Tennis

Tennis

The Cult of Andy Murray

Andy Murray carried the weight of British expectation for more than a decade, without ever really capturing the people's hearts. But he didn't seem to care – and that makes him prime cult material.
David Whelan
1.12.19
Sports

Serena Williams Can't Force the Racism Out of Tennis

Saturday's US Open upset is a reminder that the sport is still not welcoming to women of color.
Jagger Blaec
9.12.18
Australia Today

This Australian Open Quarter Finalist Sure Does Believe in Pizzagate

26-year-old American player Tennys Sandgren has been forced to scrub his Twitter account, which revealed multiple links to the alt-right.
VICE Staff
1.23.18
Sports

This Might Be the Most Daring Tennis Stunt Yet

Swedish sports brand Björn crosses borders—literally—in a new spot.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.13.17
VICE Sports

Remembering the Gatsby-Style Kiwi Who Became the First Big Star of Tennis, But Was Killed in WWI

Christchurch's Anthony Wilding—who was killed in France in 1915—was arguably the first true superstar of tennis.
Ben Stanley
4.27.17
the vice interview

Lars Ulrich Almost Became a Professional Tennis Player

We talked to the Metallica drummer about skipping school, wearing white leather, and the problem with young people.
Natalie Hughes
12.6.16
Stuff

We Asked Female Tennis Players If They Think Men Really Deserve All the Glory

Following the comments from a tennis tournament CEO that men have "carried" the sport, we spoke to women involved in grassroots tennis in the UK.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.23.16
Sports

A Chat With the Aussie Journeyman who Beat Boris Becker at Wimbledon

When Peter Doohan pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Grand Slam tennis, they gave him the keys to the city of Newcastle.
Andy Bellairs
1.29.16
News

Sixteen Top Tennis Players Have Been Accused of Throwing Matches

This Includes Eight Players Who Are Set to Compete at This Week's Australian Open
Maddison Connaughton
1.18.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash’ Is Overpriced and Underwhelming

Nintendo's latest tennis sim is OK with friends, but solo players will quickly lose interest in its limited game modes.
Mike Diver
11.20.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Former Tennis Great James Blake Says He Got Tackled by the NYPD on His Way to the US Open

The Harvard star who once ranked number four in the world says race was "probably" a factor in plainclothes cops mistaking him for an identity-theft suspect.
Allie Conti
9.9.15
PLEASE LOOK AT ME

Two Babies Play a Tennis Match in This Week's Comic from Julian Glander

In the latest "PLEASE LOOK AT ME" comic, two babies play tennis until an unexpected guest ruins their match.
Julian Glander
9.8.15
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