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40 Years Of Night Tennis At The U.S. Open – A Look Back At The Best Under The Lights In NYC

40 Years Of Night Tennis At The U.S. Open – A Look Back At The Best Under The Lights In NYC

Sep. 4 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The 2015 US Open marks the 40th anniversary of night tennis at the US Open. On August 27, 1975, the US Open first played matches under the lights. The French Open previously experimented with night tennis in 1969,...

Daughter of Maureen Connolly Talks Serena Williams; Her Mom’s Grand Slam

Daughter of Maureen Connolly Talks Serena Williams; Her Mom’s Grand Slam

Aug. 31 | by Ashley Brownstein @Brownstein26   It’s been seven weeks since Serena Williams captured the Wimbledon singles title and ever since then all we’ve ever heard in the tennis world are the two words – “Grand Slam.” The “Serena...

Serena Williams Favored to Win US Open, Calendar Grand Slam – Mondays with Bob Greene

Serena Williams Favored to Win US Open, Calendar Grand Slam – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 31 | Mondays with Bob Greene   STARS Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova 6-7 (6) 6-2 6-2 to win the Connecticut Open in New Haven, Connecticut, USA Kevin Anderson beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4 7-5 to win the Winston-Salem Open in Winston-Salem, North Carolina,...

Did Intoxication Prevent The First Ever Grand Slam?

Did Intoxication Prevent The First Ever Grand Slam?

Aug. 25 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Don Budge was the first player in tennis history to win the Grand Slam of tennis in 1938 when he swept in one year all four major championships – the Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. titles.  However,...

Don’t Forget Helen Wills Moody In The “GOAT” Debate In Women’s Tennis

Don’t Forget Helen Wills Moody In The “GOAT” Debate In Women’s Tennis

Aug. 24 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   With much chatter in tennis centered around Serena Williams pursuing the Grand Slam at the U.S. Open, and her “GOAT” status (Greatest Of All Time) in potentially winning her 22nd major singles title, it’s...

Roger Federer, Serena Williams Capture Western & Southern Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Roger Federer, Serena Williams Capture Western & Southern Titles – Mondays with Bob Greene

Aug. 24 | Mondays with Bob Greene    STARS Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 7-6 (1) 6-3 to win the men’s singles at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Serena Williams beat Simona Halep 6-3 7-6 (5) to win the Western & Southern...

A Battle of the Sexes Tennis Match From 30 Years Ago You May Have Forgotten

A Battle of the Sexes Tennis Match From 30 Years Ago You May Have Forgotten

Aug. 23 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   After an appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Show, John McEnroe has fanned some flames about, yet, another “Battle of the Sexes” match, this time featuring himself, at age 56, against world No. 1 Serena Williams....

Comparing Serena Williams 2015 Season (So Far) To The Greatest Ever

Comparing Serena Williams 2015 Season (So Far) To The Greatest Ever

Jul. 11 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   With her 6-4, 6-4 Wimbledon final win over Spain’s Garbine Muguruza, Serena Williams has won the third leg of a calendar year Grand Slam in 2015. The win also completes a her second “Serena Slam” with her...

Can Fashion Help Revive American Tennis?

Can Fashion Help Revive American Tennis?

Jul. 6 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   There has been much discussed and written of late about the state of American pro tennis. Over the past quarter century, American dominance in the world of tennis has diminished as the game has become more global....

The Grand Slam – Origins and Correct Verbiage

The Grand Slam – Origins and Correct Verbiage

Jun. 27 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   The Grand Slam… It’s a term often mis-used in tennis, but in 2015 there is a chance Serena Williams will be able to achieve the ultimate achievement in the sport of tennis. The Grand Slam is the term...

The Seven Most Memorable Matches From Wimbledon In 2014

The Seven Most Memorable Matches From Wimbledon In 2014

Jun. 24 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   With Wimbledon upon us, let’s take a look at the highlights from the 2014 edition of The Championships with this review of the seven most memorable matches.   June 26 – Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios,...

Lisicki and Karlovic Serve Up New Ace Records

Lisicki and Karlovic Serve Up New Ace Records

Jun. 19 | By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Within days of each other, Ivo Karlovic and Sabine Lisicki both created a slice of tennis history by creating new records for aces in men’s and women’s matches. On Wednesday, June 17, Lisicki fired a WTA record...