New USTA website is as bad as itself.

Discussion in 'Junior League & Tournament Talk' started by ninaz, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. ninaz

    ninaz Rookie

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    It responds slow and no logic.
     
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  2. andfor

    andfor Hall of Fame

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    The USTA main website really has gotton worse. The whole thing is ripe for and needs a complete overhaul. Their mobile web app also sadly has holes in it.
     
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  3. mikeler

    mikeler G.O.A.T.

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    Definitely could use some improvements to their website.
     
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  4. klu375

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    This week may be worse than average with all big tournaments going on and massive data updates. But they screwed it up to feed us more ads. If I am already paying for tennislink almost $4 per transaction I do not want to see Groupon ads. This "non-profit" corporation really wants to have it both ways. Yahoo can only dream about this business model.
     
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  5. Frankenstine

    Frankenstine New User

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    That's a great one! But loading the draws for the tournaments takes quite sometime and I just don't like it in general.
     
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  6. BMC9670

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    Yeah, that's how this stuff goes. Advertising in general is out of control. Remember cable TV when it was new? You paid a monthly fee and were free of ads for the most part. Then came the territory monopolies, then the ads every half-hour, then every 15 minutes, then every 10-12 minutes, now DURING THE PROGRAMS at the bottom of the screen, which really pi@#$es me off. I know it's for profit, but geez, during the program!? It's gotten out of hand.
     
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  7. klu375

    klu375 Semi-Pro

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    Cable TV at least pays for content, USTA does not. Players create "content" for Tennislink for free.
     
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  8. 10ismom

    10ismom Semi-Pro

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    The new website is really bad and not user friendly at all. Hard to pull up draws, player history, etc. Wish we could file a petition to bring the old format back.
     
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  9. 10isDad

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    I hate to point out the obvious, but complaining on this website doesn't help the USTA identify the problem. Contact linkteam@usta.com to let them know about the speed issues. They already know about it, however it doesn't hurt for them to know that it's a widespread issue and not something limited to a few users.
     
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