• Nick Kyrgios, Australian Open 2015

    Australian Open 2015: Nick Kyrgios reaches the quarterfinals

    Local hero Nick Kyrgios rallied from two sets down, saved a match point at 5-6 in the fourth to beat Federer’s conqueror, Andreas Seppi, 5-7 4-6 6-3 7-6 8-6 in a crazy atmosphere. Relive the match through Brian’s tweets: This is how much Australia loves @NickKyrgios!!! Moments away from the start of the match! I'm […]

  • Rod Laver

    Rod Laver by Rex Bellamy

    From Love Thirty: Three Decades of Champions, by Rex Bellamy, published in 1990: Rodney George Laver was the most astounding player I ever saw, and may have been the greatest ever. His record is without parallel. Consider what that record might have been but for his exclusion from 21 Grand Slam tournaments when he was, […]

  • Roger Federer, Australian Open 2015

    Australian Open 2015: Roger Federer at practice

    Enjoy a few pictures of Roger Federer practicing with coaches Severin Lüthi and Stefan Edberg on day 2 of the Australian Open:

  • Gustavo Kuerten

    Introducing Lacoste LT12 racquet

    French tennis great René Lacoste invented the polo shirt and the tennis-ball machine but also the metal racquet. In 2015, animated by the same quest for innovation, Lacoste launches the LT12, a hybrid racket born from the combination of wood (70%) and graphite (30%). Entirely made by a French craftsman based in Albertville, each racquet […]

  • Serena Williams, Australian Open 2015

    Australian Open 2015: Safarova, Radwanska and Serena at practice

    Lucie Safarova Early exit for the 2014 Wimbledon semifinalist, beaten by Shvedova in the first round.

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    Australian Open 2015: around the grounds at Melbourne Park

    Thanks to Brian, enjoy some pictures of Djokovic, Kyrgios, Federer and more at the Australian Open: Andreas Seppi:

  • Evonne Goolagong

    Evonne Goolagong by Rex Bellamy

    From Love Thirty: Three Decades of Champions, by Rex Bellamy Evonne Fay Goolagong had two unusual names. The Evonne happened because her mother wanted something different, instead of the familiar French spelling. Goolagong means ‘tall trees by still water”. Her father was an itinerant sheep shearer and farm hand and she was one of eight […]

  • Jennifer Capriati, Australian Open 2002

    Aus Open 2002: Capriati scripts a stunning sequel in Australia

    By Suzi Petkovski, Tennis Week, February 2002: Rarely does the sequel beat the original. Jennifer Capriati was mindful of that as she returned to the Australian Open, site of her fairy-tale first Slam win 12 months before. “It’s pretty tough to top last year,” Capriati conceded. “I mean, that’s the best I’ve ever played.” But […]

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adidas originals Stan Smith watch limited edition

The iconic adidas Originals Stan Smith has been re-launched, and to mark this event, adidas Originals unveiled Stan Smith Limited Edition Watch. It gets inspiration from 70’s, featuring simple design with a stainless steel case, white dial, ceramic bezel, and Stan Smith’s signature in green. It comes with two interchangeable straps, in which one is […]

A night with Roger Federer and friends

From Roger Federer’s official Facebook page: I will play Jo-Wilfried Tsonga just before the start of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Wednesday 8 January 2014. The proceeds from the event will go to the Roger Federer Foundation and the Australian Tennis Foundation. Special guests include Australian tennis legend Rod Laver. Tickets go on sale […]

NIKE AIR TECH CHALLENGE II (LIME/BLACK)

The iconic Nike Air Tech Challenge II made famous by Andre Agassi are making a comeback in 2014. Here’s a look at the Nike Air Tech Challenge II White/Lime-Black. Look for it to drop next year spring time.   Via Nikeblog

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Bercy 2013: recap of my week in Paris

As you already know I spent a few days in Paris to attend the BNP Paribas Masters. Nadal, Djokovic, Federer… I’ve had the chance to watch the best battle for the number 1 spot or for a qualification to the ATP Finals in London. Here’s a quick recap of my week. Day 0 (Sunday, October […]

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A week in Paris

Whenever I attend a tennis tournament, I try to combine tennis and a bit of sightseeing. I’ve been to Paris many times – I’ve even worked in Paris for a year – so this time I wanted to get off the beaten path, so no touristy places like Champs Elysées or Montmartre, and explore the […]

Zina Garrison Academy’s 20th Anniversary Gala

Gala Marks Academy’s 20th Anniversary & Garrison’s 50th Birthday, Joined by Billie Jean King, Carl Lewis Jackie Joyner-Kersee and George Foreman. Zina Garrison will celebrate both the 20th anniversary of the Zina Garrison Tennis Academy and her 50th birthday with gala “A Story of Love” at The Houstonian Hotel on Saturday, November 16, 2013. The […]