• Snauwaert racquet

    Unboxing my new Snauwaert racquet

    Early New Year’s resolution for me, as I decided to play tennis again after a long long long … very long time. First step: to buy a brand new racquet. My first ever racquet was a blue Slazenger racquet, looking like this one but with blue grip and frame. Do you remember your first racquet? […]

  • Wimbledon view from court 12

    How to get Wimbledon tickets

    It’s more than time to prepare your trip to the greatest tennis tournament, Wimbledon! Wimbledon tickets are the most coveted tickets and of course the most difficult to get. Prices First, let’s have a look at the prices for Wimbledon 2017 tickets. From £15 to £190 for the mens finals. There are four ways to […]

  • 2016 US Open Angie Kerber

    2016 US Open: Angie Kerber is the new Queen

    “When I was a kid I was always dreaming to one day be the No. 1 player in the world, to win Grand Slams. And today is the day. All the dreams came true this year.” — Angelique Kerber What a year indeed for Angie Kerber: 3 Grand Slam finals, silver at the Olympics and […]

  • TennisAid

    Interview with Martin Rocca, founder of TennisAid

    Tennis is not only about big names and big tournaments, but also about coaches and educators who work in the shadows. Martin is one of them; together with his friend Abel, he founded TennisAid, a charity whose purpose is to provide sports equipment and technical assistance to kids living in poor countries. You can find […]

  • Angelique Kerber, winner of the 2016 US Open

    2016 US Open recap: the good, the bad, the queen

    The good Stan Wawrinka: there’s a new champ in New York. The Swiss struggled to get past the first rounds, losing a few sets here and there and saving a match point in the third round. But he stepped up in the semifinals against Nishikori and outplayed Djokovic in the final. 3 Grand Slam finals, […]

  • adidas Novak pro

    adidas Novak pro

    Novak Djokovic switched from adidas to Sergio Tacchini in 2009 (and then signed with Uniqlo in 2012), but he still has a shoe contract with the German brand. adidas has even created a special edition of the adidas Barricade 7, the adidas Novak pro. Novak’s face on the tongue reminds of the classic Stan Smith […]

  • Louis Armstrong Stadium, US Open 2006

    Souvenirs from the 2006 US Open

    Already 10 years since my trip to the US Open. Time flies… Back in 2006 I spent a week in New York with a bunch of Agassi fans, for some sightseeing and a bit of tennis too. Une photo publiée par @tennisbuzzlive le 11 Sept. 2016 à 8h57 PDT It was my first time ever […]

  • Novak Djokovic, 2016 US Open

    Djokovic and Wawrinka roads to the 2016 US Open final

    One walkover, two retirements and Gael Monfils that’s how we could sum Novak Djokovic‘s US Open campaign so far. Novak Djokovic’s road to the final Round Opponent Score R1 Jerzy Janowicz 6-3 5-7 6-2 6-1 R2 Jiri Vesely wo R3 Mikhail Youzhny 4-2 ret. R4 Kyle Edmund 6-2 6-1 6-4 QF Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [9] 6-3 […]

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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 […]

Heather Watson

New Balance signs Heather Watson

New Balance announced the signing of British number one player Heather Watson, recent winner at the Hobart WTA tournament. Heather Watson’s association with New Balance comes after the 2013 signing of top-ranked men’s tennis player Milos Raonic as the brand drives to build a formidable presence in the tennis market worldwide. Also read: New Balance […]

Australian Open 2015

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 […]

Rafael Nadal, Australian Open 2015

Australian Open 2015 day 1: Federer, Nadal and Gasquet

Federer defeats Lu Routine victory for Federer who beats world number 47 Yen-Hsun Lu 6-4 6-2 7-5. Nadal defeats Youzhny Easier match than expected for Rafa who was playing his first Grand Slam match since his loss to Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon last year. 6-3 6-2 6-2 for Nadal. Do you think he will win […]

Stefan Edberg

The Saga of Stefan Edberg: Be Joyous Within and Walk Gently Upon This Earth

By Bill Simons, Inside Tennis, July 2004 From Laver and the good ol’ Aussies to Sampras and Henman, tennis has been blessed with many a fine sporting lad. But none had better timing than Stefan Edberg. In fact, the Swede emerged just as the scowl-and-stare era of men’s tennis was raging. At a mean and […]