30-Love: Good Vibrations
Several players on tour have leveled up on creativity with the tiny tennis accessory.
A small but vocal group of fans and journalists had long advocated for a more sanitary way to manage player perspiration, but it took a pandemic to make it happen.
The sport thrives on human contact the world over. In 2021, it got some of that back.
Not that this excitable 20-year-old needs additional motivation, but with a world No. 1 cheering her on, there’s even more for her to play for.
To go for the gold, or not? It's a question with a vast range of responses, perhaps due to a hot and cold history that excludes tennis almost as many times as it is included in the summer Olympic program.
Educated to focus on the long game and equipped with championship DNA, young Sebi might just have the precise set of ingredients to put U.S. men’s tennis back on the Grand Slam map—and honor his family name.
Featuring equal parts fun and focus, the 25-year-old American has a long list of strengths—but the she also knows her limitations.