Welcome to the TIU Newsletter
January 26, 2021
Tennis Industry United is using the strengths and resources of industry organizations to promote tennis and ensure the continual growth of this sport—and this new Newsletter is helping to spread the word.

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Tennis and Providers
USTA New England’s
‘Pro Power Series’
USTA New England and local USPTA and PTR chapters have once again teamed up to host a free yearlong virtual education series focused on tennis providers. The first webinar will be Jan. 27.
Tennis in the News
HOF to Host
Black History Month Virtual Series
The International Tennis Hall of Fame will commemorate Black History Month in February by hosting two free online speaking programs that shine a light on the history of Black tennis and its cultural impact on and off the tennis courts.
Bollettieri Brings
Sport to Inner
City Kids
Legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, who turns 90 in July, has been working to bring back a program from the past to help inner city children, through the Nick Bollettieri Family Foundation.
ITF Looks to Improve Davis Cup Scheduling
The ITF is considering a series of proposals to enhance the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals following a review of the inaugural 2019 event. The ITF Board has already approved the finals becoming an 11-day event in 2021 and a transition from 18 to 16 teams starting in 2022.
Tennis and COVID-19
Is Your Business Eligible for a Second PPP Loan?
Under the new COVID relief package, some small businesses can receive a second forgivable loan under the new Paycheck Protection Program. Applications for these “second-draw” loans are open now and will close on March 31. Find out if your business is eligible.
College Tennis
‘Dear Minnesota
Men's Tennis’
Dino Bilankov came to the U.S. from Croatia to play college tennis at the University of Minnesota. Now, the Gopher alum writes a letter to his former program to thank them for the impact it made on his life.
Tennis Industry Events
PTR Symposium Goes Virtual in February
Registration is now open for the PTR International Tennis Symposium taking place February 9-11. The virtual event includes dozens of sessions and more than 90 presenters, industry experts, and world-renowned speakers, along with a trade show, networking, and virtual meet-ups.
CMAA 2021 World Conference Goes Virtual
The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) World Conference and Club Business Expo is being reinvented for 2021 with a new, entirely virtual presentation scheduled for March 8-12.
Tennis Community
Register Your Community Tennis Association for 2021
Make sure to register your CTA for 2021! Registering now will help ensure that there is no lapse in insurance coverage for your organization.
Tennis on TV
Chanda Rubin:
Broadcasting In the Bubble
Former world No. 6 pro Chanda Rubin worked the US Open and Roland Garros from within the bubble and will commentate during the Australian Open from the new Los Angeles studio.
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.