My first piece for Yahoo! – about rising Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard, naturally.
Jimmy Connors vs. Aussie heartthrob John Newcombe (and his iconic ‘stache).
On grass at Kooyong.
Lots of Americans working hard out at the USTA national center in Boca Raton, Fla. this week.
Some were preparing to head out to the other part of the world; others (including Grace Min and Shelby Rogers) were headed up to Atlanta to compete in the Australian Open wild-card playoff. Continue reading
There have been some pretty interesting coaching developments in tennis’s offseason.
But the news Sunday that David Ferrer has split with longtime coach Javier Piles is probably even more jaw-dropping than Novak Djokovic’s hiring of Boris Becker. Continue reading
A man in the news – Stefan Edberg – vs. Pat Cash in the final.
Just in case we wanted to get a little dose of serve-and-volley right about now. Continue reading
Much has been made about the fact that Roger Federer invited a special guest to Dubai for a week: the noted serve-and-volleyer Stefan Edberg.
Would this turn into an actual thing? Could Edberg be Federer’s new guru? Continue reading
A few days before Christmas, and what are Spanish heartthrobs Fetchin’ Feli López and Fernando (Hot Sauce) Verdasco doing?
Shopping? Singing carols?
The veteran québécoise, now 27, will attempt to wipe the slate clean from a difficult 2013 season.
As always, she’s positive about what’s to come. Continue reading
Here are some shots of Canada’s favorite, Genie Bouchard, as she takes on Christina McHale in a practice match at the USTA National Training Center in Boca Raton, Fla. Dec. 18. Continue reading
The Montrealer in her final week of pre-season training before taking off for Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia to start the 2014 season. Continue reading
Roger Federer vs. Marat Safin.
Almost too much pretty (of various kinds) on one court, right there. Continue reading
It’s media day with Boris
In a turn of events that’s shocking absolutely … no one, Boris Becker was all over the media Friday in the wake of his surprise appointment as the new coach of Novak Djokovic. Continue reading