This year’s TIA Tennis Forum, held in New York on the opening day of the US Open, included a unique Tennis Industry “Discovery Challenge,” a collaborative effort designed to foster creative ideas and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis.
Nearly 250 tennis leaders, industry executives and tennis providers came together on the first day of play at the US Open for the 12th annual Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Tennis Forum, held at the Grand Hyatt New York.
With the US Open under way, Tennis Channel is launching the Tennis Channel Podcast Network, a digital home for podcasts dedicated to the sport. The network is uniting six podcasts under the new banner, creating a single destination for listeners and selling advertising across the group. Tennis Channel plans to bring additional podcasts into the…
The USTA unveiled a dramatic new sculpture honoring trailblazer and tennis great Althea Gibson. The sculpture, created by Eric Goulder, was unveiled outside Arthur Ashe Stadium on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has officially approved PlaySight’s PlayFair video challenge replay system heading into the 2019-2020 season after a successful three-year pilot. PlayFair enables multi-angle video review for line call challenges, with the mission to improve sportsmanship throughout college tennis and increase participation in and viewership of the sport.
The United States Professional Tennis Association will host the 2019 USPTA World Championships at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on Sept. 25 and 26 during the 2019 USPTA World Conference. Play will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 3 p.m.
The USTA celebrates the 12th year of its US Open sustainability initiative, continuing the tournament’s decade-plus commitment to reducing the environmental impact of the US Open, marked this year by a focus on global climate action and increased sponsor and partner participation.
Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and famed coach Nick Bollettieri are excited to jointly release a new program, “Tennis in a Can,” that’s ideal for high school tennis coaches and is available now—in time for the high school tennis season.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a series of improvements to the ITF Seniors Circuit for 2020 and 2021 following the publication of the 2019-2021 ITF Seniors Strategic Development Plan in January this year.
Wilson Sporting Goods Co. announced the launch of the new Triniti™ tennis ball. Triniti is the first tennis ball designed with sustainability at its core while maintaining the high performance levels expected by amateur and professional tennis players around the world.