Tagged with 'historic moment'

  • WTA Independence Day: Rebellion & Independence

    September 23, 2016
    On this day 46 years ago, nine women stood up to the tennis establishment in the name of equal rights. Adam Lincoln looks back on a moment that changed the sport forever.
  • The Battle Of The Sexes: 43 Years On

    September 20, 2016
    Forty-three years ago, Billie Jean King struck a telling blow in the equal-rights movement when she defeated Bobby Riggs in front of 30,000 people in the Houston Astrodome.
  • Tennis Bids Farewell To Acclaimed Writer

    September 09, 2016
    Alan Trengove, one of the most respected voices in Australian journalism and winner of ATP's Ron Bookman Media Excellence Award, has passed away.
  • Olympic Memories: London

    August 05, 2016
    Three weeks after winning Wimbledon Serena Williams was back on the rapidly refurbished lawns of the All England Club to compete for Olympic gold, picking up where she left off with an imperious run to gold.
  • Olympic Memories: Beijing

    August 04, 2016
    The Beijing Olympics saw tennis' eternal bridesmaids finally take centre stage as Russia completed a clean sweep of the medals.
  • Olympic Memories: Athens

    August 03, 2016
    In 2004 the Olympics returned to Athens, its spiritual birthplace, where a young Belgian overcame all the obstacles to achieve gold.
  • CNN Open Court: Maria Bueno

    August 03, 2016
    Brazil's greatest ever player, Maria Bueno, talked to CNN Open Court about her instinctive game, Grand Slam memories and, of course, the Olympic Tennis Centre.
  • Olympic Memories: Sydney

    August 02, 2016
    The first Olympics of the 21st century were held in Sydney, and it allowed one player to add a golden touch to a golden summer.
  • Olympic Memories: Atlanta

    August 01, 2016
    The Atlanta Games in 1996 saw Lindsay Davenport finally make her move to the big time with Olympic gold.
  • Olympic Memories: Barcelona

    July 29, 2016
    Barcelona saw a 16-year-old named Jennifer Capriati come of age, defeating Steffi Graf to capture gold.
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