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Culture at the NZ Festival of Tennis

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 03.15.2015 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

I have just arrived at The NZ Festival of Tennis, and the atmosphere here, rather than the games, is what I would like to write about. Because by just discussing the games, you do not take into account the natural and cultural environment of the event.

Federer Pulls Off Epic Comeback Win

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.05.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — This is what ran through Roger Federer's mind as he stood one point from losing to Gael Monfils in the U.S. Open quarterfinals: ...

Another Early Exit For Federer

AP | JUSTIN BERGMAN | Posted 10.10.2013 | Sports

SHANGHAI -- SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer's chances of qualifying for the ATP Tour Finals took a hit Thursday when he lost in three sets to Gael Mon...

WATCH: Tennis Player Makes Amazing Trick Shot... Loses Point

Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

French tennis player Gael Monfils offered up another one of his talented trick shots during a recent match against Tommy Haas at the Gerry Weber Open....

This Tennis Player Probably Dances Better Than You

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

Public display: check. Full commitment: check. Outstanding moves: check. Yup, by every measure, this is a great dancing video. French tennis st...

French Tennis Star Pulls Off Insane Trick Shot

Posted 11.01.2011 | Sports

We're used to seeing Roger Federer make at least one outstanding trick shot (usually a between-the-legs winner) at the U.S. Open. This time around, Ga...

Tennis Player Gets Creative After Dropping Racquet

Posted 10.12.2011 | Sports

Gael Monfils got a little creative during his round of 16 match against Viktor Troicki in the Rogers Cup. During the middle of a point, Monfils dr...

Bring On Djokovic

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.31.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Quickly and rather quietly, Roger Federer is back in the French Open semifinals. There will be absolutely nothing low-key – or, i...

WATCH: Nadal Kissed By Fan Who Storms Onto Tennis Court

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A man was arrested at the U.S. Open after running on the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium to kiss Rafael Nadal following his victory Tues...

Rafael Nadal Wins Against Monfils At US Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Maybe it all was a little too much, a little too soon for Melanie Oudin. The 17-year-old from Marietta, Ga., kept erasing big deficit...