Annualy, the USTA oversees tennis ball testing in the United States. Our program aims to assure the quality of tennis balls in the US marketplace and in doing so carefully monitors the tennis balls used by US consumers. Please click on the link below to view this year's approved tennis balls.
2011 USTA Approved Ball List
2012 Ball Approval Paperwork
The USTA accepts submissions of standard and low compression (transition) tennis ball types from the tennis ball industry for testing in our White Plains, N.Y. lab. You can find the 2012 USTA Tennis Ball Testing Approval paperwork below.
2012 Memo to the Industry
2012 Standard Ball Testing Application
2012 Low Compression (Transition) Ball Application