Joel Drucker: Selected Stories

Daily 

  • tennischannel.com — every day a new story

 

Portraits

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

 

Reflections

 

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

 

Random

 

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