November 9, 2011 Gigi Fernandez launches Master Doubles with Gigi Click here to see the original press release.
Winter 2011/Spring 2012 – Sales and Marketing efforts begin.
May 2014 - Gigi launches Travel Experiences by offering trips to the French Open. Other trips have included Indian Wells Paribas Open, Cancun Tennis Experience and Puerto Rico cultural experience.
January 2014 - Gigi secures sponsorships for MDWG clinics from Ameriprise Financial as a Lead Sponsor, as well as Wilson and Stamford Lincoln/Ford
June 2015 – After attending numerous clinics throughout the country and witnessing the need for high level doubles instruction, Gigi decides she needs to become more vocal about doubles instruction.
July 2015 – Gigi leverages the Freelancer.com community to develop the Master Doubles with Gigi logo, Redesign Collateral Materials and design and launch Master Doubles with Gigi Website www.masterdoubles.com
Summer 2015 – USTA Commercial featuring Gigi and her kids and promoting Youth Tennis and participation among Hispanic hits the waves. Click here to view commercial
September 2015 – While attending the USPTA National Convention, Gigi hears world renowned nutrition & fitness expert, best selling author, television personality, and speaker, Marc MacDonald deliver a speech about “Growing your Brand”. She decides to share her knowledge of doubles with the entire world.
October 2015 – Gigi begins to write The Gigi Method.
October 2015 – Gigi Presents The Gigi Method for the first time at The Tennis Congress. It is very well received.
February/March 2016 – Gigi speaks at various USPTA Regional Conventions about the Gigi Method (San Diego, Texas, New England) Conference attendees love the content and concepts delivered.
March 2016 – Gigi collaborates with Joel Drucker to edit The Gigi Method. Tennis Express becomes a sponsor.
June 2016 – First Doubles Boot Camp with Dr. Mark Kovacs takes place at Chelsea Piers, CT. First time Gigi delivers the entire Gigi Method to a group of tennis enthusiast. Event is a huge success.
July 2016- Gigi engages Octagon to help expand Gigi’s vision for the Company. The company name is changed from Master Doubles with Gigi to Gigi Fernandez Tennis. (GFTC) New collateral materials are created.
August 2016 – GFTC hires Patty Gordon as Director of Sales and Marketing to help grow the company.
September 2016 - Head/Penn replaces Wilson as a sponsor.
October 2016 – The Gigi Method Licensing opportunity is launched.
November 2016 – Gigi partners with Fuzzy Yellow Balls to offer the Gigi Method on video. The shoot takes place in Stamford, CT
December 2016 - First coaches workshop certifying coaches in the Gigi Method offered in San Juan, PR
March 2017 - MDWG Travel successfully completes a trip to the Miami Open. Future trips include the Gulf of Mexico and Costa Rica
April 2017 - The Gigi Method Doubles Instructional Program with Fuzzy Yellow Balls is released
May 2017 - Gigi completes her tenure at Chelsea Piers. She is 100% devoted to sharing her knowledge of doubles with anyone who wants to learn how to play doubles better.
July 2017 - Gigi partners with Grand Slam Tennis Tours to offer unique and exceptional trip to the Grand Slams. Trips to Wimbledon and the French Open are planned.
July 2017 - Gigi moves to Florida so she can focus her time on the online business and welcoming players to VIP camps in Florida.
October 2017 - Doubles.TV, the online portal that host all of Gigi's doubles knowledge, is launched
November 2017 - The Gigi Method version 2 is filmed.
January 2018 - Gigi Partners with the USTA to offer camps at the National Campus. Camps take place in January, February, March and April.
April 2018 - The Gigi Method - version 2 is released
August 2018 - Gigi offers The Gigi Method Camps during the US Open. 2 Camps sell out.
September 2018 - Gigi expands the travel business by offering packages to the Laver Cup. While at the Laver Cup, everyone had the very rare opportunity to take a picture with Roger.
October 2018 - The Gigi Method 3-day camps in Tampa are introduced. Gigi welcomes players of all levels as well as teams and groups to camps at the Grand Hyatt Tampa. Three camps in October sell out.
November 2019 - Gigi Introduces "Let's Hang at a Slam" logo and continue to offer boutique travel experiences to the Grand Slams.
December 2019 - Deb Smith is hired as Managing Director to help with customer service, sales and logistics.
January 2019 - The Road Map to Mental Dominance product is released to rave review, giving tennis players of all level rare insight into the mind of a multi time Grand Slam Champion
February 2019 - Gigi Partners with Innsbrook, a Salamander Resort to offer 3 days camps on clay for larger groups. For the first camp she welcome a 16 player team from Durham, NC
March 2019 - Gigi offers 2 day camps during the Indian Wells Tournament. Both camps sell out.
April 2019 - Costa Rica Immersion VIP week long camp sell out.
June 2019 - More clients who want to "Hang at a Slam" attend the French Open