Tag: John McEnroe

PowerShares Series Part Of Exciting January of Tennis In Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – For the first time ever, PowerShares Series brings tennis to Orlando’s Amway Center on January 5, 2017, featuring tennis greats including John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Andy Roddick and James Blake. Tickets are on sale now. On January 2, 2017, Orlando will celebrate another first when the United States Tennis Association (USTA) officially opens its USTA National Campus in the Lake Nona Community of Orlando. The New Home of American Tennis is a state-of-the-art facility with 100 courts, housing the USTA’s Community Tennis and Player Development divisions as well as the University of Central Florida’s tennis teams. The…

McEnroe and Courier Kick Off New Tennis Offerings at Casa de Campo Resort

LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic — Tennis legends John McEnroe and Jim Courier kicked off the new tennis offerings at the Casa de Campo Resort by competing a special exhibition match November 7. The appearance by the two tennis Hall of Famers was part of the resort’s effort to raise the profile of its tennis offerings at its 16-court tennis center. Expertly deemed “Wimbledon of the Caribbean” by Travel + Leisure and “Best Tennis Facility” by USPTR (United States Professional Tennis Registry), Casa de Campo’s La Terraza Tennis Center is an integral component to Casa de Campo’s Sporting Life experience. The…

John McEnroe Walks The Walk With Tennis Academy, Johnny Mac Tennis Project

By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   Throughout the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit this winter, John McEnroe commented, when asked by local media, on the state of tennis in the United States, not being shy expressing his concerns. “It’s too expensive and it’s not accessible enough,” said McEnroe of tennis in a familiar refrain at the PowerShares Series stop in Birmingham, Alabama, as seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp1M8KodEXk But McEnroe is not just talking the talk of what should be done to improve American tennis. He is also walking the walk. On Randall’s Island, just a short lob from Harlem and Manhattan’s Upper…

John McEnroe Tennis Academy Creating Big Tennis In The Big Apple

By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   New York City is certainly seen as one of the world’s “Tennis Hotspots” considering it is the epicenter of American tennis at the end of each summer when it hosts the U.S. Open. However, the Big Apple has an even better reputation as a 12-month-a-year hub for tennis with the increased success and attention being paid to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy. Located on Randall’s Island, just in the shadow of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the John McEnroe Tennis Academy features 20 courts – 10 hard and 10 green clay all available for 12-months a…