News & Press

Coach creates Wheelchair Tennis program at local club
Coach Jen Parrish is giving back to her community in a meaningful way. She created the Red Ball Wheelchair Tennis program at Longfellow Tennis & Health Club - Wayland.
Friday, 11/18/2022 @ 12:00am
New England Tennis & Education Foundation Donates to Newton
The U.S. Tennis Association of New England recently donated $15,000 to the Newton, MA community to support a robust mathematics program and the strong tennis community.
Friday, 10/14/2022 @ 12:00am
From Tennis Hall of Fame to TeamFAME: Building Community Through Tennis
TeamFAME evolved from an after-school program to one that is year-round by offering two, seven-week summer sessions. On August 24, the second annual Sunset Slam took place at the International Tennis Hall of Fame to honor the inaugural graduating class.
Tuesday, 08/30/2022 @ 12:00pm
First Serve Bridgeport Making Greater Impact Than Tennis
A largely self-funded organization, First Serve Bridgeport now offers regular personalized tennis instruction multiple times a week at Puglio Park to nearly 100 kids, educational support at the neighboring library, Junior Team Tennis (JTT) competition for its higher-level players, full funding of the Bridgeport Central High boys’ and girls’ tennis teams and a successful college prep program.
Thursday, 08/04/2022 @ 12:00pm
USTA New England Awards Tennis Camp Scholarships
USTA New England, in partnership with the Rafa Nadal Academy Camps, Nike Tennis Camps and adidas Tennis Camps, recently awarded 12 summer camp scholarships to New England players.
Tuesday, 06/28/2022 @ 12:00pm
Belmont’s Karagozyan creates Rally for Tennis fundraiser to benefit Advantage Kids
Karagozyan is organizing a fundraising tournament to benefit Advantage Kids, New Hampshire’s only National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) chapter, in order to help provide more tennis opportunities for kids throughout the Granite State.
Wednesday, 08/04/2021 @ 12:00pm
13 New England NJTLs Receive Grants from USTA Foundation
The USTA Foundation recently awarded $3 million to 155 National Junior Tennis & Learning chapters (NJTL) around the country. 13 New England chapters were awarded grants to support their programs (listed below).
Tuesday, 07/12/2022 @ 12:00am
Tennis Couple Hosts First Successful Boston Tennis Classic
Chris and Edwin, happily married, are proud doubles partners on the court and successfully organized the 2022 Boston Tennis Classic as Tournament Directors (TDs), their first time running a tennis event together.
Friday, 06/24/2022 @ 12:00am
Local community helps make young tennis player’s dream a reality
Oziera Ahmad’s tennis dream is quickly becoming a reality and it’s thanks to a village of her supporters. The daughter of a Malaysian immigrant, Ahmad, 16, whose goal is to play Division I NCAA tennis, took a major step closer to achieving that dream last November when she moved down to North Carolina to train full time.
Monday, 09/20/2021 @ 12:00am
Maine Athletes Shine at Special Olympics
Back in June, the Foundation helped two athletes from Maine, and their coach, fund a dream trip to compete at the Special Olympics USA Games at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, FL. Athletes Justin Beliveau and Cody Herard, along with Cody’s dad and the duo’s coach for the games, Paul Herard, made the journey to Florida with an army of support behind them.
Tuesday, 09/27/2022 @ 12:00pm
The U.S. Tennis Association of New England (USTA New England) ran a summer-long marketing campaign to promote tennis and celebrate players on and off the court. As part of the campaign, branded merchandise was sold to support the New England Tennis & Education Foundation, the 501(c)(3) philanthropic arm of USTA New England. Today, the organization is happy to announce a donation of $2,000 to the foundation on behalf of the ‘I am a tennis player’ campaign.
Thursday, 09/16/2021 @ 2:31pm