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The decision by the ATP Council not to renew Chris Kermode's contract as ATP executive chairman and president caused surprise when it was announced in March. Ben Cronin speaks to the outgoing tennis chief about his record.

Investment company looks to transform historic event after 25-year partnership with ITF Rakuten owner will provide financial backing and help create new app to engage fans

No person is better placed to comment on the development of the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) than its founder Billie Jean King.

Men’s tennis’ season-ending ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) World Tour Finals, held this month at the O2 in London, features the best eight singles players and best eight doubles teams. Social media plays a significant role in promoting the event through the ATP’s ‘Road to London’ campaign.

What content works best for each social media platform, and how to exactly measure what ROI is for a social media strategy, are two questions every major outward-facing business looks to answer on a daily basis. Elisha Chauhan asked social media experts from across the world what the answers are in sport and, through a series of case studies, looked at the challenges and opportunities facing a variety of rights-holders.

Revenues at ATP Media, the ATP Tour’s international media rights sales and broadcast production arm, rose by 6.7 per cent to $121m (€108m) in 2018. ATP Media Holdings Limited also reported $13.6m

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have all committed to play in the inaugural ATP Cup in Australia next January, in a significant boost for the new nation-based event

Multi-national computer technology company Oracle is looking to further aid the development of rising tennis stars in the United States by creating and funding a circuit of lower-tier tournaments in the…

Alex Inglot, a director of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), has called for a division of the responsibilities of current executive chairman and president Chris Kermode, stating that talks…

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Experienced tennis executive and new ATP chief Chris Kermode gives Matt Cutler his vision for men’s tennis, and why he wants to turn ATP World Tour events into sports entertainment behemoths.

Experienced tennis executive and new ATP chief Chris Kermode gave Matt Cutler his vision for men’s tennis.