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Noah Rubin Has A Billion and One Ideas About How to Save Tennis

By Giri Nathan This week Wimbledon was canceled. As for the last remaining Slam, the...

The Racquet Podcast:
Aryna Sabalenka

Put on your helmets—the Belarusian dynamo joins Rennae to talk tattoos, what she's learned from...

Guillermo Vilas’ Proving Ground

By Vicente Muñoz Last year I visited Mar del Plata, Argentina. While there I went...

The Racquet Podcast: Sofia Kenin

The 2020 Australian Open champion talks about growing up an underdog, being the 'next big...

The Scramble for What’s Left of the Tennis Season

By Giri Nathan In the early days of a pandemic it is hard to peer...

The Racquet Podcast: Season Preview w/ Sam Stosur

Guest host Sam Stosur joins Rennae and Caitlin to review the 2020 season that has...

Gil Reyes: Does A Body Good

By Giri Nathan Tennis players hail from all over the world, congregate in one place,...

Coco’s Got Company: Tennis Teens on the Come-up

By Giri Nathan Teens! They’re at it again. By “it” I do not mean vaping...

Jack Sock Gets Back On The Good Foot

By Giri Nathan Jack Sock has stumbled into an oasis after two whole seasons in...

It’s Baaaaaaaaack

By Tim Newcomb When Andre Agassi debuted the “Hot Lava” colorway in the spring of...

These Boys Get That Syrup In ‘Em

By Giri Nathan The banana will always maintain pride of place. But there are also...

Coaches Don’t Matter, But We’re Getting Them Anyway

By Giri Nathan Some players still hold on to the romantic vision of tennis as...

Finally, a Nick Kyrgios Who Cares

By Giri Nathan      Photographs by Radka Leitmeritz The first week of the Australian...

What’s Happening to Maria Sharapova

By Giri Nathan The Struggle Is Real Is it better to blood-dope your way out...

The Case for Noble Wombat Arena

By Giri Nathan Let’s say that you are a 77-year-old bigot whose historically unmatched sporting...

ATP Cup: Therapy Edition

By Giri Nathan Hi! I'm Giri Nathan. For over three years I wrote at Deadspin,...

Oriundo

From Sydney to Rome, Martin Mulligan Has Led A Singular Tennis Life—and Is Responsible For...

The Boy Who Tried Too Hard

Dominc Thiem's Work Ethic Is What Sets Him Apart. By Ben Rothenberg Standing apart from...

Open Season

Fifty years ago, the Open Era of tennis began inauspiciously on the damp southwest coast...

The Thousand Autumns of Naomi Osaka

By Louisa Thomas     Illustrations by Bee Johnson A tennis player has a home...

High-Tech Tennis

By Gerald Marzorati     Photographs by Christopher Morris The New USTA National Campus Is...

Tennis Lessons

I had resisted tennis my whole life and had finally found a way into it,...

The Fred Perry Symbol Goes With Everything From Mods To Dockers

By Rosecrans Baldwin The Fred Perry shirt has nothing to do with tennis. Don’t let...

After the Gold Rush

By Joel Drucker     Photographs by Josh Skinner It was the early 1980s. The...

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