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Can Fashion Help Revive American Tennis?

Can Fashion Help Revive American Tennis?

Jul. 6 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   There has been much discussed and written of late about the state of American pro tennis. Over the past quarter century, American dominance in the world of tennis has diminished as the game has become more global....

A Diagnosis of Rafael Nadal’s Lack of Confidence

A Diagnosis of Rafael Nadal’s Lack of Confidence

Jul. 2 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Rafael Nadal’s stunning second-round loss to No. 102-ranked qualifier Dustin Brown at Wimbledon has plunged him into darkest depths of his legendary tennis career. With his ranking now set to drop well out of...

The Grand Slam – Origins and Correct Verbiage

The Grand Slam – Origins and Correct Verbiage

Jun. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The Grand Slam… It’s a term often mis-used in tennis, but in 2015 there is a chance Serena Williams will be able to achieve the ultimate achievement in the sport of tennis. The Grand Slam is the term...

The Seven Most Memorable Matches From Wimbledon In 2014

The Seven Most Memorable Matches From Wimbledon In 2014

Jun. 24 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   With Wimbledon upon us, let’s take a look at the highlights from the 2014 edition of The Championships with this review of the seven most memorable matches.   June 26 – Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios,...

Lisicki and Karlovic Serve Up New Ace Records

Lisicki and Karlovic Serve Up New Ace Records

Jun. 19 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Within days of each other, Ivo Karlovic and Sabine Lisicki both created a slice of tennis history by creating new records for aces in men’s and women’s matches. On Wednesday, June 17, Lisicki fired a WTA record...

The Revival of Spanish Tennis on Grass

The Revival of Spanish Tennis on Grass

Jun. 15 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Waking up and scrolling through the pages of my book “On This Day In Tennis History” – or swiping from your Iphone via the mobile app – always delivers an interesting nugget about tennis history. June...

Three Things To Take Away From Stan Wawrinka’s Roland Garros Victory Over Novak Djokovic

Three Things To Take Away From Stan Wawrinka’s Roland Garros Victory Over Novak Djokovic

Jun. 7 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Here are three things we can take away from Stan Wawrinka’s 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over Novak Djokovic in the 2015 Roland Garros final.   Wawrinka is a legit Grand Slam champion While Wawrinka is officially...

A Tennis Connection To Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

A Tennis Connection To Horse Racing’s Triple Crown

Jun. 4 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   As American Pharoah attempts to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown of Horse Racing since 1978 Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, it’s fun to look back at an interesting tennis connection to horse racing’s...

Don’t Believe The Hype – Novak Djokovic Straight-Sets Rafael Nadal In French Quarterfinals

Don’t Believe The Hype – Novak Djokovic Straight-Sets Rafael Nadal In French Quarterfinals

Jun. 3 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Scrolling through old emails and notes I wrote to myself in my Microsoft Outlook, I found a quote I heard TV sports reporter Jim Gray said in advance of the May 2 Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match,...

Andre Agassi’s Influencing Fashion Statement From 25 Years Ago

Andre Agassi’s Influencing Fashion Statement From 25 Years Ago

Jun. 1 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher It’s a daily ritual of mine to pick up a copy of the book I wrote, “On This Day In Tennis History,” (now also a mobile app) and gaze through the happenings from the day in the calendar. On this morning, June 1,...

Split Decision In NCAA Finals For John McEnroe Tennis Academy Students Jamie Loeb, Noah Rubin

Split Decision In NCAA Finals For John McEnroe Tennis Academy Students Jamie Loeb, Noah Rubin

May. 25 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   It was a split decision day for two players from the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in the NCAA singles finals Monday at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Jamie Loeb, a sophomore from the University of North Carolina...

First Sundays For Roger Federer At Roland Garros

First Sundays For Roger Federer At Roland Garros

May. 23 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Roger Federer has a bit of a hate, not-hate-as-much attitude toward the first Sunday start to the French Open. The 2015 tournament marks the third year in a row that Federer will play in the opening Sunday session...