Tennis

Novak Djokovic today (Tuesday) moved to play down talk of a boycott amid reports that tennis is facing the latest challenge to its established order after the 12-time grand slam champion was said to have used a player meeting held prior to the start of the Australian Open to issue a call for greater prize money in the sport.

The Tie Break Tens tennis tournament will stage its first event in the US this year after organisers confirmed that Madison Square Garden in New York will host a women’s contest.

Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has entered into an endorsement deal with Japanese sportswear manufacturer Asics.

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) is open to Sydney staging the first edition of its revamped World Team Cup, but has stressed that the Australian city must improve its facilities to be considered as a host destination.

Tie Break Tens has scheduled its first event outside of Europe, with Melbourne set to host the opening stop of the 2018 season of the short-form tennis series ahead of the city’s staging of the Australian Open.

A deal has been finalised for Hard Rock Stadium, home of NFL American football team the Miami Dolphins, to host the Miami Open tennis tournament from 2019.

After authorities finally gave the green light to the redevelopment of Roland-Garros - following years of false starts - SportBusiness International examines the plan to add breathing space to the cluttered venue.

Hard Rock Stadium, home of NFL American football team the Miami Dolphins, is set to become the new home of the Miami Open from 2019.

US digital media and technology company Oath has outlined plans to become a firm “unlike any other” after appointing tennis superstar Serena Williams to lead a global board of advisors encompassing leading names across the sports, finance, lifestyle and news sectors.

Multinational computer technology company Oracle has announced the launch of four new tennis tournaments in the United States as part of its continued commitment to the sport in the country.

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has joined forces with Dan Meis, a leading architect in the sports arena and stadium market, to design and establish sports, health and wellness facilities at hotels and resorts around the world.

The Russian Tennis Federation has announced that it will stage a new Women’s Tennis Association Tour event in Moscow next year.

Cities in England, the Czech Republic, Russia and China have submitted bids to replace Singapore as host of the Women’s Tennis Association’s season-ending Finals event.

Tennis Australia has appointed Jayne Hrdlicka, the chief executive of the Jetstar Group airline, as its first female president and chair.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has appointed Keith Prowse as the exclusive official hospitality provider for the Wimbledon grand slam tournament.

The InfrontRingier Sports & Entertainment agency has elected to switch its new Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournament to a different Swiss venue in order to tie in with surrounding events on the calendar.

The organisers of the Australian Open have announced a 10-per-cent increase in the total prize money pool for the 2018 edition of the opening tennis grand slam of the year.

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced plans to test out a two-day format and best-of-three-set matches during the men’s Davis Cup team tournament in 2018.

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.

Men’s tennis event the World Team Cup could return in 2019 following high-level talks between stake holders in the sport, according to Reuters.