The Backhand

The official blog of the Winston-Salem Open

Monday Mashup

Stuart Barefoot

      It is less than a week away from tournament time here at the WSO and we couldn't be any more excited. Hopefully you already have your tickets and will be able to soak in all of the tennis action that you can next week. August 18th will be here in no time, but until... Click to Read More

Weekend Outlook

Stuart Barefoot

     It's almost tournament time here in Winston, and all of the hustle and bustle near BB&T Field is a constant reminder of that fact. In about one week, the day we've all been waiting for the last year to arrive will be here. Until then, here's some more tennis news to... Click to Read More

Video of the Week

Stuart Barefoot

  Can you believe it's less than two weeks until tournament time? Hopefully everyone is getting excited.  Speaking of exciting things, this week is the pop culture edition of "Video of the Week." It's a quick look at some of the best tennis scenes in movies, TV shows... Click to Read More

Tuesday's Tweets

Stuart Barefoot

      This week's featured tweeter is a player who, despite being overshadowed by other gold medal winners, had an impressive performance in the 2012 games. Victoria Azarenka won a gold medal in the mixed doubles event along with her fellow Belarusian Max Mirnyi as... Click to Read More