Latest Articles by Blair Henley

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Zina Garrison, 1989

In 2001, she became the first black woman to serve on the USTA Board of Directors.

Dec 10, 2018
by Blair Henley

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Andrea Jaeger, 1990

Ranked No. 2 at 16, Jaeger wasn’t your typical tennis pro.

Dec 10, 2018
by Blair Henley

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Philippe Chatrier, 1985

Chatrier, who presided over both the FFT and ITF, was the closest thing to a tennis czar.

Dec 06, 2018
by Blair Henley

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Charlie Pasarell, 1975

Pasarell’s positivity has helped him become one of the sport’s greatest innovators.

Nov 29, 2018
by Blair Henley

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Dennis Ralston, 1974

Ralston has always been willing to share openly about his struggles with opioid use.

Nov 28, 2018
by Blair Henley

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Frank Froehling, 1972

The ex-player has built or resurfaced more than 5,000 courts in his home state of Florida.

Nov 27, 2018
by Blair Henley

Great Expectations: What can Shapovalov do with an entire season?

The 18-year-old's late-summer run in 2017 took tennis by storm. 

Jan 10, 2018
by Blair Henley

Meet the 10-year-old boy who beat cancer and inspired Roger Federer

Marc Krajekian's dream came true when he got to practice with his idol at the US Open.

Oct 31, 2017
by Blair Henley

Only when Murphy Jensen hit rock bottom did he find what he needed

The former doubles star is now sober—and inspiring others who battle their own demons.

Oct 31, 2017
by Blair Henley