Tennis is booming, and what better way to get started in the sport than through local events and family-friendly playing opportunities.

Participation in tennis has seen significant growth in the past two years, and people turn to the sport to stay physically fit, safely. According to the latest participation report from the Physical Activity Council, more than 23.6 million people played on tennis courts in 2022. That number represents a 33% increase from the beginning of 2020, with 5.9 million more players. holding a racket Furthermore, according to multiple sources and studies, tennis has been shown to have a positive impact significant on the health of the participants. Tennis players lived on average 9.7 years longer than sedentary people.

From United Tennis we are proud to join the celebration!

United Tennis Organization recognized by USTA North Carolina

On September 13, our Executive Director, Belén Gómez-Jordana received an email with this opening paragraph: “We are very happy to inform you that United Tennis Organization has been chosen as the winner of the 2023 USTA NC Diversity Outreach and Inclusion Award. It is an honor to recognize UTO and the valuable contributions you are making to tennis in North Carolina” (Morgan Brannon, USTA North Carolina). What a wonderful honor it was to receive those news!! Our organization received the award at the Community Development Workshop Awards Luncheon on Saturday, September 30, 2023, from 12:30-2pm. This event took place at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC. There are not enough words to thank our tennis players, parents, volunteers, donors, and USTA NC for helping us to advance tennis and make our community a healthier and better place to live. This first award is for you!!

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