Latest Articles by Joel Drucker

On his birthday, Rod Laver prefers to celebrate his mates

Rod Laver won 11 Grand Slam titles, including two Calendar-Year Grand Slams.

Aug 09, 2020
by Joel Drucker

Tennis player, executive and now author: Happy Birthday, Katrina Adams

Devoting 40-plus years to tennis, her path is defined by engagement and collaboration.

Aug 05, 2020
by Joel Drucker

The Story Behind the Picture: Nick Bollettieri and his "Young Bucks"

We look back at an iconic photo of the famed coach as he celebrates his 89th birthday.

Jul 31, 2020
by Joel Drucker

TBT, 1996: Andre Agassi’s toughest scare on the road to Olympic gold

Now in the last eight, Agassi faced his toughest test of the entire event: Wayne Ferreira.

Jul 30, 2020
by Joel Drucker

The 21 & Under Club, 2020 Edition: Caty McNally

Team McNally is taking the long view, even though this all-courter has already made waves.

Jul 30, 2020
by Joel Drucker

July is National Anti-Boredom month: tennis players, take note

A major key to finding meaning is to distinguish between the outcome and process.

Jul 26, 2020
by Joel Drucker

TBT, 2006: Novak Djokovic wins first career ATP title in Amersfoort

It was the first of his current tally of 79—in the Open era, he trails only four players.

Jul 23, 2020
by Joel Drucker

Even Rod Laver has one that got away: 1972 WCT Finals loss to Rosewall

Nearly 50 years later, Laver vividly recalls a potential victory that eluded him. 

Jul 22, 2020
by Joel Drucker