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Sep 11, 2017
Billie Jean King hailed by Emma Stone for pushing social change for women at 'Battle of the Sexes' screeningStone plays King in the story of her famous 1973 tennis match against retired former champion and male chauvinist Bobby Riggs, played by Steve Carell.
Sep 10, 2017
US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens' glorious comeback with maiden Grand Slam victory hailed by TwitteratiSloane Stephens clinched her maiden Grand Slam at US Open 2017 picking apart Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0. Take a look at how Twitter reacted to her win.
Sep 10, 2017
US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys' performances mark resurgence of American tennisWith American women sweeping the semi-finals to guarantee a home-grown winner, it has been a giddy fortnight for the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
Sep 08, 2017
Borg/McEnroe hopes to break the tennis movie curse at Toronto International Film FestivalThe film, starring Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe and Sverrir Gudnason as Bjorn Borg, is the opening volley in the ten-day Canadian festival, a premiere launching pad for the fall's most anticipated films.
Aug 29, 2017
US Open 2017: Louis Armstrong Stadium's temporary replacement creates a different feel, say tennis starsArmstrong was downsized and kept as the No 2 court, and now is being rebuilt as the latest project at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Aug 01, 2017
Bjorn Borg-John McEnroe biopic starring Shia LaBeouf to open Toronto International Film FestivalThe premiere of "Borg/McEnroe," which stars Shia LaBeouf as McEnroe and Sverrir Gudnason as Borg, re-enacts the legendary on-court battles between the volatile American and his cucumber-cool Swedish rival.
Jul 19, 2017
US Open 2017 breaks $50 million prize money barrier; singles champion to earn $3.7 millionThis year's US Open will become the first tennis tournament to top $50 million in prize money following a nine percent increase in the total purse, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Tuesday.
Jul 16, 2017
Wimbledon 2017: 'Roger Federer the greatest of all time' goes Twitter after Swiss ace's historic title winRoger Federer created history on Sunday by becoming the first man to win eight Wimbledon titles. Take a look at some of the best Twitter reactions after his victory.
May 31, 2017
Margaret Court suggests tennis is 'full of lesbians' and transgenders are controlled by devilAustralian great Margaret Court Wednesday claimed "tennis is full of lesbians" and transgender children were the work of "the devil", adding fuel to a simmering row over her views on homosexuality.
May 17, 2017
Battle of the Sexes trailer: Emma Stone, Steve Carell play tennis icons in this Oscar contenderBillie Ray Jean (played by Emma Stone) vs Bobby Rigg (played by Steve Carell), who will win the Battle of Sexes?