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Muguruza downs Konta to face Azarenka

On a day of attrition and compassion in Rome, Friday’s play at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia saw Johanna Konta fall to Garbiñe Muguruza, Victoria Azarenka comfort an injured Daria Kasatkina after a nasty tumble, and top seeds Simona Halep and Karolina Plíšková...

Nadal not obsessed with records

The two tournament favourites draw closer to settling this year’s Rome Masters 1000 title as they successfully reached the last eight on opposing sides of the draw with the second seeded Rafa Nadal seemingly having the easier passage so far.

Musetti continues his Roman run

At four-all in the second set the lights went out during the Italian Open which could have disrupted the concentration of Italy’s emerging starlet, the 18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti, who was on his way to eliminating another top player from the Rome Masters listings.

ATP and WTA Kremlin Cup tournaments cancelled

The ATP and WTA jointly announced on Friday that the 2020 Kremlin Cup tournaments in Moscow have been cancelled by a mandate from health officials in the Russian capital, where there has been a surge in coronavirus infections.

Osaka withdraws from Paris, fans reduced

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury, while the FFT is reducing the number of fans that will be allowed to attend Roland Garros due to the worsening coronavirus situation in the country.

On the day of the Bagel 

Bagels are pretty rare in pro tennis but in Rome on Thursday, Johanna Konta and Victoria Azarenka scored three between them - Konta taking one against clay-court specialist Irina-Camelia Begu, 6-0 6-4, while just five days after losing the US Open final, Azarenka...

Battling mental health issues to return to the court

In a short film released this week, the LTA follows 38-year-old tennis player Steven McCann from North London, as he shares his inspirational story of battling addiction to reignite his love and passion for the sport. The feature brings to life Steven’s journey to...

Fans to return in Paris

No one at the beginning of this Covid year could have predicted that we here at Tennis Threads would be writing the French Open in September, just a couple of weeks after the US Open had concluded!

Fed Cup rebrands as the Billie Jean King Cup

Tying in with the 50th Anniversary of the Fed Cup, the women’s team competition has been re-named the Billie Jean King Cup by the ITF, it was announced at a virtual press conference on Thursday.

Halep and Plíšková start Rome campaigns

Top seed Simona Halep overcame an early scare as she was broken 5 times by local wildcard Jasime Paolini in her opening match of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, but moved into the second round smoothly enough, 6-3 6-4, on Wednesday, while No 2 seed Karolina Plíšková...
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Win | Fantastic Babolat Wimbledon gear

We have teamed up with our friends at Babolat for 1 winner and 1 runner-up to win awesome prizes from their Wimbledon 2019 Collection.

Pure strike Team Wimbledon Edition
Babolat Pure Strike Team Wimbledon tennis racket has been specifically designed for the Wimbledon tournament. Features include: Hybrid Frame Construction – a mix of square and elliptic offers more responsiveness on ball impact to provide a perfect balance of response and precision.
FSI Technology (Frame String Interaction Technology) – a new tighter string bed heightens the sweetspot and increases power. This is combined with the Woofer system for greater control on every strike.
Wider beam sections in the throat and 3, 9 and 12 o’clock enhance precision and increase stability on ball impact.

Specifications: Weight: 285g Str. Pattern: 16/19 Head Size: 645 cm2/100 sq. in. Balance: 330mm Composition: Graphite

 

12 Racket Bag Celebrate the grass court major with the Pure Wimbledon 12 Pack Bag! Designed for the ultimate player looking to get the most out of their bag, this bag features two compartments which have Isothermal Protection and can hold up to 5 rackets each while the middle compartment is just as large and has room to carry other gear.

Jet Mach I All court With its Matryx SL one-piece upper, the Babolat Jet Mach I offers support and comfort in equal measure. The efficient Matryx SL upper is made with Kevlar and Polyamide fibres woven into targeted zones, increasing durability. KPRS-X cushioning absorbs impact forces, while a Michelin Premium DIN35 compound outsole improves stability and reduces the effects of wear and tear.

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  • Which Babolat player won the 2017 Wimbledon Ladies Singles Title?

 

This competition is now closed, please bookmark our Win pages for more competitions. Alternatively sign up for our newsletter to receive notification of offers and competitions.

 

  • Two (2) lucky people to win a range of gear from our range shown here.
  • 1st prize is a Pure Strike Team – Wimbledon Edition Racket, a 12 racket bag and a pair of Jet Mach 1 all court shoes.
  • The runner up will receive a Pure Strike Team – Wimbledon Edition Racket and a Wimbledon Pack Bag (not shown)
  • Competition closes at 23:59 on 31st July 2019.

 

 

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