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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...

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....

Great story from Nike on how John McEnroe’s most distinctive shoe was never meant to see the tennis court. Learn about the creation of the Nike Air Trainer 1.McEnroe image from Esquire. Follow...

Professional tennis wasn't always structured the way it is now – far, far from it. On Saturday, October 11, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will host the world premiere...

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...

  gettyimages.comWe all know Björn Borg's famous Fila pinstripe look. Did you know that he wore another separate clothing line at the same time? True. Borg started with Fila in 1976...

© TIME – Portrait by Boris ChaliapinSince 1923 TIME Magazine covers have chronicled some of the world's most central heroes, tragedies and stories. Just three tennis players have looked out...

Tennis Made Easy by Kelly Gunterman is a how-to tennis manual. Gunterman, currently the Director of Tennis at the Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, has a 30 year history with the game at all...