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Tennis Player’s Love Forged on the Titanic 100 Years Ago

Tennis Player’s Love Forged on the Titanic 100 Years Ago

Feb. 14 | NEW YORK, February 14, 2012 – Karl Behr was one of the best tennis players in the United States – a member of the 1907 U.S. Davis Cup team and a Wimbledon doubles finalist that year. In 1912, he was madly in love with Helen Newsom, a 19-year-old...

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,...

Occupy Wall Street! How a Wimbledon champion could have been targeted

Occupy Wall Street! How a Wimbledon champion could have been targeted

Oct. 25 | There is much in the news about the global “Occupy” protests, headlined by the “Occupy Wall Street” protests in Lower Manhattan. If there protests took place 80 years ago (when insider trading was actually legal), then a reigning Wimbledon champion...

Jim Courier sneaks past Andre Agassi to win PowerShares QQQ Challenge in Chicago

Jim Courier sneaks past Andre Agassi to win PowerShares QQQ Challenge in Chicago

Oct. 21 | Four-time Grand Slam champion Jim Courier held off a crowd-pleasing Andre Agassi 8-7 (3) to win the PowerShares QQQ Challenge at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday night. Tournament officials estimated that the crowd on Thursday marked the largest...

Andre Agassi Hall of Fame acceptance speech transcript

Andre Agassi Hall of Fame acceptance speech transcript

Jul. 11 | People are still buzzing about Andre Agassi’s speech Saturday when inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. The International Tennis Hall of Fame has provided us with a transcript of the speech, pasted below, for your enjoyment....

A look back at the career of the new Hall of Famer Andre Agassi

A look back at the career of the new Hall of Famer Andre Agassi

Jul. 10 | Andre Agassi and Fern Lee “Peachy” Kellmeyer were inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame Saturday with moving and inspiring speeches during a festive and tradition-laced ceremonies at the Newport Casino, site of the playing of the first...

Previewing Andre Agassi’s International Tennis Hall of Fame induction

Previewing Andre Agassi’s International Tennis Hall of Fame induction

Jul. 6 | Andre Agassi, perhaps the most famous man to ever play tennis, will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 9 at the Newport Casino in Newport, R.I. Agassi, the former world No. 1, eight time major tournament champion,...

Scandal at the Italian Open!

Scandal at the Italian Open!

May. 12 | The Italian Championships in Rome always seem to have a flair for the dramatic as the tournament’s history is littered with entertaining tales of controversy and drama. Jan Kodes, the International Tennis Hall of Famer, two-time French Open champion...

TV Ratings Down During First Week of Australian Open: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

TV Ratings Down During First Week of Australian Open: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Jan. 26 | Agassi to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame in July Andre Agassi, a former world No. 1 and 8-time Grand Slam singles champion, will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the International Tennis Hall of Fame &...

Andre Agassi to be Inducted to  International Tennis Hall of Fame

Andre Agassi to be Inducted to International Tennis Hall of Fame

Jan. 20 | Andre Agassi, a former world No. 1 and one of the most revered athletes in the world, will receive the highest honor available in the sport of tennis, induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The announcement of Agassi’s induction...

“The Bud Collins History of Tennis” – Updated and in a Second Edition – Makes for a Great Holiday Gift

“The Bud Collins History of Tennis” – Updated and in a Second Edition – Makes for a Great Holiday Gift

Dec. 9 | Bud Collins, the man who many call the walking encyclopedia of tennis, has a new, updated second-edition version of his famous tennis encyclopedia and record book THE BUD COLLINS HISTORY OF TENNIS – just in time for the holidays. The 816-page second-edition...

A Welshman in the Tennis Hall of Fame? It Could Happen…

A Welshman in the Tennis Hall of Fame? It Could Happen…

Sep. 28 | By Leigh Sanders As a Welshman, it is very rare that we get to celebrate one of our own getting mentioned in the same sentence as the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Primarily a rugby (and every 50 years or so a footballing) nation the list...