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R.I.P. to the only American-born player to beat Rod Laver in Davis Cup

R.I.P. to the only American-born player to beat Rod Laver in Davis Cup

Jun. 16 | Barry MacKay By Randy Walker Most people in the tennis world don’t really know how good a tennis player Barry MacKay was. “I didn’t know that he was a tennis player,” confessed my father Saturday morning as we discussed the life and career of...

Jun. 16 | By Randy Walker Most people in the tennis world don’t really know how good a tennis player Barry MacKay was. “I didn’t know that he was a tennis player,” confessed my father Saturday morning as we discussed the life and career of MacKay, who...

French Open television ratings steady during 2012 tournament: this week in tennis business with Justin Cohen

French Open television ratings steady during 2012 tournament: this week in tennis business with Justin Cohen

Jun. 13 | By Justin Cohen French Open Television Ratings for 2012 Despite a rain-interrupted men’s French Open final between Rafael Nadal and current world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, NBC earned a 2.4 overall rating on Sunday morning, down eight percent (2.6) from...

Rafael Nadal makes — and prevents — tennis history

Rafael Nadal makes — and prevents — tennis history

Jun. 11 | By Randy Walker Rafael Nadal staved off history while making some of his own. The Spaniard won his record seventh French Open singles title Monday, completing a 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 rain-suspended men’s final victory over Novak Djokovic, preventing...

Caroline Wozniacki to launch own underwear line: this week in tennis business with Justin Cohen

Caroline Wozniacki to launch own underwear line: this week in tennis business with Justin Cohen

Jun. 6 | By Justin Cohen Caroline Wozniacki Underwear Line to be Released in September Caroline Wozniacki to launch new underwear line Current world No. 9 Caroline Wozniacki, a former top-ranked player on the WTA Tour, announced Monday on her website that she...

Bjorn Borg’s first ever match at Roland Garros

Bjorn Borg’s first ever match at Roland Garros

Jun. 5 | By Cliff Richey Roland Garros is a place where I have many memories – some I want to remember the rest of my life and some I’d rather forget. One unique experience I had came back in 1973 when I played a first-round match against a young Swedish...

No man – even Rafa or Bjorn – has won more French titles than this musketeer

No man – even Rafa or Bjorn – has won more French titles than this musketeer

Jun. 4 | “Whenever Paris comes to mind, their images loom,” wrote 1931 Wimbledon champion Sidney Wood in his book THE WIMBLEDON FINAL THAT NEVER WAS of the famous Four Musketeers – Rene Lacoste, Henri Cochet, Jean Borotra and Jacques Brugnon. Roland Garros,...

Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams lead women seed ousted in Paris

Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams lead women seed ousted in Paris

Jun. 4 | STARS French Open (First Week) Dominika Cibulkova beat top-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-2 7-6 (4) Svetlana Kuznetsova beat third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 6-2 Virginie Razzano beat fifth-seeded Serena Williams 4-6 7-6 (5) 6-3 Petra Martic beat eighth-seeded...

Banking giant BNP Paribas and French Open sign five-year extension: This week in tennis business with Justin Cohen

Banking giant BNP Paribas and French Open sign five-year extension: This week in tennis business with Justin Cohen

May. 30 | By Justin Cohen BNP Paribas signs five-year extension with French Open According to an article by Matt Cutler of SportsBusiness, banking giant BNP Paribas has agreed to a five-year extension with the French Open to serve as the tournament’s main...

Summarizing Serena Williams’ shocking first round loss at Roland Garros

Summarizing Serena Williams’ shocking first round loss at Roland Garros

May. 29 | By Staff and Wire Reports Serena Williams booted out in the first round of Roland Garros Here’s what you need to know about Virginie Razzano’s 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 upset win over Serena Williams Tuesday at Roland Garros in bullet points. The New...

Francesca Schiavone ends drought, finally wins again — Mondays with Bob Greene

Francesca Schiavone ends drought, finally wins again — Mondays with Bob Greene

May. 28 | By Bob Greene STARS Agnieszka Radwanska beat Simona Halep 7-5, 6-0 to win the Brussels Open in Brussels, Belgium Nicolas Almagro beat Brian Baker 6-3 6-2 to win the Open de Nice Côte d’Azur in Nice, France Francesca Schiavone beat Alizé Cornet...

When Roger Federer’s reputation was “Grand Slam Loser”

When Roger Federer’s reputation was “Grand Slam Loser”

May. 28 | It seems improbable that Roger Federer, the man who has won more Grand Slam singles titles than any other man, was once labeled a “Grand Slam loser.” But that was the case back at Roland Garros in 2003 – when he was humiliated in a first-round...