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USPTA Article: Optimizing Your Angles When Playing Doubles

In the October 2023 UPSTA Southern Standard Newsletter, UTA partner Stewart Russell presents an in-depth guide for intermediate and advanced tennis players, outlining a comprehensive 1.5-hour training session. The article offers insights into specific drills and their sequence, highlighting both offensive and defensive strategies in doubles play. Throughout the session, players switch positions to ensure competency across the court. Key takeaways include understanding court coverage, fostering team dynamics, and promoting versatility instead of favoring one side or stroke.


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Legacy Park Tennis Teams Up with Universal Tennis Management

Legacy Park Tennis Operations to be managed by Atlanta-based Universal TennisManagement, a nationally recognized leader in Tennis Management, starting in August of 2023.

Legacy Park Tennis, a premier Club located in Kennesaw, Georgia, has entered into a partnership with local business Universal Tennis Management (UTM) to manage the beautiful Facility starting in August of 2023. Legacy Park has 10 full-size outdoor courts. In addition to these courts, Legacy Park also has 4 permanent pickleball courts. Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the country, and the Legacy Park membership has shown great interest in this fast-paced game! UTM prides itself on growing the great sport of tennis in the metro Atlanta area, and they are excited to bring their expertise to the Legacy Park membership.

Stewart Russell - UTA Partner

Stewart Russell – UTA Partner

UTM Partner Stewart Russell will oversee the transition, and Kennesaw native Evan Stack will be the Director of Tennis. Stewart Russell is excited about the future of Legacy Park, saying, “Legacy Park is a beautiful facility with a great membership base. We hope to build their programs and customer satisfaction to even greater levels than they have seen in the past. We can’t wait to get in there and meet the wonderful people of Legacy Park!”

About Universal Tennis Academy: Universal Tennis Management (UTM) exists to promote the growth of adult and junior tennis. We promote tennis through our world-class instruction, comprehensive programming, quality customer service, and extensive knowledge of club management and operations. UTM is committed to instilling a positive impact on the community through ethical business practices, outreach activities, mentoring programs, and charitable endeavors. UTM Partners and Directors have over 290 years of tennis experience. They have been professional players, country club directors, college coaches, and owners of an 11-court swim and tennis club and managers of both public and private facilities.

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