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Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic smile together after the 2023 Cincy tennis final
UT Staff

US Open INSIGHTS Men's Preview: Alcaraz, Djokovic Lead Favorites

Universal Tennis previews the 2023 US Open men’s draw: the favorites (Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz), the dark horses, and the sleeper picks to do well at the season’s final...

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UT Staff

US Open INSIGHTS Men's Preview: Alcaraz, Djokovic Lead Favorites

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Universal Tennis previews the 2023 US Open men’s draw: the favorites (Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz), the dark horses, and the sleeper picks to do well at the season’s final...

Young female tennis player raises fist pump
Nina Pantic

US Open INSIGHTS Women's Preview: Gauff, Swiatek Ready for New York

Coco Gauff has emerged as the hottest player on tour after the hard-court swing this summer — is the US Open hers for the taking? Not if Jessica Pegula, Aryna...

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Nina Pantic

US Open INSIGHTS Women's Preview: Gauff, Swiatek Ready for New York

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Coco Gauff has emerged as the hottest player on tour after the hard-court swing this summer — is the US Open hers for the taking? Not if Jessica Pegula, Aryna...

Explaining How the UTR Sports Color Ball Rating Works
UTR Sports

Explaining How the UTR Sports Color Ball Rating Works

Earlier this year, UTR Sports (formerly Universal Tennis) introduced the first-ever color ball rating for 12-and-under players who play red, orange, and green ball. The CBR Rating (Color Ball Rating)...

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UTR Sports

Explaining How the UTR Sports Color Ball Rating Works

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Earlier this year, UTR Sports (formerly Universal Tennis) introduced the first-ever color ball rating for 12-and-under players who play red, orange, and green ball. The CBR Rating (Color Ball Rating)...

Matija Pecotic Uses UTR Pro Tennis Tour to Relaunch Career
Nina Pantic

Matija Pecotic Uses UTR Pro Tennis Tour to Relaunch Career

The 34-year-old Croatian is juggling his office job, ATP schedule, and UTR Pro Tennis Tour events.

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Nina Pantic

Matija Pecotic Uses UTR Pro Tennis Tour to Relaunch Career

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The 34-year-old Croatian is juggling his office job, ATP schedule, and UTR Pro Tennis Tour events.

Voyager Tennis Academy Develops Talent with Match Play Centered Around UTR Rating
Nallelie Vega

Voyager Tennis Academy Develops Talent with Match Play Centered Around UTR Rating

4 min read Voyager Tennis Academy was one of Australia's earliest adopters of the UTR Rating and has not looked back. With 12 locations across Sydney and two in Singapore,...

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Nallelie Vega

Voyager Tennis Academy Develops Talent with Match Play Centered Around UTR Rating

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4 min read Voyager Tennis Academy was one of Australia's earliest adopters of the UTR Rating and has not looked back. With 12 locations across Sydney and two in Singapore,...

UTR Pro Tennis Tour July Roundup: Ruiz, Seggerman Win in San Diego; PTT Arrives in Taiwan
Universal Tennis

UTR Pro Tennis Tour July Roundup: Ruiz, Seggerman Win in San Diego; PTT Arrives in Taiwan

3 min read In five countries worldwide, 18 champions were crowned on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) in July. The biggest news was two-time PTT champion's Alex Michelsen's breakthrough...

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Universal Tennis

UTR Pro Tennis Tour July Roundup: Ruiz, Seggerman Win in San Diego; PTT Arrives in Taiwan

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3 min read In five countries worldwide, 18 champions were crowned on the UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) in July. The biggest news was two-time PTT champion's Alex Michelsen's breakthrough...

Lee and Chen Win 2023 Universal Tennis Junior Nationals in San Diego
Universal Tennis

Lee and Chen Win 2023 Universal Tennis Junior Nationals in San Diego

4 min read The 2023 Universal Tennis JNP Nationals took place in San Diego on July 28-30, featuring 18U boys and girls divisions. Players from all over the nation traveled...

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Universal Tennis

Lee and Chen Win 2023 Universal Tennis Junior Nationals in San Diego

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4 min read The 2023 Universal Tennis JNP Nationals took place in San Diego on July 28-30, featuring 18U boys and girls divisions. Players from all over the nation traveled...

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Champion Alex Michelsen Breaks Through on ATP Tour in Newport
Nina Pantic

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Champion Alex Michelsen Breaks Through on ATP Tour in Newport

4 min read It’s been a memorable summer for 18-year-old Alex Michelsen (UTR Rating 14.96). The teenager, who has plans to start at the University of Georgia this fall, reached...

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Nina Pantic

UTR Pro Tennis Tour Champion Alex Michelsen Breaks Through on ATP Tour in Newport

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4 min read It’s been a memorable summer for 18-year-old Alex Michelsen (UTR Rating 14.96). The teenager, who has plans to start at the University of Georgia this fall, reached...

Alcaraz and Vondrousova Win 2023 Wimbledon Titles, as Predicted by Universal Tennis INSIGHTS
Nina Pantic

Alcaraz and Vondrousova Win 2023 Wimbledon Titles, as Predicted by Universal Tennis INSIGHTS

4 min read Finals weekend at Wimbledon was one for the ages as Carlos Alcaraz and Marketa Vondrousova emerged as the 2023 champions. Both new superstars won Wimbledon for the...

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Nina Pantic

Alcaraz and Vondrousova Win 2023 Wimbledon Titles, as Predicted by Universal Tennis INSIGHTS

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4 min read Finals weekend at Wimbledon was one for the ages as Carlos Alcaraz and Marketa Vondrousova emerged as the 2023 champions. Both new superstars won Wimbledon for the...

Alcaraz Looks to Stop Djokovic in 2023 Wimbledon Final
Jonathon Braden

Alcaraz Looks to Stop Djokovic in 2023 Wimbledon Final

4 min read The match we’ve all been waiting for, again: 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic against ATP world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon men’s singles final...

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Jonathon Braden

Alcaraz Looks to Stop Djokovic in 2023 Wimbledon Final

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4 min read The match we’ve all been waiting for, again: 23-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic against ATP world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon men’s singles final...

Jabeur and Vondrousova to Face Off for 2023 Wimbledon Title with History on the Line
Nina Pantic

Jabeur and Vondrousova to Face Off for 2023 Wimbledon Title with History on the Line

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

Jabeur and Vondrousova to Face Off for 2023 Wimbledon Title with History on the Line

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Previewing the Men's Wimbledon Semifinals: Djokovic vs. Sinner; Alcaraz vs. Medvedev
Jonathon Braden

Previewing the Men's Wimbledon Semifinals: Djokovic vs. Sinner; Alcaraz vs. Medvedev

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Jonathon Braden

Previewing the Men's Wimbledon Semifinals: Djokovic vs. Sinner; Alcaraz vs. Medvedev

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Wimbledon 2023 Semifinal Preview: Svitolina vs. Vondrousova; Sabalenka vs. Jabeur
Jonathon Braden

Wimbledon 2023 Semifinal Preview: Svitolina vs. Vondrousova; Sabalenka vs. Jabeur

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Jonathon Braden

Wimbledon 2023 Semifinal Preview: Svitolina vs. Vondrousova; Sabalenka vs. Jabeur

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Quarterfinals Take Shape at Wimbledon with Surprise Runs by Eubanks and Svitolina
Nina Pantic

Quarterfinals Take Shape at Wimbledon with Surprise Runs by Eubanks and Svitolina

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

Quarterfinals Take Shape at Wimbledon with Surprise Runs by Eubanks and Svitolina

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

UTR Pro Tennis Tour June Roundup: Tour Returns to Charleston
Universal Tennis

UTR Pro Tennis Tour June Roundup: Tour Returns to Charleston

3 min read The UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) has had a big month, with the updated 2023 calendar announced this week. Another 40 events have been added in America,...

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Universal Tennis

UTR Pro Tennis Tour June Roundup: Tour Returns to Charleston

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3 min read The UTR Pro Tennis Tour (PTT) has had a big month, with the updated 2023 calendar announced this week. Another 40 events have been added in America,...

TNT Tennis Thrives in Texas by Hosting Universal Tennis Events
Nallelie Vega

TNT Tennis Thrives in Texas by Hosting Universal Tennis Events

4 min read If you’re looking for an example Universal Tennis club success, look no further than Texas powerhouse TNT Tennis & Pickleball. Last year, TNT ran the largest match...

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Nallelie Vega

TNT Tennis Thrives in Texas by Hosting Universal Tennis Events

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4 min read If you’re looking for an example Universal Tennis club success, look no further than Texas powerhouse TNT Tennis & Pickleball. Last year, TNT ran the largest match...

2023 Wimbledon Preview: Djokovic and Swiatek Top INSIGHTS Favorites
Nina Pantic

2023 Wimbledon Preview: Djokovic and Swiatek Top INSIGHTS Favorites

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

2023 Wimbledon Preview: Djokovic and Swiatek Top INSIGHTS Favorites

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Steve Riggs Brings Team Tennis to Juniors in Orange County
Nallelie Vega

Steve Riggs Brings Team Tennis to Juniors in Orange County

4 min read A former tennis director has taken his love of tennis to another level. Steve Riggs worked for the City of Irvine as a director for over 16...

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Nallelie Vega

Steve Riggs Brings Team Tennis to Juniors in Orange County

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4 min read A former tennis director has taken his love of tennis to another level. Steve Riggs worked for the City of Irvine as a director for over 16...

2023 Roland Garros Recap: Djokovic and Swiatek Reign Supreme in Paris
Nina Pantic

2023 Roland Garros Recap: Djokovic and Swiatek Reign Supreme in Paris

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

2023 Roland Garros Recap: Djokovic and Swiatek Reign Supreme in Paris

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Djokovic to take on Ruud in Battle for History in Roland Garros Final
Nina Pantic

Djokovic to take on Ruud in Battle for History in Roland Garros Final

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

Djokovic to take on Ruud in Battle for History in Roland Garros Final

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Swiatek to Face Muchova in Roland Garros Final
Nina Pantic

Swiatek to Face Muchova in Roland Garros Final

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

Swiatek to Face Muchova in Roland Garros Final

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Alcaraz vs. Djokovic; Zverev vs. Ruud: 2023 French Open Men’s Semifinal Preview
Jonathon Braden

Alcaraz vs. Djokovic; Zverev vs. Ruud: 2023 French Open Men’s Semifinal Preview

4 min read Top seed Carlos Alcaraz is the man to beat at the 2023 French Open, according to Universal Tennis INSIGHTS. Let’s dive deep into the numbers and preview...

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Jonathon Braden

Alcaraz vs. Djokovic; Zverev vs. Ruud: 2023 French Open Men’s Semifinal Preview

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4 min read Top seed Carlos Alcaraz is the man to beat at the 2023 French Open, according to Universal Tennis INSIGHTS. Let’s dive deep into the numbers and preview...

Roland Garros Semifinal Preview: Swiatek vs. Haddad Maia and Sabalenka vs. Muchova
Nina Pantic

Roland Garros Semifinal Preview: Swiatek vs. Haddad Maia and Sabalenka vs. Muchova

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Nina Pantic

Roland Garros Semifinal Preview: Swiatek vs. Haddad Maia and Sabalenka vs. Muchova

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

Five Things We Learned from Week 1 at Roland Garros
Jonathon Braden

Five Things We Learned from Week 1 at Roland Garros

With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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Jonathon Braden

Five Things We Learned from Week 1 at Roland Garros

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With 14-time champion Rafael Nadal (UTR Rating 16.14) missing the 2023 French Open, the men’s singles draw is as wide open as it’s been since before Nadal won his first...

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