

April 2, 2008

USTA Tennis and Education Foundation Appoints Five New Members to It's Board

Dunlop Signs on as Official Ball & Racquet for Legendary Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Event (Full story …)

Patrick McEnroe Named General Manager, USTA Elite Player Development

McEnroe to Lead Newly Focused Effort to Develop American Champions Unified Approach to Include “Champions Advisory Board” and “Coaches Commission” ‘USTA Pro Track’ To Be Launched As Pathway for Elite Junior Players (Full story …)

March 26, 2008

USTA Announces Recreational Coach Workshop Trainer of the Year

Austin Texas’ Mike Carter Chosen as 2007 Recipient (Full story …)

USTA Announces 2007 Recreational Coach Workshop Host Site of the Year

Southeast Michigan Tennis Association Chosen as 2007 Recipient (Full story …)

March 25, 2008

PTR NorCal Professional Development Day Set

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its third annual NorCal Professional Development Day on May 25, 2008, at the Pacific Athletic Club in Redwood City, California. The event is open to all PTR and USPTA... (Full story …)

PTR Offers New Benefit

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and CoachingSchool.org joined forces to provide PTR teachers and coaches with a great resource for coaching kids tennis. PTR members receive a free email subscription to the CoachingMinute, a weekly 2.5... (Full story …)

February 18, 2008

USPTA Launches Online Certification Review Course

— Association also announces online portion of certification exam — (Full story …)

February 13, 2008

Prince Set for Sponsorship of Tennis Channel Open

Official Racquet, String and Ball of ATP Tour Stop Brings Players and Fans Ultimate Experiences in Vegas (Full story …)

February 12, 2008

USTA Tennis and Education Foundation's New Online Presence Broadens Organization's Reach

Program Information and Online Giving Now Available at Foundationgiving.usta.org (Full story …)

January 30, 2008

Smash Magazine Renews Title Sponsorship of Top Junior Event

Chrysler Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of 2008 SMASH State Open Clay Court Junior Cup (Full story …)

January 23, 2008

USPTA and Tennis Week Magazine Announce 2008 Partnership

HOUSTON - – The United States Professional Tennis Association and Tennis Week magazine are proud to announce they will continue their alliance after reaching an agreement to extend and expand their partnership in the coming year. As part of the... (Full story …)

January 16, 2008

Olympus America and USTA Announce New Title Sponsorship for US Open Series

New Six Year Partnership Set to Significantly Elevate US Open Series and the US Open New Agreement is the Most Comprehensive Sponsorship Partnership in the Company’s History (Full story …)

December 12, 2007

'On Court With USPTA' Receives Gold Award

— “Ask the Professor – Episode 1” is award-winning episode — (Full story …)

November 29, 2007

PTR Offers High School Coaches Package

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will offer a High School Coaches Package over President’s Weekend, February 16-18, 2008, during its International Tennis Symposium & $25,000 Championships. The annual event will be held at PTR Headquarters on... (Full story …)

November 21, 2007

STA/ITA Community Service and Campus Recreation Award Winners Announced Ouachita Baptist, Gustavus Adolphus Coaches Earn National Recognition

SKILLMAN, N.J. — Ouachita Baptist University Director of Tennis Craig Ward has been named the national winner of the USTA/ITA Community Service Award and Gustavus Adolphus' men's tennis coach Steve Wilkinson is the national winner of the USTA/ITA Campus Recreation... (Full story …)

November 20, 2007

USPTA Gives Grand Valley State University’s Wheelchair Tennis Team $2,000 Grant

The United States Professional Tennis Association presented a $2,000 grant to the first collegiate wheelchair tennis team at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich. USPTA first vice president, Tom Daglis, was on hand to present the check to the... (Full story …)

November 2, 2007

Babolat Sponsors National Senior Tennis Championships: Babolat World Tennis Classic Set For January 2008

Boulder, CO -– Babolat, one of the leading manufacturers of tennis racquets, announces they are sponsoring the upcoming United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Senior Tennis Championships. Formerly known as the Mission Hills Senior Championships, the Babolat World Tennis Classic,... (Full story …)

November 1, 2007

Free Trial Now Available for USPTA Online Resource for High School Tennis Coaches

Web site supports “no-cut” tennis campaign. (Full story …)

October 30, 2007

PTR International Symposium Set for February

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its International Tennis Symposium & $25,000 Championships, February 16-22, 2008. The annual event will be held at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The Symposium attracts nearly... (Full story …)

October 18, 2007

USPTA Member Ken DeHart Receives Top Education Credit Earner Honors

During its annual awards breakfast at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis in September, the United States Professional Tennis Association recognized those members who make education a priority. The Association honored Ken DeHart as the top credit earner in USPTA’s... (Full story …)

USPTA Presents Special Awards to CEO Tim Heckler and Longtime Member Townsend Gilbert

The United States Professional Tennis Association recognized two people for exemplary service during its annual awards breakfast at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis in September. The Association presented the President’s Award to Townsend Gilbert and honored USPTA CEO Tim... (Full story …)

October 2, 2007

Dunlop and Fluor Team Up to Grow Tennis in the Upstate

Local Sports Manufacturer Helps Sponsor Tennis Wellness Program (Full story …)

September 24, 2007

International Tennis Hall of Fame to Honor Nancy P. Jeffett as 2007 Golden Achievement Award Winner

NEWPORT, RI — The International Tennis Hall of Fame has announced that Nancy P. Jeffett, President and Trustee of the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation, is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Golden Achievement Award. The Golden Achievement Award is... (Full story …)

September 20, 2007

USPTA Announces New National Board of Directors for 2007

The United States Professional Tennis Association installed its new national board of directors that will serve the association until September 2009. Officers include a new president and vice president. The new board took office during the 80th USPTA World Conference... (Full story …)

September 17, 2007

Texas Tennis Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2007

George P. Mitchell, John Kniffen, Charles Le Master, Barbara Smith, and Semp Russ to be inducted November 10, 2007 (Full story …)

August 28, 2007

Billie Jean King Launches GreenSlam

NEW YORK — Sports legend and social activist Billie Jean King is launching GreenSlam, an eco-conscious initiative to harness the power of sports, beginning with tennis, to create socially responsible change with positive environmental impact. One year after the home... (Full story …)

August 24, 2007

PTR and MotionExpert Join Forces

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and MotionExpert have joined forces to provide PTR tennis teachers and coaches worldwide with video analysis software that will help their players improve more quickly by enhancing their attention to detail.... (Full story …)

August 23, 2007

Benedict Named National Promotions Manager for Wilson Racket Sports

CHICAGO — Wilson Racquet Sports announced today that Andy Benedict has been named the new National Promotions Manager. In this role, Benedict will focus on the administration and day to day execution of Wilson’s tennis industry and grass roots initiatives.... (Full story …)

August 20, 2007

Tennis Channel Names Timothy Russell Vice President, Advertising Sales, New York

LOS ANGELES — Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and passionate lifestyle of tennis, today announced the appointment of Timothy Russell to vice president of advertising sales, New York. In this position... (Full story …)

August 15, 2007

USTA to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Althea Gibson's Historic Victory

Gibson to be Inducted into US Open Court of Champions. Opening Night Celebration — Themed “Breaking Barriers” — Will Feature African American Female Pioneers Including Aretha Franklin, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun, Dr. Mae Jemison and More. Mayor Bloomberg, Billie Jean King and Mrs. Jackie Robinson to Join in Tribute. Aretha Franklin to Perform at Ceremony. (Full story …)

Ferris State Professional Tennis Management and Midtown Clubs Announce Partnership.

The Ferris State University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program and Midtown Clubs are excited to announce their recent partnership intended to benefit the entire tennis industry. Midtown Clubs, the nation’s leader in upscale athletic club and sports resort management, will... (Full story …)

August 14, 2007

PTM Seminar at Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC

The Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC, will host a seminar on Saturday, Oct. 20. The on-court presenter will be Kelly Gunterman, Director of Tennis at Gunterman Tennis Schools, located at Amelia Island, FL, and... (Full story …)

August 9, 2007

USPTA Offers an Array of Specialty Courses at World Conference

Tennis conference will be held in September in Wesley Chapel, Fla. (Full story …)

August 7, 2007

East Hampton Pro/Am Tennis Invitational Benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation

East Hampton, New York; August 7, 2007: The 3rd Annual East Hampton Pro/Am Tennis Invitational benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation is scheduled to take place over the weekend of August 18th and 19th at the prestigious East Hampton Indoor/Outdoor Tennis... (Full story …)

August 6, 2007

Prince Continues Momentum Through Second Quarter

Company has #1 Hottest New Racquet and is #1 in Racquet Product Innovation (Full story …)

August 3, 2007

Ferris State Professional Tennis Management and Midtown Clubs Announce Partnership.

August 1, 2007 — The Ferris State University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program and Midtown Clubs are excited to announce their recent partnership intended to benefit the entire tennis industry. Midtown Clubs, the nation’s leader in upscale athletic club and... (Full story …)

August 2, 2007

USPTA offers high school coaches workshop

At World Conference on Tennis. Workshop is sponsored by the USTA (Full story …)

August 1, 2007

Ferris State Professional Tennis Management and Midtown Clubs Announce Partnership

August 1, 2007 — The Ferris State University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program and Midtown Clubs are excited to announce their recent partnership intended to benefit the entire tennis industry. Midtown Clubs, the nation’s leader in upscale athletic club and... (Full story …)

July 26, 2007

USPTA Provides Members With New Tennisplayer.net Benefit on Personal Web Sites

July 26, 2007 —The United States Professional Tennis Association continues to utilize technology to assist its members and as such has truly revitalized one of the best benefits created for members in the personal Web sites. Members will now find... (Full story …)

July 24, 2007

TIA and RSI Magazine Expand Partnership

Dedicated Print and Online Section to provide greater coverage of industry news (Full story …)

July 16, 2007

International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Now Available Online, On Demand

Sampras Delivers Emotional Speech in Saturday’s Induction Ceremony (Full story …)

DecoTurf Tennis Surface Selected for World Team Tennis 2007 Season

Andover, MA — The home courts of the 11 World Team Tennis (WTT) teams will once again sport the colorful look and competitive feel of DecoTurf when the 2007 WTT Professional League season opens this month. The play will be... (Full story …)

This Week in Women’s Tennis: Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo and the Western Southern Financial Group Women’s Open.

Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo When: July 14th to July 22nd, 2007 Event Venue: Country Time Club in Palermo, Italy Prize Money: $145,000 USD The Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo gets underway on July 14th at the Country... (Full story …)

July 13, 2007

Schedule for the 2007 PBI Tennis Show Tour

The PBI sites on the tour are Sports Core, Reynolds Plantation, Lake George Club and Grand Hyatt Seoul. A nice combination of private and public venues in addition to junior and pro tournaments. The confirmed performances are as follows: July... (Full story …)

July 10, 2007

Top Tennis Speakers Headline USPTA’s World Conference

— September event features over 35 seminars and courses — (Full story …)

TIA Expands Insurance for Members

To help meet the needs of retailers and facilities, the TIA has expanded its insurance offerings to members with TIA TennisInsure. The new program includes liability, property, auto, umbrella, and workers’ compensation insurance. Previously, the TIA offered only product liability... (Full story …)

Tennis Forum to Debut In NYC During Open

The first TIA Tennis Forum, presented by Tennis Magazine, will be on Monday, Aug. 27, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, during the USTA Tennis Teachers Conference. The hour-long Forum, which is free to attendees, will “share the... (Full story …)

July 9, 2007

PTR Sets First Mini Symposium in Southern California

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its first Southern California Mini Symposium, September 9-10, 2007, at the SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach. The event, themed Excellence in Teaching, is open to all PTR and... (Full story …)

July 2, 2007

PTR wins two APEX Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) was presented with two 2007 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence) for its magazine TennisPro. TennisPro is the official publication of PTR tennis teachers and coaches. One APEX was for the... (Full story …)

June 26, 2007

Stanford ATP ‘Doubles Rules’ Launched in London

London, England – On Monday 25th June, the first day of Wimbledon, the ATP and Stanford Financial Group brought world-class doubles tennis to the city. While the queues were forming down at SW19, special doubles mini exhibition matches were held... (Full story …)

USTA Names Top Collegians to U.S. Tennis Teams for 2007 Pan American Games

USTA National Coach Kent Kinnear to Coach Men’s Team, University of North Carolina’s Brian Kalbas to Coach Women (Full story …)

June 20, 2007

Peter Burwash International Selected to Direct the Tennis Program for Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas - Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world's largest international tennis management firm, announced it has signed an agreement to direct the tennis operation for the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi (www.emiratespalace.com) beginning October 1, 2007. The agreement... (Full story …)

June 19, 2007

GPTA Member Leads Resort to Top-50 List

An award -winning tennis program featuring 12 courts and state-of -the-art features has garnered GPTA sponsor Reynolds Plantation a “Top 50 Tennis Resorts Worldwide” recognition by Tennis Resorts Online. This marks the newest recognition for Reynolds Plantation’s tennis program, led... (Full story …)

June 15, 2007

Junior State Closed Championship: Race to the Top

06/15/07 — Junior State Closed Championship: Race to the Top The last day of the 59th annual 2007 USTA Florida Jr. State Closed brought sunny skies, precision hitting and another exciting chapter in the books. With all the No. 1... (Full story …)

RSI Magazine Publishes Ultimate Tennis Ball Issue

July Issue is Shipping Now (Full story …)

June 14, 2007

USTA Florida Junior State Closed 2007

We are in the sixth and final day of the 2007 USTA Florida State Closed Sectional. The State Closed Sectional is the strongest tournament that Florida sanctions. It is a high honor when players excel in this event. Boys' 18... (Full story …)

USTA State Closed Sectional 2007 - day five

We are in the fifth day of the 2007 USTA Florida State Closed Sectional. The State Closed Sectional is the strongest tournament that Florida sanctions. It is a high honor when players excel in this event. Boys' 18 Singles (Semifinal... (Full story …)

June 13, 2007

2007 USTA Florida State Closed Sectional - Day Four

The State Closed Sectional is the strongest tournament that Florida sanctions. It is a high honor when players excel in this event. This event is hosted by the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach, Florida and at this site we... (Full story …)

June 12, 2007

Thanks to the Supporters of the 2007 FRIENDS Tournament!

More Players, More Money!!! A record 330 players joined forces to raise $46,000+ for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (Full story …)

June 11, 2007

GPTA Members, Sponsors work Toward Renovation of Atlanta’s ‘Grand Lady’

Next GPTA Membership Meeting: June 20th 7:30PM PGA Tour Superstore Roswell www.pgatoursuperstore.com Members and Guest Welcome! All who attend will receive a $25 PGA Gift Card! (Full story …)

June 8, 2007

2007 ATP Fantasy Tennis Presented by Stanford Opens

South African safari awaits winning Fantasy Manager. ATP pro Mardy Fish pits his selection skills against fans. (Full story …)

June 6, 2007

Little Tennis Encourages Parents to Play Tennis With Their Children

National USPTA program has encouraged families to play together for 13 years (Full story …)

Six days of Florida’s BEST junior tennis, coming right up!

2007 USTA Florida Jr. State Closed Championship: Race to the Top (Full story …)

June 5, 2007

USTA Announces Players and Coaches for 2007 Invacare World Team Cup

U.S. Teams to Compete in Wheelchair Tennis’ Premier International Team Competition (Full story …)

Midland Community Tennis Center Latest Addition to Prince Program

Michigan Academy Ready To Compete Against Best And Brightest From Across the U.S (Full story …)

May 30, 2007

Peter Burwash International Facilities Score High in Rankings

One out of every seven facilities in the Tennis Resorts Online annual rankings has its tennis program directed by professionals from Peter Burwash International(PBI). The final rankings had 11 PBI-staffed properties in the Top 75 Tennis Resorts. (Full story …)

PTR Schedules Professional Development Weekend

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its annual Professional Development Weekend, September 13-16, 2007. (Full story …)

May 24, 2007

USPTA’s Tennis Buying Show to be held at Florida’s Saddlebrook Resort

USPTA will host silent auction during buying show (Full story …)

May 23, 2007

GPTA Welcomes New Members

Henri Elkins and Donovan Goodman are the newest members of the GPTA team. (Full story …)

News from the Georgia Professional Tennis Association

Next GPTA Membership Meeting: June 20, 2007 at the PGA Tour Superstore in Roswell Topic: Affiliate Tennis Organizations with representatives from ALTA, USTA and other organizations that help to make Georgia Tennis Great! Guests Welcome! For more information, visit gpta.com.... (Full story …)

May 17, 2007

USPTA World Conference on Tennis Announces Dates, Location

Conference will be held in September in Wesley Chapel, Fla. (Full story …)

May 15, 2007

'On Court with USPTA' receives Award of Distinction

“Tennis – In the Balance” is award-winning episode (Full story …)

May 14, 2007

Florida’s Julien Link and Pennsylvania’s Shareen Lai win singles titles at the USPTA Clay CourtChampionships

Men’s and women’s winners of USPTA’s first tournament in its 2007 series of surface championships (Full story …)

May 9, 2007

Tennis Across America Celebrates 18 Years of Growing the Game

Tennis is a great way to get fit and the United States Professional Tennis Association continues to take the game to new, current and former players through the Tennis Across America™ program. The 18th annual Tennis Across America day is designated for May 12. (Full story …)

May 8, 2007

PTR/NorCal Mini Symposium Set

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) NorCal will hold its second annual Mini Symposium, May 20, 2007, at the Decathlon Club in Santa Clara, California. (Full story …)

May 7, 2007

PTR Releases 2007 PTR Membership Handbook

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has published its annual PTR Membership Handbook. (Full story …)

May 1, 2007

Taylor Dent Earns USPTA Certification

ATP tour player receives Professional 1 certification (Full story …)

April 30, 2007

TennisOne New Benefit for PTR Members

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is adding a new benefit for its members. In a partnership agreement with TennisOne, all PTR members will receive a complimentary TennisOne membership for one year. (Full story …)

April 25, 2007

USPTA Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

Recipients to be honored during USPTA World Conference in September. (Full story …)

April 24, 2007

USPTA Launches Online Resource for High School Tennis Coaches

New site supports “no-cut” tennis campaign (Full story …)

 

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