Month: March 2018

From surfing to tennis, sportswomen still face sexualised media coverage

Stories that objectify female sports stars often run under the guise of female empowerment. But branding some sports as sexy means womens talent is overlooked Last week a story about surfer Sophie Hellyer challenging the sexist nature of her sport was published across several newspapers. The headlines read that Hellyer was fed up with the […]

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Someone asked Roger Federer what color a tennis ball is, and he gave a bold answer

Image: Getty Images for The Laver Cup One of the biggest questions to be posed in modern history isn’t “is the dress blue/black or gold/white?” It’s something much, much more complex and nuanced: Are tennis balls green, or are they yellow? It’s been debated in Slack channels, social media feeds, and probably in tennis courts, […]

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Martina Navratilova gets paid a tenth of John McEnroe’s salary for tennis commentating

Martina Navratilova (left) and John McEnroe (right).Image: Getty Images / mashable composite Tennis star Martina Navratilova has claimed she gets paid a mere tenth of John McEnroe’s salary for her work as a commentator at Wimbledon.  Speaking on BBC Panorama, the Czech tennis champion—who’s considered among the best female tennis players of all time— revealed […]

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A tennis-playing Chain Chomp is the true star of last night’s Nintendo Direct

Nintendo has a new tennis hero.  Last night’s Nintendo Direct game announcements featured some cool upcoming titles, such as a new Super Smash game for the Switch and a re-release of Luigi’s Mansion for the 3DS. SEE ALSO: New ‘Super Smash Bros.’ game coming to Nintendo Switch this year But the real star of the […]

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New Mom Serena Williams Slays Her Tennis Comeback With A Victory!

The queen of tennis has returned! Serena Williams came back to the court in a major way on Thursday when she joined the Women’s Tennis Association Tour, winning the first set after a 14-month break for the birth of her first child.

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Yesterday was my Cake Day. So here is my pup trying to drown a tennis ball, and blowing some bubbles.

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Sports Prodigy: This Baby Was Born Shaped Exactly Like A Tennis Racket

Read more: http://www.clickhole.com/article/sports-prodigy-baby-was-born-shaped-exactly-tennis-7488

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Tennis Legend Althea Gibson To Be Honored With Statue At U.S. Open Site

The United States Tennis Association will honor Gibson, the first black person to win a Grand Slam title, with a statue at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open, in Queens, New York. The tennis association board voted unanimously to honor Gibson with the statue, which association President Katrina Adams […]

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Serena Williams’ Husband Did The Sweetest Thing For Her Return To Tennis

Ohanian commissioned four billboards in California to honor Williams as she prepares for her return to the tennis circuit next month. She’s set to play in the 2018 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, which would be her first tournament since the 2017 Australian Open. (She played an exhibition match on Dec. 30, three months after […]

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