LAKE NONA, FL, Aug. 3, 2023 — The USPTA will lengthen its settlement with Playmate Tennis Machines for 3 years. As of the settlement, Playmate will proceed to function the Official Ball Machine of the USPTA and can now additionally function the Official Pickleball Ball Machine of the USPTA.
“Playmate Ball Machines is worked up to increase this settlement with the USPTA,” mentioned Anna Norris, CFO of Metaltek. “With this continued partnership, we help the USPTA’s imaginative and prescient by manufacturing the perfect merchandise with options that educating professionals want. The addition of the Playmate Pickleball Machine permits us to fulfill the expansion into different racquet sports activities.”
Playmate has been the Official Ball Machine of the USPTA since 2017 and has dedicated to serving its tennis-teaching professionals into 2026.
“Playmate has been the business chief in ball machines for a few years. And, they’ve been an ardent supporter of the USPTA for even longer,” mentioned USPTA CEO John Embree. “Should you want a ball machine, they’re the perfect. We’re ecstatic to have Playmate proceed to help our tennis-teaching professionals and increase into our pickleball endeavors. We’re trying ahead to persevering with our storied relationship.”