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This Week in Tennis October 13, 2012: How Prevalent is Recreational Drug Use on the ATP/WTA Tours?

Professional Photographer/Tennis Blogger Craig Doyle joins Phil to discuss recreational drug use on the ATP/WTA Tours, the Shanghai Open and highlight professional tennis players Varvara Lepchenko and Kevin Anderson.

You can listen to the program at the link below.…

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Added by Phil Naessens Tennis Academy on October 13, 2012 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

Las Vegas Tennis Camps @ The International Tennis Centre

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Added by ITC Las Vegas on August 18, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Agassi, Tiger, and the drama of control

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...And my theory is that from day one, Tiger was shaped into being a golf machine. In this he reminds me of Agassi who, in his gut-wrenching memoir, recounts the lengths that his father went to in his bid to shape a tennis champion. Earl Woods was an LTC in the Army and an expert in prisoner investigation. I’ve read that he used some of these mental techniques when… Continue

Added by tennischick on February 19, 2010 at 10:01pm — No Comments

Top 5 Controversies of 2009

Talk about modern tennis and do not mention the word DRAMA. Sounds inconceivable...Doesn't it? Well, after the end of the 2009 tennis season, highlighted by a series of controversies, we find it important for the world to re-visit those stirring moments that left a mark on the Sport.



CONTROVERSY....! A word that draws more attention than the best things in life one could ever possibly imagine. We wonder, sometimes, whether there is any walk of life where there is any dearth of it.… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on January 12, 2010 at 11:31am — 1 Comment

Top 10 Players of the Decade - Men (Part 2)

In the first part we talked about five of the most talented tennis players of the past decade, who, despite their astonishing achievements, missed the cut for the top five spots in our list. Gustavo Kuerten, Marat Safin and Pete Sampras were some of those names, who only managed to grab spots in the bottom half of the countdown. Today, we discuss the BEST of the BEST, as the competition only gets stiffer with every single rank passing.



5 - Andy Roddick



Picking up the top… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on January 3, 2010 at 6:49am — No Comments

Top 10 players of the decade - Men (Part 1)

In our last two editions of the 'BEST of the DECADE' we talked about 10 of the finest women's players that graced the tennis world with their guile, charm and charisma. So, now we turn our attention to men who dominated the 2000-09 decade with their phenomenal achievements and swashbuckling performances to make the cut at the 'top 10 best male tennis players of the decade' list.



10 - Novak Djokovic



We kick off our top 10 list with a player who is undoubtly, one of the… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on December 28, 2009 at 10:40am — No Comments

10 Most Emotional Victories Of All Times- Part 2

Sports stage one of the finest display of a range of emotions that is at times absent in even the best of Operas, infact it can sometimes be more emotional than the second act of Aida. After all, for a sportsperson, the playground becomes an inseperable part of his or her character which sees him through some of the most difficult phases in life. Tennis, being an individual sport, brings this sentimental element with grace and vivacity, and sometimes with tears and ecstatic… Continue

Added by TennisEarth on December 20, 2009 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Serena vs. Andre: A tale of dueling memoirs

Andre Agassi Book Signing Las Vegas

...Like Serena, Andre has been doing the rounds promoting this book. Like Serena he has been hopping from one continent to another, submitting to interviews and fan-filled book signings. Except that unlike Serena, Andre is a thoughtful and self-revelatory interview subject. Here is a report written by Elaine “Lainey” Lui, a Special Correspondent for Canadian TV who… Continue

Added by tennischick on November 16, 2009 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Well at least Andre didn’t sleep with his mother

Tennis Player Andre Agassi Stands With His Girlfriend Brooke Shields April 1997 In Califo

...And now comes word that Andre Agassi is about to share his deepest darkest with us all. Thus, in keeping with the way celebrity memoirs are peddled, Andre has admitted to using crystal meth during the period in 1997 when his career sank in the toilet.



This is how you sell a memoir, Hollywood style. He did not spend years promoting appearance as everything,… Continue

Added by tennischick on October 27, 2009 at 6:50pm — 1 Comment

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