They met for the first time as 11-year-olds, both still exploring the sport that would one day consume their lives. Fourteen years later, these two men, born just a week apart, stood on opposite sides of the net in a pulsating Rod Laver Arena.
Lucie Safarova is a top 20 player and star member of the 2012 winning Fed Cup team, and now dreams of winning a major.
When Juan Martin del Potro steps into a forehand and pulverizes the ball with a deep baritone grunt, it’s hard to imagine that the 6-foot-6 Argentine possesses a soft side. But he’d be the first to point out that his on-court personality differs greatly from his off-court demeanor.
Enjoy the following profiles of Tennis View Magazine subscribers and learn why they love the sport.
During the early rounds of a tournament, deciding which tennis match to watch can be like choosing a meal at your favorite restaurant. The tendency is to watch the same players compete just as you would choose your favorite food.
2012 saw John Isner break into the top 10 for the first time and become the world’s top American. In an exclusive interview, Isner tells Tennis View magazine how he’s gunning for Grand Slam glory in 2013.
Outside the December holidays, something memorable happens each month in a sport of constant drama. We recall the most notable events of last season, one month at a time.
Tennis View’s Alexandra Scuro recently chatted with the “private” Pole and learned about her goals, taste in music and much more.
Melbourne is well known for its animals, sports, dining, shopping, wine and culture. However, Melbournians like to keep their local haunts a bit private, which is why visitors won’t read about many of them in any old tourist guide. The following is a selection of the very best things to experience in Melbourne, tourist-trap free.
Actress Christine Taylor, who is married to actor-director Ben Stiller, is best known for her roles in The Brady Bunch Movie, Zoolander, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, and Tropic Thunder. But, behind the bright lights, the Allentown, Pennsylvania, native identifies most with the roles as wife, parent of two, and tennis enthusiast.