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Tennis - 18 Sep 2015 - Athletes
British Tennis star Andy Murray has announced that for every ace he hits until the end of the year, he will donate £50 to Unicef, the world’s leading children’s organisation. Each ace Andy hits will support Unicef’s work to help children whose worlds have been turned upside down by conflict or disaster, such as those caught up in the current refugee and migrant crisis.
Tennis - 21 Aug 2006
PARIS/NEW YORK, August 21, 2006 – Gael Monfils, the 19-year-old Parisian tennis star, has signed with IMG, the world’s leading sports, entertainment and media company it was announced today by Gavin Forbes, Senior Vice President, IMG Tennis.
Tennis - 13 Oct 2004
The Lawn Tennis Association has appointed sports marketing company Navigator to identify and secure title sponsorship of the Nottingham Open, one of only two ATP Tour events staged in the UK.
Tennis - 16 Aug 2004
In a major new step since acquiring the Prince brand last year, Prince Sports Europe has launched a new regional operation in the Middle East.
Tennis - 09 Jul 2004
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 8, 2004 - The USTA today announced that the 2004 US Open purse will top $17.75 million, and will potentially exceed more than $19 million - representing the highest purse in sports -- as the top three men's and women's finishers in the US Open Series may earn up to an additional $1.3 million in bonus prize money at the US Open. Both the Men's and Women's US Open Singles Champions will earn $1,000,000, with the ability to earn up to $1.5 million based on their performanc
Tennis - 06 Jul 2004
The crowning of 17-year-old Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova as the 2004 Wimbledon Ladies champion powerfully marks the revival of the US racquet brand Prince.
Tennis - 16 Jun 2004
Bad Nauheim, Germany. June 15, 2004 – American tennis rising star Sunitha Rao has signed a two-year racquet endorsement contract with Babolat. Under the agreement, 18-year old Rao will play the Babolat Pure Drive Plus racquet, Babolat natural gut strings and use Babolat overgrips. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tennis - 14 Jun 2004
Sport England, the strategic lead for sport in England, has announced a £500,000 investment boost for the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).
Tennis - 03 Jun 2004
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has announced the launch of an affiliate deal with the Bank of Scotland (BoS) which will provide crucial funding to the development of new talent for British tennis.
Tennis - 24 May 2004
Tennis legend John McEnroe has committed to train with Great Britain's best young tour players under The Lawn Tennis Association's (LTA) new sponsorship agreement with Insight Investment, the asset manager of HBOS plc.
Tennis - 21 May 2004
One of London’s leading Spread Betting firms – TradIndex.com has agreed to be the Title Sponsor of the Legend Event during this year’s Liverpool International Tennis Tournament to be held at Calderstones Park (Liverpool) from the 9th – 13th June.
Tennis - 11 May 2004
The Australian Open continues to be a major asset for Australia with new research by the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) revealing the 2004 tournament alone brought a gross economic benefit in excess of $203 million and attracted over 100,000 visitors to Melbourne.
Tennis - 20 Apr 2004
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., and DULLES, Va. – April 19, 2004 – The ATP, the governing body of the men's professional tennis circuit, today announced an alliance with America Online, the world's leading interactive services company, to provide comprehensive access to an array of multimedia tennis content specially developed for AOL® for Broadband members. Under the agreement, the ATP will provide specially produced video, audio and editorial content from up to 25 ATP Tournaments to AOL® for Broadban
Tennis - 24 Nov 2003
The 2003 Wimbledon Championships, jointly owned by The All England Lawn Tennis Club and the Lawn Tennis Association, generated £25.8 million – all of which will be invested back into British tennis.
Tennis - 19 Aug 2003
The USTA and IBM today announced the launch of USOpen.org with enhanced features that further its distinction as one of the world's top sports event web sites.
Tennis - 01 Jul 2003
The Australian Open has announced that IBM has extended its role as the official Information Technology and Internet Supplier to the Australian Open through until 2005.
Tennis - 18 Jun 2003
The ATP, governing body of the men's international tennis circuit, announced today that it has appointed Chris Clouser as Chief Executive Officer of ATP Properties and President of ATP, Inc. He's also been appointed President of ATP Foundation.
Tennis - 07 May 2003
The Lawn Tennis Association announces that the Senior National Championships will not be included in its calendar of events for the foreseeable future. This decision was unanimously approved by the LTA Main Board with the aim of concentrating resources on international tournaments that carry ATP and WTA world ranking points.
Tennis - 17 Mar 2003
MIAMI – (MARCH, 2003) Microsoft, the world’s largest software company, has signed on as the Official Technology Partner of the 2003 NASDAQ-100 Open, Tournament Chairman Butch Buchholz announced this week. Microsoft, a NASDAQ-listed company, will have its familiar logos displayed side-by-side with NASDAQ on the back wall, bringing a synergy which is unprecedented in sports title sponsorships.
Tennis - 25 Feb 2003
Motor Insurance provider Hastings Direct will replace Britannic Asset Management as sponsor of the Eastbourne International Championships in a two-year deal beginning in 2003. The event will now be known as the Hastings Direct International Championships.
Tennis - 06 Feb 2003
CLEVELAND, Ohio, February 5, 2003 – Pete Sampras, arguably the best male tennis player in history, has returned to IMG for marketing and management as Pete begins the transition from his legendary on-court accomplishments to new business and personal opportunities.
Tennis - 11 Oct 2002
Changes approved by the ATP Board at recent meetings in Moscow will insure that doubles continues to serve its traditional role in the sport by making it more economically viable and operationally manageable for tournaments. The decisions are the culmination of a two-year review of doubles.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 16 Nov 2001
The Tennis Masters Series, the premier events of the men's game, has licensed video gaming and software company, Microïds, to produce the Official 'Tennis Masters Series' video game.
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 - 30 Oct 2001
Munich, Germany (October 29, 2001) - The Sanex WTA Tour announced today that it has selected Kevin Wulff to succeed Bart McGuire as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2002. Wulff will begin work with the Tour immediately, serving as President until McGuire leaves his post on December 31, 2001.
Tennis - 24 Jul 2001
The ATP announced its plans today to enhance its business strategy and structure, highlighted by the formation of ATP Properties, a U.K.-based subsidiary responsible for the marketing and sales of all ATP commercial rights.
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 - 15 May 2001
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and New York City Comptroller Alan G. Hevesi today revealed the findings of a recent study of the Economic Impact of the 2000 US Open on the New York Metropolitan region. The study, conducted by Sport Management Research Institute (SMRI), found that the 2000 US Open generated just under $420 million in direct revenue for the tri-state area, more than any other annual sports or entertainment event in any city in the United States.
Tennis - 08 Mar 2001
The LTA today welcomed tax exemption proposals outlined in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget statement that will provide extra funds for tennis clubs throughout Great Britain.
Tennis - 26 Jan 2001
'While we are indeed in discussions with ISL, we’re approaching this dialogue as an opportunity to review the way we do business. We believe these discussions provide us with an opportunity to improve upon our TV distribution in Europe and allow us to ma