Tag Archives: tennis

  • 9 Things You Might Not Have Known About Wimbledon

    9 Things You Might Not Have Known About Wimbledon

    The 2015 Wimbledon Championships started yesterday, which means that even if you don’t care about tennis you’re going to be hearing about it a lot for the next couple of weeks. Instead of fighting it, though, why not try to figure out what all the fuss is about? To that end, today we present you […]

  • Stan Wawrinka Beats Novak Djokovic, Wins French Open (Videos)

    Stan Wawrinka Beats Novak Djokovic, Wins French Open (Videos)

    Novak Djokovic will have to wait at least one more year to complete his career Grand Slam after losing Sunday’s French Open Final to Stan Wawrinka in four sets, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4. Things started off well for Djokovic, who won the first set.  But after dropping the second set to his Swiss opponent, the tournament’s No. 1 […]

  • Watch This Awesome Point From the Nadal-Djokovic French Open Match (Video)

    Watch This Awesome Point From the Nadal-Djokovic French Open Match (Video)

    Those who tuned into today’s French Open quarterfinal match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic expecting to see an instant classic were probably disappointed after being treated to a lopsided straight-set victory for Djokovic, 7-5, 6-3, 6-1.  But if they were watching from start to finish, at least they got to see two of tennis’ biggest names […]

  • Debris From Scoreboard Falls On Fans At French Open (Video)

    Debris From Scoreboard Falls On Fans At French Open (Video)

    A scary incident unfolded at Roland Garros during today’s French Open quarterfinal match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kei Nishikori, as play had to be halted for 40 minutes when a piece of the scoreboard above the stands at center court fell onto some spectators. Thankfully, no one appeared to be seriously injured, with only three spectators requiring medical attention, […]

  • Rafael Nadal Wears $775K Watch at French Open (Pics)

    Rafael Nadal Wears $775K Watch at French Open (Pics)

    I have two questions for you: 1. What’s the most you’d pay for a watch? 2. Would you ever wear said watch while taking part in a sport? I’m going to bet that your answers to those two questions were not “$750,000″ and “yes,” respectively. And I’m also going to bet that you’re not Rafael […]

  • Watch a Ballboy Fall Hard Behind Maria Sharapova (Video)

    Watch a Ballboy Fall Hard Behind Maria Sharapova (Video)

    Being a tennis ballboy is hard. If you do your job well, then no one notices you, but if you screw up, you get as much attention as the athletes on the court. Of course, we have a very recent example of this. Maria Sharapova was resting in the hot sun at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia between […]

  • 9 Cases of Athletes Caught Snacking on the Field

    9 Cases of Athletes Caught Snacking on the Field

    Today, we’re going to take a look at athletes caught snacking during a game. And I’m not talking endurance athletes eating bananas to stave off cramps, or little kid soccer players eating orange slices at halftime. I’m talking about athletes caught snacking on foods you do not associate with people in peak physical condition at times that are […]

  • Serena Williams Orders Espresso In the Middle of a Match (Video)

    Serena Williams Orders Espresso In the Middle of a Match (Video)

    What do you do when you need a boost? Most people do whatever they can to get a coffee in their system, and Serena Williams is no different. What makes Serena Williams‘ choice of energizing beverage interesting is the fact that she’s a tennis player, and you’d think it would be hard to get a […]