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Serena Williams Wins First Title at Cincinnati; Roger Federer Wins His Sixth – Mondays with Bob Greene

Serena Williams Wins First Title at Cincinnati; Roger Federer Wins His Sixth – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 18 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Roger Federer beat David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 to win the men’s singles at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Serena Williams beat Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-1 to win the women’s singles at the Western...

Roger Federer Snags 80th Career Title In Cincinnati; Sets Sights On U.S. Open

Roger Federer Snags 80th Career Title In Cincinnati; Sets Sights On U.S. Open

Aug. 17 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Roger Federer won his 80th career title – and his sixth career title in Cincinnati – beating David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 Sunday at the Western & Southern Masters in Mason, Ohio. With the win, Federer has...

100 Years Ago Today – Titanic Survivors As U.S. Davis Cup Teammates

100 Years Ago Today – Titanic Survivors As U.S. Davis Cup Teammates

Aug. 12 | It was 100 years ago on August 13, 1914 that the Davis Cup Challenge Round between the United States and Australasia began in New York. The series is one of the most famous in the history of tennis for many reasons. It was staged as World War I raged...

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Agnieszka Radwanska Win In Canada – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Agnieszka Radwanska Win In Canada – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 11 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 (3) to win the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Ontario, Canada Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams 6-4 6-2 to win the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Quebec, Canada Marcos Baghdatis...

Casa de Campo In The Dominican Republic To Host John McEnroe – Jim Courier Exhibition

Casa de Campo In The Dominican Republic To Host John McEnroe – Jim Courier Exhibition

Aug. 5 | John McEnroe and Jim Courier, two of the greatest American tennis champions over the last 40 years, will compete in a special exhibition match on November 7, 2014 at the Casa de Campo resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic to showcase the resort’s...

Greatest of the Wood-Racket Men

Greatest of the Wood-Racket Men

Aug. 5 | by Joseph B. Stahl   If you remember nothing else, remember this: “When Lew Hoad was at his peak, nobody could touch him.” - Pancho Gonzales (Hoad’s greatest rival) “If Lew Hoad was on, you may as well just go home or have...

John McEnroe Doing His Part To Improve American Tennis

John McEnroe Doing His Part To Improve American Tennis

Aug. 4 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Throughout the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit this winter, John McEnroe commented, when asked by local media, on the state of tennis in the United States, not being shy expressing his concerns. “It’s...

Serena Williams Returns In Winning Form – Mondays with Bob Greene

Serena Williams Returns In Winning Form – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 4 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Milos Raonic beat Vasek Pospisil 6-1 6-4 to win the Citi Open men’s singles in Washington, DC, USA Serena Williams beat Angelique Kerber 7-6 (1) 6-3 to win the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California,...

Fastest-Ever Women’s Serve By Sabine Lisicki Actually Breaks Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Mark

Fastest-Ever Women’s Serve By Sabine Lisicki Actually Breaks Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Mark

Jul. 30 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Before Sabine’s Slam, there was Brenda’s Boom! Sabine Lisicki of Germany hit the fastest-recorded serve in women’s tennis Tuesday when she hit a 131 mph strike against Ana Ivanovic in the opening round of...

The Venus Williams Pro Debut at the 1994 Bank of the West Classic

The Venus Williams Pro Debut at the 1994 Bank of the West Classic

Jul. 28 | There probably has never been a more anticipated pro tennis debut than when Venus Williams played at the 1994 Bank of the West Classic. The tournament was then an indoor event played in the fall and Williams, then 14-years-old, was given a wild card...

John Isner Successfully Defends His Atlanta Open Title – Mondays with Bob Greene

John Isner Successfully Defends His Atlanta Open Title – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jul. 28 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Pablo Cuevas beat Tommy Robredo 6-3 6-4 to win the Vegeta Croatia Open in Umag, Croatia John Isner beat Dudi Sela 6-3 6-4 to win the BB&T Atlanta Open in Atlanta, Georgia, USA Elina Svitolina beat Bojana Jovanovski...

Leonardo Mayer Shocks David Ferrer in Hamburg Final – Mondays with Bob Greene

Leonardo Mayer Shocks David Ferrer in Hamburg Final – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jul. 21 | Mondays with Bob Greene    STARS Leonardo Mayer beat David Ferrer 6-7 (3) 6-1 7-6 (4) to win the bet-at-home Open in Hamburg, Germany Bernard Tomic beat Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (5) 3-6 7-6 (4) to win the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, Colombia Caroline...