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Tsonga On Racism: ‘A Tragedy … That Makes You Want To Shout Louder’

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, […]

Coco Gauff: Using Her Voice To Turn Anguish Into Purpose

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 […]

Outlook Optimistic For Internazionali BNL d’Italia

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, […]

What Was Marion Bartoli Thinking?

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 […]

Auger-Aliassime Joins Ultimate Tennis Showdown

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 […]

LTA To Host Series Of Summer British Tour Events

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 […]

World TeamTennis To Allow Spectators

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, […]

World TeamTennis To Play Entire Season In West Virginia

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 […]

Sabine Lisicki Launches New YouTube Channel

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 […]