• Roger Federer, Indian Wells 2017

    Indian Wells 2017: Roger Federer at practice

    Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! It was another memorable evening for me at the BNP Paribas Open. Last night’s Roger Federer practice is probably my second favorite encounter with him since I started attending the tournament in 2008 — my favorite being the time in 2014 when he walked […]

  • Indian Wells 2017

    Indian Wells 2017: the draw

    Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! Participated in the WTA Draw Ceremony with 2009 BNP Paribas Open Champion Jelena Jankovic and 17-year-old rising star CiCi Bellis. The NextGenATP players are here to help with the draw and so am I at the BNP Paribas Open. Taylor Fritz, Daniil Medvedev, Borna […]

  • Andy Murray, Australian Open 2017

    Around the grounds at the Australian Open

    The first Slam of the season ended with the impressive victories of Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Let’s say good bye to Australian Open 2017 with these beautiful pictures. Thanks a lot to Edward for sharing his photos.

  • Roger Federer

    Nike celebrates Federer’s 18th Slam title

    With his 5-set victory in the final of the Australian Open over Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer claims an 18th Slam title, his first since 2012. In celebration of Federer’s latest achievement, NIKELAB introduces its first signature performance collection. The NikeCourt x RF Men’s Tennis Polo and Short is available at nike.com in Gym Red, Binary […]

  • Serena Williams shoes

    Nike and Jordan celebrate Serena’s 23rd Slam title

    In celebration of Serena Williams’ history-making 23rd Slam title, NikeCourt and Jordan Brand present two color versions of the exclusive women’s NikeCourt Flare. Additionally, the celebratory pack includes the AJ1 SW collaboration, complete with Serena’s personal logo on the tongue and heel. The NikeCourt x Jordan Brand commemorative box is adorned with Jordan’s iconic Jumpman […]

  • Rafael Nadal Australian Open 2017

    Nadal and Federer roads to the Australian Open 2017 final

    Who would have thought we would see these two immense champions face each other in a Grand Slam final again? Rafael Nadal’s road to the final I never dreamed to be back in the final of the Australian Open. It’s a very special thing for both of us to be playing again in a major […]

  • Serena Williams Australian Open 2017

    Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams dress

    Serena and Venus will meet on Saturday in ninth all-Williams Grand Slam final. Serena will hit the court wearing the NikeCourt Dry dress: Shop Serena Williams’ look. Follow our Australian Open coverage.

  • Roger Federer Australian Open outfit

    Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer outfit

    17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, who faces Stan Wawrinka in the semifinal of the Australian Open, wears the NIKECOURT RF ADVANTAGE polo and the NikeCourt 7″ Flex Tennis Short: Shop Federer’s look. Follow our Australian Open coverage.

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Marc Rosset, Barcelona 1992

Marc Rosset: it’s my number one achievement

It’s something that’s special because I’m proud to be Swiss. I love my country and when you have the national anthem, like when you play Davis Cup, you feel something special. It’s unique, because you have the gold medal, and the fact it was the only medal for Switzerland in ’92 meant it was even […]

Tennis Olympic medalists, Seoul 1988

Steffi Graf: There’s no comparison in tennis for the feeling of standing on the Olympic podium

Steffi Graf, who took home 3 Olympic medals (gold and bronze in 1988, silver in 1992), shares her Olympics memories in the ITF Olympic book: There’s no comparison in tennis for the feeling of standing on the Olympic podium listening to your country’s anthem. I felt a great sense of accomplishment and pride. It was […]

Miloslav Mecir, Seoul 1988

Mecir: I didn’t win a Grand Slam but it’s hard to say if I would change it for anything else

It was a special feeling when I converted the match point. It was a little bit different on the podium when the national anthem started up and you begin to realise what has happened. It’s very difficult to describe. Before my quarterfinal I had friends from other sports, like handball, cycling and athletics, who had […]

1908 Olympics Games: Britain takes the medals

Extract from Tennis’s strangest matches by Peter Seddon: Since the Modern Olympic Games began in 1896, the number of occasions on which British competitors have made a clean sweep of the medals in one event has been, let’s admit it, rather fewer than they would have liked. So hats off to the British ladies’ tennis […]

Bjorn Borg, Wimbledon 1976

1976: Bjorn Borg’s first Wimbledon title

Winner at Roland Garros in 1974 and 1975, Borg reached the Wimbledon final in 1976 without dropping a set. He then dispatched Ilie Nastase in straight sets. Borg became the youngest male Wimbledon champion of the modern era at 20 years and 1 month (a record subsequently broken by Boris Becker, who won Wimbledon aged […]

Andy Muray climbs into the stands, Wimbledon 2013

Tennis culture: Wimbledon victory climb

Like strawberries and cream, the Queue and all-white outfits, the champion’s climb to the players’ box to celebrate his victory with his closed ones has become a tradition at Wimbledon. It all started with Pat Cash back in 1987: “Champions of the past had celebrated their wins in time honoured fashion. Most used to jump […]