May 22, 2018

ATA to Host 101st National Chps. at USTA National Campus

The USTA announced that it will partner with the American Tennis Association (ATA) to host the 101st ATA National Championships at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., July 28-Aug 4. The annual week-long event will host more than 2,500 participants and visitors. (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 []( (Full story …)

April 30, 2018

PTR Kicks Off Mentor Program

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce it has kicked off its new Mentor Program. The program honors the legacy of PTR Founder Dennis Van der Meer, who recognized the need for industry leaders to help guide, shape and foster earnest professionals in the areas of community, business and athletic development, as well as club management. (Full story …)

April 25, 2018

Inaugural Tennis Innovation Challenge Winner Tennibot Makes Big Moves

Tennibot, the world’s first robotic tennis ball collector, is seeing major success after winning the inaugural Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge last year. Tennibot ([]( is a robot that can autonomously detect tennis balls on the court and collect them for players and coaches, using object detection and advanced algorithms. The app lets players customize where on the court Tennibot will clear tennis balls during practice. (Full story …)

April 12, 2018

Unique LED Lighting System Wins Third Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 12, 2018) — The third edition of the Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge—a “Shark Tank”-like competition to identify the most innovative and creative product or service in the tennis industry—took place this week during the Tennis Owners &... (Full story …)

USTA to Host Second All-American College Combine Scouting Event

The USTA announced it will host the second annual USTA All-American College Combine for American juniors June 18-21 at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando, with an expanded, level-based singles tournament and reduced-cost registration. (Full story …)

April 11, 2018

Universal Tennis Creates Major Partnership With USPTA

Universal Tennis and the United States Professional Tennis Association today announced a partnership to grow and enhance professional development resources for tennis teaching professionals and coaches. (Full story …)

April 10, 2018

UTR Partners With PTR to Expand Resources for Tennis Professionals

Universal Tennis and Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced a long-term, official partnership to grow and enhance professional development resources for tennis teaching professionals and coaches. (Full story …)

April 4, 2018

One-On-One Doubles Shootout and Concert in Fla.

The Serve-and-Volley game of Tennis, One-On-One Doubles, is bringing its professional Tennis Tournament, combined with a rockin' blues concert afterparty, to be held at the Country Club of Winter Haven on Saturday, April 28 from 2pm to 6:30pm. (Full story …)

National Wounded Warrior Camp Set for May 7-10

The seventh annual National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp is scheduled to take place May 7-10, 2018 at the Balboa Tennis Club located at 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, CA 92104. (Full story …)

March 21, 2018

USTA Names Recipients of Annual Awards

The United States Tennis Association today announced the winners of its Annual Awards presented at the USTA Annual Meeting and Conference, held March 17-19 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa Carlsbad, Calif. The honorees were recognized for their dedication to growing the game at an awards luncheon. (Full story …)

March 20, 2018

US Open Set to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

The USTA today announced a slate of special events and activities it has planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the US Open. One of the most visible initiatives is the introduction of a bold new logo for the event. (Full story …)

March 13, 2018

World TeamTennis Holds Draft for 43rd Season

Today's World TeamTennis Draft was highlighted by the selection of US Open finalist and world No. 9 Kevin Anderson as a Franchise player by the Philadelphia Freedoms, and the Washington Kastles pick of Tennys Sandgren as the overall first selection in the annual Draft. (Full story …)

March 9, 2018

Peg Connor Named E.D. of USTA Wyoming

USTA Intermountain and the USTA Wyoming Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Peg Connor has accepted the position as Executive Director of the Wyoming district. (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 []( (Full story …)

February 28, 2018

ITA, Tennis Recruiting Network Renew Deal

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Tennis Recruiting Network announce an extension of their alliance, whereby Tennis Recruiting Network ( will serve as the Official Junior Tennis Information Source of the ITA. (Full story …)

February 27, 2018

Oracle, Universal Tennis Team Up to Grow UTR

Universal Tennis and Oracle announced a strategic partnership to further develop and grow Universal Tennis Rating (UTR), the leading algorithm-based, big-data rating system and digital platform for tennis players. (Full story …)

February 24, 2018

Rodney Harmon Named New PTR President

Rodney Harmon, a former ATP Tour player and USTA Director of Men's Tennis, is the new president of the Professional Tennis Registry. (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 2, 2018

College MatchDay Events to Air Live on Tennis Channel

The USTA and Tennis Channel announced that all six College MatchDay events held this year at the USTA National Campus will be carried live on Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Everywhere -- the first series of live college tennis programming Tennis Channel has ever aired. (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 …)

January 22, 2018

2018 USPTA Surface Championship Series Schedule Announced

The USPTA has announced the dates for the 2018 USPTA Surface Championship Series. Now in its 13th year, the USPTA Surface Championship Series gives USPTA-certified professionals an opportunity to showcase their playing skills and earn prize money. The tournaments are open to all USPTA-certified professionals in good standing. (Full story …)

Citi Named Title Sponsor of Taste of Tennis

AYS Sports Marketing announced that Citi will serve as the title sponsor of the Taste of Tennis event series through 2019. Citi Taste of Tennis features cuisine prepared by top chefs and some of the world's best tennis players in Indian Wells, Miami, and New York City. Additionally, Citi Taste of Tennis will mark its first year in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., in late July to kick-off the Citi Open. (Full story …)

January 18, 2018

PBI to Direct Tennis Program at New Sports Center in India

Peter Burwash International has signed an agreement to direct the tennis program for the Centre for Sports Excellence (CSE) in Bangalore, India, a private 15-acre multi-sport facility that will cater to the development of Indian athletes from the grassroots level to advanced level players representing the country in international and professional competition. (Full story …)

January 9, 2018

Kiawah Island Names Roy Barth Director Emeritus of Tennis

Kiawah Island Golf Resort announces the retirement of Director of Tennis Roy Barth effective January 1. Barth now becomes Director Emeritus for the resort upon his retirement. After a lengthy search, Kiawah Island Golf Resort named Barth’s son, Jonathan Barth, as the new Director of Tennis. (Full story …)

January 4, 2018

Universal Tennis Joins Forces With Tennis Channel

Universal Tennis and Tennis Channel are joining forces to evolve and accelerate the growth of tennis by unifying the language of the sport through technology and media. The collaborative partnership focuses on supporting more competitive play and enjoyment across the tennis community through the use of the Universal Tennis Rating (UTR). (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

PBI Announces 2018 Adult World Tennis Camp Series

Magnolia, Texas - Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world’s leading tennis management company, has announced the locations and schedule of their 2018 World Tennis Camp Series. The 4-5 day intensive camps are featured at some of the most beautiful and highly rated tennis destinations in the world. (Full story …)

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 20, 2017

College MatchDay to Showcase Top College Tennis Programs

The USTA announced the 2018 College MatchDay schedule, which will showcase a number of the country’s top college tennis programs at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando, with eight team matches on six dates, including several rivalry matchups and two combined men’s and women’s events. (Full story …)

North Carolina to Host Fed Cup First Round

The USTA announced that the U.S. Cellular Arena in Asheville, N.C., has been selected as the site for the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group First Round between the United States and the Netherlands, Feb. 10-11. Fed Cup is the world’s largest annual international team competition in women’s sport, with approximately 100 nations taking part each year. (Full story …)

November 12, 2017

Tennis Hall of Fame Names New Life Trustees

In recognition of their lengthy and steadfast support of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Hope (Happy) van Beuren and Christopher Clouser have been appointed Life Trustees of the organization. (Full story …)

August 22, 2017

Groppel takes tennis to new heights

Tennis made its way to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in August, when Dr. Jack Groppel, the Health and Wellness Advisor to the Tennis Industry, ascended the 19,341-foot summit with a “Net Generation” tennis racquet and ball then volleyed atop... (Full story …)

March 1, 2017

Rebo and Head announce partnership

REBO, UK manufacturer of a range of high quality tennis practice walls and leading global sports brand HEAD Sport GmbH today announced a multi-year global licensing partnership. The agreement allows REBO to develop and market a range of HEAD branded... (Full story …)

January 10, 2017

HEAD Penn to partner with Cliff Drysdale

USA’s Leading Tennis Management Company Endorse HEAD Penn Products in 2017 (Full story …)

June 23, 2016

Prince creates excitement at Wimbledon

New York, NY - Prince, an American-born leading, global racquet sports brand, kicks-off its promotional activities at this year’s Wimbledon tournament at the Prince Brand flagship store in Wimbledon Village and the Westside Club featuring appearances by John Isner, the... (Full story …)

May 27, 2016

‘Serving’ up treats for Wimbledon

Game … Set … Match! Eleni’s New York welcomes the start of Wimbledon next month by “serving” up dessert that will delight and satisfy the sweet tooth of any tennis fan. As always, we “hit the ball out of the... (Full story …)

May 17, 2016

Young Guns Contest Season 2

The names of the 4 players unveiled (Full story …)

April 13, 2016

Tennis participation increased in 2015

Tennis also is the only traditional participation sport to see an increase in overall participation over the last eight years. (Full story …)

June 8, 2015

Murray teams up with Seedrs

Investing in startups through crowdfunding in a unique first for a public figure. (Full story …)

April 9, 2015

'Try Tennis Free' campaign seeks growth

The Tennis Industry Association is rallying the industry around a key consumer-focused promotion designed to get more people playing tennis. (Full story …)

October 22, 2014

Tavistock Development welcomes new executives

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tavistock Development Co. (TDC), a diversified real estate firm that specializes in planning, design, finance, construction and development, is pleased to announce the arrival of Taj Adhav, director of business development for sports innovation and performance at... (Full story …)

September 18, 2014

JTCC partners with Tecnifibre

College Park, MD - The Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC), at College Park Tennis Club, has partnered with high-performance tennis equipment brand, Tecnifibre, to become the premier training center for Tecnifibre’s ATP World Tour “On the Road” program in the... (Full story …)

August 20, 2014

Polish Consulate holds players' party

The primary languages of the women's tennis tour have expanded in recent years, with English, Spanish and French being joined by Russian and Chinese. But a new language is making inroads on the practice courts and in player restaurants, and even in the later rounds of important tournaments: Polish. -- New York Times (Full story …)

August 1, 2012

New drink offers healthy hydration

Grombomb healthy rehydration™ Introduces Four Mouthwatering Flavors For Today’s Athletes In Any Sport (Full story …)

April 5, 2012

Survivors remembered: 'Tennis and the Titanic'

New exhibit at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, R.I. will pay tribute to two Hall of Famers who survived the Titanic sinking, Karl Howell Behr and Richard Norris Williams II. The exhibit opening will be held on Thursday, April 12 at 5 p.m. In addition to the first showing of the exhibit, the opening will feature a discussion with Behr and Williams' family members and a special screening of the film "A Night to Remember." The opening is open to the public. (Full story …)

December 22, 2011

EA Unveils Cover Athletes for Grand Slam Tennis 2

In Stores Worldwide on the Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 by February 10 and in North America on February 14 (Full story …)

November 8, 2011

Holiday Gift Ideas from Wilson

Wilson :he gift of performance (Full story …)

September 30, 2011

Wilson seeking Territory Sales Manager

Wilson is the brand behind more winning moments in sports every day than any other brand in the world. We have been at the heart of sports history for almost a century, and no other company has been as influential... (Full story …)

Wilson seeking National Account Manager

Wilson is the brand behind more winning moments in sports every day than any other brand in the world. We have been at the heart of sports history for almost a century, and no other company has been as influential... (Full story …)

September 8, 2011

Massive power outage affects USRSA offices

There is currently a massive power outage in Southern California, stretching from the Mexican border up into south Orange County. Unfortunately, the offices of the United States Stringers Association is smack dab in the center of this outage. Therefore, our... (Full story …)

August 12, 2011

Grand Slam Tennis 2 now on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Only Next Generation Tennis Video Game Franchise to Feature Famed Wimbledon Courts (Full story …)

August 3, 2011

Starwood Serves Up Unique Access to the US Open

SPG Members can Transform Starpoints into a Variety of Exclusive “Game on with SPG” US Open Experiences such as Luxury Suite Access, Private Tennis Clinic with James Blake, Behind-the-Scenes Tours, VIP Reception, and More Westin Hotels will be a Presenting Sponsor of Live Webcasts of US Open Matches on (Full story …)

July 20, 2011

Travel Deals Tempt Tennis Fans

With new offers on city breaks in the US and beyond, travellers can follow their heroes around the ATP circuit and have a wonderful holiday (Full story …)

June 22, 2011

Guinness Tennis Record attempt

Event to Coincide with Wimbledon Championships - 100% of proceeds to go to charity (Full story …)

May 5, 2011

Telefónica and ZTE Unveil Mass Market Tablet

MADRID — Telefónica and ZTE today unveiled the new Light Pro tablet which combines Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity with impressive multimedia capabilities at an appealing price. Movistar will sell the Light Pro tablets exclusively in Spain from May for between... (Full story …)

February 24, 2011

PBI Adds Another Property in Dubai

Peter Burwash International (PBI), the most successful tennis management company, is pleased to announce the addition another Jumeirah property in Dubai. With two tennis courts, The Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is a beautiful beachside resort located in the western crescent of... (Full story …)

December 8, 2010

'History of Tennis' Makes a Great Holiday Gift

Books by and about Rod Laver, Roger Federer, Jan Kodes, Cliff Richey and others also available from New Chapter Press for the Holidays (Full story …)

October 14, 2010

Wilson Platform Ball Leads the Industry

Wilson Racquet Sports Continues to Support Platform Tennis with Technology and Partnerships Nationwide (Full story …)

October 6, 2010

Tennis Fantasy Opportunities

Multi-Day Pro-Am Activities To Be Held With The Residences At The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Legends Championships November 5-7, featuring Edberg, Courier, Safin and Chang. (Full story …)

September 23, 2010

TIA Forum Outlines Keys for Industry Growth

The fourth annual TIA Tennis Forum was held during the 2010 US Open in New York City, detailing the latest news about the state of the tennis industry, including player data, equipment sales data, and grassroots initiatives. The Forum also... (Full story …)

September 7, 2010

2K Sports Serves Up Top Spin 4

Captures all the intensity, emotion and excitement of a real-life tennis match; exclusive opportunity to play as Andre Agassi, one of the all-time tennis legends, with GameStop pre-order in North America (Full story …)

September 1, 2010

Collins Releases 2nd Edition of 'The History of Tennis'

Volume is dedicated to John Isner, Nicolas Mahut, and chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani, the principals of the famous record-breaking longest match of all-time at 2010 Wimbledon (Full story …)

August 5, 2010

Prince Celebrates 40 Years As Tennis Leader

From Princeton, New Jersey Garage to Global Sporting Goods Brand, Company Continues to Make Impact on Sport - Even Beyond Tennis (Full story …)

July 27, 2010

Gunterman's 'Tennis Made Easy' Released

NEW YORK - New Chapter Press has announced the release of TENNIS MADE EASY, a tennis instructional book written by noted instructor Kelly Gunterman. Accessible and concise, TENNIS MADE EASY ($19.95, is an informative paperback guide that offers sensible... (Full story …)

July 12, 2010

Pop Superstars Team Up with Tennis Superstars

Full-Day Tennis & Music Festival Kicks-Off 2010 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Full story …)

June 29, 2010

Federer book re-released in Paperback

NEW YORK — ROGER FEDERER: QUEST FOR PERFECTION, the updated and re-released book that chronicles the incredible tennis career of Roger Federer, has been officially re-released in paperback by publisher New Chapter Press. ROGER FEDERER: QUEST FOR PERFECTION ($19.95, New... (Full story …)

June 28, 2010

iTUSA Signs Deal with Spanish Tennis Federation

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch is proud to announce that its tennis partner, iTUSA, International Tennis USA, headquartered at the resort, has just signed an agreement with the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation and... (Full story …)

June 25, 2010

Tennis Elbow 2011 1.0

Created by tennis fans, which are regular ranked players, Tennis Elbow 2011 is a tennis game with a fun, realistic gameplay. Tennis Elbow is the only game that will give you such an impression to be on the court, and... (Full story …)

June 2, 2010

Jan Kodes releases book

Wimbledon and French Open champion Partners with New Chapter Press for U.S. Release of "Jan Kodes: A Journey to Glory From Behind the Iron Curtain." Coffee Table Book Provides Narrative and Illustrated History of Czech Tennis. 40 Years Ago Czech Champion Won First Major Singles Title at 1970 French Open (Full story …)

May 12, 2010

Babolat Serves Up T-shirt Design Contest

Details on Sports Illustrated Group’s (Full story …)

April 2, 2010

Rod Laver Memoir Officially Released

"The Education of a Tennis Player", from New Chapter Press (Full story …)

March 29, 2010

Tennis Participation Jumps 43% in nine years

Ranks Among Fastest Growing Traditional Sports from 2000 through 2009, According To Physical Activity Council Study (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 23, 2010

Richey Details Drug Use in New Book

"ACING DEPRESSION: A Tennis Champion’s Toughest Match" Profiles Former No. 1 US Tennis Player Cliff Richey and His Battle With Depression. Jimmy Connors Writes Book’s Foreword. (Full story …)

February 1, 2010

Beach Tennis USA Adopts Paddle for Tournaments

New York, NY — Beach Tennis USA® (BTUSA), the organization responsible for launching the pro sport of beach tennis in North America, today announced that it has adopted the use of the paddle, currently used in international competition, as the... (Full story …)

January 26, 2010

PBI Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Peter Burwash International (PBI) the highly successful tennis management firm is pleased to announce the upcoming date February 15, 2010 officially marks 35-years of being in business. “This is a great achievement,” stated Peter Burwash, President of PBI. “We are... (Full story …)

January 22, 2010

New Star Tennis out now

Oxford, UK — New Star Games are proud to announce the release of New Star Tennis for PC and Mac. Featuring an in-depth career mode with a full tour of 66 tournaments, New Star Tennis throws you into the world... (Full story …)

January 11, 2010

USPTA Enhances Member Benefits

On-line Technology Tools now all listed in one convenient map. (Full story …)

December 10, 2009

Last Chance to Win a Trip to French Open

(Houston, TX): Just three weeks remain for tennis fans to enter to win a trip of a lifetime to the 2010 French Open. Imagine you and a loved one in Paris during May. The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the... (Full story …)

December 7, 2009

Tennis Books for the Holidays

The Roger Federer Story: Quest for Perfection, The Education of a Tennis Player, The Bud Collins History of Tennis and On This Day In Tennis History Are Great Gift Ideas For Tennis Fans, from New Chapter Press. (Full story …)

September 8, 2009

Midland, MI Voted America's 'Best Tennis Town'

Midland captures title, $100,000 grant for community tennis programming, as part of USTA’s first-ever nationwide search for America’s best tennis communities (Full story …)

August 27, 2009

SpongeTech Delivery Systems to Be Featured at the 2009 US Open

SpongeTech Continues to Leverage Major Sporting Events to Build Awareness and Increase Sales (Full story …)

Photo Opportunity with Fernando Gonzalez

Babolat, French manufacturer of tennis racquets, is holding an autograph signing and photo opportunity with tennis star and 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist Fernando Gonzalez. The official start of the 2009 U.S. Open is this coming Monday, August 31 and Gonzalez... (Full story …)

August 26, 2009

2009 US Open Powered by Wind Energy

National Tennis Center’s Iconic Blue Courts Go Green with Renewable Energy Certificates from Constellation NewEnergy (Full story …)

August 10, 2009

Team Sports and Fitness Dominate, but the Sports Landscape is Changing

SGMA Sees Changing Participation Patterns in Team Sports: ‘Pick-up’ Play On the Upswing Driven by Economics (Full story …)

World Sport Destination Expo Shows Thought Leadership in Sports Tourism

WSDE will be the first global business forum dedicated to showcasing the $600 billion a year sport tourism industry. (Full story …)

Dell writes book

Good negotiators know the rules. Great negotiators know when to break those rules. And then there are the true master dealmakers, like the pioneering sports lawyer Donald Dell. His forthcoming book, NEVER MAKE THE FIRST OFFER (Except When You Should),... (Full story …)

USTA Names John Newcombe Tennis Ranch as a Certified Training Center

Joins Austin Tennis Academy to Comprise Texas RTC Network; Additional Site to be Added. New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers will Expand USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country. (Full story …)

July 28, 2009

America Votes for 'Best Tennis Town'

Winner to be announced at the 2009 US Open, and will receive a $100,000 grant for community tennis programming. (Full story …)

July 27, 2009

Tennis Channel Selects Spectra Logic for Digital Asset Management

Spectra Logic “Serves” Improved Reliability, Superior Customer Service and Product Expandability (Full story …)

July 23, 2009

Tennis - for the health of it! Featured in The Physician and Sportsmedicine Journal

Tennis — for the health of it!, the United States Professional Tennis Association’s initiative that promotes the health benefits of tennis, is the subject of an article in the June issue of The Physician and Sportsmedicine journal. The article was... (Full story …)

Advanta WTT Pro League Announces Fines for Sportimes and Kastles

*New York, N.Y. (July 23, 2009) — *The Advanta World TeamTennis Pro League has announced additional reprimands for the on-court incidents involving members of the Washington Kastles and the New York Sportimes during a match on July 16 in Washington,... (Full story …)

July 17, 2009

Sportaccord/GAISF Announces the Appointment of its New Director Nolvenn Dufay de Lavallaz

SportAccord is an international non-profit organisation that groups together 104 International Sports Federations and Organisations. SportAccord (previously known as GAISF, the General Association of International Sport Federations) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Nolvenn Dufay de Lavallaz as... (Full story …)

July 16, 2009

First Vice President Tom Daglis Represents USPTA on Capitol Hill

-- Daglis lobbies for key health promotion legislation with partner IHRSA -- (Full story …)

USTA Announces Finalists in Search to Name America's 'Best Tennis Town'

Voting opens today for the 2009 “Best Tennis Town” title and Grand Prize of $100,000; Winners to be announced at the 2009 US Open (Full story …)

June 23, 2009

Skinny Water Chosen as Exclusive Enhanced Water of the Philadelphia Freedoms

Andre Agassi, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, John McEnroe, Anna Kournikova and Martina Navratilova to Compete at the King of Prussia Mall This Summer (Full story …)

June 22, 2009

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 15, 2009

USTA Launches 'The Big Serve' Advocacy Website

Website Part of Larger Advocacy Strategy. Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Presents “How To” Video on Utilizing the Website and Encourages People to Become Tennis Advocates in Their Communities. (Full story …)

June 8, 2009

EA SPORTS Serves Up Grand Slam Tennis

New Tennis Franchise Exclusively Features Wimbledon and John McEnroe (Full story …)

May 27, 2009

Viking Has Fantastic Season Under the Prince

Platform Leader Looks Ahead to Bringing Extraordinary Products to Players in August (Full story …)

May 21, 2009

Zvonareva named UNESCO-Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, Promoter of Gender Equality

Olympic medalist joins Venus Williams, Billie Jean King, Tatiana Golovin and Zheng Jie as a global promoter of efforts to create leadership opportunities for women (Full story …)

Wilson Racquet Sports | US Open Sweepstakes

Wilson is proud to announce the 2009 US Open Sweepstakes contest! As the Official Ball of the US Open, Wilson is once again giving tennis consumers throughout the US a chance to go to the 2009 US Open. Following last... (Full story …)

May 8, 2009

Penn Serves up Golden Giveaway Promotion for Summer

PHOENIX — For a limited time this summer, specially marked 4-packs of Penn Championship and Pro Penn+ tennis balls will include free gifts as part of Penn’s Golden Giveaway promotion. Included in the pack are free gifts ranging from a... (Full story …)

May 4, 2009

USTA Celebrates Extraordinary Tennis Growth and Twelve Years of May as National Tennis Month

Tennis Participation Increases 43% in Eight Years, is now the Fastest Growing Traditional Sport in the U.S. USTA To Serve Up More than 150 “Tennis Block Parties” Across the United States and Feature Tennis Legends Billie Jean King and John McEnroe During the Month (Full story …)

EA’s Grand Slam Tennis to Hit Retail One Week Early

New Wii MotionPlus Compatible Products Now Ship June 8 (Full story …)

April 20, 2009

USPTA announces Tennis - for the health of it! advisory council for 2009-2010

The United States Professional Tennis Association named the members of the Tennis — for the health of it! advisory council for 2009-2010. The mission of the council is to ensure that all components of Tennis — for the health of... (Full story …)

April 15, 2009

Prince Gives Big 'Thank You' to Tennis Players for Growing the Sport

Tennis Racquet Leader Launches Nationwide Program Giving Instant $20 Off Any of its New EXO3 Racquets - No Questions Asked (Full story …)

March 25, 2009

Tennis Channel Selects Tennis' Top-Five 'Chokes' Ever

French Open and Wimbledon are the Backdrops for the Five Biggest Chokes (Full story …)

March 24, 2009

Tennis Across America celebrates 20 years of grassroots tennis

Tennis is a great way to get fit and the United States Professional Tennis Association continues to take the game to new, current and former players through the Tennis Across America™ program. The 20th annual Tennis Across America day will... (Full story …)

March 13, 2009

You Cannot Be Serious!! John McEnroe Headlines Legends to Be Featured in EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis

Feisty Tennis Champion Makes Videogame Debut (Full story …)

March 6, 2009

The Nomination Committee's proposal Regarding the Board of Directors of Björn Borg AB (publ)

STOCKHOLM, Sweden—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Regulatory News: The Nomination Committee of Björn Borg will, at the annual general meeting 2009, propose that Monica Elling and Fabian Månsson be elected as new members of the Board of Directors of Björn Borg. Fabian Månsson, born... (Full story …)

February 26, 2009

Grand Slam Tennis Leads EA SPORTS Wii Lineup This Summer

New Wii MotionPlus Compatible Products Launching in June (Full story …)

February 20, 2009

PTR Expresses Concern

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), although delighted by the issuance of a travel visa for Andy Ram, expresses deep concern about the denial of the same for Shahar Peer to compete in Dubai last week. Peer’s... (Full story …)

February 18, 2009

Tennis Channel Dubai Statement

Tennis Channel regrets to inform our viewers and tennis fans that we are canceling our upcoming coverage of the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships in Dubai, U.A.E, originally scheduled for this weekend. Unfortunately the event will exclude a single player who... (Full story …)

USTA Florida Announces New Partnership

Tennis Life Magazine Becomes New Official Section Publication (Full story …)

February 5, 2009

Hop-A-Razzi Makes Fetching Tennis Balls Easy

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

December 15, 2008

Tennis Channel Asks Viewers to PIck Best Matches of 2008

You Make The Call Lets Fans Rank Network’s Top 10 Matches of 2008, to Appear in Prime Time December 22-31 (Full story …)

December 11, 2008

U.S. Tennis Participation Continues to Increase Dramatically

2008 USTA/Tennis Industry Association (TIA) study shows highest number of players (26.9 million players) in 15 years; Total play occasions rise 13% to more than 600 million (Full story …)

December 3, 2008

Red Ledges Development Offers Tremendous Value with Golf and Tennis Amenities Created by Legends Jack Nicklaus, Cliff Drysdale and Jim McLean

HEBER CITY, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Red Ledges, a development in the beautiful valley of Heber City, Utah, is the world’s only recreational community offering golf and tennis amenities created by legends Jack Nicklaus, Cliff Drysdale and Jim McLean. Red Ledges is a... (Full story …)

November 17, 2008

'On This Day in Tennis History' Book is the Latest Release from New Chapter Press

Compilation of Historical and Unique Tennis Events The Ideal Holiday Gift for Tennis Fans (Full story …)

November 6, 2008

Tennis Channel Asks Viewers to Name Most Stylish Players in Tennis

Fans Vote Online for Stars with Most Fashion Sense Results Featured in Special Episode of Original Series Open Access Sunday, Nov. 23 (Full story …)

October 28, 2008

ACSM Survey Predicts 2009 Fitness Trends

Health and fitness professionals again rank education and experience number one in annual poll (Full story …)

October 2, 2008

Florida Cabinet Formally Accepts New Play Tennis Specialty License Plate

USTA Florida Section Foundation, the charitable arm of USTA Florida, excited about revenue possibilities (Full story …)

October 1, 2008

Tennis Great Maria Sharapova and Canon U.S.A. Form a Doubles Team to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Canon Contributes $150,000 to the American Cancer Society® to Honor 10-years of Support in the Fight against Breast Cancer (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

Tennis Governing Bodies Appoint Jeff Rees as Director of Tennis Integrity Unit and Adopt Uniform Anti-Corruption Code

The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour, ATP, International Tennis Federation (ITF) and the Grand Slam Committee announced today both the appointment of Jeff Rees as Director of the sport’s newly formed Tennis Integrity Unit and the landmark adoption of a uniform... (Full story …)

USTA to Launch Wide-Ranging Green Initiatives

Billie Jean King to Serve as Campaign Spokesperson. Evian© Natural Spring Water Supporting New On-Site Recycling Program Natural Resources Defense Council Partners As Strategic Advisor On All Initiatives (Full story …)

August 25, 2008

Ready, Set, Serve: Rums of Puerto Rico Serves Up Hip Rum Cocktails at BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis

NEW YORK — For the second consecutive year, the flavors of Puerto Rico, from cool rum cocktails to hot rum-inspired dishes created by Chef Wilo Benet of Pikayo restaurant and Mario Pagan of Chayote restaurant, both in San Juan, Puerto... (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 21, 2008

USPTA Texas Division Southwest Tennis Buying Show to be held in Houston

-- More than 100 buyers are expected -- (Full story …)

June 24, 2008

A Lifelong Match

A Lifelong Match Court 11 of the John Drew Smith Tennis Center in Macon, Ga., served as the venue for a doubles pairing when avid recreational players Tara Wasson and Rich Taylor of the nearby town of Warner Robins tied... (Full story …)

June 18, 2008

Chase, USTA Make For an Exciting Match

Chase Announces USTA Visa Signature Card with Flexible Rewards (Full story …)

June 16, 2008

2008 US Open Theme Art Showcases Unique Elements of Sport, Entertainment and Pagentry

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 16, 2008 -- The USTA today unveiled the official 2008 US Open theme art. The design capitalizes on the US Open ad campaign, “It’s Showtime,” and depicts the US Open as a one-of-a-kind event located in... (Full story …)

Peter Fleming to Open Exclusive Tennis Resort in Central Florida

Heritage Key, home of Peter Fleming’s Power Tennis, provides upscale living and world-class tennis, minutes from some of the most visited tourist destinations. (Full story …)

June 10, 2008

Governor Crist Signs 'Florida Tennis' Speciality License Plate Bill

USTA Florida Section Foundation, the charitable arm of USTA Florida, Announces new license plate for tennis fans (Full story …)

April 3, 2008

Enel Becomes Official Partner of the ATP

London, United Kingdom -– The ATP, governing body for men’s professional tennis, today announced that Enel, Europe’s second largest energy company, has become an official partner of the ATP. As well as becoming the ATP’s official electricity partner, the three... (Full story …)

March 26, 2008

World's First Tennis Match on Water Played at Gansevoort South in Miami

Playing On Water Injecting the sport with a dose of mainstream glamour, Sony Ericsson successfully engineered the world's fist-ever tennis match on water, played yesterday at the rooftop pool of the new Gansevoort South hotel in South Beach, Miami. Balanced... (Full story …)

March 20, 2008

Dunlop's Million Dollar Madness Starts in March

Fans to Follow Dunlop Tour Team for a Chance at $1 Million. (Full story …)

March 5, 2008

Prince Sports Looking for an Experienced Product Manager

Prince Sports, Inc., founded in 1970, is a leading global racquet sports brand. Prince is enjoying rapid growth because of its revolutionary O3 racquet technology, various other product innovations, and a solid management team. An important strategic initiative in Prince’s... (Full story …)

December 21, 2007

2007 -- A Record Year for Tennis in the U.S.

Records Set for US Open Attendance and US Open Series TV Viewership. Number of People Playing Tennis Tops 25 Million. U.S. Captures Davis Cup Title for First Time in 12 Years (Full story …)

December 11, 2007

Tennisworks Helps Clubs and Retailers Increase Revenue

Software solutions allow managers to showcase products and services (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 …)

October 26, 2007

HEAD Penn Racquet Sports Extends Billing

PHOENIX – October, 26 2007 -– HEAD Penn Racquet Sports today announced that the company will extend remittance dates for all bills currently due from Southern California retailers in response to the fires in and around San Diego, CA. “It... (Full story …)

October 1, 2007

Prince Creates Custom Racquets for Nintendo Wii Gamers

Tennis Leader Expands Brand Visibility to Gaming Community and New Retail Channels (Full story …)

September 27, 2007

PGA TOUR Superstores Now Carry USPTA Instructional Tennis DVDs

Atlanta stores are first to carry USPTA DVDs. (Full story …)

September 17, 2007

World’s Top 8 Tennis Players to be Cast as Chinese Terracotta Warriors

Shanghai, China — The ATP, governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuit, has commissioned a sculptor to create Terracotta Warriors of the best eight tennis players in the world to mark the Tennis Masters Cup, the prestigious circuit ending... (Full story …)

September 4, 2007

Prince Sports, Inc. Joins Fight to Improve Environmental Practices in Sports

Tennis Leader Joins Billie Jean King’s GreenSlam Initiative (Full story …)

August 28, 2007

Billie Jean King Launches GreenSlam

NEW YORK — Sports legend and social activist Billie Jean King is launching GreenSlam, an eco-conscious initiative to harness the power of sports, beginning with tennis, to create socially responsible change with positive environmental impact. One year after the home... (Full story …)

August 13, 2007

Wilson Racket Sports Highlights Commitment to Environmental Responsibility With New Green Initiative

CHICAGO — Wilson Racquet Sports today announced the details of their new Green Initiative, a program committed to developing and implementing environmentally responsible products and manufacturing procedures across the racquet brand’s major product categories. As the world’s leading racquet sports... (Full story …)

July 10, 2007

Sign Up for Court Activity Monitor

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

TIA Expands Insurance for Members

To help meet the needs of retailers and facilities, the TIA has expanded its insurance offerings to members with TIA TennisInsure. The new program includes liability, property, auto, umbrella, and workers’ compensation insurance. Previously, the TIA offered only product liability... (Full story …)

June 26, 2007

New Gamma Products for 2007

Smart Grip™ Overgrip — New Micro-Textured, Thin Overgrip Smart Grip™ Overgrip is the only grip that grips you back! The micro-textured DermaGrip™ surface grips your hand for more traction and control. Most importantly, the elastic backing material stretches thin providing... (Full story …)

April 26, 2007

Ivan Lendl Teams Up With Trion:Z in Tennis

Eight-Time Grand Slam Singles Champion joins Trion:Z as official Tennis Spokesman (Full story …)

April 25, 2007

HEAD announces shareholders payment

HEAD N.V., a leading global manufacturer and marketer of sports equipment, announces its intention to make a payment of circa Euro 7,500,000 to its shareholders. (Full story …)


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