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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

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

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Amy Beecham
  • Tennis star Ash Barty
    Wellbeing

    Ashleigh Barty’s retirement shows us the difference between happiness and success

  • Emma Raducanu
    Entertainment

    Remarkable Women Awards: Emma Raducanu wins Sports Star of the Year Award

  • Naomi Osaka got heckled at the Indian Wells Open
    Wellbeing

    Naomi Osaka being heckled is a painful flashback to Serena Williams being booed in 2001

Latest Stories

Djokovic celebrating at a tennis match
Strength

“The one thing I can’t help but wonder about this whole Novak Djokovic vaccination mess”

Some sexist double standards have been exposed (again).

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Chloe Gray
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Emma Raducanu with a tennis racket
Strength

The young women celebrated as Sports Personalities of the Year, and 7 other great moments from 2021

From tennis to gymnastics, here are the best things that happened in women’s sport.

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Chloe Gray
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Emma Raducanu wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Strength

2021 has been the most important year for women’s sports – here's why

It's been a year of ups and downs in sport as in the rest of life.

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Miranda Larbi
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Will Smith as Richard Williams in King Richard trailer
Film

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

The sports drama has been tipped for Oscar glory.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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Emma Raducanu celebrates in New York after her victory at the US Open

The 18-year-old took home the trophy after winning in straight sets.

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

The 18-year-old is making history during her second ever grand slam.

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Chloe Gray
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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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Naomi Osaka was left visibly upset in a recent press conference.
Wellbeing

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.

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Miranda Larbi
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Chloe Gray
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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.

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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Serve a sartorial ace in a tennis skirt this summer
Fashion

Get ready to serve a sartorial ace this summer with the tennis skirt 2.0

Game, set, meet your fashion match.

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

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

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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