Serena Williams road to the final Round Opponent Score R1 Alison Van Uytvanck 6-0 6-4 R2 Vera Zvonareva 7-5 6-0 R3 Elina Svitolina 4-6 6-2 6-0 R4 Garbine Muguruza 2-6 6-3 6-2 QF Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-2 SF Madison Keys 7-6 6-2 Serena Williams lost 2 sets en route for her 6th Australian Open final, […]
Maria will face fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova in the semies. Do you think she will win a second Australian Open title?
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 […]
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, […]
Enjoy a few pictures of Roger Federer practicing with coaches Severin Lüthi and Stefan Edberg on days 2 and 3 of the Australian Open: Day 2:
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 […]
Lucie Safarova Early exit for the 2014 Wimbledon semifinalist, beaten by Shvedova in the first round.
Thanks to Brian, enjoy some pictures of Djokovic, Kyrgios, Federer and more at the Australian Open: Andreas Seppi:
Now that Agassi has returned to Team Nike, it seems 2014 will mark the big renaissance of the legendary Nike Air Tech Challenge II. Included with the acclaimed “Hot Lava” design, are a Black / Neon Green, and a Black / Red /Yellow model which will complete the trio: Via Nikeblog
With Andre Agassi rejoining Nike, many thought it would only be a matter of time until we began seeing classic Nike Tennis silhouettes return. Not much information is available at the moment, but expect the Nike Air Tech Challenge Huarache on shelves in early 2014. Via Nikeblog
After a two-year hiatus, adidas relaunches one of their most iconic sneaker silhouettes of all time, the Stan Smith. The classic tennis shoe — the first to feature an all-leather upper — was first known as the adidas Robert Haillet before tennis legend Stan Smith signed on to front the shoe. On September 4, Barneys […]
Nike’s new campaign, “Possibilities,” inspires viewers to push their limits and strive to reach new goals through a variety of playful scenarios featuring an all-star cast of athletes and guest stars. Narrated by Bradley Cooper, the video featuring cameo appearances by LeBron James, Serena Williams, Gerard Pique, Andre Ward and actor Chris Pine.