Welcome to the TIU Newsletter
November 3, 2020
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 Professionals
Didn’t Qualify for Free Dues for 2021? Don’t Miss Qualifying for 2022.
Certified teaching pros who did not qualify for free membership dues for 2021 as part of the overall COVID-19 industry relief program have until Dec. 31, 2020 to complete requirements to qualify for 2022 free dues. Contact the PTR or USPTA for more information.
Tennis Campaign
How You Can
‘Move Tennis Forward’
You are the key to growing this sport and this industry—and the USTA, USPTA, and PTR have joined forces to invest in you! Learn new skills, boost your education, gain advanced certification, and more. Move Tennis Forward!
Tennis in the News
Mid-Atlantic Award Winners ‘Serve it Forward’
The USTA Mid-Atlantic Section recently honored those who have been going above and beyond to serve their community, their neighbors, and their teammates with the #ServeItForward awards.
PTR ACE Program Celebrates 30 Years
The cover of the October PTR TennisPro magazine honors the many diverse coaches who have made significant contributions to tennis and to the PTR ACE Program, which is celebrating 30 years.
ITA CEO Responds to NCAA on Behalf of UMass Tennis
ITA CEO Dr. Tim Russell responds to the “overly harsh” NCAA ruling that stripped the UMass women’s team of its 2017 A-10 Championship and vacated wins.
Tennis and Health
Get Kids Out on the Courts
U.S. kids rank last in physical health globally, according to a UNICEF report. PHIT America, whose mission is to improve the physical and mental health of 50 million children, is challenging the sports world to get kids more active.
Tennis Industry Events
WTCA Virtual
Conference 2020
Don’t miss the Nov. 5-8 WTCA Virtual Conference—a live event with expert speakers that is expected to attract attendees from more than 100 countries. The conference will be hosted by Sarah Stone and Ann Grossman.
ASBA Technical Meeting and Trade Show
The American Sports Builders Association is presenting its annual Tech Meeting & Trade Show virtually this year. Register now for the Dec. 1-3 event.
Tennis Resources
Webinars to Help Boost Your Business
Check out the information and resources available with Tennis Industry United webinars. Experts from both inside and outside this industry offer advice and insights on managing your business in these unprecedented times.
TIU Podcast: COVID-19 and Indoor Facilities
Hosted by the USTA’s Chris Michalowski, Tennis Industry United has put together more than 20 podcasts to help tennis providers through the pandemic. One of the latest features industry expert Doug Cash on opening indoor facilities safely.