News and Updates
Billie Jean King tells the Desert Sun that while she disagrees with her former rival Margaret Court’s opposition to gay marriage, she does not think that the Australian Open should rename its third
Bob and Mike Bryan have broken John McEnroe’s record for the most weeks atop the individual doubles rankings. The top-ranked twins are tied with each other at 271 weeks.
From tennis.com, this is a great article about dominant USC Coach Peter Smith- whose Peter Smith Jr. Academy is also a Grips Member Club:
WIMBLEDON, England (AP)—When John Isner finally won the longest match in tennis history, he collapsed on the Wimbledon grass and then summoned one last burst of energy, springing to his feet to give
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova and Regina Kulikova have broken the record for the longest women's grand Slam match in history, with Zahlavova Strycova defeating Kulikova 7-6(5), 6-7(10), 6-3 in four hours
A unique program uses grip colors to help push new players to higher levels.
By Colette Lewis
Southern California junior development coaches Craig Cignarelli and Aaron Fox recognized a need for more structure and objectivity in their teaching methods, which led them to create the Grips Program
You know Billie Jean King as a tennis champion, feminist icon, gay rights activist and a breaker of boundaries (and a few rules in her day).