Today is Tennis Abides’ 6th Birthday!

Dear Readers, A lot has happened with Tennis Abides since it launched 6 years ago.  I had written for Tennis-X prior to striking out on my own.  I got my first set of press credential through Tennis-X at Indianapolis 2008.  The first match I covered was Gilles Simon d. Sam Querrey in a tight 3…

Krickstein’s Own 30 for 30

Prologue: Jimmy Connors as Scarface The recent This is What They Want ESPN 30 for 30 documentary focusing on Jimmy Connors certainly portrayed Connors as a guy who is comfortable with who he is.  It reminded me of the “I’m the bad guy” speech from Scarface (a wildly overrated film in my view): So… what…