Lesson with Lendl

Lendl made the author smile, and tried out his funky grip.


By Dan Weil

Special to Tennisreporters.net

Through the wonders of tennis journalism I was able to participate in a clinic run by Ivan Lendl last month at the ATP tournament in Delray Beach, FL, where Lendl played in the senior event.

The biggest risk for me was probably at the beginning of the clinic. In the first one of these that I did, Jim Courier gave an easy feed to my forehand, and my arm was so tight that the ball barely made it to the net

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