Unboxing my new Snauwaert racquet

Snauwaert racquet

Early New Year’s resolution for me, as I decided to play tennis again after a long long long … very long time. First step: to buy a brand new racquet. My first ever racquet was a blue Slazenger racquet, looking like this one but with blue grip and frame. Do you remember your first racquet? […]

How to get Wimbledon tickets

Wimbledon view from court 12

It’s more than time to prepare your trip to the greatest tennis tournament, Wimbledon! Wimbledon tickets are the most coveted tickets and of course the most difficult to get. Prices First, let’s have a look at the prices for Wimbledon 2017 tickets. From £15 to £190 for the mens finals. There are four ways to […]

2016 US Open: Angie Kerber is the new Queen

2016 US Open Angie Kerber

“When I was a kid I was always dreaming to one day be the No. 1 player in the world, to win Grand Slams. And today is the day. All the dreams came true this year.” — Angelique Kerber What a year indeed for Angie Kerber: 3 Grand Slam finals, silver at the Olympics and […]

Interview with Martin Rocca, founder of TennisAid

TennisAid

Tennis is not only about big names and big tournaments, but also about coaches and educators who work in the shadows. Martin is one of them; together with his friend Abel, he founded TennisAid, a charity whose purpose is to provide sports equipment and technical assistance to kids living in poor countries. You can find […]

2016 US Open recap: the good, the bad, the queen

Angelique Kerber, winner of the 2016 US Open

The good Stan Wawrinka: there’s a new champ in New York. The Swiss struggled to get past the first rounds, losing a few sets here and there and saving a match point in the third round. But he stepped up in the semifinals against Nishikori and outplayed Djokovic in the final. 3 Grand Slam finals, […]

adidas Novak pro

adidas Novak pro

Novak Djokovic switched from adidas to Sergio Tacchini in 2009 (and then signed with Uniqlo in 2012), but he still has a shoe contract with the German brand. adidas has even created a special edition of the adidas Barricade 7, the adidas Novak pro. Novak’s face on the tongue reminds of the classic Stan Smith […]