Nick Kyrgios defeats world No.2 Novak Djokovic for second time in a week to reach Indian Wells quarter-finals
Mark Philippoussis (1999), John Alexander (1975) and John Newcombe (1974) are other Australian champions. DJOKOVIC'S DECLINE. The result continued Djokovic's decline over the past 12 months. The Serb amassed a startling 44-3 record from the ...
Wimbledon ace Tony Roche's former Turramurra home ready for new owners
He saw his best victories on the doubles court with long-time partner John Newcombe. Although the tennis legend's career was impacted greatly by his chronic elbow injury, it allowed him to excel in coaching, bringing many of his students to world ...
Tennis Fantasies With John Newcombe & The Legends To Mark Its 30th Year
The longest-running, most comprehensive tennis fantasy camp in the world marks a special anniversary this coming October. The 30th edition of Tennis Fantasies with John Newcombe and the Legends will take place from Sunday, October 15 to Friday, ...
Tony Becca | The black power in sport | Sports | Jamaica Gleaner
Once upon a time, when the masters of the world were lily white, and when, if you were black, you were told to get in the back, or something like that, the men ...
Tennis Players Love Forged On “The Titanic”
... Toughest Match” by Cliff Richey and Hilaire Richey Kallendorf, “Jan Kodes: A Journey To Glory From Behind The Iron Curtain” by Jan Kodes with Peter Kolar, “Tennis Made Easy” by Kelly Gunterman, “On This Day In Tennis History” by Randy Walker (www.
Potsdamer Urgestein Horst Stahlberg wird 80
Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung
Stahlberg beherrschte mit seinen präzisen Schlägen oft die Konkurrenz. Er hat Siege über die Rumänen Ilie Nastase und Ion Tiriac sowie den späteren Wimbledon-Sieger Jan Kodes (CSSR) auf seinem Konto. Zum Arzt musste er nur einmal nach dem Bruch ...
From Small to Big (Titles): When Young Players Breakthrough
Tennis Frontier (blog)
Of the seven players winning 3-4 Slams in the Open Era, only three–Guillermo Vilas, Jan Kodes, and Gustavo Kuerten–went from a small to big title in sequential calendar years; Arthur Ashe, Jim Courier, Stan Wawrinka, and Andy Murray all took longer.
Where Does The Federer vs. Nadal 2017 Australian Open Final Rate Among The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time?
World Tennis Magazine
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played what people are calling the most historic men's Grand Slam singles final ever at the 2017 Australian Open. Federer won his 18th major singles title with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory over his arch rival to ...