I’m not talking about the game. I’m talking about… practice.. Marissa Lackey Reports on Day 1 from the Bank of the West Classic

Marissa Lackey is covering the Bank of the West Classic for Global Village Tennis News this week. Also follow her commentary as she takes over our twitter account @GVTennisNews during the matches. Day 1 Impressions: (With apologies to Allen … [Read more...]

A Tall Tale of “Both Sides Now ” from the Atlanta Tennis Championships

Semifinal day at the Atlanta Tennis Championships turned into a search for Judy Collins.  Anyone under 50 may need to Google “Judy Collins lyrics “and listen to her rendition of “Both Sides Now,” a song written by Joni Mitchell.  The first … [Read more...]

Love, Exhibitions and Special Pops at the Atlanta Tennis Championships

Wednesday was exhibition and love of tennis day at the Atlanta Tennis Championships.   It started with Nick Bollettieri and his associates giving a clinic for kids.  It had to be a thrill for the kids to get pointers from someone who has trained … [Read more...]

Day 1 at the Atlanta Tennis Championships – A “Nethead” in Atlanta

The following is a contribution from one of the USA Netheads attending the Atlanta Tennis Championships. The "Netheads" are group of  fans who cheer for the US Davis Cup squad around the world. It does not reflect the opinions of Global Village … [Read more...]

One on One with James Blake After World TeamTennis match- Discusses his Injury, Schedule and Wimbledon on the GVTN Podcast

  Photo from FILA's Thomas Reynolds Collection launch August 2009 in NYC (July 7, 2010 - Randall's Island, New York City) James Blake led his Boston Lobsters to a decisive 22-15 win over the hometown New York Sportimes. After the match, … [Read more...]

Leander Paes – From Wimbledon Title to World Team Tennis in Less than 24 Hours on the GVTN Podcast

Getty Monday, July 5th, 2010 -Randall's Island, New York City - Less than 24 hours after securing yet another Mixed Doubles crown at Wimbledon, the jet-setting Leander Paes of India was off to New York to compete in World TeamTennis as a member of … [Read more...]