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After much debate on the issue of drugs in sport following the recent revelations surrounding Lance Armstrong, tennis is adopting a biological passport program and increasing the number of blood tests as part of a new anti-doping drive that players themselves have demanded.
The International Tennis Federation announced on Thursday measures that will go into effect this year on both the men's and women's tours in an effort to ensure the game is clean.
IMG & BNP Paribas have announced the return of one of the most exclusive tennis events in the social calendar, the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic at the Hurlingham Club, London from 18 - 22 June.
Managed by IMG, the global sports, fashion and media company, the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic takes place at the height of the summer tennis season and features high on London's social calendar.
Mike Ballardie, Vice Chairman of the Tennis Industry Association UK, has been named CEO of Prince Global Sports, a leading manufacturer and distributor of global racquet sports equipment, footwear and apparel in tennis and squash.
He has been responsible for operations in the eastern hemisphere for Prince for nearly 10 years.
Laura Robson is fast becoming a big star and is now being sought for endorsements.
Recently Robson signed up as Virgin Active's Ambassador to promote the health club chain owned by Richard Branson.
The 19-year-old became Virgin Active's first tennis ambassador for two years when the agreement officially began this week to coincide with World Tennis Day on Monday.
Britannia Village Primary School in Newham, East London was confirmed on Monday as the 15,000th to participate in the Aegon Schools Tennis programme, delivered by the Tennis Foundation and the LTA.
British stars Elena Baltacha, Jonny Marray, Ade Adepitan and Andy Lapthorne were on hand to personally celebrate the landmark achievement and present the school with free resources to encourage pupils to develop their skills.
Plans for the modernisation of Stade Roland Garros, home of the French Open, have struck a major setback when a tribunal ruled last week that local residents have not be consulted sufficiently.
As a result, the extension of the site, which has been championed by Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe, was stopped on Friday.
The International Tennis Federation was formed on 1 March, 1913 - 100 years ago - when twelve National Associations attended a General Conference in Paris at which ILTF was founded.
Today the ITF has 210 member National Associations, has created opportunities for players of all ages, from juniors to seniors, and has overseen the dynamic rise of Tennis10s, wheelchair tennis and the relatively new discipline of beach tennis.
International tennis is returning to the Sutton Tennis Academy when the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sutton is played there next week, from 4 - 10 March.
The event is a women's $10k ITF Pro Circuit event, the first level of international professional tennis where all the world's top players started out, including Heather Watson and Laura Robson who won their first women's tournaments on home soil.
Lord Sebastian Coe is to chair of the newly formed sports development charity International Inspiration, charged with delivering the legacy of London 2012.
He was appointed at the first Board meeting of the newly merged charity held on Monday, which aims to inspire, empower and transform lives through sport.
Colin Fleming won his second title of the year as he partnered Rohan Bopanna of India to victory at the ATP Marseille Open, a 250 tournament on the men's tour.
The Scot teamed up with Bopanna for the first time in the absence of regular partner Ross Hutchins, who is recovering after being diagnosed with cancer last year.