The Heart of Tennis

Sex, Drugs, and Attitude – Just Another Spring on the Pro Tennis Tour?

Sex, Drugs, and Attitude – Just Another Spring on the Pro Tennis Tour?

I am not sure I ever remember there being so many crazy, controversial, and compelling story lines heading into the clay court season.  Serena pregnant?!  Didn’t see that one coming!  Who will become the favorite for the rest of the grand slams now?  Will Serena be back?  And who is going to pick up the torch for the American women?...

Spring Openings are on the Brain but Don’t Forget to Look Ahead

Spring Openings are on the Brain but Don’t Forget to Look Ahead

I know that right now the focus in much of the tennis world is on the arrival of spring and on getting the HAR-TRU courts open for the busy season.  This is a full-time endeavor but you shouldn’t let it prevent you from thinking ahead and considering what to expect when summer is in full swing.  According to NOAA’s climate...

Stay Humble My Friend

Stay Humble My Friend

After having watched four consecutive days of junior tennis in Nanjing, China, with the wildcard into Roland Garros at stake.  It was on the last day right before the women's final, that I witnessed the humblest 13-year-old in the game of tennis! Wei Sijia, a rising 14-year-old junior player, unseeded, and knocking the number one seed out a day earlier...