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…

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K-Swiss Signs Pro Players Tomljanovic and Norrie

K-Swiss has signed pro tennis players Ajla Tomljanovic and Cameron Norrie to multi-year apparel and footwear partnerships. Both players will represent K-Swiss Tennis globally and will be brand ambassadors for the K-Swiss Lifestyle category.

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Retail Studio Presentation Schedule Set for 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Racquet retail experts will present best practices and strategies in a series of complimentary Retail Studio Pop-Up Talks from the Show Floor of the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Additionally the Retail Studio will serve as a hub for peer-to-peer conversations, experiential activations…

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Davis Cup Comes to Honolulu for U.S. vs. Uzbekistan March 6-7

The USTA announced that Davis Cup tennis, the world’s largest annual international team competition in men’s sport, will return to Hawaii for the first time in 28 years, as the United States Davis Cup Team will take on Uzbekistan in a 2020 Davis Cup Qualifying competition at the Blaisdell Center March 6-7 in Honolulu.

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Dunlop Launches New SX Series of Racquets

Dunlop has unveiled its new SX Series of rackets, the most advanced range of spin rackets it’s ever developed. The range consists of the SX 300 Tour, the SX 300, the SX 300 LS, the SX 300 Lite and the SX 600. Each features SPIN BOOST technology, a series of specialized grommets designed to uniquely…

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International Tennis Hall of Fame Policies Amended for Contributor Category

The International Tennis Hall of Fame has amended the Policies & Procedures of Enshrinement, specifically for the Contributor Category. Starting with the Class of 2021, the eligibility criteria for the Contributor Category has been amended to be defined as “a true pioneer, visionary leader, or individual / group who has made a transcendent impact on…

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Multi-Sport Demo Schedule Announced for Next-Court at Racquet & Paddle Sports Show

Tennis, Pickleball and POP Tennis demonstrations will be offered each day on NEXT- COURT, a universal multi-sport court located on the Show Floor of the 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show, Jan. 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Additionally, two hitting lanes, adjacent to the NEXT-COURT, will provide racquet sports professionals…

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