The USTA Junior Player Promise

"Tennis places the responsibility of fair play on me. I promise to abide by the rules, give the benefit of the doubt to my opponent, and compete with the true spirit of sportsmanship. I recognize my behavior on the court is a direct reflection of my character. Win or lose, I promise to conduct myself … Continue reading The USTA Junior Player Promise

This is Mid-Atlantic Tennis: Donna Lee’s Story

This post is part of a series that tell the stories of how tennis has influenced people’s lives in the Mid-Atlantic Section. Meet Donna Lee from Winchester, Va. To share your story or send to someone you know, click here. How did you first get into tennis? I first became involved with the USTA when I … Continue reading This is Mid-Atlantic Tennis: Donna Lee’s Story

8 Things about Summer Only Tennis Players Will Understand

The sun shining, birds chirping, children playing...there are plenty of reasons summer is (arguably) the most fun season. Tennis players know summer comes with its own set of challenges, though, especially when you're spending all day at the courts. Here's our list of things about summer that only tennis players can relate to: It’s at … Continue reading 8 Things about Summer Only Tennis Players Will Understand

Sadie’s TGA Summer Camp Diary

Throughout the summer, we’ll be sharing “diaries” of what kids at our TGA tennis camps thought about each day. This is what 7-year-old Sadie had to say about her day camp at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Va. Monday: We learned to throw the ball correctly. It was hard the first time. We learned to do … Continue reading Sadie’s TGA Summer Camp Diary

This is Mid-Atlantic Tennis: Anastasia Cope’s Story

This post is part of a series that tell the stories of how tennis has influenced people’s lives in the Mid-Atlantic Section. Meet Anastasia Cope from Reston, Va. To share your story or send to someone you know, click here. After having my daughter, I left active military service and moved to Northern Virginia. Like most … Continue reading This is Mid-Atlantic Tennis: Anastasia Cope’s Story