'Miss,' 'Mrs.' dropped from Wimbledon champion honor board
Chris Evert, Serena Williams and other Wimbledon women’s singles champions will now be listed on the All England Club’s honor boards in a Centre Court hallway simply by their first initial and last name instead of including “Miss” or “Mrs.” A spokeswoman for the All England Club confirmed the switch to the women’s honor board has been completed.
Djokovic admits travel declaration had incorrect information
Novak Djokovic has acknowledged that his Australian travel declaration form contained incorrect information, as the government nears a decision on whether to deport the Serbian tennis star, who is not vaccinated against COVID-19, on public interest grounds.
The Latest: Medvedev says celebration was nod to FIFA game
Daniil Medvedev's celebration for his first major tennis title was a nod to a soccer video game. Medvedev slowly and awkwardly fell to the court after beating Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final. Medvedev says: “That’s how I wanted to make it.”news.yahoo.com
Kalamazoo ready to host top junior tennis players at 2021 USTA Boys Nationals
KALAMAZOO, MI – For 10 days in August, more than 400 of the nation’s best junior tennis players will call Kalamazoo home, as they aim to follow in the footsteps of Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and Michael Chang. After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the USTA Boys 18 and 16 National Championships are back in Kalamazoo for the 78th installment of the elite tournament, which runs from Aug. 6-15 at Kalamazoo College’s Stowe Stadium. - Zach Svajda returns a shot against Govind Nanda during the 18U championship match of the 2019 USTA Boys Nationals on Sunday, Aug. 11 at Kalamazoo College's Stowe Stadium. (Patrick Nothaft | MLive.com)(Patrick Nothaft | MLive.com)“We’re trying to put on a quality event that our community and the country thinks of when they think of tennis and Kalamazoo,” Riley said. More USTA Boys Nationals coverageNation’s top junior tennis tourney canceled a month after moving from MichiganNation’s top junior tennis tourney to move from Michigan to Florida for 202016-year-old tennis phenom earns U.S. Open bid with win at USTA Boys NationalsMichigan tennis player places sixth at 2019 USTA Boys NationalsMattawan tennis star overcomes shoulder injury to reach national stageIvy League-bound tennis star ends his junior career on home turfmlive.com