Tennis

Great Britain is to play a Fed Cup event at home for the first time in more than 25 years after the Lawn Tennis Association announced that it is to host next year’s Europe/Africa Group I tie.

Call it the Gerard Pique effect. Madrid has been announced as the first host of the revamped Davis Cup finals and will stage the event in 2019 and 2020.

Pay-television broadcaster Eleven Sports has picked up rights in Belgium, Portugal and Luxembourg to this weekend’s Laver Cup tennis tournament.

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Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley has confirmed that Brisbane will be one of the host cities for the World Team Cup, which is set to return to the men’s calendar in 2020.

Wimbledon's long-term commercial strategy is driven by an increased focus on projecting itself as a global brand and protecting its standing as a premium sports property. Ben Cronin speaks to Mick Desmond, commercial and media director for the All England Club (AELTC) and James Ralley, head of marketing, commercial and hospitality about how this strategy boosts the value of its media rights.

Wimbledon’s long-term commercial strategy is driven by an increased focus on projecting itself as a global brand and protecting its standing as a premium sports property. In part three, Ben Cronin speaks to Alexandra Willis, head of communications, content & digital to investigate the grand slam's more permissive approach to activation online.

Wimbledon’s long-term commercial strategy is driven by an increased focus on projecting itself as a global brand and protecting its standing as a premium sports property. In part two of a series on the tournament, Ben Cronin asks Mick Desmond, head of commercial and media for the All England Club and James Ralley, head of commercial and marketing, why the grand slam deliberately limits the number of its sponsors

Roger Federer has commenced his title defence at the Wimbledon tennis championships by securing a lucrative new apparel deal with Japanese retailer Uniqlo.

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 Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has teamed up with Tennis Australia to confirm the return of the World Team Cup to the men’s calendar, potentially setting up a clash with the International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) plans to overhaul the Davis Cup.

Belgian police have today (Tuesday) detained 13 people as part of a wide-ranging investigation involving authorities from other nations into suspected match-fixing in the lower levels of professional tennis.

US tennis legend Serena Williams has made her latest venture into the women’s fashion market with the launch of her own clothing line.

Spanish tennis star Garbiñe Muguruza has signed an endorsement deal with mineral water brand Evian.

Mervyn Davies has been appointed as the new chairman of Britain’s Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).

International Tennis Federation (ITF) president David Haggerty has shed light on the proposed format of the new-look Davis Cup and has stated that the women’s Fed Cup will also undergo reform.

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has linked up with athlete marketing platform Opendorse in an effort to boost the brand appeal of its players through content sharing on social media.

Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) president Miguel Diaz has said talks have been held with Spain and FC Barcelona football star Gerard Pique’s Kosmos group about staging the finale of a revamped Davis Cup in Madrid or France next year.

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The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has unveiled a 7.6 per cent increase in prize money for this year’s edition of Wimbledon, along with a new sustainability drive for the grand slam tournament.