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2012-05-06 18:20:19

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tennis great Billie Jean King, winner of 39 Grand Slam singles, doubles and mixed doubles tennis titles, including a record 20 titles at Wimbledon, will announce the U.S. Tennis Association's "10 and Under Tennis Initiative" at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on May 9. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) Ms. King will discuss the USTA's comprehensive efforts to get more kids to participate in tennis...

2006-03-23 21:47:13

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former player and tournament director Gene Scott has died from heart disease at the age of 68. He died on Monday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) said on its official website on Thursday. Scott was an accomplished serve-and-volleyer in the 1960s and founded the Tennis Week magazine in 1974. He was also director of more than 200 tournaments in his long career, including the Kremlin Cup and the season-ending event now...