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Piet van Eijsden, Long-Time Tournament Director, Dies Aged 85

Piet van Eijsden, the former Dutch champion and long-time Tournament Director, has passed away after a short illness aged 85. Van Eijsden was associated with the Dutch Open in various positions for more than 50 years, first as a member of the ‘t Melkhisje tennis club in Hilversum, where the

Wawrinka Announces End To Norman Partnership

One of the most successful player-coach partnerships of the past decade came to an end on Monday, when Stan Wawrinka announced via Instagram that he will no longer be working with Magnus Norman. The 35-year-old began his collaboration with the former World No. 2 in April 2013, when he was No.

ATP Announces Four New Events For 2020

The ATP has announced the addition of four new ATP 250 events to the 2020 provisional schedule, as tennis continues its return following suspension of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The updated schedule introduces two new back-to-back ATP 250 events in Cologne (Germany, Indoor Hard) and new ATP

Bob Ryland, First African-American Pro, Dies Aged 100

Robert 'Bob' Ryland, the first African-American pro tennis player and a coach to future trailblazing generations of global stars including Arthur Ashe, Venus and Serena Williams, passed away on Monday aged 100. His parents, Irishman Robert Sr., and mother, Gussie, who died of tuberculosis when Ryland was aged two, were forced

Ashe’s Wimbledon Win Over Connors, 45 Years On

Editor's Note: But for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wimbledon would now be underway. During the next two weeks ATPTour.com will look back on memorable matches and happenings at the grass-court Grand Slam. This story was originally published on 5 July 2015. On the walls of Le Negresco hangs a portrait of Louis

Resurfaced: The Best Job In Tennis?

Editor's Note: But for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wimbledon would now be underway. During the next two weeks ATPTour.com will look back on memorable matches and happenings at the grass-court Grand Slam. This story was originally published on 29 June 2014. One visitor to the All England Club has occupied seat number

Nadal, Federer Give Graduates Secrets To Success

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer sprung a special surprise on 34 Rafa Nadal International School students at their graduation Tuesday. The superstars imparted life lessons the kids won't soon forget, with Federer revealing how he feels the legendary rivals have stood apart from the rest of the ATP Tour. “Never forget

Paire’s New Look: Social Media Roundup

© Instagram/Benoit Paire Benoit Paire has been entertaining his fans on social media. This article contains: ATPTour.com looks at what your favourite players have been up to Your favourite players are

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