Uptick in sales of red, orange and green tennis balls

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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. For 2013, wholesale unit shipments of these balls were up 17% over 2012 and up 375% since they were first tracked by TIA Census Reporting in 2008. Making the most significant move in unit sales in 2013 were red felt balls (+42%), followed by green balls (+20%), then orange balls (+19%).