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Tom Perrotta covered tennis for the Wall Street Journal before his death last year.

Nominations Open For Tom Perrotta Journalism Award

Winner will receive award in New York at US Open

Nominations for the Tom Perrotta Prize For Tennis Journalism are now open, with the award presented to a writer under the age of 40 for excellence in tennis journalism.

The award commemorates the life and journalism of Tom Perrotta, who provided a large contribution to tennis journalism prior to untimely his death at the age of 45.

The prize money includes a $2,000 cash award and will be presented in New York City during the US Open. Applicants can nominate themselves or be nominated by others. Nominations should include a brief CV and two examples of published work related to tennis in any language. Additionally, please include a brief statement as to why the award is deserved and what it would mean to the applicant.

Submissions should be forwarded to [email protected] before midnight (EST) 28 February 2022.

ATP, WTA, ITF and The International Tennis Writers Association co-sponsor the award.

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