Tennis in Time

I have collected way to much tennis stuff.
Jimmy Connors at the US Open wielding his Wilson T2000 in the 1980’s.

Jimmy Connors at the US Open wielding his Wilson T2000 in the 1980’s.

Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King playing a doubles match in the early 1970’s at Forest Hills.Billie Jean’s form is rather awkward for this shot.But one of the greatest doubles players in the history of the sport.

Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King playing a doubles match in the early 1970’s at Forest Hills.Billie Jean’s form is rather awkward for this shot.But one of the greatest doubles players in the history of the sport.

Arthur Ashe with his father, Arthur Ashe sr.

Arthur Ashe with his father, Arthur Ashe sr.

Bjorn Borg from the 1980’s.

Bjorn Borg from the 1980’s.

Martina Navratilova defeated Chris Evert in the 1983 US Open final.Navratilova was using the Yonex R-7 racket.One of the revolutionary graphite rackets that sent the wood racket on it’s way out of the game.

Martina Navratilova defeated Chris Evert in the 1983 US Open final.Navratilova was using the Yonex R-7 racket.One of the revolutionary graphite rackets that sent the wood racket on it’s way out of the game.

Bud Collins with Johnny Carson, and his wife Alexis in 1988 at Wimbledon.Johnny was a great fan of tennis and often attended major tournaments.

Bud Collins with Johnny Carson, and his wife Alexis in 1988 at Wimbledon.Johnny was a great fan of tennis and often attended major tournaments.

Jennifer Capriati from 1991.

Jennifer Capriati from 1991.

gentlemansessentials:

Paul Newman
Gentleman’s Essentials

Fun picture of Paul Newman on the tennis court.

gentlemansessentials:

Paul Newman

Gentleman’s Essentials

Fun picture of Paul Newman on the tennis court.

Two page ad for the Yamaha 90 Gold tennis racket from 1986.

The Rackets shown are:1889 Spalding Slocum,1906 R.Altschuler,1920 Dayton Steele,1937 Donnay Combat,1960 Dunlop Californian,1970 Head Master,1974 Yamaha YFG 30,1977 Prince Oversize

The cover of Tennis Magazine for July/August 2001.

The cover of Tennis Magazine for July/August 2001.