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November 18th, 2011

Roger Federer: GOAT Of Scheduling?

Is Roger Federer the greatest player when it comes to tournament playing schedules?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 2:42 pm in ATP Finals, Schedule | 66 Comments »

October 12th, 2009

Roddick, Rafa Rip into the ATP Schedule, But Should They?

Andy Roddick and Rafael Nadal both ripped in the ATP scheduling, but are they in the right to do so?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:46 pm in 2009 Season, Asia, ATP, Schedule, Shanghai | 109 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 »

December 31st, 2008

Davenport Done? Federer, Nadal Begin 2009 in Abu Dhabi

After digging around, this really has been a rather quiet, holiday off-season in the tennis world.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:10 pm in ATP, Australian Open, Holidays, Schedule, WTA | 26 Comments »

November 17th, 2008

Djokovic Captures Masters Cup, Then Suffers Injury While Celebrating

Just when I thought Novak Djokovic had turned the corner, he goes back to his usual ways.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:14 pm in ATP, Injuries, Schedule, Tennis Masters Cup, Tennis on TV, Year-End No. 1 | 139 Comments »

March 31st, 2008

No April Fools: Pro Tennis Goes to Numbers, ‘Premier’

Last year the ATP and WTA tours each circulated a contest among their staff, ‘Let’s Confuse Fans Again by Renaming Our Top-Level Events.’

Posted by Richard Vach @ 5:38 pm in ATP, ITF, Madrid, Masters Cup, Schedule, Tennis, Tennis Masters Cup, Tennis Notes, Tennis on TV, WTA, WTA Tour | 9 Comments »

September 17th, 2007

Bali-hoo for WTA Tour Season-ending Championships: The Biggest Losers

There’s a method to the seeming madness in the WTA Tour announcing a second season-ending tournament to start in 2009 in Bali, Indonesia.

Posted by Richard Vach @ 10:06 pm in ATP, Etienne de Villiers, Larry Scott, Schedule, Tennis on TV, WTA, WTA Tour, Year End | 5 Comments »

April 5th, 2007

Sneak Peek: 2009 Pro Tennis Calendar

An unintended consequence of my last post is that it brought on an important discussion around the proposed calendar changes for both Tours. I laid out each Tour’s proposals in one handy document which can be viewed here. This calendar is based on best-known info and I will be updating this document as more information […]

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 12:56 pm in ATP, Schedule, WTA | 8 Comments »

August 16th, 2006

Your U.S. Open Schedule

Getting ready for the U.S. Open? Got your giant tennis ball and camera all ready? Here’s a quick t’do list for next week:

Posted by Lynn Berenbaum @ 11:48 pm in Schedule, US Open | 3 Comments »

December 15th, 2005

Austin Powers

Tracy AustinFormer WTA star and current tennis talking head Tracy Austin says that the women’s circuit is just too long. Wow, what an original thought. I’ve never heard that one before…

Here’s what I haven’t heard: HOW EXACTLY TO SHORTEN THE SEASON. Enough of the “season is too long, shorten it so there will be less injuries” argument. Instead, can someone please come up with a plan on just how to shorten it?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 12:54 am in Schedule | Comments Off on Austin Powers