The Backhand

The official blog of the Winston-Salem Open

Monday Mashup

Stuart Barefoot

          After an unusual Opening Ceremony, including a giant Lord Voldemort, Queen Elizabeth, and something involving Marry Poppins, the 2012 Summer Olympics began in London this weekend. As has come to be expected, it brought a lot of excitement,... Click to Read More

Weekend Outlook

Stuart Barefoot

    The Olympics are here. That should be enough to excite even those who aren't particularly big sports fans. Regardless of your favorite sport, it's always fun to root on some of your fellow countrymen. But most people reading this are probably most interested in Tennis,... Click to Read More

Video of the Week

Stuart Barefoot

    How many of you are video game fans? Whether it's all of you or just a few, this should be an interesting series of videos. This week we will explore the evolution of tennis video games.        After some (mildly) extensive research, the... Click to Read More

Tuesday's Tweets

Stuart Barefoot

              This week's featured tweeter is one of the most colorful personalities in tennis. Not Johnny, but his brother Patrick. To follow Patrick, check out @PatrickMcEnroe     McEnroe was a good... Click to Read More