In the players’ box, in the Royal Box, in the commentary box or on the courts, former champions were everywhere! 2-time Wimbledon champion Stefan Edberg, Roger Federer’s coach: 3-time champion Boris Becker, now Novak Djokovic coach: Amélie Mauresmo, Andy Murray’s new coach and winner in 2006: Sue Barker: John McEnroe and Tim Henman: Ion Tiriac […]
Big difference with the Federer-Edberg duo, Becker doesn’t hit with Djokovic, he just stands there, doing… not a lot.
Enjoy a few pictures of Federer and Edberg hitting the ball ahead of the final, Edberg still plays well enough to warm up the 17-time Grand Slam champion:
Before this tournament, the Canadian-American duo of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock had never played a match together, they are now Wimbledon champions. They beat defending champions Bob and Mike Bryan in five sets 7-6(5) 6-7(3) 6-4 3-6 7-5.
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci captured the only title missing to their Grand Slam trophies collection. They beat Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 6-1 6-3 in the final, becoming only the fifth pair in history to win every Grand Slam title.
Petra Kvitova was simply too good on Saturday: she crushed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-0 in just 55 minutes, to capture her second Wimbledon title. It is the quickest ladies final at Wimbledon for 31 years, since Martina Navratilova routed Andrea Jaeger 6-0 6-3 in the 1983 final. Navratilova was among the nine former Wimbledon ladies […]
Article by Barry Lorge, June 1990 At the Baden Tennis Center in the Heidelberg suburb of Leimen, the most productive of 13 regional training facilities operated by the West German Tennis Federation, coach Boris Breskvar finishes hitting with three youngsters and invites a visitor into his office. The wall behind his office is covered with […]
Eugenie Bouchard’s road to the final The young Canadian lost in the semifinals at this year’s Australian Open and French Open. At Wimbledon, she beat two top 10 (Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep) to reach her first Grand Slam final. She could become the youngest player to win a Slam since Sharapova at the 2006 […]
The official 2013 Wimbledon championships won’t be with us for a good few months yet, but many people are looking forward to it already. If you adore tennis and can’t wait to be sitting in on the live events again, you could always gear up for the season now by checking out 2013’s potential players. […]
Nike continues to introduce fresh colorways of Roger Federer’s signature model. This time the Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour comes in a really bright yellow. Do you like it? Via Sneaker Freaker
Nike Tennis introduces the new Air Max Cage: the ultimate in lightweight, durable tennis footwear. Inspired by and designed for athletes like Juan Martin Del Potro, it’s the first Nike Tennis shoe to showcase the new Drag-On Cage — a durable design feature that enhances the shoe’s flexibility while maximizing support and durability. The varying […]
Roger Federer comes into the season’s first grand slam with no warm-up tournament preparation this year, choosing instead to play a series of exhibition matches. Video by australianopentv. Enjoy! Follow our Australian Open coverage on Tennis Buzz.
Maria Sharapova is the first big name to step onto Rod Laver Arena in preparation for the upcoming Australian Open. Video by australianopentv. Enjoy!
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