Archive | May, 2014

Player to Watch: Rafael Nadal

Currently ranked No. 1 in the world, Spaniard Rafael Nadal (full name Rafael Nadal Parera) won his first ATP tournament at the age of 15 in 2001—the same year he turned pro. Nadal resides in his hometown Manacor, Mallorca, Spain and has enjoyed at Top 10 ATP ranking since 2005. He began playing tennis at […]

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Become a Ball Person at a Grand Slam Tournament

Known by several names—ball person, ball kid, ball girl, ball boy—these select individuals are able to stand closer to the likes of the Williams sisters, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Maria Sharapova than those privileged few who drop great amounts of money to secure the most coveted audience seats. Individuals who get tapped to become […]

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Guide to Tennis in Boston

Residents of Boston have cause to be proud of their hometown, nicknamed Bean Town. The city and surrounding towns are a historian’s mecca of historical landmarks and architecture dating back to colonial days and world-class museums. Sports fans can enjoy year-round events. World-renown educational institutes call the greater Boston area home. Cultural and entertainment opportunities […]

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