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She’s won an amazing 23 Grand Slam singles titles, four Olympic gold medals, countless other awards, and has left an enduring mark on the sport of tennis. As she returns to the sport following the birth of her child, a new documentary about her life and times is set to hit HBO on May 2 […]
The first week of the Miami Open was marked by huge upsets on both the men’s and women’s sides, as well as an unfortunate situation with Caroline Wozniacki’s family. Wozniacki upset by Puig, and says certain “fans” made death threats to her family/friends — Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki) March 24, 2018 Disgusting atmosphere, hope something […]
The tennis scene is sizzlin’ down in Miami, home of the Miami Open. This is the second half of the Sunshine Double, paired with the preceding BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, CA. Lacoste is an official sponsor of the Miami Open, (Christina McHale wearin’ Le Croc here) and they’ve provided official polo shirts for […]
We just got this email from the Miami Open and wanted to pass it along. “Prior to Saturday’s evening session match, the Miami Open will hold a special ceremony for the boys and girls tennis teams from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Special limited-run MSDStrong tee shirts will be on sale for $20 with all […]
There are two reasons for this post. One is, Friday Florida Fashion Flash is four straight F’s which is fun to say, and blue/orange is my favorite color combo. So here we have Christina McHale at the Miami Open in her orange/white Lacoste Women’s Spring Short Sleeve Top. (Lacoste calls it Apricot if you wanna […]
(Note: When you see “Fashion Flash” in the headline, that means the player is on court that moment and you can check out the style. Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams are on court now in Miami and you can punch it up on WatchESPN on your computer. Naomi defeated Serena 6-3 6-2.) Naomi has a […]
When Venus was designing the SS18 (Spring/Summer) line, she wanted each collection to represent new beginnings – life, hope, optimism and the desire to be better than your best. EleVen expresses this renewal with the introduction of new fabrics and a ferocious attitude illustrated by the use of powerful bright colors and innovative prints. The […]
It could be a coincidence New Balance has released this Miami Vice themed T for men just as the Miami Open gets underway…but we doubt it. As you can see by the comparison, this 100% cotton T’s graphics are spot on to the logo of the legendary 1980s NBC TV show. Perfect for wearing on […]
We’re just into spring (at least that’s what Google Home Mini said to me this morning) though parts of the northeastern US are getting whacked (again) with snow. Nike has begun showing off some of their designs for summer. There’ll be more for sure as the RF, Nadal, and Serena looks haven’t surfaced as yet […]
Rod Laver, Roger Federer (clean shaven, and on little sleep following the BNP Paribas Open final no doubt), John McEnroe and Nick Kyrgios gathered in Chicago today to launch the second edition of the Laver Cup, happening at the United Center in the Windy City from September 21-23. Photo Credit: Ben Solomon-Laver Cup. Tickets for […]
The tennis fashion stars have aligned and all is well with Bjӧrn Borg fans everywhere. Nearly 38 years after his thrilling five-set tiebreak victory at Wimbledon, Fila announced that it has partnered again with Hall of Famer and former world #1 player Bjӧrn Borg, as a brand ambassador. The agreement was officially signed today by […]
Ivanovic made the announcement on Twitter just a little while ago. Congratulations to the happy couple! Welcome to the world our little boy ?. Words can not describe the joy and the happiness we feel in our hearts! @BSchweinsteiger ? — Ana Ivanovic (@AnaIvanovic) March 19, 2018 Follow Tennis Identity on Facebook ∙ Instagram […]
Now that play has wrapped up in the California desert, the tennis tours pack up and head quickly across the country to South Florida and the second half of the “Sunshine Double,” the Miami Open. It starts Monday, and all of the heavy hitters will be here for the last year of the tournament in […]
Juan Martin del Potro defeated defending champ Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7, 7-6 to win the 2018 BNP Paribas Open.The second set tiebreak included some contentious behavior from both players. Next stop for both players, Miami Florida. Photos via BNP PO FB and Twitter. Follow Tennis Identity on Facebook ∙ Instagram ∙ Pinterest ∙ Twitter Sign […]
Naomi Osaka won the biggest title of her career today, defeating Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 6-2 to win the BNP Paribas Open. Osaka wins a check for $1,340,860. Images from ESPN, BNP PO FB and Twitter Follow Tennis Identity on Facebook ∙ Instagram ∙ Pinterest ∙ Twitter Sign up for our weekly email
Defending BNP Paribas Open champion Roger Federer eventually prevailed over Borna Coric and it was Juan Martín del Potro over Milos Raonic to set up the Sunday finals. Federer is 17-0 to begin the year- his best start ever. Here’s how it all happened: Feature photo from BNPPO FB Follow Tennis Identity on Facebook ∙ […]
On a chilly Friday night in Indian Wells, the women’s semis featured wins by 20-year-olds Daria Kasatkina and Naomi Osaka. Kasatkina prevailed in an epic three setter over Venus Williams, 4-6 6-4 7-5: And in the second semi, Naomi Osaka upset world #1 Simona Halep 6-3 6-0. Osaka and Kasatkina will play for the title […]
Milos Raonic d. Sam Querrey to move into the Indian Wells SFs today, and Milos wore the rather vivid Spring Tournament V-Neck from New Balance. This shirt features a v-neck with contrast trim, laser perforations at back of neck and underarms, raglan sleeve construction, yarn-dyed fabric and New Balance logo at left chest. Composition is […]
Vollaix presents a new tennis dress! (No, that’s not Juliet in the feature photo, her name is Helen. The name of the dress is Juliet!) We’ll have a look at other featured designs coming up in April and May, too. The creator of Vollaix is Brian Purdie and he always offers insightful commentary: We have […]
Actor Will Ferrell loves the sport of tennis. He’s been involved in Desert Smash and other events in the past, and interviewed Roger Federer on-court at the Australian Open. Wednesday, he struck again in Indian Wells, joining Tennis Channel commentators Jim Courier and Mary Carillo: Follow Tennis Identity on Facebook ∙ Instagram ∙ Pinterest ∙ […]