Swede Lennart Bergelin (second from left) with buddies at Roland Garros in May of 1948. Bergelin, one of Sweden’s best tennis players who worked as a personal coach to tennis legend Bjorn Borg, has died at the age of 83 after a short illness, Swedish media reported on November 4, 2008. R.I.P. (photo by Getty […]
Retired American MaliVai Washington returns to competitive tennis at the Gibson Guitar Champions Cup. Since retiring in 1999, he has devoted some time to his MaliVai Kid’s Foundation, which will hold its 11th annual fundraising gala this September. Below he talks about joining the Masters tour, his appearance in the 1996 Wimbledon final, and the […]
Ok here’s a quick clinic on how to dress appopriately for your age. Who’s the odd woman out? From left to right: that’s Helena Sukova and partner Jana Novotna beating Ilana Kloss and Rosalyn Nideffer in a women’s doubles exhibition match.
We haven’t seen much of 2000 French Open champion (and frenchwoman) Mary Pierce since she underwent knee surgery last October, but here she is at this year’s women’s singles trophy presentation. ALSO: Last week she had an avenue on the Roland Garros site named in her honor — Allee Mary Pierce. Congratulations! (via Chris)
Tree huggers rejoice. If you ever thought that glowsticks go straight to a landfill, fear not: they found a second home in Miami this week. Yep, Night Tennis finally happened, and it pretty much looked exactly as expected. Click here for photos of Bethanie Mattek in her blacklight attire. If this is how she plans […]