Tennis Channel will have more than 100 hours of live coverage and close to 340 total hours with encore match presentations. TC will have live coverage from the tournament 14 of the 15 days. Tennis Channel provides 80 percent of all live coverage on television. This is Tennis Channel’s 11th year covering Roland Garros.
The ATP announced today that its season-ending tournament will continue its extremely successful stay in London a further two years through to 2020, under a new title sponsorship with one of Japan’s leading innovation companies, the Nitto Denko Corporation. The tournament, first staged in London in 2009, will now be renamed the Nitto ATP Finals.
Visionaries with new, innovative products, software or services designed to grow the sport of tennis with consumers and fans can submit their pitch in the “NYC-2017 Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge." This unique competition will take place at the 10th Annual TIA Tennis Forum, which will be held in New York City on Aug. 28, the first day of play at the US Open.
The 10th Annual TIA Tennis Forum will take place in New York City on Monday morning, Aug. 28, the first day of play at the 2017 US Open. The Forum will be at a new location—the Intercontinental New York Barclay, the official hotel of the ATP Tour, at Lexington Avenue and 49th Street in New York City.
The fourth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference attracted more than 250 tennis facility owners, managers and others in the industry, from 30 states and seven countries. The TOM Conference was presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA) and held at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Fla., March 27-29.
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 Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Universal Tennis have announced a five-year partnership agreement, whereby the ITA will officially endorse the Universal Tennis Rating® (UTR) as "the official rating system of the ITA.
The Tennis Industry Association (TIA) staged its own version of “March Madness” recently and even crowned a champion—in less than one hour. The TIA’s “March Madness” event was the Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge, a “Shark Tank”-like competition to identify the most innovative and creative product or service in the tennis industry. In the final analysis, the panel of judges picked Tennibot, a robotic tennis ball collector.
Key industry meetings March 27-29 in Orlando will bring together top experts and officials to talk about the future of this industry and how your business can benefit. Presented by the TIA, the meetings will be at the award-winning Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. Both full conference admission and day passes are available. Click here to register.
The spirit of innovation and creativity is alive and well in tennis, as some of the most brilliant new products and services in the tennis industry take center stage on Monday, March 27, at the inaugural Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge, held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla.