MasterCard serves up Roland Garros deal - 17 May 2013
MasterCard has become a major sponsor of Roland Garros, ahead of the start the French Open later this month, in a new five-year deal with the French Tennis Federation. read more
The ATP has announced the launch of a new ATP Heritage campaign on the back of a number of 40-year Emirates ATP Rankings celebrations planned for 2013. Launched in Dubai on Sunday, the campaign will serve as a platform to celebrate the achievements of the world’s greatest players throughout history. read more
The ATP and Rolex have announced a new multi-year partnership that will see the Swiss watch brand become the Official Timekeeper of the ATP World Tour. In addition, Rolex has extended its existing sponsorship of the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 in London. read more
SA Airways has terminated its five-year deal as the official ATP airline and title sponsor of the organisation's world rankings, and has already been replaced by Emirates. The news comes as a further blow to the already cash-strapped Tennis SA. read more
The ATP has launched its new global promotional campaign to coincide with the opening of the 2013 ATP World Tour season. The campaign, which uses the tagline “Beat This”, showcases the sport’s finest athletes on the great stages across the ATP World Tour. read more
IMG Worldwide has officially confirmed the signing of World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic. Under the terms of the long-rumoured, multi-year agreement, IMG will represent the Serbian ace in developing a brand building strategy through marketing, endorsements, appearances and licensing along with select global business initiatives. read more
The ATP has announced that London will continue to host the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals until 2015, while the organisation has also extended its agreements with the event’s title sponsor Barclays, and Ricoh has signed a new agreement with the governing body of men’s tennis. read more
64 amateur teams battled it out for top honours in the second Kia Amateur Australian Open regional tournament at the University of Johannesburg, with the aim of securing one of four spots up for grabs, to become Gauteng’s finest amateur tennis players. read more
Tennis players have welcomed the news that prize money for the Australian Open will rise by Aus$4m, but Novak Djokovic was warned that the fight for a greater share of revenues is not over, as lower-ranked players continue to struggle paying their own way. read more
If it happens one more time I am going to leave the pitch, because it is so stupid.
Mario Balotelli says he would leave the pitch if racist chants continue.