adidas announced the signing of rising star Alex Zverev. It’s adidas second big signing after Tomas Berdych earlier this year. Other adidas tennis ambassadors include 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza, Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The future looks bright in stripes. Welcome to the club, @alexzverev123. Alexander "Sascha" […]
Article by Franck Ramella for l’Equipe Magazine, translation by Tennis Buzz: Since 1983, Les Petits As tournament welcome players aged from 12 to 14 who sometimes write the beginning of a long story. Like Richard Gasquet, winner in 1999 after a victory of Nadal in the quarterfinals. Q: Before we speak about the young ones, […]
Everyone told me to enjoy the match but I wanted to win Interview by Stern, translation by Tennis Buzz After her Australian Open victory, Angelique Kerber is at the zenith of her career and in the footsteps of her idol Steffi Graf. “Everything that happened for the last two weeks is amazing”, said Kerber after […]
Elena Vesnina and Bruno Soares, playing their first tournament together defeated Coco Vandeweghe and Horia Tecau 6-4 4-6 10-5 to capture the mixed doubles crown in Melbourne. On Saturday, Soares won the doubles title pairing Jamie Murray. They beat veterans Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek (80 years combined) 2-6 6-4 7-5 in the final. .@jamie_murray's […]
Interview by l’Equipe, translation by Tennis Buzz: Yesterday Amélie Mauresmo was the biggest fan of her protege, Andy Murray, but ten years ago she captured her first Grand Slam title in Melbourne. Flashback. Q: Do yo remember exactly your route to victory here in 2006? Ouch! (Thinking…) I start with the Chinese Sun. Right? Then […]
And that makes it three Grand Slams in a row for Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza. Their 7-6 6-3 victory over Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka extend their unbeaten run to 36 matches. It is Martina Hingis’ 21th Grand Slam title: 5 in singles, 4 in mixed doubles and now 12 in women doubles.
Lucas Pouille’s coach Emmanuel Planque talks about the Canadian’s improved game. Interview by l’Equipe, translation by Tennis Buzz “Apart from Djoko, I don’t see anyone who can beat him here.” I told you that just after the match against Lucas (Pouille). I was a bit stunned after the match. I re-watched the match several times […]
Gael Monfils reached the quarterfinals in Melbourne for the first time after a 7-5 3-6 6-3 7-6 win over 74th ranked Andrey Kuznetsov. The Frenchman had an easy ride to the the last 8, beating Yuichi Sugita (124), Nicolas Mahut (63) and Stéphane Robert (225); but he’ll be the underdog on Wednesday as he faces […]
Last month, adidas Originals announced that they would be reissuing Stefan Edberg’s tennis sneaker Footpatrol has partnered with adidas Originals to pay tribute to two-time Wimbledon champion Stefan Edberg. Using the Stefan Edberg tennis shoe, first released in 1986, the “Strawberries and Cream” is a nod to the traditional Wimbledon desert. The Edberg features a […]
Another great day at the All England Club with upsets (Azarenka, Pennetta, Ferrer), 5-sets marathons and some great tennis. Thanks to douglasmcfarlaneuk, enjoy some great pictures from day 3 at Wimbledon: Li Na vs Yvonne Meusberger She spent only one hour and 9 minutes on the court to defeat Meusberger, but Li Na‘s playing level […]
Evian has created a music video by the hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks featuring Maria Sharapova, as the centrepiece of a new Wimbledon-themed marketing campaign: Do you like it? What do you think of the video?
Last month, Stella Artois announced that it would be the official beer sponsor of Wimbledon up until 2018 and to make the announcement they’ve been releasing short videos featuring ‘Perfectionists’. The first video features pigeon-scaring hawk Rufus. Hats off to the Stella Artois marketing department, this advert is simply stunning: The second video of the […]
#Wimbledon’s under way and we’re relaunching a tennis classic: the #adidasOriginals Edberg 86 is served up soon. pic.twitter.com/97igYtWDSZ — adidas Originals (@adidasoriginals) June 24, 2014 This signature model made for 2-time Wimbledon champion Stefan Edberg was first released in 1986. An extensive range of Edberg clothing and footwear was produced over the years. The Edberg […]
Queen’s champion Grigor Dimitrov continues his good form on grass as he gets past Luke Saville in straight sets 6-2 6-3 6-4 . The 11th seed appears as a serious contender for the title. 40 years ago, Chris Evert and her then-fiancé Jimmy Connors both won their first title at SW19, do you think Sharapova […]