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American Junior Sam Riffice Has Breakthrough Week In Vero Beach At Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships

American Junior Sam Riffice Has Breakthrough Week In Vero Beach At Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships

May. 1 | Tennis fans should keep their eye on Sam Riffice. The 18-year-old from Roseville, Calif., had a breakthrough tournament at the Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation Tennis Championships, a $15,000 USTA Pro Circuit event at Grand Harbor Golf & Beach...

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Latvian Anastasija Sevastova Puts Leisure Management Studies Aside To Achieve Career Heights

Sep. 4 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The world of leisure management’s loss is the tennis world’s gain. Leisure management is what the Latvian pro tennis player Anastasija Sevastova studied when she first retired from tennis three years...

At Age 36, Venus Williams Not Ready For Retirement

At Age 36, Venus Williams Not Ready For Retirement

Jun. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   When I received an emailed media advisory a few weeks ago announcing that Venus Williams was hosting a conference call to announce her summer plans, my first thought was she might announce that she would retire...

Andy Murray Wins Record Fifth Title at Queen’s Club – Mondays with Bob Greene

Andy Murray Wins Record Fifth Title at Queen’s Club – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jun. 20 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Andy Murray beat Milos Raonic 6-7 (5) 6-4 6-3 to win the Aegon Championships in London, Great Britain Florian Mayer beat Alexander Zverev 6-2 5-7 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany Madison Keys beat...

Carpe Lotion Is A Great Way To Prevent Sweaty Hands On The Tennis Court

Carpe Lotion Is A Great Way To Prevent Sweaty Hands On The Tennis Court

Jun. 14 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   It was fascinating to see Richard Gasquet during the French Open quickly unwrap and unwrap his grip tap on every changeover – a routine that he is known for. He is stricken with sweaty hands, as many people...

Karolina Pliskova and CoCo Vandeweghe Beat Rain and Opponents – Mondays with Bob Greene

Karolina Pliskova and CoCo Vandeweghe Beat Rain and Opponents – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jun. 12 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Karolina Pliskova beat Alison Riske 7-6 (8) 7-5 to win the Aegon Open in Nottingham, Great Britain CoCo Vandeweghe beat Kristina Mladenovic 7-5 7-5 to win the Ricoh Open women’s singles in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Paolo...

The Only Player “From” Africa To Win A Wimbledon Singles Title

The Only Player “From” Africa To Win A Wimbledon Singles Title

Jun. 29 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   “I have a question for you” said the rough, Czech-accented voice of Ivan Lendl during a telephone news conference to promote his competing on the PowerShares Series tennis circuit. “Who is the only person...

McEnroe Edges Argumentative Lendl To Win PowerShares Series Title In Charlotte

McEnroe Edges Argumentative Lendl To Win PowerShares Series Title In Charlotte

Mar. 13 | CHARLOTTE, N.C. — John McEnroe captured his fourth title on the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit Thursday defeating Ivan Lendl 7-6 (7-5) in a hotly-contested one-set final at the Time Warner Cable Arena, highlighted by a 10-minute line-call...

McEnroe Hits Tweener, Beats Connors, Cash To Win Nashville To Clinch PowerShares Series Points Title

McEnroe Hits Tweener, Beats Connors, Cash To Win Nashville To Clinch PowerShares Series Points Title

Mar. 13 | NASHVILLE, Tenn. – John McEnroe hit a tweener, beat Jimmy Connors in their first match-up in 15 years and beat Pat Cash in the title match to win the Champions Challenge Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena. McEnroe’s 6-3 win over Cash in the championship...

Jim Courier Beats John McEnroe To Pass PowerShares Series Test In Oklahoma City

Jim Courier Beats John McEnroe To Pass PowerShares Series Test In Oklahoma City

Feb. 7 | OKLAHOMA CITY – Despite playing in Wimbledon, U.S., French and Australian Open finals, Jim Courier will tell you he also gets pre-match jitters before playing on the PowerShares Series tennis circuit. Admitting to some first-event nervousness in Wednesday’s...

John McEnroe Begins 20th Year Of “Champions” Tennis On 2014 PowerShares Series

John McEnroe Begins 20th Year Of “Champions” Tennis On 2014 PowerShares Series

Feb. 4 | KANSAS CITY – John McEnroe will kick off his 20th year of “champions” tennis Wednesday at the Champions Showdown, the opening event on the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit. McEnroe, who first played organized champions tournament tennis...

Roger Federer “Looks Great” In Australia Says John McEnroe

Roger Federer “Looks Great” In Australia Says John McEnroe

Jan. 22 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   John McEnroe was not among the tennis fans watching the Australian Open live at 3:30 am on the east coast of the United States as Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray to advance into a semifinal match-up with rival...