PTR, Global Racket Stringers Assn. Announce International Partnership

August 4, 2023

The Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and the Global Racket Stringers Association (GRSA International) announce a new strategic partnership aimed at enhancing the skills and resources available to tennis coaches and racket stringers worldwide.

PTR will recognize GRSA as its “Official Global Racket Stringers Certification and Education Partner”. This partnership will provide PTR-certified coaches with access to the latest stringing techniques, string technology and trends in racket sports, further enhancing their ability to deliver the highest quality experience both on and off the court.

Brian Parkkonen, PTR COO, says, “This is going to be an important new benefit for our members that will further enhance their abilities for PTR-certified coaches to deliver the highest quality experience both on and off the court.”

In return, GRSA will recognize PTR as its “Official Partner” and will offer two complimentary GRSA online certification courses (a $300 value) to any PTR member who joins GRSA. This offer is valid throughout the initial term of the agreement.

For US PTR members, the first 500 members to take advantage of this new partnership will receive a complimentary Head string & accessory package (a $70-80 value). For more information, please visit the PTR and GRSA websites.