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Top 5 Posts 12/15: Stephens soaks up the California sun
Naomi Osaka 大坂なおみ's trip to Haiti is what dreams are made of. ?Check out her recap, along with four other top posts of the day, now.The 2017 US Open champion rocked a bright orange Nike ensemble.
"I went into self-isolation": Yastremska announces recovery from COVID
World No. 29 Dayana Yastremska is currently still in Dubai, training with her team. Her announcement did not indicate whether she will return to competition when the WTA season starts in Abu Dhabi."I went into self-isolation and didn’t train for 2 weeks," the 20-year-old said.
It’s the Season Finale of KickServeRadio.com, and as we say goodbye to 2020, we bid farewell to three of the all time greats in tennis history
Along with our tributes to Ralston, Olmedo, and Forbes, we touch on the Vilas Documentary, the success of Laver Cup, and whether or not Roger still has one final act left in him. Original link
"Not a fluke": Brandon Nakashima craving for bigger breakthrough
Brandon Nakashima, like many of us, is eager to see what 2021 brings, and is ready to put in work to make it a good season. ?" I would like to keep improving my ranking, do well at the Grand Slams in 2021 and hopefully win an ATP tournament. I am really looking forward to next year.”"I would like to keep improving my ranking, do well at the Grand S
Players like Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, Bob Ryland, and more are much more than forehands, serves, and volleys. The International Tennis Hall of Fame's "Breaking the Barriers" exhibit reminds us that people are poems, and their poetry remains in motion.A forever-timely experience, with a 2007 origin and an impressive set of living voices.
It wasn't pretty. Roger Federer wouldn't win another match all season, having to undergo knee surgery shortly after. But it was the type of match that keeps him coming back for more.2021, please bring us more matches like this from the Maestro. ?When he finally won a match point of his own, the Swiss appeared incredulous.
"What was the message you got?"Naomi Osaka 大坂なおみ takes on social activism at the US Open Tennis Championships.#BlackLivesMatterThe 23-year-old was carrying on the sport's long if peripheral tradition.
And that's a wrap. ?Monica Puig brings her season on #MyTennisLife to an end.Watch now→ http://baseline.tennis.com/article/92105/my-tennis-life-puig-wtaThe Puerto Rican wraps up 2020 as the co-star of Tennis Channel's My Tennis Life.
The offseason antics are in full swing, from Elina Svitolina's "stillness and focus" training to Rafa Nadal's outdoorsy adventures. ⛰The Spaniard enjoyed some time away from the court this weekend.
We’ve been mesmerized by the likes of Connors-McEnroe, Evert-Navratilova, Graf-Seles, Sampras-Agassi, Venus-Serena and Federer-Nadal over the last half century. As each of these greats eventually leaves the game behind, who will emerge to create the next great rivalry in tennis?Duos reliably meeting in matches with meaning have elevated tennis' pro
Hugo Gaston first made heads turn when he upset Stan Wawrinka in the third round of ROLAND-GARROS, but he's just getting started.Here's why we should be keeping an eye on the 20-year-old in 2021:He weaponized the drop shot in his improbable run to the fourth round in Paris.
In winning his 13th ROLAND-GARROS title and tying Federer at 20 Grand Slam titles, Rafa Nadal not only reached another milestone in Paris...he showed why he's won all he has. ?Yet as somber as the moment was, it was also the season's most historic.
The couple tied the knot in front of friends and family, including John Isner, Nick Monroe, and more.Congratulations, Jack Sock! ?The 28-year-old said "I do" in front of friends and family on Saturday.
The globe-spanning pandemic caused by COVID-19 shut down tennis courts, but it opened the door for innovation like no other.#COVID19As the world went into lockdown, the familiar view of tennis courts receded.
When it comes to the WTA’s Most Improved Player of the Year award it's a no-brainer.Congrats Iga Świątek. ?Of the 41 previous recipients of the award, 39 would reach the Top 10 at some point.
“I would have hoped that I would be at 100 percent by October. But I still am not today. It will be tight for the Australian Open.” - Roger Federer #AusOpenThe 39-year-old has been rehabbing a knee injury for most of 2020.
If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.?Felix AUGER Aliassime has left his cold Canada home for sunny Spain to train at the Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy during his off-season.The 20-year-old Canadian star has been hitting with Nadal in Spain.
This weekend, Sorana Cirstea won her biggest title in Dubai since capturing an ITF event in France in 2011. She is projected to rise from No. 86 to No. 71 on the new WTA rankings on Monday.The former Roland Garros quarterfinalist hadn’t won a tournament this big since 2011.
Christmas is less than two weeks away and we're feeling festive.??In case you missed our version of Elf on the Shelf, here are our five tennis-inspired prototypes.Plus, don't miss seeing Miley on Riley, Waka Flocka on an Osaka and Dr. Phil on a Daniil.
2020 might have been an abbreviated year for tennis, but these five ATP Tour players managed to overcome their opponents the way they overcame this year's tough challenges.Here is a list of the Top 5 Player of the Year contenders.Five men rose to great heights during the abbreviated 2020 season.
Winning the Australian Open and being the only player to reach the finals of two Grand Slams this year is no small feat.Though Sofia Kenin did not claim the year-end World No. 1 ranking in 2020, she was rightfully awarded WTA Player of the Year.Kenin didn’t finish No. 1, but the current rankings don’t tell the full story of 2020.
After two years of dispute, Alexander Zverev feels an "extreme sense of relief" finally reaching a settlement with former management, ACE Group International.The 23-year-old is now being represented by Team8.When it came to describing the events, each had a rather different version.
"Laver Cup has injected enthusiastic and infectious emotion into a buttoned-up game." -Steve Tignor This weekend, enjoy two full days of Laver Cup matches with interactions from your favorite players on Tennis Channel.→http://tnns.ch/appThe Ryder Cup-like team event has delighted fans and engaged players.