February 21, 2023

USPTA, Tennis Warehouse Expand Partnership to Include Equipment

The United States Professional Tennis Association is pleased to announce an expanded multi-year endorsement with Tennis Warehouse as the new Official Equipment Supplier of the USPTA. (Full story …)

January 6, 2023

Babolat Names Bill Edell New National Sales Director

Babolat USA is pleased to announce that Bill Edell, Key Account Manager, has been promoted to National Sales Director, effective January 1, 2023. (Full story …)

October 24, 2022

USPTA, Wilson to Part Ways Following 7-Year Endorsement Partnership

The United States Professional Tennis Association, Inc. (USPTA), regrets to announce that after seven years, Wilson Sporting Goods has made the decision to move away from its endorsement partnership with the USPTA. Wilson has been the official equipment supplier of the USPTA, providing racquets, balls, strings, and other equipment for USPTA members and programs. (Full story …)

August 1, 2022

USTA Working with Retailers, Providers for 'Try Tennis Free' Pilots

The USTA, working with local retailers and tennis providers, is running free lesson pilot programs in three markets: Denver, Atlanta and Chicago. For the “Try Tennis Free” pilots, consumers purchase a racquet then get rewarded with a QR code or gift card for a free lesson at a local club or facility. (Full story …)

June 29, 2022

Tennis-Point Is Official Apparel and Footwear Partner of PTR

The Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and Tennis-Point have signed a multi-year agreement making Tennis-Point the “Official Apparel and Footwear Partner of the PTR.” Tennis-Point will provide PTR members access to the largest online selection of tennis apparel and footwear to meet their individual needs at member-exclusive pricing. (Full story …)

March 15, 2022

Tennis Sees Significant Growth in 2021 Participation, Equipment Sales

The USTA announced that tennis saw significant growth in both participation and equipment sales in 2021, which marks the second consecutive year of this trend. (Full story …)

March 3, 2021

Slinger Bag and Wilson Sporting Goods Enter into Strategic Collaboration

Slinger Bag and Wilson Sporting Goods Co. announced a new strategic brand collaboration. Slinger Bag, an innovative sports brand focused on game improvement equipment will collaborate on co-branded products and promotional initiatives with Wilson, one of the world’s biggest tennis brands and a major sponsor of top tennis talent including Roger Federer and Serena Williams. (Full story …)

December 16, 2020

Racquet Sports Industry Names 2020 ‘Champions of Tennis’

Michael Dowse, the CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2020 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2021 issue. Dowse led off the magazine’s 20th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honor people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

September 22, 2020

Slinger Bag Enters Into Multinational European Agreement with Dunlop

Slinger Bag announced an unprecedented multi-year, distribution agreement across nine key markets in Europe with global tennis giant, Dunlop. (Full story …)

September 14, 2020

Wilson Unveils New 2020 Pro Staff v13 Racquet Collection

ilson Sporting Goods today unveiled its new 2020 Pro Staff v13 Collection of high-performance tennis rackets. The 2020 Pro Staff v13 line fuses new cutting-edge technologies with a heritage-inspired, yet contemporary design that harkens back to the Pro Staff Original introduction in 1983. (Full story …)

August 19, 2020

Wilson & Serena Williams Debut New Blade SW102 Autograph Racquet

Wilson Advisory Staff Member and global tennis icon Serena Williams and Wilson Sporting Goods Co., revealed the new Blade SW102 Autograph racket. Initially seen on court at the 2020 Australian Open as a blacked-out prototype, the new SW102 was co-developed with the 23-time Grand Slam Champion. (Full story …)

August 17, 2020

Rising American Michael Mmoh Chooses Dunlop

August 17, 2020 - Fountain Inn, SC - Dunlop announced 22-year-old ATP Tour player Michael Mmoh has chosen the SX 300 frame as his racket of choice, after an exciting playtesting process. The American is using the SX 300 as he trains at IMG Academy in anticipation of the upcoming U.S. Open. (Full story …)

July 13, 2020

Dunlop Launches new FX Series Racquet Range

Dunlop has unveiled its new FX Series of power rackets. Comprised of five premium frames, the FX Series is packed full of technology and is the first range to feature Dunlop’s innovative POWER BOOST GROOVE technology, which provides players with a larger sweet-spot, resulting in more power, allowing them to play with ‘Power At Full Force’. (Full story …)

March 31, 2020

Wilson Debuts All-New Ultra v3 Racquet

Wilson recently introduced its all-new Ultra v3 frame, designed for singles and doubles players who desire a racquet that “does the work for them, making power shots a thing of ease from anywhere on the court,” says the company. (Full story …)

Lucas Pouille Joins Babolat, Chooses Babolat Pure Drive Racquet

Babolat is proud to announce the arrival of Lucas Pouille (FRA) to its international team of professional players. Lucas has chosen to play with the Babolat Pure Drive, appreciating the power of this racket. He will start the season with his new weapon at Indian Wells on hard court, his favorite surface. (Full story …)

January 22, 2020

Dunlop, Van der Meer Tennis Expand, Extend Partnership

Dunlop announced it has extended its long running partnership with Van Der Meer Tennis, the legendary tennis teaching center and resort located on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. With the new multi-year extension, Dunlop will become not only the official ball of Van Der Meer Tennis, but also the official racquet. This means Dunlop racquets and balls will be exclusively used by all teaching professionals and sold on the premises. (Full story …)

USTA New England, Wilson Partner to Grow Tennis in Section

The U.S. Tennis Association of New England (USTANE) announces a new partnership with Wilson Sporting Goods. The Chicago-based company will have a deep impact on the delivery of tennis programming throughout New England. (Full story …)

January 14, 2020

Retail Studio Presentation Schedule Set for 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Racquet retail experts will present best practices and strategies in a series of complimentary Retail Studio Pop-Up Talks from the Show Floor of the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Additionally the Retail Studio will serve as a hub for peer-to-peer conversations, experiential activations and networking events for hundreds of attending racquet industry professionals. (Full story …)

January 9, 2020

Dunlop Launches New SX Series of Racquets

Dunlop has unveiled its new SX Series of rackets, the most advanced range of spin rackets it’s ever developed. The range consists of the SX 300 Tour, the SX 300, the SX 300 LS, the SX 300 Lite and the SX 600. Each features SPIN BOOST technology, a series of specialized grommets designed to uniquely react based on where the ball hits the stringbed on every shot. (Full story …)

December 29, 2019

Dunlop Signs Chilean Coach Nicolas Massu

Dunlop announced the signing of Nicolás Massú, a former Top 10 player on the ATP Tour and current coach to Dominic Thiem. He joins Patrick Mouratoglou and Brad Stine as highly visible Tour level coaches representing Team Dunlop. (Full story …)

November 11, 2019

Ashaway Crossfire Family of Tennis Strings Offers Range of Hybrid Options

Ashaway's Crossfire family includes six different material and string gauge combinations to suit even the most discerning player's taste. The earlier models — Crossfire II, 17, and 18 — utilize aramid (Kevlar) mains and synthetic gut crosses to provide varying degrees of toughness and durability while enhancing playability. (Full story …)

October 28, 2019

Applications Due Nov. 30 for Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge

Do you have a new, innovative sports product or service? Enter it into the [Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge](, which showcases new products and services designed to grow the sport and business of racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. (Full story …)

October 10, 2019

Miami Open Selects Dunlop as Official Ball and Racquet

Dunlop announced it has reached a multi-year agreement with the Miami Open presented by Itaú to become the Official Ball and Racquet for the tournament. (Full story …)

September 25, 2019

Racquet & Paddle Sports Show Schedule Announced for Jan. 21-24 in Orlando

The 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show schedule of events was announced for the global racquet sport industry event taking place, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando. (Full story …)

August 22, 2019

Ashaway Sponsors Four-Time British Squash Champion Alison Waters

Ashaway Racket Strings is pleased to announce that PSA World #11 Alison Waters has signed a sponsorship agreement with Ashaway Squash. No stranger to Ashaway, Alison has used SuperNick® XL string throughout her career and will now be using Ashaway’s PowerKill® 115ZX racket, strung at 28 Lbs. (Full story …)

August 18, 2019

Complimentary Registration Opens for Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Racquet sports professionals and others in the racquet/paddle sports industry can now register, free of charge, for the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando, Fla., at []( (Full story …)

August 2, 2019

Dunlop Introduces Three New Premium Strings

Dunlop announced three new additions to its lineup of tennis strings. Explosive Red, Silk Pro and Comfort Pro each deliver unique playing characteristics designed to instantly upgrade any intermediate to advanced players’ game. All three are available now. (Full story …)

July 1, 2019

SFIA Encouraged by China Tariff Truce

President Trump announced this weekend that no additional tariffs will be imposed on imports from China at this time. This is positive news for the sports and fitness industry. American and Chinese officials will return to negotiations and suspend any immediate action on new tariffs, as a result of President Trump and Chinese President Xi’s meeting at the G-20 Summit in Japan. (Full story …)

June 30, 2019

Pre-Register for 2020 TOM Conference & Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

The TIA’s Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference will take place Jan. 22-24th at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla. This will mark the second year that the TOM Conference will be part of the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show. (Full story …)

June 27, 2019

TIA Testifies on Capitol Hill Against China Tariffs

TIA President Jeff Williams was among more than 325 executives who testified on Capitol Hill recently in opposition to the proposed China tariffs. Many of those testifying told the committee that the 25 percent tariffs on roughly $300 billion in Chinese imports would essentially act as a tax on Americans and threaten jobs in the U.S. (Full story …)

June 5, 2019

Dunlop Introduces Next Generation Stringing Machine

Dunlop introduced a trio of new products designed for racket technicians: the Dunlop Stringing Machine 2.0, the Dunlop Swingweight Machine and the Dunlop Balance Board. (Full story …)

May 27, 2019

Save the Date: 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show Jan. 21-24

The 2nd Annual Racquet & Paddle Sports Show will be Jan. 21-24 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., featuring product, demos, exhibits, education and more. (Full story …)

Top Tennis Stars Offer Advice to Players In New 'Up Your Game' Campaign

A new industry campaign designed to help consumers get the most out of their equipment has enlisted the help of some of the game’s biggest stars—including Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal. The tennis stars offer their advice on videos produced by and airing on Tennis Channel and social media channels, and in print ads in Tennis Magazine. (Full story …)

April 30, 2019

Selkirk Unveils 'Limited Edition' Amped Series Paddle for US Open PBall Chps.

Tyson McGuffin, the #1 ranked professional pickleball player, in one of the world’s fastest growing sports, will defend his Gold Medal at the US Open Pickleball Championship equipped with a new “Limited Edition” Regal Black & Gold Selkirk AMPED Series Paddle. (Full story …)

April 17, 2019

Dunlop Names Jeff Lininger as National Sales Manager

Dunlop announced Jeff Lininger has been named National Sales Manager as part of the company’s Sales Management Team. The new role, based in Dunlop’s headquarters of Greenville, S.C., has him overseeing the Pro & Specialty Sales. that includes management of Dunlop’s Territory Managers. He will be reporting directly to Kai Nitsche, V.P. and General Manager of Dunlop Sports Americas. Lininger had been a Territory Manager for the Southeast with Dunlop. (Full story …)

January 14, 2019

Pickleball Brand Selkirk Sport to Participate in Rac & Paddle Sports Show

As country clubs and golf resorts across the country continue adding pickleball to their line-up of activities, Selkirk Sport (Booth# 5R-RP9), the leading Pickleball paddle and accessories brand today announced the Company will be participating in the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference in conjunction with the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, January 23-25 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida. (Full story …)

January 9, 2019

ATP and Dunlop Announce Global Partnership

ATP and Dunlop announced a new, five-year partnership that will see Dunlop become the Official Ball of the ATP Tour and the Nitto ATP Finals beginning this year. (Full story …)

November 1, 2018

Ashaway Introduces MultiKill Poly Racquetball String

Ashaway Racket Strings has introduced a new polyurethane (PU) based, multifilament nylon string for racquetball. Utilizing proprietary new polyurethane technology, MultiKill® 17 is designed to add toughness and durability for players who like to really cut and spin the ball. (Full story …)

October 19, 2018

Dunlop Secures Multi-Year Next Gen ATP Finals Partnership

Dunlop will be a Gold Partner of the Next Gen ATP Finals, commencing immediately. The multi-year partnership will see Dunlop provide the official ball for the tournament, as well as receiving a number of promotional rights for the innovative event. (Full story …)

October 18, 2018

Ashaway Introduces ZyMax 68 TX Badminton String

Ashaway Racket Strings has introduced ZyMax® 68 TX, a new badminton string with a proprietary textured surface coating to enhance feel and control of the shuttle. Like its ZyMax Fire siblings, ZyMax 68 TX utilizes Ashaway's proprietary BETA polymer fibers and is constructed using the company's special ZyWeaVe(tm) string core technology. The new string offers sensational elasticity and dynamic stiffness for maximum shuttle speed and explosive repulsion, as well as optimum power and durability, incredible knot and shear strength, and exceptional tension holding ability for consistent, reliable performance. (Full story …)

September 27, 2018

Dunlop Launches New CX Series Racquet Range

Dunlop has unveiled its new super premium CX Series tennis racket range, its most technologically advanced to date. Powered by Srixon technology, the CX Series has been developed over the past 18 months to provide players with increased power, comfort and control. (Full story …)

September 20, 2018

Inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Jan. 23-25 in Orlando

The inaugural [Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference]( will be held Jan. 23-25, 2019, and co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The multi-faceted tennis, racquet and paddle sports industry event will feature a hands-on product demo experience and opening welcome party at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona; and a curated ONE2ONE buying summit, Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference and an exhibit pavilion of racquet, paddle and tennis vendors and organizations at the Orange County Convention Center. (Full story …)

September 7, 2018

Tennis Industry Hears Challenges, Opportunities At TIA Tennis Forum

More than 350 tennis leaders, industry executives and tennis providers came together on the first day of play at the US Open for the 11th annual Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Tennis Forum, held at the Grand Hyatt New York. The Tennis Forum included the latest news and research about the state of the tennis and sports industries, including the current challenges, potential opportunities, and collaborative ways to move the sport and industry forward. (Full story …)

August 30, 2018

PTR, Head Penn Extend Longstanding Partnership

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) signed a three year contract with HEAD Penn, extending its longstanding partnership to a history-making 38 years. (Full story …)

August 15, 2018

Head USA Partners With UTR

HEAD USA (HEAD Penn Racquet Sports) and Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) Powered by Oracle today announced a strategic partnership joining their technology and tennis expertise to drive engagement and growth among tennis players worldwide. (Full story …)

August 2, 2018

HEAD Penn to Sponsor Professional Pickleball Registry

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) is pleased to announce a three-year sponsorship agreement with HEAD Penn. HEAD is the Official Paddle and Bag of PPR. (Full story …)

June 29, 2018

Prince Debuts Limited-Edition Whiteout Racquet

Prince has launched a limited-edition Whiteout Collection, including an all-white racquet and coordinating bag. The Whiteout Collection debuts just as the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world gets underway this summer. (Full story …)

May 27, 2018

Head Signs New Long-Term Contracts With Djokovic, Zverev

HEAD has signed new long-term contracts with Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev. This extends the successful relationship with two of its signature athletes and underlines the brand’s strong commitment to professional athletics. (Full story …)

April 25, 2018

IMG Academy Selects Dunlop as Official Supplier

Dunlop announced an agreement with IMG Academy, located in Bradenton, FL, to become the official tennis racquet, ball, and accessory provider of its world-class tennis program. As part of the agreement, all tennis coaches will use Dunlop racquets and balls for lessons and training. (Full story …)

April 4, 2018

ITA, Tennis Warehouse Continue Partnership

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Tennis Warehouse announce a continuation of their alliance with Tennis Warehouse, which is recognized as the Official Online Tennis Retailer of the ITA. (Full story …)

March 28, 2018

Ashaway Develops Poly-Based Resin Multifilament for Racquetball

Ashaway has introduced another technical innovation to its line of racquetball strings: a polyurethane (PU) based, multifilament nylon string designed to add toughness and durability for players who like to really cut and spin the ball. Ashaway's first string using this technology, new MultiKill® 17, combines a high tenacity multifilament nylon sheath with a specially formulated polyurethane resin that bonds the string into a single matrix and adds durability while providing superior feel. The smooth PU surface of MultiKill 17 enhances grip, while the 17-gauge construction maximizes power. (Full story …)

March 26, 2018

Prince Announces Strategic Partnership with Paddletek

Prince, an American-born leading global racquet sports brand and Paddletek, an industry leader in the fast-growing sport of Pickleball, today announce a strategic partnership to launch new innovative Prince Pickleball paddles, available for the first time in the U.S. Paddletek will use its advanced technology to design and manufacture Prince Pickleball paddles. (Full story …)

March 15, 2018

Vulcan and NetKnacks Introduce USTA Grips

Vulcan Sporting Goods Co. is selected as the official overgrip maker for the USTA and for Net Generation, the USTA’s new youth tennis brand aimed at welcoming and attracting new children to the sport we all love so much. These special new overgrips are distributed only through NetKnacks. (Full story …)

March 5, 2018

Legendary Snauwaert Brand Re-Enters U.S. Tennis Market

Known for groundbreaking racquet design and elite craftsmanship beginning in 1928, Snauwaert has officially announced its re-entry into the US tennis market. With a new, first-of-its-kind business model that departs from, and disrupts, current category conventions, Snauwaert will deliver, exclusively, direct-to-consumer services. (Full story …)

January 28, 2018

Wilson Honors Federer with 'Platinum' Collector-Edition Racquet

To honor Roger Federer’s 20th Grand Slam title, Wilson Sporting Goods has created an exclusive Collector’s Edition Platinum Racket Package, complete with a special Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph racket painted in a metallic, glittering platinum-colored paint. The color platinum is widely used to the mark the achievement of 20th milestones. (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

Laserfibre Introduces U.S.-Made Co-Poly Tennis String

Laserfibre, LLC has introduced the first co-poly tennis string ever manufactured in the U.S. This newest string to the Laserfibre product line is aptly named Native Tour and represents a new direction for tennis string manufacturing. (Full story …)

October 27, 2017

Ashaway Releases Stringing Tips Video Featuring MRT John Gugel

A new stringing how-to video featuring Master Racquet Technician John Gugel has been released by Ashaway Racket Strings. The video details step-by-step stringing procedures to get the best performance from Ashaway MonoGut® ZX and MonoGut ZX Pro tennis strings. It is available on and via this link on YouTube. (Full story …)

October 26, 2017

Head Penn Partners with TGA Premier Tennis

HEAD PENN Racquet Sports, a leading tennis equipment manufacturer, announced a partnership this week with TGA Premier Tennis, a nationwide youth tennis delivery system and National Partner of the USTA and USPTA. (Full story …)

August 31, 2017

Prince introduces the Phantom 100 Racquet

Prince Tennis, the American-born leading global racquet sports brand has announced the newest racquet, the TeXtreme Phantom 100. To keep up with the changing game and pro demands for more spin and power, the new pro-level racquet was created as... (Full story …)

August 29, 2017

Babolat launches Pure Drive in NYC

LOUISVILLE, COLORADO - Ahead of the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships swinging underway on August 28th, 2017 Wimbledon Champion Garbine Muguruza, 2017 International Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee Kim Clijsters, and top ATP Tour Singles Player Fabio Fognini headlined the... (Full story …)

April 20, 2017

Head launches MXG racquet technology

MXG gives players ultimate balance of power and control like no other (Full story …)

November 4, 2016

Paint the lines with new Dunlops

Thinner Beams and New Technology Deliver Unparalleled Control (Full story …)

October 18, 2016

Wilson launches Blade 98S CV

CHICAGO - Wilson Sporting Goods Co., announced today the introduction of four new high performance rackets to its Blade performance tennis franchise that feature Countervail technology. Countervail is a patented, one-of-a-kind, layered carbon fiber, originally designed for the aerospace industry... (Full story …)

September 26, 2016

HEAD launches new Speed racquets

HEAD and the world’s No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic officially launched the brand new HEAD SPEED racquet series at an event in Milan, Italy. Designed for the fast pace of today’s game and featuring a unique falcon-inspired design, the SPEED... (Full story …)

September 1, 2016

New T-Fight from Tecnifibre

A blue-white-red racket for autumn (Full story …)

August 29, 2016

Wilson honors Serena

CHICAGO - Wilson Sporting Goods Co., announced today that it will honor WTA ranked #1 player and nearly 20-year veteran Advisory Staff Member Serena Williams with an Autograph racket. The Blade Serena Williams (SW) 104 Autograph racket marks only the... (Full story …)

August 15, 2016

Introducing the Tecnifibre T-Fight DC

Miami, Florida - Tecnifibre is excited to announce the launch of the latest edition of the T-Fight racquet line, the T-Fight DC. Featuring Dynacore technology along with a NEW red, white and blue colorway, the T-Fight DC will be available... (Full story …)

April 25, 2016

HEAD introduces the Speed Limited Edition

Speed tennis collection for the next generation (Full story …)

December 21, 2015

The Force is strong

Dunlop’s Announces New Force Racquet Range (Full story …)

November 17, 2015

Wilson launches Ultra racquet

CHICAGO - Wilson Sporting Goods Co., announced today the introduction of a new high performance racket franchise called ULTRA. Wilson Labs, the innovation hub at Wilson, developed the ULTRA collection for the All-Courter, or player that hits from all corners... (Full story …)

November 13, 2015

Murray launches new Radicals

London/UK - Andy Murray served up another ace last night at the launch of the HEAD Graphene XT Radical Series at the iconic Pro:Direct LDN19 store in London. Dressed in a stylish suit and greeted by crowds of fans, Andy... (Full story …)

August 5, 2015

Get Extreme results

Are you ready for the US Open? Get inspired by lucky #13 Richard Gasquet! (Full story …)

July 29, 2015

New Babolat Pure Aero

The best just got better: Babolat introduces a new and improved “Spin Machine” engineered to help players dominate from the first point to match point. (Full story …)

May 28, 2015

Rafa Nadal: First Match, First Data

Rafael Nadal won his first round match today. For the first time at the French Open, Rafael Nadal is playing with his connected racket, the Babolat PLAY Aeropro Drive. For the first time in a Grand Slam tournament, Rafael Nadal’s... (Full story …)

May 23, 2015

Babolat presents connected tennis

Babolat makes a date with tennis lovers from around the globe at one of the most mythical tournaments, the French Open (May 24-June 7). Official French Open supplier, Babolat pulls back the curtain on the « Babolab » and connects... (Full story …)

April 13, 2015

Toni’s tips: How to use Babolat Play

For several months now, Rafael Nadal has been training with Babolat PLAY. the world’s first connected tennis racket. Thanks to the exclusive technology located inside the racket’s handle, along with the Babolat PLAY application, the Spanish player has access to... (Full story …)

March 25, 2015

Babolat debuts limited edition Wimbledon products

Official Licensee of The Championships, Wimbledon, Babolat unveils new products and endorsement for 2015; Heather Watson newest member of Team Babolat (Full story …)

March 13, 2015

Babolat launches limited French Open products

2015 Babolat French Open Official Range … Winning Combination Returns to The Courts of Roland-Garros (Full story …)

March 9, 2015

HEAD introduces Graphene Radical LTD

Bregenz/Austria — This March, the GRAPHENE Radical racquet series gets a new member - and it is a quite radical one. The Graphene Radical LTD Edition will take over the courts with eye-popping neon colors and a splash design concept... (Full story …)

January 16, 2015

Nadal is now Connected

Babolat expands connected tennis experience with top player endorsements and new Babolat Play models (Full story …)

December 22, 2014

Volkl releases four new frames

San Diego, CA — Sean Frost, Volkl Tennis Managing Director announced today that the company has released four new frames. The four new racquets are: Super G 1 with Power Arm Super G V-1 MidPlus Super G V-1 Oversize Super... (Full story …)

December 11, 2014

ASICS launches BZ100 racquet

ASICS America Introduces A New Performance Tennis Racquet with Innovative Patented Bending Zone Technology (Full story …)

November 17, 2014

HEAD presents Graphene XT Speed

Kennelbach/Austria — A faster racquet for a faster game has arrived: Endorsed by the world’s number 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic, the new Graphene XT Speed racquet line combines an iconic new design and the improved Graphene XT technology into... (Full story …)

November 3, 2014

New Babolat Pure Drive: Power, under control

International bestseller, the new 2015 Babolat Pure Drive racket is designed to allow tennis players to master their power, and their game. In 1994, after more than 100 years of innovating in the stringing and accessories market, Babolat made a... (Full story …)

August 21, 2014

Sony's Smart Tennis Sensor helps your game

Partners with Wilson, Prince , and Yonex to realize real-time optimization of play and more to select tennis racket models across the US and Canada (Full story …)

August 12, 2014

Dunlop releases iDapt racquets

Greenville, SC - Dunlop announces the release of its new iDapt line of tennis racquets, which gives players the ability to individualize and adapt their frame based on their playing needs. The iDapt technology allows players to customize the head... (Full story …)

August 1, 2014

Wilson unveils graphics for new Pro Staff

Latest Pro Staff Graphics Inspired by a Fan (Full story …)

May 26, 2014

Babolat Play: First connected racquet at a major

Paris, Roland-Garros — Babolat is proud to announce a Grand Slam first: members of Team Babolat will play in the French Open with the Babolat Play Pure Drive connected tennis racket. For the first time in the history of tennis,... (Full story …)

May 21, 2014

Babolat: The grand slam experience

BABOLAT unveils new offers and exclusive products for tennis lovers, featuring two of the most prestigious Grand Slam tournaments - the FRENCH OPEN and WIMBLEDON. Thanks to a worldwide string presence, Babolat has enjoyed visibility at Grand Slam tournaments since... (Full story …)

May 15, 2014

PowerAngle debuts a Diamond line

NEW YORK — PowerAngle LLC, the only manufacturer of patented, diagonally-strung tennis rackets, introduces a Diamond line of four rackets that have red-diamond graphics, play excellently and dramatically absorb shock. PowerAngle is the healthiest tennis racket for a player’s arm,... (Full story …)

March 3, 2014

Babolat: The legendary experience of the Majors

LYON, FRANCE -- Babolat unveils new offers and exclusive products for tennis lovers, featuring two of the most prestigious Grand Slam tournaments - the French Open and Wimbledon. Thanks to a worldwide string presence, Babolat has enjoyed visibility at... (Full story …)

January 14, 2014

Dunlop debuts 4.0 series racquets

Cibulkova Playing with M4.0 in Australia (Full story …)

November 13, 2013

HEAD Graphene Speed Pro wins award

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

HEAD Graphene Speed Pro wins PS award

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

November 11, 2013

Dunlop introduces three new Lite frames

S2.0 Lite, S6.0 Lite (Pink) and S7.0 Lite Shipping This Week (Full story …)

October 31, 2013

Murray introduces the new Head Graphene Radical

Radical Series set to be more radical than ever with Graphene™ technology and new design (Full story …)

October 22, 2013

Babolat strikes again with Pure Strike

Precision and reactivity: strike first with the new Babolat racket. #Strikefirst (Full story …)

August 22, 2013

Babolat Play: Get Ready For a New Tennis Experience

Babolat unveils world’s first connected racquet, Babolat Play Pure Drive (Full story …)

April 9, 2013

Babolat 2013

“RANKED NUMBER ONE” AT WIMBLEDON AND THE FRENCH OPEN With its expertise and passion for tennis, Babolat—the tennis lover’s brand—creates partnerships with key tennis actors. Since 2011, Babolat has been the official supplier of racquets, balls and strings of the... (Full story …)

March 31, 2013

HEAD Penn is Golden at Pan Am Championships

Cali, Colombia — Holding six Pan American Championship gold medals already, HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria was able to add another to her collection with her win in the Women’s Singles Division at the 2013 Pan Am Championships in Colombia. Paola’s... (Full story …)

March 7, 2013

Power just got easier for Sharapova

HEAD launches commercial promoting Maria Sharapova’s new HEAD YouTek™ Instinct racquet with Graphene™ technology (Full story …)

February 11, 2013

Graphene is taking Head racquets to a new level

Kennelbach/Austria — It is being traded as the wonder material of the future, with endless possibilities for industrial applications — graphene, consisting of a single two-dimensional layer of carbon atoms, arranged in a hexagonal honeycomb structure. Graphene is ultra-light and... (Full story …)

February 6, 2013

ASICS introduces line of tennis racquets

IRVINE, Calif. — To kick off the 2013 Tennis season, ASICS America Corporation is excited to expand its commitment to the sport of Tennis with the introduction of racquets to the brand’s existing product mix. A first for ASICS, this... (Full story …)

February 4, 2013

Wilson kicks off spin effect demo tour

Showcasing the new Steam S racquets, tour Will Visit 200+ Retailers, Clubs and Academies Through June (Full story …)

January 31, 2013

Biomimetic 2.0 racquets deliver tour features

wo New Frames Available for Pre-Sale February 1st (Full story …)

Dunlop 5.0 racquets enhance control and spin

Three New Racquets Available for Pre-Order Feb. 1 (Full story …)

January 16, 2013

Wilson innovates with 'Spin Effect Technology'

CHICAGO — From wood, to graphite to oversized frames, tennis racket design has had clear transitions that shaped the game. This month, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. ( introduces the next milestone for 2013 with the launch of Spin Effect Technology™,... (Full story …)

January 12, 2013

More speed for Djokovic with graphene tech

ATP world’s No.1 is heading into 2013 season with new HEAD SPEED racquet (Full story …)

January 11, 2013

Djokovic takes ultimate speed challenge

Kennelbach/Austria — Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked ATP star, showcased the benefits of his new HEAD Graphene™ Speed tennis racquet today by hitting a HEAD ATP tennis ball that travelled faster than an Audi R8 LMS GT3 race car, driven by... (Full story …)

January 7, 2013

Successful start in 2013 for Head pros

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD Racquet Rebels Andy Murray, Richard Gasquet and Anabel Medina Garrigues had a good start to the 2013 season. 2012 Olympic Gold medal winner, Andy Murray, successfully defended his crown at the Brisbane International, with his YouTek™ IG... (Full story …)

December 19, 2012

Gamma announces new RZR racquets

Pittsburgh, PA — Gamma Sports (GAMMA) announces new RZR 95, RZR 105 adult racquets, and the RZR 100 Junior 25 racquet featuring RZR Advanced Aerodynamics, completing the RZR racquet line for 2013. GAMMA RZR 95 Developed for the all court... (Full story …)

Head the most successful racquet in 2012

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD Racquet Rebels Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray have helped advance HEAD racquets to the top of an unofficial ranking for success during the just-concluded 2012 season, as published by British Website The Tennis Space.... (Full story …)

December 12, 2012

New AeroPro Drive comes out of the shadows

Today marks an exciting day for Babolat—the release of the new, fifth generation, AeroPro Drive racquet, the weapon of choice for Rafa Nadal and Jo Wilfried-Tsonga. The release of the APD comes on the heels of Rafa’s announcement that he... (Full story …)

December 1, 2012

Babolat launches new Aeropro Drive and Propulse 4

Babolat will please tennis lovers this holiday season by presenting them with the ideal gear for walking in the footsteps of champions Rafael Nadal (SPA), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) or Andy Roddick (USA). The brand continues to innovate with the launch... (Full story …)

November 21, 2012

Djokovic destroys tennis court during testing

What is Novak’s new secret weapon with the mysterious ‘G‘? (Full story …)

November 15, 2012

Wilson unveils new Blade for 2013

New Blade Series, Preferred Racket of Next Gen Players Milos Raonic, Laura Robson, David Goffin and Elina Svitolina; Gael Monfils Signs Wilson Partnership to Play Blade. (Full story …)

October 10, 2012

Prince sponsors Powershares tour


September 7, 2012

The Bubba is Back!

GAMMA® Announces RZR™ Bubba Racquet, Redesigned by Black Racquet Labs with RZR Advanced Aerodynamics (Full story …)

August 24, 2012

Dunlop powers up the Biomimetic S8.0 Lite

All New Frame Available in Mid-October (Full story …)

Dunlop 600 becomes Biomimetic 6.0

Two New Rackets Available in Mid-October (Full story …)

Introducing Dunlop 3.0

Three New Rackets enhance spin and power through new design and technology. Available in Mid-October. (Full story …)

July 16, 2012

Federer sets record for weeks at no. 1

Unparalleled Achievement Set With Wilson Pro Staff Racket (Full story …)

June 20, 2012

Biomimetic Max 200G

Greenville, SC — The original Max 200G, named one of Tennis magazine’s ‘Top Ten Racquets of All Time’, shook up the tennis industry in the early ’80s with its combination of design, playability and looks. (It didn’t hurt that two... (Full story …)

June 13, 2012

Prince Juniors Dominate French Open

Boys Singles Champion Coppejans, Girls Singles Champion Beck, Girls Doubles Champion Gavrilova Provide Glimpse of Future (Full story …)

June 12, 2012

It’s No Longer Lonely At The Top

HEAD Supports the world’s best tennis players, Maria Sharapova & Novak Djokovic (Full story …)

June 2, 2012

Wilson protests to keep racquets legal

The new Wilson Juice and Steam enhances power and spin for any player….a racket so good, that people are questioning its legality…..Join Wilson in the fight to keep the Juice & Steam on tennis courts around the globe.... (Full story …)

Mathieu making a mark at Roland Garros

After struggling with injury for the past 15 months, Wilson Exclusive athlete Paul-Henri Mathieu made an inspirational comeback yesterday when he defeated John Isner 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16 victory in the second-longest match in French Open history. Henri... (Full story …)

May 25, 2012

Babolat Presents Play & Connect

Worldwide exclusive event at the French Open (Full story …)

April 30, 2012

Babolat's 2012 French Open Products

Iconic Tennis Brand Serves the French Open with Passion for the Second Year in a Row (Full story …)

March 13, 2012

Andy Murray’s Radical Creativity


March 2, 2012

Wilson players showcase racquet technology

CHICAGO — Wilson’s tour players (, armed with the latest next generation racket technology from Wilson, are heading to Indian Wells, Calif., next week for the 2012 BNP Paribas Open. Wilson will have a strong presence with top competitors including:... (Full story …)

February 15, 2012

Querrey Sees Future with Babolat

Selects Babolat AeroPro Drive as Weapon of Choice (Full story …)

February 14, 2012

GAMMA Ships RZR Racquet Line

GAMMA Product Concept Team develops RZR Advanced Aerodynamics (Full story …)

February 8, 2012

Keiki 65 Tennis Racket

Lee Couillard designed the Keiki 65 Jr. tennis racket. The 2011 Keiki 65 is the first “high performance” junior racket on the market designed specifically for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders. Lee is the Head Tennis Professional at Punahou School... (Full story …)

January 28, 2012

Azarenka wins AO with new 'Juice'

Becomes world No. 1 female player (Full story …)

January 27, 2012

Azarenka heads into final with new Juice

CHICAGO — Following 10 days of intense heat and competition at this year’s Australian Open, Wilson Tour player Victoria Azarenka will take on Maria Sharapova in the anticipated showdown that will decide the world’s no.1 player. Azarenka, the 22-year old... (Full story …)

January 25, 2012

Wilson powers up with 'Juice' and 'Steam'

Amplifeel Handle System in Juice Gives Players Superior Feel and Performance; Kvitova, Azarenka and Nishikori Secure Big Wins at Australian Open with Latest Innovation (Full story …)

January 24, 2012

Wilson launches new ProStaffs

New Models Enable Wider Range of Consumers to Play With Innovations that Fuel Federer (Full story …)

January 13, 2012

Wilson takes Australian Open by storm

Wilson Ambassadors Federer, Kvitova, Lopez, Azarenka, Nishikori and Raonic Kick-off Grand Slam Opener; Azarenka and Kvitova Bring in Early Wins with Juice™ and Steam™ (Full story …)

Babolat invents a new approach to tennis

As tennis is played today, players have very little information for evaluating their performance outside of the match results. They lack data for analyzing their game, whether for studying their own progress or for comparing their performance to other players.... (Full story …)

January 11, 2012

Babolat launches new Pure Drive

Combination of power and design (Full story …)

January 10, 2012

25 Years of HEAD Prestige

The Legend continues: HEAD launches new YouTek™ IG Prestige Tour Racquet Series (Full story …)

December 19, 2011

Wilson asks 'Is it legal?'

Campaign Featuring International “Tennis Court” Puts New Juice and Steam Rackets on Trial; Consumers Invited to be the Judge (Full story …)

November 12, 2011

Dunlop releases 600 Tour

New Biomimetic frame Available on November 15th (Full story …)

November 1, 2011

Kvitova Wins WTA Championships

Earns Number Two World Ranking with her Wilson Tour BLX (Full story …)

September 20, 2011

Dunlop unleashes Biomimetic 700

First Racket to Use 3Dom Grommet Technology (Full story …)

August 17, 2011

About Dunlop’s Biomimetic Technology

Millions of years in the making. (Full story …)

Dunlop updates player frames with Biomimetic Tech

Biomimetic 100 and 200 Tour To Be Released on a Limited Basis During U.S. Open (Full story …)

July 4, 2011

John Embree Joins Donnay USA

Tennis industry veteran John Embree has joined Donnay USA as a consultant to be its director of sales and lead marketing efforts in the U.S., the racquet brand announced. Embree has served in a variety of capacities in his 30-plus... (Full story …)

May 5, 2011

Davydenko drives off with his 21st title

Russian Uses Biomimetic 200 Plus in Win the BMW Open (Full story …)

May 2, 2011

Sharapova serving in Madrid with a new racquet

HEAD YouTek IG Instinct. (Full story …)

May 1, 2011

Making HEAD tennis racquets

Ever wondered how a HEAD tennis racquet gets made? Take a unique look behind the scenes in the new episode of HEAD YouTek ‘Making of’!... (Full story …)

April 4, 2011

Double HEAD Tennis glory in Miami

Titles for Djokovic and Azarenka. Maria Sharapova back in the top 10 since switching to HEAD. (Full story …)

March 21, 2011

Djokovic goes airborne with Ultimate SPEED

HEAD presents new short film: SPEED WingTennis starring Novak Djokovic (Full story …)

March 11, 2011

Völkl Launches Organix Racquets

“Test Winner” Technology Platform Combines Hi-Tech and Organic Materials (Full story …)

February 3, 2011

Roland Garros, Babolat collaborate for 2011

A unique agreement between two historic French brands, serving all tennis lovers (Full story …)

January 28, 2011

Design Your Own Dunlop Racquet

‘Like’ Dunlop Sport on Facebook to Start Customizing (Full story …)

January 26, 2011

Prince Extends Partnership with Zvonareva

Zvonareva Credits Switch to EXO3 Racquet Technology as a Reason for Her Success (Full story …)

January 17, 2011

Dunlop's Biomimetic Racket Range Grows

Five New Biomimetic Frames Arrive in February (Full story …)

January 13, 2011

HEAD Launches New YouTek Racquets

Giving ultimate speed and even more control to hard hitters like Novak Djokovic (Full story …)

January 12, 2011

Prince Launches New Racquet Weaponry

Visible EXO3 Technology Engineered to Deliver Enhanced String Freedom for Edge-to-Edge Playability. New EXO3 Tour Models Join Upgraded EXO3 Silver, EXO3 Blue and EXO3 Red (Full story …)

Courier Switches to Donnay Racquets

Courier will exclusively play and represent Donnay and its new ultra-thin-beamed X-Series Red 99. (Full story …)

December 15, 2010

Wilson's Next Gen Dominate Orange Bowl

The Boy and Girls 18s and 16s titles were won using a Wilson Racquet (Full story …)

November 30, 2010

Another Win for Federer and BLX

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

November 3, 2010

Pennetta Ends the Year at No. 1

Looks Forward to 2011 with BLX (Full story …)

November 2, 2010

Zvonareva Credits New Racquet for Recent Success

Uses Prince EXO3 Technology in Climb to No. 2 in the World (Full story …)

November 1, 2010

Wilson Reveals New BLX Racquets

New BLX Blade Family Leads the Way (Full story …)

September 20, 2010

XēneCore Powers New Donnay Racquets

Patent-pending technology provides ultra thin power with old school feel (Full story …)

August 29, 2010

Double-handle racquet in US Open main draw

“High Flyin’ Brian” Battistone, the highest-ranked player using the double-handled racquet, has earned a Wild Card into the US Open. He and one of his recent doubles partners, Ryler DeHeart, will be playing their first round on Tuesday or Wednesday.... (Full story …)

August 27, 2010

Dunlop's Biomimetic Racket Technologies

New Rackets Inspired by Nature (Full story …)

Dunlop Harnesses the Power of Nature

Five New Biomimetic Rackets Arrive in November. (Full story …)

August 21, 2010

HEAD Penn Players Dominate Racquetball Championships

Rocky Carson Wins His Second World Singles Championship (Full story …)

August 2, 2010

#62: Bryan Brothers Break Doubles Record

American Twins Use Prince EXO3 Racquets to Step into History Book (Full story …)

July 7, 2010

Donnay Launches Racquets in U.S. Market

NEW YORK — Donnay (, the 100 year old tennis brand, announced the introduction of a new product line for the US market called the X-series. Based on patented technology called “XeneCore”, 9 models will be offered: X-Black 94, X-Black... (Full story …)

July 4, 2010

Top U.S. Junior Kudla Signs With Tecnifibre

Tecnifibre signed a multiyear agreement with the No. 1-ranked U.S. junior player, Denis Kudla. At the age of 17, he is one of the best juniors in the world, reaching as high as No. 3 in the world in January... (Full story …)

June 17, 2010

Pacific Raptor named best tweener racquet

Racquettest DTZ 06/2010 (English translation of a review in the German Tennis Journal) (Full story …)

May 27, 2010

Babolat and Tennis Channel Mark Milestones

Rafael Nadal Unveils Babolat 135th Anniversary Bag for Tennis Channel’s 135th Bag Check (Full story …)

May 5, 2010

Prince Tennis anniversary in August

40 Years of Revolutionizing Tennis History (Full story …)

May 4, 2010

The Blue Racquet Dressed in Red Clay

On the eve of the French Open, and with a nod to its 135th anniversary, Babolat redesigns the legendary racquet, the Pure Drive (Full story …)

March 25, 2010

Novak Djokovic vs. Tennis Machine

The Merger of Science and Tennis: Novak and his Team Use Tennis Balls and HEAD Racquets to Create an Astonishing Chain Reaction (Full story …)

March 17, 2010

New products from Boris Becker tennis

Boris Becker tennis is proud to introduce the new Delta Core Power, Delta Core Sportster, Delta Core Pro, and the Junior Legend. DC Power Boris Becker Cranks up the power with the Delta Core Power. This racquet features two new... (Full story …)

March 14, 2010

Davydenko Wields Trusted Prince at BNP Paribas Open

Using Ozone Pro Tour in search of first title in the desert. (Full story …)

February 2, 2010

HEAD pros make AO History

Andy Murray and Marin Cilic. (Full story …)

January 25, 2010

Völkl Tennis Signs Liezel Huber

#1 Doubles Player in the World to Play Völkl (Full story …)

January 19, 2010

New Aeropro GT for Nadal and Tsonga

New technology, new look. (Full story …)

Sania Mirza Joins the Wilson Team

Sania Mirza will be using the new Wilson Pro Open BLX tennis racket when Australian Open action kicks off. “I’m thrilled to be part of the Wilson team,” says Mirza. “Wilson has the top players on tour because they have... (Full story …)

January 11, 2010

HEAD Launches YOUTEK Prestige Series

Legendary racquet line receives a modern update (Full story …)

January 8, 2010

Prince updates two popular racquets for 2010

New EXO3 Black and EXO3 White Hit Shelves in United States in Mid January. 3-Time Grand Slam Champion Maria Sharapova One of the ATP/WTA Players to Switch to the EXO3 Black Starting at the Australian Open. (Full story …)

Sharapova with New Racquet and Bag for 2010

3-Time Grand Slam Champion to Showcase Newly Launched Prince EXO3 Black and New Limited Edition Sharapova Bag Collection at 2010 Australian Open (Full story …)

December 9, 2009

Wilson Launches Revolutionary New Racket Technology

Roger Federer and Juan Martin Del Potro Debut New Rackets for 2010 (Full story …)

December 2, 2009

DuPont Technology Helps HEAD Tennis Pros

WILMINGTON, Del. — HEAD® professionals delivered strong performances recently at tournaments around the world using new HEAD® tennis racquets featuring grommets made with DuPont™ Teflon® friction reducing polymer. Novak Djokovic, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Mikhail Youzhny, and Andy Murray all took the... (Full story …)

December 1, 2009

Prince Tour Team Members End 2009 Ranked #1

Bryan Brothers' Late-Season Switch to New Prince EXO3 Ignite Team 95 Racquet Proves to Benefit Twins’ Game as They Capture ATP World Tour Doubles Title (Full story …)

November 16, 2009

PACIFIC introduces BasaltX in new racquets

London’s 02 Arena — site of the 2009 ATP World Finals, will also play host to the introduction of PACIFIC Tennis Racquets. German Engineering will again be showcased as clearly the global leader for technical innovation. The latest update in... (Full story …)

August 11, 2009

Tsonga Switches Rackets to the Wilson [K]obra Tour

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is ready to take on the competition with his new racket, the Wilson [K]obra Tour. After much success, reaching a career high #6 on the ATP Tour with the [K]Blade Tour racket, Jo-Wilfried was still searching for a... (Full story …)

The Babolat Pure Drive Racquet: the story continues…again!

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat, leading manufacturer of tennis racquets, announces a line extension of the new generation of Babolat Pure Drive tennis racquets - the brand new Pure Drive Lite and the enhanced Pure Drive 107. As powerful and maneuverable... (Full story …)

Babolat Enhances Pure Storm Line with exclusive GT Technology

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat, leading manufacturer of tennis racquets, announces that the Babolat Pure Storm line has been enhanced with GT Technology. The Pure Storm tennis racquets offer total control through accuracy and stability and now have an added performance... (Full story …)

June 23, 2009

HEAD Launches YOUTEK Radical Series

Next generation racquets have stars to carry legacy (Full story …)

June 22, 2009

Grasscourt Title Number Two for Dunlop’s Tanasugarn

2008 Ordina Open Champ Repeats with New Racquet: the Dunlop Aerogel 4D 500 (Full story …)

Prince Helps Bring Authentic Wimbledon Experience to New York City

Fans Get a Chance to Play on Grass Court with New EXO3 Racquets. Contest Gives Consumers On-Site and Online a Chance to Win Prince Product Pack by Guessing Number of Tennis Balls in Larger-Than-Life Container. (Full story …)

June 11, 2009

PowerAngle Debuts a New Diagonal Line of Tennis Rackets

SCARSDALE, NY — PowerAngle LLC, the only manufacturer of patented, diagonally-strung tennis rackets, introduces a new Diagonal Line of tennis rackets. The PowerAngle PRO (Midsize), CENTRIC (Super-Mid) and GRAND (Oversize) are now available. Tennis coaches and medical doctors endorse PowerAngle... (Full story …)

June 1, 2009

Prince Enhances Popular EXO3 Racquet Line with Three New Models in U.S

EXO3 Ignite 95, EXO3 Ignite Team 95 and EXO3 Blue 110 Complement Existing Line (Full story …)

May 27, 2009

Ektelon Discovers a New Source of Energy with Launch of EXO3 Racquet Line

Patented Energy Bridge™ and Energy Channel Constructions Deliver More Energy and Comfort in Every Shot (Full story …)

May 12, 2009

The Babolat Pure Drive Racquet: the story continues!

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat announces the launch of a new generation of its emblematic Pure Drive tennis racquet. As powerful and maneuverable as ever, the new Pure Drive racquet has been enhanced with Babolat’s exclusive new GT Technology featuring Graphite... (Full story …)

May 4, 2009

Popularity of New Prince EXO3 Racquet Line Substantiated by Q1 Findings

Prince Now Holds Six of the Top Ten “Hottest” New Racquets in Tennis Including THE #1 Hot New Racquet - The EXO3 Red 105 (Full story …)

April 28, 2009

HEAD's Media Mix for YOUTEK Speed and YOUTEK Radical Receiving Industry Accolades!

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Will 'King of Clay' Ferrell to wield Prince EXO3 racquets vs. Mats Wilander

Will “King of Clay” Ferrell will take to the court to settle his long-standing tennis “feud” with tennis legend, and seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, Mats Wilander at the K-Swiss Global Tennis Showdown in Los Angeles. There is no telling... (Full story …)

April 20, 2009

Head and You Breathes New Life into Consumers' Passion for the Game

Austria - Kennelbach - April 2009 - HEAD has announced the launch of a brand repositioning effort designed to put an increased focus on individual athletes’ personal interaction with the game of tennis. The new marketing campaign showcases the passion... (Full story …)

April 14, 2009


Introducing HEAD’s Most Powerful Tour Racquet Line (Full story …)

March 13, 2009

Babolat Breaks the Rules in Oversize Tennis Racquets

Unveils New Y Line of Racquets and Accessories. (Full story …)

March 6, 2009

HEAD Introduces New MicroGel Extreme Racquet Line

HEAD announced the launch of the new MicroGel Extreme Series featured by a revolutionary material called Teflon® friction reducing polymer. Teflon® friction reducing polymer has been integrated successfully in various branches and HEAD is the first brand to introduce it... (Full story …)

March 3, 2009

Added Dimensions: Dunlop Announces Four New 4D Frames

2009 Aerogel 4D Racquet Range Expands for Spring (Full story …)

March 2, 2009

Fish Makes History in Delray

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

February 5, 2009

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

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

February 3, 2009

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

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

January 19, 2009

Wilson Launches New Visible FX Technology

[K] Factor FX line features “Quad Shaft” construction (Full story …)

January 5, 2009

Prince Launches EXO3

New Racquet Line Features Patented Energy Bridge: Engineering Breakthrough Suspends the String Bed, Expands the Sweetspot. (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 …)

November 14, 2008

Wilson Continues as Industry Leader

#1 Racquet Brand and #1 Hot New Racquet. (Full story …)

October 16, 2008

HEAD Introduces CrossBow

PHOENIX, AZ — October 2008 — After overwhelming success of the CrossBow Racquets launched in May, HEAD Penn Racquet Sports announces a new addition to the CrossBow line. The CrossBow 4, which will be available in November, offers players the... (Full story …)

October 6, 2008

HEAD Introduces 3 New CrossBow Racquets

PHOENIX, AZ — HEAD Penn Racquet Sports announced that they have added 3 new Power Loaded racquets to the successful CrossBow Racquet Line. With the introduction of the CrossBow 8, the CrossBow 4, and the CrossBow 2, the racquet line... (Full story …)

Berdych Bags Fourth Career Title in Japan

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

September 19, 2008

adidas Rackets Return for the Ultimate 2009 Tennis Package

Herzogenaurach, Germany -- adidas Tennis introduces its new racket offering for 2009 allowing players worldwide to follow in the footsteps of tennis legends Ilie Nastase and Ivan Lendl. As the leading tennis footwear brand in the world, adidas is excited... (Full story …)

September 10, 2008

Wilson's [K] Factor Dominates US Open

Serena Williams Captures 9th Grand Slam Title and Regains #1 World Ranking Roger Federer Wins 5 th Straight US Open Championship and 13th Grand Slam Title (Full story …)

September 2, 2008

Wilson's [K] Factor Sweeps Through Week 1 of US Open

Federer, Djokovic, Fish, del Potro push through to Quarterfinals. Serena and Venus Williams meet in Quarterfinals with [K] Blade Team (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

Babolat’s New XS Racquets Hit the (Sweet) Spot

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat, a leading manufacturer of tennis products, announces the introduction of a new range of high performance tennis racquets-the XS line-featuring Babolat’s new Xtra Sweetspot technology. To meet the needs of intermediate players, Babolat engineered the new... (Full story …)

August 20, 2008

Prince lets players CUSTOMYZE IT

What does your custom O³ Speedport Black look like? (Full story …)

August 7, 2008

Jelena Jankovic Uses Prince O3 Technology to Become World's New No.1

23 year-old Jelena Jankovic will officially become the new No.1 ranked female tennis player in the world - only the 18th woman ever to claim the sport’s top spot. It has been a wild ride for the former No. 1... (Full story …)

August 5, 2008

Murray Claims First ATP Masters Series Title

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD players fought their way to victory last week at tournaments around the world. No. 8 seeded HEAD Player Andy Murray defeated World No. 3 Novak Djokovic 7-6(4), 7-6 (5) to earn his first Masters Series Title... (Full story …)

July 31, 2008

PROGRESSOR NT Fischer’s Newest No Tolerance Racquet

The Progressor NT is the latest instalment in the Fischer Tournament line. Featuring No Tolerance (NT) construction, Fischer guarantees that each racquet is 100% identical in weight (300g/10.6 oz unstrung). Fischer is the only racquet manufacturer to offer identical racquets... (Full story …)

July 30, 2008

HEAD Partners With European Beach Tennis Championships

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD International signed a contract with Tennis Europe to become the official ball and paddle partner for the European Beach Tennis Championships. The European Beach Tennis Championships will take place in Riccione, Italy from July 31st to... (Full story …)

July 29, 2008

HEAD Brand Shows Continued Success in 2008

Phoenix, Arizona -- Throughout 2008, the HEAD brand continues to show its success and proves to have some of the most dominant racquets on tour. The 2008 Wimbledon Championships showed that HEAD continues to be dominant on tour. HEAD was... (Full story …)

July 23, 2008

'Control Freek' Air Conditioned Tennis Racquets

Toronto -- Our perfect, high performance, patented "CONTROL FREEK" racquets are the new, revolutionary tennis dominator on the market. They keep your hands sweat free and in 100% continuous contact with your racquet handle at all times. Because of your... (Full story …)

Following in the Champion’s footsteps: Babolat introduces new line of Nadal Junior racquets

Boulder, Colorado -- Babolat, a leading manufacturer of tennis products, announces the introduction of a full line of Nadal Junior racquets for children. Named for the five-time Grand Slam winner, Rafael Nadal, the Nadal Junior racquets are designed for budding... (Full story …)

July 22, 2008

HEAD Pros Enjoy Success at Recent Tournaments

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD players enjoyed success last week at tournaments around the world. Second-seeded HEAD Player Gilles Simon captured his first U.S. title at the Indianapolis Tennis Championships with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over defending champion Dmitry Tursunov, becoming... (Full story …)

July 15, 2008

Robredo Wins Battle Between Dunlop Tour Team Members

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

July 8, 2008

Dimitrov Claims Boys Championship at Wimbledon

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD's Team Elite members had a remarkable week at Wimbledon, with Grigor Dimitrov's boys singles championship leading the way. Dimitrov, a 17-year-old from Bulgaria, became the first player from that country to secure the prestigious junior title,... (Full story …)

HEAD Pros Swing for Success at Wimbledon

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD players battled tough competition to reach the semifinal and final rounds of Wimbledon last weekend. Former World No. 1 and HEAD player Marat Safin reached the semifinal round where he faced five-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer,... (Full story …)

July 7, 2008

Wilson's [K] Factor Technology Dominates Wimbledon

Venus Williams wins 7th Grand Slam with [K] Blade Team. Daniel Nestor completes a career Slam in Men’s doubles with his [K] Six.One 95. Roger Federer has thrilling 5 set final with his [K] Six.One Tour. (Full story …)

June 30, 2008

50% of Players in Wimbledon Men’s Round of 16 Playing with HEAD MicroGEL

Phoenix, AZ– June 30, 2008 –- HEAD players have shown success this year at Wimbledon through the round of 16. Eight HEAD players remain in the men’s main draw which means 50% of the players are playing with HEAD MicroGEL!... (Full story …)

Prince Extends Popular O3 Speedport Black Racquet Line

O3 Speedport Black Team and O3 Speedport Black Longbody Give More Player Types Chance to Pick Up and Customize a World-Class Racquet (Full story …)

June 4, 2008

Prince Brand Sees Significant Presence at Roland Garros

Prince Brand Sees Significant Presence in footwear and apparel (in addition to racquets) at Major for First Time in Company History (Full story …)

May 19, 2008

Self-Designed Black Knight Racquet and Ashaway String Help David Palmer to 4th British Open Crown

Ashaway, RI -- The fourth time was the sweetest for Squash great David Palmer. Confounding critics who said the 31-year-old Australian would no longer be able to compete for major titles, the fifth-seeded Palmer beat England's James Willstrop in an... (Full story …)

May 15, 2008

New Power Loaded Racquet Technology from HEAD

Advanced CrossBow Technology is featured in five new racquets this season (Full story …)

May 7, 2008

Harrison Brothers Choose Babolat Racquets and Strings for Next Four Years

Lyon, France – May 7, 2008 –- Babolat, one of the leading manufacturers of tennis products, today announces Ryan Harrison and Christian Harrison have chosen to use Babolat racquets and strings for the next four years. Babolat has had a... (Full story …)

May 6, 2008

Wilson Continues to Lead Industry as the #1 Racket Brand

Chicago -- Wilson increased their market share lead in First Quarter 2008 compared to year end as the #1 racquet brand according to the Sports Marketing Surveys first quarter 2008 results just released. According to the first quarter sell-thru results,... (Full story …)

May 5, 2008

Babolat Introduces New Aero Strike

Extra-Light Version of Rafael Nadal’s Winning Racquet. (Full story …)

Prince Continues Momentum According to Q1 Industry Audit

Industry Leader Now Has More Racquet and Footwear Models in Top Fifteen Than Any Other Brand and #1 Position in String (Full story …)

May 3, 2008

Babolat extends Aero Storm and Pure Storm ranges

Enhances expert control offering (Full story …)

April 24, 2008

Davydenko’s Recent Racquet Switch and Play Lead to Spike in Popularity and Demand for His Racquet

Bordentown, NJ – April 24, 2008 -– Two weeks ago, Nikolay Davydenko put together a string of wins at the Sony Ericsson Open beating Andy Roddick and Rafael Nadal en route to capturing the biggest title of his career. His... (Full story …)

April 15, 2008

Sharapova Wins Bausch and Lomb Championships for Third Title of Year

2008 Australian Open Champ Keeps Wins Coming for O3 Racquet Technology (Full story …)

March 7, 2008

Three New Dunlop Aerogel Racquets Hit the Market

Aerogel Lineup Solidified for Spring (Full story …)

February 26, 2008

New Armani Tennis Racquet From Babolat

Boulder, CO -- Babolat, one of the leading manufacturers of tennis products, announces the launch of the new EA7 Emporio Armani tennis racquet, marking the first time that Babolat has entered the world of sport fashion. Babolat developed the exclusive... (Full story …)

February 8, 2008

HEAD MicroGEL 'Rocks' on Tour

Phoenix, AZ -- Current ATP rankings show that 33% of ATP Players ranked in the TOP 100 are playing with HEAD MicroGEL racquets. Top pros Richard Gasquet, Ivan Ljubicic, and Mikhail Youzhny are playing with the MicroGEL Extreme Pro, Andy... (Full story …)

February 4, 2008

50% Off All Custom Racquets by Vantage

Thursday and Friday, Feb 7th and 8th! To celebrate their 3rd anniversary, Vantage is offering all of their custom racquets at half their regular price. If you haven't used a custom racquet before, now is the perfect opportunity. Or why... (Full story …)

February 1, 2008

Prince O3 Racquets Capture Four of the Top Ten Best Selling Spots in Tennis

Players Continue to Convert to Prince and Embrace Popular O3 Technology (Full story …)

January 16, 2008

Top Players Switch to New Wilson [K]Factor Rackets

Justine Henin, Novak Djokovic, Serena and Venus Williams, Paul Henri-Mathieu, Feliciano Lopez, Lindsay Davenport and many others make the switch to [K]Factor for 2008 (Full story …)

January 9, 2008

Isner and Jankovic Wielding New O3 Speedport White

Design and Feel of Prince’s New Racquet Appealing to Wide Range of Elite Players (Full story …)

November 29, 2007

Prince’s Takes Game Improvement Racquets to New Level with Introduction of Strung-Thru-Stringing System

Innovation Leader Delivers Another Breakthrough Design Technology for Players (Full story …)

Prince Expands Tour Proven Line of O3 Racquets with Launch of Speedport White and Ozone Tour

Two New Racquets Include Dense String Pattern Versions for Serious Players (Full story …)

November 7, 2007

Prince Continues Momentum Heading Into Fourth Quarter of 2007

Q3 SMS/TIA Audit Shows Company Has Nearly One Third of Industry’s Hottest New Racquets and #1 Best-Selling String (Full story …)

November 5, 2007

Wilson [K]Factor Continues Growth as the Top 3 Selling 'Hot New Rackets'

Chicago — Wilson Racquet Sports continues its growth, with the latest third quarter Sports Marketing Survey market share report showing that Wilson’s 2007 year-to-date market share has increased significantly over 2006. The [K]Six-one family of rackets now represents the #1,... (Full story …)

November 2, 2007

The Koz Wants You To Win a Babolat Racquet

Tennis Channel’s “Inside Tennis With The Koz” host Dave "KOZ" Kozlowski will be offering his TV viewers and website visitors a chance to win new Babolat oversized racquets. Babolat, the presenting sponsor of “Inside Tennis With The Koz”- the awarding... (Full story …)

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

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

October 30, 2007 receives multiple awards

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

Prince Players and O3 Racquet Technology Show Dominance Capturing Three Tour Titles in Twenty-Four Hours

Bryans, Hantuchova and Huber Win Titles; Gear Up For Championships (Full story …)

October 23, 2007

The Prestige Continues Its Historical Run with MicroGEL Technology

PHOENIX, Ariz. — HEAD has launched a new tour racquet — the MicroGEL Prestige — one of the most popular tour racquets ever, HEAD’s legendary Prestige is now available with MicroGEL technology. The Prestige was introduced in 1987 and has... (Full story …)

October 2, 2007

Babolat Expands Oversize Offering

New ‘07-’08 Models for Club Players (Full story …)

September 10, 2007

Wilson Dominates 2007 Grand Slam Capturing 7 of 8 Singles Championships

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

August 16, 2007

Today, Viking Athletics Introduced its New Line of Platform Tennis Equipment for the 2007/2008 season

Lindenhurst, New York, August 15, 2007 — Today, Viking Athletics introduced its new line of platform tennis equipment for the 2007/2008 season. The new line consists of nine paddles: Pro V1 Plus™ featuring Viking's new Shock Absorbing Ring (SAR) OZ™... (Full story …)

August 7, 2007

The New Babolat Aero 112 Launching August 2007

Maximum comfort, power, and fastest swing speed (Full story …)

The New Babolat Drive Z 110 Launching August 2007

Maximum Power, optimal comfort, and maneuverability (Full story …)

The New Babolat Drive Z 118 Launching August 2007

Maximum Power, optimal comfort, and maneuverability (Full story …)

July 24, 2007

Boris Becker: A Powerful Experience

His name stands for top performance and the desire to win, for style and strength, for power and class — and now also for his exclusive new sports brand. With a complete range of innovative tennis racquets and an apparel... (Full story …)

Bryan Brothers Already Seeing Benefits From New O3 Speedport Black

Bordentown, NJ -- At this week’s Countrywide Classic in Los Angeles, fans saw the world’s #1 doubles team pull from their new Prince racquet bags the recently unveiled O3 Speedport Black. With new racquets in hand, the Brothers went on... (Full story …)

July 16, 2007

The Bryan Brothers Switch to Prince; Latest Pros to Embrace O3 Technology

Bordentown, NJ – July 16, 2007 – It is with great excitement that Prince Sports, Inc. announces the signing of the #1 men's doubles team in the world and two of the most popular players on tour, Mike and Bob... (Full story …)

July 10, 2007

Williams Debuts Limited Edition Gold-Leaf Frame

Wilson’s [K]Factor racquet technology dominated Centre Court at Wimbledon this year, as Venus Williams and Roger Federer came away with the titles. Williams played with a new [K]Factor gold limited edition racquet, made of real 22-carat gold leaf. Wilson created... (Full story …)

June 28, 2007

'Which Racquet Will James Blake Play?' Winner Chosen

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

June 27, 2007

James Blake Chooses Dunlop's Aerogel 2Hundred Racquet

Fan Favorite To Play With Dunlop’s New Design and Technology. Contest Winner Will Go to US Open. (Full story …)

June 19, 2007

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

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

June 13, 2007

Prince Introduces New Ozone Frames, Further Strengthening Successful O3 Line

Ozone One, Four and Seven Offer Carbon Wave Matrix Construction Giving Players Enhanced Sweet Spot (Full story …)

June 12, 2007

Dunlop Sweepstakes Celebrates James Blake's Return

Guess Which Aerogel Racquet Blake Will Play for Chance to go to the US Open (Full story …)

June 11, 2007

Prince Unveils New O3 Speedport Tour and Black Racquets

Two New Players Frames Incorporate Personal Customization Offerings (Full story …)

May 31, 2007

HEAD Introduces Latest Evolution of World’s Best Selling Racquet

HEAD has launched a new Tour Series racquet line - the MicroGel Radical - the latest evolution of the world’s best selling racquet for four years (1999, 2000, 2002 and 2004). (Full story …)

May 26, 2007

James Blake Returns to Dunlop

Fan Favorite and Nine-Time Singles Champion Inks New Deal (Full story …)

May 23, 2007

Dunlop Sports Expands Aerogel Tennis Racquet Line

Next Generation Racquet Technology Enhanced with Vibrocore Comfort (Full story …)

Rome Title Marks Year-Long Comeback For Jelena Jankovic

22-Year-Old Credits Hard Work and O3 Technology For Turnaround; Heads Into Paris Confident (Full story …)

May 22, 2007

HEAD Wants to Know: 'Are You Radical Enough?'

Submit your video clip for a chance to hit with Agassi. (Full story …)

May 21, 2007

Prince Comes Out of Gate Strong in Q1

Tennis Leader Poised To Break $100 Million Sales Mark in 2007 (Full story …)

May 18, 2007

New Radical for a New Era

HEAD has launched a new tour racquet - the MicroGel Radical - offering aggressive, competitive players the ultimate feel and unique touch - through HEAD’s newest technology, MicroGel. (Full story …)

May 3, 2007

Prince Receives Good News From Q1 Specialty Retail Audit

Company Continues Climb; Three of Top Five Racquets Are O3 Including New O3 Speedports (Full story …)


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