|Board of Directors|
Andrea Gaudenzi began serving as ATP Chairman on 1 January 2020. Following a highly accomplished professional career on the ATP Tour during which he won three titles and reached a career-high Ranking of 18, Gaudenzi obtained a law degree from the University of Bologna, Italy, followed by a Master of Business Administration at the International University of Monaco where he graduated with honours. The Italian brings a wealth of experience across a wide range of sectors including sports marketing, entertainment, data, technology and media. He has held leadership positions at several start-up entertainment, tech and gaming businesses in London, including Musixmatch and Soldo, as well as serving on the Board of ATP Media.
Mark Knowles, an ATP Board member from 2020, is a former World No. 1 doubles player. During his 20 years on the ATP Tour, the Bahamian won 55 doubles titles, finished as the No. 1 doubles team in 2002 and '04 alongside long-time partner Daniel Nestor, and individually held down the No. 1 ATP Doubles Ranking for a total of 65 weeks. Knowles also played at UCLA from 1990-92 and represented the Bahamas in the Olympics five times. Since his retirement at the 2012 US Open, Knowles has worked for the Tennis Channel, providing on-air commentary and analysis.
Charles Humphrey Smith
Herwig Straka was elected in November 2018. After studying law and business in Austria, he started his career in banking in New York before he turned to tennis. In 1991 he founded the e|motion group, an event and live marketing company, which owns and promotes sporting events in different areas (tennis, golf, football, mountain-biking). He is also actively involved in athlete management, including tennis players like former World No. 1 Thomas Muster.