When Major Clopton Wingfield in spring of 1874 created and patented his first version of tennis game, named by him like “Sphairistike” (Ball game in Greek) in Great Britain, was the first real entrepreneur in our sport. He envisioned the game being constructed on croquet courts, providing people with healthy exercise and social amusement. Then he changed the brand for LAWN TENNIS.His vision, commitment, business mentality, development and innovational concepts was concreted creating a box set that included rubber balls, a net, poles, court markers, rackets, and an instruction manual. He integrated TBD: Innovative Technology putting all elements together in a box, he creates a Business and finally, he transformed and developed millions of human lives with this game which became in the most important individual sport in the world. We are leaning on that visionary, inspiring, motivating spirit with a sense of innovation, business development and high sense and impact for all who play it, develop it and make it grow. In tennis we must build new opportunities by recovering that entrepreneurial, visionary, and inclusive spirit that Major Wingfield (the inventor of Lawn Tennis) had when he realized the birth of tennis as a game. He truly was a TBD INNOVATOR at his time!We CELEBRATE his innovation having the spirit of WINGFIELD, here, in our CHALLENGE, with YOU and with US!!We are looking for next person/companies/teams with Wingfield spirit on!Be the Future of the Game. Be TBD! For more information to be part of TBD with your Tennis Innovation contact: info@bleachr.co, or info@segalinstitute.orgwww.tbdtennisinnovationweek.comTennis_ONE Segal Institute TBD Tennis Innovation Week Tennis Stars Global Professional Tennis Coach Association (GPTCA) @tennis

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