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Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Debuts $20K “Legends of Boca Experience” Featuring Tennis Great Jimmy Connors

In keeping with providing guests unique experiences, the legendary Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, debuts Legends of Boca Experience, a four-day, three-night escape featuring tennis legend Jimmy Connors. To coincide with the unveiling of the resort’s partnership with Connors, Legends of Boca Experience offers guests a multitude of luxurious amenities and activities including a chance to spend a half-day with Connors himself; receiving private tennis instruction or enjoying a round of golf and gaining inspirational insight over lunch at one of the resort’s acclaimed restaurants. After being welcomed at the airport by a chauffeured Maserati Quattroporte,…

The US Open: Who Will Emerge Victorious?

The 2015 US Open will get underway on the 31st August and is the final Grand Slam event of the sporting calendar. Croatia’s Marin Cilic is the defending champion but may struggle to retain his title. World number one Novak Djokovic, Wimbledon finalist Roger Federer and two-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray will all be eager to claim another major success in this year’s tournament, which will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on 13th September. Novak Djokovic has been in sensational form throughout 2015 and won the Australian Open and Wimbledon titles, as well…

10 Things To Do to Truly Experience Paris While At The French Open

By worldtennistravel.com “ Enjoy first class tennis experiences around the world”   What are the ‘10 things to do’ as part of your itinerary while you are enjoying Paris and the French Open. The idea behind these tips is to make your trip to the Grand Slam even more memorable by introducing you to the beautiful world of the Parisian charm and taking you away from the touristic “Must-do” that you have may have already visited several times. Here are 10 suggestions to enjoy a pure Parisian experience…. Immerse in the soulful music at Le Vieux Belleville They say a…

Vero Beach, Florida Is A Haven For Tennis

By Randy Walker @TennisPublisher   One of the unsung hot spots for tennis in the United States is Vero Beach, Florida. Located nearly equi-distant between Orlando and West Palm Beach, Vero Beach was for years known as the Spring Training ground for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball, but is now being more known for its tennis, especially since the Dodgers left “Dodgertown” in 2008 to conduct its Spring Training in Arizona. Most of the tennis activity in town takes place in active programs at 13 private clubs around the town, including The Moorings (www.TheMoorings.com) The River Club…

“2nd Serve” Movie Puts Louisville On The Tennis Map

“2nd Serve” – a romantic comedy set in the world of local, club tennis, starring Josh Hopkins of “Cougar Town,” Cameron Monaghan of TV’s “Shameless” and “Click” and Alexie Gilmore of “World’s Greatest Dad” and “Grey’s Anatomy” – is now available for purchase on DVD and for digital download. The movie was filmed in Louisville, Kentucky, primarily at the Louisville Boat Club and the Jewish Community Center. “2nd Serve” is available for purchase on Amazon.com here: http://www.amazon.com/2nd-Serve-Hopkins/dp/B00CQRNLAQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1378146972&sr=8-1&keywords=2nd+Serve as well as at Blockbuster here: http://www.blockbuster.com/browse/catalog/movieDetails/589479, at Best Buy here: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/2nd-Serve—DVD/21539039.p?id=2714745&skuId=21539039, at Kmart here: http://entertainment.kmart.com/2nd-serve/818768010632, and Family Video here: http://www.familyvideo.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=419844/. Written by USPTA…

When In Whistler…Play Some Tennis

When people think of Whistler, British Columbia, they think of skiing, but they should also think tennis! The Whistler Racquet Club is the hub of the tennis community in the famous ski resort that hosted Olympic skiing at the 2010 Olympic Games. The club offers a wide variety of camps and ongoing programs for all ages and abilities. They are open year-round and welcome tennis players of all ages and abilities from around the world. The facility offers the following: •     3 indoor tennis courts •     1 centre court & 3 outdoor courts •     Open Year-round to Members & Visitors…