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Wimbledon: Catch the pigeon! Bird stops play at qualifying

A pigeon stops play during the women’s singles Wimbledon qualifying first round match between Japan’s Miyu Kato and Amandine Hesse of France.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 12:48 pm

World Cup of Tennis: Geneva is preferred venue for event in 2018

The International Tennis Federation selects Geneva to host combined season-ending Davis Cup and Fed Cup event in 2018.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 12:08 pm

Eastbourne: Novak Djokovic beats Vasek Pospisil as he prepares for Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic begins his Wimbledon preparations with a straight-set victory over Vasek Pospisil at Eastbourne.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 12:01 pm

Serena Williams: John McEnroe proposes men v women contest

John McEnroe proposes a men v women contest to prove his claim that Serena Williams would be ranked “700 in the world” on the men’s circuit.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 10:35 am

Wimbledon: Bjorn Borg says attention was crazy

Bjorn Borg reflects on the “crazy” attention he used to receive at Wimbledon, his rivalry with John McEnroe and his early retirement.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 10:16 am

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray top seed ahead of Djokovic, Federer & Nadal

Britain’s defending champion Andy Murray is named top seed as the ‘big four’ in men’s tennis head the rankings for Wimbledon.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 10:14 am

Evans loses sportswear sponsorship after failed drugs test

Sportswear firm Ellesse end their sponsorship of Dan Evans after the Briton’s positive drugs test for cocaine in April.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:16 am

How do you train to be a tennis umpire?

You’ve heard the shouts for line calls. But how do you get to be an official at a tennis match?

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:07 pm

Murray pulls out of Pouille match with sore hip

British world number one Andy Murray pulls out of his first exhibition match at Hurlingham Club with a sore hip.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 8:19 pm

Football legend Maldini beaten on pro tennis debut

AC Milan and Italy great Paolo Maldini’s professional tennis debut ends in defeat at the Aspria Tennis Cup in Milan.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 6:43 pm

Tennis – Google News

Djokovic Gets Grass Campaign Underway In Eastbourne – ATP World Tour


ATP World Tour

Djokovic Gets Grass Campaign Underway In Eastbourne
ATP World Tour
Novak Djokovic recorded his 25th match win of the season on Wednesday in overcast conditions at the Aegon International in Eastbourne. Having played only 13 points due to rain on Tuesday, Djokovic returned to Devonshire Park, venue of the ATP World …
Djokovic makes quick work of Pospisil at Wimbledon tuneupCBC.ca

all 26 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 12:03 pm

No frills, no crowds, no money: The lonely road to tennis glory – MyAJC


MyAJC

No frills, no crowds, no money: The lonely road to tennis glory
MyAJC
MATT EICH/NYT Fanny Stollar, a Hungarian tennis player who plays on the Pro Circuit, in Charlottesville, Va., April 27, 2017. The travel costs for players on the Pro Circuit, the minor league of professional tennis, can be staggering and the logistical …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 10:09 am

Plan to Combine Fed and Davis Cup Finals Could Alter Tennis Landscape – New York Times


New York Times

Plan to Combine Fed and Davis Cup Finals Could Alter Tennis Landscape
New York Times
In a move that could shake up one of the sport's biggest events, the International Tennis Federation's board of directors approved a plan to stage the final phases of the Davis Cup men's team competition and the Fed Cup women's team competition
World Cup of Tennis: Geneva is preferred venue for event in 2018BBC Sport
ITF plans to reform Davis and Fed Cups to create World Cup of Tennis met with anger by leading playersDaily Mail
ITF gambles with World Cup of Tennis rebrand of Davis Cup and Fed CupThe Guardian
Economic Times –Hindustan Times
all 17 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 9:16 am

Paolo Maldini invited to continue tennis career after debut defeat – ESPN FC


ESPN FC

Paolo Maldini invited to continue tennis career after debut defeat
ESPN FC
Italy and AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini has been invited to take part in more matches on the Italian tennis circuit after losing 6-1, 6-1 in his doubles debut on Tuesday. Maldini, 49, qualified for the Aspria Tennis Cup with doubles partner Stefano
Paolo Maldini beaten in 42 minutes on professional tennis debutTelegraph.co.uk
Tennis – Maldini set to end pro tennis career after poor debutReuters UK
Tennis: Game, set and match for AC Milan legend MaldiniThe Local Italy
Fox Sports Asia –Daily Mail –RTE.ie
all 21 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 9:01 am

Tennis – Ostapenko chases more Wimbledon glory as Kasatkina lurks – euronews


euronews

Tennis – Ostapenko chases more Wimbledon glory as Kasatkina lurks
euronews
By John Stonestreet LONDON (Reuters) – 'Can she do it again on grass?' is a question fans and pundits are asking after 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko upset the established tennis order by winning the French Open last month. But as the hard-hitting
Is Jelena Ostapenko poised for a Wimbledon letdown?Tennis Magazine
RG Champ Ostapenko overcomes Suárez Navarro, advances in EastbourneWTA Tennis

all 29 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:34 am

How do you train to be a tennis umpire? – BBC News – BBC.com – BBC News


BBC News

How do you train to be a tennis umpire? – BBC News – BBC.com
BBC News
You've heard the shouts for line calls. But how do you get to be an official at a tennis match?

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:07 pm

IBM Serves Up New Watson Tech at 2017 Wimbledon Tennis Tournament – Fortune


Fortune

IBM Serves Up New Watson Tech at 2017 Wimbledon Tennis Tournament
Fortune
IBM's artificial intelligence Watson will be in attendance at the Wimbledon tennis tournament again this year, directing fans to the most exciting matches, creating highlight reels of key moments, and helping guests navigate the All England Lawn Tennis
Wimbledon reveals messenger bot and backs AI to 'reshape' tennisMarketing Week

all 32 news articles »

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 10:29 pm

NY Times dives into gritty world of ITF Pro Circuit tennis – Baseline


Baseline

NY Times dives into gritty world of ITF Pro Circuit tennis
Baseline
Tennis fans routinely follow Grand Slam champion millionaires like Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Winning Wimbledon is the ultimate accomplishment for the best of the best, but there are countless others chasing the dream from the many less

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:41 pm

Has Head Found Tennis’s Holy Grail? Power And Control In A Tennis Racket – Forbes


Forbes

Has Head Found Tennis's Holy Grail? Power And Control In A Tennis Racket
Forbes
Choose a racket made by French company Babolat, the worldwide leader in the €290 million market for tennis rackets. But for those who want both power and control, Dutch sports equipment and clothing company maker Head NV claims to have finally found …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:14 pm

Serena Williams’ latest shot: pregnant and nude on Vanity Fair cover – Tennis Magazine


Tennis Magazine

Serena Williams' latest shot: pregnant and nude on Vanity Fair cover
Tennis Magazine
Williams was lauded over the weekend by former tennis star John McEnroe as the greatest female tennis player, "no question." When asked on NPR how she would rank on the men's tour, McEnroe said "like 700." On Tuesday, McEnroe was asked on "CBS …
Dmitry Tursunov, ranked No. 701, weighs in on McEnroe-Williams debateESPN
John McEnroe On Life, Tennis And Overcoming An 'Addiction' To Crossing The LineHere And Now
Serena Williams talks tennis, pregnancy in Vanity Fair cover storyAOL
ABC News –Yahoo Sports –NPR
all 675 news articles »

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 5:22 pm

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