Renee Richards Documentary Debuts at Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK CITY - April 21, 2011 --The Tribeca Film Festival debuted the documentary film Renée about former professional tennis player Dr. Renée Richards as part of the Tribeca/ESPN Sports film Festival.   This New Yorker was born Richard … [Read more...]

“It Was My Best Match of the Year” Stosur Advances in Stuttgart

By Tumaini Carayol Australia's Sam Stosur moved into the semifinals of the Stuttgart Porsche Tennis Grand Prix with a 2-6 6-3 7-6(3) victory over second seeded Vera Zvonareva.   Zvonareva came out all guns blazing, breaking Stosur's serve in … [Read more...]

Countdown to Wimbledon – Wimbledon Spring Press Conference

  A 6.4% increase in total prize money, two new courts and a 125th anniversary competition to win tickets for this year’s Championships were among the announcements made by the Chairman and Chief Executive of the All England Lawn Tennis & … [Read more...]

The Year of Andrea Petkovic?

  By Tumaini Carayol STUTTGART - So far, 2011 has been a year filled with great highs and new progress for Germany's Andrea Petkovic. In January, the 23 year-old wowed spectators at the Australian Open as she demolished 2008 champion Maria … [Read more...]

Tuesday in Stuttgart

By Tumaini Carayol STUTTGART- Sam Stosur, Julia Goerges and Sabine Lisicki all moved into the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Tuesday with straight sets victories.   It was far from plain sailing for Stosur, who … [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...]

ESPN’s Mike Greenberg and Chris Evert Fall in US Open National Playoffs

Six-time US Open champion Chris Evert and ESPN's Mike Greenberg share a laugh after Greenberg hit a return of serve into Evert's  rear during their mixed doubles second round match at the US Open National Playoff eastern qualifier at the Billie Jean … [Read more...]