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Tennis History Blog

Welcome to the Santa Barbara Tennis Club’s Tennis History Blog. Here, we’re passionate about sharing the rich tapestry of tennis history with our club members and guests. Our articles traverse the annals of the sport, revealing fascinating stories and insights.

Vitas Gerulaitis: The Charismatic Playboy of Tennis

Discover the captivating story of Vitas Gerulaitis, his on-court brilliance, and his legendary off-court persona.

Tennis Fashion Through the Ages: From White to Bold

Trace the evolution of tennis attire, from its conservative beginnings to today’s vibrant and diverse styles.

The Golden Era of Tennis: Legendary Players from the Past

Delve into the lives and achievements of iconic tennis players like Rod Laver, Billie Jean King, Bjorn Borg, and Chris Evert.