Reuters has released its list of best photographs of 2013. The list includes everything from weather to war to the royal baby, and among those photos were two that tennis fans might appreciate.
Andy Murray holds the Wimbledon trophy to a crowd of spectators after defeating Novak Djokovic, arguably the best win of 2013 as well [...]
John Newcombe presented Lleyton Hewitt his first ever Newcombe Medal during the 2013 Newcombe Medal at Crown Palladium Monday in Melbourne. Hewitt broke Sam Stosur’s 3-year win streak of the medal to be named the outstanding Australian of 2013.
Other award winners included Ashleigh Barty as female junior athlete of the year and Nick Kyrgios as male [...]
Fernando Verdasco has been keeping busy this offseason. The Spaniard (who just turned 30) looked dapper as he attended the “Moet Golden Glass” party at Le Boutique on Thursday in Madrid, Spain. He tweeted:
Preparado para disfrutar una tarde maravillosa con Moet Chandon pic.twitter.com/Vo4OBPKzgz
— Fernando Verdasco (@FerVerdasco) November 28, 2013
And earlier in the week, he was spotted [...]
Andy Murray was named “Top Scot” of 2013 at the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards Thursday night. The award was accepted by mum Judy at the gala in Edinburgh, while Andy sent a message from Miami saying:
“I’m really sorry I can’t be with you. I’m over training in Miami recovering from my back surgery. I’m very proud to [...]
New couple Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek did a Q&A with Czech magazine DNES before heading off to Florida for pre-season training. The interview is in Czech, but here are some great roughly-translated outtakes:
Does Radek enjoying watching women’s tennis?
Radek: “Only when Petra is playing. Otherwise, I do not watch it.”
What do they love about [...]
Photos and more from Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic’s trip to the Boca Juniors stadium while in Argentina.
Very excited to hear Ross Hutchins is ready to make his return to the Tour after his recovery from cancer.
First picture of the new Maria Sharapova team, with the inclusion of new coach, Sven Groeneveld.
Ilie Nastase says Roger [...]
Tuesday in Madrid, Marca hosted a 75th Anniversary celebration the Callao cinema. There, Rafael Nadal was given his award for being voted by Marca readers as the best Spanish sporting personality in history. Such a great honor for Rafa and very much deserved!
(Photos: Getty Images)
The offseason has taken Gael Monfils to Los Angeles and to an NBA game Sunday night with Redfoo. Nope, the DJ’s girlfriend (Victoria Azarenka) wasn’t there, it was just a boys night out at the basketball game as the LA Lakers took on the Sacramento Kings. Gael tweeted:
With my man @RedFoo at the game… pic.twitter.com/xEaWInyvJI
— Gael Monfils [...]
Venus and Serena Williams are in Jamaica this week and hosted a tennis clinic for local youth at the Treasure Beach Sports Comple in St. Elizabeth. Jamaica’s Olympic sprinters Warren Weir and Yohan Blake joined them for some fun with the kids.
The Williams Sisters are also enjoying some much-deserved vacation time while they’re there, as evident [...]
Next stop of the South American tour of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic after Chile was Argentina and Friday, the top two players in the world visited Perito Moreno glacier in Southern Argentina for some very extreme mini tennis. The exhibition, sponsored by the National Institute of Touristic Promotion called “Tennis in the Millenary Ices,” hoped [...]