US Open Phenom CiCi Bellis Turns Pro, Signs With IMG

On the back of her impressive run through qualifying to the 3rd round, CiCi Bellis has announced that she will turn professional. Coinciding with this, Bellis has signed a representation agreement with IMG. CiCi burst onto the scene as a 15 year old at the US Open, beating 12th ranked Dominika Cibulkova in the first…

Third Time Lucky As Genie Bouchard Signs With New Agent

In 2014, one of the biggest stories in tennis representation was Genie Bouchard. Her contract was up at Lagardère, a company that had represented her since she was 14. She eventually signed with powerhouse WME-IMG, where she was managed by power agent Jill Smoller, who lists Serena Williams as one of her clients. That agreement…

Agents Queueing Up For Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford

It’s fair to say Manchester United have had a disappointing season. The team was touted as title contenders at the start of the season, but currently find themselves in a battle just to make Champions League. However, one shining light has been the emergence of forward Marcus Rashford. The 18 year-old burst onto the scene…

UConn Phenom Breanna Stewart Signs With Wasserman

Per a tweet from Sports Business Journal’s Liz Mullen, Unviersity of Connecticut basketball player Breanna Stewart has signed a representation agreement with Wasserman. She will be managed by Lindsay Kagawa Colas. Breanna Stewart was a dominant player all the way through her 4 years at Connecticut. Amongst her many accolades, she is the only player…

Former Lagardère Tennis Agent Launches Topnotch Management

Arguably one of the biggest headlines in athlete representation last year was the firing of agents from Lagardère Tennis. The firm had lost two high profile clients in Eugenie Bouchard and Victoria Azarenka, and the CEO made the decision to replace several members of team. During the reshuffle Sam Duvall resigned from his position as…

DeAndre Jordan On The Search For His 4th Agent After Leaving Relativity Sports

It is fair to say that DeAndre Jordan had an eventful summer. Having verbally committed to join the Dallas Mavericks, he did a u-turn and ultimately ended up staying with the Clippers, signing a 4 year max deal when the free agency period opened. On that infamous night in Houston, only Clippers’ personnel were allowed…