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The Stan Smith has come around once again.  Go anywhere and you’ll see these “tennis shoes” in all their bright white glory under jeans, shorts and even suits. They are the IT men’s...

Believe it or not, there was a time when tennis gear was mostly white. (Besides Wimbledon.) Tennis style remained pretty much the same until the 1970s, when fashion obsessed designers like Ted Tinling...

The pants. Embed from Getty Images That’s what a lot of people in tennis first think of when they consider Bud Collins. The pants. Any color, any pattern…any time. The veteran tennis journalist...

[social_warfare]”Ice” and “Tennis.” Two words that were never meant to be used together. Yet they were! There’s a new book out called Fox Tossing: And Other Forgotten and...

The next tennis Grand Slam will be here before you know it. While we wait let’s take a look back at the evolution of the sport and the equipment tennis players use to serve and volley their way to the...

The International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHOF) in Newport, RI has lifted the screen on its 3 million dollar museum renovation and WOW. The place has always fascinated those that love tennis but previously...

Former World Number One and two-time major winner Amelie Mauresmo has been chosen for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.  Joining her will be six-time Paralympic medalist John Hall...

  A new book titled The Stylish Life: Tennis (teNeues with Ben Rothenburg as narrator) is sure to be a hit with Tennis Identity readers. With its pantheon of legendary players,...

One of the most entertaining tennis rivalries of the 1990s was Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. The best serve against the best return. Who was on or off their game by an inch would likely determine the...

Lacoste's fashion house checked back in with namesake René Lacoste during its Feb. 14 Fall/ Winter 2015 fashion show in NYC. The tennis themed line appears to pull from The Royal Tenenbaums...