National Tennis News

Battle Of The Brits Returns With Premier League Of Tennis

WASHINGTON, December 17, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Lawn Tennis Association and Jamie Murray have teamed up again to bring Great Britain’s best men’s and women’s tennis players together for pre-season match play in an effort to replicate Australian Open conditions. The […]

These British Bulldogs Had Plenty Of Bite To The End

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Battle Of The Brits came down to a winner-take-all decider on the final day at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, England, and it was a thriller. Ahead 58-56 with five points […]

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 […]

What Else Could Possibly Go Wrong With Adria Tour?

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The fall out from Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour event in the Balkans took a turn for the worse on Monday. A day after Grigor Dimitrov revealed he tested positive for Covid-19 after competing […]

Arthur Ashe Statue Defaced in Virginia

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Arthur Ashe, a native of Richmond, Va., was a world-class tennis player, a trailblazer. He became the first black man to win the Wimbledon Championships, the Australian Open and the US Open. Following […]

Ultimate Tennis Showdown Dares To Be Different

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Patrick Mouratoglou, who is best known as Serena Williams’s coach since 2012, is daring to be different. With the pro tennis tours grounded due to the global coronavirus pandemic since early March, the […]

Amid Pandemic, USTA Announces Comprehensive Reorganization

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Monday, the United States Tennis Association made sweeping changes to its organization. In an effort to reorganize and prioritize its structure while growing the game and service to the broader tennis industry, […]

Add ‘Best of British’ Championships To Summer Exhibition Calendar

WASHINGTON May 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) As tennis continues the process of reopening with a variety of exhibitions in the U.S. and throughout Europe, Great Britain’s Jamie Murray confirmed on Friday that his closed-door event, Schroders Battle of the Brits, is a […]