Following American Pro Tennis

Following American Pro Tennis

Friday, February 27, 2015

Don't call it a comeback

The LL Cool J reference somehow exists in my bag of tricks despite limited knowledge of the hip hop world. I have to keep this blog relevant for the cool kids... at least the cool kids from the early 90s. And I'm still not entirely sure how to pronounce "GIF" but I also have the tech savvy to feature graphics like you see to the left. Like I said, relevant.

Speaking of relevant, this is my first blog post in almost a year. The last update was February 2014, which illustrates my true commitment to all things not related to American tennis. I have still been watching from afar, occasionally going to tournaments, playing every week, chatting with the few guys I know that are still on tour and of course tweeting here and there. Mostly I haven't posted because you don't really need me! What I set out to do has been executed with enthusiastic vigor by Jonathan Kelley at On the Rise. Blogging is a grind and it's a total commitment and Jo has been a rock star. American tennis is lucky to have someone like him so go check out his content.

Besides being called out for my lack of posting, I wanted to write because this has been an exciting time in American tennis. I can't remember the last time I said that. Consider what's happened: