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 […]
Caroline Wozniacki, Laura Robson and Maria Kirilenko launch the new adidas by stella McCartney barricade shoe and range for FW13 Grand Slams.
Since the Barricade original release, adidas has continued to improve this premiere shoe to make it the top choice it is today. This summer adidas are launching the latest tennis shoes in the Barricade line, currently worn by Andy Murray. The new adidas Barricade 8 is designed for durability, breathability, stability and comfort.
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club: Wimbledon guided tour – part 1 Wimbledon guided tour – part 2 Wimbledon Centre Court roof Court 3 : a new Show Court at Wimbledon Waiting in the Queue to Wimbledon Wimbledon Museum: The Queue exhibition The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum: Player Memorabilia Fashion and gear: Rafael […]
As he did in Paris last month, Novak Djokovic stopped by the UNIQLO store in London, to unveil his all white Wimbledon kit.