When Hard Work Leads to Lucky Breaks

My son to his high school tennis coach (after not being in the lineup for 3 consecutive matches):  "Coach, when you put me in the lineup last week, did I do what you asked and expected of me?"  Coach's response:  "Yep."  Son's next question:  "What do I need to do

If the Pros Do It . . .

A while back, I wrote an article about watching the pros play in order to improve your tennis game.  Well, what about watching them in order to improve your tennis parenting skills? As y'all know, I was lucky enough to get to go to the BNP Paribas Open last weekend in

A Little Tennis in the Desert

My husband and I are headed to the Left Coast later today, making our way to Palm Springs for the BNP Paribas Open this weekend.  I am beside-myself-excited!!!!!  I've been wanting to go to this tournament ever since my oldest daughter moved to Los Angeles to attend USC five years

Meeting a Legend

It's not often in life that you have the opportunity to meet a legend.  Lucky for my son, it happened this past weekend when Ivan Lendl just so happened to be coaching one of the players in the tournament my son was playing. My son was on court playing his semifinal

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