U.S. Tennis Affiliation CEO Michael Dowse resigns after two years at helm

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Michael Dowse is resigning as CEO of the U.S. Tennis Affiliation after about two years within the place, throughout which the coronavirus pandemic led to a zero-spectators U.S. Open in 2020 and a rise in participation within the sport.

The USTA introduced Wednesday that Dowse is stepping down efficient March 1.

He was employed to steer the governing physique of tennis in america in October 2019 and his tenure started the next January.

In a press launch, USTA Chairman of the Board and President Michael J. McNulty III thanked Dowse for “the regular hand he confirmed at a time of extraordinary problem and uncertainty. He helped navigate the USTA via two years of pandemic, staged two U.S. Opens at a time when many thought it could be unattainable, and helped refocus the USTA on its mission of rising the game on the native degree.”

The USTA Board will conduct a seek for a brand new CEO.

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