Latest Articles by Cindy Shmerler

Andy Roddick is following in footsteps of great sportsmen before him

Roddick's foundation, which he started as a teenager, has helped thousands of children. 

Dec 14, 2016
by Cindy Shmerler

Boston bombing victim battled back and found new life on the court

Three years after a catastrophic attack, Cates used her athletic determination to recover.

Dec 11, 2016
by Cindy Shmerler

Meet the dominating doubles force of wheelchair tennis

Nick Taylor and David Wagner have won three Paralympic gold medals and a silver. 

Dec 08, 2016
by Cindy Shmerler

Bethanie Mattek-Sands would like to share some thoughts about equality

“There have to be some changes, including distribution of prize money," the American says. 

Aug 18, 2016
by Cindy Shmerler

Pulling Back the Curtain

There's more to Kevin Anderson, the ATP tour's unassuming flamethrower, than meets the eye. 

Jun 07, 2016
by Cindy Shmerler

The Mouth That Soared Is, Sadly, Silenced

Sharing memories of a tennis giant and lifelong friend, Bud Collins.

Mar 04, 2016
by Cindy Shmerler

Positively a Champion

Facing a cancer diagnosis, Vicky Duval not only battled the disease head on—she also kept an optimistic outlook on life and made it her mission to make an impact beyond the game.

Dec 01, 2015
by Cindy Shmerler

Back on Court 17, Bellis, 16, defeats Date-Krumm, 44, in U.S. Open qualies

Last year's U.S. Open darling starts over in Flushing Meadows.

Aug 25, 2015
by Cindy Shmerler

Splendor in the Grass

Petra Kvitova has twice reigned at the All England Club, but can she find the consistency that will make her a year-round force?

Jun 23, 2015
by Cindy Shmerler