Joel Drucker: Selected Stories


  • — every day a new story



Martina Navratilova: The Tennis Player Who Came in from the Cold

  • 40 years later, the tale of Navratilova’s defection to the United States

Tennis’ Old Guard

  • Up close look at a tour starring Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg

A Sweet Second Act” 

  • Dennis Farina, a policeman who became an actor

Broadcast Booth Confidential

  • the life & times of Dick Enberg, iconic broadcaster




The Open: My Season of Gain and Pain” 

  • personal kaleidoscope of the US Open

Fantastic Voyage

  • tennis fantasy camp and its connection to the loss of a loved one

Nonstop to JFK

  • why I read about the Kennedys on airplanes


San Diego Tennis Trilogy


The Tale of the Brown Indian and the Stupid Sissy Sport

  • profile of legendary player-coach Pancho Segura

San Diego’s Tennis Curse

  • then and now on the tennis journey with four SD tennis icons

A Jew and the California Dream

  • families, tennis, Jews and California history




The Djokovic Legacy

  • why a great champion might not quite get the love he seeks

The Beatles and Slams

  • comparing each of tennis’ majors to a Beatle (includes lyrics)

What Happened at Indian Wells?

  • documentary style approach to controversial 2001 Indian Wells tournament

It’s Only Rock & Roll, But I’ll Buy It

  • the world of rock & roll posters