With the US Open set to close today with a dramatic showdown between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, the British Embassy takes a look back at some of the most epic tennis clashes between Brits and Americans.
The end of a career and the beginning of…
“I’m totally against anything that is destructive,” said Novak Djokovic after winning his third-round match at the U.S. Open.
Forest Hills Stadium, a New York City landmark where the likes of Bob Dylan and The Beatles once performed, was silent for over a decade until Mumford & Sons performed there Wednesday night.
Not old enough to vote, but old enough to rock the tennis world.
Beatriz Tinoco (@bktinoco) tweeted about the day she met her tennis hero and how “dorky” and “funny” and “amazing” and “kind” he is. This will make you smile and cry and love Federer even more than you do right now.
15-LOVE. Get it, because I love him.
Agnieszka Radwanska claimed she is not ashamed of Jesus. But her Catholic youth group is ashamed of her.
From misunderstood teen to national treasure.
From Dunblane to Wimbledon and back.
A Harvard English major wrote The Inner Game of Tennis in 1972. A million copies later, its ideas are still some of the most influential in sports — and beyond, taken seriously by actors, politicians, and even sex researchers. What’s its secret? Maybe that there is no secret.
The derp is strong in this one.
An important new Tumblr features the British number 1 getting excited about dental hygiene.
You’re still a winner in our hearts, Nadal.
It’s not all double aces, glorious volleys and cunning drop shots.
Williams apologized in a blog post Wednesday morning after comments from her Rolling Stone profile prompted an outcry.
Also, holy mother of Beethoven, Pau Gasol’s hands are like heavy machinery.
Tennis is a beautiful, majestic sport.
Smartphone? More like JOCKphone!
Well, this is one way to prove a point.
From ‘66 and all that’ to last summer’s Olympic triumphs, the proudest moments from our national sporting history.
Rafa Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro made an interesting choice of doubles partners at Madison Square Garden.