November 6th, 2018

November Webinars for 2019 Competitive Tennis Pathway Changes

General News

The USTA will host the 2019 Competitive Pathway Changes Webinar, with various viewing times, in November to familiarize parents, players and fans with the new structure for the lower ranks of professional tennis.

A new professional structure of the ATP, WTA and ITF is being introduced in 2019 to create an improved professional player pathway for those able to compete, win and earn a living in pro tennis.

Webinar dates:

Nov. 6 — 7-8 p.m. EST
Nov. 9 — noon-1 p.m. EST
Nov. 12 — noon-1 p.m. EST
Nov. 13 — 2-3 p.m. EST

Professional player jobs, income and the quality of the professional tennis product will be improved by the changes at the entry-level into professional tennis by: (i) reducing the number of ATP and WTA ranked players from 2500+ to 500-750; (ii) to improving player services; (iii) providing a better reflection of professional tennis; and (iv) improving integrity in the sport.

To view the webinar at the times listed above go to:

To listen on the phone call 1-800-704-1867 and use the code 45077#.