French player Alizé Lim has revealed her new Le Coq Sportif match outfits, she designed in cooperation with the brand’s textile design team. The capsule collection is made in France and available as a limited edition of 50 per item exclusively at lecoqsportif.com
Today adidas launches its ‘Uncontrol Yourself’ campaign about the new Spring/Summer 2015 climachill product range. The campaign features Simona Halep, football player Gareth Bale, basketball player Jeremy Lin and track & field running star Octavious Freeman. Check out the video below: Here’s Simona Halep talking about the adidas Climachill outfits: and a few pictures of […]
The new collection combines Y-3’s bold aesthetic with adidas Performance technology, and will debut at Roland Garros. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Ana Ivanovic will wear these new designs by Yohji Yamamoto for adidas Y-3, as well as Roland Garros’ ball boys and girls.
From Hard courts: real life on the professional tennis tours, by John Feinstein: As always, the Lipton was full of strange matches on the men’s side. None was stranger than Ivan Lendl’s three-set loss to Emilio Sanchez in the fourth round. Sanchez was a good player, solid on hard courts although more comfortable on clay, […]
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Miami Open. Over the past three decades, the tournament has grown into one of the biggest tournaments of the season, but the beginnings were quite chaotic. Let’s have a look at the early days of the Miami Open (then called the Lipton Open): From Hard courts: real […]
Perhaps tired by his marathon match against Quentin Halys the day before, Rudy Coco could not do much to counter Karen Khachanov, who wins in straight sets, 6-1 6-4. Aged 18, Khachanov trains at the 4Slam tennis academy in Barcelona, with former number 40, Galo Blanco. He won 2 Futures tournaments last year, in Taipei […]
The Open du Nord, in Lille, had the great idea to organize a wheelchair tennis exhibition before the singles final between Karen Khachanov and Rudy Coco: a mini-set (tie break at 4 games all) between the Belgian Joachim Gerard, world number 5 and the French player Nicolas Peifer world number 6. Some spectacular points in […]
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 […]
From Rod Laver‘s autobiography A Memoir: “I’m proud to say that the 1960 Australian championships men’s singles final between Neale Fraser and me is remembered as one of the geat matches in Australian tennis history. Many who where at the match say they have never seen a crowd so emotionnally involved, with the possible exception […]
4-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic is the first player to step onto Rod Laver Arena in preparation for the upcoming Australian Open. Follow our Australian Open coverage on Tennis Buzz.
Queensland has a long history of tennis, producing world class tennis champions, including Rod Laver and Pat Rafter. Tennis in Queensland is set for resurgence with the completion of the new Queensland State Tennis Centre in Brisbane. Set on the banks of the iconic Brisbane River at Tennyson, the $82 million state-of-the-art facility, built in […]
A new year, a new clothing sponsor for the world number 9: Le Coq Sportif replaces Lacoste. Le Coq Sportif brand was founded in 1882 by a french entrepreneur named Emile Camuset, and was the number one sports brand in Europe during the 70′s and 80′s. After designing sportswear for football, rugby, athletics and basketball, […]
Former number one Lleyton Hewitt launched his C’mon clothing line last year. The 2014 C’mon collection is now up for sale on Lleyton’s official website. One of Hewitt’s partners in the range is Tennis Australia, with part of the profits from any purchase being invested back into tennis in Australia.
We previewed it a few weeks ago, Nike officially unveiled it today: the Nike Lunar Ballistec, the new Rafael Nadal signature shoe. “Our primary objective was to design a revolutionary Nike Tennis shoe that makes players faster to the ball,” said Michael Hui, Senior Designer of Tennis Footwear at Nike. “It wasn’t about making a […]