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Art Carrington is still making Black tennis history matter
“I try to keep that history alive, it’s a way I can make my own Black life matter."Art Carrington, a 73-year-old former pro, coach, and historian has dedicated his life to celebrating Black tennis and its rich history. The 73-year-old has given his life back to the sport.
The 21 & Under Club, 2020 Edition: Coco Gauff
Tennis is guilty of anointing young stars as “the next big thing” far too early. But in Coco Gauff's case, it’s really hard to argue with all the hype. Her blistering serve and exceptional speed are likely to pace the WTA for years to come.
Keep the love and empowerment for women going.?The #ChallengeAccepted movement has amplified dramatically this week and the women of the WTA are doing their part. The Instagram trend aims to empower and celebrate women of all different backgrounds.
"In times of hardship people love to look up to someone. And I think he's perfect for that." @naomiosaka talks the return of the @NBA and @WashWizards' rising star, @rui_8mura being a perfect role model for the Black Lives Matter Movement. The tennis champion also discussed Black Lives Matter and her own basketball experiences.
“I love both events, so it was a difficult decision but there are still significant risks involved due to COVID-19 and I don’t feel comfortable putting my team and I in that position."Ash Barty is out of the Western & Southern Open and the US Open Tennis Championships. The 2019 French Open winner is yet to decide on whether she'll play the clay-cou
"The color line was erased, at least temporarily, for the first time in the history of major American tennis yesterday," The Brooklyn Daily Eagle announced on July 30, 1940. Eighty years ago in Harlem, Jimmie McDaniel and Don Budge played in front of 2,000 people.
Not one, not two, but THREE @WorldTeamTennis battles. ?Philadelphia Freedoms vs. New York Empire. Springfield Lasers vs. Orange County Breakers. Washington Kastles vs. Orlando Storm. Thursday's action begins at 9am ET on Tennis Channel →tnns.ch/app
Let's hear it for NEW YORK. ?Jack Sock and @nealskupski seal the deal, defeating the Orange County Breakers 21-19.#WTT2020
First Simona Halep then Johanna Konta.Will more withdraws from the Palermo Ladies Open occur? The event will mark the WTA's re-opening and the first event since the pandemic began.
Novak Djokovic Serena Williams Rafa Nadal Who can we expect to see in the Big Apple for the US Open Tennis Championships? ? ATP and WTA entries are out for the relocated Cincinnati event at Flushing Meadows.
Gather 'round, ladies and gentlemen... Prakash Amritraj and Paul Annacone are here to impart their tennis wisdom upon us. ?What do you want to learn from them in your first session of #DistanceLearning? Vote below.1. Building Confidence2. The Right Way to Serve3. Building Your Backhand4. Training and Fitness
He's humble, he's mild-mannered, but don't underestimate him.Brandon Nakashima is his own secret weapon. ? He idolized Federer's free-flowing artistry as a kid, yet modeled his game after Djokovic.
BACK AT IT AGAIN. ?With the help of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Genie Bouchard in set 4, the Chicago Smash are now out in front.Stream live →tnns.ch/app