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Matthew Cronin, Co-Owner

Matt Cronin (Moraga, California) has been covering tennis full-time since 1992 and is the main writer for TennisReporters.net. His well-known Twitter account — @TennisReporters — has propelled him to be listed in Sport Illustrated top 100 sports tweeters of the year. He is not only a co-owner of TennisReporters.net, but is a main news reporter for Tennis.com, founded the Tennis-Journal in 2013 and has written for the USTA.com for many years. He is also a senior writer for Inside Tennis magazine and a contributor to the Reuters wire service.

Ron Cioffi, Co-Owner

Ron Cioffi (Johns Creek, Georgia) serves as webmaster and, when he can get out of his office, occasional writer and photographer. Cioffi’s full-time job is as USTA Southern Director of Communications. A former BB&T Atlanta Open Media Director, he is co-owner of KRC Communications, a graphics design firm he runs with his wife, Kathy. Cioffi is also a USTA & ITA official and is a board member and webmaster of the Atlanta Professional Tennis Umpires Association. He has also contributed to TennisRecruiting.net, along with these magazines: Tennis, Inside Tennis and Tennis Industry. He is the webmaster of ITWA.org, the website of the International Tennis Writers Association.

History

TennisReporters.net went live in May 2001, right before Roland Garros. Cronin and Cioffi founded the site with Sandra Harwitt, who left about a year later.

TennisReporters.net was honored with the 2003 USTA Media Excellence Award, Broadcast Media. TennisReporters.net is the only website to win the award, which was also awarded to CBS and ESPN.

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