Month: March 2017

Li Na Land, reality TV and fashion — what China’s tennis pioneer did next

(CNN)She may have hung up her tennis racket more than two years ago, but two-time grand slam champion Li Na is still winning big in business. China’s first major singles champion, Li has been busy since she quit tennis in 2014 following a string of injuries. Follow @cnnsport Now 35, Li has since had two […]

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Maria Sharapova claims she fought for truth as tennis doping ban return nears

Maria Sharapova said she feels vindicated by the reduction of her doping suspension, adding that she has got my day job back as she prepares to return to tennis after a 15-month ban Maria Sharapova said she feels vindicated by the reduction of her initially barred for two years after testing positive at the 2016 […]

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How Britain’s wheelchair tennis players are ‘breaking glass ceilings’ – BBC News

Media captionHow to play wheelchair tennis in 60 seconds It was Great Britain’s most over-performing sport at both the Rio Olympics and Paralympics. Wheelchair tennis, whose national governing body is the Tennis Foundation, doubled its target at the Games, winning six medals in total, including a gold in the men’s singles. And six months on, […]

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Lawless iguana interrupts the Miami Open and suddenly we love tennis

For tennis fans, the sport is a thrill. For everyone else, it’s a lot of grunting and running in a confined space. To each their own. Throw a very excitable iguana in the mix, though, and literally everyone is on board. Tennis is the new national past time. SEE ALSO: Once and for all, people: […]

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GQ Magazine feels the internet’s wrath for not naming Serena Williams ‘the greatest tennis player of all time’

Not pictured: Serena WilliamsImage:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images You messed up big time, GQ. Tennis star Roger Federer is currently gracing the cover of GQ Magazine‘s 2017 Style Bible in which he posed for pictures and was interviewed about what comes next in his impressive career. The magazine promoted the issue on Twitter with several tweets […]

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Hyper Dog Wants To Grab His Tennis Ball, But His Cone Keeps Getting In The Way

Have you ever had something that you wanted that was just withinyour reach and then it slips away? Whether this is has happened to you in a physical or a subjective sense, this sensation is definitely frustrating. I personally feel like that happens to me a lot in dreams, I’ve have something I need to […]

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Travel like a tennis pro: Jet lag, delays and private jets (if you are lucky)

London (CNN)Travel broadens the mind, they say, but for the world’s top tennis players it has become more of a necessary evil. For 11 months in the year — one of the longest in professional sports — players criss-cross the globe in search of those elusive ranking points and prize money. Most have a travel […]

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Just Checking My Petco And Tennis Ball Stocks

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Mind Blow of the Day: Astronaut Plays Table Tennis in Zero G

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John McEnroe: Mum only came to my tennis matches if she thought I was going to lose

The tennis player talks about how his parents made him raise his game, sibling rivalry and being a father I was actually a very shy kid growing up. And I was also polite. Wouldnt have guessed that, would you? Im the eldest of three boys. Mark is three-and-a-half-years younger and Patrick is seven years younger. […]

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