Category: Tennis

Serving Up the Past and the Future at Orange Lawn

Serving Up the Past and the Future at Orange Lawn SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Bruce Schonbraun is an avid collector of tennis memorabilia. He owns hundreds of antique rackets and old tournament programs. Recently, he added to his collection an entire tennis club, the faded gem Orange Lawn, once one of the most prominent sites…

The Forgotten Home of Tennis’s Open Era

The Forgotten Home of Tennis’s Open Era BOURNEMOUTH, England — The original and atmospheric clubhouse where Fred Perry and Rod Laver once turned heads is long gone. So is the annual professional event, and the shale playing surface that went with it. The word “tennis” is no longer even part of the official name of…