USTA Tennis and Education Foundation’s New Online Presence Broadens Organization’s Reach

February 12, 2008

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The USTA Tennis & Education Foundation, the philanthropic and charitable entity of the USTA, today announced that it is now offering an easy way to access information and support the Foundation’s mission to use the sport of tennis to help children pursue their goals and highest dreams by succeeding in school and becoming responsible citizens.

With the click of a mouse, lives can be changed through tennis and education. People can now access information about Foundation programs and events or make donations by visiting All donations are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

“We are thrilled to be offering people a more convenient method of learning about and supporting our programs,” said Karen Martin Eliezer, Executive Director of the USTA Tennis and Education Foundation. “We still welcome the traditional payment methods, but we also realize that online giving will help increase our donor base as well as donations for all of our programs.”

For those who would like to be a permanent part of tennis history, pavers along the “Avenue of Aces” on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center — home of the US Open — are available for purchase with a donation of $1,000 to $25,000. Surrounded by beautiful landscaping, it forms the pathway between the east gate entrance and the historic Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Additionally, tickets for USTA Tennis & Education special events, can be purchased online.