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Billie Jean King Cup Heading to Palm Beaches

The United States Tennis Association has announced that Coco Gauff and the United States Billie Jean King Cup Team will play at the Delray Beach Tennis Center April 14–15 in a 2023 match against Austria. Billie Jean King Cup — celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2023 — was formerly known as the Fed Cup and […]

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Arthur Ashe Stadium during sunset at the 2019 US Open. (Photo by Cesarin Mateo/USTA)

U.S. Open Setting Ticket Sales, Hospitality Records

As Serena Williams walks onto the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium tonight for her second-round match, you may be able to understand why tournament organizers at the USTA have more than a little interest in seeing the legend’s likely final U.S. Open stay be as extended as possible. Williams’ first-round match on Monday night drew […]

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Explore Asheville will be prominently displayed throughout the 2022 US Open tennis tournament.

USTA Partners With Explore Asheville for US Open Marketing Campaign

The United States Tennis Association has announced Explore Asheville as the official tourism partner for the 2022 US Open, placing the North Carolina destination front and center throughout the event taking place 700 miles north in New York City. “Explore Asheville is proud to elevate our relationship with the USTA and Asheville’s reputation as a […]

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USTA Names Lew Sherr CEO and Executive Director

Lew Sherr will become the chief executive officer and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, effective May 2. Sherr is currently the national governing body’s chief revenue officer. In his new role, Sherr will partner with the USTA Board of Directors to set the strategy for tennis’ growth in the United States, and will […]

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USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Unveils Plans for Virginia Tennis Campus

The United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section plans to build a 36-court tennis campus in Loudoun County, Virginia, creating a year-round community health and wellness venue through tennis. The campus will draw local, regional and national level tennis events and feature daily programming, allowing the nonprofit organization to service the mission of growing the sport […]

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Frances Tiafoe is in the running to be one of the spotlight stars of this year's U.S. Davis Cup team. Credit: Jose Manuel Alvarez / Quality Sport Images / Kosmos Tennis via US Tennis Association

U.S. Davis Cup Team to Host Colombia in Reno

Reno Events Center will host the U.S. Davis Cup team in a qualifying match against Colombia on March 4–5, the first time that the event has been in Northern Nevada. Tickets will go on sale January 21. The qualifier against Colombia is a best-of-five match series played over two days, beginning with two singles matches […]

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Michael Dowse Stepping Down as USTA Chief Executive Officer

Michael Dowse, who led the United States Tennis Association through two years of the COVID pandemic during which the U.S. Open was preserved and participation in the sport rebounded, will step down as chief executive officer effective March 1, 2022. Dowse, who was named USTA chief executive officer and executive director in October 2019 after […]

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USTA, ITA Agree on College Tennis Strategic Alliance

The United States Tennis Association and Intercollegiate Tennis Association will embark on a strategic alliance that formalizes the two organizations’ collaboration to strengthen and elevate collegiate tennis. One of the partnership’s highlights is a new local and regional competition model that will connect American juniors, college and entry-level professional players. These new tournaments will be […]

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Report: Tennis Participation Up 22 Percent in 2020

Participation in tennis has skyrocketed during the pandemic, according to figures released by the U.S. Tennis Association. The national governing body reported that participation in 2020 increased by 22 percent, with 21.64 million reporting they played the sport. The figures were part of the Physical Activity Council’s Participation Report conducted by Sports Markering Surveys, which […]

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USTA Names Marisa Grimes Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

The United States Tennis Association has named Marisa Grimes as its new chief diversity and inclusion officer. Grimes will start January 4 with the goal of supporting the business imperatives of diversity and inclusion both internally within the USTA and across the worldwide sport of tennis. As a senior executive, Grimes will report to USTA […]

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