Li Na gives birth to baby girl
Former tennis player Li Na and her husband Dennis had their first child, Alisa, in June. Li Na retired from tennis last year due to recurring knee injuries, following a stellar career that saw her become the first Asian Grand Slam champion.
Nadal sports $525,000 watch during French Open
Not only was Rafael Nadal trying to win at the 2015 French Open, but he also wanted to look good. The nine-time Roland Garros champion donned a $525,000 RM 027 Tourbillon timepiece. The watch weighed just 20 grams as to not affect the Spaniard’s play. He lost in the quarterfinals to eventual French Open runner-up Novak Djokovic.
Andy Roddick joins BBC’s coverage of Wimbledon
British Broadcasting Channel (BBC) announced that American Andy Roddick joined the network for its coverage of Wimbledon. Roddick is a three-time finalist at the Grand Slam tournament. “I’m honored to join the BBC team for Wimbledon,” said Roddick. “The Championships will always have a special place in my heart, and I’m excited to cover them.”
Federer and Sharapova among top earning athletes in the world
Forbes released its list of the “100 Highest-Paid Athletes in the World,” and Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova were the top grossing among men’s and women’s tennis players, respectively. Federer came in at number five overall on the list, while Sharapova was listed at 26th. Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori all made their way onto the list as well.
Wozniacki visits the Dr. Oz Show
Caroline Wozniacki visited the Dr. Oz show to talk about fitness and healthy living. Wozniacki discussed eating right, her relationship with Serena Williams and how she has learned to bounce back from tough times.
Tweets from the pros
►Andy Roddick (@AndyRoddick): Just insane how clutch that 3 wood was ... Unreal #speith
►Victoria Azarenka (@Vika7): Happy Father's Day to all incredible men who inspire and help their kids achieve their dreams and love unconditionally! My dad is my hero
►Nicholas Kyrgios (@NickKyrgios): Too good to be true, doing bunny hops on my scooter, phone falls out, screen cracked
►Angelique Kerber (@AngeliqueKerber): Pierogi Time #bestpolishfood
►Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal): Working hard to make our #RafaNadalAcademy a reality in 2016.
►Mardy Fish (@MardyFish): Gael Monfils such a fickle player … In my opinion the best pure athlete to ever play tennis …
►Venus Williams (@VenusesWilliams): Elevators are a little small in Europe, I'm no small person you see ...!
►CoCo Vandeweghe (@CoCoVandey): The moment when people that have cooler shades than you could ever dream of follow you! You know who you are #Pimpin'
►Noah Rubin (@Noahrubin33): First tourney as a pro here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. First step in a long journey. #NoahsArk
►Serena Williams (@SerenaWilliams): No one gets there alone. #Gratitude to all my friends and partners who helped me get this far on the journey.
►Roger Federer (@RogerFederer): Love that @andyroddick is going to be commentating @Wimbledon this year. A-Rod is the man
►Sabine Lisicki (@SabineLisicki): Yeess ...with my 27 aces I've got another record. Too bad I missed the 131mph serve by a few inches ...
►Milos Raonic (@MilosRaonic): I will continue my rehab and proceed with preparations for a 100 percent strong Wimbledon and Queens run. Thank you for the love and support
►Eugenie Bouchard (@GenieBouchard): Stuff on the Internet is weird.
►Grigor Dimitrov (@GrigorDimitrov): Doesn't get better than that! #grasscourtseason
►Lindsay Davenport (@LDavenport76): Because who doesn't want to spend a Sunday at a trampoline place
►Jack Sock (@JackSock): Spieth is a legend
►Tomas Berdych (@TomasBerdych): #gettingready All white ... it's alright #HMSport
►Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki): Ah the joy when your phone works again! #firstworldproblems #3daysnophone
►Monica Puig (@MonicaAce93): Frozen always puts me into a good mood! #FavoriteMovie #LetItGo
►Sloane Stephens (@SloaneTweets): Shout out to this guy, who doesn't get nearly enough credit for putting up w/ me on a daily basis! Happy Father’s Day!
►Andrea Petkovic (@AndreaPetkovic): I heard posting healthy food and model poses on Instagram will get you places. Not quite sure where.