The Truth About Being Nervous - Essential Tennis Podcast #369

The Truth About Being Nervous – Essential Tennis Podcast #369

Do you get nervous before big tennis matches? Of course you do - you’re not a robot! The key to tennis success when the pressure is on isn’t removing nervousness but having the right relationship with it which is...
Roger Federer

Filling The Void

A delayed Australian Open is in the books, and while the schedule continues to look a little different than in years past, the tennis tour continues its forward march.  With an abdominal tear for Novak Djokovic and troubling back...
Nadal Set for Monte-Carlo Return

Nadal Set for Monte-Carlo Return

The king of clay will return aiming to regain his Monte-Carlo crown—and the season's first clay-court Masters event will be played behind closed doors.Eleven-time champion Rafael Nadal will lead the field for the Rlex Monte-Carlo Masters. The tournament, set...
Jack Todd: NHL sliding into absurdity in bizarre pandemic season

Jack Todd: NHL sliding into absurdity in bizarre pandemic season

Breadcrumb Trail Links Tennis Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey There are times when it would...
Canada’s Leylah Fernandez reaches semifinals at Monterrey Open

Canada’s Leylah Fernandez reaches semifinals at Monterrey Open

MONTERREY, Mexico — Canadian teenager Leylah Annie Fernandez has reached the semifinals at the Monterrey Open. The 18-year-old Fernandez, of Laval, Que., toppled 22-year-old Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 7-5, 6-3 on Friday in the tournament quarterfinals. Fernandez, No. 88 in the...
‘The whole building was shaking’: Earthquake hits Mexico Open during Alexander Zverev’s semi-final win

‘The whole building was shaking’: Earthquake hits Mexico Open during Alexander Zverev’s semi-final win

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake interrupted the ATP Tour's Mexican Open in Acapulco on Friday night.The tremors hit during second seed Alexander Zverev's semi-final win over Dominik Koepfer.Koepfer was serving early in the second set at the time of the...
How NC State women’s basketball built a No. 1 seed in March Madness

How NC State women’s basketball built a No. 1 seed in March Madness

The NC State women’s basketball team has had a banner year. They won the ACC tournament for the second year in a row, rose to No. 3 in the country in the most recent AP Poll, and...
Djokovic pulls out of Miami Open, citing virus restrictions

Djokovic pulls out of Miami Open, citing virus restrictions

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic pulled out of the upcoming Miami Open, citing coronavirus restrictions as he joined Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer on the sideline. The tournament begins Tuesday, with only 750 fans allowed on the grounds per session....
Naomi Osaka on ‘the coolest thing’ she hopes to achieve in her career

Naomi Osaka on ‘the coolest thing’ she hopes to achieve in her career

After a close first set in the Australian Open final, Naomi Osaka cruised to her second Aussie Open title and her fourth overall Grand Slam victory, beating Jennifer Brady, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday. Ranked No. 3 in the world, Osaka...

Wimbledon 2021 will go ahead without famous queue or on-site ticket resales | Wimbledon

Wimbledon’s famous queue will not operate for this summer’s Championships, the All England Club has confirmed.The snake of people and tents in Wimbledon Park has become one of the defining sights of the event as tennis fans camp out...
Harris, Karatsev continue upsets to set up final clash

Harris, Karatsev continue upsets to set up final clash

Lloyd Harris continued his run of upsets at the Dubai Championships by beating the third-seeded Denis Shapovalov 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the semifinals on Saturday.The 81st-ranked South African saved three of the four break points he faced...
Cameron Norrie loses to Dominik Koepfer at Mexican Open

Cameron Norrie loses to Dominik Koepfer at Mexican Open

Norrie is targeting a place in the top 30 of the world rankings this seasonBritish number two Cameron Norrie was beaten 7-5 6-4 by Dominik Koepfer in the quarter-finals of the Mexican Open.Norrie, who is ranked 10 places higher...
Rafael Nadal withdraws from upcoming Miami Open – Rafael Nadal Fans

Rafael Nadal withdraws from upcoming Miami Open – Rafael Nadal Fans

World N0. 3 Rafael Nadal has ruled himself out of the Miami Open on Tuesday because of an ongoing back issue. The hard-court tournament begins next Tuesday. Our champ posted on Twitter: Sad to announce that I won’t be playing in Miami, a city that I...
Perez continues good form in Monterrey | 19 March, 2021 | All News | News and Features | News and Events

Perez continues good form in Monterrey | 19 March, 2021 | All News |...

Ellen Perez has extended her winning streak to six matches on the doubles court, reaching a WTA semifinal in Mexico. Monterrey, Mexico, 19 March 2021 | Leigh Rogers MONTERREY, MEXICO Australian Ellen Perez is through to the doubles semifinals at...
The Secret To Federer’s Success - Essential Tennis Podcast #370

The Secret To Federer’s Success – Essential Tennis Podcast #370

Everybody knows Roger Federer as an elite tennis player but how did he gather those skills? What and where are his roots as a person and a competitor? My special guest on this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast...
Daniil Medvedev

Medvedev Rolls Into Marseille Semifinals

Medvedev defeats Sinner 6-2, 6-4 to reach first semifinal in Marseille Both have achieved career high rankings: Daniil Medvedev surpassed Rafa Nadal for the #2 spot, while Jannik Sinner sits at world #32. The 19-year-old Italian finished last season with his...
Kasatkina: Small Details Making Big Difference

Small Details Making Big Difference

Attention to detail in all aspects of her game and a renewed sense of self belief is helping Daria Kasatkina craft resurgence.The No. 8-seeded Kasatkina roared through 12 of the last 15 games stopping second-seeded Veronika Kudermetova 1-6, 6-1,...
Tennis Express

Kaja Juvan Tests Positive for Covid-19

By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Friday March 19, 2021Vaccines are rolling out across the globe, but the coronavirus pandemic is far from over. And tennis continues to be hit by positive Covid results. This week Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan...

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