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:
From Love Thirty: Three Decades of Champions, by Rex Bellamy Evonne Fay Goolagong had two unusual names. The Evonne happened because her mother wanted something different, instead of the familiar French spelling. Goolagong means ‘tall trees by still water”. Her father was an itinerant sheep shearer and farm hand and she was one of eight […]
Thanks to Vincent for this guest post. Vincent Imhoff is a writer and California criminal lawyer who acts as a managing partner at Imhoff & Associates, P.C. He earned his law degree at Chicago-Kent College and his undergraduate degree at Lewis University. Since Lance Armstrong came clean with his sophisticated process for hiding his performance […]
It’s time for ESPN the Magazine’s annual Body Issue. This year, Agnieszka Radwanska and John Isner are among the athletes baring all. Previous tennis players featured in ESPN the body issue include Daniela Hantuchova, Esther Vergeer and Serena Williams. Other athletes featured this year include Joffrey Lupul, Colin Kaepernick, John Wall, Courtney Force and many […]
In 2009 Robinsons worked on a campaign celebrating the nation’s love for tennis during Wimbledon and out hope that, one day, we would see a British winner. Following Andy Murray’s win on Sunday, Robinsons has updated the original ad to celebrate the Scots success at Wimbledon: The ad originally aired four years ago and featured […]
Go all in for Murray to win. Every time he hits a winner, you could win too. Visit @adidasUK to get involved.