Sport Court and ReImagine Tennis Place Micro-Courts on Circle Line Ships During U.S. Open

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Sport Court and Reimagine Tennis, a joint industry-wide tennis promotion initiative in partnership with the U.S.T.A. and Prince, have installed micro courts on Circle Line sightseeing cruise ships touring the Statue of Liberty in conjunction with the U.S. Open which is currently taking place in New York City.

Tennis on the Sport Court ReImagine court on the Circle Line sightseeing ship

“Sport Court is proud to host yet another ReImagine Tennis non-traditional, break-through opportunity for people to play tennis away from the typical club setting,” said Lee Sponaugle, Sport Court Director of Sales-Tennis.

Sport Court and ReImagine Tennis, a joint industry-wide tennis promotion initiative in partnership with the U.S.T.A. and Prince, have installed micro courts on Circle Line sightseeing cruise ships touring the Statue of Liberty in conjunction with the U.S. Open which is currently taking place in New York City.

The courts will be available on select Circle Line ships on Sept. 12-13 to make the sport of tennis more accessible during the U.S. Open. Making tennis more available in non-traditional venue is part of the overall ReImagine Tennis effort to make the sport more available to mainstream audiences, particularly youth.

“Sport Court is proud to host yet another ReImagine Tennis non-traditional, break-through opportunity for people to play tennis away from the typical club setting,” said Lee Sponaugle, Sport Court Director of Sales-Tennis. “At Sport Court we believe our role in ReImagine Tennis is to provide a safe, inviting and non-intimidating way to play the great game of tennis for everyone including youth, families and current tennis players who are more likely to play the game on a safe, high-performance, right-sized micro court. Our goal is that placing fun-sized micro courts on Circle Line sightseeing cruise ships during the U.S. Open will help draw attention to the sport and make tennis more accessible and appealing to a mainstream audience.”

About ReImagine Tennis / http://www.reimaginetennis.com
ReImagine Tennis is an industry initiative from Sport Court, the U.S.T.A. and Prince formed to help grow the game of tennis by getting more kids involved, more families playing together on smaller and safer courts with shorter racquets and softer tennis balls.

About Sport Court / http://www.sportcourt.com
As the original modular sports flooring, Sport Court developed and continuously improved modular flooring since introduction 40 years ago, in 1974. Sport Court is the market leader in modular sports flooring and has built systems for many elite associations including the NBA, NCAA, FIBA, USATF and USA Volleyball. We specialize in both wood, synthetic and modular sports flooring and have appropriate solutions for every type of athletic, park or multi-use facility. Sport Court® is a registered trade mark of Connor Sport Court International. More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Sport Court is on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/sportcourt1974 and on Twitter @SportCourt1974.

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