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September 16, 2021

Slinger's Foundation Tennis Joins Square's App Partner Program

Slinger announced that the Foundation Tennis technology platform it acquired in June 2020 has joined Square’s App Partner Program. The partnership with Square is a significant milestone for Foundation Tennis and Slinger, validating the success of its platform, and its potential to reach new businesses and consumers in the tennis market, as well as other sports and wellness verticals with its robust CRM, subscription management, booking, and payment processing technology. (Full story …)

Professional Platform Tennis Registry & Viking Sign 3-Year Partnership

The PPTR (Professional Platform Tennis Registry) and Viking recently signed a 3-year partnership agreement. Viking will be the “Official Platform Tennis Paddle and Ball of the PPTR.” (Full story …)

ITA Announces Alliance with Ground Rule

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and Ground Rule are pleased to announce a new partnership whereby Ground Rule will be recognized as the Preferred Facility Services Agency of the ITA. (Full story …)

Houston Tennis Association Names Emily Schaefer as new E.D.

The Houston Tennis Association has named Emily Schaefer as its new executive director. She succeeds Cheryl Hultquist, who has volunteered and worked for the nonprofit organization for more than 40 years. (Full story …)

September 13, 2021

2021 US Open Completes ‘Greatest Return’

Following a 2020 US Open that was contested without spectators for the first time, the 2021 US Open welcomed back fans and all competitions for an event that lived up to its billing of the ‘Greatest Return,’ on the court and off. (Full story …)

PTR Wheelchair Tennis Chps. to be Sept. 24-26 on Hilton Head

The PTR Wheelchair Tennis Championships will be held on Hilton Head Island, Sept. 24 - 26th. The tournament, typically an ITF event, will be a USTA Level 2 event this year due to COVID and travel restrictions. (Full story …)

September 10, 2021

USTA Foundation Awards $60,000 in Scholarships to Youth Players

The USTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the USTA, announced that Ivy Wilson of Jenks, Okla., and Leena Bennetto of Vernon, British Columbia, have been named the 2021 Novo Nordisk Donnelly Scholarship national recipients, each receiving a $10,000 scholarship administered by the USTA Foundation. (Full story …)

US Open to Recognize and Remember Those Affected by Tragic Events of 9/11

The USTA will recognize and remember all those affected by the terrorist attacks that took place in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., twenty years ago on 9/11/01. (Full story …)

September 2, 2021

Slinger Named 'Official Practice Partner' of USTA Chicago District

Slinger Bag has entered into a partnership agreement with the Chicago District Tennis Association (CDTA), one of 13 districts within the USTA/Midwest Section. With this partnership, Slinger will work with the CDTA to enhance its mission to create, sustain, and grow enthusiasm for the game of tennis throughout Chicagoland. (Full story …)

USTA Celebrates Historically Black Colleges and Universities

A celebration of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will be center stage at the 2021 US Open on Thursday, September 2, as the United States Tennis Association (USTA) honors the history and contributions of HBCUs to the sport of tennis and society. (Full story …)

August 31, 2021

USTA Foundation 20th Gala Raises Record-Breaking $2 Million

he USTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association Incorporated (USTA), today announced it raised more than $2 million during its 2021 gala - a record-breaking night - after surpassing the $1.4 million raised in 2018. The gala was hosted during last night’s US Open opening night at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and co-chaired by sports broadcaster Bill Macatee and Tatiana Cancro of Jersey Mike’s. (Full story …)


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