Latest Articles 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

Delray Payday: College star Eric Quigley and the financial grind of pro tennis

Through sacrifice and shotmaking, the former UK standout finally made an ATP main draw.

Feb 16, 2015
by Cindy Shmerler

Guardian of History

Todd Martin is not only preserving the rich tradition of the sport, he’s leading the effort to expand it to a global audience.

Dec 11, 2014
by Cindy Shmerler

Leading the Charge

As she takes the reins as USTA president, Katrina Adams continues her quest to grow the sport.

Nov 30, 2014
by Cindy Shmerler

Life's a Beach: Catching Up With Andy Roddick in Delray

With the grind of the pro tour behind him, A-Rod opened up about his other pursuits—and talked tennis, too.

Feb 19, 2014
by Cindy Shmerler

My Son, The Ball Boy

Like the pros, ball persons endure the rigors of the Open and face their own competition.

Sep 02, 2013
by Cindy Shmerler