• Snauwaert racquet

    Unboxing my new Snauwaert racquet

    Early New Year’s resolution for me, as I decided to play tennis again after a long long long … very long time. First step: to buy a brand new racquet. My first ever racquet was a blue Slazenger racquet, looking like this one but with blue grip and frame. Do you remember your first racquet? […]

  • Wimbledon view from court 12

    How to get Wimbledon tickets

    It’s more than time to prepare your trip to the greatest tennis tournament, Wimbledon! Wimbledon tickets are the most coveted tickets and of course the most difficult to get. Prices First, let’s have a look at the prices for Wimbledon 2017 tickets. From £15 to £190 for the mens finals. There are four ways to […]

  • 2016 US Open Angie Kerber

    2016 US Open: Angie Kerber is the new Queen

    “When I was a kid I was always dreaming to one day be the No. 1 player in the world, to win Grand Slams. And today is the day. All the dreams came true this year.” — Angelique Kerber What a year indeed for Angie Kerber: 3 Grand Slam finals, silver at the Olympics and […]

  • TennisAid

    Interview with Martin Rocca, founder of TennisAid

    Tennis is not only about big names and big tournaments, but also about coaches and educators who work in the shadows. Martin is one of them; together with his friend Abel, he founded TennisAid, a charity whose purpose is to provide sports equipment and technical assistance to kids living in poor countries. You can find […]

  • Angelique Kerber, winner of the 2016 US Open

    2016 US Open recap: the good, the bad, the queen

    The good Stan Wawrinka: there’s a new champ in New York. The Swiss struggled to get past the first rounds, losing a few sets here and there and saving a match point in the third round. But he stepped up in the semifinals against Nishikori and outplayed Djokovic in the final. 3 Grand Slam finals, […]

  • adidas Novak pro

    adidas Novak pro

    Novak Djokovic switched from adidas to Sergio Tacchini in 2009 (and then signed with Uniqlo in 2012), but he still has a shoe contract with the German brand. adidas has even created a special edition of the adidas Barricade 7, the adidas Novak pro. Novak’s face on the tongue reminds of the classic Stan Smith […]

  • Louis Armstrong Stadium, US Open 2006

    Souvenirs from the 2006 US Open

    Already 10 years since my trip to the US Open. Time flies… Back in 2006 I spent a week in New York with a bunch of Agassi fans, for some sightseeing and a bit of tennis too. Une photo publiée par @tennisbuzzlive le 11 Sept. 2016 à 8h57 PDT It was my first time ever […]

  • Novak Djokovic, 2016 US Open

    Djokovic and Wawrinka roads to the 2016 US Open final

    One walkover, two retirements and Gael Monfils that’s how we could sum Novak Djokovic‘s US Open campaign so far. Novak Djokovic’s road to the final Round Opponent Score R1 Jerzy Janowicz 6-3 5-7 6-2 6-1 R2 Jiri Vesely wo R3 Mikhail Youzhny 4-2 ret. R4 Kyle Edmund 6-2 6-1 6-4 QF Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [9] 6-3 […]

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John McEnroe, Andre Agassi, jim Courier and Pete Sampras

The 1992 Davis Cup final, by John McEnroe

From John McEnroe’s autobiography’s Serious: My final Davis Cup tie, in Fort Worth, was a brief, strange respite. I has brought along a support group: my parents, my brothers, all three of my children, a nanny, and my agent, Sergio Palmieri. I needed every one of them. A few days before, I had been staying […]

Davis Cup 1992

The 1992 Davis Cup final, by Pete Sampras

From Pete Sampras’ autobiography, A champion’s mind: Shortly after the US Open, we played our Davis Cup semifinal against Sweden on indoor clay at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Because clay was not my best surface, I played only doubles – with McEnroe. We toughed out a real war with one of the best doubles […]

Tsonga and Gasquet

Countdown to the 2014 Davis Cup final

The countdown to the Davis Cup final has begun, follow our Davis Cup final coverage on Tennis Buzz! Le compte à rebours a commencé, suivez toute l’actualité de la finale de Coupe Davis sur Tennis Buzz! Wednesday 19 November The Davis Cup was exposed in the Tennis Village in Lille today. Here are a few […]

November 14, 1988: last match between Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert

Extract from The Rivals by Johnette Howard: “The last time Evert and Navratilova played was similar to their first encounter in Akron. There was no fanfare, no fuss. On a cold night in Chicago – Jimmy Evert’s childhood hometown – Navratilova defeated Evert 6-2 6-2, and they shook hands afterward, same as always. The date […]

Berlin Wall

A New Look at East German Tennis

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Read Steffi Graf, Martina Navratilova and Manuela Maleeva reactions at that time. By Michael Janofsky “New York Times” November 14, 1989 For three days last week, Steffi Graf tried to telephone a friend in West Berlin, only to be greeted by his answering […]

Lucas Pouille

Bercy 2014 day 4: Federer vs Pouille

Roger Federer vs Lucas Pouille. World number 2 vs world number 176. A 17-time Grand Slam champion vs a player taking part to his first Masters 1000 event. Prior to this week, Pouille had only won one tour-level match, against Alex Kuznetsov last year at Roland Garros. He beat Steve Johnson and Jarkko Nieminen in […]