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It Should’ve Been Hall Of Fame Induction Week

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Lost in the shuffle of the global coronavirus pandemic that has shut down the pro tennis tours since March, this was supposed to be induction week at the International Tennis Hall of Fame […]

WTT: Opening Day And Battle For King Trophy Is On

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The 45th season of World TeamTennis started with a bang Sunday at The Greenbrier, a luxury resort nestled in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. With three matches scheduled for Opening Day of the […]

Ultimate Tennis Showdown: A Grand Experiment Reaches Its Zenith

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Patrick Mouratoglou’s grand tennis experiment – the Ultimate Tennis Showdown – complete with its quirky but special format and unique rules, reaches its zenith this weekend. After a final day of group play […]

WTA Adds Prague And Lexington To Calendar

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Thursday, the WTA announced the addition of two International events to its 2020 provisional calendar, both for the week of August 10: the Prague Open in the Czech Republic and the Top […]

ATP Coaches Announce Second Round Of Fan Experiences

LONDON, July 9, 2020 (ATP Tour Press Release) Members of the ATP Coach Programme, in collaboration with the ATP, have announced a second round of fan experiences featuring top ATP players, in continued support of coaches affected by the COVID-19 […]

Robin Söderling: ‘A Lesson Here For All Of Us’

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Tuesday evening, Robin Söderling, 35, the first player to defeat Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros – and himself a two-time French Open finalist – used his social media platform positively to open […]

Kyrgios: ‘As Open A Book As There Is On Tour …’

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) While much of Europe and North American slept last night, Nick Kyrgios was wide awake Down Under where it was already Wednesday afternoon. The mercurial Aussie was busy on social media, where he’s […]

Can Tennis Be Staged Safely In The U.S.?

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World TeamTennis begins its three-week, one-site season on Sunday at The Greenbrier “America’s Resort” in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. In May, when the WTT revealed its plan of brining all nine of […]

Shaping The Future: Introducing ‘THE ROGER’

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis may be in the midst of global lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, it hasn’t kept Roger Federer from being creative or finding inspiration in things off of the court. […]

ATP Announces FedEx ATP Rankings Changes

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, July 6, 2020 (ATP Press Release) The ATP has today announced how the revised FedEx ATP Rankings will be calculated once the Tour resumes. The Rankings, which reflect a player’s standing among the world’s best players and […]