You are leading by a set and a break, and have just hit a clean winner to set up three match points. Serving for the match, you suddenly become nervous and hit a double fault, followed by another. Your heart rate goes up and your mind goes foggy. An hour later, you walk off the court as the loser.
HEAD, the global sports performance brand has signed a new long-term contract with 2014 US Open champion Marin ČILIĆ, extending the successful relationship into two new categories: Apparel and Footwear.
NEW YORK – If you position yourself in just the right spot inside the gargantuan Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open, you can hear the squeal of the No. 7 subway line from a few hundred yards away on the old elevated tracks that weave through the Queens borough of New York City.
For some, it’s the true surface for tennis. For others, it’s better used for cows. But one thing remains true – there are few finer sights in sport than the sight of world class tennis being played on grass.
‘OK,’ Andy Murray says, leaning down to peer into the camera with his wife Kim by his side. ‘We’re calling on everyone in the tennis community to try the 100-volley challenge.’
It’s early April and the professional tennis circuit has been shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic for a month, with the recreational game being shuttered for many around the globe, too. Andy and Kim had just filmed themselves in their garden, volleying the ball
On a bright Montana morning in the summer of 1999, I had just watched Andre Agassi on TV as he came from two-sets-to-love down to capture the French Open and complete the rare feat of winning all four majors, known as a career Grand Slam.