LAKE NONA, FL, October 24, 2022 — The USA Skilled Tennis Affiliation, Inc. (USPTA), regrets to announce that after seven years, Wilson Sporting Items has made the choice to maneuver away from its endorsement partnership with the USPTA. Wilson has been the official tools provider of the USPTA, offering racquets, balls, strings, and different tools for USPTA members and applications.
Whereas Wilson plans to channel their sources into extra direct relationships sooner or later, they’ve expressed that they are going to proceed their ongoing assist of USPTA professionals who’re on the present Advisory workers.
“Most members are conscious of the long-term relationship that I’ve had with Wilson, each personally and professionally,” acknowledged John Embree, USPTA CEO. “USPTA has performed a big function in Wilson’s success over time, so this resolution to maneuver on from our endorsement is disappointing. However we’ll discover new methods to finest assist our members.”
The shared focus for the USPTA and Wilson to carry pleasure again into the tennis market was broadly supported and there have been a number of deadlines that the 2 entities partnered collectively, each benefitting every time.
Whereas the USPTA is saddened by Wilson’s resolution, we sit up for securing a brand new relationship with one other top quality racquet and ball producer within the close to future.