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Will Smith as Richard Williams in King Richard trailer

Everyone is talking about Will Smith’s powerful performance in tennis biopic King Richard

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Kayleigh Dray
  • A woman sat on the floor of a tennis court in tennis wear including a visor and trainers surrounded by a tennis racket and tennis balls
    Strength

    How to start playing tennis if you’ve never held a racket before

  • Emma Raducanu lifting the trophy at the US Open
    News

    Emma Raducanu celebrates in New York after her victory at the US Open

  • Emma Raducunu at the US Open smiling afte winning her match
    Strength

    “No pressure at all”: Emma Raducanu is delightfully chill as she makes the US Open final

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Naomi Osaka
Celebrity

The valuable lesson we can all learn from Naomi Osaka’s break announcement

The tennis star has said she’s going to “take a break from playing for a while”.

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Storey on the podium with a gold medal around her neck and flowers in her hands
Strength

Sarah Storey just won her 17th gold medal – and became Team GB’s most successful Paralympian

Plus, 15 other incredible female athletes you need to know.

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Chloe Gray
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Naomi OSaka at the 2021 US Open in a bright yellow dress and black cap
Strength

Naomi Osaka’s latest post about being “humble” is a must-read for anyone with imposter syndrome

“Every time a new opportunity arises my first thought is, ‘wow, why me?’”

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Chloe Gray
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Serena Williams Design Collective
Fashion

Serena Williams has tapped the fashion talent of tomorrow for her latest Nike initiative

“I wanted to see more people who looked like me.”

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Naomi May
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Miranda Larbi
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Naomi Osaka being forced to explain her anxiety proves how the media hasn’t learned anything

We still have a long way to go in protecting Black and brown sportswomen’s mental health.

Judy Murray at the tennis celebrating
Strength

The online reactions to Judy Murray’s new job are sexist, ridiculous and, frankly, untrue

She’s been appointed as coach for 2021 Soccer Aid.

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Chloe Gray
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Ashleigh Barty is through to the final of Wimbledo 2021.
Strength

Why it’s time to get behind Wimbledon finalist, Ashleigh Barty

Ashleigh Barty’s having a party down in SW19 – why not join her?

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Miranda Larbi
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Naomi Osaka: production still
TV

Naomi Osaka’s new documentary explores the pressure of life in the spotlight

“I feel like I’m struggling,” she admits in the first trailer for Netflix’s Naomi Osaka.

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Kayleigh Dray
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How to beat performance anxiety
Wellbeing

How to deal with performance panic ahead of a race or competiton

Tight chest? Racing thoughts? Poor sleep? It's time to nip competition anxiety in the bud.

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Miranda Larbi
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Emma Raducanu
News

Twitter reacts brilliantly to the sexist commentary around Emma Raducanu’s Wimbledon withdrawal

“Is there anything more annoying than a man telling a woman she’s not hurt she’s just emotional?”

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Amy Beecham
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Wimbledon, 2004: Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst
Film

An ode to Wimbledon, the best bad romcom of all time ever

It’s no Richard Curtis or Nora Ephron flick, true, but it’s ours.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Naomi May
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Get ready to serve a sartorial ace this summer with the tennis skirt 2.0

Game, set, meet your fashion match.

Naomi Osaka
Celebrity

Stars respond to Naomi Osaka’s difficult decision to withdraw from the French Open

“I think she is doing the best she can...”

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Hollie Richardson
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woman playing tennis
Workouts

Want a killer cardio and strength training workout combined? Pick up a tennis racket

Your arms aren’t the only body part that will feel the burn – tennis is a total-body workout.

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Jessica Harris
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Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka.
Careers

The difficult career lesson we can all learn from Serena Williams’ reaction to losing

The champion cried after Naomi Osaka defeated her.

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Hollie Richardson
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Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka
People

The powerful reason why tennis star Naomi Osaka is boycotting her next match

“As a Black woman I feel as though there are much more important matters at hand that need immediate attention.”

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Lauren Geall
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The stories of the first women to win gold at the Olympic games

The 2020 games might not be happening, but we can still celebrate the amazing women who have competed.

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Chloe Gray
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Australian Open: Sofia Kenin
People

Sofia Kenin’s Australian Open win is the ultimate example of self-belief

“I was fighting, I battled out there.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why can’t Marijana Veljovic do her job without being objectified?

No, the tennis umpire didn’t “steal the limelight” at the Australian Open – and she deserves more than leering tabloid headlines.

Serena Williams manicure.
People

The real meaning behind Serena Williams’ on-court manicure

She was defeated by Qiang Wang in the third round.

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Hollie Richardson
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