The Backhand

The official blog of the Winston-Salem Open

Monday Mashup

Stuart Barefoot

    Things did not begin particularly well for U.S tennis players at the Olympics. They did, however, end splendidly, earning a total of three gold medals. While there may not be a whole lot of stories for your Monday Mashup, the ones we do have are mega important. Quality... Click to Read More

Video of the Week

Stuart Barefoot

    This week we will keep up with the Olympics theme and enjoy some of the different footage shot in London. To keep yourself updated be sure to visit the Olympics website.     This first video was uploaded by YouTube user wing172. It was a first round... Click to Read More

Weekend Outlook

Stuart Barefoot

  UPDATE:     Murray did it. He beat Federer in thee sets, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4. Who saw that coming?   UPDATE :     Andy Murray has a 2 set lead over Federer. After taking the first set 6-2, he won the second by a 6-1 score.... Click to Read More

Tuesday's Tweets

Stuart Barefoot

        For the first time ever, our featured tweeter isn't a tennis player. Technically Patrick McEnroe (last week's tweeter) isn't a player anymore, but he was once. So he doesn't count. This week the honor goes to Jon Wertheim from Sports Illustrated. Jon is a... Click to Read More