From John McEnroe’s autobiography, Serious: You know that line in the Beach Boys song, ‘Sloop John B’ – “This is the worst trip I’ve ever been on”? That’s what it was like to fly to Sweden and play Davis Cup that December. As it would turn out, it was my last Cup match for three […]
adidas has unveiled the ‘Barricade 2015′ tennis shoe a few weeks ago. Here’s our review of the latest model in the Barricade line. Thanks a lot to our reviewer Loic, and adidas! First of all, I love the design, the electric blue with silver side stripes, symbol of the brand. These very stylish shoes can […]
I usually travel hundreds of kilometers to watch live tennis, so it was a strange feeling to leave home, take the metro, walk about 10 minutes and be there in front of the Stade Pierre Mauroy, ready to attend the much expected Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland. It’s kinda ironic that’s the only […]
adidas has unveiled the ‘Barricade 2015′ tennis shoe – the latest model in the Barricade line. The new model is the most complete reimagining of the design since the shoe’s inception 15 years ago. It’s lighter, more flexible and available in an all-new Night Flash colourway. adidas modeled the new design on the extreme playing […]
Bothered by a right arm injury, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from the first reverse single. He is replaced by Richard Gasquet who can’t do anything to prevent Federer from winning his first Davis Cup. The match was broadcasted on a giant screen in the center of Lille. Here are a few pictures and videos (thanks to […]
Led once again by an impressive Wawrinka, the Swiss defeat Gasquet and Benneteau 6-3 7-5 6-4. The dream to win a 10th Davis Cup slowly goes away for the French team.
The pressure was on Monfils shoulders after Tsonga’s loss to Wawrinka, but Gaël delivered and beat Federer 6-1 6-4 6-3 in an electric atmosphere. Thanks a lot to Miroslav for sharing his pictures and videos of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland. Read also:
Wawrinka defeated Tsonga in four sets 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-2 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead. Photo and video credit: Miroslav Read more Davis Cup coverage
Designed by Maria herself, the world number 2 will rock the Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour iD on the clay courts at Roland Garros.
Roland Garros visitor’s guide: How to buy Roland Garros tickets Roland Garros 2013 FAQ Get behind the scenes at Roland Garros – part 1 Get behind the scenes at Roland Garros – part 2 Take a seat: court Suzanne Lenglen Take a seat: court Philippe Chatrier Today at Roland Garros: Court Philippe Chatrier Longines Smash […]
From Nadal autobiography Rafa: The Argentines are like the Spaniards, experts on clay. And Puerta played better than me for long stretches of the match. I had not yet mastered the trick of isolating myself from my environment and from my fears. You never do fully, otherwise you wouldn’t be human. But back then building […]
From Rod Laver‘s book The education of a tennis player: “No matter how many times I played the French Open, it was still startling to come into Stade Roland Garros. You walked down through a tunnel. It was so dark that you were practically feeling your way, and then suddenly you were in the arena […]
From Rod Laver’s book The education of a tennis player Three of the Grand Slam tournaments are held in English-speaking countries, and an Australian gets along all right. The fourth is on alien ground – Parisian clay. The first time I saw Paris, in 1956, I had a few phrases ready in my atrocious French, […]
Remember all those great Nike ads featuring John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras? So now watch this new Nike commercial featuring Federer and … a fly: If it’s supposed to be funny it’s not, must be the worst Nike commercial ever. Even worst, Nike Federer vs Fly commercial looks a lot like this Babolat/Roddick […]