Katrina Adams Confirmed as New USTA President

By iSportconnect | November 19, 2014

Former American women’s tennis player Katrina Adams has been named as the new president of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) becoming the first African-American to take up that position.

Adams will take up her two-year term on 1st January in combined role as the USTA’s chairman, viagra 40mg chief executive and president on 1st January.

Adams will also be the first former tour professional to take up this senior position in world tennis.

The 46-year-old had a 12-year tennis career on the WTA Tour.

In this new role, discount Adams will oversee the opening of the USTA’s new tennis facility in Orlando, medstore Florida, along with the continued renovation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York.

Adams will replace the outgoing President David Haggerty, who has led the USTA since January 2013.

“Katrina has experience at every level and in every facet of the game, along with the passion and know-how to guide the association in the years to come,” said Haggerty.

“She is an inspired, deserving selection – and the right choice to continue the advancement we have made as an organisation in recent years.”