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When Philadelphia Tried To Take US Open Tennis Away From New York

When Philadelphia Tried To Take US Open Tennis Away From New York

Sep. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   There has always been a heated rivalry in sports between New York City and Philadelphia – whether it is the Eagles and Giants in the National Football League, the Phillies and the Mets in Major League Baseball...

Good Bye To The Grandstand – A U.S. Open Court That Featured Many Record-Breaking, Historical and Memorable Matches

Good Bye To The Grandstand – A U.S. Open Court That Featured Many Record-Breaking, Historical and Memorable Matches

Sep. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The email came in to me from Greg Sharko from the ATP World Tour, copying Bill Simons from Inside Tennis Magazine. It was an inquiry to joggle the memory on what some of the most memorable matches were on the...

Daughter of Maureen Connolly Talks Serena Williams; Her Mom’s Grand Slam

Daughter of Maureen Connolly Talks Serena Williams; Her Mom’s Grand Slam

Aug. 31 | by Ashley Brownstein @Brownstein26   It’s been seven weeks since Serena Williams captured the Wimbledon singles title and ever since then all we’ve ever heard in the tennis world are the two words – “Grand Slam.” The “Serena...

Serena Williams Favored to Win US Open, Calendar Grand Slam – Mondays with Bob Greene

Serena Williams Favored to Win US Open, Calendar Grand Slam – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 31 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova 6-7 (6) 6-2 6-2 to win the Connecticut Open in New Haven, Connecticut, USA Kevin Anderson beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4 7-5 to win the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, North Carolina,...

100 Years And Counting….The U.S. Open and New York City

100 Years And Counting….The U.S. Open and New York City

Aug. 30 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   New York and the US Open Tennis Championships – they are as synonymous with each other as any event and location in sports. The U.S. Open takes on the personality of the city where it is staged – loud...

30 Years After A-Bomb Wish, Kevin Curren Should See The U.S. Open Now

30 Years After A-Bomb Wish, Kevin Curren Should See The U.S. Open Now

Aug. 29 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   It took 30 years, but Kevin Curren finally got his wish. Well, sort of. On August 29, 1985, Curren, the No. 5 seed at the US Open, crashed out in the first round on the Grandstand Court, falling in straight-sets...

Mardy Fish – Will He Become The Next Ellsworth Vines?

Mardy Fish – Will He Become The Next Ellsworth Vines?

Aug. 28 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   As Mardy Fish winds down his professional tennis career at the 2015 US Open, it’s a perfect time to take of his legacy and career. “He’s had a solid career,” said Paul Annacone on Tennis...

Carson – Not UCLA – To Be Tennis Venue For Potential Los Angeles Olympic Tennis Competition

Carson – Not UCLA – To Be Tennis Venue For Potential Los Angeles Olympic Tennis Competition

Aug. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Should Los Angeles win the bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the tennis competition would be held at the StubHub Tennis Center in Carson, Calif., and not at UCLA, site of the 1984 Olympic tennis demonstration...

Did Intoxication Prevent The First Ever Grand Slam?

Did Intoxication Prevent The First Ever Grand Slam?

Aug. 25 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Don Budge was the first player in tennis history to win the Grand Slam of tennis in 1938 when he swept in one year all four major championships – the Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. titles.  However,...

Don’t Forget Helen Wills Moody In The “GOAT” Debate In Women’s Tennis

Don’t Forget Helen Wills Moody In The “GOAT” Debate In Women’s Tennis

Aug. 24 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   With much chatter in tennis centered around Serena Williams pursuing the Grand Slam at the U.S. Open, and her “GOAT” status (Greatest Of All Time) in potentially winning her 22nd major singles title, it’s...

Roger Federer, Serena Williams Capture Western & Southern Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Roger Federer, Serena Williams Capture Western & Southern Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 24 | Mondays with Bob Greene    STARS Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 7-6 (1) 6-3 to win the men’s singles at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Serena Williams beat Simona Halep 6-3 7-6 (5) to win the Western & Southern...

A Battle of the Sexes Tennis Match From 30 Years Ago You May Have Forgotten

A Battle of the Sexes Tennis Match From 30 Years Ago You May Have Forgotten

Aug. 23 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   After an appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Show, John McEnroe has fanned some flames about, yet, another “Battle of the Sexes” match, this time featuring himself, at age 56, against world No. 1 Serena Williams....