Archive for the 'TV' Category
December 19th, 2009
The Best and Worst of Tennis in Popular Culture or a Column about Nothing
During the lengthy hiatus before the 2010 tennis season, I have turned my focus away from the tours and toward tennis’ relationship with popular culture. Sports and games have made major contributions to popular culture. Several great movies have used sports to tell stories.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:06 pm in 2010 Season, Davis Cup, ESPN, Tennis, Tennis on TV, TV, US Open, Wimbledon | 54 Comments »
November 20th, 2009
ATP World Tour Finals TV Schedule
The 2009 ATP World Tour Finals TV schedule for the US and the UK.
Posted by Staff @ 9:35 am in London, TV | 5 Comments »
September 8th, 2009
Labor Days: The Most Wonderful Tennis Time of the Year
Andy Murray has the tools to win a Grand Slam event, but he does face a tough question: “Should I stick with a generally effective strategy of counterpunching or change strategies by developing and using bigger shots?” Internal doubts arising from this quandary might be worse than just selecting one option and committing to it.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 9:30 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, American Women, ATP, Australian Open, Tennis, Tennis on TV, TV, US Open, US Open Series, WTA, WTA Tour | 15 Comments »
August 28th, 2009
Pro Tennis Events: Community, Philanthropy and an Animated Skeleton
I think it is important to shed light on the effort that under girds these events and makes a sport we all enjoy possible. Tennis tournaments also provide an opportunity to appreciate the brilliant eccentricities of human behavior (I don’t just mean the guy juggling while walking on stilts at Cincinnati either).
Posted by Dan Martin @ 11:44 am in Cincinnati, indianapolis, Sports Illustrated, Tennis Notes, Tennis on TV, TV | 14 Comments »
August 25th, 2009
2009 US Open TV Schedule
The 2009 US Open begins on Monday, August 31. If you can’t be there in person you have many options to watch the action from your own home.
Posted by Staff @ 2:29 pm in Tennis on TV, TV, US Open | 11 Comments »
August 19th, 2009
Cincinnati Day 2 – Hewitt, Simon, Ferrer Show Mental Toughness
Watching the #9 and #27 players in the world from close range at 7-6, 6-7 was awesome.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 2:49 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, Cincinnati, Tennis, TV, US Open, Wimbledon | 77 Comments »
July 27th, 2009
Robby Ginepri Caps a Strong Week for U.S. Tennis
There is a buzz on the grounds as it is time to get down to crowning a champion.
Posted by Dan Martin @ 10:35 pm in 2009 Season, American tennis, Australian Open, Tennis, TV, US Open, US Open Series | 96 Comments »
July 21st, 2009
Can Tennis Go Green?
This is not a column about the color of tennis courts despite clay courts looking like the terrain of Mars and most hard courts at professional tennis events no longer being green. While covering the 2008 Indianapolis Tennis Championships, members of what looked to be a local scouting troop wearing hats saying “Environmental Team” were [...]
Posted by Dan Martin @ 1:51 pm in ATP, Australian Open, Blackrock Tour of Champions, French Open, ITF, senior tour, Tennis, TV, US Open, Wimbledon, WTA, WTA Tour | 31 Comments »
January 19th, 2009
Tennis-X: Federer, Djokovic Struggle at Aussie Open; Nadal on Sex During Events
Rafael Nadal is blogging for the Melbourne Herald-Sun newspaper, taking questions on topics from motivations to whether he has sex during a tournament. “Every player should know the best way to be ready to play next day. So it is up to the player,” Nadal writes…
Posted by Staff @ 9:41 am in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, Australian Open, ESPN, Tennis, Tennis Notes, Tennis on TV, TV | 46 Comments »
January 14th, 2009
Tennis Notes: Garrison Suing USTA, Paying to Watch on Internet
Here’s a potential bell-ringer for your next executive meeting — tennis fans are changing the way they view the sport (on the internet) because YOU GUYS AREN’T SUCCESSFULLY GETTING TENNIS ON TV. We have a Tennis Channel, but it is mostly reruns and canned shows.
Posted by Richard Vach @ 11:53 am in 2009 Season, American tennis, ATP, ESPN, Fed Cup, Hamburg, Indian Wells, Schedule, Tennis, Tennis Notes, Tennis on TV, TV, WTA, WTA Tour | 34 Comments »
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