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When Tennis Champ Sees Young Competitor Tearing Up After Loss, She Pulls Her into Spotlight for Some Love

Rather than reveling in her victory, tennis champion Naomi Osaka insisted on sharing the post-match interview with her 15-year-old competitor, Coco Gauff.

Cuando un Helicóptero Causa Malestar a Un Jugador de Tennis con TEP, Su Compañero de Equipo Abandona el Juego para Confortarlo con Una Canción

Este equipo de tenistas no sólo se ganó la aprobación de la multitud por ganar el partido, sino también por su compañerismo cuando las...

When Helicopter Upsets Tennis Player With PTSD, His Teammate Abandons Game to Comfort Him Using a Song

This tennis team not only earned approval from the crowd for their winning serve—but also for their emotional sportsmanship when things got rough. At the...

Man Turns Abandoned Tennis Courts Into Flourishing Dog Park on Chicago South Side

There is only one dog park in the south side of Chicago – and it was built on a series of abandoned tennis courts. Todd...

Build it and They Will Come: Iowa Man Recreates Wimbledon, Travelers Come to Play Free Tennis

Mark Kuhn has always had a fixation on the fabulous sport of tennis. He loves tennis so much, in fact, he built a replica of...

Teacher Creates Chairs From Tennis Balls to Soothe Autistic Students

This elementary school teacher went above and beyond for her students with sensory issues just by using paint, a hot glue gun, and a few...

Tennis Star Sisters Unveil Resource Center for Victims of Gun Violence in Compton

Venus and Serena Williams are honoring their late sister and hometown by building an accessible resource center for Compton families affected by violence.

Nadal Stops His Tennis Game So Woman Can Find Her Missing Child (WATCH)

Thanks to Raphael Nadal and a little help from the crowd, this distraught mother was reunited with her daughter during a world-class exhibition match.

Artist Uses Miles of Yarn to Create Field of Color Over Abandoned Tennis Court

Instead of vandalizing building walls and facing hefty city fines, this young artist decided to use a more community-friendly medium.

Tennis at Brazil Open: Shelter Dogs as ‘Ball Boys’ Promote Adoptions

Shelter dogs from Sao Paolo’s slums were center court for an exhibition tennis match at the Brazil Open. The four pups — Frida, Mel, Isabelle...

“True Gentleman” Tennis Star Comes to Aid of Injured Ball Girl

When a powerful serve veered toward the ball girl and hit the young woman square in the face at the Australian Open tennis tournament, one...

Meet the “Bob Marley of Tennis” Who Just Beat a 14-Time Champ at Wimbledon

He’s not your father’s tennis star, but, with signature dreadlocks he hasn’t cut in 19 years, underdog Dustin Brown just stunned the crowds at...
Jews and Arabs play tennis in Israel -Freddie Krivine Foundation

Israeli Man Funds Tennis for Arab Youth, Promotes Co-existence

An Israeli tennis enthusiast noticed in the 1990s that very few Arabs living in Israel had any chance to play his beloved sport. He dreamed...
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Li Beats Defending Champ to Give China 1st Grand Slam Tennis Title

As China’s Li Na tossed the ball while serving at match point in the French Open final, a cry from a fan in the...
Indo-Pak-Express after US Open final

Tennis Stars Rally For Peace at US Open

Sporting events can always be counted on to bring feuding nations together - think, US ping pong players visiting in China in the 1970's....
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Tennis Mom Comes Out of Retirement to Win US Open

Belgian tennis star Kim Clijsters made history Sunday night, achieving perhaps the best comeback ever after taking two years off to become a...

13-year-old Tennis Ace Who ‘Died’ for 15 Minutes… and Survived

An elite 13-year-old athlete who dreamed of becoming the next Andy Murray died for 15 minutes but has miraculously survived. The healthy teenager is...

Tennis Players Have Strong Perceptual Skills

A recent study has shown that tennis players are at least slightly faster and more accurate at speed-processing than non-players. The researchers believe this could...

Good News in History Sept. 20

500 years ago today, the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan set sail on the Atlantic from Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain—an expedition that circumnavigated the globe...

Good News in History, September 8

Happy Birthday to the singer-songwriter Pink, who turns 40 years old today. Before fame, she dreamed of being an Olympic athlete from Pennsylvania, but...