New Rally Lineup Cards Are A Hit

Get out on the court even faster with our new Rally Lineup Cards! This easy-to-use feature saves time by getting your friends and teams organized BEFORE you arrive. Rally Cards allow you to let your friends or teammates know who’s playing when and on what court. It’s great for competitive league matches and also for casual play at those busy locations where you have to get on and off the court in a hurry!

Using a Rally Card helps eliminate the chaos by directing everyone where they need to be before you hit the courts. Building and sending a Rally Card is simple to do. First, start a group and invite your friends. Second, build a Rally Card. Here you can adjust the names of the courts to “first court doubles” or “Court 4.” Then add people from your group to each court – as many courts as you need!

Next time you need to organize a large group – create a card and be ready to roll upon arrival.  

All For One and One For All!

Rally78 is the simple-to-use app that connects anyone who loves tennis across the country. Build your tennis profile in less than 60-seconds and start meeting nearby players — even when you’re traveling! Doesn’t matter if you’re new to the game or a top college player, there’s someone for everyone. Build a group and invite your friends, or meet up with someone new in your neighborhood. The more people you invite, the more fun it is! 

Expanding your tennis network is not only good for your game, it’s good for your life. Actually 9.8 years more of life to be exact, according to a recent Danish study. We’ve met thousands of tennis players across the country and it’s clear that our favorite sport is a great uniter, promoter and connector. The tennis network has given many people their best friends, significant others, job interviews, social events, travel adventures, and so much more. With one simple platform, we can work together to help build those connections for thousands more. 

Not in your city yet? Send us a note and join our Rally78 Ambassador community and we’ll happily send you some gear to get the word out! Our top five states for matches are Kentucky, Georgia, California, Florida and New York — but we’ll be everywhere soon. Help us spread the word. Join our community and start playing more tennis today! 

TopNotch Tennis and Rally78 Partner To Connect Players in Northern Virginia

Louisville, KY. Rally78, a Louisville-based sports industry firm recently announced a partnership with the top tennis programming company in Northern Virginia, TopNotch Tennis. Together, TopNotch and Rally78 will bring new technology to help increase the play opportunities for the thousands of tennis players in the McLean, Arlington, and Falls Church region.  

“We were excited to meet with the Rally78 team and kick off this initiative,” said Mani Barajas-Alexander, Founder and Director of TopNotch Tennis. “We are always looking for new and innovative ways to bring more people to our facilities so they fall in love with the game. We provide an on-court experience that is second to none, so we are always looking to add great off-court experiences for our players as well.”

TopNotch Tennis prides itself on building tennis players for life. A recent study from Denmark, The Copenhagen City Heart Study, followed over 8,500 adults for up to 25 years studying various leisure-time activities. When compared to other sports, tennis ranked #1 to increase your life expectancy by an impressive 9.7 years. 

According to the report, one reason tennis lands in the top spot is because it’s a social sport, requiring at least two people to play. This often builds relationships and gives players a sense of wellbeing. According to a 2018 Tennis Industry Association report, people say they don’t play more tennis because they don’t have someone to play with.

This was the impetus for developing Rally78, a mobile platform that helps both casual and avid players connect more easily. Inspired by easy-to-use apps like Tinder and GroupMe, Rally78 provides features like Find-A-Partner where players can build a profile and find other players in their area. Players can communicate via chat, or use the Groups feature for teams, lessons, clinics or any type of casual playing group.

“Mani and his team at TopNotch are fantastic, and they know what it takes to deliver great programming that’s both fun and competitive,” said Jan Barrett, VP of Club and Player Relations at Rally78. “We look forward to engaging with this avid group and expanding our community of tennis players in Virginia and nationwide.”

Jan and Mani both note that while they can’t clear off people’s schedules to learn the game, they can help connect more tennis players everywhere a lot easier through Rally78.

About TopNotch Tennis: TopNotch Tennis is one of the largest and most successful outdoor tennis programs in the McLean, Arlington, and Falls Church area.  TopNotch strives to create a fun, yet competitive tennis environment that is conducive to learning this great life-long sport! To learn more visit: https://www.topnotchtennis.com/ 

Rally78 in Full Swing at the Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference in Orlando

The leaders from racquet sports all over the country were joined together this past week at the Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference in Orlando. The three day event focused on the growth of the racquet and paddle sports industry as a whole and ways in which facilities, businesses, and players alike could promote more play in these areas. Paddle, Padel, Pickleball, Badminton and Pop — oh and tennis too — were highlighted throughout the event. We most enjoyed learning about new technologies to help players up their game and watching some of the world’s best compete at Padel.

Whatever your game of choice, one thing was very clear. All racquet sports provide a great atmosphere for both casual and competitive players. The social aspect of our sport is undeniable, which made Rally78’s platform the perfect match no matter what racquet you grab. When you build a community of players that can meet, chat, and play more - everyone wins. And speaking of winning, congrats to Joey Puleri, Tennis Director of the JW Marriott/Ritz Carlton in Orlando for winning our bourbon drawing. Thanks to everyone at the R&PSC this year - we’ll be back!