Introducing a new feature on Tennis Buzz: Break Point, a monthly roundup of the best tennis-related articles on the web: – find out what it looks like to attend the Wimbledon qualies at Roehampton in this great article by Liz for Grand Slam gal. Another must-read: Wimbledon 2014: A Fan’s Perspective on the Best Bits. […]
Last month, adidas Originals announced that they would reissue Stefan Edberg’s tennis shoe, the Edberg ’86. #Wimbledon’s under way and we’re relaunching a tennis classic: the #adidasOriginals Edberg 86 is served up soon. pic.twitter.com/97igYtWDSZ — adidas Originals (@adidasoriginals) June 24, 2014 First, adidas Originals released “Strawberries & Cream” collaboration with Foot Patrol: They are now […]
Take a look at the adidas dress Caroline Wozniacki will be competing in at the US Open. The dress is available in 2 colorways: Deep Red/Sake/Poppy Pink and Ginger/Soft Powder/Night Metallic: Photo credit: adidas
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.
Stadium Court at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, FL. hosted its largest crowd on Sunday afternoon, as fans witnessed Andy Roddick’s Farewell to South Florida in the final of the Miami Tennis Cup. Roddick and Nicolas Almagro, had only met twice before on the ATP circuit and Roddick won both meetings, the last […]
Stadium Court at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, FL. was buzzing on Saturday afternoon, as fans piled-in to witness the highly anticipated headline match on day two of the Miami Tennis Cup. Andy Murray and Andy Roddick took part in an afternoon 12 and under coaching clinic before returning to the locker room […]
Andy Murray, Andy Roddick, Juan Carlos Ferrero, John Isner, Nicolas Almagro and Alejandro Falla are taking part this weekend to the first annual Miami Tennis Cup exhibition. Here are a few pics (credit: Getty Images) and day 1 results: Nicolas Almagro def Alejandro Falla 6-4 6-1: Almagro: John Isner def Juan Carlos Ferrero 7-6 6-3: […]
Extract from On this day in tennis history by Randy Walker Arthur Ashe becomes the first black player to win a title in the apartheid nation of South Africa winning the doubles title at the South African Open with Tom Okker, defeating Lew Hoad and Bob Maud 6-2 4-6 6-2 6-4 in the final. After […]
During the recent ATP world tour semifinal, I listened with interest to the radio commentary between Roger Federer and Andy Murray. Andy Murray came out of the blocks all guns blazing playing aggressively and going after Federer, taking an early break and controlling the match. Federer sounded a bit rattled, not too dissimilar to the […]