“The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time” Book Released By New Chapter Press

"The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time"

“The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players of All Time,” the new book by sportswriter Sandra Harwitt that documents the stories of the best-ever Jewish tennis players, is now available for sale by New Chapter Press. “The Greatest Jewish Tennis Players Of All Time” is a guide to the best and most influential Jewish tennis players in the history of the sport and includes features and … [Read more...]

The Greatest Grand Slam Tournament Wins – Men’s Edition

Jimmy Connors

By Thaddeus McCarthy  Funny enough, this is a ranking list which I have never read about, and so because of that reason, it is exactly what I will be analyzing in this article. It is after all a very important issue, and one that should be analyzed. There are so many particular wins to choose from; like Jimmy Connors at the US Open in 1976, Ivan Lendl's French Open win in 1984, Andre Agassi's … [Read more...]

“Secrets of Spanish Tennis” Book Presents Special Spanish Training Methods

Secrets of Spanish Tennis

“The Secrets of Spanish Tennis,” the book that features the key Spanish methods and philosophies that have propelled Spain to the pinnacle of professional tennis, is now available for sale from New Chapter Press. The book is written by elite New York-based high performance tennis coach Chris Lewit, who spent the last seven years visiting many of the top Spanish academies and studying their … [Read more...]

“The Days of Roger Federer” Book Now Available For Sale

The Days Of Roger Federer

"The Days of Roger Federer" - a book that documents matches, life events and facts on tennis legend Roger Federer with unique day-by-day summaries - is now available for sale in hard and electronic formats. The book is available for $19.95 where books are sold, including here on Amazon.com: … [Read more...]

Who’s The Favorite To Win The Men’s Singles Title at Wimbledon?

Andy Murray

This year’s Wimbledon championship started out on a regular note with no major upsets in the first few rounds. There are some strong challengers and amongst them are seasoned veterans, who were out of the top rankings. But it is such presence that makes this year’s championship one of the most exciting. This is the time in the championship when the favourites have found their rhythm and … [Read more...]

Novak Djokovic To Join John McEnroe, Henrik Lundqvist, Edward Norton For Pre-US Open Fundraiser For Johnny Mac Tennis Project

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic will join Hall of Famer John McEnroe, NY Ranger superstar goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, actor Edward Norton and other tennis stars, legends and celebrities, on Thursday, August 21, for a gala evening of tennis to benefit the Johnny Mac Tennis Project. The benefit night will take place at SPORTIME Stadium on Randall's Island. In the main event of the evening, Djokovic will compete … [Read more...]

“This Day In Tennis” Mobile App Now Also On Kindle

"On This Day In Tennis History" at www.TennisHistoryApp.com

NEW YORK – “On This Day In Tennis History,” the book and mobile app that documents daily anniversaries of historic and unusual events in tennis history, is now available as an electronic Kindle download. The new electronic version – and the mobile app – have been updated with recent tennis happenings into 2014. The Kindle edition of the compilation is available for $7.99 here on … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Nominated For “Queen of Swag” and “Biggest Cannon” In Nick Kids Choice Sports Awards

Serena Williams

Say what you want about tennis having trouble attracting a new generation of fans, but the folks at Nickelodeon must think that the sport still has some good mojo with young people. They announced the nominees for the first-ever Nick Kids Choice Sports Awards on Wednesday, and tennis was pretty well represented. Serena Williams joined WNBA star Skylar Diggins with the most nominations, with … [Read more...]

Novak Djokovic, Billie Jean King Among Investors In PlaySight Technology Set To Revolutionize Tennis

Novak Djokovic

PlaySight Interactive, an innovative sports technology Company and creators of an affordable, tennis analytic system (the ‘SmartCourt’), today announced the completion of a $3.5 million investment round from high-profile private investors including Novak Djokovic, Billie Jean King, Bill Ackman, Mark Ein, Dr. Jim Loehr and others.  The new capital will fund a global roll-out of PlaySight’s … [Read more...]

The Role of Height In Tennis


by Thaddeus McCarthy It strikes me as slightly odd that the three greatest players of the modern era (Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Pete Sampras), all share exactly the same height, i.e. 1.85m. I know that having above average height helps a tennis player, as they can get greater trajectory on their serve (a point originally made by Bill Tilden, who at 6 foot 2, was a big man for his era). … [Read more...]

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