mishit: mattek-sands and allaster ring nyse bell



Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Stacey Allaster ring NYSE bell 2013

 

Purple, like the logo: Not sure if Bethanie Mattek-Sands is the WTAer I’dve taken with me to the NYSE to ring the opening bell, Ms. Allaster. Is this the image we want to project to the world about who is playing tennis these days? I guess we can mix things up, seeing that Serena Williams and Vika Azarenka got a chance to thank SAP when that data partnership was announced in Cincinnati (Western & Southern Open).

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wta considers monterrey, tianjin, and singapore as yec host cities



WTA Announces Finalists for 2014 WTA Championships Host City

The WTA has announced the three remaining cities bidding for the year-end WTA Championships for 2014 and beyond: Monterrey, Mexico; Singapore; and Tianjin, China. WTA Chief Stacey Allaster will visit each of the cities in the coming weeks, culminating in an announcement of the host city in April.

“The WTA Championships provide cities around the world a stage on which their cities can be showcased. I am very pleased with the amount of international interest the Championships bidding process has received,” said Allaster. “I look forward to meeting with each finalist city and having the opportunity to review, in-person, the details of each bid.”

After receiving more than 40 initial expressions of interest for the 2014 WTA Championships, the field was narrowed to four (4) cities in November 2012 — Kazan, Russia; Mexico City; Singapore; and Tianjin. Monterrey replaces Mexico City as the official candidate city from Mexico.

tennis warehouse renews partnership with wta's website



Tennis Warehouse continues its dominance of the market, announcing today that they’ve renewed their lonstanding partnership with the WTA. This makes 2011-2012 the 10th year that TW has been the official retailer of the tour’s website.

Release: See the complete media release after the cut…