Sport Court® & The USTA
Since 2008, Sport Court® has been the official modular suspended surface of the United States Tennis Association. The USTA utilizes the Sport Court® PowerGame™ surface at the National Tennis Center in New York.
Sport Court® has teamed up with the United States Tennis Association at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York to provide a 5 court PowerGame tennis court training center on the Terrance of the indoor facility. The courts will provide the opportunity for tennis players of all ages to improve their skills on two 60’ and three 36’ court tennis courts. In addition to tennis play, the area will be used for special events and corporate team building outings.
Sport Court® has been promoting short court tennis for over 20 years. Today, Sport Court Distributors and Dealers partner with local USTA sections to promote the game of 10 and Under Tennis with twenty-two 36’ court tennis courts around the US, including Puerto Rico. Sport Court is the official Modular Suspended Surface of 10 and Under Tennis.
Sport Court® supported the United States Tennis Association and The International Tennis Federation in Washington DC by providing an 18M tennis court at the Annual General Meeting. Supporting members from around the world voted to approve the Tennis 10s format, the 5th rule change in the history to the game of tennis.
Sport Court® traveled with the USTA Military Outreach team that landed on the USS Eisenhower deployed in the Atlantic for a Morale Welfare and Recreation event. The team assembled a PowerGame tennis court surface and hosted the first USS IKE Open where hundreds of sailors participated for prizes and bragging rights. Some sailors playing tennis for the first time.
Sport Court® supported the USTA by supplying and assisting with the setup of eight 36’ 10 and Under tennis courts on the South Lawn of the White House as part of the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Lets Move! initiative to fight childhood obesity. Over 100 kids enjoyed hitting with the likes of Sam Querrey, The Bryant Brothers and others. The kids were even treated to a surprise visit from President Obama who encouraged the kids to stay active and enjoy the outdoors.
Sport Court® traveled to the London Olympics in support of the USTA and the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Lets Move! Initiative. The First Lady joined 2,000 American military children and American and British students on four 36’ PowerGame 10 and Under Tennis courts at Let’s Move! London, an event held to spread the spirit of the Olympic Games in London. The First Lady lead the U.S. Delegation to the Summer Games and Let’s Move! London was designed to turn the inspiration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games into action by encouraging kids to get moving.
Sport Court® has supported the USTA and the Easter Egg Roll for the past several years, which takes place on the South Lawn of the White House and is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, “Let’s Go, Let’s Play, Let’s Move!”. President Obama, Current and former tennis stars, including Andy Roddick, Chris Evert, Michael Chang, Christina McHale, Jack Sock, Vania King, Katrina Adams, Taylor Dent and Bethanie Mattek-Sands stopped by to talk and play with the children throughout the day, coaching and working with children with the 10 and Under Tennis on Sport Court PowerGame tennis courts.
Sport Court® hit the road for a 21-city tour in support of the USTA Smash-Zone Mobile Tour, the premiere fan interactive attraction at the US Open. The SmashZone Mobile Tour engages audiences by introducing them to the game of tennis in a fun and interactive way by makings stops at fairs, festivals and air shows. Children have the opportunity to play tennis games and have a racquet in their hand at each event which is hosted on two 36’ courts and two 60’ 10 and Under Tennis Courts enclosed in inflatable arenas.