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.
Cleveland, OH (August 13, 2020) – Sports management company Topnotch Management announced today the signing of Jenson Van Emburgh, the top wheelchair table tennis player in the United States and the number 1 junior in the world for all wheelchair classes, to a global representation agreement. The 20 year-old is also currently ranked 11th on the pro para world ranking list and was selected to represent the United States at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, now being held in 2021.
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