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2014-06-16 12:26:35

NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Visit Orlando, the official tourism association for the most visited destination in the United States, teamed up with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) on June 13 to announce a major new partnership between the two global brands. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118453 Visit Orlando has been named the exclusive global tourism partner of the US Open, the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world...

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...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'