It’s tennis time around the world. I have never see such interest in the professional game since the days of Connors, Borg and McEnroe and Evert and Navratilova. Our sport on the women’s and men’s side has a great collection of dynamic athletes with intense rivalries. Blogs and tweets are full of comments about people expressing their delight that the tennis season is now underway in Australia. Look for record crowds and more extensive media coverage.
“The next few years will prove crucial in the cycle of tennis popularity. This past decade was not only a decade of recovery, but also a decade that put forth solid foundation for what could possibly be the second golden age of tennis. As long as tennis stays away from scandals, drug-related incidents and unnecessary criminal activities such as cheating, I have no doubt that we are about to witness some of the most remarkable years in the history of the Open era.”
Read more from this article entitled: Tennis’ Decade of Recovery by Mert Ertunga. http://www.sports-central.org/sports/2010/01/04/tennis_decade_of_recovery.php