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Andrea Leand Podcast: The Greatest Upset In WTA Rankings History

Andrea Leand Podcast: The Greatest Upset In WTA Rankings History

Jul. 26 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Andrea Leand is more recently known as the former tennis writer for USA Today and in other volunteer and administrative roles in the world of tennis, but as a player, she made tennis history – a few times. As...

Podcast: French Open Tales And Tennis History With Cliff, Nancy Richey

Podcast: French Open Tales And Tennis History With Cliff, Nancy Richey

May. 27 | Randy Walker talks with the greatest brother-sister combination in American tennis history – Cliff and Nancy Richey – about the French Open and some amazing stories from the history of tennis on the PrimeSportsNetwork.com / World Tennis Magazine...

George Barth: Playing Tennis In Rwanda, Pakistan In Search Of ATP Ranking Points

George Barth: Playing Tennis In Rwanda, Pakistan In Search Of ATP Ranking Points

May. 26 | Host Randy Walker is joined by part-time journeyman tennis pro George Barth who tells tales of playing professional events in countries like Rwanda and Pakistan and the best route on how to earn your first ATP points. Barth also offers advice for up...

Never too late: Alex Bogomolov evolves from teen tabloid headliner to solid tennis pro

Never too late: Alex Bogomolov evolves from teen tabloid headliner to solid tennis pro

Jul. 28 | By Christopher Lancette Five years may have passed since current world No. 81 Alex Bogomolov Jr., got the worst news of his pro career but the memory still burns inside him even at age 30 as he returns to the Citi Open in Washington D.C. this week. With...

Bobby Reynolds Still Chasing Dreams, Giving Back To The Game He Loves

Bobby Reynolds Still Chasing Dreams, Giving Back To The Game He Loves

Jul. 18 | By Christopher Lancette Bobby Reynolds It is a scorching hot summer day in College Park, Maryland and Bobby Reynolds has gone from the raucous crowds supporting his Washington Kastles World Team Tennis matches to the obscurity of pumping iron...

Irina Falconi swings hard, laughs hard

Irina Falconi swings hard, laughs hard

Aug. 23 | [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJWa9JY-mBY&w=560&h=343] - Video produced by Wonok Kim -   By Christopher Lancette WASHINGTON — Third-year pro Irina Falconi and I sit down at a bar. It’s open mic night for comedians and...

Nuggets: Citi Open 2012 in review – singles, doubles and kid journalist at large

Nuggets: Citi Open 2012 in review – singles, doubles and kid journalist at large

Aug. 8 | By Christopher Lancette Emptying out my reporter’s notebook of observations, facts, ruminations and other random thoughts from the Citi Open … One of the great things about covering any tournament is seeing players up close that I have not seen...

Electric Alexandr Dolgopolov wins Citi Open championship

Electric Alexandr Dolgopolov wins Citi Open championship

Aug. 6 | By Christopher Lancette WASHINGTON – When Alexandr Dolgopolov spots a ball he can attack, he springs to life like a sleeping dog smelling a whiff of bacon. The 23-year-old almost levitates as shuffles his feet into position, draws the next shot or...

Rybarikova wins Citi Open title; Dolgopolov and Haas to play for men’s championship

Rybarikova wins Citi Open title; Dolgopolov and Haas to play for men’s championship

Aug. 4 | By Christopher Lancette WASHINGTON – Unseeded Magdalena Rybarikova completed her remarkable romp through the 2012 Citi Open by upsetting top seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (No. 28) 6-1, 6-1. The world No. 102 knocked out all three of the top-seeded...

Dolgopolov rallies, men’s semifinals and women’s finals set at Citi Open

Dolgopolov rallies, men’s semifinals and women’s finals set at Citi Open

Aug. 3 | By Christopher Lancette WASHINGTON — Second seed Alexandr Dolgopolov came within one point of going down 0-4 in the first set but rallied for a 7-6, 6-4 win over fan favorite James Blake on Friday. He will play Sam Querrey at 7 p.m. Saturday in...

Citi Open cold chills: Remembering the day Lindsay Lee-Waters taught me a lesson

Citi Open cold chills: Remembering the day Lindsay Lee-Waters taught me a lesson

Aug. 1 | By Christopher Lancette WASHINGTON – Cold chills shot up my spine the moment I spotted her on the court today at the Citi Open.  I hadn’t noticed her name when the tournament announced the women’s draw but there she was standing right in front...

World Team Tennis nuggets – Kastles raise cash for charity; Redskins, FLOTUS abound

World Team Tennis nuggets – Kastles raise cash for charity; Redskins, FLOTUS abound

Jul. 18 | By Christopher Lancette WASHINGTON – The Washington Kastles have won 22 consecutive World Team Tennis matches over the past two seasons but their biggest victory came on July 17. That’s when they united with other athletes, politicians and reporters...