September 20, 2022

Draws Announced for 2023 Davis Cup World Groups I and II Play-offs

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced the draws for the 2023 Davis Cup by Rakuten World Group I and World Group II Play-offs. (Full story …)

National Champs Crowned at 2022 HBCU National Tennis Championships

On what turned out to be a perfect weekend for fall tennis at the South Fulton Tennis Center, the 2022 HBCU National Tennis Championships once again showcased the talent and excitement found within HBCU tennis programs over the three days of competition at the 21st annual event. (Full story …)

September 12, 2022

US Open Sets Records in Attendance, Viewership, Engagement, Sales

Two years removed from being held without spectators, the US Open redefined ‘spectacular’ in 2022 by breaking records for attendance, viewership, engagement, food and beverage and merchandise sales. (Full story …)

Exclusive Davis Cup Coverage on Tennis Channel and TC Platforms Starts Sept. 13

Tennis Channel will offer exclusive, live coverage of the Davis Cup Finals Group Stage across multiple platforms Sept. 13-18, including the three matches the United States will play in Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 14-17. The network will carry Davis Cup competition on its original linear television network, its subscription streaming service Tennis Channel Plus and T2 - its second linear television network - which is free on Samsung TV Plus. (Full story …)

Kang, Moreira Lanai, Ngounoue, Ward win 2022 US Open Junior Sportsmanship Awards

Four of the US Open's future stars were awarded as the inaugural winners of the Junior Sportsmanship Award at the 2022 US Open. (Full story …)

August 25, 2022

Kim Clijsters Succeeds Stan Smith as President of Int'l Tennis Hall of Fame

Global tennis star Kim Clijsters has been named Honorary President of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. (Full story …)

August 18, 2022

2022 US Open Player Prize Money Reaches $60 Million for First Time

The USTA announced that the 2022 US Open will award more than $60 million in total player compensation for the first time. This amount tops the $57.5 million number of 2021. (Full story …)

August 15, 2022

Fritz, Tiafoe, Paul, Sock, Ram to Play Davis Cup Group Stage in Glasgow

The USTA and United States Davis Cup Captain Mardy Fish today announced that Taylor Fritz, Frances Tiafoe, Tommy Paul, Jack Sock and Rajeev Ram will represent the U.S. at the 2022 Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals - Group Stage September 13-18 in Glasgow, Scotland. (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 …)

Citi Open to Match Murray's Prize Money Donation to Help Ukraine

Citi Open Chairman Mark D. Ein announced this weekend that his foundation and the tournament will match a pledge made earlier this year by three-time Grand Slam winner, and UNICEF Ambassador, Andy Murray to donate all his 2022 winnings to UNICEF's effort to help children in need in Ukraine. (Full story …)

July 8, 2022

CalTech's Anna Tifrea Named Inaugural ITA Sally Ride STEM Award Winner

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (“ITA”) is pleased to announce that Anna Tifrea from the California Institute of Technology is the inaugural winner of the 2022 ITA Sally Ride STEM Award Winner as endowed by Tam O’Shaughnessy. (Full story …)

TennisONE App Named Official App of Five US Open Series Tournaments

TennisONE App, a year-round global, mobile platform for tennis scores, streams and news has partnered with five of eight of this summer’s US Open Series tournaments as their “Official App.” (Full story …)

June 21, 2022

USTA Launches ITF World Tennis Number Widget on

The USTA announced that individuals who have played in USTA events and programs are now able to access their ITF World Tennis Number at This will be the first look at the ITF World Tennis Number for the vast majority of players in the U.S. (Full story …)

June 14, 2022

USTA to Allow Russian, Belarusian Players to Compete at US Open Under Neutral Flag

The USTA will allow individual athletes from Russia and Belarus to compete in the 2022 US Open, but only under a neutral flag. (Full story …)

June 1, 2022

Army's Caroline Vincent Named ITA Ann Lebedeff Leadership Award Winner

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association is pleased to announce Army’s Caroline Vincent as the 2022 ITA Ann Lebedeff Leadership Award Winner as endowed by Billie Jean King. (Full story …)

May 4, 2022

Hall of Fame Names Winners of Iconic Moments in Tennis History Vote

Following a two-week vote with tens of thousands fans from around the globe weighing in, the International Tennis Hall of Fame has announced the five winning nominees from the Iconic Moments in Tennis History fan voting campaign. The winners in each of the five categories voted upon will be featured in a new exhibition in the ITHF Museum for fans to experience later this month, and online at (Full story …)

Ben Johns Captures 2nd Straight Triple Crown at US Open Pickleball Chps.

The largest and most prestigious pickleball tournament in the world -- the 2022 Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships powered by Margaritaville awarded more than 1,000 medals to pickleball players of all ages and skill levels plus more than $100,000 in prize money to many of the best professionals in the sport from April 23-May 1 in Naples, Florida. (Full story …)

Top U.S. Juniors to Compete in World Team Event Qualies in Mexico

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced the 12 top juniors nominated to represent the U.S. in the qualifying rounds of the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas (16-and-under) and the ITF World Junior Tennis (14-and-under), the world’s premier junior team competitions. The events will be played on May 5-7 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (Full story …)

U.S. Captures 6 Titles at ITF Super-Seniors World Team Chps.

American teams won six of the 10 titles at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super-Seniors World Team Championships in Palm Beach County, Florida last week. The women’s and men’s teams each won three titles while the four other teams finished as runners-up. (Full story …)

May 2, 2022

It's Time to Celebrate 'National Tennis Month'!

The USTA today announced that throughout the month of May, providers, facilities, parks and recreation departments and tennis players from across the country will join Tennis Industry United, the USTA and the 17 USTA Sections to celebrate “National Tennis Month.” (Full story …)

Award-Winning 'Second Serve' Tennis Podcast Announces May Lineup

Second Serve, a unique tennis podcast created exclusively for adult recreational tennis players by everyday players who are passionate about the game, is wowing an audience that, until now, hasn’t had a show specifically dedicated to them. (Full story …)

April 1, 2022

Southern Tennis Foundation Establishes Mike McNulty Scholarship

The Southern Tennis Foundation, the charitable affiliate of the USTA Southern Section, is initiating a fundraising campaign to endow a college scholarship in the name of USTA Chairman of the Board and President Mike McNulty. (Full story …)

March 29, 2022

Barty, Nadal Donate 2022 Aussie Open Gear to Hall of Fame

Following historic title runs in Melbourne, 2022 Australian Open champions Ashleigh Barty and Rafael Nadal have donated pieces from their milestone victories to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. (Full story …)

March 3, 2022

Bryans Launch 'Racquets for Refugees' in Support of Ukraine, Svitolina

Bob and Mike Bryan announced that they will launch a 'Racquets for Refugees' fundraising auction during the BNP Paribas Open March 8 -20 in support of Elina Svitolina's efforts to provide humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees. (Full story …)

March 2, 2022

Tennis Channel to Air U.S. Davis Cup Match vs. Colombia

Tennis Channel will have live coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team’s qualifying competition with Colombia in Reno, Nevada, March 4-5. All five matches of the two-day event will appear on the network and its streaming service Tennis Channel Plus, beginning Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. ET. The winning country will advance to the Davis Cup Finals November 23-27. (Full story …)

February 17, 2022

Award-Winning Second Serve Podcast Announces March Schedule

Second Serve, a unique, award-winning tennis podcast created exclusively for adult recreational tennis players by everyday players who are passionate about the game, is wowing an audience that, until now, hasn’t had a show specifically dedicated to them. (Full story …)

Group Stage of Davis Cup Finals to be Held in September

The International Tennis Federation and Kosmos Tennis have announced the group stage of the Davis Cup Finals will take place in September from 2022 onwards. As per the initial changes made to the Davis Cup based on player feedback, the event will be hosted across four cities (previously three), with each staging one group of four teams from 14 - 18 September this year. (Full story …)

January 19, 2022

Reno to Host U.S. vs. Colombia Davis Cup Match March 4-5

The USTA today announced that the United States Davis Cup Team will come to Reno, Nevada, for the first time as the U.S. takes on Colombia in a 2022 Davis Cup by Rakuten Qualifier March 4-5 at the Reno Events Center. (Full story …)

January 18, 2022

USTA Partners With PlayCore to Positively Impact Communities

The United States Tennis Association is excited to announce a partnership with PlayCore, an industry-leading play and recreation company, with the aim of positively impacting local communities through innovative tennis hubs. (Full story …)

January 11, 2022

Aussie Open Coverage to Start Jan. 16 on Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel’s 15th year of Australian Open coverage will take place January 16-30, every day of the first major event on the annual tennis calendar. The network will provide live daily news, analysis, reports and highlights, starting with the first edition of Tennis Channel Live at the Australian Open Sunday, Jan. 16, at 5 p.m. ET. (Full story …)

January 4, 2022

Tennis Channel, WTA Tour Reach Deal for Europe Coverage

Tennis Channel has reached a multiyear agreement with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) that makes the company’s regional channels home to the women’s professional tour in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and for most matches shown in the Netherlands. (Full story …)

December 17, 2021

Universal Tennis Announces Collegiate Ambassador Program

Universal Tennis announces the launch of the Universal Tennis Collegiate Ambassadors program. Heading into 2022, four top collegiate student-athletes have been selected to represent Universal Tennis as the first-ever Ambassadors. (Full story …)

December 8, 2021

U.S. Champion, Hall of Famer Darlene Hard Passes Away

American tennis great Darlene Hard, a 1973 International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee and the winner of 21 major titles, died on December 2 at the age of 85. (Full story …)

December 5, 2021

ITF Confirms Five-City Model for 2022 Davis Cup Finals

The International Tennis Federation and Kosmos Tennis have confirmed details of the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2022 at a press conference in Madrid, ahead of the 2021 Davis Cup final in which the Russian Tennis Federation defeated Croatia. (Full story …)

December 2, 2021

Universal Tennis Becomes Official Rating of Tennis Australia

Universal Tennis and Tennis Australia have expanded their partnership, making the UTR Rating the new official rating system of Australia. (Full story …)

November 17, 2021

ITF World Tennis Tour Set To Offer Over 1000 Events in 2022

The International Tennis Federation published the ITF World Tennis Tour calendar for the first quarter 2022 and is set to provide over 1000 events over the course of next year. (Full story …)

November 16, 2021

Billie Jean King Cup Returns to Asheville, N.C., in April

The USTA announced that the U.S. Billie Jean King Cup Team will return to Asheville, N.C., for the third time in five years, as the Harrah’s Cherokee Center has been selected to host the United States’ Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas 2022 Qualifying matchup vs. Ukraine April 15-16, 2022. (Full story …)

November 9, 2021

World TeamTennis Names Sponsors Ahead of 2021 Season

With Opening Night four days away, World TeamTennis has announced its partnership roster of more than a dozen sponsors for the 2021 season. (Full story …)

October 28, 2021

Tennis Channel to be Exclusive Home of 2021 Billie Jean King Cup Finals

Tennis Channel and its streaming service Tennis Channel Plus will be the exclusive U.S. homes of the 2021 Billie Jean King Cup Finals, live from Prague November 1-6. The event, formerly known as Fed Cup, is the women’s “World Cup of tennis” and features the best players in the sport representing their countries on national teams. Coverage begins Monday, Nov. 1, at 5:30 a.m. ET. (Full story …)

October 27, 2021

ITF World Tennis Number Launched as Official Rating System in U.K.

The ITF World Tennis Number has today been launched in Great Britain as the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), a key strategic partner in the development of the World Tennis Number, introduced the global rating for singles and doubles as the official rating system for all tennis players in Britain. (Full story …)

October 25, 2021

Isner, Opelka, Fritz, Sock, Ram Named to Davis Cup Team for Finals

The USTA and United States Davis Cup Captain Mardy Fish today announced that John Isner, Reilly Opelka, Taylor Fritz, Jack Sock and Rajeev Ram will represent the U.S. at the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals Nov. 25-Dec. 5 in Turin, Italy, and Madrid, Spain. (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 …)

August 24, 2021

US Open Looks to Inspire Social Change with 'Be Open' Platform

The USTA announced the expansion of its social responsibility campaign, “Be Open,” leveraging the global stage of the 2021 US Open to promote and amplify important messages of progress, positivity and equality. (Full story …)

August 16, 2021

USTA Foundation to Award Over $400,000 in College Scholarships

The USTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association Incorporated (USTA), today announced that it has granted 46 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $435,000. (Full story …)

ITF Global Tennis Report 2021 Shows Worldwide Participation Gains

The ITF has published the ITF Global Tennis Report 2021, which assesses the impact of the pandemic on worldwide tennis participation and other measurables and reveals that tennis participation continues to rise globally. (Full story …)

August 12, 2021

US Open Qualifying Tourney Closed to Public for 2021

For 2021, the US Open Qualifying Tournament will not be open for fans to attend. After consulting with local health authorities and the US Open medical team, it was determined that it was the right decision to ensure the health and safety of all. (Full story …)

August 3, 2021

Universal Tennis Launches Junior National Pathway

Universal Tennis is proud to announce the creation of the Universal Tennis Junior National Pathway consisting of eight regional events for junior players 17U, 15U, and 13U across eight designated regions beginning September 2021. (Full story …)

August 2, 2021

Genie Bouchard Joins Tennis Channel During Shoulder Injury Rehab

Genie Bouchard, who reached the Wimbledon singles final in 2014, is joining Tennis Channel as a studio analyst this summer while she recovers from shoulder surgery. Her first on-air appearance will be today during the network’s coverage of the Citi Open in Washington and the Mubadala Silicone Valley Classic in San Jose, Calif. (Full story …)

July 16, 2021

Eugenie Bouchard Joins Slinger Bag as Brand Ambassador

Slinger Bag Inc. (OTC: SLBG), a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment, with the vision to become a connected sports company, welcomes Eugenie Bouchard to its brand ambassador program, where she joins the likes of Tommy Haas, Mike and Bob Bryan, Nick Bollettieri, Patrick Mouratoglou and Darren Cahill. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel to Show Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Live

Tennis Channel will again be the exclusive home of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Newport, R.I., live this Saturday, July 17, at 6 p.m. ET. This year’s celebration honors the classes of both 2020 and 2021, due to the cancellation of last year’s enshrinement during the worldwide pandemic. At the conclusion of the ceremony, fans will be able to relive the prestigious moments on-demand via streaming service Tennis Channel Plus. (Full story …)

July 15, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda Voices New US Open Marketing Campaign

The United States Tennis Association today announced that award-winning songwriter, actor, director and life-long New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda has lent his highly-recognizable voice to the 2021 US Open marketing campaign. Titled “The Greatest Return,” the multi-dimensional marketing campaign captures the anticipation and excitement of the return to full capacity of America’s Grand Slam. (Full story …)

July 14, 2021

Tennis Channel is Exclusive Home of US Open Series

Tennis Channel will be the exclusive home of the entire US Open Series, the seven-week, nine-tournament circuit that leads up to the US Open at the end of August. From now through August 28, the network and its streaming service Tennis Channel Plus will be the only places to catch live and on-demand action from the annual North American series. (Full story …)

July 13, 2021

US Open Series Launches This Week With 9 ATP and WTA Events

The US Open Series returns for its 18th season in 2021, featuring its largest schedule since 2013. Nine WTA and ATP Tour summer tournaments will be played over six weeks leading up to the 2021 US Open, launching this week with the Hall of Fame Open ATP 250 in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

July 1, 2021

USTA Names Tokyo U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Tennis Teams

The USTA, the governing body for the sport of tennis in the United States, made a historic announcement today when they jointly announced the 19 players that will represent the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Tennis Teams for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Japan. (Full story …)

June 25, 2021

New Zealand vs. Korea Davis Cup Tie to be at HOF in Newport, R.I.

New Zealand’s Davis Cup World Group 1 tie vs Korea, Republic on September 17 & 18 will be held at the prestigious International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. The grass court venue has a celebrated history of hosting international tennis and holds an annual ATP event each July, the Hall of Fame Open. (Full story …)

June 24, 2021

USTA Announces 2021 Collegiate Summer Team

Ten of the best college players in the country will travel the USTA Pro Circuit this summer as the 2021 Collegiate Summer Team, an initiative by the USTA to support elite NCAA athletes as they test the waters on the professional tour. (Full story …)

June 21, 2021

Wimbledon Returns to Tennis Channel After 2020 Cancellation

Tennis Channel’s coverage of Wimbledon, the world’s oldest tennis tournament, begins Monday, June 28, at 4:30 p.m. ET. It will mark a return of the sports world to the hallowed All England Lawn Tennis Club following a cancellation of the event last summer due to the global pandemic. (Full story …)

PTR Wheelchair Championships to Resume Sept. 24-26 on HHI

The PTR $8,000 Wheelchair Tennis Championships will resume this fall after a COVID hiatus. It will be held September 24 - 26th on Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Full story …)

June 20, 2021

Pro Pickleball Tour, Genius Sports Sign Data, Video Partnership

The Professional Pickleball Association (PPA), the professional tour for the sport of pickleball for men and women, has announced a long-term partnership with Genius Sports, the official data, technology, and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting, and media, to drive the global growth of the sport. (Full story …)

June 17, 2021

World TeamTennis Set for Full Capacity at Indian Wells

World TeamTennis has announced it will host fans at full capacity for the 2021 season at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. All matches during the 2021 campaign between the five teams will take place in the venue’s 8,000 seat Stadium 2. (Full story …)

2021 US Open to Be At 100% Fan Capacity; Tix Go On Sale July 15

The United States Tennis Association today announced that fans will be welcomed back to the US Open for the 2021 tournament, and that tickets to the event will be put on sale to the general public on Thursday, July 15, beginning at 12 pm ET. (Full story …)

May 27, 2021

Tennis Channel Unveils New Website and App

Tennis Channel has unveiled an updated website and new app that offer more tennis-based stats and information in one place than ever before. (Full story …)

May 18, 2021

Madrid, Innsbruck, Turin to Simultaneously Open Davis Cup Finals

The cities of Madrid (Spain), Innsbruck (Austria) and Turin (Italy) will simultaneously host the first ties of the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals 2021 on Thursday 25 November. (Full story …)

May 14, 2021

Tennis Channel to Show NCAA Div. 1 Men's, Women's Chps. Live

Tennis Channel will again be the exclusive television home of the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, with live coverage set for Wednesday, May 19, through Saturday May 22. (Full story …)

May 12, 2021

TennisONE App to Livestream 2021 NCAA D1 Tennis Championships

The TennisONE App, a year-round global, mobile platform for all-things-tennis has partnered with the NCAA as their Mobile App and Live Streaming Partner for the 2021 NCAA Division 1 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, which will be held at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., from Sunday, May 16, through Friday, May 28. (Full story …)

May 11, 2021

Professional Sports Registry (PSR) Set to Debut This Summer

The Professional Sports Registry (PSR), a newly formed organization dedicated to better serving coaches who are certified in two or more sports, is set to debut this summer. (Full story …)

May 6, 2021

USA Pickleball National Championships Series Launches With 4 Events

USA Pickleball is excited to announce the USA Pickleball National Championships Series. For 2021, the Series launches with 4 major pro and amateur National Qualifier events leading to the sport’s biggest and most prestigious event, the 2021 Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden to be held this fall. (Full story …)

April 28, 2021

2021 Junior Davis Cup, BJK Cup to be in Turkey Sept. 28-Oct. 3

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that the 2021 Junior Davis Cup and Junior Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals will be held in Antalya, Turkey from 28 September to 3 October 2021. (Full story …)

April 27, 2021

Share #NationalTennisMonth to Celebrate Tennis

As tennis participation surges in the U.S., players and tennis organizations across the country are encouraged to promote May as National Tennis Month—a time to get out on the court and experience the fun, competition and long-term health benefits of the lifetime sport. (Full story …)

April 26, 2021

Celebrate National Tennis Month in May!

May is once again National Tennis Month! Share this monthlong celebration of tennis with the hashtag #NationalTennisMonth and plug your grassroots programs into this great promotion to grow the sport. Read USTA President Mike McNulty's message on NTM. (Full story …)

April 13, 2021

Cleveland Chps. WTA Event to Launch in Aug., Part of US Open Series

Cleveland’s professional sports landscape will have a new look this summer as some of the top women tennis players in the world come to town for the inaugural Cleveland Championships, a WTA 250 event. (Full story …)

April 12, 2021

ITF Unveils New Research Into Gender Equality in Sport

The ITF has announced the results of a first-of-its-kind global research project examining sports gender equality across the media and social media, commissioned as part of its ITF’s Advantage All gender equality strategy, which is supported by the Foundation for Global Sports Development. (Full story …)

March 25, 2021

USTA, ITA Enter Strategic Alliance to Elevate College Tennis

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2021 - The USTA and ITA have entered into a new strategic alliance that formalizes the two organizations’ ongoing collaboration to strengthen and elevate collegiate tennis. This alliance between the sport’s national governing body and its college coaches association brings greater focus and resources to both new and existing initiatives. (Full story …)

March 17, 2021

Tennis Channel To Be Exclusive Home of Miami Open, Mar. 23-Apr. 4

For the first time in its almost 18-year history, Tennis Channel will be the exclusive home of the Miami Open, one of the sport’s most prestigious, star-laden competitions. The network’s telecast will take viewers from first ball March 23 to championship point April 4. (Full story …)

March 3, 2021

Selkirk Sport Signs Pickleball National Champion Wesley Gabrielson

As professional and recreation pickleball continue to surge in popularity, Selkirk Sport, the leading Pickleball paddle and accessories brand, announced the Company has signed 11-time USA Pickleball National Champion Wesley Gabrielson, of McMinnville, OR, to an endorsement deal. (Full story …)

ITF Partners with iSportsconnect for 'Advantage All' Global Forum April 12

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a new partnership with iSPORTCONNECT to bring the sports industry a one-off global forum, ‘Level the Playing Field’, on Monday 12 April. Forming part of the ITF’s Advantage All gender equality strategy, the event will be hosted by Catherine Whitaker and will include a live interview with special guest Billie Jean King. (Full story …)

March 1, 2021

Kai Schrameyer Named Recipient of 2021 Brad Parks Award

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that three-time Paralympic medallist and former ITF World Champion Kai Schrameyer of Germany has been named as the recipient of the ITF’s Brad Parks Award for 2021. (Full story …)

February 25, 2021

PBI Announces 2021 Adult World Tennis Camps

Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world’s leading tennis management company, has announced the locations and schedule of their 2021 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 …)

February 24, 2021

Van der Meer, Hewitt, Original 9 to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Tennis teaching legend Dennis Van der Meer, former world No. 1 and two-time major champion Lleyton Hewitt, and the trailblazing Original 9 of women’s professional tennis will be the recipients of the ultimate honor in tennis this year, induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. (Full story …)

February 18, 2021

Billie Jean King Cup Finals Rescheduled to Later in 2021

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) and the Hungarian National Sports Agency (NSA) have announced that the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals, due to take place on 13-18 April 2021, will be rescheduled to later dates in 2021. (Full story …)

February 17, 2021

Paul Annacone Joins USTA SoCal Player Development Effort

USTA Southern California is pleased to announce that legendary tennis player, coach, and broadcaster Paul Annacone has joined the USTA SoCal Player Development effort. (Full story …)

February 12, 2021

U.S. Tennis Participation Surges in 2020, Adding 4 Million Players

The USTA announced that tennis participation increased by 22% in 2020, with 21.64 million people hitting the courts according to recent data from the Physical Activity Council’s Participation (PAC) report produced by Sports Marketing Surveys. The survey and report monitor more than 120 different sports and activities participated in by Americans. (Full story …)

January 18, 2021

Michael Joyce, Jenna Worswick Join USTA Player Development

Renowned women's coach Michael Joyce, who has coached multiple Grand Slam champions, including Maria Sharapova, and strength and conditioning coach Jenna Worswick have joined USTA Player Development in full-time roles. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel Renews Partnership with Alida for Viewer Experience

Alida (formerly Vision Critical), creator of the world’s first CXM and insights platform, announced that Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, has chosen its Alida Sparq digital insights platform. (Full story …)

ITF Looks to Improve Davis Cup Scheduling, Fan Experience

The ITF is considering a series of proposals by event partner, Kosmos Tennis, to enhance the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals following a thorough review of the inaugural event in 2019. Under the proposals, the ITF Board has already approved the Finals becoming an 11-day event with the 2021 edition set to take place from 25 November to 5 December. (Full story …)

December 17, 2020

ITF Moves Billie Jean King Cup Back to April due to COVID

The ITF has announced that the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Play-Off ties, initially scheduled for 5-6 February 2021, will move to 16-17 April 2021 as the tennis calendar continues to be impacted by the pandemic. The calendar is subject to continued assessments relating to health and safety, international travel policies and governmental approval of sporting events. (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 …)

December 11, 2020

USTA Statement on Possible COVID-19 Transmission on Tennis Balls

The USTA released a statement regarding possible COVID-19 transmission on tennis balls, following a recent study whose conclusion was supported by the ITF Sport Science and Medicine Commission, USTA Sport Science Committee and USTA Medical Advisory Group. (Full story …)

December 10, 2020

Wimbledon, Australian Champ Alex Olmedo Passes Away

The International Tennis Hall of Fame mourns the loss of Hall of Famer Alejandro “Alex” Olmedo, who passed away on December 9, following a battle with brain cancer. (Full story …)

December 8, 2020

Universal Tennis Brings UTR Pro Tennis Series Tour to U.S.

Universal Tennis ( announced the launch of the UTR Pro Tennis Series Tour in the United States. As part of its three year global UTR Pro Tennis Series Tour investing over $20M and enabling 140 worldwide annual events, it will feature 40 events (men and women) in select venues across the USA in 2021. (Full story …)

December 3, 2020

USTA Names Marisa Grimes as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

The USTA announced the appointment of Marisa Grimes as the company’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer. Grimes, who will begin her new role in January 2021, will report to USTA CEO and Executive Director, Michael Dowse. (Full story …)

WTA Rebrand Includes Alignment with ATP Tourney Tiers

The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) introduces a new corporate identity, redefining the organization's strength as a collective unit of inspiring athletes and tournaments. The launch also reveals a new ‘WTA For The Game’ campaign that highlights the driving forces of the sport, aimed at creating deeper fan connections. The rebranding, which includes the WTA’s first logo redesign in 10 years, coincides with the announcement of a simplified numerical naming system for WTA tournaments. (Full story …)

October 21, 2020

PHIT America Challenges Sports World to Get Kids More Active

PHIT America, the national charity for kids’ health, is challenging the sports world, in particular its 200 million sports participants and fans, to step up to get kids more active and healthier. (Full story …)

October 20, 2020

Rome, Ga., to Host 2021-23 Tennis On Campus Southern Championship

The Greater Rome (Ga.) Convention & Visitors Bureau has been selected as the host of the 2021-2023 USTA Tennis On Campus Southern Championship, USTA Southern Manager and Tournament Director Jeff Smith announced. (Full story …)

October 14, 2020

USTA National Campus Awarded 2023 NCAA D1, D2, D3 Chps.

The NCAA announced that the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., will host the 2023 NCAA Division I, II, and III Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships as part of a hybrid bid proposed by the USTA to bring all NCAA tennis championships to a single site. (Full story …)

October 13, 2020

Tennis Channel, ATP Media Sign Major TV, Digital Rights Deal

Tennis Channel and ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP as the governing body of men’s professional tennis, have concluded a multiyear television and digital rights deal that will make the network the exclusive U.S. television home of the majority of ATP Tour events. (Full story …)

October 1, 2020

Tech Startup Helps Keep Tournaments Alive in U.S.

Match Tennis App® is helping keep tennis tournaments alive throughout the United States through the creation of its Virtual Tournament Desk® (VTD) technology. (Full story …)

ITF, World Academy of Sport to Offer Athlete Certificate Scholarships

The ITF has announced a partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) to offer educational and personal development opportunities for junior players. (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 21, 2020

Tennis Channel's French Open Coverage Begins Sunday

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a French Open that should have happened in springtime will have an autumn feel instead. What has not changed is Tennis Channel's all-day, all-night, three-week commitment to Roland Garros, the most prestigious clay-court event in tennis. (Full story …)

September 17, 2020

ITF Renames Fed Cup the 'Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas'

The ITF has announced that Fed Cup, the women’s world cup of tennis, has been renamed the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas. (Full story …)

September 16, 2020

International Tennis Hall of Fame Announces Interactive Fan Voting

The International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) announced the return of its Fan Voting initiative, marking the third year that fans have been given the opportunity to vote for the incoming class of Hall of Famers. (Full story …)

September 15, 2020

2020 Oracle ITA Masters by UTR Set for San Diego

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association is thrilled to announce that October 9-11th the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego will host the Oracle ITA Masters by UTR. In keeping with safe play guidelines and local policies, the Masters will be a singles-only event. (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 …)

September 13, 2020

Universal Tennis Partners to Create Online School for Tennis Students

September 10, 2020 (Palo Alto, CA) — Universal Tennis, the premier global tennis platform and the company behind the Universal Tennis Rating (UTR); and ICL Academy, an online school for 7th-12th graders launched by education experts from the Dwight School and the Institute of Civic Leadership, announced a partnership to establish the Universal Tennis School. (Full story …)

August 29, 2020

USTA to Make Major Changes to Membership Model

USTA CEO Mike Dowse sent out a letter on Friday, Aug. 28, to the USTA Family, explaining key changes to USTA membership. Read the full email from Dowse. (Full story …)

USTA & Partners Set to Bring US Open Experience Virtually

The USTA announced plans to bring the US Open experience to new and existing fans across the world through innovative digital platforms and engaging content that will help people enjoy some of the US Open fan favorites from their homes. (Full story …)

August 26, 2020

US Open Launches New Social Activation Campaign: 'Be Open'

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced the launch of its new social responsibility campaign, “Be Open,” leveraging the stage of the 2020 US Open to promote and amplify important messages of progress, positivity and equality. (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 …)

USTA Foundation to Award $310,000 in College Scholarships

he USTA Foundation, the national charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), announced that it has granted 32 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $310,000. (Full story …)

August 18, 2020

USTA Cancels National Junior Events, Adult Category 1 Events

Due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, the USTA has canceled all National junior events through Oct. 12, as well as all adult Category 1 events, comprising the Adult, Open, Family, and Age divisions, through the end of 2020. (Full story …)

August 17, 2020

2020 US Open Offers $53.4 Million in Total Player Compensation

The USTA announced that the US Open will offer $53.4 million in total player compensation in 2020 - nearly 95 percent of its total from 2019 - with $7.6 million dedicated toward player relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Full story …)

ITA Announces Modifications to Div. 1 Fall Tennis Competition

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced updates to its Division I tennis fall tournament schedule. While the ITA All-American Championships will not be held this year, the 2020 Oracle ITA Masters will be transformed into a highly select open event akin to the tournaments that will be part of the newly announced ITA Tour: Fall Circuit by UTR. (Full story …)

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 …)

August 13, 2020

Slinger Bag Says Steady Interest Confirms Demand for Tennis

Slinger Bag Inc., a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement technology and equipment, announced it exceeded order forecasts seeing steady order momentum in Japan, Scandinavia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. (Full story …)

USTA Cancels Pro Circuit Events in the U.S. in September

Due to the ongoing situation surrounding COVID-19, the USTA has cancelled all ITF World Tennis Tour and ATP Challenger events taking place in the U.S. in September. (Full story …)

August 3, 2020

Dunlop Signs U.S. Squash Player Spencer Lovejoy

Dunlop announced the signing of Spencer Lovejoy to its Squash Tour Team. He will embark on his first full season on the PSA Tour pending the resumption of competition. As part of the multi-year deal, the American will endorse Dunlop squash rackets, luggage, eyewear and clothing. After extensive playtesting, he’s selected the Sonic Core Ultimate 132 as his racket of choice. (Full story …)

ITA & Universal Tennis Announce 'The ITA Tour: Fall Circuit by UTR'

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and Universal Tennis today announced the creation of the ITA Tour: Fall Circuit by UTR, a new initiative to provide local and regional matchplay opportunities to collegiate, junior and professional players. (Full story …)

July 29, 2020

Tennis Channel to Air Live, Daily Coverage as WTA Returns

Tennis Channel will have live daily coverage of the WTA's 31st Palermo Ladies Open in Palermo, Italy, August 3-9 - the first professional tour-level event since the sport shut down in March due to the global pandemic. (Full story …)

July 23, 2020

Slinger Bag Partners With USTA Mid-Atlantic for Community Challenge

Slinger Bag Inc. announced its partnership with the USTA Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA MAS) #ServeItForward Junior Team Summer Community Challenge. (Full story …)

July 21, 2020

New PPTR Partners With American Platform Tennis Association

Professional Platform Tennis Registry (PPTR), the newly formed subsidiary of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), is pleased to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with the American Platform Tennis Association (APTA) to become the Official Education and Certification Partner of the APTA. (Full story …)

July 16, 2020

Tennis Channel Announces 2020 World TeamTennis Schedule

Tennis Channel's live World TeamTennis coverage this season will showcase 19 matches and all nine teams from July 20-30, as the league plays its entire schedule at the famed Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The action begins with a tripleheader Monday, July 20, at 12 p.m. ET, starting with the all-time classic Philadelphia Freedoms against the Springfield Lasers (visit []( for schedule). (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 …)

July 9, 2020

TennisONE to Engage Fans with Live Action of World TeamTennis

World TeamTennis has partnered with TennisONE to engage fans with a revolutionary new sports tech platform that elevates an international pay-per-view livestream to an interactive watch party experience. (Full story …)

WTT Announces Official Sponsorships for 2020 Season

World TeamTennis (WTT) announced category-specific sponsorship agreements for the 2020 season, which will be played in its entirety in West Virginia at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort,” WTT’s official hotel partner, from July 12-Aug. 2. (Full story …)

July 6, 2020

Universal Tennis Launches UTR National Championship Series

Universal Tennis ( announced the launch of its first-ever UTR National Championship Series, a new initiative for junior, high school and college athletes to compete in high level local tennis events, continue to develop their game, and have their scores count globally via the Universal Tennis Rating (UTR). (Full story …)

WTT Sets Broadcast Schedule for 2020 Season, July 12-Aug. 2

World TeamTennis has aligned with CBS Sports, Tennis Channel, ESPN+ and Facebook Watch to showcase its fast-paced, furiously competitive and entertaining brand of tennis to its media partners’ domestic and international audiences from beginning to end. (Full story …)

June 17, 2020

USTA Announces Return of Tennis With 2020 US Open, W&S Open

In a historic decision for the tennis industry and sports fans around the world, the USTA is proud to announce today that both the 2020 US Open and 2020 Western & Southern Open will be held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., this summer. Hosting these tournaments marks an important moment for the sport of tennis, the New York market and the global sporting community as tennis returns to action. (Full story …)

Slinger Bag Sponsors 'Battle of Brits' Tourney June 23-28

Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment, with an initial focus on the global tennis market, has announced a sponsorship agreement of Schroders Battle of the Brits taking place June 23th-28th. (Full story …)

June 16, 2020

US Open, Cincy Tourney to be Played in NYC Starting in Aug.

We are incredibly excited that Governor Cuomo and New York State have today approved our plan to host the 2020 US Open and 2020 Western & Southern Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Full story …)

June 1, 2020

ITF, Grand Slams Join Forces to Support Wheelchair Tennis

The four Grand Slam tournaments and the ITF have come together to pledge over $300,000 in financial support for wheelchair tennis. The fund will provide grants to help wheelchair athletes and national association event hosts impacted by the suspension of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour and postponement of major wheelchair tournaments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Full story …)

May 31, 2020

Foundation Tennis's ‘Play Safe' Solutions Offer Online Bookings, Payments

Looking to get your courts and facility up and running safely for your staff, members and players? [Foundation Tennis]( has developed a low-cost, turn-key “Play Safe” offer that will help you and your staff implement the USTA’s guidelines for playing tennis safely, while helping your facility get back on the path to profitability. (Full story …)

May 26, 2020

WTT to Play 2020 Season at Greenbrier Resort in West Va. July 12-Aug. 2

World TeamTennis announced it has committed to play the entirety of its 45th season at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. This will be the first major professional tennis league to resume operations since the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19. (Full story …)

May 21, 2020

Slinger Bag Continues Global Expansion With UK, Ireland Distribution Pact

Slinger Bag, the sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports, with an initial focus on the global tennis market, has announced an agreement with Framework Sports and Marketing Ltd (“Framework”) to distribute the Company’s Slinger Bag tennis ball launcher in the United Kingdom (“UK”) and Ireland. The agreement calls for an initial 5-year term and commences on May 21, 2020. (Full story …)

May 8, 2020

Tennis Channel to Show Return of U.S.-Based Tennis This Weekend

Tennis Channel will offer complete, live coverage of a three-day men's tennis event in West Palm Beach, Fla., this weekend - the first competition on U.S. soil between ranked players since the professional sport went on hiatus in March. The UTR Pro Match Series presented by Tennis Channel will take place May 8-10 and feature two top-10 ranked American players. Next, a similar women's event is set for May 22-24 with three top-10 Americans, as Tennis Channel's 2020 (Re)Open Tour returns live tennis to fans around the world. (Full story …)

May 7, 2020

Offer Your Players the “Ultimate Tennis Courses Bundle”

To help tennis providers recoup some of their lost income from the COVID-19 pandemic, a key project team of the Tennis Industry United campaign has coordinated and developed the “Ultimate Tennis Courses Bundle”—a collection of 37 instructional videos that tennis facilities and individual teaching pros can sell to tennis players and club members. (Full story …)

Make a Difference TODAY in Youth Sports!

The PLAY Sports Coalition needs individuals to join the national #Unite2PLAY movement to secure Congressional support for the youth sports community. Before the end of the day today, add your voice and send a message to members of Congress and the president by completing this simple form. (Full story …)

May 5, 2020

Apply NOW for a USTA Facility Recovery Grant!

To help in the support and recovery of tennis facilities—and to help get people back in the game—the USTA is providing $5 million in Facility Recovery Grants, intended to defray some of the tennis-related costs associated with reopening. (Full story …)

May 1, 2020

Universal Tennis And Tennis Channel Partner To Bring Back Professional Tennis

Universal Tennis ( announced the UTR Pro Match Series Presented by Tennis Channel featuring top ATP and WTA players in tournament play. The UTR Pro Match Series presented by Tennis Channel will be broadcast live on Tennis Channel and will be the first top tier professional tennis events televised internationally since the global health crisis put a halt to tennis in March. (Full story …)

April 29, 2020

Universal Tennis Expands Virtual Events

Universal Tennis ( announced an expansion of its digital content platform with the launch of UTR “Host a Virtual Event” initiative as well as an extended slate of programming for its popular UTR Powered by Oracle All Access Series. (Full story …)

April 27, 2020

Tennis Channel to Launch International Streaming Service

Tennis Channel will introduce an international subscription streaming service April 28, the first-stage rollout for what is intended to become a global tennis-media destination. Initially launching in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with plans for other worldwide markets, the over-the-top (OTT) platform will offer content on the new Tennis Channel International app, with the service available in all three countries on (Full story …)

April 17, 2020

Laver Cup Canceled for 2020, to be in Boston 2021

Event organizers announced that the Laver Cup will not be held in 2020, but will return to Boston in 2021, a move prompted by changes to the international tennis calendar which created a scheduling conflict with other major international tennis events. (Full story …)

USTA Announces Next Phase of Support for Tennis Industry

The USTA announced a comprehensive suite of programs to support the tennis industry, which is battling the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This announcement is the second phase of ongoing efforts that the USTA is developing in concert with the American tennis industry. The overarching goal of these efforts is to provide immediate relief, spur the industry’s recovery, and help the industry rebuild when the crisis passes. (Full story …)

April 13, 2020

USTA Update on Suspension of Play and Event Changes

Due to the continued situation surrounding the COVID-19 virus, and after discussions with the USTA Medical Advisory Committee, effective immediately the USTA will extend the suspension of USTA sanctioned products and events through May 31. (Full story …)

April 9, 2020

USPTA Forms Partnership with WTCA

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) has signed a formal partnership with the Women’s Tennis Coaching Association (WTCA) that will bring leaders of the tennis industry together and offer several benefits for members of both organizations. (Full story …)

April 8, 2020

PTR to Debut 'PTR Hour' on Facebook

"PTR Hour" will debut on Facebook - @PTRtennis - at 11 a.m. EDT every Thursday in April, starting tomorrow, April 9. For those who can't view it live on Facebook, PTR Hour will be available on (Full story …)

April 6, 2020

USTA Statement on Safety of Playing Tennis During the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic

Based on the recommendations of the USTA COVID-19 Advisory Group, the USTA believes that it is in the best interest of society to take a collective pause from playing the sport we love. (Full story …)

Britain’s LTA Offers $25 Million to Help UK Tennis Businesses

The LTA, the governing body of tennis in Britain, has pulled together a nearly $25 million bailout package to help the sport weather the coronavirus pandemic. The goal is to help keep clubs, coaches and tennis venues in business until the social distancing restrictions ease and business starts to get back to normal. (Full story …)

April 3, 2020

ITF Launches Rules of Tennis App

The ITF has announced the launch of the Rules of Tennis app. As world governing body, the ITF is responsible for protecting the integrity of the game through the determination of the rules of tennis. The new app will be an essential tool to communicate those rules, including the latest amendments, to the millions of people involved in tennis - from those at the top of the sport to recreational players across the world. (Full story …)

April 1, 2020

USTA Statement Regarding Wimbledon’s Cancellation

We understand the unique circumstances facing the All England Lawn and Tennis Club and the reasoning behind the decision to cancel the 2020 Wimbledon Championships. At this time the USTA still plans to host the US Open as scheduled, and we continue to hone plans to stage the tournament. The USTA is carefully monitoring the rapidly-changing environment surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, and is preparing for all contingencies. We also rely on the USTA’s Medical Advisory Group as well as governmental and security officials to ensure that we have the broadest understanding of this fluid situation. In all instances, all decisions made by the USTA regarding the US Open will be made with the health and well-being of our players, fans, and all others involved in the tournament. (Full story …)

March 31, 2020

Tennis Industry Resources for Financial Aid and Assistance

Leading organizations in the tennis industry have collaborated to provide a [centralized location ]( share information about the financial assistance and relief programs available for everyone in the tennis community affected by COVID-19. (Full story …)

Indian Wells Tennis Garden Partners with UTR

Universal Tennis ( and the Indian Wells Tennis Garden ( announced a new partnership under which Indian Wells Tennis Garden will integrate Universal Tennis’ technology, assets and resources to support tennis events and programming. (Full story …)

Lilly Pulitzer and WTA Announce 2020 Partnership

Lilly Pulitzer, the iconic Palm Beach-inspired fashion brand, is announcing a partnership with the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association), the leading women’s sport worldwide. Set to begin this month, the two brands are uniting for a youth empowerment initiative, aimed to inspire confidence and optimism in future generations as part of Lilly’s new “Be the Sunshine” campaign. (Full story …)

Har-Tru Hard-Court Surface Tapped for WTT Season

Har-Tru Sports Coatings will be the official playing surface of World TeamTennis for the 2020 season. A longtime leader in clay court surfaces, Har-Tru is partnering with WTT as the official hard-court surface. (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 …)

Nominate For the USTA Outstanding Facility Awards

Do you know an outstanding tennis facility in your area? Do you work at or manage a facility that you feel deserves national recognition? Apply now for the 39th annual USTA Outstanding Facility Awards program. Visit (Full story …)

USTA Selects Laykold as New Court Surface for US Open

The USTA announced that following an extensive RFP process, Laykold has been selected as the new court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The new agreement is in place for five years. The 2020 US Open begins on Monday, August 24 with US Open Fan Week and the US Open Qualifying Tournament. (Full story …)

Manolo Santana, Fred Stolle Honored with ITF Philippe Chatrier Award

The International Tennis Federation announced that Spain’s Manolo Santana and Australia’s Fred Stolle have both been awarded the ITF’s highest honour, the ITF Philippe Chatrier Award. (Full story …)

March 1, 2020

TennisONE Becomes Official Mobile App for World TeamTennis

The TennisONE App, a comprehensive new mobile tennis app created and run by sports tech start-up Bleachr LLC, has been named the Official Mobile App for World TeamTennis. The announcement comes just days before the WTT Celebrity All-Star Match kicks off the 2020 World TeamTennis season at Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, California on Sunday, March 1st with some of the top names in tennis. (Full story …)

WTT's Orlando Storm Announces New Leadership for 2020

The Orlando STORM, Florida’s only professional tennis team, will have new leadership on, and off the court as the 2020 World TeamTennis season launches on Sunday, July 12 at 5 pm against the Philadelphia Freedoms. (Full story …)

February 17, 2020

Bryans, Fritz, Opelka, Paul to Play for U.S. Davis Cup Team vs. Uzbekistan March 6-7

The USTA and U.S. Davis Cup captain Mardy Fish announced that doubles legends Bob and Mike Bryan and rising stars Taylor Fritz, Reilly Opelka and Tommy Paul will compete for the U.S. Davis Cup team in its 2020 Davis Cup Qualifying matches vs. Uzbekistan March 6-7 at Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. (Full story …)

World TeamTennis Sets 2020 Season Schedule; Adds Chicago Franchise

World TeamTennis announced its 2020 schedule ahead of its 45th season, adding the Chicago Smash to the premier team tennis series. The WTT regular season calendar will showcase nine teams and 63 matches over 19 consecutive days from July 12-30. (Full story …)

January 30, 2020

Bleachr's TennisONE App Wins Fifth Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge

The winner of the 2020 Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge is Bleachr LLC’s TennisONE App, which is a mobile hub for all things tennis, providing live scoring, AI “ball tracer” technology, player stats, social games and other tennis content. (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 …)

January 14, 2020

Ted Robinson Joins Tennis Channel's Australian Open Team

Tennis Channel will return to the Australian Open for its 13th consecutive year Jan. 19 to Feb. 2 and, for the first time, veteran sportscaster Ted Robinson (@tedjrobinson) will be part of the network's on-air team. The trip to Melbourne will complete the cycle for Robinson, who has announced matches at tennis' three other majors in his Emmy Award-winning career. Tennis Channel's two-week Australian Open telecast begins Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. ET. (Full story …)

K-Swiss Signs Pro Players Tomljanovic and Norrie

K-Swiss has signed pro tennis players Ajla Tomljanovic and Cameron Norrie to multi-year apparel and footwear partnerships. Both players will represent K-Swiss Tennis globally and will be brand ambassadors for the K-Swiss Lifestyle category. (Full story …)

Davis Cup Comes to Honolulu for U.S. vs. Uzbekistan March 6-7

The USTA announced that Davis Cup tennis, the world’s largest annual international team competition in men’s sport, will return to Hawaii for the first time in 28 years, as the United States Davis Cup Team will take on Uzbekistan in a 2020 Davis Cup Qualifying competition at the Blaisdell Center March 6-7 in Honolulu. (Full story …)

January 9, 2020

Bryan Brothers 'Farewell Tour' to Include WTT Season

The Bryan Brothers 2020 farewell tour will include seven summer matches at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, as well as stops at World TeamTennis sites in Orange County, San Diego, Springfield, Orlando, Philadelphia, New York and Washington D.C. (Full story …)

Complimentary Regional Education Day Set for Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

A Regional Education Day (RED), presented by USTA Florida, USPTA Florida and RacquetFit, will be offered at no charge on Jan. 22 to registered industry professionals of the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The education event is part of the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24. Complimentary event and Regional Education Day registration is available at (Full story …)

December 29, 2019

Tennis Channel to Ring in New Year with Inaugural ATP Cup Jan. 2-12

Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus will welcome the 2020 season with complete live coverage of the new ATP Cup, a tournament-of-nations battle that features the United States and 23 other countries in Australia Jan. 2-12. Including all-time greats Rafael Nadal of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia, 25 of the world's top 30 singles players will compete in an inaugural clash for worldwide recognition. The action gets underway Thursday, Jan. 2, at 5:30 p.m. ET with a 16-and-a-half-hour ATP Cup telecast on the network and streaming matches on Tennis Channel Plus. (Full story …)

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 …)

FanHub, ATP Launch ATP Cup Bracket Challenge Game

FanHub, the largest provider of casual, free to play sports-focused digital gaming platforms in the world, today announced that they have expanded their relationship with the ATP, building and launching the first-ever bracket challenge game for the inaugural ATP Cup, which will be held in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney, Australia from January 3 through 12. The six winners of each group and the two best second-placed finishers will qualify for the quarterfinals. (Full story …)

December 19, 2019

Racquet Sports Industry Magazine Names 2019 “Champions of Tennis”

Dan Faber, the executive director of the USTA Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the U.S. Tennis Association, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2019 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine (formerly Tennis Industry magazine) in the publication’s [January 2020 issue]( Faber led off the magazine’s 19th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

December 15, 2019

PTR Symposium Feb. 10-13; Tribute to Dennis Van der Meer Feb. 9

The Professional Tennis Registry will host its premier coaching event, the International Tennis Symposium, Feb. 10-13 at the Sonesta Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C. More than 45 industry experts will conduct classroom and on-court presentations at the PTR Symposium. (Full story …)

WTT Celebrity All-Star Match to Kick Off 2020 WTT Season

Building on a pulsating 2019 World TeamTennis season in which its champion was decided on the last point of the WTT Final, WTT is serving up a new twist for its 45th season with a spectacular All-Star event featuring many of the best American tennis players. (Full story …)

Peter Burwash International Announces 2020 Adult World Tennis Camp Series

Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world’s leading tennis management company, has announced the locations and schedule of their 2020 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 …)

Team Selkirk Ambassador Ruiz Inducted into USA Pickleball Hall of Fame

Selkirk Sport, a leading Pickleball paddle and accessories brand, announced that Enrique “El Condor” Ruiz, one of the most accomplished professional Pickleball players of all-time, was recently inducted into the USA Pickleball Hall of Fame. (Full story …)

Head Penn Junior Racquetball Players Win 8 Medals at World Chps.

Five junior players from Team HEAD Penn won eight medals at the International Racquetball Federation’s (IRF) 31st World Junior Racquetball Championships. The nine-day event was held at the Ciudad Deportiva de Hatillo facility in San Jose, Costa Rica. (Full story …)

ATP Appoints Massimo Calvelli as Chief Executive Officer

The ATP has announced the appointment of Massimo Calvelli as the ATP Chief Executive Officer, beginning 1 January 2020. Calvelli brings a wide range of tennis and executive experience to the position and was the unanimous choice of the ATP Board of Directors. The 45-year-old Italian has been a highly respected sports executive in global sales, marketing, operations and product development for the past 20 years. (Full story …)

Laver Cup Boston 2020 Tickets to Go On Sale in March

Laver Cup organizers announced that tickets to the eagerly anticipated fourth edition of the Laver Cup to be held at the famous TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, from 25-27 September 2020 will go on sale to the general public in early March 2020, with Premium Hospitality Ticket packages available now. (Full story …)

November 24, 2019

Serena Williams Debuts First-Ever Jewelry Collection

Tennis icon and fashion designer Serena Williams unveils her first-ever fine jewelry collection. In collaboration with global diamond manufacturer K.P. Sanghvi, Serena Williams Jewelry features ethically sourced and conflict-free diamond pieces. (Full story …)

Fed Cup to Come to Everett, Wash., for U.S. vs. Latvia Feb. 7-8

Fed Cup tennis, the world’s largest annual international team competition in women’s sport, will come to Washington state for the first time, as the United States Fed Cup Team will take on Latvia in a 2020 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Qualifying competition February 7-8 inside the Angel Of The Winds Arena in Everett, Wash. (Full story …)

November 11, 2019

US Open Series Adds Hall of Fame Open in Newport, R.I.

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced that the Hall of Fame Open, an ATP 250 grass-court tournament that has long kicked off the U.S. summer tennis season, will officially join the US Open Series beginning in 2020, increasing the number of ATP events on the Series to six and reconnecting the US Open with its original home in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

France Downs Australia, 3-2, to Win 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas

France won the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final, defeating Australia 3-2 at the RAC Arena, Perth. France are Fed Cup Champions for the third time after Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic secured victory in the final doubles match with a 6-4 6-3 win over Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur. (Full story …)

Grant Recipients Announced in ITA Community Service Month

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the three college tennis programs that received ITA grants based on their participation in the third annual ITA Community Service Month Presented by Limoneira during the month of October. (Full story …)

October 30, 2019

BNP Paribas Open and Plexipave to Continue Partnership Through 2022

ICP Building Solutions Group has renewed its partnership with the BNP Paribas Open (the Indian Wells Masters) to supply its California Sports Surfaces’ high-performance Plexipave® tennis surface system to the prestigious tournament for another three years. (Full story …)

Top Collegians to Lead U.S. in 2019 Master'U BNP Paribas Int'l Team Event

The USTA announced the top American collegians selected to represent the U.S. in the annual Master’U BNP Paribas International Collegiate Team Competition November 29-December 1 in Grenoble, France. (Full story …)

October 29, 2019

Fritz, Opelka, Querrey, Tiafoe, Sock to Represent U.S. in Davis Cup

The USTA and U.S. Davis Cup Captain Mardy Fish announced that Taylor Fritz, Reilly Opelka, Sam Querrey, Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock will represent the U.S. in the 2019 Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals November 18-24 in Madrid. (Full story …)

Teams Announced for Davis Cup by Rakuten Madrid Finals

The 18 nations competing in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Madrid Finals at La Caja Magica Nov. 18-24 announced their teams recently. The teams will compete in six round-robin groups of three teams with the six group winners plus the two second-placed teams with the best record based on sets and games won advancing to the quarterfinals. (Full story …)

Ashaway MultiKill® 17 Cruises Through US Open Racquetball Stringing Competition

While the main competition for this year’s US Open Racquetball Championships played out in the fabulous “made-for-TV” portable racquetball court at the Target Center’s LIFE TIME facility in downtown Minneapolis, more action was underway at the Lawler Sports booth where racket technician Ian Titus was hard at work stringing rackets and tallying statistics. (Full story …)

World TeamTennis Announces 2020 Season Dates, Playoff Site, Prize Money

A record amount of player prize money - including a new additional increase of $1-million for the postseason - will be at stake when the 45th World TeamTennis season hits the courts from July 12-Aug. 1, 2020, league officials have announced. (Full story …)

Minneapolis Sports Tech Firm Powers Official App for Rolex Paris Masters

TennisONE has developed the official tournament app of the 2019 Rolex Paris Masters, with exciting new app features that include live scoring, interactive draws and social games designed to elevate the experience for tennis fans around the world. This is the second consecutive year that TennisONE, based in Minneapolis, has developed the mobile app for the annual ATP Masters 1000 event, which this year runs Oct. 26 to Nov. 3 in Paris. (Full story …)

October 10, 2019

Boca West Country Club Renews Partnership with Evert Academy

Two iconic tennis organizations, the Evert Tennis Academy and Boca West Country Club, have renewed their long-time partnership. Through the partnership, Evert Academy rising tennis stars and scholars are able to train at Boca West’s world-class tennis facility. (Full story …)

USTA to Adopt Simplified Nationwide Junior Competitive Structure in 2021

The United States Tennis Association today announced that its Junior Competition Committee has approved the proposed changes to the Nationwide Junior Competitive Structure. (Full story …)

September 25, 2019

Oracle to Add More Than 25 New Pro Tournaments in the U.S.

Oracle announced today the creation of the Oracle Pro Series, a schedule of more than 25 new ATP, WTA and ITF World Tennis Tour professional tournaments to be held across the United States over the course of 2019 and 2020. The Oracle Pro Series will create more than 40 percent new playing opportunities in the United States for tennis professionals. (Full story …)

Team Europe Wins Laver Cup; 2020 Event Moves to Boston

Team Europe has won the Laver Cup in Geneva, hoisting the trophy for the third consecutive year in the stunning teams competition. During the trophy presentation it was revealed Boston will host the fourth edition of the Laver Cup from September 25-27, 2020. (Full story …)

Top Seed Tennis Club to be Home of ITF Pan American Chps.

The United States Tennis Association today announced that Top Seed Tennis Club (TSCB) in Nicholasville, Ky., will be the home of the 2019 ITF Pan American Tennis Championships junior tournament. The event, which runs from Saturday, October 5, through Saturday, October 12, will mark the first time an ITF Junior Circuit tournament is held indoors in the United States. (Full story …)

September 19, 2019

USTA Names Recipients of Grassroots Tennis Awards

The USTA announced its 2019 awards recipients honored for their dedication and contributions to growing the sport of tennis both locally and nationwide. The eight awards were bestowed at the USTA Semiannual Meeting and Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Sept. 2. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel to Cover Third Annual Laver Cup Sept. 20-22

Tennis Channel's third year of exclusive Laver Cup television coverage begins on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 a.m. ET. In its third year, Laver Cup again features six of the top European stars facing off against six of the best players from the rest of the world. The network will offer complete live coverage of the three-day event, held in Geneva this year. (Full story …)

U.S. Tennis Stars Join with USTA and GoNoodle to Promote Net Generation

The USTA announced that they have expanded their partnership with GoNoodle by joining forces with tennis superstars, Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys, and Mike and Bob Bryan to promote USTA’s Net Generation through a series of GoNoodle videos set to launch throughout the year. (Full story …)

Top Juniors to Represent U.S. in Junior Davis and Fed Cup Finals

The USTA announced that six top juniors were selected to represent the United States in the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals, the premier 16-and-under world team competitions, to be held September 24-29 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. This marks the first time that the event will be held in the United States since the 1994 Finals were staged in Tucson, Ariz. (Full story …)

September 10, 2019

'Discovery Challenge' Presents Innovative Solutions for Growing Tennis

This year’s TIA Tennis Forum, held in New York on the opening day of the US Open, included a unique Tennis Industry “Discovery Challenge,” a collaborative effort designed to foster creative ideas and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis. (Full story …)

Challenges, Opportunities Presented at Annual TIA Tennis Forum

Nearly 250 tennis leaders, industry executives and tennis providers came together on the first day of play at the US Open for the 12th annual Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Tennis Forum, held at the Grand Hyatt New York. (Full story …)

August 27, 2019

Tennis Channel Launches Podcast Network During US Open

With the US Open under way, Tennis Channel is launching the Tennis Channel Podcast Network, a digital home for podcasts dedicated to the sport. The network is uniting six podcasts under the new banner, creating a single destination for listeners and selling advertising across the group. Tennis Channel plans to bring additional podcasts into the fold as the Tennis Channel Podcast Network develops. (Full story …)

USTA Honors Althea Gibson With Powerful New Sculpture

The USTA unveiled a dramatic new sculpture honoring trailblazer and tennis great Althea Gibson. The sculpture, created by Eric Goulder, was unveiled outside Arthur Ashe Stadium on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open. (Full story …)

ITA Adopts PlaySight's PlayFair Video Replay Technology

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has officially approved PlaySight’s PlayFair video challenge replay system heading into the 2019-2020 season after a successful three-year pilot. PlayFair enables multi-angle video review for line call challenges, with the mission to improve sportsmanship throughout college tennis and increase participation in and viewership of the sport. (Full story …)

2019 USPTA World Championships Return During World Conference

The United States Professional Tennis Association will host the 2019 USPTA World Championships at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on Sept. 25 and 26 during the 2019 USPTA World Conference. Play will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. (Full story …)

August 22, 2019

PTR & Bollettieri Release 'Tennis in a Can' Program for Coaches

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and famed coach Nick Bollettieri are excited to jointly release a new program, "Tennis in a Can," that’s ideal for high school tennis coaches and is available now—in time for the high school tennis season. (Full story …)

ITF Announces Changes to Senior Circuit for 2020, 2021

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a series of improvements to the ITF Seniors Circuit for 2020 and 2021 following the publication of the 2019-2021 ITF Seniors Strategic Development Plan in January this year. (Full story …)

Cardio Tennis Now Part of USTA's Programs Focused on Growing the Game

Earlier this year, the USTA and TIA reached an agreement to transition ownership of Cardio Tennis to the USTA. Both sides are extremely excited about the existing and future potential of Cardio Tennis as a growth and retention tool. (Full story …)

August 21, 2019

Four Players on Ballot for 2020 Induction into Int'l. Tennis Hall of Fame

Four tennis legends have been named as candidates on the ballot for the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020. The candidates are: Jonas Björkman, Sergi Bruguera, Goran Ivanišević and Conchita Martínez. (Full story …)

US Open Announces 2019 Men's and Women's Singles Seeds

The USTA announced the 2019 US Open Men's and Women's Singles Seeds. The 2019 US Open will be played Aug. 26-Sept. 8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. (Full story …)

2019 US Open Serves Up Suite of Tech and Digital Content

The USTA announced details of the evolution of its digital properties and related extensions that allow fans to follow the tournament and experience the US Open in new and innovative ways. (Full story …)

August 20, 2019

Tennis Economic Index Grows 2.1% Through 2018

The total value of the U.S. tennis economy grew by 2.1 percent last year to a total of $6.19 billion, according to data from the Tennis Industry Association’s annual Economic Index, created to evaluate the total worth of the U.S. tennis industry to the overall economy. (Full story …)

ITA Leadership Awards Weekend Opens Friday in New York

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) will honor 13 current and former college tennis players during the 2019 Leadership Awards Weekend later this week (August 23-25) in New York. (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 …)

'Discovery Challenge' to Present Creative Ideas for Growing the Sport

This year’s [TIA TENNIS FORUM]( will include a unique Tennis Industry “DISCOVERY CHALLENGE,” a collaborative effort designed to foster creative ideas and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis. (Full story …)

August 17, 2019

TIA Tennis Forum to Bring Industry Leaders and Influencers to NYC Aug. 26

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 …)

August 16, 2019

Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe to Join Tennis Industry Hall of Fame

Tennis champion and civil rights advocate Arthur Ashe will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame, along with apparel retail pioneers Cheryl Singer and Andy Varat, the sister-brother team that created Tail activewear in 1974. The induction ceremony will take place at the Grand Hyatt New York during the [TIA Tennis Forum]( (Full story …)

August 11, 2019

Katie Volynets, Zachary Svajda Win USTA 18's Titles, Gain Open Wild Cards

Top American juniors Katie Volynets, of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Zachary Svajda, of San Diego, Calif., won the USTA Girls’ and Boys’ 18s National Championships today, each earning wild cards into the main draw of the US Open. (Full story …)

USTA Middle States Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

USTA Middle States announced the class for the 2019 Middle States Hall of Fame. The inductees are Shari Bucklin-Webber, Virgil Christian, Dan Faber and Ann LoPrinzi. (Full story …)

ATP Media Partners with Content Engagement Platform GameOn

During the Coupe Rogers ATP Masters 1000 event in Montreal and ahead of the Western & Southern Open ATP Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati, GameOn, an industry-leading ChatOS engagement platform that helps premium content owners and brands improve their fan experiences, announced a partnership with ATP Media to deliver videos and other rich content to fans through the Tennis TV bot. (Full story …)

Top Talent to Entertain Fans at 2019 US Open

The USTA announced an extensive line-up of musical talent that will entertain fans over the course of the three-week 2019 US Open. Beginning with Fan Week and concluding with the men’s singles championship, the US Open will feature a diverse array of talents representing all musical genres crossing from country to Broadway and from indie rock to R&B. (Full story …)

August 4, 2019

K-Swiss Launches Pickleball-Specific Performance Shoe

K•Swiss announced the introduction of their new performance pickleball shoe, the Express Light Pickleball. With the company having strong momentum as the fastest growing tennis footwear brand in the United States, now ranked #2 in the specialty brick and mortar channel, K-Swiss has officially entered the pickleball market using its strong footwear capabilities and consumer insights. (Full story …)

August 2, 2019

World TeamTennis Finals Weekend Gets Under Way

World TeamTennis’ 44th season has been whittled down to four semifinalists competing in the 2019 WTT Playoffs, held for the first time in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with the semifinals taking place on Friday, Aug. 2, with the WTT Final to follow on Saturday. (Full story …)

July 29, 2019

Dennis Van der Meer, 1933-2019

As the September/October issue of Tennis Industry magazine was ready to go to press, we learned the sad news that tennis industry legend Dennis Van der Meer passed away on July 27, after a lengthy illness. No one has had a bigger impact on recreational tennis and tennis coaches than Dennis. (Full story …)

July 28, 2019

Industry Mourns the Loss of Dennis Van der Meer

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is sad to inform the tennis world of the passing of its founder, former chairman and president, Dennis Van der Meer. After a lengthy illness, Van der Meer passed quietly with his loving wife, Pat, by his side. He was 86. (Full story …)

July 19, 2019

Participate in the Tennis Industry DISCOVERY CHALLENGE!

The Tennis Industry Association wants you to take part in a collaborative effort to brainstorm novel ideas on how to increase creative and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis. The TIA worked with IdeaConnection, one of the world’s leading Open Innovation service companies, to develop the [DISCOVERY CHALLENGE](, an online competition designed to showcase innovation and solutions on how to increase tennis engagement and participation. (Full story …)

July 18, 2019

WTT Announces Partnerships, 'Watch and Bet,' Streaming Deal

World TeamTennis (WTT), which began its 44th consecutive season this past weekend, announced several international streaming deals, a dedicated WTT Dailymotion stream, live betting outside North America and China and eight matches that will air throughout the season on tape delay on various regional sports networks. (Full story …)

ITHOF Induction Ceremony Live on Tennis Channel July 20

Tennis Channel will offer live coverage of the 2019 International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Newport, R.I., on Saturday July 20, at 6 p.m. ET. Two-time Grand Slam singles champion Li Na, four-time Grand Slam champion Mary Pierce, and former World No. 1 and six-time Grand Slam champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov will be enshrined among the greatest players of all-time. Following Tennis Channel's telecast of the ceremony, fans will be able to watch on-demand on Tennis Channel Plus, the network's digital subscription service. (Full story …)

13 Grand Slam Champs Headline US Open Women's Field

The USTA announced that 13 players who have won Grand Slam singles titles in their careers will headline the women’s singles field for the 2019 US Open Tennis Championships, including world No. 1 and reigning French Open champion Ashleigh Barty (AUS), defending US Open champion and world No. 2 Naomi Osaka (JPN), and 23-time Grand Slam champion and world No. 9 Serena Williams (USA). (Full story …)

2019 US Open Prize Money Tops $57M, Richest Purse in Tennis History

The USTA announced that total player compensation for the 2019 US Open will surpass $57 million for the first time, maintaining the US Open as the richest purse in tennis history. The USTA worked collaboratively with the ATP and WTA Tour to determine specific prize money levels on a round-by-round basis, including for the US Open Qualifying Tournament. The individual payouts for each round of the tournament are all Grand Slam records. (Full story …)

July 15, 2019

PTR Launches New Level I Certification Pathway

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has launched an enhanced Level I certification pathway. This marks another major addition to PTR’s education pathway since the current highly-acclaimed Coach Education was drastically improved in 2009. Coaches can expect the same internationally recognized/externally accredited education while experiencing a more robust foundational framework for coaches. (Full story …)

July 10, 2019

ITF, National Associations Announce World Tennis Number Project

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) and leading National Tennis Associations announced a strategic project to develop and implement a global, level-based tennis rating, designed to enable more matches to be played between players of similar levels, from beginners to professionals. (Full story …)

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 …)

July 3, 2019

Anderson, Isner, Raonic, Shapovalov to Play Laver Cup

World No.8 Kevin Anderson, [12] John Isner, [17] Milos Raonic and [27] Denis Shapovalov will line up for captain John McEnroe’s Team World at the third staging of the Laver Cup in Geneva this September. (Full story …)

July 2, 2019

PPR Collaborates on USAPA Youth Playbook for Pickleball

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) is pleased to announce a collaboration with USAPA on its newly released Youth Pickleball Playbook. PPR provided the layout and design for USAPA Let’s Play Pickleball Playbook. (Full story …)

July 1, 2019

Melanie Oudin to be Guest Pro at PBI Adult World Tennis Camp

Peter Burwash International (PBI) has announced that Melanie Oudin will be a guest professional for the PBI Adult World Tennis Camp at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Greensboro, GA from October 3-6, 2019. Oudin won the 2011 US Open mixed doubles title with Jack Sock, reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon and the quarterfinals of the US Open (both in 2009), and was a member of the American Fed Cup team. (Full story …)

June 30, 2019

Share Your Ideas! Enter the TIA 'Discovery Challenge'

Do you have a great idea to increase tennis growth? Join the 2019 TIA DISCOVERY CHALLENGE. Our goal is to stimulate creative thinking and innovation within the tennis industry and discover new directions and opportunities for growth. (Full story …)

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 28, 2019

TIA Tennis Forum, 'Discovery Challenge' and HOF Aug. 26 in NYC

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 …)

Universal Tennis Releases Free UTR Mobile Tennis App

Universal Tennis released a first-of-its-kind mobile tennis application now available in the App Store®. With the new UTR app, it is now even easier for players of all skill levels around the world to discover more opportunities to connect through tennis. (Full story …)

San Diego Aviators Sign Bank of Southern California as Sponsor

The San Diego Aviators of World TeamTennis are excited to announce Bank of Southern California as their Title Sponsor for the 2019 season. This is the second year Bank of Southern California has sponsored the Aviators, and their first year as Title Sponsor. Bank of Southern California is a growing community bank headquartered in San Diego, dedicated to individuals, professionals, and small-to-medium sized businesses. (Full story …)

June 24, 2019

French Open Coverage on Tennis Channel Sees 42% Viewer Increase

Tennis Channel's 15-day live coverage of the French Open averaged 266,000 viewers in 2019 according to Nielsen. Compared with 187,000 viewers on average in 2018, the network saw a 42-percent increase in audiences watching its live telecast of the sport's second major of the year. (Full story …)

Stephens, Bouchard, Young Join WTT Roster for 2019 Season

World TeamTennis continues to attract premier North American talent from tennis’ ATP and WTA tours for its upcoming season as Americans Sloane Stephens and Donald Young and Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard have joined the league as Franchise players. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel Wimbledon Coverage Gets Under Way July 1

Tennis Channel returns to London for its 12th consecutive year of Wimbledon coverage from the All England Lawn Tennis Club next week, starting with the first day of play Monday, July 1. During the event the network will offer more than 200 hours of tennis, beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET the first day, with encore presentations throughout the night. (Full story …)

June 11, 2019

Oracle Challenger Series Brings Men, Women Pros Back to New Haven

The Oracle Challenger Series announced that the first event of the 2019-2020 Series will be held in New Haven, Conn. at the Yale Tennis Center on Sept. 2-8, 2019 and will also feature the Oracle Champions Cup, a one-night men’s legends Invesco Series QQQ event headlined by Connecticut native James Blake. (Full story …)

PTR Schedules SoCal Coach Development Day

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced its Southern California Coach Development Day (CDD) will be held June 29, from 1-6pm, at Great Park Tennis Center in Irvine. The CDD is being held in conjunction with the 9th Annual City of Irvine Tennis Seminar on Sunday, June 30. (Full story …)

June 4, 2019

Rakuten to Become Global Partner for Davis Cup

Rakuten, Inc. and Kosmos Tennis have announced a multiyear agreement with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for Rakuten to become the Global Innovation and Entertainment Partner and Global Presenting Partner for the Davis Cup in 2019 and 2020. (Full story …)

June 3, 2019

UGA's Jokic, Mississippi State's Broges Named ITA D1 Players of Year

University of Georgia sophomore Katarina Jokic and Mississippi State University senior Nuno Broges are the 2019 ITA NCAA Division I National Players of the Year, it was announced on Monday. (Full story …)

May 27, 2019

Laver Cup and ATP Join Forces

The Laver Cup and the ATP announced today an agreement that will make the annual men's team event, in which Europe takes on the rest of the world, an official part of the annual ATP Tour calendar. (Full story …)

May 21, 2019

CBS to Air WTT Philadelphia vs. Vegas Live on July 21

World-class ATP and WTA talent on display in a team format as Philadelphia, buoyed by Grigor Dimitrov and Danielle Collins, faces an expansion Vegas team led by the Bryan brothers, Sam Querrey and Monica Puig (Full story …)

May 12, 2019

NYC Racquet Sports Launches Subscription Tennis Box Service

NYC Racquet Sports, New York’s premier destination for tennis gear and racquet stringing, launches it’s Grand Slam Box Club-French Open edition. The tennis subscription box service brings premium and special edition world majors tennis items and high-quality tennis products directly to your door. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel, USTA Form 3-Year Rights Deal for NCAA D1 Chps.

Tennis Channel and the USTA, in conjunction with the NCAA, have entered a three-year partnership that makes the network the exclusive television home of the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Tennis National Championships. The agreement begins with this year’s events, to be held at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., May 16-25. (Full story …)

QuintEvents Named Authorized Overseas Reseller for Wimbledon

QuintEvents, the industry leader in providing Official Ticket Packages and Hospitality to the biggest names in sports and entertainment, has today announced a deal to become an authorized overseas reseller of the Official Exclusive Hospitality Provider to The Championships. (Full story …)

Oracle ITA Summer Circuit Introduces Prize Money

Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) have partnered with 11 ITA-member institutions to offer prize money during the 2019 Oracle ITA Summer Circuit. At each of the 11 events, a total purse of $2,000 will be split evenly between genders. (Full story …)

Tennis Resorts Online Names Top Resorts, Camps for 2019

Tennis Resorts Online has just published its rankings of the Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps for 2019. Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina and the Roy Emerson Tennis Weeks at the Gstaad Palace in Switzerland once again ranked as the top resort and top camp respectively. (Full story …)

Midwestern State, Central Oklahoma to Host ITA Indoor Chps.

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced that Midwestern State University and the University of Central Oklahoma will serve as host institutions for the inaugural ITA Division II Men’s and Women’s National Team Indoor Championships in 2020. (Full story …)

ITA Launches College Tennis Alumni Network

In an effort to raise the profile of college tennis, engage alumni and provide a networking vehicle, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the launch of the College Tennis Alumni Network. (Full story …)

May 1, 2019

Bermuda Tourism Named Official Tourism Partner of US Open

The Bermuda Tourism Authority, the official destination marketing organization for the island, and the United States Tennis Association (USTA), announced that Bermuda will be the exclusive tourism partner of the US Open Tennis Championships at a press event in Bermuda. (Full story …)

8th Annual National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp May 6-9

The eighth annual National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp will take place May 6-9, 2019 at the Balboa Tennis Club in San Diego. Over 50 wounded, ill, and injured service members and military veterans from across the country will participate in the Tennis Camp. (Full story …)

April 30, 2019

World TeamTennis Secures Partnership with Geico Insurance

World TeamTennis (WTT) announced a new multi-year agreement with GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) as the league’s official auto insurance provider. Additionally, GEICO will be the presenting sponsor of “GEICO Presents World TeamTennis,” WTT’s one-hour finals encore and season highlight show airing on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 1:30 PM ET/10:30 AM PT on CBS. (Full story …)

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 23, 2019

Selkirk Sport Donates 1,000 Paddles During National Pickleball Month

To celebrate National Pickleball Month (April), Selkirk Sport, the leading Pickleball paddle and accessories brand, today announced the “Selkirk Growth Program,” a promotional initiative whereby the Company will donate 1,000 paddles to schools & youth organizations, first responders and charitable organizations - to further support the growth of Pickleball at the grassroots level (Full story …)

April 18, 2019

US Open Qualifying Tourney Extended to Five Days

The USTA announced that the 2019 US Open Qualifying Tournament will begin on Monday, August 19 and run through Friday, August 23. This will mark the first time that the tournament will begin on Monday, as opposed to Tuesday, extending the event to five days, from four days in previous years. (Full story …)

Jimmy Arias Named Director of Tennis at IMG Academy

IMG Academy announced that Jimmy Arias has been promoted to Director of Tennis. Arias joined the Academy as Director of Player Development in 2018, and will now oversee all aspects of the Academy program, including boarding school, camps, professional player training and events. (Full story …)

April 17, 2019

Top Pros Join World TeamTennis as Franchise Players for July Season

Seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams and Bob and Mike Bryan, the most decorated doubles team in tennis history, are among many tennis icons and stars who will showcase their world-class talent and Grand Slam pedigree as Franchise players playing in the 44th season of World TeamTennis from July 14-31. (Full story …)

April 15, 2019

Dunlop Ball Promotion to Send Fans to ATP and Next Gen Finals

Dunlop announced a new consumer promotion that will send two sets of winners to the 2019 Nitto ATP Finals in London, three sets of winners to the 2019 Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan, and 2000 dozen of their new ATP tennis ball to tennis players across the country. (Full story …)

WTT's Washington Kastles Find New Home on Union Market's Rooftop

The Washington Kastles today announced they will play the 2019 World TeamTennis season in a new stadium specially constructed by EDENS on the existing roof of Union Market. Kastles Stadium at Union Market aims to reimagine tennis with the sky-breaking rooftop stadium offering sweeping views of the District and a new and unparalleled game-day experience for Kastles fans including extraordinary culinary options. (Full story …)

April 10, 2019

Tennis Channel's First Full-Length Feature Film Earns Sports Emmy Nominations

Tennis Channel's first full-length feature film, Strokes of Genius, has been nominated for two Sports Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The program is a finalist for the Outstanding Long Sports Documentary and Outstanding Musical Direction awards, which will be announced at the 40th Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony in New York City May 20. (Full story …)

Stephens, Keys to Lead Fed Cup Team vs. Switzerland

The USTA and United States Fed Cup Captain Kathy Rinaldi announced that No. 8 Sloane Stephens, No. 14 Madison Keys, No. 36 Sofia Kenin, No. 74 Jessica Pegula and No. 78 Jennifer Brady will represent the U.S. in its Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff tie vs. Switzerland April 20-21 in San Antonio. (Full story …)

April 3, 2019

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Announces Barth-Hawtin Tennis Academy

Kiawah Island Golf Resort announces the creation of the Barth-Hawtin Tennis Academy, a world-class program that offers comprehensive development for highly competitive junior tennis players. (Full story …)

April 1, 2019

8th Annual National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp May 6-9

The eighth annual National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp will take place May 6-9, 2019 at the Balboa Tennis Club located at 2221 Morley Field Dr, San Diego, CA 92104. (Full story …)

March 29, 2019

Evert, Buccholz Are Inaugural Inductees in Orange Bowl Hall of Fame

The Orange Bowl Committee introduced Chris Evert and Earl H. “Butch” Buchholz as the inaugural inductees of the Orange Bowl Tennis Hall of Fame during a ceremony prior to the March 28 evening session of the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. (Full story …)

March 28, 2019

USTA Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of NJTL Network

The USTA Foundation, the national charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association, announced that it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) network by launching an NJTL 50th Anniversary campaign. (Full story …)

Lynne Rolley, Martin Van Daalen Elected to PTR Board

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce two new members of the PTR Board of Directors were elected at the organization’s Annual General Membership Meeting. The new board members who will serve three-year terms are Directors-at-Large are Lynne Rolley and Martin Van Daalen. Leo Alonso was re-elected to another three-year term. Karl Hale was named President. (Full story …)

March 21, 2019

Croatia, Russia to Open Davis Cup Finals in Madrid in November

The ITF and Kosmos Tennis have announced the schedule for the Davis Cup Finals, taking place in Madrid from 18 to 24 November. The group stage ties will take place Monday to Thursday. One quarter-final will be played on Thursday evening while the other three will be played on Friday, followed by the semi-finals on Saturday and the final on Sunday 24 November. All matches are best of three sets, with two singles and doubles match. (Full story …)

March 15, 2019

USTA Texas to Move Headquarters to New Facility with 46+ Courts

The USTA Texas Section intends to bring its headquarters and facilities to the Indigo Ridge Mixed Use Development in the City of Cedar Park, north of Austin, Texas. The planned Tennis Campus will include approximately 40 outdoor tennis courts, 6 to 8 indoor tennis courts, a stadium court, and related amenities for training, development, and competition. (Full story …)

PTR/PPR Creates 'PickTEN' Program to Benefit Pickleball and Tennis

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) and Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce the creation of PickTEN, a revolutionary program aimed at growing both pickleball and tennis. (Full story …)

March 14, 2019

Black Knight Introduces Knight Trainer Pro Robotic Badminton Feeder

Black Knight Canada has introduced a completely redesigned version of their highly successful Knight Trainer, the world’s first practical badminton machine, released in 2008. The new Knight Trainer Pro is far more advanced with more control features and increased versatility. (Full story …)

World TeamTennis Draft Boasts Big 2019 Lineup for 44th Season

The New York Empire selected WTA veteran Kirsten Flipkens with the first overall pick during the annual World TeamTennis draft on Tuesday, and top Americans Venus Williams, John Isner, Sam Querrey, Mike and Bob Bryan and former world No. 1 player Victoria Azarenka will also return to WTT this summer. (Full story …)

USTA National Campus to Host American-Only Women's Wild Card Tourney

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide American players footholds into the pathway toward professional tennis, the USTA will host the second of four American-only 'National Closed' women's wild-card tournaments April 23-27 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., with the singles champion earning a main-draw wild-card entry into a future ITF World Tennis Tour W15 event and the runner-up earning a qualifying wild-card entry into an event of the same level. (Full story …)

March 13, 2019

CBS Sports Network To Televise WTT Matches

World TeamTennis and CBS Sports announced a multi-year television partnership spanning both broadcast and cable. The deal will start this summer, highlighted by CBS Television Network broadcasting the Philadelphia Freedoms facing the Vegas Rollers on Saturday, July 21. (Full story …)

Jamie Loeb, JC Aragone Win 2019 Oracle US Tennis Awards

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, along with tennis Hall-of-Famer Chris Evert, announced today that tennis professionals Jamie Loeb and JC Aragone are the recipients of the third annual Oracle US Tennis Awards. (Full story …)

March 3, 2019

PTR, Universal Tennis Launch New Benefits for PTR Members

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and Universal Tennis announced a new offerings for all PTR member professionals at the 2019 PTR International Tennis Symposium to drive engagement and revenue in PTR Clubs in the United States. (Full story …)

February 28, 2019

K-Swiss Collaborates with Bob & Mike Bryan on New Lifestyle Shoe

K•Swiss announced the launch of its new Classic 88 II Bryan Brothers lifestyle shoe model. The special limited edition shoe marks a year-long collaboration with Bob and Mike Bryan, the greatest doubles team in the history of tennis. (Full story …)

Eric Davidson Acquires Ownership in WTT, Named Board Chairman

Southern California native and Orange County Breakers owner Eric Davidson has been named World TeamTennis’ new Chairman of the Board while acquiring an ownership share in the world’s foremost team tennis organization. (Full story …)

February 20, 2019

Lucky in Love Debuts Newest Collection with Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Global tennis apparel brand Lucky in Love releases two exclusive capsule collections with Bethanie Mattek-Sands (BMS) called the BNP Paribas Open line and Miami Open line as part of the brand’s Tournament Series. The two new lines will be released leading up to the 2019 BNP Paribas Open and Miami Open Grand Slam tournaments. (Full story …)

February 18, 2019

K-Swiss Launches New Ultrashot 2 with Surgelite Technology

K•Swiss announced the introduction of its newest high-performance tennis shoe, the Ultrashot 2. The company has strong momentum as the fastest growing tennis footwear brand in the United States, doubling its sell-through market share over the past two years and now ranked #3 in the specialty channel. (Full story …)

Dunlop Announces New Line of ATP Balls

Dunlop announced its full lineup of ATP balls, all developed as part of its multi-year partnership as Official Ball of the ATP Tour. The super- premium ATP Extra Duty ball made its debut in New York City as the Official Ball of the NY Open. It is available at U.S. retailers, along with three other ATP branded balls. (Full story …)

February 12, 2019

CBS Sports Network Premieres 'Althea & Arthur' Documentary

CBS Sports Network celebrates Black History Month with the premiere of “Althea & Arthur,” a documentary highlighting the two very different legacies of Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe, the first African-Americans to cross the color barrier of international tennis. The one-hour special debuts Monday, Feb. 18 (9:00 PM, ET). (Full story …)

February 11, 2019

Ashaway Renews Cliff Swain and Ana Gabriela Martinez Sponsorships

Continuing its long player sponsorship tradition, Ashaway Racket Strings today announced the renewal of sponsorship contracts for two of racquetball’s past and present stars, legendary superstar Cliff Swain, and reigning Racquetball Federation World Champion, Ana Gabriela Martinez. Specific terms of the agreements were not disclosed. (Full story …)

February 4, 2019

Rolex Renews as Official Timekeeper of Davis Cup

The International Tennis Federation and Kosmos Tennis have announced the renewed sponsorship deal with luxury Swiss watchmaker Rolex for the Davis Cup by BNP Qualifiers and Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Finals. (Full story …)

January 31, 2019

Keys, Collins, Kenin, Melichar to Play Fed Cup First Round

The USTA and United States Fed Cup Captain Kathy Rinaldi announced that No. 17 Madison Keys, No. 23 Danielle Collins, No. 36 Sofia Kenin and doubles No. 13 Nicole Melichar will represent the U.S. in the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group First Round vs. Australia February 9-10 in Asheville, N.C. (Full story …)

College MatchDay Returns on Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel's coverage of USTA College MatchDay returns Saturday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. ET., with the Florida and Florida State men's teams facing off. The network will have five matchups over the course of the next five weeks, live at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona, Fla., in the Orlando area. The complex is the only off-campus facility in the country designed entirely for college tennis and features a 12-court stadium. (Full story …)

Professional Pickleball Registry Tops 1,000 Members

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) finished 2018 with 1,005 members - becoming the world’s largest organization of pickleball coaches. PPR now has members in all 50 U.S. states and is set to aggressively expand beyond its current 11 countries. (Full story …)

January 28, 2019

Brian Baker Hired as USTA National Coach for Men's Tennis

The USTA announced that it has hired former Top-60 pro Brian Baker as a National Coach for Men's Tennis, based out of the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando and reporting to Head of Men's Tennis Kent Kinnear. (Full story …)

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 …)

USTA, Tennis Channel to Deliver College Tennis Top 25 Rankings

The USTA announced that it and Tennis Channel will partner to deliver the Tennis Channel/USTA College Tennis Top 25 Rankings across multiple digital and television platforms in 2019. (Full story …)

Louis Vuitton Named Official Davis Cup Trophy Partner

This November, Madrid will become the global capital of tennis as it hosts the revamped Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Finals, which for the first time will gather 18 countries in the same city, aiming to win the Davis Cup trophy and be crowned World Champions. Louis Vuitton has been commissioned to design the Trophy Travel Case to display the prestigious Davis Cup trophy over the next four years. (Full story …)

January 23, 2019

WTT Names Sports Media Exec Carlos Silva as New CEO

World TeamTennis (WTT) announced today that it has appointed sports media executive Carlos Silva to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effectively immediately. Silva replaces Chris Renner, who held the position for six months. (Full story …)

January 20, 2019

Li Na, Mary Pierce, Yevgeny Kafelnikov to Enter Hall of Fame

Chinese tennis great Li Na, France’s Mary Pierce, and Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia, each a two-time Grand Slam singles champion among their many career accolades, have been elected to receive tennis’ ultimate honor in 2019 - induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. (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 10, 2019

Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Includes Padel Court

Attendees of the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Show Preview, Jan. 23-25 and co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, will be able to watch professional padel demonstrations, participate in on-court padel playing opportunities and learn more about the sport while exploring nearly 50 racquet and paddle sports brands and organizations on the event Show floor. (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 …)

December 16, 2018

ATP Finals Host City Candidates Announced

The ATP, governing body of men’s professional tennis, has announced the final shortlist of candidates bidding to host the ATP Finals. The cities of Manchester, England; Singapore; Tokyo; and Turin, Italy, have been selected by the ATP to progress and will now be assessed alongside London in the final phase of the bidding process to host the ATP Tour’s crown jewel event from 2021 to 2025. (Full story …)

December 13, 2018

Tennis Industry Magazine Names 2018 “Champions of Tennis”

Larry Ellison, the co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of software giant Oracle, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2018 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s [January 2019 issue]( Ellison led off the magazine’s 18th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (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 28, 2018

PBI Announces 2019 Adult World Tennis Camp Sites

Tennis management company Peter Burwash International (PBI) has announced the locations and schedule of its 2019 World Tennis Camp Series. The four- to five-day intensive camps are featured at some of the most beautiful and highly rated tennis destinations in the world. (Full story …)

November 15, 2018

ATP Unveils 'ATP Cup' Team Event for 2020 Season

The ATP and Tennis Australia today officially unveiled the ATP Cup - a new team competition to kickstart the men’s tennis season from 2020. The tournament, which was announced during the Nitto ATP Finals in London, will be played across three Australian cities over ten days in the lead up to the Australian Open and will feature teams from 24 countries. (Full story …)

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 8, 2018

Tennis Channel to Launch New Series 'The Ten'

Tennis Channel will debut the original series The Tenon Sunday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. ET. The countdown show highlights a different debate-spurring list each week, and begins with The Ten: Men, an episode dedicated to ranking the 10 best men's tennis players of all time. The first season of The Ten will feature eight hour-long episodes with a new countdown for viewers to discuss and debate each week. (Full story …)

ITF Launches ITF World Tennis Tour

The ITF today announced the launch of the ITF World Tennis Tour in 2019 that will serve as a player pathway between the junior game and elite levels of professional tennis. (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 …)

USTA Names Fed Cup Team to Face Czech Republic

The USTA and United States Fed Cup Captain Kathy Rinaldi announced that world No. 35 Danielle Collins, No. 48 Sofia Kenin, No. 63 Alison Riske and doubles No. 15 Nicole Melichar will represent the U.S. in the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final vs. the Czech Republic November 10-11 in Prague. (Full story …)

October 30, 2018

U.S. Fed Cup Team to Return to Asheville in February

The USTA announced that the U.S. Fed Cup Team will return to Asheville, N.C., for the second consecutive year, as the U.S. Cellular Center has been selected to host the United States’ Fed Cup by BNP Paribas 2019 First Round tie vs. Australia Feb. 9-10. (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 …)

October 11, 2018

USPTA National Awards Program Open for Nominations

LAKE NONA, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2018) - The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 National Awards Program. The Association is looking for deserving tennis-teaching professionals and coaches who are growing the game of... (Full story …)

7 ATP Players Donate to Renovate Damaged Houston Courts

The two tennis courts at Sunnyside Park, one of the 44 neighborhood facilities where the Houston Tennis Association (HTA) holds NJTL programs, got a major facelift in September, thanks in part to the generosity of seven ATP World Tour players participating in the April 2018 Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship at River Oaks Country Club. (Full story …)

ITA Women's Chps. to Join Men's Event in Tulsa

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association, University of Tulsa and Tulsa Sports Commission announced that beginning in 2019, the ITA Women's All-American Championships will join the ITA Men's All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with tournament matches taking place at multiple sites, including the Michael D. Case Tennis Center and the new Case Tennis Center at LaFortune Park, recent winner of the USTA's 2018 National Facility of the Year. (Full story …)

Aussie Open Lands Major Chinese Liquor Sponsorship

The Australian Open has landed a significant partnership deal with leading Chinese Baijiu (liquor) brand Luzhou Laojiao in the largest Chinese sponsorship deal in the history of the tournament. (Full story …)

October 1, 2018

Tennis Channel, WTA Form U.S. Television and Digital Media Partnership

Tennis Channel and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) have reached a five-year agreement that will make the network the U.S. television and digital media home of the WTA, beginning in January 2019. Running from the first week of January through late October's annual tour championships, the partnership includes Premier and International tournaments as well as the WTA Finals - representing more than 2,000 matches each season. (Full story …)

September 27, 2018

U.S. Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier Steps Down After 8 Years

The USTA announced that Jim Courier is stepping down as Captain of the U.S. Davis Cup Team after eight years in the position. Courier informed the USTA of his decision following the U.S. vs. Croatia Davis Cup Semifinal that took place in Croatia. (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 14, 2018

Galbraith Nominated for USTA President, New Board Slate Named

The USTA Nominating Committee has put forth slate for the 2019-2020 term for the USTA Board of Directors. Patrick Galbraith of the USTA Pacific Northwest Section, the current USTA First Vice President, has been nominated to be the next USTA President. He would replace Katrina Adams, who becomes Immediate Past President. (Full story …)

September 9, 2018

Larry Ellison Invests In, Partners With Universal Tennis

Universal Tennis announced that Larry Ellison, the Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Oracle, has become an investor and partner with the Company. (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 …)

September 5, 2018

USTA Groups Pledge $350,000 to Restore Puerto Rico Tennis Facilities

The USTA, the 17 USTA Sections and the USTA Foundation announced they have pledged to donate $350,000 to restore tennis facilities and restart tennis programming throughout Puerto Rico. It has been one year since the devastation across the island, and the goal of this effort would be to give the children and families in Puerto Rico the opportunity to enjoy all of the benefits that the game of tennis can provide. (Full story …)

Indian Wells Tennis Garden to Host USA Pickleball Championships

The 2018 USA Pickleball National Championships - expected to draw approximately 2,500 players of all ages and skill levels - will be held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden from November 3-11, 2018, in partnership with sports and entertainment management company Desert Champions and the United States Pickleball Association (USAPA). Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand synonymous with fun and escapism, has been announced as the title sponsor of the event, which is the premier sanctioned tournament of the USAPA. (Full story …)

August 30, 2018

Hilton Head Pro League Donates to PTR Foundation

PTR Foundation, the charitable arm of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), is grateful for a generous donation - $2,800 - from The Pro League of Hilton Head Island. (Full story …)

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 …)

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 23, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland, to Host Laver Cup in 2019

The beautiful lakeside city of Geneva will host the newest event in world tennis, the Laver Cup from September 20-22 2019. “It’s an honor to be able to bring this very special event, the Laver Cup, to Geneva, one of... (Full story …)

Universal Tennis Partners With Team8

Universal Tennis, the Company behind the global tennis rating system UTR Powered by Oracle, has announced a new strategic investment and partnership with TEAM8, a leading sports and entertainment company owned by Roger Federer, Tony Godsick, Ian McKinnon and Dirk Ziff. TEAM8, the creator and principal owner of the exciting new Laver Cup tennis competition, is joined by additional significant investors participating in this financing including Blue Ridge Capital’s founder John Griffin, and existing shareholders Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, and Mark Leschly, Chairman and CEO of Universal Tennis. (Full story …)

August 20, 2018

13 Young Singers to Perform at 2018 US Open

The USTA today announced the names of 13 vocalists, ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs during the night sessions of the 2018 US Open and at Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s US Open will feature a new slate of talent from throughout the New York tristate area, as well as from Florida, Illinois and Michigan to name a few. (Full story …)

ITHOF Announces Inaugural Fan Voting for Class of 2019

The International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) has announced that for the first time in its 64-year history, fans will have the opportunity to vote for the incoming class of Hall of Famers. Fan Voting is the International Tennis Hall of Fame's newest initiative to bring global sports fans across the world closer to the sport of tennis, its history, and the Hall of Fame. (Full story …)

August 18, 2018

Historic Davis Cup Reforms Approved at ITF Annual Meeting

The ITF Annual General Meeting today Aug. 16 in favor of the ITF and Kosmos’ transformational reforms to Davis Cup by BNP Paribas, which will secure the long-term status of the competition. (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 …)

Tennis Industry to Come Together For Meetings in NYC Aug. 27-28

In conjunction with the 11th annual Tennis Forum in New York, the Tennis Industry Association will present a special session on “The Future Commerce Initiative” by renowned industry expert and thought leader Dan O’Connor. The session, which will deal with how tennis businesses can navigate the complexity of retail in today’s world, will be at the Grand Hyatt New York on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. (Full story …)

August 7, 2018

Vic Braden, Jim Fromuth to Join TI Hall of Fame Aug. 27

Tennis players, and the tennis industry, can thank both the late Vic Braden and Jim Fromuth for helping to improve their games and grow this sport. Braden, whose tennis academies, books and videos brought tennis to the masses, and Fromuth, the founder of a tennis equipment distribution company, both have had a hand in millions of players enjoying the game over the last four decades. Both men will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame on Aug. 27. (Full story …)

August 5, 2018

Springfield Lasers Win First World TeamTennis Title

It took 23 seasons but the Springfield Lasers are finally the World TeamTennis champions. Springfield overpowered the top-seeded Philadelphia Freedoms, 19-18, at Sunday's World TeamTennis Finals presented by GEICO on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia. (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 …)

July 19, 2018

Tennis Channel's World TeamTennis Season Begins July 23

Tennis Channel will air eight World TeamTennis matches in 2018 season, including the season-ending championship match. The network will have seven straight days of World TeamTennis beginning on Monday, July 23 (schedule to follow). All eight matches will also be available on-demand on the network's digital subscription service, Tennis Channel Plus. Coverage begins on Monday, July 23, at 9 p.m. ET on Tennis Channel. (Full story …)

July 18, 2018

2nd Annual N.Y. Open POP Tennis Tournament Returns to the NTC

The POP Tennis New York Open Tournament, hosted by USPTA Eastern & International POP Tennis Association and sponsored by Babolat, USPTA Eastern and New York Open-ATP World Tour, is taking place from July 21 to 22, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the home of the US Open Tennis Championships. The tournament director is Whitney Kraft, the Director of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Full story …)

July 16, 2018

Chris Renner Named CEO of World TeamTennis

World TeamTennis, the professional team tennis league co-founded by Billie Jean King, announced the selection of Chris Renner as the Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. The announcement was made by WTT co-owners King, Fred Luddy, and Mark Ein. (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 …)

July 12, 2018

USTA, ATP, WTA Implement Rules Innovations at Summer Events

The USTA, ATP and WTA announced that a series of in-game innovations will be implemented at a number of events taking place within the United States and Canada throughout the summer, including at the 2018 US Open. These rule changes were a result of collaboration and consultation between all three organizations, and are aimed at increasing pace of play and ensuring a consistent set of enforcement standards. (Full story …)

World TeamTennis Announces 2018 Broadcast Schedule

World TeamTennis today announced an extensive television broadcast schedule that will include partnerships with ESPN, Tennis Channel, NBC Sports Regional Networks, and other regional sports networks to air more than 250 hours of programming for the 2018 season. (Full story …)

July 11, 2018

Asian Tennis Federation Partners with PTR

The Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) has announced a three year partnership with Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), the largest global international organization of tennis coaches. PTR’s mission to educate and serve tennis coaches around the world in order to grow the game is shared by the ATF and its 44 member nations. (Full story …)

International Tennis Hall of Fame Partners with UTR

Universal Tennis (UTR) and the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF) have developed a partnership to enhance and grow tennis for a new generation of players. (Full story …)

July 10, 2018

Laver Cup Organizers To Hold Event Annually

Laver Cup organizers, responding to strong market demand, announced plans to stage the event in 2020, and every year going forward. The newest team event on the international tennis calendar, which pits six of the top male tennis players from Europe against six of their counterparts from the rest of the world, garnered global attention and high praise from many parts of the tennis world in its debut on a stylish black court before sell-out crowds in Prague last year. (Full story …)

July 6, 2018

World TeamTennis to Use Hawk-Eye Line-Calling for 2018 Season

Officiating will take on a new look during the 2018 season of World TeamTennis presented by GEICO this July as WTT will use the electronic line-calling system Hawk-Eye Live for all matches in team markets. (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 …)

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 …)

New Tennis Participation Report Available from TIA

The 2018 Tennis Participation Report has been published and is available for members. The 24-page report, produced by the Tennis Industry Association in partnership with the Physical Activity Council, includes the most recent data and trends through year-end 2017 for tennis participation, consumer spending, fitness and health, fans, tennis interest, cross participation in other sports, and more. (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 so current, new and returning tennis players could easily find local places and times to play. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel's 'Strokes of Genius' Debuts July 1

Tennis Channel's first full-length feature film will debut on the network Sunday, July 1, at 8 p.m. ET, on the eve of its two-week Wimbledon coverage. The documentary, Strokes of Genius, fittingly looks at the ongoing rivalry of icons Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal through the prism of their epic 2008 championship at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, thought by many to be the greatest match of all time. (Full story …)

June 21, 2018

WTT Launches Live-Streaming Platform,

For the first time in World TeamTennis' 43-season history, every WTT match will be available to watch on the league's new streaming platform, presented by GEICO. With 43 matches over 22 days in six team markets, the 2018 schedule will include more than 100 hours of digital broadcast programming this summer. (Full story …)

June 13, 2018

Vulcan Introduces New Splatter Overgrip Collection

Vulcan Sporting Goods is introducing the new Splatter Collection of art inspired tennis racquet overgrips. There are six different Splatter color combinations, available in both the Vulcan Max Trend style for a light tack, light cushion feel, and in the Vulcan Max Cool style for a dry, absorbent feel. (Full story …)

June 5, 2018

PPR to be Education & Certification Partner of USA Pickleball Association

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR), the newly formed subsidiary of Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), is pleased to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) to become the Official Education and Certification Partner of USAPA. The multi-year agreement will be a tremendous benefit to thousands of coaches who want to add or enhance their coaching skills and become certified in pickleball. (Full story …)

May 31, 2018

Croatia to Host Davis Cup Semi vs. U.S. Sept. 14-16

Croatia will host the United States at Znjan Beach in Split, Croatia, on a temporary outdoor clay court in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinal, Sept. 14-16. Znjan Beach is one of the most popular beach locations in the Dalmatia region of Split, Croatia’s second-largest city. A 6,000-seat temporary stadium will be built for the tie. (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 …)

May 25, 2018

Har-Tru Launches Windscreen Design Center

Har-Tru, LLC is launching a new Windscreen Design Center on June 4th. The online design center will be housed on the company’s website - The purpose of the design center is to use technology to simplify an otherwise tedious and complex customization and ordering process. (Full story …)

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 21, 2018

K-Swiss Offers Deal for Play Tennis Month

K•Swiss, the fastest growing tennis footwear brand in the United States specialty channel, announced that consumers can get their new high-end shoe model, the Ultrashot for a $20.00 dollar savings until June 1. The special offer is an effort to support Play Tennis Month and the PHIT America campaign to encourage kids and adults to increase their physical activity levels. (Full story …)

May 19, 2018

USPTA Partners With RacquetFit, Introduces New Certification

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) has partnered with RacquetFit to introduce a new certification for tennis-teaching professionals, fitness coaches and medical providers. RacquetFit, an educational organization dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to tennis, will be offering seminars throughout the United States for these providers who wish to earn the RacquetFit Certification. (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 []( to find nearby tennis facilities and programs. (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 …)

'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 …)

PTR Launches New Coach App

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced the launch of the new PTR Coach App, an indispensable tool for tennis coaches. The goal is to provide coaches - and athletes - a specific platform that can be used effectively in helping a player transition and achieve positive change. (Full story …)

April 23, 2018

ITA, Wilson Extend Partnership

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Wilson Racquet Sports announce a continuation of their decades-long alliance, with Wilson serving as the Official Ball, Racquet and Accessory Brand of the ITA. (Full story …)

April 16, 2018

USTA to Rename Junior National Championships In Honor of BJK

The USTA announced that it will rename the USTA Girls’ 18s and 16s National Championships presented by adidas and the USTA Intersectional Team Championships, for boys’ and girls’ in the 16s and 14s age groups, in honor of tennis icon Billie Jean King. (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 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 …)

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 26, 2018

USTA Names Annual Team USA Coaching Award Winners

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., (March 26, 2018) - The USTA today announced that Konstantin Anisimov, father and coach of 16-year old Amanda Anisimova, the youngest player in the WTA Top 150, was named as the 2017 Team USA Developmental Coach of... (Full story …)

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 []( for information and to register (day session registration available). (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 …)

Har-Tru Celebrates 10 Years of ClayTech

Har-Tru, LLC is excited to share that the company is celebrating 10 years of ClayTech in 2018 by hosting play events around the country. ClayTech is a hybrid clay court that offers all the benefits and playability of clay without all the maintenance. The surface was developed and sold in Europe prior to its introduction to the US. (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

World TeamTennis Partners with Universal Tennis

Universal Tennis and World TeamTennis (WTT) announced a strategic partnership in which WTT will adopt Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) as the League's official rating system, and WTT match results will now count towards player UTRs. (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 26, 2018

France Picks Site for Fed Cup Semi vs. U.S.

France will host the United States at the Aréna du Pays d’Aix in Aix-en-Provence, France, on an indoor clay court in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Semifinal, April 21-22. (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 23, 2018

USTA Foundation Raises Record $9 Million in 2017

The USTA Foundation (USTAF), the national charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), announced it raised a record $9 million in 2017 through a variety of fundraising efforts. (Full story …)

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 …)

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 24, 2018

Stich, Sukova To Be Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Germany's Michael Stich, a Wimbledon champion and former world No. 2, and Czech tennis legend Helena Sukova, a 14-time major champion in doubles and mixed doubles, have been elected to receive tennis' ultimate honor this year-induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. (Full story …)

January 23, 2018

'Play Tennis Month' to Rally the Tennis Industry

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 …)

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

WTA Finals Awarded to Shenzhen, China

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced its selection of the city of Shenzhen, China to host the WTA Finals, the most prestigious event on the WTA calendar, from 2019 through 2028. Gemdale Corporation, one of China's largest and leading real estate developers, submitted the winning bid. The company's bid includes building a state-of-the-art venue in the city's downtown area, with seating for 12,000 people, and record prize money of $14 million for the Top 8 singles players and Top 8 doubles teams, double the previous purse. (Full story …)

January 15, 2018

Dunlop Signs Young, Murray, Watson, Fratangelo, Townsend, Chirico

Dunlop announced Donald Young, Jamie Murray, Heather Watson, Bjorn Fratangelo, Taylor Townsend and Louisa Chirico have all chosen Dunlop racquets as they embark on their 2018 seasons. Young, Murray, Fratangelo and Townsend will play with the Dunlop CX 2.0, while Watson will use the CX 2.0 LS and Chirico will use the Dunlop CV F 3.0 Tour. Each racquet is powered by Srixon technology. (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

USTA National Campus Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The USTA commemorated the one-year anniversary of the USTA National Campus, which officially opened on Jan. 2, 2017, in Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla., as the new “Home of American Tennis.” In its inaugural year, nearly 200,000 players visited the groundbreaking facility, with more than 100 international, national and local tournaments held throughout the year. (Full story …)

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 6, 2017

49-Year-Old Ashaway Player Reaches Badminton World Chps.

An improbable story, a quest, a dream come true: however you want to style it, Yuko Kawasaki's journey to this year's World Badminton Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, makes for an epic tale of grit, determination, and not a little talent. As an amateur and, at 49, the oldest female competitor, Yuko and her partner Tuck Chan didn't win, but she did compete, ending a yearlong, ten country, ten tournament quest and fulfilling a lifelong dream. And she credits her Ashaway ZyMax® 66 Fire Badminton string with helping her along the way. (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 22, 2017

Bollettieri, Judy Murray to Speak at PTR Symposium

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce that acclaimed coaches Nick Bollettieri and Judy Murray are headline speakers at the PTR International Tennis Symposium that will be held February 13-16, 2018, on Hilton Head Island, S.C. (Full story …)

Nitto ATP Finals Achieve Record-Breaking Attendance

The 2017 Nitto ATP Finals brought a spectacular close to a memorable 2017 season that saw more fans come out and watch the world’s best tennis players on the ATP World Tour than ever before. More than 4.5 million fans attended ATP World Tour events in 2017, an all-time record. (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 13, 2017

U.S. Wins First Fed Cup Title Since 2000

The United States Fed Cup Team won its first Fed Cup title since 2000 and 18th title overall, defeating Belarus, 3-2, in an exciting fifth-and-decisive doubles rubber on Sunday in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final in Minsk. (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 8, 2017

PTR, evolve9 Partner to Train Coaches to Keep Girls in the Game

PTR is pleased to announce that it has been named the Official Education Partner of Girls Tennis Network (GTN), a program developed by evolve9 to help tennis coaches and facilities keep girls in the game. The program focuses on giving coaches the skills to retain young female players ages 8-12, by providing drills, games and activities delivered through the six core principles of the GTN program. (Full story …)

November 1, 2017

Stephens, Vandeweghe Lead U.S. Fed Cup Team for Final

The USTA and United States Fed Cup Captain Kathy Rinaldi today announced that 2017 US Open Champion and world No. 13 Sloane Stephens, 2017 US Open and Australian Open semifinalist and world No. 12 CoCo Vandeweghe, No. 59 Shelby Rogers and No. 70 Alison Riske will represent the U.S. in the 2017 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final against Belarus. (Full story …)

October 26, 2017

Martina Hingis Announces Retirement from Pro Tennis

25-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis has announced her retirement from professional tennis at the conclusion of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global. Hingis, who held the world No. 1 ranking for 209 non-consecutive weeks in singles, made her WTA Tour debut 23 years ago. The Swiss star won nine doubles titles, including the coveted US Open title, in 2017 and is also one of only six players to hold the WTA World No.1 ranking in singles and doubles at the same time. (Full story …)

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 23, 2017

USTA to launch ‘Net Generation’

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced its new revolutionary youth brand, “Net Generation,” which aims to inspire the next generation of tennis players. For the first time, American tennis will have one unified youth... (Full story …)

June 14, 2017

ITA announces All-Star Team

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2017 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The ITA Collegiate All-Star Team honors the top student-athletes of the 2016-17 season from all five divisions of college tennis. The... (Full story …)

April 10, 2017

Solinco signs the Bryan Brothers

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - SOLINCO announced today that it has entered into an endorsement deal for tennis strings with 16-time Grand Slam champions and Olympic gold medalists, Bob and Mike Bryan. “We are thrilled to have the most successful doubles... (Full story …)

February 24, 2017

Fritz signs with Head long-term

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD is proud to announce a long-term partnership with US tennis player, Taylor Fritz. One of the biggest prospects on the ATP tour, who is also the youngest American to reach an ATP final since 1989, Fritz endorses... (Full story …)

January 3, 2017

Future Team Tecnifibre champs get together

From the 9th to the 12th December, Tecnifibre organised a pre-season physical training camp, an initiative born from the unique “On the Road to the ATP World Tour” concept with the ATP. 5 players from the Tecnifibre team, who are... (Full story …)

November 30, 2016

Successful 2016 for Head tennis

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD tennis players are looking back on quite a successful and dominating year with 8 out of 9 ATP Masters event titles, 3 out of 4 Grand Slam titles and two players finishing the season on the top... (Full story …)

November 19, 2016

Hitting partner of the top players

Since the beginning of the week, it is a dream come true for Hugo Grenier, thanks to his sponsor Tecnifibre. As part of the On The Road to the ATP World Tour programme, (a guidance project for young players in... (Full story …)

November 18, 2016

Medvedev wins 2nd Young Guns contest

After the successful inaugural contest last year, the title of the “Sponsor’s Trophy” goes to Daniil Medvedev. Aged 20 years old and ranked 98th in the rankings now, the young Russian has receive his $50.000 winner’s cheque at the Barclays... (Full story …)

November 7, 2016

Murray rises to No. 1

Paris/France — HEAD hero Andy Murray solidified his new status as ATP No. 1 with his eighth title of the season and a 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4 defeat of John Isner in the Paris Masters final. The win came after the... (Full story …)

August 29, 2016

Muguruza hosts cooking class

Tennis Star Muguruza Cooks With St Giles Chef at the Tuscany, A St Giles Signature Hotel; St Giles’ Beer & Buns Burgers Spice Up Taste of Tennis (Full story …)

August 25, 2016

Kasatkina extends contract with Tecnifibre

At 19 years of age, the Russian hope Daria Kasatkina is already 24th in the WTA world rankings and she does not plan to stop! (Full story …)

June 1, 2016

Ganim inducted into HoF

Denver, Colorado - Doug Ganim, HEAD Penn’s National Indoor Promotions Manager, was inducted as the 58th member into the USA Racquetball Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the National Singles Racquetball Championships in Colorado over the weekend. In addition... (Full story …)

May 31, 2016

Prince extends Isner partnership

New York, NY - Prince, an American-born, global racquet sports brand today announces its continued partnership with John Isner as global brand ambassador on the heels of his 4th round run at the French Open in Paris. “We are thrilled... (Full story …)

April 26, 2016

Castagnet switches to Ashaway

Beats Omar Mosaad To Win 2016 Canary Wharf Classic, Moves Up To World No. 7 (Full story …)

April 6, 2016

Lacoste signs Chung

Paris — LACOSTE is pleased to announce that the brand has entered into a five-year partnership with Korean professional tennis player Hyeon Chung. From April 2016, Hyeon Chung, 19 years old, will become one of the LACOSTE Ambassadors on and... (Full story …)

Hewitt expelled from ITHF

NEWPORT, R.I. - Former South African tennis player Bob Hewitt has been expelled from the International Tennis Hall of Fame, the first time the sport’s highest honor has been revoked from an inductee. The expulsion is a result of a... (Full story …)

March 10, 2016

HEAD statement concerning Sharapova

Statement by Johan Eliasch, Chairman and CEO of HEAD (Full story …)

February 18, 2016

HEAD Penn athletes on U.S. National Team

Tempe, AZ - Two of the latest signees to the HEAD Penn National Playing Staff earned appointments to the USA Racquetball National Adult Team with their title runs at the 2016 National Doubles Championships held on the campus of Arizona... (Full story …)

February 13, 2016

Almeida named PTR Male Player of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards next week during the 2016 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, will be held... (Full story …)

February 11, 2016

Ivanovic: ‘I’m Here to Create’

adidas today premiered the next chapter of “I’m Here to Create” films from the brand’s Sport16 initiative. “I’m Here to Create” highlights real stories of authentic female athletes from around the world, who embrace creativity to tackle challenges, defy conventions,... (Full story …)

February 10, 2016

Stars at 7th annual Miami charity event


February 4, 2016

adidas shows creativity defines athletes

Herzogenaurach/Portland, Ore. - adidas today premiered a new series of films kicking off the brand’s Sport16 initiative, underlining adidas’ leadership and passion for sports. The first chapter of films, “I’m Here to Create,” is told through a female athlete’s lens... (Full story …)

February 3, 2016

Longoria starts 2016 with a win

Cincinnati, Ohio - Paola Longoria - the No. 1 ranked player in the world - dominated the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) in 2015 by winning 12 tournaments and only losing one match all year. At the 2016 kick off... (Full story …)

January 10, 2016

Djokovic now holds 60 titles

Doha/Qatar — HEAD player Novak Djokovic began the new 2016 ATP season as he finished 2015: by winning a tournament. He did it in the best possible way with a 6-1, 6-2 title victory over Rafael Nadal to win the... (Full story …)

January 9, 2016

HEAD signs John McEnroe

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with tennis legend John McEnroe. As part of the agreement, the former World No 1. and one of tennis’ all-time greats will play with HEAD tennis racquets while competing in... (Full story …)

December 22, 2015

Longoria closes out 2015 with a win

Arlington, Virginia - Paola Longoria - the No. 1 ranked player in the world - wrapped up the 2015 calendar year in dominating fashion. In the championship match of the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour’s (LPRT) Christmas Classic, Paola only gave... (Full story …)

December 10, 2015

Novak Djokovic: 'Player of the Year'

US Open Semifinal between Roberta Vinci and Serena Williams Named "Match of the Year." Hall of Famers and Tennis Channel Analysts Tracy Austin and Jim Courier, along with USA TODAY Sports Tennis Contributor Nick McCarvel, Make up Judging Panel (Full story …)

Despard earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that David Despard of Parrish, Florida, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Junior Development. Despard is Director... (Full story …)

December 2, 2015

Gard earns second PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Bo Gard, of Laurel, Mississippi, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Junior Development. Earlier this year,... (Full story …)

November 23, 2015

Djokovic's incredible season

London, Great Britain - Novak Djokovic has set record after record during the best season of his career with the HEAD Racquet Rebel capping off 2015 with a decisive 6-3, 6-4 defeat over Roger Federer to become the first to... (Full story …)

November 20, 2015

Kudla takes 'Young Guns Contest'

Wins a $50,000 bursary (Full story …)

November 18, 2015

Edberg honored with Hall of Fame Ring

Swedish tennis great Stefan Edberg was honored at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London earlier this week in a special ceremony to present his official Hall of Fame ring. Edberg, who achieved the world No. 1 ranking in... (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 …)

November 12, 2015

Czechs to take on Russia in Fed Cup

Two-Time Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova Leads Czech Republic into 2011 Title Rematch (Full story …)

November 5, 2015

Longoria wins namesake event

San Luis Potosi, Mexico - November 5, 2015 (Full story …)

November 2, 2015

Kunovac earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Sanjin Kunovac of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. Academy Lead Coach at... (Full story …)

October 26, 2015

Hingis honored at WTA Finals

Swiss tennis great Martina Hingis, who is both a Hall of Famer and part of the current world No. 1 doubles team, was honored at the BNP PARIBAS WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global on Sunday evening in a... (Full story …)

October 23, 2015

Henin, Safin, and Sukova nominated

Below: Nominee Reactions, Biographies, and Details about the Induction Process (Full story …)

October 15, 2015

Odds-Makers look toward 2016

A look at the future of tennis at (Full story …)

October 12, 2015

Djokovic untouchable in Beijing

Beijing, China - HEAD player Novak Djokovic has been crowned the tennis emperor of China after defeating Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-2 to win a record sixth career title at the China Open. The world No. 1, who endorses the HEAD... (Full story …)

October 6, 2015

White signs with Ashaway and Black Knight

To play with new SuperNick® string from Ashaway and a Quicksilver LT racquet from Black Knight (Full story …)

October 3, 2015

Wright earns PTR Master - Performance

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Matthew Wright of Chicago, Illinois, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. PTR Master of Tennis... (Full story …)

2015 USPTA pro of the year: Capestany

NEW ORLEANS - Jorge Capestany of Holland, Mich., was honored with the 2015 Alex Gordon Award for the Professional of the Year by the United States Professional Tennis Association. Capestany was recognized during the annual awards ceremony at the USPTA... (Full story …)

September 28, 2015

Longoria & Carson win big in Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada - Paola Longoria, the world’s best on the indoor racquetball circuit, proved she is just as dominant on the outdoor court in winning her first 3Wallball World Championship under the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip.... (Full story …)

September 22, 2015

Blake added to WTT lineup

New York, N.Y. — Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King have finalized their teams for the 23rd annual Mylan WTT Smash Hits, a charity tennis event set for October 12 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The two longtime... (Full story …)

September 14, 2015

Djokovic wins US Open title

The World No. 1 achieves third Grand Slam title of the year after a great final against Roger Federer (Full story …)

September 12, 2015

USTA honors Ricci Bitti

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA today announced that International Tennis Federation President Francesco Ricci Bitti has been honored with the 2015 United States Tennis Association’s President’s Award. The announcement was made at the USTA Semi-Annual Meeting at the Grand... (Full story …)

August 31, 2015

Hingis featured in new PSA for ITHF

NEWPORT, R.I. - Eighteen-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis is featured in a new 30-second public service announcement that has been created to generate awareness for the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The new PSA was filmed in July at... (Full story …)

August 30, 2015

Longoria wins singles and doubles in Colombia

Cali, Colombia — Paola Longoria, the World’s Best Female Racquetball Player, showed zero rust from the short summer offseason en route to winning both the singles and doubles titles at the 2015-16 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) season opening event... (Full story …)

August 27, 2015

Ginepri announces his retirement

2005 US Open Semifinalist Ends Career with three ATP World Tour titles (Full story …)

August 18, 2015

US Open WTA wild card recipients

Robin Anderson, Usue Arconada, Tornado Alicia Black, Vicky Duval, Claire Liu, Raveena Kingsley, Jessica Pegula, Bernarda Pera Receive US Open Qualifying Wild Cards (Full story …)

August 16, 2015

Murray claims 11th Masters title

Montreal/Canada — Andy Murray needed three hours and five match points to win the HEAD-2-HEAD Masters 1000 final, beating fellow Racquet Rebel Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in Montreal. The win ended a losing run of eight matches against the... (Full story …)

August 10, 2015

Stephens earns first title

Washington D. C. — HEAD Racquet Rebel Sloane Stephens broke through with her first career title as she beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win the Citi Open in Washington. The American, who is ranked 35th and recommends the HEAD Graphene Radical,... (Full story …)

August 3, 2015

Ashaway, Swain to host clinic

Racquetball clinic to feature live training drills, strategies for pros and amateurs, and exhibition matches (Full story …)

July 27, 2015

HEAD Penn players win at Pan Am Games

TORONTO — Held every four years, the Pan Am Games are the pinnacle event for the world’s top racquetball players to represent their country on the international stage. HEAD Penn sponsored athletes, Paola Longoria and Rocky Carson, both captured gold... (Full story …)

July 21, 2015

Stars headline WTT event

Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King bring their annual charity eventto Las Vegas for the first time on October 12 (Full story …)

July 15, 2015

HEAD Penn juniors rule RB nationals

Stockton, California - Players on HEAD Penn’s Junior Team flooded the podium at the 2015 USA Racquetball National Junior Olympic Championships. The tournament, presented by Penn, brought more than 200 of the nation’s best junior racquetball players to Northern California... (Full story …)

July 13, 2015

Carson: King of the outdoor court

Huntington Beach, California - Already outdoor racquetball’s most decorated player in history, HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson captured his 11th World Outdoor Racquetball (WOR) Men’s Singles Title at the 2015 WOR Championships in sunny Southern California this past weekend. In addition... (Full story …)

July 1, 2015

Istomin wins first ATP title

The 28-year-old Uzbek Denis Istomin (No. 62) won his first ATP World Tour title at the Aegon Open in Nottingham after defeating the American Sam Querrey (No. 44) 7-6(1), 7-6(6). Holder of 2 doubles titles (Moscow in 2013 and Montpellier... (Full story …)

June 28, 2015

Hingis named Global Ambassador for ITHF

Hingis, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013, will represent the organization at upcoming events and will support efforts to grow the Hall of Fame's reach within the worldwide tennis community. (Full story …)

June 23, 2015

El Shorbagy, World Number 1

Mohamed El Shorbagy, the young Squash player from Alexandria (24 years old), has concluded an exceptional season. After taking 5 World Series titles (Hong Kong Open, Delaware Investments US Open, Windy City Open, Tournaments of Champions, and Allam British Open),... (Full story …)

May 30, 2015

Doris Hart has passed away

The winner of 35 major tournament titles, Hart was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1969. (Full story …)

May 21, 2015

Tecnifibre launches ‘Young Guns’ contest

As part of the On The Road to The ATP World Tour program, Tecnifibre launched on May 20th, the very first Young Guns on the Road project, a 4 month contest during which 4 athletes will compete against one another... (Full story …)

May 17, 2015

HEAD racquet rebels update

Rome/Italy — HEAD’s Racquet Rebels swept the men’s and women’s titles at the Rome Masters, with Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova showing their Grand Slam champion pedigrees by earning multiple career trophies at the Fore Italico. Djokovic dominated to beat... (Full story …)

May 13, 2015

Pennetta joins Maui Jim roster

Lahaina, HI - Maui Jim, the company that has been voted favorite sunglasses company and best sunglasses by optical retailers and the top health, fitness and outdoor sports media around the world, has added WTA Tennis Professional Flavia Pennetta to... (Full story …)

May 4, 2015

Murray breaks through on clay in Munich

Munich/Germany — Andy Murray and Richard Gasquet both won trophies this past weekend, with Murray winning his first title on clay and Gasquet showing that he’s back in action after six weeks of injury. Murray, who endorses the HEAD Graphene... (Full story …)

April 24, 2015

Roddick wins 7th title in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. — Andy Roddick won his seventh tournament title on the PowerShares Series tennis circuit Thursday night defeating James Blake 6-3 in the one-set final of the Champions Challenge at the Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University. Roddick avenged... (Full story …)

April 21, 2015

All HEAD Penn ladies racquetball final again

Denver, Colorado - For the sixth time this season, HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria and Maria Jose Vargas faced off in a tournament final on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). Longoria, the World’s No. 1 ranked player, and Vargas, the... (Full story …)

April 20, 2015

Djokovic wins 3 Masters 1000 titles in a row

Monte Carlo, Monaco — HEAD’s Novak Djokovic continues to set records, becoming the first in ATP history to sweep titles at the first three Masters 1000 events in a season after winning a HEAD-to-HEAD final and defeating Tomas Berdych 7-5,... (Full story …)

April 5, 2015

Djokovic captures 5th Miami title

Third Indian Wells / Miami title sweep (Full story …)

March 26, 2015

Haas and Johnson to play HoF Championships

Tickets for the tournament are on sale now on (Full story …)

March 24, 2015

Longoria returns to winning ways

Fountain Valley, California — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria, the World’s No. 1 ranked player, bounced back from a rare tournament defeat earlier in the month to win the Southern California Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour event. In addition to winning the... (Full story …)

March 22, 2015

Djokovic wins fourth Indian Wells title

Indian Wells/USA — World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-2 to win the Indian Wells Masters title for a second year in a row. Djokovic, who recommends the HEAD Graphene XT Speed, joined Federer on four... (Full story …)

March 19, 2015

Ashaway signs Van Rietvelde

Ashaway, RI - Ashaway has announced the signing of rising Scottish International Badminton player Paul Van Rietvelde as a sponsored player. Paul is a men’s doubles specialist from Longniddry in Scotland and has achieved a highest world ranking of 32.... (Full story …)

March 11, 2015

Vargas continues career year

Warren, New Jersey - HEAD Penn professional touring player Maria Jose Vargas won her second career professional tournament on Sunday at the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) New Jersey Open event. Vargas dropped the first game of the final before... (Full story …)

March 9, 2015

ITHF to induct Mauresmo, Hall, and Jeffett

The Class of 2015 Enshrinement Ceremony will be held on July 18 in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

February 24, 2015

Longoria strengthens hold on top ranking

Overland Park, Kansas — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria kicked off the second half of the 2014-2015 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour season in the same dominating manner in which she cruised through the first half. The winner of five of the... (Full story …)

February 19, 2015

Top lineup headlines Tennis Industry conferences

Emmy-winning sportscaster Ted Robinson, coaching legend Nick Bollettieri, WTA Chief Stacey Allaster among speakers at Tennis Summit and Tennis Facility Conference in March in California (Full story …)

February 15, 2015

Longoria earns Pan American Games spot

Boca del Rio, Mexico — Paola Longoria, the World’s top ranked female racquetball player, took home gold in both the Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles competitions at the Campeonato Nacional Selectivo tournament over the weekend. Serving as the selection event... (Full story …)

February 5, 2015

Williams sisters lead U.S. Fed Cup team

Serena, Venus Anchor Star-Studded Weekend on Network, with Maria Sharapova and Agnieszka Radwanska (Full story …)

February 1, 2015

Djokovic captures 5th AO title

Melbourne/Australia — Novak Djokovic made history as he won the HEAD-to-HEAD final against Andy Murray 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 to claim a record fifth title at the Australian Open. The thriller lasting nearly three and three-quarter hours was... (Full story …)

January 24, 2015

HEAD extends partnership Djokovic

Kennelbach — HEAD is proud to announce the extension of their partnership with the currently best Men’s Tennis player Novak Djokovic. The current No.1 in the ATP singles world ranking and seven-time Grand Slam winner has celebrated many successes with... (Full story …)

January 16, 2015

Tecnifibre sponsors Young and Chardy

Tecnifibre and Donald Young have signed a material contract for the next 3 years. The American player is ranked #5 in the USA and 59th in the world. He was the youngest ever World Junior Champion in the history of... (Full story …)

January 5, 2015

Ashaway signs Vargas

LPRT Rookie of the Year for 2013, Vargas rose to #3 in the world in 2014. Says Ashaway PowerKIll® 17 helps her "generate more power while maintaining incredible control." (Full story …)

December 22, 2014

Clay earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Tim Clay, of Naperville, Illinois, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Junior Development. PTR Master of... (Full story …)

December 21, 2014

Robb earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Jenny Robb, of Birmingham, Alabama, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Junior Development. PTR Master of... (Full story …)

Flick earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Jared Flick, of Midland, Michigan has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. PTR Master of Tennis... (Full story …)

Batsula earns PTR Master of Tennis

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Olya Batsula, of Atlanta, Georgia, has completed the extensive education requirements to earn the organization’s highest coaching certification of PTR Master of Tennis - Performance. PTR Master of Tennis... (Full story …)

December 18, 2014

Williams and Djokovic, ITF World Champions

The ITF announced today that Serena Williams of the United States and Novak Djokovic of Serbiaare the 2014 ITF World Champions. Williams is named Women’s World Champion for the fifth time, while this is the fourth occasion that Djokovic has... (Full story …)

December 16, 2014

Vargas wins first career pro stop

Arlington, Virginia — HEAD Penn professional touring player Maria Jose Vargas won her first career professional tournament on Sunday at the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) Christmas Classic event. Ranked as the No. 2 player in the world, Vargas was... (Full story …)

December 10, 2014

Djokovic: 'Player of the Year'

Wimbledon Final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer Named "Match of the Year." Judging Panel Consists of Tennis Channel Analysts and Hall of Famers Martina Navratilova and Jim Courier, as well as USA TODAY Sports Tennis Reporter Doug Robson (Full story …)

December 9, 2014

Former pros set to compete

Roddick, McEnroe, Agassi, and Sampras join Champions Circuit to Play in 12 North American Markets in Spring Swing (Full story …)

Carson and Longoria sweep pro stops

Bremerton, Washington & Monterrey, Mexico — HEAD Penn’s top male and female professional players both won events on their respective tours to kick off the holiday season. Paola Longoria, the World’s best female racquetball player, won the Grand Slam event... (Full story …)

December 6, 2014

Longoria sweeps gold

Veracruz, Mexico — Paola Longoria, the World’s best female racquetball player, continued her domination of the game on the international stage by taking home three Gold Medals from the 2014 Central American & Caribbean Games. Paola defended her 2010 Central... (Full story …)

November 20, 2014

Federer chases Davis Cup title

All-Time Great Leads Switzerland against Historic Power France and Star Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Attempt to add Davis Cup Crown to Hall of Fame Resume (Full story …)

November 18, 2014

Carson continues winning ways

Garden City, Kansas — Rocky Carson is closing the gap to regain the No. 1 ranking spot on the International Racquetball Tour (IRT) with his third consecutive tournament victory. With previous wins in Missouri and Michigan, this past weekend Rocky... (Full story …)

HEAD Penn juniors haul in the medals

Cali, Colombia — A trio of HEAD Penn junior players helped pace the United States to a podium finish at the 2014 International Racquetball Federation’s (IRF) World Junior Racquetball Championships. Jordan Barth (Minnesota), Jordan Cooperrider (Florida) and Connor Laffey (Oregon)... (Full story …)

November 17, 2014

Tecnifibre signs Lane

Tecnifibre and Gilly Lane have signed a multi-year racket and strings agreement. Gilly Lane is an American squash player who played professionally from 2007-2012 The Philadelphia native has won three Professional Squash Association (PSA) titles, reached eight PSA Tour finals... (Full story …)

November 16, 2014

Djokovic crowns season with 3rd No. 1

London/Great Britain — Novak Djokovic ended his 2014 season with a third straight title at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London after Roger Federer withdrew from the finals due to a back injury. Djokovic had another record-setting season,... (Full story …)

November 10, 2014

Carson wins 2nd tournament in a row

Davison, Michigan — Rocky Carson, the World’s No. 2 ranked racquetball player, won his second International Racquetball Tour (IRT) event in row this past weekend in Michigan. The finals appearance at the Red Swain Shootout was Rocky’s fourth in five... (Full story …)

November 5, 2014

Blatchford wins second title in two months

The 21-year-old from New York won the finals of the WSA Tour 5 squash event at Club Meadowvale in Mississauga, Canada - her sixth final on the WSA Tour - after a three-game victory over the Pakistani Maria Toorpakai Wazir... (Full story …)

November 3, 2014

Djokovic captures third Paris title

Records 600th tour win. (Full story …)

November 1, 2014

Tecnifibre congratulates Xu Shilin

Singles and Doubles Winner of the ITF Grade A “Osaka Mayor’s Cup” (Full story …)

October 27, 2014

All Head Penn final at UHC US Open

Minneapolis, Minnesota - For the third event in a row on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT), the tournament final was an all HEAD Penn affair. World No. 1 Paola Longoria continued her dominance of the tour with a straight... (Full story …)

Carson wins 19th pro tournament

St. Louis, Missouri — The World’s No. 3 ranked racquetball player added another professional tournament title to his trophy case last weekend. HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson won the International Racquetball Tour’s (IRT) “Party with the Pros” event in Missouri on... (Full story …)

October 26, 2014

Murray close to ATP finals

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD Racquet Rebel Andy Murray is close to reaching the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals next month in London as he won his third title in the last five weeks with a 3-6, 7-6(7), 7-6(8) win over Tommy... (Full story …)

October 23, 2014

Hat-trick for Berdych, Cilic, and Murray

Moscow, Russia — Stockholm, Sweden — Vienna, Austria - October 21, 2014 (Full story …)

Ashaway sponsors Swain

Swain also to string new racquet line with Ashaway strings (Full story …)

September 19, 2014

Babolat tribute to Li Na

As Li Na (CHN) has announced her retirement from professional tennis, Babolat celebrates her amazing career by offering fans the opportunity to express their admiration and affection on social media using #LoveLi. Babolat salutes Li Na’s 15 years of collaboration... (Full story …)

August 19, 2014

Longoria continues her winning ways

San Luis Potosi, Mexico — The Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) kicked off its 2014-2015 season with a Grand Slam event named after the tour’s top player, Paola Longoria® The Experience. And the tournament namesake lived up to expectations in... (Full story …)

August 7, 2014

WTT Smash Hits coming to London

McEnroe, Clijsters, Henman, and Lisicki headline all-star lineup for charity event (Full story …)

McEnroe and Courier to compete in the DR

John McEnroe and Jim Courier, two of the greatest American tennis champions over the last 40 years, will compete in a special exhibition match on November 7, 2014 at the Casa de Campo resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic to... (Full story …)

July 15, 2014

Carson continues impressive year

Huntington Beach, California — With a pair of national championships and a world championship already under his belt, Rocky Carson added to his impressive 2014 year with win in the Men’s Singles Division at the World Outdoor Racquetball (WOR) Championships... (Full story …)

July 11, 2014

Hewitt and Sock into Newport semifinals

Action in Newport kicks off at 12 pm tomorrow for the International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Enshrinement Ceremony, followed by the singles semifinals and a doubles semifinal. (Full story …)

July 8, 2014

NO.1VAK - HEAD's exclusive interview

NO.1VAK! Novak Djokovic is back to the #1 ATP World Ranking after winning the Wimbledon title. HEAD had the opportunity to get an exclusive interview with Novak directly after his match with insights how he regained confidence and worked with... (Full story …)

Isner, Hewitt, Mahut, Sock into round of 16

NEWPORT, R.I. — The five seeded players in action today at Newport all advanced into the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. Defending champion Nicolas Mahut opened the day on Center Court with a victory over Facundo... (Full story …)

July 7, 2014

Djokovic wins Wimbledon, returns to #1

London, Great Britain — HEAD Racquet Rebel Novak Djokovic has returned to the World No. 1 ranking after winning his second Wimbledon title with a 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-3 defeat over Roger Federer. Djokovic, who endorses the... (Full story …)

July 2, 2014

Team HEAD Penn hauls in the medals

Highlands Ranch, CO — Players from across the country descended on the hills outside Denver for the USA Racquetball Junior Olympic Championships, searching for a spot on the USA Junior National Team. Players on Junior Team HEAD Penn took home... (Full story …)

June 20, 2014

HoF Championships to feature top Americans

John Isner, Steve Johnson, Bradley Klahn, Donald Young, Jack Sock, and Sam Querrey have all committed to the field, along with defending champion Nicolas Mahut of France, Australians Lleyton Hewitt and Nick Kyrgios, Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus, and Croatians Ivo Karlovic and Ivan Dodig. (Full story …)

June 1, 2014

Dvorak, Wade honored

USPTA Master Professionals Dave Dvorak and Tommy Wade were inducted into the USPTA, Southern Division Hall of Fame Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Standard Club in Johns Creek, Georgia. Dave and Tommy were both President of the Southern Division... (Full story …)

May 24, 2014

Kyle Edmund is a big hit with young players

British no.8 on court with juniors during Great British Tennis Weekend (Full story …)

May 23, 2014

Longoria and Carson finish the season on top

For the third consecutive season, HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria finished the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) with an unblemished record. In the season ending Pro Nationals event in Virginia, Longoria defeated fellow HEAD Penn teammate Maria Jose Vargas in the... (Full story …)

Mahut, Baghdatis, Kyrgios to play HoF Championships

Mahut won both the singles and doubles titles at the tournament last year. Baghdatis, who has been ranked as high as world No. 8, and Kyrgios, an up and coming Australian player, will be making their first appearances in Newport. Tickets for the tournament are on sale now on (Full story …)

Gaultier claims second British Open title

World No.1 Wins Prestigious Event in Hull (Full story …)

May 22, 2014

Murray and Djokovic engage in ultimate match

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD gives Hollywood’s creative storytelling a run for their money. In a brand new social media driven campaign, the HEAD Racquet Rebels Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic find themselves in a whirlwind of events that might as well... (Full story …)

May 20, 2014

Top American collegians to compete at US Open

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA today announced that the US Open will feature a college tennis competition for the first time ever in 2014, inviting top American college players to compete in the inaugural American Collegiate Invitational September 4-6... (Full story …)

May 18, 2014

Djokovic wins third Rome trophy

Rome/Italy — HEAD Racquet Rebel Novak Djokovic claimed his fourth straight win over Rafael Nadal, lifting a third Rome Masters title 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 and will head to the French Open as a major title favorite. The Serb, who recommends... (Full story …)

May 16, 2014

Hall of Famers to play exhibition match

NEWPORT, R.I. — An exhibition match featuring tennis legends Monica Seles, Tracy Austin, Gigi Fernandez, and Rhode Island native and recently retired WTA Tour player Jill Craybas has been added to the schedule of events for the International Tennis Hall... (Full story …)

May 15, 2014

David Lloyd Leisure launches drive

UK’s leading tennis provider ( offers FREE coaching to all in June and July (Full story …)

April 28, 2014

Longoria continues her perfect season

San Antonio — The Battle of the Alamo tournament was the 11th stop on the 2013-2014 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) and for the 11th time this season HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria came away as the winner. Her win in... (Full story …)

April 26, 2014

Vargas wins Pan American RB Championships

Santa Cruz, Bolivia — HEAD Penn’s Maria Jose Vargas became the first female player from Bolivia to win the Pan American Racquetball Championships while playing on the courts in her home town and country last weekend. The title is the... (Full story …)

April 1, 2014

Murray book released in the US

NEW YORK - “Andy Murray: Wimbledon Champion: The Full Extraordinary Story,” the new book documenting the life of Andy Murray and his history-making championship at Wimbledon in 2013, is now available in paperback in the United States. “Andy Murray: Wimbledon... (Full story …)

Longoria extends tournament wins to 32

Reseda, California — Another tournament on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) and another title for HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria! Her win at the California event extends her record breaking consecutive tournament winning streak to 32. Longoria last lost in... (Full story …)

March 25, 2014

Longoria continues win streak

Junior Player Jordan Cooperrider Making Waves As Well (Full story …)

March 21, 2014

HEAD extends partnership with Sharapova

Miami, Florida — HEAD is proud to announce that their partnership with Maria Sharapova will continue until at least 2016. The current No. 7 in the WTA singles world ranking is a four-time Grand Slam Winner and one of only... (Full story …)

March 17, 2014

Djokovic wins his first title of the year

Indian Wells, CA — HEAD Racquet Rebel Novak Djokovic earned his third title at the Indian Wells Masters, beating Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(3). The Serb, who recommends the HEAD Graphene Speed, won the 42nd trophy of his career. Djokovic... (Full story …)

March 10, 2014

Longoria wins 30th consecutive pro event

Warren, New Jersey — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria’s domination of the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) rolled on at the New Jersey Open this weekend. The event featured 19 of the top 20 ranked players on the LPRT, yet Longoria... (Full story …)

March 7, 2014

Head extends partnership with Stephens

Indian Wells, CA — HEAD is proud to announce that Sloane Stephens will remain part of the HEAD tennis family until at least 2017. The current No. 18 in the WTA singles world ranking and the No. 2 woman in... (Full story …)

February 27, 2014

Isner, Hewitt to play HoF

No. 1 American John Isner and No. 1 Australian Lleyton Hewitt, both fan favorites in Newport, have had successful runs at the event in recent years. Isner won the title in 2011 and 2012, and Hewitt has made two recent appearances in the final. ~ Tickets for the tournament are on sale now on (Full story …)

February 18, 2014

Carson wins National Doubles Championship

Tempe, Arizona — HEAD Penn’s Rocky Carson added to his ever growing trophy case over the weekend in the Arizona desert by capturing the United States National Championship in the National Team Qualifying Division. The title is Carson’s eighth career... (Full story …)

February 12, 2014

Aviators sign Daniela Hantuchová

To Join Bryan Brothers To Make The Aviators One Of The Top Teams In WTT (Full story …)

February 11, 2014

Longoria captures titles

Tijuana, Mexico — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria doubled up over the weekend when she captured the Mexican National Championships in both Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles. With the victories, Longoria earns an automatic appointment to the Mexican National Racquetball Team... (Full story …)

February 6, 2014

Women of Power headliners

Johnson Publishing's Linda Johnson-Rice and Desiree Rogers Also Set to Speak; R&B Star Tank to Perform at Black Enterprise 2014 Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla. (Full story …)

McEnroe begins 20th year of 'Champions' tennis

KANSAS CITY - John McEnroe will kick off his 20th year of “champions” tennis Wednesday at the Champions Showdown, the opening event on the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit. McEnroe, who first played organized champions tournament tennis in 1995, will... (Full story …)

February 4, 2014

ITHF mourns the loss of Brough Clapp

NEWPORT, R.I. — Tennis Hall of Famer Louise Brough Clapp, a former world No. 1 player and the winner of 35 major titles, has died. Brough Clapp, who was 90 years old, passed away at home with her family in... (Full story …)

WTT team relocates to Las Vegas

Las Vegas Neon join Western Conference, Springfield Lasers move to Eastern Conference after realignment (Full story …)

January 29, 2014

2014 begins with another win for Longoria

Cincinnati, Ohio — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria started the 2014 year right where she left off in 2013. She continued her record breaking win streak on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) this past weekend at the Tour for Hope... (Full story …)

January 26, 2014

Nadal endorses ProStrips

Mueller signs the world’s #1 ranked tennis star to three-year-deal (Full story …)

January 25, 2014

Cibulkova runner-up in AO final

Slovakian Falls Just Short in Maiden Grand Slam Final (Full story …)

January 14, 2014

Dunlop debuts 4.0 series racquets

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

December 17, 2013

Head players win most ATP titles in 2013

Kennelbach, Austria — A historic home turf victory that overjoyed an entire country, a year-end title win that defied all expectations, and a true team effort that is second to none — it is safe to say that the HEAD... (Full story …)

December 16, 2013

Paola maintains her lead in hometown

Monterrey, Mexico — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria continued her complete domination of the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) this weekend by winning her second Grand Slam event of the season at the tour’s stop in Mexico. In addition to winning... (Full story …)

Americans set records on USTA Pro Circuit

Bobby Reynolds replaces Paul Goldstein with most career singles and doubles titles on the USTA Pro Circuit after winning 31st title in 2013 Michael Russell becomes oldest-ever USTA Pro Circuit singles champion Bradley Klahn and Shelby Rogers finish the year USTA Pro Circuit prize money leaders (Full story …)

December 11, 2013

Players to reprise 1984 USO semifinals

NEW YORK — Pat Cash, Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe, and Jimmy Connors will reprise their epic “Super Saturday” semifinal matches from the 1984 US Open at PowerShares Series tournaments in Nashville and Charlotte in 2014, InsideOut Sports & Entertainment announced... (Full story …)

December 10, 2013

Longoria dontinues dominating on the court

Arlington, Virginia — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria — the world’s No. 1 ranked female racquetball player — captured her 24th consecutive top level tournament on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) last weekend in Virginia. Longoria cruised through the tournament,... (Full story …)

November 21, 2013

Mylan WTT relocates; Roddick to star on team

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Austin, Texas will be home to a new Mylan World TeamTennis team in 2014, with a familiar name on the roster - Austin resident Andy Roddick. The Austin Aces will join Mylan WTT after entrepreneur Lorne... (Full story …)

November 18, 2013

HEAD Penn’s Carson takes over top ranking

Over the weekend, Carson won the Garden City event in Kansas. (Full story …)

November 17, 2013

Zimonjic honored with Davis Cup award

NEWPORT, R.I.— Longtime Serbian Davis Cup team member Nenad Zimonjic has been honored with the 2013 Davis Cup Award of Excellence. The award was presented during a special on-court ceremony at the 2013 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group... (Full story …)

November 14, 2013

Czech Republic to take on Serbia in Davis Cup final

Tomas Berdych Leads Czech Republic against Serbia and World No. 2 Novak Djokovic for a Chance to Win Third Davis Cup Crown (Full story …)

November 1, 2013

Errani leads Italy into Fed Cup final

Battle with Russia is 2007 Title Rematch (Full story …)

October 17, 2013

Serena to defend title at year-end championships

US Open Champion and World No. 1 Singles Player Leads Field of Top-Eight Points Earners into TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey Tennis Channel to Offer Close to 40 Hours at Final Event of Women's Season, with Comprehensive Coverage at Six-Day, Round-Robin Tournament of World's Best (Full story …)

October 15, 2013

Roddick and Blake join PowerShares series


October 9, 2013

HEAD Penn players make it far in US Open

Longoria continues winning streak and Carson makes it to the finals. (Full story …)

October 1, 2013

2013 USTA teams announced

Thirty-two Colleges and Universities Selected to Compete in Season-Opening Tournament, Oct. 11 -13 in Hilton Head Island (Full story …)

September 25, 2013

Longoria wins first Grand Slam of the season

Toluca, Mexico — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria — the No. 1 Female Racquetball Player in the World — continued her winning streak in front of her home country fans at the “Albierto Mexicano de Racquetas” event in South Central Mexico... (Full story …)

HEAD Penn dominates on the Vegas Strip

Rocky Carson, Cliff Swain & Jackie Paraiso win titles at the Wallball World Championships (Full story …)

September 5, 2013

ITHF announces nominations for 2014

WTA Stars Lindsay Davenport, Mary Pierce, Conchita Martinez, Wheelchair Tennis Great Chantal Vandierendonck, and Industry Leaders Nick Bollettieri, Jane Brown Grimes, John Barrett nominated for International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2014 (Full story …)

September 1, 2013

Longoria continues winning streak

Stockton, California — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria — the No. 1 Female Racquetball Player in the World — started the 2013-2014 season on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LRPT) exactly where she left off last season with yet another tournament... (Full story …)

August 8, 2013

US Open Court of Champions to induct Seles

International Media Selects Two-Time US Open Singles Champion. Induction Ceremony to Take Place in Arthur Ashe Stadium Prior to the Women’s Singles Championship on Sunday, September 8 (Full story …)

July 24, 2013

NY City Council OK's Plan for Tennis Center

The New York City Council on July 24 voted overwhelmingly in favor of the USTA’s plan to improve the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The plan will ensure the NTC remains a top public recreational facility and world-class spectator venue and also continues to be an economic catalyst for Queens and the City of New York. (Full story …)

July 15, 2013

Mahut adds doubles title to yesterday's singles victory

Mahut partnered with fellow Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin to win the doubles title today, topping of the singles victory he achieved yesterday. He played four matches over the past two days en route to the victories, as a result of weather delays earlier in the week. (Full story …)

July 14, 2013

Mahut wins HoF Championships

Mahut rallied to win three matches in Newport today - singles and doubles semifinals and the singles title. Admission to tomorrow's doubles final is free to the public! (Full story …)

July 12, 2013

Isner, Hewitt into Newport semifinals

he two will face off at 2 pm tomorrow in a repeat of last year's Newport final. The International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Enshrinement Ceremony will precede the semifinals. Live coverage of the ceremony and semifinals begins at 12:30 pm on Tennis Channel. (Full story …)

July 11, 2013

Russell, Mahut earn spots in HoF semifinals

In quarterfinal action on Friday, defending champion John Isner will face Ivo Karlovic, who is enjoying a successful run at Newport, his first event back after an extended illness. (Full story …)

July 10, 2013

Isner and Karlovic set up Quarterfinal Clash

This will be the fourth meeting between the two players, who are the tallest on the ATP World Tour. Each has won two grass court titles previously. (Full story …)

July 9, 2013

Smyczek upsets Querrey; Hewitt, Karlovic triumph

Wednesday will be a busy day at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships with all 8 second round matches on the schedule, including defending champion John Isner versus Adrian Mannarino. (Full story …)

Wagner, Bryans earn USOC June honors

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Top performances throughout June earned wheelchair tennis player David Wagner (Chula Vista, Calif.) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the men’s doubles team of Bob Bryan (Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.) and Mike Bryan (Wesley Chapel, Fla.)... (Full story …)

July 8, 2013

Isner cruises into second round

Day 2 Order of Play features Querrey, Hewitt, Ram (Full story …)

July 7, 2013

Wimble Done: Murray writes tennis history

Murray wins HEAD-to-HEAD final to become first British champion since 1936 (Full story …)

8 of Top-10 Americans in action at HoF Championships

Tomorrow's first day of matches will feature two-time defending champion John Isner versus Ryan Harrison, followed by New Englander James Blake versus Adrian Mannarino of France. In the first match on Center Court, 15-year-old Stefan Kozlov makes his ATP World Tour debut. (Full story …)

July 5, 2013

Newport wild cards awarded

The Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, which is the first U.S. stop of the summer for the ATP World Tour, begins on Monday, July 8 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

June 21, 2013

Sharapova's new style on court

Maria Sharapova and HEAD launch new tennis racquet bag collection at Wimbledon (Full story …)

June 18, 2013

Dunlop enters racquetball market

Playing Legend Sudsy Monchik Named Category Manager (Full story …)

June 3, 2013

Seventeen-year-old Gianluigi Quinzi wins first pro title

Seventeen-year-old Gianluigi Quinzi of Italy won his first professional title today by defeating Lamine Ouahab, 7-6, 1-6, 6-4, in the final of the Men’s $10,000 Futures in Casablanca, Morocco. Quinzi, who turned 17 on February 1, is currently ranked #460... (Full story …)

May 30, 2013

Blake to play Newport in July

A Connecticut native, Blake is a fan favorite in New England. The former world top-5 player joins a strong player field of top Americans set to compete in Newport this summer, including John Isner, Sam Querrey, Ryan Harrison, and Jack Sock. Tickets for the tournament are on sale now on Additional seats, located in the shade, have recently been released and are available for purchase via phone at (401) 849-6053 (Full story …)

May 23, 2013

HEAD Penn dominates pro racquetball championships

Fullerton, Calif. — HEAD Penn players stormed the finals in the Professional Divisions at the season ending Grand Slam event in Southern California with 3 of the 4 finalists swinging HEAD frames. Paola Longoria - the No. 1 women’s racquetball... (Full story …)

May 20, 2013

How to volley like the pros

Free Four-Part Video Series "The Tennis Volley Solution" Offered By Former Top 100 ATP Pro And Stanford All-American Jeff Salzenstein (Full story …)

May 10, 2013

Hewitt to play HoF Championships in July

Hewitt will return to Newport for the second year in a row, following a successful run at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships last year, which brought him into the tournament final. Tickets for the tournament are on sale now on (Full story …)

May 6, 2013

Venus and Roddick join WTT ownership

Global Sports Icons To Help League Maximize Future Growth Opportunities (Full story …)

Paola Longoria captures season title

Herndon, Va. — In the midst of the longest match and tournament winning streak the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) has ever seen, HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria captured her fourth Season Championship of her career. With her win at the... (Full story …)

May 3, 2013

Nadal supports Madrid 2020

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal is one of the staunchest supporters of the Madrid 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid, as he made clear at Thursday’s launch of the 12th Mutua Madrid Open, held at the Spanish capital’s Caja Magica... (Full story …)

May 1, 2013

Ganim wins national title

LAS VEGAS — HEAD Penn’s Doug Ganim shocked the Classic Professional Racquetball Tour (CPRT) by upsetting the No. 1 ranked player on tour and defending champion. Ganim knocked off the top ranked player in the event’s quarterfinals and then went... (Full story …)

April 30, 2013

Longoria extends record streak in at the Alamo

SAN ANTONIO — In the shadows of the Alamo, the top female professional racquetball players in the world battled it out in the Championship Final. Two HEAD Penn players met face to face, but only one woman could come out... (Full story …)

April 22, 2013

Djokovic wins first Monte Carlo title

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD racquet rebel Novak Djokovic played what he called the best clay match of his career to make his Monte Carlo trophy breakthrough with a 6-2, 7-6 (7-1) victory over Rafael Nadal in the final that ended Nadal’s... (Full story …)

April 18, 2013

Serena leads U.S. Fed Cup team into battle

Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Varvara Lepchenko Round Out American Squad On Hand to Host Sweden in Florida (Full story …)

April 14, 2013

Longoria Sets Streak Record

LOS ANGELES — Another event on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) and another tournament victory for HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria. The San Luis Potosi, Mexico native cruised through her four matches at the Southern California tournament only dropping a... (Full story …)

April 1, 2013

Andy Roddick Foundation announces new directors

AUSTIN, Texas — Andy Roddick Foundation (ARF) today announced its new Board of Directors, assembled to help ARF achieve its mission to develop and inspire underserved youth through education and sports-based mentoring. “It’s humbling to have such incredibly accomplished and... (Full story …)

March 24, 2013

Knoth completes championship college career

Tempe, Arizona — For the fourth time in as many years, HEAD Penn’s Taylor Knoth reached the final of the USA Racquetball Intercollegiate Championships Men’s Singles Division. As a freshman in 2010 playing for the University of Oregon, Knoth stormed... (Full story …)

March 22, 2013

Phil Vivian Named PTR Tester of the Year

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present its annual awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a trade show and tournament,... (Full story …)

March 15, 2013

Redfoo, Ramamurthy ready to rock the Playoffs

Redfoo and Sendhil Ramamurthy are known for their success in music and television, but now they have their sights set on the biggest stage in tennis—the 2013 US Open. Redfoo will compete in the USTA Northern California sectional qualifying tournament.... (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 …)

March 4, 2013

York continues assault on record book

The Oregon sophomore looks to sweep titles in four consecutive years (Full story …)

Five elected to ITHF

The Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony will be held on July 13, 2013, a centerpiece of the Rolex Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend. (Full story …)

February 27, 2013

Ashaway sponsors Joelle King

WSA ranked Number 7 player thrives on competition as she rises to the top (Full story …)

February 25, 2013

HEAD Penn’s Longoria Continues Domination

Overland Park, Kansas — When Paola Longoria stepped on the court for the Championship Final of the 2013 Winter Classic in Kansas over the weekend, it had been 1 year, 9 months and 23 days since she lost a match... (Full story …)

February 14, 2013

Unique Sports to sponsor Townsend

Unique Sports is proud to announce a multi-year Tourna Grip agreement with ITF #1 Ranked Junior Taylor Townsend. Taylor is a loyal user of Tourna Grip. We’re excited to formalize the partnership, especially with a Georgia native, since that is... (Full story …)

February 12, 2013

Roddick, Stephens top Mylan WTT player draft

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Andy Roddick is returning to the tennis courts this summer. The former world number one was the top pick in today’s Mylan World TeamTennis Marquee Draft. Roddick, who first started with Mylan WTT in 2000, will... (Full story …)

February 11, 2013

HEAD racquet rebels sweep to three ATP titles

Kennelbach/Austria — HEAD racquet rebels finished a breakthrough week with three ATP World Tour titles. In Montpellier, Richard Gasquet won his second trophy of the season with his YouTek™ IG Extreme, while Marin Cilic marked his third tournament victory in... (Full story …)

February 10, 2013

Cooperrider wins Florida State Championship

The HEAD Penn junior began her racquetball career at the age of four (Full story …)

February 8, 2013

Wilson signs Brice Leverdez

Leverdez to Represent Wilson Head to Toe, Using Rackets, Apparel and Footwear (Full story …)

January 30, 2013

US names Fed Cup team to play Italy

Matches to be played on an indoor red clay court in Rimini, Italy, February 9-10 (Full story …)

January 28, 2013

HEAD Penn pros dominate the weekend

Cincinnati, Ohio, Sioux Falls, S.D. & Melbourne, Australia — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria has extended her undefeated streak of matches won on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) into another calendar year. Longoria’s last loss on the LPRT was in... (Full story …)

January 27, 2013

Djokovic wins 3rd Australian Open in a row

Kennelbach/Austria — Novak Djokovic set another record as he won his HEAD-to-HEAD final at the Australian Open, becoming the first tennis pro who captured the title for three straight years. Djokovic, playing with his brand new YouTek™ Graphene™ Speed Pro... (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 …)

Isner to represent Anatabloc

GLEN ALLEN, Va. — Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI), today announced that John Isner, the top-ranked American player on the ATP World Tour, will be the next brand ambassador for the Company’s Anatabloc® dietary supplement for anti‐inflammatory support. Isner is... (Full story …)

January 4, 2013

Teams coming for PTR Spring TennisFest

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced its third annual Spring TennisFest will be on Hilton Head Island courts again this March. Spring TennisFest will bring tennis teams from more than 70 colleges and universities to Hilton... (Full story …)

December 9, 2012

Longoria continues winning streak

Paola has now won 13 consecutive LPRT Tier 1 Events. (Full story …)

November 30, 2012

Austin returns to Tennis Channel Academy

2012 Edition of Weekly Sunday Tennis Lessons Begins Dec. 2 at 12 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 18, 2012

Berdych wins Davis Cup with Czech team

Prague/Czech Republic — HEAD racquet rebel Tomas Berdych made history when Czech Republic won the first Davis Cup trophy for the first time as independent nation, defeating Spain 3-2. Berdych’s teammate, Radek Stepanek became a national tennis hero after flinching... (Full story …)

November 14, 2012

Djokovic wins ATP World Tour Finals

Finishes the season as World No. 1. (Full story …)

November 12, 2012

Blake raises money for hurricane victims

Connecticut Resident Auctioning Off Match Jerseys (Full story …)

October 23, 2012

Prince extends partnership with Ferrer

Leading global tennis equipment brand continues commitment to top athletes in tennis with multi-million-dollar sponsorship deal with the world's fifth-ranked player. (Full story …)

October 21, 2012

Elias wins title in Rio

Twenty-one-year-old Gastao Elias won Peugeot Tennis Cup, an ATP Tour Challenger event, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil today by defeating Boris Pashanski 6-3, 7-5. Elias, a former top 10 junior and 2007 Eddie Herr Champion, was not seeded in the... (Full story …)

October 18, 2012

US Open Racquetball Championship

Minneapolis — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria, world’s No. 1 ranked female racquetball player, continued her dominance on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) in winning her third United Healthcare US OPEN Racquetball Championship. The US OPEN is the racquetball’s premier... (Full story …)

October 15, 2012

Federer sets record for weeks at No. 1

3,024,000 Minutes at No. 1; Every Minute Played with a Wilson Racket (Full story …)

October 14, 2012

Watson wins first WTA singles title

Twenty-year-old Heather Watson became the first British woman to win a WTA Tour singles title in 24 years when she defeated Chang Kai-Chen, 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(4) in the final of the HP Open in Osaka, Japan today. This was Watson’s... (Full story …)

October 12, 2012

Watson into first singles semifinal

Twenty-year-old Heather Watson reached her first WTA Tour Singles Semifinal today at the HP Open in Osaka, Japan by defeating Pauline Parmentier of France, 7-5, 6-3. Watson defeated Polona Hercog and Anabel Medina Garrigues to reach the Quarterfinal round. She... (Full story …)

September 20, 2012

Mylan WTT Smash Hits lineup

Top young Americans added. (Full story …)

How pain almost ruined Peschke's career

Physical therapist and medical team credited with her comeback. (Full story …)

September 12, 2012

Prince extends partnership with Bryans

Leading Global Tennis Equipment Brand Continues Commitment to Top Athletes in Tennis. (Full story …)

September 10, 2012

Wilson women battle in US Open final

Serena Williams Defeats Victoria Azarenka in 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 Sets for 15th Grand Slam Title (Full story …)

Babolat salutes Kim and Andy

The 2012 US Open carried a lot of emotion for Team Babolat: after exceptional careers, former world number one players and Grand Slam champions Kim Clijsters (BEL) and Andy Roddick (USA) announced their respective retirements. “Kim and Andy joined Team... (Full story …)

September 4, 2012

Courier names Davis Cup team

MATCH TO BE STREAMED LIVE ON USTA.COM. The 11th meeting between the U.S. and Spain in Davis Cup will take place at Parque Hermanos Castro in Gijon, Spain, September 14-16 (Full story …)

August 30, 2012

Wilson Next Gen lead US Open upsets

Armed with her Wilson Blade 98 tennis racket, Laura Robson defeats Clijsters 7-6 7-6 to reach the third round of the US Open and hands Clijsters her first lost at US Open since 2003. Former French Open Girls Singles Champ... (Full story …)

August 24, 2012

Speed vs. Instinct – The Challenge

Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic show surprising skills in new HEAD Tennis US Open campaign. (Full story …)

August 22, 2012

Azarenka named top seed

All Three 2012 Grand Slam Champions Seeded Among Top Four (Full story …)

August 20, 2012

Mueller and Reix win playoffs

2010 Champion Mueller and Former World No. 250 Reix Advance to the 2012 US Open Qualifying Tournament Held August 21-24 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Full story …)

August 19, 2012

US Open announces Jr. wildcards

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The USTA announced today the names of six boys and eight girls who have been offered wild card entries into the 2012 US Open boys’ and girls’ singles championships. Two additional boys’ main draw wild cards are... (Full story …)

August 16, 2012

WTT final line-ups

Tennis legends, historic win streak to highlight weekend of championship tennis at Family Circle Tennis Center (Full story …)

August 15, 2012

HEAD Penn signs Montalbano

Phoenix — HEAD Penn Racquet Sports announced today the signing of a long-term sponsorship contract with Nick Montalbano, an up and coming star on the men’s professional racquetball circuit. Nick is a New York native currently attending college at Colorado... (Full story …)

USTA announces US Open wild cards

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The USTA announced today the eight women who have been awarded women’s singles main draw wild card entries into the 2012 US Open Tennis Championships: Bethanie Mattek-Sands and 2009 US Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin, both members of... (Full story …)

August 14, 2012

US Open announces wild cards

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that 2001 US Open champion Lleyton Hewitt of Australia, along with two-time US Open quarterfinalist James Blake and reigning NCAA singles champion Steve Johnson have been awarded men’s singles main draw wild card... (Full story …)

Berdych receives wildcard for Winston-Salem Open

World-ranked No. 7 joins tournament field. Seats Sold Out in Key Sections for Finals (Full story …)

August 13, 2012

Jordin Sparks to headline US Open ceremony

First-ever video and light spectacular to immerse Arthur Ashe stadium court. (Full story …)

HEAD Penn dominates racquetball championships

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria and Rocky Carson both have earned the title “World Champion” by winning the Women’s & Men’s Singles Titles, respectively at the International Racquetball Federation’s 2012 World Championships. In addition, Longoria teamed... (Full story …)

August 9, 2012

Agassi to be inducted into Court of Champions

International Media Selects Two-Time US Open Singles Champion. Induction Ceremony to Take Place in Arthur Ashe Stadium Prior to the Men’s Singles Championship on Sunday, September 9 (Full story …)

August 3, 2012

Monfils receives wildcard for Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Gael Monfils will compete in the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University Aug. 18-25. He is the second wildcard player named to the tournament and is currently ranked No. 19 after being as high as No. 7... (Full story …)

August 2, 2012

Maui Jim athletes at the Olympics

David Ferrer of Spain, ranked No. 5 on the ATP Tour, has made it to the Olympics semi-finals in men’s doubles tennis with his partner, Feliciano Lopez. Tomorrow, they will play Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilifried Tsonga. Ferrer has had a... (Full story …)

July 31, 2012

Hingis, Reynolds named WTT MVPs

Martina Hingis, Bobby Reynolds capture World TeamTennis MVP Honors John-Patrick Smith and Kristyna Pliskova Named Top Rookies; Jensen Earns Coach of the Year (Full story …)

Genesis Tennis continues to make headlines

Genesis Tennis continues to make the headlines this summer with the signing for ATP Tour Player Ivo Karlovic. Standing at 6’ 10”, Ivo Karlovic is the tallest player on tour. He has been ranked as high as #14 in the... (Full story …)

July 30, 2012

Fish to Meet Fans and Sign Autographs

Top-ranked American tennis player Mardy Fish, the men’s favorite going into the 2012 Citi Open, will be greeting fans and signing autographs at the flagship Citibank Foggy Bottom branch at 2221 I Street NW in Washington, DC from 12:00-1:00 pm... (Full story …)

July 29, 2012

Blake and Baker Highlight Monday Action

2012 Citi Open Top Seed Mardy Fish, No. 2 Alexandr Dolgopolov, No. 4 Tommy Haas and No. 8 Sam Querrey Set to play on Tuesday, July 31 (Full story …)

July 23, 2012

Cibulkova Captures WTA Title in Carlsbad

Greenville, SC — Slovakian WTA Tour star Dominika Cibulkova continued her run of stellar play in 2012 with a win in Carlsbad, California on Sunday in the Mercury Insurance Open. She took out top-seeded Marion Bartoli of France 6-1, 7-5... (Full story …)

July 16, 2012

Federer sets record for weeks at no. 1

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

Serve like Roger Federer

Free Four-Part Video Series On "How To Improve Your Serve" Offered By Former Top 100 ATP Pro And Stanford All-American. (Full story …)

July 14, 2012

Isner and Hewitt in Newport final

NEWPORT, R.I. — John Isner will set out to defend his title at the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships tomorrow, while Australian Lleyton Hewitt aims for his 29th ATP World Tour title from the other side of the net.... (Full story …)

July 13, 2012

Isner to face Harrison in semifinals

Lleyton Hewitt will face Rajeev Ram. (Full story …)

Capriati, Kuerten, Orantes to be inducted

Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 in Newport, Rhode Island. Tickets are now sold out, but limited tickets remain available for an Exhibition Match featuring Guga Kuerten and other Hall of Famers on Sunday, July 15 at 10 a.m. - - The Induction Ceremony will be shown live on Tennis Channel at 12:30 pm EST. - - Hall of Famers Monica Seles & Stan Smith will present Jennifer Capriati & Manuel Orantes, respecitvely. (Full story …)

July 12, 2012

HoF to induct Capriati on Saturday

Phenomenon Charmed America as 13-Year-Old Pro and Collected Three Major Titles, No. 1 Ranking and Olympic Gold Medal during Career. Live Telecast begins at 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday, July 14. (Full story …)

Sharapova and Djokovic take ESPY awards

The 20th Annual ESPY Awards brought top athletes from various sports together on Wednesday night to honor those who shared in the best sports moments over the past year. HEAD stars Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic were each honored with... (Full story …)

Hewitt and Ram advance to Newport semifinals

NEWPORT, R.I. — The first two semifinal spots at the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships were filled today by Australian Lleyton Hewitt and Newport’s 2009 singles and doubles champion Rajeev Ram. Hewitt defeated Israel’s Dudi Sela in straight sets... (Full story …)

July 10, 2012

Wilson sweeps Wimbledon juniors titles

Eugenie Bouchard Triumphs with Wilson Steam. Filip Peliwo Wins With Wilson Blade. (Full story …)

July 9, 2012

Venus help open new Jamba Juice in DC

Two-Day Celebration Planned to Highlight the Company’s Commitment to Healthy Communities and Support of the Local Economy (Full story …)

July 8, 2012

Book documents Federer's life

NEW YORK — Tennis fans can read all about the newly-crowned seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in the book “ROGER FEDERER: QUEST FOR PERFECTION,” the book that chronicles the incredible tennis career of Swiss tennis maestro, available in paperback and... (Full story …)

Federer wins 7th Wimbledon title

Reclaims number 1 ranking with record 17th victory at a major tournament. (Full story …)

July 7, 2012

Serena wins 5th Wimbledon

14th career major title, 42nd career title. Defeats Radwanska with Wilson Blade Team Racket. (Full story …)

Marry, Nielsen partner for historic win

Marray is First Brit to Win Wimbledon Doubles Crown Since 1936. Duo Are First Ever Wild Card Wimbledon Doubles Winners. (Full story …)

July 5, 2012

2012 US Open wild card events

USTA Player Development announced that it will award wild cards into the 2012 US Open to the American woman and the American man who earn the most ranking points at select USTA Pro Circuit events this summer. The USTA first... (Full story …)

July 2, 2012

Harrison awarded final Newport wild card

This will be the third Newport appearance for the young American who cracked the world top-50 just before Wimbledon and was recently named to the US Olympic team. -- Harrison is a great addition to a strong player field in Newport that features 10 world top-60 players and 18 Olympians, including John Isner, Kei Nishikori, Milos Raonic, Lleyton Hewitt, and Bob & Mike Bryan. (Full story …)

June 29, 2012

Navratilova receives Hall of Fame ring

A true legend of the sport, Navratilova was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2000. The one-of-a-kind rings are being presented to Hall of Famers at tennis events around the world, in honor of their great achievements in the sport and as an official commemoration of their Hall of Fame induction. (Full story …)

American Juniors at Wimbledon

World Junior No. 1 Taylor Townsend Leads U.S. Girls’ Contingent; USTA International Spring Champion Mitchell Krueger Leads U.S. Boys (Full story …)

June 26, 2012

USTA names Olympic teams

U.S. Women Feature Olympic Gold Medalists Venus and Serena Williams, as well as World No. 1 Doubles Players Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond. John Isner and Andy Roddick Lead Men’s Team with 11-Time Grand Slam Champions, 2008 Bronze Medalists Bob and Mike Bryan. (Full story …)

June 18, 2012

USTA names Paralympic wheelchair teams

U.S. Quad Doubles Team David Wagner and Nick Taylor to Compete for Their Third Gold Medals in London, September 1-8 (Full story …)

June 14, 2012

Jensen Brothers Tennis Weekend

Sea Island -- July 27-29. (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

Top Americans named to collegiate team

Two-Time NCAA Men’s Champion Steve Johnson and NCAA Women’s Champion Nicole Gibbs Headline Teams (Full story …)

It’s No Longer Lonely At The Top

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

June 11, 2012

Sharapova completes career Grand Slam

Recaptures world No. 1 ranking (Full story …)

May 31, 2012

Longoria Finishes a Perfect Season

Fullerton, Calif. — HEAD Penn’s Paola Longoria, the world’s Number 1 ranked female racquetball player, completed the “Perfect Season” by winning the Women’s Professional Racquetball Organization’s (WPRO) final event of the season this past weekend in Southern California. With her... (Full story …)

Nishikori to play in Newport

Japan's No. 1 & 2 players, world No. 18 Kei Nishikori and world No. 58 Go Soeda will join John Isner, the Bryan Brothers, Milos Raonic, Lleyton Hewitt, and Sam Querrey in an exciting player field at the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. (Full story …)

May 27, 2012

Almagro Repeats in Nice

Dunlop Tour Team Member Nets 12th ATP Title (Full story …)

May 8, 2012

Head Penn signs Longoria

PHOENIX — Paola Longoria, the current No. 1 ranked female racquetball player in the world, has signed a long-term contract with HEAD Penn Racquet Sports. The San Luis Potosí, Mexico native is just 22 years old, but has already amassed... (Full story …)

April 30, 2012

Jansen Allen takes racquetball title

The Wilson Advisory staff prides itself on partnering with the most prominent players in the game of racquetball. Jansen Allen, Wilson Advisory staff member, proved he’s matchless as he won this year’s Intercollegiate Nationals Tournament, and took home both the... (Full story …)

Querrey to play Hall of Fame Championships

Returning for his fourth appearance in Newport, where he was the 2009 finalist, Querrey joins an exciting player field which includes defending champion John Isner, Lleyton Hewitt, Milos Raonic, and Bob and Mike Bryan. (Full story …)

April 24, 2012

Longest-ever major final now on DVD

2012 Australian Open Men’s Final Djokovic vs Nadal (Full story …)

Jensen brothers join Sea Island program

Renowned Doubles Team Brings New Excitement and Energy to Sea Island’s Top-Notch Tennis Program (Full story …)

Taylor Townsend now No. 1 Junior

16 Year Old American the World's New Top Ranked Junior Player. (Full story …)

April 23, 2012

Hall of Famers receive rings

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco presented the one-of-a-kind rings, which celebrate their great achievements in the sport and the honor of Hall of Fame induction. (Full story …)

Wilson racquets power Czech team to finals

Petra Kvitova Takes Wilson Steam 100, Lucie Safarova Takes Wilson Juice 100 to Team’s Second Consecutive Fed Cup Final (Full story …)

April 19, 2012

Serena leads U.S. Fed Cup team

Serena Williams, Christina McHale, Sloane Stephens and Liezel Huber Battle Ukraine in 2013 Cup Qualifier (Full story …)

April 11, 2012

U.S. names Fed Cup playoff team

Matches to be played on a red clay court in Kharkiv, Ukraine, April 21-22 (Full story …)

Salas Wins Pan American Gold

Win comes in Salas’ first event after suffering arm injury (Full story …)

AspenTech sponsors Blake

Blake to Compete This Week at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston (Full story …)

April 10, 2012

Wilson Players Win WTA Titles

Serena Williams Wins 40th WTA Title with Wilson Blade; Lucie Safarova Wins Doubles Title with Wilson Juice at Family Circle Cup (Full story …)

April 3, 2012

Hewitt to play Newport this summer

Australian tennis great and former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt joins an exciting and growing field for the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships -- the only ATP World Tour event on grass courts outside of Europe. In addition to Hewitt, committed players include defending champion and world No. 11 John Isner, world No. 1 doubles team The Bryan Brothers, and rising star Milos Raonic. (Full story …)

March 27, 2012

Wilson players are finding success in the Miami heat

See which of your favorite players move into the second week at the Sony Ericsson Open. Armed with his Wilson Pro Staff 95, Grigor Dimitrov defeats no. 7 Berdych for his 1st win over a Top 10 player and reaches... (Full story …)

March 16, 2012

Wilson Tour Players in High Gear

Defending Champion Vika Azarenka Returns as No. 1 with 21-0 Record This Season; Roger Federer Seeks Third Title (Full story …)

March 15, 2012

Eight straight for Illingworth

Dunlop Player Wins SL Green U.S. Men's Championship (Full story …)

February 27, 2012

Melzer wins in Memphis

Second ATP Title for Dunlop Tour Team in Two Weeks (Full story …)

February 24, 2012

Sabatini receives HoF ring

Inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006, Sabatini was presented with her exclusive Hall of Fame ring in a special ceremony on Center Court at the tournament in her home country, where she is one of the nation's most popular and adored athletes. (Full story …)

February 23, 2012

Orantes to be inducted to the ITHF

Manuel Orantes, the 1975 US Open champion and former world No. 2, is the only 2012 inductee in the Master Player Category. He joins tennis administrator Mike Davies and wheelchair tennis star Randy Snow, who were previously announced, as members of Class of 2012. The remainder of the Class of 2012 will be announced within the month ahead. The Induction Ceremony will be July 14, 2012 in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

February 20, 2012

Almagro wins third Brazil Open

Fourth Win for a Dunlop Player in Five Years in Sao Paolo (Full story …)

February 16, 2012

Snow to be inducted to the ITHF

Snow will be honored posthumously for his remarkable wheelchair tennis career during which he achieved the world No. 1 ranking in singles and doubles and won 22 major titles, as well as for his immense contributions to growing the sport worldwide. - - Snow is the second of the Class of 2012 Inductees to be announced. The remainder of the Class of 2012 will be announced within the month ahead. The Induction Ceremony will be July 14, 2012 in Newport, R.I. (Full story …)

February 15, 2012

Tennis Night in America names spokesman

TNIA Events Highlighted by BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG, featuring Sharapova, Wozniacki, Roddick and Federer (Full story …)

Querrey Sees Future with Babolat

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

February 14, 2012

American stars dominate WTT player draft

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The 2012 World TeamTennis Marquee Draft has an All-American look. Six current or former world No. 1s from the U.S., including Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Bob and Mike Bryan, Lindsay Davenport and John McEnroe, were among... (Full story …)

HEAD Penn Dominates Doubles Championships

Five of the eight players in the USA National Men’s Quarterfinals are Team HEAD Penn members (Full story …)

February 10, 2012

U.S. Cup team defends title

Americans Diane Barker and Susan Wright Win Singles Matches to Lead U.S. Over Great Britain in Final (Full story …)

February 9, 2012

U.S. takes on Federer in Davis Cup

Mardy Fish Leads John Isner, Ryan Harrison and Mike Bryan Into First-Round Competition Against Switzerland (Full story …)

February 7, 2012

Croft Captures First Top Level Pro Tournament

Croft earns his first IRT Tier One Tournament with a win over Rocky Carson in Salt Lake City (Full story …)

February 6, 2012

Townsend Provides Look at Future

Another Young Prince Athlete Captures a Junior Grand Slam Title with Innovative EXO3 Racquet Design (Full story …)

February 2, 2012

Serena leads U.S. Fed Cup this weekend

Sisters Serena and Venus Williams, Christina McHale and Liezel Huber Battle Belarus and Australian Open Champion Victoria Azarenka to Compete for 2013 Cup (Full story …)

Harrison Renews with Babolat

Lyon, France — Babolat, leading manufacturer of tennis products, today announces Ryan Harrison has renewed his commitment to use Babolat racquets and strings for the next four years. Harrison, now 19 years old, has used Babolat racquets and strings since... (Full story …)

Team HEAD supports future tennis stars

HEAD’s Team Elite re-launches as Team HEAD - and gets interactive (Full story …)

January 31, 2012

2011 US Open Men's Semifinals on DVD

Djokovic vs. Federer/Murray vs. Nadal available Feb. 28 (Full story …)

January 30, 2012

The Bryan Brothers to play Campbell's HoF

The record-setting doubles team will make their third appearance in Newport, where they are two-time past champions. Tickets for the event are on sale now, and to celebrate the addition of the talented pair to the field, a Ticket Twosome special offer is now available. - (Full story …)

Djokovic-Nadal epic to be added to book

Steve Flink's "The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time." (Full story …)

January 29, 2012

NO.1 VAK on Top of the World Down Under

Novak Djokovic defends his Australian Open title in historic final (Full story …)

Matthew wins at Tournament of Champions

Re-captures top squash ranking. (Full story …)

January 24, 2012

U.S. Fed Cup team set

Venus Williams, Christina Mchale, and Liezel Huber join Serena Williams (Full story …)

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 …)

January 10, 2012

Austin joins Tennis Channel broadcast booth

Network Analyst and Tennis Channel Academy Series Host to Join Martina Navratilova, Bill Macatee for Channel's Fifth Year in Melbourne. Thirteen Days of Live Match Coverage Set for Two-Week Major, First of Four Slams (Full story …)

Shabana starts 2012 with title

Summoning the sensational shotmaking he’s long been known for, Dunlop Tour Team member Amr Shabana won the prestigious ATCO PSA World Series Finals this weekend in stunning fashion, defeating fellow Dunlop Tour Team member Gregory Gaultier in the final. The... (Full story …)

Lopez strengthens partnership with Wilson

CHICAGO — Wilson has expanded its long-time racket partnership with Feliciano Lopez to now include apparel and footwear, making him one of Wilson’s highest ranked head to toe, exclusive tennis athlete’s. The 30-year old Spaniard, who has now reached a... (Full story …)

January 9, 2012

Vickery, Rubin Capture Year’s First Singles Titles

Americans on ITF World Junior Circuit. (Full story …)

Raonic commits to play Newport

Raonic served up 35 aces in the final of this past weekend's Aircel Chennai Open to defeat world No. 9 Janko Tipsarevic and win his second ATP World Tour title. (Full story …)

December 18, 2011

McHale Signs with Tourna Grip

Rising American pro Christina McHale has signed a multi-year agreement with Unique Sports as part of the Tourna Grip team, joining fellow WTA Tour pros Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, the world No. 3, and Russian Vera Zvonareva, the world No.... (Full story …)

December 1, 2011

Longines, Shreve & Co. welcomed Agassi

Longines Swiss Watch Company and Shreve & Co. Hosted a Smash Court with tennis legend Andre Agassi (Full story …)

Nadal leads Spain against Argentina in Davis Cup final

Superstar Spaniard Leads Nation's Championship Battle With Argentina in 2008 Title Rematch (Full story …)

November 29, 2011

Oudin, Ginepri Highlight AO Wild Card Playoff

Racquet Club of the South in Atlanta to Host Event December 16-18 (Full story …)

November 28, 2011

Federer wins ATP final for record 6th time

Playing in 100th Career Final, Victory Captures 70th Title (Full story …)

November 12, 2011

Dy, Quigley Win USTA/ITA Sportsmanship Awards

Seniors Showed Great Poise in Reaching Semifinals (Full story …)

SMU, USC, Ohio State, Virginia Win

USTA/ITA National Indoor titles. Frank Knocks Off Nevolo in Memorable Men's Singles Final (Full story …)

November 8, 2011

Nick Matthew Retains World Open Title

Englishman Defeats Gaultier in Dunlop Sponsored Event (Full story …)

Contest winner gets court time with Sharapova

15 year old Nadia Hilton-Adams from Greenville, South Carolina was the lucky essay contest winner who was chosen among over 750 essay entries from around the United States in HEAD’s “Use Your Instinct to Play with Maria Sharapova” essay contest.... (Full story …)

November 7, 2011

Wilson Players Prevail in Basel

Roger Federer Wins Fifth Basel Crown; Kei Nishikori Beats World Number One Novak Djokovic (Full story …)

Myskina Honored with Fed Cup Award

The Russian tennis star and 2004 Roland Garros champion played an active role in leading two Russian teams to Fed Cup victory and was one of the nation's most successful female tennis players of all time. (Full story …)

November 1, 2011

Kvitova Wins WTA Championships

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

October 26, 2011

Isner will return to Newport in 2012

The tournament, which immediately follows Wimbledon, will be held July 9 - 15, 2012 and it is the only pro tournament played on grass courts in the Americas. Tickets go on sale November 2 to members of the International Tennis Hall of Fame and November 16 to the general public. (Full story …)

October 25, 2011

Dunlop's Cibulkova Wins First WTA Title

Greenville, S.C. — Dunlop Tour Team member Dominika Cibulkova captured her first ever WTA tour title yesterday, defeating Kaia Kanepi 3-6, 7-6 (1), 7-5 in the final of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Russia. With her Biomimetic 600 Lite in... (Full story …)

October 8, 2011

Shabana Crowned U.S. Open Champion

Philadelphia, PA. — The weeklong Delaware Investments U.S. Open squash tournament culminated last night in a match pitting two of Dunlop’s top Tour Team members, Nick Matthew and Amr Shabana, against one another. As the top ranked player in the... (Full story …)

October 6, 2011

Racquetball players descend on Minneapolis

World's best arriving for the US Open Championships, October 5- 9 (Full story …)

September 29, 2011

USTA names Pan Am teams

Christina McHale and Irina Falconi Named to Women’s Team; Denis Kudla, Nicholas Monroe and Greg Ouellette Named to Men’s Team (Full story …)

Allen signs with Wilson

CHICAGO — Top racquetball player Jansen Allen has signed a long term contract with Wilson Sporting Goods and will be using the Ninja BLX racquet. Jansen brings a lot to the Wilson team as he is the 2010 US Open... (Full story …)

September 23, 2011

Zguns wins USPTA singles title

WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA. — Adrian Zguns of Orlando, Fla., won the men’s open title at the USPTA International Championships Thursday at the Saddlebrook Resort tennis courts in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Zguns earned the championship title by defeating Oren Motevassel from... (Full story …)

September 21, 2011

Cioroch wins USPTA championship

WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA. — Agata Cioroch of Atlanta, Ga., was crowned the women’s open champion of the USPTA International Championships, which were played Tuesday at the Saddlebrook Resort tennis courts in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Cioroch earned the women’s open title... (Full story …)

September 15, 2011

Djokovic and Nadal lead Davis Cup Teams

2011 US Open Champion Djokovic Competes for Serbia Against Argentina; Nadal Leads Spain Against France (Full story …)

September 12, 2011

Prince Juniors on display at US Open

US Open Boys’ Singles Champion, Girls’ Doubles Champion, and Finalist All Armed with EXO3 Racquet Weaponry on Court: The future of tennis talent and technology. (Full story …)

Min upsets Garcia to win US Open title

Grace Min, a 17-year-old from Duluth, Ga., upset top-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 7-5, 7-6(3), to win the US Open girls’ singles title on Sunday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. Garcia is currently... (Full story …)

Vergeer wins 429th consecutive match

Makes wheelchair singles history at US Open. American David Wagner captures quad singles title. (Full story …)

Statement regarding Serena's code violation

Serena Williams was issued a code violation for verbal abuse by Chair Umpire Eva Asderaki at the conclusion of the first game of the second set during the US Open women’s singles final vs. Samantha Stosur. Tournament Referee Brian Earley... (Full story …)

September 9, 2011

Federer, Serena sail into US Open Semis

Oudin in mixed doubles finals (Full story …)

September 7, 2011

Wilson players continue to quarterfinals

Roger Federer, Andrea Petkovic, Flavia Pennetta, and Serena Williams all Scheduled to Play Today After One- Day Rain Delay (Full story …)

Nominees named for induction to the ITHF

Jennifer Capriati, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Gustavo Kuerten, Randy Snow, and Nick Bollettieri among Nominees for 2012 Induction. Australia's Thelma Coyne Long and Spain's Manuel Orantes are nominated in the Master Player Category. Influential tennis promoter Mike Davies, and Eiichi Kawatei, who has led efforts to grow the game in Asia join Bollettieri in the Contributor Category. 2012 Nominees were announced live on Tennis Channel from the US Open earlier today. (Full story …)

September 6, 2011

McEnroe, Vandeweghe join WTT Smash Hits

Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King to host charity event on Oct. 27 at Public Hall (Full story …)

September 3, 2011

Wilson players emerge from week one at US Open

26th Seed Flavia Pennetta Upsets 3rd Seed Maria Sharapova. Roger Federer, Mardy Fish, and Juan Martin Del Potro Advance. (Full story …)

September 2, 2011

McEnroe to join Tennis Channel US Open team

Multi-Grand Slam Champion to Offer Commentary from Flushing Meadows Labor Day Weekend (Full story …)

August 31, 2011

Transform into a champion: Train on clay

Lee Tennis Court Products Changes Name to Har-Tru Sports and Launches New Web Presence (Full story …)

August 29, 2011

Townsend uses Williams Sisters as Model

The scene in Flushing was familiar: a female African-American player with a loud, aggressive playing style attracting a large crowd, which included Richard Williams in the third row. She pumped her fist and let out a “Come on! Let’s go!”... (Full story …)

August 24, 2011

New ad features Djokovic and Sharapova

New York City — HEAD, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of premium sports equipment, today brought together two of the biggest names in tennis, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova, to debut the Company’s new viral and TV campaign, and... (Full story …)

Bacardi Celebrates Nadal

Bacardi U.S.A., Inc. Welcomed Bacardi Limited Global Social Responsibility Ambassador and Spokesperson for “Champions Drink Responsibly” Campaign (Full story …)

August 19, 2011

Fish clinches US Open Series

Top-Ranked American Will Compete for Record Prize Money at 2011 US Open. Serena Williams Leads Olympus US Open Series Women’s Standings; Agnieszka Radwanksa, Nadia Petrova Still in Contention for 2011 Title (Full story …)

August 17, 2011

US Open announces wild card recipients

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that 2001 US Open champion Lleyton Hewitt of Australia and a group of Americans consisting of former US Open semifinalist Robby Ginepri, teenager Ryan Harrison, reigning NCAA champion Steve Johnson, Jack Sock, who... (Full story …)

August 15, 2011

Djokovic makes Masters history

Fifth Masters 1000 title of the season (Full story …)

Win court time with Sharapova

HEAD’s New Contest Gives Tennis Players the Chance. (Full story …)

Sock, Davis Earn Wild Cards into 2011 US Open

Top-seeded Jack Sock of Lincoln, Neb., successfully defended his USTA Boys’ 18s National title, and Lauren Davis of Gates Mills, Ohio, captured the USTA Girls’ 18s National Championships as the No. 1 seed on Sunday. Both Sock and Davis will... (Full story …)

August 12, 2011

Ashaway sponsors Paraiso

Hall of Fame Player and many-time World Doubles Champion switches to Ashaway UltraKill® 18 (Full story …)

Petkovic reaches top 10

CHICAGO — This week’s rankings revealed a milestone for Andrea Petkovic, as she reached a career high No.10 on the WTA Tour. This is her first time on in the Top 10 and comes on the heels of her semifinal... (Full story …)

August 4, 2011

Sock, Davis named top seeds

Sock Trying to Become First Back-to-Back USTA 18s Champion since Donald Young USTA 18s National Champions Earn US Open Main Draw Wild Cards (Full story …)

Fish seeks NYC kids to break record

Youth to Receive Free Wilson Tennis Racquet and Can of Balls, Friday, August 26, 2011, 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., BJK National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows (Full story …)

August 1, 2011

Petkovic to join world record attempt

[CHICAGO] — WTA Tennis World #11 Andrea Petkovic announced that she will join Mardy Fish in Wilson’s attempt to set the Guinness Book of World Record for the “Most people to bounce a tennis ball on their racquet in one... (Full story …)

July 28, 2011

Pros lined up for Arthur Ashe Kids' Day

16th Annual Full-Day Tennis & Music Festival Kicks Off 2011 US Open At USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. TV Personalities/Actors La La Anthony and Quddus to Host Broadcast to Air Nationally on CBS (Full story …)

July 25, 2011

Huczek Signs on as Advisor for Ashaway

Retired Racquetball Superstar to help direct UltraKill evolution -- Pushes hybrid stringing as way for players to fine tune their games (Full story …)

July 20, 2011

Venus Joins Jamba Juice

International Tennis Star Celebrates First Store Opening in Washington D.C. Metro Area (Full story …)

USTA, Agassi, and Graf promote 10 And Under Tennis

New Commercial Designed to Bring More Kids to the Game (Full story …)

July 18, 2011

Fish invites kids to join World Record attempt

US #1 pro tennis player Mardy Fish announced today that he will lead Wilson’s attempt to set the Guinness Book of World Records record for the “Most people to bounce a tennis ball on their racquet in one location” on... (Full story …)

July 12, 2011

Mardy Fish at Atlanta Championships

Wilson to Announce US Open Series Events and Giveaways (Full story …)

Top badminton players join Wilson

CHICAGO — A consistent force on the badminton circuit has experienced the benefits of Wilson’s BLX badminton racquets and made the switch to Wilson. Kyle Emerick and Sarun Vivatpatanakul have recently joined the Wilson Badminton Team and have signed a... (Full story …)

WPRO Names Rock as New Commissioner

Maryland, USA — The Women’s Professional Racquetball Tour today announced that it has wrapped up its search for a new commissioner, and named Gigi Rock to replace outgoing Shannon Feaster in the tour’s top administrative post. Known for her boldness,... (Full story …)

July 7, 2011

Agassi and Kellmeyer to be Inducted to ITHF

Ceremony will be held July 9, 2011 in Newport, Rhode Island (Full story …)

Gilbert, Davidson, Agassi, Martin in ITHF Exhibition

Sunday, July 10 at 10 a.m. (Full story …)

July 6, 2011

Kvitova captures Wimbledon title

Petra Kvitova Reaches Her First Grand Slam Final and Earns Her First Wimbledon Title (Full story …)

July 2, 2011

Final Newport Wild Card Awarded to Kudla

In addition, five-time Newport Doubles Champion Jordan Kerr has been granted a Doubles Wild Card (Full story …)

June 30, 2011

McEnroe, Bryans Headline Esurance Classic

Seventh Annual Event to Benefit Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation, Youth Tennis Advantage (Full story …)

McEnroe, Bryans Headline Esurance Tennis Classic

Seventh Annual Event to Benefit Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation, Youth Tennis Advantage (Full story …)

June 28, 2011

Courier names Davis Cup team

Tenth Meeting between U.S. and Spain in Davis Cup will take place at the Frank Erwin Center at the University of Texas in Austin, July 8-10. Courier to Make Home Debut as U.S. Davis Cup Captain; Roddick to Compete in Hometown for the First Time (Full story …)

June 21, 2011

Murray close to fans during Wimbledon

HEAD prints messages from Andy’s fans onto his special white racquet bag (Full story …)

June 20, 2011

Williams Sisters Return to Wimbledon

Many Wilson Qualifiers make it through to the main draw, too. (Full story …)

June 15, 2011

Dunlop Signs American Michael Russell

Russell Playing Biomimetic 500 Racket (Full story …)

June 13, 2011

Helfant to Depart ATP at End of 2011

LONDON — ATP Executive Chairman and President Adam Helfant will not seek to continue his position with the Tour beyond the completion of his three-year contract at the end of this year, the ATP announced today. Helfant joined the ATP... (Full story …)

Agassi to play Exhibition in Newport

Following his Hall of Fame induction on July 9, the legendary athlete will top off Hall of Fame Weekend with an exhibition match on the Hall of Fame's historic grass courts on July 10 at 10 a.m. (Full story …)

June 6, 2011

Get Closer to Andy Murray for Wimbledon

Head Tennis launches new viral film and Facebook campaign. (Full story …)

June 1, 2011

ITHF to preview 'McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice'

Thursday, June 9 at 7 pm at the Casino Theatre at the International Tennis Hall of Fame (Full story …)

May 27, 2011

Jack Huczek retires from racquetball

The sport’s most decorated player moves on to dominate the telecommunications industry (Full story …)

May 24, 2011

Querrey commits to play Newport

Sam Querrey, currently the No. 3 American, is a six-time winner on the ATP World Tour. This will be his 3rd appearance in Newport, where he was a finalist in 2009 (Full story …)

May 23, 2011

USPTA Clay Court Championships results

Franco Mata of Maputo, Fla., won the men’s open title after defeating Paulo Barros of Orlando, Fla., 6-3, 6-2, at the $10,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Clay Court Championships Sunday at the Ibis Golf and Country Club in West... (Full story …)

May 22, 2011

Wilson Players Advance to Main Draw

Success at Roland Garros. (Full story …)

May 11, 2011

Monfils becomes a Maui Jim ambassador

Peoria, IL — Maui Jim®, Inc., today announced that Gaël Monfils, the ATP pro tennis player known for his enthusiastic style, has just signed with Maui Jim to be the company’s newest tennis ambassador. Monfils will join a roster of... (Full story …)

May 9, 2011

Steel advances to second round

USTA National Senior Women’s Hard Court Tennis Championships. Approximately 300 Senior Players Competing For Titles in 21 Divisions at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (Full story …)

Kvitova reaches Top 10

[CHICAGO] — With her Tour BLX racquet, Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she defeated Victora Azarenka at the Madrid Open. Kvitova stayed strong throughout the match and won 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 against fourth seed Azarenka.... (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

Djokovic wins 27th consecutive match

HEAD racquet rebel Novak Djokovic kept his historic unbeaten run alive by claiming the title in front of his home crowd at the Serbian Open. Despite heavy conditions on slippery clay, Djokovic managed to win his 27th straight match this... (Full story …)

April 29, 2011

Gasquet to Endorse Tourna Grip

Unique Sports announces a multi-year agreement with World top player Richard Gasquet to endorse Tourna Grip. Gasquet is an exciting player who has fought his way back into the Top 20 after injury. He has used Tourna Grip his entire... (Full story …)

April 26, 2011

Dunlop signs Smyczek

Smyzcek Wins French Open Qualifying Event (Full story …)

April 22, 2011

Spanish tennis legends presented with HoF rings

Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Andres Gimeno, and Manolo Santana (Full story …)

April 13, 2011

King to play on U.S. Fed Cup Squad

Mattek-Sands Unable to Play With Injured Hip (Full story …)

April 11, 2011

Sweeting will compete in Newport

Sweeting received a wild card to play the US Men's Clay Court Championship, and went on to upset No.2 seed Sam Querrey in the second round and No. 6 seed Kei Nishikori in the final and capture his first ATP World Tour title. (Full story …)

April 5, 2011

Eric Mitchell promoted by USTA Southwest

Longtime Junior Competition Manager given Top Position (Full story …)

March 21, 2011

Djokovic goes airborne with Ultimate SPEED

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

March 18, 2011

Ryan Harrison to Compete in Newport

The eighteen-year old sensation defeated three top-50 players this week at Indian Wells before exiting the tournament after an exciting Fourth Round match up with Roger Federer, which went to a tie-break in the first set. This will be Harrison's second appearance in Newport, where he was a quarterfinalist in 2010. (Full story …)

March 11, 2011

Djokovic May Play on an Airplane Wing

It looks like Novak Djokovic may go through with the challenge of playing tennis on the wings of an airplane. If you haven’t already seen our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube posts this morning, click on one of the links below... (Full story …)

March 2, 2011

Fish to defend his title at Campbell's

NEWPORT, R.I. — Defending champion Mardy Fish, who currently holds a career high South African Airways ATP World Tour ranking of No. 15, will return to Newport, R.I. this summer to defend his title at the Campbell’s Hall of Fame... (Full story …)

February 27, 2011

Tackling Lagging Graduation Rates

Inaugural class of Sun Life Rising Star students & supporting nonprofits; Tennis Champion Venus Williams; Miami Dolphins Chad Pennington & Davone Bess; Sun Life US President Wes Thompson joined prominent education leaders to discuss critical education issues facing nation’s at-risk youth (Full story …)

February 21, 2011

Dunlop Tour Team Wins for 3rd Consecutive Week

Almagro Wins Second Straight Title (Full story …)

February 18, 2011

Agassi to Receive Garden of Dreams Hero Award

Tennis Legend to be Honored February 28 at the BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG (Full story …)

February 15, 2011

Top Players Highlight WTT Pro League Draft

Clijsters, Bryan Brothers, V. Williams, S. Williams, Sampras, Isner, Querrey, Oudin, Fish, McEnroe, Kournikova, Hingis, Davenport, Blake and Philippoussis will play WTT in 2011 (Full story …)

February 14, 2011

Team HEAD Penn excels at National Championships

Jackie Paraiso won her 18th and 19th USAR National Doubles title. Rocky Carson & Jack Huczek win record sixth championship. (Full story …)

February 7, 2011

Hollywood Ending for Robredo at the Movistar

First Win for Dunlop’s New Biomimetic Rackets (Full story …)

February 4, 2011

Ashaway Extends Sponsorship of Palmer

Squash great has been Ashaway player for over 10 years -- Recently switched to PowerNick® 19, the world's thinnest squash string (Full story …)

February 3, 2011

U.S. Begins Chase for 2011 Fed Cup Title

Action Starts Saturday as Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Melanie Oudin, Liezel Huber and Vania King Battle Belgium and Australian Open Champion Kim Clijsters (Full story …)

February 1, 2011

Williams Announces Retirement

[CHICAGO] — Top ranked racquetball pro Mitch Williams has announced his retirement from professional racquetball. Mitch was clearly having the best year of his professional career when he suffered a devastating shoulder injury in the quarterfinals at the US Open... (Full story …)

January 31, 2011

Djokovic downs Murray to win Australian Open

Novak Djokovic has triumphed in a HEAD to HEAD Australian Open final with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 victory over longtime rival Andy Murray. The Grand Slam trophy was the second for Djokovic, who dedicated it to his home country: “This... (Full story …)

January 28, 2011

Djokovic and Murray Clash in AO Final

Melbourne, Australia — Racquet rebels Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will play an all-HEAD Australian Open final after both scored resounding semi-final wins at Melbourne Park. Djokovic, using his new HEAD YouTek™ IG Speed MP, sent out four-time champion Roger... (Full story …)

January 27, 2011

ITHF to Induct Kellmeyer

Kellmeyer has been a driving force behind the development of women's tennis for most of her life. (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 …)

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 25, 2011

U.S. selects Fed Cup team

Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Melanie Oudin, Vania King and Liezel Huber to Represent U.S. in Quarterfinal Versus Belgium, Feb. 5-6. Belgian Stars Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin Expected to Compete in Antwerp. Daily Coverage on Tennis Channel (Full story …)

January 20, 2011

ITHF to Induct Agassi

The eight-time Grand Slam champion will be inducted on July 9, 2011. (Full story …)

January 19, 2011

Turn Heads Like Sharapova

Win Maria’s signed HEAD racquet bag! (Full story …)

2K Sports Reveals Top Spin 4

Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal, and Serena Williams Among 25-Member Roster in Most Realistic Tennis Simulation to Date (Full story …)

January 17, 2011

Wilson Players Head to Australian Open

Wilson Athletes Debut 2011 Apparel and Footwear Line (Full story …)

January 13, 2011

WTT Pro League season set

July 4 start. Marquee Player Draft will be February 15 (Full story …)

ATP Unveils New Advertising Campaign

To Feature World's Top Tennis Stars (Full story …)

January 10, 2011

Tennis Channel Re-signs Navratilova, Davenport

Davenport to Join Navratilova, Sportscaster Bill Macatee in Melbourne During Network Coverage January 17-30. Tennis Channel Plans Close to 30 Live Match Hours, 75 Hours of Australian Open Today Morning Show During Two-Week Event. (Full story …)

January 3, 2011

Sharapova Joins the HEAD Team

Performance Meets Style (Full story …)

December 20, 2010

Wilson Juniors Victorious at Eddie Herr

Wilson Girls Own the Court with Their Wilson Racquets (Full story …)

December 18, 2010

Prince and Sharapova Calling it Quits

Their Partnership of Over Ten Years Will Be Coming to an End (Full story …)

Oudin Endorses Wilson Apparel and Footwear

Long Time Wilson Player Extends Contract to Include Apparel and Footwear (Full story …)

December 13, 2010

HEAD Star Series Winner meets Agassi and Graf

Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience for Promotion Winner (Full story …)

December 3, 2010

Slobodan Zivojinovic to be Honored

Davis Cup Award of Excellence (Full story …)

December 1, 2010

Djokovic Leads Serbia into First Davis Cup Final

This Weekend on Tennis Channel. Complete, Live Coverage as Serbia Battles France for the First Time in Davis Cup History (Full story …)

November 30, 2010

Knoth Wins Junior World Championship

Phoenix, AZ — Already having one of the most impressive junior racquetball resumes in history, Taylor Knoth finished his junior career with another World Championship. Knoth survived an 11-10 tiebreaker match in the quarterfinals to capture the Boy’s 18 &... (Full story …)

Another Win for Federer and BLX

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

November 29, 2010

Clijsters to Play in Mercury Insurance Open

Special Holiday Promotion Featuring Tournament Ticket Packages Now Underway (Full story …)

Samantha Salas Wins First Career Professional Event

Salas’ win in Olympia was her first tournament as a member of the HEAD Penn Team (Full story …)

November 22, 2010

Vergeer Wins 400th Consecutive Wheelchair Match

Esther Vergeer extended her incredible winning streak by winning her 400th consecutive wheelchair tennis singles match on Saturday during the NEC Masters in Amsterdam. Vergeer, 29, of the Netherlands, is also undefeated at the NEC Masters since her debut in... (Full story …)

November 16, 2010

Venus to Visit Boys & Girls Club

To Encourage Kips Bay Kids to Get Active (Full story …)

November 15, 2010

Soderling Earns First Masters 1000

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD racquet rebel Robin Soderling has broken through for a career-best ATP No. 4 ranking after winning his first Masters 1000 trophy with a dominating 6-1, 7-6 defeat of Gael Monfils at Paris Bercy. It was a... (Full story …)

November 11, 2010

Austin Returns to Tennis Channel Academy

Network's Weekly Sunday Night Tennis Lesson Begins on Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 10, 2010

Navratilova Scales Bank of America Tower

Martina climbs to the top of one of New York’s highest skyscrapers to promote her Mt.Kilimanjaro fundraising climb in December. (Full story …)

Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs

Harrison, Vandeweghe Among Initial Players Invited to Compete. Event to be held at Racquet Club of the South in Atlanta, December 17-19; Men’s and Women’s Champions Awarded Wild Cards into 2011 Australian Open (Full story …)

November 8, 2010

Dent Retiring from Professional Tennis

Taylor Dent, who reached a career high ranking of #21 in the world during his twelve year tennis career, will retire from professional tennis at the age of 29. Having returned to the tour after three back-surgeries that nearly ended... (Full story …)

November 5, 2010

Harrison on the Cover of Smash Magazine

Eighteen-year-old Ryan Harrison will be on the cover of the Winter 2010/2011 issue of Smash Magazine. Additional photos from the cover shoot can be found at (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

Champions Highlight Fields at USTA/ITA Nationals

All-American Champions Alex Domijan, Hilary Barte, and Reigning NCAA Champion Bradley Klahn. Event to Take Place at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Nov. 4-7 (Full story …)

October 28, 2010

Jim Courier Named U.S. Davis Cup Captain

Two-Time Davis Cup Champion and Former World No. 1 Signs Multi-year Agreement to Lead United States Davis Cup Effort (Full story …)

October 27, 2010

Federer launches new website

Basel — Roger Federer’s official website,, will be relaunched this Thursday, October 28th. The popular platform for fans and people interested in Roger currently counts over 310’000 members and almost 3.5 million visitors in 2010. “It is fantastic to... (Full story …)

October 26, 2010

U.S. Fed Cup names group to Face Italy in Final

Includes Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Melanie Oudin, Liezel Huber, and Newcomer Coco Vandeweghe. 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas To Be Held at the San Diego Sports Arena, November 6-7. First Fed Cup Final in the U.S. Since 2000; Live Daily Coverage on Tennis Channel (Full story …)

October 20, 2010

Nainkin and Kendrick Join Fantasy Camp Roster

Other Top Pros Include Lindsay Davenport. Luxurious Stay at Four Seasons Resort Maui Perfect Retreat after Days Honing Court Skills at Wailea Tennis Club (Full story …)

October 12, 2010

Stosur Enters Family Circle Cup

Defending Champion First Player to Commit to 2011 Tournament (Full story …)

Proof: Agassi needs no Special Effects

Andre Agassi impressively proves that he’s still on top of his game. No tricks, no special effects, just one of the best tennis players ever at his best. Check out Agassi using the HEAD YouTek Six Star in this video... (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 …)

‘The Biggest Loser’ Features Cardio Tennis

Anna Kournikova surprises the contestants. (Full story …)

Kohlschreiber Endorses Wilson

[CHICAGO] — Wilson Racquet Sports is proud to announce that Philipp Kohlschreiber, in addition to his long standing racket contract with the brand, will be a “head-to-toe” player and will debut their 2011 apparel & footwear line starting in January.... (Full story …)

Venus Williams Serves up Fun for Gamers

Venus: The Case of the Grand Slam Queen Now Available for Download (Full story …)

Wilson Renews Nishikori

[CHICAGO] — Top touring pro, Kei Nishikori, has signed a multi-year contract to continue with his long time racket sponsor, Wilson Racquet Sports. Nishikori has been a member of the Wilson Team since he was 10 years old and in... (Full story …)

Andy Roddick Heading Back to "the Beach"

Celebration Begins with Delray Beach ITC Discount Ticket Offer (Full story …)

Agassi receives 2010 Koret Prize

Athlete-Philanthropist recognized by Koret Foundation. (Full story …)

HEAD Announces Winner of YouTek Competition

HEAD Winner Tony Ly and his brother to Experience the Match of His Life with Agassi and Graf (Full story …)

October 5, 2010

Tennis Warehouse hires Blalock and Matzenauer

The recently graduated tennis players from the Cal Poly’s Women’s Tennis Program, Brittany Blalock and Suzie Matzenauer will be joining the Tennis Warehouse staff. (Full story …)

September 10, 2010

King Inducted Into Tennis Industry Hall of Fame

Tennis icon honored in New York City during the US Open (Full story …)

September 9, 2010

HEAD Penn Racquet Sports Signs Croft

PHOENIX, AZ — HEAD Penn Racquet Sports announced today that they have signed Ben Croft to the HEAD Penn Racquetball Team. Croft, who finished the 2009-2010 IRT season at #6, has signed a contract to exclusively use equipment from HEAD... (Full story …)

Sampras Named Tennis Night Spokesman

14-time Major Champ Will Play in 2011 BNP Paribas Showdown. Legend Leads Push to 1,000 Participating Facilities. (Full story …)

Fernandez Signs Two-Year Fed Cup Extension

First Captain to Lead U.S. to Consecutive Fed Cup Finals in First Two Seasons in 20 Years. U.S. will host Italy in 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final, November 6-7 in San Diego (Full story …)

September 6, 2010

McEnroe Resigns as U.S. Davis Cup Captain

Longest-Tenured Captain in U.S. Davis Cup History Will Lead Country for the Last Time at World Group Play-off in Bogota, Sept. 17-19. (Full story …)

September 1, 2010

Stars Coming to DC for Charity Event

Agassi, Graf, Blake, and Kournikova in town for Elton John and Billie Jean King's Charity Event. Tickets on sale Sept. 7. (Full story …)

Agassi headlines ballot for ITHF Class of 2011

Australian Thelma Coyne Long and British tennis star Christine Truman Janes have earned nominations in the Master Player Category, and tennis administrators Mike Davies and Fern Lee "Peachy" Kellmeyer have been nominated in the Contributor Category. (Full story …)

August 26, 2010

Murray and Wozniacki Clinch US Open Series Titles

Murray and Wozniacki to Play For Up to $1 million in Bonus Prize Money at the US Open (Full story …)

August 25, 2010

ITHF Showcases Successful Doubles Teams

US Open Gallery Exhibition, Tennis Twosomes: Doubles Teams Across the Eras. The special exhibition will be open daily at the US Open in New York, August 30 - September 12. The exhibit is located the SmashZone at the Indoor Training Center. (Full story …)

August 23, 2010

Federer and Fish, a Wilson BLX Final in Cincinnati

Roger Federer and Mardy Fish will go head to head with their Wilson Six.One BLX rackets for the Western & Southern Financial Group Masters title in Cincinnati. “Wilson is proud to have both finalists playing with the new BLX technology,”... (Full story …)

August 21, 2010

HEAD Penn Players Dominate Racquetball Championships

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

August 20, 2010

Riley Named Director of Officials

*Natick, MA — * The US based Pro Squash Tour (PST) announced today that Michael F. Riley has been named the Director of Officials. Riley will assume this post immediately and serve as a key leader on the PST management... (Full story …)

August 18, 2010

Navratilova to receive Eugene L. Scott Award

Tennis Legend to be Recognized at 30th Annual International Tennis Hall of Fame Legends Ball on September 10 in New York City, in a presentation by Annika Sorenstam and Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe. (Full story …)

August 17, 2010

Men's US Open Wild Card Recipients Named

Fan-Favorite James Blake, NCAA Champion Bradley Klahn, USTA Boys' 18s National Champion Jack Sock Among US Open Wild Card Recipients (Full story …)

August 16, 2010

Murray beats Nadal and Federer in Toronto

Phoenix, AZ — HEAD player Andy Murray became the first player in a decade and a half to win two consecutive titles in Canada, defeating Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 at the Toronto Masters. The win in just over two hours... (Full story …)

Polo Ralph Lauren Presents Clinic with Venus

NEW YORK — In celebration of its sixth year as the Official Apparel Sponsor of the US Open Tennis Championships, Polo Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL) presents the Legends Clinic with Venus Williams, a live interactive virtual tennis clinic produced in partnership... (Full story …)

New US Open Wild Card Playoff for Elite Players

Eight Men and Eight Women to Compete for Spots in US Open Main Draw at USTA Player Development Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla., August 18-20. (Full story …)

August 15, 2010

Clijsters Wins Cincinnati

Moves into Second Place Behind Maria Sharapova in the Olympus US Open Series Bonus Challenge. Andy Murray defeats Roger Federer at Toronto to Expand Lead in Men’s Standings with Two Weeks Left in Olympus US Open Series Season. Series Continues Next Week with Men in Cincinnati and Women in Montreal; CBS to Telecast Men’s Sunday Final at Noon with Women’s Final on ESPN2 at 3:00 p.m. ET (Full story …)

August 12, 2010

Williams Sisters Commit to Fed Cup Final

Venus and Serena to Join Core Group of U.S. Fed Cup Players. Melanie Oudin, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and World No. 1 Doubles Player Liezel Huber to Face Italy at San Diego Sports Arena, November 6-7. (Full story …)

August 11, 2010

U.S. Girls Capture Junior Title

U.S. Girls Become First Team to Win Four Straight Titles at 14-and-Under Event; U.S. Boys Finish in 8th. (Full story …)

August 9, 2010

McCormack Recruiting Players for SCF

Inaugural women's tennis team forming for Fall 2010 season (Full story …)

Federer and Laver; Which is the Greatest of All-Time?

New Chapter Press Features Books About Both Tennis Legends - ROGER FEDRER: QUEST FOR PERFECTION and THE EDUCATION OF A TENNIS PLAYER. (Full story …)

2010 US Open Wheelchair Competition Returns

Top Men’s, Women’s and Quad Division Players Headline Field (Full story …)

August 8, 2010

Nalbandian, Querrey, and Fish Atop Standings

Two-time Grand Slam Singles Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova Wins in San Diego for Share of First Place in Women’s Race. Series Continues Next Week with Men in Toronto and Women in Cincinnati; ESPN2 to Broadcast Back-to-Back Finals on Sunday Beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET (Full story …)

August 6, 2010

Bryan Brothers Win LA Farmers Classic

[CHICAGO] — With their tennis rackets strung with Luxilon Big Banger Timo 110, Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan made history on Sunday at the Farmers Classic in Los Angeles as they won a record-breaking 62nd tour-level doubles title together with... (Full story …)

August 2, 2010

#62: Bryan Brothers Break Doubles Record

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

HEAD Penn Signs Rocky Carson

The World Champion Joins a Powerhouse Racquetball Team (Full story …)

August 1, 2010

Querrey, Azarenka Sweep California Events

Defending Series Champion Querrey Joins Mardy Fish Atop Men’s Standings, Azarenka Upsets Maria Sharapova to Take First Place in Women’s Race. Series Continues Next Week with Men in Washington, DC and Women in San Diego; ESPN2 to Broadcast Back-to-Back Finals on Sunday Beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET (Full story …)

July 27, 2010

Blake Strode wins US Open National Playoffs

In the final of the US Open National Playoffs - Men’s Championship on Sunday in Atlanta, No. 1 seed Blake Strode defeated No. 2 seed Cecil Mamiit 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(1). By winning the tournament, Strode receives a wild card into... (Full story …)

Davenport, Damm Capture WTT MVP Honors

Nagle and Reynolds named Top Rookies, de Jager repeats as WTT Coach of the Year WTT Finals to air on Tennis Channel on July 28 at 8pm EDT (Full story …)

July 26, 2010

Fratangelo, Price Capture USTA Singles Titles

Michael Redlicki and Daniel Kerznerman Capture First Career National Titles at USTA Boys’ 16s and 14s Events, Respectively (Full story …)

July 23, 2010

Ashaway Signs Daryl Selby

Rising star currently ranked #9 by PSA. Longtime Ashaway string user switches to new UltraNick® 18. (Full story …)

July 22, 2010

Top Men Headline 2010 US Open Men's Field

Field features the World’s Top 98 Men Featuring Seven Grand Slam Singles Champions, including Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Andy Roddick, and Defending Champion Juan Martin Del Potro. Nadal Looking to Become Seventh Man to Win Career Grand Slam (Full story …)

Top Women Headline 2010 US Open Women's Field

Field Includes Five Former US Open Singles Champions -- 2010 Grand Slam Champions Serena Williams, Francesca Schiavone Along with Defending Champion Kim Clijsters. (Full story …)

July 20, 2010

Navratilova to be Honored by the ITHF

Tennis Legend to be Recognized at 30th Annual Legends Ball on September 10 in New York City (Full story …)

July 16, 2010

Roddick Accepts Atlanta Championships Wild Card

Won First ATP Title Here in 2001; Will Play Doubles With Mardy Fish (Full story …)

July 15, 2010

Wilson's De Pauw Wins Boston Open

[CHICAGO] — Wilson Ad Staff badminton player, Holvy de Pauw won both the men’s doubles and mixed doubles at the 2010 Wilson Boston Open. He won the men’s doubles with partner Quang-Minh Nguyen. They defeated the #1 seeded team of... (Full story …)

Wilson Signs Mitch Williams

[CHICAGO] — Top touring racquetball player, Mitch Williams, has signed a multi-year contract to continue to endorse Wilson’s entire line of racquetball products. Mitch has been with Wilson for the past three years and in that time he climbed to... (Full story …)

July 14, 2010

Tahitian Noni Wins Grand Slam with Haarhuis

Wimbledon Champion Loves Tahitian Noni® Original (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 …)

July 6, 2010

Hall of Fame Exo to Feature 2010 Inductees

Newport, R.I. — In conjunction with the 2010 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. will host an exhibition match featuring the newest inductees to the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Sunday,... (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 …)

July 3, 2010

Serena Wins 4th Wimbledon

Chicago — Serena Williams made her presence known as she defended her Wimbledon title to Vera Zvonareva of Russia during the final match on Saturday. The match was all about Serena’s well known power game as she defeated Zvonareva in... (Full story …)

July 2, 2010

Kudla Receives Campbell's Wild Card

17-year-old from Arlington, Virginia will compete in Newport for his ATP World Tour main draw debut following a quarterfinal result at the Wimbledon junior tournament. (Full story …)

7 To Join Tennis Hall of Fame July 10

Newport, RI — The International Tennis Hall of Fame will present the highest honor available in tennis to seven legends of the game on Saturday, July 10 at 12:30 p.m. The Induction Ceremony will take place on the historic grass... (Full story …)

July 1, 2010

Dunlop Signs World No. 2 Squash Player

Greenville, SC - Dunlop has signed 22 year old Egyptian squash sensation Ramy Ashour. Ashour, the World Number Two and most highly publicized squash player in decades, inked a long term deal to play Dunlop. He joins Nick Matthew (No.... (Full story …)

June 30, 2010

LA YWCA to Honor Venus Williams

Los Angeles — The YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA GLA) will honor multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams at its Phenomenal Woman Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from 11:30am-2pm. The event will be held in... (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 …)

Showdown to Feature Sampras, Agassi, Mac, Lendl

New York, New York — Two of the greatest rivalries in tennis will resume at Madison Square Garden when tennis legends Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, and Ivan Lendl take to the Madison Square Garden tennis court in the... (Full story …)

San Diego is Site for Fed Cup Final vs. Italy

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that the city of San Diego and the San Diego Sports Arena have been selected to host the 2010 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final between the United States and Italy, November... (Full story …)

June 25, 2010

Vita Coco Congratulates Isner

Nation’s leading coconut water brand celebrates John Isner’s historic tennis match and victory (Full story …)

June 23, 2010

Top American Juniors at Wimbledon

2009 Eddie Herr Singles Champion Denis Kudla Is Highest-Ranked American Entered; 2010 French Junior Doubles Champion Sloane Stephens Leads U.S. Girls’ Contingent (Full story …)

Wilson Signs Mitch Williams

Top racquetball player. (Full story …)

June 22, 2010

USTA/Midwest Section Unveils Image Campaign

"Play it Forward" (Full story …)

Indian and Pakistani players join forces

Promoting peace through Wimbledon, 21 June-4 July in London, England. (Full story …)

June 16, 2010

Federer in new Wilson BLX Commercial

Some of you have already seen it in last 48 hours, but with Wimbledon about to start, Roger Federer was very excited to reveal his new commercial with Wilson. The commercial is already live on our Facebook page and within... (Full story …)

June 15, 2010

Andy Murray's tennis street magic

HEAD’s Racket Rebel spotted doing Tennis Tricks in London (Full story …)

June 11, 2010

Blake Returning to Farmers Classic

Joins Djokovic, del Potro, Querrey & Bryans (Full story …)

June 7, 2010

Roland Garros Champion Nadal Recaptures #1

First player to Qualify for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals (Full story …)

June 4, 2010

Davenport Awarded Doubles Wild Card

Former No. 1 in the World Will Play Doubles With Liezel Huber at the Mercury Insurance Open at La Costa Resort and Spa. (Full story …)

Williams Sisters Capture Doubles Title and #1 Ranking

[CHICAGO] - Serena and Venus Williams have made tennis history once again. The sisters earned the Roland Garros doubles title by rolling over the team of Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik in two sets 6-2, 6-3, with their K Blade... (Full story …)

June 3, 2010

Tennis Channel to air Serena Williams Special

Serena: My Journey to Africa 8pm ET, June 7 (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 …)

Mercedes-Benz partners with Federer

MONTVALE, N.J. — Mercedes-Benz today announced a multi platform global marketing partnership with the 16-time Grand Slam Champion and world’s number one tennis player, Roger Federer. The multi year deal will cover the use of his image, personal appearances and... (Full story …)

Top U.S. Juniors to Compete at Roland Garros

2009 Eddie Herr Singles Champion Kudla Highest-Ranked American to Enter Tournament; World No. 10 Capra, 2009 French Junior Semifinalist Stephens Lead U.S. Girls’ Contingent (Full story …)

Top-Ranked Top Seeds for ITHF Championships

Players Ranked Within Top 100 Fill Top Eight Seeds for Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. (Full story …)

May 24, 2010

Fran Davis among Top Racquetball Women

Phoenix, AZ — USA Racquetball’s Winter Issue of “Racquetball” Magazine was devoted to the women of the sport, honoring 11 of racquetball’s most influential women in 2009. Among those named was Fran Davis, HEAD Penn Racquet Sports National Promotions Coordinator.... (Full story …)

May 16, 2010

Nishikori wins Sarasota Challenger

Kei Nishikori beat Brian Dabul (ARG, ATP #132) in the final of the Sarasota Challenger today with a score of 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. This is only Kei’s 5th tournament back following his elbow surgery and today he won his second... (Full story …)

May 14, 2010

Harrison Receives ITHF Wild Card

American to Compete in Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships (Full story …)

May 11, 2010

U.S. Davis Cup Team Update

The 2010 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff draw was conducted earlier today and the U.S. drew an away tie in Colombia that will be played from September 17 - 19. The U.S. needs to defeat Colombia to... (Full story …)

May 10, 2010

McEnroe to Cover Roland Garros

Network Extends Roland Garros Contract with Tennis Legend, Set to Provide Match Commentary, Overall Analysis During 2010 Telecast May 23-June 6. McEnroe has been in Tennis Channel French Open Booth since Inaugural 2007 Coverage. (Full story …)

May 4, 2010

Krajinovic wins first ATP Match

18 year-old IMG client, Filip Krajinovic, won his first ATP Main draw match today at the Serbia Open in his home country of Serbia. Filip, one of IMG’s best young tennis clients, moved to the IMG/Bollettieri Tennis Academy at age... (Full story …)

May 3, 2010

Philippoussis Beats McEnroe in Boston

Wins First Champions Series Title. (Full story …)

April 30, 2010

Borg Edges Pernfors in Boston

At Staples Champions Cup. (Full story …)

Rubin and Harmon to Teach at USTA Camp

Former Australian Open Semifinalist and Former US Olympic Coach will beUSTA Eastern’s Camp A.C.E. Weeklong Camp to Improve Tennis Skills and Prepare Students for College. (Full story …)

April 29, 2010

Larson and McCollom win singles titles

Minnesota’s Tony Larson and Iowa’s Marina McCollom win at the USPTA Indoor Championships. (Full story …)

April 28, 2010

Borg to Play First Match in U.S. in 10 Years

Swedish Tennis Legend Kicks Off $150,000 Staples Champions Cup in Boston against Mikael Pernfors (Full story …)

April 26, 2010

Playoffs to set Roland Garros U.S. Wild Cards

USTA to Host Playoff Tournaments This Week for 2010 Men’s and Women’s Singles Main Draw Wild Card Recipients. (Full story …)

Federer on the cover of ESPN The Magazine

NEW YORK — Winner of a record 16 Grand Slams, Roger Federer is the greatest tennis player of our time. But can he be called the greatest athlete, period? In “One Among Many,” ESPN The Magazine writer Tim Keown tries... (Full story …)

April 22, 2010

Team HEAD Tops Podium

2010 USAR Intercollegiate Nationals (Full story …)

2010 Fed Cup Chase Continues This Weekend

2009 Runner-Up United States Hosting Russia. US Open Quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin Leads Americans into Semifinals (Full story …)

April 19, 2010

USTA Names U.S. Junior Teams

World Junior Team Competition and Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas North/Central American and Caribbean Championships, April 30-May 2. Girls’ World Junior Tennis Team Goes for Fourth Consecutive Title; United States Swept All Four Titles in 2008 (Full story …)

April 15, 2010

USTA Names Coaches for Summer Teams

Oklahoma State’s Jamea Jackson and Notre Dame’s Julia Scaringe to lead women’s team; Baylor’s Chris Brandi and Alabama’s Bo Hodge to coach the men (Full story …)

April 14, 2010

Zvonareva Signs with Prince

25 Year-Old Russian Makes Switch to the New Prince EXO3 Black 100 Racquet (Full story …)

Fernandez Names Fed Cup Team

Melanie Oudin, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and World No. 1 Doubles Player Liezel Huber To Face Russia at Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, April 24-25. Fourth U.S. Team Member to be Determined Next Week; Daily Coverage on Tennis Channel (Full story …)

Ram Commits to Play ITHF

Defending champion will return to compete in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships again this year. (Full story …)

April 12, 2010

Vortex Tennis Announces Its Tennis Pro for the Quarter

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Vortex Tennis, a manufacturer of tennis products, announces that Mark Angiano has been named Tennis Pro of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2010. “There is tremendous potential to expand the Vortex brand through teaching... (Full story …)

April 8, 2010

Using Six Sigma Principles in Tennis

Author Steven Falk wrote "Six Sigma Tennis" upon returning to Stanford Tennis after recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) to share his successful methodology with tennis enthusiasts, students and instructors; the book now is available at the newly opened Media on Main. (Full story …)

March 31, 2010

Fernando Verdasco signs with Dunlop

Dunlop are pleased to welcome Fernando Verdasco as the latest tennis star to join as a brand ambassador. The 26 year old Spanish ace has signed an international contract for rackets, strings and accessories, while also agreeing to play a... (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 …)

Fish Commits to Play Campbell's Hall of Fame

Fish joins fellow top Americans Sam Querrey and Taylor Dent as early commitments to the Newport Tennis Championships' player field. (Full story …)

March 23, 2010

Agassi to Play McEnroe at LA Tennis Open

July 24 Exhibition Match to Raise Funds for Foundation's Signature Project, The Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy. (Full story …)

Ljubicic Claims First ATP World Tour 1000 Title

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD Racquet Rebel Ivan Ljubicic hammered 21 aces with his YOUTEK Extreme Pro to defeat Andy Roddick 7-6, 7-6 and claim his biggest career success by winning the Indian Wells Masters at the weekend. The Croatian who... (Full story …)

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 …)

March 15, 2010

World No. 6 Davydenko signs with Dunlop

Dunlop are delighted to announce their new partnership with tennis ace, Nikolay Davydenko for rackets, clothing, and accessories. The partnership also see Davydenko endorse Dunlop’s junior talent identification program — D-Squad. Currently ranked no. 6 in the ATP rankings, the... (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 …)

March 12, 2010

Ryan Harrison Joins Record Books

By winning his first round match at the BNP Paribas Open last night, 17-year-old Ryan Harrison joined the record books once again. Harrison became the first 17-year-old to win a main draw match in Indian Wells since Rafael Nadal in... (Full story …)

March 10, 2010

Hewitt To Play First Atlanta Tennis Championships

July 19-25. (Full story …)

Virgin Mobile USA partners with Oudin

Comprehensive Relationship Includes $1,000,000 Donation to Homeless Youth with U.S. Open Win (Full story …)

March 9, 2010

Oudin Photo and Interview Opportunities at IWTG

Melanie Oudin Announces Partnership with Virgin Mobile USA. There will also be a surprise announcement. (Full story …)

Watson Wins Opener in Clearwater

Heather Watson, 17, won her opening round match of the ITF Women’s $25,000 in Clearwater, Florida against world number 172, Anna Tatishvili of Georgia, 6-7(5), 6-1, 6-2. Watson reached the singles Quarterfinal round as a qualifier the previous week in... (Full story …)

March 4, 2010

U.S. Begins Chase for 2010 Davis Cup

John Isner, Sam Querrey, and Doubles Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan Head to Serbia for First Round. See it all on Tennis Channel. (Full story …)

March 3, 2010

All-Prince U.S. Davis Cup Lineup

Next Generation Squad -- Sam Querrey, John Isner and the Bryan Brothers All Choose to Play with Prince Racquets Featuring Visible O-Technology (Full story …)

March 2, 2010

Sony Ericsson Ultimate All-Star Tennis Experience

March 23: The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne. First In Sony Ericsson Tournament Tennis: US Open Woman's Champ Kim Clijsters Rallies Against Andy Roddick & Guillermo Canas Local Tennis Players Compete To Return Roddick's Serve / Win Points Against Clijsters. (Full story …)

March 1, 2010

Wickmayer Joins Donnay

Donnay, the 100 year-old tennis brand have agreed an international sponsorship agreement for rackets, strings and accessories with World No. 15 Yanina Wickmayer. Wickmayer, who has just turned 20 years old, is one of the brightest stars in tennis having... (Full story …)

ITHF Class of 2010 to Honor Doubles Stars

Doubles stars dominate the Recent Player and Master Player categories, with the selections of Todd Woodbridge, Mark Woodforde, Gigi Fernandez, Natasha Zvereva and Owen Davidson. In the Contributor category, wheelchair tennis creator Brad Parks has been selected for induction, along with Derek Hardwick, who served as chairman of the British Lawn Tennis Association and was instrumental in the creation of Open tennis. (Full story …)

February 26, 2010

Querrey to Play at ITHF Championships

A finalist at the 2009 tournament in Newport, R.I., Davis Cup team member Sam Querrey's ranking improved this week to match his personal best ranking of No. 22 following title in Memphis last week. (Full story …)

February 24, 2010

Harrison qualifies for Delray Beach

Seventeen-year-old Ryan Harrison Qualifies for Second Consecutive ATP Main Draw. (Full story …)

February 23, 2010

Isner, Blake to Play Atlanta Championships

Atlanta, GA — John Isner and James Blake, the second- and fourth-ranked American men’s tennis players, have committed to play the 2010 Atlanta Tennis Championships. The Atlanta event, owned and operated by USTA Southern, will serve as the kick-off to... (Full story …)

February 22, 2010

UCSC Wins ITA National Title

Top-seeded Santa Cruz Captures Third ITA National Men's Team Indoor Championship Title (Full story …)

February 18, 2010

U.S. names first-round Davis Cup team

United States names John Isner, Sam Querrey, and the World's No. 1 Doubles Team of Bob and MIke Bryan to Face Serbia. First Meeting Between U.S. and Serbia in Davis Cup will take place on Indoor Clay at the Beogradska Arena in Belgrade, Serbia, March 5-7. Isner to make Davis Cup Debut; Becomes Tallest Player in U.S. Davis Cup History. (Full story …)

February 16, 2010

Northwestern defends ITA crown

Defending Champion prevails in the ITA National Women's Team Indoor Finals. (Full story …)

Virginia defends ITA crown

Now a three-time winner of the ITA National Men's Team Indoor Championships. (Full story …)

February 15, 2010

Sanam Singh Receives Sportsmanship Award

UV player recognized by ITA. (Full story …)

Amanda Granson Receives Sportsmanship Award

Duke player recognized by the ITA. (Full story …)

February 12, 2010

Boston Lobsters Draft James Blake

New England's Professional Tennis Team. (Full story …)

February 11, 2010

All-Stars in WTT Draft

Pro League Marquee Players Andy Roddick, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Martina Hingis, and Kim Clijsters selected. Maria Sharapova, Lindsay Davenport, John McEnroe, Anna Kournikova, and James Blake will also play WTT in 2010 (Full story …)

World's Greatest Squash Players at Westchester CC

To Be Held March 1 to 4 at Westchester Country Club. Inaugural Invitational Event Will Bring Together Players That Have Combined To Win 29 National Championships (Full story …)

Safin to Make Champions Series Debut in Rio

2010 Rio Champions Cup, March 12-14 at the Maracanãzinho Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Full story …)

February 10, 2010

Babolat Promotion to Support Roddick Foundation

Grand Prize Winner to Hit With Andy Roddick at 2010 US Open. (Full story …)

February 3, 2010

Serena to Face Clijsters

Rematch of the 2009 US Open Semifinal at the "BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup" set for March 1 at Madison Square Garden. (Full story …)

February 2, 2010

HEAD pros make AO History

Andy Murray and Marin Cilic. (Full story …)

February 1, 2010

Querrey to Defend LA Tennis Open Title

Joins No. 2 Djokovic, No. 5 del Potro in Field. Bryans Win Australian Open; Viper Room Next Stop. (Full story …)

A True Champion Continues Her Legacy

Defending Champion Serena Williams Captures Australian Open Singles Title Serena and Venus Williams Defend Doubles Championship (Full story …)

January 27, 2010

Nieminen Reaches Australian Open Doubles Semis

Decked out in all Wilson gear, Jarkko Nieminen and his partner, Kohlmann reach their first Grand Slam Doubles semifinal after they led Ljubicic/Gonzales 4-6 6-1 2-0 and Ljubicic was then forced to retire due to injury. Using his Six.One Tour... (Full story …)

January 25, 2010

Völkl Tennis Signs Liezel Huber

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

WISPA Goes Gold In Chennai

In an exciting Asian development for the WISPA World Tour, the Women’s Chennai Open has been upgraded in its second year to WISPA Gold level. The $53,500 championship will be played at the Indian Squash Academy, under the auspices of... (Full story …)

Waller Wows Grand Central Crowd

News from the Professional Squash Association World Tour (Full story …)

January 19, 2010

Campbell Makes Knight's Day In Vancouver

Martin Knight beat fellow New Zealander Campbell Grayson in the final of the Comfort Inn Open to claim the third PSA World Tour title of his career at the $20,000 squash event at Evergreen Squash Club in Vancouver, Canada. Fifth... (Full story …)

Waters In Line For US WISPA Double

England’s world No6 Alison Waters is predicted to double her collection of WISPA World Tour squash titles in her first two tournaments of the year in the USA over the next two weeks. The 25-year-old from London is top seed... (Full story …)

Sobhy It In Berwyn

In a surprise all-American final of the Women’s Liberty Bell Open between two sixteen-year-olds, New York’s Amanda Sobhy emerged triumphant to win the $6,700 WISPA World Tour squash event at Berwyn Squash & Fitness Club in Berwyn, PA, USA. Second... (Full story …)

Salazar Stuns Koukal For Salt Lake City Title

Fifth-seeded Mexican Cesar Salazar twice upset the form book to win the inaugural Zantrex-3 International at Squashworks in Salt Lake City, USA. The 22-year-old from San Luis Potosi made his breakthrough in the quarter-finals of the $10,000 PSA World Tour... (Full story …)

Mosaad Survives Marathon To Win St Louis Title

Egyptian Omar Mosaad won his second PSA World Tour title of the year - and the longest squash match of his career - when he beat Canadian Shahier Razik in the final of the $15,000 Racquet Club Invitational at The... (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 18, 2010

Davydenko looking to capture first major title

Tennis’ 28 Year-Old ‘Anti-Hero’ Continues to Credit His Racquet for High Level of Play. Sees Growing Number of Supporters Due to Recent Success and Playing Style. (Full story …)

January 12, 2010

Fila Extends Agreement with Clijsters

Sparks, MD — Fila announced today that it has extended its endorsement agreement with Sony Ericsson WTA Tour star and 2009 US Open champion Kim Cljisters. “Kim is an important member of the Fila family,” said Gene Yoon, Chairman of... (Full story …)

January 11, 2010

Wilson Tour Team Off to a Good Start in 2010

Following an outstanding 2009 where Roger Federer and Serena Williams finished atop the ATP and WTA Tour rankings, the Wilson Tour Team is off to a great start in 2010 In her first tournament since May 2008, Justine Henin used... (Full story …)

January 8, 2010

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 …)

Williams Sisters Serve up Snacking with Nabisco

Via National Contest, Eight People to Win Chance to Appear With Venus and Serena in National Magazine Advertising Spread (Full story …)

January 5, 2010

2010 Season Kicks Off

Happy New Year! That little 4 week break is over and the 2010 tennis season is upon us. Rafael Nadal got a win in Abu Dhabi, I know it’s an exhibition, but still his first victory in 8 months had... (Full story …)

January 4, 2010

The Ultimate Return

Wilson and Justine Henin Reunite for Her Return to the Game (Full story …)

December 28, 2009

Telenet to Sponsor Wickmayer for Three Years

Mechelen — Telenet, a leading Belgian Telecommunications operator, announced it has signed a three year agreement with Belgian Tennis star Yanina Wickmayer. This new agreement will come into effect on January 1, 2010 and will last for three years. The... (Full story …)

December 22, 2009

Azan & Wern Celebrate Domestic Double in KL

RESULTS: NSC Squash Series No10, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Men’s 1st round: [1] Mark Krajcsak (HUN) bt [Q] Choong Kam Hing (MAS) 11-8, 11-6, 12-10 (35m) [8] Joe Lee (ENG) bt [Q] Aqib Hanif (PAK) 11-8, 8-11, 11-3, 11-5 (51m) [4]... (Full story …)

December 21, 2009

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Joins Team Babolat

* Lyon, France - December 18, 2009 - *Babolat announces the signing of an international contract—racquet, stings and accessories—with French player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (#10 ATP) starting January 1, 2010. “Because we are a French brand—considered among the world leaders in... (Full story …)

December 17, 2009

Viewers Select the Year's Best Grand Slam Final

Fan’s Select Federer-Roddick as The Best Grand Slam Singles Final Match of the Year on Tennis Channel's "You Make The Call" (Full story …)

December 11, 2009

Del Potro Dominates at 7th Premios Fox Sports

Nabs Best Tennis Player and Athlete of the Year Honors. uauhtémoc Blanco (Soccer), Angel Cabrera (Golf), and Helio Castroneves (Motorsports) Among Evening’s Honorees. Megastar Pitbull Electrifies with Live Performance of “I Know You Want Me” and Medley of “Shut It Down” and “Hotel Room Service” (Full story …)

Haas Beats Roddick at WTT Smash Hits

Charity event raises $640,000 for AIDS charities (Full story …)

December 3, 2009

Nadal Leads Spain into Davis Cup Final

Tennis Channel offers Complete, Live Coverage as Spain Battles the Czech Republic this weekend. (Full story …)

December 2, 2009

Top players headline BNP Paribas Showdown

Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova, and Kim Clijsters will be at the Second Annual "BNP Paribas Showdown for the Billie Jean King Cup" at Madison Square Garden on Monday, March 1, 2010. A Tennis Night In America Event. Tickets On Sale Beginning Today. (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 30, 2009

Wilson players End Year at #1

Roger Federer and Serena Williams are the best in the world. (Full story …)

November 24, 2009

Fields Finalized for USTA AO Wild Card Playoffs

Men's and Women's Playoffs for berth at Australian Open to be held at Racquet Club of the South in Atlanta, December 4-7. (Full story …)

November 23, 2009

World's Top Junior Tennis Players to Compete

2009 Dunlop Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships. Girls’ 18s Field Features World No. 1 and French Open Champion Kristina Mladenovic of France and US Open Champion Heather Watson of England. World No. 1 and French Open Champion Daniel Berta of Sweden Leads Boys’ 18s Field (Full story …)

November 19, 2009

HEAD Trio Prepared for ATP World Finals

Djokovic, Murray, and Soderling Ready to Take the Courts in London. (Full story …)

November 18, 2009

Darwish Seeded to Defend Qatar Classic Crown

Egypt’s former world number one Karim Darwish is seeded to retain the crown he won for the first time last year in the 2009 Qatar Squash Classic, the $147,500 PSA World Tour Super Series event which takes place for the... (Full story …)

November 17, 2009

Agassi to Answer Fans' Questions in Live Web Chat

Tennis Channel’s Online Visitors Can Pose Questions to Retired Superstar Nov. 19 at 1:15 p.m. ET, in Conjunction with the Release of his Autobiography, Open. Q&A Session Follows Half-Hour Interview on Tennis Channel Tonight at 9 p.m. ET and Online Signed Book Raffle (Full story …)

November 11, 2009

Young, Glatch Invited to AO Wild Card Playoffs

USTA Wild Card Events to be held during 2009 Infinite Energy Atlanta Challenge at the Racquet Club of the South, December 4-7. (Full story …)

USTA Announces Scholar Athlete Grant

Annual "Pancho Gonzalez " Grant to Recognize Male and Female Student of Hispanic Heritage who Aspire to Reach Excellence in Tennis and Academics (Full story …)

November 10, 2009

Austin Returns as Host of Tennis Channel Academy

Tennis Channel’s Eight-Part Coaches Series Begins Sunday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 9, 2009

Djokovic and Murray Take Top Spots this Weekend

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD players made headlines last week at various tournaments around the world. HEAD player and World No. 3 Novak Djokovic upset World No. 1 Roger Federer in his hometown of Basel at the Davidoff Swiss Indoors on... (Full story …)

November 5, 2009

Sarah Taylor Named USTA Coach

Former Top 100 Professional to Work with Female Players at USTA Training Center Headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla. (Full story …)

Oudin Wins First Annual Heart Award

US Open Quarterfinalist Will Receive Unique Heart Bracelet and $5,000 to Donate to Her Chosen Charity (Full story …)

U.S. Can Capture 18th Fed Cup Championship

Live on Tennis Channel This Weekend. Young US Open Star Melanie Oudin Leads Americans into the Final Against Italy. (Full story …)

November 4, 2009

Cliff Drysdale Tennis Partners with In-Shape Health Clubs

Bakersfield and Visalia, CA (November 3, 2009) - In-Shape Health Clubs, one of the top 20 health club companies in the U.S. with 35 locations in California,, has partnered with Cliff Drysdale Tennis to bring the Ultimate Tennis Experience to... (Full story …)

Live Web Chat Next Week with Oudin

Melanie Oudin to Open "Players Lounge." US Open Phenom to Answer Fan Questions in Web Site’s New Players Section Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. ET. Tennis Channel’s Online “Players Lounge” Gives Visitors the Chance to Purchase Players’ Favorite Songs (Full story …)

November 3, 2009

HEAD Pros Ljubicic and Stakhovsky Swing to Victory

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD players enjoyed success last week at various tournaments around the world. HEAD player Ivan Ljubicic ended his title drought last weekend in Lyon capturing his first ATP title in two years. Ljubicic, who plays with a... (Full story …)

November 1, 2009

Larcher de Brito Named Portuguese Female Athlete of the Year

Sixteen-year-old tennis sensation, Michelle Larcher de Brito, was named the 2009 Female Athlete of the Year at the 14th Gala do Desporto sponsored by the Confederação do Desporto de Portugal (CDP).... (Full story …)

October 29, 2009

Federer to Become Global Ambassador for Lindt

Kilchberg (Switzerland) — Premium chocolate manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli is partnering with Swiss tennis champion Roger Federer in a long term deal to serve as the global brand ambassador for his favorite LINDT chocolate. Lindt & Sprüngli is delighted with... (Full story …)

October 28, 2009

Andrey Kuznetsov Wins His 1st ATP Tour Match

Wilson on the Rise (Full story …)

October 27, 2009

Serena Williams to Lead U.S. Fed Cup Team into Final

World No. 2 joins World No. 1 Doubles Player Liezel Huber, and US Open Quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin. 2009 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final Takes Place November 7-8 in Reggio Calabria. Daily Coverage on Tennis Channel (Full story …)

Ross and Steenkamp Capture Singles Titles

USPTA Hard Court Championships. (Full story …)

October 21, 2009

USTA Announces U.S. Team for Master'U BNP Paribas

Eight nations to compete in International Collegiate Competition, December 9-14 in Poitiers, France (Full story …)

October 13, 2009

Djokovic and Kuznetsova Clinch China Open Titles

Djokovic Reclaims ATP World No. 3 Ranking (Full story …)

October 12, 2009

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Victorious in Tokyo

ATP World Tour No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga used his Wilson [K]obra Tour racket as he clinched his third ATP World Tour title of the season in Tokyo. The dynamic Jo-Wilfried powered his way to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Youzhny... (Full story …)

Federer and Williams on Top of the Rankings

Wilson players Roger Federer and Serena Williams sit atop the professional tennis ranks. (Full story …)

October 4, 2009

Prince Congratulates Sharapova

Former World’s #1 comes back from surgery with her Prince O3 Speedport Black racquet to capture Toray Pan Pacific Open and continue her climb up the rankings. (Full story …)

September 28, 2009

Weekend Brings Three Event Titles for Prince Players

Monfils, Peer, and Montanes Win in Metz, Tashkent, and Bucharest Respectively; Cap Dominant Weekend and Showcase Prince Product. (Full story …)

September 25, 2009

Ross Wins Singles Title at USPTA Championships

MARCO ISLAND, FLA. — Cory Ross of Littleton, Colo., claimed the men’s open title at the $30,000 USPTA International Championships Thursday at the Players Club on Marco Island, Fla. Ross, the No. 1 seed, earned the championship title by defeating... (Full story …)

September 24, 2009

U.S. Names Junior Davis Cup Team to Defend Title

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that Bjorn Fratangelo (Pittsburgh), Marcos Giron (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) and Hunter Harrington (Spartanburg, S.C.) will represent the United States in the Junior Davis Cup Finals, Sept. 29 - Oct. 4 in San... (Full story …)

USPTA Recognizes Tennis Standouts

The United States Professional Tennis Association honored outstanding tennis coaches, players, managers and volunteers during its annual national awards ceremony at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis on September 24. USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching professionals,... (Full story …)

McCollom Wins USPTA Women's Championship

Men’s final set between Cory Ross and James Daly. (Full story …)

September 22, 2009

Evert Teams Up with Hood for Tennis Weekend

Fans Can Win a Chance to Play Tennis With Chris and Mingle With Celebrities (Full story …)

September 17, 2009

Cox honored with tennis scholarship

Flushing Meadows, N.Y. — Just one day after playing in one of the world’s biggest juniors tennis tournaments — the U.S. Open — Laurel Springs School student and professional tennis player Jordan Cox was honored with the prestigious Seena Hamilton... (Full story …)

September 15, 2009

Williamses Capture US Open Doubles Title

[CHICAGO] — The Williams sisters, with their [K] Blade Team rackets, sweep through the US Open and claimed their third doubles title this year. They upset the defending champions, Liezel Huber and Cara Black 6-2, 6-2. “It feels great to... (Full story …)

Del Potro Conquers US Open for His First Major

[CHICAGO] — In an all Wilson final, Juan Martin del Potro defeated world #1 Roger Federer to earn his first Major title. The 6-foot-6 Argentine held strong throughout the entire five set match. He put aside a losing record against... (Full story …)

Wilson Believes in Melanie Oudin

[CHICAGO] - Melanie Oudin became the silent force of the tournament by defeating three seeds on her way to the quarterfinals: #4 seed Dementieva , #29 seed Sharapova and #13 seed Petrova. But it was how she won those matches... (Full story …)

September 10, 2009

BackOffice Associates inks multi-year deal with Oudin

WASHINGTON — BackOffice Associates, LLC and BEST (Blue Entertainment Sports Television) announced today a multi-year promotional partnership with rising tennis star Melanie Oudin. The partnership will include promotional and endorsement opportunities as well as appearances. The 17 year-old Oudin has... (Full story …)

September 4, 2009

SpongeTech to Host Safina Autograph Session

Dinara Safina, World’s First Ranked Female Tennis Player, will Sign Autographs at the SpongeTech Promotional Booth (Full story …)

Cox Continues Babolat Relationship

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat, leading manufacturer of tennis racquets, is proud to announce that 17-year-old rising tennis star Jordan Cox has chosen to continue his relationship with Babolat. Cox, who will soon begin his career on the professional tour, has... (Full story …)

September 2, 2009

USTA Pays Tribute to Pancho Gonzalez's Legacy

On-Court Ceremony Hosted by Noted Actor Benjamin Bratt. Hispanic Dignitaries and Gonzalez Family Members to Participate in On-Court Celebration. Tribute to Celebrate Gonzalez on the 60th Anniversary of His Back-to-Back U.S. National Championships Titles on September 5 (Full story …)

August 31, 2009

HEAD’s ‘Radical Messenger’ Lets Fans Message Using Murray’s Arsenal of Shots

Video-based viral app continues company’s digital innovation (Full story …)

August 29, 2009

Gonzalez Greets Fans Before Start of 2009 U.S. Open

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat, leading manufacturer of tennis racquets, held an autograph signing and photo opportunity with tennis star Fernando Gonzalez (#11 ATP) today at Mason’s Tennis Mart in New York City. Gonzalez appeared at Mason?s where fans eagerly awaited... (Full story …)

August 28, 2009

Venus Williams Designs Limited Edition US Open 'Green' Tee

T-Shirt to Be Sold at the 2009 US Open and on (Full story …)

Baldwin Joins King as USTA Expands its Green Initiatives

Venus Williams Designs 100% Organic T-Shirt Natural Resources Defense Council Partners As Strategic Advisor On All Initiatives (Full story …)

Babolat Welcomes Back Clijsters

Her First Major Since 2007. (Full story …)

August 27, 2009

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 …)

Querrey Clinches Olympus US Open Series Men's Title

Rising American Wins First Career Olympus US Open Series Championship. Women’s Series Champion -- Along With Second and Third Place Finishers -- Still to be Determined at Pilot Pen Tennis Event in New Haven. (Full story …)

August 26, 2009

Nike Introduces US Open Competition Looks

Big Apple-Inspired Apparel Unveiled as Federer, Williams, Nadal, and Tennis Great John McEnroe Greet Fans at Manhattan Unveil (Full story …)

August 25, 2009

Federer and Safina Named 2009 US Open Top Seeds

12 Grand Slam Singles Champions Among the Seeded Players, Including Seven Former US Open Champions. (Full story …)

Hernandez and McCollom win singles titles

Hector Hernandez of Easton, Pa., won the men’s open title after defeating H’Cone Thompson of Washington, D.C., 6-7, 6-2, 11-9, at the $5,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Grass Court Championships Sunday at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia. Marina... (Full story …)

August 24, 2009

Dementieva Wins Toronto; Takes over 1st in Olympus US Open Series

Roger Federer Victorious in Cincinnati; Semifinal Finish Earns Andy Murray Top Spot in Men’s Standings; Sam Querrey in Contention to Win Series in New Haven. Olympus US Open Series Comes Down to Final Week Where Both Men’s and Women’s Series Champions -- Along With Second and Third Place Finishers -- Will be Determined. (Full story …)

Top Players Committed to Forexx Women's World Open

All but one of the world’s twenty-five best players have entered for the Forexx Women’s World Open Squash 2009, which will take place from 20-27 September in Amsterdam. (Full story …)

August 21, 2009

USTA Offers US Open Junior Wild Cards to Three 2009 USTA National Champions

*FLUSHING, N.Y., August 21, 2009 - *The USTA announced today the names of eight boys and eight girls who have been offered wild card entries into the 2009 US Open boys’ and girls’ singles championships. The US Open Junior Championships... (Full story …)

Glatch, King, and McHale receive 2009 US Open Wild Cards

USTA Previously Committed Wild Card to Former US Open Champion Kim Clijsters. Locals McHale (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.) and Gail Brodsky (Brooklyn) To Play in Main Draw. (Full story …)

August 19, 2009

Dent, Britton, and Buchanan receive US Open Wild Cards

*FLUSHING, N.Y. — * The USTA announced today that a talented group of Americans consisting of Devin Britton (Jackson, Miss.), Chase Buchanan (New Albany, Ohio), Taylor Dent (Newport Beach, Calif.), Brendan Evans (Key Biscayne, Fla.), Jesse Levine (Boca Raton, Fla.)... (Full story …)

August 18, 2009

Murray Captures Title and Earns No. 2 World Ranking

Kennelbach, Austria — HEAD sensation Andy Murray put together another stellar performance at the Rogers Cup in Montreal to capture the title and become the first British winner in tournament history. With the victory, Murray leaps past Rafael Nadal to... (Full story …)

August 12, 2009

Kuwait Men's World Open Qualifiers Attract Players from 21 Nations

Players from 21 nations will line up for the qualifying competition for the Kuwait Men’s World Open Squash Championships 2009 (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 …)

August 10, 2009

Tennis Magazine Proclaims Federer as the Greatest of all Time

Following French Open and Wimbledon Victories Magazine States the Case (Full story …)

4 Titles Up for Grabs, 4 Wilson Tour Team Wins

There were 4 titles up for grabs this past week and Juan Martin Del Potro, Flavia Pennetta, Robert Lindstedt and Yan Zi all snatched titles for the Wilson Tour Team. Juan Martin Del Potro did not disappoint in Washington D.C.... (Full story …)

U.S. Girls Win Third Straight World Junior Tennis Title

The United States’ girls’ team comprised of Sachia Vickery of Miramar, Fla., Victoria Duval of Delray Beach, Fla., and Brooke Austin of Indianapolis, defeated the Czech Republic 2-1 today in Prostejov, Czech Republic, to win its third straight World Junior... (Full story …)

International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum Offers Free Tennis Lessons Conducted by USPTA Pros

Donate a Tennis Racquet before August 20 and Receive Two Free Tickets to the Hall of Fame Champions Cup (Full story …)

Nicol David Bids for Singapore Hat-Trick

In one of the busiest months on the 2009 Women’s International Squash Players’ Association World Tour, the world’s leading players are set to compete in this week’s CIMB Singapore Women’s Masters, the fifth WISPA Gold event of the year which... (Full story …)

Krajinovic Signs Long-Term Deal with Wilson

Following in the footsteps of his idol Roger Federer, 17 Year old Filip Krajinovic has signed a long term deal with Wilson. “Filip is a gifted player and we are proud to have him on the Wilson Team,” says Wilson... (Full story …)

August 4, 2009

Prince Team Touring Pros Dominate Weekend Tour Events

Bartoli, Querrey and Bryan Brothers Use Prince O3 Racquets to Capture Titles in Los Angeles and Stanford (Full story …)

August 3, 2009

Wilson Players Continue Summer Success

Using their Wilson [K]Six-One 95 rackets, ATP World Tour No. 51 Andreas Beck and qualifier Thomaz Bellucci battled it out on Sunday to see who would take home their first ATP Tour singles title at the Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad.... (Full story …)

Querrey Wins LA and Takes Lead in Olympus US Open Series

Marion Bartoli Upsets Venus Williams in Stanford and Takes Early Lead in the Women’s Standings. Series Continues Next Week with Men in Washington, D.C., and Women in Los Angeles. (Full story …)

July 28, 2009

US Names Teams for 2009 World Junior Tennis Competition Finals

U.S. Girls’ Seek Third Straight Title; U.S. Boys’ Won Consecutive Titles in 2002-03 (Full story …)

July 27, 2009

Zvonareva Appearances in Istanbul, Turkey

Tennis Player Vera Zvonareva, world #7, made an appearance at the largest local mall in Istanbul, Turkey as a promotion for the Istanbul Cup this past weekend. She played some tennis on a mini tennis court with Turkish player Ipek... (Full story …)

Wilson Players Win Titles

Andrea Petkovic used her Wilson [K]Six-One Team to win her first WTA Tour title at the Nurnberger Gastein Ladies in Austria. The 98th-ranked Petkovic has won eight titles on the ITF Pro Circuit, but had never reached a WTA Tour... (Full story …)

July 23, 2009

Huczek Wins Men’s Singles at 2009 World Games

Phoenix, AZ — Among his junior titles, national adult singles and doubles championships, professional Grand Slam tournament victories and the top ranking in the World, there isn’t much Jack Huczek has yet to accomplish in his stellar racquetball career. Already... (Full story …)

USTA Announces Players and Coaches for 2009 Invacare World Team Cup

U.S. Teams to Compete in Wheelchair Tennis’ Premier International Team Competition (Full story …)

Top players headline 2009 US Open Women's Field

Field Includes Five Former US Open Singles Champions -- Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova and wild card Kim Clijsters (Full story …)

SRO Sports releasing Federer vs. Nadal DVD

New York, NY — Tennis fans can now relive one of the most exciting matches in tennis this year as SRO Sports announces the release of Australian Open 2009 Men’s Final: Federer V Nadal. This action-packed DVD will all be... (Full story …)

July 22, 2009

Bryan Brothers Sign Exclusive Contract with Luxilon

It is with great excitement that Luxilon announces the signing of the #1 men’s doubles team in the world and two of the most successful players on tour, Mike and Bob Bryan. The 31-year-old American twins have made the decision... (Full story …)

July 20, 2009

Pennetta and Bondarenko Sisters Finish on Top in Wilson Player Battles

Flavia Pennetta used her [K]Blade 98 to defeat fellow Wilson player Sara Errani to take the Palermo Singles title and the Bondarenko sisters defeated Wilson duo Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova to win the Prague Doubles title. Top-seeded Flavia... (Full story …)

Boswel and King Triumph in Australian Open

Clare Valley Australian Open Squash Championships, Clare, Australia (Full story …)

US Open Tennis Tickets Heat Up as 2009’s Last Grand Slam Draws Nearer

With Federer Restoring His Title at Wimbledon and Nadal Returning after a Knee Injury, Demand for US Open Tickets Continues to Grow Resulting in Better Ticket Values for Fans and a Different Sales Pattern Than in Years Past (Full story …)

July 16, 2009

40 Student Athletes Earn Spots in 25th Annual Leadership Camp

Camp to Stress Arthur Ashe’s Ideals of Leadership and Sportsmanship USTA/NJTL Honors Athlete-Scholars from Diverse Backgrounds with Limited Financial Means in Denver July 21-27 (Full story …)

July 9, 2009

Peter Burwash International to Direct Tennis Program at Las Ventanas

Peter Burwash International (PBI) is pleased to announce it has recently signed an agreement to provide tennis management services for the renowned Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort. Often listed as one of the world’s finest hotels, Las Ventanas... (Full story …)

iCore Networks is Proud to Partner with the Washington Kastles

iCore designated as official VIP Dream Seat Sponsor (Full story …)

July 8, 2009

World TeamTennis' Top Mixed Doubles Team to Receive 2009 US Open Wild Card

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The top mixed doubles players in the Advanta World TeamTennis Pro League will have more on the line this season than team pride and bonus money. The mixed doubles team that finishes at the top of... (Full story …)

15 Grand Slam Titles: Federer Makes Tennis History

Federer Regains #1 Ranking in the World by Capturing 6th Wimbledon Title (Full story …)

July 7, 2009

Williams Sisters Sweep Wimbledon

Serena Williams Captures 3rd Wimbledon Title Venus and Serena Williams Defend Women’s Doubles Championship (Full story …)

Nike Celebrates Federer’s Historic 15th Grand Slam Title

Tribute Spot Features Sports Icons Serena Williams, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, John McEnroe and Pete Sampras (Full story …)

Cash4Gold Invites Wimbledon Champions to Appear in Commercial

Pair Also Invited to Mail in Their Trophies to Gold Buying Leader for Appraisal (Full story …)

July 6, 2009

Federer and Top Doubles Teams Qualify for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

Qualifiers set to renew rivalries, battle for No. 1 Ranking at season finale Arch rivals Nestor-Zimonjic & Bryan Brothers clinch berths (Full story …)

2009 US OPen Opening Night Ceremony Will Celebrate Athletes Who Give Back

ANDRE AGASSI TO BE JOINED ON-COURT BY OTHER NOTED ATHLETES Ceremony Will Kick Off ESPN’s US Open Primetime Coverage; Worldwide Leader in Sports to Broadcast US Open for First Time in 2009 (Full story …)

Fish to Replace Roddick on U.S. Davis Cup Squad for 2009 Quarterfinals at Croatia

Injured Hip Flexor Sidelines Wimbledon Runner-up (Full story …)

June 26, 2009

Federer Seeks Record 15th Major

“Only a few months ago people were writing him off.” - NBC’s McEnroe on Federer going for record (Full story …)

June 24, 2009

Wilson Players Heat Up Wimbledon

On a sunny English day, Wilson Tour Team players heated it up at the All England Club. There was no shortage of Wilson players that moved onto the second round of Wimbledon and here are some of the notable first... (Full story …)

Seb Coe Launches London 2012 Open Weekend 2009

Hundreds of events planned to be part of London 2012 Open Weekend in July across the country, supported by BP. (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 …)

Top American Juniors to Compete at 2009 Wimbledon Boys' and Girls' Championships

2009 NCAA Singles Champion Devin Britton Leads U.S. Boys’ Contingent; Roland Garros Junior Semifinalist Sloane Stephens Leads U.S. Girls’ Participants (Full story …)

McEnroe Breaks Down Federer's Chances to Win Wimbledon

Exclusive Interview by Peter Bodo at (Full story …)

Sheikha Fadyah Al-Sabah to Host 2009 Men's Squash Open

Sheikha Fadyah Al-Sabah is hosting the world’s most prestigious squash tournament, the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Men’s World Open 2009 in Kuwait from 1-7 November. (Full story …)

Tennis Star Maria Sharapova Guest Edits and Graces the Cover of ESPN The Magazine

“Revenge of the Jocks III” - Athletes Take Over The Magazine (Full story …)

Rosner Rallies on in Toulouse

Defeats Chris Ryder in Semi-Final (Full story …)

Robson Takes the Court

Wilson player Laura Robson will be the youngest Brit ever to play Wimbledon and will become the youngest player since Martina Hingis in 1995 to walk onto the courts at the All England Club. Winning the 2008 Wimbledon Girls Junior... (Full story …)

Wilson players Tursunov and Dancevic carve up the competition in Eastbourne

In an all Wilson singles final, Dmitry Tursunov used his [K]Blade Tour to defeat [K]Blade 98 player Frank Dancevic 63 76 to take home his 6th career ATP Tour singles title and 1st Eastbourne AEGON International Singles title. “I have... (Full story …)

June 16, 2009

13-Year-Old Squash Player Shines at IOC Presentation

13-year-old Hanna Fekede Balcha, was the star of the show. (Full story …)

Roddick to Headline Annual Charity Event

Proceeds to benefit Elton John AIDS Foundation and local charities (Full story …)

June 15, 2009

Murray and Haas Take Home First Grass Court Titles

HEAD Player Murray Wins First British Title in 71 Years (Full story …)

June 9, 2009

Wilson Junior Players Rise to the Occasion at Roland Garros

Wilson was well represented during the junior trophy ceremonies at Roland Garros. As Roger Federer was in his quest to make history on Court Philippe Chatrier, Wilson On the Rise players Kristina Mladenovic, Daniel Berta, Elena Bogdan, and Dino Marcan... (Full story …)

World No 1 David Leads WISPA Promotional Trips in Europe

Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David is taking time out from her hectic Squash schedule to lead visits to Switzerland and Italy this month to promote the sport in continental Europe. Organised by the Women’s International Squash Players’ Association (WISPA),... (Full story …)

Federer Conquers French Open Title and Career Grand Slam

Wilson’s Federer wins 14th Grand Slam Title and ties Pete Sampras’s Historic Record (Full story …)

June 8, 2009

Kuznetsova Captures French Open Title

HEAD Player Earns Second Grand Slam Title (Full story …)

Ramy Returns to Top Three in World Rankings

Gregory Gaultier, Karim Darwish, and Ramy Ashour top the Dunlop PSA Men's World Squash Rankings. (Full story …)

Federer Career, Childhood Chronicled in 'The Roger Federer Story, Quest for Perfection'

Federer Wins Record-Tying 14th Major Singles Title and Career Grand Slam at 2009 French Open (Full story …)

David and Duncalf in Seoul Final

BBQ Women's Seoul Squash Open, Seoul, South Korea (Full story …)

June 2, 2009

Corren Claims 19th Crown

PSA International Golden Open, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia (Full story …)

Lane Lands Hemubo Trophy in Netherlands

Hemubo Squash Trophy, Almere, Netherlands (Full story …)

David in Bid to Overtake Grinham in Seoul

Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David is seeded to reach her 52nd WISPA World Squash Tour final in this week’s $60,000 Women’s Seoul Open in South Korea, thus moving ahead of her long-time rival Rachael Grinham to boast more Tour... (Full story …)

June 1, 2009

Anjema Beats Barker to Book Semi Slot in Belgium

EUROPEAN SQUASH NEWS RESULTS: European Individual Squash Championships, Herentals, Belgium Men’s 2nd round: [1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bt [9/16] Rasmus Nielsen (DEN) 11-4, 11-2, 11-8 (31m) [5/8] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt [9/16] Dylan Bennett (NED) 11-9, 11-6, 11-5 (38m) [5/8]... (Full story …)

May 29, 2009

ITA Announces 2009 All-America Teams for NCAA Division I Tennis

Campbell/ITA final Singles & Doubles College Tennis Rankings released (Full story …)

May 28, 2009

Team HEAD’s Jack Huczek Wins National Racquetball Singles Title

Houston, Texas - Jack Huczek captured his third USA Racquetball Men’s Singles National Championship on Sunday at the 2009 USA Racquetball National Singles Championships at the Downtown Houston YMCA. Huczek is a member of HEAD’s Pro Staff and the win... (Full story …)

May 26, 2009

Q and A with the NCAA Division I women’s tennis champ

When she first stepped on campus more than five years ago, Mallory Cecil was a talented junior looking to improve her tennis game at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy/IMG Academies. When she returned to IMGA this week after a stellar... (Full story …)

Bollettieri alums make history, sweep NCAA singles championships!

MG Academies alums sweep NCAA tennis singles championships in record-setting fashion (Full story …)

Cuskelly and Ranieri Celebrate at St. Lukes

Cuskelly, the second seed in the men's PSA World Tour event, won against Shahid Zaman while Ranieri beat Latasha Khan, the top seed from the USA. (Full story …)

Prince Players Ready to Roll at Roland Garros


Khan Crowned Goshen Queen in Indiana

Results for Women's Subway Goshen Squash Open (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 …)

May 19, 2009

Nadal Praises 'Spectacular' Tennis Venue for Madrid 2016 Olympics

The Spanish hero was overwhelmed by the passion of the home spectators (Full story …)

Wilson’s Tour Team Blogs from Paris

Starting Tuesday May 19, Wilson’s Tour Team will be blogging from the Wilson player’s suite in Paris. “We want to give fans some insight to Wilson,” says Wilson’s Global Tour Director Massimo Calvelli. “We have the best players on tour... (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 …)

Malaysian Superstar Nicol David Backs Squash 2016 Day

Auction to raise awareness of Olympic bid (Full story …)

May 15, 2009

Kim Clijsters: Welcome Back to the Babolat Team!

Babolat, Lyon - May 15, 2009 - Babolat is proud to welcome Kim Clijsters (BEL) back to its Pro Players team. World number 1 in 2003, Kim stopped her career two years ago to devote herself to her family life.... (Full story …)

May 14, 2009

Clutch Play Earns Berdych His Fifth ATP Title

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

Djokovic Takes Title in Front of Home Crowd

Austria - Kennelbach — HEAD Player Novak Djokovic defeated Lucacs Kubot from Poland in straight sets 6:3, 7:6 (0) in front of his home crowd to take the top spot at the Serbia Open. This victory marked the Serb’s 13th... (Full story …)

May 12, 2009

Siddall Soars to Zwolle Success

RESULTS: Women’s Eurosafe Solutions Zwolle Squash Open, Zwolle, Netherlands Final:[3] Lauren Siddall (ENG) bt [6] Celia Allamargot (FRA) 11-3, 11-7, 11-5 England’s Lauren Siddall claimed the second WISPA World Tour squash title of her career with an impressive display against... (Full story …)

Snell Snaps up First Tour Title in Japan

RESULTS: Japan Pro Squash Kansai, Wakayama, Japan Final:[2] James Snell (ENG) bt [5] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) 11-6, 11-9, 14-12 (63m) England’s James Snell secured his first title on the PSA World Tour when he beat Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad... (Full story …)

May 11, 2009

Bianchetti Wins Longest Match to Reach Rome Final

Italian squash star Davide Bianchetti survived the longest match of his career when he beat defending champion Mark Krajcsak in a 138-minute marathon to reach the final of the Roma Est Open, the $10,000 PSA World Tour event in its... (Full story …)

Champion Krajcsak Survives Quarter-Final Marathon in Rome

Defending champion Mark Krajcsak had to fight back from two games down to beat fifth seed Ritwik Bhattacharya in the Roma Est Open to earn his anticipated place in the semi-finals of the $10,000 PSA World Tour squash event in... (Full story …)

May 6, 2009

Tennis Legends King and McEnroe Rally on Barge

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Tennis legends Billie Jean King and John McEnroe have played tennis all over the world and on all surfaces. Now they can add a new venue to the list: a barge floating on the Hudson River... (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 …)

HEAD Player Novak Djokovic Claimed Final Spot in Rome

HEAD Ladies Clinched Two Titles in Last Week’s Tournament Draws (Full story …)

April 28, 2009

Team HEAD’s Kristen Bellows Wins First Pro Tournament

Stockton, Calif. — Kristen Bellows, a member of HEAD’s national playing team, won the Women’s Professional Racquetball Organization (WPRO) World Championships. After a decorated junior and amateur playing career, the victory is Bellow’s first professional tournament championship. Bellows (Salt Lake... (Full story …)

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 24, 2009

Prince Junior Players Enjoy the 2009 Easter Bowl

Seven Champions, Four Finalists & One Sportsmanship Award Cap Impressive Week (Full story …)

Young American Melanie Oudin makes her move on the WTA Tour

Wilson player Melanie Oudin is making her way on the WTA Tour. Last week, Oudin used her [K]Blade Tour to defeat world #26 Aleksandra Wozniak en route to reach the Round of 16 of singles at the Family Circle Cup... (Full story …)

April 23, 2009

HEAD Signs Squash Pro Adrian Grant

Austria - Kennelbach — HEAD announced that the company has signed an agreement with squash standout Adrian Grant. The partnership begins immediately. “I am thrilled to have Adrian joining the HEAD family,” said Robert Marte, Division Manager HEAD Racquet Sports.... (Full story …)

IMG Signs Vera Zvonareva

Russian Tennis Ace Selects IMG for Exclusive, Worldwide Management and Marketing Representation (Full story …)

April 20, 2009

Mattek-Sands to Make Fed Cup Debut

World No 1 Doubles Player Liezel Huber, Melanie Oudin and Alexa Glatch to Round out Team versus Czech Republic. 2009 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinal Takes Place April 25-26 in Brno. Daily Coverage on Tennis Channel. (Full story …)

International Tennis Hall of Fame to Honor 'Rocket' Rod Laver in July

Hall Will Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Laver’s Remarkable 1969 Grand Slam Triumph Ceremony Will Also Name Laver an Official Hall of Fame Life Trustee (Full story …)

April 13, 2009

Andy Murray Follows Up Sony Ericsson Victory With Cover Story in the May 2009 Issue of Tennis Magazine

May 2009 Issue Also Presents Voting for Tennis’ Greatest Generation; 5 Things You Didn’t Know About John Isner; the 10 Best Tennis YouTube Videos; the 2009 Tennis Shoe Guide; NTRP at 30 and More (Full story …)

April 9, 2009

EA Sports Unveils Cover Athletes for Grand Slam Tennis

John McEnroe, Roger Federer and Serena Williams Featured on North American Packaging (Full story …)

April 8, 2009

Coaches Selected for USTA Men's and Women's Summer Collegiate Teams

Cal’s Amanda Augustus and Princeton’s Kathy Sell to lead women’s team; Wake Forest’s Chris Brandi and Virginia’s Tony Bresky to coach the men (Full story …)

Dellis Cay Hosts VIP Suite During the 2009 Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne

MIAMI—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Over the past twelve days, from March 25-April 5, 2009, private island Dellis Cay hosted a VIP Suite for the second straight year at the 2009 Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, courtesy of Dr. Cem Kinay, CEO &... (Full story …)

April 6, 2009

Murray and Azarenka Dominate in Miami to Capture Titles

Kennelbach, Austria - April 2009 - HEAD pro Andy Murray captured his third ATP title of the season winning against fellow HEAD player Novak Djokovic at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. In the women’s competition, Victoria Azarenka bested top-ranked... (Full story …)

Lengthorn-Massaro Makes Montreal Final

RESULTS: Women’s Atwater Squash Cup, Montreal, Canada Semi-finals: [3] Laura Lengthorn-Massaro (ENG) bt [1] Natalie Grinham (NED) 6-11, 11-8, 11-7, 7-11, 11-8 (65m) [2] Natalie Grainger (USA) bt [4] Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-3, 11-3, 11-4 (25m) Lengthorn-Massaro Makes Montreal Final... (Full story …)

March 31, 2009

Dunlop Signs Austrian Jurgen Melzer to New Deal

GREENVILLE, SC — Dunlop is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with Austrian tennis star Jurgen Melzer. Under the terms of his new agreement, Melzer will be playing the new Dunlop Aerogel 4D 300 Tour racquet and endorsing Dunlop tennis... (Full story …)

March 27, 2009

PSA/WISPA Tour Event News

Galifi Grabs Surprise Semi-Final Slot In KL (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 12, 2009

Del Potro Extends Longer-Term Contract With Wilson

[CHICAGO] — Juan Martin Del Potro has signed a new long term agreement with Wilson Racquet Sports. 2008 was a defining year for Del Potro, with his meteoric rise from top 40 to top 10. He achieved this feat with... (Full story …)

March 9, 2009

Jelena Dokic’s Wilson Tennis Bag Holds Secret to Her Recent Success

Wilson player Jelena Dokic looks to her Wilson Eco Tour Six Pack Bag for answers. “My coaches advise me during the tough times of the match,” Jelena says.” Connected to my Wilson Eco Six pack tennis bag are some of... (Full story …)

March 6, 2009

Novak Djokovic Captures First Title in 2009

Top-seeded HEAD player Novak Djokovic of Serbia claimed his 12th ATP World Tour title of his career after beating fourth seed David Ferrer of Spain 7-5, 6-3 at the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. Both players thrilled the crowd with exciting... (Full story …)

March 3, 2009

USTA to Conduct Player Development Tennis Camp in Conjunction with Davis Cup First Round Tie

Seven Young Americans to Attend Camp in Birmingham, Ala., March 3-8 (Full story …)

'Tennis Night in America' Serves Up a Winner

National Effort in 50 States at 700 Facilities Attracts Tens of Thousands of Kids, Parents (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 …)

WOWOW signs Japanese rising tennis star Kei Nishikori

Tokyo — Today, Japanese television station WOWOW proudly announced to have contracted promising Japanese tennis player Kei Nishikori for multiple years. Nishikori will be the official representative of WOWOW’s tennis broadcasts at the Grand Slam Tournaments. WOWOW will broadcast Nishikori’s... (Full story …)

February 26, 2009

Andre Agassi to play in Advanta WTT Pro League; WTT releases 2009 schedule

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Andre Agassi will return to professional team tennis competition this summer, playing two matches for the Philadelphia Freedoms of the Advanta World TeamTennis Pro League. League officials announced Agassi’s return when they released the 2009 schedule... (Full story …)

ITHF and First Serve to honor Buchholz

Special Tribute Scheduled for March 26 in Miami, Florida (Full story …)

February 24, 2009

Roddick, Blake, and Bryans to Face Switzerland in 2009 Davis Cup

United States Davis Cup team to Face Switzerland in the first round at Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Arena, March 6-8. Tennis Channel to air matches live daily starting at 1 p.m. ET (Full story …)

Wilson Racket Sports Signs Long Term Agreement with Laura Robson

Chicago — Wilson Racket Sports announced that they have extended a long term contract with Laura Robson. The 15 year old from the UK started with Wilson at the end of 2007, and shortly after, reached the final of Petits... (Full story …)

February 23, 2009

Fernando Velasco Named PTR Male Player of the Year

*Hilton Head Island, SC — * Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards this week during the 2009 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 60-plus on court and classroom presentations, a tennis trade show and $25,000 Championships,... (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 10, 2009

USTA Player Development Hires Former Top 100 Player Hugo Armando as USTA Coach

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that Hugo Armando been hired as a USTA Coach. In this role, Armando will facilitate coaching and training programs to assist players working with USTA Player Development. He will be based at... (Full story …)

Jarkko Nieminen Endorses Wilson Apparel and Footwear

Chicago — Jarkko Nieminen started 2009 playing “head to toe” with Wilson. In addition to his long standing racket contract with Wilson, the top 40 player debuted Wilson’s new apparel & footwear on this year’s pro tour. Since joining the... (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 …)

January 30, 2009

Sixteen Year-Old Phenom Veronica Sotomayor Signs Two-Year Extension with Ektelon

*Bordentown, New Jersey - January 30, 2009 - *At only sixteen years old, Veronica Sotomayor is already one of the most gifted and exciting players in professional racquetball; and today equipment leader Ektelon and the current #11 ranked player in... (Full story …)

January 28, 2009

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors to Join Tennis Channel as Lead Analyst During Network's Inaugural US Open Coverage

Tournament to Mark Connors’ First Regular Appearance in a U.S. Television Booth in 18 Years, First as US Open Commentator All-Time Men’s Singles Titlist Only Player to Win US Open on Three Surfaces: Clay, Grass and Hard Courts (Full story …)

No. 3 American Singles Player Bethanie Mattek Makes Fed Cup Debut

WORLD NO. 1 DOUBLES PLAYER LIEZEL HUBER, JILL CRAYBAS AND MELANIE OUDIN COMPLETE TEAM TO PLAY ARGENTINA 2009 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Quarterfinal Takes Place February 7-8 in Surprise, Ariz. Single Session Tickets and Two-Day Packages Still Available (Full story …)

Victoria Azarenka Signs Wth Tourna Grip

Unique Sports is proud to announce a multi-year agreement with WTA Top 15 player Victoria Azarenka. The 19 year old rising star Azarenka uses the new high performance overgrip Tourna Tac from the makers of the world famous Tourna Grip.... (Full story …)

January 26, 2009

Head Players Off to Strong Start in Australian Open

Tennis sensation Djokovic stuns the competition in early rounds (Full story …)

January 22, 2009

Chat With a Champion: Nadal to Host Live Online Chat

Boulder, Colorado — Babolat, a leading manufacturer of tennis products, announces Team Babolat star Rafael Nadal will be hosting an online chat next month. On February 5th, Babolat will offer fans an unforgettable Internet experience when the World #1 chats... (Full story …)

January 15, 2009

Wilson Racket Sports Signs Anna Chakvetadze to Long Term Agreement

Chicago - Wilson Racquet Sports announced that they have signed a long term agreement with Anna Chakvetadze. The 21 year old ended 2008 with a WTA Tour ranking of 18, which was her third Top 20 year in a row.... (Full story …)

January 12, 2009

Fila Signs WTA Star Anna Chakvetadze

*Sparks, MD - *Fila announced today that it has signed an endorsement agreement with Sony Ericsson WTA Tour star Anna Chakvetadze. The agreement with Chakvetadze is part of Fila’s on-going commitment to tennis as a core category and continues the... (Full story …)

January 8, 2009

HEAD Signs Squash World No. 1 Karim Darwish

Austria — Kennelbach — HEAD proudly presents the endorsement of the Egyptian squash pro and World No.1 Karim Darwish. The partnership became effective on January 1st 2009. “We are glad to have the World’s No.1 player on tour as part... (Full story …)

January 6, 2009

HEAD Signs World No. 3 Novak Djokovic

Kennelbach - Austria - January 2009 - HEAD announced that the company has signed a long term agreement with tennis superstar Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who currently ranks third in the South African Airways ATP ranking. Djokovic will make his... (Full story …)

December 22, 2008

Isner and McHale Win AO Wild Cards

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA announced today that Americans John Isner and Christina McHale earned wild card entries into the 2009 Australian Open men’s and women’s singles main draws after winning USTA wild card tournaments at the USTA Training... (Full story …)

December 18, 2008

Tennis Channel Asks Viewers to Pick Best Match 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 15, 2008

Circle C Manager Named Senior Player of the Year

December 10, 2008 - Fernando Velasco received the “CATA Senior Player of the Year” from CATA upcoming president Ray Delk, during the Annual Meeting and Awards Night of the Capital Area Tennis Association held at the Courtyard Tennis Club on... (Full story …)

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

Ashaway Extends String and Shoe Sponsorship Deal with Jack Huczek

-- Legendary player to also assist with product development and marketing (Full story …)

November 20, 2008

Tennis Channel to Premiere Six-Part Coaching Series

Tennis Channel Academy, hosted by Tracy Austin -- Series Premiere: Sunday, Nov. 23, 7:30pm (ET) Takes an Inside Look at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. (Full story …)

November 14, 2008

Team HEAD Player Shane Vanderson wins IRT Event in Japan

Phoenix, AZ— November 2008 - Shane Vanderson, a member of HEAD’s Elite Racquetball Team of National Pro Staff, won the 2008 IRT Japan International Tournament. The event, held in Tokyo, is the only International Racquetball Tour (IRT) event held outside... (Full story …)

November 11, 2008

Harrison Brothers Make Academy New Home

Young American brothers and junior tennis standouts, Ryan and Christian Harrison, have made the move to Bradenton, Florida to train at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy at IMG Academies. Ryan and Christian have been living and training in Texas for... (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 …)

November 4, 2008

Gael Monfils Signs with Prince

Twenty-two Year Old Frenchman to Endorse Company’s Newest Racquet Technology Set to Launch in Spring 2009 (Full story …)

November 3, 2008

Davenport to Join Tennis Channel Booth During Women's Year-End Sony Ericsson Championships

Three-Time Grand Slam Singles Champion and Former No. 1 to Handle Network Analyst Duties for the First Time (Full story …)

Sunnyvale, California Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, Ariz. - November 2, 2008 - The women’s team from Sunnyvale, Calif. representing the USTA Northern California Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - November 2, 2008 - The men’s team from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico representing the USTA Caribbean Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

Baltimore Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships

LAS VEGAS (NOVEMBER 2) - The women’s team from Baltimore, Md., representing the USTA Mid Atlantic section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships held at the Darling Tennis Center in Las... (Full story …)

Roswell Men Crowned National Chamions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships

LAS VEGAS (NOVEMBER 2) - The men’s team from Roswell, Ga., representing the USTA Southern section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Senior National Championships held at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas,... (Full story …)

October 29, 2008

Yanina Wickmayer, Belgian Tennis Star, Signs with IMG

Brussels, Belgium, October 30, 2008 - Yanina Wickmayer, the 19 year old Belgian tennis player, has signed with IMG, the world’s largest sports marketing and management agency, it was announced today by Igor Takacs, Vice President of IMG Belgium. Yanina... (Full story …)

October 28, 2008

Tennis Channel and ESPN2 to Offer Complete Coverage of Women's Year-End Sony Ericsson Championships

More than 30 Live Hours of High-Definition Tennis from Doha, Qatar, as World’s Top Singles, Doubles Players Close 2008 Season Nov. 4-9 (Full story …)

October 27, 2008

Quickstart Tennis Tips Online

The Fun New Way to Play Tennis With Your Kids This Fall Comes to Life at (Full story …)

October 22, 2008

Dramatic Conclusion to NJT International Masters

Bautista Joins Fellow Spanish Champions Nadal and Boluda with Boys U-14 Win (Full story …)

October 20, 2008

Italian, Gianluigi Quinzi Wins Nike Junior Tour International Masters 2008

Wild Card entry, Gianluigi Quinzi, won the Boys 12-and-under event at the prestigious 2008 Nike Junior Tour International Masters this past week at the Club Med Sandpiper in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Quinzi, 12, was the number one seed and... (Full story …)

HEAD Player Andy Murray Captures Second Successive Masters Series Title

Head Pros enjoy successful weekend, upsetting the top three world ranked players (Full story …)

Clearwater Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2008) - The women’s team from Clearwater, Fla., representing the USTA Florida Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden... (Full story …)

Lancaster/Manheim, Penn. Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2008) - The men’s team from Lancaster/Manheim, Penn. representing the USTA Middle States Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Senior National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis... (Full story …)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 19, 2008 - The men’s team from Baton Rouge, La., representing the USTA Southern, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in... (Full story …)

Ann Arbor, Michigan Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championship

TUCSON, Ariz. - OCTOBER 19, 2008 - The women’s team from Ann Arbor, Mich. representing the USTA Midwest Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.5 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

October 10, 2008

Natalie Grainger Says Ashaway AMPS 301 Shoes Feel 'Like Slippers'

Ashaway, RI -- "When I first tried the shoes, it felt like I was putting on slippers," said squash great, Natalie Grainger, of her new Ashaway AMPS™ 301 Squash Shoes. Grainger is currently ranked #1 in the US and #4... (Full story …)

October 6, 2008

Welby Van Horn inducted into USPTA’s Hall of Fame

Welby Van Horn of Lake Worth, Fla., becomes part of an elite group as a grand inductee in the United States Professional Tennis Association Hall of Fame. Van Horn has been involved in many facets of tennis as a player... (Full story …)

Haverhill Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 5, 2008) - The women’s team from Haverhill, Mass., representing the USTA New England Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships held at the Amanda & Stacy Darling... (Full story …)

Salt Lake City Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 5, 2008) - The men’s team from Salt Lake City, representing the USTA Intermountain Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 2.5 Adult National Championships held at the Amanda & Stacy Darling... (Full story …)

Columbia, Maryland Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 3.0 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 5, 2008 - The men’s team from Columbia, Maryland representing the USTA Mid-Atlantic Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in... (Full story …)

Seattle, Washington Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 30 Adult National Championships

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 5, 2008 - The women’s team from Seattle, Washington, representing the USTA Pacific Northwest Section, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 3.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center... (Full story …)

Berdych Bags Fourth Career Title in Japan

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

October 2, 2008

Michelle Larcher de Brito Reaches her first WTA Tour Quarterfinal at 15

Michelle Larcher de Brito, 15, has reached her first career WTA Tour Quarterfinal at the 2008 Tashkent Open. Today, she defeated Tatiana Poutchek, a former top 60 player, 6-4, 6-1 and will next face the #3 seed, Sorana Cirstea of... (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 …)

Tennis Channel's Pete Sampras Documentary to be Screened at First U.S. Sports Film Festival

Panel of Tennis Experts, Show Creators to Discuss Film with Audience Following Philadelphia-Event Showing (Full story …)

September 29, 2008

Wilson's Peter Barker Dominates the Merritt Properties Open

Peter Barker claims second consecutive title against #1 seed (Full story …)

Nissin Food Product Co., Ltd. Has Signed An Endorsement and Patch Contract with Tennis Star Kei Nishikori

Nissin Food Product Co., Ltd. (president: Koki Ando) has signed an endorsement and patch contract with professional tennis player Kei Nishikori on Sunday, September 28th, 2008. Nishikori will wear the “CupNoodles” logo on his adidas shirt starting Monday, September 29th... (Full story …)

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships

(Tucson, Ariz.) (September 29, 2008) - The women’s team from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., representing the USTA Florida, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in Tucson,... (Full story …)

Seattle Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships

(Tucson, Ariz.) (September 29, 2008) - The men’s team from Seattle, representing the USTA Pacific Northwest, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 4.0 Adult National Championships held at the Randolph Tennis Center in Tucson, Arizona.... (Full story …)

Sacramento, California Women Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 28, 2008 - The women’s team from Sacramento, Calif., representing the USTA Northern California captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis... (Full story …)

Sacramento, California Men Crowned National Champions at USTA League Presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships

INDIAN WELLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 28, 2008 - The men’s team from Sacramento, Calif. representing the USTA Northern California, captured the national title at the USTA League presented by Chrysler 5.0 Adult National Championships held at the Indian Wells Tennis... (Full story …)

September 22, 2008

USPTA Recognizes Leaders in Tennis Profession

The United States Professional Tennis Association honored its top teachers, coaches, players, volunteers and managers during its annual national awards ceremony at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis on September 18. USPTA, the world’s oldest and largest association of tennis-teaching... (Full story …)

September 18, 2008

Champion Unveils ‘It’s More Than a Show, It’s a Performance’ National Advertising and Branding Campaign Beginning with Tennis Champion Andy Roddick

New brand for the next generation contractor features Champion’s tradition of innovation and superior client service to forge a new corporate identity (Full story …)

September 17, 2008

Simon and Schnyder Celebrate Victories in Bucharest and Bali

Kennelbach - Austria - September 2008 - HEAD players enjoyed success last week at various tournaments around the world. HEAD player Gilles Simon successfully defended his BCR Open Romania title in Bucharest with a victory over No. 6 seed Carlos... (Full story …)

September 11, 2008

Dimitrov Claims Second Junior Major Title

Austria, Kennelbach — HEAD Team Elite's Grigor Dimitrov completed his junior career with a second consecutive boys Major title, capturing the US Open title and the No. 1 spot in the ITF world rankings with a 6-4, 6-3 win over... (Full story …)

September 10, 2008

Murray, Erlich/Ram Qualify For Tennis Masters Cup

US Open finalist to make debut at prestigious circuit finale Reigning Australian Open doubles champions return to Shanghai for third year (Full story …)

Andy Murray Rocks at Flushing Meadows

Murray Defeated Top ranked Nadal to Reach Finals (Full story …)

Tennis Legends, Capturing 170 Grand Slam Titles Attend 'Legends Ball' to Benefit the International Tennis Hall of Fame on September 5 at Cipriani in New York City

More Than $170,000 Raised Through Silent and Live Auction (Full story …)

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 …)

Sampras and Mallory Inducted into US Open Court of Champions

International Media Selects Greatest Champions in the 127-Year History of U.S. Championships/US Open. USTA To Honor Champions with Ceremonies in Arthur Ashe Stadium Before Women’s Singles Final Sunday Night. (Full story …)

Reigning Davis Cup Champions Name Squad For 2008 Semifinals Against Spain in Madrid, September 19-21

U.S. Davis Cup Captain Patrick McEnroe Selects Andy Roddick, James Blake and Bryan Brothers for U.S. Record 11th Consecutive Time Daily Television Coverage on Versus Starts at 12 Noon ET Tennis Channel to Rebroadcast Each Day’s Action at 8 P.M. (Full story …)

Legendary Cliff Swain Returns to HEAD Penn Racquet Sports

Phoenix, AZ -- HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce the return of one of racquetball’s all time great players to its family of playing professionals. Six-time Men’s Professional World Champion Cliff Swain (Boston, Mass.) has signed a long... (Full story …)

Junior Racquetball Champion Sharon Jackson Signs Contract with HEAD Penn Racquet Sports

Phoenix, AZ - September 2008 - HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce the signing of Sharon Jackson to a long term contract to exclusively use equipment from HEAD. Jackson (Shelbyville, Indiana) is the reigning USA Racquetball 18 &... (Full story …)

September 2, 2008

Tennis Legends, Capturing 184 Grand Slam Titles to Attend 'Legends Ball' to Benefit the International Tennis Hall of Fame on September 5 at Cipriani in New York City

EMI/ERG Recording Artist Wendy Moten to Perform (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

Barbara Walters to Present Eugene L. Scott Award to Billie Jean King

NEW YORK, NY — Broadcasting legend Barbara Walters will present the Eugene L. Scott Award to tennis legend Billie Jean King at the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s “Legends Ball” on Friday, September 5th beginning at 6:30 pm at Cipriani... (Full story …)

Dunlop Reloads its Tour Team with American Young Guns

Jesse Levine and Jamea Jackson Head to the U.S. Open with Dunlop Racquets (Full story …)

Heidi Klum Designs Limited Edition US Open 'Green' Tee

T-Shirt to Be Sold at the 2008 US Open, and SoHo Pop-Up Store (Full story …)

Frey wins Fifth Annual BWI

BOSTON — Celeste Frey won this year's Boston Women's Invitational 6-2, 6-2 over Erika Bueno. Frey is a resident of Gloucester, Massachusetts and Bueno resides in Charlestown. The event was held at the Beverly Golf and Tennis Club. The tournament... (Full story …)

August 14, 2008

Rising Star Jessie Levine and USTA Boys' 18s National Champion Austin Krajicek Headline US Open Wild Cards

Six Americans Awarded Entry. Local Tennis Player Bryan Koniecko (Syosset) Receives Qualifying Wild Card (Full story …)

August 13, 2008

USTA to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Open Era at the 2008 US Open

40 Champions in 40 Years to Be Honored in Special On-Court Ceremony. Historic Event will be Celebrated Throughout Tournament with Commemorative Book, Special Clothing Lines, Collectibles and Video Vignettes. (Full story …)

US Open Wild Cards Awarded to Four Teenagers

Other Wild Cards Include U.S. Fed Cuppers Jamea Jackson and Ahsha Rolle (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 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 25, 2008

SRO SPORTS The Exclusive Distributor of Wimbledon DVDs Brings Tennis Fans the Greatest Match of All Time 2008 Wimbledon Final: Nadal vs. Federer Wimbledon Has a New King!

New York, NY (July 24, 2008) –- Tennis fans can now relive the greatest match in tennis history as SRO Sports, the exclusive distributor of Wimbledon DVDs, announces the release of. 2008Wimbledon Final: Nadal vs. Federer. This historic DVD will... (Full story …)

July 23, 2008

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 10, 2008

Tennis Channel to Unveil Top-Five Temper Tantrums of all Time

LOS ANGELES -- Tennis Channel will countdown the top-five tennis meltdowns of all time in a new documentary special, Tennis Channel Best of 5: Temper Tantrums. The program looks at some of the most outrageous behavior, racquet smashes and over-the-top... (Full story …)

July 9, 2008

Nadal Leads Star Trio To Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai

Nadal, Federer & Djokovic to return to Shanghai for prestigious circuit finale. Nestor/Zimonjic, Bryan brothers first duos to secure spots in elite eight-team field. (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 …)

June 24, 2008

Ivo Karlovic wins Slazenger Open in Nottingham

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD players enjoyed success last week at various tournaments around the world. HEAD player Ivo Karlovic of Croatia successfully defended his title at the Slazenger Open in Nottingham as he defeated No. 3 seed Fernando Verdasco 7-5,... (Full story …)

June 23, 2008

HEAD Wheelchair Players Have Solid Showing at World Team Cup in Italy

Phoenix, AZ – June 18, 2008 -- The nation's top wheelchair tennis players competed against participants from 34 countries, June 9th - 15th at the Invacare World Team Cup in Cermona, Italy. HEAD sponsored players representing the United States and... (Full story …)

June 20, 2008

New James Blake Website Launches

Emphasis on Charitable Causes and Fan Interaction (Full story …)

June 18, 2008

HEAD Wheelchair Players Have Solid Showing at World Team Cup in Italy

Phoenix, AZ – June 18, 2008 -- The nation's top wheelchair tennis players competed against participants from 34 countries, June 9th - 15th at the Invacare World Team Cup in Cermona, Italy. HEAD sponsored players representing the United States and... (Full story …)

June 17, 2008

Wilson Releases Limited Edition Roger Federer Racket Bag

Chicago – Just in time for Wimbledon, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is releasing a limited edition Roger Federer Super Six racket bag. As Federer steps on the court to win his 13th Grand Slam and 6th Wimbledon title, he will... (Full story …)

June 16, 2008

Ektelon’s 'Three R’s' Rocky, Rhonda and Ruben Cap Dream Season

Rajsich and Carson End Year Ranked #1 in the World (Full story …)

June 11, 2008

New Tennis Professionals join Sunset Hills Country Club Staff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 8th, 2008 -- Paul Steele USPTA Director of Tennis at Sunset Hills Country Club Thousand Oaks, California has hired three new Tennis Professionals. Quinn Borchard USPTA was hired to take over as the Head Teaching... (Full story …)

June 10, 2008

Patrick McEnroe and Tracy Austin Earn USPTA Certification

-- Former ATP and WTA tour players receive Professional 1 certification -- (Full story …)

June 6, 2008

Impossible is Nothing for French Open Finalists Ana Ivanovic and Dinara Safina

Herzogenaurach/Paris, June 6th, 2008 -- adidas Tennis congratulates Ana Ivanovic and Dinara Safina on reaching the French Open final at Roland Garros, proving Impossible is Nothing. With the victory Ana Ivanovic becomes the new world No. 1 while Dinara Safina... (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 30, 2008

USPTA’s Junior Circuit Offers Tennis Competition for Novice Juniors

-- Program provides skill-appropriate tournaments that build enthusiasm -- (Full story …)

May 29, 2008

USTA and River Oaks Country Club Extend U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship Agreement Through 2012

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 29, 2008 -– The USTA today announced its agreement with River Oaks Country Club to host the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship has been extended for the next four years (keeping the second longest-running USTA National... (Full story …)

May 21, 2008

HEAD Re-Signs Tennis Sensation Murray

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD announced that the company has re-signed an agreement with tennis star Andy Murray. The partnership will continue through end of 2011. The contract signing took place on May 20th in London with Executive Director of Global... (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 …)

Florida’s Adrians Zguns and Iowa’s Marina McCollom win singles titles at the USPTA Clay Court Championships

Adrians Zguns of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., won the men’s open title at the $8,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Clay Court Championships Monday, May 12, at the Ibis Golf and Country Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., after defeating... (Full story …)

Wilson Thanks Justine Henin for Her Dedication and Success

Chicago – Top Wilson athlete, Justine Henin announced her retirement from the game of tennis and went out on top as not many can— #1 in the world. On Wednesday, as Henin's abrupt departure suprised the tennis world, it only... (Full story …)

May 15, 2008

Prince PPI Program Crowns First World Team Champion in Rome

Heads to Tulsa for PPI All-American Individual Championships. Revolutionary Junior Program Set to Showcase U.S Talent in front of Division I Coaches (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

Four U.S. Junior Teams Go Undefeated to Win Regional Championships and Qualify for World Finals

Junior Davis Cup, Junior Fed Cup and World Junior Tennis Teams All Advance U.S. Girls’ World Junior Tennis Team Will Attempt to Win Back-to-Back Titles in August (Full story …)

May 5, 2008

Tennis Channel Teams With California Giant Berry Farms to Promote Network's Inaugural Wimbledon Coverage

Co-Branded “The Sweetest Match” Partnership Uses Historic Tennis Tournament’s Strawberries and Cream Tradition, Mutual Health Benefits of Both Tennis and Strawberries to Put Products in Front of Like Consumers Promotion to Generate Unprecedented 1.25 Billion Media Impressions for Network (Full story …)

May 2, 2008

USPTA to Host Tennis Across America Clinic With Zina Garrison and Her Academy at MacGregor Park

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

April 29, 2008

Top junior tennis academies to compete

Kids and Coaches Head to Rome, Italy for Once In a Lifetime Opportunity (Full story …)

April 28, 2008

Octagon Signs Top South African Tennis Player Kevin Anderson

McLean, VA (April 28, 2008) -– Octagon today announced the signing of top-ranked South African tennis player Kevin Anderson to a full service representation agreement. A 21-year-old native of Johannesburg, Anderson played three seasons of collegiate tennis at the University... (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 22, 2008

Top 50 TWC Facilities Recognized

Facilities lauded for taking a proactive role delivering tennis across the U.S. (Full story …)

The USPTA Invites Everyone to Play Tennis - for the health Of It!

-- USPTA introduces newest initiative -- (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 …)

April 10, 2008

HEAD Re-Signs Tennis Sensation Young

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD announced today that the company has re-signed an agreement with young tennis standout Donald Young. The partnership begins immediately and will continue through 2010. Coached by his parents Donald Sr. and Ilona, Young, who plays with... (Full story …)

Family Circle Cup, Ginn Tribute Hosted by Annika, and AVP Charleston Open Offer Charleston Elite Woman's Sports Package

CHARLESTON, SC –- With the grace and charm of a genuine southern belle, the genteel city of Charleston has long been renowned for its storied contributions to American history. With the arrival of premier tennis, golf, and pro beach volleyball... (Full story …)

April 9, 2008

IRT Pro Jason Thoerner Extends Contract with HEAD for Additional 3 Years

Phoenix, Ariz. -– HEAD Penn Racquet Sports has re-signed Jason Thoerner, a top men’s professional racquetball player to a three year deal to exclusively use racquetball equipment from HEAD. Thoerner (Pekin, Ill.) is currently ranked ninth on the International Racquetball... (Full story …)

Top Ranked IRT Pro Shane Vanderson Renews Contract with HEAD

Phoenix, Ariz. -– HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce the resigning of Shane Vanderson, a top men’s professional racquetball player. Vanderson (Fort Myers, Fla.) is currently ranked fifth on the International Racquetball Tour (IRT) and has signed a... (Full story …)

April 7, 2008

Prince Dominates Sony Ericsson Open

7 of 12 Finalists and 5 Champions! (Full story …)

April 2, 2008

More Touring Pros Choosing to Don Prince Duds on Court

New Aerotech Line of Apparel Now Available and Gaining Fast Following Among Players (Full story …)

March 27, 2008

Ashaway Racket Strings Sponsors Squash Great Natalie Grainger

Ashaway, RI -- Ashaway Racket Strings has signed squash great Natalie Grainger to a multi-year sponsorship agreement, company officials announced today. Grainger, who won the US Nationals in March after switching to Ashaway's new SuperNick® XL Micro, is currently ranked... (Full story …)

March 26, 2008

Nadal to Blog for During 2008 Sony Ericsson Open

NEW YORK, NY -- If you always wondered what it’s like to be Rafael Nadal during a tournament, just surf on over to beginning on Thursday, March 27, as the three-time French Open champion and #2 ranked player in... (Full story …)

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 25, 2008

Federer, Bryans Win Multiple ATP Awards

Miami, Florida — Roger Federer and Bob and Mike Bryan are the big winners in the 2007 ATP Awards, which were announced today in Miami on the eve of the Sony Ericsson Open. For the fourth consecutive year, Federer won... (Full story …)

March 19, 2008

John McEnroe to Return to New York Sportimes for 2008 World TeamTennis Season

NEW YORK, N.Y. (March 19, 2008) -- John McEnroe will return for his 8th season with the World TeamTennis Pro League presented by Advanta when the Hall of Famer plays three road matches for the New York Sportimes this summer.... (Full story …)

March 16, 2008

Tennis Channel to Chronicle Seles' Run on Hit ABC Series Dancing With the Stars

Network to Encourage Fans to Watch French Open’s All-Time Youngest Winner Share Weekly Experiences with Viewers and Web Visitors (Full story …)

March 13, 2008

Legg Mason Renews Title Sponsorship

Defending Champion Andy Roddick Commits for 40th Anniversary of Tennis Classic. Tournament to be held August 9-17, 2008 (Full story …)

March 5, 2008

Former Cup Finalists Elena Dementieva and Dinara Safina enter 35th Anniversary Event

2008 Family Circle Cup Player Field Includes All Active Former Champions & Finalists (Full story …)

March 4, 2008

Team HEAD’s Jack Huczek Wins Fifth Consecutive Tournament

SAN DIEGO — Jack Huczek, a member of HEAD’s elite racquetball team of National Pro Staff, won the International Racquetball Tour’s (IRT) San Diego Open on Sunday at the American Athletic Club. Huczek (Rochester Hills, Mich.) defeated Rocky Carson (Ladera... (Full story …)

Family Circle Cup 35th Anniversary Kick-Off Event to Feature Player Appearances and Fireworks

Legendary Tennis Commentator Bud Collins to Emcee Family Circle Cup 35th Anniversary Celebration (Full story …)

February 27, 2008

COLLEGE TENNIS: Gustavus Adolphus captures title at ITA Division III National Men's Team Indoor Championship

SAINT PETER, MINN. -– Host and No. 3 seed Gustavus Adolphus upset defending champions and No. 1 seed UC-Santa Cruz 5-4, in Sunday's final at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III National Men's Team Indoor Championship at the Swanson Tennis... (Full story …)

February 26, 2008

Team HEAD’s Jack Huczek Wins IRT Stop in Seattle

SEATTLE — Jack Huczek, a member of HEAD’s elite racquetball team of National Pro Staff, won the International Racquetball Tour’s (IRT) Seattle Open on Sunday. Huczek (Rochester Hills, Mich.) defeated Jason Mannino (San Diego, Calif.) in the five-game championship final... (Full story …)

HEAD Pros Swing to Victory at Recent Tournaments

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD players enjoyed success last week at tournaments around the world. ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, Rotterdam, Netherlands HEAD player Robin Soderling reached his first final of the year with a 6-3, 6-2 win against HEAD fellow... (Full story …)

February 19, 2008

Team HEAD’s Ruiz and Huczek Win USA Racquetball National Doubles Titles

Tempe, Ariz. -– Aimee Ruiz and Jack Huczek separately captured National Titles on Sunday at the 2008 USA Racquetball National Doubles Championships at the Arizona State University Recreation Center. Both Ruiz and Huczek are members of HEAD’s Pro Staff and... (Full story …)

February 15, 2008

David Palmer Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship Deal with Ashaway and Black Knight

Ashaway, RI — Ashaway Racket Strings and world-renowned squash racquet manufacturer Black Knight have signed a joint long-term sponsorship agreement with squash legend David Palmer. Currently ranked 4th in the PSA World rankings, Palmer is a three-time British Open and... (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 30, 2008

Octagon Signs WTA Tennis Players Daniela Hantuchova and Agnes Szavay

Agency Strengthens Management Portfolio with the Additions of Top 10 Ranked and 2008 Australian Open Semifinalist Hantuchova and Top 20 Ranked Szavay (Full story …)

January 28, 2008

Novak Djokovic and His New Wilson [K]Blade Tour Win Their First Grand Slam Title

Novak Djokovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga switch to new [K]Blade rackets for 2008 and go on to dominate the men’s draw at the OZ Open (Full story …)

Maria Sharapova Leads O3 Dominance Down Under En Route to Third Grand Slam Title

Bordentown, NJ -– At only twenty years old, Maria Sharapova has already captured three of tennis’ four Grand Slam titles. With her Prince O3 White in hand, Sharapova soundly knocked off the No.1, No. 3, and No. 4 seeds on... (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 …)

January 2, 2008

USTA Selects Top Juniors to Compete in Two Prestigious International 14-and-Under Tournaments

Two-Week Trip to Europe includes Teen Tennis in Bolton, England, and Les Petits As in Tarbes, France (Full story …)

December 19, 2007

New Line of Ashaway Racquetball Shoes to Bear Huczek Signature

Ashaway, RI — A new line of racquetball shoes from Ashaway will bear the signature of world champion Jack Huczek, it was announced today. The new Ashaway line of AMPS™ (Anatomic Multi-Performance System) footwear is anatomically molded to the natural... (Full story …)

November 27, 2007

Sampras-Federer Replays on

Tennis Channel is offering fans the chance to see last week’s historic showdown between Pete Sampras and Roger Federer as well as the Rafael Nadal-Richard Gasquet exhibition in Malaysia, online at All matches will be FREE and posted on... (Full story …)

November 13, 2007

Ashaway Sponsors Christensen

Ashaway, RI — Ashaway Racket Strings has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with rising Danish badminton star Michael Christensen, the company has announced. The agreement marks the first time Ashaway has sponsored a major international player in Denmark, where badminton... (Full story …)

November 6, 2007

Erlich/Ram Replace Bryans in Tennis Masters Cup Field

Popular Israelis return to Shanghai for second straight year Mike Bryan’s elbow injury sidelines No. 1 duo (Full story …)

November 2, 2007

Georgia’s Oren Motevassel and Pennsylvania’s Shareen Lai capture singles titles at the USPTA Hard Court Championships

Oren Motevassel, the No. 1 seed, of Alpharetta, Ga., claimed the men’s open title at the $8,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Hard Court Championships Sunday at the Hollytree Country Club in Tyler, Texas. Motevassel defeated the No. 3 seed,... (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 31, 2007

Midtown Clubs Design Adult and Performance Junior Curriculum

October 30, 2007 — Tennis Corporation of America (TCA)/Midtown Clubs has announced a partnership with Wayne Elderton, Course Facilitator for Tennis Canada, to develop exclusive Adult and Performance Junior curriculum for Midtown clubs. Elderton recently introduced his “situation” Game Based... (Full story …)

October 30, 2007

Unique Sports Announces a Multi-Year Agreement with Blake

Unique Sports announces a multi-year agreement with World Top 10 player James Blake to endorse Tourna Grip. James has been using Tourna Grip throughout his successful career. Both Unique and James are excited about their partnership. James Blake joins the... (Full story …)

College Tennis Exposure Camp December 8-9 At USF

TAMPA, FL — The College Tennis Academy will hold its annual College Tennis Exposure Camp December 8-9 at University of South Florida in Tampa. The camp is open to high school and USTA tournament players, ages 15-18, who are interested... (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 25, 2007

Henri 'Bijou' Elkins Tennis Show

The Henri “Bijou” Tennis Show was busy during the weekend of October 18-20 in Austin, Texas. Together with Master Pro Fernando Velasco, the Bijou Show was seen at the Opening Ceremonies of the Little Mo National Tournament at the Austin... (Full story …)

October 23, 2007

Bryan Brothers Capture Ninth Title of Year with Win in Madrid

Masters Series Win Helps World’s #1 Team Reach Another Career Milestone (Full story …)

October 2, 2007

Dunlop and Fluor Team Up to Grow Tennis in the Upstate

Local Sports Manufacturer Helps Sponsor Tennis Wellness Program (Full story …)

September 24, 2007

U.S. Teams Announced for Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup Finals

Finals Will Be Played in Reggio Emilio, Italy, September 25-30 (Full story …)

September 21, 2007

Port Saint Lucie’s Zguns Wins Singles Title at USPTA Championships

Wesley Chapel, Fla. –- Adrians Zguns of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., claimed the men’s open title at the $30,000 USPTA International Championships Thursday at the Saddlebrook Resort Tennis Center in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Zguns, the No. 2 seed, earned the... (Full story …)

September 18, 2007

2007 USTA Florida State Doubles Championships Post Press Release - tennis

The Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach played host this past weekend to 368 USTA junior tennis players for the 59th annual 2007 USTA Florida State Doubles Championships, September 15-16. The doubles tournament produced exciting matches between top junior tennis... (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 …)

International Tennis Hall of Fame Honors Peter Hurley With Chairman's Award

NEWPORT, RI — International Tennis Hall of Fame Chairman Wick Simmons has announced that Peter Hurley is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Chairman’s Award. The Chairman’s Award recognizes outstanding service by a Hall of Fame Board Member. “Pete has... (Full story …)

Lea Pericoli of Italy to be Honored With the 2007 Fed Cup Award of Excellence

NEWPORT, RI — The International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) have announced that Italy’s Lea Pericoli is the recipient of the 2007 Fed Cup Award of Excellence. Presentation of the Fed Cup Award of Excellence... (Full story …)

September 13, 2007

Bryan Bros. Clinch Stanford ATP Doubles Race

American Twins Finish Year-end No. 1 for Third Straight Year (Full story …)

September 11, 2007

Madison Brengle and Patrick McEnroe join Advanta WTT Smash Hits

New York, N.Y. (September 11, 2007) — Teenager Madison Brengle of Dover, Del., and Patrick McEnroe have been added to the field for the 2007 Advanta WTT Smash Hits, a charity tennis event co-hosted by Billie Jean King and Elton... (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 …)

September 4, 2007

John Isner Officially Signs With Prince Sports, Inc.

Bordentown, NJ – September 4, 2007 –- Prince has big news to share…literally. After years of playing with their racquets, John Isner, the six foot, nine inch American up-and-comer has officially signed with the industry leader. By making the partnership... (Full story …)

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

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

August 31, 2007

Florida’s Paulo Barros and Marine Nizri win singles titles at the USPTA Grass Court Championships

Aug. 31, 2007 — Paulo Barros of Orlando, Fla., defended his men’s open title at the $5,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Grass Court Championships Sunday at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia after defeating James Kohr of York, Pa.,... (Full story …)

August 30, 2007

Billie Jean King launches GreenSlam

New Initiative Aims to Improve Environmental Practices in Sports. (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 27, 2007

Dunlop Star James Blake Wins Pilot Pen Championship

Enters US Open After Notching 10th ATP Career Singles Title. (Full story …)

August 23, 2007

Dunlop Announces 4 Players Ranked in ATP Top 10

James Blake Leads Dunlop Pack as World # 6. All Playing with the Design and Technology of the Aerogel Racquets. (Full story …)

August 22, 2007

Sharapova to Debut Limited Edition Racquet Bags at 2007 U.S. Open

Tennis Superstar Brings Fashion and Function to On-Court Collection (Full story …)

August 15, 2007

USTA to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Althea Gibson's Historic Victory

Gibson to be Inducted into US Open Court of Champions. Opening Night Celebration — Themed “Breaking Barriers” — Will Feature African American Female Pioneers Including Aretha Franklin, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun, Dr. Mae Jemison and More. Mayor Bloomberg, Billie Jean King and Mrs. Jackie Robinson to Join in Tribute. Aretha Franklin to Perform at Ceremony. (Full story …)

August 8, 2007

Dunlop Star Tommy Robredo Captures 5th Career ATP Title

Wins Second Championship at Poland’s Orange Prokom Open. (Full story …)

August 1, 2007

Ferris State Professional Tennis Management and Midtown Clubs Announce Partnership

August 1, 2007 — The Ferris State University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program and Midtown Clubs are excited to announce their recent partnership intended to benefit the entire tennis industry. Midtown Clubs, the nation’s leader in upscale athletic club and... (Full story …)

July 27, 2007 This Week in Tennis

Acura Classic When: July 28th-August 5th Where: La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, California 2006 Winner: Maria Sharapova Prize Money: $1,340,000 Draw Size: 56 Singles/32 Qualifying/28 Doubles The Acura Classic will take place this Saturday at La Costa Resort and... (Full story …)

July 25, 2007 -- The Place To Go To Find a Pro

New York, NY — was launched about 4 months ago with the goal of making searches for local tennis lessons easier. Already receiving over 1,000 unique hits a week, the site has the potential to create a united community... (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 18, 2007

Federer, Nadal, Bryan Brothers Secure Tennis Masters Cup Shanghai Spots

Shanghai, China - The world’s leading singles players and Wimbledon finalists, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, and the top-ranked doubles pairing of Bob and Mike Bryan, all have secured their places in the prestigious circuit finale, the Tennis Masters Cup... (Full story …)

July 16, 2007

International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Now Available Online, On Demand

Sampras Delivers Emotional Speech in Saturday’s Induction Ceremony (Full story …)

This Week in Women’s Tennis: Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo and the Western Southern Financial Group Women’s Open.

Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo When: July 14th to July 22nd, 2007 Event Venue: Country Time Club in Palermo, Italy Prize Money: $145,000 USD The Internazionali Femminili di Tennis di Palermo gets underway on July 14th at the Country... (Full story …)

Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships Results - Saturday, July 14, 2007 Go to for LIVE Scoring, Results and Schedule of Play. NORTHEAST Tennis Magazine Aces Race After Day 6 of competition, the leaders in the 2007 NORTHEAST Tennis... (Full story …)

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 13, 2007

Schedule for the 2007 PBI Tennis Show Tour

The PBI sites on the tour are Sports Core, Reynolds Plantation, Lake George Club and Grand Hyatt Seoul. A nice combination of private and public venues in addition to junior and pro tournaments. The confirmed performances are as follows: July... (Full story …)

Sampras, Sanchez-Vicario to Enter Hall of Fame

Induction Honors For Davidson and Adams (Full story …)

July 9, 2007

Wimbledon Final Earns Best Overnight Since 2004

NBC’s McEnroe on Federer-Nadal: “One of the all-time matches I’ve seen at Wimbledon.” Note: Corrected Top 10 Metered Markets (Full story …)

July 2, 2007

Interactive Tennis Community Arrives with

London, England – With the support of the ATP and leading men's professional tennis players, ( launches as the world's first online interactive multimedia community for tennis, this week during The Championships at Wimbledon., accessible directly or via... (Full story …)

June 27, 2007

USTA names Fed Cup team for semifinal

Sold-Out Capacity Crowd of 4,100 at Stowe, Vt. Live Coverage on The Tennis Channel (Full story …)

Kiefer Accepts Wild Card into Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

NEWPORT, RI — The International Tennis Hall of Fame announced today that Germany’s Nicolas Kiefer has accepted a wild card to play in the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships July 9-15. Mark Philippoussis, a wild card in last year’s... (Full story …)

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 26, 2007

Hall of Fame Classic Exhibition to Feature 2007 Inductees Pete Sampras and Arantxa Sanches-Vicario

Hall of Famers Rod Laver and Stan Smith also Scheduled to Play (Full story …)

Stanford ATP ‘Doubles Rules’ Launched in London

London, England – On Monday 25th June, the first day of Wimbledon, the ATP and Stanford Financial Group brought world-class doubles tennis to the city. While the queues were forming down at SW19, special doubles mini exhibition matches were held... (Full story …)

Ljubicic and Karlovic Celebrate First Grass Court Victory

Kennelbach – Austria – June 2007 - HEAD players Ivan Ljubicic and compatriot Ivo Karlovic from Croatia both won their first grass court title last week. Ljubicic won in s’Hertogenbosch while Karlovic succeeded in Nottingham. HEAD Player and No. 2... (Full story …)

USTA Names Top Collegians to U.S. Tennis Teams for 2007 Pan American Games

USTA National Coach Kent Kinnear to Coach Men’s Team, University of North Carolina’s Brian Kalbas to Coach Women (Full story …)

June 20, 2007

Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships: Player Field Represents 17 Different Countries

NEWPORT, RI — The International Tennis Hall of Fame has announced that this year’s Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships field will once again have an international flavor as players from 17 different countries will descend upon Newport. The Campbell’s... (Full story …)

Peter Burwash International Selected to Direct the Tennis Program for Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas - Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world's largest international tennis management firm, announced it has signed an agreement to direct the tennis operation for the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi ( beginning October 1, 2007. The agreement... (Full story …)

June 19, 2007

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

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

Tomas Berdych Wins Gerry Weber Open

HALLE, GERMANY — Tomas Berdych won the Gerry Weber Open on Sunday, beating Marcos Baghdatis 7-5, 6-4 at this Wimbledon grass court warm-up. Playing with the Dunlop Aerogel 2HUNDRED, the 21 year old Czech won 35 of 37 first-serve points... (Full story …)

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 15, 2007

Junior State Closed Championship: Race to the Top

06/15/07 — Junior State Closed Championship: Race to the Top The last day of the 59th annual 2007 USTA Florida Jr. State Closed brought sunny skies, precision hitting and another exciting chapter in the books. With all the No. 1... (Full story …)

June 14, 2007

USTA Florida Junior State Closed 2007

We are in the sixth and final day of the 2007 USTA Florida State Closed Sectional. The State Closed Sectional is the strongest tournament that Florida sanctions. It is a high honor when players excel in this event. Boys' 18... (Full story …)

USTA State Closed Sectional 2007 - day five

We are in the fifth day of the 2007 USTA Florida State Closed Sectional. The State Closed Sectional is the strongest tournament that Florida sanctions. It is a high honor when players excel in this event. Boys' 18 Singles (Semifinal... (Full story …)

June 12, 2007

Dunlop's Alicia Molik Wins French Open Doubles

Australian Star Captures Her 2nd Grand Slam Title (Full story …)

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 8, 2007

2007 ATP Fantasy Tennis Presented by Stanford Opens

South African safari awaits winning Fantasy Manager. ATP pro Mardy Fish pits his selection skills against fans. (Full story …)

June 5, 2007

USTA Announces Players and Coaches for 2007 Invacare World Team Cup

U.S. Teams to Compete in Wheelchair Tennis’ Premier International Team Competition (Full story …)

June 4, 2007

Philippoussis Will Defend Title at 2007 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

Philippoussis to Star in NBC’s New Reality Dating Series “Age of Love,” Premiering June 18 (9-10:00 PM, ET/PT) (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

Croatia's Mario Ancic Enters Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

Ancic was last player to defeat Federer at Wimbledon. American Vince Spadea will make 6th Appearance in Newport (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 1, 2007

Taylor Dent Earns USPTA Certification

ATP tour player receives Professional 1 certification (Full story …)

April 27, 2007

Balle de Match signs Rux

The nations #1 USTA Boys 18 player for the past 16 weeks, Jordan Rux, has signed an apparel contract with Bälle de Mätch. (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 …)

Hall of Famers slated for Gibson Guitar Champions Cup

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