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 […]

A Stay-At-Home Challenge For All Players And Fans

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Following in the footsteps of Roger Federer’s wildly successful “hat trick” volley challenge and in the spirit of camaraderie during the global pandemic, Andy Murray and his wife Kim created a volley challenge of […]

L’Equipe Names Its Most Influential Tennis Figures

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) On Thursday, French sports daily L’Equipe published its list of the 20 most influential tennis figures. Toping the list was none other than Roger Federer followed at number two by Serena Williams. The […]