Together, for Tennis
August 17, 2021
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.
Download the Tennis Advocacy Handbook.
Download D&I Engagement Guides.
Tennis Advocacy
Download Tennis Advocacy Resources
Tennis advocacy resources continue to be added to the site (and Download the updated USTA Community Advocacy Handbook and key advocacy “briefs,” with information to help your organization or business.
Develop a Pipeline of Coaches in Your Community
Learn how the Inspiring Children’s Foundation in Las Vegas is able to utilize a family atmosphere to create multi-generational mentoring and leadership opportunities—while also creating a pipeline of tennis coaches in the community, too.
Wheelchair Tennis Growing Rapidly in Mid-Atlantic
Tennis continues to reach more players through the growth of wheelchair tennis. In the USTA Mid-Atlantic Section, these growing programs give players the opportunity to share in activities with their able-bodied family and friends.
(Photo Credit: USTA MAS/Sportable)
US Open News
Who's Playing At This
Year's Open
Keep up with all the latest on who will be competing for glory at this year’s Open. Check out the players leading the fields in men’s singles, women’s singles, and the US Open Wheelchair event.
Enjoy the Official 2021
US Open Program
Even if you can’t attend this year’s US Open, stay connected to the world’s premier tennis event with the 2021 US Open Tournament Magazine—the official program. The Tournament Magazine is chock full of photos and articles from the world’s top tennis writers.
Tennis in the News
USTA Foundation Awards $400,000+ in Scholarships
The USTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the USTA, announced that it has granted 46 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $435,000.
ITF Global Tennis Report Shows Participation Increases
The ITF has published the ITF Global Tennis Report 2021, which assesses the impact of the pandemic on worldwide tennis participation and reveals that the sport continues to grow globally.
2021 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team Announced
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has announced the 2021 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team, which recognizes the top student-athletes of the 2020-2021 season across all divisions of college tennis.
Tennis Resources
Teaching Professionals for Your Organization
Are you looking to hire certified teaching professionals for your organization or programs? Check out this webinar on Thursday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m. ET, which also offers CEU credits for tennis and parks professionals.
Collegiate Community Hub Grant
Do you operate your college or university tennis facility as a “Collegiate Community Hub”? If so, your athletic department may be eligible for a one-time grant of up to $10,000 from the USTA and ITA.
Tennis Executives
USTA NorCal Seeks Executive Director
USTA Northern California is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.
USTA Southern Seeks Executive Director
USTA Southern is now accepting online applications for the position of Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer.
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, including US Open Series coverage.