The 4th Annual Necker Cup Pro-Am is set for November 28th through December 3rd, on Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands. Dubbed “The World’s Most Exclusive Tennis Pro-Am,” the 6-day event pairs 16 ATP/WTA Tour Players/Legends with 16 amateur teams in an effort to raise money for worthy causes. […]
legends go ballin’
(Legends Dick Savitt, Stan Smith, Monica Seles, Martina Navratilova, Buch Buchholz, Pam Shriver and Tony Trabert) Last Friday night, while rain was wreaking havoc on the U.S. Open‘s schedule and a dramatic weekend of tennis had yet to be played out, the legends of the sport descended on the International Tennis Hall of Fame‘s Legends Ball […]
wimbledon, on the d list
TSF note: Tennis Chatter’s Nick McCarvel is in London this week, doing his time as a Wimbledon fan by queueing up for tickets. He’s graciously offered report back through TSF even though he’s also writing for the New York Times’ Straight Sets blog (Mazel tov!). Read on… The tennis was in full force yesterday at […]
short balls: connors, berdych, tracy austin is a smurf, etc.
Jimmy does Vogue: As if to remind the tennis public of the generation who first made tennis glam, this month’s Men’s Vogue does a piece on Jimmy Connors (now back in the fray as Andy Roddick‘s coach). Check it out. (more at MV‘s tennis hub) If we lived in New York, we’d do the same: […]