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November 30, 2016

McInerney named 2016 ITA award winner

TEMPE, Ariz. — Sheila McInerney, Arizona State University women’s tennis coach, has been named by ConantLeadership and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association as the recipient of the 2016 ITA Meritorious Service Award, presented by ConantLeadership. McInerney will be presented her award... (Full story …)

November 12, 2016

Tauziat honored with Fed Cup Award

Newport, R.I. - At today’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final, the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) honored former French Fed Cup standout Nathalie Tauziat with the 2016 Fed Cup Award of Excellence.... (Full story …)

October 31, 2016

USPTA accepting awards nominations

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

October 4, 2016

Burwash inducted into USPTA HoF

USPTA Professional honored at USPTA World Conference in Indian Wells, Calif. (Full story …)

September 20, 2016

USPTA HoF to induct Burwash

USPTA Professional to be honored at USPTA World Conference in Indian Wells, Calif. (Full story …)

September 7, 2016

Hainline to receive achievement award

TEMPE, Ariz.— Brian Hainline, M.D., alumnus of the University of Notre Dame Class of 1978 and the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, will receive the highest honor bestowed by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association when he is presented with... (Full story …)

August 23, 2016

ITA HoF to induct four

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association formally announced its ITA Women’s Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame class of 2016 on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Alycia Moulton, Gretchen Rush, Jane Goodman, and Virginia Brown are set to be honored at... (Full story …)

August 18, 2016

Harrison and Gibbs named MVPs

Fabrice Martin, Michaella Krajicek Named Top Rookies; San Diego’s John Lloyd is Coach of the Year (Full story …)

August 17, 2016

TIA HoF to induct Scott & Kraft

Journalist and player Scott and community tennis visionary Kraft to be honored at 9th Annual TIA Tennis Forum on Aug. 29 in New York City. (Full story …)

June 21, 2016

Presenters named for ITHF induction

Jimmy Connors will present 2016 inductee Marat Safin, while Monica Seles will introduce Justine Henin at the ceremony. Additionally, 2015 inductee Amelie Mauresmo will be honored at the ceremony alongside the Class of 2016, as she was unable to attend last year’s ceremony. The 2016 Induction Ceremony will be held on July 16 in Newport, Rhode Island. (Full story …)

June 14, 2016

USTA names National Junior Scholar athletes

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA today announced that Dartmouth recruit David Horneffer and Harvard-bound Alexis Milunovich were named the recipients of the 2016 USTA National Junior Scholar Athlete Award, honoring high school tennis players who best demonstrate that tennis... (Full story …)

June 6, 2016

Djokovic receives golden HEAD racquet

Novak Djokovic completed his career Grand Slam after winning the French Open in an all HEAD final over Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. Djokovic, who endorses the HEAD Graphene XT Speed, became the first male player since Rod Laver... (Full story …)

May 17, 2016

Selmi honored by ITHF and ITF

Newport, R.I. - In a special ceremony at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) honored Vittorio Selmi by presentation of the 2016 Golden Achievement Award in recognition of... (Full story …)

May 10, 2016

ITA announces winners

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2016 Junior and Community Colleges national women’s award winners on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Players and coaches that received ITA regional awards were eligible for national consideration. The 2016 Junior and... (Full story …)

April 15, 2016

Rafael Fuentes honored

Tennis players from across California’s high desert came together tonight to present retired tennis pro Rafael Fuentes a lifetime achievement award in honor of his astounding resume as a player and instructor. Born in a small rural town in El... (Full story …)

April 14, 2016

Solomon to be honored by ADL

Hall of Famer and Network Analyst Martina Navratilova will Present Award; Emmy-Winning Broadcaster Bill Macatee to Emcee Event (Full story …)

March 8, 2016

Henin, Safin to be inducted into ITHF

Additionally, Yvon Petra and Margaret Scriven have been elected for posthumous induction in the Master Player Category. -- -- The Class of 2016 Induction Ceremony will be held on July 16 in Newport, Rhode Island. (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 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 …)

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 20, 2016

USTA Southern Wheelchair Championships

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce that the USTA Southern Section presented PTR $18,000 Wheelchair Championships with its Wheelchair Tennis Excellence Award. The Wheelchair Tennis Excellence Award is given to a player, program... (Full story …)

January 9, 2016

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 14, 2015

TI names 2015 ‘Champions of Tennis’

Mike Woody, the national tennis director for Genesis Health Clubs, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2015 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2016 issue. Woody led off the magazine’s 15th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,”... (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 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 …)

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 …)

November 25, 2015

Cossio earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Raul Cossio of Palo Alto, California 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 …)

November 24, 2015

USPTA Awards open for nominations

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

November 21, 2015

Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship

The Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation (MYTEF), charitable arm of the USTA/Midwest Section, has announced the establishment of the Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is being started in partnership with Anne’s family and many of her friends. Anne... (Full story …)

November 18, 2015

Edberg honored with Hall of Fame Ring

Swedish tennis great Stefan Edberg was honored at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London earlier this week in a special ceremony to present his official Hall of Fame ring. Edberg, who achieved the world No. 1 ranking in... (Full story …)

November 14, 2015

Pala receives Fed Cup Award

At today’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final, the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) honored Czech Republic Fed Cup Captain Petr Pala with the 2015 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. Pala received the... (Full story …)

November 10, 2015

Carson wins Michigan tourney again

Flint, Michigan - HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson, the World’s No. 2 ranked racquetball player, has found a new home court advantage on the courts of the Davidson Athletic Club in Michigan. For the second year in a row Rocky won... (Full story …)

November 2, 2015

Kunovac earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Sanjin Kunovac of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. Academy Lead Coach at... (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 26, 2015

Hingis honored at WTA Finals

Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis, who is both a Hall of Famer and part of the current world No. 1 doubles team, was honored at the BNP PARIBAS WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global on Sunday evening in a... (Full story …)

October 23, 2015

Henin, Safin, and Sukova nominated

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

2016 nominees for Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I. — Justine Henin, a former WTA Tour world No. 1 and seven-time major champion, Marat Safin, a two-time major champion and former world No. 1 on the ATP World Tour, and Helena Sukova, who won 14 major titles... (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 12, 2015

USTA honors Ricci Bitti

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA today announced that International Tennis Federation President Francesco Ricci Bitti has been honored with the 2015 United States Tennis Association’s President’s Award. The announcement was made at the USTA Semi-Annual Meeting at the Grand... (Full story …)

ITA endows achievement award

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The ITA Achievement Award will now be officially recognized as the ITA David A Benjamin Achievement Award - as made possible by Margie and Stan Smith. The announcement of the endowment of the ITA David A... (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 …)

Stenning honored by the ITF and ITHF

New York, N.Y. - In a special ceremony last night at the US Open, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) honored former Hall of Fame CEO Mark L. Stenning by presentation of the 2015... (Full story …)

September 9, 2015

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 4, 2015

US Open awarded LEED certification

US Open Green Initiatives Further Tournament’s Environmental Efforts (Full story …)

August 25, 2015

2015 NJTL contest winners

Contest Exclusive to Students 18 and Younger Who Participate in National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) Chapters Nationwide, Pays Tribute to Co-Founder Charlie Pasarell. Winners to Be Honored at the Yale Club in New York City (Full story …)

August 23, 2015

Billie Jean King to PTR Hall of Fame

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards in February at the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

August 12, 2015

USTA to grant $373,000 in scholarships

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - USTA Foundation, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announced that it has granted 53 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $373,000. One of the objectives of the... (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 19, 2015

Ram wins 2015 HoF Championships

Rajeev Ram saved match points in two matches en route to winning Newport title over Ivo Karlovic. In doubles action, the No. 3 seeded team of Jonathan Marray of Great Britain and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan won the title. (Full story …)

July 18, 2015

Official ring for BJK

Newport, R.I. - Tennis legend Billie Jean King was among the honored guests at today’s International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, during which she was presented with her official Hall of Fame ring. King, a 39-time Grand Slam champion... (Full story …)

ITHF inducts Mauresmo, Hall, Jeffett

Newport, R.I. - In recognition of their remarkable careers and tremendous contributions to tennis, former world No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo, six-time Paralympic champion David Hall, and longtime tennis industry leader Nancy Jeffett were honored today with induction into the International... (Full story …)

July 17, 2015

Borg honored during Wimbledon

Former world No. 1, 11-time major champion Bjorn Borg has captured the most coveted trophies in tennis, and in a special ceremony hosted at Wimbledon, he was presented with another exclusive item in honor of his success on court- a one-of-a-kind gold ring signifying his place as a Hall of Famer. (Full story …)

July 16, 2015

2015 ITHF induction ceremony

Honoring: Amelie Mauresmo, David Hall, and Nancy Jeffett. Special Guest Billie Jean King to be presented Hall of Fame ring. Induction Ceremony at 12 pm, live on Tennis Channel. (Full story …)

June 11, 2015

Peggy Edwards receives 2015 APEX Award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Peggy Edwards, Director of Communications and Editor of TennisPro Magazine, was presented a 2015 APEX Award (Awards for Publishing Excellence). The APEX award category ‘Magazines, Journals & Tabloids -... (Full story …)

May 30, 2015

Monchik HoF induction set

Greenville, SC - This Saturday in Denver, the Racquetball Hall of Fame will welcome Sudsy Monchik as its newest member, adding another honor to the racquetball legend’s illustrious career. He will officially accept the award at the 2016 U.S. Open... (Full story …)

May 7, 2015

Top 100 tennis resorts and camps

Tennis Resorts Online, the web’s leading source of tennis-travel information, has released its annual rankings of the Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps worldwide. To guarantee an authoritative list, the results have been compiled from evaluations submitted by tennis vacationers... (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 14, 2015

Fowler wins 2015 'Tennis Media Award'

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Scott Fowler, a sports columnist for The Charlotte Observer, is the winner of the 2015 Tennis Media Award, presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA) in conjunction with the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA).... (Full story …)

April 13, 2015

USTA names awards recipients

Recipients Honored at the USTA Annual Meeting and Conference in Boca Raton, Fla. (Full story …)

April 5, 2015

Nominate an outstanding facility

Do you know an outstanding tennis facility in your area? Do you work at or manage a facility that you feel deserves national recognition? Apply now for the 34th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program. The USTA recognizes tennis facilities... (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 17, 2015

Monchik named to Racquetball HoF

Greenville, SC — Dunlop is proud to congratulate Sudsy Monchik on his election to the Racquetball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility for the Professional category. USA Racquetball made the announcement Monday March 9th. “Sudsy helped launch... (Full story …)

March 9, 2015

ITHF to induct Mauresmo, Hall, and Jeffett

The Class of 2015 Enshrinement Ceremony will be held on July 18 in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

February 25, 2015

PTR names Private Facility of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

February 21, 2015

Osei named PTR Volunteer of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

Adams receives PTR/USTA award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

Capestany receives PTR/TIA award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards yesterday during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament,... (Full story …)

Saviano named PTR Touring Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

Thompson named PTR Professional of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament, is... (Full story …)

February 19, 2015

Alcorta named PTR Male Player of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards today during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament,... (Full story …)

February 11, 2015

PTR names Wheelchair Professional of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 9, 2015

Obi earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Ogidi Obi, of San Jose, California, 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 …)

Joseph earns PTR Master of Tennis

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

February 3, 2015

Addison named PTR Female Player of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards later this month during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

February 2, 2015

Cleland named PTR Tester of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards later this month during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

January 31, 2015

Clay earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Tim Clay, 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 …)

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 …)

Sussman earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Noah Sussman, of Boulder, Colorado, 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 …)

Gard earns 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 - Performance. PTR Master of Tennis... (Full story …)

Stapleton named Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

January 24, 2015

Hestley earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Ben Hestley, Director of Tennis at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master... (Full story …)

January 23, 2015

Ashe to PTR Hall of Fame

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

January 20, 2015

Johnston named USTA Pro of the Year

Sea Colony Tennis Director Thomas Johnston, USPTA, PTR, MS will be honored later this month as the United States Tennis Association's Delaware District Pro of the Year. In the last five years, under Johnston's guidance, the Bethany Beach-area beach and tennis resort has enhanced its reputation as one of the United States' best tennis destinations. (Full story …)

January 15, 2015

Gard Earns 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 - Performance. PTR Master of Tennis... (Full story …)

January 13, 2015

Loring named PTR College Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the 2015 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament, is being... (Full story …)

December 30, 2014

TI magazine names 2014 'Champions'

Bahram Akradi, the founder, president and CEO of the Life Time Fitness chain of clubs, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2014 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2015 issue. Akradi led off the magazine’s 14th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (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 22, 2014

Clay earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Tim Clay, 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 …)

December 18, 2014

Williams and Djokovic, ITF World Champions

The ITF announced today that Serena Williams of the United States and Novak Djokovic of Serbiaare the 2014 ITF World Champions. Williams is named Women’s World Champion for the fifth time, while this is the fourth occasion that Djokovic has... (Full story …)

December 9, 2014

ASBA honors distinguished facilities

Forest Hill, 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 …)

Fish receives ITA award

SKILLMAN, NJ — Dave Fish, the Scott Mead ‘77 Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Tennis, has been named the winner of the 2014 ITA Meritorious Service Award, presented by ConantLeadership, for his outstanding commitments and contributions to the ITA and... (Full story …)

November 22, 2014

ITHF honors Leconte and Forget

The Frenchmen were steadfast members of the French Davis Cup team for more than a decade, and were integral to France's 1991 victory over the United States - which was the nation's first title in 59 years. (Full story …)

November 20, 2014

Hande recognized with Haier Award

Student-athlete honored for her success beyond sports (Full story …)

November 17, 2014

MAC GM named Facility Manager of the Year

MANCHESTER, MA — Keith Callahan was recently honored as Facility Manager of the Year by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). Callahan is the General Manager and Managing Partner at Blue Sky Holdings, Inc., the parent company that includes... (Full story …)

November 16, 2014

Djokovic crowns season with 3rd No. 1

London/Great Britain — Novak Djokovic ended his 2014 season with a third straight title at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London after Roger Federer withdrew from the finals due to a back injury. Djokovic had another record-setting season,... (Full story …)

November 8, 2014

Sukova honored with Fed Cup Award

The Czech tennis great was a highly active competitor for her nation for 13 years, playing an integral role in four championship Fed Cup teams. (Full story …)

November 3, 2014

Djokovic captures third Paris title

Records 600th tour win. (Full story …)

October 27, 2014

All Head Penn final at UHC US Open

Minneapolis, Minnesota - For the third event in a row on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT), the tournament final was an all HEAD Penn affair. World No. 1 Paola Longoria continued her dominance of the tour with a straight... (Full story …)

Carson wins 19th pro tournament

St. Louis, Missouri — The World’s No. 3 ranked racquetball player added another professional tournament title to his trophy case last weekend. HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson won the International Racquetball Tour’s (IRT) “Party with the Pros” event in Missouri on... (Full story …)

September 18, 2014

Stenning and Woolard named Life Trustees

The designation recognizes individuals who have shown tremendous commitment to serving the organization and supporting efforts for its growth. (Full story …)

September 3, 2014

Shriver to be honored

The Hall of Fame's annual gala will celebrate the Class of 2014 and pay tribute to Pam Shriver for her immense contributions to the sport and to Fila for the commitment the company has always shown to tennis. Many Tennis Hall of Famers will participate in the celebration, and ESPN's Hannah Storm will emcee the evening. (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 …)

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 19, 2014

Babolat celebrates top performers

The Tennis Professionals named Retailer of the Year (Full story …)

August 7, 2014

Tilton to receive ITA Achievement Award

SKILLMAN, NJ — Lynn Tilton, alumna of the Yale University Class of 1981, will receive the highest honor bestowed by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association when she is presented with the 2014 ITA Achievement Award on Friday, Sept. 5, at the... (Full story …)

July 29, 2014

Baugh selected to Tennis Industry HoF

PHIT America founder to be recognized for long, impressive career with prestigious honor (Full story …)

July 25, 2014

USTA honors 12 outstanding facilities

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA today announced 12 winners of its 33rd annual USTA Facility Awards Program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country. Each facility will be honored at the USTA... (Full story …)

July 12, 2014

Five enshrined in ITHF

Lindsay Davenport, Nick Bollettieri, Jane Brown Grimes, John Barrett, Chantal Vandierendonck. (Full story …)

July 2, 2014

Team HEAD Penn hauls in the medals

Highlands Ranch, CO — Players from across the country descended on the hills outside Denver for the USA Racquetball Junior Olympic Championships, searching for a spot on the USA Junior National Team. Players on Junior Team HEAD Penn took home... (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 12, 2014

Edwards receives 2014 APEX awards

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Peggy Edwards, Director of Communications and Editor of TennisPro Magazine, was presented with two 2014 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence). Both APEX awards presented to Edwards are for... (Full story …)

June 1, 2014

Dvorak, Wade honored

USPTA Master Professionals Dave Dvorak and Tommy Wade were inducted into the USPTA, Southern Division Hall of Fame Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Standard Club in Johns Creek, Georgia. Dave and Tommy were both President of the Southern Division... (Full story …)

May 30, 2014

Top 10: The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Tennis Gardens Pro-Shop Claims #2 Spot in Category (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 …)

May 17, 2014

Knobbe wins USPTA Southern manager award

Atlanta, GA — Jon D. Knobbe, General Manager and CEO of Dunwoody Country Club in Atlanta, GA was recognized as the Manager of the Year at the USPTA Southern Division awards luncheon held at the Standard Club. The manager of... (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 …)

April 28, 2014

McGill wins inaugural award

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — Chuck McGill, the sports editor for the Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail, is the winner of the inaugural Tennis Media Award, presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA) in conjunction with the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters... (Full story …)

March 30, 2014

UBS honors King

NEW YORK — UBS is pleased to bestow its inaugural Trailblazer Award to Billie Jean King, a true champion of social change and equality. “On behalf of UBS and my colleagues across the firm, I am proud to recognize Billie... (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

ITHF presents awards

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame presented the 2013 Samuel Hardy and Tennis Educational Merit Awards on Saturday, March 15. The awards were given during the International Tennis Hall of Fame Annual Awards Luncheon, which was held... (Full story …)

Djokovic wins his first title of the year

Indian Wells, CA — HEAD Racquet Rebel Novak Djokovic earned his third title at the Indian Wells Masters, beating Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(3). The Serb, who recommends the HEAD Graphene Speed, won the 42nd trophy of his career. Djokovic... (Full story …)

Tennis Channel opens Best of 5 voting

Viewers will pick the five sexiest male and female players in the game today (Full story …)

March 14, 2014

Keller promoted to Director of Education

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced the promotion of Steve Keller to from Director of Development, a post he has held since 2008, to Director of Education. Keller, who has been a member of PTR since... (Full story …)

Pasarell honored with Hall of Fame ring

Pasarell, who is the past Tournament Director, Owner, and Managing Partner, of the BNP Paribas Open was enshrined in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013. (Full story …)

March 10, 2014

Longoria wins 30th consecutive pro event

Warren, New Jersey — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria’s domination of the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) rolled on at the New Jersey Open this weekend. The event featured 19 of the top 20 ranked players on the LPRT, yet Longoria... (Full story …)

March 3, 2014

Agassi, Sampras, and Lendl honored

The rings were presented in a center court ceremony that also honored the International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2014, which was announced earlier in the day. (Full story …)

March 2, 2014

Esguerra named PTR WI Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

March 1, 2014

Burke named PTR GA Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 28, 2014

Pugh receives PTR USTA Community Service Award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

Blouin named PTR Int'l Master Professional

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

Godreau named PTR MS Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

Van B. Stafford named PTR OH Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 26, 2014

USPTA accepting nominations for awards

HOUSTON — The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is now accepting nominations for its 2014 National Awards Program. As the leader in tennis-teacher education and certification, each year the USPTA honors members who are committed to excellence as tennis... (Full story …)

VanHaitsma named PTR MI Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week, during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

Breag named PTR Clinician of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 25, 2014

Berman named PTR Wheelchair Pro of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 24, 2014

Kaplan named PTR HS Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 23, 2014

Paul named PTR Humanitarian of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 22, 2014

Collins named PTR Volunteer of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 21, 2014

Sumantri named PTR WA Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

February 20, 2014

Sorvald named PTR Professional of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards last night during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

Lama named PTR College Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show... (Full story …)

February 19, 2014

Mills named PTR IL Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards Thursday during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

February 18, 2014

Morentin Named PTR AZ Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards ysterday during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

Carson wins National Doubles Championship

Tempe, Arizona — HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson added to his ever growing trophy case over the weekend in the Arizona desert by capturing the United States National Championship in the National Team Qualifying Division. The title is Carson’s eighth career... (Full story …)

Martin named CEO-designate of ITHF

The former ATP World Tour star will assume the role in April 2014, and will take over as CEO in September 2014. (Full story …)

February 17, 2014

Walrath named PTR PA Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards yesterday during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

February 16, 2014

Tyler named PTR CT Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards yesterday during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

PTR names Players of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards yesterday during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

February 15, 2014

Fogleman named PTR LA Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

February 11, 2014

Perez Rios named PTR NY Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards February 20 during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

Theos named PTR AL Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (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 …)

Sell named PTR Touring Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

February 3, 2014

PTR names Public Facility of the Year

Hawaii’s Central Oahu Regional Park (Full story …)

January 31, 2014

Wallen named PTR KY Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards February 20, during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

Ly named PTR FL Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

January 29, 2014

Kurosu named PTR HI Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

January 28, 2014

Powell named PTR SC Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

Smith named PTR TN Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

January 25, 2014

Thompson named PTR NC Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

Reno Davenport named PTR CA Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

January 19, 2014

Hoffman named PTR WV Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

January 14, 2014

Lambert named PTR Utah Member of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next month during the 2014 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 40-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

January 10, 2014

Loehr and Verdieck to PTR Hall of Fame

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that two coaching legends - Dr. Jim Loehr and Jim Verdieck - will be inducted to the PTR Hall of Fame. The induction will take place Thursday, February 20, at... (Full story …)

January 9, 2014

ITHF opens special exhibit in Barcelona

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, in partnership with the Barcelona Olympic Foundation, has opened a special exhibition entitled Tennis and the Olympic Games, which is now on display at the Olympic and Sports Museum... (Full story …)

January 6, 2014

2013 'Champions of Tennis' named

Virgil Christian, the director of market development for the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), has been named “Person of the Year” for 2013 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2014 issue. Christian led off the magazine’s 13th annual “Champions... (Full story …)

December 16, 2013

Jude honored with the Golden Achievement Award

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have presented the 2014 Golden Achievement Award to David Jude, a longtime volunteer leader in the tennis community who served as Honorary Treasurer... (Full story …)

December 10, 2013

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... (Full story …)

November 21, 2013

NYJTL honors Tennis Channel and Solomon

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) honored Tennis Channel and Chairman & CEO Ken Solomon this afternoon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. NYJTL is the largest provider of tennis and education services in the nation... (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 …)

November 17, 2013

Zimonjic honored with Davis Cup award

NEWPORT, R.I.— Longtime Serbian Davis Cup team member Nenad Zimonjic has been honored with the 2013 Davis Cup Award of Excellence. The award was presented during a special on-court ceremony at the 2013 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group... (Full story …)

November 13, 2013

HEAD Graphene Speed Pro wins award

New tennis racquet line recognized as best use of innovative technology in recreation category (Full story …)

HEAD Graphene Speed Pro wins PS award

New tennis racquet line recognized as best use of innovative technology in recreation category (Full story …)

November 5, 2013

USTA names award recipients

Recipients to be Honored at Annual Workshop, Nov. 1-3, in Denver (Full story …)

November 2, 2013

Barazzutti honored with Award of Excellence

Following a successful playing career highlighted by a great commitment to Davis Cup competition, Barazzutti stayed highly involved in the international competitions, serving as captain of the Italian Fed Cup and Davis Cup teams. Under his leadership, Italy has won the Fed Cup championship title three times. (Full story …)

October 31, 2013

Racquet Sports Industry names ‘30 Under 30’

Tennis industry trade publication names 30 young professionals who will help lead the future growth of the sport. (Full story …)

October 11, 2013

Babolat salutes top retailer and sales reps

Florida’s Total Tennis Named Retailer of the Year (Full story …)

October 4, 2013

Faber receives Community Service Award

ORLANDO — Mark Faber, a United States Professional Tennis Association member for the past 20 years, received the USTA/USPTA Community Service Award at the annual awards presentation during the USPTA World Conference on Sept. 27 at the Hyatt Regency Grand... (Full story …)

Three earn USPTA Master Professional distinction

ORLANDO — The United States Professional Tennis Association honored three of its members for achieving Master Professional status, the highest professional rating within the tennis profession. Craig Bell, Ian Griffin and Adrian Rattenbury were all honored at the annual awards... (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 …)

September 20, 2013

Tennis great Zina Garrison celebrates two milestones

Gala Marks Academy’s 20th Anniversary & Garrison’s 50th Birthday, Joined by Billie Jean King, Carl Lewis Jackie Joyner-Kersee and George Foreman (Full story …)

September 5, 2013

ITHF announces nominations for 2014

WTA Stars Lindsay Davenport, Mary Pierce, Conchita Martinez, Wheelchair Tennis Great Chantal Vandierendonck, and Industry Leaders Nick Bollettieri, Jane Brown Grimes, John Barrett nominated for International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2014 (Full story …)

Li Na presented 2013 'US Open Sportsmanship Award'

2013 US Open Semifinalist Presented Award at the US Open For Personifying Sportsmanship over the Summer Tennis Season in North America (Full story …)

September 4, 2013

ESPN to be honored by ITHF

NEWPORT, R.I. — On Friday, September 6, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will gather hundreds of tennis enthusiasts and industry leaders at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City for The Legends Ball presented by BNP Paribas,... (Full story …)

August 20, 2013

Three Industry Pioneers inducted into Hall of Fame

Howard R. Gill Jr., Walter Montenegro and Sheldon Westervelt enter Tennis Industry Hall of Fame in recognition of their contributions to the sport. (Full story …)

August 8, 2013

US Open Court of Champions to induct Seles

International Media Selects Two-Time US Open Singles Champion. Induction Ceremony to Take Place in Arthur Ashe Stadium Prior to the Women’s Singles Championship on Sunday, September 8 (Full story …)

August 7, 2013

Peggy Edwards receives two APEX Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Peggy Edwards, Director of Communications and Editor of TennisPro Magazine, was presented with two 2013 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence) for writing. TennisPro is the official publication of... (Full story …)

July 30, 2013

PTR Elevates Master Professionals

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that its Board of Directors voted to elevate current PTR Master Professionals to International Master Professionals. Going forward, PTR has eliminated ‘Master Professional’ and will use ‘International Master Professional’, as... (Full story …)

July 25, 2013

Hingis, Rojer capture WTT MVP Honors

Steve Johnson and Alisa Kleybanova Named Top Rookies; Murphy Jensen repeats as Coach of the Year (Full story …)

July 15, 2013

ITA honors 2013 ITA National College Players

Embree, Jenkins awarded at International Hall of Fame (Full story …)

Mahut adds doubles title to yesterday's singles victory

Mahut partnered with fellow Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin to win the doubles title today, topping of the singles victory he achieved yesterday. He played four matches over the past two days en route to the victories, as a result of weather delays earlier in the week. (Full story …)

July 14, 2013

Mahut wins HoF Championships

Mahut rallied to win three matches in Newport today - singles and doubles semifinals and the singles title. Admission to tomorrow's doubles final is free to the public! (Full story …)

July 11, 2013

Hingis' HoF induction airs Saturday

Swiss Phenomenon Broke "Youngest-Ever" Records and Collected Five Major Titles and No. 1 Ranking during Career. Live Telecast begins at 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday, July 13 (Full story …)

July 1, 2013

Bud Collins presented official Hall of Fame ring

One of the most iconic personalities of the sport, Collins was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1994. As the Hall of Fame rings did not exist when Collins was inducted, he was honored once again and given his official Hall of Fame ring this past weekend at Wimbledon in a special presentation that aired on Tennis Channel. (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

Bollettieri, Braden, and Wilkinson to be inducted

Induction Ceremony will take place during USPTA World Conference in Sept. (Full story …)

June 5, 2013

Evert presented Hall of Fame ring on ESPN2

Evert, a 7-time Roland Garros champion, received the ring exactly 30 years to the day that she won her fifth title at the event. (Full story …)

June 4, 2013

Noah presented Hall of Fame ring at Roland Garros

The French tennis legend was honored with the exclusive Hall of Fame ring on the 30th anniversary of his iconic victory at the Grand Slam event (Full story …)

June 3, 2013

Exciting new look for USPTA awards presentation

The United States Professional Tennis Association’s annual awards program, where the association’s top awards are presented, gets a whole new look and format this year during the World Conference Sept. 23-27 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla.... (Full story …)

May 30, 2013

Two named PTR International Master Professionals

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

May 22, 2013

ITHF & Museum achieves accreditation status

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum has achieved accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), which is the highest professional achievement in the museum industry. AAM Accreditation indicates that the accredited museum is operating... (Full story …)

May 14, 2013

Laver to be honored with Eugene L. Scott Award

Laver will also make a special appearance at the Rolex Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend in July to participate in the Enshrinement Ceremony in honor of fellow Australian tennis great and 2013 Hall of Fame enshrinee, Thelma Coyne Long. (Full story …)

May 5, 2013

Carlbo Named PTR Professional of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last night during the PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and... (Full story …)

April 14, 2013

PTR/TIA awards Marcy Bruce

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2013 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

April 11, 2013

Friedman selected for two PTR Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2013 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade... (Full story …)

March 27, 2013

Luigi Bertino named PTR Clinician of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament,... (Full story …)

March 22, 2013

Phil Vivian Named PTR Tester of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament,... (Full story …)

March 21, 2013

USTA awards $75,000 in grants to 10 CTOs

Sixty-Eight Students Awarded Multicultural Individual Player Grants Totaling $150,000 (Full story …)

March 18, 2013

ITHF presents awards

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame presented the 2012 Samuel Hardy and Tennis Educational Merit Awards on Saturday, March 16 during the International Tennis Hall of Fame Annual Awards Luncheon, which was held in conjunction with the... (Full story …)

March 4, 2013

Five elected to ITHF

The Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony will be held on July 13, 2013, a centerpiece of the Rolex Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend. (Full story …)

March 2, 2013

USPTA accepting nominations for annual awards

The United States Professional Tennis Association is now accepting nominations for its 2013 National Awards Program. As the leader in tennis-teacher education and certification, each year the USPTA honors members who are committed to excellence as tennis teachers and as... (Full story …)

March 1, 2013

ITA Names 2013 Collegiate Tennis HoF Inductees

The Class of 2013 to be inducted on May 22 in Champaign, IL (Full story …)

February 26, 2013

Hall of Fame ring presented to Wilander

The one-of-a-kind rings are being presented to Hall of Famers at tennis events around the world, in honor of their great achievements in the sport and their Hall of Fame enshrinement. (Full story …)

February 21, 2013

USTA names recipients of annual awards

Recipients Honored at the USTA Annual Meeting and Conference in Weston, Fla. (Full story …)

January 27, 2013

Djokovic wins 3rd Australian Open in a row

Kennelbach/Austria — Novak Djokovic set another record as he won his HEAD-to-HEAD final at the Australian Open, becoming the first tennis pro who captured the title for three straight years. Djokovic, playing with his brand new YouTek™ Graphene™ Speed Pro... (Full story …)

January 26, 2013

Pollard receives Golden Achievement Award

MELBOURNE — The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have presented the 2013 Golden Achievement Award to Geoff Pollard AM, the past-president and chairman of Tennis Australia and a current vice president of... (Full story …)

Coyne Long to be inducted into ITHF

The 94-year-old resident of Sydney won 19 Grand Slam tournament titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles between 1935 and 1958 and remains a record holder at the Australian Open. Coyne Long is the first of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2013 enshrinees to be announced. The remainder of the class will be announced on March 4 as part of World Tennis Day. (Full story …)

January 23, 2013

Australian legends honored with HoF rings

MELBOURNE — From Margaret Smith Court’s extraordinary 62 Grand Slam titles to John Newcombe and Tony Roche’s incredible run as a doubles team to the incomparable Rod Laver, Australia has undoubtedly produced some of the greatest tennis players in the... (Full story …)

January 21, 2013

Life Time Fitness: RSI's Private Facility of the Year

Part of annual ‘Champions of Tennis’ awards, Life Time is recognized for investment in tennis through its Places, People, and Programs (Full story …)

January 17, 2013

Isner, Harrison to headline 2013 HoF Championships

Now in its 37th consecutive year in Newport, the tournament will be sponsored by a consortium of global businesses including Rolex, Chubb Personal Insurance, EMC Corporation, Alex and Ani, and Corona. ~ Tickets for the tournament are officially on sale today! (Full story …)

January 10, 2013

USTA Serves awards $1.7 million in grants

Year-End Grants Awarded to 34 Organizations (Full story …)

January 4, 2013

USTA Eastern Announces 2012 Award Winners

Awards Recognize 38 Individuals and Organizations That Have Helped Grow Tennis (Full story …)

December 31, 2012

RSI names 2012 'Champions'

Susan DiBiase, the U.S. director of marketing for tennis company Babolat, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2012 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2013 issue. DiBiase led off the magazine’s 12th annual “Champions of... (Full story …)

December 4, 2012

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... (Full story …)

November 18, 2012

Lendl Honored with Davis Cup Award of Excellence

Lendl was a leader on the Czechoslovakian team for eight years, most notably in 1980, when they won their only Davis Cup title. Today, he was presented the Davis Cup Award of Excellence at the 2012 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final, hosted in Prague. (Full story …)

November 16, 2012

Midtown Athletic Club honored

Named by USTA Missouri as 2012 Facility of the Year. (Full story …)

November 4, 2012

Austin captures USTA title

Austin Goes 6-0 against Collegians to Win USTA Wild Card into USTA Pro Circuit Event; Chase Perez-Blanco Wins Spear Draw as Junior Boys Go 8-0 on Final Day in Orlando (Full story …)

November 3, 2012

Novotna honored

An active Fed Cup competitor and committed team member for more than a decade, the Czech star helped her team to Fed Cup victory in 1988. (Full story …)

September 25, 2012

Two inducted into USPTA’s Hall of Fame

Doris Hart and Francisco “Pancho” Segura. (Full story …)

Porter named USPTA Pro of the Year

David T. Porter, Ed. D., of Laie, Hawaii, who has been involved in teaching tennis for more than 35 years and has been a USPTA member for more than 25 years, received the United States Professional Tennis Association’s Alex Gordon... (Full story …)

Two earn USPTA Master Professional

Two members of the United States Professional Tennis Association were recognized for achieving Master Professional status in the association, the highest professional rating within the tennis profession: Mark Centrella, Wilmington, Del. Gary Trost, Nichols Hills, Okla. The two honorees were... (Full story …)

September 20, 2012

USPTA recognizes leaders in tennis

The United States Professional Tennis Association honored those who stand out and go above and beyond in all aspects of the tennis industry, from tennis coaches to players to volunteers during its annual national awards breakfast today at the USPTA... (Full story …)

September 10, 2012

Tennis Industry inducts Bollettieri

Tennis coaching legend Nick Bollettieri was the fifth person to be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame, in a ceremony that took place recently in New York City, just before the start of the US Open tennis tournament.... (Full story …)

September 7, 2012

Bryans receive sportsmanship award

2012 US Open Men’s Doubles Champions Presented Award at the US Open For Personifying Sportsmanship over the Summer Tennis Season in North America (Full story …)

September 6, 2012

McEnroe receives Hall of Fame ring

Winner of four US Open singles titles and four US Open doubles titles, and 17 Grand Slam tournament titles overall, McEnroe was inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1999. The one-of-a-kind rings are being presented to Hall of Famers at tennis events around the world, in honor of their great achievements in the sport and as a commemoration of their Hall of Fame induction. (Full story …)

ITHF names 2013 inductees

Australia's Thelma Coyne Long is nominated in the Master Player Category. ESPN tennis broadcaster Cliff Drysdale, and tennis industry leaders Charlie Pasarell and Ion Tiriac are nominated in the Contributor Category. (Full story …)

Legends Ball to honor BBC

Now in their 85th year of covering the sport of tennis, Britain's public service broadcast company will be awarded the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Award, which is presented annually to a company that has shown great commitment to the sport. The Legends Ball is the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum's gala celebration, and is a premier social event for the tennis community that is held annually in New York City during the US Open. (Full story …)

September 5, 2012

Dunwoody to receive ITA award

SKILLMAN, N.J. — General Ann E. Dunwoody, alumna of the State University of New York at Cortland Class of 1975, will receive the highest honor bestowed by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association when she is presented with the 2012 ITA Achievement... (Full story …)

September 4, 2012

Stosur receives sportsmanship award

Defending US Open Champion Stosur Presented Award Today at the US Open For Personifying Sportsmanship over the Summer Tennis Season in North America (Full story …)

August 28, 2012

USTA to honor Summitt

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced that former University of Tennessee Head Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summitt will be the recipient of the Billie Jean King Legacy Award, which honors individuals whose outstanding courage and... (Full story …)

August 25, 2012

Davies receives Hall of Fame ring

Davies, who is CEO of New Haven's WTA event, was inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in July in recognition of his immense contributions to tennis as an industry innovator and promoter. The one-of-a-kind Hall of Fame rings are being presented to Hall of Famers at tennis events around the world, in honor of their great achievements in the sport and their Hall of Fame induction. (Full story …)

August 16, 2012

Evert to be honored at The Legends Ball

Hall of Famer Billie Jean King will present Evert with the Eugene L. Scott Award at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum's annual gala celebration, which is always a premiere social event for the tennis community during the US Open. (Full story …)

August 9, 2012

Agassi to be inducted into Court of Champions

International Media Selects Two-Time US Open Singles Champion. Induction Ceremony to Take Place in Arthur Ashe Stadium Prior to the Men’s Singles Championship on Sunday, September 9 (Full story …)

August 3, 2012

Babolat honors top retailers and reps

Tennis Station Named Retailer of the Year. (Full story …)

August 2, 2012

Bollettieri to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Induction ceremony to take place Aug. 24 during The Tennis Show in New York City (Full story …)

July 26, 2012

Four USTA Juniors Honored

Four USTA junior tennis players from around the nation were honored for their sportsmanship in a ceremony hosted in conjunction with the annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on July 14. (Full story …)

July 22, 2012

USTA facility award for Sea Colony

The United States Tennis Association selected Sea Colony to receive the 2012 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award for excellence in its tennis facilities -- 34 courts, including 4 indoor and 14 Har-Tru -- and its tennis activities -- including its growing junior program, women's professional tournament and special events. The Sea Colony Recreational Association is professionally managed by ResortQuest Delaware. (Full story …)

July 13, 2012

Capriati, Kuerten, Orantes to be inducted

Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Newport, Rhode Island. Tickets are now sold out, but limited tickets remain available for an Exhibition Match featuring Guga Kuerten and other Hall of Famers on Sunday, July 15 at 10 a.m. - - The Induction Ceremony will be shown live on Tennis Channel at 12:30 pm EST. - - Hall of Famers Monica Seles & Stan Smith will present Jennifer Capriati & Manuel Orantes, respecitvely. (Full story …)

July 12, 2012

HoF to induct Capriati on Saturday

Phenomenon Charmed America as 13-Year-Old Pro and Collected Three Major Titles, No. 1 Ranking and Olympic Gold Medal during Career. Live Telecast begins at 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday, July 14. (Full story …)

Sharapova and Djokovic take ESPY awards

The 20th Annual ESPY Awards brought top athletes from various sports together on Wednesday night to honor those who shared in the best sports moments over the past year. HEAD stars Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic were each honored with... (Full story …)

July 9, 2012

'Hottest Coach' finalists named

Poll Opens for Online Voters to Select Inaugural Male, Female Winner (Full story …)

USTA creates sportsmanship award

New Award to be Presented at the US Open to the Male and Female Tennis Player Who Best Personify Sportsmanship over the Summer Tennis Season in North America (Full story …)

Three Apex awards for TennisPro magazine

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that its TennisPro Magazine was presented with three 2012 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence) for writing. TennisPro is the official publication of PTR tennis teachers and coaches. This is... (Full story …)

June 29, 2012

Navratilova receives Hall of Fame ring

A true legend of the sport, Navratilova was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2000. The one-of-a-kind rings are being presented to Hall of Famers at tennis events around the world, in honor of their great achievements in the sport and as an official commemoration of their Hall of Fame induction. (Full story …)

June 18, 2012

ITA announces Players of the Year

Top men's and women's doubles duos also honored (Full story …)

June 6, 2012

USTA Serves to grant scholarships

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), today announced that it will grant 59 high school students a variety of college scholarships, totaling more than $410,000. An objective of USTA... (Full story …)

May 18, 2012

USPTA is accepting award nominations

Don’t miss out on the chance to honor your fellow USPTA Professionals! Do you know a deserving USPTA Professional who goes above and beyond to make a difference through tennis? Then send in a nomination today! All Professional-level members are... (Full story …)

May 12, 2012

Har-Tru website earns high praise

Hartru.com Named Official Honoree in the "Oscars of the Internet" (Full story …)

May 10, 2012

ITHF to honor 2012 Inductees

The gala celebration is a premier social event during the US Open and serves as a benefit for the Hall of Fame. The event will pay tribute to 2012 inductees Jennifer Capriati, Guga Kuerten, Manuel Orantes, Mike Davies, and Randy Snow, and will feature special recognitions for additional people and businesses who have made significant contributions to growing the sport of tennis. (Full story …)

May 1, 2012

James honored as wheelchair tennis coach

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced that Dan James, USTA Manager of Wheelchair Tennis and the U.S. Wheelchair Tennis Coach, has been named the 2011 Wheelchair Tennis Coach of the Year by the International... (Full story …)

April 28, 2012

National Promoter of the Year Winners Announced

Winners will spend the summer as interns at Wilson's global headquarters in Chicago (Full story …)

April 13, 2012

Capriati elected to ITHF

A former world No. 1, Capriati won three Grand Slam tournament titles and an Olympic gold medal during her career. (Full story …)

April 2, 2012

Essayist wins court time with Sharapova

Hilton-Adams raises money locally to support Maria Sharapova’s Foundation (Full story …)

March 22, 2012

ITHF presents awards

USTA Immediate Past President Lucy S. Garvin received the Samuel Hardy Award, which recognizes dedicated USTA volunteers. The Tennis Educational Merit Award honors individuals who have made contributions to tennis education nationally. It was presented to long-time tennis coach and trainer Butch Staples, wheelchair tennis trainer and expert Lynn Bender, and strength and conditioning expert Dr. Mark Kovacs. (Full story …)

March 19, 2012

Tennis Channel Top 100 of All-Time

Presented By Ally Bank. Monday Episode Announces Players #71-100 (Full story …)

March 17, 2012

Hall of Famers receive official rings

The one-of-a-kind rings are being presented to Hall of Famers at tennis events around the world, in honor of their great achievements in the sport and Hall of Fame induction. (Full story …)

March 10, 2012

USPTA accepting nominations for annual awards

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

March 8, 2012

Kuerten to be inducted to the ITHF

The former world No. 1 and three-time French Open champion is the second Brazilian ever to receive the honor of Hall of Fame induction, joining 1978 Hall of Famer Maria Bueno. Kuerten has been elected in the Recent Player Category as a member of the Hall of Fame's Class of 2012. - - The remainder of the class will be announced in the month ahead.- (Full story …)

March 4, 2012

Andrew Named President of PTR

Hilton Head Island, SC — At the recent PTR Symposium, Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced Jorge Andrew has been named President of its Board of Directors for a three year term. Andrew, who accepted the reigns from outgoing President, Jean... (Full story …)

Gladstone to Receive Service Award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards last week during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which included 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade... (Full story …)

February 26, 2012

Anderson Named PTR Professional of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis... (Full story …)

February 24, 2012

Sabatini receives HoF ring

Inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006, Sabatini was presented with her exclusive Hall of Fame ring in a special ceremony on Center Court at the tournament in her home country, where she is one of the nation's most popular and adored athletes. (Full story …)

February 23, 2012

Orantes to be inducted to the ITHF

Manuel Orantes, the 1975 US Open champion and former world No. 2, is the only 2012 inductee in the Master Player Category. He joins tennis administrator Mike Davies and wheelchair tennis star Randy Snow, who were previously announced, as members of Class of 2012. The remainder of the Class of 2012 will be announced within the month ahead. The Induction Ceremony will be July 14, 2012 in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

February 22, 2012

Seggie Named PTR Humanitarian of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis... (Full story …)

Cerretani Named PTR Male Player of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis... (Full story …)

February 19, 2012

Stan Smith receives ITHF ring

Inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987 and named president in 2011, Stan Smith was presented with his exclusive Hall of Fame ring in a special ceremony on Center Court at the SAP Open in San Jose, where he is a two-time past singles champion and a five-time past doubles champion. (Full story …)

February 16, 2012

Snow to be inducted to the ITHF

Snow will be honored posthumously for his remarkable wheelchair tennis career during which he achieved the world No. 1 ranking in singles and doubles and won 22 major titles, as well as for his immense contributions to growing the sport worldwide. - - Snow is the second of the Class of 2012 Inductees to be announced. The remainder of the Class of 2012 will be announced within the month ahead. The Induction Ceremony will be July 14, 2012 in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

February 14, 2012

Ward Named PTR College Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards this week during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis... (Full story …)

February 9, 2012

Davies to be inducted to the ITHF

Davies is the first 2012 Inductee to be announced. The remainder of the Class of 2012 will be announced within the month ahead. The Induction Ceremony will be July 14, 2012 in Newport, R.I. Currently serving as CEO of the New Haven Open in Connecticut, Davies has long been an influential leader in the tennis industry worldwide, having held executive roles at some of the sport's most important global organizations, including the ATP and the International Tennis Federation. (Full story …)

February 8, 2012

Rydberg Named PTR Wheelchair Pro of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade show... (Full story …)

January 30, 2012

Sprecher to receive PTR Media Excellence Award

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards in February during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis... (Full story …)

January 18, 2012

USTA names Abrams

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced that D.A. Abrams has been named the organization’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. In this role, Abrams will focus on developing and innovating the USTA’s diversity and inclusion... (Full story …)

WTT accepting scholarship applications

WTT accepting applications through April 16 (Full story …)

January 11, 2012

USTA Serves awards $1.5+ M in 2011

Year-End Grants Awarded to 41 Organizations (Full story …)

January 10, 2012

USTA to honor grassroots champions

Ten Recipients to be Honored at Annual Community Tennis Awards Ceremony in New Orleans, La. (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 6, 2011

Sanchez Honored with Davis Cup Award of Excellence

A member of the Spanish Davis Cup team for 12 years during his playing career, Sanchez captained the team to Davis Cup victory in 2008. (Full story …)

ASBA Honors Distinguished Tennis Facilities

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 winners of its annual awards. Awards are presented each year to facilities built by... (Full story …)

November 17, 2011

Pollard, Meredith win USTA/ITA National Awards

Skillman, N.J. — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and United States Tennis Association have named veteran women’s tennis head coaches Claire Pollard and Matt Meredith as recipients of two of the most prestigious awards in college tennis. Pollard of Northwestern University... (Full story …)

November 10, 2011

Tarpischev receives Golden Achievement Award

Russian Tennis Federation President honored by International Tennis Hall of Fame & International Tennis Federation. (Full story …)

November 8, 2011

Nick Matthew Retains World Open Title

Englishman Defeats Gaultier in Dunlop Sponsored Event (Full story …)

Contest winner gets court time with Sharapova

15 year old Nadia Hilton-Adams from Greenville, South Carolina was the lucky essay contest winner who was chosen among over 750 essay entries from around the United States in HEAD’s “Use Your Instinct to Play with Maria Sharapova” essay contest.... (Full story …)

October 25, 2011

Dunlop's Cibulkova Wins First WTA Title

Greenville, S.C. — Dunlop Tour Team member Dominika Cibulkova captured her first ever WTA tour title yesterday, defeating Kaia Kanepi 3-6, 7-6 (1), 7-5 in the final of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Russia. With her Biomimetic 600 Lite in... (Full story …)

October 17, 2011

Pottish, Hwang Receive Sportsmanship Awards

MOBILE, Ala. — Dillon Pottish, a senior from Emory University, and Annie Hwang, a junior at BYU-Hawaii, were honored on Saturday, October 15th, with the 2011 James O’Hara Sargent Sportsmanship Awards, presented by Rolex Watch, USA, at the USTA/ITA National... (Full story …)

September 28, 2011

Indiana’s Andrews honored

USTA/USPTA Community Service Award (Full story …)

September 26, 2011

Two earn USPTA Master Professional distinction

Two members of the United States Professional Tennis Association were recognized today for achieving Master Professional status in the association, the highest professional rating within the tennis profession: Darryl Lewis, Nellysford, Va. Emilio Sanchez Vicario, Barcelona, Spain The two honorees... (Full story …)

VA’s Hassan is USPTA Professional of the Year

Feisal Hassan, of Midlothian, Va. who has been involved in tennis and has been a USPTA member for more than 20 years, received the United States Professional Tennis Association’s Alex Gordon Award for the Professional of the Year. Hassan was... (Full story …)

September 23, 2011

USPTA recognizes leaders in tennis

The United States Professional Tennis Association honored those who stand out and go above and beyond in all aspects of the tennis industry, from tennis coaches to players to volunteers during its annual national awards breakfast today at the USPTA... (Full story …)

September 15, 2011

Tennis Press Honored in USTWA Writing Contest

Just before quarterfinal matches got under way at the 2011 US Open, the press corps assembled in the media center to present awards to 11 writers whose work placed in the 12th Annual U.S. Tennis Writers’ Association Writing Contest. “The... (Full story …)

Smith named ITHF president

Hall of Famer Tony Trabert, who has served as President of the Hall of Fame for 10 years, has been named a Life Trustee. Among the thirteen new directors are global business leaders and two legendary tennis players. (Full story …)

September 7, 2011

Babolat honors top retailers and reps

TennisPlaza Named Retailer of the Year (Full story …)

Nominees named for induction to the ITHF

Jennifer Capriati, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Gustavo Kuerten, Randy Snow, and Nick Bollettieri among Nominees for 2012 Induction. Australia's Thelma Coyne Long and Spain's Manuel Orantes are nominated in the Master Player Category. Influential tennis promoter Mike Davies, and Eiichi Kawatei, who has led efforts to grow the game in Asia join Bollettieri in the Contributor Category. 2012 Nominees were announced live on Tennis Channel from the US Open earlier today. (Full story …)

September 6, 2011

USTA honors Benjamin

Retired Princeton Men’s Tennis Coach receives 2011 President’s Award (Full story …)

Facilities honored for excellence

2011 USTA Outstanding Facility Award Winners (Full story …)

Agassi, Evert, Austin to attend Legends Ball

The gala celebration, a premier social event of the US Open, will serve as a benefit for the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. More than 15 Hall of Fame tennis legends are scheduled to attend the event, which will honor the Class of 2011 inductees Andre Agassi and Peachy Kellmeyer. Celebrated sportscaster Dick Enberg and Campbell Soup Company will be honored for their contributions to the sport, and special displays will showcase iconic Fila tennis apparel on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the brand. Former WTA star and tennis commentator Mary Carillo will serve as emcee. Additional special guests include Grammy Award winning singer Marc Cohn and his wife Elizabeth Vargas. Limited tickets are still available, and may be ordered by calling 401-619-4604. (Full story …)

September 1, 2011

Gonzalez inducted into Court of Champions

International Media Selects Champion and Pioneer to be Honored in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday evening, September 3 Noted Actor Esai Morales Serving as Ceremony Host New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez to Join On-Court Induction Ceremony (Full story …)

August 31, 2011

USTA announces Icon awards recipients

The Inaugural Billie Jean King Legacy Award to be Presented (Full story …)

August 25, 2011

Contest winners announced during US Open

2011 Arthur Ashe Essay and Art Contest. Students to be Honored at Banquet Hosted by Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins (Full story …)

Tennis Industry HoF to induct Bollettieri

Induction ceremony to take place Aug. 27 during The Tennis Show in New York City (Full story …)

August 17, 2011

Bollettieri to be inducted Into Hall of Fame

Induction ceremony to take place Aug. 27 during The Tennis Show in New York City (Full story …)

July 31, 2011

Shriver, Austin, Parks receive rings

The three Tennis Hall of Famers were honored in a special ceremony on Center Court at the Farmers Classic, presented by Mercedes-Benz in Los Angeles. (Full story …)

July 29, 2011

Lucky in Love & Tennis

Redwood City Man Gets the Girl and Wins the Bank of the West Great Returns Sweepstakes (Full story …)

Miles and Richardson to be inducted

2011 USTA/Midwest Hall of Fame (Full story …)

July 20, 2011

Enberg and Campbell Soup to be honored

Dick Enberg, a 13-time Emmy award winning broadcaster, will be presented with the Eugene L. Scott Award and Campbell Soup Company will receive the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Award. Both awards will be presented at The Legends Ball, a gala social event during the US Open for the benefit of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. (Full story …)

July 13, 2011

Talbert Awards presented to four juniors

Four USTA junior tennis players from around the nation were honored for their sportsmanship in a ceremony hosted in conjunction with the annual Hall of Fame Induction. (Full story …)

July 11, 2011

ASBA Sees Record Number of Award Applicants

Ellicott City, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced an all-time high number of entrants in its annual awards program. This year, members entered a... (Full story …)

July 7, 2011

Agassi and Kellmeyer to be Inducted to ITHF

Ceremony will be held July 9, 2011 in Newport, Rhode Island (Full story …)

July 2, 2011

Final Newport Wild Card Awarded to Kudla

In addition, five-time Newport Doubles Champion Jordan Kerr has been granted a Doubles Wild Card (Full story …)

May 23, 2011

USPTA Clay Court Championships results

Franco Mata of Maputo, Fla., won the men’s open title after defeating Paulo Barros of Orlando, Fla., 6-3, 6-2, at the $10,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Clay Court Championships Sunday at the Ibis Golf and Country Club in West... (Full story …)

May 10, 2011

Kiawah Island Resort named No. 1 again

Kiawah Island Golf Resort is named No. 1 tennis resort in the world for fifth time in the last six years by TennisResortsOnline.com (Full story …)

May 4, 2011

Serving Winners

A Celebration of Women in Tennis Awards To Benefit the Atlanta Youth Tennis Foundation; WSB TV News Anchor Monica Pearson Honored (Full story …)

April 28, 2011

ITHF to honor Agassi, Kellmeyer

On Saturday, July 9, all eyes will be on Center Court for the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honoring one of the most exciting athletes to ever pick up a tennis racquet, the one-and-only Andre Agassi. In the Contributor Category,... (Full story …)

April 26, 2011

Ashe to be honored by ITHF

In honor of the 25th anniversary of his Hall of Fame induction, a special exhibit in the Museum and a tribute and ceremony during Hall of Fame Weekend will celebrate Ashe's life as a dedicated social activist, humanitarian, educator and athlete. (Full story …)

April 22, 2011

Spanish tennis legends presented with HoF rings

Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Andres Gimeno, and Manolo Santana (Full story …)

April 9, 2011

Three receive commemorative HoF rings

The three Hall of Famers were honored in a special ceremony on Center Court at the US Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston. (Full story …)

April 5, 2011

USTA names recipients of annual awards

Recipients Honored at the USTA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2011 in Naples, Fla. (Full story …)

April 1, 2011

ITHF to present Educational Merit Awards

Jodie Adams of Springfield, Mo. will receive the Samuel Hardy Award, which recognizes dedicated USTA volunteers. The Tennis Educational Merit Award recognizes individuals who have made contributions to tennis education nationally. It will be presented to former top-20 WTA player Leslie Allen, who is currently leading youth tennis and education programs; Dale Caldwell, an active leader within USTA's strategic planning programs; and University of Georgia's legendary former Head Tennis Coach, Dan Magill, Jr. (Full story …)

March 24, 2011

ITHF Calls for 2012 Nominations

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

February 27, 2011

ASBA Opens Awards Program

Association calls upon member companies to submit outstanding facilities for recognition in awards of excellence (Full story …)

February 25, 2011

Stolle receives commemorative ring from ITHF

Inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1985, Stolle was presented with the ring in a ceremony at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, an ATP World Tour event which he helped to establish. (Full story …)

February 24, 2011

PTR Presents Annual Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2011 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade... (Full story …)

Eng Named PTR Master Professional

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2011 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade... (Full story …)

Hoekstra Named PTR Humanitarian of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2011 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade... (Full story …)

Matthews Named PTR Clinician of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2011 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade... (Full story …)

Staples Named PTR Professional of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2011 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade... (Full story …)

February 20, 2011

Nominations Open for 2011 Tennis Industry HoF

Nominations are now being accepted for the 4th Annual Tennis Industry Hall of Fame award, which recognizes those individuals who have made a significant impact on and contribution to the sport, from the 1960s to the present. The final inductees... (Full story …)

Peschke: PTR Touring Pro Coach of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the 2011 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis... (Full story …)

February 18, 2011

Agassi to Receive Garden of Dreams Hero Award

Tennis Legend to be Honored February 28 at the BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG (Full story …)

February 10, 2011

USTA names award recipients

Winners to be Honored at Annual Workshop, February 11-13, in Arlington, Va. (Full story …)

February 1, 2011

Novo Nordisk Increases WTT Scholarships

Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards to Support Youth Tennis Players with Diabetes. WTT accepting applications for Novo Nordisk Donnelly Awards through April 15 (Full story …)

January 30, 2011

Tennis Nominees for Hall of Game Awards

Sports Awards Show Hosted by Tony Hawk to Air on Cartoon Network Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) (Full story …)

January 25, 2011

USTA Awards $1 Million + in Grants in 2010

Year-End Grants Awarded to 33 Organizations (Full story …)

January 20, 2011

ITHF to Induct Agassi

The eight-time Grand Slam champion will be inducted on July 9, 2011. (Full story …)

December 13, 2010

RSI Names 2010 'Champions of Tennis'

VISTA, CALIF. — Jon Muir, the president of the Tennis Industry Association and the worldwide general manager of Wilson Racquet Sports, has been named 2010 “Person of the Year” by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2011 issue.... (Full story …)

HEAD Star Series Winner meets Agassi and Graf

Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience for Promotion Winner (Full story …)

December 7, 2010

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... (Full story …)

December 3, 2010

Slobodan Zivojinovic to be Honored

Davis Cup Award of Excellence (Full story …)

November 30, 2010

Knoth Wins Junior World Championship

Phoenix, AZ — Already having one of the most impressive junior racquetball resumes in history, Taylor Knoth finished his junior career with another World Championship. Knoth survived an 11-10 tiebreaker match in the quarterfinals to capture the Boy’s 18 &... (Full story …)

Another Win for Federer and BLX

Roger Federer and Daniel Nestor win the World Tour Finals with their Wilson BLX racquets (Full story …)

November 29, 2010

USTA/ITA Winners Announced

Campus & Community Outreach and the USTA/ITA Campus QuickStart Provider of the Year Awards (Full story …)

November 22, 2010

Vergeer Wins 400th Consecutive Wheelchair Match

Esther Vergeer extended her incredible winning streak by winning her 400th consecutive wheelchair tennis singles match on Saturday during the NEC Masters in Amsterdam. Vergeer, 29, of the Netherlands, is also undefeated at the NEC Masters since her debut in... (Full story …)

November 18, 2010

AELTC's Tim Phillips Honored

Receives Golden Achievement Award from International Tennis Hall of Fame & International Tennis Federation (Full story …)

November 17, 2010

Hall of Famers to Receive Rings

NEWPORT, R.I. — They’ve collected gold medals, silver plates, crystal goblets, and the most coveted trophies in tennis, and now, an elite group of tennis players and contributors will be able to add a unique and valuable new piece to... (Full story …)

November 16, 2010

PBI Staffed-Sites Rank in Top 50

In Tennis magazine’s bi-annual ranking of the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the United States, Peter Burwash International(PBI) the world’s most successful tennis management firm, has six of its properties listed including two in the Top 10. The magazine notes... (Full story …)

November 15, 2010

Soderling Earns First Masters 1000

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD racquet rebel Robin Soderling has broken through for a career-best ATP No. 4 ranking after winning his first Masters 1000 trophy with a dominating 6-1, 7-6 defeat of Gael Monfils at Paris Bercy. It was a... (Full story …)

November 9, 2010

ITHF Nominated for Preservation Program

As part of a national campaign, Hampton Hotels will make a cash donation and provide volunteer service to one historic landmark in Rhode Island to support restoration efforts. The winning landmark will be determined via public vote on HamptonLandmarks.com, so log on and vote today! (Full story …)

November 5, 2010

King Honored with Fed Cup Award

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have announced that Billie Jean King is the recipient of the 2010 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. Presentation of the award will be... (Full story …)

October 25, 2010

Caffardo and Muller-Wehlau receive Awards

James O'Hara Sargent Sportsmanship Awards presented by Rolex Watch USA. (Full story …)

October 12, 2010

Peace and Sport Image of the Year

An Indian and a Pakistani Unite for Peace. (Full story …)

October 6, 2010

Paul Garron honored with USTA/USPTA Award

For community service. (Full story …)

USPTA Honors the Leaders in Tennis

The United States Professional Tennis Association recognized those who stand out and go above and beyond in all aspects of the tennis industry, from tennis coaches to players to volunteers during its annual national awards breakfast today at the USPTA... (Full story …)

Agassi receives 2010 Koret Prize

Athlete-Philanthropist recognized by Koret Foundation. (Full story …)

September 23, 2010

Babolat Recognizes Top Retailers and Reps

Michael Lynne Honored as Retailer of the Year (Full story …)

September 20, 2010

Dan Santorum Receives ITF Service Award

Hilton Head Island, SC — At the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) Annual Meeting in Washington DC, and the USTA Annual Meeting in New York City, PTR CEO, Dan Santorum received the ITF Service to the Game Award. The award is... (Full story …)

September 10, 2010

King Inducted Into Tennis Industry Hall of Fame

Tennis icon honored in New York City during the US Open (Full story …)

September 7, 2010

Hank Aaron Among USTA Honorees

Event to Honor Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion (Full story …)

September 6, 2010

Charleston Voted 'Best Tennis Town'

Charleston captures title and $100,000 for community tennis programming, as part of USTA’s second nationwide search for America’s best tennis communities (Full story …)

September 1, 2010

NSGA Elects Baugh, Raynor and Stahl

Hall of Fame Induction Will Be Held at NSGA Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit Next May. (Full story …)

Agassi headlines ballot for ITHF Class of 2011

Australian Thelma Coyne Long and British tennis star Christine Truman Janes have earned nominations in the Master Player Category, and tennis administrators Mike Davies and Fern Lee "Peachy" Kellmeyer have been nominated in the Contributor Category. (Full story …)

August 27, 2010

Contest Winners to Attend Arthur Ashe Kids' Day

2010 USTA/NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest Winners to be Honored at Luncheon Hosted by Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins. (Full story …)

August 26, 2010

Award winners and All-Star Team to be Honored

Special Awards Luncheon Hosted by the USTA during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day (Full story …)

August 25, 2010

ITHF Showcases Successful Doubles Teams

US Open Gallery Exhibition, Tennis Twosomes: Doubles Teams Across the Eras. The special exhibition will be open daily at the US Open in New York, August 30 - September 12. The exhibit is located the SmashZone at the Indoor Training Center. (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 …)

August 18, 2010

Navratilova to receive Eugene L. Scott Award

Tennis Legend to be Recognized at 30th Annual International Tennis Hall of Fame Legends Ball on September 10 in New York City, in a presentation by Annika Sorenstam and Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe. (Full story …)

August 17, 2010

ITHF Presents Chairman's Award

Recipients are Campbell Soup Company CEO Doug Conant and the USTA. (Full story …)

August 11, 2010

Whitlinger to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Indianapolis, Ind. — John Whitlinger of Stanford, Calif., (formerly of Neenah, Wis.) will be inducted into the 2010 USTA/Midwest Section Hall of Fame on December 4 in Indianapolis, Ind. The 2010 USTA/Midwest Section Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take... (Full story …)

U.S. Girls Capture Junior Title

U.S. Girls Become First Team to Win Four Straight Titles at 14-and-Under Event; U.S. Boys Finish in 8th. (Full story …)

August 6, 2010

Bryan Brothers Win LA Farmers Classic

[CHICAGO] — With their tennis rackets strung with Luxilon Big Banger Timo 110, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan made history on Sunday at the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles as they won a record-breaking 62nd tour-level doubles title together with... (Full story …)

August 4, 2010

Mercedes-Benz to be Honored by the ITHF

Company's Worldwide Support of Tennis to be Recognized at 30th Annual Legends Ball on September 10 in New York City (Full story …)

July 28, 2010

Finalists Named for 'Best Tennis Town'

Winner to be announced at the 2010 US Open, will receive a $100,000 grant for community tennis programming. (Full story …)

July 27, 2010

Davenport, Damm Capture WTT MVP Honors

Nagle and Reynolds named Top Rookies, de Jager repeats as WTT Coach of the Year WTT Finals to air on Tennis Channel on July 28 at 8pm EDT (Full story …)

July 20, 2010

2010 ITHF Induction Ceremony Available on-line

NEWPORT, R.I. — Tennis fans around the world can now witness tennis history with the simple click of a mouse. The International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2010 Induction Ceremony is now available for viewing on tennisfame.com. The Class... (Full story …)

Navratilova to be Honored by the ITHF

Tennis Legend to be Recognized at 30th Annual Legends Ball on September 10 in New York City (Full story …)

July 19, 2010

10 Finalists Named in ‘Best Tennis Town’ Contest

Ten finalists have been selected—from an initial group of 82 cities that submitted entries—in the USTA’s “Best Tennis Town” competition. Fans across the country can now vote for the community that they feel best exemplifies tennis’ positive impact at the... (Full story …)

July 15, 2010

Wilson's De Pauw Wins Boston Open

[CHICAGO] — Wilson Ad Staff badminton player, Holvy de Pauw won both the men’s doubles and mixed doubles at the 2010 Wilson Boston Open. He won the men’s doubles with partner Quang-Minh Nguyen. They defeated the #1 seeded team of... (Full story …)

July 14, 2010

Courier honored by Farmers Classic

LOS ANGELES — Jim Courier will be introduced as Tournament Honoree for the 2010 Farmers Classic, presented by Mercedes-Benz, during a special ceremony on opening night, Monday, July 26, of the Olympus US Open Series and ATP World Tour 250... (Full story …)

July 12, 2010

Award winners and All-Star Team to be honored

Hosted by the USTA during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day (Full story …)

July 9, 2010

ITHF will present Sportsmanship Awards July 10

Four USTA Junior Tennis Players from Around the Nation will be Honored for their Sportsmanship in a ceremony hosted in conjunction with the annual Hall of Fame Induction. (Full story …)

Burwash Elected to USTA NorCal Hall of Fame

Peter Burwash, President of Peter Burwash International(PBI), will be inducted into the Northern California Tennis Hall of Fame during a special ceremony on Thursday, July 29 in conjunction with the Bank of the West Classic, a Sony Ericsson WTA Tour... (Full story …)

July 7, 2010

Two Writing Awards for TennisPro Editor

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that its Director of Communications and Editor of TennisPro Magazine, Peggy Edwards, was presented with two 2010 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence). This is the 22nd Annual APEX Awards,... (Full story …)

July 6, 2010

Hall of Fame Exo to Feature 2010 Inductees

Newport, R.I. — In conjunction with the 2010 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. will host an exhibition match featuring the newest inductees to the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Sunday,... (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 …)

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 …)

LA YWCA to Honor Venus Williams

Los Angeles — The YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA GLA) will honor multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams at its Phenomenal Woman Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from 11:30am-2pm. The event will be held in... (Full story …)

June 28, 2010

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 …)

June 21, 2010

Diego Moyano named USTA National Coach

Former ATP Professional to Serve as Clay-Court Specialist at USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla. (Full story …)

June 17, 2010

ITA Announces Div. I National Coaches of the Year

SKILLMAN, N.J. — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the Wilson/ITA National Coaches of the Year for NCAA Division I tennis. Peter Smith of Southern California was awarded the honor as the top men’s head coach while North Carolina’s Brian... (Full story …)

June 7, 2010

Nominate Now for USTA Outstanding Facility Awards

Do you know an outstanding tennis facility in your area? If so, nominate it for a 2010 USTA Outstanding Tennis Facility award. Award nominations must be received in the USTA office by July 19. Criteria for the awards and nomination... (Full story …)

May 11, 2010

Drysdale Tennis School Receives High Honors

Named as one of the best Tennis Camps in the World by Tennis Resorts Online (Full story …)

May 6, 2010

USPTA's Gill Recognized

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

Legends Ball Honors the Class of 2010

Benefit for the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, Honors the Class of 2010 and Many Others on Friday, September 10, 2010 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. John & Alexandra Ross and Mike & Becky Goss will serve as co-chairs of the annual gala which attracts tennis legends and celebrities to celebrate during US Open week. (Full story …)

April 13, 2010

ASBA Awards Program Now Accepting Entries

Awards recognize excellence in athletic facility design, construction (Full story …)

April 12, 2010

Vortex Tennis Announces Its Tennis Pro for the Quarter

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Vortex Tennis, a manufacturer of tennis products, announces that Mark Angiano has been named Tennis Pro of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2010. “There is tremendous potential to expand the Vortex brand through teaching... (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 …)

Furman, Tufts receive ITA Awards

Honored as National Team Sportsmanship recipients. (Full story …)

April 5, 2010

ITHF to present Awards on March 20

Jane Brown Grimes will receive the Samuel Hardy Award, which recognizes dedicated USTA volunteers. Dr. Steve Wilkinson and Dr. W. Ben Kibler will receive the Tennis Educational Merit Award, which recognizes individuals who have made contributions to tennis education nationally. (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 …)

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

ITHF Calls for Nominations for 2011 Ballot 

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

Ljubicic Claims First ATP World Tour 1000 Title

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD Racquet Rebel Ivan Ljubicic hammered 21 aces with his YOUTEK Extreme Pro to defeat Andy Roddick 7-6, 7-6 and claim his biggest career success by winning the Indian Wells Masters at the weekend. The Croatian who... (Full story …)

March 18, 2010

ITHF to present Awards on March 20

Jane Brown Grimes will receive the Samuel Hardy Award, which recognizes dedicated USTA volunteers. Dr. Steve Wilkinson and Dr. W. Ben Kibler will receive the Tennis Educational Merit Award, which recognizes individuals who have made contributions to tennis education nationally. (Full story …)

March 9, 2010

ITHF Honors Heinz Grimm

Swiss receives the Golden Achievement Award. (Full story …)

February 26, 2010

USPTA Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

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

February 23, 2010

Dr. Mark Kovacs Honored

Receives PTR’s Stanley Plagenhoef Award. (Full story …)

February 17, 2010

PTR Presents Annual Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2010 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis... (Full story …)

February 16, 2010

Northwestern defends ITA crown

Defending Champion prevails in the ITA National Women's Team Indoor Finals. (Full story …)

Virginia defends ITA crown

Now a three-time winner of the ITA National Men's Team Indoor Championships. (Full story …)

February 15, 2010

Sanam Singh Receives Sportsmanship Award

UV player recognized by ITA. (Full story …)

Amanda Granson Receives Sportsmanship Award

Duke player recognized by the ITA. (Full story …)

February 3, 2010

USTA Awards Wheelchair Program Grants

More than $34,000 to 23 Wheelchair Tennis Programs Nationwide. Grant targets programs that are growing wheelchair tennis in their local areas (Full story …)

February 1, 2010

USTA Serves grants nearly $1 million

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

January 21, 2010

USTA Names CTD Award Recipients

Recipients to be Honored at the USTA Community Tennis Development Workshop Jan 22-24, 2010 in San Diego. (Full story …)

January 19, 2010

USTA Names Recipients of Annual Awards

Community Tennis Development Awards Recipients to be Honored at the USTA Community Tennis Development Workshop Jan 22-24, 2010 in San Diego. (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 29, 2009

RSI Names 2009 'Champions of Tennis'

Eric Babolat, the president and CEO of the French company Babolat, has been named “Person of the Year” by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2010 issue. Babolat led off the magazine’s ninth annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,”... (Full story …)

December 28, 2009

Nominate Your TWC Facility for 2009

Is your tennis facility a leader in delivering tennis programs and providing service in promoting the sport? The Tennis Industry Association, the U.S. Tennis Association, and Racquet Sports Industry magazine are once again looking for the “Top 50 Tennis Welcome... (Full story …)

December 11, 2009

Del Potro Dominates at 7th Premios Fox Sports

Nabs Best Tennis Player and Athlete of the Year Honors. uauhtémoc Blanco (Soccer), Angel Cabrera (Golf), and Helio Castroneves (Motorsports) Among Evening’s Honorees. Megastar Pitbull Electrifies with Live Performance of “I Know You Want Me” and Medley of “Shut It Down” and “Hotel Room Service” (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 …)

USTA Florida Announces Tennis Volunteer 2009 Award Winners

*DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — *USTA Florida celebrated “60 Years of Love and 30 Years of Dedication” on Dec. 4-6, 2009, during the USTA Florida 60th Annual Meeting and Anniversary Celebration Weekend at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, recognizing the 30... (Full story …)

December 7, 2009

Orantes Honored with Davis Cup Award of Excellence

NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have announced that Manuel Orantes will be honored with the 2009 Davis Cup Award of Excellence. Presentation of the award will be made... (Full story …)

December 4, 2009

USTA Southern Announces 2009 Awards

QuickStart facilities honored. (Full story …)

December 3, 2009

Tennis Magazine Wins Two Folio Awards

Silver for 2009 Redesign and Bronze for Feature Design. (Full story …)

November 24, 2009

USTA/ITA Awards Announced

For Community Outreach and Campus Recreation. (Full story …)

USTA Southern Announces Award Recipients

Atlanta, GA — USTA Southern has announced its recipients for the 2009 awards given for tennis excellence on and off the court. With over 25 categories, winners will be recognized during the USTA Southern Annual Meeting in January at the... (Full story …)

November 19, 2009

RSTTA Receives Sectional NJTL of the Year Award

Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring Association best in USTA Middle States Section. (Full story …)

November 11, 2009

USTA Announces Scholar Athlete Grant

Annual "Pancho Gonzalez " Grant to Recognize Male and Female Student of Hispanic Heritage who Aspire to Reach Excellence in Tennis and Academics (Full story …)

November 9, 2009

Champions Crowned on Historic Day

ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships. (Full story …)

Fernandez and Farina Honored

2009 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. (Full story …)

November 5, 2009

Oudin Wins First Annual Heart Award

US Open Quarterfinalist Will Receive Unique Heart Bracelet and $5,000 to Donate to Her Chosen Charity (Full story …)

November 1, 2009

Larcher de Brito Named Portuguese Female Athlete of the Year

Sixteen-year-old tennis sensation, Michelle Larcher de Brito, was named the 2009 Female Athlete of the Year at the 14th Gala do Desporto sponsored by the Confederação do Desporto de Portugal (CDP).... (Full story …)

October 7, 2009

Burwash Receives Top Industry Award

Peter Burwash, President of Peter Burwash International (PBI) recently received the “2009 Faculty Emeritus Award” from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) at the annual USTA Tennis Teachers Conference. The award recognizes those men and women who both through speaking... (Full story …)

September 30, 2009

John Craig Wins USPTA Personal Web Site Contest

The United States Professional Tennis Association is very excited to announce that John Craig of Santa Ana, Calif., is the grand-prize winner of the association’s personal Web site contest. Craig is a Pro 1 and six-year member. His Web site... (Full story …)

USTA Announces 2008 Awards

Recreational Coach Workshop Trainer and Host Site of the Year. (Full story …)

September 25, 2009

Maine’s Greene Named USPTA Pro of the Year

Robert Greene Jr., of Rangeley, Maine, who is the director of tennis at the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, N.H., received the United States Professional Tennis Association’s Alex Gordon Award for the Professional of the Year. Greene, a... (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 …)

Nine Earn USPTA Master Professional Distinction

Nine tennis professionals recently earned recognition as Master Professionals in the United States Professional Tennis Association, the highest professional rating within the tennis profession. They are: Lorenzo Beltrame, Windermere, Fla. - director of tennis and athletic mental training at the... (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 17, 2009

Cox honored with tennis scholarship

Flushing Meadows, N.Y. — Just one day after playing in one of the world’s biggest juniors tennis tournaments — the U.S. Open — Laurel Springs School student and professional tennis player Jordan Cox was honored with the prestigious Seena Hamilton... (Full story …)

September 15, 2009

Tennis Greats and Celebrities Attend ITHF Benefit

Star-Studded Guest List Includes Whoopi Goldberg, Martina Navratilova, Monica Seles, Tracy Austin, Robin Roberts, Miss USA Kristen Dalton, The Real Housewives of NYC and More (Full story …)

September 8, 2009

Tennis Greats and Celebrities to Attend ITHF Benefit

Star-Studded Guest List Includes Martina Navratilova, Monica Seles, Tracy Austin, Robin Roberts, Miss USA Kristen Dalton and The Real Housewives of NYC and More (Full story …)

Ashe Inducted into US Open Court of Champions

International Media Selects Champion and Humanitarian to be Honored in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday evening, September 10. President Bill Clinton to be Featured Speaker in Ceremony Broadcast Live on ESPN2. (Full story …)

August 26, 2009

ITA/Arthur Ashe, Jr. Award winners and ITA All-Star Team to be honored

Hosted by the USTA during Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day (Full story …)

August 25, 2009

USTA/NJTL Essay Contest Winners to Attend Kids' Day

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA today announced the 10 winners of the 11th annual USTA/NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest. The 10 winners, ranging in ages from 10 to 18, will receive a travel package from August 28-August 30 that... (Full story …)

August 10, 2009

Tennis Magazine Proclaims Federer as the Greatest of all Time

Following French Open and Wimbledon Victories Magazine States the Case (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 …)

July 28, 2009

America Votes for 'Best Tennis Town'

Winner to be announced at the 2009 US Open, and will receive a $100,000 grant for community tennis programming. (Full story …)

July 22, 2009

USTA Player Development Names Chicago Facilities as USTA Midwest Training Center

Midtown Tennis Club, Score Fitness and Tennis Club and the CARE Academy to Comprise Chicago Regional Training Center Network New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers Will Expand USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country (Full story …)

Babolat Announces Award Winners

Tennis Express Saluted as Dealer of the Year (Full story …)

July 8, 2009

USTA Serves Awards $252,000 in 'Aces for Kids' Grants to 13 Organizations

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — USTA Serves - Foundation for Academics. Character. Excellence. (ACE), the philanthropic and charitable entity of the United States Tennis Association, announced today that it has awarded 13 grants in its 2009 spring Aces for Kids funding... (Full story …)

July 7, 2009

Nike Celebrates Federer’s Historic 15th Grand Slam Title

Tribute Spot Features Sports Icons Serena Williams, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, John McEnroe and Pete Sampras (Full story …)

July 6, 2009

2009 US OPen Opening Night Ceremony Will Celebrate Athletes Who Give Back

ANDRE AGASSI TO BE JOINED ON-COURT BY OTHER NOTED ATHLETES Ceremony Will Kick Off ESPN’s US Open Primetime Coverage; Worldwide Leader in Sports to Broadcast US Open for First Time in 2009 (Full story …)

June 30, 2009

PTR Honored with Two APEX Awards

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) was presented with two 2009 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence) for its magazine TennisPro®. TennisPro is the official publication of PTR tennis teachers and coaches. This is the 21st... (Full story …)

Tennis Channel Honored with the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum

Network to be Recognized at 29th Annual Legends Ball on September 11 in New York City (Full story …)

June 9, 2009

Ashe and wife to be honored by the ITHF

Tennis Legend and Humanitarian to be Recognized at 29th Annual Legends Ball on September 11 in New York City (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 …)

May 28, 2009

Team HEAD’s Jack Huczek Wins National Racquetball Singles Title

Houston, Texas - Jack Huczek captured his third USA Racquetball Men’s Singles National Championship on Sunday at the 2009 USA Racquetball National Singles Championships at the Downtown Houston YMCA. Huczek is a member of HEAD’s Pro Staff and the win... (Full story …)

May 26, 2009

Khan Crowned Goshen Queen in Indiana

Results for Women's Subway Goshen Squash Open (Full story …)

May 14, 2009

Clutch Play Earns Berdych His Fifth ATP Title

Win Also Marks Fourth ATP Tour Title for Dunlop this Season (Full story …)

Djokovic Takes Title in Front of Home Crowd

Austria - Kennelbach — HEAD Player Novak Djokovic defeated Lucacs Kubot from Poland in straight sets 6:3, 7:6 (0) in front of his home crowd to take the top spot at the Serbia Open. This victory marked the Serb’s 13th... (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 20, 2009

International Tennis Hall of Fame to Honor 'Rocket' Rod Laver in July

Hall Will Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Laver’s Remarkable 1969 Grand Slam Triumph Ceremony Will Also Name Laver an Official Hall of Fame Life Trustee (Full story …)

April 13, 2009

Tennis Life Names Francesconi as Editor

Tennis industry publishing veteran joins fastest growing tennis magazine. (Full story …)

April 6, 2009

Murray and Azarenka Dominate in Miami to Capture Titles

Kennelbach, Austria - April 2009 - HEAD pro Andy Murray captured his third ATP title of the season winning against fellow HEAD player Novak Djokovic at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. In the women’s competition, Victoria Azarenka bested top-ranked... (Full story …)

Marcia Frost joins Examiner.com

Will be National College Tennis Examiner, specializing in college tennis. (Full story …)

March 23, 2009

Hall of Famer Butch Buchhholz to be Honored by International Tennis Hall of Fame and First Serve

NEWPORT, RI — This Thursday, March 26, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and First Serve will host a special evening honoring 2005 Hall of Famer Butch Buchholz while also celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Sony Ericsson Open. The... (Full story …)

March 19, 2009

International Tennis Hall of Fame Calls for Nominations for Class of 2010 Ballot

ITHF Now Accepts Nominations for Wheelchair Tennis Athletes and Administrators Submit Your Nominations Online at TennisFame.com (Full story …)

March 13, 2009

Anytime Fitness Co-Founders to Receive John McCarthy Industry Visionary of the Year Award

Jeff Klinger and Chuck Runyon to be recognized for their contributions to the success of the health club industry (Full story …)

March 12, 2009

Golfsmith.com Recognized as Best in Class Among Retail Web Sites

The Only Brand to Rank in the Top 10 Twice (Full story …)

March 10, 2009

Ronney Wins National Award

Honor to be received at Positive Coaching Alliance National Youth Sports Awards sponsored by Deloitte (Full story …)

March 2, 2009

Fish Makes History in Delray

Wilson [K]Six-One 95 player Mardy Fish became the first top seed to title in the 17-year history of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships after rallying to defeat Russian qualifier Korolev 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday. Fish, making his sixth Delray... (Full story …)

February 26, 2009

Capestany Named PTR Master Professional

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 …)

ITHF and First Serve to honor Buchholz

Special Tribute Scheduled for March 26 in Miami, Florida (Full story …)

February 25, 2009

PTR $25,000 Championships Results

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) $25,000 Championships were held in conjunction with the PTR International Tennis Symposium, February 14-20, 2009, at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. PTR $25,000 Championships give teaching pros the... (Full story …)

February 23, 2009

Tennis Channel Promotes Dean Hadaegh to Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Technical Operations

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 promotion of Dean Hadaegh to chief technology officer and senior vice president, technical operations. He... (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 20, 2009

Trinity Men’s Squash Defends National Title for Tenth Consecutive Year

Bantams Look For 200th Straight Win Against Dartmouth Friday (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 …)

February 5, 2009

Wilson Players Start Another Year Strong with [K]Factor at the Australian Open

Serena Williams Captures 10th Grand Slam Title and Regains #1 World Ranking (Full story …)

February 3, 2009

USTA Serves Awards Over $1 Million in Grants in 2008

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

January 30, 2009

Circle C Tennis Center Receives 2008 Austin Award

*WASHINGTON D.C., October 13, 2008 — *Circle C Tennis Center has been selected for the 2008 Austin Award in the Tennis Courts category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). The USLBA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding... (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 …)

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 23, 2008

USTA Player Development Names Martin Blackman Senior Director for Talent Identification and Development

*WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., December 23, 2008 — *The USTA announced today that Martin Blackman has been hired as Senior Director for Talent Identification and Development for USTA Player Development. Blackman will be based at the USTA Training Facility in Boca... (Full story …)

December 22, 2008

Isner and McHale Win AO Wild Cards

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that Americans John Isner and Christina McHale earned wild card entries into the 2009 Australian Open men’s and women’s singles main draws after winning USTA wild card tournaments at the USTA Training... (Full story …)

December 15, 2008

Circle C Manager Named Senior Player of the Year

December 10, 2008 - Fernando Velasco received the “CATA Senior Player of the Year” from CATA upcoming president Ray Delk, during the Annual Meeting and Awards Night of the Capital Area Tennis Association held at the Courtyard Tennis Club 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 …)

December 8, 2008

The Ritz–Carlton, Key Biscayne Listed Among the 'Top 50 U.S. Tennis Resorts'

Miami, FL —The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne has been recognized once again by TENNIS Magazine among the “top 50 U.S. Tennis Resorts”. The magazine presented four different categories: Best Lodging, Best Dining, Best Instruction and Best Family Resort. The Ritz-Carlton was... (Full story …)

November 3, 2008

Sunnyvale, California Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, Ariz. - November 2, 2008 - The women’s team from Sunnyvale, Calif. representing the USTA Northern California Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - November 2, 2008 - The men’s team from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico representing the USTA Caribbean Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

Baltimore Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships

LAS VEGAS (NOVEMBER 2) - The women’s team from Baltimore, Md., representing the USTA Mid Atlantic section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships held at the Darling Tennis Center in Las... (Full story …)

Roswell Men Crowned National Chamions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships

LAS VEGAS (NOVEMBER 2) - The men’s team from Roswell, Ga., representing the USTA Southern section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships held at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas,... (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 22, 2008

Dramatic Conclusion to NJT International Masters

Bautista Joins Fellow Spanish Champions Nadal and Boluda with Boys U-14 Win (Full story …)

October 20, 2008

Italian, Gianluigi Quinzi Wins Nike Junior Tour International Masters 2008

Wild Card entry, Gianluigi Quinzi, won the Boys 12-and-under event at the prestigious 2008 Nike Junior Tour International Masters this past week at the Club Med Sandpiper in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Quinzi, 12, was the number one seed and... (Full story …)

HEAD Player Andy Murray Captures Second Successive Masters Series Title

Head Pros enjoy successful weekend, upsetting the top three world ranked players (Full story …)

Clearwater Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2008) - The women’s team from Clearwater, Fla., representing the USTA Florida Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden... (Full story …)

Lancaster/Manheim, Penn. Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2008) - The men’s team from Lancaster/Manheim, Penn. representing the USTA Middle States Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis... (Full story …)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 19, 2008 - The men’s team from Baton Rouge, La., representing the USTA Southern, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in... (Full story …)

Ann Arbor, Michigan Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championship

TUCSON, Ariz. - OCTOBER 19, 2008 - The women’s team from Ann Arbor, Mich. representing the USTA Midwest Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

October 6, 2008

Welby Van Horn inducted into USPTA’s Hall of Fame

Welby Van Horn of Lake Worth, Fla., becomes part of an elite group as a grand inductee in the United States Professional Tennis Association Hall of Fame. Van Horn has been involved in many facets of tennis as a player... (Full story …)

Haverhill Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 5, 2008) - The women’s team from Haverhill, Mass., representing the USTA New England Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships held at the Amanda & Stacy Darling... (Full story …)

Salt Lake City Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 5, 2008) - The men’s team from Salt Lake City, representing the USTA Intermountain Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships held at the Amanda & Stacy Darling... (Full story …)

Columbia, Maryland Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.0 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 5, 2008 - The men’s team from Columbia, Maryland representing the USTA Mid-Atlantic Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in... (Full story …)

Seattle, Washington Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 30 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 5, 2008 - The women’s team from Seattle, Washington, representing the USTA Pacific Northwest Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

October 1, 2008

PTR Hires Chief Operating Officer

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Pat Decker has been named to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Decker joins PTR with a wealth of experience. Since 1995, she has owned and managed... (Full story …)

September 30, 2008

Golfsmith Names Sue E. Gove Executive Vice President | Chief Operating Officer

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOLF) today announced the appointment of Sue E. Gove as Executive Vice President | Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Gove will initially oversee finance, supply chain and distribution, human resources, information technology and loss... (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 26, 2008

Lexington’s Andrew Receives Service Award

Jorge Andrew of Lexington, S.C., recently received the USTA/USPTA Community Service Award. Andrew is the director of tennis operations for the Lexington County Recreation and Aging Commission in Lexington, S.C. Andrew was recognized during the USPTA’s annual awards breakfast at... (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 …)

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

Simon and Schnyder Celebrate Victories in Bucharest and Bali

Kennelbach - Austria - September 2008 - HEAD players enjoyed success last week at various tournaments around the world. HEAD player Gilles Simon successfully defended his BCR Open Romania title in Bucharest with a victory over No. 6 seed Carlos... (Full story …)

September 11, 2008

Dimitrov Claims Second Junior Major Title

Austria, Kennelbach — HEAD Team Elite's Grigor Dimitrov completed his junior career with a second consecutive boys Major title, capturing the US Open title and the No. 1 spot in the ITF world rankings with a 6-4, 6-3 win over... (Full story …)

September 10, 2008

Andy Murray Rocks at Flushing Meadows

Murray Defeated Top ranked Nadal to Reach Finals (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 …)

Sampras and Mallory Inducted into US Open Court of Champions

International Media Selects Greatest Champions in the 127-Year History of U.S. Championships/US Open. USTA To Honor Champions with Ceremonies in Arthur Ashe Stadium Before Women’s Singles Final Sunday Night. (Full story …)

September 2, 2008

City of New York Honors Dinkins

106th Mayor of New York was Instrumental in Keeping US Open in New York (Full story …)

Tennis Legends, Capturing 184 Grand Slam Titles to Attend 'Legends Ball' to Benefit the International Tennis Hall of Fame on September 5 at Cipriani in New York City

EMI/ERG Recording Artist Wendy Moten to Perform (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

Barbara Walters to Present Eugene L. Scott Award to Billie Jean King

NEW YORK, NY — Broadcasting legend Barbara Walters will present the Eugene L. Scott Award to tennis legend Billie Jean King at the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s “Legends Ball” on Friday, September 5th beginning at 6:30 pm at Cipriani... (Full story …)

Frey wins Fifth Annual BWI

BOSTON — Celeste Frey won this year's Boston Women's Invitational 6-2, 6-2 over Erika Bueno. Frey is a resident of Gloucester, Massachusetts and Bueno resides in Charlestown. The event was held at the Beverly Golf and Tennis Club. The tournament... (Full story …)

August 18, 2008

Billie Jean King to be Honored at 'Legends Ball'

NEW YORK, NY — The premier social event of the tennis season, the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s “Legends Ball” returns to Cipriani 42nd Street, in New York City on Friday, September 5th at 6:30 pm — the last Friday... (Full story …)

Nadal and his Aeropro Drive -- World Number One

Vamos Rafa! (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 21, 2008

ADDvantage magazine receives award for publication excellence

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

July 15, 2008

Robredo Wins Battle Between Dunlop Tour Team Members

Third Win on Tour this Season for Aerogel Racquets (Full story …)

July 8, 2008

International Tennis Hall of Fame Presents Sony Ericsson With The Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Award

Award to be Presented at the Legends Ball Friday, September 5, 2008 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City (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

Jeffett Honored by Hall of Fame

Nancy Jeffett, the president of the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation, received the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s Golden Achievement Award in July at a ceremony at Wimbledon. USTA President Jane Brown-Grimes, along with board members David Dinkins and... (Full story …)

June 24, 2008

Ivo Karlovic wins Slazenger Open in Nottingham

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD players enjoyed success last week at various tournaments around the world. HEAD player Ivo Karlovic of Croatia successfully defended his title at the Slazenger Open in Nottingham as he defeated No. 3 seed Fernando Verdasco 7-5,... (Full story …)

June 23, 2008

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 …)

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

Ektelon’s 'Three R’s' Rocky, Rhonda and Ruben Cap Dream Season

Rajsich and Carson End Year Ranked #1 in the World (Full story …)

May 19, 2008

Florida’s Adrians Zguns and Iowa’s Marina McCollom win singles titles at the USPTA Clay Court Championships

Adrians Zguns of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., won the men’s open title at the $8,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Clay Court Championships Monday, May 12, at the Ibis Golf and Country Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., after defeating... (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

Prince PPI Program Crowns First World Team Champion in Rome

Heads to Tulsa for PPI All-American Individual Championships. Revolutionary Junior Program Set to Showcase U.S Talent in front of Division I Coaches (Full story …)

May 6, 2008

Four U.S. Junior Teams Go Undefeated to Win Regional Championships and Qualify for World Finals

Junior Davis Cup, Junior Fed Cup and World Junior Tennis Teams All Advance U.S. Girls’ World Junior Tennis Team Will Attempt to Win Back-to-Back Titles in August (Full story …)

April 24, 2008

Wilson's Racquet Sports Consumer Catalog Achieves National Recognition

Wilson’s Graphic Design Team Receives Award (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 …)

April 15, 2008

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 …)

International Tennis Hall of Fame Announces Tennis Educational Merit Award Winners

NEWPORT, RI -- The International Tennis Hall of Fame has announced that Todd S. Ellenbecker of Scottsdale, Arizona, Sharon Rosenburgh of Indianapolis, Indiana and Kathleen Ann Stroia of St. Petersburg, Florida are the 2007 recipients of the Tennis Educational Merit... (Full story …)

March 31, 2008

Ian Griffin of Wisconsin is Winner of USPTA Personal Web Site Contest

-- Association holds first-ever personal Web site contest -- (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

Federer, Bryans Win Multiple ATP Awards

Miami, Florida — Roger Federer and Bob and Mike Bryan are the big winners in the 2007 ATP Awards, which were announced today in Miami on the eve of the Sony Ericsson Open. For the fourth consecutive year, Federer won... (Full story …)

March 22, 2008

Alan King Tennis Passion Award to be awarded to tennis legend Rod Laver

Charlie Pasarell To Present Award On Stadium Court (Full story …)

March 19, 2008

Garrison and Harmon Named Coaches of 2008 U.S. Olympic Tennis Teams

U.S. Fed Cup Captain and USTA Director of Men’s Tennis To Lead Olympic Teams in Beijing. Dan James Named Coach for U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Team. (Full story …)

March 4, 2008

Team HEAD’s Jack Huczek Wins Fifth Consecutive Tournament

SAN DIEGO — Jack Huczek, a member of HEAD’s elite racquetball team of National Pro Staff, won the International Racquetball Tour’s (IRT) San Diego Open on Sunday at the American Athletic Club. Huczek (Rochester Hills, Mich.) defeated Rocky Carson (Ladera... (Full story …)

February 27, 2008

COLLEGE TENNIS: Gustavus Adolphus captures title at ITA Division III National Men's Team Indoor Championship

SAINT PETER, MINN. -– Host and No. 3 seed Gustavus Adolphus upset defending champions and No. 1 seed UC-Santa Cruz 5-4, in Sunday's final at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III National Men's Team Indoor Championship at the Swanson Tennis... (Full story …)

Bluegrass Tennis Director Bill Riddle Named 2008 PTRTennesseePro of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2008 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 …)

February 26, 2008

Team HEAD’s Jack Huczek Wins IRT Stop in Seattle

SEATTLE — Jack Huczek, a member of HEAD’s elite racquetball team of National Pro Staff, won the International Racquetball Tour’s (IRT) Seattle Open on Sunday. Huczek (Rochester Hills, Mich.) defeated Jason Mannino (San Diego, Calif.) in the five-game championship final... (Full story …)

February 22, 2008

Geoff Norton Named PTR Wheelchair Pro of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2008 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 …)

February 21, 2008

Two Named PTR Master Professionals

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2008 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 …)

February 19, 2008

Team HEAD’s Ruiz and Huczek Win USA Racquetball National Doubles Titles

Tempe, Ariz. -– Aimee Ruiz and Jack Huczek separately captured National Titles on Sunday at the 2008 USA Racquetball National Doubles Championships at the Arizona State University Recreation Center. Both Ruiz and Huczek are members of HEAD’s Pro Staff and... (Full story …)

January 28, 2008

Novak Djokovic and His New Wilson [K]Blade Tour Win Their First Grand Slam Title

Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga switch to new [K]Blade rackets for 2008 and go on to dominate the men’s draw at the OZ Open (Full story …)

Maria Sharapova Leads O3 Dominance Down Under En Route to Third Grand Slam Title

Bordentown, NJ -– At only twenty years old, Maria Sharapova has already captured three of tennis’ four Grand Slam titles. With her Prince O3 White in hand, Sharapova soundly knocked off the No.1, No. 3, and No. 4 seeds on... (Full story …)

January 16, 2008

Family Circle Cup Selects Winner of Fifth Annual T-Shirt Design Contest

CHARLESTON, SC (January 16, 2008) — The Family Circle Cup is proud to announce the fifth annual Family Circle Cup official T-shirt design contest WINNER! This year’s winning submission came from 26-year-old Joanna Hall from Lexington, KY. Hall is an... (Full story …)

January 9, 2008

APTA Hall of Fame Inductions

January 9, 2008, Scarsdale, New York — Robert Brown, Chairman of the American Platform Tennis Association’s Hall of Fame Committee, announced the Hall of Fame inductees for 2008. David Kjeldsen, CEO of Viking Athletics, will be the seventieth recipient of... (Full story …)

January 2, 2008

USTA Selects Top Juniors to Compete in Two Prestigious International 14-and-Under Tournaments

Two-Week Trip to Europe includes Teen Tennis in Bolton, England, and Les Petits As in Tarbes, France (Full story …)

December 21, 2007

Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education Receives Generous Grant from Claire Giannini Fund

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Dec. 20, 2007 –- Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education, a national model for imaginative, public youth tennis and educational enrichment programs for a largely at-risk and diverse population in the Philadelphia area, has received an unexpected $10,000... (Full story …)

December 14, 2007

'TENNIS TALK' receives Tennessee Tennis Media Excellence of the Year award

Nashville, TN — The Tennessee Tennis Association recently announced their 2007 award winners and this year "TENNIS TALK" received the TTA Media Excellence of the Year award. "TENNIS TALK" is the brain child of Richard Falklen, avid tennis player and... (Full story …)

December 12, 2007

'On Court With USPTA' Receives Gold Award

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

December 6, 2007

Tennis Channel Promotes Programming, Production Staff

David Scott Advances to Executive Director, Acquisitions and Programming. Bob Whyley is Promoted to Coordinating Producer. (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 5, 2007

Play Tennis Florida Chosen as Official 2008 USTA Florida Magazine

Wins over Three Other National/Regional Publications (Full story …)

November 2, 2007

Georgia’s Oren Motevassel and Pennsylvania’s Shareen Lai capture singles titles at the USPTA Hard Court Championships

Oren Motevassel, the No. 1 seed, of Alpharetta, Ga., claimed the men’s open title at the $8,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Hard Court Championships Sunday at the Hollytree Country Club in Tyler, Texas. Motevassel defeated the No. 3 seed,... (Full story …)

November 1, 2007

Racquet Sports Industry Magazine Names 2007 'Champions of Tennis'

George Napier, the chief executive officer of Prince Sports, has been named “Person of the Year” by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s November/December 2007 issue. Napier led off the magazine’s seventh annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors... (Full story …)

October 30, 2007

PrinceTennis.com receives multiple awards

Industry Leader Captures Gold W3 Award and 2007 WebAward (Full story …)

October 23, 2007

Bryan Brothers Capture Ninth Title of Year with Win in Madrid

Masters Series Win Helps World’s #1 Team Reach Another Career Milestone (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

Southern Division honored for USPTA Newsletter of the Year

October 2, 2007 — The “Standard,” the newsletter of the United States Professional Tennis Association Southern Division, has been named the 2007 USPTA Newsletter of the Year. Southern Division President Jeff Hawes of Burlington, N.C., received the award during the... (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 …)

Boca Raton’s John Joyce Named USPTA Professional of the Year

John Joyce, a USPTA Professional 1 and director of tennis at Boca West Country Club, recently received the United States Professional Tennis Association’s Alex Gordon Award for Professional of the Year. Joyce, who has been a USPTA member for 22... (Full story …)

One Standout Earns USPTA Master Professional Distinction for 2007

Rosemary DeHoog recently earned recognition as Master Professional in the United States Professional Tennis Association, the highest professional rating within the tennis profession. DeHoog, who has been a member of the USPTA for 34 years, is the head tennis professional... (Full story …)

September 20, 2007

USPTA Awards Honor Standouts in Tennis Profession

September 20, 2007 — The United States Professional Tennis Association recognized outstanding tennis coaches, players, managers and volunteers during its annual awards breakfast at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis on September 20. The USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest... (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 …)

World’s Top 8 Tennis Players to be Cast as Chinese Terracotta Warriors

Shanghai, China — The ATP, governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuit, has commissioned a sculptor to create Terracotta Warriors of the best eight tennis players in the world to mark the Tennis Masters Cup, the prestigious circuit ending... (Full story …)

International Tennis Hall of Fame Honors Peter Hurley With Chairman's Award

NEWPORT, RI — International Tennis Hall of Fame Chairman Wick Simmons has announced that Peter Hurley is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Chairman’s Award. The Chairman’s Award recognizes outstanding service by a Hall of Fame Board Member. “Pete has... (Full story …)

Lea Pericoli of Italy to be Honored With the 2007 Fed Cup Award of Excellence

NEWPORT, RI — The International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have announced that Italy’s Lea Pericoli is the recipient of the 2007 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. Presentation of the Fed Cup Award of Excellence... (Full story …)

September 13, 2007

Bryan Bros. Clinch Stanford ATP Doubles Race

American Twins Finish Year-end No. 1 for Third Straight Year (Full story …)

September 10, 2007

Wilson Dominates 2007 Grand Slam Capturing 7 of 8 Singles Championships

Federer and Henin Deliver Another Wilson Titles Sweep at 2007 US Open (Full story …)

September 6, 2007

Bill Tym and Alex Gordon to be inducted into USPTA’s Hall of Fame

They are only two of nine to ever receive the honor. (Full story …)

August 31, 2007

Florida’s Paulo Barros and Marine Nizri win singles titles at the USPTA Grass Court Championships

Aug. 31, 2007 — Paulo Barros of Orlando, Fla., defended his men’s open title at the $5,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Grass Court Championships Sunday at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia after defeating James Kohr of York, Pa.,... (Full story …)

August 30, 2007

Head Picks Most Radical Fan

Winners of “Are You Radical Enough?” contest to play with Andre Agassi in Las Vegas (Full story …)

August 27, 2007

Dunlop Star James Blake Wins Pilot Pen Championship

Enters US Open After Notching 10th ATP Career Singles Title. (Full story …)

August 17, 2007

Velasco Receives Special Texas Tennis Award

Ken McAllaster, Executive Director of the USTA, Texas Division, presents Manager and Director of Tennis, Fernando Velasco with the USTA Texas Section Senior Sprit Award. This award honors a player who, in addition to having high sectional ranking, exemplifies the... (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 …)

August 8, 2007

Dunlop Star Tommy Robredo Captures 5th Career ATP Title

Wins Second Championship at Poland’s Orange Prokom Open. (Full story …)

July 18, 2007

Winning Touch Tennis Named Tennis Club of the Year

SPORTHALL Facility Key Factor in USTA Award (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 …)

July 13, 2007

Sampras, Sanchez-Vicario to Enter Hall of Fame

Induction Honors For Davidson and Adams (Full story …)

July 9, 2007

Wimbledon Final Earns Best Overnight Since 2004

NBC’s McEnroe on Federer-Nadal: “One of the all-time matches I’ve seen at Wimbledon.” Note: Corrected Top 10 Metered Markets (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 …)

Penn Once Again Tops TIA Consumer Report as Most Preferred Brand of Tennis Ball

PHOENIX — Based on the YE 2006 TIA Tennis Consumer Report, Penn is once again the #1 choice of tennis players. When asked “what brand of tennis balls do you feel is best”, Penn topped the list in every age... (Full story …)

June 28, 2007

'Which Racquet Will James Blake Play?' Winner Chosen

Greenville Mayor Knox White Draws Lucky Contestant Who Picked Dunlop’s Aerogel 2HUNDRED (Full story …)

2007 US Open Theme Art Captures the Spirit of the US Open and Welcomes the World to New York

Joanne Hus First Woman to Design US Open Theme Art (Full story …)

June 26, 2007

Hall of Fame Classic Exhibition to Feature 2007 Inductees Pete Sampras and Arantxa Sanches-Vicario

Hall of Famers Rod Laver and Stan Smith also Scheduled to Play (Full story …)

Ljubicic and Karlovic Celebrate First Grass Court Victory

Kennelbach – Austria – June 2007 - HEAD players Ivan Ljubicic and compatriot Ivo Karlovic from Croatia both won their first grass court title last week. Ljubicic won in s’Hertogenbosch while Karlovic succeeded in Nottingham. HEAD Player and No. 2... (Full story …)

June 19, 2007

Tomas Berdych Wins Gerry Weber Open

HALLE, GERMANY — Tomas Berdych won the Gerry Weber Open on Sunday, beating Marcos Baghdatis 7-5, 6-4 at this Wimbledon grass court warm-up. Playing with the Dunlop Aerogel 2HUNDRED, the 21 year old Czech won 35 of 37 first-serve points... (Full story …)

Sharapova and Jankovic Battle On The Grass At Birmingham In An All O3 Final

Jankovic Wins First Tournament Immediately After Picking Up New Ozone Racquet (Full story …)

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 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 8, 2007

Virginia Tennis Court Named in Honor of Frank McDavid

Chesterfield County (Virginia) — Board of Supervisors in cooperation with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission have named the tennis courts at Rockwood Park in honor of Frank McDavid. Frank has spent years involved with youth sports, as well as... (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 …)

May 23, 2007

Croatia's Mario Ancic Enters Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

Ancic was last player to defeat Federer at Wimbledon. American Vince Spadea will make 6th Appearance in Newport (Full story …)

May 15, 2007

'On Court with USPTA' receives Award of Distinction

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

May 7, 2007

NIRSA Tennis Ace Award

Don Paitrick of the University of Mary Washington Wins NIRSA/USTA National Professional Tennis Ace Award (Full story …)

May 1, 2007

Taylor Dent Earns USPTA Certification

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

Dunlop Sports Group Announces Roland Garros Sweepstakes Winner

GREENVILLE, SC — Dunlop Sports Group has announced the winner of its 2007 Roland Garros French Open Sweepstakes. Steve Rothe of Sioux City, Iowa has won an all expense paid trip for two to attend the 2007 French Open. Co-sponsored... (Full story …)

USTA 2007 Facility Awards Application Now Available

The United States Tennis Association announces its 2007 annual Facility Awards application is now available. The 26 year-old program, gives recognition to outstanding tennis facilities in five categories. (Full story …)

April 25, 2007

USPTA Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

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

 

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