MELBOURNE – As any tennis player knows, there’s ALWAYS something you can do on a court, even when it’s rainy and slippery.
Now that we’ve got your attention. 🙂 🙂
WIMBLEDON – Trainer? Physio? Practice court? No need, as Kai-Lin Zhang handles it all herself before a final-round qualifying doubles match at Roehampton.
WIMBLEDON – In a preview of this extraordinary match, which was moved to Centre Court from No. 1 Court about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, friends and stablemates Monfils and Simon went at it.
Pickering, Ont’s Adil Shamasdin plays his third career ATP Tour doubles final Saturday in Casablanca. Butts up.
As cranky as Frenchman Gilles Simon was on court during much of his match against Steve Johnson in Tokyo Friday, he’s not always that way.
NEW YORK – The former supermodel turned celebrity was in Milos Raonic’s player box for his fourth-round match against Kei Nishikori.
WIMBLEDON – Genie Bouchard didn’t get the Centre Court assignment Wednesday, but she still got the “Royal” treatment.
PARIS – As Milos Raonic’s quarterfinal showdown with Novak Djokovic nears, he talked to the French daily sports newspaper about stuff he likes – and dislikes.
From Portugal, Gaspar Lança of ténis-portugal.com and Zeze Morais of bolamarela.com provides this quickie quiz with Genie Bouchard, done last week.
Whatever happens during her professional tennis career, 18-year-old American Taylor Townsend will probably never forget that one day in Indian Harbor Beach, Florida.
My friend Carol Lau, a member of the 45-and-over team that represented Canada at the ITF senior world team championships last week in Florida, got the ultimate photo-bomb shot Sunday in Palm Beach Gardens.