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Madison Square Garden’s Rich Tennis Exhibition History

Madison Square Garden’s Rich Tennis Exhibition History

Mar. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Madison Square Garden has the moniker as the world’s most famous arena and has been the home of some of the biggest ever sporting events. The NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup Championships, world-famous boxing...

For The Holidays, Consider “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” by Steve Flink

For The Holidays, Consider “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” by Steve Flink

Dec. 7 | Having trouble thinking of the proper holiday gift for the tennis player in your life? Consider the book “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” by Steve. Flink. “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” features profiles and rankings of the...

“On This Day In Tennis History” Book, EBook, Mobile App Now An Audio Book

“On This Day In Tennis History” Book, EBook, Mobile App Now An Audio Book

Dec. 16 | “On This Day In Tennis History,“ the popular tennis book, ebook and mobile app, is now also available as an audio book. The calendar-like compilation of historical and unique anniversaries, events and happenings from the world of tennis is now available...

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...

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...

When 76 Years of British Men’s Tennis Futility Started

When 76 Years of British Men’s Tennis Futility Started

Sep. 12 | By Randy Walker   The tennis world is still buzzing over Andy Murray ending a 76-year British Grand Slam drought of men’s singles champions. Murray’s 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 win over Novak Djokovic in Monday’s US Open final ended...

The Top Five Forehands of All Time

The Top Five Forehands of All Time

Sep. 4 | The forehand is perhaps the most the most destructive weapon in the sport of tennis. Who in the history of the game had – or has – the best forehand of all time? Steve Flink, tennis historian and journalist and author of the new book THE GREATEST...

A Look Back at Olympic Tennis in 1924

A Look Back at Olympic Tennis in 1924

Jul. 12 | By Randy Walker   As the tennis world collectively catches its breath after one of the most amazing Wimbledon fortnight’s in its history and gears up for another run on the lawns of the All England Lawn Tennis Club for the Olympic Games, it is...

Analyzing the Greatest Players of All Time

Analyzing the Greatest Players of All Time

Dec. 16 | Who is the greatest tennis player of all time? This is a question that is discussed almost daily in the tennis world. But how does one compare players from different generations? How would Pete Sampras fair against Don Budge or Jack Kramer or Bill Tilden?...

Stan Smith: A True Tennis Legend

Stan Smith: A True Tennis Legend

Dec. 14 | Today, December 14, marks the 65th birthday of one of the all-time great American tennis players Stan Smith. He won the singles title at the US Open in 1971 and Wimbledon in 1972, but perhaps is best known as a stalwart on the U.S. Davis Cup team,...

How box seats started at the US Open

How box seats started at the US Open

Sep. 8 | The following is an excerpt from the new book by Tennis Hall of Famer Sidney Wood THE WIMBLEDON FINAL THAT NEVER WAS…AND OTHER TENNIS TALES FROM A BYGONE ERA ($19.95, New Chapter Press, available for sale on amazon.com  that outlines how box seats...

Roger Federer in shock upset to end Novak Djokovic streak: To meet Rafael Nadal in Roland Garros final

Roger Federer in shock upset to end Novak Djokovic streak: To meet Rafael Nadal in Roland Garros final

Jun. 3 | Roger Federer pulled a shock upset of Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the French Open, defeating the world No. 2 and tournament favorite 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 to end the Serbian’s 43-match winning streak. Roger Federer Djokovic had not lost a match...