The sixth-seeded Halep, of Romania, had just lost the Italian Open final to the eighth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, 6-4, 5-7, 1-6, the latest in a series of results in women's tennis this year that have sown uncertainty about who can be relied
One of the major holes in the sports gaming universe is about to be filled. On Friday, Big Ben and Breakpoint Studio announced Tennis World Tour would be released in 2018 for consoles and PC. Tennis enthusiasts and gamers have to be excited ...
Modern wisdom suggests a sure-fire formula for success in tennis. The steps are few, and simple: deliver an inch-perfect serve to set up a heavy forehand, and... boom. The whip-cracked forehand - inside out, crosscourt or down the line - has been the
... Major Walter Clopton Wingfield. 2. Taking its name from the Greek for “the art of playing ball”, sphairistike was played on an hourglass shaped court with a net in the middle. 3. Having trouble with the name, many just called it “sticky”, but “lawn
Tennis players usually thought of it as the beginning of the end, at least in terms of peak performance. But lately, 30 in tennis looks more like the end of the beginning. True, it's unimaginable that Djokovic, or any other player, will ever accumulate
Every year in May, the world's best tennis players and enthusiasts descend on Paris for the French Open. Who could pass up the lure of seeing Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams (no Roger or Maria this year) at one of the most storied sporting grounds in
This marks the third time in 2017 that the Russian has come through qualifying in a WTA tournament following the Australian Open and Istanbul - but she is yet to win a main draw match. Elena Vesnina stunned the tennis world with a career-best title in
St. Augustine's newest tennis club, Harbour Island Tennis Centre, recreated a historic tennis tournament April 21–23 in support of the Rotary Club of Coastal St. Johns County and its local and international charities.
Victoria Azarenka, shown in the 2012 Wimbledon semifinals, plans to return to competition before this year's tournament. Credit Stefan Wermuth/Reuters. Victoria Azarenka said Monday that she was planning to return to competition before Wimbledon.
1 and Tennis Channel analyst Tracy Austin said during a broadcast on Sunday, "It's almost like Novak needs a life coach, somebody who's been in his situation." Part of the problem: Djokovic already has one life coach in Imaz, whose mental hold on - -
PAWTUCKET — He had to overcome obstacles just to be able to play high school tennis. So it probably was only fitting that Nick Fontecha needed to win some tough battles en route to the Interscholastic League boys singles state title. Fontecha, the Met ...
Pleasnick needed Rehnborg to take over the boys varsity tennis program for the upcoming 1980 season. “When I was hired, Al said to me, 'don't worry about winning,'” Rehnborg said. “He said to just run a good program. And you know, I guess he was right.
Svitolina will return to the Top 10 on Monday's rankings, having first broken in back in February when she won her first Premier 5 title at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The win in Rome brings her up to a tour-leading four titles and 31
Wayland sophomore Elena Campon became the school's first girls tennis regional champion in over 25 years. Campon, who hails from the Canary Islands region of Lanzerote, will take part in the Division 3 state finals June 2-3 in Kalamazoo. (Supplied
LEXINGTON, Ky. — An underdog from Lexington spoiled the St. Xavier Tigers' plans to go 3-for-3 (singles, doubles, team) on Saturday at the KHSAA boys state tennis championships at the University of Kentucky. The Tigers had already rolled to their