Chris Kermode To Leave ATP World Tour At The End Of 2019
(March 7, 2019) Indian Wells, California — Chris Kermode’s tenure as ATP Executive Chairman & President will not extend beyond his current term which expires at the end 2019, the ATP announced on Thursday. Kermode began his term back in 2014.
Kermode became ATP Executive Chairman & President at the beginning of 2014. His six-year tenure as the head of the ATP saw record prize money and commercial growth for the organization.
Under Kermode’s term saw the advent of Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan, the serve clock as well as the upcoming ATP Cup in 2020 in partnership with Tennis Australia.
“It’s been a privilege to serve as ATP Executive Chairman & President since 2014 and I’m very proud of what we have achieved during this time. I would like to thank everyone at the ATP, and all the players and tournaments for the support over the years. I remain fully dedicated to the role for the remainder of my term and wish the organization every success in the future.”
The ATP has not announced when a successor will be named.