Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis Week in Review

0-15 "The Hand"  that Rocked the 2003 French Open Confesses Justine Henin gave a very lengthy interview to Belgian TV in which among the many revelations  she admitted that she lied in the now infamous “hand” incident in the 2003 semifinal of … [Read more...]

Memphis Tournament Musings

By Brad Hunter Following along on Twitter has benefits- during the tournament @memphistennis hid free tickets around the grounds and then tweeted the clues for followers to read/discover like @jameyyoo   The biggest weapon of a … [Read more...]

Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis Week in Review

15-0 Repeat Performance In one of the rarer occurrences, Memphis saw a re-match of Sunday’s  SAP Open final on Wednesday. Milos Raonic and Fernando Verdasco squared off in a first round clash with the same results – a win for the Canadian. … [Read more...]

The Cherry on Top – Roddick’s Shot

Sunday, February 20, 2011 If you haven't seen the shot yet, I suggest you stop reading and go watch it right now.  The running, diving, rolling on the ground, down the line forehand passing shot, was not actually seen by Andy Roddick that broke … [Read more...]

Do You Travel with Maple Syrup? Raonic and Roddick News Conferences

MEMPHIS, TN - February 19, 2011 - Brad Hunter provides his highlights of the  Milos Raonic and Andy Roddick  post-match interviews from Saturday. Milos Raonic after his semi-final victory over Mardy Fish 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 Reporter: Are you weary at … [Read more...]

Tennis Loves Canada

By Brad Hunter MEMPHIS, Saturday, February 19, 2011 -You know those days where you do a million different things, go a million different places, have a million different conversations, and never really feel tired because it’s all so fun? Even … [Read more...]

Memphis News Conference Snippets From Friday

Mardy Fish after his 6-3, 6-4 victory over Sam Querrey Reporter: Mardy it looked like you were having some fun in that last game, 2 serve and volley points... were you having fun today? Fish: Yeah Sam and I share a coach, we practice together … [Read more...]

Destination: The Racquet Club of Memphis

By Brad Hunter MEMPHIS, February 18, 2011 - I live in Nashville and I climbed in my car at 7am this morning to drive west on I-40 to Memphis. I was treated to clear skies, moderate enough temperature to crack the windows and Tennessee rivers and … [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...]