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We’re getting cooler weather in many parts of the US (except for here in Northern California, hello 85 degrees today) and that means warm up time. We’ve compiled this list of six functional...

Back in the day, there were three major clothing lines from Italy: Fila, Sergio Tacchini (who was an Italian Davis Cupper) and Ellesse. They each had flagship players, like Borg and Vilas with Fila, McEnroe...

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...

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...

Those looking for the latest in tennis fashions have no doubt taken note of the looks hitting the US Open courts. If you missed the early rounds you missed some of my favorite styles. Here’s a look...

Heritage Italian line Ellesse has announced the signing of two additional pros to their roster of endorsers. Tommy Haas, Elina Svitolina, and Pat Cash joined Ellesse last year, and 2015 brings Feliciano...

Ellesse has signed former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash to re-represent the brand, joining Tommy Haas and Elina Svitolina. Below is Pat now and then, holding the Wimbledon Boy's Champion...

Have you seen Elina Svitolina's fab new tennis dress in Cincinnati? Navy and white stripes are trending (recall Jelena Jankovic's Fila tennis dress at Roland Garros) on court and on the street....

First off: It's pronounced "L.S." More on that in a bit. And the logo – it's been around for ages. Know what it stands for? If you said "tennis ball," you'd be half...

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...