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Each weekday, we'll preview one must-see match that you'll find on Tennis Channel Plus, the digital network for the devoted Tennis fan. To subscribe to Tennis Channel Plus, go to On Tuesday, both Elena Vesnina and Taylor Townsend won their first-round matches at the Volvo Car ...
Tennis center Director Matt Boughton recalls a crowded cardio Tennis session on Thanksgiving morning that was made even more packed because a leaking roof had forced the closure of one of the center's five indoor courts. One of that morning's patrons, a local businessman, approached Boughton.

CHARLESTON, S.C.--Caroline Garcia, the top seed at the Volvo Car Open, kicked off her clay-court season in dominating fashion, beating Varvara Lepchenko, 6-2, 6-3. Coming off a surprising second-round loss at the Miami Open, Garcia showed no signs of difficulty in making the transition from ...
The Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) system is already taking junior and college Tennis by storm. It rates players on a scale ranging from 1 (raw beginner) to 16.5 (Federer pulls a 16.21). The pro ratings generated by UTR are fascinating -- different enough to be significant, but not so different that this becomes an apples ...
Every week Tennis Channel and will be introducing a Tough Call around a thought provoking topic - and our panel of experts will chime in both on-air and online. Be sure to join the discussion, weigh in on our polls, or comment on Facebook and Twitter using #TennisToughCall. Here is ... Osaka Singapore
BRATTLEBORO — During a January tournament in Burlington, Emelia Rae Winter, 13, became Vermont's Under-18 tennis champion. While she has been ranked No. 1 in Vermont in the United States Tennis Association's 14-and-under category since she was 11, the Burlington tournament was her first ... Osaka Singapore
The Women's tennis team is an early favorite to win the NCAA tournament again this year, but their male counterparts on the court are also deserving of attention for their first half of the season. With an impressive overall record of 12-2, Vanderbilt became 3-0 in SEC play on Friday after defeating South ... Osaka Singapore
The men's and women's finals of the BNP Paribas Open were played Sunday at Indian Wells Tennis Garden in California, with Roger Federer facing Juan Martin del Potro in the men's championship and Naomi Osaka taking on Daria Kasatkina in the women's final. Below, we'll break down both results. Osaka Singapore
A.J. "Drew" Feustel is headed to space on March 21, with a couple of tennis racquets in tow. The experienced astronaut will spend six months at the International Space Station, while finding time to fit in some baseline rallies. "Tennis has always been a part of our family. When I was young my grandparents ... Osaka Singapore
In a 3-2 vote, Burlington City Council turned down a $50,000 offer from Burlington School District to resurface city-owned tennis courts in exchange for priority use of the courts for practice. Notre Dame Schools students, parents and faculty maligned the offer, as the deal would push back their regular tennis practices to about ... Osaka Singapore
The vice-president of the Spanish Royal Federation de Tenis, Tomas Carbonell, told El Mundo, "It's good to have an important group that wants to put a lot of money into tennis, but it is also important to the point of view of the federations. The Cup is an essential part of a federation's earnings, and I question ... Osaka Singapore
The newly proposed sweeping reforms to the Davis Cup are on The Tennis Podcast agenda this week. Some are welcoming them with open arms, some are heralding them as the 'death of the Davis Cup'. Presenters David Law and Catherine Whitaker delve into the depth of strong opinion on the future of ... Osaka Singapore

Plans to revitalize the dilapidated site of the old Dolphin Club on Wilson Pike were approved Monday evening by Brentwood's Planning Commission. The Dolphin Tennis Club will keep some features from the old club, including six outdoor tennis courts, but add many more. That includes six more outdoor ... Osaka Singapore
It seems like Britney Spears is always in motion, and she's no stranger to posting her active pursuits on Instagram—workouts, handstands, impromptu dancing, you name it. Her latest activity? Hitting the court for a casual tennis match. "Just a little game of tennis with my man!!! Not professional, but it's really ... Osaka Singapore
Tennis has been transformed over the last five decades by TV, money, technology, equipment, fashion and politics. But through all of that, the players have remained at the heart of the game. As part of our golden anniversary celebration of the Open era, presents its list of 50 best players—the ... Osaka Singapore
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 23 Florida State women's tennis team (8-3) won their first ACC match of the season as they took down No. 31 Clemson (5-5). “This was another good road win for us today against a good Clemson team,” said head coach Jennifer Hyde. “The conditions were far from perfect. Osaka Singapore
If you're serious about your tennis, you may want to get hold of Babolat Pop, a sensor-packed smart wearable designed to track your game on the court, right down to its finer strokes. Looking like a regular wristband, the Babolat Pop sits on your dominant hand. Once there, it will track your activity during a ... Osaka Singapore
"Laurie Bowen has played an important role in helping us fulfill our mission of growing the sport of tennis, specifically in Binghamton and the Western New York region,” said Jenny Schnitzer, executive director and chief operations officer of USTA Eastern, in a statement. “We can't thank her enough for her ... Osaka Singapore
That “something” is the heady mix of Hollywood and tennis cultures that Solomon grew up surrounded by when he was a young player and fan in Southern California. It's a mix that he believes has, unfortunately, remained largely invisible to fans and TV viewers in recent years. It's something that he wants ... Osaka Singapore
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No. 12 Florida State men's tennis team (15-1) earned their first ACC win of the season in a 5-2 win over No. 50 Clemson (6-2). The Seminoles got off to a slow start losing just their third doubles point of the season. The Seminoles were tied on courts one and three early, but could ... Osaka Singapore
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –The No. 23 Florida State women's tennis team (7-3) looks to bounce back after a tough loss to No. 12/6 Georgia Tech as they head to Atlanta on Friday, March 2nd to take on No. 31 Clemson (5-4) at the Hudlow Tennis Center. The match will be played at Noon if it is outdoors and 2:30 ... Osaka Singapore
The Australian made a case for double standards after an incident involving Daria Gavrilova in Acapulco. During her first-round match against Madison Brengle, Gavrilova threw her racquet across the court in frustration and almost hit a ball person. Had it made contact, it would have resulted in a ... Osaka Singapore
Tennis has been transformed over the last five decades by TV, money, technology, equipment, fashion and politics. But through all of that, the players have remained at the heart of the game. As part of our golden anniversary celebration of the Open era, presents its list of 50 best players—the ... Osaka Singapore
Roger Federer isn't just one of the most accomplished players in tennis history, he's also one of the most charitable—and on Monday he'll be in the Bay Area for Match For Africa 5: Silicon Valley, which will be shown live on Tennis Channel at 10:30 pm EST. The exhibition event—which takes place at the ... Osaka Singapore
Some tennis players make comebacks because they need the money, others because they miss the adrenaline of competition. But for Marion Bartoli, the 2013 Wimbledon champion, next week's return is about rediscovering peace of mind. Bartoli – who is due to play a Tie Break Tens event in New York on ... Osaka Singapore
Boris Becker insists tennis "needs" Andy Murray and believes both he and Novak Djokovic will be motivated by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal's own comebacks. Former world no. 1 Murray is targeting a return for the grass-court season having been sidelined since last year's Wimbledon due to a hip problem that he had ... Osaka Singapore
If the ITF board of directors has its way, the oft-criticized Davis Cup competition will be reborn as early as 2019 in a glorious one-week World Cup of Tennis. But a close look at the alternative format makes many wonder if the cure isn't worse than the disease. For years, reformers have complained Davis Cup is broken, ... Osaka Singapore
Tennis has been transformed over the last five decades by TV, money, technology, equipment, fashion and politics. But through all of that, the players have remained at the heart of the game. As part of our golden anniversary celebration of the Open era, presents its list of 50 best players—the ... Osaka Singapore
On a tennis stage dominated by males, one young girl is determined to transcend the rather ordinary tale of women tennis in Uganda; Sandra Khissa! Having been ... The school is synonymous with racket games and it did not take long for Khissa to fall in love with Tennis, while in senior two. “The courts at ... Osaka Singapore
Tennis legends Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova said they would've refused to play at Margaret Court's namesake arena at Melbourne Park on account of Court's recent spate of homophobic and transphobic remarks. But the active players at the sport's first major tournament of the year took no such ... Osaka Singapore
Ryan Harrison defeated fellow American tennis player Donald Young 6-3, 7-6(4) yesterday at the New York Open. During a changeover in the first set, the two players had a dispute that got heated enough for the umpire to descend from his perch and defuse the situation. Unfortunately the broadcast barely ... Osaka Singapore
Despite starting tennis at a relatively late age, Sebastian Korda looks like he is ready for stardom. Pat Scala/Getty Images. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. 9:35 AM PT. Peter BodoTennis. Close. Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA ... Osaka Singapore
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Australian Open finalist Simona Halep has signed a deal with Nike after playing without a sponsor in Melbourne. The second-ranked Romanian made the announcement Monday on her Facebook account. She posted a photo with the caption, "Just Do It. I just did it.". Osaka Singapore
It's been almost 10 months since Juan Monaco retired from professional tennis. The former world no. 10 had an interesting interview with La Nacion in Buenos Aires, where he will play the Tournament of Legends this week, during the ongoing Argentina Open, to comment on the changes in his life since his ... Osaka Singapore
The Tennis Podcast asked listeners to set the agenda for the next two weeks by sending in their questions for presenters Catherine Whitaker (Eurosport) and David Law (BBC 5 Live). The questions arrived in their hundreds. This week, they were asked to reveal the tennis players that are the most ... Osaka Singapore
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Venus Williams helped the United States advance in the Fed Cup before assisting in her sister's return to competitive tennis. Williams defeated Richel Hogenkamp 7-5, 6-1 to give the U.S. a decisive 3-0 lead in its best-of-five matchup with the Netherlands. The U.S. advanced to a World Group semifinal ... Osaka Singapore
Sure, Asheville has been riding a tennis high. After all, an international tournament coming to town, headlined by the legendary Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, has created stellar buzz. The Fed Cup, an international women's tournament that wraps up today at the U.S. Cellular Center, undoubtedly will ... Osaka Singapore
“We want it to be the heartbeat of tennis in San Francisco, where everyone can learn and grow with the sport at whatever level they're at,” said Lois Salisbury, the co-chair of the tennis coalition, which works to promote the sport. The group has spearheaded the tennis center restoration effort, including ... Osaka Singapore
ASHEVILLE - In the days before hosting some of the first matches in the women's "World Cup" of tennis, U.S. Cellular Center Director Chris Corl is trying to stay on top of a whirlwind of activity. "I'm working on two cellphones and three two-way radios," Corl said. He communicated via hastily composed text ... Osaka Singapore
FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. On Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 Illie Nastase has two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions ... Osaka Singapore
Serena Williams will return to a much stronger WTA field than it was when she left it a year ago. KENA BETANCURKENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. 8:49 AM PT. Peter BodoTennis. Close. Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly ... Osaka Singapore
Spain, Belgium, Croatia, Italy, Germany and France qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2018 Davis Cup tournament on Sunday, joining the United States and Kazakhstan in the next round. The latter two teams had already wrapped up qualification by winning in the doubles on Saturday, and there were ... Osaka Singapore
Kei Nishikori returns to ATP competition with increased confidence following his victory at the Dallas Challenger. Nishikori, who is coming back from a lengthy injury layoff, was playing his second Challenger in a row, rebounding from a first-round defeat two weeks ago to capture the $125,000 event in ... Osaka Singapore
The Kentucky-only weekend of matches for the Virginia men's tennis team ended in a similar fashion to many of those already this year — an education. Winning Saturday brought the Cavaliers (3-3) back to the Boar's Head Sports Club to face a University of Kentucky (6-2) team smelling blood. Osaka Singapore
Judging by the way she's played at this week's Dow Tennis Classic, 22-year-old Jamie Loeb may very well have a bright tennis career ahead of her. If that doesn't work out, though, she has a backup plan in mind which would keep her involved in the game and having fun doing it. Loeb, who studied sports ... Osaka Singapore


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