Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Contact Point

Federer Cruises to Ninth Halle Title over Zverev; Lopez Defeats Cilic for Queen’s Club...

Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany Top seed Roger Federer cruised to this ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open on Sunday, dismantling Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3. Using his slice backhand to great effect, Federer needed only 53 minutes to collect his...

Q&A with Former WTA Coach Lillian Rios: Why it’s easier than ever to take...

Finding the right tennis instructor has never been an easy task. Even on the ATP World Tour and WTA, players are constantly switching coaches in order to find that "right" fit. In order to remedy this issue across the...

Pouille Wins Stuttgart Title; Muller Captures Ricoh Open Crown

Mercedes Cup—Stuttgart, Germany No. 4 seed Lucas Pouille won the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany on Sunday, defeating Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-4. In a highly competitive grass-court encounter, Pouille overcame the loss of the first set to claim...

Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title Over Wawrinka

Roland Garros—Paris, France No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal completed a memorable fortnight in Paris, France on Sunday, defeating former winner Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to win his 10th Roland Garros title. Having not won a Grand Slam event for...

Ostapenko Wins Maiden Grand Slam Title at French Open

Roland Garros—Paris, France Latvian youngster Jelena Ostapenko captured her maiden grand slam title in Paris, France on Saturday, defeating No. 3 seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. In a match that lasted one hour and 59 minutes, Ostapenko recovered from...

PlayYourCourt: Take the Perfect Tennis Lesson Today

For players and coaches alike, finding the perfect fit when training or teaching can be difficult. How do you find that perfect coach, or subsequently, how does a teaching professional acquire clients in an ever competitive American market that...

Wawrinka Defends Geneva Crown; Tsonga Wins Lyon Title

BANQUE ERIC STURDZA GENEVA OPEN—GENEVA, SWITZERLAND Top seed Stan Wawrinka defended his Geneva Open title on Saturday in Geneva, Switzerland, dismissing Mischa Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. Overcoming the loss of the first set, Wawrinka began to use his net game...

Elina Svitolina, Alexander Zverev Win Italian Open Titles

Internazionali BNL d’Italia—Rome, Italy Elina Svitolina and Alexander Zverev won respective Italian Open titles on Sunday in Rome, Italy. First up, Svitolina continued her great season by capturing her biggest title to date over recent Madrid Open winner Simona Halep, 4-6....

Gaining a US Scholarship with the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy

Known for coaching the likes of Serena Williams, Jeremy Chardy, Grigor Dimitrov and Marcos Baghdatis, Patrick Mouratoglou has also put a premium on the importance of education and hard work toward his student athletes. Mouratoglou has always had a vision...

Nadal Wins Fifth Madrid Open Title Over Thiem

Mutua Madrid Open—Madrid, Spain No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal continued his stellar clay-court season on Sunday, defeating No. 8 seed Dominic Thiem 7-6(8), 6-4 to capture his fifth Madrid Open title. In a match that featured a breathtaking first set,...

Contact Point

Federer Cruises to Ninth Halle Title over Zverev; Lopez Defeats Cilic...

Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany Top seed Roger Federer cruised to this ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open on Sunday, dismantling Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3....