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To Promote and Develop the Growth of Tennis.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is the national governing body for the sport of tennis and the recognized leader in promoting and developing the sport’s growth on every level in the United States, from local communities to the crown jewel of the professional game, the US Open.
Established in 1881, the USTA is a progressive and diverse not-for-profit organization whose volunteers, professional staff, and financial resources support a single mission: to promote and develop the growth of tennis.
The USTA is the largest tennis organization in the world, with 17 geographical sections, more than 700,000 individual members and 7,000 organizational members, thousands of volunteers, and a professional staff dedicated to growing the game.
Community Tennis strives to grow tennis at every level with a goal of making the game accessible to everyone. It supports a wide range of programs designed to help people learn the game, play the game, and benefit from its many health/fitness and social benefits.
Community Tennis is also working hand in hand with the USTA’s seventeen sections, committed volunteers, and industry partners on the largest new player initiative that tennis, or any other sport, has ever conducted—to promote the benefits of tennis to new players and drive them to one of the thousands of Tennis Welcome Center facilities across the country that offer introductory group lessons and playing opportunities for new or lapsed players.
Professional Tennis manages all aspects of the USTA’s involvement in the professional sport, including the US Open — the world’s largest attended annual sporting event — and the Emirates Airline US Open Series, which links 10 summer tournaments to the US Open.
It also oversees three professional tour events, 94 Pro Circuit events nationwide, all operations of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center — the world’s largest public tennis facility and home of the US Open — and it m