Murray starts Citi Open ‘feeling better than the grass-court season’

Murray starts Citi Open ‘feeling better than the grass-court season’

Andy Murray underwent hip surgery in January. (AP) Andy Murray says he’s in better shape as he begins yet another comeback attempt next week in Washington. The 30-year-old has played just three matches during the previous year because of hip problems, returning to tour at Queen’s and Eastbourne but not playing Wimbledon. “I’m feeling better than I did […]

WATCH My Tennis Life: Donaldson explores a vibrant Venice Beach

WATCH My Tennis Life: Donaldson explores a vibrant Venice Beach

Season 2 of My Tennis Life follows Jared Donaldson and Lucie Safarova to give an inside look at what happens when the pros walk off the court as they traverse the globe in search of valuable ATP and WTA points. ATP & WTA Washington D.C. Catch all the action from the Citi Open with live coverage from three courts on Tennis Channel […]

The 101st ATA National Championships kick off in Orlando this weekend

The 101st ATA National Championships kick off in Orlando this weekend

Katrina Adams has been vocal in her support for the ATA. (Getty Images) The ATA National Championships—the annual championships of the American Tennis Association, which is the oldest African-American sports organization in the United States—kick off this Saturday, July 28. The eight-day event, which concludes the next Saturday, August 4, will bring hundreds of players of all […]

With brother providing guidance, Hilltop tennis player is all ears

With brother providing guidance, Hilltop tennis player is all ears

To get some insight into Ivan Smith, consider that Xavier, his older brother, is his tennis coach. Who listens to his older brother? Ivan does because the 16-year-old junior-to-be at Hilltop High realizes that his 30-year-old sibling has played at the level he aspires to reach — very soon. In fact, Ivan says he can […]

Keys and Stephens bring WTA tennis to two ATP stops

Keys and Stephens bring WTA tennis to two ATP stops

The friends played two exhibitions this weekend. (AP) Pals and fellow Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys took their rivalry to two ATP stops this weekend, playing exhibitions in Newport and then in Atlanta. In a rematch of their US Open final and French Open semifinal (which Stephens won), the two faced off on grass for the […]

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