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The Rise of Coco Gauff at Wimbledon
July 11, 2019
Young tennis player Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff took Wimbledon by storm this year. Although she was defeated by Simona Halep of Romania in a round of 16, the 15-year-old Atlanta native’s run in the British tournament was historic. It all began when Gauff competed in the wildcard qualifiers. She was the 12th youngest to get the opportunity, but the only one to qualify for the tournament’s main draw. In the last of her qualifying games, she defeated Greet Minnen of Belgium 6-1, 6-1. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Maxi Duncan
May 23, 2019
Maxi Duncan has spent half of her life playing tennis full time. After finishing the second grade, her father decided that homeschool would be the best option, so Duncan can focus more on tennis. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Corey Ray
May 2, 2019
Crenshaw Cougars senior guard Corey Ray is a multi-sport athlete, playing basketball and tennis. He is the co-captain of the boys basketball team, leading them to a 15-12 overall record and the Coliseum League title with a 8-1 record. ... read more »
The Peters Sisters Dominated Black Tennis
February 28, 2019
In 1916, the American Tennis Association (ATA) was founded when Black people were being banned from USLTA-sanctioned events. They began an annual national championship tournament a year later. Around Margaret Peters and Matilda Roumania Peters were born, Margaret in 1915 and Matilda in 1917. ... read more »
Serve and Return – Building Your Baby’s Brain
October 12, 2018
Science has shown that healthy brain development depends upon ongoing conversations and interactions between an adult and a child. This process of “serve and return,” where an infant “serves” through gestures, cries or coos, and an adult “returns” by acknowledging and responding in a positive manner, is critical for building neural connections and language development. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (5/31-6/6/18)
May 31, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (5/24-5/30/18)
May 25, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to- coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/29-4/4/18)
March 29, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (1/18-1/24/18)
January 19, 2018
Notes, and things picked on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
American Tennis Association Inducts Williams Sisters’ Dad into Hall of Fame
July 6, 2017
Richard’s coaching efforts will be immortalized in the ATA Tennis and Education Complex in South Florida, a new facility being built for the organization. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (4/6-4/12/2017)
April 7, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/16-3/22/17)
March 16, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Salute to the Living Legends of Tennis
March 11, 2017
The 2nd Annual Living Legends of Tennis Awards Brunch will take place on Saturday, March 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Oscar’s Restaurant Bar & Grill ... read more »
Serena Williams And Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards
February 22, 2017
Fellow Sports Stars & Olympians Will Celebrate Athletes' Outstanding Achievements At the 2017 Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy Gala on April 27th in New York City ... read more »
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