Together, for Tennis
January 4, 2023
The tennis industry has come together as Tennis Industry United to help drive the growth of this sport. Tennis Industry United has developed educational, downloadable, and customizable resources and information—including this biweekly newsletter—to help our local tennis advocates promote the benefits of tennis, attract new players and re-engage past players, and help drive greater diversity and inclusion in tennis participation. Together, for tennis.

Tennis Fundraising
USTA Foundation Sets New, Higher Campaign Targets
With $12 million raised, year two of the USTA Foundation’s three-year Rally for the Future campaign was a resounding success—and the national charitable arm of the USTA is aiming higher in 2023.
Tennis Honors
RSI Announces Annual ‘Champions of Tennis’
The January issue of Racquet Sports Industry Magazine honors the 22nd Annual Champions of Tennis winners, including RSI’s Person of the Year, Mike McNulty.
Tennis in the News
USTA New England Becomes an NYSS Champion
USTA New England has been recognized by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a National Youth Sports Strategy Champion.
YTSD Determined to Welcome Youngsters to the Sport
The pipeline for young players is flowing strong across San Diego. The region continues to nurture up-and-coming athletes at all levels of the game, and Youth Tennis San Diego rates among the top providers of tennis programming in Southern California.
Adaptive Tennis National Chps. Returns to USTA National Campus
Last fall, the Adaptive Tennis National Championships returned to the USTA National Campus for the first time since 2019. After robust qualifying events around the country, competitors from eight USTA sections traveled to Orlando to compete in unified doubles.
Middle States Player Uses Tennis to Power Through Adversity
A lifelong, highly-competitive athlete, tennis was a new adventure for Beth Bernabeo. It kept her active and challenged her in a new way. And she had no idea how tennis would impact her life just a few short years later.
Professional Tennis
Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek Crowned 2022 ITF World Champions
The International Tennis Federation has named Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek the 2022 ITF World Champions, following impressive seasons in which both players won two Grand Slam singles titles.
Tennis Coaches
ITA College Coaches Podcast: Simon Earnshaw, NC State
Simon Earnshaw won nine NCAA Division II National Championships as head coach at Armstrong Atlantic. In 2014, he became the head women’s tennis coach at NC State, helping the program to multiple firsts. Hear about his journey, including his early coaching days at the Bollettieri Tennis Academy.
College Tennis
Top American Juniors Shine In Freshmen Fall Campaign
Showcasing the elite talent flowing through the collegiate game, the 2022 fall season highlighted the next wave of college tennis superstars, with freshmen winning major events to climb up the ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings.
Tennis Industry Events
PTR International Tennis Symposium on Hilton Head
The PTR is back on the East Coast for its 2023 PTR International Tennis Symposium, Feb. 6-9 in Hilton Head Island, S.C., bringing together hundreds of teaching pros and industry leaders.
Post-Tension Concrete Workshop for Builders, Engineers
For sports builders, contractors, and engineers, the ASBA is offering a two-day Post-Tension Concrete Workshop Feb. 8-9 in Dallas, Texas, presented in cooperation with the Post-Tensioning Institute.
Tennis Careers
Climbing the Ladder to Success in Tennis
Looking for a job in tennis? Or are you an employer looking to hire? Check out Careers in Tennis, where you can search for jobs for free or post job or internship openings.
Tennis on TV
Keep Up on Tennis Channel Programming
Can’t get enough tennis? With live events, taped classics, and signature programming, check out what’s on Tennis Channel this week.