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Karin at Tennis Identity

Karin is a long time tennis fan and player whose passion was ignited by an admiration for Chris Evert, fascination with John McEnroe and passion for a certain Swede. She is obsessed with tennis fashion, gear and the power of dress. Student of cultural history, stylist, PR pro, part Swede, and pure foods devotee. Graduate of Colby College.

You might not know their name. But you’ve seen that logo before. The kangaroo. The brand name says Australian (hence the logo) but the lineage is pure old-school Italian luxury sportswear and we...

The U.S. Postal Service has released first-of-a-kind stamp collection with the look — and feel — of actual balls used in eight popular sports. Available nationwide now, the Have a Ball! Forever stamps...

It has been 14 years since an American man hoisted a tennis Grand Slam trophy, but a revival looks to be underway with nine U.S. players ranked in the ATP’s Top 100, none more promising than the...

Summer is synonymous with tennis whites and June opens the door to the season.  Like sails on the ocean, white looks beautiful on court (especially grass). Most tennis apparel maintains its looks for...

Those that love the look of tennis fashion classics (and that includes me) will very likely agree with Brinke’s picks at Roland Garros. Here are few other noteworthy tennis fashions fresh from the...

The tennis skirt continues to update. Solids, florals and pleats are common. Here’s what’s new: SHEER OVERLAYS. In the heat of summer it’s best to wear as little as possible. Since we...

More stuff we’ve seen, tried, and think you’ll enjoy: Tennis themed boxer briefs for you or your ace of a guy. What’s not to love? These are by Penguin.   Water bottles need replacing...

There is always more to a tennis tournament than happens on tourney grounds. Fifty floors above Miami (home to the Miami Open of course), a lifelong brotherly rivalry continued earlier this year. Take...

If you follow Tennis Identity you know that Martina Hingis is working with Tonic on their tennis and fitness lines. She wears the line while competing (now a world champion doubles specialist) and does...

The life of a pro tennis player is glamorous but singularly focused. Andy Roddick, who retired from the tour in 2012, is still enjoying the change. I recently caught up with him while he was promoting...