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World Tennis Day launched by ITF and StarGames

December 06, 2012 · No Comments

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced in November that it has entered into an agreement with StarGames to launch World Tennis Day to help promote tennis participation around the world. The inaugural World Tennis Day will be held on Monday 4 March 2013 as part of the 2013 ITF Centenary activities.

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No CommentsTags: Initiatives · Industry

10 and Under Tennis Showcased at Madison Square Garden

November 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Madison Square Garden was filled with excitement on Nov. 5 as tennis legends Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Patrick Rafter and Pete Sampras competed in the PowerShares Series. And for one local tennis club, the Yonkers Tennis Center, it was a time to showcase their highly successful 10 and Under Tennis program.

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1 CommentTags: 10-Under Tennis · Facilities · Initiatives · Tournaments/Events · USTA Connects Providers and Kids to Play Opportunities

November 15, 2012 · No Comments

The USTA has released an all new website,, to connect tennis providers and consumers to play opportunities for youth tennis. For consumers, it's quick and easy to find an event or a facility in your area, simply by clicking the "find an event" photo and/or button on the homepage of the website. For consumers to find events in their area, such as a Free Tennis Play Day, all they have to do is enter their 5 digit zip code and those events being held close to them are displayed in an easy-to-view format. The sign up process for providers to get their events listed is quick and simple, too.

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No CommentsTags: 10-Under Tennis · Initiatives · USTA · Teaching Pros/Coaches

TIA Set to Launch New and Improved Website

November 14, 2012 · No Comments, the central information source for the tennis trade, has recently been redesigned and is set to launch in mid- to late-November. The new website not only focuses on providing specified content for the various segments of the industry, but it also consolidates much of the information that previously resided on ancillary sites hosted by the TIA—making a true "one-stop shop" for industry information.

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No CommentsTags: Manufacturers · Technology · Industry · Media · Retailers

Q3 Highlighted by Double-Digit Growth in Youth Tennis Equipment Distribution

November 14, 2012 · No Comments

The tennis industry will be heading into the holiday shopping season on the heels of a strong third quarter compared to 2011. For the first time this year, TIA Wholesale Shipment Census Reports indicate positive growth in all categories measured. In addition, the dollar value of units shipped in each of these categories grew in Q3 of 2012 compared to Q3 of 2011.

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No CommentsTags: 10-Under Tennis · Manufacturers · Research · Industry