Results for: Heroes

In keeping a tennis club alive, Ray Habib created a vital community

The Brooklyn native, whose wife was killed on 9/11, also volunteers with Tribute NYC.

Oct 31, 2017
by Steve Tignor

After spending a lifetime in the sport, Mike Mullan keeps on learning

The 68-year-old Swarthmore tennis coach hasn't stopped expanding his horizons. 

Oct 31, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Arnold Pompan picked up tennis at 60—now, at 90, he holds the top spot

His success in the sport has taken him around the globe—and kept him active.

Oct 30, 2017
by Van Sias

Who inspired Cilic, Murray, Halep, Djokovic and Kerber? They told us

There is always someone or something behind the greatness you'll find on the court. 

Oct 30, 2017
by Ed McGrogan

Steve Solomon has no plans of slowing his efforts to grow the game

A pied piper of senior tennis, the 83-year-old was given the USTA Seniors' Service Award.

Oct 30, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Roger Federer and Bill Gates exemplify tennis' philanthropy philosophy

Some of the game's biggest stars and famous fans are making an impact beyond the court.

Oct 30, 2017
by Jeremy Eckstein

The NYJTL's Cary Leeds Center is a player venue and community resource

It shouldn't stick out, said the NYJTL—but it was impossible to remain under the radar.

Oct 29, 2017
by Jon Levey

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