Meet Gianni Mina

Runner up at last year’s French Open juniors, Gianni Mina could be mistaken for Gael Monfils’ younger brother. Gianni Mina: Gael Monfils: But their looks are not the only thing that they have in common: they have similar playing style and were both very successful in juniors. In 2004, Monfils finished the year as the […]

24 hours of Rafa Nadal

In recognition of Rafa’s 24th birthday on June 3rd, Tennis Buzz will feature ’24 Hours of Rafa’ – a full day of Rafa articles, photos and videos. Please send us your stories, photos and videos. Thanks!

French word of the day (FWOTD) #2

FWOTD #2: TERRE BATTUE – Red clay The surface is made up of natural clay covered with crushed brick as a fine surface dressing. This layer gives the ball extra grip when it hits the deck, making the surface characteristically slow. But clay courts’ speed depends greatly on weather conditions: when there’s a bit of […]

Nike Football Commercial: Write The Future

May, 20th: Produced by Wieden + Kennedy, Nike Football presents their “Write The Future” commercial. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSggaxXUS8k[/youtube] “NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today unveils an action-packed film that brings together some of the world’s greatest players to inspire football lovers and sports fans around the world. The epic three-minute “Write the Future” film takes people on a journey […]

Children’s Day at Roland Garros – mini report

I’m just back from 4 days in Paris and I just wanted to share a few pictures of yesterday’s Children’s Day at Roland Garros (previously known as “Benny Berthet Day”). Children’s Day at Roland Garros is a charity event, devoted to fund raising for charitable organisations. The idea is simple: on the eve of the […]