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Naomi Osaka Has Secured The Bag

By Giri Nathan It’s a bizarre feeling to witness firsthand the week where a person’s...

The Weak Ties That Bind

By Gerald Marzorati It finally felt like spring along the Hudson the other day, the...

The Racquet Podcast: Mary Pierce

The grand-slam champion and Hall of Famer looks back on the Spring that changed her...

There Is No “You” in Thiem

By Giri Nathan Dominic Thiem, who is not the smoothest talker even in the best...

The Racquet Podcast:
Chris Evert, Pt. 2

The Grand Slam Champ, commentator and mom joins the podcast for a second time to...

Backyard Champ Reilly Opelka Has Been Keeping Busy

By Giri Nathan Tennis is back—kind of. Sure, it was on a private court in...

Two Kings Call for One Realm

By Ben Rothenberg Billie Jean King and Roger Federer Renew Calls for a Joint Tour...

The Racquet Podcast: Mike & Bob Bryan

The winningest doubles team of all time, comprised of identical twins, joins Rennae to talk...

The World’s No. 1 Player Wants to Sell You Nootropic Garbage

By Giri Nathan Sometimes you gotta hand it to Novak Djokovic. The world No. 1...

The Racquet Podcast: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Or, as she's also called, Nastia Pavs joins us to talk about her best season...

The PS4 Madrid Open Invites You to Test Your Tolerance

By Giri Nathan How can a virtual tennis tournament suffer from player withdrawal? Somehow the...

The Racquet Podcast:
Andy Roddick

One of the tour's most beloved—and outspoken—players and ambassadors joins Rennae to talk systemic reform,...

Public School’s Dao-Yi Chow Gives Sergio Tacchini Fresh Perspective

By Tim Newcomb      Photograph by Radka Leitmeritz Despite the cancellation of this year’s...

The Racquet Podcast:
Bianca Andreescu

The US Open champ gets philosophical with Rennae to talk about her upbringing, how meditation...

Your Favorite Pros Are Competing Online, But Stan Remains The Man

By Giri Nathan It’s been a long quarantine for tennis players. They’re used to performing...

The Racquet Podcast:
Goran Ivanisevic

The grand slam champ, celebrated coach and fan favourite joins Rennae to talk about the...

Now Open: The Billie Jean King… Field Hospital

By Giri Nathan Among all the essential workers involved in coronavirus relief at the Billie...

The Racquet Podcast:
Svetlana Kuznetzova

The Russian stalwart joins us at Racquet House to share her philosophy of life, talk...

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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