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RICHARD EVANS SHARES HIS NIGHT AS ALTHEA GIBSON’S ESCORT AT THE WIMBLEDON BALL • BLACK HISTORY MONTH thumbnail

RICHARD EVANS SHARES HIS NIGHT AS ALTHEA GIBSON’S ESCORT AT THE WIMBLEDON BALL • BLACK HISTORY MONTH

It was Charles Wintour, the father of Vogue’s Anna Wintour, who assigned me to write Althea Gibson’s copy for the London Evening Standard in 1960 and, in doing so, kick started my tennis writing career.
TENNIS10SBALLS REPORTS • DEL POTRO OPENS IN DELRAY BEACH WITH WIN OVER CHARDY, FRITZ OUTLASTS QUERREY thumbnail

TENNIS10SBALLS REPORTS • DEL POTRO OPENS IN DELRAY BEACH WITH WIN OVER CHARDY, FRITZ OUTLASTS QUERREY

Juan Martin Del Potro kicked off his 2018 Delray Beach Open campaign with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday. Del Potro fired seven aces without double-faulting a single time and he broke Chardy four times while advancing in one hour and seven minutes.
TASTE OF TENNIS IN INDIAN WELLS • MARCH 5 • 2018 • BUY TICKETS HERE • GREAT FOOD • GREAT FUN thumbnail

TASTE OF TENNIS IN INDIAN WELLS • MARCH 5 • 2018 • BUY TICKETS HERE • GREAT FOOD • GREAT FUN

Lovers of tennis and fine food have found the perfect destination in Indian Wells — where spectacular tennis, great weather, stunning resorts, championship golf, and fine cuisine combine to create a year round paradise.
TENNIS10SBALLS TALKS ABOUT TIE BREAK TENS IN NYC @ MADISON SQUARE GARDEN • BUY TICKETS NOW • MARCH 5, 2018 thumbnail

TENNIS10SBALLS TALKS ABOUT TIE BREAK TENS IN NYC @ MADISON SQUARE GARDEN • BUY TICKETS NOW • MARCH 5, 2018

Tie Break Tens, the new quick-fire, short-form tennis competition, is excited to announce that Daniela Hantuchová and Sorana Cirstea will compete at its inaugural United States tournament at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, March 5, 2018.
THINKING ABOUT TENNIS FRIEND TED BRAITHWAITE “TO SIR WITH LOVE” • THIS 2018 BLACK HISTORY MONTH thumbnail

THINKING ABOUT TENNIS FRIEND TED BRAITHWAITE “TO SIR WITH LOVE” • THIS 2018 BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Ted BRAITHWAITE turns 103 today! Is that AmazeBalls or what....? Our Dear lifelong friend is such an inspiration on so many levels. We first met Ted in the late 1960's on a tennis court of course.
STAR-STUDDED TENNIS COMING TO INDIAN WELLS • 2018 BNP PARIBAS OPEN PLAYER ENTRY LISTS ANNOUNCED thumbnail

STAR-STUDDED TENNIS COMING TO INDIAN WELLS • 2018 BNP PARIBAS OPEN PLAYER ENTRY LISTS ANNOUNCED

The BNP Paribas Open, to be held March 5-18 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, has released its entry lists today, which are highlighted by eight former BNP Paribas Open Champions and the current World No. 1s on both the ATP and WTA Tours.
10SBALLS CHECKS OUT THE GOSSIP UPDATE AROUND THE ATP / WTA TENNIS TOURS thumbnail

10SBALLS CHECKS OUT THE GOSSIP UPDATE AROUND THE ATP / WTA TENNIS TOURS

Oh, February, The month with Valentine's Day • or the hodgepodge month of the tennis season, with players in four different continents, all still recovering from a brutal Australian swing and some hoping to just as quickly forget about it.
THIEM TAKES ANOTHER TITLE IN BUENOS AIRES, ANDERSON TRIUMPHS IN NEW YORK OVER QUERREY • RICKY DIMON CALLS THIEM “DUKE OF DIRT” thumbnail

THIEM TAKES ANOTHER TITLE IN BUENOS AIRES, ANDERSON TRIUMPHS IN NEW YORK OVER QUERREY • RICKY DIMON CALLS THIEM “DUKE OF DIRT”

If Rafael Nadal is the King of Clay, Dominic Thiem is the Duke of the Dirt. Clearly the second best clay-courter in the world behind Nadal right now, Thiem continued his scintillating form on the slow stuff by capturing the Argentine Open title this past Sunday.
10SBALLS SHARES A PHOTO GALLERY OF THE NEW NUMBER ONE ROGER FEDERER thumbnail

10SBALLS SHARES A PHOTO GALLERY OF THE NEW NUMBER ONE ROGER FEDERER

Click here to check out the latest photos of Roger Federer at the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Tennis Pop-Up Shop During BNP Paribas Indian Wells: CuteTennisStuff & Friends thumbnail

Tennis Pop-Up Shop During BNP Paribas Indian Wells: CuteTennisStuff & Friends

A Total Tennis Pop-Up Shop: Featuring tennis gifts, accessories, apparel, memorabilia, travel bags & muscle therapy.
DID DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING PLAY TENNIS? BY LOU FULLER • 10SBALLS SHARES FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH thumbnail

DID DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING PLAY TENNIS? BY LOU FULLER • 10SBALLS SHARES FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Why you ask? Simple. Simple? Yes. Tennis is such a global sport he would have seen the sport (GAME) as something that could help heal the worlds wounds.
Tennis News: Wilson Introduces the KAOS 2.0 SFT™ Tennis Shoe thumbnail

Tennis News: Wilson Introduces the KAOS 2.0 SFT™ Tennis Shoe

Besides the tennis racket, footwear could be the most important piece of equipment a tennis play relies on.
RICKY’S PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS FOR THIS WEEK’S TENNIS TOURNEYS IN RIO DURING MARDI GRAS • DELRAY BEACH, AND MARSEILLE thumbnail

RICKY’S PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS FOR THIS WEEK’S TENNIS TOURNEYS IN RIO DURING MARDI GRAS • DELRAY BEACH, AND MARSEILLE

This week won’t make the same headlines that those of the previous seven days delivered, as Roger Federer’s return trip to the No. 1 ranking is now complete.
THE GREATEST ATHLETES • FROM WILLIE MAYS TO ROGER FEDERER thumbnail

THE GREATEST ATHLETES • FROM WILLIE MAYS TO ROGER FEDERER

Willie Mays... the “Say Hey Kid”, NY/SF Giants... baseball’s GOAT, or one of them. Growing up in New York, in the ‘50’s, Willie was my baseball hero, not Mickey or the Duke.
ROGER FEDERER FINISHES OFF PERFECT WEEK IN ROTTERDAM WITH FINAL WIN OVER GRIGOR DIMITROV thumbnail

ROGER FEDERER FINISHES OFF PERFECT WEEK IN ROTTERDAM WITH FINAL WIN OVER GRIGOR DIMITROV

Having already accomplished his main goal at the 2018 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, Roger Federer went two steps farther and capped off the week in grand style by capturing his third Rotterdam title with a 6-2, 6-2 demolition of Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday.










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TENNIS DRAWS • RESULTS • PHOTOS – FINALS SUNDAY 2018 ABN AMRO • ROTTERDAM,THE NETHERLANDS thumbnail

TENNIS DRAWS • RESULTS • PHOTOS – FINALS SUNDAY 2018 ABN AMRO • ROTTERDAM,THE NETHERLANDS

A real treat! Watch more history as it's being made every time R.F. plays. 2018 is going to be an unbelievable ROTTERDAM final between the new number one and for certain "GOAT" Roger Federer versus the Great Grigor Dimitrov, the man who the Bulgarians go nuts for.
CRAIG CIGNARELLI MASTER TENNIS COACH AND SPEAKER SHARES HIS TENNIS DEFINITIONS thumbnail

CRAIG CIGNARELLI MASTER TENNIS COACH AND SPEAKER SHARES HIS TENNIS DEFINITIONS

Backhandsome (def) those beautiful one-handers. (See Justine Henin and Stan Wawrinka) Ballchemy (def) what top players perform Ball-buoy (def) the kid who just sits there spinning his head around instead of getting the damn ball
MAX MIRNYI BELARUSIAN TENNIS LEGEND & OLYMPIAN LANDS @ JFK • OLD / NEW MEMORIES ARE BEING MADE IN NYC thumbnail

MAX MIRNYI BELARUSIAN TENNIS LEGEND & OLYMPIAN LANDS @ JFK • OLD / NEW MEMORIES ARE BEING MADE IN NYC

"Its New York baby!!! So many special memories for me in this City. The City that first welcomed me and I could call home after leaving my native Minsk in the middle of the breakup of the Soviet Union. I was only 13..."