From Andy Murray‘s autobiography Seventy-Seven: […] Before the match was the worst I’ve ever felt by far. After I finished practising, I ate in the locker room. The guys went up to get some food and I found myself alone for 20 minutes, feeling sick with nerves and worry. A lot of people said that […]
From Andy Murray‘s autobiography Seventy-Seven: The two main stadiums here are called Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong. One I love, the other I have never felt comfortable on. I just don’t like Armstrong and never have. Each time I’ve played on it I’ve struggled, and the 2012 championship was a case in point. I started […]
Novak Djokovic’s outfit Djokovic‘s polo shirt is available in three colours: blue, red and white.
adidas has unveiled its top players outfits for the final Grand Slam of the year. adidas eye-catching US Open collection is available online. Simona Halep’s outfit Ana Ivanovic’s dress Photo credit: adidas Follow our US Open coverage on Tennis Buzz.
Kei Nishikori is looking forward to becoming the first Japanese tennis player to win an Olympic medal. Here’s his Uniqlo outfit:
Serena Williams is the heavy favorite to retain her Olympic title and win a fifth gold medal. Here’s her dress for the Games, available on niketennis.com for €180. Update: Serena was ousted by Svitolina in the third round 4-6 3-6.
Rafa’s shirt is available on niketennis.com for €70. Photo credit: REUTERS/Toby Melville, Nike Also read: – Rafa Nadal: To finish the two weeks with a victory was something so so special to me – Beijing 2008: Gold medal for Rafa Nadal
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 […]
By Rex Bellamy, The Times, January 25, 1988 Mats Wilander took four hours and 28 minutes to beat Pat Cash 6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 6-1, 8-6 yesterday in an exhilarating climax to the first Australian championships played in the new National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park. Wilander became the first player since Ken Rosewall to win […]
From Nick Bollettieri‘s book, Changing the game: When Mary Pierce first came to the academy in 1988, she was 13 years old and already had a blistering forehand. Her father, Jim Pierce, a belligerent man obsessed with getting his daughter to succeed, felt that the competitive envionment would help her improve more quickly. Although Mary […]
Excerpt of Andre Agassi‘s autobiography Open: At the 1995 Australian Open I come out like the Incredible Hulk. I don’t drop one set in a take-no-prisoners blitz to the final. This is the first time I’ve played in Australia, and I can’t imagine why I’ve waited so long. I like the surface, the venue – […]
Fila sponsored players will hit the Melbourne courts wearing the new Platinum Collection. The women’s and men’s Platinum collection will be available on FILA.com and at tennis specialty retailers. Jelena Jankovic: Julia Goerges: Sam Querrey: Andreas Seppi: Follow our Australian Open 2015 coverage on Tennis Buzz.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki will hit the Australian Open courts in a new dress designed by Stella McCartney. The dress looks a lot like last year’s outfit, do you like it? Wozniacki will also the adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade 2015 shoes: Follow our Australian Open coverage on Tennis Buzz!
By Mike Lupica, 1975 1975 was going to be the year something caught up with Chris Evert, the year anything caught up with her. She was advancing into her twenties, and her Miss Teenage days were behind her, and before she turned into a full-fledged American institution like General Motors or All in the Family, […]