Tennis Identity

Tag Archives: Pete Sampras

And we come to the end of our four-part look at tennis attire for the last half of the last century. We’ve seen the all-white 1960s, the beginnings of The Italian Influence in the 1970s and continuing...

Nike has come a long way since signing Ilie Nastase as their first pro endorsement. (I’ve yet to ever see a photo of him wearing them, though- Nasty’s a classic adidas guy, though his racquet...

The Nineties are back…and they brought their shoes with them. Check out this Nike video from the eighties. Looks like they are aiming to do it again next week!20 years later it’s still part of...

I’m not a tennis pro, so I’ve never led that life. But after following the game for a long time, I have a tiny idea what they go through. Endless travel. Missed flights. Sponsor parties. Early...

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...

Tennis is having another big moment and I'm worried. As happened during the 1970s, talent, looks, charisma and lifestyle have aligned for many of the reigning players. This time, however, fueled by...

 If you haven't checked out pro World Team Tennis (WTT) in your area, it's time.  WTT pro competition is regionally branded tennis in a team format that includes both men and women....

No this is not a new product but it's first in a new series looking at cheap tennis fixes (under $20). Babolat's ElastoCross is a great fix for anyone who breaks strings a lot. Online a dispenser...

The BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is underway! Visit the BNP Paribas website for video highlights, pictures, results and live scoring. Looks like tickets are still available. If you can't...

Sergio Tacchini International has signed Novak Djokovic as its global brand ambassador. The deal places Djokovic alongside former elite endorsers John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Mats Wilander,...