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Tennis Player Monica Puig Wins Puerto Rico’s First Olympic Gold Medal

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Monica Puig overpowered Angelique Kerber 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the ladies’ s tennis last on Saturday to win Puerto Rico’ s very first Olympic gold medal. Puig , the world number 34, overpowered German world second Kerber, the Australian Open champ, blasting winners from all over the court in the […]

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Heartwarming: Serena Williams Promised A Sick Fan That She Would Grunt His Name Every Time She Hits A Tennis Ball

Even before he was old enough to lift a racket, 10-year-old Jonathan Greene fell in love with the game of tennis, idolizing world champion Serena Williams most of all. So when Jonathan was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease, his family reached out to the tennis superstar in hopes of arranging a phone call to […]

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Andy Murray shuts down BBC reporter who forgot women’s tennis

Great Britain’s Andy Murray screams after winning a point in the final set against Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro.Image: AP Britain’s Andy Murray has won his second Olympic gold medal by beating Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro after an excruciating four-hour match. SEE ALSO: Usain Bolt gives the world the best Usain Bolt photo ever […]

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Novak Djokovic questions equal prize money in tennis – BBC News

“Stats are showing that we have much more spectators on the men’s tennis matches. I think that is one of the… reasons why maybe we should get awarded more.” “As long as it is like that and there is data and stats available and information… upon who attracts more attention, spectators, who sells more tickets […]

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US Tennis says sorry for using Nazi-era anthem before Germany Fed Cup match

The United States Tennis Association has apologised after a version of Germanys historic national anthem associated with the Nazi regime was performed before a Fed Cup match Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/12/us-tennis-nazi-era-anthem-germany-fed-cup-match-deutschlandlied

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Sew Far, Sew Good: I Embroider On Old Tennis Rackets

I always stumble over my words when I answer the typical “so what do you do?” question. I’m a designer by training. I’m passionate about film photography, and I work as a VJ (which means I do visuals for music shows, and not what you think. Yeah, I know…). But lastly, and the most loudly, […]

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Shelter Dogs Serve As Ball Boys At Brazil Tennis Open

The dogs Frida, Costela, Mel and Isabelle dutifully retrieved the balls, which were often intentionally missed for obvious reasons. Wearing orange ribbons, the pups got more attention than the players themselves and we’re not surprised – just look at them!

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Match-fixing in tennis: ATP Tour rejects cover up claim

Melbourne (CNN)Results and the scorching heat weren’t what most people were talking about on the first day of the Australian Open. Instead, the murky world of match fixing was the center of discussion. Tennis’ governing bodies rejected claims they covered up or ignored evidence related to match fixing in the wake of an investigation that […]

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Serena Williams Used Her Tennis Superpowers To Take Down Phone Thief

Clearly, this thief messed with the wrong woman.  Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/11/04/serena-williams-used-her-tennis-superpowers-to-take-down-phone-thief_n_8473246.html

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Queen Serena Williams Slams Tennis Official’s Sexist Nonsense

Let’s make one thing clear: Serena Williams — likely the greatest female tennis player ever, potentially the greatest female athlete ever and one of the most influential and groundbreaking sports figures of her generation — should not have to get down on her knees, grovel or express her gratitude to any male athlete for helping […]

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