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When is a tennis shoe not a tennis shoe? When it's a cross trainer. John McEnroe shook up the tennis world in more ways than one. His outrageous behavior is well documented, of course. (My favorite...

gettyimages.comThis week's TennisIDENTITY Flashback focuses on the Belleville Basher himself, Jimmy Connors.  Connors is still a formidable presence in the game (except around Maria Sharapova),...

© FilaHow many of you remember this tennis shirt? It is, in fact, the first Fila White Line Collection polo that Björn Borg ever wore. It resides in Fila’s archives and museum in Biella, Italy....

Winston cigarettes ad in LIFE Magazine 1961Break time on court. It’s 1961 and smoking is as fashionable as Buicks, martinis and tennis whites. Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Gary Cooper...