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THETENNISCHANNEL.COM UNVEILS ANNUAL HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

LOS ANGELES, November 29, 2006

Second Edition of Yearly Web Catalog Introduces Seasonal E-Cards to Great Gift Ideas

The Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to tennis and the healthy, active lifestyle that surrounds it, has launched its second annual online Holiday Gift Guide. This year’s guide at www.TheTennisChannel.com adds free seasonal e-cards to a slew of tennis-related holiday gift ideas.

Shoppers can browse a variety of items in the Holiday Gift Guide. Categories this year include: court accessories, stocking stuffers, fitness and health, his, hers, vacations, entertainment and memorabilia. The tennis-themed gift ideas are for players and non-players alike, and range from radar guns and scorekeepers to classic tennis posters and video games.

“We’ve added to last year’s guide, not only with the tennis e-cards – which are free and easy to send to friends and loved ones – but also with the variety of gifts we’ve made available to our visitors,” said Lynn Forbes, vice president, Web and new media, The Tennis Channel. “We are continually expanding and evolving TheTennisChannel.com to make it the best tennis resource on the Web and we expect the guide to be a big success for us again this year.”

In addition to e-cards and great tennis gift ideas, viewers also have the chance to enter and win a five-day tennis training retreat in Bradenton, Fla., at the prestigious Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. The world-renowned tennis school is famous for training such stars as Maria Sharapova, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier and Serena Williams. TheTennisChannel.com Holiday Gift Guide is active through Dec. 31, 2006.

The Tennis Channel (www.TheTennisChannel.com) is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to tennis and the healthy, active lifestyle that surrounds it. A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle and travel programming, the network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. It also has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television, with telecast rights to Roland Garros (the French Open), the US Open Series, ATP Masters Series, top-tier Sony Ericsson WTA Tour championship competitions, Davis Cup by BNP Paribas, Fed Cup and Hyundai Hopman Cup. 
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For Further information:
Eric Abner, Tennis Channel, 310-314-9445 or eabner@tennischannel.com