Memphis Odds and Ends

By Brad Hunter The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships WTA  Report “Hi Honey” and “yes ma’am”… The ladies (and men) who work in the Racquet Club were all so sweet, and mostly southern thus making this visit extra enjoyable Like … [Read more...]

Americans Isner, Querrey and Harrison Advance in Memphis

Americans Sweeting, Querrey, Isner and Harrison Advance in Singles; Benneteau/Rochus Take Out 2011 US Open Champs Petzschner/Melzer By Brad Hunter MEMPHIS, Tennessee (February 21, 2012) - On Court 1 at The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships on … [Read more...]

Dushevina beats Qualifier Hampton, Hampton teams up with Oudin for Doubles Win in Memphis

Vera Dushevina beats Qualifier Jamie Hampton.  Hampton later teams with Melanie Oudin for a Doubles Win in Memphis By Brad Hunter MEMPHIS, Tennessee (February 21, 2012) - Twenty-two year old American qualifier Jamie Hampton, who defeated defending … [Read more...]

Tough Day in Memphis for Young Americans Sloane Stephens, Lauren Davis, Madison Keys and Alexa Glatch

By Brad Hunter MEMPHIS, Tennessee (February 20, 2012) - The first match I sat down to watch at The Regions Morgan Keegan Championships was the Court 1, first round WTA match between 17-year old American Lauren Davis and 25-year old American … [Read more...]

“All About Serena”

By Brad Hunter MASON, Ohio - The tournament was in full swing on Tuesday: many of the top players had their first matches, the crowd at the Lindner Family Tennis Center was large and bustling, the yearly heat and humidity returned after the past 2 … [Read more...]

WTA All-Access at the Western and Southern Open

By Brad Hunter MASON, Ohio - Monday the media was treated to two hours of question and answer sessions with the top eight women’s seeds at the Western & Southern Open as part of WTA All-Access Hour. Marion Bartoli appears to be a great … [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...]