Serena Williams says she’s reaching out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying “she shouldn’t have put herself in that position.”
It’s part of a push by Down the Line and Beyond to get more city kids interested in tennis.
Big-time tennis is on its way back to the Delaware Valley. Tickets for Philadelphia Freedoms matches go on sale on Monday and Grand Slam champions are in the lineup.
Pete Sampras says he thinks tennis is free of doping.
The ATP opposes the U.S. Open’s switch to a Monday final in 2013 and is not satisfied with the prize money increase.
Finally tested, and even trailing, at Flushing Meadows, Serena Williams won the last four games for a 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 victory over top-ranked Victoria Azarenka on Sunday night, collecting a fourth U.S. Open championship and 15th Grand Slam title overall.
Ryan McIntosh, the ballperson who lost his leg when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan, was working the men’s semifinal at the US Open.
The weather was much better at the U.S. Open on Sunday. So was Novak Djokovic.
Jim Courier talks about his upcoming trip to Philly, and Andy Roddick’s retirement.
Tennis Hall of Famer Andre Agassi has joined with a real estate company to create a fund for charter schools to find suitable buildings.
While the rain has probably gotten the most attention at this year’s US Open in New York, in between storms some great tennis has been played — including by a local favorite who has once again won a title.