USTA receives award

February 2, 2017

During today’s Enterprise Florida Board Meeting, Governor Rick Scott recognized the United States Tennis Association (USTA) with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award for their commitment in creating jobs in Florida.

Governor Rick Scott said, “I was proud to present USTA with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award in recognition of their commitment to creating new opportunities for our families. USTA has already created more than 170 jobs in Central Florida and I look forward to seeing their continued success at their new headquarters in Lake Nona.”


From left to right: Kurt Kamperman, Chief Executive of Community Tennis and the USTA National Campus; Florida Governor Rick Scott; and Gordon Smith, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.

On January 2, 2017, the USTA opened the USTA National Campus, the new “Home of American Tennis,” located at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla. The groundbreaking facility is designed to enhance the sport at every level and create an unparalleled playing, training, coaching and educational experience for recreational players, competitive players, coaches and spectators. More than 100 international, national and local events and tournaments already are scheduled at the world-class facility in 2017. Open to the public, the tennis center will serve the Orlando community by providing year-round programs for all levels of play. For more information, please visit