US Open Series Adds Hall of Fame Open in Newport, R.I.

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and International Tennis Hall of Fame announced that the Hall of Fame Open, an ATP 250 grass-court tournament that has long kicked off the U.S. summer tennis season, will officially join the US Open Series beginning in 2020, increasing the number of ATP events on the Series to six…

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Stephens Is USTA Foundation’s First National Excellence Ambassador

The USTA Foundation, the national charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association announced that it has appointed 2017 US Open Champion and world No. 23 Sloane Stephens as the National Excellence Program Ambassador. Stephens will kick-off at the Excellence Program College Pathway Camp on Nov. 8 at the USTA National Campus in Orlando.

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France Downs Australia, 3-2, to Win 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas

France won the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final, defeating Australia 3-2 at the RAC Arena, Perth. France are Fed Cup Champions for the third time after Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic secured victory in the final doubles match with a 6-4 6-3 win over Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur.

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Ashaway Crossfire Family of Tennis Strings Offers Range of Hybrid Options

Ashaway’s Crossfire family includes six different material and string gauge combinations to suit even the most discerning player’s taste. The earlier models — Crossfire II, 17, and 18 — utilize aramid (Kevlar) mains and synthetic gut crosses to provide varying degrees of toughness and durability while enhancing playability.

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ITA Honors Longtime Smith College Tennis Coach Christine Davis

Long-time Smith College head women’s tennis coach Christine Davis has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the ITA Meritorious Service Award, presented by ConantLeadership. Davis will be presented with the award on Saturday, December 7, during the 2019 ITA Coaches Convention Awards Luncheon at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida.

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Dunlop Named Official Ball of 2019 Davis Cup Finals

Dunlop will be at the heart of the new-look Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals after being named as the official ball for the event by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and Kosmos Tennis. The Dunlop Fort All Court TS ball will be used for the prestigious week-long finals, which will see 18 countries vie for…

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