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Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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ATP Media CEO Steve Plasto Dies At Age 44 After Battling Cancer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 26 / 15

ATP Media CEO Steve Plasto has passed away after a battle with cancer, an ATP spokesperson today confirmed. Plasto's health battle was not public, so the passing of the 44-year-old is likely to come as a shock to many in the tennis industry. London-based ATP Media, which pools TV rights for ATP ev...

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