Tennis brought chills, chuckles, scandal and awe to the world in 2014. The Russian Nikolay Davydenko announced his retirement. So did Asia’s beloved wonder girl, Li Na. Newcomers like Marin Cilic vied for a spot with the hallowed “Big Four,” and Novak Djokovic defended his precarious position against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Here are
The Fed Cup, the national team competition in women’s tennis, has been taken home most often by our very own USA players (17 times). However, the USA’s last win was in 2000, and other nations have begun creating records of their own. Australia has pulled in an impressive 7 wins, along with the Czech Republic.
The Davis Cup, a competition initially conceived by members of the Harvard University team wishing to challenge British players, was founded in 1899. Initially called the “International Lawn Tennis Challenge”, it expanded in 1905 to include Austria, France, Belgium, and a combined team from Australia and New Zealand. It’s since been renamed “The Davis Cup”
The 2014 US Open tennis tournament is set to take place starting August 25 in New York. One of the most prestigious tournaments in the world, it’s also the last Grand Slam tournament of the 2014 season. The men's and women's tournaments should both be extremely exciting this year because almost every player has the
Beneath a steady strum of rain, the second week of wet Wimbledon is well under way. But with all American players eliminated before the 16th round of play, we might have to wait for the next tournament to heal our bruised sense of pride. While the American men have long struggled to make Wimbledon semi-finals,
The The Women’s Tennis Association unveiled a new logo today with the help of Francesca Schiavone, Kim Clijsters, Vera Zvonareva, Caroline Wozniacki, Jelena Jankovic, Elena Dementieva and Sam Stosur at the year-end WTA Championships – Doha 2010. The new mark is designed to serve as a distinctive and modern reminder of the captivating athleticism and