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Will Smith as Richard Williams in King Richard trailer

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

“Don’t go full-on Serena as soon as you step on court.”

Naomi Osaka mental health
Wellbeing

Let’s discuss Naomi Osaka and the upsetting pressures faced by Black female athletes

Not enough is being done to protect Black and brown sportswomen’s mental health – something that needs to change.

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Miranda Larbi
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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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Strong Women

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

“I was fighting, I battled out there.”

Roger Federer of Switzerland talks to chair umpire Marijana Veljovic during his Men’s Singles Quarterfinal match against Tennys Sandgren of the United States on day nine of the 2020 Australian Open
People

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.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Elliot tennis banana.
People

Elliot Benchetrit still thinks he was right to ask that girl to peel his banana for him

The tennis player has responded to the online outrage – but is his excuse really good enough?

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Hollie Richardson
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Serena Williams isn’t here to field disrespectful Meghan Markle questions
People

Serena Williams isn’t here to field disrespectful Meghan Markle questions

The tennis player was asked to comment on Harry and Meghan’s plans – and her response was a grand slam.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Coco Gauff
People

Teen tennis queen Coco Gauff just won her first WTA title

We can’t wait to see where this amazing young woman goes next.

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Lauren Geall
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People

US Open: Serena Williams is defying her critics, and it’s so inspiring to watch

Her Highness just reached her 10th US Open final.

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Christobel Hastings
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Lauren Geall
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Naomi Osaka’s response to defeating Coco Gauff was a testament to female friendship

“I think she just proved that she’s a true athlete.”

Serena Williams playing tennis at Wimbledon
Life

Serena Williams: A message for the “deluded” men who believe they could beat her at tennis

One in eight men believe they could defeat the sports legend.

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Hollie Richardson
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