Laver Cup 2018: Team Europe rules again

Novak Djokovic, Laver Cup 2018

The inaugural Laver Cup was held at the O2 arena in Prague, in September last year, with Team Europe, led by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, defeating Team World 15-9. The second edition of the Laver Cup took place in Chicago last weekend, and Team Europe ruled again with a 13-8 victory. The event is […]

Kei Nishikori NikeCourt Vapor X

Kei Nishikori NikeCourt Vapor X

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor X LTR PE “Nishikori” pays tribute to Japan’s Kei Nishikori, the most successful male Japanese tennis player in tennis history.The wave print on the upper references Nishikori’s hometown of Matsue, which translates roughly to “Water City.” The sock liner print is an ode to Japanese cherry blossoms. “NikeCourt” appears in Katakana syllabary […]

Rogers Cup 2018: Nadal ends Tsitsipas run, wins 80th career title

Nadal claims 33rd Masters 1000 title in Toronto

Stefano Tsitsipas beat four top ten players this week – Thiem, Djokovic, Zverev and Anderson – en route to his first Masters 1000 final, but he was no match for Rafael Nadal who dispatched him 6-2 7-6 on Sunday. It was the second final between the world number one and the young Greek, the two […]

The NextGen is in full force in Washington

Alexander Zverev, Washington 2018

Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alex de Minaur and Andrey Rublev. They’re part of the NextGen, they made big waves on the ATP tour recently and they all reached the semifinals of the Citi Open in Washington. It is the first time since 1995 in Buenos Aires (Carlos Moya, Felix Mantilla, Alex Corretja, Jiri Novak) that […]

Washington 2018: Svetlana Kuznetsova claims Citi Open title

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Washington 2018

Former world number 2 Svetlana Kuznetsova has fallen to world number 128 due to injuries, but she’s slowing coming back to form, and on Saturday she claimed her 18th title, her first since Moscow 2016.She had to battle hard in the final and saved four match points in the second set to defeat Donna Vekic […]

Roger Federer leaves Nike for Uniqlo

Federer leaves Nike for Uniqlo

There had been speculations for a few weeks, and we had the confirmation today: after 24 years with Nike, Roger Federer signed a clothing-contract with Japanese brand Uniqlo. “I am deeply committed to tennis and to winning championships,” Federer said via the press release. “But like Uniqlo, I also have great love for life, culture, […]