INTERNATIONAL TENNIS MAGAZINE – MARCH 2009

The March issue of International Tennis Magazine includes:
 
AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Dominic Bliss reviews the highlights from the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of 2009
 
FILA AND JAMES BLAKE COLLABORATION
Italian sportswear brand Fila has entered into a collaboration arrangement with ATP World Tour star James Blake to develop a collection of men’s apparel and footwear
 
MARIA SHARAPOVA
Richard Eaton reviews the continued injury struggles of Maria Sharopova, the highest paid female athlete in the history of any sport who at just twenty-one years of age is having to constantly monitor her physical state to avoid further breakdown
 
TENNIS RACKET REVIEW
Karakal and Prince tennis rackets reviewed
 
GROWING OLD DISGRACEFULLY
Martina Navratilova, recent runner-up on I’m a celebrity… get me out of here, isn’t the first ex-tennis champion to branch out of tennis completely. Dominic Bliss explains how other players have had equally unorthodox second careers
 
BUSINESS MATTERS: NEW BALANCE
With products sold in over 120 countries and with over 4,000 employees, New Balance has forged a reputation as one of the world’s largest and respected manufactures of performance sports footwear
 
THE GIRLS ARE BACK IN TOWN
The recent resurgence of British women’s tennis has been sudden and much unexpected. British No.1 Anne Keothavong and the LTA’s Head of Women’s Tennis explain why
 
COACHING & INSTRUCTION
Clive Carrighan explains how the most recent addition to a pro’s repertoire of strokes is the aptly titled ‘squash shot’
 
WORLD RANKINGS
Men’s & Women's World Rankings at a glance
 
FROZEN IN TIME
Dominic Bliss looks back at John McEnroe’s infamous achievement as being the first player to be defaulted from a grand slam.
 
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International Tennis Magazine provides an invaluable and sought after quarterly review of the world of tennis with content, presented in a modern, pictorial-led format, comprising tournament previews and reviews, rankings, player profiles and coaching instruction.