Legends of Kentucky Tennis Podcast


The Legends of Kentucky Tennis, The Hall of Fame Series is an intimate conversation with Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame inductees.  Conversations recalling memories and insight to tennis in Kentucky today hosted by the University of Kentucky former Head Tennis Coach of over 30 years, Dennis Emery.  Under Coach Emery's leadership, his team made 23 NCAA appearances with 11 Sweet 16 and 4 Elite Eight finishes   His team also saw three Final Fours at the National Team Indoor.


Dennis is a Kentucky Tennis Hall of Fame member and a prolific promoter of tennis in Kentucky  he also served as tournament director for 18 years for the  National Collegiate Team Indoor Championships in Louisville and was the founder of the 28 years and running 100k Lexington Pro Circuit Challenger.


Vimal Patel, September 13, 2022

In today’s Legends of Kentucky Tennis Dennis Emery talks with Vimal Patel.  

Hear Vimal Patel’s story of his journey from the public courts of Owensboro to the best tennis venues in the world as a professional. Along the way he trained with Joan Ramey Ford, international coaching icon Rick Macci, and college tennis greatest coach ever Dick Gould    This podcast includes his impressions of his game, his development as a player, and his rise to number two in the US junior rankings and an NCAA Team Championship and Doubles Finalist finish.