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

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Fernando Soler Signs Contract To Remain Head Of IMG Tennis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 22 / 14

IMG, a division of William Morris Endeavor, has re-signed Fernando Soler as head of the tennis division. IMG confirmed the Spaniard had re-signed, but declined to provide other details. A source said he signed for another three years. Soler assumed the top tennis spot in '06. He has been with the fi...

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