Top Seeds Advance at USTA Girls' 16s &
Tennis PanoramaTop Seeds Advance at USTA Girls' 16s & 18sTennis PanoramaSAN DIEGO – (August 9, 2017) – The top seeds won matches on an action-packed day at the Barnes Tennis Center to advance at the USTA Girls' 16s & 18s National Championships. The stage is set for the Girls' 16s quarterfinals and the Girls' 18s Round of ...
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 7:22 pm
'Battle of the Sexes' pioneer hops across
The San Diego Union-Tribune'Battle of the Sexes' pioneer hops across tennis net in San DiegoThe San Diego Union-TribuneSo did Tracy Austin, Mary Joe Fernandez, Jennifer Capriati and Lindsay Davenport. Television. Money. Opportunity. Little of it existed, certainly not to this degree, in the days when the late Riggs proudly and shrewdly barked, “If I am to be a ...
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 4:40 pm
Commentary: Ball's act has familiar and
Press HeraldCommentary: Ball's act has familiar and tiresome ringPress HeraldFor Jennifer Capriati, it was heroin and a shredded shoulder by the age of 28; for Todd Marinovich, the robot QB, it was meth and heroin and a tanked career. For Kobe Bryant, it was a complete rupture with his parents, whom he apparently hasn't spoken ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 5:42 pm
Having accomplished nothing on his own,
Washington PostHaving accomplished nothing on his own, LaVar Ball goes a familiar ...Washington PostWhat does LaVar Ball do for a living? What is his job? Does he have any work, apart from putting his kids' feet up for sale? What does he do with his days, other ...and more »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 7:00 am
Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios herald a
OregonLive.comBernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios herald a return of tennis' burnout problemOregonLive.comTeen star Jennifer Capriati spiraled into drug use and said she thought about suicide before making a successful comeback. All-time great Andre Agassi famously declared that during his early years on the tour he "hated tennis." That ugly narrative ...and more »
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 10:50 am
US Open: Memorable matches
This time Djokovic took his chance. Justine Henin-Hardenne beat Jennifer Capriati 4-6 7-5 7-6, semi-final, 2003 A match memorable for its tightness but most of all the fact that the victor ended up on a drip, such were her levels of dehydration.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:39 am
Cleaveland: Keys breaks through
Davenport, of course, steered Keys toward the Connecticut Open, a tournament she won once, finished as the runner-up five times and was beaten in the semis once with losses coming to Justine Henin, Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams and Steffi Graf.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:14 pm
Revisiting Serena's Slam titles: Dominance
Greatest Scare: Jennifer Capriati, on the comeback trail, took the first set in their quarterfinal match but was unable to hang on to her lead as Serena won it 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. The Overview: Serena was coming off a tumultuous French Open that had firmly re ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 2:18 am
LEGENDARY TENNIS COACH JIMMY EVERT PASSES
Jimmy Evert, the man who taught tennis at the Holiday Park courts in Fort Lauderdale for 49 years and was supremely influential in the stellar careers of not just his 18 Grand Slam singles title winning daughter Chrissie but also Jennifer Capriati ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:10 am
Chris Evert’s Father Dies: Top Tennis
Aside from his children, he also famously coached Jennifer Capriati, Harold Solomon and Brian Gottfried. He is one of 15 people named on Fort Lauderdale’s Walk of Fame. “He put Fort Lauderdale on the map as far as tennis goes,” Patricia Zeiler ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:13 am