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“Who Is Ever Going To Beat This Guy?” – Rafael Nadal Makes History In Roland Garros Win Over Novak Djokovic

“Who Is Ever Going To Beat This Guy?” – Rafael Nadal Makes History In Roland Garros Win Over Novak Djokovic

Jun. 8 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Ted Robinson of NBC Sports concluded Sunday’s broadcast of the French Open men’s final asking “Who is ever going to beat this guy?” It is one of the biggest questions in tennis – and in all of sports...

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,...

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?...

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...

Bud Collins reviews the history of Roland Garros

Bud Collins reviews the history of Roland Garros

May. 22 | The French Championships – or Roland Garros – is underway in Paris as the world’s top tennis players battle on the red clay to win one of the world’s most prestigious and historical tennis titles. Bud Collins, the world’s most famous tennis...

NADAL WINS FIFTH FRENCH OPEN TITLE

NADAL WINS FIFTH FRENCH OPEN TITLE

Jun. 6 | Rafael Nadal regained his title of “King of Clay” winning the French Open singles title for a fifth time Sunday with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 win over Robin Soderling of Sweden. Only the great Bjorn Borg has won more singles titles (6) at the world’s...

BON JOUR PARIS! BUD COLLINS PROFILES THE HISTORY OF THE FRENCH CHAMPIONSHIPS

BON JOUR PARIS! BUD COLLINS PROFILES THE HISTORY OF THE FRENCH CHAMPIONSHIPS

May. 21 | The French Championships begins this Sunday, May 23. Bud Collins provides readers with a brief history of the French Championships in this exclusive excerpt from his celebrated book THE BUD COLLINS HISTORY OF TENNIS ($35.95, New Chapter Press, www.NewChapterMedia.com) Crimson...

FEDERER’S FIRST HISTORIC FEAT

FEDERER’S FIRST HISTORIC FEAT

Feb. 11 | Roger Federer first placed his names among some of the greatest players of all time back in 2001, when he accounted for all three points in a 3-2 win for Switzerland over the United States in the first round of the 2001 Davis Cup. Federer’s accomplishment...