Tennis in Time

I have collected way to much tennis stuff.
vintascope:

The School Favorite

A book cover illustration.Heavy convex throat racket from the 10’s -20’s period.

vintascope:

The School Favorite

A book cover illustration.Heavy convex throat racket from the 10’s -20’s period.

Arthur Ashe on a service follow through at the US Open.The tournament was played on Clay ( Har-Tru ) during 1975-77.

Arthur Ashe on a service follow through at the US Open.The tournament was played on Clay ( Har-Tru ) during 1975-77.

Tretorn Tennis ball ad with Bjorn Borg from 1986.

Tretorn Tennis ball ad with Bjorn Borg from 1986.

John McEnroe with his newborn son Kevn, and then wife Tatum O’Neal in 1986.I was randomly looking through old magazines for a picture to post and happened on this.Kevin is a young man now, and unfortunately was recently (at time of post) arrested for an illegal drug purchase.Best wishes for him dealing with his problems.

John McEnroe with his newborn son Kevn, and then wife Tatum O’Neal in 1986.I was randomly looking through old magazines for a picture to post and happened on this.Kevin is a young man now, and unfortunately was recently (at time of post) arrested for an illegal drug purchase.Best wishes for him dealing with his problems.

Tony Trabert of the USA, and Rex Hartwig of Australia in 1955.A mutual appreciation of tennis sweaters.

Tony Trabert of the USA, and Rex Hartwig of Australia in 1955.A mutual appreciation of tennis sweaters.

Lawn Tennis in Prospect Park,New York.Harper’s Weekly of July 11, 1885 by artist Thure de Thulstrup.

Lawn Tennis in Prospect Park,New York.Harper’s Weekly of July 11, 1885 by artist Thure de Thulstrup.

July 12, 2014 induction at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.From left to right;Nick Bollettieri,Jane Brown Grimes,Lindsay Davenport,John Barrett,Chantal Vandierendonck.

July 12, 2014 induction at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.From left to right;Nick Bollettieri,Jane Brown Grimes,Lindsay Davenport,John Barrett,Chantal Vandierendonck.

Lindsay Davenport in 1994.Inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2014.

Lindsay Davenport in 1994.Inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2014.

A small print I have titled Lawn Tennis.Yes it’s somewhat cattywampus.But it came that way.Cattywampus lawn tennis in a fantasy world of giant trees.

A small print I have titled Lawn Tennis.Yes it’s somewhat cattywampus.But it came that way.Cattywampus lawn tennis in a fantasy world of giant trees.

federerblog:

Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(4) 5-7 6-4 in the Wimbledon final

Win or lose, I love this guy.

federerblog:

Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(4) 5-7 6-4 in the Wimbledon final

Win or lose, I love this guy.