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August 2nd, 2010

Team GOAT? Bryans Set Doubles Record With 62nd Career Title

The Bryan twins set the mark for most career team titles yesterday in LA.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:04 pm in Los Angeles | 16 Comments »

March 21st, 2010

Rafael Nadal Wins IW Doubles Title, Then Makes His Speech

Rafael Nadal wins the Indian Wells doubles title.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:06 pm in Indian Wells, Videos | 18 Comments »

March 17th, 2009

Roddick and Fish Rolling in Indian Wells — in Doubles?

In their opening round, Roddick-Fish beat the French squad of Chardy-Simon. Next up: the imposing Argentine squad of David Nalbandian and Juan Martin del Potro, a surprising partnership after their lockeroom blowout last year in the Davis Cup final.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 11:45 am in Tennis | 9 Comments »

July 7th, 2008

Newport Blog Day 2: Two-handled Racquets and Real Grass

I had the opportunity to try out my strokes on the grass court this afternoon with Brian Battistone. He and his brother Dann have been creating some waves and gaining a following for their unusual style of play and even more unusual rackets. Called the “Natural One,” the 29-inch racket has not one but two handles. The unique handle angle puts less stress on your elbows and helps the body balance better. I loved it so much I bought one.

Posted by Staff @ 10:04 pm in ATP, Grass season, Newport, Tennis | 4 Comments »

May 8th, 2008

Emotional Tennis Analogies: Act Like You’ve Done It Before

After scoring a touchdown, the football player jumped up and down, did a little jig in the end zone, followed by a spike of the ball and a round of high-fives to his teammates. He finally made it over to the sidelines and bounded up to his coach who was standing there looking over a clipboard. After a moment the coach looked up at his players and calmly said, “Son, next time you score a touchdown, act like you’ve done it before.”

Posted by TennisOne @ 12:18 pm in Tennis | 1 Comment »

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