Sharapova Launches Sugarpova Candy at Henri Bendel in New York City

NEW YORK - Maria Sharapova - tennis player, designer and endorser of many products is now a candy entrepreneur. On Monday on Fifth Avenue the four-time major winner and current World No. 3 launched her own candy line called "Sugarpova." It features … [Read more...]

Approach Shots – Marcelo Rios: The Man We Barely Knew

  Mark "Scoop" Malinowski has written about tennis for Tennis Magazine, Tennis Week, Tennis Magazine Australia, Ace Magazine of Great Britain, Florida Tennis, Totally Tennis, Tennis View, www.ATPWorldTour.com, and CBS Sportsline.com. He has … [Read more...]

Approach Shots – 45 Love: My Yearlong Quest to Fulfill a Lifelong Dream in the Sport of Tennis

  Ray Krueger is the deputy managing editor of the New York Times News Service and the author of the book 45 Love: My Yearlong Quest to Fulfill a Lifelong Dream in the Sport of Tennis (Diversion Books - March 1, 2012).   The work tells … [Read more...]

Approach Shots: Wimbledon -101 Reasons to Love the Greatest Tournament in Tennis

For more than a century, tennis’s most legendary players have gracefully volleyed their way to glory on the hollowed grounds of the All England Club. But it is also on this same turf that some of the game’s finest have faltered, often because … [Read more...]

Mike Powell’s ‘A Game to Love In Celebration of Tennis’ on Approach Shots

  Award-winning sports photographer Mike Powell makes his publishing debut with the work A Game to Love In Celebration of Tennis (Abrams April 2011). The book contains 500 images which capture a year in tennis at the majors. Along with the … [Read more...]

“Bring Your Racquet” by Steven White on Approach Shots

Steven White is a professional tennis instructor and former satellite tour player who has been teaching tennis for almost twenty-five years. He is certified with the Professional Tennis Registry, the worlds’ largest international organization of … [Read more...]

“The Court Jester” – Mansour Bahrami

Mansour Bahrami - The Court Jester Ana Ivanovic is not the only tennis pro who learned to play the game in an empty swimming pool. Meet Mansour Bahrami who is probably one of the most talented tennis “legends” you may not know. He first learned … [Read more...]

Seven Questions with “Strokes of Genius” Author L. Jon Wertheim

An Interview with "Strokes of Genius" author L. Jon Wertheim by Karen Flax-Jardine To diehard tennis fans L. Jon Wertheim is known for writing the weekly "Tennis Mailbag" for the SI.com website. Wertheim is a senior member of … [Read more...]