Tennis

Roland Garros Day 11: Murray Through To Face Stan In Semis

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Andy Murray will face Stan Wawrinka in the Roland Garros semi-finals – but his victory over Richard Gasquet came at what price? The Brit adopted an expensive drop-shot strategy to exhaust his opponent. In doing so he cost himself the first set and almost the second too. The Scot admitted: ‘I was using a lot […]

MHSAA tennis championships at Leslie courts deemed a success

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Tennis fans from all parts of the state visited Oxford and the courts at the FNC/John Leslie complex during the MHSAA state championships. Photo by John Davis By John Davis, Oxford Citizen Tennis and Oxford have always gone together, and last week at the MHSAA championships, tennis was on full display at the FNC John Leslie […]

The Excitement of The First Week at Wimbledon

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What’s so special about buying tickets for the first week of Wimbledon? Many people think it’s the best week of all! Everything is so fresh, so exciting. We have waited all year for this: and at last the gates open, we walk into the beautiful All England Club, and we know it is ours to […]

How Can Tennis Benefit Baseball and Softball?

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Both baseball and softball create many athletes with great throwing arms and hand-eye coordination that would benefit them if they played tennis, but did you know tennis could also benefit a player’s performance in baseball and softball?   Tennis helps many athletes develop a variety of skills that are as useful on the court as […]