Research

The TIA is the #1 source for tennis research! We interview more than 30,000 tennis players, 2,000 tennis retailers and 10,000 facility owners throughout the year. The research available to each company is dependent on membership level and type of business. Customized research can also be performed to fit your business needs. (See descriptions of the reports offered to the various industry segments using the navigation in the top menu.) Our main research partner Sports Marketing Surveys was established in 1984 and has offices in 11 countries (USA, UK, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, South Korea, Japan and Australia) and is the World's largest specialist sports and sponsorship research group. 

 

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The Tennis Industry dashboard is a quick top-line snapshot of the most recent research numbers released from the Tennis Industry Association. Each quarter, the TIA updates the dashboard with the latest information collected from the Quarterly Census Reports on Balls, Racquets, and Strings. Metrics on the success of 10 and Under Tennis are supplied by the USTA. Year-end topline numbers on participation, the industry's economic index, and other key industry indicators are also availabe on the dashboard.

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This file gives you an overview of some of the key tennis industry talking points with information on the latest research, initiatives, and latest efforts underway industry-wide.

This annual report is a synthesis of the TIA's 70+ annual research reports, telling the story of tennis for the past year. The SOI focuses on the tennis supply, tennis demand, tennis economy, and tennis media/pro events.

This full report is available to Industry level members of the TIA and above. For more information on TIA membership please click here.

The annual Physical Activity Council Report measures sports participation, fitness, and recreation in the United States among 117 different sports. Member companies of the Physical Activity Council are the Sports and Fitness Industry Association; International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association; Outdoor Foundation; Snowsports Industry Association; National Golf Foundation; and the USTA/TIA

This chart analyzes tennis participation in the United States from 1995 through 2009. In addition, participation levels by play frequency (regular, casual, and frequent) are displayed on the chart

This chart analyzes tennis participation in the United States from 2007 to 2011. In addition, the chart delineates the number of casual, regular, and frequent players who played tennis in the last year in the United States.

TIA National Database Court Report

Please note: Total tennis courts in the US is estimated at 270,000.

The data below is representative of the information provided by nearly 14,000 facilities that are offering programming and tennis instruction on nearly 92,000 courts. We estimate there are an additional 25,000 courts at facilities that offer programming and another 150,000 tennis courts at residential, apartment complex, condos, hotels and community areas.

This data is from a total of 14,736 facilities in the United States.

Total Tennis Courts - 101,142

Indoor Courts Courts by Facility Type
Total Indoor Hard Courts - 9,356 Total Private Facilities - 4,309
Total Indoor Clay Courts - 1,060 Total Public Facilities - 4,731
Total Indoor Other Courts - 491 Total Commercial Facilities - 255
Total Other Facility Type - 6,762
Outdoor Courts Facilities Number of Courts
Total Outdoor Hard Courts - 74,052 Four or Less Courts- 7,405
Total Outdoor Clay Courts - 15,035 Five to Nine Courts - 6,311
Total Outdoor Grass Courts - 321 Ten to Nineteen Courts- 2,447
Total Outdoor Other Courts - 993 Twenty or more Courts- 349
Total Outdoor Lighted Courts - 34,435


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