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ATP, ITF and Kosmos Announce Davis Cup Partnership

The ATP, International Tennis Federation and Kosmos Tennis have announced a strategic alliance from 2023 supporting the Davis Cup by Rakuten, the 122-year tournament that has been changed in recent years. The partnership has been established to enable collaboration on the competition’s governance and evolution, with ATP granted two of six seats on a newly […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. TENNIS: Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic Withdraws from U.S. Open Posted: Thursday, August 25 With the final Grand Slam of the tennis season about to start […]

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Daniil Medvedev of Russia will be allowed to defend his championship at the U.S. Open this summer in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association announced. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

U.S. Open to Raise Aid to Ukraine Throughout Tournament

The United States Tennis Association has announced a humanitarian aid plan to benefit the Ukraine under the ‘Tennis Plays for Peace’ program, with hopes of raising $2 million during the U.S. Open with events and activations starting August 24. The launch event will be an exhibition on August 24, which is Ukraine Independence Day. The […]

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The lights on stadium court, rear, turn orange at the Miami Open tennis tournament, as Frances Tiafoe, of the United States, waits for a serve from Denis Shapovalov, of Canada, on the grandstand court during the quarterfinals Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Jim Rassol)

ATP Expanding Tournaments, Adds Profit Sharing With Players

The ATP Tour will expand five tournaments, spotlighted by Cincinnati, over the next three years as well as implement 50-50 profit sharing between players and tournaments starting next year. Changes approved by the ATP Board include increased prize money under the first phase of its “OneVision” plan that will also aggregate tournament revenue into ATP […]

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ATP Tour Tournament Moving from New York to Dallas

The ATP Tour will return to Dallas for the first time in more than 30 years next year when the only indoor tour-level event in the United States moves from New York to the Styslinger/Altec Tennis Complex at Southern Methodist University. The Dallas Open, scheduled for February 6—13, will be the first ATP event in […]

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On December 2, the No. 8-ranked Michigan State basketball team traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to play No. 6-ranked Duke at fan-less Cameron Indoor. Winless in his previous three games at Duke while coaching Michigan State, Tom Izzo and the Spartans came away with a 75-69 victory. Even though the venue was devoid of the […]

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United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland has sent a letter to prospective future Olympians that vaccination will be mandatory. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP Images

USOPC Adjusts to Financial Forecasts

The Olympic Summer Games’ postponement to 2021 in Tokyo set a series of ripples throughout the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee that the organization is adapting to on a daily basis. “The timing implications of the postponement are significant,” USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland said during the latest Sports Business Journal/CAA World Congress virtual event. “We […]

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