The 135th edition of The Championships, staged at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), June 20th until July 10th, still had dark green and purple as its primary colors but hues were added this year. … continue reading
Below is a sampling of the “Bits And Bobs…” that made the 2022 tournament anything but a “Humble Roast Dinner…”
Kramer And Smith Anniversaries
While the Centre Court Centenary dominated the headlines, two other anniversaries should not be overlooked – … continue reading
On May 21st, the day before the tournament began, Kids’ Day made a comeback.
Having not taken place for the past two years because of the pandemic, more than 25,000 people sauntered around Stade Roland Garros participating in … continue reading
Carlos Alcaraz had a remarkable week in Madrid even by the teenager’s current lofty standards.
His year started at the Australian Open, where Matteo Berrettini beat him in the third round in a tight five-setter, 6-2 7-6(3) 4-6 2-6 7-6(10).… continue reading
This year saw the third edition of the Miami Open to be played at Miami Gardens, after the tournament’s 32 year residency at Key Biscayne.
There was no Federer, who won in 2019 as the oldest champion; no Djokovic, who … continue reading
This year is the thirty-sixth version of the Rolex Paris Masters, which is the only Master series event to be played indoors. Taking place, November 1-7, at the AccorHotels Arena in Bercy, on the right bank of the Seine in … continue reading
After a year with COVID-19 directed fan absence, the 141st version of the US Open was wild and crazy, perhaps from leftover energy that had been absent because of last year’s emptiness. The excitement fanned the cheering that was … continue reading
After COVID 19 brought about a respite of more than 700 days, The Championships returned after a pandemic sabbatical. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) hosted the 134th version of Wimbledon, from June 28th until July 11… continue reading
Last year Roland Garros took place almost four months later than it usually does. Still following a newly found theme, in 2021 it began a week later than the tried-and-true last week of May, first week in June schedule. Of … continue reading
A year ago, the 108th Australian Open, the first played on the GreenSet acrylic hardcourt surface at Melbourne Park, survived bushfires that made the air almost toxic. That, along with one of the hottest fortnights in recent memory, was … continue reading