Wimbledon’s Ban on Russian Athletes: An Embarrassing Disgrace

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Whether you’re a tennis fan or not, the likelihood is that you’ve heard of Wimbledon. Taking place in London, with the all-white rule for players glistening under the summer sun with a stunning Centre Court with tons of history, there’s no wonder it’s the biggest and most prestigious tournament in all of tennis. In January […] READ MORE


Reactions to the Wimbledon Russia Ban

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On Wednesday, the All-England Lawn Tennis Club confirmed the Wimbledon Russia ban. The decision was rumored for weeks, and will forbid Russian and Belarussian players from competing at the Championships. The ban also extends to the Lawn Tennis Association’s UK grass court events. The decision will affect a host of top players, including Daniil Medvedev, […] READ MORE






The Tennis World’s Reaction to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine unfolds, the professional tennis community appears firmly united in support of peace. Ukrainian and Russian players in the ATP and WTA are leading this effort, commenting in the press, posting on social media––even fighting on the front lines. For Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky, last week’s invasion was life-altering. In January, Stakhovsky […] READ MORE


International Governing Bodies of Tennis Take a Stand on Ukraine

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Today, the International Governing Bodies of Tennis released a statement with their stand on the Russian war in Ukraine. International Tennis takes a stand on Ukraine invasion. Several days into the Ukraine invasion by Russian forces, the International Governing bodies have released a statement and taken a stand. Mounting pressure from Ukrainian players and others, […] READ MORE