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The Happy, Unpredictable Slam – The Australian Open

The Happy, Unpredictable Slam – The Australian Open

Jan. 16 | The Australian Open has earned the moniker of “the Happy Slam” as it is the most laid back and relaxed of the four Grand Slam tournaments. It is also known as “the Unpredictable” Slam The Australian Open has a long history of...

Predictions For The 2017 Tennis Season

Predictions For The 2017 Tennis Season

Jan. 4 | by Bob Stockton No one predicted the shocks that happened in the world of tennis during in 2016 and 2017 has the potential to be even more unpredictable. With the changing of the old guard at the top of the rankings it is all to play for this season....

Rafael Nadal Is Back And Winning Again – Mondays with Bob Greene

Rafael Nadal Is Back And Winning Again – Mondays with Bob Greene

Jan. 2 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Rafael Nadal beat David Goffin 7-4 7-6 (5) to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates   SAYING “I’m very happy to return to competition again. These three days have...

For The Holidays, Consider “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” by Steve Flink

For The Holidays, Consider “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” by Steve Flink

Dec. 7 | Having trouble thinking of the proper holiday gift for the tennis player in your life? Consider the book “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” by Steve. Flink. “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time” features profiles and rankings of the...

Rafael Nadal Comeback Adds Steam In China

Rafael Nadal Comeback Adds Steam In China

Oct. 7 | Rafael Nadal is like a fine wine and gets better with age. After fully recovering from injuries that have affected him in the past, he is starting to regain top form again and looking to gain valuable ranking points in the Asian swing of the ATP World...

Lucas Pouille, Anastasija Sevastova Upset Winners at US Open – Mondays with Bob Greene

Lucas Pouille, Anastasija Sevastova Upset Winners at US Open – Mondays with Bob Greene

Sep. 4 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS US Open – First Week Anastasija Sevastova beat third-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza 7-5 6-4 Lucas Pouille beat fourth-seeded Rafael Nadal 6-1 2-6 6-4 3-6 7-6 (6) Ryan Harrison beat fifth-seeded Milos Raonic 6-7 (4) 7-5...

Monica Puig, Andy Murray Are Golden In Rio – Mondays with Bob Greene

Monica Puig, Andy Murray Are Golden In Rio – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 15 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Rio Olympics Gold Men’s singles: Andy Murray, Great Britain Women’s singles: Monica Puig, Puerto Rico Men’s doubles: Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal, Spain Women’s doubles: Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina,...

Most Memorable Tennis Moments from Previous Olympic Games

Most Memorable Tennis Moments from Previous Olympic Games

Aug. 2 | No one knows what the Olympics will bring to the table this season. However, it is difficult to imagine the tennis matchups in Rio delivering moments capable of matching these top 10 occurrences from previous Olympics games, though you can bet on Tennis...

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...

Rafael Nadal Withdrawal Rocks First Week of Roland Garros – Mondays with Bob Greene

Rafael Nadal Withdrawal Rocks First Week of Roland Garros – Mondays with Bob Greene

May. 30 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS   French Open (first week) Kiki Bertens beat third-seeded Angelique Kerber 6-2 3-6 6-3 Karin Knapp beat fifth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-3 6-7 (6) 4-0 retired Richard Gasquet beat fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori...

Andy Murray Also Seeking Slice of Tennis History in Paris

Andy Murray Also Seeking Slice of Tennis History in Paris

May. 20 | Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   While most attention is on Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams and their attempts at tennis history at Roland Garros this year, it’s Andy Murray who also has an opportunity to etch his name in the tennis history...

Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep Reign Supreme In Madrid – Mondays with Bob Greene

Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep Reign Supreme In Madrid – Mondays with Bob Greene

May. 8 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-2 3-6 6-3 to win the Mutua Madrid Open men’s singles in Madrid, Spain Simona Halep beat Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-4 to win the Mutua Madrid Open women’s singles in Madrid, Spain Zhang...