Indian Wells 2017

Thanks a lot to Tony for sharing his story and pictures!

Participated in the WTA Draw Ceremony with 2009 BNP Paribas Open Champion Jelena Jankovic and 17-year-old rising star CiCi Bellis.

Tony with CiCi Bellis and Jelena Jankovic

The NextGenATP players are here to help with the draw and so am I at the BNP Paribas Open.

NextGen ATP players

Taylor Fritz, Daniil Medvedev, Borna Coric, Karen Khachanov, Reilly Opelka, Stefan Kozlov:

NextGen ATP players

Picking Federer in the Men’s Main Draw, so you can thank me if that 4th Round Roger/Rafa match happens!

Tony with Ryan Harrison

Check out the men’s singles draw and the women’s singles draw.

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Rotterdam 2017

Six years after reaching the Rotterdam final, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga finally lifts the trophy, rallying back from a set down to defeat David Goffin 4-6 6-4 6-1. This is Tsonga’s 13th ATP title, his second ATP 500 after Tokyo in 2009.
With this final, Goffin reaches the top 10 for the first time of his career, becoming the first Belgian male player to do so.

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In the semifinals, Tsonga defeated 2014 Rotterdam champion Tomas Berdych to record his 400th ATP victory.

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In a repeat of last week’s Sofia Open final, Goffin took revenge on Grigor Dimitrov in a thrilling 3-set match to clinch his first victory over the in-form Bulgarian, and qualify for the semifinals where he beat doubles specialist Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

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Number one seed Marin Cilic lost to eventual winner Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarterfinals 6-7 5-7.

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Number two seed Dominic Thiem was ousted by Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the quarterfinals.

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Martin Klizan was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Tomas Berdych.

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Andy Murray, Australian Open 2017

The first Slam of the season ended with the impressive victories of Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Let’s say good bye to Australian Open 2017 with these beautiful pictures.

Thanks a lot to Edward for sharing his photos.

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Roger Federer

With his 5-set victory in the final of the Australian Open over Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer claims an 18th Slam title, his first since 2012.

In celebration of Federer’s latest achievement, NIKELAB introduces its first signature performance collection. The NikeCourt x RF Men’s Tennis Polo and Short is available at nike.com in Gym Red, Binary Blue and Dark Obsidian/Black.

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Serena Williams shoes

In celebration of Serena Williams’ history-making 23rd Slam title, NikeCourt and Jordan Brand present two color versions of the exclusive women’s NikeCourt Flare.
Additionally, the celebratory pack includes the AJ1 SW collaboration, complete with Serena’s personal logo on the tongue and heel.

The NikeCourt x Jordan Brand commemorative box is adorned with Jordan’s iconic Jumpman on the left lid and Williams’ “SW” logo on the right. Beneath each lies graphics which underscore the two champions’ shared athletic achievement. Under the Jumpman lies the number ’23,’ the symbolic tie between MJ and Serena. Additionally, six words (one for each of MJ’s championships) — creative, determined, innovative, classic, performance and stylish — appear as reminder of both athletes’ winning mindset. Beneath Williams’ logo is a flowing pattern highlighting her career. It is intentionally unfinished, allowing for Serena’s drive for continued success.

Serena Williams shoes

Serena Williams shoes

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