November 12, 2023

Tennis Channel, Carvana PPA Tour Launch Pickleballtv 24-Hour Network

Tennis Channel and the Carvana Professional Pickleball Association (PPA Tour) have launched Pickleballtv (PBTV), a television network completely devoted to America’s fastest-growing sport. (Full story …)

October 25, 2023

Gauff, Pegula Among Americans in WTA Finals, Oct. 29-Nov. 5

American stars Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula are returning to the most exclusive event in women’s tennis, the season-ending WTA Finals, live on Tennis Channel October 29-November 5. Held in Cancun, Mexico, this year, the annual championships feature the eight singles players and doubles teams that earned the most points on the tour in 2023. The first match takes place Sunday, Oct. 29, at 3:30 p.m. ET. (Full story …)

September 26, 2023

Tennis Channel, Carvana PPA Form Joint Venture to Grow Pickleball

Tennis Channel and the Carvana Professional Pickleball Association (PPA Tour) have formed a commercial joint venture to further build pickleball - America’s fastest growing sport - in this country and worldwide. Effective immediately, the partnership will see the vast majority of PPA Tour matches appear live on Tennis Channel platforms, integrated advertising-sales efforts for media and tournaments, and the launch of a 24-hour pickleball channel. (Full story …)

September 20, 2023

Tennis Channel to Have Complete Laver Cup Coverage, Sept. 22-24

his weekend Tennis Channel will be the exclusive, live home of the sixth Laver Cup competition, the annual all-star event that pits the best players in Europe against the rest of the world. Set for September 22-24 and hosted by Vancouver, British Columbia, the first match will take place Friday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m. ET (Full story …)

September 19, 2023

Draw Announced for 2023 Davis Cup Final 8 Knockout Stage in Spain

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced the draw for the Davis Cup Final 8 Knockout Stage in Malaga on 21-26 November, which was made at the ITF offices in London this morning. (Full story …)

September 15, 2023

Infront to Become ITF Official Data Partner Beginning in 2025

Infront, the international sports media and marketing agency, has been selected as the successful bidder for the ITF’s global data and betting streaming rights for the period 2025-2029, following an extensive RFP process that began in early 2023 and saw a number of bidders submit detailed proposals. (Full story …)

September 11, 2023

Tennis Channel to Show Davis Cup Finals Group Stage Sept. 12-17

Tennis Channel; its free, ad-supported streaming TV channel T2; and subscription-service Tennis Channel Plus will be the exclusive U.S. media home of the Davis Cup Finals Group Stage September 12-17. (Full story …)

July 25, 2023

New Book 'On This Day In Roger Federer History' Now Available

“On This Day In Roger Federer History” - the comprehensive book that fully documents the incredible career of tennis legend Roger Federer with unique day-by-day anniversary summaries - is now available and for sale as a paperback and electronic Kindle book. (Full story …)

July 18, 2023

HOF Induction, Hopman Cup Highlight Start of Summer on Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel’s post-Wimbledon summer begins with a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (July 22), Hopman Cup international mixed-doubles tournament (July 19-23) and the return of professional tennis to Los Angeles through the rapid-fire Ultimate Tennis Showdown (July 21-23) - and that is just week one. (Full story …)

June 13, 2023

Tennis Channel, Tennis-Point Launch Online Merchandise Site

Tennis Channel and racquet-sports equipment retailer Tennis-Point have entered a multiyear e-commerce agreement offering premium tennis clothing, gear and accessories to the network’s passionate tennis fan base. The partnership includes the launch of a white-label tennis and pickleball shop on the channel’s, the sport’s largest online platform, and a new merchandise site at (Full story …)

June 5, 2023

US Open Marketing Campaign to Feature Social Media Star Cookiee Kawaii

The USTA announced that its 2023 US Open marketing campaign, “Spectacular Awaits,” will feature the music and voice of multi-platform artist and social media star Cookiee Kawaii, as the US Open markets a new generation of talent to a new generation of fans and players through a social-first lens. (Full story …)

May 25, 2023

Pro Padel League Signs Deal with CBS Sports; to Air June 22 PPL Match

The Pro Padel League (PPL) - North America’s first professional Padel league - is excited to announce that the PPL and CBS Sports have signed a deal to air the PPL’s Championship Match on CBS Sports Network. The two-hour programming will cover the PPL Championship Match on June 11th and will air tape delayed on CBS Sports Network on June 22nd at 7p.m. ET. (Full story …)

May 22, 2023

'Florida Tennis' Founder Jim Martz Sells Publication, Will Remain as Editor

Jim Martz, founder of Florida Tennis magazine in 1992, has sold the award-winning publication to Matt Pressman, who has an extensive background in the magazine industry and tennis. Pressman recently launched Florida Racquet Sports, LLC to complete the sale and expand the reach of Florida Tennis. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel Platforms to Show Nearly 1,750 Live Hours at French Open

Tennis Channel will have live coverage every day of the 15-day French Open again this year, its 17th year in Paris, from May 28-June 11. Between the network, its subscription-service Tennis Channel Plus and its free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel T2, fans will have access to close to 1,750 live hours of matches at Roland Garros. (Full story …)

May 12, 2023

Tennis Channel to Celebrate 20th Anniversary Milestone May 15

Tennis Channel - with more live coverage than any sports network - will celebrate its 20th anniversary on air Monday, May 15. In two decades the network has grown from an idea in Los Angeles to the U.S. media home of the sport across different-but-complementary linear television, subscription video-on-demand (SVOD), online and free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) platforms. (Full story …)

April 11, 2023

New 'PickleTV' Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Video, Freevee

PickleTV, a new free, ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel dedicated to professional pickleball matches, tutorials, interviews and original content, recently went live and is now streaming on Amazon's Prime Video and Amazon Freevee in the U.S. (Full story …)

March 30, 2023

USTA Launches USTA Connect, to Boost Data Sharing, Insights and Services

The USTA today announced the launch of USTA Connect, a new initiative aimed at connecting key members of the tennis industry in the U.S. in an effort to increase industry collaboration to provide insights and services. USTA Connect will focus on creating greater integration and communication for tennis facilities, industry software providers, industry associations, retailers and manufacturers to facilitate connectivity to grow the game at all levels. (Full story …)

March 28, 2023

Promote National Tennis Month for the Month of May!

May is National Tennis Month! And while many would argue that every month should be tennis month, for the last few years, NTM in May has been an increasingly active platform to help grow the game. (Full story …)

March 1, 2023

Tennis Channel to Have Live Coverage of BNP Paribas Open, Miami Open

Tennis Channel will once again turn into a 24-hour network dedicated to the BNP Paribas Open and Miami Open throughout the month of March, as two of the sport’s most important events begin the annual springtime season. (Full story …)

February 27, 2023

Tennis Channel to Host Live Broadcast of 'MGM Rewards The SLAM''

The main event of MGM Rewards The SLAM Presented by Chase Sapphire - 2022 U.S. Open champion Carlos Alcaraz, the world’s No. 2-ranked tennis player, against the winner of an earlier match between USA’s top two players, Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe - will air live domestically Sunday, March 5 on Tennis Channel at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (Full story …)

February 2, 2023

USTA Releases New, Free Mobile App for Tennis Info and Resources

The USTA recently released a new app, USTA Tennis, which is now available via the Apple App Store. The USTA Tennis mobile app, which will be free of charge, will give users access to a variety of resources, making it easier than ever for players to find play opportunities and improve their games. (Full story …)

January 24, 2023

APP Cuts Broadcast Deals With CBS Sports, ESPN for Pball Coverage

The Association of Pickleball Professionals (APP) has announced historic deals with CBS Sports and ESPN to deliver hundreds of hours of APP Tour pickleball programming throughout 2023, including 12 hours of live matches and highlight-driven programs on CBS Sports Network, eight hours of event recap telecasts on ESPN2 and more than 200 hours of live streaming coverage on ESPN+ and APP TV. (Full story …)

January 19, 2023

Former Tennis Mag, Golf Digest Photog to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The PGA of America named Stephen Szurlej as the third recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in Photojournalism. Szurlej and his outstanding career will be celebrated on May 17 during the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. (Full story …)

December 18, 2022

Sky Sports Has Exclusive US Open TV, Digital Rights in U.K, Ireland

The USTA announced that it has granted Sky Sports the exclusive live television and digital rights to the US Open Tennis Championships in the United Kingdom and Ireland through 2027. The new agreement will begin with the 2023 US Open, starting on August 28. (Full story …)

December 15, 2022

Racquet Sports Industry Magazine Names 2022 ‘Champions of Tennis’

Michael McNulty of New Orleans, the president and chairman of the board for the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), has been named “Person of the Year” for 2022 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2023 issue. McNulty led off the magazine’s 22nd annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honor people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

September 12, 2022

US Open Sets Records in Attendance, Viewership, Engagement, Sales

Two years removed from being held without spectators, the US Open redefined ‘spectacular’ in 2022 by breaking records for attendance, viewership, engagement, food and beverage and merchandise sales. (Full story …)

Exclusive Davis Cup Coverage on Tennis Channel and TC Platforms Starts Sept. 13

Tennis Channel will offer exclusive, live coverage of the Davis Cup Finals Group Stage across multiple platforms Sept. 13-18, including the three matches the United States will play in Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 14-17. The network will carry Davis Cup competition on its original linear television network, its subscription streaming service Tennis Channel Plus and T2 - its second linear television network - which is free on Samsung TV Plus. (Full story …)

August 23, 2022

Tennis Channel’s Brett Haber to Serve as Voice of Int'l. Tennis Hall of Fame

Tennis Channel commentator and decorated broadcast journalist Brett Haber will serve as an official ambassador and voice of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, committing to increasing his long-time service to the organization. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel Live at US Open Returns Aug. 29 with Daily Lead-In Show

The 2022 edition of Tennis Channel’s daily US Open lead-in show, Tennis Channel Live at the US Open, will debut Monday, Aug. 29, at 9 a.m. ET. The two-hour program will feature news, highlights, storylines, analysis and special reports throughout the two-week, most prestigious tournament in American tennis. (Full story …)

August 22, 2022

Jon Wertheim, Richard & Demi Weitz to be Honored at Hall of Fame Legends Ball

Journalist Jon Wertheim and RWQuarantunes, created by Richard and Demi Weitz, will be honored by the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Legends Ball presented by BNP Paribas, to be held on Saturday, September 10 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. (Full story …)

ITF Publishes Short Film Documenting the History of Tennis

The ITF has released an informative and entertaining short film documenting the history of tennis - from its origins as a medieval game through the establishment of formal rules in the 19th century, before charting the sport’s journey from the amateur days of the early-mid 20th century to the modern day. (Full story …)

July 8, 2022

TennisONE App Named Official App of Five US Open Series Tournaments

TennisONE App, a year-round global, mobile platform for tennis scores, streams and news has partnered with five of eight of this summer’s US Open Series tournaments as their “Official App.” (Full story …)

May 10, 2022

Tennis Channel, ZipRecruiter Partner for Road to Roland Garros

Tennis Channel and online employment marketplace ZipRecruiter are teaming up during the spring series of clay-court events leading into the French Open at the end of May. As the inaugural sponsor for the network’s annual Road to Roland Garros coverage, ZipRecruiter touchpoints reach television, online and streaming platforms throughout April and May. ZipRecruiter will also introduce specially created Tennis Channel content that will debut in May. (Full story …)

May 4, 2022

Hall of Fame Names Winners of Iconic Moments in Tennis History Vote

Following a two-week vote with tens of thousands fans from around the globe weighing in, the International Tennis Hall of Fame has announced the five winning nominees from the Iconic Moments in Tennis History fan voting campaign. The winners in each of the five categories voted upon will be featured in a new exhibition in the ITHF Museum for fans to experience later this month, and online at (Full story …)

May 2, 2022

Award-Winning 'Second Serve' Tennis Podcast Announces May Lineup

Second Serve, a unique tennis podcast created exclusively for adult recreational tennis players by everyday players who are passionate about the game, is wowing an audience that, until now, hasn’t had a show specifically dedicated to them. (Full story …)

March 10, 2022

Infosys Becomes Title Sponsor, Digital Partner of Hall of Fame

Infosys and the International Tennis Hall of Fame today announced a multi-year transformation collaboration making Infosys the ITHF’s Official Digital Innovation Partner and title sponsor of the organization’s annual ATP Tour tournament, the Infosys Hall of Fame Open. (Full story …)

March 9, 2022

Tennis Providers: Celebrate Tennis at TIU Events in Boston, Cary, K.C.

In April, Tennis Industry United Partner Organizations will be hosting free “appreciation parties” in Boston, Cary, N.C., and Kansas City in an effort to thank tennis directors, teaching professionals, and community leaders for all they’re doing to keep tennis thriving in and around these communities. (Full story …)

March 8, 2022

Universal Tennis, Amazon Announce Media Rights Deal and Investment

Amazon and Universal Tennis ( announced a media rights deal and investment, which will see the two companies work together to drive positive, innovative changes to the sport of tennis. (Full story …)

March 2, 2022

Tennis Channel to Air U.S. Davis Cup Match vs. Colombia

Tennis Channel will have live coverage of the U.S. Davis Cup team’s qualifying competition with Colombia in Reno, Nevada, March 4-5. All five matches of the two-day event will appear on the network and its streaming service Tennis Channel Plus, beginning Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. ET. The winning country will advance to the Davis Cup Finals November 23-27. (Full story …)

February 17, 2022

Award-Winning Second Serve Podcast Announces March Schedule

Second Serve, a unique, award-winning tennis podcast created exclusively for adult recreational tennis players by everyday players who are passionate about the game, is wowing an audience that, until now, hasn’t had a show specifically dedicated to them. (Full story …)

January 31, 2022

USTA President Shares Message on National Tennis Month for May

USTA Chairman of the Board and President Michael McNulty shared a message on Monday about the upcoming National Tennis Month for the month of May. Visit to download the National Tennis Month logo and NTM email signature, and later this month, other free resources to help promote tennis and your business for NTM. (Full story …)

January 11, 2022

Aussie Open Coverage to Start Jan. 16 on Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel’s 15th year of Australian Open coverage will take place January 16-30, every day of the first major event on the annual tennis calendar. The network will provide live daily news, analysis, reports and highlights, starting with the first edition of Tennis Channel Live at the Australian Open Sunday, Jan. 16, at 5 p.m. ET. (Full story …)

January 4, 2022

Tennis Channel, WTA Tour Reach Deal for Europe Coverage

Tennis Channel has reached a multiyear agreement with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) that makes the company’s regional channels home to the women’s professional tour in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and for most matches shown in the Netherlands. (Full story …)

December 1, 2021

ASBA Announces Publication of Updated 'Tennis Courts' Construction Manual

The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders, designers and suppliers of materials for tennis courts, running tracks, sports fields and indoor and outdoor courts and recreational facilities, has announced the publication of the 2021 edition of "Tennis Courts: Construction & Maintenance Manual," which it produces jointly with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA). (Full story …)

August 23, 2021

'Tennis Channel Live at the US Open' Begins Aug. 30

Tennis Channel’s coverage of the 2021 US Open will feature daily lead-in show Tennis Channel Live at the US Open and more than 150 hours of encore matches during the two-week event. The action gets underway Monday, Aug. 30, the first day of play at tennis’ fourth and final major of the season. (Full story …)

August 2, 2021

Genie Bouchard Joins Tennis Channel During Shoulder Injury Rehab

Genie Bouchard, who reached the Wimbledon singles final in 2014, is joining Tennis Channel as a studio analyst this summer while she recovers from shoulder surgery. Her first on-air appearance will be today during the network’s coverage of the Citi Open in Washington and the Mubadala Silicone Valley Classic in San Jose, Calif. (Full story …)

July 16, 2021

Tennis Channel to Show Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Live

Tennis Channel will again be the exclusive home of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Newport, R.I., live this Saturday, July 17, at 6 p.m. ET. This year’s celebration honors the classes of both 2020 and 2021, due to the cancellation of last year’s enshrinement during the worldwide pandemic. At the conclusion of the ceremony, fans will be able to relive the prestigious moments on-demand via streaming service Tennis Channel Plus. (Full story …)

July 14, 2021

Tennis Channel is Exclusive Home of US Open Series

Tennis Channel will be the exclusive home of the entire US Open Series, the seven-week, nine-tournament circuit that leads up to the US Open at the end of August. From now through August 28, the network and its streaming service Tennis Channel Plus will be the only places to catch live and on-demand action from the annual North American series. (Full story …)

July 12, 2021

ESPN Reaches Agreement to Televise Wimbledon Through 2035

ESPN agreed to a 12-year extension recently to continue televising Wimbledon, keeping the Grand Slam tournament on the sports cable network through 2035. (Full story …)

July 9, 2021

Tennis Channel, Wimbledon Agree to New Partnership Through 2036

Tennis Channel and the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) have agreed to a new media rights partnership through the 2036 edition of The Championships, Wimbledon - the oldest tournament in tennis and one of the most prestigious events in all of sports. The agreement adds 12 years to the existing relationship, which had been set to run through 2024. (Full story …)

June 21, 2021

Wimbledon Returns to Tennis Channel After 2020 Cancellation

Tennis Channel’s coverage of Wimbledon, the world’s oldest tennis tournament, begins Monday, June 28, at 4:30 p.m. ET. It will mark a return of the sports world to the hallowed All England Lawn Tennis Club following a cancellation of the event last summer due to the global pandemic. (Full story …)

May 27, 2021

Tennis Channel Unveils New Website and App

Tennis Channel has unveiled an updated website and new app that offer more tennis-based stats and information in one place than ever before. (Full story …)

May 20, 2021

USTA Foundation Launches 'Rally for the Future' Fundraising Campaign

Campaign sets $20 million target over the next three years to support NJTL chapters’ tennis and education programs for under-resourced youth. (Full story …)

May 12, 2021

TennisONE App to Livestream 2021 NCAA D1 Tennis Championships

The TennisONE App, a year-round global, mobile platform for all-things-tennis has partnered with the NCAA as their Mobile App and Live Streaming Partner for the 2021 NCAA Division 1 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, which will be held at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla., from Sunday, May 16, through Friday, May 28. (Full story …)

May 11, 2021

Tennis Channel Names Winners in 'America's Top Coach' Contest

Florida’s Jackie Bohannon of Sarasota and John A. Richards III of Orlando Win Top Honors, will be Recognized on Television Network, in Tennis Magazine and other Platforms (Full story …)

April 27, 2021

Share #NationalTennisMonth to Celebrate Tennis

As tennis participation surges in the U.S., players and tennis organizations across the country are encouraged to promote May as National Tennis Month—a time to get out on the court and experience the fun, competition and long-term health benefits of the lifetime sport. (Full story …)

Coupon Company Valpak Teams with Tennis Channel for RG Promotion

Valpak, the company behind the Blue Envelope of Savings, is teaming up with Tennis Channel and Uber Eats to celebrate The French Open and bring exceptional deals to consumers across America. (Full story …)

April 20, 2021

ITF Partners with Gaming Co. to Bring BJK Cup Mobile Game

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) and mobile gaming company Wildlife Studios have partnered to bring the Billie Jean King Cup online for players on the game Tennis Clash. (Full story …)

April 12, 2021

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 …)

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 3, 2021

ITF Partners with iSportsconnect for 'Advantage All' Global Forum April 12

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a new partnership with iSPORTCONNECT to bring the sports industry a one-off global forum, ‘Level the Playing Field’, on Monday 12 April. Forming part of the ITF’s Advantage All gender equality strategy, the event will be hosted by Catherine Whitaker and will include a live interview with special guest Billie Jean King. (Full story …)

February 4, 2021

In Memoriam: Tennis Champion Tony Trabert

On February 3, Tony Trabert, one of the country’s greatest players, who helped to promote this sport for decades, passed away. Here’s the message that USTA President and Chairman of the Board Michael McNulty sent out. (Full story …)

January 19, 2021

Hall of Fame to host Black History Month Virtual Speaker Series

The International Tennis Hall of Fame will commemorate Black History Month by hosting two free online speaking programs that shine a light on the history of Black tennis and its cultural impact on and off the tennis courts. (Full story …)

January 18, 2021

Tennis Channel Renews Partnership with Alida for Viewer Experience

Alida (formerly Vision Critical), creator of the world’s first CXM and insights platform, announced that Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, has chosen its Alida Sparq digital insights platform. (Full story …)

December 16, 2020

Racquet Sports Industry Names 2020 ‘Champions of Tennis’

Michael Dowse, the CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2020 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2021 issue. Dowse led off the magazine’s 20th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honor people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

December 3, 2020

WTA Rebrand Includes Alignment with ATP Tourney Tiers

The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) introduces a new corporate identity, redefining the organization's strength as a collective unit of inspiring athletes and tournaments. The launch also reveals a new ‘WTA For The Game’ campaign that highlights the driving forces of the sport, aimed at creating deeper fan connections. The rebranding, which includes the WTA’s first logo redesign in 10 years, coincides with the announcement of a simplified numerical naming system for WTA tournaments. (Full story …)

October 13, 2020

Tennis Channel, ATP Media Sign Major TV, Digital Rights Deal

Tennis Channel and ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP as the governing body of men’s professional tennis, have concluded a multiyear television and digital rights deal that will make the network the exclusive U.S. television home of the majority of ATP Tour events. (Full story …)

September 21, 2020

Tennis Channel's French Open Coverage Begins Sunday

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a French Open that should have happened in springtime will have an autumn feel instead. What has not changed is Tennis Channel's all-day, all-night, three-week commitment to Roland Garros, the most prestigious clay-court event in tennis. (Full story …)

September 17, 2020

ITF Renames Fed Cup the 'Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas'

The ITF has announced that Fed Cup, the women’s world cup of tennis, has been renamed the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas. (Full story …)

September 15, 2020

Premier Tennis Consulting Picks TennnisONE App for Events

The TennisONE App, a comprehensive, year-round mobile tennis app created and run by sports tech leader Bleachr LLC, has been named the Official Mobile App and livestreaming partner for all of the Professional Tournaments and exhibitions run by Scott Mitchell and his team at Premier Tennis Consulting in 2021, including their USTA Women’s Pro Circuit tournaments. (Full story …)

August 26, 2020

US Open Launches New Social Activation Campaign: 'Be Open'

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced the launch of its new social responsibility campaign, “Be Open,” leveraging the stage of the 2020 US Open to promote and amplify important messages of progress, positivity and equality. (Full story …)

July 29, 2020

Tennis Channel to Air Live, Daily Coverage as WTA Returns

Tennis Channel will have live daily coverage of the WTA's 31st Palermo Ladies Open in Palermo, Italy, August 3-9 - the first professional tour-level event since the sport shut down in March due to the global pandemic. (Full story …)

July 16, 2020

Tennis Channel Announces 2020 World TeamTennis Schedule

Tennis Channel's live World TeamTennis coverage this season will showcase 19 matches and all nine teams from July 20-30, as the league plays its entire schedule at the famed Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The action begins with a tripleheader Monday, July 20, at 12 p.m. ET, starting with the all-time classic Philadelphia Freedoms against the Springfield Lasers (visit []( for schedule). (Full story …)

July 6, 2020

WTT Sets Broadcast Schedule for 2020 Season, July 12-Aug. 2

World TeamTennis has aligned with CBS Sports, Tennis Channel, ESPN+ and Facebook Watch to showcase its fast-paced, furiously competitive and entertaining brand of tennis to its media partners’ domestic and international audiences from beginning to end. (Full story …)

June 17, 2020

USTA Announces Return of Tennis With 2020 US Open, W&S Open

In a historic decision for the tennis industry and sports fans around the world, the USTA is proud to announce today that both the 2020 US Open and 2020 Western & Southern Open will be held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., this summer. Hosting these tournaments marks an important moment for the sport of tennis, the New York market and the global sporting community as tennis returns to action. (Full story …)

June 16, 2020

US Open, Cincy Tourney to be Played in NYC Starting in Aug.

We are incredibly excited that Governor Cuomo and New York State have today approved our plan to host the 2020 US Open and 2020 Western & Southern Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Full story …)

May 8, 2020

Tennis Channel to Show Return of U.S.-Based Tennis This Weekend

Tennis Channel will offer complete, live coverage of a three-day men's tennis event in West Palm Beach, Fla., this weekend - the first competition on U.S. soil between ranked players since the professional sport went on hiatus in March. The UTR Pro Match Series presented by Tennis Channel will take place May 8-10 and feature two top-10 ranked American players. Next, a similar women's event is set for May 22-24 with three top-10 Americans, as Tennis Channel's 2020 (Re)Open Tour returns live tennis to fans around the world. (Full story …)

May 1, 2020

Universal Tennis And Tennis Channel Partner To Bring Back Professional Tennis

Universal Tennis ( announced the UTR Pro Match Series Presented by Tennis Channel featuring top ATP and WTA players in tournament play. The UTR Pro Match Series presented by Tennis Channel will be broadcast live on Tennis Channel and will be the first top tier professional tennis events televised internationally since the global health crisis put a halt to tennis in March. (Full story …)

April 30, 2020

USPTA Hires James Burke as Director of Marketing & Communications

The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) has hired James P. Burke as its new Director of Marketing and Communications. Burke will join the USPTA National Staff on Monday, May 4. (Full story …)

April 27, 2020

Tennis Channel to Launch International Streaming Service

Tennis Channel will introduce an international subscription streaming service April 28, the first-stage rollout for what is intended to become a global tennis-media destination. Initially launching in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with plans for other worldwide markets, the over-the-top (OTT) platform will offer content on the new Tennis Channel International app, with the service available in all three countries on (Full story …)

'PTR Hour en Español' and PTR Webinars in Spanish Debut

With the success of the new PTR Hour, Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is launching PTR Hour en Español. Hundreds of tennis coaches and fans around the world have been listening and live-chatting during PTR Hour every Thursday, or watching it later on (Full story …)

April 21, 2020

USTA Launches Nationwide Online Audition for US Open

The USTA announced that for the sixth consecutive year, it has launched a nationwide online audition as part of its 14th annual US Open anthem audition, open to all kids 14 years of age or younger. Those selected will earn the chance to perform “America the Beautiful” live in Arthur Ashe Stadium during the night sessions at the 2020 US Open, which will be held Aug. 31 to Sept. 13. (Full story …)

April 17, 2020

USTA Announces Next Phase of Support for Tennis Industry

The USTA announced a comprehensive suite of programs to support the tennis industry, which is battling the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This announcement is the second phase of ongoing efforts that the USTA is developing in concert with the American tennis industry. The overarching goal of these efforts is to provide immediate relief, spur the industry’s recovery, and help the industry rebuild when the crisis passes. (Full story …)

March 31, 2020

Tennis Industry Resources for Financial Aid and Assistance

Leading organizations in the tennis industry have collaborated to provide a [centralized location ]( share information about the financial assistance and relief programs available for everyone in the tennis community affected by COVID-19. (Full story …)

January 30, 2020

Bleachr's TennisONE App Wins Fifth Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge

The winner of the 2020 Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge is Bleachr LLC’s TennisONE App, which is a mobile hub for all things tennis, providing live scoring, AI “ball tracer” technology, player stats, social games and other tennis content. (Full story …)

January 22, 2020

TennisONE Launches Mobile App for Tennis

TennisONE, a comprehensive mobile app for tennis fans created by Minneapolis-based mobile sports app developer Bleachr LLC, was formally launched Jan. 22 to coincide with the start of the 2020 Australian Open, the first major tournament of the new decade. (Full story …)

January 14, 2020

Ted Robinson Joins Tennis Channel's Australian Open Team

Tennis Channel will return to the Australian Open for its 13th consecutive year Jan. 19 to Feb. 2 and, for the first time, veteran sportscaster Ted Robinson (@tedjrobinson) will be part of the network's on-air team. The trip to Melbourne will complete the cycle for Robinson, who has announced matches at tennis' three other majors in his Emmy Award-winning career. Tennis Channel's two-week Australian Open telecast begins Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. ET. (Full story …)

January 9, 2020

Complimentary Regional Education Day Set for Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

A Regional Education Day (RED), presented by USTA Florida, USPTA Florida and RacquetFit, will be offered at no charge on Jan. 22 to registered industry professionals of the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The education event is part of the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24. Complimentary event and Regional Education Day registration is available at (Full story …)

Industry Leaders to be Featured Speakers at Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

A powerhouse of racquet industry leaders will take to the Main Stage of the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, in Orlando, Florida. Industry leaders representing organizations such as the USTA, US Squash, USA Pickleball, World TeamTennis, National Club Association, PTR and American Sports Builders Association and more will share industry trends, insights and expertise to help racquet industry professionals drive the business of the sport forward in 2020. (Full story …)

December 29, 2019

Tennis Channel to Ring in New Year with Inaugural ATP Cup Jan. 2-12

Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus will welcome the 2020 season with complete live coverage of the new ATP Cup, a tournament-of-nations battle that features the United States and 23 other countries in Australia Jan. 2-12. Including all-time greats Rafael Nadal of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia, 25 of the world's top 30 singles players will compete in an inaugural clash for worldwide recognition. The action gets underway Thursday, Jan. 2, at 5:30 p.m. ET with a 16-and-a-half-hour ATP Cup telecast on the network and streaming matches on Tennis Channel Plus. (Full story …)

December 19, 2019

Racquet Sports Industry Magazine Names 2019 “Champions of Tennis”

Dan Faber, the executive director of the USTA Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the U.S. Tennis Association, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2019 by Racquet Sports Industry magazine (formerly Tennis Industry magazine) in the publication’s [January 2020 issue]( Faber led off the magazine’s 19th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

December 15, 2019

PTR Symposium Feb. 10-13; Tribute to Dennis Van der Meer Feb. 9

The Professional Tennis Registry will host its premier coaching event, the International Tennis Symposium, Feb. 10-13 at the Sonesta Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C. More than 45 industry experts will conduct classroom and on-court presentations at the PTR Symposium. (Full story …)

October 29, 2019

Minneapolis Sports Tech Firm Powers Official App for Rolex Paris Masters

TennisONE has developed the official tournament app of the 2019 Rolex Paris Masters, with exciting new app features that include live scoring, interactive draws and social games designed to elevate the experience for tennis fans around the world. This is the second consecutive year that TennisONE, based in Minneapolis, has developed the mobile app for the annual ATP Masters 1000 event, which this year runs Oct. 26 to Nov. 3 in Paris. (Full story …)

October 28, 2019

Applications Due Nov. 30 for Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge

Do you have a new, innovative sports product or service? Enter it into the [Racquet & Paddle Sports Innovation Challenge](, which showcases new products and services designed to grow the sport and business of racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. (Full story …)

October 9, 2019

Educational Opportunities at January's Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

he Tennis Industry Association's annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference headlines a comprehensive program of educational opportunities at the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla. (Full story …)

September 25, 2019

Tennis Channel Opens Production Facility at USTA National Campus

Tennis Channel has opened a fully equipped broadcast control room on the site of the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. The facility, which establishes an East Coast production base for the West Coast-based network, provides Tennis Channel with greater access to National Campus competitions and players, in addition to Florida's extensive tennis community. (Full story …)

Racquet & Paddle Sports Show Schedule Announced for Jan. 21-24 in Orlando

The 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show schedule of events was announced for the global racquet sport industry event taking place, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando. (Full story …)

September 19, 2019

Tennis Channel to Cover Third Annual Laver Cup Sept. 20-22

Tennis Channel's third year of exclusive Laver Cup television coverage begins on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 a.m. ET. In its third year, Laver Cup again features six of the top European stars facing off against six of the best players from the rest of the world. The network will offer complete live coverage of the three-day event, held in Geneva this year. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel to Launch Streaming Tennis Instructional Service

Tennis Channel will launch a streaming instructional service - Tennis Channel Academy - starting Sept. 20. The free service will offer an extensive library of videos with tips, techniques and strategies for tennis aficionados of all skill levels and be accessed through the network's free app. (Full story …)

September 10, 2019

'Discovery Challenge' Presents Innovative Solutions for Growing Tennis

This year’s TIA Tennis Forum, held in New York on the opening day of the US Open, included a unique Tennis Industry “Discovery Challenge,” a collaborative effort designed to foster creative ideas and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis. (Full story …)

Challenges, Opportunities Presented at Annual TIA Tennis Forum

Nearly 250 tennis leaders, industry executives and tennis providers came together on the first day of play at the US Open for the 12th annual Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Tennis Forum, held at the Grand Hyatt New York. (Full story …)

August 27, 2019

Tennis Channel Launches Podcast Network During US Open

With the US Open under way, Tennis Channel is launching the Tennis Channel Podcast Network, a digital home for podcasts dedicated to the sport. The network is uniting six podcasts under the new banner, creating a single destination for listeners and selling advertising across the group. Tennis Channel plans to bring additional podcasts into the fold as the Tennis Channel Podcast Network develops. (Full story …)

August 21, 2019

2019 US Open Serves Up Suite of Tech and Digital Content

The USTA announced details of the evolution of its digital properties and related extensions that allow fans to follow the tournament and experience the US Open in new and innovative ways. (Full story …)

August 20, 2019

Tennis Economic Index Grows 2.1% Through 2018

The total value of the U.S. tennis economy grew by 2.1 percent last year to a total of $6.19 billion, according to data from the Tennis Industry Association’s annual Economic Index, created to evaluate the total worth of the U.S. tennis industry to the overall economy. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel's 11th Year of US Open Coverage Begins Aug. 26

Tennis Channel's 11th year of US Open coverage begins on the first morning of the tournament with Tennis Channel Live at the US Open, on Monday, Aug. 26, at 8 a.m. ET. The daily lead-in show will prepare fans for that day's match schedule and what to expect throughout the tournament. Following play, Tennis Channel will have all-night encore matches leading into the next morning. Throughout the two-week event Tennis Channel's on-air team will feature its customary roster of Hall of Fame analysts and veteran sportscasters. (Full story …)

August 18, 2019

Complimentary Registration Opens for Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Racquet sports professionals and others in the racquet/paddle sports industry can now register, free of charge, for the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 21-24, in Orlando, Fla., at []( (Full story …)

'Discovery Challenge' to Present Creative Ideas for Growing the Sport

This year’s [TIA TENNIS FORUM]( will include a unique Tennis Industry “DISCOVERY CHALLENGE,” a collaborative effort designed to foster creative ideas and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis. (Full story …)

August 17, 2019

TIA Tennis Forum to Bring Industry Leaders and Influencers to NYC Aug. 26

The 12th Annual [TIA Tennis Forum]( will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, on the Ballroom Level of the Grand Hyatt New York City from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (Full story …)

August 16, 2019

Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe to Join Tennis Industry Hall of Fame

Tennis champion and civil rights advocate Arthur Ashe will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame, along with apparel retail pioneers Cheryl Singer and Andy Varat, the sister-brother team that created Tail activewear in 1974. The induction ceremony will take place at the Grand Hyatt New York during the [TIA Tennis Forum]( (Full story …)

July 29, 2019

Dennis Van der Meer, 1933-2019

As the September/October issue of Tennis Industry magazine was ready to go to press, we learned the sad news that tennis industry legend Dennis Van der Meer passed away on July 27, after a lengthy illness. No one has had a bigger impact on recreational tennis and tennis coaches than Dennis. (Full story …)

July 19, 2019

Participate in the Tennis Industry DISCOVERY CHALLENGE!

The Tennis Industry Association wants you to take part in a collaborative effort to brainstorm novel ideas on how to increase creative and innovative thinking to grow the game and business of tennis. The TIA worked with IdeaConnection, one of the world’s leading Open Innovation service companies, to develop the [DISCOVERY CHALLENGE](, an online competition designed to showcase innovation and solutions on how to increase tennis engagement and participation. (Full story …)

July 18, 2019

WTT Announces Partnerships, 'Watch and Bet,' Streaming Deal

World TeamTennis (WTT), which began its 44th consecutive season this past weekend, announced several international streaming deals, a dedicated WTT Dailymotion stream, live betting outside North America and China and eight matches that will air throughout the season on tape delay on various regional sports networks. (Full story …)

June 30, 2019

Share Your Ideas! Enter the TIA 'Discovery Challenge'

Do you have a great idea to increase tennis growth? Join the 2019 TIA DISCOVERY CHALLENGE. Our goal is to stimulate creative thinking and innovation within the tennis industry and discover new directions and opportunities for growth. (Full story …)

Pre-Register for 2020 TOM Conference & Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

The TIA’s Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference will take place Jan. 22-24th at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla. This will mark the second year that the TOM Conference will be part of the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show. (Full story …)

June 28, 2019

TIA Tennis Forum, 'Discovery Challenge' and HOF Aug. 26 in NYC

The 12th Annual TIA Tennis Forum will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, on the Ballroom Level of the Grand Hyatt New York City from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (Full story …)

June 24, 2019

French Open Coverage on Tennis Channel Sees 42% Viewer Increase

Tennis Channel's 15-day live coverage of the French Open averaged 266,000 viewers in 2019 according to Nielsen. Compared with 187,000 viewers on average in 2018, the network saw a 42-percent increase in audiences watching its live telecast of the sport's second major of the year. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel Wimbledon Coverage Gets Under Way July 1

Tennis Channel returns to London for its 12th consecutive year of Wimbledon coverage from the All England Lawn Tennis Club next week, starting with the first day of play Monday, July 1. During the event the network will offer more than 200 hours of tennis, beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET the first day, with encore presentations throughout the night. (Full story …)

May 27, 2019

12th Annual TIA Forum Set for Aug. 26 in New York City

The 12th Annual TIA Tennis Forum will be held on Monday, Aug. 26, on the Ballroom Level of the Grand Hyatt New York City from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. (Full story …)

May 21, 2019

CBS to Air WTT Philadelphia vs. Vegas Live on July 21

World-class ATP and WTA talent on display in a team format as Philadelphia, buoyed by Grigor Dimitrov and Danielle Collins, faces an expansion Vegas team led by the Bryan brothers, Sam Querrey and Monica Puig (Full story …)

April 18, 2019

Stephens, Keys Lead U.S. Fed Cup Team This Weekend

Tennis Channel will provide complete live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team's play-off competition against Switzerland in San Antonio this weekend. Telecasts take place Saturday, April 20, beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET, and Sunday, April 21, beginning at 3 p.m. ET. (Full story …)

April 10, 2019

Tennis Channel's First Full-Length Feature Film Earns Sports Emmy Nominations

Tennis Channel's first full-length feature film, Strokes of Genius, has been nominated for two Sports Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The program is a finalist for the Outstanding Long Sports Documentary and Outstanding Musical Direction awards, which will be announced at the 40th Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony in New York City May 20. (Full story …)

March 29, 2019

Evert, Buccholz Are Inaugural Inductees in Orange Bowl Hall of Fame

The Orange Bowl Committee introduced Chris Evert and Earl H. “Butch” Buchholz as the inaugural inductees of the Orange Bowl Tennis Hall of Fame during a ceremony prior to the March 28 evening session of the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. (Full story …)

March 13, 2019

CBS Sports Network To Televise WTT Matches

World TeamTennis and CBS Sports announced a multi-year television partnership spanning both broadcast and cable. The deal will start this summer, highlighted by CBS Television Network broadcasting the Philadelphia Freedoms facing the Vegas Rollers on Saturday, July 21. (Full story …)

February 12, 2019

CBS Sports Network Premieres 'Althea & Arthur' Documentary

CBS Sports Network celebrates Black History Month with the premiere of “Althea & Arthur,” a documentary highlighting the two very different legacies of Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe, the first African-Americans to cross the color barrier of international tennis. The one-hour special debuts Monday, Feb. 18 (9:00 PM, ET). (Full story …)

January 31, 2019

Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Brings Industry Together in Orlando

The 2019 Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference, Jan. 23-25, attracted more than 1,000 racquet sports professionals, industry leaders, and representatives of emerging and bellwether brands to the inaugural event last week, in Orlando, Fla. (Full story …)

January 15, 2019

Nominations Open Now for 2019 Tennis Industry Hall of Fame

Nominations are open now for the annual Tennis Industry Hall of Fame. Inductees for 2019 will be announced at the 12th Annual TIA Tennis Forum, to be held in New York City on Monday, Aug. 26. Visit for more information or to nominate. (All nominations will be confidential.) Nominations for 2019 will close on July 1. (Full story …)

January 2, 2019

Women in Tennis Forum to be Held at PTR Symposium

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that it will hold a Women in Tennis Forum during the PTR International Tennis Symposium - Feb. 12-15, on Hilton Head Island, S.C.. The Forum will be on Thursday, Feb. 14. Sarah Stone will moderate a panel of experts, including former World #1 Gigi Fernandez, Andy Murray’s coach Judy Murray, Tennis Australia’s Emma Doyle and Leizel Huber’s coach Tony Huber. (Full story …)

December 13, 2018

Tennis Industry Magazine Names 2018 “Champions of Tennis”

Larry Ellison, the co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of software giant Oracle, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2018 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s [January 2019 issue]( Ellison led off the magazine’s 18th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

November 8, 2018

Tennis Channel to Launch New Series 'The Ten'

Tennis Channel will debut the original series The Tenon Sunday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. ET. The countdown show highlights a different debate-spurring list each week, and begins with The Ten: Men, an episode dedicated to ranking the 10 best men's tennis players of all time. The first season of The Ten will feature eight hour-long episodes with a new countdown for viewers to discuss and debate each week. (Full story …)

October 17, 2018

'Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge' Attracts Influential Panel of Judges

A high-powered panel of judges will consider the entries in the fourth “Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge,” which promises to showcase some of the most brilliant new and innovative sports products and services designed to grow the sport and business of tennis and racquet sports with players, consumers and fans. Presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA), this unique competition will take place on Jan. 24, 2019, during the inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference ([]( (Full story …)

October 11, 2018

USPTA National Awards Program Open for Nominations

LAKE NONA, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2018) - The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 National Awards Program. The Association is looking for deserving tennis-teaching professionals and coaches who are growing the game of... (Full story …)

Aussie Open Lands Major Chinese Liquor Sponsorship

The Australian Open has landed a significant partnership deal with leading Chinese Baijiu (liquor) brand Luzhou Laojiao in the largest Chinese sponsorship deal in the history of the tournament. (Full story …)

October 1, 2018

Tennis Channel, WTA Form U.S. Television and Digital Media Partnership

Tennis Channel and the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) have reached a five-year agreement that will make the network the U.S. television and digital media home of the WTA, beginning in January 2019. Running from the first week of January through late October's annual tour championships, the partnership includes Premier and International tournaments as well as the WTA Finals - representing more than 2,000 matches each season. (Full story …)

September 20, 2018

Inaugural Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference Jan. 23-25 in Orlando

The inaugural [Racquet & Paddle Sports Conference]( will be held Jan. 23-25, 2019, and co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The multi-faceted tennis, racquet and paddle sports industry event will feature a hands-on product demo experience and opening welcome party at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona; and a curated ONE2ONE buying summit, Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference and an exhibit pavilion of racquet, paddle and tennis vendors and organizations at the Orange County Convention Center. (Full story …)

September 18, 2018

Journalist Clarey, Wilson Sporting Goods Honored by ITHOF

New York Times journalist Christopher Clarey and Wilson Sporting Goods were recently honored with special awards presented by the International Tennis Hall of Fame in recognition of significant contributions to the sport. The awards were presented at the annual Legends Ball, which was themed to pay tribute to a significant milestone in tennis history, the 50th anniversary of the Open Era. (Full story …)

September 7, 2018

Tennis Industry Hears Challenges, Opportunities At TIA Tennis Forum

More than 350 tennis leaders, industry executives and tennis providers came together on the first day of play at the US Open for the 11th annual Tennis Industry Association (TIA) Tennis Forum, held at the Grand Hyatt New York. The Tennis Forum included the latest news and research about the state of the tennis and sports industries, including the current challenges, potential opportunities, and collaborative ways to move the sport and industry forward. (Full story …)

August 23, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland, to Host Laver Cup in 2019

The beautiful lakeside city of Geneva will host the newest event in world tennis, the Laver Cup from September 20-22 2019. “It’s an honor to be able to bring this very special event, the Laver Cup, to Geneva, one of... (Full story …)

Universal Tennis Partners With Team8

Universal Tennis, the Company behind the global tennis rating system UTR Powered by Oracle, has announced a new strategic investment and partnership with TEAM8, a leading sports and entertainment company owned by Roger Federer, Tony Godsick, Ian McKinnon and Dirk Ziff. TEAM8, the creator and principal owner of the exciting new Laver Cup tennis competition, is joined by additional significant investors participating in this financing including Blue Ridge Capital’s founder John Griffin, and existing shareholders Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, and Mark Leschly, Chairman and CEO of Universal Tennis. (Full story …)

August 20, 2018

Tennis Channel Adds Qualifiers in 10th Year of US Open Coverage

Tennis Channel is starting a week early for its 10th year of US Open coverage, adding all five broadcast courts during the US Open Qualifying Tournament August 21-24. The daylong match blocks are expected to add 38 hours of live tennis before the main draw gets underway Monday, Aug. 27, as hopefuls attempt to fight their way into the world's largest tennis event. (Full story …)

2018 US Open to Feature Broadcast Coverage on All Courts

The USTA today announced that for the first time, broadcast coverage will be featured from all tournament courts - up to sixteen. All men’s and women’s singles and doubles matches, as well as mixed doubles matches, during the 2018 US Open are scheduled to be produced from Monday, August 27, through Sunday, September 9. In addition, coverage of a variety of the activities and activations during US Open Fan Week will be offered, including the US Open Qualifying Tournament, from Tuesday, August 21, through Friday, August 24. (Full story …)

August 15, 2018

Tennis Industry to Come Together For Meetings in NYC Aug. 27-28

In conjunction with the 11th annual Tennis Forum in New York, the Tennis Industry Association will present a special session on “The Future Commerce Initiative” by renowned industry expert and thought leader Dan O’Connor. The session, which will deal with how tennis businesses can navigate the complexity of retail in today’s world, will be at the Grand Hyatt New York on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. (Full story …)

August 7, 2018

Vic Braden, Jim Fromuth to Join TI Hall of Fame Aug. 27

Tennis players, and the tennis industry, can thank both the late Vic Braden and Jim Fromuth for helping to improve their games and grow this sport. Braden, whose tennis academies, books and videos brought tennis to the masses, and Fromuth, the founder of a tennis equipment distribution company, both have had a hand in millions of players enjoying the game over the last four decades. Both men will be inducted into the Tennis Industry Hall of Fame on Aug. 27. (Full story …)

August 5, 2018

Springfield Lasers Win First World TeamTennis Title

It took 23 seasons but the Springfield Lasers are finally the World TeamTennis champions. Springfield overpowered the top-seeded Philadelphia Freedoms, 19-18, at Sunday's World TeamTennis Finals presented by GEICO on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia. (Full story …)

July 19, 2018

Tennis Channel's World TeamTennis Season Begins July 23

Tennis Channel will air eight World TeamTennis matches in 2018 season, including the season-ending championship match. The network will have seven straight days of World TeamTennis beginning on Monday, July 23 (schedule to follow). All eight matches will also be available on-demand on the network's digital subscription service, Tennis Channel Plus. Coverage begins on Monday, July 23, at 9 p.m. ET on Tennis Channel. (Full story …)

July 12, 2018

World TeamTennis Announces 2018 Broadcast Schedule

World TeamTennis today announced an extensive television broadcast schedule that will include partnerships with ESPN, Tennis Channel, NBC Sports Regional Networks, and other regional sports networks to air more than 250 hours of programming for the 2018 season. (Full story …)

June 27, 2018

WTT Launches Live-Streaming Platform,

For the first time in World TeamTennis' 43-season history, every WTT match will be available to watch on the league's new streaming platform, presented by GEICO. With 43 matches over 22 days in six team markets, the 2018 schedule will include more than 100 hours of digital broadcast programming this summer. (Full story …)

11th Annual TIA Tennis Forum Aug. 27 in New York

The annual Tennis Industry Association Tennis Forum will be on Monday, Aug. 27, at the Grand Hyatt New York in Manhattan from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The 11th annual Forum will include the latest news and research about the state of the tennis industry, business insights, updates on grow-the-game initiatives including the USTA’s Net Generation, and recognition of the 2018 Tennis Industry Hall of Fame inductees. (Full story …)

New Tennis Participation Report Available from TIA

The 2018 Tennis Participation Report has been published and is available for members. The 24-page report, produced by the Tennis Industry Association in partnership with the Physical Activity Council, includes the most recent data and trends through year-end 2017 for tennis participation, consumer spending, fitness and health, fans, tennis interest, cross participation in other sports, and more. (Full story …)

Register Now for 2018 Tennis Teachers Conference in NYC

Register for the 44th Tennis Teachers Conference, which will be Aug. 24-27 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. More than 1,000 tennis professionals and industry leaders are expected to attend the event, which his presented by the USTA and USPTA, and also will serve as the USPTA’s World Conference. (Full story …)

Tennis Channel's 'Strokes of Genius' Debuts July 1

Tennis Channel's first full-length feature film will debut on the network Sunday, July 1, at 8 p.m. ET, on the eve of its two-week Wimbledon coverage. The documentary, Strokes of Genius, fittingly looks at the ongoing rivalry of icons Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal through the prism of their epic 2008 championship at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, thought by many to be the greatest match of all time. (Full story …)

June 21, 2018

WTT Launches Live-Streaming Platform,

For the first time in World TeamTennis' 43-season history, every WTT match will be available to watch on the league's new streaming platform, presented by GEICO. With 43 matches over 22 days in six team markets, the 2018 schedule will include more than 100 hours of digital broadcast programming this summer. (Full story …)

ITA, Oracle Announce Multiyear Partnership Extension

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association and Oracle are excited to announce a multi-year extension to their alliance, as Oracle continues to strengthen its ongoing commitment to collegiate tennis. (Full story …)

May 30, 2018

USPTA Recognized at the 39th Annual Telly Awards

The USPTA was awarded three trophies at the 39th Annual Telly Awards for their USPTA For All Campaign. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and it is judged by leaders from video platforms, television and streaming networks, agencies, and production companies including Vice, Vimeo, Hearst Digital Media, and BuzzFeed. (Full story …)

May 11, 2018

Conference Videos Focus on Innovation, Growth, Leadership in the Tennis Industry

The fifth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference in Charleston, S.C., brought together dozens of top speakers and experts to focus on innovation, growth, business leadership and development in the tennis and racquet sports industry. This year, many of the presentations throughout the three-day event were videotaped and are available to TOM Conference attendees and others to review. Go to []( (Full story …)

May 4, 2018

Get Out on Court for Play Tennis Month!

It’s time to get moving—and to get out on the tennis court! The month of May is “Play Tennis Month,” and thousands of tennis programs and events around the country are showcasing the sport and all its health benefits. As one of the healthiest, most fun and most social activities, tennis is attracting players of all ages and abilities. Visit []( to find nearby tennis facilities and programs. (Full story …)

April 25, 2018

'Million Calorie Burn' Leads Off Play Tennis Month, PHIT America Month

They came, they played tennis, and they burned lots of calories. That’s one way to summarize what took place last Friday (April 20) at the Million Calorie Burn, the official kick-off event of PHIT America Month, which starts on May 1. May will also be Play Tennis Month. (Full story …)

March 26, 2018

Top Speakers and Experts to Present At TOM Conference

Dozens of top speakers and experts will present at the fifth annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference, which will focus on innovation, growth, business leadership and development. The conference runs from April 9 to 11, with optional specialty courses on Sunday, April 8. Visit []( for information and to register (day session registration available). (Full story …)

March 20, 2018

US Open Set to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

The USTA today announced a slate of special events and activities it has planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the US Open. One of the most visible initiatives is the introduction of a bold new logo for the event. (Full story …)

March 9, 2018

Peg Connor Named E.D. of USTA Wyoming

USTA Intermountain and the USTA Wyoming Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Peg Connor has accepted the position as Executive Director of the Wyoming district. (Full story …)

February 12, 2018

Tennis Industry Rallies For ‘Play Tennis Month’ in May

Tennis industry partners are working together to promote May as "Play Tennis Month" to help showcase the sport of tennis and associated health benefits. Thousands of tennis programs and events will be held around the country, with a goal of helping to get people moving and playing tennis, the No. 1 sport for a long and healthy life. (Full story …)

February 2, 2018

College MatchDay Events to Air Live on Tennis Channel

The USTA and Tennis Channel announced that all six College MatchDay events held this year at the USTA National Campus will be carried live on Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Everywhere -- the first series of live college tennis programming Tennis Channel has ever aired. (Full story …)

January 30, 2018

TI Publisher, TIA Prez Jeff Williams Named USTA Eastern Man of Year

Jeff Williams, president of the Tennis Industry Association and publisher of Tennis Industry magazine, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Leslie J. FitzGibbon Tennis Man of the Year Award by USTA Eastern at its Annual Awards Dinner on Jan. 28. Williams was recognized for his sustained involvement in growing the game through his pioneering, entrepreneurial pursuits and leadership over several decades that have made significant contributions to the sport locally, nationally and internationally. (Full story …)

January 23, 2018

Third ‘Tennis Innovation Challenge’ April 9 in Charleston, S.C.

The third Tennis Industry Innovation Challenge promises to showcase some of the most brilliant new and innovative sports products and services designed to grow the sport and business of tennis with players, consumers and fans. This unique competition will take place on April 9 at the 2018 Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM Conference), held at Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, S.C. (Full story …)

'Play Tennis Month' to Rally the Tennis Industry

Industry partners are working together to promote May as “Play Tennis Month” to help showcase the sport of tennis and associated health benefits. Thousands of tennis programs and events will be held around the country, with a goal of helping to get people moving and playing tennis, the No. 1 sport for a long and healthy life. (Full story …)

January 22, 2018

Citi Named Title Sponsor of Taste of Tennis

AYS Sports Marketing announced that Citi will serve as the title sponsor of the Taste of Tennis event series through 2019. Citi Taste of Tennis features cuisine prepared by top chefs and some of the world's best tennis players in Indian Wells, Miami, and New York City. Additionally, Citi Taste of Tennis will mark its first year in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., in late July to kick-off the Citi Open. (Full story …)

December 18, 2017

Tennis Industry Magazine Names 2017 'Champions of Tennis'

Ajay Pant, the national tennis director for Life Time, has been named “Person of the Year” for 2017 by Tennis Industry magazine in the publication’s January 2018 issue. Pant led off the magazine’s 17th annual “Champions of Tennis Awards,” which honors people, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the sport and business of tennis. (Full story …)

November 22, 2017

Nitto ATP Finals Achieve Record-Breaking Attendance

The 2017 Nitto ATP Finals brought a spectacular close to a memorable 2017 season that saw more fans come out and watch the world’s best tennis players on the ATP World Tour than ever before. More than 4.5 million fans attended ATP World Tour events in 2017, an all-time record. (Full story …)

November 1, 2017

Top Speakers to Present at 5th Annual TOM Conference

Top experts and consultants both inside and outside of the tennis industry are signing up to share their expertise and knowledge at the fifth annual [TOM Conference](, which will be April 8-11 at Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, S.C. Presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA), the TOM Conference targets tennis owners, managers and industry decision-makers with a focus on innovation, growth and business leadership. (Full story …)

October 9, 2017

Bollettieri joins Tennis Channel

Legendary Motivator and Teacher to Offer Tips, Interact with Viewers (Full story …)

August 21, 2017

Tennis Channel adds Mattek-Sands

No. 1 Doubles Player, Holder of Three Current Major Doubles Titles to Comment for Network while on Injury Rehab. Three-Hour Tennis Channel Live at the US Open begins Each Day’s Coverage as More than 175 Hours are Planned for Two-Week Tournament (Full story …)

August 17, 2017

Tennis Channel now on YouTube TV

BALTIMORE, MD - Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) today announced an agreement for all of its ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC affiliates to be carried in their respective markets as YouTube TV launches in those markets. As part of... (Full story …)

March 14, 2017

Tennis Channel adds 7.8M Nielsen homes

Network is U.S. Television’s Fastest Growing on Eve of “Fifth Slam” Events in Southern California and Miami this Month (Full story …)

March 7, 2017

Tennis Channel expands Blake’s role

Hall of Famer Martina Navratilova, Injured American Player Sloane Stephens to Make First Appearances as Part of Network’s Indian Wells, Calif., Team During Event. “Match Madness” for Tennis Channel as 25 Days, More than 520 Hours of Wall-to-Wall Play are Planned for Southern California and Miami (Full story …)

March 1, 2017

Sinclair to acquire Tennis Media Company

Aligns Tennis magazine, Tennis.Com and Tennis Channel on unified platform (Full story …)

October 26, 2016

WTA to launch social platform

Pioneering WTA creates new digital and social content division WTA Networks, working together with The Social Channel. Complete transformation of digital and social offering with access to the inner world of women’s tennis, the WTA players and Tour events (Full story …)

September 26, 2016

ATP Media revamps streaming platform

ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP World Tour, today confirmed that it will be re-launching a revamped version of its streaming platform ‘TennisTV’ in January 2017. TennisTV, the official direct-to-consumer streaming service for tennis fans globally, provides tennis... (Full story …)

August 1, 2016

'On Court with USPTA' to premiere

Back-to-back episodes to premiere Saturday, Aug. 6 (Full story …)

June 21, 2016

Nightly Wimbledon coverage begins June 27

Network dedicates more than 200 total hours to Wimbledon Primetime, with 85 first-run match hours. Hall of Famers Martina Navratilova, Jim Courier, Lindsay Davenport and Tracy Austin Join Bill Macatee, Mary Carillo, Justin Gimelstob, Paul Annacone and Jon Wertheim for Tennis Channel's Ninth Year at Wimbledon (Full story …)

June 8, 2016

Highest-ever viewers for French Open

Increased digital subscriptions and usage. Despite weather delays network sees all-time highs in viewer impressions and digital subscribers. (Full story …)

May 17, 2016

Comprehensive RG coverage from Tennis Channel

Network will Show 80 Percent of all Live On-Air Hours During Tournament and Another 500 Live Hours Digitally. Roland Garros Qualifiers Added to 2016 Lineup. Hall of Famer Austin Joins Tennis Channel’s Paris Team with Navratilova, Courier, Davenport, Macatee, Carillo, Robinson, Gimelstob, Eagle, Annacone, Haber, Wertheim, Weissman (Full story …)

May 12, 2016

Serena's major wins to be aired back-to-back

Heading into French Open, American Star is on the Verge of Tying Steffi Graf for Most Major Singles Championships in Open Era History (Full story …)

April 4, 2016

Ward joins Tennis Channel

Sports-Network Advertising Veteran to Open Chicago Office for Network (Full story …)

March 14, 2016

Tennis Channel has French Open exclusive

Almost 80 Percent of all Live Coverage to Take Place on Network as it Retains Previously Sublicensed Match Hours (Full story …)

February 29, 2016

Tennis Channel serves busy March lineup

Network will Air More than 185 Live Hours, Nearly 500 Overall, During March's "Fifth Slam" Events in Southern California and Miami. Tennis Channel to be Live Each Day at the BNP Paribas Open, Daylong Matches and Nighttime Encore Blocks Highlight First-Ball-through-Finals Coverage (Full story …)

January 25, 2016

PlaySight partners with Tennis Media Company

Chen Shachar, CEO of PlaySight Interactive and George Mackin, Managing Partner of Tennis Media Company made the announcement that they are joining forces to evolve and accelerate the growth of tennis to compete more successfully with all other sports through... (Full story …)

January 20, 2016

Tennis Australia signs with Tennis Channel

Agreement Adds Multiple Australian Open Lead-in Tournaments to Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus Lineup (Full story …)

December 19, 2015

'This Day in Tennis' now an audio book

NEW YORK —– “On This Day In Tennis History,“ the popular tennis book, ebook and mobile app, is now also available as an audio book. The calendar-like compilation of historical and unique anniversaries, events and happenings from the world of... (Full story …)

December 10, 2015

Novak Djokovic: 'Player of the Year'

US Open Semifinal between Roberta Vinci and Serena Williams Named "Match of the Year." Hall of Famers and Tennis Channel Analysts Tracy Austin and Jim Courier, along with USA TODAY Sports Tennis Contributor Nick McCarvel, Make up Judging Panel (Full story …)

December 2, 2015

Tennis Channel year-end special

Mary Carillo will Host Hour-Long Year in Review Wednesday, December 9, at 8 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 30, 2015

Tennis Channel and USTA form partnership

USTA to offer Members and Other Tennis Enthusiasts Exclusive Discount Opportunity for Network's Premium Tennis Channel Plus Streaming Service (Full story …)

November 19, 2015

ATP renews agreement with Tennis Channel

Multiyear Deal Keeps Year-End Championships, Prestigious Southern California and Miami Competitions on Network for Years to Come, along with 19 Other Top-Level Events Tennis Channel Provides More Men's Tennis Coverage than Other Networks Combined; will have Exclusive Rights to all but Four Masters 1000 and 500-Level Tournaments (Full story …)

November 12, 2015

Live season-ending championships

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Murray, the Bryans and Other Stars to Clash in Round-Robin Barclays ATP World Tour Finals Network will Devote More than 120 Hours to Event, with Daylong Live Coverage and Eight-Hour Nightly Primetime Encore Blocks (Full story …)

September 1, 2015

Tennis Channel now on Amazon Fire TV

More Multi-Platform Rollout for Tennis Channel Programming (Full story …)

August 19, 2015

CITI Open generates record numbers

First-Ball-to-Championship-Point Coverage Delivers Highest-Rated One-Week Audience in Network History During Period between Wimbledon and US Open. Live Audience Up 43 Percent vs. 2014 Citi Open Telecast (Full story …)

August 14, 2015

New hosts for Fit to Hit

Tennis Channel original series Fit to Hit will showcase a new pair of hosts when it returns for its third season on Sunday at noon. Brad Benedict and Danielle Demski will now serve as the faces of the show, offering... (Full story …)

August 7, 2015

First simulcast of Citi final match

Tennis Channel and ABC Affiliate will Simulcast Live Championship Coverage Sunday, August 9, at 3 p.m. ET (Full story …)

July 29, 2015

More TV time for DC's Citi Open than ever

Network Expands Telecast to Cover First Ball through Championship Point, More than 160 Round-the-Clock Hours, World No. 3 Andy Murray, 2014 Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard, US Open Winner Marin Cilic and Others to Battle at Citi Open (Full story …)

July 28, 2015

Tennis Channel's summer season

Week-After-Week Live Coverage, Close to 500 Total On-Air Hours, Planned for Summer Lead Up to US Open. Champions Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Others Set to Compete in Tournaments on Network Schedule (Full story …)

July 27, 2015

Live coverage of Boston-Philadelphia WTT

Network will air the Competition Between the Boston Lobsters and the Philadelphia Freedoms at The Pavilion on the Villanova University Campus (Full story …)

July 21, 2015

Expanded US Open Series coverage crosses platforms

2015 Marks First Year of Eleven-Year Exclusive Deal. Over 1800 Hours of Tennis to be Telecast Throughout Summer Across ESPN Platforms (Full story …)

July 16, 2015

Tennis Channel's weekend schedule

Hall of Fame Telecast begins at 7 p.m. ET Saturday, July 18. Andy Murray and Britain Host Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and France During Davis Cup Battle in London (Full story …)

June 22, 2015

Tennis Channel launches Racquet Bracket

Racquet Bracket: Wimbledon Features Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Champ Tracy Austin along with former American Pro James Blake and Award-Winning Commentators Leif Shiras and Steve Weissman in Lead up to Tennis' Most Historic Tournament Network Dedicates More Than 200 Total Hours to Wimbledon Primetime, with 85 First-Run Match Hours Hall of Famers Martina Navratilova, Jim Courier, Lindsay Davenport and Tracy Austin Join Mary Carillo, Bill Macatee, Justin Gimelstob, Jon Wertheim and Paul Annacone as On-Air Team for Tennis Channel's Eighth Year of Wimbledon Primetime Coverage (Full story …)

June 11, 2015

Record ratings for Tennis Channel

Live Audience Up 33 Percent during Two-Week Event, with Network-Best Single Day of 993,000 Households. Weekly Tournament Tune In Up 30 Percent Throughout 2015 (Full story …)

June 4, 2015

Live men's semifinals Friday

Network Adds Novak Djokovic Versus Andy Murray Semifinal to Already Planned Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Stan Wawrinka Battle (Full story …)

May 26, 2015

Tennis Channel is #1 affluent ad-supported network

Rentrak TV Essentials and Ipsos Affluent Survey both Confirm Network's High-End Audience Delivery; Tops all other Cable Networks in Multiple Categories. Study Reveals Tennis Channel's Top-Watched DMAs (Full story …)

May 18, 2015

Tennis Channel adds two new shows

Preview Shows Racquet Bracket: French Open and Tennis Channel Live at the French Open Feature Hall of Famers Tracy Austin and Lindsay Davenport, Amongst Others, in Lead up to the World's Most Prestigious Clay Court Tournament Network Dedicates More Than 260 Total Hours to the French Open, with 85-Plus Live or First-Run Match Hours and Nearly 40 First-Run Hours of Nightly French Open Tonight Tennis Channel French Open On-Air Team to Include: Courier, Navratilova, Austin, Davenport, Macatee, Carillo, Gimelstob, Annacone, Wertheim, Adams, Haber, Eagle, Knowles, Robinson, Shiras and Weissman (Full story …)

April 9, 2015

TV coverage of the clay-court season

Champions Williams, Federer, Sharapova, Nadal, Djokovic, Murray and Others Regularly Battle for Championships on Network Air in Spring Season. Tennis Channel Will Devote More Than 700 Total On-Air Hours to Clay Court Season Tournaments (Full story …)

March 12, 2015

Tennis Channel launches streaming on Roku

Channel Launch Continues Multi-Platform Distribution Rollout of Network's Comprehensive Tournament Lineup and Programming Dedicated to the Sport (Full story …)

February 18, 2015

Tennis Channel promotes Bodenmann

Syndicated National Television Association Founder, Madison Avenue Veteran to Oversee Accounts, Manage New York Staff (Full story …)

January 22, 2015

90 seconds can change everything

In the new HEAD #gameraiser TV spot, Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova go from frustration to winning confidence in only 90 seconds. Can you do it too? (Full story …)

January 20, 2015

Tennis Channel launches on Apple TV

Launch Marks Continued Multi-Platform Distribution Expansion of Tennis Channel Programming (Full story …)

January 12, 2015

Live lead-in show for Australian Open

Hourlong Live at the Australian Open will Begin Each Morning's Action Down Under During Primetime Back Home in the United States. Close to 200 Total Hours on Tap as Courier, Navratilova, Davenport, Macatee, Gimelstob, Haber and Wertheim Head back to Network Booth in Melbourne Mary Carillo to Host Australian Open Preview Friday, January 16, with former American Players Leif Shiras, James Blake and Corina Morariu (Full story …)

November 26, 2014

Drysdale to launch magazine in 2015

DiAnna Drysdale to spearhead the digital and print versions of Cliff Drysdale Management’s new luxury travel publication (Full story …)

November 6, 2014

Tennis Channel hosts Fed Cup final live

Tennis Channel and Digital Subscription Service Tennis Channel Plus work Together to Keep all Fed Cup Coverage Live for Fans (Full story …)

October 15, 2014

Tennis Channel's coverage of the WTA Championships

The Network has Comprehensive Coverage of the Women's Six-Day BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore, with Close to 35 Total Hours. World No. 1 and Two-Time Defending US Open Champion Serena Williams Leads the Women's Top-Eight in Season Points (Full story …)

October 9, 2014

Tennis Channel championship run-up

Stars Williams, Murray, Nadal, Djokovic, Sharapova, Federer and Others Race Toward Season Finals. Tennis Channel Will Devote More Than 250 Total Hours to Tournament Coverage as Season Wraps (Full story …)

September 23, 2014

Tennis Channel celebrates greatest matches

Pitting Storied Titans Against Present-Day Phenoms, Tennis Channel Lets Fans Decide The Greatest Wimbledon Matches From 1980-2009. Tennis Channel Plus Counts Down The Top Five Wimbledon Matches Of The Past 35 Years Starting Sept. 29 (Full story …)

August 27, 2014

Tennis Channel to highlight Ashe

First Authorized Television Biography Showcases Legendary Tennis Trailblazer. Documentary Highlights Ashe's Steadfast Character while Championing Civil Rights, Combating Apartheid, Promoting Educational Opportunities and Raising AIDS Awareness (Full story …)

August 20, 2014

Tennis Channel adds Mattek-Sands

LOS ANGELES — Bethanie Mattek-Sands - a 2012 mixed doubles Australian Open champion - is adding her tennis knowledge and know-how to Tennis Channel’s US Open coverage team Monday, Aug. 25 - Wednesday, Aug. 27. Sidelined from tournament play with... (Full story …)

August 7, 2014

Tennis Channel live at Western & Southern Open

WHAT: Tennis Channel is live from the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati starting August 11, with nearly 40 hours of match play. The network’s on-air coverage team at the tournament is made up of Hall of Famers, former players,... (Full story …)

July 8, 2014

NO.1VAK - HEAD's exclusive interview

NO.1VAK! Novak Djokovic is back to the #1 ATP World Ranking after winning the Wimbledon title. HEAD had the opportunity to get an exclusive interview with Novak directly after his match with insights how he regained confidence and worked with... (Full story …)

June 23, 2014

Armstrong launches Tennis Channel

Rollout Begins with Customers in Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Youngstown, Ohio. Affiliate Agreement Includes TV Everywhere Access for Armstrong Subscribers (Full story …)

June 16, 2014

Wimbledon Primetime begins Monday

Network to Devote 85 First-Run Hours, and Close to 215 Overall, to World's Most Prestigious Grass-Court Competition during Two-Week Tournament. Navratilova, Courier, Davenport, Carillo, Macatee, Gimelstob, Stubbs and Wertheim Return to London in Tennis Channel's Seventh Year, Along with Newcomer Annacone (Full story …)

June 3, 2014

Tennis Channel brings additional content to fans

Exclusive Tie-Ins with Tennis Channel Give Viewers Additional Opportunities to Engage with Tournament Coverage (Full story …)

May 25, 2014

Tennis Channel launches subscription service

Tennis Channel Plus Offers Exclusive Live Matches, Multi-Court French Open Mosaic, Archived Classics and On-Demand Original Programming. Network’s App First to Pair Digital Subscription Service - Available to All - with Authenticated TV Everywhere Stream (Full story …)

May 21, 2014

Tennis Channel teams with Cox for French Open

Authenticated Users Now have an All-Access Pass to Tennis Channel's Content, Coverage and Linear Stream Air-Play across Multiple Platforms (Full story …)

April 18, 2014

U.S. Fed Cup fights for tournament spot

Captain Mary Joe Fernandez Leads Americans Against France in St. Louis (Full story …)

April 15, 2014

Tennis Channel partners with DISH

Authenticated viewers now have full access to Tennis Channel’s live content., Tennis Channel Everywhere app offer subscribers multiple platforms for spring clay court season ahead of French Open (Full story …)

April 9, 2014

Ware joins Tennis Channel

LOS ANGELES — Tennis Channel has appointed Adam Ware to the newly created position of senior vice president, head of digital media. He will be based in the network’s Los Angeles headquarters and see to the continuation of its extensive... (Full story …)

April 3, 2014

Tennis Channel to cover Davis Cup QFs

World-Whiparound Coverage of Three-Day Battle at Cup Events in Italy, France and Switzerland in Center Court Studio Format (Full story …)

March 5, 2014

Tennis Channel adds on-air talent

Three More Days of Live Coverage Planned for BNP Paribas Open and Sony Open Tennis, Upping Combined Total to 17 Days Across Three Weeks, 180-Plus Live Hours Overall. Hall of Famer Tracy Austin Returns to Host Live at the BNP Paribas Open on Southern California Tournament Grounds with Brett Haber and Mark Knowles (Full story …)

February 27, 2014

Carillo extends contract

Award-Winning Sportscaster to Add Tournament, Studio Appearances to Current French Open, Wimbledon and US Open Schedule (Full story …)

February 6, 2014

McEnroe begins 20th year of 'Champions' tennis

KANSAS CITY - John McEnroe will kick off his 20th year of “champions” tennis Wednesday at the Champions Showdown, the opening event on the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit. McEnroe, who first played organized champions tournament tennis in 1995, will... (Full story …)

January 30, 2014

Live coverage from Petco Park

Network to Offer Complete Coverage of Three-Day Battle as Captain Jim Courier's Team Welcomes Nation's Oldest Davis Cup Rival Britain and Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray to America Tennis Channel to Introduce Daylong "Center Court" Studio Format During Year's First Davis Cup Weekend, with World-Whiparound Coverage at Cup Events in France and Serbia Prior to U.S. Play (Full story …)

January 23, 2014

TMG launches new monthly e-publication

TENNIS CLUB BUSINESS has started providing helpful industry information to tennis club owners, club managers, and tennis professionals. The premier issue has garnered great reviews from industry insiders. (Full story …)

January 9, 2014

Austin returns for Tennis Channel Academy

2014 Edition of Weekly Tennis Lessons Begins Jan. 13 at 9 p.m. ET (Full story …)

TMC launches Tennis Tuesday

A dynamic, highly interactive digital-only publication. (Full story …)

January 6, 2014

Courier joins Australian Open team

Hall of Famer, Davis Cup Captain on Talent Roster with Navratilova, Austin, Macatee, Gimelstob, Haber, Stubbs, Wertheim and Annacone. Network Plans More Than 180 Hours of Total Coverage From First Major Event of 2014, Including 30-Plus Hours of Live Matches During Two-Week Tournament. (Full story …)

December 26, 2013

TV coverage of the Hopman Cup

Stars John Isner and Sloane Stephens to Represent United States in Prestigious Mixed-Doubles Tournament (Full story …)

November 26, 2013

Tennis Channel to rebroadcast French Open

Roland Garros Redux: Paris for the Holidays to Present Two-Week Tournament Largely as it Originally Aired Live May 26-June 7 Festive Show Opens will add a Holiday Feel to World’s Most Prestigious Clay-Court Event (Full story …)

November 14, 2013

Czech Republic to take on Serbia in Davis Cup final

Tomas Berdych Leads Czech Republic against Serbia and World No. 2 Novak Djokovic for a Chance to Win Third Davis Cup Crown (Full story …)

October 31, 2013

Tennis Channel to unveil new set, new live show

Modern Stage Signals Shift to In-House, Fulltime Studio Programs in Conjunction with Year-Round Tournament Coverage Initial Tennis Channel Live Guests to Include Hall of Famer Michael Chang, Coach Paul Annacone, and Players Sloane Stephens and Sam Querrey (Full story …)

September 25, 2013

USPTA's 'ADDvantage' to be incorporated into TI

Agreement between USPTA and TI (formerly RSI magazine) will expand the reach of both publications and help to raise the profile of tennis teaching professionals. (Full story …)

September 17, 2013

‘RSI’ to become ‘Tennis Industry’ in 2014

World’s largest tennis trade publication returns to ‘Tennis Industry’ name and re-emphasizes connection to the sport. (Full story …)

September 7, 2013

IDS unveils 50-foot social media wall at U.S. Open

Top Tennis Tournament to Display Real-Time Commentary by Players and Fans (Full story …)

September 6, 2013

Tennis Channel debuts Tournament Travel Series

Weekly Primetime Show Helps Viewers Plan Vacations Centered on Unique Worldwide Tennis Tournaments (Full story …)

August 29, 2013

'Bud Collins' series premieres

Documentary on Father of Televised Tennis and "Mark Twain of Our Era" Debuts Monday, Sept. 2, During 2013 US Open (Full story …)

August 26, 2013

Introducing TV Everywhere

Beginning Today, Network's Linear Stream is Available on Numerous Platforms via Subscriber Authentication (Full story …)

August 25, 2013

Bloomberg Sports Launches 'Slam Insights'

New Elements of BSports Popular “Stats Insights” Blog To Include Daily Updates and Enhanced Power Rankings, Plus Customized Content For The Men’s and Women’s Draw (Full story …)

AmEx hits the sweet spot for fans at the US Open

NEW YORK — In its 20th year as a US Open partner, American Express is introducing a suite of innovative digital and on-site benefits, designed to serve tennis fans the finest of the US Open, both on and off the... (Full story …)

August 24, 2013

Time Warner Cable offers free Tennis Channel preview

Live US Open Matches Also Available on ESPN2, CBS Sports Network and via USOPEN.ORG (Full story …)

August 20, 2013

Tennis Channel coverage of U.S. Open

Eight-Hour Weekday Match Windows, Prime-Time Labor Day Weekend Telecasts During Network's Fifth Year in Flushing Meadow. Two-Week Coverage Begins with First Ball August 26, Features 24-Hour Schedule with US Open Tonight and Breakfast at the Open (Full story …)

July 21, 2013

TV coverage of BB&T Atlanta Open

WHAT: Tennis Channel will offer live match coverage of the BB&T Atlantic Open at Atlantic Station. Twins Bob and Mike Bryan, who hold the career men’s and the Open Era Grand Slam doubles titles records, join two-time Atlanta Open champion... (Full story …)

TV coverage of Bank of the West Classic

WHAT: Tennis Channel will offer live match coverage of the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford University’s Taube Family Tennis Stadium in Stanford, Calif. Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki joins semifinalists Agnieszka Radwanska and Kirsten Flipkins at the longest-running women-only... (Full story …)

June 23, 2013

'Titanic' now available as an audiobook

2013 Wimbledon Marks 100th Anniversary of Titanic Survivor Dick Williams’ First Appearance at The Championships in 1913 (Full story …)

June 18, 2013

Mylan WTT sets TV and live streaming schedule

Mylan WTT Preview Show presented by Wilson begins airing in mid-June; First national telecast features Venus Williams on July 9 (Full story …)

May 30, 2013

'Parents and Pros Special' premieres this Saturday

Airs on Tennis Channel on Sat., June 1 @ 2 p.m. ET and Sat., June 8 @ 2 p.m. ET. (Full story …)

May 26, 2013

Tennis Channel offers French Open to fans everywhere

Free Tennis Channel Everywhere App Brings Network to Mobile Device (Full story …)

May 21, 2013

Tennis Channel coverage of French Open starts May 26

Close to 70 Live or First-Run Match Hours on Tap During Two-Week Event, from First Day of Play through Men's Semifinal Round Macatee Returns to Host French Open Tonight in Primetime; McEnroe, Navratilova, Davenport, Carillo, Robinson, Eagle, Haber, Gimelstob, Shiras, Adams, Stubbs, Wertheim to Handle Match Action Hundreds of Hours of Free Digital Coverage Available on Network's Web Site, Mobile App (Full story …)

May 16, 2013

USTA and ESPN announce comprehensive partnership

Eleven-Year Exclusive Deal to Begin in 2015 Provides More Than 200 Hours of Summer Tennis Television Coverage. Additional Programming Will Cross all of ESPN’s Platforms. (Full story …)

May 14, 2013

Tennis Channel celebrates first decade with special

Hour-long Show Reflects Network's Best Moments, Premieres May 15 at 3:30 p.m. ET (Full story …)

May 13, 2013

Scheneiderman joins Tennis Channel

Emmy Award-Winning Sports-Television Veteran to Lead Major Telecasts (Full story …)

April 4, 2013

U.S. to take on Serbia in Davis Cup

American Stars Sam Querrey, John Isner and Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan Host Quarterfinal Against Serbia on U.S. Soil (Full story …)

April 2, 2013

Tennis Channel to reprise Sony Open men's final

Network will show the match this Thursday, April 4, at 9pm ET and 12am ET (Full story …)

March 18, 2013

Virginia Hunt joins Tennis Channel

Seasoned Sports and Entertainment Broadcasting Executive Joins Programming Team (Full story …)

March 5, 2013

HEAD tennis reaches 1 million fans on Facebook

Kennelbach/Austria — This past weekend, the HEAD Tennis Facebook page reached the one million fan mark. Overall, HEAD has more fans on Facebook than the other three largest competitors combined. For the next few days, HEAD will be featuring some... (Full story …)

340 hours of match coverage in March

15 Days of Live Play Devoted to Sport's "Fifth Slams," with 12-Hour, Daylong Telecasts. Hosted by Hall of Famer Tracy Austin and Sportscaster Brett Haber, New Daily Show. Live at the BNP Paribas Open to Air from Set on Indian Wells Tournament Grounds. (Full story …)

March 1, 2013

Tennis Channel kicks off World Tennis Day

Agnieszka Radwanska Takes on Caroline Wozniacki while Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe Renew Storied Rivalry (Full story …)

February 13, 2013

New Volkl website launch

SAN DIEGO — The time has come for the release of the new Völkl Tennis website! We are very excited to announce the launch of our new Volkl Tennis website! The fantastic new site has a fresh, new and improved... (Full story …)

February 11, 2013

New hosts for Tennis Channel's Court Report

The Nightly News Segment Lines Up Three On-Air Anchors for the 24-Hour Network (Full story …)

February 7, 2013

U.S. begins 2013 Fed Cup chase

Captain Mary Joe Fernandez Leads Americans into First Round Against Italy (Full story …)

February 6, 2013

IRC available to help tennis writers, researchers

Visit the Information Research Center (IRC) to research your next book, work on a thesis paper, prepare for Grand Slam coverage, view old match and interview tapes, search for a book inspiration, and discover interesting details about the rich history... (Full story …)

February 5, 2013

Live coverage of Nadal's return match

LOS ANGELES — Tennis Channel has added former No. 1 Rafael Nadal’s first singles match in seven months to its live Wednesday lineup. The contest will take place at 4 p.m. ET at the VTR Open in Vina del Mar,... (Full story …)

January 31, 2013

Aframe helps Clean Cut Media deliver

Faster delivery worldwide; Easier ingest of rushes, regardless of workflow; Easier, lower cost distribution via Aframe's private cloud video production platform (Full story …)

January 21, 2013

Davenport, Gimelstob to guest star on CSI

Lindsay Davenport and Justin Gimelstob to appear on the CBS primetime show on Jan. 23 at 10 p.m. ET (Full story …)

January 15, 2013

Novenstern joins Tennis Channel as VP

Madison Avenue Sports-Media Veteran will Broaden Current Brand-Integration Endeavors, Seek New Partners Across Major Sponsor Categories (Full story …)

January 7, 2013

Australian Open coverage begins Jan. 14th

Largest On-Air Team in Network's Melbourne History Features Navratilova, Macatee, Davenport, Haber, Gimelstob, Wertheim and Stubbs During Tennis' First Major Event of 2013. New Day-Session/Night-Session Format for Daily Highlight and Encore Show. Australian Open Today as Tennis Channel Devotes More Than 180 Hours to Competition (Full story …)

November 30, 2012

Austin returns to Tennis Channel Academy

2012 Edition of Weekly Sunday Tennis Lessons Begins Dec. 2 at 12 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 7, 2012

Qureshi announces new book

“Stop War, Start Tennis: Lessons of Life and Understanding from a Pakistani Tennis Player” Now Available on (Full story …)

November 1, 2012

Dynamic training with the VertiMax

What do Hugh Jackman, tennis stars from around the world and Tennessee Titan’s RB Chris Johnson, among others have in common? They all train on the Vertimax. Watch as tennis stars in Arizona improve their swing instantly at! So... (Full story …)

October 21, 2012

Babolat launches global Facebook game

Win the opportunity to test the new interactive racquet: “Babolat Play & Connect.” (Full story …)

September 20, 2012

New 10 and Under Tennis videos

From USTA Player Development. (Full story …)

Catch the excitement of The Tennis Show

Were you unable to attend The Tennis Show 2012 at this year’s US Open? Do you want to find out more information on specific tennis manufacturers, service providers, and organizations that were at the Show? Interested to see how attendees... (Full story …)

September 1, 2012

SMT and Tennis Channel: Technology for the U.S. Open

GOTO Board gives commentators multimedia tools to immerse fans in the action (Full story …)

July 24, 2012

Tennis Channel statement regarding FCC decision

“We are gratified that the Federal Communications Commission has today definitively held that Comcast has discriminated against Tennis Channel in the terms and conditions of its carriage on Comcast systems and in favor of its wholly owned networks, Golf Channel... (Full story …)

July 16, 2012

Serve like Roger Federer

Free Four-Part Video Series On "How To Improve Your Serve" Offered By Former Top 100 ATP Pro And Stanford All-American. (Full story …)

July 12, 2012

HoF to induct Capriati on Saturday

Phenomenon Charmed America as 13-Year-Old Pro and Collected Three Major Titles, No. 1 Ranking and Olympic Gold Medal during Career. Live Telecast begins at 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday, July 14. (Full story …)

July 11, 2012

US Open Series TV coverage

Weekly Tournament Schedule Features Nine Events During Summer Hard-Court Season before US Open (Full story …)

July 9, 2012

'Hottest Coach' finalists named

Poll Opens for Online Voters to Select Inaugural Male, Female Winner (Full story …)

July 8, 2012

Book documents Federer's life

NEW YORK — Tennis fans can read all about the newly-crowned seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in the book “ROGER FEDERER: QUEST FOR PERFECTION,” the book that chronicles the incredible tennis career of Swiss tennis maestro, available in paperback and... (Full story …)

June 25, 2012

On-Demand Video for Wimbledon

Ooyala working with The All England Lawn Tennis Club to deliver mobile, multiscreen video via PCs, iOS, and Android devices (Full story …)

June 18, 2012

'Greatest Tennis Matches Of All Time'

NEW YORK — New Chapter Press today announced the release of the book “THE GREATEST TENNIS MATCHES OF ALL TIME? written by noted tennis journalist and historian Steve Flink. ?THE GREATEST TENNIS MATCHES OF ALL TIME? features profiles and rankings... (Full story …)

June 11, 2012

Tennis Channel selects partners for French Open

French Open Meets Its Match With Enhanced Internet Quality Via America One Sports and Octoshape On (Full story …)

June 8, 2012

'The Education of a Tennis Player'

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Novak Djokovic stands one match away from winning his fourth consecutive major tennis tournament and becoming the first man to hold all four major titles at the same time since Rod Laver won his second Grand... (Full story …)

June 6, 2012

Record ratings for Roland Garros coverage

Both Live Coverage, Prime-Time French Open Tonight See Gains vs. 2011 More than One Million Tune into Serena Williams Opener, Pushing Network to First Place in its Household Coverage Area (Full story …)

June 2, 2012

Wilson protests to keep racquets legal

The new Wilson Juice and Steam enhances power and spin for any player….a racket so good, that people are questioning its legality…..Join Wilson in the fight to keep the Juice & Steam on tennis courts around the globe.... (Full story …)

Mathieu making a mark at Roland Garros

After struggling with injury for the past 15 months, Wilson Exclusive athlete Paul-Henri Mathieu made an inspirational comeback yesterday when he defeated John Isner 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16 victory in the second-longest match in French Open history. Henri... (Full story …)

May 31, 2012

Tennis Channel French Open Programming Alert

Serena Williams lost in the first round of a major tournament for the first time in her career, falling to Virginie Razzano of France 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 Tuesday at the French Open. Tennis Channel will show this match in... (Full story …)

May 14, 2012

Tennis Channel welcomes Gary Lang

Emmy Award-Winning Producer Gary Lang to Join Tennis Channel as VP of Production and Coordinating Producer, Creative (Full story …)

April 5, 2012

U.S. to take on France in Davis Cup

Captain Jim Courier Leads John Isner, Ryan Harrison, and Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan into Quarterfinal Competition Against France (Full story …)

April 2, 2012

The greatest tennis story: 'Titanic'

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Is the incredible story of two tennis players, Dick Williams and Karl Behr, and how they survived the sinking of the Titanic disaster 100 years ago only to play each other in the quarterfinals of the... (Full story …)

Tennis Channel to re-air Top 100 countdown

Encores Set for Five-Part 100 Greatest of all Time Presented by Ally Bank. Swiss Star Roger Federer Crowned Greatest Tennis Player of All Time (Full story …)

March 23, 2012

HEAD is #1 tennis manufacturer on Facebook

Over 329,000 fans and counting (Full story …)

March 20, 2012

Tennis Channel extends contract with Carillo

Broadcast to Provide Match Commentary, Overall Analysis at Upcoming Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, and Wimbledon (Full story …)

March 19, 2012

Tennis Channel Top 100 of All-Time

Presented By Ally Bank. Monday Episode Announces Players #71-100 (Full story …)

March 14, 2012

Sports greats host Top 100 countdown

All-Time Greats of Golf, Football, Hockey, Basketball and the Olympics to Appear in Five-Episode 100 Greatest of all Time Presented by Ally Bank, as Network Unveils Best Tennis Player in History (Full story …)

March 8, 2012

Tons of tournament TV coverage this month

Network's Answer to "March Madness" Includes 12-Hour Telecasts, 120-Plus Live Hours During Sport's Largest Brackets Outside the Four Majors. Coverage Begins this Weekend at BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. (Full story …)

February 21, 2012

Counting down history's Top 100 players

Special Series, 100 Greatest of all Time Presented by Ally Bank, will Unfold Across Five Nights, Reveal Best Tennis Player Ever (Full story …)

February 14, 2012

Tennis 15-30: Digital magazine

New York, New York — Tennis Media Company (TMC) Managing Partners Bob Miller and George Mackin announced today the launch of a new digital magazine called Tennis 15-30. Delivered twice each month, on the 15th and 30th, the interactive digital-only... (Full story …)

EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis 2 in Stores Today

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) announced that EA SPORTS™ Grand Slam® Tennis 2 is available in retail stores worldwide today. The EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis franchise will be coming to high definition for the first time... (Full story …)

January 30, 2012

Djokovic-Nadal epic to be added to book

Steve Flink's "The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time." (Full story …)

January 23, 2012

Tennis Channel launches marketing initiatives

Network's New Advantage Membership Club Offers Exclusive Discounts, Access to VIP Events. Racquets Signed by Nadal, Federer, S. Williams, Sharapova and Other Stars to be Given Away to Randomly Selected Facebook Fans Each Week for Three Months (Full story …)

January 19, 2012

'Rod Laver' premieres January 21

Documentary on Australia's Greatest Tennis Legend to Air During Australian Open. Original Series' Latest Installment Profiles Sport's Only Two-Time "Calendar Slam" Winner, Player Many Consider to be Greatest of All Time (Full story …)

January 17, 2012

Tennis Channel, Verizon Sign New Agreement

Verizon Begins Rollout of Tennis Channel Immediately, in Time for Australian Open (Full story …)

January 10, 2012

Austin joins Tennis Channel broadcast booth

Network Analyst and Tennis Channel Academy Series Host to Join Martina Navratilova, Bill Macatee for Channel's Fifth Year in Melbourne. Thirteen Days of Live Match Coverage Set for Two-Week Major, First of Four Slams (Full story …)

December 29, 2011

Live TV Coverage of Hyundai Hopman Cup

Stars Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Mardy Fish to Represent United States in Prestigious Mixed-Doubles Tournament (Full story …)

December 20, 2011

Tennis Channel wins Comcast case

Unprecedented Ruling, Maximum Fine Represent First Time FCC has Found a Cable Operator in Violation of Anti-Discrimination Statute. A Victory for Independent Programmer Against Nation's Largest Media Conglomerate (Full story …)

November 29, 2011

Navratilova, Courier, Davenport name favorite matches

LOVE 30: 30 Matches in 30 Days Culminates with Top Match of 2011 on Dec. 30. Online Poll Participants Pick Djokovic Accomplishments as Biggest Storyline of Year (Full story …)

November 22, 2011

Austin to host fourth season of 'Academy'

2011 Edition of Weekly Sunday Tennis Lessons Begins Nov. 27, at 12 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 16, 2011

2011 US Open Men's Final: Nadal vs Djokovic

Available on DVD December 13th (Full story …)

October 26, 2011

WTA extends TV rights through 2016

Network to Continue to Feature WTA Tennis for Next Five Years. Deal Includes More than a Dozen WTA Premier Events and Year-End Championships (Full story …)

October 20, 2011

Tennis Channel to air WTA Championships

Close to 35 Live Hours Planned During Six-Day TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Daylong Coverage to Include all Singles and Doubles Matches Between Season's Top Points Earners; Prime-Time Encores for U.S. Audiences (Full story …)

October 12, 2011

Wimbledon Primetime to remain on Tennis Channel

Network to Expand Coverage from First Monday through Final Sunday During Prestigious Grass-Court Tournament (Full story …)

October 4, 2011

Roland Garros extends TV rights agreement

For Next Decade Tennis Channel to Remain Home of the Paris major, Sport's Most Prestigious Clay-Court Championship and First of the Summer Season's Three Coveted Majors (Full story …)

September 2, 2011

McEnroe to join Tennis Channel US Open team

Multi-Grand Slam Champion to Offer Commentary from Flushing Meadows Labor Day Weekend (Full story …)

August 30, 2011

Courier, Wilander join Tennis Channel US Open Team

Former Grand Slam Champions to Offer Commentary from Flushing Meadows This Week (Full story …)

August 24, 2011

Celebration of the Sport Set for Aug. 27

‘The Tennis Show’ in NYC. (Full story …)

August 23, 2011

Tennis Channel signs new affiliation agreement

Multi-Year Deal with National Cable Television Cooperative Mandates Broad Carriage for Network; Maintains Availability to All NCTC Members (Full story …)

Icons and Celebrities Take Old School Challenge

Event to Feature Celebrities and Tennis Legends Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, the Jensen and Bryan Brothers; Cee Lo Green Concert to Follow (Full story …)

AmEx serves up the US Open

American Express will debut US Open American Express Fan Experience, Court Curator and Cardmember discount offers (Full story …)

August 22, 2011

US Open coverage starts August 29th

Mary Carillo Joins On-Air Team with Martina Navratilova, Tracy Austin, Lindsay Davenport and Others, as Sixth Television Court is Made Available for Broadcasters This Year. Prime-Time Labor Day Weekend Highlights Two Weeks of More than 230 Hours, with 72 Hours of Live Matches and 41 Hours of US Open Tonight and Breakfast at the Open (Full story …)

August 11, 2011

Tennis Channel asks 'What if?'

Upcoming Best of 5 Episode Looks at What Might Have Been Had Monica Seles Never Been Attacked, Pete Sampras Failed to Rally in the 2000 Wimbledon Final and the Best Players from Different Eras Competed in their Prime (Full story …)

July 15, 2011

Live and Same-Day coverage of US Open Series

Tennis Channel will Carry Nine Tournaments in High-Definition During Annual North American Hard-Court Season that Leads to the US Open (Full story …)

July 12, 2011

'Doubles with Liezel Huber' premieres

Show will air on July 16 at noon Eastern time (Full story …)

July 7, 2011

U.S. Chases 2011 Davis Cup Title

Mardy Fish leads Andy Roddick and Wimbledon Doubles Champions Bob and Mike Bryan Against Spain in Quarterfinal this weekend (Full story …)

July 6, 2011

ESPN Signs 12-Year Deal with Wimbledon

NBC out. (Full story …)

July 5, 2011

WTT Wednesday begins this week

LOS ANGELES — Tennis Channel’s World TeamTennis Wednesdays begins this week and airs throughout July. The network will air matches that feature such stars as John McEnroe, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Martina Hingis and others during its coverage of the... (Full story …)

June 30, 2011

'World of Tennis' returns for second season

Tennis Channel and MSG Plus to Air Eight-Week Series Beginning July 6 (Full story …)

June 29, 2011

PTR's TennisPro Magazine Wins Apex Awards

PTR announced that its TennisPro Magazine was presented with two 2011 APEX Awards (Awards for Publishing Excellence). This is the 23rd Annual APEX Awards, a competition for writers, editors, publications staff and business and nonprofit communicators. The selection of the... (Full story …)

June 27, 2011

3D Wimbledon cinema across the globe

SuperVision Media to Distribute the 2011 Wimbledon Championships Live in RealD 3D to Cinemas Across the Globe (Full story …)

June 15, 2011

Wimbledon Live in 3D Hits the Big Screen

Men’s & Women’s Finals Presented Exclusively in RealD™ 3D This July. NCM Fathom, SuperVision Media and Sony Serve-Up Premiere Tennis Championship Events in RealD 3D in Select Movie Theaters Nationwide (Full story …)

June 1, 2011

ITHF to preview 'McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice'

Thursday, June 9 at 7 pm at the Casino Theatre at the International Tennis Hall of Fame (Full story …)

May 31, 2011

Tennis Channel streams with Octoshape and B2

ATLANTA — Octoshape and B2 Broadcasting today announced they have been chosen by Tennis Channel as the exclusive provider of video streaming services for the prestigious multi-venue and multi-week 110th French Open. “It’s important to Tennis Channel that our viewers... (Full story …)

May 19, 2011

DIRECTV Serves up French Open Experience

Beaucoup Tennis Coverage. Fans can Now Watch Two Extra Days of Coverage On HD Mix Channel with Expanded Court Views - Only on DIRECTV (Full story …)

May 16, 2011

3-D weekend from Roland Garros

Tennis Channel's fifth year of covering the French Open to offer pay-per-view 3-D. (Full story …)

'A Player's Guide To USTA League Tennis'

Published By New Chapter Press (Full story …)

May 12, 2011

Tennis Channel signs Mary Carillo

Renowned Sportscaster, Tennis Champion to Join French Open, US Open On-Air Teams (Full story …)

April 26, 2011

Tennis Channel is Where Champions Live

More than Just "Home of the Slams," Network's New Tagline Reminds Viewers Where to Find the World's Top Players and Biggest Matches Every Week (Full story …)

April 20, 2011

Sportaccord Convention Emerges as News Platform

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The SportAccord Convention is becoming the place for international sporting bodies and companies to launch new deals and initiatives. This year’s event in London from April 3-8 was the setting for a flurry of newsworthy happenings picked... (Full story …)

March 29, 2011

Fit to Hit returns for second season

As Spring Arrives, Health, Exercise and Nutrition Show is Back with Guidelines for On-Court Tennis Success (Full story …)

March 27, 2011

Top Ranked 6-Pack on Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel’s Monday (3-28-11) lineup at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami features six No. 1 or former No. 1 singles players. The network’s day-long coverage started at 11 a.m. ET with former No. 1 Maria Sharapova’s match (d. Samantha... (Full story …)

March 17, 2011

Top Spin 4 Now Available

Most authentic tennis experience returns with deepest player roster; new, innovative controls; all-new, visually stunning presentation; unrivalled Career mode; and online tournaments (Full story …)

March 11, 2011

Djokovic Answers Questions on Facebook

Novak Djokovic took time out of his busy schedule in Indian Wells, CA to sit down and answer questions for his biggest fans. People were encouraged to post their questions on the HEAD Tennis Facebook page for the past week... (Full story …)

March 9, 2011

Indian Wells Coverage Begins This Weekend

Featuring Back-to-Back All-Day Telecast Blocks From ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Competitions in Southern California and Miami Tracy Austin and Lindsay Davenport to Lend Expertise as Analysts During Broadcast (Full story …)

March 2, 2011

Davis Cup to remain on Tennis Channel

Network Keeps Exclusive U.S. Rights to all other Davis Cup, Fed Cup and Hopman Cup through 2015 Live Coverage of 2011 Davis Cup Season Begins this Weekend as New Captain Jim Courier Leads Americans into Chile (Full story …)

February 24, 2011

Macci’s Top Five Movement Drills premieres

Show will air on Tennis Channel on February 22 at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time. (Full story …)

January 30, 2011

'Footwork Solutions' Premieres on Tennis Channel

Show will air on February 1 at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time (Full story …)

January 28, 2011

Gerulaitis to be in Tennis Channel bio

Original Tennis Channel Documentary Captures the On-Court Triumphs, Off-Court Exploits and Premature Death of One of the Brightest Stars of the Late 1970s and Early 1980s ET (Full story …)

January 10, 2011

Tennis Channel Re-signs Navratilova, Davenport

Davenport to Join Navratilova, Sportscaster Bill Macatee in Melbourne During Network Coverage January 17-30. Tennis Channel Plans Close to 30 Live Match Hours, 75 Hours of Australian Open Today Morning Show During Two-Week Event. (Full story …)

November 22, 2010

ASBA Announces Publication of Sports Fields Book

New publication contains info on construction, maintenance of natural and artificial turf fields (Full story …)

November 11, 2010

Austin Returns to Tennis Channel Academy

Network's Weekly Sunday Night Tennis Lesson Begins on Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 5, 2010

Harrison on the Cover of Smash Magazine

Eighteen-year-old Ryan Harrison will be on the cover of the Winter 2010/2011 issue of Smash Magazine. Additional photos from the cover shoot can be found at (Full story …)

November 4, 2010

U.S. Battles for 18th Fed Cup Championship

Live on Tennis Channel This Weekend. Melanie Oudin, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Liezel Huber, and Coco Vandeweghe Lead U.S. Team into Final Against Italy for Second-Consecutive Year (Full story …)

October 6, 2010

‘The Biggest Loser’ Features Cardio Tennis

Anna Kournikova surprises the contestants. (Full story …)

Don't Miss Cardio Tennis on 'The Biggest Loser'

Tuesday, October 5 on NBC at 8/7 C (Full story …)

September 30, 2010

Tennis Channel Biographies Premiere Sunday

Tennisography Tells Personal Stories Behind Today's Tennis Stars. First Episode to Showcase American John Isner, Winner of Longest Match in History (Full story …)

September 16, 2010

Davis Cup: U.S. vs. Colombia

Americans Must Defeat Colombia this weekend in Order to Compete for 2011 Cup. Tennis Channel Also Covers Argentina and France's Semifinal Action in France. (Full story …)

September 10, 2010

'Community Surface' Premieres Monday

Tennis Channel's Makeover Show Chronicles Before-and-After Upgrade at Badly Damaged Tennis Facility. USTA and SportMaster Join Forces to Renovate Damaged Courts; Create Eight New 36' Kids Tennis Courts. (Full story …)

September 1, 2010

Vivo Girls Sports Creates an Online League

New Media Site for Young Female Athletes Lets Them Share, Discover and Connect. vivoGS Catches Fire on Facebook. (Full story …)

DIRECTV Serves Up 3D Tennis Experience

DIRECTV Delivers First 3D Tennis Event with Live 3D Coverage of the 2010 US Open, Available Exclusively on n3D™ Powered by Panasonic (Full story …)

Collins Releases 2nd Edition of 'The History of Tennis'

Volume is dedicated to John Isner, Nicolas Mahut, and chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani, the principals of the famous record-breaking longest match of all-time at 2010 Wimbledon (Full story …)

August 31, 2010

2002 US Open Men’s Final now available on DVD

Sampras vs. Agassi (Full story …)

2001 US Open Women's Final now available on DVD

S. Williams vs. V. Williams. (Full story …)

Official 2010 Wimbledon DVD now available

New York, NY — The 2010 Wimbledon Official Film DVD will be available on DVD September 28, 2010 for a retail price of $24.99. The 124th Championships, a Royal tournament thanks to the first visit to the All England Club... (Full story …)

August 30, 2010

Fitzpatrick Hotel Group specials for the U.S. Open

Specialty Cocktails, Delicious Food, Flat Screen TVs and Irish Hospitality Make The Fitz Bar & Restaurant and The Wheeltapper Pub Ideal Destinations for Grand Slam Action (Full story …)

August 25, 2010

First Ever 3D Broadcasts of US Open coming

Spearheaded by Panasonic And CBS Sports. Consumer Electronics Giant Becomes Official Sponsor Of US Open In New Three-Year Sponsorship Agreement (Full story …)

August 23, 2010

US Open on Tennis Channel Starts Aug. 30

Network’s On-Air Roster of Champions Again Features Jimmy Connors, Martina Navratilova and Lindsay Davenport, and Adds Hall of Famer Tracy Austin. Tennis Channel will Televise 73 Hours of Live Match Play at World’s Largest Tennis Tournament, with Two Weeks of “Grounds Pass” Coverage that Includes. US Open Tonight, Breakfast at the Open and More than 230 Hours Overall (Full story …)

August 13, 2010

Cardio Tennis Clinic on TV News in Los Angeles

KABC-TV in Los Angeles aired a Cardio Tennis segment in early August by nutrition and fitness reporter Lori Corbin, who participated in a Cardio Tennis class that also included actress Kendra Andrews, star or the new Disney dance movie “Step... (Full story …)

July 29, 2010

KABC-TV Films Cardio Tennis Segment in L.A.

Lori Corbin, the nutrition and fitness reporter for KABC-TV in Los Angeles, participated in a Cardio Tennis class in late July for a segment to air in early August. She was joined by actress Kendra Andrews, star or the new... (Full story …)

Stosur featured in ESPN The Magazine

NEW YORK — Fresh off an NBA championship win, Lakers forward Ron Artest is still looking to accomplish more. One thing he can now check off his list: guest editing the fourth annual ESPN The Magazine Revenge of the Jocks... (Full story …)

July 8, 2010

MSG Plus introduces new tennis series

“World of Tennis, presented by BNP Paribas” to Debut Tuesday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. (Full story …)

Spain seeks Davis Cup title repeat

David Ferrer and Fernando Verdasco Lead Country Into Quarterfinal Against France (Full story …)

July 1, 2010

Tennis Channel to Show US Open Playoffs

White Plains, NY - The USTA and Tennis Channel announced that the network will present live broadcasts of the finals of the 2010 US Open National Playoffs - Men’s and Women’s Championships. The men’s and women’s winners of the US... (Full story …)

June 30, 2010

USPTA 'Footwork' Show to Air on Tennis Channel

“On Court with USPTA” is the cable TV show produced by the USPTA. In the episode “Footwork Solutions Part 1 - Baseline side to side,” USPTA Master Professional Lorenzo Beltrame demonstrates the importance of developing good footwork to be a... (Full story …)

June 29, 2010

Williams' Book Shows How Sports Help Build Success

Venus Williams is a proven winner on the court, combining her talent, drive and hard work to master the game of tennis and win multiple Grand Slam titles. But how does that drive serve her off the court and how... (Full story …)

BJK Special to Air on ESPN July 3

The debut of Billie Jean King’s “Homecoming with Rick Reilly” special on ESPN will air this Saturday, July 3 at 7 p.m. Eastern, with a second airing Friday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. Eastern on ESPN2. “Homecoming” is an extraordinary... (Full story …)

June 23, 2010

'Doubles Return Patterns' premieres on Tennis Channel

Show will air on June 27 at 1 p.m. Eastern time (Full story …)

June 21, 2010

AT&T U-Verse Launches Tennis Channel

omprehensive Cross-Platform Deal. (Full story …)

June 16, 2010

'Jigsaw Puzzle Theory' premieres on Tennis Channel

Show will air on June 20 at 1 p.m. Eastern time (Full story …)

Federer in new Wilson BLX Commercial

Some of you have already seen it in last 48 hours, but with Wimbledon about to start, Roger Federer was very excited to reveal his new commercial with Wilson. The commercial is already live on our Facebook page and within... (Full story …)

June 14, 2010

Connors to be Lead Wimbledon Analyst

Tennis Legend to Appear on Tennis Channel's Wimbledon Primetime with Hall of Famer Martina Navratilova, Host Bill Macatee. (Full story …)

June 3, 2010

Tennis Channel to air Serena Williams Special

Serena: My Journey to Africa 8pm ET, June 7 (Full story …)

June 2, 2010

Jan Kodes releases book

Wimbledon and French Open champion Partners with New Chapter Press for U.S. Release of "Jan Kodes: A Journey to Glory From Behind the Iron Curtain." Coffee Table Book Provides Narrative and Illustrated History of Czech Tennis. 40 Years Ago Czech Champion Won First Major Singles Title at 1970 French Open (Full story …)

Tennis Channel re-signs Ted Robinson

Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster to Appear in Network Booth through 2013 Coverage (Full story …)

May 27, 2010

2010 Madrid Open served to Internet and iPhone

Radio Televisión Española and Level 3 CDN Helped Bring the Tennis Masters Tournament to Online Viewers in High-Definition (Full story …)

May 24, 2010

Tennis Channel Connects with Google TV Ads

Network to Become First Single-Sport Channel Inventory Partner of TV Advertising Marketplace (Full story …)

May 18, 2010

2010 Roland Garros Coverage Begins Sunday

Lindsay Davenport, Bud Collins to Join John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova as Part of Tennis Channel's On-Air Team. More than 240 Hours of Tournament Programming Set for Two-Week Competition, Including 77 Live-Match Hours and 42 First-Run Hours of French Open Tonight. (Full story …)

May 10, 2010

McEnroe to Cover Roland Garros

Network Extends Roland Garros Contract with Tennis Legend, Set to Provide Match Commentary, Overall Analysis During 2010 Telecast May 23-June 6. McEnroe has been in Tennis Channel French Open Booth since Inaugural 2007 Coverage. (Full story …)

April 28, 2010

Tennis Channel to air Babolat mini clinics

Entitlement Sponsorship Gives World’s Oldest Racquet-Sports Manufacturer Creative Role in One-Minute Clinics. (Full story …)

April 26, 2010

Federer on the cover of ESPN The Magazine

NEW YORK — Winner of a record 16 Grand Slams, Roger Federer is the greatest tennis player of our time. But can he be called the greatest athlete, period? In “One Among Many,” ESPN The Magazine writer Tim Keown tries... (Full story …)

April 20, 2010

Test your stringbed stiffness with an iPhone is pleased to announce that racquetTune for iPhone and iPod touch is now available in Apple’s App Store. racquetTune is a quick, cool and inexpensive tool that allows any tennis player to check that his racquet is correctly strung.... (Full story …)

April 14, 2010

Small Business Owner Fights Global Warming

Federal Recovery Act/State Program Make Solar Panel Field Possible (Full story …)

April 2, 2010

Rod Laver Memoir Officially Released

"The Education of a Tennis Player", from New Chapter Press (Full story …)

March 29, 2010

Tennis Channel begins coverage of Sony Ericsson Open

Coverage starts Monday, March 29 (Full story …)

March 23, 2010

Richey Details Drug Use in New Book

"ACING DEPRESSION: A Tennis Champion’s Toughest Match" Profiles Former No. 1 US Tennis Player Cliff Richey and His Battle With Depression. Jimmy Connors Writes Book’s Foreword. (Full story …)

March 9, 2010

Oudin Photo and Interview Opportunities at IWTG

Melanie Oudin Announces Partnership with Virgin Mobile USA. There will also be a surprise announcement. (Full story …)

2010 BNP Paribas Open on Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel to Carry 90 Hours of Live Matches at 2010 BNP Paribas Open. Nine Straight Days of Network Coverage on Tap from Indian Wells, Calif., Including Live Men’s and Women’s Singles Finals, 12-Hour Days and 70 Hours of Encore Competition. Telecast Begins Friday with “Hit For Haiti” Relief Exhibition that Features Agassi, Sampras, Navratilova, Federer, Nadal, Graf, Davenport and Henin. (Full story …)

Solomon to serve on PCAH

Ovation Chairman and Tennis Channel CEO/Chairman Joins Committee Dedicated to Furthering the National Commitment to the Arts (Full story …)

March 4, 2010

Elite Motion Coach to Premiere in Baltimore

Slow Motion Video Training Systems Announces Its National Sales Launch at the Konica Minolta FACE-OFF Classic, M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, Maryland (Full story …)

February 19, 2010

AFP to deliver live sports feed to Puma Phone

Sagem Wireless and Agence France Press (AFP) Partner to Provide Sports News and Multimedia Content Through PUMA WORLD Portal (Full story …)

February 12, 2010

Tennis Channel to Air Haitian Relief Music Video

"We Are the World" (Full story …)

February 4, 2010

U.S. Begins Chase for Fed Cup Title

2009 Fed Cup Runner-up. Young US Open Star Melanie Oudin Leads Americans into First-Round Against France (Full story …)

February 1, 2010

Tennis Channel Adds Lee Schlazer

Vice President, Distribution. (Full story …)

January 28, 2010

New Tennis Channel Series 'Celebrity Tennis'

Premieres Monday, February 1. Host Vince Van Patten Hits the Courts with Advice Guru Dr. Phil, Supermodel Christie Brinkley, Poker Champ Gus Hansen, Music Superstar Brandy and Others. (Full story …)

January 27, 2010 Re-launches

A Return to Tennis Whites, Easier Navigation, Eye-Catching Photography (Full story …)

January 26, 2010

Online Video Partners Bolster Tennis Channel

RayV, Unicorn Media Facilitate Inaugural Australian Open Streams, Ongoing Video, Respectively, for (Full story …)

January 25, 2010

PSA Launches Squash TV

News from the Professional Squash Association World Tour (Full story …)

January 21, 2010

Expanded TV 'Daily Updates' to 2010 majors

NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES — FOX Business Network (FBN) and Tennis Channel have expanded their partnership to bring viewers daily updates of market moves and courtside play during the 2010 Grand Slam Events. Starting with this week’s Australian Open,... (Full story …)

January 12, 2010

AO Coverage Begins Monday, January 18

Tennis Channel to Offer Free Live Match Streaming on for First Time -- 55 Hours of Broadband Action in Addition to On-Air During Two-Week Event. Martina Navratilova Returns to Tennis Channel Booth Alongside Bill Macatee for Nightly, Prime-Time Match Telecasts Followed by Six-Hour Australian Open Today Morning Show. (Full story …)

December 30, 2009

'Competitive Drills and Games' premieres on Tennis Channel

USPTA show will air on Jan. 2 at 11 a.m. Eastern time (Full story …)

Live Coverage of the 2010 Hopman Cup

Stars Oudin and Isner to Represent the U.S. in Prestigious Mixed Doubles Tournament. Tennis Channel’s Live Coverage Begins Monday, Jan. 4, at 9 p.m. EST. (Full story …)

December 23, 2009

'The All-Court Player' premieres on Tennis Channel

USPTA show will air on December 26 at 11 a.m. Eastern time (Full story …)

December 17, 2009

Viewers Select the Year's Best Grand Slam Final

Fan’s Select Federer-Roddick as The Best Grand Slam Singles Final Match of the Year on Tennis Channel's "You Make The Call" (Full story …)

December 16, 2009

“The Attacking Game” TV Premiere

USPTA show will air on Tennis Channel on December 19 at 11 a.m. Eastern time. (Full story …)

December 7, 2009

Select the Year's Best Grand Slam Final

Fans’ Votes will Determine Nightly Order of Matches During Eight-Day Countdown Dec. 21-28. Polls are Now Open on (Full story …)

December 4, 2009

'Fit to Hit' starts Monday, December 7

New half-hour fitness show on Tennis channel. Original Series to Showcase the Health Activities and Nutritional Guidelines Players Can Follow to Ensure On-Court Success (Full story …)

December 3, 2009

Tennis Magazine Wins Two Folio Awards

Silver for 2009 Redesign and Bronze for Feature Design. (Full story …)

November 19, 2009

Tennis Channel to cover the ATP World Finals

Wall-to-Wall Coverage of the 2009 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals starts November 22-29. Live Singles and Doubles Matches at Year-End Championships Begin at 7:30 a.m. ET Daily Followed by Prime-Time Replays Each Evening at 7 p.m. ET. Network to Dedicate 120 Hours Overall to Season’s Final Event During Upcoming Week. (Full story …)

November 10, 2009

Austin Returns as Host of Tennis Channel Academy

Tennis Channel’s Eight-Part Coaches Series Begins Sunday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. ET (Full story …)

November 5, 2009

U.S. Can Capture 18th Fed Cup Championship

Live on Tennis Channel This Weekend. Young US Open Star Melanie Oudin Leads Americans into the Final Against Italy. (Full story …)

October 26, 2009

Federer vs. Nadal AO final available on DVD

New York, NY — Tennis fans can now relive one of the most exciting matches in tennis this year as SRO Sports announces the release of. Australian Open 2009 Men’s Final: Federer V Nadal. This action-packed DVD will all be... (Full story …)

Federer vs. Roddick Wimby final available on DVD

New York, NY — Tennis fans can now relive one of the greatest matches in tennis history as SRO Sports, the exclusive distributor of Wimbledon DVDs, announces the release of. 2009 Wimbledon Men’s Final: Federer V Roddick. This historic DVD... (Full story …)

Mayleen Ramey new host of Destination Tennis

New Tennis Vacation Show Personality to Debut on Tennis Channel: San Diego Oct. 26 (Full story …)

October 22, 2009

Tennis Channel to cover WTA Championships

Weeklong Coverage of Women's Year-End Sony Erricsson Championships begins October 27. Network Joins World’s Top Singles, Doubles Players in Doha, Qatar, with More Than 30 Hours of Live Match Telecasts. (Full story …)

October 13, 2009

Tennis Channel Promotes Simon to COO

LOS ANGELES — Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, today promoted entertainment-industry veteran William Simon to chief operating officer, in addition to his current role as chief financial officer.... (Full story …)

September 23, 2009

Tennis Channel on Cablevision Signal Access

Effective September 24, 2009, Tennis Channel has elected for now to grant signal access to Cablevision pursuant to its request under Tennis Channel’s agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative. We remain deeply concerned about Cablevision’s tactic of using our... (Full story …)

September 16, 2009

Tennis Channel to Launch Nightly News Segments

One-Minute Court Report Updates will Air Each Hour During Evenings, Early Mornings Programming Addition Marks Network Transition Toward Increased News Provider Role (Full story …)

September 4, 2009

SpongeTech to Host Safina Autograph Session

Dinara Safina, World’s First Ranked Female Tennis Player, will Sign Autographs at the SpongeTech Promotional Booth (Full story …)

September 1, 2009

Tennis Channel on Cablevision and the US Open

Cablevision has taken a step that raises serious problems for all cable programmers. We are sorting out these issues and will decide what steps to take when we are ready to do so. They are too important to the future... (Full story …)

August 31, 2009

HEAD’s ‘Radical Messenger’ Lets Fans Message Using Murray’s Arsenal of Shots

Video-based viral app continues company’s digital innovation (Full story …)

August 27, 2009

SpongeTech Delivery Systems to Be Featured at the 2009 US Open

SpongeTech Continues to Leverage Major Sporting Events to Build Awareness and Increase Sales (Full story …)

August 25, 2009

USTA to Offer Free Live Streaming of Nearly Entire 2009 US Open on

All Television Windows Broadcast by ESPN2 and Tennis Channel to be Available More than 150 Matches in total will be streamed (Full story …)

August 24, 2009

Tennis Channel's Inaugural US Open Coverage Begins Monday, August 31

Network Offers 72 Live Match Hours During Two-Week Tournament and 240 Overall, for Round-the-Clock, “Grounds Pass” Telecast with US Open Tonight, Breakfast at the Open US Open Legend Jimmy Connors Returns to an American Broadcast Booth for the First Time since 1991, Joining Tennis Channel’s Martina Navratilova, Bill Macatee (Full story …)

August 20, 2009

DIRECTV and ESPN Invite the Public to Come Out and Play

Free, Day-Long Event on Aug. 26 to Feature Biggest Names in Tennis Including Venus and Serena Williams, the Bryan Brothers, the Jensen Brothers, James Blake and more; General Public will have a Chance to Train with USTA Teaching Pros in a Variety of Skills Challenges (Full story …)

August 18, 2009

Tennis Channel Buys Anti-Cablevision Ads In N.Y.

By John Ourand, Staff Writer Frustrated by Cablevision’s insistence that it be placed on a sports tier, Tennis Channel has bought between $500,000-$1M worth of ads in the N.Y. media touting DirecTV, Verizon and Dish Network as providers that carry... (Full story …)

Newsday Rejects Ad Criticizing Cablevision

By RICHARD SANDOMIR Published: August 17, 2009 Newsday last week rejected an advertisement from the Tennis Channel that sharply criticizes the newspaper’s parent company, Cablevision, for not carrying the network. “Thanks for nothing Cablevision,” says the ad, which shows a... (Full story …)

July 27, 2009

Cox Signs with IMG

Rising Tennis Star Chooses IMG for Worldwide Management and Marketing Representation (Full story …)

Vacation Alert: Stay Connected with

SFC has three free-to-view sections for Olympics, Premier League and European soccer Leagues (Full story …)

July 23, 2009

Tennis - for the health of it! Featured in The Physician and Sportsmedicine Journal

Tennis — for the health of it!, the United States Professional Tennis Association’s initiative that promotes the health benefits of tennis, is the subject of an article in the June issue of The Physician and Sportsmedicine journal. The article was... (Full story …)

SRO Sports releasing Federer vs. Nadal DVD

New York, NY — Tennis fans can now relive one of the most exciting matches in tennis this year as SRO Sports announces the release of Australian Open 2009 Men’s Final: Federer V Nadal. This action-packed DVD will all be... (Full story …)

July 16, 2009

Tennis Channel's 2009 Olympus US Open Series Coverage to Include Seven Tournaments, Close to 60 Hours of Live and Same-Day Match Play in High Definition

Summer-long Network Schedule again Features Sunday Doubles Finals and Singles Semifinal, Quarterfinal and Early Round Competition (Full story …)

July 13, 2009

Tennis Channel Names Patrick Wilson Senior VP, Distribution

Network Affiliate Sales Veteran to Build on 20-Percent Growth in Viewer Base in 2008 (Full story …)

July 9, 2009

Tennis Channel to cover 2009 U.S. Davis Cup Quarterfinal This Weekend

Tennis Channel also Covers International Tennis Hall of Fame Inductions in Addition to On-Court Action as Stars James Blake, Mardy Fish, and Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan Chase Cup (Full story …)

July 7, 2009

Cash4Gold Invites Wimbledon Champions to Appear in Commercial

Pair Also Invited to Mail in Their Trophies to Gold Buying Leader for Appraisal (Full story …)

June 30, 2009

Tennis Channel Honored with the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum

Network to be Recognized at 29th Annual Legends Ball on September 11 in New York City (Full story …)

June 23, 2009

'Live at Wimbledon' Streaming Coverage Announced by NBC Sports

First-Ever Widely Available Free Wimbledon Streaming in U.S. Features Live Matches From Multiple Courts, Alternate Camera Angles, On-demand Replays & More “Live at Wimbledon” is Accessible at & (Full story …)

June 22, 2009

Tennis Star Maria Sharapova Guest Edits and Graces the Cover of ESPN The Magazine

“Revenge of the Jocks III” - Athletes Take Over The Magazine (Full story …)

Live at Wimbledon Streaming Coverage Announced by NBC Sports and All England Lawn Tennis Club

First-Ever Widely Available Free Wimbledon Streaming in U.S. Features Live Matches From Multiple Courts, Alternate Camera Angles, On-demand Replays & More Live at Wimbledon is Accessible at & (Full story …)

June 18, 2009

DIRECTV Continues Its 'Championship' Season With The Wimbledon Experience

Now Available for All Eight Golf and Tennis Grand Slam Events, DIRECTV’s Enhanced Platform Delivers Extra Live Channels, Unique Interactive Features, and Expansive HD Coverage (Full story …)

June 15, 2009

Wimbledon Primetime Starts Monday, June 22, on Tennis Channel

Tournament’s Opening Day Marks First Evening of Network’s Four-Hour Nightly Interview, Analysis, Feature and Highlight Show, Hosted by Bill Macatee (Full story …)

June 8, 2009

Federer Career, Childhood Chronicled in 'The Roger Federer Story, Quest for Perfection'

Federer Wins Record-Tying 14th Major Singles Title and Career Grand Slam at 2009 French Open (Full story …)

May 20, 2009

DIRECTV’s French Open Interactive Delivers Un Magnifique Viewing Expérience for Tennis Fans

Interactive Usage by Tennis Fans Soars; Cumulative Viewing Time 350 Percent Higher Among Interactive Users (Full story …)

May 19, 2009

Wilson’s Tour Team Blogs from Paris

Starting Tuesday May 19, Wilson’s Tour Team will be blogging from the Wilson player’s suite in Paris. “We want to give fans some insight to Wilson,” says Wilson’s Global Tour Director Massimo Calvelli. “We have the best players on tour... (Full story …)

May 18, 2009

French Open on Tennis Channel Begins Sunday, May 24

Two-Week Grand Slam Coverage Averages Seven Hours Daily, in Addition to Nightly Prime-Time Show French Open Tonight and Same-Day Semifinal Replays (Full story …)

May 4, 2009

EA’s Grand Slam Tennis to Hit Retail One Week Early

New Wii MotionPlus Compatible Products Now Ship June 8 (Full story …)

April 28, 2009

HEAD's Media Mix for YOUTEK Speed and YOUTEK Radical Receiving Industry Accolades!

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April 24, 2009

Tennis Channel Continues 2009 Fed Cup Chase Coverage This Weekend

Action Starts Saturday as Stars Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Liezel Huber, Melanie Oudin and Alexa Glatch Continue Quest for Championship (Full story …)

April 13, 2009

USPTA announces Tennis - for the health of it! Web site

The United States Professional Tennis Association announced the launch of, a web site supporting the Tennis — for the health of it!℠ initiative. This free, interactive Web site targets teaching professionals, tennis consumers, health-care professionals, and non-tennis playing consumers.... (Full story …)

Andy Murray Follows Up Sony Ericsson Victory With Cover Story in the May 2009 Issue of Tennis Magazine

May 2009 Issue Also Presents Voting for Tennis’ Greatest Generation; 5 Things You Didn’t Know About John Isner; the 10 Best Tennis YouTube Videos; the 2009 Tennis Shoe Guide; NTRP at 30 and More (Full story …)

April 9, 2009

EA Sports Unveils Cover Athletes for Grand Slam Tennis

John McEnroe, Roger Federer and Serena Williams Featured on North American Packaging (Full story …)

April 6, 2009

Nova Sports USA, Inc. Launches New Website

Nova Sports USA, Inc. (Milford, MA) manufacturer of high performance 100% acrylic sport surfaces has announced the launch of their new website. Web browsers visiting will find valuable tools from creating project specifications, to a design ideas section where... (Full story …)

March 25, 2009

Tennis Channel Selects Tennis' Top-Five 'Chokes' Ever

French Open and Wimbledon are the Backdrops for the Five Biggest Chokes (Full story …)

March 13, 2009

You Cannot Be Serious!! John McEnroe Headlines Legends to Be Featured in EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis

Feisty Tennis Champion Makes Videogame Debut (Full story …)

March 11, 2009

Tennis Week Announces Focus on Web and Digital Media

Announces online video distribution deals with MSN US, MSN Japan and Fox Sports. Places print edition on hiatus through 2009. Current staff to focus on digital expansion of brand. (Full story …)

March 4, 2009

Tennis Channel to Carry Complete, Live Coverage of First-Round U.S. Davis Cup Competition This Weekend

Exclusive Three-Day Telecast Follows American Squad’s First Action of 2009 Campaign, as Host to Switzerland in Birmingham, Ala., March 6-8 (Full story …)

February 23, 2009

Tennis Channel Promotes Dean Hadaegh to Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Technical Operations

LOS ANGELES — Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and passionate lifestyle of tennis, today announced the promotion of Dean Hadaegh to chief technology officer and senior vice president, technical operations. He... (Full story …)

February 20, 2009

PTR Expresses Concern

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), although delighted by the issuance of a travel visa for Andy Ram, expresses deep concern about the denial of the same for Shahar Peer to compete in Dubai last week. Peer’s... (Full story …)

February 18, 2009

Tennis Channel Becomes Exclusive Home of U.S. Davis Cup

Network Adds American Davis Cup Team Coverage to all other Davis Cup, Fed Cup and Hopman Cup Rights in Same Year it will Add US Open to Lineup First Competition March 6-8 Expected to Begin with Switzerland’s Roger Federer against the United States’ Andy Roddick (Full story …)

USTA Florida Announces New Partnership

Tennis Life Magazine Becomes New Official Section Publication (Full story …)

February 6, 2009

Tennis Channel Begins 2009 Fed Cup Coverage This Weekend

Action Starts Saturday as Stars Julie Ditty, Liezel Huber, Jill Craybas and Melanie Oudin Begin Quest for Championship (Full story …)

January 28, 2009

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors to Join Tennis Channel as Lead Analyst During Network's Inaugural US Open Coverage

Tournament to Mark Connors’ First Regular Appearance in a U.S. Television Booth in 18 Years, First as US Open Commentator All-Time Men’s Singles Titlist Only Player to Win US Open on Three Surfaces: Clay, Grass and Hard Courts (Full story …)

January 15, 2009

DIRECTV Interactive to Deliver a Volley Of Grand Slam Tennis Events this Year Beginning with the Australian Open

First-time Interactive Coverage of Australian Open Features 400 hours of ESPN2 and Tennis Channel Programming on Five Court Channels - all in HD (Full story …)

January 13, 2009

Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring Association Nets ComCast Family of Companies as Principal Sponsor

Wilmington, DE, January 9, 2009 - Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring Association’s Managing Director Tina Tharp, Comcast-Spectacor and Comcast Corporation are pleased to announce that the Comcast Family of Companies will serve RSTTA as its 2009 Principal Sponsor. “We are... (Full story …)

January 12, 2009

Second Year of Australian Open Coverage on Tennis Channel Begins Monday, January 19

Bill Macatee, Martina Navratilova Lead On-Air Team, with Nightly, Prime-Time Match Telecasts Followed by Six-Hour Australian Open Today Morning Show Tournament is First in Network’s Coverage During all Four Tennis Grand Slams in 2009 (Full story …)

December 23, 2008

Several New USPTA DVD Titles Available

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 23, 2008 - *Several new USPTA DVD titles available - The United States Professional Tennis Association just released several new DVD titles, including “On Court” shows and several seminars. The instructional DVDs are produced in... (Full story …)

December 18, 2008

Tennis Channel Asks Viewers to Pick Best Match of 2008

You Make The Call Lets Fans Rank Network’s Top 10 Matches of 2008, to Appear in Prime Time December 22-31 (Full story …)

December 17, 2008

ATP Unveils 2009 Feel It Advertising Campaign

London, UK. - The ATP, governing body of the men’s professional tennis circuit, today unveiled the latest evolution of its advertising campaign - FEEL IT. Now in its second year, the multimillion dollar campaign, will again feature ATP World Tour... (Full story …)

November 20, 2008

Tennis Channel Continues 2008 Davis Cup Chase with Complete, Live Coverage This Weekend

Action Starts Friday as Stars David Ferrer, Marcel Granollers, Fernando Verdasco and Feliciano Lopez Continue Quest for Spain’s Third Championship (Full story …)

Tennis Channel to Premiere Six-Part Coaching Series

Tennis Channel Academy, hosted by Tracy Austin -- Series Premiere: Sunday, Nov. 23, 7:30pm (ET) Takes an Inside Look at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. (Full story …)

November 17, 2008

ATP Tennis Masters Cup Creates Men’s Tennis Legacy In China For Future

Tennis participation grows 4 million since 2004 Shanghai to host Asia’s most prestigious ATP World Tour event from 2009 onwards ATP set to launch Chinese version of ATP web site in 2009 (Full story …)

'On This Day in Tennis History' Book is the Latest Release from New Chapter Press

Compilation of Historical and Unique Tennis Events The Ideal Holiday Gift for Tennis Fans (Full story …)

November 7, 2008

Tennis Channel to Offer Complete Coverage of Men's Doubles Tennis Master Cup Championships

Bryan Brothers Make a Run for Record Fourth-Straight No. 1 Year-End Ranking Close to 30 Live and Same-Day Hours from Shanghai’s Iconic Qi Zhong Stadium, as World’s Top Doubles Players Close 2008 Season Nov. 9-16 (Full story …)

November 6, 2008

Tennis Channel Asks Viewers to Name Most Stylish Players in Tennis

Fans Vote Online for Stars with Most Fashion Sense Results Featured in Special Episode of Original Series Open Access Sunday, Nov. 23 (Full story …)

November 3, 2008

Davenport to Join Tennis Channel Booth During Women's Year-End Sony Ericsson Championships

Three-Time Grand Slam Singles Champion and Former No. 1 to Handle Network Analyst Duties for the First Time (Full story …)

October 28, 2008

Tennis Channel and ESPN2 to Offer Complete Coverage of Women's Year-End Sony Ericsson Championships

More than 30 Live Hours of High-Definition Tennis from Doha, Qatar, as World’s Top Singles, Doubles Players Close 2008 Season Nov. 4-9 (Full story …)

October 27, 2008

Quickstart Tennis Tips Online

The Fun New Way to Play Tennis With Your Kids This Fall Comes to Life at (Full story …)

October 1, 2008

Tennis Channel's Pete Sampras Documentary to be Screened at First U.S. Sports Film Festival

Panel of Tennis Experts, Show Creators to Discuss Film with Audience Following Philadelphia-Event Showing (Full story …) Named as New Title Sponsor of the 2008 Zurich Open

Zurich, October 1, 2008 - The world’s leading website for tennis fans,, is the new title sponsor of the Zurich Open. Celebrating its 25th year in operation, the 2008 Zurich Open will host the top players from the... (Full story …)

September 18, 2008

Champion Unveils ‘It’s More Than a Show, It’s a Performance’ National Advertising and Branding Campaign Beginning with Tennis Champion Andy Roddick

New brand for the next generation contractor features Champion’s tradition of innovation and superior client service to forge a new corporate identity (Full story …)

Versus and Tennis Channel continue 2008 Davis Cup Chase With Complete U.S. Team Coverage This Weekend

Action Starts Friday as Stars Andy Roddick, Sam Querrey, and Brothers Bob and Mike Bryan begin Quest for Second Consecutive American Championship (Full story …)

September 17, 2008

USPTA Celebrates 50th Episode of 'On Court with USPTA'

-- “Creating a Successful Doubles Team” to air Sun., Sept. 21 on the Tennis Channel -- (Full story …)

September 10, 2008

US Open Men's Final to be Streamed Live on and

CBS Sports and team up with USTA to provide free live video of first US Open Men’s Final to be played on Monday since 1987 (Full story …)

DataArt and in Technology Partnership; Site Optimized for the US Open Tennis Championship

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DataArt, a high-end software outsourcing company with development centers in Eastern Europe, announced today a formal technology partnership with (, the leading tennis site on the internet, and the Official website of TENNIS Magazine. For the high... (Full story …)

August 28, 2008

USTA Launches Branded Channels on YouTube

Channels to be Devoted to Professional Tennis and Recreational Tennis. US Open Bonus Footage Available for the First Time on USTA YouTube Channel. (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

DIRECTV, USA Network and CBS Deliver a Big Serve with 2008 US Open Interactive

Service Returns This Year with Three Extra Days of Coverage from CBS; Provides Access to More Than 400 Hours Of Interactive Tournament Coverage Only On DIRECTV (Full story …)

August 18, 2008

Federer-Nadal Marathon on Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel is airing a “You’re The One” during prime time (ET) Monday-Friday, Aug. 18-22. On Monday, Aug. 18, Rafael Nadal will take over the No. 1 ranking in men’s tennis, the first time in 237 weeks since Roger Federer... (Full story …)

August 14, 2008

Tennis Channel's Destination Tennis Heads South to Atlanta in August

Calloway Gardens, Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Tech University, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Little Five Points Line the Agenda (Full story …)

August 1, 2008

HEAD and Penn Launch Pages on Facebook

Phoenix, AZ – August 1, 2008 –- HEAD and Penn have launched two Facebook pages giving tennis enthusiasts the opportunity to discuss and learn about HEAD and Penn technologies and products, post videos and images and discuss all aspects of... (Full story …)

July 29, 2008 to Provide Live Text Commentary for 2008 Olympic Tennis Matches Streamed Online on

Coverage to Include Matches Not Televised (Full story …)

July 21, 2008

ADDvantage magazine receives award for publication excellence

-- The October/November 2007 issue recognized -- (Full story …)

July 16, 2008

Tennis Channel's Only At the Open to Showcase US Open Champions Sundays Leading up to 2008 Tournament

First Episode Chronicles John McEnroe Sunday, July 20, with Others on Monica Seles, Arthur Ashe, Steffi Graf and Tracy Austin (Full story …)

July 10, 2008

Tennis Channel to Carry Close to 150 Hours of Live and Same-Day Coverage of 2008 Olympus US Open Series in HD

Prime-Time Sunday Doubles Finals on Network Again this Summer, in Addition to Singles Semifinal, Quarterfinal and Early Round Play (Full story …)

Tennis Channel to Unveil Top-Five Temper Tantrums of all Time

LOS ANGELES -- Tennis Channel will countdown the top-five tennis meltdowns of all time in a new documentary special, Tennis Channel Best of 5: Temper Tantrums. The program looks at some of the most outrageous behavior, racquet smashes and over-the-top... (Full story …)

July 9, 2008 Sees Surge in Online Audience for Wimbledon

New York (July 9, 2008) -- today announced that Wimbledon helped draw record audiences to its site with 1.5 million unique visits during the tournament, a 57% increase in daily uniques over last year. The biggest gain was for... (Full story …)

June 19, 2008

GreenSlam Featured On Sundance Channel's 'The Green' Billie Jean King Profiled on Eco-Biz

NEW YORK, NY (June 18, 2008) -- Billie Jean King and GreenSlam are currently featured in a profile on Eco-Biz, now airing on The Sundance Channel. The Sundance Channel segment, which first aired on June 17, will air this week... (Full story …)

World TeamTennis Matches to Air on Tennis Channel and VERSUS

Regional cable networks to show additional matches (Full story …)

June 16, 2008

2008 US Open Theme Art Showcases Unique Elements of Sport, Entertainment and Pagentry

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 16, 2008 -- The USTA today unveiled the official 2008 US Open theme art. The design capitalizes on the US Open ad campaign, “It’s Showtime,” and depicts the US Open as a one-of-a-kind event located in... (Full story …)

June 4, 2008

Tennis Channel's French Open Tonight Gives Fans Insights

Federer, Sharapova, McEnroe, Navratilova Just a few of the Guests to Appear on the Nightly Recap Show During the First Week of the French Open (Full story …)

June 3, 2008

Dave Morgan Joins The Tennis Company As Chairman and Partner

Will Leverage Growth of Digital Media to Accelerate Growth of World's Biggest Tennis Content Company (Full story …)

May 28, 2008

Tennis Channel to Premier Special French Open Documentary 'A History - A Story of Roland Garros', Thursday, May 29

Network Commemorates 80th Anniversary of World’s Most Prestigious Tennis Clay Courts (Full story …)

May 22, 2008

Tennis Channel's French Open Coverage Begins Sunday, May 25th

Grand Slam Telecast Includes Nightly Prime-Time Show French Open Tonight, Same-Day Semifinal Replays (Full story …)

May 20, 2008

USTA to Host Second Annual Open Casting Call for Children to Perform the National Anthem at the 2008 US Open

Boys and Girls Age 12 and Under Invited to Audition at Radio City Music Hall on June 9 Former American Idol Top 10 Contestant Constantine Maroulis To Judge on Celebrity Panel (Full story …)

May 15, 2008

Tennis Channel-USTA-ESPN Deal

On Monday, May 12, at Manhattan’s historic 21 Club, the United States Tennis Association announced that Tennis Channel and ESPN will begin covering the US Open in 2009. From left: Ken Solomon, chairman and CEO, Tennis Channel; Arlen Kantarian, chief... (Full story …)

May 12, 2008

Tennis Channel Adds US Open to Grand Slam Lineup

Largest Annually Attended Sporting Event is Most Recent Component in Network’s Grand Slam Multimedia Alliance with ESPN, which Also will Include Olympus US Open Series Tennis Channel to Televise More than 60 Hours of Live US Open Matches, Including First-Weekend Prime Time, and Daily News and Highlights Beginning in 2009 Fourth Major Completes Network Grand Slam Circle (Full story …)

USTA, ESPN, and Tennis Channel Announce Partnership

Landmark 2009 Deal Creates Unified, Summer-Long ‘Open Season’ with Over 400 Hours of National TV Coverage on CBS, ESPN and Tennis Channel. New Partnership Includes Broadband, Mobile Streaming, Spanish Language and Digital Platforms. Six-Year Agreement Commences in 2009. (Full story …)

May 5, 2008

Tennis Channel Teams With California Giant Berry Farms to Promote Network's Inaugural Wimbledon Coverage

Co-Branded “The Sweetest Match” Partnership Uses Historic Tennis Tournament’s Strawberries and Cream Tradition, Mutual Health Benefits of Both Tennis and Strawberries to Put Products in Front of Like Consumers Promotion to Generate Unprecedented 1.25 Billion Media Impressions for Network (Full story …)

April 24, 2008

Wilson's Racquet Sports Consumer Catalog Achieves National Recognition

Wilson’s Graphic Design Team Receives Award (Full story …)

March 26, 2008

Nadal to Blog for During 2008 Sony Ericsson Open

NEW YORK, NY -- If you always wondered what it’s like to be Rafael Nadal during a tournament, just surf on over to beginning on Thursday, March 27, as the three-time French Open champion and #2 ranked player in... (Full story …)

March 19, 2008

John McEnroe to Return to New York Sportimes for 2008 World TeamTennis Season

NEW YORK, N.Y. (March 19, 2008) -- John McEnroe will return for his 8th season with the World TeamTennis Pro League presented by Advanta when the Hall of Famer plays three road matches for the New York Sportimes this summer.... (Full story …)

March 16, 2008

Tennis Channel to Chronicle Seles' Run on Hit ABC Series Dancing With the Stars

Network to Encourage Fans to Watch French Open’s All-Time Youngest Winner Share Weekly Experiences with Viewers and Web Visitors (Full story …)

March 4, 2008

Pacific Life Open announces Fox Sports Net as new broadcast partner

National sports networks to televise more than 40 hours of coverage (Full story …)

February 25, 2008

ESPN Deportes Begins Exclusive Telecasts of the Mexican Tennis Open

Live Coverage from Acapulco, Mexico to Showcase World-Class Players (Full story …)

February 13, 2008

Prince Set for Sponsorship of Tennis Channel Open

Official Racquet, String and Ball of ATP Tour Stop Brings Players and Fans Ultimate Experiences in Vegas (Full story …)

February 12, 2008

Ferris State Professional Tennis Management and Dartfish Video Software Solutions Announce Partnership.

The Ferris State University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program in Big Rapids, MI and Dartfish Video Software Solutions are excited to announce their recent partnership. Dartfish Video Software Solutions, the leading instructional video software on the market, utilized in many... (Full story …)

February 8, 2008

New Racquetball Tournament Software

New racquetball tournament software is offered called QuickTourney. Download a demo free of charge at It is a great tool for running small to medium size tournaments.... (Full story …)

February 4, 2008

Prince Tennis Launches Two New Online Promotions - Asks Players to Show Their On Court 'O Face'!

Prince has launched two new online Web promotions that will give players and fans the chance to win a host of free products and prizes including the Company's newest O3 performance racquets, its ground-breaking RECOIL string, even a Nintendo Wii... (Full story …)

January 30, 2008

Smash Magazine Renews Title Sponsorship of Top Junior Event

Chrysler Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of 2008 SMASH State Open Clay Court Junior Cup (Full story …)

January 17, 2008

Tennis Life UK Magazine Hits the Streets

Tampa, FL— Tennis Life Magazine continues a trajectory of strategic growth in 2008 by announcing that the first issue of Tennis Life UK has now hit newsstands, bookstores and has mailed to UK subscribers. “The first issue features our cover... (Full story …)

January 7, 2008

Martina Navratilova to Cover All Tennis Channel Grand Slams in 2008

Tennis Icon’s First Assignment to be Primary Commentator with Veteran Sportscaster Bill Macatee on Network’s Australian Open Telecast January 14-27 Tennis Channel Unveils Australian Open On-Air Team, Telecast Schedule – Including Nightly Prime-Time (Full story …)

January 2, 2008

Tennis Channel Opens New Operations Facility in Conjunction with High-Definition Launch Today

State-of-the-Art Infrastructure to Serve Network’s Original Productions, Tournament Telecasts, and Enable Future Media Platform Expansion (Full story …)

December 12, 2007

'On Court With USPTA' Receives Gold Award

— “Ask the Professor – Episode 1” is award-winning episode — (Full story …)

December 11, 2007

Tennisworks Helps Clubs and Retailers Increase Revenue

Software solutions allow managers to showcase products and services (Full story …)

November 27, 2007

Sampras-Federer Replays on

Tennis Channel is offering fans the chance to see last week’s historic showdown between Pete Sampras and Roger Federer as well as the Rafael Nadal-Richard Gasquet exhibition in Malaysia, online at All matches will be FREE and posted on... (Full story …)

November 14, 2007

Play Tennis Florida Magazine Names Gendreau Ad Sales Director

JACKSONVILLE, Florida –- Play Tennis Florida magazine, official publication of USTA Florida, is proud to announce the naming of Janice Gendreau as Director of Advertising Sales. Gendreau brings a philosophy of advertising-marketing partnerships to the premier Florida tennis publication that... (Full story …)

November 8, 2007

Tennis Life Magazine and Intercollegiate Tennis Association Partners in 2008!

TAMPA, FL — Tennis Life Magazine with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has signed a multi-year agreement to be the official magazine of the ITA. Beginning with the January 2008 issue of Tennis Life Magazine, TLM will publish editorial in... (Full story …)

November 5, 2007

Play Tennis Florida Chosen as Official 2008 USTA Florida Magazine

Wins over Three Other National/Regional Publications (Full story …)

October 25, 2007

Henri 'Bijou' Elkins Tennis Show

The Henri “Bijou” Tennis Show was busy during the weekend of October 18-20 in Austin, Texas. Together with Master Pro Fernando Velasco, the Bijou Show was seen at the Opening Ceremonies of the Little Mo National Tournament at the Austin... (Full story …)

September 27, 2007

PGA TOUR Superstores Now Carry USPTA Instructional Tennis DVDs

Atlanta stores are first to carry USPTA DVDs. (Full story …)

September 19, 2007

Tennis Channel Appoints Brian Wild to Executive Director, On-Air Creative Susie Romano Named Executive Director, Ad Sales and Affiliate Marketing

LOS ANGELES — Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and passionate lifestyle of tennis, today announced the appointments of Brian Wild to executive director, on-air creative, and Susie Romano to executive director,... (Full story …)

September 17, 2007

Racquet Sports Industry Offers New Marketing Opportunity in 2008

Racquet Sports Industry, the largest tennis trade publication in the world, will be offering a new marketing opportunity in 2008 called the “ Site Block.” The Site Block is an exclusive sponsorship of RSI Magazine’s official website,, for one-month... (Full story …)

September 11, 2007

DEUCE Magazine Launches First Online Issue

ATP’s Official Publication showcases exclusive Federer, Djokovic stories (Full story …)

September 5, 2007

Tennis Channel Signs Bud Collins

Beloved Writer, Analyst, Personality and “Tennis Institution” to Provide Live-Match Commentary, Appear in Original Programming and Act as Editor in Residence Throughout Year (Full story …)

August 30, 2007

Tennis Channel Debuts on DirecTV With Beginning of US Open Today

Sports and Lifestyle Network is on DIRECTV Channel 217; HD Channel to Launch Near End of 2007 (Full story …)

HEAD N.V. reveals a new model of corporate carbon responsibility with COOL EARTH

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD N.V. announced today an alliance with the global environmental charity, Cool Earth. The partnership will result in a worldwide environmental program - the first of its kind for a sporting goods company. Linking capital to climate... (Full story …)

August 27, 2007

Tennis Channel Launching on DirectTV

Channel 217 will be Tennis Channel's new home when the sports and lifestyle network launches on DIRECTV Monday, Aug. 27. The channel’s position centers it perfectly for its audience, next to ESPN’s pod of channels (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN News, ESPN... (Full story …)

August 13, 2007

Wilson Racket Sports Highlights Commitment to Environmental Responsibility With New Green Initiative

CHICAGO — Wilson Racquet Sports today announced the details of their new Green Initiative, a program committed to developing and implementing environmentally responsible products and manufacturing procedures across the racquet brand’s major product categories. As the world’s leading racquet sports... (Full story …)

July 24, 2007

Boris Becker: A Powerful Experience

His name stands for top performance and the desire to win, for style and strength, for power and class — and now also for his exclusive new sports brand. With a complete range of innovative tennis racquets and an apparel... (Full story …)

July 2, 2007

Interactive Tennis Community Arrives with

London, England – With the support of the ATP and leading men's professional tennis players, ( launches as the world's first online interactive multimedia community for tennis, this week during The Championships at Wimbledon., accessible directly or via... (Full story …)

June 28, 2007

2007 US Open Theme Art Captures the Spirit of the US Open and Welcomes the World to New York

Joanne Hus First Woman to Design US Open Theme Art (Full story …)

June 19, 2007

Prince Re-Launches Website with New Look and Unmatched User Content

Tennis Fans, Insiders and Players Offered Information and Entertainment Through Fully-Loaded, Interactive Site (Full story …)

June 4, 2007

Philippoussis Will Defend Title at 2007 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

Philippoussis to Star in NBC’s New Reality Dating Series “Age of Love,” Premiering June 18 (9-10:00 PM, ET/PT) (Full story …)


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