WASHINGTON, June 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) At the beginning, France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga recalled, it started with little nicknames. Then, little insults. In an interview with Franceinfo (francetvinfo.fr) published Tuesday, the 34-year-old Tsonga discussed how racism translated into his childhood. “Afterwards, […]
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Over the weekend, people all across the sports world began to speak out against the brutal killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, by a Minneapolis police officer. One of them, Frances […]
WASHINGTON, June 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) In a frenetic week filled with global coronavirus pandemic and the killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer in Minneapolis that was the lightening rod for coast-to-coast […]
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Angelo Biaghi, president of the Italian tennis federation (FIT), said in an interview with Super Tennis on Friday that there is a good chance that the Internazionali BNL d’Italia could be played in September, […]
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Earlier this week, in a TennisMajors.com “Match Point” panel discussion video, Marion Bartoli, the 2013 Wimbledon singles champion, suggested – in the words of one British tennis writer, she “bizarrely proposed” – reducing […]
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, currently ranked No. 20, has been added to the draw for the first edition of the Ultimate Tennis Showdown, an invitation-only tournament that international coach and broadcaster Patrick Mouratoglou is […]
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Add Great Britain to the growing list of European countries planning to host tennis events in the coming weeks. According to various reports, the Lawn Tennis Association of Great Britain (LTA) plans to […]
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to its website, World TeamTennis will allow up to 500 spectators to its matches this summer. The three-week season, from July 12 to August 2, will be played outdoors at The Greenbrier, […]
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) According to a New York Times story written by Marc Stein, published online Sunday and appearing in print Monday, World TeamTennis will play its entire 2020 season at a resort site in West […]
STARNBERG, May 25, 2020 While the global tennis tour is on hold due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, athletes like Sabine Lisicki are keeping busy. The 2013 Wimbledon finalist opened up a new YouTube channel, where the German tennis pro will […]
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