Surveys and Statistics

In 2007, Tennis Europe teamed up with leading sports research agency SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC, and since then the two organisations have collaborated on a number of research projects designed to enhance understanding of the European tennis market and conditions within each European country. A number of commercial reports have since been produced and are now available for purchase at special rates.

For further information, please click the images below, or contact Gabriela Köb: gabrielak@tenniseurope.org.

2012 European Tennis Report

The second edition of the European Tennis Report was published in October 2012. The report contains comprehensive statistics and analysis from all 49 of Tennis Europe’s member nations and is designed to present the most accurate possible snapshot of the current state of European tennis.

The report brings together the findings of a biannual survey carried out in response to growing demands from individual researchers and the wider tennis industry for detailed data on European participation figures. The new edition of the report expands on the original by identifying three-year trends of key categories including players, clubs, courts and coaches. Also included are four-year comparisons of all international tournaments, from junior to professional, senior to wheelchair and beach tennis.

Each of Tennis Europe's 49 member nations has its own page, with details of the national federation, key staff and contacts, plus player statistics (recreational and licensed), numbers of clubs, courts, coaches and international tournaments, plus further analysis.

The report features a section analysing Europe as a whole, and also looks at the nations according to their Tennis Europe membership status.

Basic data on player numbers, clubs and courts can also be found on our Member Nations Map
 

Next Generation Survey

The Junior Elite tennis players are the best European players between 12 and 18 years of age, competing on Tennis Europe’s Junior Tour. At the end of 2008, SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. undertook a programme of research amongst these players focused on THE NEXT GENERATION. This programme looked at the influences on why these players took the game up, the role of coaches, national federations and the star players on the ATP and WTA Tours. The selection of their tennis equipment and the brand image of these providers were also assessed. This provided a unique insight into this group of elite tennis players. These are the next generation of top International players on the ATP and WTA Tours from over 100 countries.

SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. believes that 2012 is an appropriate time to revisit these players and assess their behaviour and lifestyle - since 2008, the whole platform of social media, smart phones and mobile communications has moved on. The young players are the early adopters & heavy users. These players are of great interest to brands and manufacturers of tennis equipment; not only is the use of a brand’s equipment a valuable marketing endorsement from the most influential adult stars of the future, but popularity of particular brands or equipment types within this group can point towards wider trends among young tennis players of all levels.

The 2012 research will be published in the final quarter of the year, and will include insight into player’s playing profiles, equipment consumption, preferred brands, lifestyle, social media, fitness, coaching and sponsorship. Further information/Orders.
 

10 & Under Survey 

An in-depth analysis of the 10 & Under tennis programmes currently underway in European countries has recently been published. The Survey was divided into four sections: general questions followed by questions related to red, orange and green court tennis relating to the ITF Play and Stay programme. The goal of the survey was to analyse following issues:

1. The role of the National Federations in organizing 10 & Under programmes
2. Balls, competition formats and scoring systems used in 10 & Under competitions
3. Participation rates in red, orange and green court competitions
4. Regional variations and differences related to the size of the country

Due to the rapid evolution of 10 & under Tennis in Europe, this report is no longer available for purchase.