Meet Paul Fein:
Tennis Confidential I & II
You Can Quote Me on That
Paul Fein (right) interviewing Amelie Mauresmo
World No. 1 Woman Player
Paul Fein (right) interviewing Martina Hingis,
5-time singles and 9-time double Grand
Slam winner, at the Ocean Edge Resort in Brewster, Massachusetts,
in July, 2004.
Paul Fein, a tennis journalist for 30 years, has done major interviews
with nearly all the great players, including four with Pete Sampras,
and with many leading tennis coaches, administrators and authorities.
He has covered Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Davis and Fed Cups, and
various other pro tournaments, as well as Champions Tour, and international
junior events, such as the Orange Bowl. Paul was also a doubles partner
at least once in tournaments with four members of the famous Mayotte
tennis dynasty -- Eddie, John, Chris and Tim.
Paul has received 28 writing awards during his career, including
Tennis Week's "Journalist of the Year-original submission"
award for the his Arthur Ashe interview in 1991 and 1st Prize awards
in the 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2003* United States Tennis Writers Association
*First Prize award in the Feature Category of the 2003 United States
Tennis Writers Association for his piece titled "When They Were
Kings." The judges deemed the feature to be "The best written brief
historical recap in many years."
His diverse tennis background includes being founder/director
of the Springfield (Massachusetts) Satellite Tournament, a top-10
singles and top-5 doubles ranked men's open tournament player in
New England, a starting varsity tennis player at Cornell University
under renowned coach Eddie Moylan, a commentator for Continental
Cablevision, president of the Springfield Tennis Club and Springfield
Tennis Council, a USPTA teaching pro, NELTA tournament consultant,
college tennis referee and NEPTA ranking committee chairperson.
Paul lives in Agawam, Massachusetts.
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