Extract from 25 Years of the Tennis Europe Junior Tour: Amidst the frenetic bustle of the ‘village’ set up every year in the foyer of Tarbes’ Parc des Expositions to accompany Les Petits As, a big screen showing the second week of the Australian Open looms over the central eating area. The two tournaments on […]
adidas announced the signing of rising star Alex Zverev. It’s adidas second big signing after Tomas Berdych earlier this year. Other adidas tennis ambassadors include 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza, Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The future looks bright in stripes. Welcome to the club, @alexzverev123. Alexander "Sascha" […]
Article by Franck Ramella for l’Equipe Magazine, translation by Tennis Buzz: Since 1983, Les Petits As tournament welcome players aged from 12 to 14 who sometimes write the beginning of a long story. Like Richard Gasquet, winner in 1999 after a victory of Nadal in the quarterfinals. Q: Before we speak about the young ones, […]
Everyone told me to enjoy the match but I wanted to win Interview by Stern, translation by Tennis Buzz After her Australian Open victory, Angelique Kerber is at the zenith of her career and in the footsteps of her idol Steffi Graf. “Everything that happened for the last two weeks is amazing”, said Kerber after […]
Elena Vesnina and Bruno Soares, playing their first tournament together defeated Coco Vandeweghe and Horia Tecau 6-4 4-6 10-5 to capture the mixed doubles crown in Melbourne. On Saturday, Soares won the doubles title pairing Jamie Murray. They beat veterans Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek (80 years combined) 2-6 6-4 7-5 in the final. .@jamie_murray's […]
Interview by l’Equipe, translation by Tennis Buzz: Yesterday Amélie Mauresmo was the biggest fan of her protege, Andy Murray, but ten years ago she captured her first Grand Slam title in Melbourne. Flashback. Q: Do yo remember exactly your route to victory here in 2006? Ouch! (Thinking…) I start with the Chinese Sun. Right? Then […]
And that makes it three Grand Slams in a row for Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza. Their 7-6 6-3 victory over Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka extend their unbeaten run to 36 matches. It is Martina Hingis’ 21th Grand Slam title: 5 in singles, 4 in mixed doubles and now 12 in women doubles.
Lucas Pouille’s coach Emmanuel Planque talks about the Canadian’s improved game. Interview by l’Equipe, translation by Tennis Buzz “Apart from Djoko, I don’t see anyone who can beat him here.” I told you that just after the match against Lucas (Pouille). I was a bit stunned after the match. I re-watched the match several times […]
A few pictures from Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt practice on court Lenglen on Thursday: Follow our Roland Garros 2014 coverage on Tennis Buzz and stay tuned for more pictures and videos. If you attend the tournament and want to share your pictures, videos or stories, please contact us.
After Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov, it was time for Maria Sharapova to practice on court Lenglen on Thursday. She trained for an hour and a half, mainly her groundstrokes and about 5 minutes her volleys and serves. Follow our Roland Garros 2014 coverage on Tennis Buzz and stay tuned for more pictures and videos. […]
Third day of the qualies and first day at Roland Garros for me on Thursday. I arrived just in time to watch Andy Murray practising with Grigor Dimitrov on court Suzanne Lenglen. Dimitrov left the court and Murray kept practising: Murray ended his practice session and Maria Sharapova came on the court with coach Sven […]
A l’occasion du début de Roland-Garros, Adidas avait décidé de marquer le coup en invitant ses plus grands ambassadeurs tennis : Ana Ivanovic, Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga et la nouvelle top-player Simona Halep. Ils se sont retrouvés dans le hall pour s’essayer à une animation surprenante. Cette animation, “Smash the silence”, consistait à taper des […]
What: Meet adidas players at the adidas store for the #smashthesilence event. Who: Ana Ivanovic, Simona Halep, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Where: adidas store, 12 rond point des Champs Elysées When: Wednesday 21, 16:00 Check out some pictures of last year’s event.
By Tim Pears, the Observer, Sunday 5 June 2005 They called him the ice man, but there was so much more to Björn Borg than cool detachment and a wispy beard. Twenty-five years after the Swede’s last and greatest Wimbledon triumph, award-winning novelist Tim Pears offers a remarkable portrait of the rebellious teenager who became […]