National Tennis News

Tennis Australia Launches New Sports Techy Brekky Live Series

TA Press Release, June 3, 2020 The Techstars SportsTech Melbourne Accelerator program launches this week, alongside Tennis Australia’s new Facebook live series, Sports Techy Brekky.  The accelerator initiative, run in collaboration with LaunchVic and Victoria University, has been created to […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Add ‘Best of British’ Championships To Summer Exhibition Calendar

WASHINGTON May 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As tennis continues the process of reopening with a variety of exhibitions in the U.S. and throughout Europe, Great Britain’s Jamie Murray confirmed on Friday that his closed-door event, Schroders Battle of the Brits, is a […]

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 […]

Auger-Aliassime Joins Ultimate Tennis Showdown

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, currently ranked No. 20, has been added to the draw for the first edition of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, an invitation-only tournament that international coach and broadcaster Patrick Mouratoglou is […]

Kvitova, Vrbensky Lift Czech TA President’s Cup Trophies

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Top seed Petra Kvitova didn’t drop a set the entire week during the Czech TA President’s Cup event at the Prague Sparta. As it turned out, she spent more time – nearly two […]

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 […]