(Lake Nona, FL) - The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) today announced it will expand its partnership with Universal Tennis, making it the “Official Club Software and Rating System of the USPTA.”
As part of the agreement, USPTA members and/or their clubs that leverage the Universal Tennis application can generate revenue through various level-based tournaments and events that make the game accessible to an ever-widening audience.
More than 14,000 USPTA members will be able to take advantage of Universal Tennis’ digital marketplace. As part of the agreement, USPTA members and/or their clubs that leverage the Universal Tennis application can generate revenue through various level-based tournaments and events that make the game accessible to an ever-widening audience.
More than 14,000 USPTA members will be able to take advantage of Universal Tennis’ digital marketplace. Through this partnership, Universal Tennis will exhibit and showcase its solutions at the USPTA World Conference and collaborate on relevant education programs during the USPTA’s other division conferences.
“Utilizing the Universal Tennis software & UTR Rating system is a fantastic tool to enhance USPTA member-held events,” said John Embree, CEO, USPTA. “Whether you’re a pro running a top junior tournament or a USPTA tennis teacher developing players, using the UTR Rating and analytics give members an objective and results-based measurement of their student’s performance level.”
The vision and mission of Universal Tennis was reimagined and enabled at the end of 2017 when a tech savvy group of passionate tennis and business leaders bought the company. In just a few years, the Universal Tennis team and its collaborators are reaching, impacting, and transforming tennis across the globe.
“Universal Tennis is transforming tennis through its innovative tools and technologies, empowering tennis providers globally to increase participation and generate revenue through level-based play. The expanded partnership with the USPTA elevates this mission even further,” said Anne Worcester, President of Universal Tennis. “USPTA members can now use Universal Tennis to run unlimited events with flexible formats, including Team Tennis for juniors, Adult Leagues, and so much more.”
About Universal Tennis
The mission of Universal Tennis is to connect and grow the sport with innovative events and a global digital marketplace centered around level-based play. The Universal Tennis Engagement Platform is anchored by the UTR Rating, the world’s most accurate singles and doubles tennis rating system. Universal Tennis provides the tools and solutions to make the UTR Rating relevant and valuable to players, coaches, and organizers in their local tennis communities. Universal Tennis is creating opportunities and pathways for players from all over the world, in all stages of life, to find better matches and unlock a more fun and flexible tennis experience.
About the USPTA
Founded in 1927, the USPTA is the global leader in tennis-teacher certification and professional development. With more than 14,000 members worldwide and 17 divisions nationwide, the Association’s mission is to raise the standards of tennis-teaching professionals and coaches and to promote a greater awareness of the sport .
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