Our new WTA 250 event in Cleveland garnered some local and international media attention.
US Open Series announcement
Sports Business Journal: New WTA event in Cleveland to slot nicely into the flow to U.S. Open
Crain's Cleveland Business (subscribers-only article)
News 5 Cleveland: Cleveland WTA 250 bringing professional tennis to Flats West Bank this summer
Fox 8 Cleveland: Professional women’s tennis tournament making its home in Cleveland
Cleveland.com: Pro tennis comes to CLE: Cleveland WTA 250 at Flats West Bank Aug. 22-28
Cleveland, OH (February 18th, 2021) - Professional tennis returns to Cleveland this March 15–20, with the third annual Cleveland Open, an ATP Challenger Tour event. The event is managed by Topnotch Management and has established itself as a staple of the Cleveland winter sports calendar, welcoming some of the top tennis players in the world to the Cleveland Racquet Club over the past few years.
Crain's Cleveland: Cleveland-based Topnotch Management hoping to bring a WTA tournament to the Flats in August
Crain's Cleveland covered our bid to host a WTA 250 event in Cleveland in August 2021.
A year no one could have predicted, 2020 was certainly an exciting one for Topnotch Management. From growing our team to managing three highly successful events and seeing great results from our clients around the world, there was no shortage of highlights in a year full of surprises.
Cleveland, OH (October 20, 2020) – Sports management company Topnotch Management announced today the signing of Australian tennis player Chris O’Connell, to a global representation agreement. The 26 year-old, reached a career high of 111 in the ATP rankings in 2020, and is looking to continue his momentum into the 2021 season. The Sydney resident will be managed by agent Alex Guthrie.
“We got to know Chris when he came through town for the Cleveland Open event”, said Guthrie. “He brings a lot of professionalism to the table and he’s demonstrated that he has the talent to win matches at the top level. For us, Chris represents our first Australian client and we’re excited to work with him in a new market as we help Chris continue his success.”
Cleveland, OH (August 26, 2020) – Sports management company Topnotch Management announced today the signing of rising tennis star Maria Mateas to a global representation agreement. The 21 year-old, who reached a career high of 284 in the WTA rankings, is coming off a strong year at Duke University and signed with Topnotch amongst considerable agency interest. The Durham, NC resident will be managed by agent James Beres.
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