“Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis seventeen times in a row.” – Vitas Gerulaitis after his victory over Jimmy Connors following sixteen straight losses.
True Confessions: Growing up I loved John McEnroe. 224 more words
TORONTO (AP) — Though seldom a smash on the big screen, tennis movies took center court at the Toronto International Film Festival, where “Borg/McEnroe” opened the annual festival Thursday. 694 more words
1973, the year Billie Jean King was challenged to a ‘battle of the sexes’, fought for equality on the tennis court and triumphed. And yet, 34 years later and the strength of the women’s game is still being questioned, seemingly to assert male dominance within sport. 183 more words