US Open 2014: Quick Hits – Analysis Misfires & Successes

Television commentators will talk about serve speed because the radar gun gives us that data.  They fail to go a step further and talk about placement within the box.  6’6″ Marin Cilic and 6’1″ Roger Federer both might hit a serve at 125 mph.  The thing is Cilic’s greater height and reach allow for him…

2013 US Open Women’s Final Live Commentary

1 Serena Williams vs. 2 Victoria Azarenka  2013 US Open Women’s Singles Final America the Beautiful at 4:32 PM Nickelodeon promoting 10 and Under Tennis and youthtennis.com Vika looks a bit like Obi Wan Kenobi with her hood up GOAT count for Mac – 1 2:50 PM: we’re getting Survivor commercials Wind and shadows? 0-40…

2 out of 3 in Men’s Slam Play?

I have seen a number of columns pop up discussing the possibility of switching Grand Slam play to 2 out of 3 sets for men.  Here are two of them: Billie Jean King’s take and Drew Franklin’s take First, I Disagree Having  tournament of 2 out of 3 sets matches with a day off between matches…

Tennis and Television: Opportunities Abound

Who doesn’t want to deliver material like this to a wider audience? The NHL Lockout is a Potential Opportunity Tennis even with a slightly shorter season produces a lot of material TV networks can use.  Tournaments run from January 1 through the first week in November.  Just this week 5 tournaments plus the Hopman Cup…