Who’s that giving pointers to Victoria Azarenka at the U.S. Open on the Grandstand on Saturday?
It’s John McEnroe! We can only presume that McEnroe and Azarenka set up this coaching date at Nike’s Primetime Knockout Event earlier in the week. We also assume that this coaching gig was not a permanent thing, because, let’s face [...]
Agassi. Connors. McEnroe. Blake. Sampras. Roddick. Courier. All Americans who spent time ranked among the ATP top 10.
But take a look at the current top 10 (updated this Monday, August 9, 2010): 2 Spaniards and players from 8 other countries … none of which are the United States. For the first time since official computer rankings [...]
John McEnroe and Andre Agassi played a friendly match at the Stars Under the Stars gala yesterday at the Los Angeles Tennis Center in Los Angeles, California.
Michael Chang and wife Amber Liu looked on as Agassi defeated McEnroe 6-4, 6-2.
Chang later teamed up with Gavin Rossdale to play Jim Courier and Jon Lovitz in a [...]
You get one guess as to where we want to be on February 28, 2011. That’s right: Madison Square Garden for the BNP Paribas Showdown!
It was announced this week that the Showdown, part of the grassroots initiative “Tennis Night in America,” will feature a best of three set match between Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi [...]
Wimbledon is winding down and, while this news would normally bother us, we’re honestly not sure we can take much more of the excitement we’ve been privy during the Wimbledon fortnight. The longest match ever; Roger Federer, Andy Roddick, and Venus Williams all upset before the semifinals; and a daily tennis-themed poem … almost too [...]
5 Things That Happened Today at Wimbledon
Number 2 seed Venus Williams was eliminated by Tsvetana Pironkova who is currently ranked No. 82 in the world.
Vera Zvonareva defeated Kim Clijsters to advance to the women’s semifinals.
The surprise women’s semifinal matchups have been set: Serena Williams (1) vs. Petra Kvitova and Vera Zvonareva (21) vs. Tsvetana Pironkova. [...]
TMZ broke the news that Olympic gold medalist and Australian Open and French Open champion Jennifer Capriati has been “hospitalized after apparent overdose.” Our thoughts are with her and her family while she is in recovery.
Stanislas Wawrinka announced that he will be moving on from his long-time coach Dimitri Zavialoff.
Patrick McEnroe spoke with The New [...]
Sure, it’s a cheesy romantic comedy. But as a tennis fanatic, this is a movie we can say, without embarrassment, that we’ve seen more than 10 times. We always like to watch it around the time of Wimbledon to refresh our memory that even unseeded, wildcard, or low-ranked players have a chance. Sure, maybe not [...]
Match of the Day: Robin Soderling vs. Tomas Berdych, 6-3, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3. After today’s nailbiter (and Rafa’s win over Jurgen Melzer), we are so looking forward to Sunday’s rematch between a more poised Robin Soderling and a healthier Nadal.
Congratulations to the New Women’s Doubles Champions: Serena and Venus Williams defeated Katarina Srebotnik and [...]
Madison Square Garden is running a promotion for 10% off tickets to World TeamTennis. World TeamTennis events will be taking place this July at Randall’s Island in New York City and will feature players such as John McEnroe, James Blake, Martina Hingis, Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, and Kim Clijsters.
(Screencap from Madison Square Garden Insider email [...]