Author: Florian Heer

When And Where Can We Expect The Next Tennis Tournaments To Happen?

STARNBERG, June 3, 2020 The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) have extended the suspension of play through to 31 July 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This means that events in Hamburg, Bastad, […]

ITF, Grand Slam Tournaments Support Wheelchair Tennis

ITF Press Release, June 2, 2020 The four Grand Slam tournaments and the ITF have come together to pledge over US$300,000 in financial support for wheelchair tennis. The fund will provide grants to help wheelchair athletes and national association event […]

Open Letter From The CEO Of Tennis South Africa

PRETORIA, June 1, 2020 What follows is an open letter from the CEO of Tennis South Africa to the wider South African tennis community: So CEO what have you been doing for the last 6 weeks? I thought you were […]

Tennis Is The Latest Sport To Go Online

STARNBERG, June 1, 2020 With the coronavirus pandemic raging across the world, events and occasions where people would gather by the thousands have become impossible, as governments have imposed strict lockdown measures in an attempt to slow down the spread […]

Marc Raffel: Zweifel an globaler Tennis-Tour

International Blog – Florian Heer Mit dem Ziel deutschen Tennis-Profis wieder Spielpraxis zu ermöglichen startet Anfang Juni die DTB-German-Pro-Series. 32 Herren und 24 Damen werden an 10 Standorten wieder auf Punktejagd gehen. Den Turnierveranstaltern und Sponsoren der deutschen ATP-Challenger-Events, der […]

Thiem’s Seven In Kitzbühel

KITZBÜHEL, May 30, 2020 From July 7th to 11th, Austria’s top-ranked tennis player Dominic Thiem invites seven of his colleagues to a top-class prize money tournament in Kitzbühel. This was announced by the KTC Turnier GmbH on Saturday. The first […]

Roger Federer: Highest Paid Athlete In The World

STARNBERG, May 30, 2020 Roger Federer has become the world’s highest-paid athlete for 2020. The Swiss superstar is the first tennis player to top the annual Forbes list released on Friday, overtaking footballer Lionel Messi. Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Federer […]

Svitolina, Thiem To Headline Bett1 Aces Exhibition

BERLIN, May 29, 2020 Austria’s e | motion group, organizers of the MercedesCup in Stuttgart, the Mallorca Open as well as the bett1 Open in Berlin, announced on Friday the launch of a new exhibition tournament to be held in […]

The Court Is Calling As Tennis Reopens Across Australia

TA Press Release, May 28, 2020 Kids, families and Aussies of all ages are moving from the couch to the court as tennis facilities reopen across Australia. “Tennis is already a sport that can be played with social distancing in […]