Lots of people watched 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic warming up on court 15 this afternoon, I managed to get a few pictures (see below). A few hours later, Ana battled to defeat Yaroslava Shevdova in three sets 4-6 6-2 6-0 and reach the second round. Her next opponent is the Japanese Misaki Doi. […]
Nick Kyrgios and Jerzy Janowicz practiced together on court 18 this afternoon. Kyrgios will face Denis Istomin on court 3 tomorrow, Janowicz will meet Maxime Hamou on Tuesday. Here are some pictures and videos, enjoy!
Pics, pics, and more pics of Andy Murray at practice with Aussie mate Thanasi Kokkinakis and coach Amélie Mauresmo:
Some pics of Tomas Berdych practicing with Kei Nishikori on court Suzanne Lenglen on Friday afternoon. The number 4 seed will face Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka in the first round. How far do you think Berdych will go in this tournament?
At practice with Paul Henri Matthieu on Thursday
Roger Federer practiced on court Suzanne Lenglen yesterday with Benoit Paire and coach Stefan Edberg. Enjoy the pictures and follow our Roland Garros coverage.
TAG Heuer ambassadors Maria Sharapova and Kei Nishikori challenged each other in front of the boutique on one of the most famous avenues of Paris, the Champs Elysées. Each player took turns trying to hit targets on the boutique’s storefront window with foam balls. The umpire was none other than Michael Chang, Roland Garros winner […]
Reigning champion Maria Sharapova returns to Paris to defend her title wearing a dress that showcases the quintessentially French Breton stripe in a stylish and performance-driven silhouette. During practice, Maria will wear the NikeCourt French Stripe Tank and Nike Ace Court Shorts. Items from the summer 2015 NikeCourt collection will be available at select Nike […]
In 1974, Jimmy Connors captures his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open defeating Phil Dent (Taylor’s father) in the finals. At that time, the tournament was played on grass at the Kooyong Stadium over Christmas and New Year’s and Jimmy Connors was engaged to Chris Evert. 1974 was the only year Bjorn Borg […]
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.