You didn’t manage to get the tickets you wanted for the upcoming French Open? You’ve got a second chance: the resale tickets. 1. Connect to your Roland Garros account .. or set one up if needed 2. Click on Order, select a day and court 3. Select an offer 4. Validate your order … or […]
We already told you about #TennisAid, founded by Martin Rocca and Abel Rincon, that collect sports equipments and offer them to kids living in poor countries. You can read more about TennisAid’s first trip in Uganda here, also check out Martin’s interview here. You can now help them fund their new charity projects, all you […]
Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! It was another memorable evening for me at the BNP Paribas Open. Last night’s Roger Federer practice is probably my second favorite encounter with him since I started attending the tournament in 2008 — my favorite being the time in 2014 when he walked […]
Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures! Participated in the WTA Draw Ceremony with 2009 BNP Paribas Open Champion Jelena Jankovic and 17-year-old rising star CiCi Bellis. The NextGenATP players are here to help with the draw and so am I at the BNP Paribas Open. Taylor Fritz, Daniil Medvedev, Borna […]
The first Slam of the season ended with the impressive victories of Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Let’s say good bye to Australian Open 2017 with these beautiful pictures. Thanks a lot to Edward for sharing his photos.
With his 5-set victory in the final of the Australian Open over Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer claims an 18th Slam title, his first since 2012. In celebration of Federer’s latest achievement, NIKELAB introduces its first signature performance collection. The NikeCourt x RF Men’s Tennis Polo and Short is available at nike.com in Gym Red, Binary […]
In celebration of Serena Williams’ history-making 23rd Slam title, NikeCourt and Jordan Brand present two color versions of the exclusive women’s NikeCourt Flare. Additionally, the celebratory pack includes the AJ1 SW collaboration, complete with Serena’s personal logo on the tongue and heel. The NikeCourt x Jordan Brand commemorative box is adorned with Jordan’s iconic Jumpman […]
Who would have thought we would see these two immense champions face each other in a Grand Slam final again? Rafael Nadal’s road to the final I never dreamed to be back in the final of the Australian Open. It’s a very special thing for both of us to be playing again in a major […]
Enjoy these exclusive pictures of Wawrinka‘s victory over an injured Nadal. Thanks a lot to Brian Peel!
Preview, recap and analysis: A trip down memory lane: Australian Open trivia The tragedy of Daphne Akhurst The Norman Brookes Challenge Cup 1960 Australian Open: Neale Feaser, a costly volley 1960: first Grand Slam title for Rod Laver 1960-63 Australian Open: Jan Lehane four time runner-up 1974 Australian Open: Jimmy Connors first Grand Slam title […]
By Alan Trengove, World of Tennis, 1984 The evolution of Mats Wilander as a formidable grass-court player was undoubtedly the most significant feature of the tournament. After an unimpressive opening match, in which he was taken to five sets by Ben Testerman, the Swede beat Roscoe Tanner, Paul McNamee, defending champion Johan Kriek, John McEnroe, […]
By Alan Trengove, World of Tennis, 1985 Wilander is a much underestimated grass court player. When he won his first Australian crown in 1983 it was only incidental to his major objective – preparing on grass for the Davis Cup final a few weeks later – and right up to the time he beat first […]
From Pat Cash’s autobiography Uncovered Losing the final of a Grand Slam tournament is hard enough; doing it in your home city is even worse. And the sensation that your shoulder is just about to drop off hardly adds to the feeling of well-being. But walking back into the locker room at Kooyong after being […]
By Rex Bellamy, The Times, January 25, 1988 Mats Wilander took four hours and 28 minutes to beat Pat Cash 6-3, 6-7, 3-6, 6-1, 8-6 yesterday in an exhilarating climax to the first Australian championships played in the new National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park. Wilander became the first player since Ken Rosewall to win […]