The world of men’s tennis is full of legendary figures. Two of them—Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal—are still very much in the midst of their playing careers. Others like Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, and Bjorn Borg have seen their reputations grow even in retirement. The accomplishments of such men are unimpeachable, but rarely extend beyond …
Arthur Ashe contributed to the world in both men’s tennis and the social arena, but he couldn’t do it without his brother, Johnnie.
Amidst 2020’s BLM movement, controversy arose regarding an Asheville monument. And Arthur Ashe is connected to it in a weird way.
When he published his autobiograph, many tennis fans were surprised to learn that Jimmy Connors had a serious gambling addiction.
Despite his success, Arthur Ashe’s earnings during his legendary tennis career pale in comparison to what he likely should’ve earned.
Thanks to his tennis career and endorsements, Roger Federer has built up a massive net worth. In retirement, however, he’ll keep things pretty simple.
LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick are leading activists in sports. But they can learn a thing or two from tennis legend Arthur Ashe.
Tennis players, the Bryan brothers, experienced a doubles loss at Wimbledon in 2006. And their competitiveness led to destruction.
Tennis star Jimmy Connors revealed an abortion his former fiancé and fellow tennis star Chris Evert had, which he didn’t support.
A suspicious betting pattern has raised concern about the possibility of a match being fixed at the French Open tennis tournament.
Serena and Venus Wililams have been a force for good, and they’ve made a lot of money on the way. So who has the higher net worth?
Being twins, the Bryan brothers were used to sharing things, and this extended to their tennis careers and singles records.
Many tennis fans don’t know that superstar Maria Sharapova’s family lived near the Chernobyl blast site and fled in order to survive.
Maria Sharapova’s connection to tennis legend Martina Navratilova helped launch her career from Russia to the U.S.
Women’s tennis has been the story of Venus and Serena Williams for over two decades. So when was the last time they faced off?
Naomi Osaka came to the 2020 U.S. Open looking for his third Grand Slam tennis championship.
The three most memorable outbursts of superstar Serena Williams’ career have come at the U.S. Open.
Novak Djokovic’s temper tantrum got him kicked out of the US Open, so who takes his place as the new favorite to win the tournament?
After over two decades in tennis, the Bryan brothers announced their decision to retire from the game in August 2020.
The 2020 U.S. Open is the first time fans are seeing their favorite tennis stars again. Martina Navratilova did not know what to expect.
Novak Djokovic replaces Serena Williams as the highest seed ever disqualified from a Grand Slam tennis tournament.
Novak Djokovic has let his emotions get the best of him and thrown temper tantrums in the past. None of them nearly as costly as this one.
Coco Gauff’s parents, both with athletic careers of their own, noticed her talent at a young age. Now 16 years old, she’s proved them right.
How has tennis star Coco Gauff become a sure-handed presence in activist spaces? It starts with her family and remarkable grandmother.
Naomi Osaka is just 22 years old, but she’s already passing some of sports’ biggest stars in yearly earnings with ease.
Serena Williams is chasing after that elusive 24th Grand Slam title. The 2020 U.S. Open might be her best and last chance to win it.
Coco Gauff’s success stems from her commitment to tennis. The 16-year-old has also received an incredible amount of support from her family.
Serena Williams is one of the best women’s tennis players ever, but Martina Navratilova contests Williams’ status as the greatest of all time.
Arthur Ashe was a star tennis player and a trailblazer. He accomplished many firsts as a Black tennis player. Tragically, he died of AIDS in 1993.
Ash Barty is one of the best tennis stars, but her ascent irked racist trolls who tried to erase her ancestry as an aboriginal Australian.
Serena Williams has faced many hurdles. One has nothing to do with injuries or discrimination; she’s dealt with horrible migraines.
Suffering from depression and burnout, the low point of Ash Barty’s tennis career helped her become the player she is today.
Ash Barty is among the biggest stars in women’s tennis, but she isn’t the only athlete in her relationship as her boyfriend plays golf.
Australian tennis star Ash Barty has sidelined herself from the U.S. Open due to health concerns surrounding COVID-19. Here’s why.
Legendary tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe said he believes Jimmy Connors and Pete Rose are the same person.
Being a Black woman in tennis, Serena Williams’ success was an uphill battle. Now, she and her husband are getting their daughter involved.
James Blake was a part of the pro tennis circuit for years. How did he manage to stay passionate about the sport for all those years?
When fans see Rafael Nadal or Serena Williams kissing a big trophy and earning an equally big check, many wonder how tennis players get paid.
Boris Becker made enough money in tennis to last him a lifetime, but poor financial decisions in retirement left him bankrupt.
Let’s look at the all-time greats, Roger Federer and Björn Borg. What would make their matchup so fun and who would come away with the win?
Rafael Nadal and his childhood hero, soccer player Ronaldo, squared off in a game that neither of them played professionally: poker.
Björn Borg is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. His achievements inspired many fans, including his own son, Leo Borg.
One of the greatest rivalries in tennis, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert, took place throughout much of the ’70s and ’80s.
The 17-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic is the latest to contract the coronavirus and have got it in a very irresponsible manner.
With almost no explanation, Björn Borg retired at 26 years old and didn’t appear with a racket in his hand again until he was 35.
Former tennis star James Blake was once targeted by police officers. Recently, he discussed the harrowing tale of mistaken identity.
Jennifer Capriati was a tennis star at age 13. Despite a hiatus and off-court issues mid-career, she returned and attained No. 1 in the world. She’s had her struggles since retiring but still has an impressive net worth.
Naomi Osaka mentioned her mind can wander when she practices tennis. When pressed for a follow-up, she took it to an unexpected place.
On the court, Serena Williams is capable of beating any opponent with ease. In her personal life, though, the tennis star beat a tougher opponent: death.
Years after his tennis career, Björn Borg’s life is a fascinating look at the lows that come to athletes and the high of an underwear fortune.