What a memorable Davis Cup weekend, with some massive performances by Andy Murray and Lleyton Hewitt. Great Britain – France: 3-1 Gilles Simon defeats James Ward 6-4 6-4 6-1 Andy Murray defeats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-6 6-2 Andy and Jamie Murray defeat Nicolas Mahut/Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-3 7-6 6-1 Andy Murray defeats Gilles Simon 4-6 […]
Led by local hero Andy Murray, Great Britain have reached Davis Cup semi-finals for first time in 34 years. They’ll next face Australia, who beat Kazakhstan, in September. Read this interview of Leon Smith, in which he tells how he became team GB Davis Cup captain, and his years as Andy Murray’s coach: Interview by […]
Djokovic sponsors took to Twitter to celebrate his third Wimbledon title, and given the low number of retweets for such big brands, some of them should hire new social media managers and rethink their sponsorship strategy. Let’s have a look at Djokovic sponsors messages on Twitter: Uniqlo Congratulations to our brand ambassador, @DjokerNole on his […]
Thanks to Simon for sharing his pictures of Andy Murray at practice with coach Amélie Mauresmo:
Enjoy a few pics of world number one Novak Djokovic at practice on Tuesday:
Enjoy some pics of 2004 Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova at practice with coach Sven Groeneveld:
Thanks to Simon, a few pics of Roger Federer practicing on Wednesday:
From Hard courts: real life on the professional tennis tours, by John Feinstein: When Becker walked on court for the final, on a glistening, postcard-perfect day, there was another problem. Katarina Witt, the glamorous German ice skater, had come to town earlier in the week. She was in the process of making a deal with […]
Since its debut as a tennis shoe, the Stan Smith has made its way from the court to the street, becoming one of adidas’ best-selling shoes of all time. Removed from the shelves for the past few seasons, the Stan Smith returns more clean and green than ever. Made with highly sustainable and premium quality […]
Nice asics video featuring Sam Stosur and Gael Monfils:
Roger Federer enjoyed his first hit of 2014 on the Rod Laver arena:
Juan Martin del Potro heads to Melbourne looking to continue his 2013 momentum. He will wear the Nike Advantage UV Crew and Nike Gladiator 10-inch Plaid Shorts. Del Potro’s footwear of choice is the Nike Air Max Cage.
Li Na will look to repeat the great start to the year she enjoyed as a Melbourne finalist in 2013 wearing the lightweight Nike Pure Short Sleeve Top, Nike Unlined Woven Skirt and Nike Solid Ball Short.
Victoria Azarenka will battle to retain her Melbourne title wearing a Nike Advantage Printed Tank, Nike Pleated Woven Skirt combination and new Nike Lunar Ballistec.