The new collection combines Y-3’s bold aesthetic with adidas Performance technology, and will debut at Roland Garros. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Ana Ivanovic will wear these new designs by Yohji Yamamoto for adidas Y-3, as well as Roland Garros’ ball boys and girls.
From Hard courts: real life on the professional tennis tours, by John Feinstein: As always, the Lipton was full of strange matches on the men’s side. None was stranger than Ivan Lendl’s three-set loss to Emilio Sanchez in the fourth round. Sanchez was a good player, solid on hard courts although more comfortable on clay, […]
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Miami Open. Over the past three decades, the tournament has grown into one of the biggest tournaments of the season, but the beginnings were quite chaotic. Let’s have a look at the early days of the Miami Open (then called the Lipton Open): From Hard courts: real […]
Perhaps tired by his marathon match against Quentin Halys the day before, Rudy Coco could not do much to counter Karen Khachanov, who wins in straight sets, 6-1 6-4. Aged 18, Khachanov trains at the 4Slam tennis academy in Barcelona, with former number 40, Galo Blanco. He won 2 Futures tournaments last year, in Taipei […]
The Open du Nord, in Lille, had the great idea to organize a wheelchair tennis exhibition before the singles final between Karen Khachanov and Rudy Coco: a mini-set (tie break at 4 games all) between the Belgian Joachim Gerard, world number 5 and the French player Nicolas Peifer world number 6. Some spectacular points in […]
I’ve been lucky to get invited to a quick tour of Lacoste‘s showroom in Paris last Monday. The opportunity to have a look at pieces of the Fall 2015 fashion collection, the tennis collection, but also the soon-to-be released LT12 hybrid racquet. First, a look at the Fall fashion collection. The iconic Lacoste polo shirt […]
By Bruce Schoenfeld, Tennis Magazine (November/December 2004) At 28, Jennifer Capriati knows her days are numbered. Following a dramatic but disappointing run to the US Open semifinals, her hopes of another major victory now rest on the 2005 Australian Open. Jennifer Capriati had been crying. Her red-rimmed eyes gave her away as she stepped into […]
By Cindy Hahn, Tennis Magazine, October 1992: Jennifer Capriati, her ankles still encrusted with the red clay of Il Foro Italico, faces a den of crass, middle-aged sportswriters. One, an Italian journalist, will write a story tomorrow whose headline screams that she looks like a pig. The 16-year-old, sweat-soaked and exhausted, hasn’t yet suffered that […]
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Darcis defeats Nadal in straight sets 7-6 7-6 6-4 in the first round at Wimbledon. Is it Nadal worst defeat ever? Even worst than his defeat to Rosol last year?
Produced in limited numbers, the new colorway will be available online at Nike.com and in select retail locations today. A very limited number of pairs will be sold at three London stores — Nike Sportswear at Boxpark in Shoreditch, Niketown London, and Wigmore Sports – in a specially-designed signature box.
Right in time for the most prestigious of all Grand Slam tournaments, Maria Sharapova and HEAD Tennis are presenting a new tennis racquet bag collection designed with and for Maria. The new series consists of two exclusive models – the Maria Sharapova Tennis Racquet Bag Court and the Maria Sharapova Tennis Racquet Bag Combi. The […]
It’s time to wear white again. Check out some pics of the new HEAD White Bag collection, consisting of the HEAD White Monstercombi Tennis Racquet Bag and the 4 Majors Club Bag. For every Grand Slam tournament the series introduces a new club bag in a bespoke design. As part of the White Series the […]