THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., – Tommy Haas overwhelmed Robby Ginepri 6-0 in the one-set championship match Friday to win the Raymond James Champions Cup, the third of three Champions Series Tennis events played this week at the Sherwood Country Club. Haas and Ginepri played each other in all three events, Ginepri winning 6-4 in the final …

We’ve seen tarps. We’ve seen signs. We’ve seen video boards. We’ve seen cardboard photos of fans. Now, we have geckos. Many pro sports has resumed in this COVID-19 pandemic era, mostly without in person crowds, and leagues and teams have been creative in how to cover up empty seats in the stands. Many teams have …

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Champions Series Tennis returned to action Thursday at the Sherwood Country Club and former world No. 2 Tommy Haas continued his winning ways on the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30. Haas, 42, won his eighth career Champions Series Tennis title by defeating former …

LOS ANGELES – The Champions Series tennis circuit will resume its 2020 season Thursday and Friday, August 13 – 14 with three events held at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California. The events are closed to the public but will follow strict Covid-19 safety protocol and will be broadcast on Fox Sports Net, …

Retired from the ATP tour for nearly eight years now, the last American man to win a major singles title often finds himself playing by someone else’s rules these days, a position he’s more than happy to be in. While some of his rivals are still competing, Andy Roddick is managing new schedules and different …

Former tennis star Andy Roddick said Tuesday he thinks officials are “doing the absolute best they can” to get the U.S. Open up and running despite the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Tennis Association received the go-ahead from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to go ahead with the grand slam tournament without fans in the stands …

James Blake may be retired as a tennis star, but he continues to carve out a career as the Miami Open tournament director, a multifaceted personality, and an intersectional thought leader in the pro game. He knows a few things about being profiled as an African American—about standing in public while black. In 2015, as …

Andy Roddick requested a last-minute change to our Zoom meeting. He needed to get on his iPad, he said. “That’s where my Sweetens background is.” Passion takes certain new forms these days. When tennis’ former world No. 1 popped up on my screen, sure enough, there was Sweetens Cove behind him, new pavilion and all. …

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down. Countless people have lost loved ones and many have lost jobs. It’s an incredibly tough time for everyone. In early March, my family and I flew home from Hawaii to California. When we boarded our plane, my wife was wiping down the seats, the windows and …

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF – Robby Ginepri, the 2005 U.S. Open semifinalist and former member of the U.S. Davis Cup team, won his first career title on the Champions Series Saturday, defeating Andy Roddick and James Blake in succession to win the Oracle Champions Cup Presented by RBC Wealth Management in front of a standing room …

HOUSTON – Tommy Haas defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-4 Thursday in the one-set final of the Oracle Champions Cup Presented by RBC Wealth Management to complete an undefeated season on the Invesco Series QQQ circuit and claim the season-long points title on the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players over the age of …

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Tommy Haas won his fourth Invesco Series QQQ title of the year Saturday by defeating U.S. Davis Cup captain and defending champion Mardy Fish 6-2 in the one-set final of the SoCal Honda Dealers Helpful Cup at the Sherwood Country Club. Haas, the former world No. 2 and silver medalist at …

TORONTO – James Blake defeated Robby Ginepri 6-4 to win the RPIA Championships, the eighth of ten events on the 2019 Invesco Series QQQ, held Thursday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre at Ryerson University. The win was the third tournament title this year for Blake on the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players …