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US Open…Carlitos’ First, Iga’s Third…And Serena

Stating the obvious, a tennis event that is 142 years old has a sizeable library indexing its past. Nonetheless, the US Open, held August 29–September 11, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow-Corona Park, Queens, New … continue reading

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The Championships…Bits And Bobs

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

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Before Richard Was King…

On November 19th “King Richard”, the biopic movie about the singular approach that Richard Williams used to develop the tennis talents of his daughters, Venus and Serena, was released. Early reviews praised the production along with the cast. That … continue reading

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US Open 2021…Virtual Version

During the pandemic, life has become one big Zoom call. Circumstances have made it the communication “go to…” Virtually everyone has been relying on the app. Tennis journalists have gone even further, taking full advantage of the crisis enhanced “modernizations”. … continue reading

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Roland Garros…Fashion Palette

The weather has been in the “mids” (mid-70s to mid-80s degrees) during the first week of Roland Garros, with the threat of rain approaching…after all it is Paris and it is June. The conditions have opened the virus limiting doors … continue reading