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Brinke at Tennis Identity

Brinke is a tennis fan dating back to the Connors vs. Borg days. Favorite shoe of all time: the Nike McEnroe Air Trainer 1. Favorite frame: the Fila Wood One. Favorite clothing line and shirt he wishes he still had: the original Fila Bj Borg line. Color of his fave Borg jacket: cobalt blue/navy. Favorite club to play at: Harpers Point Racquet Club and Camargo Racquet Club. Graduate of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.

Technology continues to make inroads into the world of tennis. Not only have we seen a huge leap forward in racquet design over the years, we’re also getting these cool little training gizmos that...

Roger Federer cruised to an opening win at the Australian Open, winning his match in straights 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 over Aljaz Bedene. While it was a routine match for the defending champion, what happened on...

Get a bit of that AO vibe with some of these terrific looking AO items. If you can’t be there, you can least wave the flag. I like the look of this line a lot- it’s not gaudy or busy. A very...

This is the latest from EleVen By Venus. It’s called the “Aztec Collection.” The line pulls design from the tribal art of the same name. “The geometric overlapping bold colors –...

Tennis gear news is heating up, and not just due to the Melbourne weather. For reasons out of their control, Lacoste hasn’t been able to truly capitalize on their 2017 French Open signing of Novak...

Serena and Venus Williams will compete in the 5th tournament of the Tie Break Tens series, which will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 5th. The all-women contest is the first...

Two sides to every coin- we covered the new Nike line for the guys playing in Melbourne this year, and now it’s the women’s turn. Nike Women’s Spring Maria Dress We get a full year of...

UPDATED Jan 11 Novak has moved around a bit in the tennis gear world. For clothing he’s been with adidas, Sergio Tacchini, Uniqlo and Lacoste, who he signed with last year. The footwear, though,...

Time to crank up some Swoosh magic on the sizzling courts of Melbourne and the Australian Open. Lightness of fabric and ease of movement in your clothes means everything because it’s a hot one, don’cha...

A new organization called the Tennis Athletes Association has formed, and its stated main goal is to provide an “open and reliable” database of doping test results, and the mandatory non-use...

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