Serena Williams, after retiring, will become a new thing: Relatable

Placeholder while loading article actions Throughout her career, Serena Williams has been untouchable and unattainable. When she picked up a piece of gym equipment—the tennis racket in her hands became a hammer to dismantle perceptions of femininity, strength, and blackness—our restrictive social labels transcended. She never seemed interested in living there, in those little boxes … Read more

Bencic will face Serena in the rematch in Toronto

TORONTO – 12th seed Serena Williams will face Belinda Bencic in the second round of the National Bank Open on Wednesday night. One day after Williams won the first roundBencic opened their tournament with a 6-5, 6-1 win over Czech Republic Teresa Martinkova. Toronto Day 2: Giorgi kicks out Radokanu | Hollow drives Americans through … Read more

Tennis academy where McEnroes coaches sales and lease deals

The Port Washington Tennis Academy, where iconic players Tracy Austin, Vitas Girolaitis and John and Patrick McEnroe trained, will be operated on a 25-year lease by Sportime Clubs LLC, which operates tennis facilities in Long Island, Manhattan, Westchester and Schenectady. Great Neck-based Hornig Capital Partners, whose real estate investments include office and residential projects on … Read more

Russian tennis players collect 3 titles in the US Open

Washington – It’s been a good week for the pros in Russia Tennis Players – four championships, three titles. One of them, Lyudmila Samsonova, believes it may not be a coincidence that this recent success of hers, Daria Kasatkina and Daniil Medvedev, comes shortly after they were banned from competing at Wimbledon due to their … Read more

A Tale of Four Slams – How Djokovic was denied the chance to win a whole host of major titles

Novak Djokovic continues to amaze the tennis world with his statistical records, irreplaceable core game and superb flexibility. But for all his success, he’s faced significant hurdles threatening his dominance on the professional tour in recent years. Either due to misfortune, the decision of tournament directors and governments, or his fault, Djokovic missed the opportunity … Read more

Fernandes is ready to return to the field

For a professional tennis player, the racket is The Trade Tool – Choose devices that pay bills. But for a few weeks this summer, Leila Fernandez had to suffer a painful breakup with Babolat Pure Aero. “I was trying to get back on the tennis court, and my dad would say, ‘No. Fernandez said Saturday … Read more

Storms wreak havoc on Citi . opening schedule

Comment on this story Suspension Washington never did her best in August, and yet this is the perennial spot on the ATP calendar for the City Open. This ensures that players must battle not only the opponent over the net but also the stifling heat, sweltering humidity, and disruption due to thunderstorms in late summer. … Read more