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Tennis doesn’t end when you leave the court. It’s a way of life. Below are some of our recent picks filed under living the tennis life – and it’s a good one.

6-0, 6-0 you. That was easy.

Our look at tennis fashion throughout the last half of last century (1960s and 1970s) continues with the 1980s. The look in pop culture during the 1980s was vivid. Bright bold patterns and graphics in...

Outside the Ball’s correspondent Vince Spadea recently talked shop – ping with with Ana Ivanovic while she was in New York. The brands she loves? Chloé, Celiné and Jonathan Simkhai. Places...

Tennis legend Billie Jean King has donated her personal archives to the New-York Historical Society.  The donation includes photo, scrapbooks, equipment, even her 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom award…the...

Tennis players are an educated bunch and most of us like to read. These tennis themed books offer a little slice of tennis for the easy chair, a great gift to your self or a tennis loving friend. All...

Last week we checked out the 1960s, which was dominated (as it had been for years prior) by old line classic names like Slazenger, Fred Perry and Lacoste. Veddy veddy proper, you see. Some of the 1960s...

Stan Wawrinka may have won the U.S. Open but his wii tennis game could use a little work. Here’s what went down when he visited the set of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.“Smoke came up...

The times they were a-changin’ in the 1960s, and tennis fashion was, too. (Slowly.) For the next few weeks, we’ll look at a different decade of tennis attire, from the 1960s through the 1990s....

New year, new campaign. I just wanted to share these shots from the latest Tommy x Nadal campaign. There’s been a lot going on. Somehow I missed it but its SO good.{#ModaFH} Tommy Hilfiger presenta...

Thoughtful messages here from Nike athletes, friends and family to Serena as she moves through the 2016 U.S. Open. Watch for cameo greetings from John McEnroe, Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer. It is exciting...

We’ve been reviewing new tennis books for years here at Tennis Identity. This page recaps a few bestsellers, newcomers and some of our favorites. Click each image to explore more about/shop each...