Let The Virtual Mutua Madrid Open Begin!

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Opening day of the the Mutua Madrid Open Virtual Pro has arrived and a full slate of 24 group matches, plus two charity matches, are on Monday’s order of play of the four-day […]

Tennis Canada: Layoffs, Furloughs And Deep Cuts

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With no WTA Coupe Rogers in Montreal in August – and the likelihood that the ATP Rogers Cup in Toronto may also be cancelled this year – it adds up to an expected […]

The Andy & Novak Show: Serves, Volleys And Barbs, Too

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Friday night, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic – old rivals on the tennis court and good friends off it – hosted an hour-long Instagram Live chat together, in which they answered questions […]

ATP Chairman: Something Needs To Be Done Now For The Players

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) One of the positives to come out of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown has been a newfound sense of unity in pro tennis. The ATP and WTA Tours have promoted a theme of Tennis […]

LTA To Donate 5,000 Tennis Racquets Through StreetGames

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) of Britain announced it will donate 5,000 tennis racquets for distribution to low socio-economic groups through StreetGames, it’s Official Charity Partner. The LTA will distribute the tennis racquets […]

Financial Disparities Exist In Tennis

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) During a recent Tennis Channel Live round-table conversation via Skype, broadcast in the U.S., Hall of Famers Jim Courier and Andy Roddick weighed in on the timely subject of what needs to happen in order to […]

Tennis United: Ready, –P–l–a–y– Stay

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Tennis United, a new weekly show hosted by Grand Slam doubles champions Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States and Vasek Pospisil from Canada, debuted Friday on both the ATP and WTA Tours digital […]