Goes Social — FACEBOOK CONNECT is Live! is going social as the TIA has released an update to the website that allows players to quickly and easily sign up for the site using the Facebook Connect plugin.

Facebook Connect will allows users to "connect" their Facebook identity, friends and privacy seamlessly with "Adding the Facebook Connect feature to is a crucial element in improving the user experience," says TIA IT Manager, Matt Allen. "With the click of a button tennis players will be able to register as a player on and begin using the various features of the site."

The TIA is also in the process of exploring integration of additional social network "connection" features from other third party platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.