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July 10, 2019

PHIT America GO! Grants Impact 400,000+ Kids

PHIT America is proud to announce that since September 2015, PHIT America GO! Grants. have been awarded to 730 elementary school P.E. programs in 39 states which have provided physical activity outlets for more than 400,000 elementary school children in the U.S. More than 100,000 kids have been introduced to an active lifestyle in the past year. (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 …)

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 …)

12th Annual TIA Forum Set for Aug. 26 in New York City

The 12th Annual TIA Tennis Forum will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, on the Ballroom Level of the Grand Hyatt New York City from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (Full story …)

January 31, 2019

Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Brings Industry Together in Orlando

The 2019 Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference, Jan. 23-25, attracted more than 1,000 racquet sports professionals, industry leaders, and representatives of emerging and bellwether brands to the inaugural event last week, in Orlando, Fla. (Full story …)

January 28, 2019

Life Time, USTA Partner to Grow Tennis Participation

The USTA and Life Time announced a strategic relationship that brings together the largest tennis operator in the nation and the national governing body for tennis in the United States. Both parties will combine their vast resources to continue growing the sport of tennis, especially among younger players. (Full story …)

December 12, 2018

Three Finalists Chosen to Present At Fourth ‘Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge’

Three finalists have been chosen to present at the fourth Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, during the Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference in Orlando, Fla. AccuTennis, PlayTennisConnect and SPARC-Virtual Tennis will present five-minute pitches about their new product or service to a panel of judges—and in front of an audience of tennis and racquet sports industry leaders—in a “Shark Tank”-like competition to determine a winner. (Full story …)

November 15, 2018

PTR International Tennis Symposium Set for Feb. 12-15

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will host its premier coach education event - the PTR International Tennis Symposium - February 12-15, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. (Full story …)

November 1, 2018

All Racquet Sports Creates First 'Made in U.S.' Padel Court

All Racquet Sports has announced that the first “Made in the USA” padel court was recently completed outside of Reading, Pa. The court and design lead the way to meet the future demands for the growth of the fastest growing sport in the world. Padel started in Mexico, found its way to Argentina and exploded in popularity in Europe. (Full story …)

October 25, 2018

USPTA Partners with InsureStat for Disability Insurance

On behalf of its members, the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) has entered into an agreement with InsureSTAT to provide long term disability insurance on a discounted basis to USPTA members. (Full story …)

October 17, 2018

'Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge' Attracts Influential Panel of Judges

A high-powered panel of judges will consider the entries in the fourth “Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge,” which promises to showcase some of the most brilliant new and innovative sports products and services designed to grow the sport and business of tennis and racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. Presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA), this unique competition will take place on Jan. 24, 2019, during the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference ([racquetpaddlesportsshow.com](http://www.racquetpaddlesportsshow.com/)). (Full story …)

October 11, 2018

New Racquet Sports/Wellness Facility Approved in Raleigh

Triangle Racquet Sports, LLC, with support from the United States Tennis Association (USTA), is excited to announce a state-of-the-art racquet sports and health and wellness facility coming to Brier Creek in Raleigh. The Raleigh City Council unanimously approved a 50-year lease with extensions up to 100 years for the venue located on the 48-acre lot of land owned by the City of Raleigh on Mt. Herman Road. (Full story …)

September 20, 2018

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

The inaugural [Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference](http://racquetpaddlesportsshow.com) 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

PHIT America Gets 300,000+ Kids Moving in 600 Schools

PHIT America and its GO! Grants are getting American children moving and physically active - by the hundreds of thousands. In just three years, the PHIT America GO! Grants have been awarded to 589 schools in 48 states. A total of 305,074 kids have benefited from the GO! Grants, which are a series of grants to elementary school P.E. programs. (Full story …)

July 25, 2018

PHIT Act Passes the House, Now Moves to Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 25, 2018) — In a major step to help overcome the “Inactivity Pandemic” and improve the health of Americans, the U.S. House of Representatives late this afternoon passed the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act by a... (Full story …)

July 13, 2018

PHIT Act Passes Key Committee Vote, Moves to Full House

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

June 27, 2018

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

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

Play Tennis Month Helps Rally the Industry

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

June 21, 2018

ITA to be Supporting Partner of WTCA Conference

The Women's Tennis Coaching Association is proud to announce that the Intercollegiate Tennis Association has signed on as a supporting partner of the second annual WTCA Conference NYC, which will be held on August 30-31 at the East Side Marriott hotel. (Full story …)

May 11, 2018

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

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

May 4, 2018

Get Out on Court for Play Tennis Month!

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

April 25, 2018

'Million Calorie Burn' Leads Off Play Tennis Month, PHIT America Month

They came, they played tennis, and they burned lots of calories. That’s one way to summarize what took place last Friday (April 20) at the Million Calorie Burn, the official kick-off event of PHIT America Month, which starts on May 1. May will also be Play Tennis Month. (Full story …)

March 26, 2018

Top Speakers and Experts to Present At TOM Conference

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

March 4, 2018

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

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

February 23, 2018

Chris Evert Partners with Osteo Bi-Flex

Bone and joint health brand Osteo Bi-Flex announced a partnership with seven-time No. 1 professional tennis player Chris Evert. Together with Osteo Bi-Flex, Evert will help reinforce the brand’s commitment to leading the call for movement. (Full story …)

February 12, 2018

Tennis Industry Rallies For ‘Play Tennis Month’ in May

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

February 8, 2018

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

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

January 23, 2018

Third ‘Tennis Innovation Challenge’ April 9 in Charleston, S.C.

The third Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge promises to showcase some of the most brilliant new and innovative sports products and services designed to grow the sport and business of tennis with players, consumers and fans. This unique competition will take place on April 9 at the 2018 Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM Conference), held at Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, S.C. (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 …)

December 6, 2017

World No. 1 Halep Headlines Tennis With The Stars 2018

World No. 1 Simona Halep will headline Cliff Drysdale Management's 4th annual Tennis With The Stars on March 6, 2018. Hosted at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, the charity event will once again benefit ACEing Autism, a national non-profit that connects children on the autistic spectrum to tennis. (Full story …)

November 11, 2017

Midtown Athletic Clubs Opens Hotel in Chicago

The Hotel at Midtown opened in Chicago as Midtown Athletic Clubs' first venture into the hospitality space. Located at the bustling intersection of the city’s Bucktown, Lincoln Park and Logan Square neighborhoods, the 55-room contemporary boutique hotel is the final element of Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago's $85 million renovation. (Full story …)

November 1, 2017

Top Speakers to Present at 5th Annual TOM Conference

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

June 27, 2017

DiNubile joins task force

Dr. Nicholas DiNubile of Pennsylvania joins distinguished panel dedicated to promoting the health, fitness, wellness and life benefits of tennis. (Full story …)

May 22, 2017

Top 10 reasons to play tennis

All-star panel of health and sports experts focuses messages to mainstream Americans about the benefits of tennis for mind, body and life. (Full story …)

March 3, 2017

Tennis Industry names Health Task Force

Highly accomplished and respected international panel, chaired by Dr. Jack Groppel, will help guide the sport in connecting tennis with mainstream thinking about health, wellness and life benefits. (Full story …)

May 19, 2016

USTA forges medical partnership

Partnership will Enhance the Ability of USTA Player Development to Optimize Performance and Care for Up-and-Coming American Talent, as well as Focus on Making a Positive Lifestyle Impact on the Local Community (Full story …)

August 28, 2014

Isner joins forces with RAPIDFORCE

The new revolution in muscle support and pain relief to get you back in the game (Full story …)

August 22, 2014

Mount Sinai shares healthy menu tips

Experts from The Mount Sinai Hospital offer smart-eating strategies that will keep you healthy and fully satisfied while watching tennis matches. (Full story …)

August 21, 2014

Mount Sinai shares sun tips

New York — A day spent outdoors watching tennis without proper protection can cause sunburn to both your skin and eyes. Exposure to ultraviolet rays can significantly increase your risk for skin cancer and damage your eyes. Tips Always wear... (Full story …)

September 23, 2013

FSU uses CoreControl to gain competitive edge

Tennis teams across the nation, including The Florida State University, are using CoreControl, a unique and innovative cooling glove that rapidly cools the body temperatures by extracting heat from the core body. The CoreControl cooling glove, invented by Stanford doctors... (Full story …)

August 7, 2013

Dynamic Tape changing the lives of athletes, fitness buffs

Athletes across the world are taping up — a movement that exploded during the 2012 London Olympics and video of international stars like Serena Williams and David Beckham wearing various forms of tape. Tens of thousands of people worldwide are... (Full story …)

July 24, 2012

Bryan Bros. team up with Nesquik

GLENDALE, CALIF. — NESTLÉ® NESQUIK® today announced that NESQUIK has partnered with world champion tennis players Mike and Bob Bryan, the all-time men’s doubles team record holders with 11 men’s doubles career Grand Slam Titles and 61 overall titles. “We... (Full story …)

May 16, 2011

USPTA members host Tennis Across America clinics

USPTA encourages kids to play Tennis -- for the health of it!SM with free tennis clinic (Full story …)

October 4, 2010

Orthotic Prosthetic Tech to host Free Clinic

Adaptive Tennis. (Full story …)

September 21, 2010

SportsMD.com Launches

Premier Sports Medicine, Health and Nutrition Website Connects Top Doctors and Fitness Experts to the Everyday Athlete. Free On-line Resource Featuring Videos, Articles and Doctors Dedicated to Sports-Related Information and Education (Full story …)

September 1, 2010

Parent Awareness of Preventable Injuries for Juniors

Rosemont, Ill. — With more than 27 million players, tennis continues to be one of America’s fastest growing sports with participation having increased by more than 43 percent since 2000. Premier tennis tour events and other top-tiered tournaments in the... (Full story …)

August 16, 2010

KT Tape offers free instruction

Information and Resources Available in Online and Onsite Formats (Full story …)

June 25, 2010

Federal Funds Available to Tennis Facilities

Each year, the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) awards millions of dollars to schools and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve physical education programs. Your local tennis facility could work with a school or schools in your... (Full story …)

December 31, 2009

KT Tape: Secret Weapon of Elite Athletes

Now available to everyone. First-ever consumer brand of kinesiology therapeutic tape offers a drug-free option for pain. (Full story …)

December 2, 2009

TruFocals Wins Popular Science Award

TruFocals Revolutionary Adjustable Focus Technology Provides a Clear Field of View at Any Distance. Selected from thousands of entrants, TruFocals lens units replace multifocal technology by adjusting the focus of the entire lens. “The Best of What’s New Award is the magazine’s top honor, and the 100 winners—chosen from among thousands of entrants—represent the highest level of achievement in their fields.”Said Mark Jannot, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. (Full story …)

August 10, 2009

KT Tape Pro Wins 'Best in Show Consumer Health Product' Award at NATA 2009 Trade Show

Provo, Utah — KT Tape Pro by Lumos Inc. is earning recognition from the professional athletic training community. KT Tape Pro was just named “Best in Show” for Consumer Health Care at the 2009 NATA 60th Annual Meeting and Clinical... (Full story …)

July 14, 2009

Easy Exercise May Help Treat Tennis Elbow

KEYSTONE, CO — People with pain in the elbow or forearm from playing sports or just from common everyday activities, might be able to use a simple bar and strengthening exercise to alleviate pain, say researchers who are presenting their... (Full story …)

May 18, 2009

Competitiveness and Perfectionism: Common Traits of Both Athletic Performance and Disordered Eating

Timberline Knolls Offers Tips to Athletes, Parents and Coaches on how to Avoid, Detect and Understand Eating Disorders (Full story …)

April 29, 2009

WADA to Discuss Anti-Doping Code

Montreal, April 28, 2009 — The Executive Committee and the Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will meet respectively on Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, 2009, in Montreal, Canada, for the first time this year. During... (Full story …)

Number of Matches Played Determines Teen Tennis Players’ Risk for Medical Withdrawal

Rosemont, IL — The number of matches junior tennis players compete in during a tournament directly affects their risk for medical withdrawal during a tournament concluded a study published in the youth focused May/June 2009 issue of Sports Health: A... (Full story …)

November 11, 2008

USPTA and Elations Join Forces in Licensing Agreement

The United States Professional Tennis Association and Elations, a drink to maintain healthy joints, have entered into a licensing agreement incorporating the USPTA's service mark, Tennis — for the health of it!SM Elations plans to promote Tennis — for the... (Full story …)

July 28, 2008

PTR Partners with Bionic Gloves

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and Bionic Gloves, a division of Louisville Slugger, announced a sponsorship agreement to provide PTR teachers and coaches with special pricing on custom PTR Bionic Tennis Gloves. Bionic Tennis Gloves provide... (Full story …)

June 19, 2008

Midtown Tennis Club Hosts a Cardio Tennis Extravaganza

Photo Caption: Midtown Tennis Club in Chicago hosted a Cardio Tennis Extravaganza on Friday, June 6 with 176 participants who also enrolled in the club’s Tennis in No Time® program. The caloric expenditure of each participant ranged from 478... (Full story …)

June 17, 2008

The Xtensor –Xtending the Life of Your Hands

A Medical Breakthrough for People Suffering from Hand, Wrist or Elbow Disorders (Full story …)

 

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