Four tennis legends have been named as candidates on the ballot for the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020. The candidates are: Jonas Björkman, Sergi Bruguera, Goran Ivaniševi? and Conchita Martínez.
The USTA today announced the 2019 US Open Men's and Women's Singles Seeds. The 2019 US Open will be played Aug. 26-Sept. 8 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
The USTA announced details of the evolution of its digital properties and related extensions that allow fans to follow the tournament and experience the US Open in new and innovative ways.
The total value of the U.S. tennis economy grew by 2.1 percent last year to a total of $6.19 billion, according to data from the Tennis Industry Association’s annual Economic Index, created to evaluate the total worth of the U.S. tennis industry to the overall economy.
Racquet sports professionals and others in the racquet/paddle sports industry can now register, free of charge, for the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando, Fla., at RacquetPaddleSportsShow.com.
During the Coupe Rogers ATP Masters 1000 event in Montreal and ahead of the Western & Southern Open ATP Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati, GameOn, an industry-leading ChatOS engagement platform that helps premium content owners and brands improve their fan experiences, announced a partnership with ATP Media to deliver videos and other rich content to fans through the Tennis TV bot.
The USTA announced an extensive line-up of musical talent that will entertain fans over the course of the three-week 2019 US Open. Beginning with Fan Week and concluding with the men’s singles championship, the US Open will feature a diverse array of talents representing all musical genres crossing from country to Broadway and from indie rock to R&B.
Louis Armstrong Stadium, located in Flushing Meadows, NY, has won a prestigious international design award, called Prix Versailles, Special Prize for Interior in the Sports category. The award recognizes structures for the beauty of their design, sustainability and commercial function. The stadium is designed by ROSSETTI, headquartered in Detroit.
World TeamTennis (WTT), which began its 44th consecutive season this past weekend, announced several international streaming deals, a dedicated WTT Dailymotion stream, live betting outside North America and China and eight matches that will air throughout the season on tape delay on various regional sports networks.
Tennis Channel will offer live coverage of the 2019 International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Newport, R.I., on Saturday July 20, at 6 p.m. ET. Two-time Grand Slam singles champion Li Na, four-time Grand Slam champion Mary Pierce, and former World No. 1 and six-time Grand Slam champion Yevgeny Kafelnikov will be enshrined among the greatest players of all-time. Following Tennis Channel's telecast of the ceremony, fans will be able to watch on-demand on Tennis Channel Plus, the network's digital subscription service.