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Brian Coleman's picture
August 19, 2015

Switzerland teenager Belinda Bencic won the biggest title of her career on Sunday, defeating Simona Halep for the Rogers Cup title. But it was her win on Saturday against Serena Williams in the semifinals, which may have had a bigger impact on the WTA landscape and sent ripple effects throughout the tennis world.

Steven Kaplan's picture
August 18, 2015

Men's tennis popularity would benefit from the excitement of a new bad boy, but Nick Kyrgios is not yet the man for the job. Kyrgios is too crude, over the top and just not good enough yet to be forgiven by the fans for being a tortured genius.

Steven Kaplan's picture
August 4, 2015

The last American man to win the U.S. Open, Andy Roddick, is making a brief and thrilling comeback teaming with another comeback kid, Mardy Fish. Last week, this duo reunited for an exciting quarterfinal fun in the ATP doubles event in Atlanta.

Steven Kaplan's picture
July 13, 2015

Roger Federer brought his "A" game to Wimbledon this year. The "Best Player of All-Time" was brilliant at times, but it was not good enough because Novak Djokovic could be "The Toughest Player of All-Time."

Brian Coleman's picture
July 10, 2015

Wimbledon has always been a tournament that prides itself on its tradition and its class. The players all required to wear white, and are referred to as “Gentlemen” and “Ladies”, rather than “Men” and “Women. In the 138 years of the tournament, very little has changed.

Steven Kaplan's picture
June 25, 2015

While savvy local tennis fans know that a visit to the qualifying rounds of the U.S. Open can be more rewarding (and accessible) than the main draw, perhaps the best kept secret in tennis are the qualifying rounds for Wimbledon held at The Bank of England Sports Centre in Roehampton, just a few miles from the All England Club.

Steven Kaplan's picture
June 17, 2015

The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning had its grand opening in Crotona Park last Monday in an economically impoverished area of the South Bronx. It is a testament to the potential of using tennis to encourage education and improve the community.

Brian Coleman's picture
June 9, 2015

Novak Djokovic entered the French Open final on Sunday with a record of 41-2, including five titles, in 2015, leaving many to wonder if there was anybody currently on the ATP Tour who could take down the Serb.

Brian Coleman's picture
June 4, 2015

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will play for a spot in the French Open finals tomorrow, the fourth meeting between the Serb and the Scot in 2015.