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DUSTIN “DREDDY” BROWN BEATS RUBEN BEMELMANS IN MONTPELLIER, HE IS THROUGH TO HIS FIRST CAREER ATP TENNIS SEMIFINAL BY RICKY DIMON thumbnail

DUSTIN “DREDDY” BROWN BEATS RUBEN BEMELMANS IN MONTPELLIER, HE IS THROUGH TO HIS FIRST CAREER ATP TENNIS SEMIFINAL BY RICKY DIMON

Previously 0-8 lifetime in ATP quarterfinals, Dustin Brown beat Ruben Bemelmans 6-3, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Open Sud de France on Friday night.
WTA TENNIS PLAYERS GET READY FOR FED CUP MATCHES ALL OVER THE WORLD INCLUDING VENUS WILLIAMS thumbnail

WTA TENNIS PLAYERS GET READY FOR FED CUP MATCHES ALL OVER THE WORLD INCLUDING VENUS WILLIAMS

Click here to see photos of the tennis players via Instagram & Facebook as they get ready for the 2016 Fed Cup tennis.
FED CUP TENNIS: DAY ONE PREVIEW NOTES FOR THE USA VERSUS POLAND – SLOANE STEPHENS & VENUS WILLIAMS PLAY SATURDAY thumbnail

FED CUP TENNIS: DAY ONE PREVIEW NOTES FOR THE USA VERSUS POLAND – SLOANE STEPHENS & VENUS WILLIAMS PLAY SATURDAY

The order of play for this weekend’s U.S. vs. Poland Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II First Round was determined at Friday’s Official Draw Ceremony, hosted at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
SOFIA, BULGARIA – SOFIA OPEN TENNIS RESULTS AND RAMBLINGS thumbnail

SOFIA, BULGARIA – SOFIA OPEN TENNIS RESULTS AND RAMBLINGS

Top seed Roberto Bautista Agut is through to the semi-finals of the inaugural Garanti Koza Sofia Open after defeating eighth seed Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-3 on Friday.
WTA TENNIS NEWS – BREAKTHROUGH OF THE MONTH: ZHANG SHUAI, & SAMANTHA, & JO KONTA & DASHA & DARIA thumbnail

WTA TENNIS NEWS – BREAKTHROUGH OF THE MONTH: ZHANG SHUAI, & SAMANTHA, & JO KONTA & DASHA & DARIA

27-year-old Zhang Shuai had to win three matches just to qualify for the 2016 Australian Open. A player who had never won a Grand Slam main draw match in 14 previous attempts, Zhang drew the highest-ranked opponent possible in No.2 seed Simona Halep.
TENNIS RESULTS FROM QUITO, ECUADOR & VICTOR ESTRELLA BURGOS WINS, NOT BAD FOR 35 YEARS OLD thumbnail

TENNIS RESULTS FROM QUITO, ECUADOR & VICTOR ESTRELLA BURGOS WINS, NOT BAD FOR 35 YEARS OLD

Victor Estrella Burgos, the fifth seed, kept alive his bid to retain the Ecuador Open Quito title on Thursday when he booked his place in the quarter-finals with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Andrej Martin in 72 minutes.
DUSTIN BROWN BEATS GILLES SIMON IN MONTPELLIER, TENNIS RESULTS ARE LISTED HERE thumbnail

DUSTIN BROWN BEATS GILLES SIMON IN MONTPELLIER, TENNIS RESULTS ARE LISTED HERE

Dustin Brown earned his biggest win in eight months on Thursday when he hit 10 aces to defeat third seed and World No. 15 Gilles Simon 6-4, 6-4 in 64 minutes for a place in the quarter-finals at the Open Sud de France.
TENNIS STAR CAROLINE WOZNIACKI TO CARRY DANISH FLAG AT THE 2016 OLYMPICS IN RIO thumbnail

TENNIS STAR CAROLINE WOZNIACKI TO CARRY DANISH FLAG AT THE 2016 OLYMPICS IN RIO

Caroline Wozniacki is going to carry the Danish flag at the entry of the Olympics in Rio. The announcement took place on Friday afternoon at a press conference at the Copenhagen city hall.
DESTINY STEWARD-BOWDEN OF MOUNT VERNON, NEW YORK WINS 2013 USTA/ NJTL ARTHUR ASHE ESSAY CONTEST thumbnail

DESTINY STEWARD-BOWDEN OF MOUNT VERNON, NEW YORK WINS 2013 USTA/ NJTL ARTHUR ASHE ESSAY CONTEST

Destiny Steward-Bowden is 11-years-old and from Mount Vernon, N.Y. She is representing the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program. Destiny has been playing tennis for six years now.
FED CUP TENNIS TELEVISION SCHEDULE FROM TENNIS CHANNEL: VENUS WILLIAMS LEADS U.S. TEAM IN FIGHT FOR 2017 FED CUP SPOT thumbnail

FED CUP TENNIS TELEVISION SCHEDULE FROM TENNIS CHANNEL: VENUS WILLIAMS LEADS U.S. TEAM IN FIGHT FOR 2017 FED CUP SPOT

Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team's competition against Poland in Kailua Kona, Hawaii, this weekend, with telecasts Saturday, Feb. 6, beginning at 4 p.m. ET, and Sunday, Feb. 7, beginning at 3 p.m. ET.
TENNIS NEWS FROM THE BIG ISLE OF HAWAII FED CUP – USA VERSUS POLAND thumbnail

TENNIS NEWS FROM THE BIG ISLE OF HAWAII FED CUP – USA VERSUS POLAND

The venue for the US vs Poland Fed Cup match at Holua Tennis Center is ready and events officially got underway Wednesday with a press conference and tennis clinic for local junior players.
DUSTIN BROWN AKA “DREDDY” UPSETS GILLES SIMON IN MONTPELLIER TO CONTINUE GERMAN CHARGE IN 2016  BY RICKY DIMON thumbnail

DUSTIN BROWN AKA “DREDDY” UPSETS GILLES SIMON IN MONTPELLIER TO CONTINUE GERMAN CHARGE IN 2016 BY RICKY DIMON

Angelique Kerber's surprising triumph at the Australian Open appears to have breathed life into her German counterparts on the ATP World Tour...
TENNIS NEWS – JUST HOW GOOD ARE YOU REDFOO? INDIAN WELLS CALIFORNIA IS HOSTING A PRE QUALIE TOURNEY thumbnail

TENNIS NEWS – JUST HOW GOOD ARE YOU REDFOO? INDIAN WELLS CALIFORNIA IS HOSTING A PRE QUALIE TOURNEY

Registration for the 2016 BNP Paribas Challenge, the pre-qualifying event for the BNP Paribas Open, begins today and will run through Friday, February 19.
Althea Gibson by Richard Evans (Black History Month) thumbnail

Althea Gibson by Richard Evans (Black History Month)

Althea Gibson, the first African-American ever to win a Grand Slam title, provided a perfect example of America’s schizophrenia over its attitude to people of color in the 1950’s and 1960’s.
ROGER FEDERER IS SIDELINED BY SURGERY AS DEL POTRO ANNOUNCES HIS RETURN TO TENNIS thumbnail

ROGER FEDERER IS SIDELINED BY SURGERY AS DEL POTRO ANNOUNCES HIS RETURN TO TENNIS

In news that surprised the entire tennis world, Roger Federer underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn meniscus. The 34-year-old Swiss will miss all of February, forcing him to withdraw from tournaments in Rotterdam and Dubai.










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ARTHUR ASHE – THE LEGACY LINGERS  BY RICHARD EVANS  (BLACK HISTORY MONTH) thumbnail

ARTHUR ASHE – THE LEGACY LINGERS BY RICHARD EVANS (BLACK HISTORY MONTH)

When I lived in Richmond, Virginia I found it difficult driving past Arthur Ashe’s statue without getting a lump in my throat. Compared with the huge, preposterously imposing statues of Confederate Generals that adorn long stretches of Monument Avenue, Arthur’s statue is relatively small but no less emotive.
AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016 – IT’S OVER BUT HERE’S A GREAT RECAP OF THE WTA LADIES PLAY thumbnail

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016 – IT’S OVER BUT HERE’S A GREAT RECAP OF THE WTA LADIES PLAY

When it came to the 2016 Australian Open, there was no shortage of storylines. Some not all that surprising or unexpected. On the other hand, the fairy tale stories of Angelique Kerber, Zhang Shuai and Johanna Konta came as a complete surprise.
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10SBALLS SHARES TENNIS PHOTOS FROM OUR FRIENDS ON INSTAGRAM

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ATP MEN’S TENNIS NEWS FROM RICKY DIMON AS RAM GETS FIRST CLAY-COURT WIN WITH HIS SOLINCO STRINGS & CILIC BEGINS MONTPELLIER CAMPAIGN AGAINST ZVEREV thumbnail

ATP MEN’S TENNIS NEWS FROM RICKY DIMON AS RAM GETS FIRST CLAY-COURT WIN WITH HIS SOLINCO STRINGS & CILIC BEGINS MONTPELLIER CAMPAIGN AGAINST ZVEREV

It took more than 12 seasons on the professional circuit and 31 years of his life, but Rajeev Ram finally has a clay-court win at the ATP main-draw level.
ATP TENNIS NEWS FROM SOFIA WHERE KOHLSCHREIBER WINS HIS FIRST MATCH AND MORE thumbnail

ATP TENNIS NEWS FROM SOFIA WHERE KOHLSCHREIBER WINS HIS FIRST MATCH AND MORE

Fifth seed Phiipp Kohlschreiber made a strong start at the Inaugural Garanti Koza Sofia Open,beating Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday in the first round.