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When Lindsay Davenport First Burst On The Scene

When Lindsay Davenport First Burst On The Scene

Jul. 11 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Lindsay Davenport leads the “Class of 2014″ at the International Tennis Hall of Fame induction in Newport, R.I. The induction provides a platform to relay memories of when she first burst onto the...

Petra Kvitova Dominates Genie Bouchard To Win Second Wimbledon Title

Petra Kvitova Dominates Genie Bouchard To Win Second Wimbledon Title

Jul. 5 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   In a 55-minute display of ferocious power tennis, Petra Kvitova easily won her second Wimbledon singles title with a 6-3, 6-0 domination of 20-year-old upstart Genie Bouchard. Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion...

Serena Williams Shocked In French Open Second Round, Winning Only Four Games

Serena Williams Shocked In French Open Second Round, Winning Only Four Games

May. 28 | by Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Not since her very first match as a professional on October 29, 1995 had Serena Williams lost a match in a more convincing fashion that she did Wednesday in the second round of the French Open. The world No. 1...

New SAP Deal With WTA Will Change The Way Pro Tennis Is Played, Watched And Reported

New SAP Deal With WTA Will Change The Way Pro Tennis Is Played, Watched And Reported

Aug. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   In a bruising baseline rally, what percentage of points does Maria Sharapova win when she hits 10 or more forehands in a single point? If a player approaches the net against Victoria Azarenka, what percentage...

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...

Mary Joe Fernandez and Jay Berger named coaches of 2012 U.S. Olympics tennis teams

Mary Joe Fernandez and Jay Berger named coaches of 2012 U.S. Olympics tennis teams

Jun. 5 | WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 5, 2012 – The USTA, the governing body for the sport of tennis in the U.S., announced today that U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez and Jay Berger, USTA Player Development Head of Men’s Tennis, have been named as the...

Serena Williams leads U.S. Fed Cup on Tennis Channel this weekend

Serena Williams leads U.S. Fed Cup on Tennis Channel this weekend

Apr. 19 | Serena Williams, Christina McHale, Sloane Stephens and Liezel Huber Battle Ukraine in 2013 Cup Qualifier LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2012 – Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team’s playoff competition against...

Building The Tennis Team

Building The Tennis Team

Feb. 7 | U.S. Fed Cup Team The tennis world is smack in the middle of “team season” as the women assembled national teams for Fed Cup last weekend and the men gather for Davis Cup this week. In the amateur world of tennis, recreational players are in the...

U.S. Team in Fight for Fed Cup Spot This Weekend on Tennis Channel

U.S. Team in Fight for Fed Cup Spot This Weekend on Tennis Channel

Feb. 3 | Sisters Serena and Venus Williams, Christina McHale and Liezel Huber Battle Belarus and Australian Open Champion Victoria Azarenka to Compete for 2013 Cup Venus Williams at pre-draw press conference LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2012-Tennis Channel will provide...

Single-Day Tickets Available for U.S. vs Belarus Fed Cup World Group II First Round in Worcester, Mass.: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Single-Day Tickets Available for U.S. vs Belarus Fed Cup World Group II First Round in Worcester, Mass.: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Feb. 1 | Single-day tickets available for U.S. vs. Belarus Fed Cup World Group II First Round tie in Worcester WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., January 30, 2012 – The USTA announced today that single-day tickets for the 2012 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First...

Conflicts of interest in tennis, part II

Conflicts of interest in tennis, part II

Aug. 23 | Not surprisingly, I received an email from an agent at International Management Group, displeased with the piece published Sunday about Mary Joe Fernandez’s television conflict of interest in commentating matches involving clients of her husband,...

More media conflicts of interest in ESPN TV coverage

More media conflicts of interest in ESPN TV coverage

Aug. 21 | I did want to see if Maria Sharapova could win an important WTA tournament and I did want to see if Jelena Jankovic has rediscovered the formula that once took her to a U.S. Open final. But it was more important Sunday to see how ESPN analyst Mary Joe...