Tennis Abides Celebrates a 3rd Birthday! Many Thanks

Dear readers, I had dabbled in tennis writing when I decided to reach out to Tennis-X and I wrote for that site for several years.  I enjoyed my time writing there and am grateful for the opportunity I had to find more of my voice when covering and commenting on tennis.  During the 2011 US Open,…

Goodbye to James Blake

The first time attending i was fortunate enough to attend a tennis tournament with press credentials was in 2008 at the Indianapolis Hard Court Championships.  I covered the semifinal and final rounds.  My first match was Gilles Simon d. Sam Querrey 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.  This was a great match to start my press career with…

Isner and Roddick Move Forward to Face Murray and Rafa

Does Isner Have a Chance? I thought Gilles Simon would get enough returns in play to dominate John Isner in rallies.  I figured Isner might win one set in a tie-break, but that Simon would be too much.  I was wrong.  Can he beat Andy Murray? The positive side of me thinks Isner has one…