Tennis

The God Illusion

The Cult: Roger Federer

Our society has lost all perspective when it comes to the importance we place on athletes. But with Roger Federer and his godlike tennis, perhaps we're not far off.
Toby Sprigings
7.19.17
Tennis

In Tennis, Hip Injuries Are the New Wrist Injuries Are the New Elbow Injuries

Is the punishing power baseline style that has defined men's tennis for over a decade catching up with players?
Van Sias
7.7.17
come on tim!

The Cult: Tim Henman

Henman was an inherently British hero, the awkward letdown who we loved regardless. The crowds still shout his name at Wimbledon, it’s definitely still funny, and that makes him worthy of The Cult.
Will Magee
7.4.17
Tennis

Wimbledon Champ Goran Ivanisevic Recalls His Wild Ride to the Top of Tennis

After three heartbreaking final defeats Goran Ivanisevic became Wimbledon champion in 2001. There have been few, if any, more popular winners in SW19. VICE Serbia sat down with the irrepressible Ivanisevic to discuss his rollercoaster career.
Ivan Minic
6.30.17
Roland Garros

Thiem vs. Nadal and the Changing of the Tennis Guard

As of Wednesday, 23-year-old Dominic Thiem has beaten every member of tennis’s Big Four.
Nick Pachelli
6.9.17
Serena Williams

Serena Williams Surprises Two Dudes Playing Tennis, Asks to Play the Winner

While taking an evening walk, the 23-time Grand Slam winner challenged a couple of random dudes to a pickup match of tennis.
Sean Newell
2.28.17
melbourne

Nick Kyrgios Booed by Fellow Aussies During Meltdown at the Australian Open

"[Kyrgios] could be the best player in the world, but mentally he's number 200 in the world," said John McEnroe.
Patrick Sauer
1.19.17
Tennis

Former Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova Facing Three Months Out After Knife Attack

The tennis star injured her left hand fending off an apparent burglary attempt, and has now undergone surgery to repair the damage.
Brian Blickenstaff
12.21.16
Tennis

Bernard Tomic Said Some Pretty Filthy Things About His Balls to a U.S. Open Fan

Bernard "I will put my balls in your mouth" Tomic had an interesting day at the U.S. Open.
Sean Newell
8.31.16
literally mate why have you done that?

Nick Kyrgios Demolishes Three Rackets In a Row In Fit Of Rage at Cincinnati Masters

Somewhere in the world, right now, there are three kids playing tennis against a wall with their bare hands. They could do with those fucking rackets, Nick.
Will Magee
8.18.16
rio de janeiro

Rio Officials Want To Silence Boos At The Olympics

Olympic organisers claimed they wanted to share Rio's sporting culture with the world. They've changed their minds now they've realised that loud jeering is part of that culture.
Aaron Gordon
8.15.16
Tennis

Tennis Player Gabriella Taylor's Parents Say She Was Poisoned at Wimbledon, But Probably Not

Taylor came down with a super rare disease, and her parents are right to be freaking out. But all logic says it was just bad luck.
Mike Vorkunov
8.12.16