USPTA and join forces on

August 28, 2009

The United States Professional Tennis Association recently signed an agreement with, making TennisMD a health and fitness content provider for TennisMD will supply USPTA with articles and video for the Tennis — for the health of it!SM Web site as part of the year-long agreement.

Both TennisMD and USPTA will also provide advertising on, as well as links to each other’s sites. The USPTA will also promote TennisMD’s new content through press releases, newsletters, etc., so that USPTA members and users have access to the most up-to-date information from TennisMD.

In addition to the interactive portion, will now have new content updated regularly, so users are encouraged to visit the Web site often for new videos and articles on health, fitness, nutrition, wellness, injury prevention and much more.

“ is committed to keeping tennis players, and their games, healthy and strong,” said Tom Carter, CEO of SportsMD Media, Inc., the owner and operator of “The partnership with the USPTA will help further educate the tennis community that improving your health and fitness will lead to fewer injuries and better tennis performance.”

“We feel that this is an excellent collaboration, especially since the primary mission of Tennis — for the health of it! is wellness and prevention, and that runs parallel with what is trying to accomplish,” said USPTA CEO Tim Heckler. “This is a relationship that tennis enthusiasts can really benefit from globally.”, launched in 2008 by SportsMD Media, Inc., provides specialized health information and the ultimate resource for tennis players everywhere. A trusted brand for anyone looking to improve their health and their game, is one of the most comprehensive online tennis health communities – 100 percent dedicated to injury prevention and treatment specifically for tennis. Through insightful articles, expert-hosted videos and an ever-growing community of tennis players sharing information, helps educate, enlighten and empower tennis with solution-focused content. has assembled leading health and fitness experts – each sharing valuable, practical advice to keep you playing injury-free. Their overall experience translates to your overall wellness. Keep your health on court., which was created in support of Tennis — for the health of it!, is a free, interactive Web site that targets teaching professionals, tennis consumers, health-care professionals, and non-tennis playing consumers. Tennis — for the health of it! is an initiative started by the USPTA in January 2008 to make the general public aware of the tremendous health, fitness and psychological benefits of tennis and encourage people to get out and play the sport as a part of their regular fitness regimens. The sport of tennis is also social and fun, and can be a welcome change to routine gym workouts or as an additional activity in a fitness routine as part of a healthy lifestyle. The USPTA and its members are the delivery force through which the public can receive these benefits through lessons and other tennis activities.