Tennis Identity

Monthly Archives: April 2014

For tennis players who travel or are new in town the new Tennis Buddy app could mean good times ahead. The free app is available in the app store and with some basic information, including your game level,...

At 19, Elina Svitolina is the WTA's highest ranked teenager in singles, and one of only a handful of teens in the top 100.  Currently at #36 in the world Svitolina attributes her recent...

Another interesting tennis-focused Kickstarter campaign just hit my desk. These tennis players/gentlemen covet gold balls and are going for record numbers of them. "Your only as old as you allow...

TIME's 2014 list of the 100 most influential people in the world is their eleventh annual. Serena Williams is the only tennis player to make the cut, her second appearance on the list in its history. This...

Winston cigarettes ad in LIFE Magazine 1961 Break time on court. It’s 1961 and smoking is as fashionable as Buicks, martinis and tennis whites. Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Gary Cooper...

Boys in the house, blue is trending. Here are a few apparel ideas to rock your tennis game.  Clockwise, tennis shirts starting top left, are: asics Spring Graphic Chest Crew, Athletic DNA Spring...

Kick off your tennis match with a chuckle. Instead of up or down, p or d,  mountains or valleys, or “mine’s worn off, you spin,” how about thongs or panties? Beer or wine? Boxers or...

There's a great interview with Serena Williams just up on Fitness Magazine's website; hot cover shot ehh? The softer side of tennis' WTA #1 loves show tunes, dancing, karaoke and...

A face that's never seen the sun? I think not, but after all those years on court, Maria Sharapova looks remarkably skin healthy – even without the benefits of a photo studio. The reason is...

Sol Angeles makes a line of awesome U.S. Open t-shirts sold only via Heineken on tourney grounds. I still covet the one I picked up a few years back. Fun to see the brand again at the recent Desert...