Tennis

NEW YORK: Swiss running shoe company On Holding, which boasts tennis icon Roger Federer as a stakeholder, debuted on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, selling 31.1 million shares in its initial public offering and raising $746.4 million on Day 1 of its listing.    

On Holding's share price jumped by almost 46% in their NYSE debut, valuing the Swiss shoemaker at around $11 billion by the end of the day, BBC reports.

Sep 15, 2021 13:09
NEW YORK: The 2021 US Open in New York averaged 881,000 viewers in prime time, up 33% (from 662,000) over last year, and it was up 13% (from an average of 702,000 to 796,000) for the entire two weeks of telecasts.   Coverage totaled 153 hours across ESPN and ESPN2, an increase of 15% over the 133 that had been scheduled.  
Aug 31, 2021 19:08
MUMBAI: Wrapping up the grand slam season on a high, the US Open 2021, the final Grand Slam of the calendar year, paves way for stellar performances and power-packed matches at the Flushing Meadows in New York City. 
Aug 25, 2021 18:08
LONDON: The ATP has announced a comprehensive review of safeguarding policies, in line with a commitment to ensure all adults and minors involved in professional tennis are safe and protected from abuse. The review has been led by the commissioning of an independent report, currently being compiled by a team of expert consultants.
Aug 25, 2021 10:08
NEW YORK: For 2021, the US Open's already comprehensive medical care system will evolve to include a number of new initiatives aimed at providing best-in-class mental health support to players. The USTA's Mental Health Initiative will ensure that a holistic approach is taken with all aspects of player health, including mental health.
Aug 24, 2021 18:08
NEW YORK: The 2021 US Open will set a new record in prize money and total player compensation, with the $57.5 million on offer surpassing the previous high from 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug 21, 2021 18:08
MUMBAI: The international expansion of US-based Tennis Channel is set to continue with the introduction of the Tennis Channel International ad-supported streaming platform on Samsung TV Plus in India, scheduled for  Wednesday, August 25.  Tennis Channel, owned by the Sinclair Television Group subsidiary of the Sinclair Broadcast Group, launched its direct-to-consumer streaming platform in May 2020.
Aug 19, 2021 08:08
ST PETERSBURG, FL, USA – The WTA and ATP on Wednesday announced Tennis United: CrossCourt, a continuation of the award-winning digital content series originally released during the 2020 suspended season. Back by popular demand, the reimagined project marks the first major co-branded initiative to debut since the two tours integrated marketing operations earlier this year.
Aug 18, 2021 06:08
FOUR-TIME GRAND SLAM CHAMPION and current World No. 2 Naomi Osaka briefly left a press conference in Cincinnati on Monday (August 16) after she appeared to get upset with a line of questioning about her relationship with the media. 
Jul 30, 2021 17:07
ST. PETERSBURG, FL: The WTA has released an update to the 2021 WTA Tour calendar, outlining the final regular Tour events of the season from mid-September through October. The WTA Finals is currently still under review with an announcement surrounding the date and location forthcoming in the next few weeks.
Jul 30, 2021 13:07
LONDON: The ATP has partnered with three internationally acclaimed institutions to offer ATP members access to education opportunities, in line with a commitment to promoting welfare and development across its membership.