MELBOURNE – For the final time this year, Rafael Nadal hits the practice court.
MELBOURNE – Open Court’s first Wimbledon was an unforgettable one.
MELBOURNE – On neighbouring courts, the two most compelling figures in women’s tennis prepared to face each other – for the first time in a Slam in eons.
MELBOURNE – It has not gone unnoticed on social media that Venus Williams’ hitting partner has been working out extremely hard. 🙂
MELBOURNE – When Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka met in the Monte Carlo Masters final a few years ago, they warmed up together before the big match
MELBOURNE – Sponsors’ visibility trumps Federer love Sunday in Melbourne.
MELBOURNE – A Federer off-day hit is an exercise in chill.
MELBOURNE – The funniest part of these early-morning stadium warmups is that opponents, if they don’t have to share the same court (and even if they do), tend to pretend the other doesn’t exist.
MELBOURNE – It was a short practice for Genie Bouchard.
MELBOURNE – Game face squarely ON for Rafael Nadal in the late afternoon Thursday, as he warmed up with coach Carlos Moyá for his second-round night match against veteran Marcos Baghdatis.
MELBOURNE – When you’ve got to run, and there are legions of faithful waiting for a little autograph or selfie time, it’s good to have a deputy.
MELBOURNE – If you want to get a peek at what Andy Murray’s opponent Wednesday night is all about, here’s a taste.