James Blake Ends Wimbledon Losing Streak

(June 25, 2013) USA’s James Blake snapped a five-match losing streak at Wimbledon over five years when he beat No. 93 Thiemo De Bakker of the Netherlands 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 to move into the second round. Blake had lost his opening matches the last four … [Read more...]

Americans in Paris – Day One at Roland Garros

    (May 26, 2013) Twenty-five players from the United States are competing in the singles draws of Paris this fortnight at Roland Garros - 15 women and 10 men. Americans went 4-4 in Paris on the first day of the French Open. Here is a … [Read more...]

Kourtin’ Karen’s Tennis News Week in Review

(March 11, 2013) NEW YORK, NY –  Kourtin’ Karen takes brief look at the week that was week in the offbeat world of tennis. 15-0 BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York City http://youtu.be/zbYRwleS3-o March 4 was World Tennis … [Read more...]

On the Green Carpet – Photos from the 2013 BNP Paribas Open Players’ Party

(March 7, 2013) INDIAN WELLS, California – The BNP Paribas Open held their players’ party at the IW club on Thursday night. The tennis players drove up to the “Green Carpet” in classic cars included  Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Victoria Azarenka, … [Read more...]

Djokovic, Sampras, Fish and the Bryan Brothers Among Those to Particpate in LA Tennis Challenge

(March 4, 2013) LOS ANGELES - The inaugural LA Tennis Challenge took place on Monday night on the campus of UCLA at the recently renovated Pauley Pavilion. Participating in the event to raise money for charity were world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Former … [Read more...]

Hewitt, Blake and Nalbandian Named Sony Open Men’s Wildcards

  MIAMI, Fla. (www.sonyopentennis.com) – The 2013 Sony Open has announced three men’s wildcard entries featuring former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, former World No. 4 James Blake and former World No. 6 David Nalbandian.   The women’s … [Read more...]

James Blake Joins Players In Raising Money To Benefit Those Affected By Hurricane Sandy

( November 12, 2012) James Blake, who currently resides (and grew up) in Connecticut, is helping raise money to benefit those affected by Hurricane Sandy. He's auctioning off three of his match jerseys featuring his autograph along with those of top … [Read more...]

Raonic Rockets Past Blake at US Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Fifteenth seed Milos Raonic of Canada blasted 29 aces past American James Blake for a 6-3, 6-0, 7-6(3) win to advance to the fourth round to meet Andy Murray. The win makes Raonic the first Canadian since Martin Laurendeau … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes from Day 1 of the 2012 US Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - Some of the more off-beat questions and answers from Day 1 of the 2012 US Open. Q.  Not too many WTA players are named Sam.  Can you take a moment and say like what the upside of having a name like that is, is there any … [Read more...]

Americans Blake and Sock Gain Second Round at US Open

  FLUSHING MEADOWS –  American “elder statesman” James Blake and the “new kid on the block” Jack Sock advanced to the second  round of the US Open on Monday. In a rain interrupted match on Louis Armstrong, 32-year-old Blake … [Read more...]