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Gilles Muller, Elise Mertens Win First Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Gilles Muller, Elise Mertens Win First Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jan. 15 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Johanna Konta beat Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4 6-2 to win the Apia International women’s singles in Sydney, Australia Jack Sock beat Joao Sousa 6-3 5-7 6-3 to win the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand Gilles Muller...

Nadia Petrova: “Being what she might have been”

Nadia Petrova: “Being what she might have been”

Oct. 2 | By David Kane, Special for WorldTennisMagazine.com Exciting up-and-comers come and go, but in tennis (as in life), you never forget your first love. It would be impossible to explain why fans support the players they do. It could result from nationalistic...

Toray Pan Pacific Open has surprise winner in Nadia Petrova – Mondays with Bob Greene

Toray Pan Pacific Open has surprise winner in Nadia Petrova – Mondays with Bob Greene

Oct. 1 | By Bob Greene STARS Nadia Petrova beat Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0 1-6 6-3 to win the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, Japan Juan Monaco beat Julien Benneteau 7-5 4-6 6-3 to win the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Richard Gasquet beat Gilles Simon...

Serbian Hats, Middle-Aged Ball Boys, and Unanswered Questions from the Sony Ericsson Open

Serbian Hats, Middle-Aged Ball Boys, and Unanswered Questions from the Sony Ericsson Open

Mar. 29 | By Thomas Swick At around 1 pm yesterday, Agnieszka Radwanska walked onto the stadium court, placed her heavy bag on her chair, and took out a plastic bag of bottled drinks as if she had just entered her compartment for a long train ride. It was the...

Lagardere Books Net Loss Related To Sports Marketing Division: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Lagardere Books Net Loss Related To Sports Marketing Division: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Mar. 14 | Lagardere hit by major write-down losses related to sports marketing division Andy Roddick in action in Indian Wells, California (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) Paris-based Lagardere reported a net loss of $707 million (EU) compared to net income...

Hingis Joins Coaching Ranks at Patrick Mouratoglou Academy: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Hingis Joins Coaching Ranks at Patrick Mouratoglou Academy: This Week in Tennis Business with Justin Cohen

Nov. 9 | Martina Hingis Hingis joins coaching ranks at Patrick Mouratoglou Academy in Paris Former world No. 1 and five-time Grand Slam singles champion Martina Hingis has joined the prestigious Patrick Mouratoglou Academy in Paris as an advisor and will help...

Nadia Petrova adds new crystal to her collection at Citi Open

Nadia Petrova adds new crystal to her collection at Citi Open

Jul. 31 | By Christopher Lancette The buzz at the inaugural Citi Open in College Park, Maryland this week centered around a number of players. People raved about top-seed Shahar Peer and rising newcomers like Irina Falconi. No one, it seemed, had Nadia Petrova’s...

An American Movement Fueled by the Masses

An American Movement Fueled by the Masses

Mar. 13 | By Erwin Ong The fourth day of play at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., produced some notable results for American tennis players, no doubt buoyed by playing in front of a home crowd. Most significant of these is the straight set victory...

Mondays With Bob Greene: It’s a Davis Cup Weekend

Mondays With Bob Greene: It’s a Davis Cup Weekend

Sep. 20 | STARS Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-2 to win the US Open men’s singles, his ninth Grand Slam tournament title and completing a career Grand Slam. Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova defeated Liezel Huber and Nadia Petrova 2-6 6-4...

Mondays with Bob Greene: The Kimderella Story Continues with Clijsters Winning 2nd Consecutive US Open

Mondays with Bob Greene: The Kimderella Story Continues with Clijsters Winning 2nd Consecutive US Open

Sep. 13 | STARS US OPEN Men’s Singles: Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic, rain delayed until Monday Women’s Singles: Kim Clijsters beat Vera Zvonareva 6-2 6-1 Men’s Doubles: Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan beat Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 7-6 (5) 7-6...

Rain Pushes Men’s Final to Monday

Rain Pushes Men’s Final to Monday

Sep. 13 | NEW YORK – Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will have to wait one more day to find out who wins their first US Open men’s singles title. After two weeks of sunshine bathed the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, rain arrived at Flushing...

Five-Setters, Challenges and USTA Player Development at the US Open

Five-Setters, Challenges and USTA Player Development at the US Open

Sep. 1 | They don’t keep records on “most five-setters played in a Grand Slam,” and I’m not planning to pour through decades of drawsheets to research it, but there were 13 matches in the first round alone that went the distance,...