The Problem with Stereotypes in Tennis

Jo Ward Any casual observer can see how much sport has changed for women over the past ten or twenty years. Back in the 90s when I was grinding out a living on the tennis tour things could be rough for us: not only was equal prize money at my home Slam a distant dream, […]

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I’m Going Mental

This is not about my former days as a very vocal, mentally unstable professional tennis player. Although it could be if I had a time machine. No it’s not me who is/was mental – it’s the game itself. World number 1 Novak Djokovic said so himself: “Tennis is a mental game. Everyone is fit, everyone […]

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Food for Thought and Sport

Changing my diet has appeared on every New Year’s Resolution I’ve penned in recent years. 2014, however, differs from every previous attempt in that it’s now nearly April, and, notwithstanding a few tumbles from the wagon, I’m still riding high. I’ve normally crashed and burned before January gets through. The motivation for this change in […]

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