Latest Articles by Cindy Shmerler

50 Years, 50 Heroes: 2000, Kurt Kamperman

There are few aspects of tennis that Kamperman hasn’t had his hands on.

Dec 17, 2018
by Cindy Shmerler

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Bob & Mike Bryan, 1998

The talented twins, now 40, have also distinguished themselves off the court.

Dec 14, 2018
by Cindy Shmerler

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Maureen Connolly, 1980

Connolly might have been the best ever had her career not been halted at 19. 

Dec 03, 2018
by Cindy Shmerler

School of Hard Courts: PTM programs can turn a sport into a career

More and more universities are starting to recognize Professional Tennis Management. 

Sep 17, 2018
by Cindy Shmerler

A Crying Shame: The 2018 US Open will only be remembered for Serena

No one can take away Naomi Osaka's title, but Williams robbed the youngster of her moment.

Sep 10, 2018
by Cindy Shmerler

A Mission of Millions: May is Play Tennis Month

A unified effort to promote the sport well beyond its base has giant ambitions.

May 01, 2018
by Cindy Shmerler

Serena, and Tie Break Tens, were huge hits at Madison Square Garden

The American lost in the semifinals of the fast-paced event to Shuai Zhang.

Mar 06, 2018
by Cindy Shmerler

Jana Novotna remembered fondly by compatriots, fans and playing peers

“When I think of Jana, the word ‘perseverance’ comes to mind,” says Ivan Lendl.

Nov 21, 2017
by Cindy Shmerler

Marcus Willis' 15 minutes of fame renewed his appreciation of the game

Over a year later, away from the spotlight, he’s making the most of his second chance.

Oct 27, 2017
by Cindy Shmerler