Rafael Nadal sets his sights on winning a 10th Monte Carlo Masters crown
The likes of Ilie Nastase, Bjorn Borg, Mats Wilander, Thomas Muster, Gustavo Kuerten and Juan Carlos Ferrero have all graced its world-renowned clay courts and held aloft the famous Coupe de S.A.S. le Prince Souverain trophy. After Nadal's 46-match ...
Thomas Hogstedt bucks the trend of disposable tennis coaches
Hogstedt is a product of the golden age of Swedish tennis, an era that yielded Bjorn Borg, Stefan Edberg, Mats Wilander and a gaggle of other notables. He won the US Open boys tournament in 1981 then spent more than a decade on the pro tour, winning ...
How Lacoste's Playful Activation Boosted Social Media Posts
La Plage kept the buzz going with athlete signings and clinics with retired tennis greats Mats Wilander and Gustavo “Guga” Kuerten. “The real estate where La Plage is now was underutilized last year,” said Isabel Chattas, co-owner of Siinc Agency ...
Mississippi campus briefs: April 8, 2017
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Margaret Walker traveling exhibit planned. The Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University will use a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to produce a traveling and digital exhibition about its founder. JSU received a $40,000 NEH grant ...
Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters – History of the tournament
Over the years the competition was won by such talented players as Gustavo Kuerten, Cedric Pioline, Andrei Chesnokov, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Guillermo Coria, Ivan Lendl, Novak Djokovic and the unrivalled Rafael Nadal who won the tournament 8 times in a ...
The space between the ears that hides all the secrets
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
You know that phrase that begins “if I had a pound for every time I ...”?
Accadde Oggi: la prima volta di Ivan Lendl
La storia di Houston è anche però la storia della prima affermazione in carriera di Ivan Lendl. Il 13 aprile 1980 il campione di Ostrava sollevava – appena ventenne – il suo primo trofeo in carriera battendo 6-1 6-3 lo statunitense Eddie Dibbs nella ...
Future of men's tennis may include up-and-coming Americans
At 17, Michael Chang improbably conquered the French Open, beating Stefan Edberg and Ivan Lendl. Jim Courier claimed back-to-back French Open titles before his 22nd birthday. Andre Agassi climbed to No. 3 in the world when he was 18. John McEnroe ...