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PTR Receives USTA Provisional Accreditation

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced today that it has received provisional accreditation from the United States Tennis Association.  USTA’s accreditation program sets uniform standards for the development of those new to the profession and will include ongoing coaching education for all certified professionals who are members of accredited organizations.

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.

Support Small Business Saturday This Weekend, Nov. 30

Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting local small businesses and strengthening and celebrating communities across the country, will take place on Nov. 30th. Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the U.S., including hundreds of tennis pro and specialty retailers.

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.

USPTA, USTA Foundation Partner to Establish 'USPTA Fund'

The USPTA and the USTA Foundation are excited to announce the establishment of the USPTA Fund under the auspices of the USTA Foundation. As part of this partnership between the USPTA and the USTA Foundation, the USPTA is replacing its auction at the 2019 USPTA World Conference with a new online auction and we’re asking our members to promote this auction to friends, colleagues and clientele.  

‘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.

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.

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