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The Adopt-A-Unit effort is designed to guide tennis organizations and players to ‘adopt’ a military unit of anywhere between 25-100 service members deployed to Afghanistan by sending care packages of necessities. Additionally, you can purchase a portable tennis kit from Wilson to send to the adopted unit; the kit includes instructions and educational information on tennis.
The effort allows the tennis community to show support and to introduce soldiers to a recreational means for reintegrating with family, friends and community upon their return from conflict.


Adopt-A-Unit Overview


Learn more about how your tennis community can get involved with Adopt-A-Unit. In dong so, you can support soldiers deployed from a nearby military installation serving in Afghanistan by sending care packages and portable tennis equipment.

Tips for Organizers


It’s easy to organize the effort with help from the USTA. Learn the five steps of successful promotion, how to recruit volunteers, suggested care package items and packing tips. You can also see sample letters to help get you started.


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Click here to register your Adopt-a-Unit effort today. When you register, the USTA will let you know how you can purchase a portable tennis equipment package to send to the adopted unit.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Find additional information and answers to your most common questions here.


Thank You Notes from Military


We are all appreciative of what the military has done for us, and they appreciate the care packages sent from home. Read some notes from service members who have been impacted by the Adopt-A-Unit program.

USTA Adopt-A-Unit Delivers Tennis and Hope to Army Platoon


Tennis courts are sometimes built within the epicenter of chaos, where bomb-blasted land once inhabited by a radical Taliban resistance has been reset for the better. And those who are building these courts, both a home and abroad, are among the most selfless, dedicated Americans of all.

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