Roger Federer Officially Launches His Agency

Last year it was reported that Roger Federer had left IMG to setup his own representation firm, taking his agent Tony Godsick with him. ‘Team8’ has now officially launched, with the headquarters of the agency to be in Cleveland, Ohio – the same city in which IMG is based. The company has already started making…

Tennis Agent Tony Godsick Leaves IMG Worldwide; Could He End Up At Excel Sports?

Tony Godsick, a tennis agent at IMG Worldwide for roughly 19 years, is no longer with the company.  IMG Worldwide also lost Roger Federer (who has won a whopping won 16 Grand Slam titles in his career) as a client along with Godsick’s departure.  However, IMG Worldwide still has hope that Federer will return as a client at some…

RIP Ken Meyerson, President of Lagardère Unlimited Tennis

The entire sports agent and sports business community mourns the death of a respected individual who was at the top of Lagardère Unlimited’s tennis division at the time of his passing.  Ken Meyerson, best known for his representation of tennis stars including Andy Roddick, Justine Henin, Fernando Gonzalez, Mardy Fish, and many others, passed away late…

2011 Australian Open: Where are the Americans in Tennis?

As the 2011 tennis season kicked off with the first major, Australian Open, no one can deny the lack of American players in tennis.  Over the last decade, the number of American professional tennis players (men and women) has declined. Serena and Venus Williams are ranked four and five in the world. They have dominated…

Sponsored Post: How to Choose Tennis Racquets for Beginner Players

Sponsored Post Shopping for a tennis racquet can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re a beginner.  Tennis racquets may all look the same but every little thing makes them unique and completely different. Start with length—when it comes to adult racquets there aren’t too many lengths to choose from, however even one or two…

Ted Forstmann Of IMG Accused Of Making Wagers On Tennis Matches

Would there be any problem if I placed a bet on the outcome of tonight’s Phillies vs. Giants game?  What if I had placed a bet on one of Clint Robinson’s (a client of mine) games this past regular season?  Is there a difference between the two? Yesterday, I read a report that Ted Forstmann,…