Fila has announced an endorsement agreement with Sam Querrey. The American, who has been wearing Fila’s Spring 2014 Center Court collection in Melbourne, will also be a junior mentor at Fila-sponsored academies. “Fila has such a great history of sponsoring champions and I am excited to wear the same brand as the players I admired as a […]
It was date night for most of the ATP players at the 2013 Sony Open Player Party at JW Marriott Marquis. The boys brought their ladies along with them for a fun night with DJ Calvin Harris. Janko Tipsarevic had his lovely wife, Biljana, on his arm while Novak Djokovic brought longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic (their […]
John Isner, Sam Querrey and Melanie Oudin took some time away from Indian Wells and visited the Gerald R. Ford Elementary school to sign in at the California restoration of the national 9/11 flag. They also placed stitches on the flag.
If you didn’t already know (or forgot), the Australian Open is the “Happy Slam.” Maybe these pictures will remind you – Lukasz Kubot doing a quick, little can-can dance after his 5-7, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, 8-6 win over no. 18 seed Sam Querrey. The Pole showed brilliant heart, even when cramping in the fifth set. […]
It’s the off-season and, after the busy and memorable 2010 John Isner had, you would think he would take this time to vacation and be away from tennis, right? That is not the case. In an exclusive interview with The Slice, John said, “Hopefully I’ll be able to take a week or so off when I […]
“It’s just a salute for the crowd. A lot of guys kiss their hands and say thanks or put a racquet up and say thanks. I like to do this one.” – Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny, after defeating Tommy Robredo 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, on how he thanks the crowd after winning a match. “I mean, it’s annoying […]
American Sam Querrey chatted with the ATP World Tour yesterday (his day off). Querrey will play Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka (who upset Andy Murray on Sunday) for a place in the Quarterfinals. That match is today on Arthur Ashe, not before 1p.m. (Video: You Tube)
“I was on the big stage again. Lots of emotions came back, and I just felt a little slow and just a little bit out of it.” – Ana Ivanovic, after losing to defending champion Kim Clijsters 6-2, 6-1. “I feel better than I was at French Open. It’s very special. I’m very lucky to […]
Venus and Serena Williams weren’t the only ones at the US open Player Party last night. Fernando Verdasco, Melanie Oudin and Sam Querrey walked the green carpet too.
Having just expressed our trepidation about seeing Serena Williams out and about but still wearing a brace to protect her foot, it is with disappointment (but not much surprise) that we have learned that Williams officially withdrew from the U.S. Open today after being advised by her doctors to give her foot more time to […]