Latest Articles by Brad Kallet

Hall of Fame President Stan Smith is one of tennis’ great ambassadors

The 70-year-old former No. 1 is living proof that tennis is the sport of a lifetime.

Dec 03, 2017
by Brad Kallet

Blake McMeans has turned a personal tragedy into a positive message

The former tennis prodigy now educates students on the dangers of drinking and driving.

Oct 25, 2017
by Brad Kallet

Having a ball: No job connects fans to their heroes like a ballperson

The unique and important on-court role is significant in the moment and for one's future.

Oct 25, 2017
by Brad Kallet

Kevin Anderson wins to become lowest-ranked man in US Open final

The South African had 22 aces in the 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 win over Pablo Carreno Busta. 

Sep 08, 2017
by Brad Kallet

New York institution Grand Central Racquet celebrates 25th anniversary

For owner Woody Schneider, it’s all about the average Joe. The common man. You and me.

Sep 07, 2017
by Brad Kallet

At 1:52 a.m., Anderson finishes off Querrey to reach first Slam semi

The South African won two of three tiebreakers in the four-set match. 

Sep 05, 2017
by Brad Kallet

Dominant Rafa Nadal reaches US Open quarters for first time since 2013

The top seed beat Alexandr Dolgopolov, 6-2, 6-4, 6-1, in Arthur Ashe Stadium. 

Sep 04, 2017
by Brad Kallet

With all the pressure on her, Venus wills her way into Open quarters

Williams defeated Carla Suarez Navarro, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, in Arthur Ashe Stadium. 

Sep 03, 2017
by Brad Kallet

Pliskova plays with fire again, but finds a way into fourth round

The world No. 1 defeated Zhang Shuai, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4, saving a match point in the second.

Sep 02, 2017
by Brad Kallet