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It’s US Open Time!! Did You Know?

It’s US Open Time!!  Did You Know?

The US National Championship, subsequently the US Open, was one of the earliest, national competitions in the US, predated only by horse racing and baseball.  While other sports, such as Cricket, Football and Golf, were certainly around they did not develop organized national competitions until later. The First US Open Date: 1881 – then contested as the US National ChampionshipSite:...

Take it Inside

Take it Inside

While the bulk of us are basking (or gasping) in the dog days of summer, at least a few tennis facilities are starting to prep for the indoor tennis season. Depending on what part of the country you live in, the indoor season can be as short as three months or as long as nine. Leveraging the summer months to...

LED Lighting for Tennis – Is It Really Here?

LED Lighting for Tennis – Is It Really Here?

Perhaps you recently read where the All England Tennis Club has installed LED lighting on Center Court.  It only gets used when the roof is closed but the club spent a considerable sum to replace what was a few short years ago, state of the art, HID lighting.  You may also be aware that when the USTA installed the roof...

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