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Scott Dunlop: Pro Tennis in 3D!

I’ve written here that tennis is by far and away the fastest growing sport and that it is in a golden time. We know that women tennis players are individually and collectively the most famous female athletes in the world. I also think that the best rivalry in men’s sport is between Nadel and Federer.

Now there is more proof that  tennis is in the forefront of world sport. The mens and womens finals of the Madrid Open, to be played in the fabulous new stadium, the Magic Box, will be broadcast to Spanish theatres in 3D!

This is not only a major development in tennis, it is a precedent setting event in sport history.

A New Reality By Nicolas Pereira

This past week in the World Team Tennis ‘Bubble” I have seen the efforts to keep everyone safe while carrying on a team competition with around 60/70 players and coaches onsite. Counting organizers, officials, media, and support personnel are around 150 people trying hard to make this happen. I am very impressed by how the strict protocol has been handled and how everyone is invested in making this event a success, but The Open is a completely different scale of details.

ONcourt Interviews NGTL Co-Founder Yves Boulais

It does not matter that you get your rating playing locally or that you had spent an insidious amount of money playing the ITF junior tour tournaments. Your rating is your level of play (you get no bonus for playing more or playing far away). This allows us to break free of the ITF competitive structure potentially saving us time, money, and headache. We see this as a great opportunity to improve the logistic of our sport.

Brandon Burke (son of ACE President Doug Burke) Elected to WTA Board

As revealed in a recent news release issued by the WTA Tour – Brandon Burke has been elected to the WTA Board of Directors (to start officially in September). Oncourt got together with Brandon to delve a bit more into his background and to gain some insight into this wonderful appointment he has attained at such a young age.