September 26, 2011

Tennis Channel

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Many coaches and professionals featured on the Tennis Channel are here too! Just use the search button at the top of the page.

January 10, 2011

Americans Rule The Red Clay

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Don McCormick, former Canadian Davis Cup player talks about playing on the ATP tour in the early 70's. There was a time when Americans ruled the red clay. Don has played tennis greats such as Arthur Ashe, Rod Laver, Stan Smith, Ken Rosewall, John Newcombe and Tony Roche.

January 2, 2011

70's ATP Tour

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Don McCormick, former Canadian Davis Cup player talks about playing on the ATP tour in the early 70's.

November 18, 2009

Coaching Insight

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Paul Roetert is the Managing Director of the United States Tennis Association's Player Development Program. In addition, he serves as Tournament Director of the U.S. Open Junior Tennis Championships. Before re-joining the USTA in November, 2001, Paul spent two years as the Executive Director of the American Sport Education Program. Prior to that position he spent eleven years as the Administrator of Sport Science for the USTA where he developed the sport science program. He also served as Vice Chairman of the sport science committee.

Paul has published extensively in the field of tennis, including two books, 16 book chapters and over 100 articles. He is a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the Professional Registry (PTR). In 1998 he received the PTR's Plagenhoef Award for sport science; in 1999 the Editorial Excellence Award from the National Strength and Conditioning Association for his work on the Journal of Strength and Conditioning and Research; in 2000 the Outstanding Alumni award from the University of Connecticut. He is also the 2002 Educational Merit Award recipient from the International Tennis Hall of Fame for outstanding service to the game of tennis.

Paul holds a Ph.D. in biomechanics from the University of Connecticut. Originally from the Netherlands, he and his wife Barbara reside in Miami, Florida.

April 30, 2008

Davis Cup Classic

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Lee Couillard, Head Tennis Professional, Punahou School interviews Jim Osborne Jr., '69 Grad, Punahou School and his father Jim Osborne Sr. Jim was a former Davis Cup Player.

Hawaii's greatest tennis player was a late-bloomer, Punahou graduate Jim Osborne Jr. had many interests in high school, but once he made up his mind to pursue tennis, success was his. The U.S. Tennis Association from 1968 to 1970 ranked him among America's top ten singles players. In doubles competition he was ranked in the top ten eight times. He was Hawaii's first player to compete at Wimbledon, and the first to be named to the U.S. Davis Cup team. He defeated the world's best players during his career, including Arthur Ashe, John Newcombe, Roy Emerson, and Stan Smith. Him made eight appearances at the U.S. Open. In 1966 he also became the first Hawaii athlete to compete in any sport at the Madison Square Garden in New York. But despite all of titles, Jim was not the winningest player in Island history. That title goes to his mother Muriel, who by 1971 had over two hundred trophies!

April 10, 2007


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John Nelson, University of Hawaii Men's Head Tennis Coach gives an inspirational speech on the game of tennis.