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Why Yonex tennis is one of the biggest tennis stories of 2014

Posted on October 24, 2014 in Rackets

Yonex-sponsored pro Stanislas Wawrinka shocked the tennis world when he won the 2014 Australian Open. Photo courtesy of Cynthia Lum

Yonex-sponsored pro Stanislas Wawrinka shocked the tennis world when he won the 2014 Australian Open. Photo courtesy of Cynthia Lum

It began with surprises at the 2014 Australian Open. Stanislas Wawrinka rode his momentum from a strong 2013 season and captured his first ever Grand Slam title, supplanting all-time great Roger Federer as the #1 ranked Swiss player for a short while. Let’s also not forget Ana Ivanovic taking down the overwhelming favorite for the women’s title, Serena Williams, in the round of 16, beating her for the first time in their careers.

Fast forward to summer when Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios became the first player born in the 1990s to beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in the round of 16. One month later, Sabine Lisicki smashed a 131 mph serve, the fastest recorded serve in the history of the WTA tour.

 

What do these four players and some of the biggest stories in tennis from this year have in common? They’re all using Yonex tennis rackets!

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Flushing Meadows 2014 in pictures

Posted on August 26, 2014 in Tennis Life

Take a look at some of the fashions and gear of the pros in Flushing Meadows.

Maria Sharapova debuted her night look, the Fall Maria Night Dress, in her first round match. She wore the Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour in Hyper Pink for a pop of color. She endorses the Head Graphene Instinct Midplus. Photo by Ray Giubilo.

Maria Sharapova debuted her night look, the Fall Maria Night Dress, in her first round match. She wore the Nike Zoom Vapor 9.5 Tour in Hyper Pink for a pop of color. She endorses the Head Graphene Instinct Midplus. © Ray Giubilo.

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