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Alison Riske (born July 3, 1990) is an American professional tennis player.
Anastasia Sergeyevna Pavlyuchenkova (Анастаси́я Серге́евна Павлюче́нкова,; born 3 July 1991) is a Russian tennis player.
Ann Shirley Jones CBE (née Adrianne Haydon on 7 October 1938,. also known as Ann Haydon-Jones) is an English former table tennis and lawn tennis champion.
Arnon Milchan (ארנון מילצ'ן; December 6, 1944) is an Israeli billionaire businessman and film producer.
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) was formed in September 1972 by Donald Dell, Bob Briner, Jack Kramer, and Cliff Drysdale to protect the interests of male professional tennis players.
Avon Products, Inc, known as Avon, founded by David H. McConnell in 1886 is a direct selling company in beauty, household, and personal care categories.
Billie Jean King (née Moffitt; born November 22, 1943) is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player.
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, long.
The British Hard Court Championships is a defunct Grand Prix tennis and WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1968 to 1983 and 1995 to 1999.
The Canadian Open (Canada Masters, known for sponsorship reasons as the Rogers Cup) is an annual tennis tournament held in Canada.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
The China Open is an annual men's and women's professional tennis tournament held in Beijing, China.
Christine Marie Evert (born December 21, 1954), known as Chris Evert Lloyd from 1979 to 1987, is a former World No. 1 tennis player from the United States.
The Cincinnati Masters (currently sponsored by the Western & Southern Financial Group and called the Western & Southern Open) is an annual outdoor hardcourt tennis event held in Mason near Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Colgate-Palmolive Company is an American worldwide consumer products company focused on the production, distribution and provision of household, health care and personal care products.
A commissioner is, in principle, a member of a commission or an individual who has been given a commission (official charge or authority to do something).
Darcy Antonellis FSMPTE is an American businesswoman currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Vubiquity.
The Dubai Tennis Championships (also known as the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) (formerly known for sponsorship reasons as the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships and the Dubai Duty Free Men's and Women's Championships) is a professional tennis tournament owned and organized by Dubai Duty Free and held annually in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on outdoor hardcourts.
Françoise Dürr (born 25 December 1942; sometimes referred to by English writers as Frankie Durr) is a retired French professional tennis player.
Gladys Medalie Heldman (May 13, 1922 – June 22, 2003) was an American magazine publisher.
The Grand Slam tournaments, also called majors, are the four most important annual tennis events.
The game that most people call 'tennis' is the direct descendant of what is now known as real tennis or royal tennis (which continues to be played today as a separate sport with more complex rules).
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.
The Indian Wells Masters, also known as BNP Paribas Open and the WTA Indian Wells Open, is an annual tennis tournament held in March at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California, United States.
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis, wheelchair tennis, and beach tennis.
Irina Falconi (Falconí; born May 4, 1990) is a professional American tennis player, who was born in Portoviejo, Ecuador.
The Italian Open (known also as Rome Masters for male edition, as well as sponsored name Internazionali BNL d'Italia) is an annual tennis tournament held in Rome, Italy.
The ITF Women's Circuit is a series of professional tennis tournaments run by the International Tennis Federation for female professional tennis players.
John Albert "Jack" Kramer (August 1, 1921 – September 12, 2009) was an American tennis player of the 1940s and 1950s.
Jane Bartkowicz (born April 16, 1949), known during her career as Peaches Bartkowicz, was one of the top woman tennis players from the United States in the 1960s.
Jay William Lorsch (born 1932) is an American organizational theorist and the Louis Kirstein Professor of Human Relations at the Harvard Business School, known for his contribution of contingency theory to the field of organizational behavior.
Johanna Konta (born 17 May 1991) is a British professional tennis player who represented Australia until 2012.
Judy Tegart Dalton (née Tegart; born 12 December 1937) is a retired professional tennis player from Australia who won nine Grand Slam doubles titles.
Julie Heldman (born December 8, 1945) is a retired American tennis player who won 22 professional tennis titles.
Justine Henin (born 1 June 1982), between 2002 and 2007 Justine Hénin-Hardenne, is a Belgian former professional tennis player known for her all-court style of play and notably being one of the few female players to use a single-handed backhand.
Karen Elliott House (born 1947) is an American journalist and former managing editor at The Wall Street Journal and its parent company Dow Jones.
Kerry Melville Reid,, (née Melville; born 7 August 1947) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.
Kim Antonie Lode Clijsters (born 8 June 1983) is a Belgian former professional tennis player.
Korn Ferry International, is a management consulting firm headquartered in Los Angeles.
Kristy Pigeon (born August 12, 1950) is an American retired tennis player who was active at the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s.
Larry Scott (born) is an American sports administrator and former professional tennis player who is currently the Commissioner of the collegiate Pac-12 Conference.
This is a list of female tennis players who meet one or more of the following criteria.
List of current and past men's and women's tennis tournaments.
The list of WTA number 1 ranked players shows the professional women's tennis players who have been or currently are ranked world No.
The following articles list tennis statistics.
The Los Angeles Open was a former tennis tournament held in Los Angeles, United States from 1927 until 2012.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lucie Šafářová (born 4 February 1987) is a Czech professional tennis player from Brno.
The Madrid Open, sponsored by Mutua Madrileña and so known as Mutua (Madrileña) Madrid Open, is a joint men's and women's professional tennis tournament, held in Madrid, during early May.
Margaret Court (née Smith; born 16 July 1942), also known as Margaret Smith Court, is a retired Australian tennis player and former world No. 1.
Marina Erakovic (Marina Eraković; born 6 March 1988) is a tennis player from New Zealand.
Martina Hingis (born 30 September 1980) is a Swiss former professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No.
Martina Navratilova (Martina Navrátilová; born Martina Šubertová; October 18, 1956) is a former Czechoslovak and later American professional tennis player and coach.
The Miami Open, sometimes known as the Miami Masters, is an annual tennis tournament for men and women currently held in Key Biscayne, Florida, an island town just off the coast of Miami.
Nancy Richey (born August 23, 1942) is a former tennis player from the United States, who won two Grand Slam singles titles (1967 Australian Championships and 1968 French Open) and four Grand Slam women's doubles titles (1965 U.S. Championships and 1966 Australian, Wimbledon, and U.S. Championships).
National Tennis Leagues (NTL) was a tour for professional male tennis players established in 1967 by George MacCall.
The Pac-12 Conference is a collegiate athletic conference that operates in the Western United States, participating in 24 sports at the NCAA Division I level.
Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
The Qatar Ladies Open, known as the Qatar Total Open for sponsorship reasons, is a women's tennis tournament held in Doha, Qatar.
Renée Richards (born August 19, 1934) is an American ophthalmologist and former tennis player who had some success on the professional circuit in the 1970s, and became widely known following male-to-female sex reassignment surgery, when she fought to compete as a woman in the 1976 US Open.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist.
Rodney George Laver (born 9 August 1938) is an Australian former tennis player widely regarded as one of the greatest in the history of the sport.
Rosemary "Rosie" Casals (born September 16, 1948) is a former American professional tennis player.
Samantha Jane Stosur (born 30 March 1984) is an Australian professional tennis player.
Scott Mead is an American fine art photographer, philanthropist, and investor currently based in London.
Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player.
Sex reassignment surgery or SRS (also known as gender reassignment surgery, gender confirmation surgery, genital reconstruction surgery, gender-affirming surgery, or sex realignment surgery) is the surgical procedure (or procedures) by which a transgender person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that socially associated with their identified gender.
The Shenzhen Open (also known as the Shenzhen Gemdale Open for sponsorship purposes) is a professional women's and men's tennis tournament.
Sony Mobile Communications Inc. is a multinational telecommunications company founded on October 1, 2001 as a joint venture between Sony and Ericsson, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and wholly owned by Sony.
Sponsoring something (or someone) is the act of supporting an event, activity, person, or organization financially or through the provision of products or services.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
Tennis was part of the Summer Olympic Games program from the inaugural 1896 Summer Olympics, but was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics due to disputes between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee over allowing amateur players to compete.
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.
The Tianjin Open is an International-level WTA tennis event held at the Tianjin International Tennis Center.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
The Colgate Series Championships, later named the Toyota Championships were the finales in an annual series of professional women's tennis tournaments for women from 1977 through 1982. The best singles and doubles players of the circuit, based on ranking points earned, qualified for the championships. The championships were discontinued when Virginia Slims became the year-round sponsor of the Women's Tennis Association Tour in 1983.
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is the national governing body for tennis in the United States.
Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) is a global tennis player rating system whose goal is to produce an objective, consistent, and accurate index of players' skill in the game of tennis.
Valerie Bradshaw (née Ziegenfuss; June 29, 1949) is an American former female professional tennis player.
Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.
Victória Fyódorovna Azárenka (Вікторыя Фёдараўна Азаранка; Russian: Виктория Фёдоровна Азаренко; born 31 July 1989) is a Belarusian professional tennis player.
The Virginia Slims Circuit was a tennis tour consisting of a group of originally nine female professional players.
The Wightman Cup was an annual team tennis competition for women contested from 1923 through 1989 (except during World War II) between teams from the United States and Great Britain.
William Pfeiffer is Chief Executive Officer of Celestial Tiger Entertainment, a partnership among Lions Gate Entertainment, Saban Capital Group, and Celestial Pictures.
Winston Lord (born August 14, 1937) is a United States diplomat and leader of non-governmental foreign policy organizations.
World Championship Tennis (WCT) was a tour for professional male tennis players established in 1968 (the first players signed a contract at the end of 1967) and lasted until the emergence of the ATP Tour in 1990.
World TeamTennis (WTT) is a mixed-gender professional tennis league played with a team format in the United States, which was founded in 1973.
The WTA 125K series or WTA 125s is an international series of professional women's tennis tournaments organized by the Women's Tennis Association starting in 2012.
This is a list with all the WTA Awards given by the Women's Tennis Association to players for achievements during the season or their career.
The WTA Elite Trophy is the second-tier year-end professional women's tennis tournament on the WTA Tour.
The WTA Finals (formerly known as the WTA Tour Championships short: WTA Championships), is a professional tennis tournament played annually at the end of the season for the top-ranked players on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour.
The International Tournaments is a category for professional tennis tournaments of Women's Tennis Association from the 2009 WTA Tour onwards, which replaced the previous Tier III and Tier IV categories.
Premier Tournaments is a category of tennis tournaments in the Women's Tennis Association tour, implemented since the reorganization of the schedule in 2009.
This is a list of Women's Tennis Association (WTA) records since its inception in June 1973.
The Wuhan Open (currently sponsored by Dongfeng Motor) is a tennis tournament held in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China and organized for female professional tennis players.
The 1970 Houston Women's Invitation (also known as the Virginia Slims Invitation for sponsorship reasons) was a women's only tennis tournament.
The 1973 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.
The 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series was the 13th season since the foundation of the Women's Tennis Association.
The 2009 Sony Ericsson WTA Tour was the 37th season since the founding of the Women's Tennis Association.
The 2014 US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts.
The 2018 WTA Tour is the elite professional tennis circuit organised by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for the 2018 tennis season.
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