USPTA Expands to Incorporate PPTA, Platform Tennis

USPTA Expands to Incorporate PPTA, Platform Tennis

The USPTA Executive Committee voted to incorporate the mission of the PPTA into the association during its semiannual meetings in Houston in April.  After careful consideration, the PPTA membership determined that since its mission is to promote and grow the standards of the Professional Platform Tennis Association, its members would be best served by combining with the larger USPTA organization. 

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PTR partners with PlayYourCourt to help pros

PTR partners with PlayYourCourt to help pros

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has partnered with PlayYourCourt to create new tennis coaching jobs and to help fund education and certification for aspiring tennis professionals. As a result of this partnership, PlayYourCourt will reimburse qualified coaches who join and become PTR certified...

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Uptick in sales of red, orange and green tennis balls

Uptick in sales of red, orange and green tennis balls

According to the Tennis Industry Association, since the introduction of collaborative industry efforts and focuses to grow participation in the youth tennis demographic, the manufacturing sector has seen a substantial uptick in the number of red, orange, and green tennis balls sold into various consumer distribution channels. 

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Opportunities at Point University

Point University is starting a new men’s and women’s collegiate tennis program in the fall of 2013 in West Point, Georgia. There are a number of spots available on the teams. There also is a great deal of scholarship money available! If you have students looking for an opportunity to play college tennis, please call Coach Doug Carter at (903)261-9688 or (706)385-1430.

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