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.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The September/October issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

In this issue:


  • Gaining a Foothold: These retail tips can help keep your shoe sales moving forward.
  • State of the Industry: The latest research from the TIA holds clues to how you may want to conduct business.
  • The Sum of Its Parts: Dunlop’s new iDapt racquets can provide players—and retailers—with unique opportunities.
  • New and Improved: The latest in racquets, strings and shoes will have something for every player.
  • Metal Halide and LED: Metal Halide has served tennis players for decades. But what’s on the horizon may be game-changing.


  • Our Serve
  • Industry News
  • Letters
  • Retailing Tip
  • TIA news
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Pioneers in Tennis:
  • Tips and Techniques
  • String Playtest: Tecnifibre HDX Tour 17
  • Your Serve, by Ellen Miller


  • USTA chooses 12 Facility Award Winners
  • ITA announces new D1 dual-meet format
  • IART starts Sept. 20
  • Free Play Events emphasize family
  • New owner for Little Miss Tennis
  • USPTA to aid in teaching pro injury study
  • Peoplewatch
  • Nova Sports celebrates 30 years
  • BowDry removes water from courts
  • Short Sets
  • Ashaway sponsors junior national racquetball
  • 10 win Ashe Essay Contest
  • Evert teams with Tail apparel
  • Cardio Tennis adds training sessions

USPTA Addvantage

  • USPTA Tournaments Get New Twist
  • USPTA Masters Invitational Tournament Features “Best of the Best”
  • Mark Your Calendars for USPTA’s National Education Day
  • Military Mom Ensures Tennis and Education Make a Winning Combination
  • CEO’s Message
  • President’s Message
  • USPTA News
  • Beyond the Court
  • Career Development
  • Member News