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January 21, 2016

While these next two weeks should be a celebratory time for the sport of tennis and its fans, a BBC and BuzzFeed report about match-fixing at the highest level have cast an ominous shadow over the game during the year’s first major, the Australian Open.

January 11, 2016

The sweltering courts of the Australian Open seem inviting right about now, as the local area is starting to freeze. Some hot weather might be helpful to warming the bones of the best women's tennis players in the world because they are hurting.

December 21, 2015

Fresh on the heels of its first Davis Cup victory since 1936, the LTA, the governing body of Great Britain tennis, is giving away 10,000 free rackets and tennis lessons to children across the country.

November 30, 2015

The ITF and newly anointed President David Haggerty have just announced a sponsorship deal for both Davis and Federation Cups with Betway, one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies.

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November 23, 2015

Over the weekend, authorities in Brussels conducted several raids to root out potential terrorist cells in Belgium in wake of the tragic attacks in Paris. Belgium has been a major radicalization ground for potential ISIS recruits in the past year, and with the Davis Cup finals set to be played between Great Britain and Belgium in Ghent beginning Friday, security in the area will be on high-alert.

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November 20, 2015

Fox Searchlight has announced that Emma Stone will play Billie Jean King in its production of “Battle of the Sexes,” the story of when King defeated former world number one, and 55-year-old, Bobby Riggs in a landmark event that symbolized the cultural shift of the United States during that time.

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November 13, 2015

With the start of the ATP World Tour Finals just a couple of days away, the best eight players in the world have gathered in London for numerous pre-tournament festivities and formalities. This included a lot of press conferences and interviews to talk about the finals but also talk about the state of tennis.

November 12, 2015

The USTA announced the hiring of eight-time Grand Slam champion Ivan Lendl to work with top-ranked U.S. juniors, and I could not be happier.

October 26, 2015

The current group of young American men is impressive. You would have to go back to 1977 to find two Americans with junior Grand Slam titles.