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Inaugural Israel Open cancelled

tennis touch

The inaugural $1 million ATP Israel Open that had been scheduled to be held in Tel Aviv next month has been cancelled by the governing body of men’s tennis because of the conflict between Israel and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip. [Read more…]

Hingis questioned

martina hingis

Martina Hingis has been questioned by Swiss police after her estranged husband said he was attacked by the five-time Grand Slam champion and her family. [Read more…]

New Ladies Tennis Wear

Emily Tonkin - Tennis Fashion

Young designer Emily Tonkin created the new sporty and girly sportswear line 30:fifteen. It’s a high quality and innovative tennis range, designed by women for women and is a flattering fit every time. On or off the court, 30:fifteen is comfortable, stylish, durable and odour absorbent. With spring and summer fast approaching this brand new collection will keep ladies looking good and feeling good. [Read more…]

Federer regains number One

Roger Federer

Roger Federer

Roger Federer has regained the world number one spot to match Pete Sampras’s record for 286 weeks at the top. [Read more…]

Star Chef To Serve Up Ace Dishes

Wimbledon 2012

Wimbledon 2012

One of Britain’s best loved chefs and one of the highest profile females in the industry is set to serve up a treat for Events International’s guests during this year’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships. [Read more…]

Just not tennis anymore

Marcos Baghdatis

Marcos Baghdatis

Cyprian tennis player, Marcos Baghdatis, destroys four racquets after losing in Melbourne.

Stich unimpressed by strike talk

Stich Unimpressed by Strike Talk

Stich Unimpressed by Strike Talk

Michael Stich has come out and criticised the suggestions from Andy Murray that the tennis players could strike over what they consider to be an overcrowded schedule. [Read more…]

Djokovic reigns supreme at Wimbledon

Djokovic wins Wimbledon

Djokovic wins Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic realised his boyhood dreams of winning the Wimbledon title and becoming world number one all in the same week.

Despite dropping below standard during the third-set the 24 year old recovered to beat Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-1 1-6 6-3 and in the process won his third Grand Slam title. [Read more…]

Helfant to step down from ATP

 

Adam Helfant ATP World Tour

Adam Helfant ATP World Tour

Adam Helfant will quit as executive chairman of the ATP World Tour at the end of the year after increasing the revenue and reserves of men’s tennis during his three-year stay.

The 46-year-old said he’s leaving for “professional reasons” without giving details. The tour’s commercial revenue will have risen by around 65 percent during Helfant’s time, the ATP said today in a statement. Its reserves are forecast to have increased by more than 1,100 percent in the period. [Read more…]

Li Na wins French Open

Li Na makes French Open history

Li Na makes French Open history

Li Na not only achieved a personal dream in winning the French Open, she made history for the nation of China when winning on Saturday in Paris.

Li beat defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy, 6-4, 7-6 (0) to take the women’s title at Roland Garros, becoming the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam singles trophy. [Read more…]