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Nadal, Djokovic Criticize Wimbledon’s Ban of Russian, Belarussian Players

Wimbledon’s ban of Russian and Belarussian players from the biggest tennis tournament in the world has drawn intense criticism from two of the biggest names in men’s tennis. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both criticized the All England Tennis Club on Sunday in Madrid, where both are playing this weekend “It’s not their fault what’s […]

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2022–2023 Davis Cup Finals Heading to Malaga, Spain

The International Tennis Federation announced that Malaga, Spain, will host the knock-out stage of the 2022 Davis Cup Finals, which will be played on an indoor hard court at the Palacio de Deportes José María Martín Carpena from November 21–27. “The region of Andalucía has played an important role in the history of Davis Cup […]

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USTA Names Lew Sherr CEO and Executive Director

Lew Sherr will become the chief executive officer and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, effective May 2. Sherr is currently the national governing body’s chief revenue officer. In his new role, Sherr will partner with the USTA Board of Directors to set the strategy for tennis’ growth in the United States, and will […]

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USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Unveils Plans for Virginia Tennis Campus

The United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section plans to build a 36-court tennis campus in Loudoun County, Virginia, creating a year-round community health and wellness venue through tennis. The campus will draw local, regional and national level tennis events and feature daily programming, allowing the nonprofit organization to service the mission of growing the sport […]

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Frances Tiafoe is in the running to be one of the spotlight stars of this year's U.S. Davis Cup team. Credit: Jose Manuel Alvarez / Quality Sport Images / Kosmos Tennis via US Tennis Association

U.S. Davis Cup Team to Host Colombia in Reno

Reno Events Center will host the U.S. Davis Cup team in a qualifying match against Colombia on March 4–5, the first time that the event has been in Northern Nevada. Tickets will go on sale January 21. The qualifier against Colombia is a best-of-five match series played over two days, beginning with two singles matches […]

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Michael Dowse Stepping Down as USTA Chief Executive Officer

Michael Dowse, who led the United States Tennis Association through two years of the COVID pandemic during which the U.S. Open was preserved and participation in the sport rebounded, will step down as chief executive officer effective March 1, 2022. Dowse, who was named USTA chief executive officer and executive director in October 2019 after […]

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Troon Acquires Peter Burwash International

Troon, a leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, has announced it will acquire Peter Burwash International, a leading tennis management company whose portfolio includes more than 30 properties globally. Founded in 1975, Peter Burwash International specializes in tennis instruction, program development, marketing, operations and daily tennis activities for five-star resorts, hotels […]

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WTA Tour Suspends Tournaments in China Over Concerns for Peng Shuai’s Safety

The WTA Tour has announced that it will suspend all tournaments in China and Hong Kong as it awaits confirmation of the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. WTA Tour Chairman Steve Simon released the statement on Wednesday afternoon, saying in part, “I don’t see how I can ask our athletes to compete there […]

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McEnroe Brothers Heading to Antarctica for Ocean Conservation Tennis Exhibition

Tennis legends John and Patrick McEnroe will play the first ever exhibition match in Antarctica as part of a two-week cruise voyage in support of raising funds and awareness for ocean conservation. The expedition, February 22 through March 5, 2022, is curated for an intimate group of tennis aficionados and guests will have the opportunity […]

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Capital City Tennis Classic Returns to East Lansing

The Greater Lansing Sports Authority and the Mid-Michigan Tennis Association have announced that the Capital City Tennis Classic will return to the Michigan destination November 15­­–21. The International Tennis Federation-sanctioned event is expected to draw 16 doubles teams and 64 singles players from 19 countries. Players will compete for $15,000 in prize money. “We’re thrilled […]

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