Please Bahrami, Open a Tennis Camp

Passion Leica / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND I know, I know – there are no shortage of tennis camps available for both adults and juniors. But I’m here to tell you there is still one missing, The┬áMansour Bahrami Tennis Camp for Adults. At 56 years of age, Bahrami is still wowing crowds and still making […]

No Djok

giuliomarziale / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND If you want to eat some rare Pule Donkey cheese, which is only manufactured in one farm in the world somewhere in Serbia, you’ll need to talk to Novak Djokovic because he just bought all of it. Actually, you’ll need to visit one of his soon-to-open restaurants – though […]

Wheelchair Doubles Championship to Make Debut in U.S.

Wheelchair tennis is, according to this article, huge in Europe. But the sport’s inventor is an American and in 2013 the Wheelchair Doubles Championships will be played in the U.S. for the first time. Brad Parks is credited with founding the sport of wheelchair tennis 40 years ago, and will serve as the tournament committee […]

Tennis Ball Art

Here’s something I’ve yet to see on “Design Star” (yes, I watch it) – tennis ball art. This piece, by artist Ana Soler, is just one of many in which she hangs tennis balls from wire to simulate motion. Tennis club managers: you might want to consider getting in touch with the artist, as this […]

Dropshots: Nov. 4, 2012

The sport of the future?whirling_dervish / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Assorted tennis items/stories you might have missed: Ok, this is starting to get serious. Is tennis in jeopardy of falling behind Pickleball in overall popularity? I don’t think we’re quite there yet, but I do know that in a local park in Colorado Springs three […]

Dropshots: Oct. 27, 2012

Assorted tennis items/stories you might have missed: Tennis sometimes gets a bad rap as a country club sport – a sport reserved for the wealthy – despite it actually being one of the less expensive sports to pick up. And now it seems we can finally put that old bromide to rest. Really, how many […]