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 […]
Bob and Mike Bryan claimed their third Barcelona title, their 111th overall by beating Marc Granollers and Pablo Cuevas 7-5 7-5. Only the doubles pair of Anders Jarryd and Hans Simonsson had won the tournament three times before.
Rafa admitted he played his worst match of the tournament in the semifinal, but it was still enough to defeat Kohlschreiber in straight sets and advance to the final. Nadal aims to clinch his record ninth Barcelona title, while Nishikori seeks to become the third player in history (after Mats Wilander and Rafael Nadal) to […]
Alizé Cornet stunned world No.1 Serena Williams in the third round on Saturday, but the No.25 could go no further: Eugenie Bouchard ended her run 7-6 7-5 on Monday. Thans to Steve, enjoy a few pictures of the match: Wimbledon’s jewel: the Centre Court: Sir Alex Ferguson, Richard Branson, Ion Tiriac and Ilie Nastase in […]
From Love Thirty, three decades of champions – published in 1990 Becker, like Edberg has been around for a long time but is still young. It was not until 1989 that each emerged as a player obviously capable of winning major championships on any surface: to be explicit, on the extremes of grass and clay. […]
From Love Thirty, three decades of champions – published in 1990 For the obvious reason that he is still a young man, capable of striding along the summits for many more years, ths can be no more than a half-term report on a graceful, classic exponent of the ‘big’ game. Unless memory lies, Mal Anderson […]
This is a guest post by Spencer Blohm. If you’d like to contribute to Tennis Buzz as a writer or a photographer, please contact us. Following Andy Murray’s triumph last year at Wimbledon, much of the world has their eye on him, hoping that he will provide an encore performance this year. So far, so […]
Update: the official pictures are now online A sneak peek at the outfit 5-time US Open champion Roger Federer will be wearing in New York:
Last year’s finalist Sabine Lisicki. She split with coach Martina Hingis on the eve of the tournament. Rafael Nadal, back in the second week at Wimbledon for the first time since 2011. Roger Federer, looking for an historic eighth Wimbledon title: Photo credit: petercooper131