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On A Turn Of A Dime, Garbine Muguruza Beats Venus Williams To Win Wimbledon

On A Turn Of A Dime, Garbine Muguruza Beats Venus Williams To Win Wimbledon

Jul. 15 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   “I’ve never seen a match turn on a dime like that” said Pam Shriver on ESPN of the 2017 Wimbledon final between Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams. Muguruza faced double-set point in the first...

Brad Gilbert, “The Chatterbox With Something Important To Say,” Featured In “Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time” Book

Brad Gilbert, “The Chatterbox With Something Important To Say,” Featured In “Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time” Book

Jul. 1 | Brad Gilbert is regarded as one of the most entertaining television personalities in tennis, serving as an analyst for years for ESPN in the United States. Prior to his TV career – and his career as a highly regarded tennis coach – Gilbert was a...

Tennis Vacation Experiences Now Offered at Tennis Resort at Disney World In Orlando

Tennis Vacation Experiences Now Offered at Tennis Resort at Disney World In Orlando

Mar. 2 | Tennis Resorts and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort will collaborate to serve up tennis vacation experiences at its championship tennis complex.  Beginning March 2, 2015 Tennis Resorts will operate and manage the tennis...

Positive Self-Talk Helps Novak Djokovic Win Epic Wimbledon Final Over Roger Federer

Positive Self-Talk Helps Novak Djokovic Win Epic Wimbledon Final Over Roger Federer

Jul. 6 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Mental demons were getting the best of Novak Djokovic. After having lost his last three major singles finals and he had just blown a chance to close out Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final, failing to convert...

Tennis Hall of Fame CEO Stepping Down – This Week In Tennis Business with Liz Kobak

Tennis Hall of Fame CEO Stepping Down – This Week In Tennis Business with Liz Kobak

Sep. 25 | By Liz Kobak @LizTennis   Long-Time International Tennis Hall of Fame CEO Stepping Down International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum CEO Mark L. Stenning announced recently in the Board of Directors’ annual meeting that he is resigning in September...

FINALLY! Dramatic Last Game Gives Andy Murray Historic British Victory At Wimbledon

FINALLY! Dramatic Last Game Gives Andy Murray Historic British Victory At Wimbledon

Jul. 7 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   On the seventh day of the seventh month, the 77-year drought of a British men’s singles champion at Wimbledon ended. Andy Murray achieved what many thought at one time was an almost  laughable concept – a...

Novak Djokovic Defeats Juan Martin del Potro In Longest-Ever Wimbledon Semifinal

Novak Djokovic Defeats Juan Martin del Potro In Longest-Ever Wimbledon Semifinal

Jul. 5 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Just when you think you have seen one of the best matches you have ever seen, here comes another one. In a Wimbledon classic, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro slugged their way through the longest semifinal...

Sabine Lisicki Upsets No. 1 Serena Williams at Wimbledon, Ending Her 34-Match Win Streak

Sabine Lisicki Upsets No. 1 Serena Williams at Wimbledon, Ending Her 34-Match Win Streak

Jul. 1 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Sabine Lisicki registered one of the biggest upsets in Wimbledon history, knocking off world No. 1 and five time champion Serena Williams in the fourth round, ending her 34-match win streak. What made Lisicki’s...

Monfils Is New Tennis Ambassador for ASICS: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Monfils Is New Tennis Ambassador for ASICS: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Jan. 9 | By Justin Cohen Gael Monfils for ASICS ASICS signs Monfils as latest Tennis Ambassador ASICS just announced it has signed French tennis star, Gaël Monfils, as its latest worldwide tennis ambassador. Monfils, a former world No. 7 and four-time ATP tournament...

Who are the best American Tennis TV Commentators?

Who are the best American Tennis TV Commentators?

Aug. 29 | Former US Olympian, Fed Cupper, top 20 WTA star and long-time tennis journalist and insider Andrea Leand reveals her picks as the best American tennis TV commentators. Readers are encouraged to comment on their picks for best TV commentators below in...

Federer-Murray Wimbledon final gives ESPN best ever TV ratings: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Federer-Murray Wimbledon final gives ESPN best ever TV ratings: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Jul. 11 | By Justin Cohen Roger Federer and Andy Murray during the awards ceremony of Wimbledon Wimbledon huge success on ESPN in 2012 This year’s coverage of Wimbledon on ESPN concluded with the network’s best tennis ratings in history for the Gentlemen’s...

ESPN’s Wimbledon television ratings up eight percent in 2012: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

ESPN’s Wimbledon television ratings up eight percent in 2012: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Jul. 4 | More people watching Wimbledon this year on ESPN than last year During last year’s coverage of Wimbledon on ESPN, the network enjoyed an eight percent increase over its household audience through the first six days of marathon telecasts. After six...