Crowd Sours Atmosphere In Madrid

By Tumaini Carayol (May 8, 2013) MADRID - Seven years ago, the differences were palpable. Both sets of hair were considerably longer, the biceps were bigger, the courts were bluer but without any controversy thanks to the hardness that complimented … [Read more...]

Gasquet Beats Almagro in Tight Match at Sony Open

By Amy Fetherolf (March 26, 2013) MIAMI - Watching a match in person between World No. 10 Richard Gasquet and World No. 12 Nicolas Almagro was not only a chance to see two of the most visually appealing backhands on the ATP Tour up close, but it was … [Read more...]

In Perspective – Not All About Tennis at the USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs

  (December 14, 2012) NORCROSS, GA - I spent the day at the quarterfinal round of the playoff for the US wildcard entry to next month’s Australian Open.  I saw young and upcoming Americans, such as Madison Keys and Christian Harrison, and … [Read more...]

Say “No” to Best of Three

By Dave Seminara Why is it that tennis writers and former players always seem to be agitating for changes that would result in less tennis being played in the pro ranks? For years, we’ve been hearing that the Davis Cup shouldn’t be an annual … [Read more...]

Next French Open women’s champion – It’s all about the big hitters

By David Sweet The French Open women’s field is as wide open as ever.   Gone are the days of Justine Henin who, during her height, was always the favorite to win the French.  What have we learned from this year’s clay season to help us … [Read more...]

Nadal Breaks Through Ferrer, Djokovic Knocks out Federer to Reach Rome Final

By Enrico Maria Riva ROME - There must be a reason why tennis is about to allow one of the worst crimes of its centuries-old history. There must be a reason why David Ferrer may someday end his career without not only not reaching a Slam final but … [Read more...]

Why Slowed Down Courts are Hurting Tennis

Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Andy Roddick of the U.S. during the Paris Masters tennis tournament, November 10, 2011. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)   By Tumaini Carayol (November 8, 2011) PARIS - Over the … [Read more...]