Month: July 2017

Andy Murray admits to not playing good tennis after Italian Open exit

Andy Murray admitted to not playing good tennis after suffering a shock defeat to the Italian Fabio Fognini at the Italian Open Andy Murray, the defending Italian Open champion, suffered another worrying defeat when he failed to tame the inspired hitting of Fabio Fognini, who rose to the raucous urgings of his Italian fans in […]

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Shania Twain to headline US Open tennis

Shania Twain will headline the opening-night ceremony at the U.S. Open. @officialcmhof A post shared by Shania Twain (@shaniatwain) on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT Twain’s album will be released Sept. 29. This article originally appeared in Associated Press.

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Tennis believes it has moved on from the Battle of the Sexes. But has it?

A film of Billie Jean Kings historic gender challenge match in 1973 is set for release. But scheduling rows at Wimbledon and worries over casual sexism suggest the fight is still not won Days before Wimbledon, the trailer for a tennis film came out: Battle of the Sexes. It is based on a true story, […]

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Male Tennis Fan Dons Skirt To Play Wimbledon Women After Shouting Advice

The women were playing invitation doubles, a more relaxed event,when Belgiums four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters began soliciting serving advice from the stadium. Kim Clijsters helps the man squeeze into a white skirt. To the stadiums applause, the father of three enthusiastically climbed out of the stands and accepted a racquet. Because his Green […]

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Worlds first residential luxury yacht has a full-size tennis court and insane wine collection

Forget fifth-floor walk-ups and duplexes. There are some lucky people who live on a luxury yacht called The World. But you can’t just put down a deposit and walk on board you’ve got to be invited, and you’ve got to have a mighty big bank account. According to CNN, the 165 luxury apartments that you’ll […]

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How much will tennis miss Serena Williams?

(CNN)As Serena Williams chased a historic calendar grand slam in 2015, tickets for the US Open women’s finals sold out before the men’s for the first time. Although her quest to become the first player in 27 years to win four majors in the same calendar year ended at the semifinals in New York, it […]

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Serena Williams is here for Andy Murray and his remarks about women’s tennis

Andy Murray was not here for a reporter’s sexist blunder earlier this week. During a press conference, a reporter suggested Sam Querrey was the first U.S. tennis player to reach a major semi-final since 2009and Murray quickly shut him down, reminding him that no, Querrey was the first male player. The internet took notice of […]

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Why golf should follow tennis and adopt equal pay for US Open

Male and female players get equal prize money at tennis majors and the world hasnt imploded. Doing the same in golf would help the game Equal pay for equal play. The phrase has been made popular thanks to the US womens soccer teams the winner Brooks Koepka taking home $2.16m. The womans purse is set […]

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Andy Murray Fights The Good Fight! Watch Him Call Out A Reporter For Overlooking Accomplishments Of Female Tennis Players!

Andy Murray continues to prove why it’s important for males to be allies in the fight for women’s equality. Just after losing to American player Sam Querrey at Wimbledon on Wednesday, the 30-year-old British athlete was quick to call out a journalist who overlooked the accomplishments of players like Serena and Venus Williams, who played […]

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Tennis player with autism slices up the competition

(CNN)Brittany Tagliareni is not your typical tennis player. Before a match, she needs help tying her shoes and putting her hair in a ponytail. But none of that matters once she steps on the court. The sport has opened up a whole new world for the 26-year-old athlete with autism.

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