News visitors have chance to win

July 2, 2014

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — As the summer tennis season heats up in the US with the Emirates Airline US Open Series beginning in July in Atlanta and culminating in Flushing, NY at the 2014 US Open, visitors to have a chance to win tickets to one of the world’s largest annual sporting events.

Beginning July 7, 2014, and running through August 4, 2014, the website will be highlighting a sweepstakes offer from the Emirates Airline US Open Series which gives entrants a chance to win a grand prize of two tickets to the 2014 US Open. One-hundred other great Emirates Airline US Open Series prizes will also be given away in a random drawing. Entry into the sweepstakes is free for site visitors and requires only a simple form to complete, which includes signing up for the Emirates Airline US Open Series newsletter. Consumers who wish to enter for their chance to win should visit the website beginning July 7, 2014, click the homepage rotator image displaying the “Win Tickets to the US Open” message, and submit the completed form.

“We are excited to be working with the Emirates Airline US Open Series on a special sweepstakes. This is a great opportunity to help promote the exciting summer professional tennis season and at the same time help increase awareness of the one-stop portal at to get more people in the game,” says TIA Executive Director, Jolyn de Boer.

“The ultimate goal of the USTA is to increase the growth and popularity of tennis,” says Conley Downing, USTA’s Pro Tennis Brand Manager. “Through this promotion with the TIA and, we’re not only increasing awareness of the Emirates Airline US Open Series, but also directing consumers to a platform where they can learn more about the game and utilize the tools available through to play more tennis.”

Restrictions apply. To learn more about the sweepstakes and for official rules, visit beginning July 7, 2014 or contact the TIA at [email protected].

About is a non-branded one-stop portal of tennis information for potential and current players to get and stay involved with the sport. On the site consumers can find people to play with, search for places to play, find local programs and events in their area, connect with a tennis coach for lessons, search for retailers, read gear reviews, and more.

About the TIA

The Tennis Industry Association, the not-for-profit trade association for tennis, is THE unifying force in the tennis industry whose mission is to promote the growth and economic vitality of tennis by working closely with the U.S. Tennis Association and industry partners to develop and implement initiatives to increase tennis participation and improve the health of industry businesses. Core TIA activities include producing 70+ research reports annually on participation and consumer/trade research, in addition to Grow the Game Initiatives such as, 10 and Under Tennis, the GrowingTennis Systemâ„¢, Tennis Welcome Centers, Cardio Tennis, Careers in Tennis and Visit or call 866-686-3036.

TIA Board of Directors

adidas: David Malinowski

America Sports Builders Assoc.: Fred Stringfellow

ATP World Tour: Linda Clark

Babolat: Eric Babolat

Dunlop Sports Group: Kai Nitsche

ESPN: Jason Bernstein

HEAD Penn Racquet Sports: Greg Mason (TIA President)

IHRSA: Meredith Poppler

International Management Group: Kevin Callanan

International Tennis Federation: Dave Miley

International Tennis Hall of Fame: Mark Stenning

Mylan World TeamTennis: Ilana Kloss

Prince Sports: Mike Ballardie

Professional Tennis Registry: Dan Santorum

Sports & Fitness Industry Association: Tom Cove

Tennis Channel: David Egdes

Tennis Magazine: Jeff Williams

U.S. Professional Tennis Association: John Embree

U.S. Racquet Stringers Association: David Bone

U.S. Tennis Association: Kurt Kamperman

Wilson Sporting Goods: Jon Muir

WTA Tennis: Stacey Allaster