12 September 2018
Your 2018 Tennis Hospitality Round-Up
1. ATP Finals Hospitality Could Leave London
The roaring success story that has been the ATP Tour Finals at London’s O2 Arena could be coming to an end with bids being invited from international venues from 2020.
The season-end championships for the top eight players and doubles team in the men’s game has become a hugely popular event since arriving in 2009, but could now leave the capital.
Novak Djokovic has backed the plan to move the Finals from London in order to “promote” tennis in other areas of the world. The Serb describes the staging in London as an “immense success” but feels that after seven years in the UK capital – it is time for the event to move
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2. 20 Year Old Bursts onto the Scene to Win the US Open 2018.
At the age of just 20, Naomi Osaka has won the US Open, defeating World Number One Serena Williams in straight sets at Flushing Meadows.
Despite a contentious game, Osaka maintained her focus to lift the famous trophy. Many have ruminated that the Japanese star’s victory suggested a potential power shift after many years of domination from Serena…
3. All-star line-up confirmed for Champions Tennis.
The final event of the ATP Champions Tour returns to the Royal Albert Hall from Thursday 6 December 2018 to Sunday 9 December 2018.
The iconic London venue will host some of the biggest names in Tennis with the likes of Mark Philippoussis, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Carlos Moya, Mansour Bahrami and Tim Henman announced to take centre stage.