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September 7, 2016

PHIT grants gets kids active

SILVER SPRING, MD - For the second straight school year, PHIT America and the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) are pleased to announce that tens of thousands of school-age children in the U.S. are being introduced to an active,... (Full story …)

August 4, 2016

Pro League donates to PTR Foundation

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

July 11, 2016

Chase to support 10 NJTL chapters

Each NJTL chapter will receive $10,000 and will host a #ReturnTheServe Fun Day presented by Chase on July 15 (Full story …)

May 24, 2016

Public Tennis grants wheelchair scholarships

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry is delighted to announce that Public Tennis, Inc., (PTI) has awarded five (5) junior scholarship grants for the PTR Wheelchair Tennis Championships. The PTR Championships, which is part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair... (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 8, 2015

USTA Pro-Am raises more than $150,000

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

September 13, 2015

USTA Foundation receives grant from ESPN

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

September 12, 2015

ITHF exceeds fundraising goal

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

August 24, 2015

HEAD continues AIDS fight

HEAD launches “The Longest Rally” campaign in support (Full story …)

July 8, 2015

USTA receives $100k from JPMorgan Chase

Each NJTL chapter will receive $10,000, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. will once again launch #ReturnTheServe, a nationwide Twitter campaign to help one NJTL receive an additional $10,000. (Full story …)

May 4, 2015

ATP World Tour awards grant

Jared Donaldson, Rhode Island's up and comer on pro tennis tour, participates in check presentation, receives tournament wild card (Full story …)

April 10, 2015

Drysdale Tennis launches foundation

Cliff Drysdale Foundation Fund Dedicated To Improving The Lives Of Others Through Tennis (Full story …)

January 7, 2015

USTA awards record wheelchair grants

Grant Targets Organizations That Grow Wheelchair Tennis In Their Local Communities (Full story …)

September 20, 2014

USPTA pros help raise $22K for military families

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

May 17, 2014

USPTA Southern recognizes charity event

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

April 8, 2014

Medical community supports the PHIT

SILVER SPRING, MD — Some of the world’s leading doctors have epped up to proclaim that physical inactivity is the leading health issue for the 21st Century. As a result, it’s absolutely necessary that all Americans must understand and appreciate... (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 …)

January 27, 2014

USTA Serves awards $1.6 million in 2013

Year-End Grants Awarded to 40 Organizations totaling $450,000 (Full story …)

October 13, 2013

Octagon to donate $250,000 to USTA Serves

Global sports and entertainment leader to fund $50,000 over each of the next five years to the national charitable foundation of USTA (Full story …)

September 27, 2013

USPTA Donates $5,000 to ThanksUSA

ORLANDO — The United States Professional Tennis Association donated $5,000 to the ThanksUSA organization as a part of the Tennis Thanks the Troops campaign. The USPTA presented the check to ThanksUSA CEO Bob Okun during the USPTA World Conference on... (Full story …)

July 3, 2013

New USPTA Southern PTM Program Scholarship

Fayetteville, NC — The USPTA Southern Division has graciously decided to donate a scholarship award to the Methodist University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) Program that will consist of (2) awards, per year, for three consecutive years to be disbursed to... (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 …)

May 23, 2013

Head, (Red) partner to fight AIDS

HEAD players will carry (HEAD)RED Special Edition bags at the French Open (Full story …)

April 1, 2013

Andy Roddick Foundation announces new directors

AUSTIN, Texas — Andy Roddick Foundation (ARF) today announced its new Board of Directors, assembled to help ARF achieve its mission to develop and inspire underserved youth through education and sports-based mentoring. “It’s humbling to have such incredibly accomplished and... (Full story …)

March 27, 2013

USPTA and ThanksUSA continue Thank the Troops

As part of “Tennis Thanks the Troops,” the United States Professional Tennis Association and ThanksUSA will continue to team up to encourage USPTA professionals to fund scholarships for the families of military men and women. The nationwide campaign which was... (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 …)

January 10, 2013

USTA Serves awards $1.7 million in grants

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

November 13, 2012

USPTA to help pros affected by hurricane

USPTA is asking for your help in a national effort to assist tennis-teaching professionals and their families in the following divisions: New England, Eastern, Middle States and Mid-Atlantic, who were displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Many are dealing with damage to/loss... (Full story …)

November 12, 2012

Blake raises money for hurricane victims

Connecticut Resident Auctioning Off Match Jerseys (Full story …)

November 7, 2012

USTA donates to hurricane relief

Clothing, Bottled Water, Soap and Other Necessary Goods Sent to Relief Points in Queens. $100,000 Donated to Mayor’s Relief Fund for Use Throughout New York City (Full story …)

November 2, 2012

Hurricane Sandy retailer support

HEAD Penn to extend due date of open invoices to retailers in the affected areas (Full story …)

October 16, 2012

Mylan WTT Smash Hits raises record amount

$1 million as Team Billie Jean beats Team Elton 19-17 (Full story …)

October 6, 2012

USPTA charity raises more than $7,500

The United States Professional Tennis Association raised $7,582 from its silent auction held at the USPTA’s Tennis Buying Show during the World Conference on Tennis from Sept. 16-21, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif. During... (Full story …)

September 30, 2012

Wilson players fight breast cancer

Pink HOPE Collection. (Full story …)

August 28, 2012

Bryans conduct youth clinic

Nesquik sponsored-athletes, Mike and Bob Bryan conducted a clinic on Friday, August 24, 2012, at the historic West Side Tennis Center with 100 youth as part of the 2012 Nesquik “Little Mo” Internationals — Forest Hills, a youth tennis tournament... (Full story …)

August 23, 2012

AETNA to sponsor children's activities

Multi-Year Commitment To United States Tennis Association Continues this Year with Activities on Arthur Ashe Kids Day, Other Events at the 2012 US Open and throughout 2013. Community-based Tennis Programs Aim to Provide Health Activities Through Tennis and Engage Diverse Populations (Full story …)

August 8, 2012

Esurance joins Bryan brothers

Facebook Users Can Help Influence the Distribution of a $50,000 Donation That Will Help Young People in Need (Full story …)

May 9, 2012

U.S. players rally for Military Families

WASHINGTON — ThanksUSA today announced that Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) No. 1 Doubles Player and US Open Doubles Champion Lisa Raymond will serve as a national spokesperson for the charity, which aims to thank America’s troops through the gift of... (Full story …)

May 8, 2012

Match for a Cure attracts tennis legends

Tennis Exhibition Featuring Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Todd Martin, Tracy Austin and Ashley Harkleroad Supports March of Dimes and Miracle Match Foundation (Full story …)

April 13, 2012

Agassi Foundation teams up with Inspirato

Partnership Brings Source of Year-Round Revenue to Transform Education for Underserved Youth (Full story …)

March 13, 2012

$900,000 from USTA to grow youth tennis

18 Communities to Receive Funding for Local Tennis Programs (Full story …)

February 12, 2012

USPTA Pros raise nearly $2.5 M for charity

In 2011 United States Professional Tennis Association teaching professionals raised almost $2.5 million for charity through the association’s Lessons for Life™ program. Lessons for Life became USPTA’s national charitable program in 1999 and since then the USPTA and its members... (Full story …)

December 5, 2011

USPTA and ThanksUSA Join Forces to Thank the Troops

As part of “Tennis Thanks the Troops,” the United States Professional Tennis Association and ThanksUSA have teamed up to encourage USPTA professionals to fund scholarships for the families of military men and women. How will USPTA members be able to... (Full story …)

October 10, 2011

USPTA auction raises more than $6.5K

The United States Professional Tennis Association raised $6,587 from its silent auction held at the USPTA’s Tennis Buying Show during the World Conference on Tennis from Sept. 19-24, at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Fla. During the silent auction,... (Full story …)

September 6, 2011

Aetna, USTA announce school grant program

Community-based Tennis Programs Will Offer Healthy Activities Through Tennis and Engage Diverse Populations (Full story …)

August 24, 2011

Aetna commits to USTA programs

Community-based Tennis Programs Aim to Provide Health Activities Through Tennis and Engage Diverse Populations. (Full story …)

August 22, 2011

USTA Serves to host gala

Gala Contributes more than $400,000 Annually for Disadvantaged Youth. Tony Bennett, Alec Baldwin and Robin Roberts are Honorary Guests (Full story …)

August 20, 2011

USPTA presents grant to QCV

QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia benefits several local schools and learning centers. (Full story …)

August 12, 2011

US Open to conduct 9/11 tributes

Special Performances by Queen Latifah Prior to the Men’s Singles Final and Cyndi Lauper Prior to the Prime-time Women’s Singles Final. “9-11-01” to be Inscribed on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court (Full story …)

August 4, 2011

Play for Pink Tennis Tournament

Just How Much Fun Do You Want to Have Playing Tennis for a Great Cause? (Full story …)

August 1, 2011

Amex Serves Tennis Fans

Chris Evert Joins American Express to Give Tennis Fans the Inside Look at the Next Contenders of Tennis. Fresh Courts Program Refurbishes Local Tennis Facilities and Recognizes Local Tennis Leaders (Full story …)

July 25, 2011

USTA to invest $1.3m in 10 And Under Tennis

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

July 11, 2011

USTA Serves to grant 78 scholarships

Totaling more than $400,000. (Full story …)

June 7, 2011

H-E-B tourney raises more than $5.3 mil

Proceeds to Benefit 200 Texas Non-Profits (Full story …)

April 17, 2011

Djokovic Embraces Peace through Sport

MONACO — ATP World number two Novak Djokovic today joined the “champions for peace” club, a group of over 50 top-level international sports people commited to promote peace in the world through sport. Created by “Peace and Sport, l’Organisation pour... (Full story …)

April 14, 2011

Tournament to Benefit the American Cancer Society

The 12th Annual Sandy Dyer Open Tennis Tournament will take place April 29 - May 1 (Full story …)

March 20, 2011

Djokovic and Nishikori Team-up

Lead Japan Crisis Relief Effort in Miami (Full story …)

March 17, 2011

Julian Krinsky Gives Back To Jewish Community

Non-Profit Camp Seeks to Reinforce Jewish Tweens’ & Teens’ Identity within Modern Society (Full story …)

February 14, 2011

USPTA Pros raise millions for charity

In 2010, United States Professional Tennis Association teaching professionals raised more than $5 million for charity through the association’s Lessons for Life™ program. “Wow, look what we have raised over the last 12 years! Our members continually raise money, year... (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 31, 2011

USTA Supports Wheelchair Tennis

Grant Targets Organizations That are Growing Wheelchair Tennis in Their Local Communities (Full story …)

January 13, 2011

Tennis Channel to Air Relief Fund Raiser

Live from the Australian Open. Nadal, Federer, Clijsters, Hewitt and others to raise money for victims of Australia's flood disaster. (Full story …)

November 15, 2010

Stars rally for charity

WTT Smash Hits in Washington, D.C., raises more than $500,000 for AIDS charities (Full story …)

October 27, 2010

AAYTE Benefit to Honor Douglas Conant

Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education to Pay Tribute to Campbell Soup Company President and CEO Douglas Conant at Annual Benefit for Children on April 29, 2011 (Full story …)

October 26, 2010

USPTA Supports VA QuickStart Program

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

October 21, 2010

WTT VIP Reception Tix Selling Fast

Includes Live Auction with Elton, Billie Jean and players (Full story …)

October 7, 2010

Tell us about Your Lessons for Life Events!

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

USPTA Auction Raises More Than $6,500

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

September 20, 2010

Family Circle Cup to Support Youth Tennis

Dunlop Sports and Vapor Apparel Join Family Circle Cup Outreach Effort (Full story …)

September 8, 2010

Stars and Celebrities to Attend Benefit Ball

ITHF Legends Ball Star-Studded Guest List Includes Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova, Tracy Austin, Annika Sorenstam, Ramona & Mario Singer and More (Full story …)

September 1, 2010

Stars Coming to DC for Charity Event

Agassi, Graf, Blake, and Kournikova in town for Elton John and Billie Jean King's Charity Event. Tickets on sale Sept. 7. (Full story …)

August 31, 2010

FeatureTel Sponsors Benefit Tournament

APEX, N.C. — FeatureTel, offering hosted VoIP business telephone service over private networks, is a supporting sponsor of the Fifth Annual Western Wake Tennis Association Tennis Charity Classic to benefit Hospice of Wake County. FeatureTel is an Ace Sponsor of... (Full story …)

August 30, 2010

Unique Auction to Benefit the ITHF

Hit Sessions with Tennis Greats, Grand Slam Tournament Tickets, Memorable Vacation Packages & More up for Bid on September 10 in New York City (Full story …)

August 26, 2010

Babolat Kicks Off US Open

Supports Andy Roddick Foundation and Gives NYC Teen a Dream Come True (Full story …)

August 5, 2010

Devastated Courts Renovated

Makeover Show will Chronicle Before-and-After Upgrade at Badly Damaged Tennis Facility and the Community that Changes as a Result. USTA and SportMaster Join Forces to Renovate Damaged Courts; Will Result in Eight New 36’ Kids Tennis Courts (Full story …)

June 22, 2010

USTA/Midwest Section Unveils Image Campaign

"Play it Forward" (Full story …)

May 10, 2010

'1000 Rackets for Haiti'

Badminton legend Peter Gade auctions his 2010 European Gold Medal for charity (Full story …)

April 28, 2010

PTR contributes to Special Olympics

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

April 5, 2010

Baby Goes Pro to Help Fight Childhood Obesity

Baby Goes Pro to Play Integral Role in First Lady's "Let's Move" Initiative to Fight Childhood Obesity at Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 5, 2010. (Full story …)

March 25, 2010

Internet Bidding Premiere for AAYTE Auction

Items Available on Internet for First Time, starting March 29. (Full story …)

March 23, 2010

Agassi to Play McEnroe at LA Tennis Open

July 24 Exhibition Match to Raise Funds for Foundation's Signature Project, The Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy. (Full story …)

February 24, 2010

Non-Profits Partner on Tennis Tournament

Two Local Non-Profits Partner on Inaugural Mens and Ladies Doubles Tennis Cup Tournament Fundraising May 14-16, 2010 (Full story …)

February 12, 2010

Tennis Channel to Air Haitian Relief Music Video

"We Are the World" (Full story …)

February 10, 2010

Babolat Promotion to Support Roddick Foundation

Grand Prize Winner to Hit With Andy Roddick at 2010 US Open. (Full story …)

USPTA Pros Raise More Than $4 Million for Charity

In 2009, United States Professional Tennis Association teaching professionals raised just over $4 million for charity through the association’s Lessons for Life™ program. “Our members continue to stay committed to raising money for important charitable causes, while at the same... (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 …)

January 13, 2010

Marine Exploration Co-Sponsors NCTC charity event

MIAMI — Marine Exploration, Inc. (OTCBB:MEXP) announces co-sponsorship of the benefit Dinner Concert for Variety, The Children’s Charity, at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic (NCTC) this Saturday January 16. Known as “The Wimbledon of College Tennis”, the NCTC is being... (Full story …)

December 11, 2009

Haas Beats Roddick at WTT Smash Hits

Charity event raises $640,000 for AIDS charities (Full story …)

December 1, 2009

BackOffice Associates Expands Benefit Lineup

Event to feature James Blake, Andy Roddick, Sam Querrey, the Bryan Brothers, Melanie Oudin, Wyclef Jean and Top NYC Chefs (Full story …)

November 30, 2009

BackOffice Associates Announces Benefit

Serving for a Cure for the Thomas Blake Sr. Memorial Research Fund at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. James Blake, Andy Roddick, Melanie Oudin, and Wyclef Jean will highlight the event to benefit Cancer Research. (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 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 …)

October 21, 2009

USPTA Raises Nearly $8K During Silent Auction

The United States Professional Tennis Association raised $7,948 from the USPTA’s silent auction held at the USPTA’s Tennis Buying Show during the World Conference on Tennis from Sept. 21-26, at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club and Spa... (Full story …)

October 14, 2009

Rubin Added to Advanta WTT Smash Hits

Event to raise funds for AIDS charities; tickets on sale now (Full story …)

July 17, 2009

ABC's Roberts to MC 'Legends Ball' to Benefit the ITHF

Event to take place on September 11 at Cipriani in New York City. (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 …)

June 16, 2009

Roddick to Headline Annual Charity Event

Proceeds to benefit Elton John AIDS Foundation and local charities (Full story …)

June 15, 2009

USTA Launches 'The Big Serve' Advocacy Website

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

May 27, 2009

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

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

May 18, 2009

PTR Gives Photography Scholarship to Honor Dr. Ken Mak

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) today presented a plaque and $2,500 check to the Photography Department of Hilton Head Island High School to honor the memory of Dr. Kin Yee Mak (aka Ken Mak). Ken... (Full story …)

April 15, 2009

Prince Gives Big 'Thank You' to Tennis Players for Growing the Sport

Tennis Racquet Leader Launches Nationwide Program Giving Instant $20 Off Any of its New EXO3 Racquets - No Questions Asked (Full story …)

April 6, 2009

USTA Awards Half Million Dollars in Grants across the Country

Part of New Community Building Initiative; Another Half Million to be Distributed in August (Full story …)

March 5, 2009

USTA Serves Selects West Side Story For Annual Theater Fundraiser

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

March 4, 2009

USPTA Professionals Raise $4 Million for Charity

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

February 18, 2009

BackOffice Associates Announces Donation

“One Set, One Match, One Cure” (Full story …)

December 3, 2008

Get Ready to Rock! Babolat Supports Rock-N-Racquets to Benefit The Andy Roddick Foundation

Boulder, CO — Babolat, one of the leading manufacturers of tennis products, announces the company is sponsoring a special event to support star Babolat player Andy Roddick. Benefiting The Andy Roddick Foundation, Rock-n-Racquets features the world’s most exciting tennis players... (Full story …)

October 27, 2008

HEAD Penn Promotes the Game of Tennis to Children at a Local Non-Profit Event

Phoenix, AZ - October 27, 2008 -- HEAD Penn Racquet Sports participated in Touchstone Behavioral Health’s 6th Annual Family Fun Day event, which supports children and families who have behavior issues at home and at school, and introduced the game... (Full story …)

October 1, 2008

Tennis Great Maria Sharapova and Canon U.S.A. Form a Doubles Team to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Canon Contributes $150,000 to the American Cancer Society® to Honor 10-years of Support in the Fight against Breast Cancer (Full story …)

September 17, 2008

HEAD Penn Racquet Sports Extends Billing to Texas and Louisiana Customers Affected by Hurricane Ike

PHOENIX -- HEAD Penn Racquet Sports today announced that the company is offering its support and will extend payment terms for all invoices currently due from Texas and Louisiana retailers that have been affected by Hurricane Ike. “It is important... (Full story …)

September 10, 2008

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 …)

September 3, 2008

ESPN's Cliff Drysdale to Emcee 'Legends Ball' to Benefit the International Tennis Hall of Fame on September 5 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City

NEW YORK, NY - Cliff Drysdale, one of the most prominent and respected voices of tennis will emcee the 28th annual “Legends Ball” to benefit the International Tennis Hall of Fame on September 5 beginning at 6:30 pm at Cipriani... (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

USTA Serves OPENing Night Gala

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

USTA to Launch Wide-Ranging Green Initiatives

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

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

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

August 11, 2008

The 2008 Hamptons Pro/Am Tennis Invitational Benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation

Wainscott, NY -- The 4th Annual Hamptons Pro/Am Tennis Invitational benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation is scheduled to take place on August 17th at the prestigious East Hampton Indoor/Outdoor Tennis Facility in Wainscott, NY. The Prostate Cancer Foundation holds two... (Full story …)

July 15, 2008

Incline Village Tennis Center Hosts Junior Tennis Fundraiser August 1-2, 2008

Incline Village, NV-- The Incline Village Tennis Center is hosting a special event on to benefit the junior tennis program for North Lake Tahoe. Former top 50 player and current TV tennis commentator Justin Gimelstob will play an exhibition match... (Full story …)

June 26, 2008

Florida Tennis Organization Partners With Climb for Cancer

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

June 25, 2008

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

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

June 4, 2008

USTA Tennis and Education Foundation to Grant Scholarships

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

April 28, 2008

'Legends Ball' Benefiting the International Tennis Hall of Fame Friday, September 5, 2008 at Cipriani in New York City

Honorees to Include Billie Jean King and Michael Chang More Than a Dozen Hall of Famers Expected to Attend 28th Annual Gala (Full story …)

March 24, 2008

Staples Makes Shopping Easy: Retailer Teams with Tennis Great Jim Courier to Provide Free School Supplies to Students

Shopping Spree to Promote Third Annual Champions Cup Boston (Full story …)

March 13, 2008

Legg Mason Renews Title Sponsorship

Defending Champion Andy Roddick Commits for 40th Anniversary of Tennis Classic. Tournament to be held August 9-17, 2008 (Full story …)

February 18, 2008

Donald J. Trump Pro/Am Tennis Invitational Benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation

Palm Beach, FL, February 18, 2008 —- The 11th Annual Donald J. Trump Pro/Am Tennis Invitational benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation is scheduled to take place on February 24th at the prestigious Mar-a-Lago Estate of Mr. Trump in Palm Beach,... (Full story …)

February 12, 2008

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

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

February 6, 2008

USPTA Professionals Raise Nearly $7 Million for Charity

— Amount surpasses goal of $5 million in 2007 — (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 19, 2007

$19,000 Raised for Children at USTA Florida’s 58th Annual Meeting

USTA Florida’s 58th Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Weekend, held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at the Amelia Island Plantation Resort, was a huge success! USTA Florida volunteers from around the state gathered together to reflect upon the positive impact tennis, and... (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 …)

October 25, 2007

Henri 'Bijou' Elkins Tennis Show

The Henri “Bijou” Tennis Show was busy during the weekend of October 18-20 in Austin, Texas. Together with Master Pro Fernando Velasco, the Bijou Show was seen at the Opening Ceremonies of the Little Mo National Tournament at the Austin... (Full story …)

October 2, 2007

Dunlop and Fluor Team Up to Grow Tennis in the Upstate

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

September 11, 2007

Madison Brengle and Patrick McEnroe join Advanta WTT Smash Hits

New York, N.Y. (September 11, 2007) — Teenager Madison Brengle of Dover, Del., and Patrick McEnroe have been added to the field for the 2007 Advanta WTT Smash Hits, a charity tennis event co-hosted by Billie Jean King and Elton... (Full story …)

August 30, 2007

Billie Jean King launches GreenSlam

New Initiative Aims to Improve Environmental Practices in Sports. (Full story …)

August 23, 2007

'The Legends Ball' Silent, Live, and Online Auction to Benefit the ITHF

Vacation Getaways, Event Tickets, Fantasy Sports Experiences, Federer Signed Wimbledon Racquet, U2’s Edge Signed Guitar and More up for Bid. Live and Silent Auction at Cipriani 42nd Street and Online at www.tennisfame.com. (Full story …)

August 7, 2007

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

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

June 20, 2007

Fundraiser for the Texas Tennis Museum and Hall of Fame

On July 7th, 2007 at the Waco Regional Tennis and Fitness Center from 8am to noon we will be having an English Breakfast and watching the Women’s Single Finals at Wimbledon on a 10ft HD TV. There will be courts... (Full story …)

June 12, 2007

Thanks to the Supporters of the 2007 FRIENDS Tournament!

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

 

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