The data in American tennis tell the story

In the past 30 years American tennis has seen a 73% decline in the amount of top 100 players in the ATP tour This alarming number basically tells us that we lose every decade 25% of our players in the … Continue reading

More Matches For Our American Junior Tennis Players

More Matches For Our American Junior Tennis Players As many of you read my articles, I too occasionally read articles pertaining to tennis on the internet or social medial. There are times where I may agree with what is being … Continue reading

Can Ivan Lendl Develop New American Tennis Champions?

Martin Blackman, General Manager of USTA Player Development tries to find new ways to develop strong American tennis players. He hopes that the involvement of Ivan Lendl and former players Mardy Fish and Jill Craybas will help to reach the goal.  What do … Continue reading

The Madness of Tennis Math

Last month my son was playing a 10 and under tournament at Rick Macci’s academy and I had the pleasure to sit next to a fellow parent who was there watching a grandson play. So, we struck a conversation on … Continue reading

Why Is Tennis So Hard?

Tennis has to be one of the hardest sports to learn and probably one of the costliest to master. But, what is it that makes it so hard to learn and become a pro when thousands of kids try yet, … Continue reading