NEW YORK(SMI-WIRE,01.05.17)The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today held the ceremonial “First Serve” at the USTA National Campus, the new “Home of American Tennis” located at Lake Nona in Orlando, Fla.  Tennis icons, local dignitaries, partners and tennis enthusiasts were on hand to mark the occasion. The USTA National Campus officially opened earlier this week, on January 2, 2017.  The model tennis facility, featuring 100 courts, will serve as the new “Home of American Tennis,” by combining all USTA participation programs and USTA Player Development in a central location for the first time.  The groundbreaking, state-of-the art complex 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.