Who Needs To Win A Tennis Title When You Can Earn $5 million By Losing? – Forbes

Venus Williams has won $5.47 million this year in prize money on the tour, the most among any woman athlete in any sport, and she is ranked No. 5 in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association. And, oh yeah… she hasn’t won a single tournament in 2017. Such is the chaotic condition of the […]

Opinion: Tennis . . . everyone? – Berkeleyside

As I watched the Battle of the Sexes film recently, I was taken back to the 1970s when tennis — like so many aspects of life — was dominated by men, mostly white men of privilege. While there have always been great women players and some notable players of color — Althea Gibson, Pancho Segura, Pancho Gonzalez, […]

Patrons of tennis club lose bid to prevent redevelopment – Inside NoVA

Longtime users of the Four Seasons Tennis Club of Merrifield pleaded unsuccessfully with the Board of Supervisors Oct. 24 to prevent a builder from redeveloping the site for a housing project. While sympathetic to the residents’ desire to keep the recreational facility, supervisors unanimously approved the project, saying the property’s elderly […]

Nadal beats Chung to clinch year-end No. 1 ranking – Tennis Magazine

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal will finish the year as the top-ranked player for the fourth time. The 31-year-old Spaniard assured himself the No. 1 ranking by beating Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-3 Wednesday in the second round of the Paris Masters. The 16-time Grand Slam winner had not finished the year at the top since […]

Tough Call: Will Federer catch Connors’ record of 109 career titles? – Tennis Magazine

Every week, Tennis Channel and TENNIS.com will be introducing a Tough Call around a thought provoking topic—and our panel of experts will chime in both on-air and online. Be sure to join the discussion, weigh in on our polls, or comment on Facebook and Twitter using #TennisToughCall. Here is this week’s edition of Tough Call. Will […]

Duchess of Cambridge seeks tennis tips for Prince George – BBC News

Media captionThe duchess wore black tracksuit bottoms as she joined a children’s tennis session The Duchess of Cambridge has said she is teaching Prince George to play tennis – but admits her four-year-old son “only wants to whack the ball”. Catherine, a huge tennis fan who is patron of the Lawn Tennis Association, told LTA […]

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