March 17th, 2012

Platform Tennis: Elevated, Outside, Caged In

Platform tennis features intense competition in a small area surrounded by chicken-wire. You might call it tennis’s version of a steel-cage match … if the players weren’t so darn friendly. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.

September 10th, 2011

Esther Vergeer: A Remarkable Streak

Only A Game’s Jon Kalish reports on the wheelchair tennis player with an 8 year, 424-match winning streak. Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands hopes to continue the streak in the finals of the U.S. Open on Sunday.

September 10th, 2011

U.S. Open Update With Jon Wertheim

Sports Illustrated’s Jon Wertheim says the U.S. Open women’s title is Serena Williams’ to lose, but who will come out on top in the men’s final on Monday? Wertheim joins Bill to update the latest from Flushing Meadows.

August 20th, 2011

An Unusual Tennis Tandem: The Indo-Pak Express

This year’s U.S. Open marks the return of the doubles team known as the Indo-Pak Express, featuring Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan, and Rohan Bopanna of India. Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports on a team using their platform to promote peace.

July 2nd, 2011

Wimbledon Wisdom With Bud Collins

Wimbledon 2011 has features upset, injury and triumph. Bill Littlefield talks to Bud Collins of the Boston Globe about the most interesting matches of the tournament, and Bud gives his predictions for the men’s and women’s finals.

June 25th, 2011

The Evolution of Sports Video Replay Technology

The evolution of replay technology and high-tech television graphics has made sports more accurate … and generated piles of new statistical information. And as Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports there’s even more to come.

June 4th, 2011

Christopher Clarey On The French Open

Roger Federer snapped Novak Djokovic’s 43-match winning streak with his victory in the semi-finals of the French Open on Friday. Bill Littlefield talks to New York Times’ tennis writer Christopher Clarey about Federer’s win, along with other French Open related matters.

May 28th, 2011

High Strung

In his book High Strung Stephen Tignor writes about the rivalry between John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg. While McEnroe was defined by his wild behavior, Borg was concerned with protecting his reputation as a consistent and unflappable player. Bill Littlefield talks with Tignor about the very different approaches that McEnroe and Borg took to tennis.

May 28th, 2011

Sports Illustrated’s L. Jon Wertheim On The French Open

Mardy Fish is the lone remaining standard-bearer for the U.S. on the men’s side of the French Open. Bill Littlefield talks to Sports Illustrated’s L. Jon Wertheim about the American presence in the tournament.

January 29th, 2011

Surprises at the Australian Open

The Australian Open has already encountered a few surprises, including a final without Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal. Bill updates last few matches of the tournament.

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