Thursday, May 07, 2015

The June 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The June 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail.

Read it on-line now.

Included in this issue:


Basic Training: Driving sales in your store often involves a simple formula.

Advancing the Cause: Stay up to date on the latest racquet technologies, frame materials and construction techniques.

Adding Years to Your Life: Long known as the sport for a lifetime, tennis is the sport of a longer, healthier, more complete lifetime.

Group Sales: Going after the team business — whether for clubs, leagues or schools — can be
a nice boost for your store.

Private Enterprise: These residential winners are great examples of tennis-court construction.


Our Serve
Industry News
TIA News
Racquet Tech
Retailing Tip
Your Players: Sun Protection
Facility Management
Ask the Experts
String Playtest: Tecnifibre Black Code 4S 17
Your Serve, by Hunter Lipscomb


Martin Blackman tapped to head USTA Player Development
USTA breaks ground at Lake Nona site
North Carolina sportswriter wins Tennis Media Award
PTR adds senior, junior educational programs
USTA presents awards at Annual Meeting
Sport Court named USPTA official 36', 60' court
World TeamTennis 40th season to start in July
Legendary coaches honored at Easter Bowl
‘Ad-In Bin’ collects used balls for recycling
Adidas introduces Y-3 Roland Garros Collection
Short Sets


Building Champions of Character through Tennis

Tulane’s Rick Dickson to Headline USPTA Awards Luncheon

Silent Auction Returns to World Conference

Magic Seven

CEO’s Message

Past President’s Message 46 Endorsee News

Inside Coaching

USPTA World Conference 56 USPTA World Conference 58 Career Development

Member News

Friday, March 20, 2015

The April 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The April 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail. Included in this issue:
  • Our Serve: Try It, You’ll Like It …
  • Industry News
  • Letters
  • RacquetTech: Weave Your Way to Consistency
  • Retailing 136: Your Path to Profits
  • Junior Play: Team Spirit
  • Racquet Service: It’s Time for A Tune-Up
  • Apparel Trends: High-Tech Fabrics Take Performance to a Higher Level
  • Distinguished Facility-of-the-Year Awards: Soft Goods
  • Racquet Selection: Finding the Perfect Fit
  • Playtest: Tecnifibre XR3 17
  • Your Serve: Respecting the Wisdom of a Lesson Taught Years Ago
Plus, USPTA ADDvantage magazine.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The February 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The February 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail. Special to this issue is the Outlook 2015 section. If you can't wait for it to arrive, check it out online here.


  • Behavior Modification?: Changing members’ behavior is a tricky situation for any facility manager.
  • Triple Threat: Tennis Industry and the ASBA present the best in tennis court construction and design.


  • Racquets: It’s all about the fit with all the options, it’s still up to the dealer to help customers select the perfect racquet.
  • Shoes: Stepping Up the Game The new shoe showcase features vehicles that perform and look good, too.
  • Strings: In Search of Perfection Technology in strings continues to get better, while marketing is getting more focused.


  • Our Serve
  • Industry News
  • Customer Service
  • TIA News
  • Retailing Tip
  • Executive Point: Steve Simon 22 Recreational Play
  • Ask the Experts
  • String Playtest: Head Gravity 40 Your Serve, by Frank Giampaolo


  • Calif. Products buys three companies
  • PTR Week, Symposium set for Feb. 17-23
  • Under Armour signs Andy Murray
  • Promote programming with a USTA Tennis Play Event
  • Former tour players create new Diadem strings
  • Antigua launches spring line
  • PowerShares Series sets 2015 dates, venues
  • PBI pros to become USPTA certified
  • Peoplewatch
  • ASBA elects new officers and directors
  • Tennis Summit, TOM Conference set for Indian Wells
  • Short Sets
  • ITA coaches support shortened format


  • Prince & USPTA – A Partnership of Innovation
  • USPTA Foundation Awards Record 31 Grants in 2014
  • PeterBurwashInternational Joins USPTA Family
  • Compression Apparel Enhances Performance, Recovery On and Off the Court


  • CEO’s Message
  • First Vice President’s Message
  • Endorsee News
  • Beyond the Court
  • USPTA News
  • New USPTA Endorsee
  • Master Pro Corner
  • Career Development
  • Member News

Monday, December 29, 2014

More entries in the Pro Equipment log

Thanks to Doug Denton, we now have 300 new entries for our searchable, sortable Pro Equipment listing (available to USRSA members only).

There are now 17,732 entries, the latest additions being from the 2013 Southern California Open and the 2013 BNP Paribas Open.

Along with the new entries, the racquet, main string, and cross string cross-tab pages now reflect the new data.

If you're not a USRSA member, why not sign up and start the New Year off on the right foot.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The January 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The January 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail.

This issue features a look at the life of tennis pioneer Vic Braden, our 2014 Champions of Tennis, our annual String Selector guide, and a playtest report on Babolat Origin 17.

Of course, these are in addition to our regular features, such as Our Serve, Industry News, TIA News, and Your Serve.

And don't forget that each issue of Tennis Industry magazine includes Addvantage magazine for USPTA members.

You can read it online now for free by clicking here.

Friday, December 12, 2014

New manual added: Yonex Protech8 stringing machine

USRSA members now have access to the manual for Yonex's incredible-looking new Protech8. You'll find the manual on-line here.