• Les Petits As, Les Petits As, juniors tournament

    A Day in the Life of Les Petits As

    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 […]

  • Alex Zverev signs with adidas

    Alex Zverev switches from Nike to adidas

    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" […]

  • Richard Gasquet, Les Petits As, 1999

    Richard Gasquet talks about Les Petits As and Rafael Nadal

    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, […]

  • 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber

    Angelique Kerber: Everyone told me to enjoy the match

    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 […]

  • Bruno Soares and ElenaVesnina, Australian Open 2016

    Australian Open 2016: Bruno Soares doubles double

    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 […]

  • Amélie Mauresmo and Justine Henin, Australian Open 2006

    Amélie Mauresmo talks about her 2006 Australian Open victory

    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 […]

  • Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza, Australian Open 2016

    Australian Open 2016: Hingis and Mirza win the doubles title

    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.

  • Milos Raonic, Australian Open 2016

    Emmanuel Planque talks about Raonic improved game

    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 […]

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Roland Garros 2014 coverage

Follow our Roland Garros 2014 coverage and relive some of the most memorable Roland Garros moments. Many pictures and videos to come! If you attend the tournament and want to share your pictures/videos/recaps please contact us. Roland Garros visitor’s guide: French Open 2014 VIP packages How to buy Roland Garros tickets Get behind the scenes […]

Natasha Zvereva, Steffi Graf

Natasha Zvereva, not a singles regret

By Joel Drucker, Tennis Magazine, November 1998 Natasha Zvereva knows she could have been a singles champion. But with millions in the bank from a Hall-of-Fame doubles career, she has no reason to look back. Every morning when Natasha Zvereva wakes up, she asks herself one question: ‘What is today?’ If she’s in Newport Beach, […]

Michael Chang and Stefan Edberg, Roland Garros 1989

Michael Chang by Rex Bellamy

From Love Thirty, three decades of champions – published in 1990 The Roland Garros Stadium in Paris has come to be regarded as a graveyard for the American dream. Few Americans are attuned to sliding about on Europe’s slow, loose-top surfaces and patiently manoeuvring for their points. In terms of temperament and background, the nation’s […]

Arantxa Sanchez Roland Garros 1989

Arantxa Sanchez Vicario by Rex Bellamy

From Love Thirty, three decades of champions – published in 1990 In order of seniority the leaders of the new generation, other than Graf, are Sabatini, Zvereva, Mary Joe Fernandez, Sanchez, Martinez, Monica Seles and Jennifer Capriati. All were born between 1970 and 1976. In terms of tennis, physique, and character, they are poised at […]

Mats Wilander and Henri Leconte, Roland Garros 1988

Roland Garros 1988: bold Leconte swept aside by a Mats for all surfaces

By David Irvine, The Guardian, Monday June 6 1988 It is perhaps an apt comment on their contrasting sense of priorities, as well as their ability (or otherwise) to play their best tennis when it matters most, that Mats Wilander, who has never been ranked number 1 in the world, now holds as many Grand […]

1991 French Open 3RD: Michael Chang defeats Jimmy Connors

From Jimmy Connors‘ autobiography The Outsider: “The clay in Paris back then played incredibly slow, which meant hitting more balls per point than I had for a long time. I’d won my first two matches by staying faithful to my game, hitting it early, flat, close to the net, on the lines, basically attacking the […]