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Steven Kaplan's picture
May 26, 2015

For the last two springs, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center has hosted the biggest grassroots tennis event in the country.

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May 11, 2015

My last blog focused on the strange and sad attempt to make college tennis more fan-friendly, and by doing so, making the sport less player-friendly.

Brian Coleman's picture
May 6, 2015

The Mutua Madrid Open is always one of the biggest and most important tune-ups for the French Open, and with four American men into the second round of the clay-court tournament, could this be a sign of things to come in the next few weeks?

Jacob Mishkin's picture
May 6, 2015

Tennis parents, be aware that while athletic scholarships help your child play college sports, get into their dream school, and prevent you from taking out a bank loan, your child could be receiving even more assistance.

Steven Kaplan's picture
April 27, 2015

The Big 12 Athletic Conference is permitting spectators to engage in "non-abusive disruptions" during its tennis matches in a effort to be more fan-friendly. 

Steven Kaplan's picture
April 15, 2015

Sania Mirza is now the world's number one ranked doubles player, and that is a remarkable achievement.

Steven Kaplan's picture
April 6, 2015

Arthur Ashe once called Martin Blackman "The next great American champion." Things did not work out as expected for Blackman, as his top junior career did not translate to success on the ATP Tour. Blackman had a short stint on the Tour and was ranked as high as 158th in the world at one point.

Steven Kaplan's picture
March 25, 2015

The PowerShares series—a senior circuit which includes Grand Slam Champions Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Andy Roddick and Michael Chang—will be playing matches without linesman aided by a chair umpire, Hawk Eye instant replay and unlimited challenges.

Steven Kaplan's picture
March 16, 2015

Remember the tantrums of the "Tennis Brats" of the 1980s? A new study coming out of Ultrech University in the Netherlands (as well as previous studies done at the University of Southampton in England and Ohio State University) suggests that their bad behavior may have resulted from overindulgent parenting that became popular in the 1960s.