Gilles Simon and John Isner delighted young kids today in Nice by attending a Kids Clinic on the Promenade des Anglais. The Cote d’Azure was a beautiful backdrop for some street tennis.
All things Tennis. One slice at a time.
Yesterday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Chick-fil-A and USTA North Carolina hosted 260 local youth for tennis, food and games at the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Center for Kids Day. Kids played by the USTA’s QuickStart rules as John Isner, Pablo Andujar and Ryan Harrison gave tips.
“It’s something that I was a part of when I was [...]
Today in Atlanta, Georgia, John Isner and Coca-Cola hosted a tennis clinic for members of the National Junior Tennis & Learning network Atlantic Station. John is a member of Coca-Cola’s ambassador program for London 2012 and Atlanta is home to the World of Coca-Cola. The clinic gave kids a chance to meet John as he [...]
John Isner was selected from Team USA as part of Coca-Cola’s 8-Pack of Athletes. A silhouette of John serving can be seen on Coca-Cola cans as well as him running for a forehand on 12-pack boxes. John sat down with Coca-Cola to talk more about his likes and dislikes. Watch the video here!
In between Indian Wells and Miami, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils, David Ferrer and John Isner will take a quick trip to Puerto Rico for the 2012 Puerto Rico Tennis Cup. The matches will take place March 19th and 20th 2012 at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan.
The four will be [...]
Caroline Wozniacki, boyfriend Rory McIlroy, John Isner and his girlfriend Madison McKinley rode elephants at the Hua Hin Safari Adventure Park today in Thailand. Who said dancing at exhibitions is just for the tennis players? Get to the 1:04 mark and the elephants do a little dance/pose themselves! The only thing this video is missing [...]
As we await the rematch, relive the match that made history via Nicolas Mahut’s book, entitled Le Match de ma Vie.
Published last month in France, the 112-page book follows Mahut’s emotions in the 11-hour match, the introduction beginning with a vivid description of his memory of Isner’s winning shot.
“And so, it was over. Opposite [...]
Day 8 was finals day at the Hopman Cup and brought in a crowd of 8,564 people to Perth’s Burswood Dome.
Justine Henin and Bethanie Mattek-Sands were up first, with Henin getting the win 7-6, 6-3. John Isner was up next and leveled the Final with a 6-3, 6-4 over Ruben Bemelmans.
The decider was the mixed doubles [...]