Storytellling


Sometimes You Just Need to Lose to Win 68

Losing to Kasper Ruud on Thursday was just what I needed. My past successes have come as a result of my finding a way to play that kept working. Mostly I had found that maintaining presence shot by shot worked. My presence was one of using my fitness and speed […]


A Zone Never Approached Before 47

I have been playing tournaments for 36 years and have had many exciting moments and lots of wonderful results. For the last 18 months I have hit a level of result success that has amazed me. These results have suggested to me that I have found confidence like never before. […]


The Match That I Was Destined to Play 31

I am rarely stuck for what to write so I will start with that and see where it takes me. After a tough semifinal against one of our best ball strikers, in which things got a little contentious, I was looking forward to playing my buddy and doubles partner. I […]


Encouragement and Instruction…Everything Else Interferes 45

I have been working on my game for 35+ years. It is never too late and I never know too much to learn something new..


I Yam What I Yam 201

I am what I am. I am not my old story and not yet my new story. Never perfect. Working toward being better. Always on the journey. That is who I am.


The Tennis Congress: The Secret is Out About the Event of the Year 36

People come to learn forehands, backhands, strategy, fitness and mental skills and often walk away with deep looks into who they are and who they can be.