Tennis

Who is CiCi Bellis? All about the retired tennis pro who is now a commentator

After hanging up her racket for good, CiCi Bellis began her second stint as a tennis commentator this year. The 23-year-old now works with the Tennis Channel and made her TC Live debut with Steve Wiesmann. But before that, Bellis had a promising career that was interrupted by injuries. Born Catherine Cartan Bellis to Lori …

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The tennis tournament brings crowds of fans back to the Montreal community

Since 1892, the entire tennis world has traveled to Canada to watch some of the world’s best compete against each other. It was the source of some dramatic matches for the sport, but more importantly, a place for the community to gather and spend time with one another. “The first week of August, it’s tennis …

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At 21, World No. 1 Iga Swiatek is still “learning” the business of tennis

Iga Swiatek of Poland plays a forehand during the French Open at Roland Garros on June 4, 2022 in Paris, … [+] France. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) Getty Images With two major tennis trophies under her belt, the world No. 1 ranking to her name and the longest WTA winning streak of this century, …

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Tennis academy where McEnroes trained for sale, leases

The Port Washington Tennis Academy, where iconic players Tracy Austin, Vitas Gerulaitis and John and Patrick McEnroe trained, is being sold and will be operated under a 25-year lease by facility manager Sportime Clubs LLC of tennis in Long Island and in Manhattan. Westchester and Schenectady. Great Neck-based Hornig Capital Partners, whose real estate investments …

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“Being who I am, a black woman playing tennis, I think I’ve opened a lot of doors for others to see themselves in the sport”

Serena Williams feels her rise to the top of world tennis has motivated many black people to make their mark in the sport. The legendary American player has been a vocal ambassador for diversity over the years and is even pushing the importance of diversity through her entrepreneurial venture, Serena Ventures. However, she does not …

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“Canada Refuses Visas for Certain Nationalities, Hand-On Racism” – Tennis fans react to Victoria Azarenka’s 2022 Canadian Open visa rejection

Due to the non-approval of the visa, the former world number 1 Victoria Azarenka was forced to withdraw from the Canadian Open 2022 yesterday. This issue appears to be a case of history repeating itself as 20th-ranked Belarus also missed out on the Wimbledon Championships in June following a ban on Russian and Belarusian players …

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Former British tennis star among Lexington Challenger winners

China’s Juncheng “Jerry” Shang recorded his first ATP Challenger Tour win on Sunday afternoon in Lexington. Shang defeated the tournament’s top seed en route to the title. ATP Challenger Tour A former University of Kentucky women’s tennis star was among the winners this weekend at the annual professional tennis tournament in Lexington. Aldila Sutjiadi ⁠— …

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Johannus Monday won the singles championship Ursula Beck Pro Tennis Classic | Local sports

DECATUR — The 23rd annual Ursula Beck Pro Tennis Classic wrapped up Sunday with championship singles and doubles matches at Fairview Park Tennis Center. In the singles final, No. 1 seed Ezekiel Clark played Monday’s No. 6, Johannus, from the United Kingdom. Clark, a University of Illinois graduate, battled Monday but fell in straight sets, …

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How Serena Williams is on her way to becoming the first billionaire sportswoman

Serena Williams led the rankings not only on the tennis courts, but also on the list of the greatest female athletes in the world. With the level of growth her brand, personal ventures and businesses have seen, Williams may be on her way to becoming the first female sportsperson to become a billionaire. “How did …

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