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April 12, 2021

Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations for Grow-the-Game Awards

The success of tennis as a thriving global sport is fueled by countless dedicated leaders and organizations who work tirelessly to grow the game. As part of our commitment to celebrating excellence in tennis, the International Tennis Hall of Fame annually honors these dedicated leaders and organizations by the presentation of two special awards. (Full story …)

ITF Unveils New Research Into Gender Equality in Sport

The ITF has announced the results of a first-of-its-kind global research project examining sports gender equality across the media and social media, commissioned as part of its ITF’s Advantage All gender equality strategy, which is supported by the Foundation for Global Sports Development. (Full story …)

April 2, 2021

Franklin Sports Partners with Professional Pickleball Association

Franklin Sports and the Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) announced a collaborative partnership that will recognize the professional tour’s top players in a new and exciting way. (Full story …)

March 25, 2021

USTA, ITA Enter Strategic Alliance to Elevate College Tennis

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2021 - The USTA and ITA have entered into a new strategic alliance that formalizes the two organizations’ ongoing collaboration to strengthen and elevate collegiate tennis. This alliance between the sport’s national governing body and its college coaches association brings greater focus and resources to both new and existing initiatives. (Full story …)

Adidas Originals Launch 'Stan Smith, Forever' With Disney

Earlier this year, adidas Originals announced a new era for the Stan Smith silhouette, infusing the iconic court sneaker with sustainable materials in order to help End Plastic Waste. Today, adidas Originals has unveiled the next iteration of its more sustainable Stan Smith sneakers. (Full story …)

March 18, 2021

TennisONE Named Official App of Miami Open, March 22-April 4

The TennisONE App, a year-round global, mobile platform for all-things-tennis, has partnered with the 2021 Miami Open as their exclusive App. In addition to providing sports fans across the globe instant live match scores from first ball to last ball, TennisONE will livestream daily practice sessions of top players - offering a behind the scenes experience that is exclusive to TennisONE. (Full story …)

March 17, 2021

Tennis Channel To Be Exclusive Home of Miami Open, Mar. 23-Apr. 4

For the first time in its almost 18-year history, Tennis Channel will be the exclusive home of the Miami Open, one of the sport’s most prestigious, star-laden competitions. The network’s telecast will take viewers from first ball March 23 to championship point April 4. (Full story …)

March 15, 2021

Study: Nearly 230 Million Americans Were Active in 2020, Up by 8 Million

The 2021 Sports, Fitness, and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report, compiled by Sports Marketing Surveys and the Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) shows that 229.7 million Americans were active in 2020, 8 million more than in 2019. (Full story …)

Ukraine to Host BJK Cup Play-Off Tie vs. Japan

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Play-off tie between Japan and Ukraine on 16-17 April 2021 will now be hosted by Ukraine. (Full story …)

March 3, 2021

Professional Pickleball Registry Names Advisory Board of Directors

Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) is pleased to announce the formation of the inaugural PPR Advisory Board of Directors. These board members, who will serve three-year terms, are Hemel Cosme (Chairman), Jarrett Chirico (Vice Chairman), Lee Whitwell, (Secretary), Dan Regan (Director at Large) and Justin Maloof (USA Pickleball representative). (Full story …)

Selkirk Sport Signs Pickleball National Champion Wesley Gabrielson

As professional and recreation pickleball continue to surge in popularity, Selkirk Sport, the leading Pickleball paddle and accessories brand, announced the Company has signed 11-time USA Pickleball National Champion Wesley Gabrielson, of McMinnville, OR, to an endorsement deal. (Full story …)


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