The first Slam of the season ended with the impressive victories of Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Let’s say good bye to Australian Open 2017 with these beautiful pictures. Thanks a lot to Edward for sharing his photos.
With his 5-set victory in the final of the Australian Open over Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer claims an 18th Slam title, his first since 2012. In celebration of Federer’s latest achievement, NIKELAB introduces its first signature performance collection. The NikeCourt x RF Men’s Tennis Polo and Short is available at nike.com in Gym Red, Binary […]
In celebration of Serena Williams’ history-making 23rd Slam title, NikeCourt and Jordan Brand present two color versions of the exclusive women’s NikeCourt Flare. Additionally, the celebratory pack includes the AJ1 SW collaboration, complete with Serena’s personal logo on the tongue and heel. The NikeCourt x Jordan Brand commemorative box is adorned with Jordan’s iconic Jumpman […]
Who would have thought we would see these two immense champions face each other in a Grand Slam final again? Rafael Nadal’s road to the final I never dreamed to be back in the final of the Australian Open. It’s a very special thing for both of us to be playing again in a major […]
Serena and Venus will meet on Saturday in ninth all-Williams Grand Slam final. Serena will hit the court wearing the NikeCourt Dry dress: Shop Serena Williams’ look. Follow our Australian Open coverage.
17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, who faces Stan Wawrinka in the semifinal of the Australian Open, wears the NIKECOURT RF ADVANTAGE polo and the NikeCourt 7″ Flex Tennis Short: Shop Federer’s look. Follow our Australian Open coverage.
Garbine Muguruza, Belinda Bencic, Kei Nishikori and a few other players attended the traditional IMG party prior to the Australian Open. Enjoy some few pictures: Kei Nishikori:
Day 1 – first round – Defending champion Angelique Kerber struggles but gets past Lesia Tsurenko in three sets. – Number 4 seed Simona Halep is ousted by world number 52 Shelby Rogers 6-3 6-1. – Playing in his first Grand Slam match since he became world number one, Andy Murray defeats Illya Marchenko in […]
Pro tennis was back in Lille last week, three months after the historic Davis Cup final. The Open du Nord, a $15,000 Futures tournament, is of course much less prestigious than the Davis Cup, but it is always fun to get to watch some live tennis. Lower tournaments are also a good opportunity to discover […]
I’ve been lucky to get invited to a quick tour of Lacoste‘s showroom in Paris last Monday. The opportunity to have a look at pieces of the Fall 2015 fashion collection, the tennis collection, but also the soon-to-be released LT12 hybrid racquet. First, a look at the Fall fashion collection. The iconic Lacoste polo shirt […]
Created in 1983, the Tim Essonne is one of the great international tournaments reserved for the under 14s. Players like Rafael Nadal (1999), Richard Gasquet (1998), Tommy Robredo (1995), Martina Hingis (1991) and Elena Dementieva (1994) won the tournament in the past. This year, the Bulgarian Adrian Andreev dispatched Alexandre Doan Van of France 6-1 […]
Despite a nervous start, Andy Murray had a solid 7-6 6-3 7-6 win over John Isner. Britain will face last year’s finalist , France in July for a place in the semifinals. A big challenge for Team GB as France has 4 top 20 players in the team (Gilles Simon, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Richard Gasquet and […]
By Bruce Schoenfeld, Tennis Magazine (November/December 2004) At 28, Jennifer Capriati knows her days are numbered. Following a dramatic but disappointing run to the US Open semifinals, her hopes of another major victory now rest on the 2005 Australian Open. Jennifer Capriati had been crying. Her red-rimmed eyes gave her away as she stepped into […]
By Cindy Schmerler, Tennis Magazine, May 2000: Jennifer Capriati spanks a backhand down the line winner past Jimmy Brown, head pro at the Saddlebrook resort outside Tampa, Fla. Even Brown, a former tour player who has logged thousands of hours on court with Capriati over the last five years, is impressed. But Capriati barely looks […]