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Tennis Superstar Signs Exclusive Calendar Deal
Monday December 20, 1:08 pm ET
Andy Roddick Inks Exclusive Global Deal With Calendar Giant, John F. Turner and Company
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- SFX Sports Group announced today that 22-year old tennis phenom Andy Roddick has signed a multiple-year deal with calendar publishing giant John F. Turner and Company that will feature an annual Andy Roddick calendar starting in 2006.
The full color, glossy sixteen-month calendars, will be distributed worldwide through major bookstores, office supply stores and calendar and gift stores, as well as online at http://www.jfturner.com, among other web sites. John F. Turner and Company, long considered the industry leader in sports and entertainment calendars, also has deals with Pamela Anderson, Anna Kournikova, hot new LPGAer Natalie Gulbis and Playboy. Roddick will be the first male tennis player John F. Turner and Company has worked with on a calendar vehicle.
"Andy is hands down the hottest male player on the tennis courts today," said John Turner, President of John F. Turner and Company. "We are thrilled to have formed this relationship with him and have only the highest of expectations for his calendar."
"I grew up with calendars of my favorite athletes on my wall, so I am very excited about this opportunity to actually have my own calendar," said Roddick. "John F. Turner and Company has a very impressive record of creating an innovative look for all of their calendar products, and I am looking forward to working with them to create something that I will be proud of."
Andy Roddick is the #2 ranked tennis player in the world and former #1 season ending ranked player in 2003. He is 74-16 in singles matches this year claiming four titles in Miami AMS, London / Queen's Club, San Jose, and Indianapolis.
Off the court, Andy has been:
* Featured on Magazine Covers of Player Magazine, Brilliant Magazine,
Deuce Magazine, Tennis Magazine
* Featured in Magazine Articles of Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, US Weekly,
People, Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, Elle, Elle Girl, Cosmo
Girl, FHM, Muscle and Fitness, Men's Health Magazine, TV Guide, Relix,
Disney Adventures, Teen Vogue
* Television Appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Donnie Deutsch The Big
Idea, Fox & Friends, Extra, Access Hollywood, E! News Live, VH1's
Hottest 100, Weakest Link, ESPN Hot Seat
* Has his own ESPN Commercial
* ESPN Sports Century Episode (1 hour in duration)
* Won 2004 ESPY Award "2003 Best Tennis Player". Also presented an ESPY
AWARD during 2004 ceremonies.
SFX Tennis is part of SFX Sports Group, a global talent management and marketing agency that represents several hundred of the world's elite professional athletes in baseball, basketball, football, golf, tennis, soccer and Olympics. SFX Sports Group, which also develops and produces a number of nationally televised sporting events including: Legg Mason Tennis Classic; ADT Skills Challenge and the American Century Golf Championship, offers a wide range of corporate hospitality services, and is an independently operated division of Clear Channel Entertainment, a leading producer and marketer of live entertainment and also a leading live entertainment venue owner/operator.
John F. Turner and Company (JFTC) is a privately held corporation located in Modesto, California. Their calendar licenses include Playboy, Anna Kournikova, Pamela Anderson, Natalie Gulbis, the Carlson Twins, National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP), National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Soccer (MLS). For additional information on John F. Turner and Company, visit http://www.jfturner.com.
Source: SFX Sports Group