An eight-week series, “World of Tennis” will take an inside look at tennis, from the professional tours to the history of the game. The magazine-style show will debut on Tuesday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Each 30-minute episode of the series will be hosted by Justin Gimelstob through voiceovers and reports, and feature five segments: “Look Back” – a review of notable performances over the past year; “Ivan Lendl Teaches” – tennis tips from the eight-time major winner; “MSG History” – analysis of past tennis events from Madison Square Garden, the World’s Most Famous Arena; “Health Tip” – expert health and fitness tips from Dr. Vijay Vad, sports medicine specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and author of "Stop Pain;" and “Recent Events” – a look at the latest events in and around the game.

The series will be a lead-in to the upcoming 2011 BNP Paribas Showdown which will feature John McEnroe facing Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras taking on Andre Agassi at Madison Square Garden on February 28.

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