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A Week of Wild Tennis in Austin
The first ever ATX Open was a smashing success
"...big crowds and a bright future. The brand-new Women's Tennis Association event was a big opportunity for Austin sports,..."

March 8, 2023 Sports Post by Rod Machen

Professional Tennis Comes to Austin
From champs to fan faves, eight players to watch at the ATX Open
"...Austin's growth, the city is hosting its first professional tennis tournament. The ATX Open, a Women's Tennis Association 250..."

Feb. 24, 2023 Sports Post by Rod Machen

Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis
A time-traveling tennis prodigy scores in this sports anime
"...adaptation of Takeshi Konomi's global bestselling manga, Shinsei Gekijouban Tennis no Ouji-sama, about time-traveling tennis prodigy Ryoma Echizen...."

May 6, 2022 Movie Review

I'm Lovin' the All-American Tennis Clown
There were a lot of clowns at the All-American Tennis Shootout.
"...Last Friday's All-American Tennis Shootout at the Austin Convention Center featured the No...."

Dec. 18, 2006 Sports Post by Taylor Holland

Game, Set ... Match?: Tennis Battle Rages
Galindo neighbors want South Austin Park kept as open space
"...– to cut in half the number of new tennis courts proposed by the Parks and Recreation Department for..."

May 20, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Austin Needs Tennis Courts
"...Editor, I am responding to "Neighbors Call Foul on Tennis Center Expansion" [News, Feb. 11]. I am an avid..."

March 7, 2005 Postmarks

Neighbors Call Foul on Tennis Center Expansion
Galindo residents want to keep green space
"...lost with the city's proposed construction of eight new tennis courts for the South Austin Tennis Center, already home..."

Feb. 11, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Austin Table Tennis Association: Looking for Gumps
New facility shines
"...The Austin Table Tennis Association is a growing society in Austin. Started in..."

Nov. 13, 2012 Sports Post by Carly Yansak

It's Not About Tennis Courts
"...Notice: Ted Gordon Believes,” News, June 23) references the “tennis courts” of the Ann Richards School for Young Women..."

June 29, 2017 Postmarks

Tennis Anyone?
Q&A with Tennis' Alaina Moore
"...AC: Your new album Young and Old was produced..."

May 7, 2012 Music Post by Abby Johnston

All American Tennis Shootout
"...I hope you're ready for some top-notch tennis action because Austin will play host to the No...."

Dec. 11, 2006 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

'Table Tennis' for the Xbox 360
"...retro-hip Warriors, decides to lower the stakes with Table Tennis. Their latest release focuses less on style and lets..."

June 16, 2006 Sports Post by James Renovitch

The French
Astounding record of life on and off court in tennis's glory years
"...released in 1982, courtside documentary The French, about the tennis championships of the 1981 French Open, is a fascinating..."

June 17, 2022 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection
The genius of the original bad boy of tennis, deconstructed
" to create a visual essay on the famed tennis player that is part deconstruction and part psychoanalysis. It..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The U.S. Open and that Grey Goose Honey Deuce
Wetting your vodka whistle when it’s forty-forty again
"...I learned most of what I know about tennis from reading David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest. Which also..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Naked City
City will seek north location for courts
"...The expansion of South Austin Tennis Center is over for now, to the delight of..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

King Richard
And dad makes three in this Williams family tennis biopic
"...oft used parenting metaphor. But Richard Williams, father to tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, appeared to have taken..."

Nov. 26, 2021 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

A terribly tender, good-hearted romantic comedy from across the pond.
"...feeling formulaic. The slightly nutter hero here is 32-year-old tennis pro Peter Colt (Bettany), in the twilight of his..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

ATX Open Returns in 2024
The women’s pro tennis tournament is set for round two
"...After 18,000 fans enjoyed Austin’s first Women’s Tennis Association tournament earlier this year, the ATX Open returns..."

Oct. 24, 2023 Sports Post by Rod Machen

Battle of the Sexes
Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs
"...The highly publicized 1973 tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King played..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Squid and the Whale
In this expertly acted piece about the coming apart of a family of New York intellectuals, humor is served not with a smirk but with a helpless shrug.
" merely delineating sides for a family game of tennis, but when that family – the Berkmans of Park..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tribeca Film Review: McEnroe
Inside the mind of the self-destructive tennis great
"...McEnroe was best known. Not as arguably the greatest tennis player of his generation, but for his hair trigger..."

June 21, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Circle
An absurd cautionary tale on technology
"...zillionaire visionary who communicates his down-to-earth accessibility by wearing tennis shoes and carrying a coffee cup everywhere he goes...."

May 5, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
This third film in the tween series is funny without being in any way condescending to its target audience.
"...a head when wimpy Greg, crushin' on supernice tween tennis ace Holly Hills (List), lies to his pop about..."

Aug. 3, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Davis Cup, or Welcome Home, Mr. Roddick
Erwin Center to host prestigious tennis event
"...July 8-10, a premier international team event in men’s tennis...."

March 25, 2011 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Even if it's not quite an affair to remember all year, this BBC Films mockumentary about three wacky weddings is pleasant and enjoyably diverting.
"...contestants: snobby Josef and Isabelle (Mangan and MacNeill), a tennis champion and his trophy girl; hippie naturists Michael and..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Pong bounces up from the ashes of Austin'd legendary Ed Hall.
"...nickname in Thailand. Then there's the old-school computer table tennis, a simplistic Seventies electronic game where the controllers only..."

March 3, 2000 Music Feature by David Lynch

Helas Pour Moi
"...gravelly voice. He is accompanied to earth by a tennis-racket-wielding Mercury. This God is, more likely, Zeus, since Godard's..."

Feb. 17, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW List Lucky No. 7
Metz, Princess Nokia, Nikki Lane, Tennis, and 108 others
"...noiseniks Metz, country outlaw Nikki Lane, indie pop duo Tennis, and roots rock showstopper Lukas Nelson & Promise of..."

Feb. 8, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Film Review: 'Break Point'
It's not all about the love of the game
"...There are double faults a-plenty in this tennis-themed dramedy...."

March 9, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

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