When I Was a Boy

Ah, the sweet memories of boyhood—playing kerb ball and muck ball and getting your first color TV.

The Young Turks: Indian Wells CEO Belittles Female Tennis Players

Novak Djokovic is upset that female tennis players make the same amount of prize money as their male counterparts. Wait… What?

Call for Submissions: Thank you Coach!

How did your coach influence your life?

Missing the Love Right in Front of You

Falling in love reminded John McElhenney of our need to stop, celebrate life, and breathe it all in.

Women Do Not Fit Into One Box

There’s been a lot to praise in the world of women’s sports this summer. Yet, people still have trouble viewing females as athletes. This week, the Sports Dump looks at the nuanced world of femininity and the women leading the way to breaking the mold.

The Road Less Travelled: John-Patrick Smith Breaks Through In Newport

Australian John-Patrick Smith has taken the road less travelled when it comes to pursuing a career in professional tennis, but after a run to the semifinals in Rhode Island this week, the University of Tennessee graduate and 2011 SEC Athlete of the Year looks well on his way to the top 100.

Serena Williams Is The Most Important Sports Icon Of Our Generation

Who is number one? Not LeBron. Not Tiger. It’s Serena.

Do, Or Do Not: Hewitt and Kokkinakis Use The Force At Wimbledon

Retiring Aussie veteran Lleyton Hewitt is serving up some Jedi-style mastery with teenage apprentice Thanasi Kokkinakis at Wimbledon this year.

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

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

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

Casual Spectator: The Australian Open Preview

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

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.