Tennis Week

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Tennis Week
Editor-in-chief Brandusa Niro
Staff writers
Categories Sports magazine (tennis)
Frequency Weekly (on-line)
Circulation 50,000 Monthly page views[1]
First issue 1974
Final issue 2009
Company IMG
Country  USA
Based in Rye, New York, USA
Language English
Website TennisWeek

Tennis Week was an American sports magazine owned by media conglomerate IMG covering the world of tennis.[2]

History[edit]

Founded in 1974 by Eugene L. Scott, a former US Davis Cup player who was ranked within the world top 15. In December 2004, Tennis Week and the spirit of Eugene L. Scott traveled the American tennis ideals across the Atlantic, collaborating with a Greek tennis magazine called “Tennis Insider: the Greek edition of Tennis Week USA”. The historical US magazine was acquired by IMG in December 2006, seven months after Scott’s death.[3]

They were partnered with the USPTA through 2008; to be offered as part of the USPTA membership subscription.[4]

The print magazine was discontinued in March, 2009 "to focus on its online web site".[5][6]

IMG removed the website December 1, 2009.

Staff[edit]

A number of famous tennis players have joined the staff over the years; Maria Sharapova[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TennisWeek Media Kit". Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  2. ^ "Profile:Tennis Week magazine". Business Week. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  3. ^ Litsky, Frank (March 23, 2008). "Gene Scott, 68, Publisher of Tennis Week, Is Dead". NY Times. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  4. ^ "USPTA and Tennis Week announce partnership". RacquetSportsIndustry.com. January 23, 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  5. ^ "Tennis Week:RIP". Magazine Death Pool. March 13, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  6. ^ "IMG reportedly shutters Tennis Week magazine after 35 years". DownTheLine Tennis.com. March 11, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  7. ^ "MARIA SHARAPOVA JOINS TENNIS WEEK MAGAZINE AS CELEBRITY CONTRIBUTOR". IMG. 2007-10-24. Retrieved 2009-09-20.