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Tennis - 08 Apr 2003
The International Tennis Federation and The Tennis Channel have announced the signing of a three-year agreement for US rights to the ITF’s three prestigious international team competitions - Fed Cup, non-USA ties in Davis Cup by BNP Paribas and Hyundai Hopman Cup.
Tennis - 20 Feb 2003
The International Tennis Federation announced today that they have signed an agreement with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to permit out-of-competition testing for tennis players. The signing represents another step forward for the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme.
Tennis - 14 Feb 2003
IEC in Sports is delighted to announce the extension of its distribution agreement with the prestigious ATP ARAG World Team Cup in tennis.
Tennis - 04 Feb 2003
The International Tennis Federation announced today that Korean car manufacturer Kia has become an international sponsor as well as the Official Car of all Davis Cup ties, including the World Group, staged in the Euro/African Zone until 2005.
Tennis - 29 Nov 2002
The International Tennis Federation and the Lawn Tennis Association announced that they have renewed their agreement with BBC TV to cover Great Britain’s Davis Cup by BNP Paribas ties for the next four years.
Tennis - 08 Nov 2002
ESPN International announced today it will telecast the entire 2002 Tennis Masters Cup tournament live throughout Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand when the event begins next week in Shanghai.
Tennis - 03 Sep 2002
The International Tennis Federation today announced that it had accepted a bid from the Real Federación Española de Tenis (RFET) to host the Semifinals and Final of the 2002 Fed Cup World Group competition.
Tennis - 22 Jul 2002
Hyundai Hopman Cup tour operator Events Worldwide has released travel packages for the 2003 event to be staged at the Burswood Dome in Perth from Saturday, 28 December 2002 to Saturday, 4 January 2003.
Tennis - 15 Jul 2002
'The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is angered and disappointed by careless remarks made by John Mendoza, Chief Executive of the Australian Sports Drug Agency to the media on Wednesday (10 July) about the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme.
Tennis - 11 Jun 2002
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 10, 2002 - The USTA today announced it has selected Arnold McGrath as its advertising agency for the 2002 US Open, as well as other new marketing and advertising initiatives at the USTA. Arnold McGrath’s New York office will develop the US Open’s multi-media campaign in addition to producing creative for other USTA business initiatives, including USTA public service announcements and membership ads. The US Open campaign will include full-page color ads in major newspape
Tennis - 05 Jun 2002
One of the major tennis events in the world will now bear the name of one of the world's strongest financial services groups.
Tennis - 23 May 2002
The Australian Sports Commission in conjunction with Tennis Australia today announced a new program to boost participation in tennis by Australians particularly in rural and regional areas.
Tennis - 30 Apr 2002
The United States Tennis Association and AEG today announced a partnership to jointly develop new initiatives to elevate the excitement, visibility and financial viability of professional tennis in the United States.
Tennis - 15 Apr 2002
Nearly 75 years after the U.S. Davis Cup team and France christened Roland Garros at the 1928 Davis Cup matches, the famed location of the French Open championships will again host the United States and France in the Davis Cup by BNP semifinal, Sept. 20-22, 2002.
Tennis - 05 Apr 2002
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced today that Ajilon, the world leader in Professional Staffing and Managed Services, is to become an Official Worldwide Sponsor of Davis Cup.
Tennis - 04 Mar 2002
At the Annual General Meeting of the French Tennis Federation (FFT) held last weekend, the members voted unanimously to accept the project to renovate Tribune C of Court Central Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros.
Tennis - 26 Feb 2002
At its regularly scheduled meeting last weekend in Brussels, the Board of Directors of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has agreed to accept the appeal of the United States Tennis Association regarding the late withdrawal of their team from the 2001 Fed Cup World Final held in Madrid, 7-11 November.
Tennis - 26 Feb 2002
This year’s Davis Cup by BNP Paribas first round ties attracted a record number of spectators, with 159,400 people watching at the eight venues over the three days of competition. This was the highest figure since the World Group was established in 1981, improving on the previous crowd record of 100,300, set in 1991. Compared to last year there were 59,100 more spectators.
Tennis - 18 Feb 2002
The United States Tennis Association today announced that it has extended and expanded its worldwide sponsorship agreement with Fila as the 'Official Tennis Apparel and Footwear Sponsor' of the US Open through 2004.
Tennis - 11 Feb 2002
ESPN Classic Sport, the new network of European sports channels dedicated to showcasing the greatest moments in sports history, and the Lawn Tennis Association of Australia have reached a new long-term agreement to showcase the tournament's rich history of great matches on the new ESPN Classic Sport network in Europe.
Tennis - 07 Feb 2002
‘The Book of Tennis’, arguably one of the most complete anthologies of the sport ever published, makes its public debut on 8-10 February, at the GB v Sweden Davis Cup tie.
Tennis - 06 Feb 2002
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) proudly announces the re-launch of one of the most successful websites in tennis, daviscup.com.
Tennis - 05 Feb 2002
National Association news BNP Paribas and the International Tennis Federation today announced a new partnership at the grassroots level of international tennis. From 2002 the ITF will re-brand the Boys’ 16 & Under section of its World Youth Cup as 'Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas.'
Tennis - 31 Jan 2002
London, UK; 31 January 2002:- Octagon CSI, the television rights and production division of Octagon, today confirmed that they have been appointed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to produce programming for the Davis and Fed Cup matches.
Tennis - 22 Jan 2002
The International Tennis Federation announced today that Wilson Racquet Sports, manufacturers of DOUBLE CORE(TM) - the Official Ball of Davis Cup, has expanded its relationship with the ITF to include the ITF Junior Circuit and Team Competitions.
Tennis - 17 Jan 2002
The International Tennis Federation is pleased to announce that Invacare Corporation, the global leader in the manufacture of medical products which promote recovery and active lifestyles, has signed athree-year extension to its wheelchair tennis partnership.
Tennis - 16 Jan 2002
The ATP and the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) today announced that the ATP World Doubles Challenge Cup will be held from January 29-February 2, 2002 in Bangalore, India.
Tennis - 09 Jan 2002
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced today that Adecco, the world’s largest human resources solutions organisation, is to become an Official Worldwide Sponsor of Davis Cup and the ITF; and the Official Recruitment Partner of Davis Cup and the ITF. The agreement will run for three years from 2002-04.
Tennis - 18 Dec 2001
The recent Davis Cup by NEC Final between Australia and France attracted a record number of visitors to www.daviscup.com, the competition’s official website.
Tennis - 14 Nov 2001
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 13, 2001) -- Ericsson Open chairman Butch Buchholz announced a new three-year agreement with Tyco/ADT to become the presenting sponsor of the Ericsson Open. The Tyco/ADT logo will be incorporated into the new tournament logo for 2002.
Tennis - 13 Nov 2001
Arlen Kantarian, Chief Executive, Professional Tennis at the USTA, today announced a reorganization for the professional tennis unit of the USTA designed to create one of the most effective and efficient organizations in professional sports and entertainment.
Tennis - 12 Nov 2001
Havas Advertising Sports, the global communication and sports marketing Agency of Havas Advertising, 5th communication group worldwide, just signed an agreement with the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) managing men’s tennis circuit in the world along with the integrality of professional players.
Tennis - 25 Oct 2001
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) was notified overnight by the United States Tennis Association that the US Fed Cup team was withdrawing from the 2001 Fed Cup World Finals, scheduled to be played in Madrid from 7 to 11 November, due to concerns over security surroundingthe international crisis.
Tennis - 15 Oct 2001
Due to political unrest in Indonesia which has escalated as a result of the military actions taking place in Afghanistan, the Sanex WTA Tour has announced that it will cancel the upcoming tournament to take place in Surabaya
Tennis - 02 Oct 2001
As Australia and France were en route to victory against Sweden and the Netherlands respectively in last weekend’s Davis Cup Semifinals, tennis fans were following the action online.
Tennis - 19 Sep 2001
The International Tennis Federation announced today that the draw for the 2002 Davis Cup has been postponed until Thursday, 18 October 2001. The draw will be held at the Widder Saal in Zurich, Switzerland at 11:00 am as originally scheduled.
Tennis - 17 Sep 2001
The 2001 Annual General Meeting of the International Tennis Federation in Cancun, Mexico concluded today with the election of the Board of Directors who will serve the ITF until the 2003 AGM.
Tennis - 12 Sep 2001
Tennis Europe will be the official brand of the European Tennis Association and will be used for all internal and external communications, public relations and events. These changes will take place 1st January 2002 and will be officially adopted at the Annual General Meeting in March 2002.
Tennis - 07 Aug 2001
Zurich has been announced as the venue for the 2002 Davis Cup Draw Ceremony to be held in October. The ceremony will be held at the Widder Saal in Zurich at 11am on Thursday 4 th October.
Tennis - 18 Jul 2001
The Sanex WTA Tour announced today that women's ratings for the French Open and Wimbledon maintained the theme of consistent growth in 2001. Following in the footsteps of record ratings at this year's Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon recorded ratings increases in the United States and Europe.
Tennis - 17 Jul 2001
Arlen Kantarian, Chief Executive, Professional Tennis at the USTA, today announced that Jim Curley has been named to the position of US Open Tournament Director. Curley, 42, is known throughout the industry as one of the most accomplished tennis event managers, and will join the USTA from IMG where he has spent almost 18 years working for the world’s largest sports representation and event marketing firm. He will begin his position effective August 1, 2001
Tennis - 05 Jul 2001
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced today that HUGO BOSS has extended its partnership with Davis Cup until 2005. The fashion house has been an international sponsor of Davis Cup for 15 years providing clothing for Davis Cup officials, ball boys and ball girls.
Tennis - 04 Jul 2001
The Sanex WTA Tour announced today that it has selected Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Florida (Pasco County) as the site of its new corporate headquarters. The Tour currently has two offices in North America -- Stamford, Connecticut and St. Petersburg, Florida -- which will both relocate to the new facility in 2002.
Tennis - 26 Jun 2001
The ITF announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Real Federacion Espanola de Tenis to host the 2001 Fed Cup World Finals in Madrid, Spain from 5-11 November 2001. The contract for the 2001 Fed Cup World Finals was signed over the weekend by the ITF and the RFET.
Tennis - 26 Jun 2001
The United States Tennis Association has appointed Bill Mountford to the position of Director of Tennis at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York.
Tennis - 21 Jun 2001
Robinsons Barley Water, synonymous with the Wimbledon Championships since 1928 and one of the great tournaments’ most enduring traditions, is all set to take up its pre-eminent position on the Umpires chairs again this year thanks to a new five year sponsorship deal that Robinsons has signed with the All England Club.