OED serves up volley of new definitions from tennis – The Guardian

Tennis lovers will have more than the quality of their champagne and strawberries to contemplate between matches at Wimbledon this year. The game is the source of more than 80 new words and senses, the bulk of the new definitions added to the Oxford English Dictionary in its latest online update. Some well-known terms make […]

Tennis stars take over ESPN Fame 100 list – Baseline

ESPN‘s vaunted Fame 100 roster was released recently, and tennis stars make up a solid tenth of the entries. That’s 10 overall rungs on this ladder of 100 athletes, including (in descending order) Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Kei Nishikori, Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Caroline Wozniacki and Eugenie Bouchard. Their […]

No Frills, No Crowds, No Money: The Lonely Road to Tennis Glory … – New York Times

Racket strings can be another hidden cost. Each tournament provides a stringer, but stringing costs $20 per racket. Wozniak said she took six rackets and 30 reels of polyester string, also provided free by Yonex, to each tournament. Until this year with Yonex, she was spending $90 per package for gut strings and stringing three […]

John McEnroe: Serena Williams Would Be ‘Number 700 in World’ in Men’s Tennis – RollingStone.com

During an interview with NPR as a part of his promotional tour for his upcoming memoir titled But Seriously, John McEnroe was asked about a part in his book in which he says Serena Williams is the best female tennis player in the world. While McEnroe also believes she’s “no question” the best female player […]

Your serve: Maui tennis camp to feature Tracy Austin, Steve Johnson – Los Angeles Times

Play, learn and relax with the pros this fall during a five-day tennis camp in Wailea, Maui. Among the pros scheduled to teach during the Topnotch Fantasy Tennis Camp are Steve Johnson and Hall of Famer Tracy Austin. The session includes 16 hours of instruction on and off the court, a private tennis event at […]

No Frills, No Crowds, No Money: The Lonely Road to Tennis Glory – New York Times

Racket strings can be another hidden cost. Each tournament provides a stringer, but stringing costs $20 per racket. Wozniak said she took six rackets and 30 reels of polyester string, also provided free by Yonex, to each tournament. Until this year with Yonex, she was spending $90 per package for gut strings and stringing three […]

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