Latest Articles by Tom A. McFerson

The 2013 NCAA National Championship, UCLA vs. Virginia: An Oral History

How a close call changed a champion, in the words of those who were there.

Mar 04, 2014
by Tom A. McFerson

Live Ball: Tennis done differently (and better?)

An up-close look at a popular—and addicting—variation of tennis in California.

Dec 20, 2013
by Tom A. McFerson

Second Acts: Life After Professional Tennis

Catching up with five Americans since their days on tour.

Nov 30, 2013
by Tom A. McFerson

The Hardest Working Man in Tennis

Since retiring in 2007, the omnipresent Justin Gimelstob has become a major player in tennis.

Feb 22, 2013
by Tom A. McFerson

Weathering the Olympics: A Case Study

What if you threw a tournament and nobody came? With the London Olympics looming large, that is the troubling possibility facing several events on the men’s tour this summer. A dearth of popular pla...

Jul 22, 2012
by Tom A. McFerson

Trojans and Tennis: An Interview with Pete Carroll

Trojans and Tennis: An Interview with Pete Carroll

Jul 26, 2009
by Tom A. McFerson