Tennis

Tennis Europe, the regional governing body for the sport, has elected the Czech Republic’s Ivo Kaderka as its new president.

Kosmos Tennis, the investment group that backs the Davis Cup, has hired Enric Rojas, a senior media rights executive at the IMG agency, as its new chief executive

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), organiser of the Wimbledon Championships, has announced it has renewed official supplier deals with Rolex, Jaguar and Robinson’s.

World TeamTennis has signed a wide-ranging partnership with San Francisco-based sports marketing firm PIVOT Agency to expand the organization's business efforts.

Tennis Channel will become the principal home of men's tennis in the United States after signing a wide-ranging television and digital rights agreement with ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the Association…

Sunday afternoon’s French Open final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic attracted strong audience figures on French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions.

Online trading platform TMGM has signed its first ever major sports event sponsorship as the ‘Official Online Trading Platform’ of the Australian Open tennis tournament. The

The Stockholm-based Spring Media agency will continue to sell the international broadcast rights to tennis’ Tie Break Tens in 2021 after being reappointed to the role.

The French Tennis Federation has named Aymeric Labaste as its head of international business development

USTA chief executive Michael Dowse tells SportBusiness how, despite facing multiple unprecedented issues and sharp ratings declines, the organization was able to bring back elite tennis and make a small profit with the US Open. Bob Williams reports

Sally Hancock, managing partner at Y Sport, looks at how participation in tennis in the UK has grown in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic

Lew Sherr, chief revenue officer, US Tennis Association, tells SportBusiness how the US Open managed to retain a full roster of sponsors for the closed-door tournament by offering discounts of up to 50 per cent in some cases.

The Chinese government recently said the country will not be hosting most of its planned international sports events this year, putting a number of major events in doubt. SportBusiness asked three local industry insiders for their thoughts on the potential for disruption.

Crowds of up to 50 per cent of those admitted in normal years will be able to attend the Australian Open in 2021, Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley has confirmed

The French Open tennis tournament expects slightly lower sponsorship revenues as a result of last week’s reduction in the number of fans allowed to attend Paris’ grand slam tournament, but has reasons to …

SporTV, the pay-television broadcaster owned by Brazilian media group Globo, has acquired rights to tennis’ French Open, one of the sport’s four grand slam events, until 2023.

Top-level men’s tennis will return to London’s O2 Arena in 2022, with the venue having been announced as the host for the Laver Cup for that year.

The daily attendance cap at this year’s French Open has been further reduced to 1,000 ahead of the start of the grand slam tennis tournament this weekend.

Stella Artois will not return as the lead beer partner for the 2021 Australian Open because the brand is being offloaded by its owner, Japanese drinks group Asahi

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has further scaled back attendance plans for the upcoming French Open grand slam tournament, with only 5,000 fans set to be allowed inside the Roland Garros grounds per…

SuperSport, the sub-Saharan African pay-television broadcaster, has acquired rights to events organised by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).

The International Tennis Federation has rebranded the Fed Cup, the women’s international teams event, as the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas in a tribute to the iconic female tennis player and pioneer f…

The International Tennis Hall of Fame has added a new interactive element to its fan voting initiative, which is being sponsored this year by French international banking group BNP Paribas

Saran Media, the Istanbul-based media-rights agency, has retained broadcast rights in Turkey and Azerbaijan to tennis’ ATP Tour. The new three-year agreement runs from 2021 to 2023.

Swiss Tennis, the sport’s governing body in Switzerland, has agreed to sell its 50-per-cent shareholding in the Swiss Open Gstaad, the ATP 250 tournament held in the Swiss Alps.

Craft gin brad Sipsmith has been named as the first 'Official Gin Partner' of the Wimbledon Championships. The deal was made by the tournament organisers the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC)

Japanese medical products company Nitto Denko Corporation has extended its title sponsorship of the season-ending ATP Finals for five more years until 2025

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has reiterated its commitment to having fans in place for this year’s French Open, but has scaled back its target to a maximum of 11,500 people inside the Roland Garros g…

The French Open tennis championship at Roland Garros later this month will allow entry to up to 11,500 fans per day - Reuters/CNA

America's top athletes could be banned from the Olympics and other major international sporting events if the US follows through on its threat to withdraw funding from the World Anti-Doping Agency - Reuters

A proposal by world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Canadian journeyman Vasek Pospisil to create a breakaway men's players' union has been met with widespread resistance by leading stakeholders in the sport

The US Open was hit by a potentially devastating positive Covid-19 test among its participants on the eve of the grand slam tennis tournament in New York, with France's Benoît Paire reportedly removed f…

The English Premier League allowed 2,500 supporters to attend a friendly between Brighton and Chelsea in a test of Covid-19 measures - AFP/CNA

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has issued an invitation to tender for the provision of broadcast transmission and streaming services at its flagship French Open between 2021 and 2023

The former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar has resigned from the board of Axington, a firm linked to Bellagraph Nova Group, the company claiming to be bidding for English football club Newcastle…

The Brazilian arm of global sports broadcaster ESPN is close to acquiring the rights to a host of ATP tournaments as it makes a play for premium tennis properties in the country

The United States Tennis Association has added insurance provider Chubb as a sponsor of its premier grand slam event, the US Open