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Andy Roddick may have retired from the ATP Tour but he continues to maintain a hectic schedule.
The former world number one and US Open champion recently visited Argentina where played an exhibition match with Mayor of Buenos Aires, Mauricio Macri, as well as former Argentine players José Luis Clerc and Gastón Gaudio.
Buenos Aires is bidding alongside Glasgow for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games and the 30-year-old from Nebraska, who retired from elite tennis at the end of last year, visited Roca Park during his stay, which is one of the proposed sports venues in the capital.
IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, has announced the acquisition of Catalyst Public Relations, the award- winning US based communications firm that specializes in developing consumer-facing integrated marketing programs focused on three core platforms - sports, entertainment and active lifestyle.
The company will operate as Catalyst and become a part of IMG's Consulting business, headed by David Abrutyn, senior vice president and Global Managing Director of IMG Consulting.
The LTA has confirmed the team to contest the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group I tie that will take place from 6-9 February 2013 at the Municipal Tennis Club in Eilat, Israel.
The Aegon GB Fed Cup Team will comprise of Heather Watson, Laura Robson, Anne Keothavong and Johanna Konta.
Britain's Laura Robson has joined Heather Watson in the top 50 of the WTA Tour rankings after reaching the second round of last week's Shenzhen Open.
Watson also climbs to a career-high of 47th in the new list published on Monday.
Andy Murray successfully defended his Brisbane International tournament title by recovering from behind to defeat Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, 7-6(0) 6-4 in Sunday's championship match.
Murray trailed 5-2 in the first set, but then came storming back to take the tiebreak to love.
Although he dropped his serve to go down 4-3 in the second, the Scot won the final three games to secure his 25th ATP Tour title.
The USTA and the Tennis Industry Association recently announced that tennis participation in the United States in 2012 grew 4% over 2011 to top 28 million players for the first time since 2009.
The total number of players is the second highest total recorded since the annual survey, conducted by Taylor Research and Consulting, began in 1988.
The ATP has launched a new global promotional campaign as the 2013 ATP World Tour season began with tournaments in Chennai, Doha and Brisbane.
The campaign, which uses the tagline "BEAT THIS", showcases the world-class entertainment and drama produced by the world's finest athletes on the greatest stages across the ATP World Tour.
Andy Murray is one of a host of sporting stars to receive honours as part of a special list rewarding British athletes who excelled at the London Olympics and Paralympics.
The 25-year old world number three is to receive the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire), for services to tennis.
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next month's Australian Open, organisers announced on Saturday.
A stomach virus has plagued the Spanish superstar's preparation for the summer as he attempted to re-join the tour for the first time since a mid-year knee injury.
IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, has announced that it has signed ATP World No 1 player Novak Djokovic for exclusive worldwide management and representation.
Under the terms of the exclusive multi-year agreement, IMG will represent Djokovic in developing a brand building strategy through marketing, endorsements, appearances and licensing along with select global business initiatives.