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2013-09-03 23:02:43

Singapore Tennis has leaped into another chapter. With the recent announcement that Singapore will be taking over from Turkey to host the Women Tennis Association Championships, also known as WTA Championships, from 2014 to 2018. The WTA Championship has been labeled as the most prestigious championship beside the 4 Grand Slams; Australian Open (January), the French Open (May/June), Wimbledon (June/July), and the US Open (August/September). Singapore (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Most of...

2011-08-03 00:00:29

10,000 Kids in 10 Days Program to Benefit Children in the Metroplex with Free Tennis Lessons During Texas Tennis Open Grapevine, Texas (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 The 2011 Texas Tennis Open, which will feature many of today's top WTA professional tennis stars announced today that it is launching a free tennis program in the Metroplex, 10,000 Kids in 10 Days, during the duration of the tournament, which runs from August 20-27. The inaugural event, which is part of the WTA, is considered an...

2011-07-30 00:01:03

Zelo PR to Manage Tournament Public and Media Relations McKinney, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 The 2011 Texas Tennis Open, which will feature many of today's top WTA professional tennis stars, announced today that it has selected Zelo Public Relations as its agency of record (AOR) to support its public relations and media relations efforts before, during and after the tournament. This inaugural event, which is part of the WTA, is considered an "ËœInternational Level' tournament with...

2011-07-14 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bank of the West Classic and CrowdOptic, a new Silicon Valley technology company, today announced a partnership that will allow the tournament to launch a new mobile technology that will enhance the viewing experience for its live event spectators at the 2011 Bank of the West Classic. The new technology from CrowdOptic will allow the spectators in the stands to see real-time information about the players displayed on their smartphones while...

2011-06-22 09:35:00

SALT LAKE CITY, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) announced today that it will donate $10 for every ace served at WTA events throughout the 2011 season, beginning with The Championships at Wimbledon. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) will support USANA's contribution with a $25,000 donation. All proceeds from the "Ace Out Hunger" program will benefit Children's Hunger Fund (CHF), a global nonprofit organization fighting hunger in impoverished...

2010-12-24 08:00:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BallenIsles Country Club's Member resident and world-class tennis sensation, Venus Williams will take on record holder of the fastest serve in WTA history, Brenda Schultz-McCarthy on the Stadium Court of the Club's new state-of-the-art Sports Complex on Monday, December 27, 2010 at 4p.m. Schultz claimed her place as the fastest server in WTA history in July 2006, recording a 130 mph serve during a qualifying tournament in Cincinnati,...

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