• 1991 Davis Cup final

    1991 Davis Cup final: France upsets USA

    Extract from Hard Courts by John Feinstein Anyone who cares about tennis had to be warmed by the performance of the French in Lyon. After retiring as a full-time player at the end of 1990, Yannick Noah was named captain of the French team. When they reached the final, they were given little chance against […]

  • Henri Leconte, Davis Cup 1991

    The 1991 Davis Cup final, by Pete Sampras

    From Pete Sampras’ autobiography, A champion’s mind: Davis Cup didn’t mean much to me when I was growing up. I don’t remember watching it on television (and it isn’t like Davis Cup was all over the tube back in the pre-cable days). So I had no preexisting reverence for the event. This made it tough […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Andy Murray

    Bercy 2014 day 4: Murray vs Dimitrov

    Andy Murray needed a win over Grigor Dimitrov to secure a spot at the London ATP Finals. The Scot did it and did it in style as he dispatched Dimitrov 6-3 6-3 in a bit more than an hour. The world number 11 showed flashes of brilliance but the Scot was in control from the […]

  • Boris Becker

    Bercy report #2: past champions in the stands

    Boris Becker, looking bored during Djokovic second round win over Philipp Kohlschreiber: Becker won the Bercy tournament three times in 1986, 1989 and 1992. He was also finalist in 1990 and 1995. Former world number one Amélie Mauresmo, now Andy Murray’s coach: Michael Chang watching Kei Nishikori’s second round win over Tommy Robredo, with his […]

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Roland Garros 2013: day 1 recap part 1

As I’ve already told you, I’ll spend most of the week at Roland Garros. I’m pretty excited to finally watch some live tennis, as my last tournament was Bercy last November. My first day at Roland Garros started pretty well, with a smiling Vika hitting on court 9:

Ana Ivanovic and Jo Tsonga meet fans at adidas store Champs Elysees

Enjoy a few pics of Ana Ivanovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the adidas autograph session last Wednesday:

Novak Djokovic meets fans at Uniqlo store Paris

World number 1 Novak Djokovic met his fans at the UNIQLO store in Paris and unveiled his Roland Garros outfit. La collection tennis #uniqlo de @DjokerNole est disponible ! pic.twitter.com/Z4KNWoYsIv — UNIQLO France (@UNIQLO_France) May 23, 2013

Heading to Roland Garros

Finally some live tennis! My first live tournament of the year! My first memories of Roland Garros are from the early 80’s, watching Lendl, Wilander, Navratilova, and Evert battle on one of the 3 French TV channels. And of course like every French people, I remember Noah’s historic win over Wilander in 1983, his overwhelming […]

Roland Garros 2013: adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade

adidas and Caroline Wozniacki introduce the all new adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade during the French Open. The shoe will officially be launched at Wimbledon in June and will be worn throughout the tournament by all other adidas by Stella McCartney tennis ambassadors including Laura Robson and Maria Kirilenko. The adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade […]