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USTA Names US Open Military Appreciation Day For Lt. Joe Hunt

The USTA today announced that the US Open’s annual Military Appreciation Day will be named in honor of Lt. Joe Hunt.  Hunt, who won the U.S. Nationals in 1943 by beating Jack Kramer while on leave from the Navy, was killed when his Navy fighter plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in February of 1945.  He is the only U.S. Nationals or US Open champion to lose his life in service to his country.
 

WTT Season Set to Begin July 14 with New Teams, New TV Deal

When World TeamTennis (WTT) steps on the court for its 44th season it will be serving up a lot of change.  With arguably its deepest lineup of tennis stars since its inception, the eight-team league starts the year with two new franchises, the Vegas Rollers and Orlando Storm, a new multi-year television agreement with CBS Sports and a new streaming agreement with ESPN+.

Pre-Register for 2020 TIA’s TOM Conference & Racquet & Paddle Sports Show! Jan. 21-24

The TIA’s Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference will take place Jan. 22-24th at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla.  This will mark the second year that the TOM Conference will be part of the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show.

Share Your Ideas! Enter the TIA DISCOVERY CHALLENGE and We all Win!

Do you have a great idea to increase tennis growth? Join the 2019 TIA DISCOVERY CHALLENGE. Our goal is to stimulate creative thinking and innovation within the tennis industry and discover new directions and opportunities for growth. 

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