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“THIS IS PERFECT” – The Bryan Brothers Are Back

"THIS IS PERFECT" – POSSIBLY THE MOST COMPELLING INTERVIEW IN THE HISTORY OF DOUBLES The Bryan Brothers are the best doubles team in history and...

NEWS FLASHES FROM SERENA-VILLE

Bill Simons Melbourne QUESTION OF THE DAY: A listener asked Aussie Open radio, “Since the Australian Open is in the southern hemisphere, does the ball spin...

BRAVEHEART BIDS FAREWELL – MURRAY MANIA IN MELBOURNE

Melbourne Bill Simons In one of his more inventive fits of on-court self-condemnation, Andy Murray once called himself an “absolute turnip.” Yet the Scot is anything...

THE DAY THE PRESIDENT AND THE QUEEN MET IN PAJAMAS

MELBOURNE Bill Simons PAJAMA GAME: Rod Laver, as a young boy, first impressed his coach Charlie Hollis when he stroked some tennis balls in his pajamas....

ANDY MURRAY AND THE CRUEL BUSINESS OF HANDING OVER THE BATON

  Bill Simons We knew sad days were coming. The great stars of our game – Federer, Serena, Venus, and others – have long been laboring in...