Line judges have feelings too.
Line judges have feelings too.
David Cameron, a known “chillaxer,” left his daughter in a pub on a day packed wall-to-wall with sports. Did the dedicated tennis fan get distracted?
Rafael Nadal has won his seventh French Open, and he beat the #1 player in the world to do it. (This was Djokovic’s first French Open final.) Watch him take the championship point and then celebrate with his family.
Someone run a DNA test immediately.
Organizers of the tennis tournament decided to designate one of the tennis tournaments 14 days a “Ladies’ Day.” This meant no-boys-allowed events, a bright pink court, and lots of other pink stuff. If they want to play like that, I’ll show them the REAL ladies day: Rafael Nadal’s semi-shirtless match.
Hot, ridiculous, or ridiculously hot? (I vote “ridiculous”, for obvious reasons.) (via thesuperficial.com)
Earlier this week Michelle Obama was photographed hilariously hitting a tennis ball. Naturally, it became photoshopped instantly.
Advantage, wasp. Cameras caught the exact moment when world champion Roger Federer lost the respect of his peers. “Myah! Get it away! Myah!”—Roger Federer
The Australian Open has never been more exciting.
Keep an eye on that left hand. Advantage Nadal.
I hope one of the Fox and Friends producers had the guts to tell Gretchen Carlson what the word “hater” means in the year 2011. View Media ›
During a tournament in Key Biscane, Fla., Spanish tennis player David Ferrer got pissed off at a crying baby in the stands, so he did what any rational person would do, he tried to hit the baby with a tennis ball. And in case you were wondering, he missed…and he lost the game. Watch Video ›
Novak Djokovic is the star of the latest HEAD Tennis ad which places the Serbian Australian Open and Davis Cup champion in full flight playing tennis on the wings of an airborne Antonov II biplane. Game play begins at 2:00 mark. Watch Video ›
The right swing and determination make for some of the funniest faces in tennis. Here are some of the aces. View List ›
They’re a couple of tennis Jesuses (“Jesi”?).
Last night, Rafael Nadal became the seventh tennis player in history to achieve a career grand slam after beating Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the final of the US open. Rafa, the best in the world, the best of all time!
Caroline Wozniacki is a very cute Danish tennis player who many gentlemen enjoy looking at. She wears short dresses. You can see one yourself, today, when she plays Vera Zvonareva in the semis.
Brawls have finally come to the most unlikely of sporting venues - tennis. Jump to the 1 minute mark. Watch Video ›
Federer vs. Nadal. Sampras vs. Agassi. Borg vs. McEnroe. 20-something vs. older couple? The fight broke out in the stands of a second round match at Arthur Ashe Stadium last night, causing play to stop momentarily as the players on court watched the bedlam. They do tennis differently in New York. Watch Video ›
Her reply is simply priceless. Watch Video ›
World No. 1 and 2 tennis players Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer sat down in Cincinnati last week to record a promo spot. Neither are professional actors, and it appears there was no actual script. Predictably, there was some difficulty getting the ad finished. Watch Video ›
Today’s players are stronger, bigger, faster and better trained.
The New York Times have made available 7 amazing slow-motion videos of some of the best female tennis stars hitting balls. If you only watch one, make sure it’s Serena Williams’ video, uh-mazing. [ via Boing Boing ]
How they have transformed tennis.
The Epic 11-hour match between John Isner and Nicholas Mahut just ended. Eisner won (spoilers!). Here’s what you could have done instead of watching a French guy and a 6’9” giant swat a ball back and forth for 660 minutes. View List ›
While live-blogging the 10 hour match between John Isner and Nicolas Mahut, Guardian.co.uk editor Xan Brooks sort of lost his wits a little. After hours in the sun, the match apparently devolved into a zombie nightmare around Brooks. Things got pretty grim. Here are the highlights: View List ›