Uniqlo revealed its players’ kits for Roland Garros: black and grey for Nishikori, burgundy for Djokovic. Earlier this year, Nishikori signed a $50 million contract extension with Uniqlo, with the term running to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and possibly beyond. Follow our Roland Garros 2016 coverage on Tennis Buzz. Also read:
Uniqlo revealed its players’ kits for Roland Garros: burgundy for Djokovic, black and grey for Nishikori. I guess there will be an event with Novak in Paris prior to the tournament, I will let you know as soon as I have more infos. Follow our Roland Garros 2016 coverage on Tennis Buzz. Also read:
Juan Martin Del Potro won his first match on clay in nearly three years and advanced to the second round of the BMW Open by beating Dustin Brown 7-6 6-4. He then defeated Jan-Lennard Struff to reach the quarterfinal, where he lost to Philipp Kohlschreiber. The German will face Dominic Thiem in the final tomorrow. […]
Lacoste, official outfitter of the French Olympic teams since Sochi 2014, revealed France’s looks for Rio 2016. Opening and closing ceremony outfits: Medal stand apparel: Olympic village outfits: The collection is on sale online and in Lacoste stores, but only in France. Stay tuned for more Olympics coverage on Tennis Buzz.
By Scott Ostler, published in THE NATIONAL, March 1991 LAS VEGAS- So I’m driving a white, $500,000 Lamborghini Countach, which is basically a jet engine with turn signals, weaving through heavy traffic near the Strip, trying to catch another motorist who has requested a drive-by autograph from the guy riding shotgun with me, trying to […]
14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal was named Spain’s flagbearer for the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics Games: Muy contento de ser abanderado en los Juegos Olímpicos de #Rio2016 I’m really proud to be Spain flag bearer in #Rio2016 Une vidéo publiée par Rafa Nadal (@rafaelnadal) le 27 Avril 2016 à 7h37 […]
Angelique Kerber ended Laura Siegemund’s fairytale week and clinched her ninth career title, her second of the year. Qualifier Laura Siegemund, ranked 71, had beaten 3 top ten (Simona Halep, Roberta Vinci and Agnieszka Radwanska) en route to her first WTA Tour final. She led 4-2 in the final but Kerber recovered and won 10 […]
Nadal defeated Nishikori in two tight sets 6-4 7-5 to claim his second title in two weeks. With his victory, he equals Guillermo Vilas’ record of 49 clay court titles. Muchas Felicidades por el logro @RafaelNadal , un abrazo. — Guillermo Vilas (@GuilleVilasOK) April 24, 2016 Nadal: “It was a very close match. There were […]
In the players’ box, in the Royal Box, in the commentary box or on the courts, former champions were everywhere! 2-time Wimbledon champion Stefan Edberg, Roger Federer’s coach: 3-time champion Boris Becker, now Novak Djokovic coach: Amélie Mauresmo, Andy Murray’s new coach and winner in 2006: Sue Barker: John McEnroe and Tim Henman: Ion Tiriac […]
The Australian-Serbian pair needed less than an hour to defeat 20 yr old Hao-Ching Chan and doubles veteran Max Mirnyi. It is Sam second mixed doubles Wimbledon title (she claimed the 2008 title with Bob Bryan) and first for Zimonjic, who has the Australian Open and the French Open twice.
Big difference with the Federer-Edberg duo, Becker doesn’t hit with Djokovic, he just stands there, doing… not a lot.
Enjoy a few pictures of Federer and Edberg hitting the ball ahead of the final, Edberg still plays well enough to warm up the 17-time Grand Slam champion:
Before this tournament, the Canadian-American duo of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock had never played a match together, they are now Wimbledon champions. They beat defending champions Bob and Mike Bryan in five sets 7-6(5) 6-7(3) 6-4 3-6 7-5.
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci captured the only title missing to their Grand Slam trophies collection. They beat Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 6-1 6-3 in the final, becoming only the fifth pair in history to win every Grand Slam title.