No match is official without a USATT official starting the match with explaining the rules and scoring, asking if they have any questions, performing the coin toss, and determining sides.
Tournament officials will make towel information, amenities information, take player requests and concerns, and get the match underway, and announce the length of warmup.
PRE MATCH PHOTO
A photo is also taken of players before the match, at the net, together and sometimes separate as well.
PLAYER INTERVIEWS & PRESS CONFERENCES
USATT also conducts pre tournament and match conferences and interviews, post match interviews, and produces event content. Players will be pulled aside to do interviews, segments, answer questions, and more. Players will also sometimes be in the presence of media, fans and other individuals who might want autographs and or to ask questions, take pictures and etc.