There were many great moments in tennis in 2019, such as when Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem to win his 12th singles title at the Roland-Garros in June, or when Andy Murray teamed up with Serena Williams in Wimbledon’s mixed doubles to form an exciting new partnership that had the
Advances in technology have had a big impact on tennis, according to research from the Tennis Industry Association. People wanting to play the sport for the first time have access to new technology that our predecessors could only dream about. This has taken the experience to a whole new level.
British entrepreneur Peter Jones became a millionaire after honing his business skills running a tennis coaching school. The 53-year-old Dragon’s Den star is worth an estimated £485 million and owns his own television production company. The lofty business mogul, who stands 6ft 7ins tall, was a keen tennis player in
Have you ever thought that tennis players seem to be getting younger? Every tennis fan must have been aware of the star potential of 15-year-old American prodigy Cori “Coco” Gauff, who stormed through to week two of Wimbledon, taking out veteran former champion Venus Williams on the way. While tennis
There’s a buzz around the famous All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club, as the legendary venue gears up for this year’s Wimbledon Championship. With the qualifiers already underway, the main tournament is due take place from July 1st to 14th, attracting the cream of the world’s tennis players. This
Think of famous female tennis players and Martina Navratilova is sure to spring to mind. This Czech-born star dominated the tennis scene during the 70s and 80s but still continues to be an inspiration to many today. © Robbie Mendelson / CC BY 2.0 Early life Born in Prague in 1956, Martina began
The Italian Open is one of the three ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournaments that is played on clay. It takes place annually at the Foro Italico in Rome, where the cream of the world’s players will be converging on 12th May for this year’s event. As one of the world’s
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal is recognised as one of the greatest sportsmen of all time. He has earned total prize money of $98 million during his career, ranking him as the third highest-earning tennis player in history. © Charlie Cowins / CC BY 2.0 In the past 12 months alone, he has
Tennis is one of the few sports where two competitors pit their wits against one another in a battle of physical and psychological prowess. Aside from the epic battles on the court, there’s so much more going on – as behind every great tennis player, there’s also a great coach!
Media speculation continues about the future of former world number one tennis player Andy Murray – as the Scot faces the biggest decision of his life due to a recurring hip injury. Following his early exit from the 2019 Australian Open, when he was beaten in five sets by the