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US Open – Day, Hart & Shibahara Bring Trophies Home

With all that took place during the US Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadow, it would be almost “New York” impossible to select just… Read more »

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Roland Garros – Day, Holt & Liu’s Inaugural Appearance

United States’ juniors have been making a statement on the terre battue at Roland Garros of late. In an historic 2015 Simple Garçons final, momentous because two Americans were competing,… Read more »


Australian Open Mixed Doubles – Hot Coco

Those who follow the sport recognize Coco Vandeweghe as a talented singles player. A glance at her career highlights support the claim. The 2014 Rosmalen grass court triumph, as a… Read more »


Roland Garros & Wimbledon Recollections

Every spring, players with ties to Southern California, either because it’s their birthplace or the location where they train, become newsmakers at Roland Garros and/or Wimbledon. Taylor Fritz emerged as… Read more »


Wimbledon – Vandeweghe’s Day & Stephens’ Too

Coco Vandeweghe kicked off her 2015 Wimbledon rolling past Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia, 6-4, 6-2 in seventy-one minutes. In the process, she won fifty-six of the points played; served… Read more »


Cari Buck – Remembers 2015 Roland Garros

Cari Buck is probably glad to be home. Having been in Paris for Roland Garros, she now has an opportunity to actually relax and get back to her Southern California… Read more »


Roland Garros – Last Look

The final Saturday of Roland Garros, June 6th, was weather perfect. The day was made even better because Southern California had players with local ties in trophy battles. (This doesn’t… Read more »


Roland Garros – Against The Wind

Roland Garros, the yearly spring Grand Slam tournament stop in Paris is from a weather standpoint, as predictable as the weather prognostication seen on the nightly news. It varies beyond… Read more »


Roland Garros-Taylor Fritz A Year Later

  A year ago, Taylor Fritz was a Roland Garros rookie. For the most part, he was unknown to the international junior scene until he played his way into the… Read more »


Roland Garros-Steve Johnson Survives

For the first two sets, it appeared that Steve Johnson was the terre battue expert while his opponent, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain, the No. 26 seed, had grown up playing… Read more »


US Open National Playoffs – Chance To Play A Major

For many players, the opportunity to play one of the four majors – Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon or US Open – is a career goal. Now, thanks to the… Read more »