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Beyond The Score: Tennis Equals Family Time

By Lisa Thomas As a mother of two active teenage daughters I know too well the demands of club and school sports.  When your kids are in their sports’ season… Read more »

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US Open – The Roof

The final Grand Slam of the year, the US Open, is anticipated like no other major. Since it is staged at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing… Read more »

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Wimbledon – Liu Brings Trophy Home

At the beginning of The Championships, Southern California was well represented in all the tournament draws. Players who grew up and/or train in the section made, along with the wretched… Read more »

Beyond The Score: We Can Learn A Lot From Watching Big Wimbledon Matches

By Lisa Thomas As players we can learn a lot from the last few days of Wimbledon.  The men’s quarter and semifinals were in large part an exercise in perseverance… Read more »

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Wimbledon – Querrey’s Run Comes To An End

When Sam Querrey’s competitive tennis career comes to an end, he will have a special place in his heart for the 2016 version of The Championships. In the first round,… Read more »

Beyond The Score: There’s Nothing Like Wimbledon’s Traditions

By Lisa Thomas Many would call The Championships at Wimbledon the most prestigious tennis in the world. Or, some may suggest one of the greatest sporting event on the annual… Read more »

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Wimbledon – Johnson & Querrey Play Into Second Week

Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey turned the first Saturday of The Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club into a Fourth of July fireworks show, a full two days… Read more »

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Wimbledon – Everything’s Up With Boserup

Tennis is a “Seem to…” sport particularly when it comes to juniors from Southern California. The section is the home of battalions of players who “Seem to” have potential as… Read more »

Women’s History Month From A Tennis Perspective

The third month of each year salutes a host of important awareness causes, from nutrition, social work, reading and music in the schools, to physical issues such as colon cancer… 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 »

Joe Hunt’s Lasting Memorial

The United States Naval Academy men’s tennis team kicked off the fall season by hosting the inaugural Joe Hunt Invitational, September 25-27. The championship has been named in memory of… Read more »

US Open – Fritz Leads Section Effort

Four times each year, two weeks of non-stop action captivate the tennis world during the Grand Slam tournaments. The majors unfold in a fashion unto themselves beginning with Australia followed… Read more »

US Open – Fritz “Che Forte”

Four times every year, two weeks of non-stop action captivate the tennis world during each of the Grand Slam tournaments. The majors unfold like a reluctant flower in slow motion…. 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 »

Odds & Ends August 2015

Manasse, Scandalis & Wood Recognized Maegan Manasse of Cal was one of the eight women invited to play in the second American Collegiate Invitational at the 2015 US Open, September… Read more »

Wimbledon-Memorable Experiences

Each of the Grand Slam tournaments – Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open – are designated “Majors” and it’s easy to see why. Each is played on a… Read more »

Wimbledon-Johnson & Haas, In Truth They Won

Though they were merely first round Wimbledon matches, both Steve Johnson and Tommy Haas earned kudos for their performances. Even more important, they set personal records. Johnson, the former USC… Read more »

Wimbledon – Playing Well May Not Be Enough

In his second round Wimbledon match, Sam Querrey faced Roger Federer, last year’s tournament finalist. Detailing all that the seventeen-time Grand Slam winner, (seven of which were secured at The… Read more »

Isner, Querrey, to Join Bryan Bros. Tennis Fest On Sept. 27

Two of America’s top singles players will take on the world’s best doubles team as John Isner and Sam Querrey have signed on to play the annual Bryan Bros. V-Grid… 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 »