Tag Archives: tennis history

US OPEN WRAP-UP

The 2018 US Open just finished, but this one will be remembered for ages. We saw great performances from familiar faces and had emerging talents burst onto the scene. Legends solidified their legacy, while others were set back by injury. We saw a minor officiating controversy on the men’s side during the second round, which …..

THE GROWING POPULARITY OF TENNIS IN CHINA

When we think of tennis regions, the same few locations always pop up. Australia. The United States. England. Central and Southern Europe. Russia. We hope to have Hong Kong tennis included on that list sooner rather than later, and it appears the mainland is helping the cause by making a real push for China to …..

LOOKING AHEAD TO THE US OPEN

It’s August, and that means it’s almost time for the fourth, and final, Grand Slam event of the year. The US Open, not to be confused with the similarly named golf tourney, is played in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the New York City borough of Queens. Hong Kong tennis fans …..

5 GREAT QUOTES ABOUT TENNIS

Billie Jean King, Pete Sampras, Serena Williams, John McEnroe. Tennis has always been a magnet for interesting athletes and unique personalities, and this has naturally lead to some great quotes over the years. Here are five of our favourite tennis quotes, in no particular order: BORIS BECKER: The Quote:  I love the winning, I can …..

Roland Garros and the Evolution of Clay

It’s that time of year again. The weather outside is perfect for tennis, but a lot of us Hong Kong tennis players are going to be indoors for a while… …glued to our television sets… …watching the French Open With the second Grand Slam event of the year underway at Roland Garros, we thought it …..

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