Category: Tennis

French veteran Gilles Simon taking a break from tennis tour

PARIS -- Gilles Simon will step away from the tennis tour for an undetermined period of time because he said his heart wasn't...

Citing bad back, Rafael Nadal out of Rotterdam tournament

Rafael Nadal pulled out of next week’s hard-court tournament at Rotterdam, Netherlands, because of the bad back that bothered him during the Australian...

Tennis tips: How to hit a stop volley

In this month’s Tennis Tips guest post, coach Marcin Bieniek, founder of Enjoy Tennis Blog, explains how...

Sports Are Better When All Have a Seat at the Table

Throughout the month of February, the ITA is highlighting some of the Black student-athletes, coaches, officials...

Nishioka Returns To Winning Ways In Singapore

Yoshihito Nishioka battled past Michael Mmoh 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 on Monday at the Singapore Tennis Open to earn his first victory of 2021. The...

Novak Djokovic rolls to 9th Australian Open title, 18th career Grand Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Maybe, just maybe, the thinking went, Novak Djokovic would be just a tad more susceptible to trouble this time around...

4 for 4: Osaka wins Australian, stays perfect in Slam finals

MELBOURNE, Australia — As Naomi Osaka strode through the Champion’s Walk leading to the court for the Australian Open final – headphones on...

Tennis dresses, catsuits, separates: The variety of WTA outfits at the 2021 Australian Open

It’s time for my first Grand Slam fashion overview of the year. The COVID-19 pandemic greatly messed...

Live Scores/Streams: February 18 – 24, 2021

The following is a weekly live-score and live-stream (video) listing of featured college tennis dual...

Five Things To Know About Aslan Karatsev, Djokovic's SF Opponent

Aslan Karatsev has been the breakthrough player of this Australian Open. The World No. 114 is into the semi-finals as a qualifier, and...

A year after the bushfires, tennis’ aid efforts are helping Australia rebuild

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Dalila Jakupovic had just struck a glorious backhand winner down the line when she let go of her racket and...

Jessica Pegula into 1st Grand Slam quarterfinal

MELBOURNE, Australia — Jessica Pegula’s first victory over a Top 10 opponent earned the 25-year-old American her first trip to the quarterfinals of...

Facebook launches BARS, a TikTok-like app for creating and sharing raps – TechCrunch

Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is today launching its...

Kevin Durant to Miss 2021 All-Star Game, Replaced by Pacers’ Domantas Sabonis

For the second time in three seasons, injuries will prevent...

Towel Bat Drill

Purpose Increase bat speed through underloaded training. This also makes a...