The Forgotten Home of Tennis’s Open Era

The Forgotten Home of Tennis’s Open Era

The girls’s prize cash went all however unclaimed. The 4 girls’s stars who had lately signed skilled contracts with MacCall’s group — Billie Jean King, Rosie Casals, Ann Haydon-Jones and Françoise Dürr — all stayed away from Bournemouth, partially as a result of the ladies’s prize cash (300 kilos to the winner) was far inferior […]

A Veteran in Doubles, and at Combining Fatherhood With Pro Tennis

A Veteran in Doubles, and at Combining Fatherhood With Pro Tennis

“Now he has 20,” Demid mentioned, referring to Federer’s Australian Open victory in January, “so I have to get another photo.” Continue reading the main story For different gamers, household life and tennis don’t at all times jibe so easily. Azarenka has been concerned in a custody dispute over her 1-year-old son, Leo, and when […]

Injured in Tennis, She Put Her Psychology Degree to Use

Injured in Tennis, She Put Her Psychology Degree to Use

“I had a lot of things on my list that I really want to do, and suddenly I had a lot of time on my hands to do them,” stated Siegemund, who has ranked as excessive as 27th on this planet. “All of these things came to my mind at the same time, so it […]

U.S. Open Will Use a Serve Clock in the Main Draw

U.S. Open Will Use a Serve Clock within the Main Draw

“Pace of play is a major issue in sports today,” stated Chris Widmaier, a spokesman for the United States Tennis Association, which owns the U.S. Open. “We recognize that and we want to be ahead of it.” The U.S. Open experimented with the serve-clock throughout final yr’s non-main draw occasions, just like the qualifying and […]

Madison Brengle Sues I.T.F. and WTA Over Injury From Blood Testing

Madison Brengle Sues I.T.F. and WTA Over Injury From Blood Testing

The ache from three necessary blood exams earlier than Grand Slam occasions in 2016 has lingered, Brengle stated, leaving her with harm to her proper arm that has affected her serve. Months after the final of her 2016 drug exams, Brengle was discovered to have complicated regional ache syndrome induced by venipuncture. In a press […]

Bethanie Mattek-Sands’s Husband Follows Her Everywhere. Even the Operating Table.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands’s Husband Follows Her Everywhere. Even the Operating Table.

Six months later, Sands adopted his spouse onto the working desk for the couple’s second proper knee operation in lower than a 12 months. And for the previous few weeks, they’ve been doing their restoration work in tandem. They hook as much as the identical electrical wave-therapy machine, they warm-up and stretch collectively, and do […]

From a Low Point, John Isner Finds a Way to New Heights

From a Low Point, John Isner Finds a Way to New Heights

By the time Isner arrived on the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, he thought he was able to win. Instead, he fell to Gaël Monfils, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (three), 7-5, in his first match. Isner even held a match level with Monfils serving at Four-5 within the third set. Photo In a three-day session […]

A Struggling Novak Djokovic Shakes Up His Coaching Staff Again

A Struggling Novak Djokovic Shakes Up His Coaching Staff Again

Earlier in March, Djokovic dropped his opener at Indian Wells, the place he has gained 5 titles, to Taro Daniel, a qualifier ranked outdoors the highest 100. Before that, Djokovic lost in the fourth round on the Australian Open. “Novak remains focused and eager to come back stronger and more resilient from long injury break […]

John Isner Calls Miami Open Win ‘Best Moment of My Career’

John Isner Calls Miami Open Win ‘Best Moment of My Career’

The begin of the final recreation was delayed by the gang’s chants of “U-S-A!” Isner then held at love, and on the ultimate three factors he smacked aces, giving him 18 for the match and 79 for the event. “I was just ready for this moment,” he stated. “I’ve been here three other times, and […]

Sloane Stephens Beats Jelena Ostapenko in Miami Open Final

Sloane Stephens Beats Jelena Ostapenko in Miami Open Final

“It’s incredible,” Stephens mentioned. “I knew if I just got back to the drawing board I would be O.K. I wasn’t expecting a title here. I just wanted to make sure I got my game back where I wanted to be.” John Isner tries for the largest title of his profession on Sunday when he […]