• Stade Pierre Mauroy

    Stade Pierre Mauroy guided tour

    Last Saturday I took a guided tour of Stade Pierre Mauroy, that will host the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland from 21 to 23 November. To be honest, I’ve been quite disappointed by the guided tour: there’s not much to visit, it lasts around 40 minutes only and explanations by the guide were […]

  • Chris Evert

    Chris Evert, an American Original

    By Neil Amdur, World Tennis, December 1989 By remaining true to herself, Jimmy Evert’s little girl gave new meaning to the word champion For two decades she was Our Girl, Chrissie, Chris America, The Girl Next Door. She amazed us with her carriage, consistency and cool. And as she matured before our eyes, from a […]

  • Chris Evert, Fed Cup 1989

    The final chapter by Chris Evert

    Published in World Tennis Magazine, December 1989. In October 1989, Chris Evert represented the United States for the last time in the Federation Cup. Here, she recounts the week. Tuesday Our first-round match is against Greece. I play Christine Papadaki, who I have never played or even seen before. The stress I feel before the […]

  • Li Na

    Break point #3: Li Na, Gala and Asia

    Enjoy the third edition of Break Point, our monthly roundup of the best tennis-related articles on the web: – Li Na announced her retirement last month. Read Stephanie’s tribute to the 2-time Grand Slam champion: Thanks Li Na – another, most surprising retirement: Australian hope Ash Barty, aged 18, takes indefinite break from tennis – […]

  • Michael Westphal

    Michael Westphal wrote German Davis Cup history

    There are moments which make you famous and immortal overnight. In the match of his life against Tomas Smid, Michael Westphal played himself into the hearts of a whole nation in 5 hours and 29 minutes. Becker triggered off the tennisboom It was Friday, October 4th, 1985 in the Festhalle in Frankfurt. Whole Germany was […]

  • Lille Grand Place

    Bienvenue à Lille for the Davis Cup final!

    From 21 to 23 November France and Switzerland will contest the 2014 Davis Cup Final at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Lille suburb of Villeneuve d’Ascq. If you’re planning to attend and wonder how to get tickets, how to get to the stadium or what to do in Lille, this article is for you. […]

  • Roland Garros Court 1

    Do you really know what clay is made of?

    Red clay-courts are made of 5 layers: 1- red brick dust: 1-2 mm 2- crushed white limestone: 6-7 cm 3- clinker (coal residue): 7-8 cm 4- crushed gravel: at least 30 cm 5- drain The red brick dust gives the ball extra grip when it hits the deck, making the surface characteristically slow. But clay […]

  • Roland Garros stadium

    Roland Garros opens its doors

    Every year in September, 50 European countries take part in the European Heritage Days, a programme that offers opportunities to visit buildings, monuments and sites, many of which are not normally accessible to the public. For the first time, yesterday, the French Federation of tennis opened up the Roland Garros stadium and museum free to […]

France will host Switzerland from 21 to 23 November for the Davis Cup final. Will Federer lead Switzerland to its first Davis Cup triumph?

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Swede is the King, but do they care?

Enjoy Mauro’s view on the Edberg-McEnroe final at Stockholm’s Kings of Tennis: Who didn’t think that the worst was going to happen again? When Stefan Edberg was one set and a break up in the Kings of Tennis final against John McEnroe and started to walk with a limp, repeatedly touching his left thigh and […]

Who will win the Miami Masters 2013?

Miami men's winner? Novak Djokovic (35%, 21 Votes) Andy Murray (25%, 15 Votes) Juan Martin Del Potro (20%, 12 Votes) David Ferrer (8%, 5 Votes) Other (7%, 4 Votes) Tomas Berdych (3%, 2 Votes) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (2%, 1 Votes) Janko Tipsarevic (0%, 0 Votes) Richard Gasquet (0%, 0 Votes) Total Voters: 60  Loading ... Miami [...]

Serena, Maria, Victoria and Li Nike Miami outfits

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A Look Back At Indian Wells 2013

From Sharapova solid victory over Wozniacki … to Rafa’s unexpected triumph All Indian Wells 2013 posts: – Who will win Indian Wells 2013? – Men’s recap part 1: opening rounds – Men’s recap part 2: 4th round and quarterfinals – Men’s recap part 3: Rafa beats Del Potro

Indian Wells 2013 recap part 3: Nadal beats Del Potro

This is a guest post by Ruari Grant. This post was also published on the AndBeThere blog. You can connect to us via: Facebook | Google+ | Twitter | Our Website | Flickr | Via Email As always, I would like to thanks Tennis-Buzz. All the best players in the world came to Indian Wells for the first Masters 1000 tournament of the year, and over the last couple […]

Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul battle for the 2020 Olympics

This month, the IOC Evaluation Commission is visting the three candidates cities. The election of the winning city will take place on 7 September at 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires. Tokyo Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics. Tokyo’s 2020 bid is the city’s fifth bid for the games. Japan has also hosted the Winter […]