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June 24, 2020

US Open to Host Wheelchair Tennis Competition Sept. 10-13

The USTA announced that the 2020 US Open Wheelchair Tennis Competition will be held September 10-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., its traditional place on the US Open calendar. (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 …)

January 22, 2020

USTA Awards $50,000+ in Wheelchair Tennis Grassroots Grants

The USTA announced that it is awarding more than $50,000 in USTA Wheelchair Tennis Grassroots grants to 33 deserving wheelchair tennis programs nationwide. Grants were awarded to local organizations that promote and develop the growth of wheelchair tennis and use the sport to help build stronger, healthier communities. The first USTA Wheelchair Tennis Grassroots grants were awarded in 2008 and since then, the USTA has given more than $650,000 to wheelchair tennis programs across the country. (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](http://www.tennisindustrymag.com/issues/202001/index.php). 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 …)

July 29, 2019

ITF Launches Global Wheelchair Tennis Development Plan

The ITF Wheelchair Tennis Committee has launched its new Wheelchair Tennis Development Plan, which will be instrumental in the continued growth of the sport around the world. (Full story …)

May 12, 2019

PTR Celebrates 30 Years of Hosting Wheelchair Tennis Chps.

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is pleased to announce it has been hosting the Wheelchair Tennis Championships on Hilton Head Island for 30 years. (Full story …)

 

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