Thinking In Ink: “Fail Better” And Other Tattooed Tennis Lessons

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From Dostoyevsky to Marley, David Packman looks at some literary tennis ink, starting with recent Roland Garros champion Stan Wawrinka’s “Fail Better”.

French Open: 8 Leadership Lessons from Roland Garros


Izabela Lundberg on 8 powerful leadership lessons you can learn from 2015 French Open.

Tennis Legend, Andre Agassi is … Doing it Right


“It’s my life’s work,” Agassi on fighting on behalf of children.

Tennis Wunderkind Nick Kyrgios and The Rise of the Social Athlete: Are You Not Entertained?


The incredible run of teenage tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open heralds a new age of sports star – the social athlete – one whose interaction with his fans is now as close on the field of play as it is off.

Casual Spectator: Australian Open Quarterfinals Preview

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Casual Spectator previews The Australian Open Quarterfinals: what you need to know.

Casual Spectator: The Australian Open Preview

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Casual Spectator previews this tennis grand slam tournament: what you need to know.

Federer: In Truth and Beauty and 1000 Wins


David Packman respectfully invokes the spirit of famed writer David Foster Wallace to pay homage to Roger Federer as he reaches 1000 wins on the ATP Tour.

Take It Or Leave It: Our ATP Tour Predictions for 2015

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With the new ATP season beginning next week, David Packman gets a little crystal-ballsy, playing “Fortune Teller” with some help from the Rolling Stones to make some bold predictions for 2015.

On Pro Tennis and Fatherhood: The Game Has Changed

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As we approach the beginning of the 2015 ATP season, David Packman looks at the game-changing journey embarked upon by three of the men in the world’s top five: Fatherhood.

A Life-Lesson from Roger Federer


Vaughn Granier is on the road, missing his kids. And he gets inspired by the words of a tennis champion.

Serena Williams to Luciana Berger, Racism not Tolerated

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From public officials making offensive comments about private citizens, to private citizens making the same about public officials, bigotry and racism will not be tolerated.

Novak Djokovic Just Made This Ball Boy’s Day at the French Open


He’s a beast on the court, unrelenting in his drive to win, but tennis champ Novak Djokovic showed the world his softer side during his opening round match at the French Open.

Arthur Ashe: On Greatness

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Legendary tennis great, Arthur Ashe, on the joy of pushing yourself to the limits.

On the Cusp of Tennis Manhood


David Packman sat down with up and coming Aussie teenager Brad Mousley at Melbourne Park during the Australian Open and talked to him about what it means to stand on the precipice of a professional tennis career.

Playing for Your Life

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Following a year away from professional tennis overcoming Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, David Packman talks to Ross Hutchins about his experience and gets far more than a tennis lesson.

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi Opens Up [Sponsored]

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Check out this amazing new video featuring a rare glimpse inside the mind and heart of tennis superstar Andre Agassi, who introduces us to his trainer and brother, two people who inspire him greatly in his craft and life.