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Richard Lewis, Chief Executive of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in The Queen's Birthday Honours.
Lewis has been recognised for services to sports administration as Chairman at Sport England, and lately Executive Chair at the Rugby Football League, where he was employed before joining the AELTC last year.
Sunbaba has been helping its clients to brand their events around the UK and Europe for nearly two decades.
The branding the company provides often shapes the public image and perception of an event, communicating its logo, messages and key details to its audience on a large scale.
The Lawn Tennis Association announced on Wednesday that the life and pensions firm, Aegon UK, will continue as the Lead Partner of British Tennis through until 2017.
The new four year deal will see Aegon continue as title sponsor of three of Britain's most prestigious grass court tennis events; the Aegon Championships at the Queen's Club, London, the Aegon International at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, and the Aegon Classic at Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham.
Stylish tennis star Daniela Hantuchova swapped her racket for the runway at Birmingham's Harvey Nichols store on Tuesday as she showcased a range of glamorous outfits ahead of Thursday 13 June's Aegon Classic Ladies' Day.
Modelling three stunning dresses by Hervé Léger, Parker and British designer Vivienne Westwood, Hantuchova set the bar high for Birmingham fashionistas to match Ladies' Day.
Monday marks the launch of National Mini Tennis Week, sponsored by Highland Spring, which will give over 10,000 children up and down the country the chance to play tennis for free from 10 - 16 June.
The week's activities includes a schools tennis festival in Nottingham for over 3,000 pupils, Mini Tennis events at the Aegon Major Events, activities at over 80 local tennis venues across Great Britain and special coaching sessions at schools to encourage children to try out tennis.
The king of clay, Rafael Nadal, added a record-breaking eighth Roland Garros crown to his growing tally of Grand Slam titles on Sunday, beating countryman David Ferrer in the final in Paris.
He sealed the deal with a signature ferocious forehand, and when it landed for a winner, dropped to the red dirt that he is master of, in disbelief.
Kyle Edmund won his second junior Grand Slam title in the boys' doubles at the French Open on Saturday, becoming the first British player to win a title at Roland Garros since John Lloyd's mixed doubles victory with Australia's Wendy Turnbull in 1982.
The 18-year-old from Beverley, East Yorkshire, again teamed up with Portugal's Frederico Ferreira Silva, with whom he won the US Open title last year.
A ‘must' for every tennis aficionado, Wimbledon - The Official History, together with its companion volume Wimbledon: The Singles Draws 1877-2012, are essential for the coffee table where they can be easily reached and dipped into.
Written by John Barrett, Wimbledon - The Official History is simply a marvellous and massive book, which was first published in 1993, and then revised and expanded in 2003.
It is a real treasure trove as it has been radically updated again in the 3rd edition and now runs to some 552 pages, and is lavishly illustrated.
Roger Federer is placed second on the latest Forbes Magazine's list of World's Highest-Paid Athletes.
The Swiss superstar is estimated to have earnings of $71 million in 2012, and only trails golfer Tiger Woods, who earned $78 million.
"Federer has the most impressive endorsement portfolio in sports," writes Kurt Badenhausen, listing Nike, Rolex, Wilson, Credit Suisse and Moët & Chandon among his 10 sponsors.
Rado has announced its Official Partnership with the LTA for the next three years.
The partnership not only sees Rado strengthen its commitment to tennis, but will also see the brand as the Official Timekeeper of the Aegon Championships at The Queen's Club in London, the Aegon Classic at Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham and the Aegon International at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne.