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Register Your Programs, Using Quick Start Tennis

The QuickStart Tennis format is America's plan for 10-and-under tennis. To integrate the QST format into your programming, go to You'll find information about the QuickStart Tennis format specifications, training opportunities, equipment, and other resources.

When you start offering programs in the QST format, be sure to register them for free at Registering will ensure that when parents or kids search for tennis programs in your area, your programs will appear on consumer websites such as,,, and more.

James Blake Joins TWC Campaign

Popular pro James Blake has joined Maria Sharapova in helping the effort to get more people playing tennis. Blake will appear on 2008 marketing materials that are available free to all Tennis Welcome Centers to help promote the game, your facility and your programs.

To become an Official Tennis Welcome Center and to receive free national, regional and local marketing support to attract new players, visit You'll then join a network of TWCs across the country that players can search for when looking for introductory and instructional programming.

James Blake

Cardio Tennis: Growing Globally

Cardio Tennis continues to grow, and over the last few months, there have been many exciting developments around the world:

Cardio Tennis

New Tennis Welcome Centers and Cardio Tennis Sites

Currently, there are 2,058 Tennis Welcome Centers and 1,600 Cardio Tennis sites in the U.S. For more on these programs, and on how your facility can become a Tennis Welcome Center or Cardio Tennis site, visit or contact the TIA toll-free at 866-686-3036.

New Cardio Tennis Facilities

(as of Nov. 14)

Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, FL
Clay Time Indoor Tennis, Island Park, NY
Cranmore Family Fitness Center, North Conway, NH
Crete Reformed Church, Crete, IL
Highland Park Tennis Center, Birmingham, AL
Peninsula Covenant Community Center, Redwood City, CA
Pirozzol Park–Elmira Town Hall Tennis Courts, Elmira, NY
Schamburg Tennis Plus, Schaumburg, IL
The Oaks Club, Osprey, FL
Twin Tier Racquet Club, Big Flats, NY

New Tennis Welcome Centers

(as of Nov. 14)

Edgewood Avenue Park, New Haven, CT
Evergreen Valley College Tennis Center San Jose, CA
Hardscrabble Club, Brewster, NY
Highland Park Tennis Center, Birmingham, AL
North Carolina Wesleyan Tennis Complex, Rocky Mount, NC
Schaumburg Tennis Plus, Schaumburg, IL
Spring Grove Community Center, Spring Grove, PA
St. Peter's Grand Slam Tennis Camp Portland, ME
The Oaks Club, Osprey, FL
Wilbur Cross Tennis Courts, New Haven, CT


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