At Indian Wells, It’s Not ‘Clear’ What The App Is For

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Getting into the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as a fan is not simple in 2021. First of all, let me state for the record that I’m pro-vaccine and pro-showing proof of vaccine. What the US Open did in New York this year, by requiring proof of vaccine, but for the most part, not […] READ MORE



Ten Terrible Things In Tennis In 2020

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As has become customary in recent years, Martin Keady, our resident tennis historian, looks back at 2020, beginning with the unfortunate and regrettable events of the year. COVID Embed from Getty Images There are absolutely no prizes for guessing what is No.1 on this list. Indeed, it might have been easier simply to write a […] READ MORE


What happened to CiCi Bellis?

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Catherine ‘CiCi’ Bellis announced her arrival onto the world stage at the age of just 15 by beating Dominika Cibulkova, then ranked inside the world’s top 20, at the US Open in 2014. She then went on to reach a career-high ranking of world #35. But Bellis’ path forward since has been anything but straightforward […] READ MORE


Does the Rafael Nadal Academy Hold the Key To Tennis Return Amidst Coronavirus?

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Does the Rafael Nadal Academy (or a venue like it) hold the key to professional tennis returning amidst the global coronavirus pandemic? It’s a legitimate possibility for the sport as the crisis continues to roll on, hurting the financial bottom line for players and tennis executives/organizations the world over, and depriving the game’s global fanbase […] READ MORE