Two tennis movies debut in the U.S. on Sept. 22: “Battle of the Sexes,” set in the early 1970s about the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs match, and “Borg vs. McEnroe,” about the famous rivalry.
International Tennis Federation President David Haggerty will become the 13th member of the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame at a ceremony Aug. 28 at the Tennis Industry Association Tennis Forum, which will be held at the Intercontinental Barclay Hotel in New York City.
David Haggerty, the president of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and former USTA president and CEO, will be the 2017 inductee into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame. The induction will take place during the 10th annual TIA Tennis Forum in New York City on Aug. 28.
The Tennis Industry Association is accepting nominations for the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame for 2017, which honors individuals who have made a significant impact on the sport of tennis. Nominations, which are due by June 1, can be in any of four categories: Inventors, Founders, Innovators or Contributors.
The Tennis Industry Association is accepting nominations for the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame for 2017, which honors individuals who have made a significant impact on the sport of tennis. Nominations, which are due by June 1, can be in any of four categories: Inventors, Founders, Innovators or Contributors. Criteria for nominating and a short nomination form are available at TennisIndustry.org/HoF.
Dr. Jack Groppel was named the recipient of the 2017 PTR/TIA Commitment to the Industry Award at the PTR International Tennis Symposium Awards Dinner on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Feb. 15.
The Novak Djokovic Foundation, and Children Change Colombia, supported by Jamie Murray, have been selected among nine recipients in the ATP ACES For Charity grant programme for 2017. Grants of $/€15,000 will be awarded to a total of nine charitable causes, nominated by ATP World Tour players, tournaments and alumni.
Donald Tisdel, a longtime member of the USTA board of directors, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2016 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2017 issue. Tisdel led off the magazine’s 16th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis.
The Board of Trustees of the Women's Sports Foundation today announced the appointment of Dr. Deborah Antoine as the organization's next chief executive officer. Dr. Antoine will succeed Deborah Slaner Larkin, who is stepping down as the Foundation's current CEO, as of Jan. 3, 2017.