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July 13, 2018

PHIT Act Passes Key Committee Vote, Moves to Full House

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways & Means approved the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act by a vote of 28-6. The PHIT Act will be part of a larger package of health savings account (HSA) reform measures that the full House will vote on later this month. (Full story …)

July 11, 2018

International Tennis Hall of Fame Partners with UTR

Universal Tennis (UTR) and the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) have developed a partnership to enhance and grow tennis for a new generation of players. (Full story …)

July 9, 2018

Troon Acquires Cliff Drysdale Management

Troon®, a leader in club management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce the company's acquisition of Cliff Drysdale Management (CDM), the nation’s largest tennis management company. The acquisition, completed in early July, brings together two influential sports management companies that have been excelling at locations around the world for more than two decades. (Full story …)

June 27, 2018

11th Annual TIA Tennis Forum Aug. 27 in New York

The annual Tennis Industry Association Tennis Forum will be on Monday, Aug. 27, at the Grand Hyatt New York in Manhattan from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The 11th annual Forum will include the latest news and research about the state of the tennis industry, business insights, updates on grow-the-game initiatives including the USTA’s Net Generation, and recognition of the 2018 Tennis Industry Hall of Fame inductees. (Full story …)

New Tennis Participation Report Available from TIA

The 2018 Tennis Participation Report has been published and is available for members. The 24-page report, produced by the Tennis Industry Association in partnership with the Physical Activity Council, includes the most recent data and trends through year-end 2017 for tennis participation, consumer spending, fitness and health, fans, tennis interest, cross participation in other sports, and more. (Full story …)

Play Tennis Month Helps Rally the Industry

More than 2,300 tennis events in 32 states were registered as part of official Play Tennis Month activities during the month of May. All the events were searchable on PlayTennis.com so current, new and returning tennis players could easily find local places and times to play. (Full story …)

Register Now for 2018 Tennis Teachers Conference in NYC

Register for the 44th Tennis Teachers Conference, which will be Aug. 24-27 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. More than 1,000 tennis professionals and industry leaders are expected to attend the event, which his presented by the USTA and USPTA, and also will serve as the USPTA’s World Conference. (Full story …)

June 5, 2018

PPR to be Education & Certification Partner of USA Pickleball Association

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR), the newly formed subsidiary of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), is pleased to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) to become the Official Education and Certification Partner of USAPA. The multi-year agreement will be a tremendous benefit to thousands of coaches who want to add or enhance their coaching skills and become certified in pickleball. (Full story …)

May 25, 2018

Har-Tru Launches Windscreen Design Center

Har-Tru, LLC is launching a new Windscreen Design Center on June 4th. The online design center will be housed on the company’s website - www.hartru.com. The purpose of the design center is to use technology to simplify an otherwise tedious and complex customization and ordering process. (Full story …)

May 21, 2018

K-Swiss Offers Deal for Play Tennis Month

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

May 11, 2018

Conference Videos Focus on Innovation, Growth, Leadership in the Tennis Industry

The fifth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference in Charleston, S.C., brought together dozens of top speakers and experts to focus on innovation, growth, business leadership and development in the tennis and racquet sports industry. This year, many of the presentations throughout the three-day event were videotaped and are available to TOM Conference attendees and others to review. Go to [https://vimeo.com/tennisindustry](https://vimeo.com/tennisindustry). (Full story …)

May 4, 2018

Get Out on Court for Play Tennis Month!

It’s time to get moving—and to get out on the tennis court! The month of May is “Play Tennis Month,” and thousands of tennis programs and events around the country are showcasing the sport and all its health benefits. As one of the healthiest, most fun and most social activities, tennis is attracting players of all ages and abilities. Visit [PlayTennisMonth.com](http://www.playtennismonth.com) to find nearby tennis facilities and programs. (Full story …)

April 12, 2018

Unique LED Lighting System Wins Third Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 12, 2018) — The third edition of the Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge—a “Shark Tank”-like competition to identify the most innovative and creative product or service in the tennis industry—took place this week during the Tennis Owners &... (Full story …)

April 4, 2018

National Wounded Warrior Camp Set for May 7-10

The seventh annual National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp is scheduled to take place May 7-10, 2018 at the Balboa Tennis Club located at 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, CA 92104. (Full story …)

March 26, 2018

Top Speakers and Experts to Present At TOM Conference

Dozens of top speakers and experts will present at the fifth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference, which will focus on innovation, growth, business leadership and development. The conference runs from April 9 to 11, with optional specialty courses on Sunday, April 8. Visit [TheTOMConference.com](http://www.TheTOMConference.com) for information and to register (day session registration available). (Full story …)

March 21, 2018

USTA Names Recipients of Annual Awards

The United States Tennis Association today announced the winners of its Annual Awards presented at the USTA Annual Meeting and Conference, held March 17-19 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Carlsbad, Calif. The honorees were recognized for their dedication to growing the game at an awards luncheon. (Full story …)

March 20, 2018

Har-Tru Celebrates 10 Years of ClayTech

Har-Tru, LLC is excited to share that the company is celebrating 10 years of ClayTech in 2018 by hosting play events around the country. ClayTech is a hybrid clay court that offers all the benefits and playability of clay without all the maintenance. The surface was developed and sold in Europe prior to its introduction to the US. (Full story …)

March 13, 2018

Nominate For the USTA Outstanding Facility Awards

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 37th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program. (Full story …)

March 4, 2018

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

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

February 27, 2018

Oracle, Universal Tennis Team Up to Grow UTR

Universal Tennis and Oracle announced a strategic partnership to further develop and grow Universal Tennis Rating (UTR), the leading algorithm-based, big-data rating system and digital platform for tennis players. (Full story …)

February 12, 2018

Tennis Industry Rallies For ‘Play Tennis Month’ in May

Tennis industry partners are working together to promote May as "Play Tennis Month" to help showcase the sport of tennis and associated health benefits. Thousands of tennis programs and events will be held around the country, with a goal of helping to get people moving and playing tennis, the No. 1 sport for a long and healthy life. (Full story …)

February 8, 2018

USTA Mid-Atlantic Selects Prince William County for New Home of Tennis

The USTA Mid-Atlantic Section will move its headquarters to Prince William County, Va., and create a new home of Mid-Atlantic tennis in the community. USTA Mid-Atlantic, with a mission to promote and develop the growth of tennis, is pursuing development of a tennis complex to help support local players, pave the way for growth of the game and introduce the sport to the next generation of tennis players in the region. (Full story …)

January 22, 2018

2018 USPTA Surface Championship Series Schedule Announced

The USPTA has announced the dates for the 2018 USPTA Surface Championship Series. Now in its 13th year, the USPTA Surface Championship Series gives USPTA-certified professionals an opportunity to showcase their playing skills and earn prize money. The tournaments are open to all USPTA-certified professionals in good standing. (Full story …)

January 9, 2018

Kiawah Island Names Roy Barth Director Emeritus of Tennis

Kiawah Island Golf Resort announces the retirement of Director of Tennis Roy Barth effective January 1. Barth now becomes Director Emeritus for the resort upon his retirement. After a lengthy search, Kiawah Island Golf Resort named Barth’s son, Jonathan Barth, as the new Director of Tennis. (Full story …)

December 18, 2017

Tennis Industry Magazine Names 2017 'Champions of Tennis'

Ajay Pant, the national tennis director for Life Time, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2017 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2018 issue. Pant led off the magazine’s 17th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

November 1, 2017

Top Speakers to Present at 5th Annual TOM Conference

Top experts and consultants both inside and outside of the tennis industry are signing up to share their expertise and knowledge at the fifth annual [TOM Conference](http://www.TheTOMConference.com), which will be April 8-11 at Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, S.C. Presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA), the TOM Conference targets tennis owners, managers and industry decision-makers with a focus on innovation, growth and business leadership. (Full story …)

June 14, 2017

CDT launches lifestyle program

The Nation’s Top Tennis Management Company Launches Online Subscription Program Offering A Multitude Of Benefits Customized For Tennis Lovers (Full story …)

May 5, 2016

CDT partners rank in the top 10

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami and Omni Amelia Island Plantation Shine with Commanding Ratings in TRO’s Annual List (Full story …)

March 18, 2016

Rebuilding Cuba's National Tennis Center

Hinding Tennis to Make History in Cuba (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 …)

January 28, 2016

Drysdale partners with Cincinnati TC

Greg Drysdale Announced as the Famed Club’s New Director of Tennis (Full story …)

December 10, 2015

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 …)

May 21, 2015

CopperWynd announces new Director of Tennis

The renowned Scottsdale resort program to be led by Director of Tennis Mark Chellas (Full story …)

March 9, 2015

Albany welcomes Harry Gilbert

New Providence, The Bahamas - Albany, the luxury resort community in The Bahamas jointly owned by Tavistock Group, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, is pleased to welcome United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Elite Professional and former USPTA National President... (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 …)

September 26, 2014

Community Tennis Day at Sea Colony

The inaugural event at the Bethany Beach, Delaware, tennis facility, features complimentary clinics by certified instructors followed by informal round robin play, plus information about junior tennis academies, weekend tennis camps, winter memberships and an open house at the newly renovated and expanded facility. (Full story …)

September 22, 2014

Club Med Generation Cup expanding

Hall of Famer Rosie Casals with her company Sportswoman, Inc., and Rich Neher with Tennis Media Group have made a change to the club med generation cup series. It is now open to any one wishing to play in the... (Full story …)

May 1, 2014

The top 100 tennis resorts and camps

Tennis Resorts Online, the web’s leading source of tennis-travel information, has just 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... (Full story …)

July 25, 2013

TennisHub offers free electronic court sheet manager

TennisHub Inc. announced that it will offer its electronic court sheet manager to tennis providers for free until August 18. TennisHub enables users to manage all on-court activities in one interface, providing a more effective platform for managing the nerve... (Full story …)

April 16, 2013

Top juniors hit MAC for training camp

MANCHESTER, MA — This weekend, Manchester Athletic Club welcomed 24 of the most elite junior tennis players across the northeast region of the nation to come together for a two-day, high-intensity camp that focused on player training, character on and... (Full story …)

August 20, 2012

Resort serves up championship tennis

Top-rated pros, led by Ted Lepisto, offer lessons, clinics, social play lessons (Full story …)

March 2, 2012

Omni Amelia Island partners with Cliff Drysdale

Summary: The tennis program at the world-renowned Omni Amelia Island Plantation has for a long time been noted as one of the world’s best. Currently undergoing a spectacular, expansion project dubbed “The Re-Imagination of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation,” the tennis program will also be re-imagined and reinvigorated with the energy and enthusiasm brought to the game by the professionals at Cliff Drysdale Tennis. (Full story …)

February 8, 2011

New Tennis Facility to Open in NYC

Unique Facility Once Home to Tennis, Indoor Ski Slope and CBS TV to House Tennis Again (Full story …)

October 6, 2010

Midtown Tennis Celebrates 40 Years

Chicago Club Set World-Wide Tennis Standard (Full story …)

June 28, 2010

iTUSA Signs Deal with Spanish Tennis Federation

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

May 6, 2010

USPTA's Gill Recognized

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

April 22, 2010

ITHF Presents 'The Casino'

On the building's 130th anniversary, the new exhibit will chronicle the architectural and social history of a building that was considered to be America's first country club. (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 …)

March 9, 2010

Dallas to Unveil 16 New Youth Tennis Courts

City’s Oldest Courts at Kiest Park Revamped into Texas’ First QuickStart Tennis Site. (Full story …)

March 5, 2010

PTR to Host Club & Facility Conference

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will host its second Tennis Club and Facility Conference May 19-21, 2010 at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The three day event has been designed specifically for tennis... (Full story …)

February 16, 2010

Hawks Cay Resort Partners with Drysdale Tennis

Duck Key, FL — Cliff Drysdale Tennis is pleased to announce a new partnership with Hawks Cay Resort, which will include the renovation and expansion of it’s tennis program, as stated by Cliff Drysdale Tennis’ CEO, Don Henderson, today. The... (Full story …)

February 9, 2010

Atlanta Tennis Championships Selects Site

Atlanta Athletic Club to host 2010 tournament. (Full story …)

January 19, 2010

BallenIsles CC Hosts Int'l Senior Women’s Tournament

Les Grandes Dames International Senior Women’s Tennis Tournament to be held at New Sports Complex. (Full story …)

December 4, 2009

USTA Southern Announces 2009 Awards

QuickStart facilities honored. (Full story …)

October 13, 2009

Tecnifibre Signs New Partnership with 6th Sense

Tecnifibre has just signed a new partnership with 6th Sense, the tennis academy launched by Justine Henin and Carlos Rodriguez. 6th Sense has 2 academies. One in Belgium, the other in the USA. Tecnifibre becomes the official tennis partner with... (Full story …)

September 22, 2009

USTA Names ITC as a Certified RTC

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

August 13, 2009

$10 Million Upgrade Planned for Lindner Family Tennis Center

Improvements to Player, Fan and Media Facilities to Be Ready By August, 2010 (Full story …)

 

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