ATP Kitzbühel With Strong Entry List

KITZBÜHEL, August 11, 2020 Defending champion Dominic Thiem leads the entry list into the 2020 Generali Open, held at the Kitzbühel Tennis Club from September 8 to 13. The World No. 3 ended the home crowd’s 26-year wait for a […]

Victoria Azarenka: Nothing Like Playing Actual Matches

WASHINGTON, August 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As former No. 1 and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka awaits her first match since the relaunch of the WTA tour, she’s ready to restart the season. Her opportunity will come Tuesday […]

Bouchard Powers Past Kudermetova In Prague Opener

STARNBERG, August 10, 2020 Eugenie Bouchard showed an impressive performance and advanced to the second round of the Prague Open before play was called off for the remainder of the day due to rain. The wild card entry from Canada […]

ITF Introduces New Coach Certification Programme

ITF Press Release, August 10, 2020 The ITF has today announced that it is launching a new initiative to certify coaches through the ITF certification programme, with the aim of increasing the number of qualified tennis coaches at all levels […]

Four Hacks For Mastering Your Tennis Skills While Studying

STARNBERG, August 10, 2020 (Guest post) With sports, it’s all fun and games until you strike the gold, and soon enough you are earning millions playing at the top level. Although making it to the top is not a guarantee, […]

Remarkable Gauff Poised For Big Things In Lexington

WASHINGTON, August 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The inaugural Top Seed Open presented by Bluegrass Orthopaedics in Lexington, Ky., features World No. 9 Serena Williams, who is the top seed and one of four major champions in the talent-rich 32-player […]

Fantastic Fiona! Ferro Wins 31st Palermo Ladies Open

WASHINGTON, August 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) If they were making a film based upon the final of the 31st Palermo Ladies Open, “Forehands of Fury” would be an appropriate title. After all, France’s Fiona Ferro used her steady but […]

US Open Wheelchair Field Announced

USTA Press Release, August 9, 2020 The USTA announced on Friday the field for the 2020 US Open Wheelchair Competition. The event, in its 13th year, will be held Sept. 10-13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center […]

Aggressive, Consistent Kontaveit Reaches Palermo Final

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As she stepped out onto the red clay of ASD Country Time Club’s Center Court for her semifinal match in the 31st Palermo Ladies Open in southern Italy on Saturday, fourth seed Anett […]

New Tournament, New Excitement For Serena Williams

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Twenty-three time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams never expected to be playing in Kentucky, but it’s close to her Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., home and easy to get to. That’s why she’s excited […]