Enjoy some pics and videos of Maria Sharapova practicing with coach Sven Groeneveld and two sparring partners on Thursday. A really intense hitting session for the defending champion.
She won her 7th career in title in Strasbourg – her first on red clay – on Saturday, had a brief practice session on Sunday, and then dispatched Madison Brengle 6-1 6-3 on Monday. Here are a few pictures and videos of 2010 French Open runner-up Sam Stosur:
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 Mathieu 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.
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 […]
Rafael Nadal isn’t the only one to get an updated shoe for 2014: Roger Federer will be getting a new Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5, which looks really much alike as the Nike Zoom Vapor 9. Federer will wea the red ones for the Australian Open and the orange ones for Indian Wells.
Zina Garrison celebrated both the 20th anniversary of the Zina Garrison Tennis Academy and her 50th birthday with gala “A Story of Love” at The Houstonian Hotel last Saturday (more infos here). Former tennis players Billie Jean King, Chanda Rubin, Pam Shriver, Katrina Adams and Lori McNeil but also track and field legends Jackie Joyner […]
Will Victoria Azarenka and Novak Djokovic retain their title at the Australian Open?
Come 2014 Rafael Nadal will be donning a brand new shoe line, the Nike Lunar Courtballistec. The pictures available are from a catalog outlining what’s to come in 2014: Source: RafaVault