Federazione Italiana Tennis (FIT)

X.ITE Research Center, headed by Professor Michele Costabile and Professor Matteo De Angelis with the support of a team of experts in financial evaluations by Ernst & Young, led by Dr. Mario Rocco, developed two research projects, in collaboration with EY:

- "International BNL of Italy: Value and potential of a caput mundi event”

The first project aimed to study the economic and reputational effects (direct and indirect) of the International BNL of Italy for the City of Rome. 

- "The role of the SuperTennis channel in the Italian tennis ecosystem: Measurement of the effects on tennis growth and analysis of its competitive positioning".

The second project sought to verify the existence of a cause-effect relationship between the SuperTennis channel’s performance (measured in terms of channel ratings) and the growth of the sport