Thanking Our Troops Through Tennis

Dick at Eglin AFB

Dick at Eglin AFB

Most tennis players love the sport so much they are looking for ways to “give back.” Here is a real easy way to do some good and help Dick Stockton support our military and their families.

American tennis Legend Dick Stockton’s Blue Sky Foundation has developed a special program that goes to military bases around the country with volunteer professionals to teach tennis to the troops and their families, and he says it is “the most worthwhile project I have ever been involved with.” Continue reading

TV Tennis

federer-3In case you weren’t aware, the ATP World Tour Finals, with the top eight men’s singles and doubles teams started play in London this morning. Andy Murray played this morning vs. Nishakori and there is a big rematch today at 3 p.m. for The Fed vs. Raonic. Continue reading

Inspirations

leglessWe all have some type of physical problems… whether it be a nagging pain in the shoulder or a bad knee that really needs an operation. But there are always others who overcome obstacles to achieve success. For example, how about playing tennis without hips, legs, knees or feet?! Continue reading

John Newcombe Fantasy Camp Sunday, Day 1

Me, John, Rich, Willy

Me, John, Rich, Willy

It is that time: the start of “the best week of my tennis year!” The travel to my eleventh year at the Fantasy Tennis Camp was once again in the luxury of “AirBerry” (Pelican Bay friend John Berry); so John, Willy Hoffmann, Rich Tarantino and I took off from Naples Airport at 1 p.m. for the 2.5 hour flight to a small airfield in New Braunfels, Texas. Continue reading