POP Tennis, which recently adopted play on 36-foot and 60-foot courts using Red, Orange, and Green tennis balls, was demonstrated on-court at the PTR Symposium in February in Hilton Head. The sport will be demonstrated during the Tennis Owners & Managers Conference in Miami March 23-25, and in April, four Chicago-area Midtown clubs will hold POP Tennis pilot programs.
Make plans now to attend the 2016 TIA State of the Industry Forum, which will be March 23 in Miami, in conjunction with the Tennis Owners & Managers (T.O.M.) Conference. The Forum will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown and is free to the industry to attend. The event is being held during the Miami Open professional tennis tournament.
Tennis club and facility owners and managers, join your peers at the third annual Tennis Owners & Managers (T.O.M.) Conference, to be held March 23-25 at the Hilton Miami Downtown. The event will take place during the 2016 Miami Open pro tennis tournament. To register, visit TheTOMConference.com.
Mark your calendar now for an important webinar and update on the progress at the USTA National Campus at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla., as the new Home for American Tennis continues to take shape. The webinar will be April 6 at 11 a.m. ET. Stay tuned for more details and a link to sign up
The fourth “World Tennis Day” will take place on March 8 and will be highlighted by the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The ninth annual evening of tennis at MSG will include an opening match between Gael Monfils and Stan Wawrinka followed by Caroline Wozniacki vs. 21-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams. Visit WorldTennisDay.com for more.
Cliff Drysdale, one of the most popular personalities in the international tennis community, will be among the presenters at the 2016 Tennis Owners & Managers Conference in Miami March 23-25.
Former top professional tennis players Gigi Fernandez and Emilio Sanchez will be among the presenters at the 2016 Tennis Owners & Managers Conference in Miami March 23-25.
The 2016 Tennis Owners & Managers Conference in Miami March 23-25 will feature Dr. Jack Groppel, an internationally recognized authority and pioneer in the science of human performance. Dr. Groppel, who is the co-founder of the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, has a long history in tennis. He will address tennis facility owners/managers on topics that include the importance of health and fitness in helping to grow tennis and the industry.
The tennis industry has promoted play on shorter 36-foot and 60-foot tennis courts for a number of years to help players of all ages get active, have fun and learn the game more easily. Now, the game of tennis played on 36- and 60-foot courts gets a major boost through the U.S. POP Tennis Association.
Jeff Williams, the managing partner of the Tennis Media Company, became president of the Tennis Industry Association Jan. 1, taking over from Greg Mason of Head USA Racquet Sports, who was TIA president from 2013.