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“On Court with USPTA” Season Set to Premiere on Tennis Channel

10 Nov, 2014


Season Concludes with the Airing of the Show’s 100th Episode

The next season of “On Court with USPTA” is scheduled to begin airing on the Tennis Channel on Nov. 30, as announced by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) on Thursday.  New episodes will feature top USPTA Professionals such as Hans Romer, Leslie Allen, Michele Krause, Lorenzo Beltrame and Mark Bey.

“On Court with USPTA” is the cable TV show produced by the USPTA featuring instruction on playing and teaching tennis.

All episodes this season will air on Sundays beginning Nov. 30 through Dec. 21 at 5 p.m. EST.  The season’s final episode will mark the 100th episode of the show and will celebrate the milestone with a compilation of highlights from previous shows hosted by various former pro players and top tennis coaches.

The USPTA became the first tennis-teaching organization ever to produce and air an educational television series on playing and teaching tennis on the Tennis Channel in 2003. Since then, 100 shows have been produced that provide instruction about technique, strategy and other facets of the game. All production is done in-house, which includes everything from planning and scripting, to shooting and editing, to graphics and DVD duplication.  All episodes of “On Court” are now in high-definition.

Tune in to the Tennis Channel beginning Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. EST for brand new back-to-back episodes of “On Court with USPTA.”

All episodes of “On Court with USPTA” and more than 100 other USPTA-produced DVD titles are available for purchase online at www.usprotennisshop.com. For additional show times and other information visit www.oncourtwithuspta.com.

“On Court with USPTA” schedule:

Sunday, Nov 30
5 p.m. EST
Episode 1:  Hans Romer – Developing Depth as a Weapon
5:30 p.m. EST            
Episode 2:  Leslie Allen – Becoming a Consistent Player

Sunday, Dec 7
4 p.m. EST
Episode 3: Michele Krause – Cardio Tennis
4:30 p.m. EST
Episode 4: Various Coaches – Drills, Drills, Drills

Sunday, Dec 14
4 p.m. EST
Episode 5: Lorenzo Beltrame – Playing Smarter: Cutting Unforced Errors
4:30 p.m. EST
Episode 6: Mark Bey – The Art of Approaching

Sunday, Dec 21
4 p.m. EST
Episode 7: Mark Bey – The Art of Approaching 2
4:30 p.m. EST
Episode 8: Various Coaches – 100th Episode

About USPTA: Founded in 1927, USPTA strives to raise the standards of the tennis profession while promoting greater awareness of the sport. USPTA offers nearly 70 professional benefits to its more than 15,000 members worldwide, including certification and professional development. With more than 300 days of educational opportunities throughout the year, USPTA offers the most comprehensive continuing education program in the tennis industry. For more information visit www.uspta.com, or follow us at facebook.com/USPTA.Official and @USPTA_Tennis.

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