“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...]

Rick Macci, Coach of Five No. 1 Players, Debuts New Book “Macci Magic”

Macci Magic

“MACCI MAGIC: Extracting Greatness From Yourself and Others,” the new inspirational book by renowned tennis coach Rick Macci, is now available for sale and download, New Chapter Press announced today. “MACCI MAGIC,” available where books are sold, including here on Amazon.com: … [Read more...]

Get Your Daily Dose of Federer, Sharapova, McEnroe, Navratilova and Others With “This Day In Tennis History” App On Your IPhone, IPad or Android Device

This Day In Tennis History mobile app

Tennis fans all over the world can now enjoy a daily dose of tennis history on their iPhone, iPad and Android powered devices via the new tennis app "This Day In Tennis History." "This Day In Tennis History" - available for $4.99 in both Apple's AppStore and the Google Play Store - provides fans with a fun and fact-filled calendar-like compilation of historical and unique tennis anniversaries, … [Read more...]

Never Count Out Venus Williams

Venus Williams Luxembourg Post-Match Press Conference

By Jordan Gilbreath   Venus Williams is one of the most decorated tennis athletes of all time and is the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time (tied with her sister Serena.) From Compton, Calif., to the top of the world, Venus Williams is and will always be a champion. She powered onto the scene in 1997 when she won her first WTA tournament in Oklahoma City at the age of 17. … [Read more...]

A Clash of the Titans for the ATP and WTA at the Sony Open in Miami

Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro

The focus of the tennis world shifts to Crandon Park this week for the 2013 edition of the prestigious Sony Open. The Sony Open is always one of the biggest tournaments of the year, and perhaps rightfully lays a claim to being the fifth slam. This year the action will feature the majority of the best players in the ATP and WTA and you can catch all the action live starting later this … [Read more...]

Australian Open – Great Women’s Champions

serena williams

David Cox looks at some of the greatest female Australian Open champions in the Open era.   Margaret Court Court won 11 Australian Open singles titles in all, an incredible haul which will almost certainly never be bettered and although seven of those came before the Open Era, she continued her success after turning professional. Court triumphed from 1969-1971, sweeping the majors in … [Read more...]

WTA Championships: The fifth slam

The 2012 WTA Championships contenders at a pre-draw event

By David Kane The idea of the “Fifth Slam” gets thrown around a lot in tennis circles. Perhaps constricted by the feeling that only Grand Slam tournaments matter, we all seem to enjoy debating which of the second tier tournaments could infiltrate the elite four and offer its champion a heightened sense of prestige, despite lacking the illustrious history of a Wimbledon or French Open. For the … [Read more...]

WTA’s elite eight ready for season finale in Istanbul

Victoria Azarenka a favorite to win the WTA Championships in Istanbul, Turkey this week.

By Melissa Boyd It is the reward for a year of excellence, earning one of the eight coveted spots in the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul. The places have been filled and the players have arrived ready for action to begin on Tuesday. Given their form during the second half of the season, Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams are the clear favourites in Turkey. Azarenka comes … [Read more...]

Superstitions, Rituals, Habits and a little OCD

Nadal and his habits

By James A. Crabtree Imagine watching teletubbies every day for two weeks. This would be a pretty hard task for anybody above the age of three unless, of course, you are Goran Ivanisevic on the way to your 2001 Wimbledon title and it is all part of your ritual. Add facial hair growth to a list that includes not walking on the lines, eating the same meals daily and always requesting the same … [Read more...]

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