1. How to Pronounce the Tennis Pros' Names in Their Native Tongue

    The tennis players on the WTA and ATP tour are from all over the world, each having a unique name, and a unique way of saying it too. To me, pronouncing their names in their native language is the correct way of saying their name...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 2,900 reads 10 comments

  2. The Attack of the Newcomers: US Open National Playoffs Season

    Starting May 19 through July 3, the US Open National Playoffs will be starting up in 13 different states in the United States. This is the time for those Grand Slam thirsty juniors to move up and attempt to create a spot in the US Open...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 249 reads 3 comments

  3. Tennis: What Makes a "Good" Player a "Great" Player?

    Everyone is a critic. When we watch a tennis match, or anything for that matter, it is natural for the human being to want to judge what he (or she) is observing. It can be negative or it can be positive, or perhaps somewhere in-between...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 6,693 reads 11 comments

  4. Preview: U.S. vs. Spain in Davis Cup Semi-Finals

    The Americans have made quite a stunning performance in the Davis Cup thus far. On 14-16 of September, these two nations will collide and fight for a spot in the World Group finals...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 400 reads 2 comments

  5. Roger Federer: Inside the Mind of a Grand Slam Champion

    Roger Federer has become one of the most influential human beings in this world. The way he dances on the court reminds me of ballet dancers flying through the air without any hint of effort as they pirouette on the tips of their toes...

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  6. Player vs. Umpire: Top 15 Most Heated Arguments in Tennis

    Tennis players are of a different species. We are perfectionists who believe we are great tennis players; heck, you have to believe that in order to play against the others who try to take you down...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 4,354 reads 2 comments

  7. Sony Ericsson Open: Novak Djokovic Ousts Fighting David Ferrer

    Novak Djokovic ’s run in this year’s Sony Ericsson Open has been nothing but stellar. When I saw that these two “human machines” were to play each other, I knew we were in for a good one...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 1,053 reads 9 comments

  8. Fiery Bartoli Takes out Tearful Victoria Azarenka

    World No.1 in women's tennis, Victoria Azarenka , has finally met the person to take her down in the quarterfinals of the Sony Ericsson Open. Her streak was 26 matches in a row but was ended by Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli Wednesday night 6-3, 6-3...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 1,209 reads 10 comments

  9. Serena Williams Loses in Straight Sets to Caroline Wozniacki

    It took four attempts but Caroline Wozniacki finally overcame Serena Williams when winning in straight sets at the Miami Masters on Tuesday. The quarterfinal game, won by the Dane 6-4, 6-4...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 899 reads 6 comments

  10. Andy Roddick Surprises Roger Federer and Fans at Sony Ericsson Open

    Andy Roddick and Roger Federer went head to head for the 24th time in the Sony Ericsson Open Monday night in Key Biscayne, FL. Both of the men's service games were turned up a dial in their third-round matchup...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 2,114 reads 41 comments

  11. Sony Ericsson Open: Victoria Azarenka Survives Marathon Match Against Cibulkova

    No. 1 in the world, Victoria Azarenka , was nearly taken out in the fourth round at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami. Who was the contender you ask? It was none other than Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 646 reads 3 comments

  12. Novak Djokovic: The Serb's Kicker of a Serve

    When I first started tennis, the serve was one of the hardest things for me to get down; besides the backhand. It seems easy enough just toss the ball up and hit it while it is still in the air, over the net and in the correct service box...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 1,768 reads 3 comments

  13. Gustavo Kuerten: Guga Elected into Tennis Hall of Fame

    Gustavo Kuerten is a name that should not be forgotten. The lanky and personable Guga was someone that audiences all over the world adored for his attitude; including his unique “grunt”...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 569 reads 0 comments

  14. Roger Federer: The Other Side

    Roger Federer is known as a demigod on court, with his light touch, fluid strokes and poetic movement. But besides his tennis, Roger has made fans by how he acts off court. He is humble and witty...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 3,015 reads 22 comments

  15. The Serve and Volley: A Lost Art Form

    The era of McEnroe, Sampras, Steffi, Becker and Borg was the time of the serve and volley, when spectators would applaud thunderously and rise to their feet when Conners or another master of finesse would come to net to put the ball away...

    Skye Winter Written by Skye Winter about over 2 years ago 1,891 reads 5 comments