Tennis industry greats including Australia's "Rocket" Rod Laver, Indian Wells tournament founder Charlie Pasarell and CDT's own Cliff Drysdale entertained over 100 tennis fans, family and friends during the event which included a round robin mixer with the CDT pros playing in with the guests, a center court pro exhibition with Cliff Drysdale commentating, and a meet and greet social with Drysdale, Pasarell and Laver.
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2013 International Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee Cliff Drysdale receives his ring and reflects on his career during ESPN's US Open coverage surrounded by friends and fellow broadcasters. VIEW THE VIDEO CLIP FROM ESPN HERE.
Last week Tennis Magazine's Free Weekly Digital Guide aptly titled "Tennis Tuesday" asked readers to vote on which tennis commentator's voice they most enjoy . . . and thousands weighed in to cast their vote! We are pleased to announce our very own Cliff Drysdale was voted among the top 5 Best tennis commentators alongside his colleagues and peers including Darren "Killer" Cahill, John McEnroe, Tracy Austin and Chris Evert. READ THE...
Cliff Drysdale was part of the trio of South African Davis Cup legends that have been presented with their Commitment Awards.
ESPN's Tom Rinaldi takes a look at how tough it really is to return the serves of pro tennis players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic at our Fifth Annual All-Star Charity Event at The Ritz-Carlton Tennis Garden, Key Biscayne, with commentary from Cliff Drysdale himself. VIEW THE VIDEO ON ESPN'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL HERE.
Cliff sits down with Tennis Now's Blair Henley for some insightful Q & A
Cliff Drysdale Hall Of Fame Enshrinement - July 13, 2013
"When I went to Newport, Rhode Island the weekend before last to attend the International Tennis Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, I was moved in different ways by observing the estimable class of 2013 graciously accepting their high honors."
Tennis fans today regard Cliff Drysdale as a fatherly figure in ESPN's broadcast booth, a silky-smooth relic of a sport that has evolved so rapidly as to be almost unrecognizable from its 19th century roots.
"EXPERIENCING THE STUFF OF FANTASY" Amateur players, including Miami Herald columnist Linda Robertson, traded shots with the world’s top stars at the Cliff Drysdale-managed All Star event at The Ritz-Carlton Tennis Garden, Key Biscayne, Miami.