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 Ivaniševi? and Conchita Martínez.
The USTA today 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.
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.
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.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced that the inaugural Net Generation Aces Program will launch at the 2019 US Open. The program identified athletes between the ages of 13 and 17 who are making a positive difference in their local communities through creative and impactful tennis programs.
Tennis Channel's 11th year of US Open coverage begins on the first morning of the tournament with Tennis Channel Live at the US Open, on Monday, Aug. 26, at 8 a.m. ET. The daily lead-in show will prepare fans for that day's match schedule and what to expect throughout the tournament. Following play, Tennis Channel will have all-night encore matches leading into the next morning.
USTA Foundation announced the 10 winners of the 21st annual NJTL Essay Contest. The winners, ranging in age from 10 to 18 all participate in National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) chapters nationwide, and were selected from more than 2,600 entries submitted this summer.
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 RacquetPaddleSportsShow.com.
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.
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.