Tag: Katrina Adams

Chicago to Host 2018 Laver Cup

Chicago to Host 2018 Laver Cup

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chicago has been selected to host the second edition of the Laver Cup international tennis tournament. The event will be staged at United Center

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USTA National Campus Debuts in Orlando

USTA National Campus Debuts in Orlando

| January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The United States Tennis Association National Campus has opened at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida. Serving as the new “Home of American Tennis,”

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| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Katrina Adams

Katrina Adams has accomplished many firsts at the U.S. Tennis Association, including being the first African-American, first former player and youngest person to be chairman, president and CEO. She also recently became the first person to be reappointed to a second consecutive term. Adams had a 12-year pro career that saw her ranked as high as No. 67 in singles and No. 8 in doubles. She then served on the WTA board and WTA’s Players Association before joining the USTA board in 2005. During her time at the helm, she has overseen $500 million in improvements to the U.S. Open and construction of a new tennis center with 100 courts set to open in Orlando. In this interview with SportsTravel’s Jason Gewirtz, conducted live on stage at the TEAMS ’16 Conference & Expo, Adams discusses her start in the sport

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Katrina Adams Reappointed as USTA Chairman, President and CEO

Katrina Adams Reappointed as USTA Chairman, President and CEO

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Katrina Adams has been reappointed to a second term as chairman, president and CEO of the U.S.

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