Ashaway Racket Strings has extended its contract to remain the official string of USA Racquetball through the end of 2013. Although specific terms were not disclosed, extension of the agreement reaffirms Ashaway’s long-term commitment to support and promote the sport of racquetball, and ensures their presence at key events and tournaments such as the US Open, Oct 2 – 6, 2013 in Minneapolis, MN.

“As the only US manufacturer of racquet strings, we are proud to continue our longstanding relationship with USA Racquetball,” said Steven Crandall, Vice President of Ashaway Racket Strings. “Over the years, USA Racquetball has done an exceptional job of organizing and showcasing the best that racquetball has to offer, and it is natural that Ashaway should continue to do its part in raising the visibility of this exciting sport.”

USA Racquetball is the National Governing Body for the sport of racquetball. Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee, it is committed to excellence and service to its members. In addition to providing the infrastructure and organization for racquetball, USA Racquetball also provides competitive opportunities for members and enthusiasts through the coordination of racquetball organizations, development and administration of rules and programs, sanctioning of events, and the development of teams for international competition, such as Team USA.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Ashaway as the Official String of USA Racquetball,” said Steve Czarnecki, USA Racquetball Executive Director. “Ashaway has a long and proud tradition of producing quality strings that can benefit racquetball players at all levels.”

Ashaway Racket Strings are made by Ashaway Line & Twine Mfg. Co., the only U.S. manufacturer of string for squash, tennis, racquetball, and badminton.