In the players’ box, in the Royal Box, in the commentary box or on the courts, former champions were everywhere! 2-time Wimbledon champion Stefan Edberg, Roger Federer’s coach: 3-time champion Boris Becker, now Novak Djokovic coach: Amélie Mauresmo, Andy Murray’s new coach and winner in 2006: Sue Barker: John McEnroe and Tim Henman: Ion Tiriac […]
Big difference with the Federer-Edberg duo, Becker doesn’t hit with Djokovic, he just stands there, doing… not a lot.
Enjoy a few pictures of Federer and Edberg hitting the ball ahead of the final, Edberg still plays well enough to warm up the 17-time Grand Slam champion:
Before this tournament, the Canadian-American duo of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock had never played a match together, they are now Wimbledon champions. They beat defending champions Bob and Mike Bryan in five sets 7-6(5) 6-7(3) 6-4 3-6 7-5.
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci captured the only title missing to their Grand Slam trophies collection. They beat Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 6-1 6-3 in the final, becoming only the fifth pair in history to win every Grand Slam title.
Petra Kvitova was simply too good on Saturday: she crushed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-0 in just 55 minutes, to capture her second Wimbledon title. It is the quickest ladies final at Wimbledon for 31 years, since Martina Navratilova routed Andrea Jaeger 6-0 6-3 in the 1983 final. Navratilova was among the nine former Wimbledon ladies […]
Article by Barry Lorge, June 1990 At the Baden Tennis Center in the Heidelberg suburb of Leimen, the most productive of 13 regional training facilities operated by the West German Tennis Federation, coach Boris Breskvar finishes hitting with three youngsters and invites a visitor into his office. The wall behind his office is covered with […]
Eugenie Bouchard’s road to the final The young Canadian lost in the semifinals at this year’s Australian Open and French Open. At Wimbledon, she beat two top 10 (Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep) to reach her first Grand Slam final. She could become the youngest player to win a Slam since Sharapova at the 2006 […]
Mardi 19 février, lancement de MCS Tennis, la 1ère chaîne française 100% tennis. MCS Tennis proposera chaque année plus de 40 tournois en direct et en exclusivité: – circuit WTA (22 tournois incluant les Masters) – circuit ATP (Brisbane, Houston, Gstaad…) – Hopman Cup – circuits ATP Seniors et Tennis Classic MCS Tennis proposera également […]
Tennis World is a new online tennis magazine that features Gand Slam coverage, interviews of past and present players but also tennis lessons. In the first issue of Tennis World magazine: – an interview with Novak Djokovic – a ball kid’s journey – an interview with Li Na – exercises to improve you serve and […]
Esther Vergeer is the most successful wheelchair tennis player in history and owns one of the longest streak ever in world sport. Vergeer won the women’s singles gold at four straight Paralympics (Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012). She also won 21 Grand Slam singles titles, 23 Grand Slam doubles titles, three […]
Update: find out how to buy tickets for Roland Garros 2014 There are only 3 ways to (legally) buy tickets: – the official Roland Garros website – the Viagogo Roland Garros exchange ticket website – official French Open agencies that propose exclusively VIP tickets and corporate hospitality offers. You can find the complete list here. […]
As part of its new marketing campaign around the French rugby team, adidas invited Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to test the scrum simulator used by Les Bleus. Check out the video:
3 years ago Richard Mille and Rafael Nadal first made news headlines, announcing a partnership that would see Rafa sporting an incredible US$525,000 watch during all his professional matches. In 2013, Richard Mille presents the Tourbillon RM 27-01 also designed in collaboration with Rafael Nadal. Made from composite material with carbon nanotubes the RM 27-01 […]