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November 7, 2017

Kimberly Schoeffel Joins Har-Tru Team

Har-Tru has announced that Kimberly Schoeffel joined its sales team, and will be transitioning into the sales representative position for the Southeast territory. She is taking over for Harriet Lambert, who has 44 years of service with Har-Tru, as she plans to retire in the summer of 2018. (Full story …)

Tecnifibre X-One Ball Chosen As Official Ball of Davis Cup Finals

In Davis Cup competitions, the home team has the right to choose the ball and the playing surface. This is what makes the competition different and unique from others. For the upcoming finals to be played at Lille Nov. 24-28, the players on the French National team have made their ball choice: they will play with the Tecnifibre X-One tennis ball. (Full story …)

November 2, 2017

Vulcan Introduces 'Custom Logo' Overgrips

Vulcan Grip Co.’s new line of tennis racket grips is now being expanded to include overgrips with custom logos. (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 …)

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 AshawayUSA.com 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 …)

September 13, 2017

Lacoste acquires Tecnifibre

Lacoste has agreed to acquire French racquet and string manufacturer Tecnifibre. The purchase price was undisclosed. Lacoste will acquire an 80 percent stake and the deal is expected to close in October. Tecnifibre is best known for its its strings,... (Full story …)

September 18, 2013

Babolat swings a deal with The Gate

Manufacturer Named Exclusive Racquet Sponsor to the Junior Tennis Academy (Full story …)

June 22, 2012

Prince reaches deal with new ‘Prince Americas’

The operating assets of Prince Sports, including exclusive rights to the Prince, Ektelon and Viking brands in North America, have been acquired by the newly formed Active Brands Co. and its new wholly owned subsidiary, Prince Americas. Prince Americas will... (Full story …)

May 1, 2012

Prince enters Chapter 11

Non-U.S. Subsidiaries Are Not Included in U.S. Filing and Are Not Subject to Court Supervision (Full story …)

January 23, 2012

Prince to open Advanced Innovation Center

Innovation Center Part of New Multi-Year Deal between Prince and IMG Aimed at Developing Next Generation of Tennis Champions (Full story …)

August 16, 2011

USPTA Buying Show Booths Still Available

Manufacturer and vendor booth space is still available for the USPTA’s Tennis Buying Show, to be held Sept. 22 at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Fla., as part of the USPTA World Conference on Tennis. (Full story …)

July 19, 2011

‘State of the Tennis Industry’ Slated for August

The Tennis Industry Association plans to release a newly developed and revamped report in August designed to “help narrate the story of the tennis industry,” says TIA Executive Director Jolyn de Boer. The new “State of the Industry” report will... (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 …)

January 26, 2011

Babolat Team Meeting

Over 40 Teaching Pros gathered in Atlanta on January 21st at Dunwoody Country Club for the 2nd Annual Georgia Team Babolat Meeting. Dave Dwelle, Southern Regional Sales Manager and Kevin Klabunde, Southern States Territory Sales Rep. presented Babolat’s new 2011... (Full story …)

January 12, 2011

Courier Switches to Donnay Racquets

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

 

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