adidas unveiled the dress Ana Ivanovic will be wearing at the Australian Open next month. Ana will be sporting blue Down Under, but the dress also comes in a bright orange.
adidas has released some pics of the outfits and shoes Andy Murray will wear at the Australian Open next month. Really classic cut and colorway: Andy’s shoes, the adidas Barricade 8 : Via TSM PLUG and adidas
Some more retro Nike: yesterday we peviewed the Nike Air Tech Challenge Cool Grey, today we have some images of a new Black/Purple/Orange colorway: Source: Theillest
2014 will mark the return of iconic Nike tennis shoes made famous by Andre Agassi: the Nike Air Tech Challenge II we previewed here, and the Nike Air Tech Challenge Huarache (previewed here). Today we have a look at the Nike Air Challenge Huarache Cool Grey: No exact release date announced, but this is expected […]
Lotto Sport turns 40 this year and celebrates its anniversary with a book retracing its rich history: Lotto, una leggenda italiana (Lotto, an italian legend). Lotto was established in 1973 by the Caberlotto family (who were the properties of the football team Treviso) in Montebelluna, northern Italy. Tennis shoes signaled the beginning of production, followed […]
As you already know I spent a few days in Paris to attend the BNP Paribas Masters. Nadal, Djokovic, Federer… I’ve had the chance to watch the best battle for the number 1 spot or for a qualification to the ATP Finals in London. Here’s a quick recap of my week. Day 0 (Sunday, October […]
Whenever I attend a tennis tournament, I try to combine tennis and a bit of sightseeing. I’ve been to Paris many times – I’ve even worked in Paris for a year – so this time I wanted to get off the beaten path, so no touristy places like Champs Elysées or Montmartre, and explore the […]
What a difference a year makes: last year, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal pulled out of the tournament, whereas Novak Djokovic crashed out in his first match, losing to Sam Querrey in the second round. This year for the first time, the Bercy quarter-finalists are the eight men qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals […]
Lacoste announced today that 3-times Roland Garros champion Gustavo Kuerten has become an ambassador of the brand. The 5 year contract kicks off featuring Kuerten in a new “Unconventional Chic” advertising campaign that emphasizes the brand’s relaxed elegance, style and “joie de vivre.” Other Lacoste ambassadors include Mats Wilander and Guy Forget.
All French Open 2012 posts are tagged French Open and are listed up below: Roland Garros stadium: Get behind the scenes at Roland Garros – part 1 Get behind the scenes at Roland Garros – part 2 Take a seat: court Suzanne Lenglen Take a seat: court Philippe Chatrier Today at Roland Garros: Court Philippe […]
Extract: Serious by John McEnroe It was the worst loss of my life, a devastating defeat: sometimes it still keeps me up nights. It’s even tough for me to do the commentary at the French – I’ll often have one or two days when I literally feel sick to my stomach just at being there […]
Extract from The Rivals by Johnette Howard “For the thirteenth time, Evert and Navratilova were about to meet for a Grand Slam title. For all but a brief portion of their rivalry, either Evert or Navratilova had been number one in the world. But as they began unzipping their racket bags to prepare to play, […]
The first Sunday in June had become a routine operation for Lennart Bergelin, coach to Bjorn Borg. No-one would rise too early, they would practise for about an hour, and then Bjorn would go off and win the French title at Stade Roland Garros. That happened six times. Everyone knew it could not happen this […]