US Tennis Association

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Ahmad Nassar, newly named as executive director of the Professional Tennis Players Association and chief executive of its for-profit affiliate Winners Alliance. Fisher and Russo also discuss the state of tennis amid the start of the 2022 US Open, the development of TMRW Sports with star golfers Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the debut of FanDuel TV, a competitive and operational shift for the Savannah Bananas, and the state of Major League Baseball’s special events following the 'Field of Dreams' and MLB Little League Classic games.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Will Ahmed, founder and chief executive of wearable technology provider Whoop. Eric and Chris also discuss the expansion of the National Football League’s roster of sportsbook partners in the United States, Facebook’s entry into prediction-based sports games, the Covid-19 pandemic creating new labor issues in the NFL and National Basketball Association, and climate-related matters hitting the sports industry.

Louis Armstrong Stadium, even with a roof, is no match for storm

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Vasu Kulkarni, partner with Courtside Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm. Eric and Chris also discuss the implications of Fanatics’ dramatic entry into the sports trading card market, the new alliance between the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, and Pac-12 Conferences; and the arrival of the 2021 US Open in tennis.

USTA, in consultation with city officials, reverses policy just before event start

Singles champions to see lower prizes while overall pool reaches record level

USTA bringing back spectators for final tennis major of the year

Tournament executives seek to "advance mental health and wellbeing"

Tennis grand slam looks to avoid virus outbreak

Danny Zausner, managing director of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, tells SportBusiness why the Flushing Meadows campus was redesigned and how the new Louis Armstrong Stadium will be monetized.


The grand slam is marking its 50th anniversary with the opening of the new 14,000-capacity Louis Armstrong Stadium, complete with retractable roof. Katrina Adams, the president of the United States Tennis Association, spoke to Bob Williams at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to discuss the business and commercial opportunities of the redeveloped arena.


The city of Chicago in the United States has been confirmed as the host of the second edition of the Laver Cup tennis event in 2018.

Max Eisenbud, agent of US tennis star Madison Keys, has hit out at the decision by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to ban the player from displaying a sponsor’s logo on her skin at the ongoing US Open.

US Open organisers have continued the prize money race between the tennis grand slams by announcing a 10.5 per cent increase for the 2015 tournament to $42.3m (€38.4m).