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June 2, 2017

PlaySight announces new investors

Strategic partnership will aid in global expansion and introduce revolutionary technology in golf and new sports verticals (Full story …)

May 8, 2017

USPTA announces agreement with Har-Tru

Har-Tru is now the official provider of teaching carts, ball mowers, and baskets (Full story …)

May 1, 2017

CSS appoints Rapp Regional Sales Manager

ANDOVER, Mass - The California Sports Surfaces (CSS) division of ICP Construction (ICP) announced today that Bill Rapp has been named to the position of Midwest Regional Sales Manager. CSS, as part of ICP, is the leading supplier of such... (Full story …)

April 6, 2017

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 36th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program. The USTA recognizes tennis facilities... (Full story …)

March 21, 2017

TENNISCOURT launches to help contractors

CHESHIRE, CT. — Tennis courts across the US and Canada vary in surface types and the construction, resurfacing and maintenance of these courts lies in the hands of thousands of hard working contractors - many of them small, family businesses.... (Full story …)

January 17, 2017

USPTA and SportMaster unite

USPTA partners with SportMaster to introduce SportMaster Fix-A-Court program (Full story …)

January 9, 2017

Ivanovic joins Playsight

TENAFLY, NEW JERSEY - Today, PlaySight (playsight.com), the company behind the cutting-edge tennis SmartCourt, is announcing that recently retired WTA Grand Slam Singles Champion and former world #1 singles player Ana Ivanovic has joined the company as a partner and... (Full story …)

January 5, 2017

USTA National Campus opens

100-Court Model Tennis Facility Will Be New “Home of American Tennis” (Full story …)

October 5, 2016

PlaySight introduces challenge system

TENAFLY, NEW JERSEY - Can cheating be eliminated from the sport of tennis? With the introduction of a new PlayFair Challenge system this month, PlaySight (playsight.com) - the company behind the cutting-edge SmartCourt - is setting out to reduce the... (Full story …)

Olympic tennis stadium to be demolished

Gwinnett County in Georgia plans to acquire and demolish the former Olympic tennis stadium near Stone Mountain, which could clear the way for private development of the site. The county board of governors recently approved a deal that would result... (Full story …)

July 21, 2016

Rome Tennis Center grand opening

Rome, GA - To celebrate the grand opening of the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College and the nation’s largest hard court facility, a full schedule of events is planned for the opening on Friday, July 29, 2016. All media... (Full story …)

June 23, 2016

Annacone and Cahill join PlaySight

TENAFLY, NEW JERSEY - Today, PlaySight (playsight.com), the company behind the cutting-edge tennis SmartCourt, is announcing that world-renowned tennis coaches Darren Cahill and Paul Annacone have joined on as the new Heads of the Coaching and Player Development team for... (Full story …)

May 2, 2016

PlaySight announces USTA partnership

TENAFLY, NEW JERSEY - Today, PlaySight (playsight.com), the company behind the Smart Court and the most cutting-edge video and analytics technology in tennis, is announcing their alliance with the United States Tennis Association to equip all 102 tennis courts at... (Full story …)

March 7, 2016

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 35th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program. The USTA recognizes tennis facilities... (Full story …)

March 3, 2016

Hall joins McWil Squash as senior partner

Squash Executive Teams Up with Court Building Leader (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 …)

July 23, 2015

ASBA announces new tennis courts manual

FOREST HILL, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, sports fields and indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces, has announced the publication of the... (Full story …)

July 1, 2015

CSS appoints Lock

Andover, Mass - California Sports Surfaces™ (CSS), the world’s leading supplier of sport surfacing brands DecoTurf®, Plexipave®, Plexitrac®, Rebound Ace®, Premier Sports Coatings™, Premier Court®, and Guardian Crack Repair® has announced that Steven Lock has been appointed to the position... (Full story …)

June 10, 2015

Arthur Ashe Stadium roof ‘topped off’

5,000 Ton Roof Superstructure Now Complete; Final Assembly of Retractable Panels to Begin Following 2015 US Open. Construction on New Grandstand Stadium Underway (Full story …)

May 30, 2015

PlaySight launches Smart Court Live

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

March 16, 2015

CSCI enhances partnership with USTA

Connor Sport Court International® (CSCI) has partnered with the United States Tennis Association® (USTA) to provide 16 courts for the USTA’s new state of the art tennis facility at Lake Nona in Orlando, FL set to open in 2016. (Full story …)

February 3, 2015

LSI illuminates facility with Indirect LED

Cincinnati, OH — As part of a $5 million expansion and renovation program, the Fort Collins Country Club constructed three new indoor tennis courts to complement their existing five outdoor courts. The facility chose to use the new S x... (Full story …)

January 12, 2015

CPC acquires three firms

Andover, Massachusetts — California Products Corporation, a leading manufacturer of sports surfaces, architectural and environmental containment coatings has announced the acquisition of Latexite International Inc., Premier Concepts Inc., and Guardian Crack Repair Products, LLC. Latexite International Inc. is a manufacturer... (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 …)

November 5, 2014

Gerflor completes the acquisition of Connor

CHICAGO, IL — Gerflor, a global leader in the design and manufacture of resilient flooring, today announced that it has acquired Connor Sport Court International in a move that will expand the company’s global market reach and sports product range... (Full story …)

October 23, 2014

ASBA announces 2014 Technical Meeting

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

September 24, 2014

ASBA announces new Sports Surfaces manual

ELLICOTT CITY, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for sports fields, running tracks, tennis courts and indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces, has announced the publication of the... (Full story …)

September 1, 2014

Net tension device receives patent

Knoxville, TN: In the same week that the TNT Gauge™ was being installed for the third consecutive year on net posts for all the tennis courts at the 2014 US Open, U.S. Patent No. 8,806,952 “Measuring Sports Net Tension” was... (Full story …)

June 23, 2014

California Sports Surfaces appoints Futty

Andover, Massachusetts — California Sports Surfaces, the leading supplier of world renowned acrylic sport surfacing brands DecoTurf, Plexipave, Plexitrac, and Rebound Ace announced that Randy Futty has been named to the position of Vice President, Business Development. Futty was previously... (Full story …)

June 2, 2014

Clay court maintenance seminar at Randall's Island

Seminar will showcase a new electric roller that Har-Tru plans to officially release to the industry in a few weeks (Full story …)

April 2, 2014

Har-Tru introduces 'Be One with the Clay'

Har-Tru Sports Gives Spectators & Tennis Fans Around the World the Opportunity to Win a Trip to a Palm Desert Resort (Full story …)

January 17, 2014

HammeLite marks new milestone.

NATICK, Massachusetts — ThinkLite® today announced it has sold over 1,000 units of the HammeLite, its proprietary indoor court lighting solution, one year since its introduction in December 2012. Customers include indoor tennis and soccer facilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New... (Full story …)

July 25, 2013

Sport Court chosen for NTC’s ‘DeckZone’

In June, the USTA formally opened its new 10 and Under Tennis area at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Named “DeckZone,” the 15,000-square-foot terrace connected to the Indoor Tennis Center on the US Open grounds is dedicated... (Full story …)

July 15, 2013

Har-Tru announces ongoing commitment to Jr tennis

Leading clay court company teams up with Brad Gilbert, announces plans for clay court facility (Full story …)

March 18, 2013

Har-Tru sponsors Roland Garros wild card challenge

Top American Performers at USTA Pro Circuit Clay-Court Tournaments Awarded Wild Cards into 2013 French Open (Full story …)

February 27, 2013

ASBA honors Vasco Sports Contractors

MASSILLON — Vasco Sports Contractors, a national leader in the turf field, tennis court and track construction industry, has been recognized by the American Sports Builders Association, Fields Division. Vasco won two Distinguished Single Field Facility Awards for the company’s... (Full story …)

February 2, 2013

USTA to help refurbish tennis courts

Facility to Support 10 and Under Tennis. In Jacksonville, Florida—the Host City of the 2013 Davis Cup First Round— By Converting One Court Into Four Permanent 10 and Under Tennis Courts; Seven Courts to be Resurfaced with Blended Lines USTA Project to be Jointly Funded with the USTA Florida Section and the City of Jacksonville (Full story …)

January 25, 2013

Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners remodels

Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners will transform into the world-class headquarters for high performance tennis training, tournaments and recreational play Healthy Way of Life resort to include state of the art tennis complex including eight indoor and 20 outdoor tennis courts (four of them har-tru clay) to compliment world class health and fitness destination that allows people to engage in their areas of passion Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners to uniquely offer the experts, programs and services that help people set and achieve their athletic, fitness and nutrition goals (Full story …)

December 16, 2012

ASBA announces new certified builders

Ellicott City, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the names of the individuals most recently recognized as Certified Builders. ASBA offers its voluntary certification... (Full story …)

December 11, 2012

VersaCourt makes inspired gifts

LAMAR, Mo. — VersaCourt International, a leader in indoor and outdoor modular surfaces for basketball courts, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, multi-game courts and more, is home to a product line that features a number of great holiday gift options for... (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 …)

October 25, 2012

VersaCourt makes choosing your court easier

LAMAR, Mo. — VersaCourt International, a leader in indoor and outdoor modular surfaces for basketball courts, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, multi-game courts and more, is always looking for new and exciting ways to introduce its product line to potential customers.... (Full story …)

September 25, 2012

VersaCourt’s monthly specials

Making Its Already Affordable Multi-Court Surfaces Even More Accessible (Full story …)

TIA to hold facility workshops

Presented by the Tennis Industry Association Oct. 13 - 14. (Full story …)

August 27, 2012

ASBA announces publication of new manual

New, streamlined format allows for ease of use. (Full story …)

August 22, 2012

VersaCourt perfect across the board

LAMAR, Mo. — VersaCourt International, a leader in indoor and outdoor modular surfaces for basketball courts, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, multi-game courts and more, offers the perfect solution for commercial clients that are looking for a multi-game surface. Whether you’re... (Full story …)

August 15, 2012

Ultracushion selected for Fed Cup Final

The Novacrylic Ultracushion® system manufactured by Nova Sports USA (Milford, MA) has been selected for November’s 2012 Fed Cup final between the Czech Republic and Serbia. The Federation Cup defending champions (Czech Republic) will host the event at Prague’s 17,000... (Full story …)

August 7, 2012

Create the Court of Your Dreams

VersaCourt Online Court Designer. (Full story …)

July 30, 2012

DecoTurf chosen for the Citi Open

Andover, MA — The Citi Open, formerly the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, has chosen DecoTurf to supply the surfacing materials for the prestigious ATP and WTA events. The Citi Open, hosted annually at the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center in... (Full story …)

July 27, 2012

Har-Tru hosts junior workout

Har-Tru Sports, the leading manufacturer of clay courts, recently teamed up with USTA NorCal to provide some of California’s top juniors the unique opportunity to train on clay courts on July 9 and 10. In an effort to inspire young... (Full story …)

July 24, 2012

10-S Tennis Supply partners with USPTA

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

July 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 2, 2012

VersaCourt provides safe multi-game surfaces

LAMAR, Mo. — VersaCourt International, a leader in indoor and outdoor modular surfaces for basketball courts, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, multi-game courts and more, offers multi-game surfaces that provide the exercise children need on a surface that’s safe for their... (Full story …)

May 16, 2012

ASBA announces new courts manual

ELLICOTT CITY, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, sports fields and indoor and outdoor synthetic sports surfaces, has announced the publication of the... (Full story …)

May 12, 2012

Har-Tru website earns high praise

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

February 20, 2012

Har-Tru acquires two tennis suppliers

Acquisitions Expand HAR-TRU’s Product Offering (Full story …)

January 29, 2012

Australian Open to use Plexicushion through 2017

Tennis Australia, California Products’ Plexipave Division and Australian Plexipave Inc. announced an extended designation of Plexicushion Prestige as the surface of the Australian Open through 2017. This extension reinforces the decision by Tennis Australia to select Plexicushion in 2007. As... (Full story …)

January 18, 2012

Australian Open uses Plexicushion

Andover, MA ‐- The 2012 Australian Open marks the 5th consecutive year that the world‐renowned Grand Slam has selected Plexipave’s Plexicushion Prestige tennis surface. Plexicushion is selected year after year at the Australian Open, Australia’s greatest global sporting event, because... (Full story …)

December 6, 2011

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 22, 2011

USTA celebrates 2011 tennis court installations

Largest Community Initiative in the History of the USTA to be celebrated on November 30 at Grove Park in Atlanta, Georgia (Full story …)

October 9, 2011

Shanghai Rolex Masters selects DecoTurf

Andover, MA — The Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 has chosen DecoTurf’s DecoColor tennis surface again in 2011. This elite ATP Masters 1000 tournament will be played at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. The... (Full story …)

September 29, 2011

Red clay a success at St. Andrews CC

Aaron Krickstein Offers Members Tips for Red Clay Play (Full story …)

September 28, 2011

DecoTurf picked for China Open

Named Official Tennis Court Surface (Full story …)

September 6, 2011

Facilities honored for excellence

2011 USTA Outstanding Facility Award Winners (Full story …)

August 31, 2011

Transform into a champion: Train on clay

Lee Tennis Court Products Changes Name to Har-Tru Sports and Launches New Web Presence (Full story …)

July 29, 2011

Har-Tru Maintenance Certification Seminar

Har-Tru Sports, the manufacturer of Har-Tru, will be hosting a Har-Tru Maintenance Certification Seminar on Tuesday, September 27 and Wednesday, September 28, 2011. The purpose of the seminar is to bring together leading experts on indoor and outdoor clay courts... (Full story …)

June 27, 2011

NGI Going Green with Yellowstone

At Yellowstone National Park, another sight that’s as predictable as the park’s famous Old Faithful Geyser are recycling bins stuffed with food wrappers, plastic bottles, and other items generated by the park’s three and a half million annual visitors. In... (Full story …)

May 31, 2011

Website Focuses on Developing Players on Clay

Har-Tru Sports has revamped HarTru.com to offer competitive information that focuses on junior player development and innovation, emphasizing why playing on clay is a key to developing championship tennis. “Playing on a clay court teaches players to think, create and... (Full story …)

March 15, 2011

Plexipave for Memphis, Delray Beach, and IWTG

Andover, MA — Plexipave was selected as the surface for the ATP and WTA World Tour events that took place in Memphis, Tennessee, Delray Beach, Florida and Indian Wells, California. Both the ATP and WTA Memphis tournaments began February 11th.... (Full story …)

January 30, 2011

NGI Sports provides green solutions

CHATTANOOGA, TN — Based in Chattanooga, TN, NGI Sports is a pioneer in green technology supplying the tennis court market with eco-friendly surfaces for park, school, municipal, club commercial and residential use. Demand has grown rapidly for building materials which... (Full story …)

January 26, 2011

Versacourt Announces New Distributors

LAMAR, Mo. — Versacourt International, a leader in indoor and outdoor modular surfaces for basketball courts, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, multi-game courts and more, has announced the addition of two exclusive distributors in Spain and Mexico. The agreement with Flex... (Full story …)

December 22, 2010

ASBA Elects New Officers and Directors

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

ASBA Announces New Certified Builders

Ellicott City, MD - The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the names of the individuals most recently recognized as Certified Builders. ASBA offers its voluntary certification... (Full story …)

December 20, 2010

Australian Open Series to be played on Plexicushion

Andover, MA — Plexipave is pleased to announce that the Australian Open will once again be played on their Plexicushion Prestige surface. Tennis Australia and the Australian Open selected Plexicushion as the tournament’s surface for its ability to meet the... (Full story …)

Plexicushion Selected for WTA’s ASB Classic

Andover, MA — Plexipave Sport Surfacing Systems has announced that their Plexicushion Prestige surface has been chosen for the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand. This Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournament will be played at the ASB Tennis Centre from... (Full story …)

December 18, 2010

NGI SPORTS Announces Eco Friendly Celceram

NGI SPORTS announces the use of Celceram™ with BIOBALANCE™ polymers in our Nova’Pro Tennis and TitanTrax Shield products. This exciting green technology compliments the existing soybean-based technology utilized in production of our sports surfacing systems. Celceram™ is a highly-refined recovered... (Full story …)

December 14, 2010

ASBA Holds Meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach

Ellicott City, MD — The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, recently held its Technical Meeting, from December 4-6 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The meeting was attended by... (Full story …)

December 10, 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 ASBA... (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 …)

November 30, 2010

Versacourt Endorsed by NBA's Pippen

LAMAR, Mo. — Versacourt International, a leader in indoor and outdoor modular surfaces for basketball courts, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, multi-game courts and more, is now being endorsed by former NBA great Scottie Pippen. Mr. Pippen, a 6-time champion with... (Full story …)

November 22, 2010

ASBA Announces Publication of Sports Fields Book

New publication contains info on construction, maintenance of natural and artificial turf fields (Full story …)

October 29, 2010

Plexipave Selected for WTA Championships

Plexicushion Prestige tennis surface gets the nod (Full story …)

October 26, 2010

Colorado Gets First Permanent QST Courts

The Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) Eldorado K-8 School recently unveiled the first permanent, public QuickStart tennis courts to be built in Colorado. The project got rolling when community advocates Sue Burke and Lisa Christie first approached the school in... (Full story …)

October 11, 2010

Southwest Greens Introduces Backyard Court Solutions

ATLANTA — Southwest Greens International, the global leader in designing and installing state-of-the-art synthetic putting greens and lawns for residential and commercial use, has upped the ante and added to its product line by introducing high-performance, low-maintenance multi-game courts for... (Full story …)

August 20, 2010

DecoTurf Surface Chosen for the 2010 Pilot Pen

Andover, MA — Marking the final stop before the Olympus US Open Series heads to New York, the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament will take place from August 22nd-29th at the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven, CT. Once again, the... (Full story …)

August 19, 2010

Clay Court Maintenance Seminars by Welch

Welch Tennis clay court maintenance seminars continue to grow in popularity! These informative seminars are geared towards anyone who may have anything to do with the business of maintaining clay (Har-Tru) tennis courts. Whether the courts are the traditional overhead-irrigated... (Full story …)

August 16, 2010

DecoTurf Selected for 2010 W&SFG Masters

Andover, MA — The Western & Southern Financial Group Masters, one of the oldest and most prestigious events in the world of tennis has once again chosen DecoTurf’s cushioned tennis surface. This elite ATP Masters 1000 event, one of the... (Full story …)

August 13, 2010

DecoTurf Chosen for 2010 Rogers Cup

Andover, MA — Continuing a relationship that began more than two decades ago, DecoTurf will once again be the surface of choice for the Rogers Cup WTA tournament in Montreal. The Rogers Cup rotates annually between Montreal and Toronto and... (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 …)

August 2, 2010

Sport Court Spotlighted at White House

Washington, D.C. — Sport Court® is teaming up with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to set up eight colorful QuickStart tennis courts at the White House for its South Lawn Series on Tuesday, August 3. White House officials will... (Full story …)

Mercury Insurance Open chooses DecoTurf

Andover, MA — The organizers of the Mercury Insurance Open have chosen DecoColor, from the makers of DecoTurf, as the Official Surface of their worldclass tennis tournament. The Mercury Insurance Open will take place August 2nd - 8th at the... (Full story …)

July 15, 2010

Court Builders: Market Your QuickStart Services

Are you a tennis court contractor, or do you work with court contractors? Court builders can play a key role in developing a national infrastructure for Kids Tennis, while at the same time drumming up extra business. Last year, the... (Full story …)

July 14, 2010

New Tennis Court Manual Released by ASBA, USTA

The sixth edition of “Tennis Courts: A Construction and Maintenance Manual” has jus been released and is available for anyone interested in building, maintaining or learning more about all types of tennis courts. The manual is a cooperative venture between... (Full story …)

July 7, 2010

Lee Tennis Court Products Seminar

Lee Tennis Court Products, the manufacturer of Har-Tru, will be hosting a Har-Tru Maintenance Certification Seminar August 12th and 13th, 2010. The purpose of the seminar is to bring together leading experts on indoor and outdoor clay courts to discuss... (Full story …)

June 30, 2010

Har-Tru Maintenance Course to be Held in NYC

Lee Tennis Court Products, the manufacturer of Har-Tru, will be hosting a Har-Tru Maintenance Certification Seminar Aug. 12-13 at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, Sportime at Randall’s Island in New York City. The purpose of the seminar is to bring... (Full story …)

June 22, 2010

DecoTurf for the Atlanta Tennis Championships

Andover, MA — The organizers of the Atlanta Tennis Championships have chosen DecoColor, from the makers of DecoTurf, as the Official Surface of their world-class tennis tournament. The Atlanta Tennis Championships will take place July 17-25 at the Atlanta Athletic... (Full story …)

June 17, 2010

ASBA to Offer Technical Meeting

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

May 28, 2010

ITA to allow QuickStart Lines on competition courts

Rule Change Will Allow ITA Competition Courts to be Used for Tournaments and Training Utilizing the QuickStart Play Format. (Full story …)

May 20, 2010

HiDef Indoor Tennis Court Lighting

Recognizing the importance of environmental sustainability and energy efficiency, LSI has introduced the HiDef system, a breakthrough in indoor tennis court lighting. The HiDef system uses high output T5 fluorescent lamps in combination with a unique combination direct / indirect... (Full story …)

May 10, 2010

Lee installs first U.S. indoor clay courts

Wheaton Sports Center Installs First Bubbled ClayTech Courts in the United States! (Full story …)

March 31, 2010

2010 Great Britain vs. Lithuania Davis Cup

Nova Sports USA, Inc. is proud to be the acrylic surfacing provider of the March, 2010 Davis Cup match between Great Britain and Lithuania. Over 2,500 spectators watched Lithuania’s Davis Cup team defeat Great Britain (3-2) at the newly constructed... (Full story …)

March 16, 2010

ASBA Announces New Certified Builders

Individuals certified in tennis courts, running tracks, sports fields (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 2, 2010

Plexipave Selected for Three ATP Tournaments

Andover, MA — Plexipave has been selected as the surface for the ATP World Tour events taking place in Memphis, Delray Beach, and Indian Wells. Plexipave’s speed of play makes it possible for all types of players to excel, and... (Full story …)

December 11, 2009

Plexicushion Prestige Chosen for Capitala

Andover, MA — Plexipave, the world’s largest selling brand of acrylic tennis court coatings, is pleased to announce that the Capitala World Tennis Championship will be played on their Plexicushion Prestige tennis surface. The Capitala World Tennis Championship will bring... (Full story …)

November 18, 2009

ReelSticks at the US Open

Solves 100 Year Old Tennis Puzzle. (Full story …)

October 28, 2009

FIFA Acknowledges GreenFields as FIFA Preferred Producer

As one of the first producers in the synthetic turf industry, GreenFields has been awarded the FIFA Preferred Producer status at the opening day of the FSB trade fair in Cologne (Germany). This acknowledges the sustained efforts of GreenFields to... (Full story …)

October 26, 2009

TenCate Introduces Warranty on Synthetic Turf Pitches

During the 2009 FSB trade fair in Cologne (Germany) TenCate, as the first company in the international synthetic turf industry, will introduce a warranty on the performance and durability of synthetic turf pitches made with TenCate components. These warranties will... (Full story …)

September 28, 2009

ASBA to Offer Technical Meeting in Savannah

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

September 4, 2009

US Open and Decoturf Extend Contract

DecoTurf remains the “Surface of the US Open” through December 2014 (Full story …)

August 26, 2009

DecoTurf Surface Chosen for the 2009 Pilot Pen

Andover, MA — As the Olympus US Open Series continues its summer march to the year’s final Major event, many of the world’s top players are now gathered at the Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament in New Haven, CT. Taking place... (Full story …)

August 25, 2009

Sony Ericsson Unveils World's Largest Tennis Court in New Haven

Sony Ericsson WTA Tour stars Caroline Wozniacki and Flavia Pennetta play tennis on world’s largest court in one of America’s most famous college football fields (Full story …)

August 11, 2009

DecoTurf Surface Chosen for the 2009 Rogers Masters

August 11, 2009 - Andover, MA - Tennis Canada has once again chosen DecoTurf as the surface of the 2009 Rogers Cup, continuing a partnership that began 22 years ago. This top-tier ATP Masters Series event will be held in... (Full story …)

DecoTurf is Once Again Selected for the Olympus US Open Series in Cincinnati

Andover, MA, August 11, 2009 - As momentum builds towards the US Open, the Lindner Family Tennis Center will host the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open as part of the Olympus US Open Series, August 8th -16th. The... (Full story …)

July 30, 2009

DecoTurf Surface Chosen for the Legg Mason Tennis Classic

DecoColor, from the makers of DecoTurf, as the Official Surface provider of their world-class tennis tournament for the 7th consecutive year. The Legg Mason Tennis Classic, the preeminent annual sporting event in the nation’s capital, will take place August 1st-9th... (Full story …)

June 30, 2009

Job for Tennis Court of Trumbull Tennis Courts of Trumbull Chooses Cushion Extreme

When Ed Pagano, Owner of Tennis Courts of Trumbull, CT. wanted to convert his existing indoor “har tru” courts over to all weather cushion courts, he knew he had a tough task ahead of him. That was until Tom Hinding,... (Full story …)

February 5, 2009

Hop-A-Razzi Makes Fetching Tennis Balls Easy

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

October 6, 2008

Lee Tennis Court Products, the Maker of HAR-TRU, Endorses Wilson Trance II Shoe for Best Play on Clay

Charlottesville, VA -- Lee Tennis Court Products (LTCP) steps up to endorse the shoe that’s best suited for successful play on clay: the Wilson Trance II. LTCP partnered with Wilson to provide tennis players the ultimate playing experience by maximizing... (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 …)

August 14, 2008

Historic Garneau Tennis Club Converts to Nova'Pro Clay

80 Year-Old Canadian Venue to Get Historical Designation (Full story …)

August 12, 2008

DecoTurf Surface Chosen for the Legg Mason Tennis Classic

Andover, MA, August 2008 –- For the sixth consecutive year, the organizers of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic have chosen DecoTurf as the Official Surface provider of their world-class tennis tournament. The Legg Mason Tennis Classic, celebrating its 40th year,... (Full story …)

July 29, 2008

Rogers Cup to Be Played on DecoTurf

Andover, MA, July 2008 –- Continuing a partnership that began in 1987, DecoTurf is proud to have once again been selected as the tennis surface of the Rogers Cup WTA Tournament, to be played in Montreal July 26th through August... (Full story …)

July 28, 2008

DecoTurf again for Cincinnati

Andover, MA -- As momentum builds towards the US Open, the Lindner Family Tennis Center will host the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters as part of the US Open Series, July 28th - August 2nd. The play will once... (Full story …)

July 7, 2008

DecoTurf Tennis Surface is Once Again Selected for US Open Series in Indianapolis

Andover, MA, July 2008 –- As the start of the US Open draws near, the Indianapolis Tennis Center hosts the Indianapolis Tennis Championships as part of the US Open Series, July 12th – July 20th. The play will once again... (Full story …)

May 13, 2008

DecoTurf Chosen for NCAA Division I Tennis Championships

The University of Tulsa to host this year’s NCAA Men’s Division I Championships on DecoTurf (Full story …)

March 20, 2008

Pacific Life Open to be Played on Plexipave

California Products Plexipave IW Surface Selected for Indian Wells (Full story …)

January 30, 2008

DecoTurf Chosen for U.S. vs. Germany Fed Cup

Andover, MA — DecoTurf, the most recognized tennis surface in the world, announced that their 100% acrylic tennis surface DecoColor, has been selected for the Fed Cup Quarterfinal, February 2-3, at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club in California.... (Full story …)

January 3, 2008

NGI Sports Adds 'Aussie Clay' Tennis Surface to Its Diverse Product Line

CHATTANOOGA, TN — NGI Sports, known for creating state-of-the-art, eco-friendly court surfaces, has just introduced the Nova’ProAussieClay as part of its nationally recognized Nova'Pro series of tennis court surfaces. This new surface provides tennis players with a high performance, cost-effective,... (Full story …)

September 4, 2007

Beijing Olympic Tennis to be Played on DecoTurf

Andover, MA, September 4, 2007 — DecoTurf, the most recognized tennis court surface in the world, announced that their full cushioned tennis surface DecoTurf II, has been selected for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The Beijing Organizing Committee... (Full story …)

August 27, 2007

DecoTurf Celebrates 30 Years at the US Open

Andover, MA — The 2007 US Open marks the 30th consecutive year that the world-renowned Grand Slam has selected DecoTurf as the playing surface. The US Open was originally played on grass until Forest Hills switched to clay courts in... (Full story …)

August 20, 2007

Pilot Pen Tournament Chooses DecoTurf Once Again

Andover, MA — The Connecticut Tennis Center, on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, has chosen DecoTurf once again as the cushioned playing surface for the exciting Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament. The Pilot Pen is the final stop... (Full story …)

August 14, 2007

US Open Series Event in Toronto Again Chooses DecoTurf

Andover, MA — The “Greatest Road Trip in Sports” heads north to Toronto this week as the Women’s Rogers Cup becomes the latest US Open Series tournament to be played on cushioned DecoTurf. This is the sixth consecutive year that... (Full story …)

August 6, 2007

DecoTurf is once Again the Tennis Surface of Choice for the Rogers Cup

Andover, MA — Continuing a partnership that began in 1987, DecoTurf has once again been selected as the tennis surface of the Rogers Cup ATP Tournament. The Tournament will to be played on DecoTurf cushioned tennis surfaces in Montréal on... (Full story …)

July 30, 2007

DecoTurf’s DecoColor Tennis Surface is Once Again Selected for the US Open Series in Washington, D.C.

Andover, MA —As momentum builds towards the US Open, the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center will host the Legg Mason Tennis Classic as part of the US Open Series, July 30 – August 5th. The play will once again take... (Full story …)

July 24, 2007

DecoTurf Tennis Surface is Once Again Selected for the US Open Series in

Andover, MA — As momentum builds towards the US Open, the Indianapolis Tennis Center will host the Indianapolis Tennis Championships as part of the US Open Series, July 21st - July 29th. The play will once again take place on... (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

DecoTurf Tennis Surface Selected for World Team Tennis 2007 Season

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

July 10, 2007

Sign Up for Court Activity Monitor

Sign up your facility for the new Court Activity Monitor (CAM), which will provide a monthly count of tennis activity in your area and in the U.S. The simple—and free—online form at www.GrowingTennis.com takes just a few minutes to fill... (Full story …)

July 9, 2007

DecoTurf Chosen for U.S. vs. Russia Fed Cup Semifinal

Andover, MA — DecoTurf, the most recognized tennis surface in the world, announced that their 100% acrylic tennis surface DecoColor, has been selected for the 2007 Fed Cup semifinal to be held on July 14-15, at the Stadium at Topnotch... (Full story …)

June 26, 2007

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

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 12, 2007

New Surface for the Australian Open

Plexicushion Selected for Grand Slam Tennis Tournament (Full story …)

June 11, 2007

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

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

June 8, 2007

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 2, 2007

Universal Fabric Structures is a Hit

For the fourth time, Baseline Sports Construction has chosen Universal Fabric Structures (UFS), Inc. as the supplier of a fabric structure for a sports facility. (Full story …)

May 1, 2007

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 …)

 

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