This Day in Tennis History iPhone App Now Available

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[] New York, New York - Tennis fans all over the world gearing up for Wimbledon can now enjoy a daily dose of tennis history on their iPhone and iPad powered devices via the new tennis app "This Day In Tennis History."

"This Day In Tennis History" available for $4.99 in both Apple's AppStore and the Google Play Store. It provides fans with a fun and fact-filled calendar-like compilation of historical and unique tennis anniversaries, events and tennis happenings for every day of the year. Presented in a day-by-day format, the entries in this mini-encyclopedia include major tournament victory dates, summaries of the greatest matches ever played, trivia, birthdays and statistics as well as little-known and quirky happenings.

Easy-to-use and packed with fascinating details, the app features captivating and unique stories of players such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic, John McEnroe, Chris Evert, Billie Jean King, Jimmy Connors, Martina Navratilova, Venus Williams, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras among many others.

Features of the "This Day In Tennis History" app include:
* Easily browse daily anecdotes and facts
* View birthdays for top legends and current players
* Tweet and email options makes sharing a breeze
* Set up daily reminders
* Quickly search the archive by player
* Save your favorite entries
* No internet connection needed
* Entries will be updated periodically

"This Day In Tennis History" was created by Randy Walker, the former USTA press officer now the managing partner of New Chapter Media ( and developed by Miki Singh, the former ATP Tour press officer and the founder of Most of the content in the app was originally published in Walker's book "On This Day In Tennis History".

Said Tennis Hall of Famer and current U.S. Davis Cup captain Jim Courier of the book, "On This Day In Tennis History is a fun read that chronicles some of the most important - and unusual - moments in the annals of tennis." Tennis historian Joel Drucker, author of Jimmy Connors Saved My Life, called the book compilation "an addictive feast that you can enjoy every possible way - dipping in for various morsels, devouring it day-by-day, or selectively finding essential ingredients."

The app can be found by searching "Tennis History" in the iTunes App Store.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 1.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
This Day in Tennis History 1.1 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Sports category.

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