Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! It was another memorable evening for me at the BNP Paribas Open. Last night’s Roger Federer practice is probably my second favorite encounter with him since I started attending the tournament in 2008 — my favorite being the time in 2014 when he walked […]
Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! Participated in the WTA Draw Ceremony with 2009 BNP Paribas Open Champion Jelena Jankovic and 17-year-old rising star CiCi Bellis. The NextGenATP players are here to help with the draw and so am I at the BNP Paribas Open. Taylor Fritz, Daniil Medvedev, Borna […]
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.
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 […]
What a match! The British pair of Dominic Inglot and Jamie Murray was really really close to clinch the victory over Bob and Mike Bryan: just to fell short in the fifth. US Davis Cup captain Jim Courier: “We have some momentum going into tomorrow and we needed a breath of life. We’re going to […]
By Susan Reed, People Weekly, May 1994 At 13 she was a bubbly kid with a booming forehand. At 18, she’s burned out, partying hard and facing a drug charge. Is this payback for a stolen childhood? The seeds of trouble may have been sown even earlier than that brilliantly sunny afternoon in March 1990 […]
By Cindy Hahn, Tennis Magazine, October 1992: Jennifer Capriati, her ankles still encrusted with the red clay of Il Foro Italico, faces a den of crass, middle-aged sportswriters. One, an Italian journalist, will write a story tomorrow whose headline screams that she looks like a pig. The 16-year-old, sweat-soaked and exhausted, hasn’t yet suffered that […]
History seems to repeat itself: last year in San Diego, James Ward (ranked 175 at the time) pulled off a five-set upset over Sam Querrey to give Britain a 2-0 lead. This time, he rallied from two sets down to beat world number 20 John Isner in a marathon match 6-7 5-7 6-3 7-6 15-13 […]