Should we laugh at the ball boy?

Should we laugh at the ball boy?

A ball boy at the Barcelona Open is the latest in line of ball kid fails. The boy tripped and fell into a wall during the first round match between Teymuraz Gabashvili and Nicolas Almagro. The incident prompted discussion on how these cases become points of ridicule....
‘Sexism’ returns to sports headlines

‘Sexism’ returns to sports headlines

Claims of sexism in sport returned to the headlines this week after a tournament director claimed men “carried the sport”. During a press conference, Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore was asked about the importance of the tournament for the...
Tennis racquet stringing goes micro

Tennis racquet stringing goes micro

Frustrated with the racquet-stringing resources at tennis tournaments, Australian tennis player Rubin Statham was compelled to invent a portable stringing machine. Traditional racquet stringing machines can weigh up to 30kg, but the Pro Stringer weighs only 2kg....