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Cryosphere & Cryosleeve: Ice, massage and compression in two products for perfect athletic recovery

Athletes should stay focused on training, performance and keeping their bodies strong, while there are products designed to keep their muscles recovered and ready for upcoming challenges. This post is sponsored by Recoup Fitness, American company that produces high-performance hot-and-cold portable muscle...

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3 hours ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Tennis power couple goes to history: Kristina Mladenovic & Dominic Thiem break up

France’s doubles world No.2 Kristina Mladenovic and singles world No.4 Dominic Thiem of Austria both had super successful ends to the 2019 season, as the WTA player won the doubles title at the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen and led her country to the Fed Cup triumph, while the men’s tennis...

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10 hours ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Denim, bees, engineered whites, NYC posters mark Simona Halep’s Nike tennis fashion in 2019

Simona Halep‘s 2019 season was definitely highlighted by her Wimbledon triumph, while when it comes to on-court fashion, her style included memorable Grand Slam looks and some classic sporty separates in-between. Let’s see what Nike created for one of its brightest stars in the year behind...

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1 day ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Flavia Pennetta counting down the days till her second baby arrives

A few months ago, Flavia Pennetta‘s husband Fabio Fognini announced on Instagram that they were expecting the fourth member of their family and that moment is now very close as the 2015 US Open champion is in the final stage of her pregnancy. Posting two vacation pics on social media in August,...

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1 day ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Naomi Osaka’s 2019 tennis fashion in review: Transition from Adidas to Nike and Sacai looks

Going through photos of Naomi Osaka‘s 2019 outfits, I almost can’t believe she started this year in Adidas! I’m so used to her wearing Nike now that the big WTA fashion switch seems to have happened years ago. As you know, the two-time Grand Slam champion started wearing the Swoosh...

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2 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Jovana Jaksic marries 23 years older long-time boyfriend Vujadin Jovic

After more than three years of dating, Serbian tennis star Jovana Jaksic and her 23 years older partner Vujadin Jovic are tying the knot this Sunday. About the time they made their relationship public, I covered their romantic story in my WTA Players and their Love Partners category. Despite the age...

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3 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

WTA ranking prediction contest winners announcement. Rare are those who put No.1 Barty in the Top 10.

Every off-season Women’s Tennis Blog’s long-time friend John Bolan asks you to give us your year-end Top 10 WTA ranking projection for the upcoming season and after the season is over we evaluate your results to award the best predictor with a WTA autograph. Let’s see how surprising...

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3 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Exotic beaches take a back seat this WTA off-season: Muguruza climbs Kilimanjaro, Sharapova meets African wildlife

Garbine Muguruza’s crazy Kilimanjaro climb inspired me to write this post. WTA players typically choose luxury beach vacations for the off-season, but there are those who prefer to keep themselves active, or even extremely active. Let’s see what women’s tennis stars are doing this November. ...

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4 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

How to handle pressure and put pressure on your tennis opponent

In this month’s column, coach Marcin Bieniek, founder of instructional Enjoy Tennis Blog, will talk about the issue of pressure in tennis — how to deal with it and how to put pressure on your opponent. Marcin is currently looking for new career opportunities, so if you are interested in cooperation,...

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5 days ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Venus Williams’ 2019 EleVen fashion retrospection: Caracas, Ikat, Isola, Love Leopard, Bonita, Phoenix, Flashes, Iman & Oiseau tennis collections

After presenting all Ashleigh Barty’s Fila looks during her stellar season, I’ve decided to continue my 2019 Fashion Retrospections with Venus Williams and her own clothing brand EleVen, which has earned its place among sports apparel industry leaders by regularly releasing new and progressive...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Dominika Cibulkova announces retirement, at the same time releases biography “Tennis is my Life”

Tennis is losing a big fighter today, as Dominika Cibulkova has decided to end her career at the age of 30. The Slovak announced the big news simultaneously with the launch of her book entitled “Tennis is my Life”, which contains all the details about her career. Dominika @Cibulkova has...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Ivanovic and Schweinsteiger to settle in a picturesque Austrian village of Westendorf

Now that both Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger have retired, the couple has decided to settle far away from the hustle and bustle of city life, in Westendorf, Tyrol, Austria. Situated high up on a sunny plateau with breathtaking views from the surrounding mountains, Westendorf, with the population...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Nicole Gibbs’ Mexican wedding photos

After exchanging vows in skeleton costumes on Halloween, WTA player Nicole Gibbs and her long-time partner Jack Brody took their family and friends to Mexico for a beach wedding celebration on November 9th. The bride wore an all-over lace fit-and-flare gown featuring an open back and a skirt with a...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

France win the 2019 Fed Cup final, leaving Australia in tears

Australia‘s Fed Cup title drought continues as France prevailed in the doubles decider to claim a 3-2 victory. Australians were hoping to win their first Fed Cup final in 45 years, empowered by Ashleigh Barty, officially the best player this season, but they ended up with tears in their eyes during...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Kristina Mladenovic rallies to upset top-ranked Ashleigh Barty in Fed Cup final

A day after securing an emphatic victory over Ajla Tomljanovic in her first singles rubber of the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas final, France’s Kristina Mladenovic produced a stunning comeback against Austraalin world No.1 Ashleigh Barty. After dropping the first set, Mladenovic saved a break point...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Ajla Tomljanovic finds a love match in fellow tennis player Matteo Berrettini

After her turbulent long-term relationship with tennis pro Nick Kyrgios, Australian WTA star Ajla Tomljanovic has coupled with Italian ATP player Matteo Berrettini. Ajla was with Matteo during last month’s Vienna Open, where he reached the semifinals. Matteo shared this photo of them walking around...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Yahya Boumediene puts a ring on it as Marion Bartoli says “forever yes”

A few months after making her relationship public during this year’s Roland Garros, Marion Bartoli got engaged to boyfriend Yahya Boumediene, a 29-year-old Belgian soccer player of Moroccan descent. The 2013 Wimbledon champion shared the above photo on Instagram, saying: Forever yes! One of the...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Mladenovic and Barty dominate as France and Australia kick off Fed Cup final tied at 1-1

France’s No.1 Kristina Mladenovic and world No.1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia made short work of their opponents on the opening day of the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas final, so the teams move into the three decisive Sunday matches tied at 1-1 in Perth. Fresh off defending her Shiseido WTA Finals...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

Barty set to lead Australia to first Fed Cup title in 45 years, Stosur receives Award of Excellence

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty will attempt to lead her country to its first Fed Cup trophy in 45 years, as Australia faces France in the event’s final this upcoming weekend. On the eve of the tournament, her team member Samantha Stosur‘s outstanding Fed Cup efforts were recognized with an Award...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

No.1 Ashleigh Barty’s Fila tennis attire in her perfect 2019 season

In 2019, Ashleigh Barty claimed her first Premier Mandatory title at the Miami Open, won her maiden Grand Slam at Roland Garros, debuted at the No.1 ranking and crowned everything with the largest ever prize check in tennis history by clinching the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen title. Every off-season...

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1 week ago, Women's Tennis Blog, WTA

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