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Citi Open Observation: Can Doubles Be Played Before Singles To Help Tournament, Player and American Tennis Promotion?

Citi Open Observation: Can Doubles Be Played Before Singles To Help Tournament, Player and American Tennis Promotion?

Jul. 23 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   An interesting question came up today while I was reviewing the Friday quarterfinal order of play at the CitiOpen in Washington D.C. I looked at the schedule of play and thought that if I was the event’s...

On Anniversary of Don Budge’s Signature Win, A Nod To Tim Mayotte

On Anniversary of Don Budge’s Signature Win, A Nod To Tim Mayotte

Jul. 20 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher From my “On This Day In Tennis History” book, ebook, mobile app and audio book, you will find that July 20 is the anniversary of the famous 1937 Davis Cup match between Don Budge of the United States and...

At Age 36, Venus Williams Not Ready For Retirement

At Age 36, Venus Williams Not Ready For Retirement

Jun. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   When I received an emailed media advisory a few weeks ago announcing that Venus Williams was hosting a conference call to announce her summer plans, my first thought was she might announce that she would retire...

Tennis-Playing CEO, Fred Perry Cup Competitor Talks Senior Competitive Tennis

Tennis-Playing CEO, Fred Perry Cup Competitor Talks Senior Competitive Tennis

Jun. 14 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Jeffrey Burnett of North Palm Beach, Fla., is one of 24 players announced by the U.S. Tennis Association who will represent the United States at the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the senior equivalent...

Carpe Lotion Is A Great Way To Prevent Sweaty Hands On The Tennis Court

Carpe Lotion Is A Great Way To Prevent Sweaty Hands On The Tennis Court

Jun. 14 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   It was fascinating to see Richard Gasquet during the French Open quickly unwrap and unwrap his grip tap on every changeover – a routine that he is known for. He is stricken with sweaty hands, as many people...

Andy Murray Also Seeking Slice of Tennis History in Paris

Andy Murray Also Seeking Slice of Tennis History in Paris

May. 20 | Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   While most attention is on Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams and their attempts at tennis history at Roland Garros this year, it’s Andy Murray who also has an opportunity to etch his name in the tennis history...

Juan Benitez of Colombia Shows In Vero Beach To Be The Polar Opposite of Bernie Tomic

Juan Benitez of Colombia Shows In Vero Beach To Be The Polar Opposite of Bernie Tomic

May. 9 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Much was made of Australian Bernie Tomic giving up on the final point of his 6-2, 6-4 first-round loss to Fabio Fognini at the Madrid Open by returning serve with his racquet handle butt. The incident made something...

$98 Million! Miami Open Win Places Novak Djokovic As All-Time Money Winner In Tennis

$98 Million! Miami Open Win Places Novak Djokovic As All-Time Money Winner In Tennis

Apr. 3 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   In the tennis history books, Novak Djokovic passed Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Boris Becker on Sunday. Djokovic’s 6-3, 6-3 win over Kei Nishikori in the final of the Miami Open earned him $1.03 million in...

Vika Azarenka Wins Miami To Join Kim Clijsters, Steffi Graf As “Coast-To-Coast” Double Winners

Vika Azarenka Wins Miami To Join Kim Clijsters, Steffi Graf As “Coast-To-Coast” Double Winners

Apr. 2 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Vika Azarenka became only the third woman to win the “Coast-to-Coast Double” Saturday when she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-2 to win the Miami Open. Azarenka’s win comes two weeks after winning the...

A Rare Event – A Miami Open Loss By Serena Williams

A Rare Event – A Miami Open Loss By Serena Williams

Mar. 28 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Shortly after getting into my car rental at Miami International Airport, the local sports radio station came out of a commercial with “breaking news.” Serena Williams had lost at the Miami Open. The...

Roger Federer’s Top Five Miami Open Memorable Matches

Roger Federer’s Top Five Miami Open Memorable Matches

Mar. 22 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Roger Federer has a long and storied history at many of the world’s biggest and most prestigious events, including the Miami Open on the island paradise of Key Biscayne. The following are the top five most memorable...

Wilson BURN FST Racket Provides Added Punch

Wilson BURN FST Racket Provides Added Punch

Mar. 15 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   It only took me hitting two or three balls to immediately notice the extra power and spin when hitting with the new Wilson BURN FST (Fast Speed Technology) tennis racket. Hitting on a pristine clay court at The...