In April 2018, Ankita Raina became only the fifth Indian singles player to break inside the world’s top 200. Fast-forward four months, and Raina was joined by the sixth member … Continue reading Ankita Raina: Inspiring the next generation of Indian tennis stars
On Wednesday 18 July, Alicia Barnett – or Lissey as she likes to be known – stunned the world number 155 Olivia Rogowska for the loss of just one game. … Continue reading Alicia Barnett: Education, injuries and overcoming the mental barriers of tennis
British tennis player, Olivia Nicholls, has been one of the standout British performers this year, following her success in the doubles. We catch up with the 23 year-old to see what has inspired her form and what her future plans are in the sport.
Tennis coach, Thomas Leach, explains how he has transformed his coaching to ensure his pupils learn the art of competing.
It’s fair to say that Papua New Guinea is not known for its tennis players. Abigail Tere-Apisah is battling to change those views. Read her story here.
Teenager Maia Lumsden gives The Big Racket the lowdown on her first full professional season and tells us about her plans for 2018.
Emily Webley-Smith, 33, is about to embark on her 15th year as a professional tennis player. Ranked outside the top 500, what are her goals for 2018? And what motivates her to keep playing, despite numerous injury setbacks?
Two years ago, Isabelle Wallace made the bold decision to switch allegiances from Great Britain to Australia. But how has her career developed since and was it worth it? We spoke with Isabelle on her path to the top, via Inverness Tennis and Squash Club.
Former British number 2, Josh Goodall, reached an ATP doubles final and qualified to compete at two Grand Slam tournaments. Despite this, he retired from the sport at 27.
Here, we catch up with Josh as he discusses his career in tennis and how he found career progression following his retirement.
Thomas Leach is Head of Mini Tennis at Wadebridge Tennis Club and believes that children need to hear about more British tennis players than just the Murray brothers and Jo Konta. In our Coaches Corner feature, Thomas provides insight into the life of a coach, and gives us his insight into who he thinks the next British breakout stars will be.
Eden Silva, 21, has reached a career high inside the world’s top 600 after her best grass court season yet. So, what happens now that the British grass season is over? And what is life really like as a tennis player ranked outside the top 100? We caught up with Eden as she tells us what life is like as a tennis player.