Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 11/18/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: Pete Sampras (L) stands with announcer Justin Gimelstob as he awaits to be presented with a plate as the tournament honoree during the LA Tennis Open Day 1 at Los Angeles Tennis Center - UCLA on July 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  (December 5, 2012) NEW YORK, NY – The “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” enters its third season this year debuting on Tennis Channel. The 30-minute seven episode program includes “Holding Court,” an interview segment hosted by Justin Gimelstob. “It’s an opportunity to go deep,” said  show host and former touring pro turned tennis broadcaster Gimelstob of his “Holding Court” segment. “It’s not a post-match ‘How did you play, what do you need to do to win your next match.’ It’s an opportunity to learn about people and I love people, I love telling the stories. I love the connection. I love being able to help people know more about the sport of tennis and the people that they look up to. I’m truly a lover of the sport a proponent and believer in tennis. The best way to grow the sport is to get people folks that are connected. To be able to do that is a long form interview. So I think that’s been something missing from our sport. Hopefully this could be something th
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